Regional Community Events

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

Upcoming community events:
  • Sept. 15 - St. Anthony's Annual 50/50 Raffle Drawing is this evening at a dinner reception at Church Hall. If you have not gotten a ticket yet, it is not too late. There are still some available for purchase - Please Contact the Church Office if interested.
  • Sept. 22 - St. Jude Research Hospital Walk/Run fund raising Event in Stanford. Join and/or support the special group created by Lisa Antous and Jimmy Glynn representing the Lebanon American Club and the Ladies Auxiliary. See details off http://fundraising.stjude.orgSt. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer
  • Sept. 26 - Reception for the Lebanese President General Michel Aaoun and his delegation to the united nations assembly. Reservations required. Contact 212-355-5460 X 204 or 217. 
  • Sept. 29-30 – Bishop’s Visit and Ordination of a Priest and a Deacon on Sunday.  St. George church.
  • Oct. 7 - “The Insult” a Lebanese movie, will be playing at Southbury Theater to benefit St. Anthony Church. $15/person includes Popcorn and Soda.
  • Oct. 13 – St. Ann Church Hafli – Dinner Dance By George Maalouf. Contact Church Office for Reservations.
  • Oct. 20 – Vendors Event at St. Anthony’s Church.  and Kibbee Dinner at St. George Church. 
  • Nov 2-3 – St. Ann Annual Bazaar.
  • Nov. 10 – “Midnight in Beirut” Gala, St. Anthony Church– @ Portuguese Club in Danbury.

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

St. Anthony Maronite Catholic Church


     St. George Orthodox Antiochian Church
125 Kohanza Street, Danbury, CT

Join us for our famous Kibbee Dinner;
Saturday, October 20 at 7 pm

Kibbee (Nayeh & Baked), Rice & Green Beans, Garden Salad, Coffee & Dessert

Donation $35 Per person, Kids under 10 FREE! Cash Bar
To book a large group,
please call Susan Kayal 203-948-1794
His Grace Bishop JOHN 
(the Diocese of Worcester and New England)
will represent His Eminence Metropolitan JOSEPH 
visiting our beloved St. George parish
on the weekend of September 29 - 30, 2018.

Please plan to be with us for this blessed visit.   
More details to come!
Saturday, September 29, 2018
       Great Vespers at 5:00 P. M.
                       Sunday, September 30, 2018                           Orthros at 9:00 A. M.
Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at 10:00 A.M.

Kevin's Community Center.for Medical Services - Newtown

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


Cultural Journal

Dear members of the Lebanese community, 
Ambassador Amal Mudallali, Permanent Representative of Lebanon to the United Nations, and Ambassador Gabriel Issa, Ambassador of Lebanon to the United States of America, request the pleasure of your company at a reception in honor of the President of the Republic of Lebanon, His Excellency General Michel Aoun, and the Lebanese delegation to the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. 
The reception will take place on Wednesday September 26, 2018, from 7 pm to 9 pm, at 583 Park Avenue New York, NY 10065.  
For security purposes and space limitation RSVP is required, including for spouses, or by calling 1(212) 355-5460 Ext: 204 or 217. Kindly note that only RSVP’d guests carrying a picture ID and a copy of the invitation will be granted access at the gate. 
The invitation is attached herewith.

FJK Dance Fifth Annual Season
FJK Dance will be performing “UnTold” at Gerald W. Lynch Theater on September 13, 2018 starting at 7 pm & on September 15, 2018 starting 7:30 pm.
The world premiere of “UnTold” is a multimedia dance installation by Fadi J Khoury featuring Middle Eastern culture as well as works by guest choreographers Gary Pierce (ballroom) and Debbie Roshe (jazz).
For further information, kindly check the following link.
The Gerald W. Lynch Theater of John Jay College is located at 524 West 59th Street. New York NY 10019.

Tarek Yamani at Cornelia Street Cafe
Tarek Yamani, composer and a self-taught jazz pianist, will perform a fusion of jazz and Arabic rhythm at Cornelia Street Cafe on Wednesday September 19, 2018 starting at 8pm.
For more information, kindly check the following link.
The Cornelia Street Cafe is located at 29 Cornelia Street, New York, NY 10014.

Lebanese Wine Dinner with Olive Harvest and Chateau Ksara
Olive Harvest invite you to explore the exquisite wines of Chateau Ksara and indulge in 150 years of wine making experience from the heart of Bekaa valley, with  Mr. Elie Maamari, Chateau Ksara’s winemaker enologist on Thursday September 20, 2018 starting 6:30 pm.
Executive Chef Josh Ziskin of la Morra in Brookline and Heritage of Sherborn will prepare the food pairings for this dinner. 
For further information and reservation, kindly check the following link.
The Heritage Inn is located at 33 N Main St, Sherborn, MA 01770.

The Annual SEAL Gala
The Social and Economic Action for Lebanon (SEAL) will hold its Annual Gala Dinner at Capitale, on Thursday September 27, 2018, at 7 pm with a performance by Grammy-nominee Maysaa Karaa.
SEAL is a 501(c)3 non-profit, nonpolitical organization based in New York that gives underserved communities across Lebanon the tools to work their way out of poverty.
They are currently raising funds for several projects that will unlock economic opportunities across Lebanon which include supporting women’s cooperative businesses, developing agricultural infrastructure, and nurturing Lebanese Entrepreneurship.
For further information and tickets, kindly check the following link.
The Capitale is located at 130 Bowery Street, New York, NY 10013.

Screening of “Listen” by Filmmaker Philippe Aractingi
The film “Listen” by the Lebanese filmmaker Phillipe Aractingi will be screened at the ANA Contemporary Arab Cinema 2018, on September 27& 30, 2018
Set in contemporary Beirut, “Listen” is a sensual film that take on issues such as family rivalries, the weight of traditions, and the changing role of women.
For more information and tickets, kindly check the following link.
The Screening on Thursday September 27 at 7:15 pm will take place at Jacob Burns Film Center located at 364 Manville Rd. Pleasantville, NY 10570.
The Screening on Sunday September 30 at 3:00pm will take place at the Brooklyn Academy of Music located at 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217.
Q&A with Philippe will follow both screenings.

Annual Benefit Dinner for the Eparchy of Saint Maron
The 9th Annual Benefit Dinner for the Eparchy of Saint Maron will take place at the New York Athletic Club on Thursday October 4, 2018, starting at 6pm.
The Benefit Dinner will include a silent auction, cocktail Reception and dinner, 
Registration can be made on the Eparchy homepage at the following link.
The New York Athletic Club is located at 180 Central Park South, New York, NY 10019.

Annual Jamhour Alumni US Benefit Dinner
The Jamhour Alumni US will be celebrating its 15th Annual Benefit Dinner with Guest Speaker Mr. Joe Saddi, Former Global Chairman of Booz & Co and Current Senior Executive Advisor at Strategy&, on October 27, 2018, at the University Club of New York starting at 6:30 pm. 
For further information and tickets, kindly check the following link.

The University Club of New York is located at 1 W 54th Street, New York, NY 10019.

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