TRADE WITH AFRICA WEBINAR
The Hellenic-African Chamber of Commerceand Development are hosting a Doing Business with Africa webinar for Greek businesses exporting to African countries following the COVID-19 pandemic. Will include MrExportToAfrica and Greek embassy officials in North Africa.
When: 14 July, 2pm (Greece time)
PENNY MARATHON 2020
The Ninth Penny Marathon an animal welfare fundraiser will be one with a difference. Thanks to COVID-19, participants are invited to send videos and photos of their fitness activities to the organisers. Registration to this year’s event is a symbolic commitment.
When: Sunday, 12 July.
Online platforms: Post photos and videos to #pennymarathon2020 or email/Drop Box footage to email@example.com
Info: Penny Marathon Facebook page
INFORMED LENS SERIES
The Food for Thought Network continues to support women throughout COVID-19 pandemic with their interactive Closed Facebook platform GREEK AUSTRALIAN WOMEN AND FRIENDS AROUND THE WORLD and their weekly free zoom sessions. The network has invited two remarkable women, Professor Vasso Papadopoulos and Cr Georgina Papafotiou both living in the West to give an insider’s view of their experiences residing and working in some of Victoria’s worst COVID-19 hot spots.
When: Sunday 12 July 5.00 -7.00 pm
Tickets and info: Trybooking
SETTLEMENT SERVICES FOR NEWLY ARRIVED PEOPLE
In an effort to support the newly-arrived immigrants settle and find job opportunities in their new home, Pronia is continuing the project “Settlement Services for Newly-Arrived People” online, with morning and afternoon English language workshops.
There will be separate classes for people with intermediate, limited and no English language knowledge.
Info: Contact Pronia on 03 9388 9998
GREEK CYPRIOT YOUTH OF MELBOURNE
Membership applications for GCYM are now live. The organisation promotes shared Cypriot and Greek culture and creates a platform for youth to socialise with the community
Contact: tinyurl.com/joincypriotyouth or email: cy.apostolosandreas@gmail
LIVE ONLINE CULTURAL WORKSHOPS
Join series of free online workshops that celebrate the diverse arts and crafts of Victoria’s multicultural communities hosted by the Victorian Multicultural Commission. The workshops are also suitable for older primary school and secondary school learners.
When: Throughout July
Contact: Telephone (03) 7005 1267; or email: firstname.lastname@example.org to get a programme and register for each event
LIVE COMEDY PRODUCTION
The Greek Stage Theatre presents four performances of the comedy Ζωή Μετά Χαμηλών Πτήσεων (Living Flying Low / Flying Through Life Grounded) by the anonymous Greek playwright Arkas, every Saturday in July.
Where: Greek Orthodox Community of New South Wales premises, 206-210 Lakemba Street, Lakemba
When: 6pm every Saturday in July (11,18 and 25)
Contact: 0450 724 600
Tickets: $35 including meal
Social distancing rules apply
Greek lessons for adults via Zoom or small classes organised at Greek Bilingual Workshop.
When: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Beginners to advanced intermediate. Reading groups, conversation and vocabulary. Skype lessons available
Costs: Group lessons from $25; $65 at the bookshop, $75 from home
When: Lessons held Mondays, Tuesdays Wednesdays
Where: Online or 837 New Canterbury Rd, Dulwich Hill
Contact: email@example.com or call 0400 436 079
Achbishop Makarios of Australia will be paying his first official visit to St Nicholas Church. The service will be live streamed on Facebook and a limit of 100 people will be allowed in the Church. A special luncheon will be held at the Olympus Room at the Hellenic Club.
When: 5 July
Where: St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Wentworth Ave & Telopea Park, Kingston
Paid Luncheon: $80 per person, Hellenic Club
GREEK FESTIVAL (ST PANTELEIMON)
The Kalymnian Brotherhood Darwin and the Greek Orthodox Community North Australia (GOCNA) and the Cyprus Community are holding a Festival to celebrate the Feast of St Panteleimon. Food, drink and dance, children’s activities
Where: Kalymnian Brotherhood, 64 Batten Road, Marrara
When: Saturday, 25 July, starting at 10:00am until late