Regional Community Events

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

Upcoming community events:
July 13 - Fri. 7:00-10:30pm. Visit of Patriarch Joseph Absi, to St. Ann Melkite Church in Danbury. Starting with Vesper, to be followed with Dinner at Church Hall.  Call St. Ann church office for reservations. $50/Person.
Aug. 25 – Sat. 6:30 – Annual Lobster & Steak Dinner at St. Ann Church, Danbury

Sept. 22nd – St. Jude Research Hospital Walk/Run fund raising Event in Stanford. Join and support the special group created by Lisa Antous and Jimmy Glynn representing the Lebanon American Club and the Ladies Auxiliary. See details off

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

August 25 - Lobster and Steak Dinner 

Annual Mid-East Festival - June 15 & 16
Our lady of Lebanon Maronite Church - Waterbury

Annual Taste of Lebanon - Fri and Sat. June 8 & 9


Cultural Journal

FJK Dance at the Hudson River Museum
FJK Dance will be performing “UnTold” at the Hudson River Museum Free summer Amphitheater program on July 14, 2018 starting 8 pm.
Enjoy a special preview of UnTold where visual art and contemporary dance intersect in a multimedia performance installation, directed by Fadi J. Khoury in collaboration with award-winning music producer/composer Hossam Ramzy.
For further information, kindly check the following link.
The Hudson River Museum is located at 511 Warburton Avenue Yonkers, NY 10701.

The 41st Annual Lebanese Heritage Days Festival in Easton

The Maronite Catholic Church, Our Lady of Lebanon, of Easton is organizing the 41st Annual Lebanese Heritage Day Festival in Easton, Pennsylvania, on August 4 and 5, 2018.

The Festival was established in 1978 to recognize and commemorate the rich traditions of the Lebanese-American community in Easton.

In addition to authentic food and sweets, the Festival will feature folk dancing, music children’s activities, games and raffle.

For more information, kindly contact the church at (610) 252-5275, or check the followinglink.

The Festival will take place at the church grounds at 55 South 4th street and Ferry Street, Easton, PA 18042.

The 44th Annual Lebanese Festival “Mahrajan” in Lawrence

St. Anthony Maronite Church of Lawrence is organizing the 44th Annual Lebanese Festival “Mahrajan” on August 31 and September 1& 2, 2018.

The Festival will feature live entertainment, folkloric dance, raffles and homemade Lebanese cuisine.

For more information, please call (978) 685-7233 or check the following link.

The Festival will take place at 145 Amesbury Street, Lawrence, MA 01841.

Arabic Language Courses at the Lebanese American University in NYC

The Lebanese American University New York Headquarters and Academic Institute/ SINARC is offering Arabic language courses at its midtown Manhattan facility. The spring semester will start January 15 until April 20, 2018, the summer semester will start June 11 until Jul 20, 2018.

SINARC offers every level – elementary, intermediate, advanced, and Lebanese Dialect. It also offers private courses for individuals or small groups with specific needs and goals, at affordable rates.

Instructors are native speakers with many years of teaching experience, specializing in reading, writing, and verbal communication. Classes are held on evenings and weekends, providing students and working professionals with convenient times and options to fit their schedules. Courses taken for academic credit are transferrable to students’ home institutions.

For further information and registration, kindly contact SINARC Institute / 212.203.4333 or on the following link

The LAU NYC academic center is located at 211 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017.

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