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2018 HCCY Karnavali Dance
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Le Parc Banquet Hall

The Hellenic-Canadian Community of York Region (HCCY) is excited to announce it will be hosting it's Annual Karnavali Dance at Le Parc Banquet Hall on Saturday, February 10, 2018. This year’s theme is 60’s & 70’s Movies and TV Shows – We encourage all to dress up for your chance to win best costume prizes. Don't miss your chance to attend this spectacular event by reserving your tickets today. Year after year tickets for this event sell quickly and the event is always unforgettable. Masqueraders young and old can done and dance the night away. Featuring a three course dinner, open bar, live entertainment featuring Seizmos, HAY student dance performance, Levendia-X Hellenic Dance Group performance, and many prizes to be won. Tickets are only $75 for Adults, and $35 for children (ages 12 and under). Proceeds from this event will support program enrichment for our Greek School, the Hellenic Academy of York.

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2017 Greek School Christmas Yιορτή
Hellenic Academy of York (HAY)
Saturday, December 16, 2017

Congratulations once again to all students, teachers, and assistants who participated in our Christmas Yiorti on December 16th, 2017. The show was filled with memorable performances and entertaining presentations. We are so proud of all our students, and we thank you for providing your children with the support and encouragement needed as they embrace their Greek language, culture, and heritage at our school. We are particularly grateful for the support provided by the Hellenic Heritage Foundation and Consul General of Greece for their attendance and participation in our Christmas Yiorti this year. The Hellenic Academy of York is especially thankful for the very generous monetary support from the Hellenic Heritage Foundation. These funds will go a long way to support our Greek School by covering the cost of textbooks for the year.

2017 Greek School End of Year Yιορτή
Hellenic Academy of York (HAY)
Saturday, June 3, 2017

Our annual end of school year celebration took place on Saturday, June 3, 2017. The program kicked off with the Grade 8 Graduation Ceremony in which we recognized the hard work and efforts of our graduating class and distributed diplomas to another record 26 graduating students from the Hellenic Academy of York this year. The event followed with song, dance, theatrical, and video performances from each grade level. All performances are available for your viewing pleasure on our website, link provided below. Following the class performances a BBQ picnic party was held behind the school where parents, students, and volunteers celebrated the school year end and the start of the summer break under the sun. Thank you for all who attended and participated in making the year end festivities another huge success.

Please click here to view video performances.


The Past is Alive: Legacy of Ancient Greece in Canada Bus Tour
Hellenic Academy of York (HAY)
Saturday, May 13, 2017

Thank you to all parents, students, and volunteers who participated in The Past is Alive: Legacy of Ancient Greece in Canada Bus Tour. The sold out event was a fantastic learning experience for everyone involved. From the emotional and historical significance of the Pontian sacrifice of 1914-1923, the neoclassical Greek architecture surrounding the city of Toronto, to the homage of the pre-Socratic Greek philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus, and the teacher led discussions surrounding the Pillars of Justice in our legal system and communities. Finally, and let's not forget the delicious gyros meal from Greektown followed by fresh loukoumades for all. If you missed this year's trip, fear not as this may well become an annual outing judging from the feedback received.

Please click here to view photos of the event.


International Children’s Day Multicultural Festival
Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West, Toronto
Sunday, April 23, 2017

The Hellenic Canadian Community of Region and students from our Greek school the Hellenic Academy of York will be participating at the International Children's Day Multicultural Dance & Art Festival on Sunday, April 23rd. We urge all parents and students to attend and take part in the festivities. Children from different cultural backgrounds will come together and celebrate the day with shows, folk dances and share their folk music. The program will consist of a variety of entertaining shows. Fun-fair activities such as clowns, face painting, popcorn and cotton candy stations, balloon sculpting and multicultural art shows by the communities will also take place where children have the opportunity to interact with each other, enjoy the day and make friends all while being integrated to the highly cultural diversity found in Canada. Admission is Free for everyone. We look forward to seeing you and your family with us as we come together to celebrate International Children’s Day Multicultural Dance and Art Festival as recognized by UNICEF. Expected participation of over 1000 guests representing the cultural mosaic of the GTA and participation of honourable guests, Members of Parliament, City Councillors, Trustees and Media. Let's celebrate together and proudly put our Hellenic heritage and culture on display for all to see. Our HAY students will perform a traditional dance, and our volunteers and teachers will exhibit a Hellenic themed arts & crafts activity.

Greek Independance Day Parade - 25 Μαρτίου 1821
Hellenic Academy of York (HAY)
Sunday, March 26, 2017

The Hellenic Academy of York will participating once again in the Annual Greek Independence Day Parade hosted by the Greek Community of Toronto on the Danforth this Sunday. We ask that students and parents dress up in traditional attire and participate in the parade representing our school, the Hellenic Academy of York. The parade will run on Danforth Avenue from Jones to Broadview starting at 1:00pm. We will be meeting as a group on the Eastern Commerce Collegiate Institute's soccer field at 12:30pm at 16 Phin Avenue, near Donlands & Danforth. Please remember to check the weather forecast and dress appropriately. We look forward to seeing you all there, rain or shine!

2017 HCCY Karnavali Dance
Saturday March 4, 2017 6:30pm
Le Parc Banquet Hall

On Saturday March 4, 2017 the Hellenic-Canadian Community of York Region (HCCY) will be hosting it's Annual Karnavali Dance at Le Parc Banquet Hall. This year we celebrate Canada's 150th Anniversary. Don't miss your chance to attend this spectacular event by reserving your tickets today. Year after year tickets for this event are Sold Out and the event is always unforgetable. Mascaraders young and old can dance and dine the night away. Featuring a three course dinner, open bar, live entertainment, HAY student dancers, and many prizes to be won. Tickets are only $70 for Adults, and $30 for children (ages 12 and under). Proceeds of the event will support the continued program enrichment of our Greek School, the Hellenic Academy of York. Book your tickets now!

2016 Greek School Christmas Yiorti
Hellenic Academy of York (HAY)
Saturday December 24, 2016

On Satruday December 24, 2016 the Hellenic Academy of York (HAY) held it's annual Christmas Yiorti. Students from all grades presented traditional Christmas songs, poems, and theatrical presentations celebrating our Greek culture and heritage during this special time of year. Thank you to all our teachers, students, and special guests for your participation and efforts in making this a very enjoyable and memorable event.

Please click here to view videos of the event.


HCCY Retro Disco 70's Dance Party
Saturday November 12, 2016 7:30pm
Le Parc Banquet Hall

The HCCY is back at it again... this time we are taking you back to the days of the 70's Disco Dance Era! Get out those dancing shoes, put on those flashy 70's threads, and come Get Your Boogie On! Come show us your classic disco moves like The Bump, The YMCA, the Funky Chicken, and of course The Bus Stop. The event will be held at Le Parc Banquet Hall, will feature an all you can eat buffet, all you can drink open bar, and all you can dance music! Raffle prizes will be available including prizes for best costumes. Tickets are limited so please reserve early to avoid missing out. As always, event proceeds will support program enrichment for our Greek School, the Hellenic Academy of York.

5th Annual HCCY Greek-Canadian Golf Classic
Sunday May 29, 2016
Nobleton Lakes Golf Club

Golfers, get ready! The HCCY is proud to announce we will be hosting our Fifth Annual Greek-Canadian Golf Tournament on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at the beautiful Nobleton Lakes Golf Club. Golf fees are $200 per golfer and includes green fees, BBQ lunch, steak dinner, and a prize for every golfer! Special rate this year of $100 for students 14 and under. Please click the REGISTER NOW! button above to register and/or sponsor the event. For an even flyer please click here or for additional information you may contact us by telephone at 905-313-1000 or by email at golf@hccy.ca.

2016 Greek School 25η Maρτiου Yιορτή
Hellenic Academy of York (HAY)
Saturday March 12, 2016

On Satruday March 12, 2016 the Hellenic Academy of York (HAY) held it's annual 25η Maρτiου Yιορτή in recognition of Greek Independance day. Students from all grades presented traditional songs, poems, dances, and theatrical presentations.

Please click here to view videos of the event.

2016 HCCY Karnavali Dance
35th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday February 20, 2016 7:00pm
Le Parc Banquet Hall

On Saturday February 20, 2016 the Hellenic-Canadian Community of York Region (HCCY) will be hosting it's Annual Karnavali Dance at Le Parc Banquet Hall. This year we mark our 35th Anniversary since the very first HCCY Karnavali Dance. Don't miss your chance to attend this spectacular event by reserving your tickets today. Year after year tickets for this event are Sold Out and the event is always unforgetable. Mascaraders young and old can dance and dine the night away. Featuring a three course dinner, open bar, live entertainment, HAY student dancers, and many prizes to be won. Tickets are only $65 for Adults, and $30 for children (ages 12 and under). Book now!

2015 Greek School Christmas Yiorti
Hellenic Academy of York (HAY)
Saturday December 19, 2015

On Satruday December 19, 2015 the Hellenic Academy of York (HAY) held it's annual Christmas Yiorti. Students from all grades presented traditional Christmas songs, poems, and theatrical presentations celebrating Greek heritage during this special time of year. We had the distinct priviledge of hosting some very special guests this year, including the Honourable Leona Alleslev, Member of Parliament for Richmond Hill - Aurora - Oak Ridges, the President of the Greek Community of Toronto Mr Andonis Artemakis, and a shuttle bus full of Hellenic Home For the Aged residents and friends. Thank you to all our teachers, students, and special guests for your participation and efforts in making this a very enjoyable and memorable event.

Please click here to view videos of the event.


2015 Richmond Hill Santa Claus Parade
Hellenic Canadian Community of York Region (HCCY)
Sunday, November 22, 2015

HCCY will once again be participating Richmond Hill Santa Claus Parade on Sunday, November 22, 2015 from 1:30pm - 3:30pm. We ask that you come out and join the HCCY and HAY in the excitement of the Santa Claus Parade, as it brings the holiday spirit to life each year. The parade attracts thousands and features a number of diverse floats from the greater community. We meet at Yonge Street starting at Industrial Road and the parade will be travelling South to Hopkins Street. Mark your calendars and be sure to bring the family out.

HCCY Roaring Eras of the 20s 30s & 40s Party
Friday November 13, 2015 7:00pm
Crystal Fountain Banquet Hall

You are cordially invited to the HCCY Speakeasy Parlor to celebrate the Roaring Eras of the 20s, 30s, and 40s. Put on the ritz with a three course buffet dinner, drinks, dancing, costumes, and fun.

Come as a Flapper or come as you are,
Dress as a Gangster or a Silent Screen Star.
It's going to be fun no matter the dress,
Just bring yourself and we'll do the rest.

For entry into the parlor make sure you are not being followed by anyone as to tip off the whereabouts of the soiree. Doors will be locked. Please have your ticket and password ready. Password is "Bee's Knees" Tickets are limited, please reserve early. Don't be a Debbie Downer, get gussied up and come get your wiggle on!

2015 Greek School End of Year Yιορτή
Hellenic Academy of York (HAY)
Saturday June 13, 2015

On Satruday June 13, 2015 the Hellenic Academy of York (HAY) celebrated the end of the school year and hosted the Grade 8 Class Graduation ceremonies. Students from all grades presented traditional songs, poems, dances, and theatrical presentations. Thank you once again to all the teachers, assistants, administration, parents, and students for another successful year at the Hellenic Academy of York. Congratulations to all our graduates, and we look forward to seeing you all back at Greek School once again in September. All the best for a happy and safe summer break!

Please click here to view videos of the event.

2015 Greek School 25η Maρτiου Yιορτή
Hellenic Academy of York (HAY)
Saturday March 28, 2015

On Satruday March 28, 2015 the Hellenic Academy of York (HAY) held it's annual 25η Maρτiου Yιορτή in recognition of Greek Independance day. Students from all grades presented traditional songs, poems, dances, and theatrical presentations.

Please click here to view videos of the event.

2015 Karnavali Dance
Saturday February 28, 2015
Crystal Fountain Banquet Hall

On Saturday February 28, 2015 the Hellenic-Canadian Community of York Region (HCCY) will be hosting it's Annual Karnavali Dance at The Crystal Fountain Banquet Hall. Don't miss your chance to attend this spectacular event by reserving your tickets today. Year after year tickets for this event are Sold Out and the event is always unforgetable. Mascaraders young and old can dance and dine the night away. Featuring live entertainment, HAY student dancers, and many prizes to be won. Tickets are only $60 for Adults, and $30 for children. Please Call 905-313-1000 or email info@hccy.ca for more information.

2014 Greek School Christmas Yiorti
Hellenic Academy of York (HAY)
Saturday December 20, 2014

On Satruday December 20, 2014 the Hellenic Academy of York (HAY) held it's annual Christmas Yiorti. Students from all grades presented traditional Christmas songs, dances, and theatrical presentations.

Please click here to view videos of the event.

HCCY Retro 80's Dance
Friday November 14, 2014 8:00pm
Crystal Fountain Banquet Hall

Once again the HCCY is taking you back to the days of the Retro Era where Madonna was queen of pop and Boom Boxes and Freestyle music where all the rage. This event will be held at the Crystal Fountain Banquet Hall, and will feature a 3 course dinner buffet, 80s retro music and dancing, and prizes for best costumes. Tickets are limited so please reserve early to avoid missing out. Call 905-313-1000 or email info@hccy.ca to order your tickets now.

4th Annual HCCY Greek-Canadian Golf Classic
Sunday May 25, 2014
Nobleton Lakes Golf Club

Time to pull those golf clubs out of storage! The HCCY is proud to announce it will be hosting the Fourth Annual Greek-Canadian Golf Tournament on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at the beautiful Nobleton Lakes Golf Club. Golf fees are $200 per golfer and includes green fees, BBQ lunch, steak dinner, and a prize for every golfer! Please contact us by telephone at 905-313-1000 or by email at golf@hccy.ca to register. Sponsorship opportunities available. Please click here for additional information and forms.

8th Annual Greek School Dance-a-Thon
Hellenic Academy of York (HAY)
Saturday April 26, 2014

Spring is finaly here and it's time to put on those dancing shoes and brush up on those fancy moves once again. Our Greek School students really enjoy the fun time dancing to popular songs in the gym, while at the same time raising much needed funds for our Greek School. This year the dance-a-thon takes place on Saturday, April 26th at 11:00 am at our Greek School. Sponsorship forms will be sent home with our students and we ask for all parents to please give generously and promote your child's participation. Please click here for additional sponsorship forms.

2014 Karnavali Dance
Saturday February 15, 2014
Crystal Fountain Banquet Hall

On Saturday February 15, 2014 the Hellenic-Canadian Community of York Region (HCCY) will be hosting it's Annual Karnavali Dance at The Crystal Fountain Banquet Hall. Don't miss your chance to attend this spectacular event by reserving your tickets today. Year after year tickets for this event are Sold Out and the event is always unforgetable. Mascaraders young and old can dance and dine the night away. Featuring live entertainment, HAY student dancers, and many prizes to be won. Tickets are only $60 for Adults, and $30 for children. Sponsorship opportunities available. Call 905-313-1000 or email info@hccy.ca to order your tickets today.

Greek School Christmas Yiorti
Hellenic Academy of York (HAY)
Saturday December 21, 2013

On Satruday December 21, 2013 the Hellenic Academy of York (HAY) held it's annual Christmas Yiorti. Students from all grades presented traditional Christmas songs, dances, and theatrical presentations.

HCCY Retro 80's Dance
Friday November 8, 2013 8:00pm
Crystal Fountain Banquet Hall

The HCCY is taking you back to the days of the Retro Era where Madonna was queen of pop and Boom Boxes and Freestyle music where all the rage. This event will be held at the Crystal Fountain Banquet Hall, and will feature a 3 course dinner buffet, 80s retro music and dancing, and prizes for best costumes. Tickets are limited so please reserve early to avoid missing out. Call 905-313-1000 or email info@hccy.ca to order your tickets now.

3rd Annual HCCY Greek-Canadian Golf Classic
Sunday May 26, 2013
Nobleton Lakes Golf Club

The HCCY is proud to announce it will be hosting our Third Annual Greek-Canadian Golf Tournament on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at the beautiful Nobleton Lakes Golf Club. Golf fees are $200 per golfer and includes green fees, BBQ lunch, steak dinner, and a prize for every golfer! Please contact us by telephone at 905-313-1000 or by email at golf@hccy.ca to register. Sponsorship opportunities available.

Greek Independance Day Parade - 25 Μαρτίου 1821
Hellenic Academy of York (HAY)
Sunday March 24, 2013

On Sunday March 24, 2013 the Hellenic Canadian Community of York Region (HCCY) and the Hellenic Academy of York (HAY) participated in the annual Greek Independance Day Parade hosted by the Greek Community of Toronto. Teachers, parents and students of all ages and grade levels were in attendance. Select the title link above to view a video of the parade proceedings.

2013 Karnavali Dance
Saturday February 23, 2013
Grande Luxe Event Boutique

On Saturday February 23, 2013 the Hellenic-Canadian Community of York Region (HCCY) will be hosting it's Annual Karnavali Dance at The Grande Luxe Event Boutique. Don't miss your chance to attend this spectacular event by reserving your tickets today. Last year, tickets for this event were Sold Out and the event was a huge success! Mascaraders young and old danced and dined the night away. A great time was had by all. Tickets are only $60 for Adults, and $20 for children. Call 905-313-1000 or email info@hccy.ca to order your tickets today.

HCCY Retro 80's Dance
Friday November 16, 2012 8:00pm
Crystal Fountain Banquet Hall

The HCCY is taking you back to the days of the Retro Era where Madonna was queen of pop and Boom Boxes and Freestyle music where all the rage. This event will be held at the Crystal Fountain Banquet Hall, and will feature a 3 course dinner buffet, 80s retro music and dancing, and prizes for best costumes. Tickets are limited so please reserve early to avoid missing out. Call 905-313-1000 or email info@hccy.ca to order your tickets now.

2nd Annual HCCY Greek-Canadian Golf Classic
Sunday May 27, 2012
Nobleton Lakes Golf Club

Pull those clubs out of storage and get ready for golf season! The HCCY is proud to announce it will be hosting the Second Annual Greek-Canadian Golf Tournament on Sunday, May 27, 2012 at the beautiful Nobleton Lakes Golf Club. Golf fees are $200 per golfer and includes green fees, BBQ lunch, steak dinner, and a prize for every golfer! Please contact us by telephone at 905-313-1000 or by email at golf@hccy.ca to register. Sponsorship opportunities.

6th Annual Dance-a-thon
Hellenic Academy of York (HAY)
Saturday May 5, 2012

Every year we hold an annual dance-a-thon for the students. The students really enjoy the fun time dancing to popular songs in the gym, while at the same time raising much needed funds for our Greek School. This year, the dance-a-thon takes place on Saturday, May 5 at 11:00 am. Click here for sponsorship form.

Σχολική γιορτή 25 Μαρτίου 1821
Hellenic Academy of York (HAY)
Saturday March 24, 2012

On Saturday March 24, 2012 the Hellenic Academy of York (HAY) presented the annual Greek Independance Day Pageant at the school. Students of all ages and grade levels performed a beautiful program rich in song, dance, poems, and theatre. Select the link above to view some of the performances.

2012 Karnavali Dance
Saturday February 11, 2012

On Saturday February 11, 2012 the Hellenic-Canadian Community of York Region (HCCY) held it's Annual Karnavali Dance at The Grande Luxe Event Boutique in Toronto. Tickets were Sold Out and the event was a huge success! Mascaraders young and old danced and dined the night away. A great time was had by all. Click the link above for additional information and pictures from the event. Don't miss your chance to attend this spectacular event next year by remembering to reserve your tickets early.

York Central Hospital Foundation
Moonlight & Magic Gala
HCCY BRONZE SPONSOR

On Friday November 4, 2011 the York Central Hospital Foundation held it's 24th annual fundraising gala, and the Hellenic-Canadian Community of York Region (HCCY) was proud to be a Bronze Sponsor. The event was titled the Moonlight & Magic Gala and was held at the LeParc Banquet Hall in Markham. All proceeds raised were used to help purchase a state-of-the-art "Smart" Intravenous Pump System for the York Central Hospital. Yet another shining example of the HCCY giving back to our community.

1st Annual HCCY Greek-Canadian Golf Classic
Sunday May 29, 2011

The HCCY is excited to be hosting its first ever Greek-Canadian Golf Tournament on Sunday, May 29, 2011 at the beautiful Nobleton Lakes Golf Club. Golf fees are $200 per golfer and includes green fees, BBQ lunch, steak dinner, and a prize for every golfer! Please contact us by telephone at 905-313-1000 or by email at golf@hccy.ca to register. Sponsorships are also available.

Basile - Live in Concert
Sunday May 1, 2011

The HCCY proudly presents a Comedy Night with Basile! Basile, the Greek-American comedian returns to the Greater Toronto Area with a performance in York Region. Basile has entertained audiences in English and Greek in shows such as “Growing Up Greek in America”. Tickets are only $35 for HCCY members, $45 for non-members. It is a PG-13 rated show and tickets for children up to 12 years old are only $10. The show takes place at the elegant Paramount Conference and Event Venue on Sunday, May 1, 2011. Doors open at 3:00pm, show starts at 4:00pm. Join us for Basile’s 90 minute show! For tickets, please call us at 905-313-1000 or send us an email at info@hccy.ca.

2011 Karnavali Dance
Saturday February 26, 2011

The 2011 HCCY Annual Karnavali Dance will be held at West River Event Centre, 2839 Rutherford Road (East of Jane St.) in Vaughan, on Saturday February 26, 2011. Please visit our Events page for additional information. To order tickets please contact the HCCY office at (905) 313-1000 or send an email to info@hccy.ca

30th Anniversary Gala
November 6, 2010

HCCY is proudly celebrating it's 30th Anniversary by organizing a once in a life time Gala event at the Hazelton Manor, 99 Peelar Road (Hwy 407 & Jane) in Vaughan on Saturday November 6th, 2010. If you haven't already, please order your tickets as soon as possible by calling (905) 313-1000 or send an email to info@hccy.ca

Annual Corn Roast & BBQ Festival
September 25, 2010

Annual General Meeting
April 17, 2010

Greek Independence Day Parade
March 28, 2010

HCCY Seminar - Economy in 2010
February 25, 2010

2010 Karnavali Dance
January 31, 2010

Olympic Torch Relay
December 17, 2009

     

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