Regional Community Events

Following are main events  and links to area and regional communities and organizations websites:

Upcoming community events:
  • Nov. 29, Jericho Partnership Gala, at Amber Room in Danbury. an umbrella organization providing social services. $125/person. for reservations, please send an email to
  • Dec. 1 -  Music, Marlot and Mums, Kevin Community Center Benefit, @ Newtown Country Club.
  • Dec. 2 -  Wine Tasting at The MAX Wine & Spirits in Danbury to benefit St. George Church. 
  • Dec 28 - Annual Holiday Party, St. George Church.

NYC Consulate Cultural Journal...see several events in NYC area below

St. Anthony Maronite Catholic Church


Kevin's Community Center.for Medical Services - Newtown

Annual Benefit Event is scheduled for Saturday Dec. 1st.

St. John Paul II Parish at Sleepy Hollow NY
Annual Christmas Fair at St. John Paul II Church in Westchester
St. John Paul II Maronite Church of Sleepy Hollow is organizing its Annual Christmas Fair on Sunday December 2, 2018, from 10am to 5pm.
The Fair offers gift items for the holidays and other occasions, jewelry, chocolate, Lebanese wine, baked goods and professional photos with Santa.
For more information, kindly check the following link.
The Christmas Fair will take place at 199 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591.


Cultural Journal

Professor Talhouk Discussion at AUB: Engaging Society to preserve Lebanese Nature
The American university of Beirut (AUB) presents an interactive discussion and luncheon with Professor Salma Talhouk about Engaging Society to Preserve Lebanese Nature on Thursday December 6, 2018, starting at 12:15 pm.
Dr. Salma Talhouk is a Professor with AUB's Department of Landscape Design and Ecosystem Management in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences. She is a member of AUB's Nature Conservation Center, and the Founding Chairperson of AUBotanic
For more information and registration, kindly check the following link.
The AUB New York City office is located at 305 East 47th St, 8th fl, New York NY 10017.

FJK Dance Soiree Holiday Celebration
FJK Dance invite you to a Dance Party to celebrate the Holiday Season on Thursday December 6, 2018, starting at 7:30pm.
FJK Dance is a diverse group of ten dancers founded by Fadi Khoury.
For further information, kindly check the following link.
The party will take place at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church located at 315 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 1001

Bil Afrah Project at Bryant Park
Bil Afrah Project featuring Michel Merhej will perform a unique concert of Ziad Rahbani’s Legendary Album, at Elebash Concert Hall on Friday December 7, 2018 at 7pm.
Bil Afrah Project is a diverse group of New York City musicianwho presents a rare opportunity to hear Bil Afrah performed live, by an expansive Arabic-music ensemble featuring violins, bass, qanun (zither), oud (fretless lute), buzuq (fretted lute), and Arabic percussion.
For further information, kindly check the following link.
The Elebash Concert Hall, The Graduate Center is located at 365 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10016.

Salaam Club Annual Holiday Gala 
The Salaam Club of New York invites you to the Annual Holiday Gala honoring Sub Deacon Michel Rabah, Rev. Khader El-Yateem, and Dr. George Ferzli on Saturday December 8, 2018, starting at 7 pm.
The Gala will feature full dinner, live music and dancing.
For more information, kindly check the following link.
The event will be held at El Caribe Country Club located at 5945 Strickland Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11234.

WAAAUB New York Chapter End of Year Lunchl
The WAAAUB New York Metropolitan Chapter is organizing End of year Lunch at Balade restaurant on Sunday December 9, 2018, from 1:30 to 4:30pm.
For more information and reservation, kindly check the following link.
Balade restaurant is located at 208 1st Ave, New York, NY 10009.

WAAAUB Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter Christmas Happy Hour
The WAAAUB Philadelphia /Delaware Valley Chapter, would like to invite you to its  Christmas Happy Hour, at Cooperage Wine & Whiskey Bar on December 9, 2018 starting at 5pm.
For more information and reservation, kindly check the following link.
Cooperage Wine & Whiskey Bar is located at 123 South 7th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

Amine Hachem Performing at Feinstein’s/54 Below
After his successful debut at Carnegie Hall, “One of the best holiday concerts in NYC” (Metro New York), Amine Hachem returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below on Tuesday December 11, 2018 at 7pm, having previously sold out the room.
Amine’s performance will take you on a journey from the shores of the Mediterranean to the southern tip of the Americas. Audiences can expect an eclectic program, which includes operatic arias, international popular hits, and some Christmas favorites.
Amine recently released his first single “Abballati Abballati” bringing Mediterranean multiculturalism to life with a new Middle Eastern twist to an Old Italian folk song
For further information and reservation, kindly check the following link.
54 Below is located at 254 W 54th Street, Cellar, New York, NY 10019.

New York Arabic Orchestra Holiday Concert
The New York Arabic Orchestra presents its 4th Annual Holiday Concert at the Chapel on Wednesday December 12, 2018, starting 8pm.
The evening will feature Arabic music classics, drumming, dancing and more.
For further information and tickets, kindly check the following link.
St. Paul & St. Andrew 263 W 86th Street Entrance on West End Ave, New York, NY 10024.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants would like to invite you to the “Sixth Lebanese Diaspora Energy Conference” that will take place in Beirut from June 7 until June 9, 2019.
The Conference presents a chance to celebrate the success stories of the Lebanese abroad, share their experiences, and enhance their relations with Lebanon.
The Conference aims to continue establishing a network of successful people of Lebanese origins around the globe, in order to spread and diversify their domains of action on the national, regional and international levels.
Kindly save the date on your calendar, as more details will follow.

Consulate General of Lebanon in New
9 E 76th St.
NY, NY 10021
Tel: 1 (212) 744-7905
Fax: 1 (212) 794-1510