8:April

Orange County Easter Picnic


OC Picnic

12 pm open, 12:30 pm Agape Service at the park, 1 pm lunch starts, 3 pm Easter Egg Hunt, 6 pm close

Free Admission and Parking • Greek Dancing • Easter Egg Hunt • Bounce House • Tailgate Games


Reata Park in San Juan Capistrano

28632 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Featuring native gardens and an arboretum with mighty oaks and shady sycamores

Event center for the picnic with nice restrooms


Please bring potluck food, your own chairs and table, Frisbees and other "Fun in the Sun" games.

Paper goods, napkins, and utensils will be provided. Beer, wine, soda, and water available for purchase.


Please bring a potluck item according to your last name:

A - G: Appetizers (finger foods, veggies, stuffed grape leaves, spanakopita, tiropita, bread, cheeses, olives)

H - N: Main Dish (lamb, pastichio, greek potatoes, ham, souvlaki, cooked veggie dishes)

O - S: Salads (green, fruit, potato, pasta salad)

T - Z: Desserts


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8:April

2nd Annual Easter Picnic


Χριστός ἀνέστη! - Christos Anesti (Christ is Risen!)
Ἀληθῶς ἀνέστη! - Alithos Anesti (Truly He is Risen!)


Looking forward, we have two exciting events that we should all try to attend. First, our 2nd Annual Easter Picnic that’s being hosted by our Parish Council, and chaired by Eleni Pappas. This year, it will be held at the beautiful Reata Park in San Juan Capistrano on April 8th. It’s a beautiful new facility with electricity, mezzanine area, bike trails, open space, and picnic tables. We will be roasting lambs on the spit, and allowing people to bring their own food items. Entertainment will be in the form of Bounce houses and other kids activities, as well as music and dancing. We had almost 200 people attend last year, and this year we expect over 250. A flyer with details is coming shortly, but please reserve Easter Sunday for a wonderful day to have fellowship with our fellow parishioners and help meet new members as well. If you want to help, please reach out to Eleni Pappas.

Demosthenis Zeppos

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