Greek Language & Culture

Greek Language School

St. Demetrios provides a Greek Language school through the AHEPA. Greek language classes are taught from beginning to advanced levels. For more information, please contact greekschoolseattle@gmail.com    

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Program Goal:To teach children, youth, and adults conversational Greek language, cultural customs, history and holiday traditions. Through this experience, students take part in the AHEPA (American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association) sponsored Greek Independence Day and year-end promotional celebrations.

Program Overview:

The program offers curriculum for children, youth and adults. Classes are scheduled to begin the first week of October and run until early June.

Teachers and Support: Our volunteers and teachers are committed to sharing their knowledge of the Greek language and rich culture. Collectively, we are excited to offer such an enrichment program to the community. With your support and commitment, we are hopeful to once again have a thriving program.

  

Greek Festival

Each year, St. Demetrios and it's wonderful volunteers put on a display of Greek Culture and authentic Greek cooking at our annual festival, A Taste of Greece. For more information, please see www.seattlegreekfestival.com

Greek Organizations

AHEPA

The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) is the largest and oldest American-based, Greek heritage grassroots membership organization. Its scope is international with chapters in the United States, Canada, Greece, and Cyprus, and "sister" chapters in Australia and New Zealand under the auspices of AHEPA Australasia. AHEPA was founded on July 26, 1922 in response to the evils of bigotry and racism that more...

The Sons of Pericles

Eleven young greeks, with a spirit which equalled that of their ancestors, conceived the idea of and organized the Sons of Pericles. Together with the aid of some Ahepans from the Manchester, N.H. Chapter, these young men were the first members of the Order and are known collectively as The Son's of Pericles. more...

Maids of Athena

The Maids of Athena are dedicated to ensuring our future place in North America's preeminent Hellenic organizations. With over 100 chapters spanning across North America, we are the largest Greek female youth organization. Each chapter is dedicated to promoting Hellenism by strengthening Greek culture through educational and artistic activities.

Daughters of Penelope

The Daughters of Penelope daughters@ahepa.org is the women's affiliate organization of the AHEPA Family with headquarters in Washington, D.C.