Food, Fun and Fellowship at the Trinity Family Festival, Opening of Church Schools
Sep 9, 2018
Everyone is invited for a day of fantastic food,
fabulous music, fun, family and friends!
Always an anticipated event on the fall calendar, the Trinity Family Festival will be held on Sunday, September 9, on the beautiful grounds of the Church, beginning at 12:00 noon. Co-chairing the Festival Committee are David Dorian and Richard Diranian, who invite everyone to come ready for a day of fun and fellowship. "Our Trinity Family Festival is always a wonderful afternoon as parishioners and friends come together to kick off the fall season with delicious food, great music, and especially the camaraderie that day offers as we reconnect with family and friends after the summer hiatus," state Dave and Richard.
Delicious mouth-watering Armenian food will include dinners of lamb shish kebab, losh kebab and chicken kebab and will be available throughout the afternoon as well as an a la carte menu, take-out meals, beverages, Armenian coffee and a variety of pastries and desserts. There will be lots of activities for children including the popular Moon Walk all afternoon. For your listening and dancing pleasure, enjoy Armenian music by the Greg Krikorian Ensemble featuring Greg Krikorian, oud and vocals; George Righellis and Kevin Magarian, guitar and vocals; Mark Der Mugrditchian, clarinet; Charles Dermenjian, dumbeg; and Steve Surabian, tambourine.
And new this year, is Holy Trinity's Gourmet Shack featuring many seasonal items for your enjoyment.
The Ancient Tradition of the Blessing of the "Madagh" will take place at 4:00 p.m., followed by the Raffle drawing for cash prizes. This year's raffle prizes are $1,000, first prize; $300, second prize; and $200, third prize. Tickets are $5 each, 6 for $25 or 12 for $50, and can be obtained by calling the Holy Trinity Church office, 617.354.0632, or buying on the day of the Festival.
Opening of Church Schools
Holy Trinity's Armenian and Sunday Schools will kick-off the 2018-2019 year on the morning of Sunday, September 9, with registration for both schools at 10:15 a.m., in the Peter Adamian Hall of the Church complex. We look forward to the return of our current students and to warmly welcoming new ones.
Sunday School classes, which will start on September 9, meet weekly from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, in the Peter Adamian Hall. The Sunday School program, which ranges in grades from Pre-School through 12, is open to all children and youth, ages 3 to 17. To be eligible for Sunday School, a child must be 3 years of age by September 1, 2018, and toilet-trained. Parents may register their child(ren) on Opening Day on September 9, or request a registration form and submit prior to the first day of classes. For further information regarding the Sunday School program, please contact Yn. Arpi Kouzouian, Sunday School Superintendent, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call the Church Office.
The Armenian School program is for children ages 3 through 17, and meets weekly on Sunday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., for students registered in the Sunday School, and from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., for students registered in the Armenian School only. The goal of the program is to introduce the children to the Armenian language, history and culture. During the school year, there are lessons in singing, painting and dancing. Classes are taught in Eastern Armenian in three grade levels: beginner, intermediate and advanced. Armenian School classes will begin on Sunday, September 16. For further information about the Armenian School program, please contact Naira Balagyozian, Armenian School Director, at email@example.com, or call 617.842.6552.