Lambrini Balaskas (left) and Dennis Mavragis make loukoumades, a Greek honey puff dessert, for the Be Greek for a Day festival held July 20-22 at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Homer Glen. Both are members of the church. Photos by Mary Compton/22nd Century Media
The Rev. Sam Dimitriou (left), pastor of Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, receives a greeting by church member Gerry Garbis, of Tinley Park, during the festival. Members and guests that attended the fest took a tour of the church and also received a blessing from Father Sam.
Sisters Antigoni Sotiros (left) and DeeAnna VonHolten do some Greek dancing while enjoying themselves at the fest. The fest likewise included Greek dance performances.
Barbecuing pork shish kabobs are Bill Kilias (left) and Nick Ekonomou. The men, who spent all day barbecuing at the fest, are both members at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church.
George Platis, a member of the band Omni, plays a bouzouki at the Be Greek for a Day festival.