Occurs in the Greek-American community
UNTIL JUNE 30
ONLINE – Health and Religion, a series of online courses organized by the Prolepsis Institute in collaboration with the Hellenic Society of Medical Students of Greece and under the auspices of the Athens Medical School, began on November 4 and will continue until June 30. are supervised and coordinated by Professor Emeritus of Surgery at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and Lecturer in Surgery at Harvard Medical School Dimitrios Linos. Professors of medicine and other schools and universities, including Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Yale, Duke, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, as well as well-known Greek physicians, theologians and writers attend. Lectures include The Biology of the Soul with Fr. Filotas Talidis on March 24; Faith and Experience with Stavros Zoumpoulakis on March 31; The Role of Spirituality in the Experience of Illness with Tracy Ann Balboni on April 7; and Reenchanting the World with Athanasios Papathanasiou on April 14. More information, including the detailed schedule of presentations and speakers, is available online: www.healthandreligion.gr. All courses are also available on YouTube: https://bit.ly/3AZgQpL. The Church of Greece Radio Station and the National Herald are the course communication sponsors.
UNTIL MARCH 27
NEW YORK — Onassis, The Play, a new theatrical production about the life of “great tycoon” Aristotle Onassis, runs through March 27 off-Broadway at the American Theater of Actors, 314 West 54th Street in Manhattan. The one-man show, directed by Dikran Tulaine, is performed by talented actor Anthony Skordi who also wrote the play. Tickets are available by phone: 212-581-3044 and on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/3GS4DEA.
ARLINGTON, MA – Blood drive at St. Athanasius the Great Greek Orthodox Church, 4 Appleton Street in Arlington, Saturday, March 19, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org and enter: Appleton to schedule an appointment. Simplify your donation experience and save up to 15 minutes by visiting redcrossbloo.org/rapidpass to answer your pre-donation reading and health history questions on the day of your appointment. More information is available by phone: 781-646-0705.
WASHINGTON, DC – The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) Ambassadors Forum, Eastern Mediterranean Breakfast and Briefing will be held Saturday, March 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Capital Hilton, 16 and K Street, NW, Washington , DC. The roundtable will include Greek Ambassador to the United States Alexandra Papadopoulou, Cyprus Ambassador to the United States Marios Lysiotis and AHI President Nick Larigakis as moderator. Tickets are $30 per person and are available online: https://bit.ly/3IIO53W.
DEPTFORD, NJ – The Federation of Hellenic American Societies of Philadelphia and the Greater Delaware Valley is hosting the Eleftheria Award and Dignitaries Banquet on Saturday, March 19 at 6:00 p.m. at the Adelphia Restaurant, 1750 Clements Bridge Road in Deptford. Among those present are His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, Grand Marshal and Consul in Panama in Philadelphia, Georgia Athanasopulos, Honorary Marshals, AHEPA President Jimmy Kokotas, and the daughters of Grand President Penelope , Kathy Bizoukas, and 2022 Eleftheria Award winner, George G. Horiates, Esq. . Tickets $75 per person. Reservations on HellenicFed.org via PayPal.
PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic American Societies of Philadelphia and the Greater Delaware Valley hosts the Greek Independence Parade in Philadelphia on Sunday, March 20 at 2:00 p.m. Review booth on Parkway before Art Museum Drive. A reception and dance performances hosted by St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 229 Powell Lane in Upper Darby, PA will follow the parade at 4:30 p.m. More information is available online: https://hellenicfed.org/greek-independence-celebration/.
BOSTON, MA – Kingsize Productions presents Greek singer Giorgos Tsalikis in concert with Vasiliki Ntanta and Eugenia at the Royale Ballroom, 279 Tremont Street in Boston on Sunday, March 20. Doors open at 8 p.m., show starts at 9 p.m. Must be 21 or older to attend. For tables and reservations by phone, Maria: 617-407-8664 or Manos: 617-967-6266. For online tickets: www.greekconcertstatus.com.
MARCH 21 & 28
UNITED STATES NATIONAL – Fathom Events presents the film Man of God on Monday, March 21 and Monday, March 28 at 7:00 p.m. at various locations nationwide. The film tells the moving and inspiring story of Saint Nektarios of Aegina and captured the hearts of audiences in Greece, Russia and Serbia. Starring Hellenic Academy Award winner Aris Servetalis and Golden Globe winner Mickey Rourke, the film will screen across the United States in 800 theaters nationwide. Theater tickets and venues available online: https://www.fathomevents.com/events/Man-of-God.
NEW YORK – The Hellenic American Association of Financial Professionals (HABA) Young Professionals Group is hosting their Happy Hour with open bar and appetizers at the new Marathi Greek Bistro, 200 Church Street in Manhattan’s TriBeCa, Thursday March 24, from March 6 to 8. :30h. Pre-registration is required on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/3MGPDh. This event is free for HABA members in good standing (2022). Friends of HABA are always welcome – admission for non-members is $50. If you would like to apply for membership, please contact: [email protected]
BOSTON – Greek Music Night in Boston presented by BG Entertainment presents Toquel with DJ VGS and DJ George Adamakis on Friday, March 25 at Icon Boston, 100 Warrenton Street in Boston. Doors open at 10:30 p.m. Must be 21 or older to attend. Tickets available online: posh.vip/e/toquel-in-boston. Reservations also available by phone: 978-728-2862 or 978-778-4440.
ONLINE – The Association of Greek American Professional Women (AGAPW), in conjunction with ALLILONnet, continues the Spring 2022 Conversation with Women Leaders speaker series, with fireside chat presentations on contemporary topics on Monday, March 28 , 7-8 p.m. EDT with Katherine Schwab, Ph.D. on Parthenon Metopes: New Ways of Viewing Sculpture. The event will be presented by Nicoletta Richardson, BA. Join the conversation online via Zoom: https://bit.ly/3HPFvPG.