20th Annual Phidippides Award Gala Dinner, sponsored by Hellenic Public Radio--Cosmos FM 91.5. Event location: Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St., Flushing, NY 11368. Honoree Nikos Mouyiaris. Reception 7pm; dinner 8pm.; black-tie optional. Chair Philip Christopher. Mistress of Ceremonies television journalist Nicole Petallides. Music by Grigoris Maninakis & the Mikrokosmos Ensemble. For information and reservations: 718-204-8900 and (email) firstname.lastname@example.org. 7 November 2015, Saturday.
Lecture "North-South Convergence and Divergence in the European Union," by Georg Fischer. Sponsored by the Hellenic Studies Program of Yale University. Event location: The MacMillan Center, 34 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven, Ct 06520-8206. 4:30pm, Tuesday 8 December 2015.
Careers in Biotechnology IV Hosted by the Consulate General of Greece in Boston. Sponsored by the Consulate General of Greece at Boston and Fondation Sante. Featuring presentation by Spyros Artavanis-Tsakonas, Ph.D. and CSO of Biogen Idec. Research fellows, postdocs and students especially welcome. Networking recpetion to follow. Event Location: Consulate General of Greece in Boston, 86 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108. For more information or to reserve seat, email to email@example.com. 6-8pm, 8 December 2015.
Zumba Party Charity Fundraiser hosted by DOP Tethys Chapter #229 in Piscataway, NJ. The ZUMBA PARTY is appropriate for everybody 13 years old and over. No experience is necessary ? just be ready to have fun!! Zumba is a great form of exercise that is easy to follow, safe and effective as it is danced to Latin rhythms. Casual exercise clothing and sneakers are required. Led by licensed instructor. Proceeds to benefit the DOP academic scholarship fund. Event location: St. George GOC,1101 River Road, Piscataway, NJ. Friday, 6:30pm. 11 December 2015.
St. Nicholas of Atlantic City Annual Dinner Dance. Event Location: St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 1620 Atlantic Ave. & St. Nicholas Way, Atlantic City, NJ 08401. 12 December 2015.
A Greek Christmas. Sponsored by Chicago Greektown and National Hellenic Museum. A holiday celebration with Greek theatre, song, dance, crafts, cookie-making and photos with Santa. Featuring Caton Enterprises, Ltd., performing the myths and legends of Ancient Greece in "It's Greek To Me." Event location: National Hellenic Museum, 333 South Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60661. Free to public. For more information, contact NHM at 312-655-1234. 1-5pm, Saturday, 12 December 2015.
St. Luke Boutiques & Greek Treats. Event location: St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church, Broomall, PA, 35 n. Malin Rd., Broomall, PA 19008. 12-13 December 2015.
A Byzantine Christmas Concert, sponsored by The Greek Institute of Cambridge, MA. Event Location: First Church in Cambridge (Mass.), 11 Garden St. Concert will feature Byzantine chant and Greek Christmas carols from various regions of Greece with musical accompaniment. Also dramatic readings from the Christmas stories of Alexandros Papadiamantis (1851-1911) and Photios Kontoglou (1895-1965). Tickets: $20 general admission; $7 students. For more information, contact The Greek Institute at 617-547-4770 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. 8pm, 22 December 2015.