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!

Program
Nov. 13,
Thursday

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, 

Thursday

6:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tour & Program
May 26, 2004

Wednesday

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!