PSEKA, THE INTERNATIONAL COORDINATING COMMITTEE JUSTICE FOR CYPRUS, THE CYPRUS FEDERATION OF AMERICA, THE CYPRUS-U.S. CHAMBER OF C0MMERCE, and Congressman FRANK PALLONE of New Jersey, invite all to attend to the discussion on: “Analyzing the Kofi Annan Plan On Cyprus”, by Ambassador TOM WESTON, Special U. S. Coordinator for Cyprus. The event is on Monday, September 22nd at 7:30 p.m. at TAVERNA VRAKA in Astoria.
JOHN METAXAS is no stranger to television and recently moved on from doing the financials on the live screen to go to E-Trade. He has again returned to television, but he is now working behind the scenes at CNBC and loves it.
THE HOLY TRINITY GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH in New Rochelle had another successful festival last weekend and they introduced for the first time their Hellenic dance troupe. This group is organized under the direction of IRENE METAXAS and PATTY TSOURISTAKIS. They include boys and girls in two groups, ages 9 to 12 and teenagers. They perform the traditional Hellenic dances in original Hellenic costumes and are a joy to behold. To get your child involved in this wonderful experience, contact the church office at 914-235-6100.
BASILE seems to love New York City or New York City loves Basile. He will perform at the Colden Center at Queen’s College, Saturday, September 27th, for one night. The show begins at 8:00 p.m. For information call 1-866-557-4462.
THE ORDER OF AHEPA, Ramapo Chapter #453 will host a Greek Taverna Nite on Saturday, October 11th at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church at 467 Grandview Avenue in Wyckoff, New Jersey. This event will feature dancing to the music of GRIGORIS MANINAKIS and the MIKROKOSMOS ENSEMBLE. Mezethakia will be served starting at 7:30 p.m. Dinner includes roast leg of lamb, chicken oreganato, mousaka, pastichio, souvlaki, kritharaki-orzo and salad. Music and dancing begin at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 per person. For information, call 201-664-1534, 201-652-0463, 201-891-6931 or 201-794-1658.
As the Fall season arrives, fashions are the “in thing”, in Flushing. The ST. NICHOLAS LADIES PHILOPTOCHOS OF FLUSHING, is having their Annual Dinner and Fashion Show, “My Fabulous Fall Fantasy” to be held on Thursday, October 2, at the Chateau Briand Caterers, in Carle Place at 6:30 pm. Fashions by “MY DAUGHTER’S WEDDING III” and furs by the GJET Fur Group. The proceeds will benefit the needy. In addition, the PTA OF THE WILLIAM SPYROPOULOS GREEK-AMERICAN DAY SCHOOL of ST. NICHOLAS GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH in Flushing is also having their Annual Fashion Show and Dinner, “The Way You Look Tonight”, on Friday, November 21st at Terrace on the Park in Flushing Meadow Park. The fashions are by “GEORGIOU STUDIOS”, of Roosevelt Field Mall, and furs by ”MANZARI MILANO”. The proceeds will benefit the expansion of the school and Community Center.
Till next week when we go “Around Our Town.” Email me at Archie1m@aol.com