Knife Skills with the Robicellis, Friday, August 1, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Robicelli’s, Brooklyn: Learn knife skills to be a better cook. $60.
Historic Preservation, Meet Restaurant Preservation, Tuesday, August, 5, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South, Village, Manhattan: A panel discussion with food, real estate and retail experts.
Giglio Festival, Thursday, August 7, 2014 through Sunday, August 10, 2014, Pleasant Avenue from 114th to 116th Streets, East Harlem, Manhattan: Italian religious festival with lifting of the Giglio, live music, games, food and more.
Hudson County Restaurant Week, through August 8, 2014: Discounted meals at popular Hudson County restaurants.
Pies Ahoy Part Deux with the Robicellis, Friday, August 8, 2014, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Robicelli’s, Brooklyn: Learn how to make pie crust and pies with the Robicellis. $65.
La Festa Italiana, Wednesday, August 13, 2o14 through Sunday, August 17, 2014, Holy Rosary Church, Jersey City, NJ: Italian religious and cultural festival with live music and entertainment, food and games.
NYC Restaurant Week, through August 15, 2014: 3-course lunch and dinner specials at participating restaurants. Reservations open July 9.
The Basics: Pastry 101 with the Robicellis, Friday, August 15, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Robicelli’s, Brooklyn: Learn how to make basic baked goods with the Robicellis. $60.
125th Annual Feast of St. Rocco, Sunday, August 17, 2014, Noon, St. Joseph’s Church, 5 Monroe Street, Downtown Manhattan: Live music and entertainment, Italian food, raffles and religious procession.