Schedule of Events

Descriptions of each event are in the sections below.
For events where pre-registration is required, the links will take you to the registration page.

Thursday, June 20

Friday, June 21

  • That’s Amore! Sing Along with guest musician, Jeff McCargish, 10:00 – 11:00 am, Natural Trail Play Area in Rose Run Park (FREE)
  • Luca screening in The Preserve neighborhood, New Albany Parks & Recreation – festivities begin at 6:30 pm, movie starts at dusk
  • New Albany Youth Theatre Presents Selections from Finding Nemo, 7:00 pm, Marx Library Garden (directions) FREE

Saturday, June 22

Sunday, June 23


“That’s Amore!” Sing-along with guest musician Jeff McCargish

Natural Trail Play Area in Rose Run Park

Friday, June 21, 10:00-11:00 am

Admission is free.

Coffee with the Chorus 

New Albany United Methodist Church (20 Third Street, New Albany, OH 43054)

Saturday, June 22, 11:00 am

Join our chorus for a morning celebrating American composers with a cup of coffee!

Admission is free with coffee provided.

Summer in Italy Finale Concert

Hinson Amphitheater

Saturday, June 22, 8:00 – 9:30 pm

Viva Italia! It’s a night of Italian opera arias at the Hinson Amphitheater with Maestro Luis Biava, guest soloists and our very own New Albany Symphony Chorus. Bask in the beauty of a summer night with the symphony. Gates open at 7:00 pm. La Bella Cucina Italian Deli and Whit’s Frozen Custard will be there with Italian-themed selections.

Tickets $30/25 Student/Senior – Tables $400 – Individual Table Seats $55

More information. (directions)


Healthy New Albany’s Nourish culinary classes love connecting people with delicious foods, new cooking techniques, and with other people! Check out our Italian-themed class during Rose Run Fest – offered at the Philip Heit Center.

Taste of Italy

Italian Comfort Classics:  Gnocchi, Risotto, Polenta

Heit Center (1st floor Demo Kitchen)

Thursday, June 20, 6:00-8:00 pm


A Night in Italy: Pasta and More!

Heit Center (1st floor Demo Kitchen)

Sunday, June 23, 2:00-4:00 pm


New Albany Parks & Recreation Summer Movie Series:

Disney and Pixar’s “LUCA

The Preserve neighborhood

Friday, June 21, festivities begin at 6:30 pm

Movie starts at dusk

New Albany Youth Theatre Presents Selections from Finding Nemo

Marx Library Garden

Friday, June 21, 7:00 pm

Whit’s Frozen Custard will have a truck on site.

More information. (directions)


Italian Book Tasting

New Albany Branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library

Satruday, June 22, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sample or “taste” a selection of books and receive recommendations for your next best read! Books will feature Italy, and all things Italian! (directions)


Children’s Hip Hop Dance Class with New Vision Dance Company

Marx Library Garden (behind the New Albany Library)

Wednesday, June 20, 6:00 pm

Jess Gould will teach a fun and easy beginner Hip Hop combo to an Italian song as a part of the New Albany Symphony’s Rose Run Fest. Fun for ages 8 and up! This event is free to the public but does require registration. Please wear comfortable clothing and a flat shoe like a sneaker as we will be dancing on brick and/or grass.
About your instructor: Jess Gould has been a member of New Vision Dance Company for four seasons. She teaches at BalletMet and Village Creative Dance in Newark.


Wellness Activities


Senior Connections Bocce on the Lawn

Heit Center Patio

Thursday, June 20, 10:00-11:30 am

When the bocce ball rolls, the good times follow! Join us for a morning of camaraderie and competition while enjoying Italian snacks on the lawn of the Heit Center.

This event is complimentary to anyone 55+ who would like to join us and free for Senior Connections members.

For more information about Senior Connections, click HERE

Art in the park

Paint Party in the Park 

Natural Trail Play Area in Rose Run Park

Thursday, June 20, 10:00 – 11:00 am

Meet 24-25 New Albany Symphony Artist-in-Residence Carolyn Heffelfinger for a “Paint Party in the Park!” All participants will receive a canvas and paints to create your very own masterpiece (please wear old clothes). All ages are welcome to participate.

*Limited to the first 40 participants.