Become A Member

Who Can Join & Benefits?

Anyone who is interested in Italians, the Italian language, and Italian culture!

  • Monthly Newsletter Subscription.
  • Admission Discount on All Events.
  • Hall Rental Discount. (must be in good standing for 6 months)
  • Discount on all Italian Language Courses.
  • Scholarship Opportunities (Kern County High School seniors with grand/parent memberships. Additional consideration for students who are active members.)
  • Access to a Network of Italian-Americans in a variety of community organizations.
  • Supporting Kern Counties Largest Italian Non-profit Organization!

Cost to Join

– Single Membership ($50)
– Couple, under the age of 75 ($75)
– Senior membership, 75 years+ ($40 for a single and $60 for a couple)

Club Activities

  • Monthly dinners/fundraiser’s: We raise money to give annual scholarships to qualifying high school graduates of Italian heritage.
  • Sera Fortunata: A reverse drawing dinner.
  • Italian Language courses & private lessons.
  • Cultural Trips to different Venues

Opti0nal Board Meetings

The IHDA board meets monthly at the IHDA hall. Members meet to enjoy a monthly delicious, 5-course Italian dinner, on the first Wednesday of each month. We also meet on the second Sunday each month for brunch.

Why You Should Join.

Meet and socialize with others of Italian heritage/descent and/or to learn about the Italian culture of one’s family and friends.

Montly Brunch & Dinner

Monthly Dinner: First Wednesday of the month: $25 for non-members and $20 for members, reservations required. Call (661) 831-0867; please leave message if no one answers.

Mimosa Brunch: Second Sunday of each month, no reservation required.

Apply Now

Membership applications can be picked up during the week from our office Monday, Tuesday, or Friday from 8:30AM- 2:00PM.