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By on February 8, 2014

Rummage Sale
NEW JERSEY – The Rosary Confraternity of Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 127 Paterson Avenue, Wallington, is having a “Rummage Sale”, on Saturday, February 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the “Great Hall” (parish auditorium).  Many “gently” used toys, knick-knacks, appliances, jewelry, books, and clothing will be available for purchase. For additional information, please contact Pat Wronko at 201-438-0636 or Carol Puzio at 201-935-0273.

Valentine Penny Social
MASSACHUSETTS –  The annual Valentine Penny Social sponsored by the Holy Cross Parish, Polish National Catholic Church, Ware, MA will be held on Sunday, February 9, 2014 in the church hall beginning at noon (12:00 pm). Featured will be: 5cent and 10cent tables with gifts to be won by attendees, filled baskets, pastry, games and an active kitchen providing Polish food and refreshments. Evelyn Mongeau heads this annual activity. A warm invitation is extended to our many friends in the area as well as those who live out of state. A wonderful opportunity to meet one other again and enjoy a pleasant afternoon.

Immigration Advice
MASSACHUSETTS – Free Immigration Advice at Boston City Hall – January – June 2014 Schedule: February 5th and 19th; March 5th and 19th; April 2nd and 16th; May 7th and 21st; June 4th and 18th. Place: Boston City Hall, Room 804. Time: 12:00 Noon -2:00 PM. For more information contact the Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians 617.635.2980.

PUC Scholarship Ball
NEW JERSEY – The Polish University Club of New Jersey will hold their 85th Annual Scholarship Ball on Sunday, February 16th at the Royal Manor in Garfield with cocktails and fantastic hors d’ourvres, followed by a superior dinner with open bar until 10 PM. The Ablemen Orchestra will play for your dancing pleasure and the PKM Dancers of Philadelphia will perform traditional Polish Folk Dances. Honorees this year are the Polish and Slavic Federal Credit Union for the “Outstanding Organization” for their promotion of Polish culture and education and Casimir and Constance Drygas as the “Meritorious Member” Awardees for their efforts in promotion of the University Club. For information please call 845-268-7021.

Dinner & A Movie
NEW JERSEY – Bring your family to the Clifton Community Recreation Center for a low cost night out of dinner and a movie on Thursday, February 20, 2014.  Dinner will be served at 5:00 p.m. and the movie, “Free Birds”, will begin at 6:00 p.m.  The cost is $5.50 per person and covers the entrance to the movie, popcorn, a small bag of movie favorite candy and dinner provided by The Famous Mid-Town Grill (small French fries, small soda and choice of 1 hotdog, 1 hamburger, 1 cheeseburger or 1 grilled cheese sandwich).  Seating is limited.  Purchase your tickets at the Clifton Recreation office or register online at (online registration ends on 2/19/2014).  For more information, call the Recreation office at (973) 470-5956.

Hospice Offers Bereavement Support
NEW JERSEY – Passaic Valley Hospice will be offering a Bereavement Support Group on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:00 p.m. beginning February 5th. The group will meet for seven weekly sessions ending on March 19th, at 783 Riverview Drive, just south of Route 46 in Totowa. The group provides understanding and support through the grieving process. To register or for more information, please call Richard Sharber, Bereavement Coordinator at Passaic Valley Hospice, (973) 256-4636 Ext. 7406.

Learn To Speak Polish!
NEW JERSEY – The Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark will begin Polish Adult Language studies February 27th and run through May 22nd, 2014. Beginner and Intermediate levels are available. Classes run 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Thursdays. Cost is $120 for the 12-week semester, and will take place at the Foundation, 177 Broadway, Clark. Please call 732-382-7197 for  further information. Uczmy Sie Polskiego!

Scholarship Opportunity For Maryland Residents
MARYLAND – The Polish Heritage Association of Maryland will be providing one $2500, two $2000, and several $1500 scholarship grants to undergraduate students for the academic year 2014-2015. To qualify the applicant must currently be a fourth-year high school student or full-time college student, a legal resident of Maryland, and have at least two Polish ancestors. Students must attend an accredited college or university in the United States of America. Selection will be primarily made on the basis of financial aid. Additional evaluation will focus on academic standing, leadership potential and the student’s pride of their Polish Heritage. Applications are available now and must be completed/postmarked by March 1, 2014. Complete information on how to apply will be posted on the website:

Free ESL Classes At Boston Academy
MASSACHUSETTS – Every month Monday -Thursday from 2-4 pm. Please come for a placement interview at 12:00 on: Feb. 7th, March 7th, April 4th, May 2nd, or June 6th. If you cannot come to a placement interview: please come to the school at 2 pm Monday-Friday to receive a class schedule. Location: 38 Chauncy St. 8th floor, Boston, MA. Please contact Kathleen McGovern for more information 617-338-6243 #207 or e-mail:

Free Job Success Program For Women
NEW JERSEY – Women In Transition is offering a Free Job Success Program designed to help women transition into employment.  In four sessions you will cover all the basics regarding how to do a job search, preparing successful materials and practicing interviewing skills. The program will meet weekly from Thursday, February 6th – Thursday, February 27th, 12:30-2:30.  Pre-registration is required. Please call Women In Transition at 973-694-9215. Women In Transition is located at Wayne Counseling and Family Services, 1022 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne. Please call (973) 694-9215 for more information, and to register for the Women In Transition workshops. Also, visit us at



NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to my cousin John Grabowski of Colts Neck, celebrating his birthday on February 5th. Happy Birthday from your children, grandchildren, relatives, the Grabowski clan and all your friends.  STO LAT!

NEW JERSEY – Happy Birthday on February 8th to my wife Jean Marczak of Toms River and Cape May, N.J. from husband Ted. Best wishes from brother Robert and wife Carol Mularz, nephews Edward and Matthew. STO LAT!

NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to Joan Tarnalicki of Colonia, celebrating her birthday on February 10th. Happy Birthday from your husband John, son Johnnie, daughter Jean, granddaughters Nicole & Jennifer, and all your friends. STO LAT!

NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to Kay Wolanin of Sayreville, who will celebrate her birthday on February 12th. Happy Birthday from your family, Fran Fierst, and all your Polka friends. STO LAT!