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Calendar 11-27-13

By on December 1, 2013

Christmas Bazaar & Polish Food Faire
RHODE ISLAND – St. Joseph Church, 391 High St., Central Falls, will hold its Christmas Bazaar & Polish Food Faire on Sunday, December 1 from 10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Parish Center. Delicious Polish food, games of chance, children’s booth, flea market, pastry, penny social, take a picture with St. Nicholas and 2014 Trip to Poland Info. Admission is free, and all are welcome.  Additional information online at Call Greg Malec, 401-243-4982 or Fr. Dariusz Jonczyk, St. Joseph Church Central Falls RI 401-723-5427.

Wallington Fire Department’s Holiday Parade 2013
NEW JERSEY – On Saturday, November 30, Wallington Fire Department will present its’ 12th Annual Holiday Parade. This is largest gathering of lighted and decorated fire trucks and floats in the nation.  This nighttime parade of over 2500 participants starts at 6 pm, and includes fire departments and organizations throughout the tri-state area. Thousands of spectators line the parade route, including the residents, who have yard parties all in anticipation of this 2 mile parade of 250 lighted and decorated fire trucks and floats.”The 2 hour parade begins on Mt. Pleasant and Roehrs Drive and concludes at the Veteran’s Monument on Union Boulevard. The parade ends at the Centennial Field, where participants will enjoy entertainment, refreshments and the presentation of various parade trophies, including The Chief’s Trophy going to the Best Decorated Vehicle in the parade. Besides firefighters any organization can participate please visit our website at or call (973) 473-7612 for more information.

Christmas Concert
MASSACHUSETTS – Mezzo-Soprano, Lisa Woods, Soprano, Terri LaFleur and Jerry Noble, Pianist will present a benefit concert at St. Valentine’s Church, 127 King Street, Northampton, on December 5th at 7:00 p.m.  Please join these talented performers as they celebrate the holiday season by performing many of the Christmas classics both sacred and secular from “The Little Drummer Boy” and “Still a Bach Christmas” to “Rockin Around the Christmas Tree” and “Ragtime Holiday”.  This festive concert will evoke the Christmas spirit in all – please come join in the celebration! For more information, please contact Rev. Adam Czarnecki at 413-584-0133.

Program On Healthy Holiday Eating
NEW JERSEY – Stephanie Pose, ShopRite’s Registered Dietitian, has kindly offered to speak with us about healthy holiday eating on December 5th at 6:30 p.m.  She is very knowledgable about food and has great tips to save calories without sacrificing flavor. In addition, Stephanie will hold a raffle at this event and one lucky person will win a $20 ShopRite gift card.  Not only will you learn some new ways to prepare your holiday meal, but someone will save $20 on their next trip to ShopRite. You can’t beat that! So, please join us at the John F. Kennedy Memorial Library, located at 92 Hathaway Street, Wallington, for an hour or so and we’ll all share dessert and coffee or tea.  We hope to see you at this fun and educational event. YOU MUST SIGN UP TO ATTEND THIS EVENT – PLEASE VISIT THE LIBRARY OR CALL US AT 973-471-1692 TO REGISTER. All programs are free of charge.

 Saint Nicholas Day Fish Dinner
NEW JERSEY – The Sisterhood of Saint Barbara presents its Annual Saint Nicholas Day Fish Dinner on Friday, December 6th, 6:00 p.m., at the Assumption of The Holy Virgin Orthodox Church, 35 Orange Ave., Clifton. Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Please join us in starting this Christmas season with fellowship and fasting. Basket raffle, 50/50. For tickets and further information please contact Olga 973-471-3678.

Annual Winter Steak Dinner & Dance
NEW YORK – The Polish American Independent Club, 35 Jayne Boulevard, Port Jefferson Station will hold its annual “Winter Steak Dinner & Dance” on Saturday, December 7th from 7 to 11 p.m. Music by Eddie Dziuba & Plus Five Orchestra from PA. For more information call 631-473-9807.

Giblin Assn. To Hold Community Service Awards
NEW JERSEY – The annual Community Service Awards and Charity Breakfast sponsored by the Giblin Association will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, December 1, at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. For tickets and more information, contact Kevin Frey at 973-808-0022. Co-Chairs of the 2013 Breakfast are Robert P. Marasco of Newark, Newark city clerk; and Lauren Murphy of Clifton, president of the Professional Workers Association union of Passaic County. The Giblin Association is a civic and charitable organization founded in 1954 by the late state Sen. John Giblin (D-Essex). The association supports a wide-variety of civic, cultural and community organizations throughout the state. The organization’s current standard-bearer is Assemblyman Thomas P. Giblin (D-34th Dist.).

Senior Fit Day
NEW JERSEY – LA Fitness of Clifton is taking an active role in improving the health and well-being of our community’s seniors (ages 60 and over) by hosting the Clifton Recreation Department’s Senior Fit Day on Thursday, December 5th from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  LA Fitness is located in the Clifton Promenade at 852 Route 3 West.  The event will include: 5 hour use of LA Fitness, a variety of exercise classes and clinics, light snacks, giveaways and more.  All registered individuals will receive a coupon for a discounted lunch at the Promenade Shops. The facility has a large variety of exercise machines, a swimming pool and whirlpool, exercise rooms, basketball court, racquetball and sauna; so come prepared to participate.  Pre-registration is required (no registration will be taken at the door) and all participants MUST have an armband to enter the facility.    Armbands may be purchased at the Clifton Recreation Department.  The cost is $5.00 for residents/ $10.00 non-residents.


NEW JERSEY– Birthday wishes to Irene Flack of Jackson, who will celebrate her birthday on December 1st. Happy Birthday from your family, relatives & friends. STO LAT!

NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to Sabina Gibki of Union, who will celebrate her birthday on December 5th. Happy Birthday from your family, all your Polka friends, and Jean Grabowski & The Post Eagle staff. STO LAT!


BIRTHDAY WISHES to: Paul Rudisill, New Oxford, PA – 12/2. Marian Lipinski, Youngstown, OH – 12/4. Patsy Hopkins, Houston, TX – 12/6.

ANNIVERSARY WISHES to: Richard & Melody Brutkiewicz, Edwell, NY – 12/4.