Honey-sweetened baklava will be the dessert of choice at the Greek Festival this weekend.


Time to eat Greek

Gyros, moussaka, spanakopita, baklava and other traditional Greek foods will be served Saturday and Sunday at the 22nd Annual Greek Festival at McCoy Pavilion in Ala Moana Beach Park.

Greek deli items, imported foods and cookbooks will be sold, and Greek music will be performed throughout the festival.

Hours are noon to 9 p.m. both days. Admission is $3; children free. Call Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 521-7220.

Veggie teaching

Religions that encourage vegetarian diets will be the subject of the August meeting of the Vegetarian Society of Hawaii, 7 tonight in the Ala Wai Golf Course clubhouse.

Guest speakers will be Ramdas Lamb, graduate chair of the Religion Department, University of Hawaii-Manoa, presenting an overview; John Westerdahl, Hawaii Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists, Kuça Devi Dasi, Honolulu Temple of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness and the Rev. Fat Wai, Chinese Buddhist Association of Hawaii.

Call 944-VEGI.

Veggie cooking

Kapiolani Community College is offering a Vegetarian Cooking Series over two Saturdays in September.

Chef-instructor Alyssa Moreau will teach "Working with Soy" on Sept. 7 and "Legumes" on Sept. 14.

Classes run 8 a.m. to noon in Ohia Room 109 and are limited to 16 students. Cost is $35 per class. Call 734-9211.

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