Hellenic American
Cultural Association
of Colorado

Events & Programs - Winter 2003/Spring 2004

Unless otherwise noted programs are held in the Community Center, 4610 E. Alameda. All events are free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome!

Nov. 13,

7:00 p.m.

Stories from Greek Folklore - a bilingual presentation

Presenters: Elaine Kusulas and Cherie Karo Schwartz

The continuity of the Greek spirit and cultural legacy, rich in beliefs, values, rituals , artistic expression, language and religion, hassurvived centuries. It has  been handed down generation to generation, molding character and identity.

Tradition , the accumulated wisdom of the folk, particularly through folktales (told and retold orally) , has sustained this continuity from antiquity to modern times.

The stories are in a bilingual presentation. Cherie is a storyteller, author, and educator who has shared stories across the USA and abroad for over three decades. Cherie will present in English, and Elaine Kusulas will present in Greek.




Dance & Dinner
Dec. 13, 


6:00 p.m.







Tour & Program
May 26, 2004


5:45 p.m.

A Cretan Holiday Celebration

Dance performances and cultural lectures by the Cretan dance troops of our community with Ms. Alexandra Kounalis and Mr. Steve Manos.

Buffet dinner by Aspasia's Catering at 7:30 p.m.

Cost: $20/person

Please RSVP your reservations to Elaine Kusulas by Monday, Dec. 8. Elaine needs name(s), the number of people attending and phone number.

- Email or phone (303) 744-0514 -

HACAC Business meeting and elections will proceed the program at 5:00 p.m.

Greece: Cradle of Botany - More than antiquities, Greece has 8000 plants found nowhere else in the world!

Presenter: Mr. Panayioti Kelaidis, Director of Denver Botanic Gardens Outreach

Place: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1005 York Street

5:45 p.m. Tour of the Gardens (free admission)
7:00 p.m. Lecture by Mr. Kelaidis
8:00 p.m. Dinner at Greek Town Cafe

We look forward to seeing you!