Italian American Society of St. Petersburg, Florida

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Third Thursday of Month at 6:45 p.m.
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Italian American Society of St. Petersburg
c/o Gulfport Senior Center
5501 27th Avenue South
Gulfport, Florida 33707


Free Italian Classes

On Thursday, January 9th, 2020, free Italian classes will resume at the Gulfport Senior Center with the schedule below. New students are encouraged to arrive at least 15 minutes before the class start time to purchase a textbook if needed and select the appropriate class.

  • 6:00 pm:
    • Beginning A - Dining Hall
    • Intermediate A - Room 106
    • Advanced - Room 107
  • 7:00 pm:
    • Beginning B - Dining Hall
    • Intermediate B - Room 106
    • Advanced - Room 107

The beginning and intermediate classes use the textbook, Italian Made Simple (IMS) by Cristina Mazzoni, It can be purchased online through, Barnes & Noble or copies will be available for purchase at the Gulfport Senior Center. The normal Italian American Society cost of IMS is $25.00 but can be purchased for $15.00 in combination with a purchase of a full year membership in the Society for $30.00 for a total cost of $45.00.

Are you considering a trip to Italy and want to speak to the locals?

Looking for a hobby or pastime?

Did you take Italian in high school or college and want to brush up?

Then free Italian classes may be for you! Classes are scheduled for every Thursday evening starting at 6PM through mid-December and start again in early January to mid-May.

A self-assessment tool to help you determine the level you should enroll in can be found at:

If questions, call Steve Dante at 727 224-8731 or John Wooten 727 498-8151.

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