An evening of readings marking Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day will be held on Wednesday, April 24, at 7 p.m., at the Asian American Writers’ Workshop (112 W. 27th St., Ste. 600, New York, NY). Organized by poet Alina Gregorian, the readings feature PEN finalist Nancy Agabian, poet Christopher Janigian, poet Lola Koundakjian, nonfiction writer Raffi Joe Wartanian. Click here for information.
The Armenian Church of Our Saviour, Worcester, MA, will hold a Palm Sunday/ACYOA Day banquet on Sunday, Apr. 14, following church, at the parish cultural center (87 Salisbury St., Worcester). Guest speaker Ronnie Malconian. For information and reservations, call the office at (508) 756-2931.
The Cultural Committee of Sts. Sahag and Mesrob Church (Providence, RI) will hold its latest “Meet with Armenian Doctors” presentation on Sunday, May 5, at 1 p.m., in Hanoian Hall of the church complex (70 Jefferson St., Providence). Anesthesiologist Dr. Sevak Stepanian will speak and take questions. Admission is free and open to public; click on the links for information on the event and the full schedule of speakers.
Columbia University’s Oral History Master of Arts program will feature a multi-media presentation by attorney Christina Barba titled “Living in the Shadow of the Armenian Genocide,” on Friday, Apr. 26 (5-8 p.m.) and Saturday, Apr. 27 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) at the university Faculty House (64 Morningside Dr., New York). The event is part of a larger oral histories exhibition: “Inter\views.” Free and open to the public. Click here for information.
The Hovnanian School of New Milford, NJ, will hold its gala fundraiser on Saturday, May 4, at 7:30 p.m., at the Roubian residence (15 Twin Brooks Rd., Saddle River, NJ). Dancing, auction, games, lavish hors d’oeuvres, all amid an extraordinary private art collection. Click on the links for flyers with reservation and ticket details, and sponsorship information.