Current events


MENK is a free online calendar of events and a weekly email notification system covering the Armenian communities of New England. It is maintained by Hamazkayin-Boston. To be included or deleted from our list or to post events on the calendar please send an email to tbadalian@aol.com. Access the calendar 24/7 via www.hamazkayin-boston.org or directly http://plus.calendars.net/MENK - your comments and suggestions are appreciated

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Thursday—08/06/2015

8pm

Jazz with Karen Kocharyan performing with Jazz Pianist Vahagn Hayrapetyan Trio

Special guest Armen Hyusnunts

@ FORSH CLUB, 3 Teryan St, Yerevan, Armenian

Vahagn Hayrapetyan - Piano

Armen Hyusnunts - Sax

Simon Dolmazyan – Bass

Karen Kocharyan - Drums

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Thursday—08/06/2015

Café Anoush at beautiful courtyard of ACEC

@ ACEC- 47 Nichols ave, Watertown, MA

Come and enjoy it!

See flyer for details

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Sunday—08/09/2015

12:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Annual Church Picnic

@ Saints Vartanantz Armenian Church, 180 Old Westford Rd., Chelmsford, MA

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Sunday—08/09/2015

Sts. Vartanantz Armenian Church in Providence annual picnic

12 noon to 6pm

@ Camp Haiastan, 722 Summer Street, Franklin, MA 02038

The blessing of madagh and grapes will take place at 3:30pm

Music by Michael Gregian Ensemble and special guest Joe Zeytoonian on oud

See flyer for details

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Sunday—08/09/2015

Begins at noon

Annual Church Picnic and Blessing of the Grapes

@ Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church, 635 Grove Street, Worcester, MA

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Thursday—08/13/2015

Café Anoush at beautiful courtyard of ACEC

@ ACEC- 47 Nichols ave, Watertown, MA

Come and enjoy it!

See flyer for details

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Friday—08/14/2015

8pm-11:59pm

Black Sea Salsa- Dan Teager's group returns to Ryles for summer time fun

@ Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire St., Cambridge, MA

$12-

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Saturday—08/15/2015

10:30 am

 Concert: “Scintillating Stars-Cosmos” by Hayg Boyadjian

@ Marriott Washington Wardman Park Hotel-Thurgood Hall, Washington, DC

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Saturday—08/15/2015

7 PM

Mediterranean Nights: drinks, food, hookah and cigars

21+

@ ACEC courtyard, 47 Nichols Ave, Watertown, MA

See flyer

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August 15th and 16th, 2015

Starts at 12:00noon both days!!!

Annual Picnic of The Saints Sahag and Mesrob Church of Providence, RI

See flyer for details

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Sunday—08/16/2015

12:30 pm

Holy Cross Armenian Catholic Church Summer Picnic

@ Holy Cross Armenian Catholic Church, 200 Lexington Street, Belmont, MA 02478

See flyer for details

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Sunday—08/16/2015

12 noon - 6pm (Rain or Shine). 

ARMENIAN FESTIVAL

Armenian Church of the Holy Resurrection of CT, 1910 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT

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Monday--08/17/2015

9am - 12pm

Vacation Bible School

@ the First Armenian Church, 380 Concord Ave.Belmont, MA

Donations welcome

Info 617-484-4779 or vbsbelmont@gmail.com

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Thursday August 20, 2015

Café Anoush at beautiful courtyard of ACEC

@ ACEC- 47 Nichols ave, Watertown, MA

Come and enjoy it!

See flyer for details

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Sunday—08/23/2015

12 noon to 5 pm

The Armenian Church at Hye Pointe in Haverhill MA annual picnic

Music by the Jason Naroian Ensemble

@ American Legion Farm, 1314 Main St., Haverhill MA (take Rte. 495 to Exit 51 B onto Rte. 125 N)

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Thursday August 27, 2015

Café Anoush at beautiful courtyard of ACEC

@ ACEC- 47 Nichols ave, Watertown, MA

Come and enjoy it!

See flyer for details

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Thursday—08/27/2015 [also see 09/10/2015 showing]

7:30PM

Screening of: 1915, the movie

@ Landmark Embassy theater, 16 Pine St, Waltham, MA

$15.00 General

IMPORTANT NOTE: the theater has agreed to screen this motion picture provided we sell 112 tickets by August 16th. You may purchase thickets starting July 20th

See details

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Monday—08/31/2015

Rescheduled Gregory Hintlian Memorial Golf Tournament

Sponsored by Holy Trinity Armenian Church of Greater Boston

@ Marlborough Country Club, Marlborough MA

9:30 am, registration; 11 am, “Shot Gun”

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Wednesday, 9/2/2015

12:30pm

Monthly Labyrinth Walk with Labyrinth Guild of New England

@ Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway, Boston

RSVP appreciated - info@ArmenianHeritagePark.org

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September 3-7, 2015

AYF-YOARF Olympic Games

Hosted by the Providence "Varantian" Chapter of the AYF-YOARF

@ Providence, RI

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Thursday—09/10/2015

7:30PM

Screening of 1915, the movie

This showing sponsored by the Tekeyan Cultural Association and the Armenian Mirror Spectator

@ Landmark Kendall Square Theater, Bldg. 1900 One Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA

IMPORTANT NOTE: the theater has agreed to screen this motion picture provided we sell 112 tickets by August 30th. You may purchase thickets starting August 03, 2015

$15.00 General

See details

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Friday—09/11/2015

7 PM Reception

8 PM Program

Conversing with My Sister

Ms. Salpi Ghazarian, Director of the Institute of Armenian Studies at the University of Southern California interviews her sister author Maral Boyadjian on her book “As the Poppies Bloomed” in an audience setting

Sponsored by:

Armenian Cultural Foundation

Armenian International Women’s Association

Amaras Art Alliance

@ Armenian Cultural Foundation, 441 Mystic Street, Arlington, MA

Free and open to the public

Read more.

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Saturday—09/12/2015

Armenian Women’s Welfare Association 100th Anniversary Gala

@ Boston Public Library, Boston, MA

See flyer for details

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Saturday--09/12/2015 
Armenian Independence Day Celebration Featuring Harout Pamboukjian
@ ACEC -47 Nichols Ave, Watertown, MA 

See flyer for details

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Sunday--09/13/2015

3:00-5:00 pm

Fundraiser: Artsakh Fund Village Expansion Project

Artsakh Fund is a project of the ACA Inc., a 501(c)3 organization

@ Lexington, MA – location TBA

$100 per person

Details coming

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Sunday--09/13/2015

St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church of N. Andover, MA ANNUAL PICNIC 

Featuring Music by:  John Berberian, Leon Janikian, Jason Naroian, and John Arzigian

See flyer for details

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Sunday--09/13/2015

12:00 noon-5:00 p.m.

TRINITY FAMILY FESTIVAL

@ Holy Trinity Armenian Church of Greater Boston, 145 Brattle Street, Cambridge MA

 See details

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Sunday—09/13/2015

12:30PM

St Stephen’s Church of Hartford-New Britain Annual Picnic 

@ Hiawatha Pavilion and Garmany Hall, Winding Trails, 50 Winding Trails Drive, Farmington, CT

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Monday—09/14/2015

St James Men’s Club Meeting

Speaker: Eric Bogosian, actor/writer. Will speak on his recent novel “Operation Nemesis”

@ St. James Armenian Church Charles Mosesian Cultural & Youth Center - Keljik Hall, Watertown, MA

Losh Kebab and Kheyma Dinner

Social Hour (mezza) 6:15 p.m.   Dinner 7:00 p.m.

$14 per person

Ladies are welcome

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Monday—09/14/2015

St. Stephen’s Armenian School and ACEC 20th Annual Golf Tounement

@ Framingham Country Club

See flyer for details

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Sunday--09/20/2015  

2-4pm

Sunday Afternoon at the Park for Families & Friends

Celebrating Traditions through Music & Dance with Greg Krikorian Ensemble and Apo Ashjian, Sayat Nova Dance Company

@ Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway, Boston, MA

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Thursday—09/24/2105

7 PM

Cigar Night

Sponsored by Knights of Vartan, Ararat Lodge

@ ACEC Nichols Ave, Watertown, MA

Details to follow

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Friday—09/25/2015

6:15

Hye Café with fellowship, fun and great food

@ St. James Armenian Church-- Charles Mosesian Cultural & Youth Center - Keljik Hall Watertown, MA

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Saturday--09/26/2015

10 AM registration/check in

11 AM Walk starts

4th Annual Walkathon in support of the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry

Starts at ACEC- 47 Nichols Ave, Watertown, MA

Ends at Watertown Square in the middle of the Town’s Annual Fair in the Square

See details

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Saturday--09/26/2015

6pm

Armenian Memorial Church's 100th Anniversary Celebration Banquet

@ Crown Plaza, 15 Middlesex Canal Park Road, Woburn, MA 01801

617 923-0498

Additional details forthcoming

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Saturday--09/26/2015

Armenian American Veterans of Lowell Sam Manoian Post #1

Menas G. Boghosian Scholarship Dinner/Dance

Featuring the Fabulous Jason Naroian Ensemble

@ Kazanjian Memorial Pavilion, Saints Vartanantz Armenian Church

180 Old Westford Rd. Chelmsford, MA

See flyer for details

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Sunday—09/27/2015

3:00pm

Commemorative Concert in recognition of the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

Works of composer Dianne Goolkasian Rahbee will be performed

@ Rivers School Conservatory in Weston, MA

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Thursday—10/01/2015

Afternoon

New Citizens' Welcome Reception Following the Naturalization Ceremony at Faneuil Hall

@ Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway, Boston, MA

Details forthcoming

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Saturday—10/03/2015

YerazArt Annual Benefit Dinner Reception and Concert

Details to follow

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Sunday—10/04/2015

3 PM

”Time Passes By” Dianne Goolkasian Rahbee’s commissioned orchestra work to be performed by Waltham Symphony Orchestra

@ Waltham High School, 617 Lexington Street, Waltham, MA    (Building at the top of the hill)

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Sunday—10/04/2015

12:00 to 5:00 PM

Armenian Church of the Holy Translators of Framingham Annul Picnic

Great food and band

@ 101 Summer Street Holliston, MA

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Sunday—10/04/2015

Armenian Business Network (ABN) Career Fair

Free of charge

For high school students, college students and young professionals

More information to follow

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Wednesday, 10/07/2015

12:30pm

Monthly Labyrinth Walk with Labyrinth Guild of New England

@ Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway, Boston

RSVP appreciated - info@ArmenianHeritagePark.org

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Friday and Saturday--October 16-17, 2015

ST. JAMES ARMENIAN CHURCH ANNUAL BAZAAR WATERTOWN, MA

Details to follow

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Sunday—10/18/2015

3:00 PM

Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) Presents

In collaboration with Friends of Armenian Culture Society (FACS)

Resilient Voices, 1915-2015

A concert commemorating the centennial of the Armenian Genocide

Music by Komitas, Hovhaness, Shostakovich and

Boston premiere of Tigran Mansurian's Requiem

Gil Rose, conductor

Nareh Arghamanyan, piano

@ Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, MA

Visit FACS website for updates

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Sunday—10/18/2015

3pm

Noune Karapetian, soprano -soloist in Elijah by Mendelssohn

With New Bedford Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

@ Zeiterion Performing Arts Center, 684 Purchase St, New Bedford, MA

More info to follow

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Sunday—10/18/2015

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Wine tasting to benefit the St. Stephen's School Class of 2016 Armenia Trip

 @ Osteria Nino Restaurant, 19 Third Ave, Burlington, MA

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Thursday--10/22/2015          

7:30pm

Honoring America’s Call to Action: Then & Now

2015 Najarian Lecture on Human Rights at Faneuil Hall, Boston, MA

Reception follows at the Millennium Bostonian Hotel

Endowed by George and Carolann S. Najarian, M.D., a public program of Armenian Heritage Foundation, sponsor of Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway, Boston

Stay tuned for special announcements

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Saturday—10/24/ 2015

Armenian Friends of America, Inc. Annual Dance

Featuring John Berberian, Mal Barsamian, Leon Janikian, Ken Kalajian, Jason Naroian, Paul Mooradian

@ DiBurro's Function Hall, Haverhill, MA

See flyer for details

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Saturday--10/24/2015

12 noon - 8 pm

First Armenian Church Annual Fall Bazaar

@ the Church Hall in Belmont, 380 Concord Ave., Belmont, MA

Info: 617-484-4779 or office@facbelmont.org

Details will be forthcoming

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October 29-30 at 8 pm, October 31 at 2 pm, November 5-7 at 8 pm.

Daybreak, a play by Joyce Van Dyke

@ The Balch Arena Theater, Tufts University

$10 Tufts ID/Seniors $10 on October 29

$15 General Public $1 on November 5

For tickets: 617-627-3493 or go to http://dramadance.tufts.edu/

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Sunday—11/01/2015

3 PM

Concert: Popular Songs by Armenian Composers

Performed by the Bostonians

- Noune Karapetian, Soprano

- Roselin Osser, Mezzo Soprano

- Michael Calmes, Tenor

- Philip Lima, Baritone

- William Merrill, Piano

Sponsored by the Composers Union of Armenia

Armenian Museum of America

Amaras Art Alliance

@ Armenian Museum of America, 60 Main Street, Watertown, MA

Free and open to the public

Reception to follow

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Friday—11/13/2015

6:15

Hye Café with fellowship, fun and great food

@ St. James Armenian Church-- Charles Mosesian Cultural & Youth Center - Keljik Hall Watertown, MA

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Saturday—11/14/2015

ARS Leola Sassouni Chapter's Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner

Presenting the Golden Voices of Opera – Victoria Avetisyan & Yeghishe Manucharyan

Details will follow soon

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Saturday—11/21/2015

An Evening with Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives

40 Years and Beyond

@ Scottish Rite Masonic (National Heritage) Museum – Lexington, MA

Details to follow

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Tuesday—11/24/2015

Armenian Business Network (ABN) Fall Networking Event

Free of charge

More information to follow

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Sunday—11/29/2015

Tsirani Folk Ensemble from Armenia performing live

Details to follow

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Friday and Saturday—12/4/2015 and 12/5/2015

TRINITY CHRISTMAS BAZAAR

@ Holy Trinity Armenian Church of Greater Boston, 145 Brattle St., Cambridge MA

Charles and Nevart Talanian Cultural Hall

Friday, 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Saturday, 10:00 am-7:00 pm

Details to follow.

For further information, please call the Holy Trinity Church Office, 617-354-0632, or email, office@htaac.org

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Sunday--12/20/2015

4-6pm

World Peace Candlelit Labyrinth Walk

@ Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway, Boston, MA

Details forthcoming

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Saturday—03/12/ 2016

St. Stephen’s Armenian Elementary School of Watertown, MA

30th Anniversary Celebration

Details to Follow