NOVEMBER 2017 Armenian events in NY/NJ/CT and Eastern US

Armenians in Banking & Finance and Armenian Bar Association Cocktail Reception at Byblos Restaurant by Armenians in Banking & Finance click to register

FRIDAY NOVEMER 3 - Comedy night: Get tix at New York Comedy Club this Friday night at 7pm! Two Armenians on the line-up, Gabriel Killian (comedian) and Katlyn Chookagian (UFC fighter)

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 3 - Movie Night and Pajama Party in NJ - reserve at:

NOVEMBER 4 - AESA NY-NJ 8th Annual Banque - additional details are at their FB page

NOVEMBER 4 - ArmenChik is coming to NJ for Homenetmen Eastern Region's 40th Anniversary Dinner Dance - Mahwah, NJ

NOVEMBER 4 - in MA - Armenian Youth Connect: FB event page:

NOVEMBER 5 - Shnorhali Fall Extravaganza
The Shnorhali Choir invites everyone to an evening of dinner and entertainment on Sunday, November 5 at 5pm in Kalustyan Hall of Holy Martyrs Armenian Church. Donation: $40 per person, children under 12: $15. RSVP to Meline at 917-331-2077 or Hilda at 917-561-6336.

NOVEMBER 5 - ARENI Ghapama annual Armenian Thanksgiving Harvest

SUNDAY NOVEMBER5-in NJ - Women's Health and Wellness

Wednesday NOVEMBER 8 - Annual Orthodox Prayers for the United Nations community - all are welcome: this year it's hosted by the Greek Orthodox Cathedral - details and RSVP at:

NOVEMBER 10 Armenia Fund USA event at Ruben Museum

Saturday, NOVEMBER 11 - Taline & Friends in New York at Holy Martyrs - 2:00 PM - 5:00 PMfor details check the FB pageTaline Concert to entertain our children. Don’t miss out on an afternoon of fun, laughter and lots of singing. Show times are 2pm and 5pm. Tickets are $30 per person if purchased by October 31 and $35 per person afterwards. Please RSVP to Shoushan at 516-876-0865 or or Lara at 917-951-7287 or

Tuesday November 7
- at Zohrab Center: and Armenian Deacon Dr. Christopher Sheklian will deliver a lecture at 7pm: Sharagans in the City: Being Armenian in Istanbul Today.

November 11 and 12 9th Annual Art of Hovnanian School in NJ:

Sunday NOVEMBER 12 at Holy Martyrs Armenian Church in Bayside, NY - come to church and attend after badarak during fellowship hour ACYOA Breakfast and Holy Land Presentation. The ACYOA Juniors will be serving a breakfast of basterma, soujuk and omelets in the church auditorium. $10 donation per person. Refreshments and dessert included.
During the breakfast, Brian Sarafyan, the newly-elected ACYOA Seniors Chairman, will make a presentation about his experience as a participant in this past summer's Diocesan youth pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Brian was sponsored by Holy Martyrs to attend. Please come and support our ACYOA Juniors and Seniors.

Sunday, NOVEMBER 12
at St. Thomas, Tenefly, NJ - Taline & Friends "Let's Sing & Dance" Concert/Party

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 16 in NJ - On Tuesday, November 14, the North Jersey community will have a chance to hear Dr. Khatchig Mouradian and Houry Panian Boyamian present Goodbye, Antoura: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide.
Karnig Panian’s memoir recounts his life in an orphanage run by the Turkish government in Lebanon. The orphanage was another project of the Armenian Genocide: its administrators, some benign and some cruel, sought to transform the children into Turks by changing their Armenian names, forcing them to speak Turkish, and erasing their history.
Karnig was among nearly 1,000 Armenian and 400 Kurdish children who were found by aid workers at the end of the war. They had been abandoned by the Turkish administrators and left to survive at the orphanage without adult care. He grew up to become an educator and vice-principal at Djemaran, the Armenian Lyceum, based in Beirut, Lebanon.
His memoir, Goodbye, Antoura, offers the extraordinary story of what he endured in those years—as his people were deported from the village of Gurin. He paints a painfully rich and detailed picture of the lives and agency of Armenian orphans during the darkest days of World War I and how humanity, once denied, can be reclaimed.
The forward is written by Dr. Vartan Gregorian. The introduction is written by Dr. Keith Watenpaugh. He is the director of human rights studies at UC Davis. He holds a PhD in Moddern Middle Eastern History.
Houry Panian Boyamian is the author’s daughter and principal of St. Stephen’s Armenian Elementary School in Watertown.
Dr. Khatchig Mouradian is the Nikit and Eleanora Ordjanian Visiting Professor at Columbia University and the coordinator of the Place and Memory Project at the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights at Rutgers University. He also serves as adjunct professor in the Philosophy Department at Worcester State University in Massachusetts. He holds a PhD in history from the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University and a graduate certificate in Conflict Resolution from UMass Boston.

Thursday November 16- Armenians in Film: 6 Short Films at Francesca Beale Theater. The Film Society of Lincoln Center at 7pm:
To purchase tickets

Thursday NOVEMBER 16
: The official launch of our new not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization "Life is Music, Music is Life". Ruthann-Turekian-Drewitz is pleased to be a Board Member of this organization. The founder of LIMMIL is Nevart Zeronian, an accomplished concert pianist and teacher, who feels that every child should have the opportunity to explore their creative potential through music. Their mission is to provide scholarships for lessons to underprivileged children who have a passion for music. This will be a fun and inspiring evening! Food, raffles and live performances!
For more details and reservation please see the flyer:

NOVEMBER 16 - Armenia Tree Project event

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 19 - Food Fair and BookTique Holiday gifts shopping. Come to morning badarak and stay for the food fair. Entertainment. Hot lunch will be available for $12 per person.

November 18 - Tekeyan's 70th Anniversary Celebration: : Platinum Gala


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