Dave and Gerry's Alonissos Island Information Site
 
April 2017

Wednesday 26th
Fun(d) Raising Group quiz at the Arhondostasi (Mary's Bar) at 7pm in the Old Village hosted by Jan.

Sunday 30th
Three hour master class on Cretan dances at the school gymnasium in Patitiri.  Ten euro per hour and time tba.

May 2017

Monday 1st
Labour Day and a public holiday in Greece.

Sunday 7th
Three hour master class on Cretan dances at the school gymnasium in Patitiri.  Ten euro per hour and time tba.

Wednesday 10th
Fun(d) Raising Group Spring Bazaar in the Community Centre in Patitiri opposite the church of Agia Paraskevi.  Times to follow.

Thursday 11th
Race night at the Corali (Comfy Chairs) bar in Patitiri hosted by Doug and Sara in aid of the Medical Centre.  Tme to be arranged.  Marianthi will be organising a raffle, also in aid of the Medical Centre, and raffle tickets can be bought up to and also on the night.

Wednesday 31st
1st Fun(d) Raising Group summer quiz at the Arhondostasi (Mary's Bar) at 7pm in the Old Village hosted by Dave and Gerry.

June 2017

Sunday 4th
Pentecost (Holy Spirit Day) celebrated in the Greek Orthodox church.

Alonissos Challenge Day with running and walking events starting from 8am on the harbour area of Patitiri.  Details to follow.

Monday 5th
Pentecost (Whit Monday) and a public holiday in Greece.

Wednesday 14th
2nd Fun(d) Raising Group summer quiz at the Arhondostasi (Mary's Bar) at 7pm in the Old Village hosted by Brian and Sue.

Wednesday 28th
3rd Fun(d) Raising Group summer quiz at a venue tba at 7pm hosted by John Atkinson.

July 2017

Saturday 8th
First day of the 3rd Alonissos Dance Festival.

Sunday 9th
Second day of the 3rd Alonissos Dance Festival.

Monday 10th
Final day of the 3rd Alonissos Dance Festival.

Wednesday 12th
4th Fun(d) Raising Group summer quiz with venue and hosts tba.

Wednesday 26th
Name day of Agia Paraskevi who is the patron saint of the island of Alonissos.

5th Fun(d) Raising Group summer quiz at a venue tba at 7pm hosted by Amanda and Paul.

August 2017

Wednesday 9th
6th Fun(d) Raising Group summer quiz with venue and hosts tba.

Tuesday 15th
Dormition of the Holy Virgin Mary (Panagia) in the Greek Orthodox church and a public holiday in Greece.  In the Old Village there will be a recreation of a traditional Alonissos wedding, starting in the village plateia opposite Taverna Panselinos, around 7pm.  Afterwards, in the village plateia, there will be Greek dancing and a live Greek band playing with free wine and freshly cooked goat with pasta available to buy.

Wednesday 23rd
7th Fun(d) Raising Group summer quiz with venue and hosts tba.

September 2017

Wednesday 12th
Penultimate Fun(d) Raising Group summer quiz with venue and hosts tba.

Wednesday 20th
Final Fun(d) Raising Group summer quiz with venue and hosts tba.

October 2017

Saturday 28th
Oxi Day and a public holiday in Greece.  After the morning service in the church of Agia Paraskevi there will be a mid-morning service at the war memorial opposite the Dimos offices in Patitiri.

Sunday 29th
Clocks go back 1 hour at 2am to signify the start of winter on Alonissos.

November 2017

December 2017

Monday 25th
Xmas Day and a public holiday in Greece.

Tuesday 26th
For the Greek Orthodox church today is the Synaxis of the Mother of God and a public holiday in Greece and for the 'Unorthodox' church it's Boxing Day (when servants and tradesmen would traditionally receive gifts known as a 'Christmas Box' from their masters, employers or customers).

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