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        VOL. 20  NO. 12                                                                        DECEMBER 2018

      The Taste Of Little Italy                                                                              Superhero Smash!

      Celebrates 12 Years With Lena Prima  Children’s Ball

      And Salvatore Valentinetti                                                                               November 10, The

                                                                                                             Children’s Museum
                                                                                                             of the Treasure Coast,
        The Tradition Taste  of                          Bocelli and another festival                        hosted  its  Superhero
      Little Italy is celebrating                        favorite, Philippe Harari,                          Smash. The Children’s
      12 years at  Tradition on                          who will bring back the                             Ball is all about the
      January 26 to 27, 2019. This                       sounds of Sinatra and Dean                          kids, but we included
      year,  the  “Taste”  will be                       Martin. Then, it’s time to                          some fun activities
      moving into a new location                         “get down” with daughter                            for the adults as well.  Ellis Brown and Emily Brown
      at Tradition as it expands                         of Italian immigrants,                              In fact, 95 percent of
      the event.  This two-day                           Maria De Crescenzo who                              the adults embraced
      street festival will be filled                     tours with KC and the                               the event theme and
      with authentic Italian food,                       Sunshine Band, and has                              dressed up too. All
      shopping vendors, carnival                         for the past 20 years as a                          of the kids came
      games, festival rides,                             backup vocalist. The party                          dressed as their
      bocce, and the nonstop  Lena Prima                 continues to rock the stage  Salvatore Valentinetti  favorite Superhero.
      performances on the stage                          with Angelo Venuto  who                             We saw Batman,
      featuring entertainers who represent the Italian heritage   will bring a new flavor of Italian dance party music mixed   Catwoman, Wonder
      and culture.                                       in with traditional classics that will get the crowd dancing   Woman, Superman,
        Just announced is the incredible entertainment coming   all night.                                   Supergirl, and the
      to this Treasure Coast festival. The Taste of Little Italy     Get ready for headliner and Taste favorite, Lena Prima,   Joker just to name  Elena Ferretti, Sean Moran
      presented by Galbani welcomes national artists and local   daughter of Louie Prima, she will take the stage Saturday,   a few.  The museum  and Amelia Ferretti
      Italian-American performers. The public is invited to   January 26 at 8 p.m. Performing her father’s classics   was transformed into
      bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets to watch the talented   and Italian favorites mixed with her standards, she will   a  real  life  comic  book. All  of  the  guests  enjoyed
      entertainers throughout the weekend. Taste favorites   entertain all night long. Lena is a proud Italian-American   a full buffet, face painting, a tattoo artist, a live
      include “The Voice of Romance” performer Franco Corso,
      with his smooth vocals performing ballads from Andrea   The Taste of Little Italy on page 2
       Sleepy Hollow Guests Gathered For

       An Exclusive Halloween Affair To Benefit

       The Treasure Coast Wildlife Center

        With the Halloween season come witches, goblins, tricks, and
      treats, and the Treasure Coast Wildlife Center’s annual “Ghoula”
      fundraising event. Characters dressed like the fictional Ichabod
      Crane and the inhabitants of Sleepy Hollow welcomed a sold-out
      crowd of more than 150 guests, sponsors and volunteers into the
      Western Woods, in this case the South Florida Shooting Club,                                           Peggy Wood, Tammy Calabria, Rachel Plummer and
      for this exclusive event on Saturday, Oct. 27 to benefit the oldest                                    Payton Hurley
      nonprofit organization in the Treasure Coast region that helps sick,
      injured and orphaned wildlife.
        The night was hosted by actors posing as the Land Barons of
      Sleepy Hollow. The story concept, created by The Firefly Group
      and The Murder Mystery Company and developed specifically
      for the Wildlife Center’s interactive murder mystery and musical   Linda Pfeffer, Cheryl Nevius, Kim Heroux and Corey Weiner
      experience, recreated The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. The Sleepy                Photo credit: Liz Mckinley

                                                                                 Hollow Sheriff’s Department
                                                                                 was on horseback ensuring the
                                                                                 safety of guests as they entered
                                                                                 the village, guiding the way
                                                                                 down the fog covered road
                                                                                 lined with scarecrows. Upon

                                                                                 Sleepy Hollow               Superhero Smash! on page 4
                                                                                 on page 5
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