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Events

Going On in Greek-American Community

THRU OCTOBER 31

STOCKBRIDGE, MA – Greek-American artist Peter D. Gerakaris’ Neo-Byzantine Spotted Owl Mosaic site-specific installation at the Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road in Stockbridge. Translated into mosaic by Miotto Mosaic Art Studios, the installation is part of the Taking Flight outdoor sculpture exhibition curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody. Concha Martinez Barreto, Tracey Emin, Rachel Owens, Immi Storrs and Ian Swordy also have works on view in the exhibition which runs through October 31. Berkshire Botanical Garden is a COVID compliant facility. Please follow COVID guidelines. Advance ticketing is recommended. More information is available by phone: 413-298-3926 and online: https://www.berkshirebotanical.org.

OCTOBER 15-17

ROSLINDALE, MA – St. Nectarios Greek Orthodox Church, 39 Belgrade Avenue in Roslindale, hosts its Greek Festival October 15-17. Enjoy delicious home-cooked Greek meals and Greek music. Order in person and stay to enjoy your meal at St. Nectarios Church Hall indoor or use the online ordering system for to-go meals: www.stnectariostogo.com. Hours: Friday, October 15, 5 PM-12 AM; Saturday, October 16, 12 PM-12 AM; and Sunday, October 17, 12 PM-7 PM. More information is available by phone: 617-327-1983.

OCTOBER 16

ONLINE – The Hellenic Studies Program at Yale University presents The Greek Revolution and the Greek Diaspora in North America, a virtual conference on Saturday, October 16, 10 AM-2 PM ET. Three panel discussions featuring distinguished speakers will highlight various aspects of this fascinating subject. Register online: https://campuspress.yale.edu/greekrevolutiondiaspora/.

EAST LONGMEADOW, MA – The Taste of Greece event at St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church, 400 Prospect Street in East Longmeadow, takes place on Saturday, October 16, 11 AM-8 PM, take-out style, one day only. Enjoy all your Greek favorites including gyros, avgolemono soup, souvlaki, spanakopita, moussaka, and Greek pastries. More information is available by phone: 413-525-4551 and online: https://www.stlukego.org/the-taste-of-greece1.

WORCESTER, MA – Hellenic Arts Society presents Greek Comedy Night with comedian Ellen Karis at St. Sypridon Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 102 Russell Street in Worcester, on Saturday, October 16. Wine and appetizers: 6 PM, Dinner: 7 PM, Show: 8:30 PM. Free for Society members. Tickets $65 for non-members. Mail checks to the Cathedral, payable to Hellenic Arts Society. RSVP by October 4, limited seating. Reservations by phone: 508-799-2561 or email: hasellenkaris@gmail.com.

OCTOBER 17

NEW HAVEN, CT – Pan Gregorian of Connecticut Charitable Foundation's 27th Annual Charitable Dinner Dance honoring Scott Dolch, Executive Director Connecticut Restaurant Association, Sunday, October 17, 5 PM, with everyone’s favorite Basile the Comedian live, at Anthony's Ocean View, 450 Lighthouse Road in New Haven. More information by phone: 203-389-6115 and email: PGECT3@gmail.com.

OCTOBER 23

NASHUA, NH – St. Philip Greek Orthodox Church, 500 West Hollis Street in Nashua, will be hosting a Gyro and Baklava Pop Up on Saturday, October 23, 11 AM-7 PM. Drive through only; no pre-orders. Cash and credit accepted. More information is available by phone: 603-889-4000 and online: https://www.nashuagreekfestival.com/.

OCTOBER 24

NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Youth Campfire Night for Holy Apostles Greek Church of Haverhill takes place Sunday, October 24, 5:45-7:30 PM, at the Smolak Farms, 315 S Bradford Street in North Andover. Join the fun while the families of our community take a hayride around the orchards of Smolak Farm, sip apple-cider, and eat warm cider doughnuts as well make s'mores over a campfire. Space is limited, so reserve your seats by October 15 via email: gocyouthgroup@gmail.com or call Maria: 978-987-6621.

Please be sure to arrive at 5:45 PM. Like our Facebook page Holy Apostles GOC Youth Group (Haverhill) to keep up to date on other family fun activities throughout the year.

OCTOBER 30

BROCKTON, MA – The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Brockton Ladies Philoptochos Society hosts the 2nd Annual Cancer Walk/Run in memory of Presvytera Evelyn Kiramarios and in memory of Presvytera Cynthia Kouremetis on Saturday, October 30. Check in 8 AM, the 5 Mile Walk begins 9 AM. The route starts at 457 Oak Street to and through D.W. Field Park and ends at 457 Oak Street. Donation of $40 or more includes: T-shirt and Lunch. Individuals, groups and teams welcome. Enjoy the day with family and friends, raise pledges and awareness to help find a cure. Please make checks payable to: Annunciation Ladies Philoptochos. Minimum pledge to participate: $40. Proceeds will go to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Dr. Kim's Lymphoma Fund, and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Dr. Joseph Grossman's Pancreatic Cancer Research. For additional sponsorship opportunities or for more information call: 508-559-0910 or email: office@annunciationbrockton.org.

NOVEMBER 6

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.

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