November: Ploughing and planting begins with the first rains (which also bring snails and mushrooms).
Tai Chi classes at the Gym in Paroikia (Livadia). Cost is 8,000 drs per month. Classes Mon & Wed eve at 9pm. Call Nikos on 41652 or 0944-862187 (speak Greek).
Yoga classes given by Oona Giesen in Aliki. For details ring 92042 e.mail: email@example.com.
Greek lessons for beginners & advanced, Italian lessons for beginners at the Kastro Bazaar. Call Kristel on 24964.
Anna Verbeek, a well-known artist on the island, is starting a new water-colour painting course for beginners every Monday from 9.30 to 12.00 at the Aghios Athanasios Hall in Naoussa. Cost is 22,000 drs. for 10 lessons. Call Anna on 29002 for info.
If you are interested in learning about meditation and Buddhism, there is a winter program at 5.00pm every Saturday. Call 92043 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further info.
Friday night is music night at the Rakidio in Drios - if you play an instrument or sing - come along and join the unplugged and unrehearsed concerts. Call Georgos on 42181 for info.
3rd Nov - 3pm Intl. Women’s Group Meeting at Thea Taverna, Mesada. Topic: Women’s Health - Dr Betty Mooney. Call 42092 for info.
8th Nov - ‘Taxiarchion’(the Archangels) celebration at the little church in the Agora - 10.00am Procession around Paroikia.
9th Nov - Mass at Ekatontapiliani for Aghia Theoktisti - Paros’s patroness. 10.00am Procession around Paroikia; shops close during procession.
10th Nov - 3pm Intl. Women’s Group Meeting at Bimbo, Naoussa. Topic: Creche. Info 42092.
11th Nov - Ag. Minas. Festival at the Monastery in Marathi.
11th Nov - 8pm - End of Season & Farewell Party at Krikeli Taverna - see front page.
13-14th Nov - Blood donation (AIMO¢O™IA) at the Health Centre in Paroikia between the hours of 8.00am and 8.00pm (with a break around 2-5pm). If you want to donate, get an early night, don’t drink or take any pills.
17th Nov - Polytechnio School Holiday. Public offices close early. This is the anniversary of the sit-in at the Athens Polytechnic which led to the fall of the dictatorship. In Athens a march takes place ending at the American Embassy.
17th Nov - 3pm Intl. Women’s Group Meeting at Delight Studio, Antiparos. Topic: Creative energy healing. Info 42092.
24th Nov - 3pm Intl. Women’s Group Meeting at Silvia Lubitz’ house. Topic: Our 2nd anniversary and our projects (Health Centre support, Creche, Christmas Bazaar, Library, Millennium Celebrations). Info Silvia on 22983.
and in December ...
1st Dec - Intl. Women’s Group Meeting - 3pm at Afentakis Hotel, Marpissa. Topic: Personal Development. Info Angelica on 23293.