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INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Under the High Patronage of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, and with the spiritual blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas of Detroit, the Metropolis of Detroit Philoptochos is honored to host the 18th Biennial National Philoptochos Children’s Medical Fund Luncheon on Saturday, November 6, at the Indiana Roof Ballroom, 140 West Washington Street in Indianapolis, reception 11 AM, lunch 12 PM. The event’s guest speaker is Mike Emanuel, Fox News Chief Washington Correspondent, and Pam Argyris, 2019 Luncheon Chair is the honoree. More information is available online: https://www.philoptochos.org/childrens-medical-fund/.


PORTSMOUTH, NH – The 90th Anniversary Dinner Dance for St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Portsmouth takes place on Saturday, November 6, 5-10 PM, at Wentworth By The Sea Country Club, 60 Wentworth Road in Rye, NH. Music by Enosis. Celebrate the nine decades of tireless contributions made by our founding families, clergy, parishioners, and community supporters, as we look to the future, and to building upon the foundation of faith that has brought us here. We will remember the past, honor the present, and plan for a strong future. Join Reverend Dr. Dimitrios Moraitis, The St. Nicholas Parish Council, and our 90th Anniversary Committees in a year of events and festivities. More information is available by phone: 603-436-2733 and online: https://stnicholas90.com/.

NORTH ROYALTON, OH – Basile the Comedian Greek Comedy Show at St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church, 4548 Wallings Road in North Royalton, Saturday, November 6, 8 PM. More information available by phone: 440-237-8998 and online: shorturl.at/huAX6.


HEMPSTEAD, NY – The Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St. Paul, 110 Cathedral Avenue in Hempstead, hosts its Fall Festival, Sunday, November 7, 12-5 PM. Enjoy food, Greek desserts, and baked goods, games, hayrides, pumpkin patch, music, and more. Additional information is available on Facebook, search: Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St. Paul, and by phone: 516-483-5700.


MANHATTAN – Greek Tech Talks are back live and in-person on Wednesday, November 10. For the first time after nearly two years of virtual activities, The GreekTech.org community of New York returns to Betaworks Studios, 29 Little West 12th Street in Manhattan, 6-9 PM, for a panel of founders from various industries who have launched their startups in and around the pandemic. The panel will be moderated by GreekTech.org Board Member Emmanouela Androulaki. Register online: https://bit.ly/3jhzIbT.


ONLINE – Organized by the Saint Catherine Foundation, the Inside Saint Catherine’s Monastery Sinai lecture series continues with Icons of Sinai: Public and Private Devotions, featuring a discussion with Helen C. Evans, the Mary and Michael Jaharis Curator of Byzantine Art Emerita at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and Elizabeth Bolman, the Elsie B. Smith Professor in the Liberal Arts at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, on Saturday, November 13, 12 PM Eastern Time. Register online: shorturl.at/iovGS. More information is also available online: https://www.saintcatherinefoundation.org/.


BROOKLINE, MA – The Maids of Athens Reactivation and Initiation of Chapter #63 Alpha Epsilon Alpha, sponsored by the Daughters of Penelope Orion Chapter 130, Boston, takes place at the Maliotis Cultural Center, 50 Goddard Avenue in Brookline, Saturday, November 13, 3 PM. Please note: The Brookline Department of Public Health requires all people to wear a protective face covering at all times indoors including businesses, private clubs, condos, restaurants, bars, clubs, places of assembly, municipal buildings or other locations open to the public. More information is available by phone: 617-522-2800.


BROOKLYN, NY – Robert Browning Associates, Lotus Music & Dance, and Roulette present New York’s celebrated champion of Greek music Grigoris Maninakis & Mikrokosmos Ensemble performing Rebetika Music ‘The Greek Blues’ Saturday, November 13, 8 PM, at Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue at 3rd Avenue, Downtown Brooklyn. Tickets: $25 in advance; $30 at door; $20 seniors, students at door. Box office: 917-267-0363. More information is available online: https://bit.ly/3pqF6xt. Please note: The following is the COVID-19 policy at Roulette: Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for entry. Valid forms of proof include: Vaccination card with matching photo ID; photo of vaccination card that clearly shows your name and dates of vaccination with matching photo ID; NYS Excelsior Pass with matching photo ID; NYC COVID Safe app. Everyone entering Roulette must wear a face mask.


YONKERS, NY – Taverna Night with Stoxos Entertainment Live Greek Music, Saturday, November 13, 7 PM,  features dinner and live music at the Prophet Elias Church Community Center, 15 Leroy Avenue in Yonkers. Adults: $80, ages 16 and under: $50,

ages 5 and under: Free. More information is available online: https://bit.ly/3GGxHQS.



ONLINE – Organized by the Saint Catherine Foundation, the Inside Saint Catherine’s Monastery Sinai lecture series concludes with The Sinai Library: A Treasure Held in Trust featuring Father Justin of Sinai, Saint Catherine’s Librarian, on Saturday, November 20, 12 PM Eastern Time. Register online: shorturl.at/cemwS. More information is also available online: https://www.saintcatherinefoundation.org/.


ANDOVER, MA – Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church hosts the 2021 Fall Glendi Party on Saturday, November 20, 6-11 PM, at Indian Ridge Country Club, 73 Lovejoy Road in Andover. Cocktail hour 6-7 PM, Dinner 7-8 PM, dinner, dancing and entertainment 8-11 PM. All proceeds to benefit Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Lowell. Tickets: $75 per person. For ticket sales, contact Megan Hantzis via email: meghantzis@gmail.com or by phone: 339-368-3724. Tickets may also be purchased on Eventbrite, search: Holy Trinity Fall Glendi. If you are unable to attend but would like to donate, please send checks (made payable to Holy Trinity Church) to Holy Trinity Church Attn: George Pergakis/ Fall Glendi 62 Lewis Street, Lowell, MA 01852.


CHICOPEE, MA – The 8th Annual Christmas Bazaar at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 30 Grattan Street in Chicopee, takes place Saturday, November 27, 8 AM-5 PM, and Sunday, November 28, 12-4 PM. Masks required to enter. Enjoy homemade Greek pastries, packaged to go, large array of gift baskets just in time for the holidays, Christmas trees, wreaths and signs to decorate your home, olive oil, honey and liquor imported from Greece and more, including the return of the Giant raffle. All proceeds help support the parish. More information is available by phone: 413-592-3401 and online: https://www.stsconstantinehelen.ma.goarch.org.


ATHENS – Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, once again in Athens with a busy schedule as she plans to keep up her contacts with Greece and Greek-Americans, spoke with The National Herald about her latest goal- the return to Greece of the Parthenon Sculptures that are currently held in the British Museum.

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