PHOTOS: Wilmington Sons & Daughters Of Italy Kick Off Italian Heritage Month Celebration With Library Lecture About The North End

WILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington Memorial Library recently hosted Father Michael Della-Penna, pastor of St. Leonard’s Church in the North End, and Dr. Jim Pasto, co-founder of the North End Historical Society, for a talk about the experience of Italian immigrants in the North End.

The event was sponsored by the Wilmington Sons and Daughters of Italy, as part of their Italian Heritage Month Celebration.

Upcoming events in the month-long celebration include an Italian Art History lecture on Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 7pm at the Library; an After-Hours Frank Sinatra concert on Friday, October 14, 2022  at 7pm at the Library; an Antique Car Show on Saturday, October 16, 2022, from 8am to 3pm, at the Swain School Parking Lot; and the 12th Annual Italian Heritage Golf Classic on Friday, October 28, 2022 at 9am at Hillview. Learn more about each event HERE.

View two photos from the North End lecture, courtesy of Lennie Malvone:


Father Mike Della Penna, Chairperson Lennie Malvone, and Dr. Jim Pasto


Father Mike Della Penna, and Chaipersons Lennie Malvone and Michele Caira Nortenen

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