Calendar 8-6-14

By on August 13, 2014

PRCUA Convention
OHIO – The 61st National PRCUA Convention will be held on Sunday, August 10th to Wednesday, August 13th at the Grand Plaza Hotel & Convention Center, 444 Summit Street, Toledo. For more information contact PRCUA Preconvention Committee – PRCUA, VikkiJean Mixon, 5255 N. Detroit Ave., Toledo, OH 43612.

Appreciation Party
NEW JERSEY – St. John Kanty Parish of Clifton (Speer Avenue) will hold an “Appreciation Party” for Father Raphael and Father Mirek on Saturday, August 16th at 7 p.m. in the Parish Center on Speer Avenue. All parish members and friends are cordially invited. Catering will be provided by “Polonia” Restaurant and DJ Joe Koziol will provide music for dancing. Tickets can be purchased from Sophie Bednarz, Bronia Karcz, Bozena Jaworska, Krystyna Bladek, Jean Petrillo, or at the Parish office.

Polish Soldiers Day
PENNSYLVANIA – Polish Soldiers Day will be held on Sunday, August 17th at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, Ferry Road, Doylestown. Mass 12:30 p.m. Activities throughout the day. All are welcome! For more information call 215-345-0600.

Yard Sale
NEW JERSEY – The St. Mary of Ostrabrama Church Holy Name Society will hold its annual Yard Sale on Saturday, August 16 (Rain Date, August 23), from 8 A.M. to 2 P.M., in the church parking lot, 30 Jackson St. South River. Vendor spaces are available at $20/table. Breakfast items, hamburgers, hot dogs, fries and beverages will be available for purchase during the event. Call Pete at 732-651-8235 to reserve a table or for information.

Jutrzenka Reaches “80” In September!
NEW YORK – On SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2014, the members of South Brooklyn’s Jutrzenka Singing Society – female chorus #226 of the Polish Singers Alliance of America – invite all to help them celebrate Jutrzenka’s 80th year of existence. The members will start the day in prayer by singing during the 9:30 am concelebrated Memorial Mass for their late friend and loyal supporter, Kazimierz Iwachow, husband of Adele, as well as for the living and deceased members of the chorus at Our Lady of Czestochowa – St. Casimir Church in South Brooklyn. Later, at 1:00 pm, they will begin celebrating with Hors d’oeuvres, a short Musicale, Dinner and Dance at Bay Ridge Manor located at 476 76th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11209. Families, friends, supporters and acquaintances are welcome to help make it a special day to remember. For details, reservations and further information, call 718-720-6089, 718-748-3699 or 516-568-0367. Ladies, if interested in joining our chorus and singing with Jutrzenka, rehearsals are Monday evenings from 6:00 to 8:15 pm beneath the rectory of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish, 183 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232. New, sweet voices are always welcome.

Ice Cream Social
NEW JERSEY – The Red Hat Angels, a team in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life Clifton invites you to their Beat the Heat Ice Cream Social on Sunday 8/10/14 at 2:30 PM at the Senior Citizen Center, Dog Pound Road, Clifton. Enjoy making your own sundae, join in a sing-a-long and win some gifts as the miniature ponys race for a cure. Tickets are $10.00 with all proceeds to benefit the Relay for Life Clifton. Contact Adele at 973-779-5810 or Anna at 973- 246-6946 for tickets. Come and enjoy a SUNDAE afternoon in the air conditioned center and beat the heat while helping to beat cancer. For more information on the services provided by the American Cancer Society, please visit cancer.org.

Parish Picnic
MASSACHUSETTS – Holy Cross Parish, Polish National Catholic Church of Ware, is sponsoring its annual Parish Picnic on Sunday, August 10 from 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm on the church grounds. Various booths, games, snacks, filled baskets and pastry will be featured. Polish traditional food will be available in the parish kitchen all afternoon. Cash drawing at 4:00 p.m. Stephen Socha is picnic chairman assisted by Evelyn Mongeau as co-chair. Members of the parish committee with Francis Trzepacz chairman and volunteer parishioners constitute the picnic committee. A cordial and warm invitation is extended to our many friends in Ware and nearby towns. Come one, come all to our Parish Polish Picnic. As in past years, fellowship is always enjoyed by all attendees. This year will be the same if not greater.

Ocean County Polish American Social Club
NEW JERSEY – The members of the Ocean County Polish American Social Club meet on the second Saturday of each month at the Manchester Firehouse on Commonwealth Blvd. at 12:30 p.m. Our trip coordinator is offering the following activities throughout the year: August 21st a trip to Philadelphia to the Mosaulo Schooner Restaurant for lunch, and then to the Sugar House Casino with slot coin; September 23rd to the Thomas Ella Winery and Casino in Philadelphia, PA; October 7th return trip to Platz Haus in Pomona, NY for Octoberfest; November 5th to Hazlet Lakeside Manor to participate in the “Jewish-Italian Wedding; December 3rd to the Taj Mahal for the Bobby Vinton and Jimmy Sturr show – buffet and slot coin return. All trips leave from the Quinn Hopping Funeral Home parking lot. You can make your reservations by calling Ted Kessler 609-693-3887 or at one of the meetings.   – Submitted by Ted Kessler, President

Felician Reading Center Offers Fall Classes
LODI, NJ – The Felician Reading Center will offer a Fall Reading Improvement Program for students in Grades 2 – 3 – 4.   The program will begin on September 22, 2014 and end on December 18, 2014.   The classes are held twice a week Mondays and Wednesdays for students in Grade 3 and Tuesdays and Thursdays for students in Grade 4. The classes are from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.   The students for Grade 2 have a different scheduled time for their classes. The teacher will be in contact with the parent.   This program aims to help each student advance at his/her own pace and to develop reading proficiency through a multi-sensory approach to Reading. Testing will be required for placement and a weekly fee for services rendered.   The Felician Reading Center is located at: 260 South Main Street, Lodi, NJ 07644. For further information, please call Sister Mary Andrew at 973-473-7447 – Extension 123.

BIRTHDAYS

MARYLAND – Birthday wishes to Charlie Nietubicz of Havre De Grace, celebrating his birthday on August 6th. Happy Birthday from your children, grandchildren, your Mom & family, also all your friends. STO  LAT!

NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to Barbara Pluciennik of Rahway, celebrating her birthday on August 7th. Happy Birthday from all your Polka friends. STO LAT!

NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to Ed Skrocki of Ogdensburg, who will be celebrating his “98th” birthday on August 9th. Happy Birthday from your family, relatives, friends, and Chris & The Post Eagle staff. STO LAT!

MASSACHUSETTS – Birthday wishes to Mindy Poirier of Methuen, who will celebrate her birthday on August 11th. Happy Birthday from your family, relatives, friends, especially Babci & PaPa Szufnarowski. STO LAT!

MASSACHUSETTS – Join us in celebrating an ongoing life journey, 80 years in the making… and not over yet. We would like to shower Happy Louie with Birthday cards for his “80th” birthday on August 4th. If you would like to send a birthday card, send to: Happy Louie, 6 Aspen Dr., Wilbraham, MA 01095. We hope to surprise him with an abundance of birthday cards. If you know someone who might like to wish Happy Louie a “Happy 80th Birthday!”, please spread the word. Thank you so much! We know Happy Louie will love hearing from you. JULCIA.

NEW JERSEY – Happy Birthday August 15, to my husband Ted Marczak of Toms River and Cape May, New Jersey. Love from your wife Jean. Best wishes from Brother-in-law Robert Mularz and wife Carol. Nephews Eddie and Matthew. Sto Lat