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Ocean County Polish American Club
NEW JERSEY – The meeting of the members generally held on the second Saturday of the month has been changed. It will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. Please mark your calendars. The year 2013 found our members busy with many activities, trips and guest speakers. We ended the year with a bus trip to Atlantic City Resorts for lunch and Christmas Show; joining the Polish American Club of Toms River for a Holiday Celebration; and then a buffet lunch and play (“White Christmas) at the Surflight Theatre. Our last meeting of the year found members singing Christmas Carols and wishing all a Merry Christmas and Happy & Healthy New Year. Join us for our meeting in the New Year (2014) on January 18 at the Manchester Firehouse. All are welcome!

January Children’s Programs At Wallington Library
– The John F. Kennedy Memorial Library inn Wallington is pleased to announce that we have finalized our January Children’s Program lineup!  For ages 3 and up, we will have 3 Bingos this month on Thursdays, 1/2, 1/16, and 1/30, each beginning at 3:30 pm in the library.  Movie Night will be on Wednesday, January 15, at the VFW beginning at 6:30 pm and the movie will be Planes rated PG.  Regular craft days are Mondays at 3:30 for ages 3 to 5 and Tuesdays at 3:30 for ages 6 to 8.  Each week we will read a story and make a craft and share a snack afterwards.  Please join us for some fun! The library is located at 92 Hathaway St. For more information call 973-471-1692, e-mail:

Opera Concert At Lambert Castle
– On Sunday, January 19th at 5 pm in Lambert Castle (home of the Passaic County Historical Society) at 3 Valley Road, Paterson, performers Annamaria Stefanelli and Rory Angelicola will be holding an opera concert entitled An Afternoon of Italian Opera. Enjoy operatic arias, duets and songs performed in Lambert Castle’s beautiful setting. Seating is limited, but reservations will be accepted. In the event of snow, the concert will be held on January 26. Please call ahead to confirm and to get information on admission price. For more information on special events such as this one, visit the Passaic County Historical Society’s website at or call (973) 247-0085.

MSCPWA Installs Officers For Two Year Term
NEW YORK – The Marie Sklodowska Professional Women’s Association will be installing its  Officers and  Executive Board as well as presenting the association’s Anthony and Josephine Chmura Memorial Scholarship Awards to deserving students on Friday, January 24, at its Annual Dinner Dance at Princess Manor, 92 Nassau Ave., in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY 11222. Festivities begin with a Cocktail Hour, followed by dinner. Valet Parking will be available. Music for listening and dancing pleasure will be supplied by Eddie Dziuba Plus Five Orchestra and DJ Stefan Bielski. A delightful evening of friendship and camaraderie is promised for a nominal donation. To make reservations or find out about donating to the Scholarship Fund, call Mary Bielski at 718-748-9676.

Bookcrossing at the Kosciuszko Foundation
WASHINGTON, DC – Uwalniamy Książki – Drop a Book/Pick up a Book at The Kosciuszko Foundation and The Polish Library – 2025 O Street, N.W. and 1503 21st St NW, Washington, D.C. on January 25 (2:00-4:00 pm).

Windows on the World
NEW JERSEY – Nineteen photographers of the New Jersey Photography Forum will share their views of the world at the Overlook Hospital Main Gallery, 99 Beauvoir Avenue in Summit, NJ from January 20 through April 11.  Joan Zielinski of Florham Park is among the exhibitors.  The gallery space is free to visit and open to the public.  For more information please visit

Polish Falcons National Bowling Tournament 2014
PENNSYLVANIA – Polish Falcons’ Nest 564, La Porte Ind. is diligently working on the 2014 National Bowling Tournament. The tournament will take place at one house, City Lanes in Michigan City, Ind.  The address is 1901 S. Woodland Ave, Michigan City, IN 46360.  The housing will be the Best Western Plus (formerly the Best Value Inn and Suites of La Porte) at 444 Pine Lake Avenue, La Porte, IN 46350. Phone number is 800-695-8284 or 219-362-4585. The deadline date is March 24, 2014.  Please mention Polish Falcons Bowling Tournament when you call in. There is another National Bowling Tournament in town the same weekend hosted by PNA.  So, they will be trying to get the rooms we have reserved.  If you should have any problems, you can contact Kathy Gazdick at Best Value Inn and Suites.  Same number as above. Please feel free to contact me at any time for issues or questions. My cell phone is 219-575-0071 and email is We are planning on a band on Friday night with a DJ/Karaoke on Saturday.  All doings will be at our Nest/Club at 216 E. Lincolnway, La Porte, IN 46350.  Phone number for the Club is 219-326-9757. Our Kitchen will be open with various menu items to choose from.  We are looking forward to seeing everyone!  Czolem, Mark Albin, Dan Jesko Co-chairmen. To register for the 2014 National Bowling Tournament, please visit

Conversation about Poland
WASHINGTON, DC – From multicultural city to monocultural city: American researcher Dr. William Gilcher returned to Washington after four months of research in Łódź and will discuss his impressions, findings and insight. January 19, 5:00 pm – Kosciuszko Foundation 2025 O Street, N.W. Washington, DC.

“Warsaw Nights” Photography Exhibit
NEW YORK – Documentary photographer Łukasz Nowosadzki will exhibit his works of street scenes and nightlife in “Warsaw Nights” through February 2 at the Starbucks Art Gallery – 910 Manhattan Ave, Greenpoint-Brooklyn, New York.

Guitar Classes at the Kosciuszko Foundation
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Kosciuszko Foundation Music Program will feature Group Guitar Classes with Piotr Zielinski for 10 weeks through March 12. E-mail: for information and registration form.

Sroka Art Exhibition
NEW YORK – “Raw Beauty” – multicolor etchings by Jacek Sroka will be on display through January 17 at the EmArt Gallery – 61-50 Palmetto St. in Ridgewood, NY.  Born in Kraków, Sroka studied at Academy of Fine Arts.  He has won prizes at international competitions in Reykjavik, Vaasa, Seoul and Kraków.



NEW YORK – Birthday wishes to  Ewa Bronowicz of Manhattan, who will celebrate her birthday on January 19th. Ewa is a columnist for the Post Eagle. Happy Birthday Ewa from your Mom, your friends, and the Post Eagle staff. STO LAT!

NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to Michele Wilczynski Babicz of Denville, daughter of Ed & Gloria Wilczynski, who will celebrate her birthday on January 20th. Happy Birthday Michele from Mom & Dad, sis Nikki, your husband Rich and children (Adam “AJ” and Sammy), relatives, friends, and the Post Eagle staff. STO LAT!

Happy 22nd Birthday!
NEW  JERSEY – Special birthday wishes to my niece Angelique Witmyer of Clifton who will celebrate her “22nd” birthday on January 20th. Happy Birthday Angelique from your mother (Chris – Editor of the Post Eagle), your father (Cliff – proprietor of Cliffhanger Productions), your grandparents – Grabowski & Witmyers, aunts, uncles, relatives, friends, and also the Post Eagle staff. STO LAT!



PENNSYLVANIA – Belated Anniversary wishes to George & Dolly Kubasko of Pittston who celebrated their Wedding Anniversary on January 13th. Congratulations & Best Wishes from your family, relatives, all your Polka friends, and Jean Grabowski.