Going On in Greek-American Community


ASTORIA – The Athens Square Committee presents Greek Night at Athens Square Park, 30th Avenue and 30th Street in Astoria, with live music every Tuesday, 7-9 PM. Free admission. Program canceled in case of rain. The event continues with Olga Panteli on August 23, Melodia and Noora Belly Dancers on August 30, Elena Basis on September 6, Tribute to Smyrna with Gregory Maninakis on September 13, Epirotiko Night featuring Nick Nikolaides and the Cosmopolitans with Costas Skrepetos on clarinet on September 20, and Rebetiko on September 27.



NYACK, NY – The Greekish, 8 North Broadway in Nyack, hosts Brunchish & Beats every Sunday, 12-4 PM. Listen to tunes provided by Joe Davids Events as you enjoy a two-course menu featuring specials like Poached Egg Spanakopita, Greek Honey French Toast & Fruit, or Sausage Spetsofai & Sunny Egg, plus, Bottomless Mimosas, Bloody Marys, and Rosé on tap. $35 per person. Reservations by phone: 845-353-1200.


AUGUST 25-28

PORT JEFFERSON, NY – The Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption, 430 Sheep Pasture Road in Port Jefferson, hosts the Greek Festival August 25-28. Enjoy Greek foods, pastries, and raffle for your chance to win some fantastic prizes. Entertainment includes live Greek music and dancing, fireworks shows on Friday and Saturday. Admission is $2, parking available on Church grounds. Free shuttle buses from and to Ward Melville High School in Setauket, NY. Hours: Thursday, August 25, 5-10 PM; Friday, August 26, 5-11 PM; Saturday, August 27, 1-11 PM; and Sunday, August 28, 1-10 PM. More information is available by phone: 631-473-0894 and online: https://www.portjeffgreekfest.com/.


AUGUST 26-27

CARMEL, IN – Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 3500 W. 106th Street in Carmel, hosts the 49th Indianapolis Greek Festival August 26-27. Enjoy authentic Greek foods and pastries, guided cathedral tours, marketplace, GreekFest coupon books, live Greek music and dancing with the Hellenic Dance Troupe and Georgio & the Fabulous Grecian Keys, and fun for the kids. Admission is free. Hours: Friday, August 26, 4-10 PM, and Saturday, August 27, 11 AM-10 PM. GreekFest 2022 proceeds to benefit Merciful Help Center and Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral. More information is available by phone: 317-733-3033 and online: https://indygreekfest.org/.


LINCOLN, NE – Annunciation Orthodox Church, 950 North 63rd Street in Lincoln, hosts its Greek Festival August 26-27. Enjoy traditional homemade Greek foods and baked goods, silent auction, Greek store, and Taverna. Entertainment includes Greek music and dancing and kids’ activities. Admission is $3 or bring a non-perishable food item. Hours: Friday, August 26, 4-10 PM, and Saturday, August 27, 11 AM-10 PM. More information is available by phone: 402-464-4422 and online: https://www.orthodoxlincoln.com/.


WORCESTER, MA – Governor Michael Dukakis was accompanied by Nick Tsiotos and Greg Stamos as he threw out the ceremonial first pitch to open the game between the Worcester Red Sox, also known as the WooSox, the Boston Red Sox’s Triple A minor league team, and the Syracuse Mets on September 22 at Polar Park in Worcester.

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