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Invitation to the 105th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide Zoom meeting on April 24, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Posted on April 24, 2020 at 7:40 PM Comments comments (584)

Dear Armenians and friends in Alberta

On the occasion of the 105th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE, we invite you to join a scheduled Zoom online meeting:

Topic: Հայոց Ցեղասպանութեան 105 Ամյակ, Armenian Genocide Remembrance day, April 24th, 2020.

Time: Apr 24, 2020 08:00 PM Edmonton

 

Please check your emails for details.

 

 

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Vardan Vardanyan Armenian School of Edmonton

Posted on September 16, 2018 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (573)

Fellow Armenians,

The Armenian Cultural and Educational Association of Edmonton announces that Vardan Vardanyan Armenian school of Edmonton is starting its new season on Sunday, October 14 , 2018

School hours for Eastern Armenian class:

Sundays from 11:00am to 1:00 pm.

915 St Albert Trail #120,

St. Albert, AB T8N 4K

Western Armenian class location and hours TBD

For further information, please contact 7802360478 or email sona.vardanyan@yahoo.com

http://www.armeniancommunityinedmontonacea.com/


Armenian Community Annual Summer Picnic on Sunday, September 2, 2018

Posted on August 23, 2018 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (157)

Dear Armenian community members!

We are pleased to invite you to our Armenian Community annual summer picnic on Sunday, September 2, at 12 p.m. at Gold Bar, Edmonton.

For Gold Bar park address:

Gold Bar Park City of Edmonton:

10955 50 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6A 2E9


This is a potluck event, so please feel free to bring any food or drink (non-alcoholic) you wish to share with your fellow Armenians. You may bring a portable barbecue, or use one of the barbecue pits available at the park.

You may also wish to bring your favorite Armenian music and outdoor games to the event.

Please note that according to the city bylaws, alcohol in city parks is forbidden.

If you know of any Armenians in Edmonton and surrounding areas who may not have received this email, please inform them of the event

We look forward to seeing you there!

Armenian Cultural and Educational Association of Edmonton and Area

http://www.armeniancommunityinedmontonacea.com/

Armenian Divine Liturgy in Edmonton on June 16, 2018

Posted on June 10, 2018 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (592)

Armenian Divine Liturgy on June 16 in Edmonton!

Dear fellow Armenians and friends!

We are pleased to inform you that on Saturday, June 16, Der Myron, the priest of St. Vartan Armenian church of Mississauga will pay a pastoral visit to Edmonton and will conduct a Divine Liturgy!

Following the Service we will gather at the church hall for socializing, please bring some food to share with fellow Armenians!

Donations will be accepted to cover the costs!

The time and venue:

June 16th at 4:00pm

St. George's Anglican Church

11733 87 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 0Y4

http://anglicanstgeorges.com/wp/

We hope to see everyone!

St Narek Parish Council of Edmonton


103rd Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide in Edmonton on April 21 at 12:00pm

Posted on April 14, 2018 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (108)


Dear Armenians and friends,

On the occasion of the 103rd commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, we invite you to join fellow Armenians and supporters to lay flowers at the City Hall Cenotaph in Churchill Square in Edmonton, at 12:00 pm on Saturday, April 21, 2018. We will gather near Tix on the Square and start a march to the monument.

Please bring flowers for the ceremony.

This annual event is organized by the Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee of Edmonton, in collaboration with the Armenian Educational and Cultural Association of Edmonton and Area and St. Narek Church of Edmonton.





His Grace Bishop Abgar Hovakimian's visit to Edmonton on February 25th, 2018

Posted on February 15, 2018 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (246)

Dear fellow Armenians and friends!


We are pleased to inform you that on Sunday, February 25th, His Grace Bishop Abgar Hovakimian, Primate of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Canadian Diocese, will pay a pastoral visit to Edmonton and will conduct Divine Liturgy.

Following the Service we will gather in the church hall for a potluck event.

Please bring some Armenian food of your choosing to share.

The St. Narek Church of Edmonton Parish Council will hold Annual Assembly with his Grace at 2p.m., in the Church hall, before Divine Liturgy. Those interested are welcome to attend the assembly.

The time and venue:

February 25th

Divine Lithurgy at 3:00 p.m., followed by potluck event

Christ Church of Edmonton

12116 102 Avenue

We look forward to seeing you all there.

St. Narek Church of Edmonton Parish Council

http://www.armeniancommunityinedmontonacea.com/


Vardan Vardanyan Armenian School of Edmonton

Posted on December 4, 2017 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (290)

Dear fellow Armenians,

The Armenian Cultural and Educational Association of Edmonton is pleased to inform you that the Armenian School of Edmonton named after Vardan Vardanyan will re-open its doors starting on Saturday, December 9, 2017. The opening of the school was delayed this year due to the availability of space, which we have now secured.

The school will provide Easter and Western Armenian lessons, as well as educate the children in Armenian culture, history and traditions. Parents can register children by arriving at 12:00 p.m. on the first day of school, or by contacting Dr. Sona Grigoryan (contact information below).

School hours: Saturdays from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m.

Address: 15626 100A Avenue, Jasper Place Wellness Center , 2nd floor

Edmonton, Alberta T5P 0L6

The fee is $40 per month/child. Discount is available families with 2 or more children. The funds are directed towards operating costs and field trips/activities for the children. Teachers volunteer their time to teach at the school. If you have any questions, or for further information, please contact Sona at 780-236-0478 or email sona.vardanyan@yahoo.com.

See you at the school!

Armenian School board.


http://www.armeniancommunityinedmontonacea.com/

Annual Celebration of the Independence Day of Armenia in Edmonton on Sunday, September 17, 2017

Posted on September 14, 2017 at 11:35 PM Comments comments (13)

Dear Armenian community members!

We are pleased to inform you that we are organizing a Celebration of the Independence day of Armenia on Sunday, September 17, at 12 noon at Gold Bar, Edmonton.


This is an Annual Armenia's Independence Day Celebration in Edmonton with lots of fun for you and your families. Also it's a potluck event and picnic please bring food to share with community members.

For Gold Bar park address and more information please go to the link below:

Gold Bar Park:

https://www.edmonton.ca/activities_parks_recreation/parks_rivervalley/gold-bar-park.aspx

You may bring a portable barbecue, or use one of the barbecue pits available at the park.

You may also wish to bring your favorite Armenian music and outdoor games to the event.

Please note that according to the city bylaws, alcohol in city parks is forbidden.

If you know of any Armenians in Edmonton and surrounding areas who may not have received this email, please inform them of the event.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Armenian Cultural and Educational Association of Edmonton and area

Armenian Armenian Genocide Commemoration in Edmonton on April 23, 2017

Posted on April 10, 2017 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (98)

Dear Armenians and friends,

On the occasion of the 102th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, we invite you to join fellow Armenians and supporters to lay flowers at the City Hall Cenotaph in Churchill Square in Edmonton, at 1 pm on Sunday, April 23, 2017. We will gather near Tix on the Square and start a march to the monument.

Please bring flowers for the ceremony.

Please join Armenian Community to see the movie "The Promise" after the ceremony.

This annual event is organized by the Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee of Edmonton, in collaboration with the Armenian Educational and Cultural Association of Edmonton and Area and St. Narek Church of Edmonton.


His Grace Bishop Abgar Hovakimian's visit to Edmonton

Posted on March 10, 2017 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (193)

Dear fellow Armenians and friends!

 We are pleased to inform you that on Saturday, March 25th, His Grace Bishop Abgar Hovakimian, Primate of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Canadian Diocese, will pay a pastoral visit to Edmonton and will conduct Divine Liturgy!

 Following the Service we will gather in the church hall for a potluck event, during which we will commemorate the passing of Mr. Nazar Zarminian, who had moved to Edmonton with his family from Syria last year, and passed away recently. The commemoration will mark the 40 days (karasunk) of Mr. Nazar’s passing, and his family will be present. Please bring some Armenian food of your choosing to share.

 The St. Narek Church of Edmonton Parish Council will hold Annual Assembly with his Grace at 4p.m., in the Church hall, before Divine Liturgy. Those interested are welcome to attend the assembly.

 The time and venue:

 March 25th

Divine Lithurgy at 5:30 p.m., followed by potluck event

Christ Church of Edmonton

 12116 102 Avenue

 We look forward to seeing you all there.

St. Narek Church of Edmonton Parish Council

 

Mother Language Day Celebration in Edmonton

Posted on February 20, 2017 at 2:15 AM Comments comments (104)


Dear Armenian school parents, community members and friends!


 

The Armenian School of Edmonton invites you to take part in the 14th Annual International

Mother Language Day in Edmonton!

Students of our school will present Armenian culture,

history and language in an exhibit of Armenian artifacts.

The displays will be followed by a cultural program, Armenian poems and heritage treats.

International Heritage Mother Language Day is on Saturday

February 25th, from 12:00 to 4:00. The event begins with

school displays, followed by the show.

Mother Language Day Celebration

 Address:

Italian Cultural Centre, 14230 133 Ave NW, Edmonton.

 

We look forward to seeing Armenian families and friends

there!

Armenian Cultural and Educational Association of Edmonton with the Armenian school of Edmonton.

www.armeniancommunityinedmontonacea.com

Armenian School of Edmonton

Posted on October 30, 2016 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (256)


Fellow Armenians,

 

The Armenian Cultural and Educational Association of Edmonton announces that the Armenian school of Edmonton is starting its new season on Saturday,,November 5, 2016.

 

Parents interested in Armenian education may register their children by arriving at 10:00 on the first day of school, or by communicating with us (below).

 

School hours are Saturdays from 10:00 to 12:00 pm.

Location: 110 Deer Ridge Drive, St. Albert (just off Anthony Henday / Ray Gibbon Dr.).

 

Registration fee is $20 per month/child is expected upon registration. The funds are directed towards operating costs. Donations are also accepted.

 

For further information, please contact (780) 264-3635 or email sona.vardanyan@yahoo.com

 

Armenian School of Edmonton Teachers Council


 

 

Divine Liturgy on October 15, 2016 in Edmonton

Posted on September 30, 2016 at 7:15 PM Comments comments (205)

Dear fellow Armenians and friends!

 

We are pleased to inform you that Ter Hayari Tanashian will be in Edmonton from Montreal on Saturday, October 15, 2016, to conduct Divine Liturgy for the Armenian community in Edmonton.

 

We have rented Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church for this occasion.

 

Sweets and tea/coffee will we be served after the liturgy, please bring some sweets to share with fellow Armenians.

If you wish requiem service or prayer for your loved ones, please let us know in advance.

 

The service will be at 6:00 pm., followed by the tea and coffee service.

 

Church address:

 

10821 96 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5H 2J8

 

https://www.google.ca/…/data=!3m1!4b1!4m8!4m7!1m0!1m5!1m1!1…;

 

We hope to see you there!

 

St Narek Parish Council of Edmonton

Armenian Independence Day Celebration in Edmonton!

Posted on September 9, 2016 at 1:50 AM Comments comments (42)

Dear fellow Armenians,

 

We are pleased to invite you to a celebration of Armenian Independence Day on Sunday, September 25, at 12 pm. This is a fun family event to come together with fellow Armenians, socialize, have good food, enjoy music and dance, and celebrate everything Armenian. This is a potluck event, so please bring a dish or two to share. We have rented Kenilworth Community Hall for this event, which is located at 7104 – 87 Avenue, Edmonton. There is an outdoor playground near the hall that small children can enjoy.

 

(Small donations are welcome to cover the cost of the hall rental).

 

We look forward to seeing you all at the event.

 

Armenian Cultural and Educational Association of Edmonton and Area

 

 

Summer picnic on Sunday, July 3 at 11 a.m. 2016

Posted on June 14, 2016 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (14)

 

Dear Armenian community members!

 

We are pleased to invite you to our Armenian Community summer picnic on Sunday July 3, at 11a.m. at Gold Bar, Edmonton.

 

For Gold Bar park address and more information please go to the link below:


http://www.edmonton.ca/…/parks_rivervall…/gold-bar-park.aspx

 

This is a potluck event, so please feel free to bring any food or drink (non-alcoholic) you wish to share with your fellow Armenians. You may bring a portable barbecue, or use one of the barbecue pits available at the park.

You may also wish to bring your favorite Armenian music and outdoor games to the event.

Please note that according to the city bylaws, alcohol in city parks is forbidden.

If you know of any Armenians in Edmonton and surrounding areas who may not have received this email, please inform them of the event.

 

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Armenian Cultural and Educational Association of Edmonton and Area



Armenian community in Edmonton on CBC news!

Posted on April 25, 2016 at 8:15 PM Comments comments (282)

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