Thursday, September 19, 2013

The students in Ta Poulakia class!

Having fun!

Classroom Rules Poster! Great Idea

Kyria Markela wrote all of the classroom rules on a poster.  Each child was read the rules and put a print of their hand on the poster showing that they will be following the class rules.  Every child in the program will add their hand. 

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Great Greek website for children.  They have some free things so you don't have to join if you are not

First Day for Ta Kouklakia class at Saint Paraskevi Preschool

We had a visit from Father Dimitri and played with old friends and made some new ones!  All went well.  Kyria Erene and Kyria Skevie did a great job.  Out of 8 children they all eventually detached from mommies and the day went well!

Ritz Carlton key Biscayne with our Koumbari

Kostas , the boys and I decided to go to Key Biscayne Florida.  Our Koumbari decided to join us.  We had a great time. Fun parea.  Can't wait to do it again.

Monday, September 9, 2013

Summer in Jamepsort

We celebrated Yiannis birthday there.  The one cloudy day we drove to Greenport and rode the carousel .  Fun!Spent 2 weeks at my cousins home in Jamesport.  A lot of fun and parea!

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Relocation of Philoptochos main office in Manhattan and 2013/2014 Events






For immediate release

September 4, 2013



New York, NY – The Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society has successfully relocated to its beautiful, new home at 126 East 37th Street in Manhattan.  Please know that although the address has changed, the office telephone and fax numbers remain the same.


The Philoptochos Society would like to thank all who have responded so lovingly so that the dream for a permanent home for Philoptochos could become a reality.


In celebration of this great event in the history of our Philoptochos the Society has planned the following events so that we may all seek God’s blessings while offering an opportunity to those who wish to come and see the new home.


Monday, September 9, 2013

11 a.m. 

In the long tradition of seeking God’s blessing before any task or new home, an Agiasmo Service at the Center of Philanthropy will be celebrated by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America. Refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the blessing service.


Friday, November 1, 2013

10 a.m.

Feast Day of the Patron Saints of Philoptochos, Saints Cosmas and Damian, Divine Liturgy and Artoklasia at Holy Trinity Cathedral, 337 East 74th Street, New York, NY 10021, celebrated by His Grace Bishop Sevastianos.  Following the Divine Liturgy an open house will be held at the new home of Philoptochos.


Saturday, March 1, 2014

Grand Opening celebration of the new home of Philoptochos will take place on March 1st, 2014 in conjunction with the National Board Meeting of Philoptochos. His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America will lead the Agiasmos, Ribbon Cutting. A reception will follow as the celebrations for the new Center of Philanthropy culminate continuing the more than 80 year tradition of Greek Orthodox philanthropy in America.



For more information, please contact:212.977.7770


Monday, September 2, 2013

Happy nameday Yiayia

Thanks for a great night Yiayia celebrates her nameday on August 15.  Panagias.  Greek tradition is the persons who celebrates takes everyone out!  We attended services in the morning at Saint Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Church in Greenlawn, NY.  Gabriel served on the alter!  Panagias is actually the falling asleep of the Virgin Mary.  We went to Bar Frites in Greenvale,  NY after

Ices and Music at our Summer program!