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For events marked (#), contact Irini Kyriazanou or Marina Stergiou of DEPAP at Paros Town Hall (22840-22860) for further info.
For IWOP (International Women’s Organization of Paros) contact Vicki (English speaking) on 694-484-0089 or Silvia 22840-22983 (German speaking).
Nov (dates not yet decided) - the Naoussa Women’s Group will be organizing some seminars on embroidery and cross-stitch. Info: Eleftheria 22840-51402.
8 Nov - 10am ‘Taxiarchion’ (Archangels) celebration at the little church in the Agora, Paroikia.
9 Nov - Mass at Ekatontapiliani for Aghia Theoktisti - Paros’s patroness. Around 10am procession around Paroikia.
9-11 Nov - Blood donation on Fri 9th (9am-1pm & 5-8.30pm) at the Medical Station in Naoussa and on Sat 10th (8.30am-1pm & 5-8.30pm) and Sun 11th (9am-1pm & 5-9pm) at the Health Centre in Paroikia. If you want to donate, get an early night, don’t drink or take any pills. Info: 22840-22500.
10-19 Nov - Naoussa Women’s Group excursion to Bulgaria, Romania and the Black Sea. Info: Eleftheria 22840-51402.
11 Nov - Ag. Minas. Festival at the monastery in Marathi.
17 Nov - Anniversary of the “Polytechnio” - the 1973 sit-in at the Athens Polytechnic which led to the fall of the military dictatorship in 1974. Annual “Dromos Eleftherias” (Road of Freedom) races with participation of Paros and Antiparos school children starting from the square in Aliki at 3pm. Info: Maria 22840-91588 or Yannis 22840-91474.
18-27 Nov - Marpissa Women’s Group excursion to Egypt including Cairo, Alexandria and a Nile Cruise. Info: Katerina 22840-42195, 22840-41239.
21 Nov - Feast of the Presentation of the Virgin at the Monastery of Holy Mary Kondiani, Archilochos.
22 Nov - Thanksgiving Day (U.S.).
24 Nov - 4pm - IWOP Talk by nutritional writer Sarah Dobbyn at Tao’s Center, Ambelas. Subject: “The most fascinating things I have learned about health and nutrition... that I wish I had known 10 or 20 years ago”. Info: Sarah 693-858-0717.
24 Nov - 7pm - Opening of Angelika Vaxevanidou’s exhibition (24th & 25th only) at orangedoor gallery. See page 6.
25 Nov - day of remembrance for the National Resistance between 1941 and 1944 (Eortasmos Ethnikis Antistatis). 10am Mass at the Ekatontapyliani, followed by a speech by Maria Navpliotou, member of the local resistance movement, the laying of wreaths in Paroikia, reading of names of the dead and one moment’s silence. Info: 22840-24750. Also commemoration celebrations at Ag.Giorgios, Antiparos. Info: 22840-61570.
28 Nov - 7pm - IPAC meeting at Peter & Heidi’s home. Info: Peter 22840-23368, www.ipac.gr. See page 6.
29/30 Nov - Celebration at the Monastery of Ag. Andreas near Naoussa.
and in December
4-8 Dec - “Walking Through Walls” workshop with Nissim Amon and end of season party on the 8th at Tao’s. See page 5.
and throughout November:
Orthodox Church Services at the Ekatontapyliani - daily 7.30-8.30am Orthros (matins) & Esperinos (vespers) 5-6pm. Sat 7.30-9am, Sun 7-10am Liturgy (main service). Info: 22840-21243.
Christian fellowship - in homes, Sundays 10-12am. Songs/hymns, videos in English, Bible reading in English, German, French, Dutch/Flemish. Info: 22840-42358.
Catholic Mass - every Sunday with Father Manolis Remoundos from Naxos at 5pm at Ag. Antonios (Franco Monastery), Paroikia. Info: 22850-22470. Also at 6pm on 11 & 25 Nov in English, German & other languages at Ag. Giorgios, Naoussa. Info: 22840-28386, 697-381-4666. See www.geocities.com/catholicparos.
Yoga Classes (mornings) at Karate School behind Archilochos Hall, Paroikia with Irana Fouroulis. Info: 693-737-5694.
Dance Classes - Funk/Hip Hop/Jazz for adults and children at the Ballet School, Livadia, Paroikia. Info: Lisa 694-245-8477 or 22840-22816.
Tai Chi & Chi-Kung classes, Zazen, Zen Stories & Lessons, Meditation, Yoga and Life Management sessions with Zen Master Nissim Amon at the Tao’s Center, Ambelas. Info: 22840-28882 and see www.taos-greece.com.
Deutschsprachiger Stammtisch im Cafe Distrato, Paroikia (in der Strasse vom Aegeancenter) unter dem grosse Baum am 2e Dienstag jedem Monat 11:00. Info: Inge 694-6631991.
Swimming & sailing lessons for kids - organized by NOP (Navtikos Omilos Parou). Info: 22840-21800, www.paros-sailing.gr.
Greek Dancing Lessons - by the Music, Dance & Theatrical Group of Naoussa for adults and children at their hall in Naoussa (next to Aliprantis butcher on the ringroad). Also theatrical and choral departments. Info: 22840-52284, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- by the Folkdance Group of Naoussa (XON) for adults & children, above the Gymnasio, Naoussa. Info: 22840-52971, email email@example.com
- by the Municipal Dance Group for adults & children at the “Kentro Neotitos”, ringroad Paroikia (near to IKA office)#
Tennis Lessons for children ages 7 and up. Info: Ines 693-650-3236.
Painting Lessons - for adults & children, at the Municipal Art Workshop in Kamares (on the back road to Naoussa). Lessons in painting, drawing, sculpture & icon painting. Info: Dimitra Chanioti 694-526-6784.
Music Lessons - (piano, guitar, violin, bouzouki, music theory, choir and pre-school Orff department) for children at the Municipal Music School. Info: Angeliki 22840-22038.
Women’s Choir - the Naoussa Women’s Group begin their winter rehearsals this month. Info: Eleftheria 22840-51402.
Sunrise - Sunset
7 Nov - 0649 - 1716
14 Nov - 0656 - 1710
21 Nov - 0704 - 1706
28 Nov - 0711 - 1703
Last Qtr - New Moon - 1st Qtr - Full Moon
1 Nov - 9 Nov - 17 Nov - 24 Nov