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Calling all HCO Members: General Assembly Dec 7th @ 7pm

The Hellenic Community calls all its members to a General Assembly on Thursday, December 7th at 7:00 p.m., at the Hellenic Meeting & Reception Centre. Registration will be held from 6:30-7:00 p.m. All members are encouraged to attend! We would like to remind you that according to the Community By-laws you must have paid the 2016 & 2017 membership dues…

Help us to Help 150 Families this Christmas

December 15th! That is the deadline for bringing non-perishable food to the Church Hall, to help fill the 150 Christmas Baskets which the Greek Ladies Philoptochos Society are organizing this year.  If you would rather make a tax-deductible donation to the Philoptochos, they can do the shopping for you.  Imagine, needing food and funds to fill 150 baskets this year.  ALL…

Plan ahead for New Year’s Eve!

Come and ring in the New Year with family & friends at the Hellenic Community of Ottawa! The New Year’s Eve Party will begin with Cocktails at 6:00 and Dinner at 8:00 and includes so many delightful extras that you have to click here to open the:  New Year’s Dance Flyer for all details!  Tickets are $125 for adults and $60 for…

December 2nd: Hellenic Kaleidoscope

The latest edition of Hellenic Kaleidoscope, on Saturday, December 2nd at 9:30 a.m., will feature a dance performance from our Hellenic Community’s Dancers (Multicultural Night of GreekFest 2017), highlights from the GreekFest 2017 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner and the Arcadian Association’s Luncheon, as well as news of our Community.  Hellenic Kaleidoscope airs on Channel 22, Rogers TV.

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Greek Dance Program News

Coming soon: Our Dance School will be selling (for the first time ever!)  t-shirts as a fundraiser for the dance program.  T-shirts will be sold for $20 each.  More information will be available on Monday November 27 during dance and in subsequent emails to our members and friends!

The dance school is on Facebook.  Join the Hellenic Community of Ottawa Dance…

Watch for “No Stopping” signs on Prince of Wales

Prince of Wales Road Construction Update: Please note that NO STOPPING signs have been posted along Prince of Wales Drive.  The City of Ottawa is not allowing stopping or parking on either side of Prince of Wales Drive due to road construction.  If you are coming to the church or banquet hall, please make sure to park in our parking…

November 26th: National Youth Sunday!

All the youth of our parish are asked to meet at church at 10:00 a.m. for the Artoclasia prayers in commemoration of Saint Katherine, patron saint of the youth of our Metropolis, on Sunday, November 26th.…

October 19th: A chat with Fr. Alex about “Raising Our Children in an Orthodox Home”

Father Alex invites all parents of our Community to a Parents Night Out on Thursday, October 19th with coffee and refreshments on “Raising Our Children in an Orthodox Home.”  It will be a casual  evening, to be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Church Hall. Please contact  Nancy at the Church Office at 613-225-8016 ext 222 or church@helleniccommunity.com or Tassy Lyras-Vassilyadi at tassy.lyras@gmail.com  to confirm your attendance.…

On Sundays: Teen Corner round-table discussions

NEW THIS YEAR: Teen Corner for the youth of our parish who are ages 14 and up is a round-table discussion group led by Kosta Stavrianeas who has many years of experience teaching catechism to this age group. Various challenging teen issues will be discussed from a refreshing Orthodox perspective with the goal of inspiring our youth through the deepening of their understanding and practice of our faith. Please spread the word…

September 17th: Hellenic Community’s “HIKE for CHEO SUNDAY”

Normally we would be getting ready now for our Community’s 26th annual HIKE for CHEO family walkathon.  This year due to the construction that will be happening on Prince of Wales Drive starting any day now, as well as the Army Run and the Terry Fox Run all scheduled for September 17th we will not have an actual HIKE.  Instead, we…