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 Medical School of Athens, began on November 4 and runs until June 30. The courses are supervised and coordinated by the Emeritus Professor 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, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, and well-known Greek doctors, theologians, and writers are participating. The lectures include The Orthodox Church for the Human Health with Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos on May 12, and Buddhist Spirituality and Medicine with Robert Wall on May 19. More information, including the detailed program of presentations and speakers, is available online: www.healthandreligion .gr. All the courses are also available on YouTube: https://bit.ly/3AZgQpL. The Radio Station of the Church of Greece and The National Herald are communication sponsors of the courses.
THRU MAY 11
ASTORIA – The Hell Gate Film Society of the Greek Cultural Center (GCC) presents a series of films by Cypriot directors at the GCC, 26-80 30th Street in Astoria, March 27-May 11. The screenings are free to the public. The films will be in Greek with English subtitles. Information about showtimes is posted on the Hell Gate Society Facebook site, Instagram, and on the Greek Cultural Center website/Facebook site. Additional information available by phone: 718-726-7329 and online: https://bit.ly/3iojVY8.
THRU MAY 22
BROOKLYN – The Anahita Scrolls solo art exhibition by Aphrodite Navab is on view through May 22 at the AIR Gallery, 155 Plymouth Street in Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood. More information about the exhibition is available online: https://www.airgallery.org/.
PITTSBURGH, PA – Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 419 S. Dithridge Street, in Pittsburgh hosts its Greek Food Festival May 1-7. Enjoy the delicious homemade Greek foods and pastries, outdoor patio grill, food certificates available, and daily Cathedral tours. Entertainment includes live bouzouki music and Greek dancing every evening. More information available by phone: 412-682-3866 and online: https://bit.ly/3Ejqo0x.
LACASTER, PA – Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Lancaster hosts GyroFest Saturday, May 7, 11 AM-7 PM. Enjoy a gyro platter with some Greek desserts. Place your order now and pick it up at one of our 4 drive-thru lanes. More information available by phone: 717-394-1735 and online: https://bit.ly/3xxeL4O.
ONLINE – The Association of Greek American Professional Women (AGAPW) in collaboration with ALLILONnet continues the online spring 2022 Conversation with Women Leaders Lecture Series, featuring fireside chat presentations on contemporary topics. On Monday, May 9, 7-8 PM with Mary Papaschinopoulou, JD, MLE on Women Entrepreneurs in the COVID-19 Pandemic: A European Perspective, introduced by Anastasia Romanou, PhD. Join the conversation online via Zoom: https://bit.ly/3HPFvPG.