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Slavic Halloween Night
NEW JERSEY – October 31st, 2013, at 6:30 p.m., in the Back Rooms AB-C, in the Walsh Library at the Seton Hall University, Slavic Club, in conjunction with the Office of International Programs and its International Month Celebration, will be holding its annual Slavic Halloween Night. During this Halloween Night Slavic Club will be showing the famous Russian/Ukrainian horror movie based on Gogol’s novella, “Viy”, and each participant will be painting – from scratch – his/her own Russian matrioshkas. Also, a short lecture by one of SHU Russian faculty members will be given about similar Slavic traditions in Russia and Easter Europe in order to enlighten our audience on this topic in other parts of the globe. Everyone is welcome! Slavic refreshments will be served! For more information and fee for materials, call Anna Kuchta 973-275-5875. Seton Hall University is located at 400 South Orange Ave., South Orange, NJ 07079.
6th Annual Kidz Bowling 4 Kidz
PENNSYLVANIA – The Polish Falcons of America announces the “6th Annual Kidz Bowling 4 Kidz” to be held on Sunday, November 3rd at AMF Mt. Lebanon Lanes in Mt. Lebanon. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. and bowling starts at 1 p.m. Children of all ages (5-99) can qualify. Need not be a member of a fraternal society to participate. There is no cost to enter the tournament, however, you must have a total of $25 in sponsorships or promised sponsorships prior to entering. Visit www.bowling4kidz.org for additional information or contact Karen Pintar at 1-800-843-7675, or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org All bowlers will roll a three game series (ages 5-7 bowl two games) and will be treated to entertainment, games, face painting, food, prizes and a commemorative t-shirt the day of the event. Also, the bowler who collects the most donations will receive a prize! T-shirts for ages 18 & under. Proceeds from this event will benefit Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.
Breakfast At The Post
NEW JERSEY – V.F.W. Post 7165 at 491 Valley Road in Clifton will be serving breakfast on Sunday, November 3rd from 8:00 to 11:00 am. We will be serving “Freedom Toast” – Thick Texas Bread and/or 3 Eggs any style with Home Fries, Sausage, Bacon, Taylor Ham, Toast, Orange Juice, Coffee, Tea, Milk and Cake. Donation $6.00. Children under 12 years EAT FREE. Open to the Public. For more info call 973-523-9762.
Election Day Closing
NEW JERSEY – All branches of the Ocean County Library will be closed Election Day, Tuesday Nov. 5. They will resume regular business hours Nov. 6. As always, the library Web site, and its databases will be available during that time. For further information please contact Ocean County Library at its website www.theoceancountylibrary.org or telephone the operator at (732) 349-6200 or (609) 971-0514.
Beefsteak Fundraiser To Salute Our Veterans
NEW JERSEY – A beefsteak fundraiser in salute of our veterans will be held on Friday, November 8th at the Polish Peoples Home, 1-3 Monroe Street in Passaic. Tickets: $35.00 – catered by Nightingales. All proceeds will be applied to the upkeep and maintenance of the Polish Home. Tickets and more information call John Budzinski 973-779-4310.
Live Right Healthy Holiday Eating
NEW JERSEY – We’ve sent out an SOS to Stephanie Pose again since the holidays are fast approaching and so are those extra pounds. For those of you who haven’t yet met Stephanie, she is a Registered Dietitian for ShopRite and she’s got lots of information and tips to help us avoid the holiday pitfalls. Stephanie also welcomes questions about food. Sometimes she even brings along coupons!! We hope you will join us for an evening of free healthy eating advice, along with coffee or tea and a light dessert. This event will be held on Tuesday, November 5th from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the John F. Kennedy Memorial Library, 92 Hathaway Street, Wallington, NJ 07057. For more information please call 973-471-1692.
AAMC Minority Student Career Fair
PENNSYLVANIA – The AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) will host free medical career awareness workshops and a recruitment fair for minority college and high school students on Saturday, November 7th, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Philadelphia Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19107. The events will give students, parents, pre-health advisers, school administrators, and other interested individuals the opportunity to meet and interact with representatives from more than 100 U.S. medical schools and other health professions colleges (such as dental). Attendees can participate in interactive medical and health activities, including information sessions on medical school preparation, admissions requirements, and the Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®). Several medical and health professions schools, including the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and several other institutions across the United States, will partner with the AAMC to host this event. Registration and more details: www.aamc.org/medicalcareerfair or call 202-862-6203.
Rock n’ Roll Dinner Dance
NEW YORK – The Polish American Independent Club, 35 Jayne Boulevard, Port Jefferson Station, will hold its Rock n’ Roll/Dinner Dance on Sunday, November 10th from 3 to 7 p.m. For more information call (631) 473-9807.
NEW JERSEY – The Church of the Transfiguration in Wallington will hold a GIFT AUCTION on Sunday, November 10th. Doors open 1 p.m. Auction starts 2:30 p.m. Donations are needed. Please bring your new items to the church hall on Sunday between 10 and 11 a.m. or call Linda at 201-791-9272 for pick-up. The church is located at 135 Hathaway Street. For additional information call Linda or Father Senior Gregory 973-779-4329.
Wine & Cheese Preview
NEW JERSEY – On Friday, November 8th from 6 to 9 pm at Lambert Castle (home of the Passaic County Historical Society) at 3 Valley Road, Paterson, the Passaic County Historical Society will be presenting its annual wine and cheese preview of the Lambert Castle Holiday Boutique. Enjoy a sneak peek at this year’s assortment of festive holiday gifts, jewelry, seasonal decorations, crafts, collectibles and gourmet food in the historic atmosphere and ambience of Lambert Castle. Admission includes two return visits. Free wine and snacks provided while, supplies last. Children under 12 years are admitted free of charge. No child strollers or carriages are permitted inside the Castle. Visa and Mastercard are accepted for purchases. For more information, visit the Passaic County Historical Society’s website at lambertcastle.org or call (973)247-0085.
Interfaith Memorial Service
NEW JERSEY – The Annual Interfaith Memorial Service for those who have lost a loved one will be held on Thursday, November 14th at 6 p.m. at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 1219 Ratzer Road in Wayne. Hospitality hour following. RSVP requested. Please call 973-785-7406. Sponsored by Passaic Valley Hospice.
Christmas Craft Spectacular
NEW JERSEY – The Parents’ Guild of Saint Joseph Regional High School in Montvale is sponsoring a two-day CHRISTMAS CRAFT SPECTACULAR on Sat. Nov. 2nd and Sun. Nov. 3rd. from 10 am until 4 pm. The first floor of the school will be converted into a Christmas wonderland. None of the crafts are commercially produced. The Mother’s Guild will sell a variety of delicious food items during the show. Children and senior citizens (65+) are admitted free. NO STROLLERS WILL BE PERMITTED AT THE SHOW. For more information call (201) 391-3300. Check out our website at www.saintjosephregional.org The school is located at 40 Chestnut Ridge Road in Montvale, NJ 07645.
NEW JERSEY – Special birthday wishes from Florida to our Cocia, Krystyna Konopka of Kearny, celebrating her birthday on October 28th. Happy Birthday Cocia and Lots of Love from your nieces, Kaitlyn & Olivia Lennon, & from your sister, Lila Lennon. God Bless You! STO LAT!
CONNECTICUT – Special Anniversary Wishes to Dolores and Lester Szube of Shelton celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary on November 7. Congratulations from your daughters, son-in-law, granddaughters, grandson-in-law, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends.