- Sunday, November 13, 2016: The annual HAPS
General Assembly meeting will be held at
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral in San
Francisco from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Dr. Tikey Zes will
deliver a presentation about Byzantine music. A tour
of the new Annunciation sanctuary will be given. The
HAPS annual business meeting will take place.
- Sunday, February 9, 2017: Annual Greek Letters
Day Celebration at Annunciation Greek Orthodox
Cathedral in San Francisco. Beginning at 10:00 a.
m. with Divine Liturgy and Artoclasia Honoring
Scholars. The Greek Letters Day Luncheon will
follow at 1:00 p.m. Ticket price to be announced.
The 2017 AXION Award may be presented. College
scholarships ($1,000 each) may be presented. To
attend the luncheon, please remit your check payable
to the "Hellenic American Professional Society" to
Jason Bezis, 3661-B Mosswood Drive, Lafayette, CA
94549-3509. Reservations also may be made by
phone or e-mail, with payment presented at the event.
Call: (925) 962-9643. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Friday, August 26, 2011, 6pm: An Evening at the
Hellenic Heritage Museum with a movie screening
of "The Promise of Tomorrow: The story of early
Greek Immigrants 1940 - 1960". See flyer here.
- Saturday, May 21, 2011, 7:30pm: Rebetiki Vradia,
featuring George Mylordos and his band, Menlo Park,
CA with the Greek American Professional Women's
Society. See flyer here.
- Friday, April 15, 2011, 7:30pm: Agia Sophia and
the Aesthetics of the Sea, Stanford University,
Building 300, Room 300, featuring a presentation by
Bissera Pentcheva, Professor of Art and Art History,
Stanford University with the Stanford University
Modern Greek Language and Culture. See flyer here.
- Sunday, February 13, 2011, 1pm: 34th Annual
Greek Letters Day Celebration, Holy Trinity Greek
Orthodox Church, San Francisco. Honoring Dr. Maria
Mavroudi and Marina V. Moustakas with the AXION
award and Anthoula Vlachos with the scholarship.
Flyer available here. Program available here. See
pictures on facebook here.
- Friday, January 21, 2011, 6:30pm: Vassilopita,
Cocktails, and Conversation, JW Marriott, Union
Square, joint with BAGABA, HLA, and CMGS-SFSU.
See the flyer here.
- Sunday, October 17, 2010, 3-6pm: Wine Tasting,
Cladis Residence, San Carlos, CA. See flyer here
and view pictures from the event online on facebook
- Saturday, March 13, 2010, 7pm: Greek Poetry
and Song, From Homer to the Present with Dr.
Apostolos Athanassakis from University of California
at Santa Barbara at Stanford University. Flyer
- Sunday, February 14, 2010, 1pm: Greek Letters
Day at Ascension Greek Orthodox Cathedral
Cathedral, Oakland, CA. You can see the program by
clicking here and pictures of the event by clicking
here. There is also a 2 page article on the event in the
July 2010 Hellenic Journal, available online here.
- Saturday, December 12, 2009, 3pm: Christmas
Party at the Stamatakis home, Piedmont. See
pictures of the event by clicking here.
- Saturday, October 24, 2009, 10:00am: General
Assembly Meeting at Holy Trinity Church, San
Francisco, with Dr. Gail Holst-Warhaft, Director of
Mediterranean Studies Initiative, Cornell University,
speaking on "From Markos to Mikis: Theodorakis and
the Transformation of the Rembetika". See pictures
of the event here.
- Sunday, May 16, 2009, 6:00pm: Reception and
Awards Presentation in Honor of Consul General
Xenia Stefanidou at Annunciation Cathedral, San
Francisco. Joint with the Friends of the Consul
- Friday, May 1, 2009, 7pm: Irene Kacandes Book
Reading of "Daddy's War" at Stanford University.
Irene Kacandes, Professor and Chair of German
Studies and Comparative Literature, Dartmouth
University. Joint with the Greek Language Culture
and Literature Program at Stanford and the Greek
American Professional Women’s Society.
- Saturday, March 21, 2009: General Assembly
Meeting at Holy Trinity Church, San Francisco
electing the 2009 - 2010 HAPS officers.
- Sunday, November 23, 2008, 3:00pm: General
Assembly Meeting at Holy Trinity Church, San
- Sunday June 15, 2008: HAPS Day at the Giants
with the Bay Area Greek American Business
- November 4, 2007 at 3:00 p.m.: HAPS General
Assembly Meeting at Holy Trinity, San Francisco,
"Greek Women in Positions of Power" by Consul
General of Greece Xenia Stefanidou. Read the
- September 12, 2007 (5:30 - 7:00): Networking
Event @ Parea Wine Bar (795 Valencia St., San
Francisco). Includes tastings for six outstanding
Greek wines and mezedes. (www.pareawinebar.com)
- May 5, 2007: Symposium for the Historical
Societies of the Metropolis of San Francisco
- February 11, 2007: Greek Letters Day at
Annunciation Cathedral, San Francisco.
- November 19, 2006: General Assembly and
Lecture on Nemea by Dr. Kim Shelton, U.C.
Berkeley, Director of the Nemea Center for Classical
- March 3, 2006: Happy Hour at Harry's Bar in San
Francisco with the Hellenic Law Society
- November 20, 2005: HAPS General Meeting and
Lecture on "The Birth of Science in Ancient Greece,"
presented by Eugenia Bertaldi, Lecturer on Ancient