KOMITAS: A CANADIAN TRIBUTE
available to watch online now!
The Amici ensemble and pianist Serouj Kradjian presented a Canadian tribute to the 150th birthday of Komitas at Koerner Hall in Toronto, Canada on October 25th.
The entire performance is available to be live-streamed at
It is very well put together and moving!
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9th
ARMENIAN COOKING CLASS - 9 AM
This year there will be 9 cooking classes at St. John’s Church (7825 W. Layton Avenue, Greenfield). The class on November 9 will teach “The Art of Armenian Appetizers” This is a hands on cooking class where you taste what you have prepared when you are done. Class fee is $20 per session - or for the whole series you can pay $140. Make sure to RSVP to Harry Cherkinian at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jan at email@example.com. Other classes on Dec.7, Jan. 18, Feb. 15, March 14, April 18, May 16 and June 13.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10th
ARF DAY DINNER
The Racine “Marzbed" committee of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation will be hosting their annual ARF day dinner in honor of the 129th anniversary of the ARF, following church services at St. Hagop Church (4100 N. Newman Rd, Racine). All are invited for a lunch of lule kebab, pilaf and salad. For more information, contact Zohrab at firstname.lastname@example.org
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19 - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22nd
CHOIR and DEACONS Workshop
There will be a workshop for choir and deacons held at St. Mesrob Armenian Church (4605 Erie St., Racine). Featuring Director of Sacred Music Education Fr. Mamigon Kiledjian. All are welcome, more details to come. Contact Fr. Avedis for more details.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2019, 12:00pm - 5:00 pm
St. Hagop Ladies Auxiliary’s Armenian HOLIDAY FOOD FAIR
Featuring lulled kebab, pilaf, katah, choreg, dzyloogs, hammous, penerlee (cheese puffs), karma, lajmajoon, sari bourma, pakhlava, khurabia and many other Armenian Delicacies. Dine in or carry out! Will take place at St. Hagop Church, 4100 Newman Rd., Racine.
Since lahmajoon will be sold by the dozen or individually, anyone wanting to pre-order lahmajoon ($25 a dozen) can contact Roselyn Mikaelian on cell 262-412-4599 between 9 am-12p or at home 262-681-2753 after noon. Orders must be in before October 20th.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28nd
The Racine Armenian Coalition, Inc, sponsors of the annual Racine golf outing, are pleased to invite the parishioners of St Hagop, St Mesrob and the Milwaukee area Armenian churches, along with all others who would like to attend, to a Thanksgiving Day meal, to take place in the St Hagop church hall. There is no charge. Doors will open at 12:00 pm with mezze, refreshments, tavloo…. The meal will be served at approximately 2:00 pm. Sign up sheets will be posted at both Racine churches, or sign up can take place with a call to one of the telephone numbers listed below. Those who attend are welcome to bring a dish to pass, if they choose. All are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to be donated to the Racine County Food Bank. Transportation for those unable to drive will be provided upon request. For more information, please call
John Buchaklian (262) 672-0675 or Nick Akgulian (262) 498-9480
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7th
ARMENIAN COOKING CLASS - 9 AM
This year there will be 9 cooking classes at St. John’s Church (7825 W. Layton Avenue, Greenfield). The class on December 7 will teach “Holiday Baking: Cookies and other treats.” This is a hands on cooking class where you taste what you have prepared when you are done. Class fee is $20 per session - or for the whole series you can pay $140. Make sure to RSVP to Harry Cherkinian at email@example.com or Jan at firstname.lastname@example.org. Other classes on Jan. 18, Feb. 15, March 14, April 18, May 16 and June 13.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13th
PIANIST HAYK MELIKYAN, 7:30 pm
Hayk Melikyan will be giving a piano recital at the Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL 60201. Tickets are $20 for 12 and under, and $50 for adults (tickets purchased after 12/6 are $60). There is free onsite parking and a reception to follow with light hors d’oeurves. Go to https://www.soar-us.org/event/hayk-melikyan-in-chicago/ to buy tickets. Proceeds benefit the SOAR (Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief) Christmas parties.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 18th
ARMENIAN COOKING CLASS - 9 AM
This year there will be 9 cooking classes at St. John’s Church (7825 W. Layton Avenue, Greenfield). The class on January 18 will teach “After the Holidays: Armenian Vegetarian Dishes” This is a hands on cooking class where you taste what you have prepared when you are done. Class fee is $20 per session. Make sure to RSVP to Harry Cherkinian at email@example.com or Jan at firstname.lastname@example.org. Other classes on Feb. 15, March 14, April 18, May 16 and June 13.
TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE
January 17 & 18, 2020
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra featuring Sergei Babayan, piano
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra will be performing a concert titled “Russian Festival: Pictures at an Exhibition” at Uihlein Hall (929 N. Water St. MIlwaukee). Director Ken-David Masur will conduct pieces by Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Schnittke, and Mussorgsky (arr. Gorchakov). Sergei Babayan is a graduate of the Moscow Conservatory and teaches at the Julliard School. For tickets go to www.mso.org
TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE
March 13-15, 2020
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra conducted by Peter Oundjian
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra will be performing a concert titled “Beethoven Five” at Uihlein Hall (929 N. Water St. Milwaukee). Pieces include: Rachmaninoff Isle of the Dead, Debussy Premier Rhapsody, Bernstein Sonata for Clarinet, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5. Peter Oundjian is the conductor of the Toronto Symphony and will be leading the MSO in this concert. For tickets go to www.mso.org
Arzruni Concert Recorded
If you were unable to make it to the Sahan Arzruni concert last month in South Milwaukee, you can check out an interview with him and his music on WMSE radio: Click this link https://www.wmse.org/program/blues-drive/ and change the “show date” to 9/28/18. About 30 minutes into the show you’ll be able to hear the music and interview.
Pins are still available which you can order from this website.
If you have questions click on the link:
email@example.com or stop by the office after church.
Purchase THE PROMISE on Blu-ray/DVD
Survival Pictures is donating 100% of the proceeds from home release sales of The Promise to organizations devoted to Armenian Genocide education initiatives. By following these two links (for Amazon and iTunes), sales and proceeds can be redirected to the designated Armenian charities. Purchasing it without using these links will NOT provide the same benefit. Hopefully you were able to see this at the theaters and can add it to your home library!
Retiree Club at St. Mesrob’s in Racine, WI, every Thursday from 1-3:30pm.
Contact Armen for more info.
A message from the Armenian Relief Society
In view of the attacks on September 30, 2016, on Armenian populated areas of Aleppo, which resulted in the death of five members of that already stricken community, the Armenian Relief Society expresses its deep sorrow, extending its condolences to their families.
To this end, we appeal to our community and friends to take part in our ongoing humanitarian efforts with contributions to the ARS Syrian-Armenian Relief programs. Your participation, at this hour, is essential to keep the momentum of our emergency relief efforts to a community which must, with all means, survive these tragic circumstances.
For donations, please visit: https://www.classy.org/campaign/ars-syrian-armenian-relief-fund/c97739
Thank you for your continued support of this ongoing effort.
Tax deductible contributions can also be sent to:
ARS Racine Soseh Chapter
4100 N. Newman Rd.
Racine, WI 53406
Fellowship is held after every service in our church office (no steps to climb!) Please stop by afterwards for a cup of coffee and home-made snacks. Feel free to bring a snack to share, if you like.
Please remember to pay your membership dues.
Dues must be paid by December 31, 2019
**All donations and dues are tax deductable.**
Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org