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St. Andrew’s Carnival
NEW JERSEY – St. Andrew’s Carnival will be held from Wednesday, September 4th through Sunday, September 8th on the church grounds (entrance on St. Andrew Boulevard). Live entertainment, delicious food, rides for the kids. and much more! St. Andrew the Apostle Church is located at 400 Mount Prospect Road in Clifton. Hours: Wed. – Thurs. 5-10 pm; Fri. -Sat. 5 – 11 pm; Sun. 3-8 pm. For more information call the office 973-779-6873. www.standrew-cliftonnj.org
St. John Kanty Parish Picnic
NEW JERSEY – St. John Kanty Parish Picnic will be held on Sunday, September 8th from 1 to 10 p.m. on the church grounds, 49 Speer Avenue in Clifton. Delicious food served in the parish center, and on the church parking lot, games of chance and children’s area, white elephant area, giant 50/50 and more. Music for your listening and dancing pleasure. Children under 12 FREE. Everyone is invited! For more information call the parish office at 973-779-4102.
Polish Fall Festival
MARYLAND – Holy Rosary Church of Baltimore will hold its’ Polish Fall Festival on September 7 (12-10 pm) and September 8 (12-6 pm) at 408 S. Chester St., Baltimore. Lots of homemade Polish food and Polish pastries, Polish music, beer, crafts, Kids corner (moon bounce, face painting, Polish storytelling and much more!), Polish folk dancing by the Krakowiaki Dancers and the famous Ojczyzna Dance Group. FREE ADMISSION! For more information call 410-732-3960 or visit the web site www.holyrosarypl.org
St. Joseph’s Polish American Festival
RHODE ISLAND – All are welcome at the St. Joseph’s annual Polish-American Festival, September 6-8 at 391 High Street, Central Falls. The festival will take place 6:00 p.m.-midnight Friday (DJ Michael), 6:00 p.m.-midnight Saturday (Stop Band) and 12:00-6:00 p.m. Sunday (The Eastern Sound Orchestra). This popular three-day event offers delicious Polish and American food, music/dancing, entertainment for children and teens, a beer corner and games of chance. FREE ADMISSION and plentiful parking. More information at www.polishscholarshipsri.org.
Clifton Republican Club
NEW JERSEY – The Clifton Republican Club meets at the V.F.W. Hall, 491 Valley Road, the second Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. The meeting dates are as follows: September 10th, October 8th, November 12th. Refreshments will be served. Membership dues: $10.00. All Republicans are invited to join. For more information call Ellen 973-365-1060.
Polish Children’s Heartline Annual Luncheon
NEW JERSEY – The Polish Childrens Heartline will hold its 28th Annual Luncheon on Sunday, September 8th at The Robert B. Meyner Reception Center at The PNC Arts Center in Holmdel (exit 116 off the Garden State Parkway). Beginning at noon, there will be a cocktail hour, luncheon entertainment, dancing to Pogo Dance Band, and a gift auction. Tickets are $65 per person. For reservations and information please call Doreen Patras Cramer at 732-680-0680 or email ChildsHart@aol.com. Funds raised will be used to purchase medical equipment for children’s cardiac surgery in Poland.
Dinner Honoring Kosciuszko & All Polish Soldiers
NEW YORK – Commander Michael N. Connors & The Kings County Chapter of the Catholic War Veterans invite you to their annual dinner honoring Tadeusz Kosciuszko & all Polish Soldiers for their contributions to Western Civilization on September 5 at 7:00 p.m. The dinner will be held at the Polonaise Terrace, 50 Greenpoint Ave., Brooklyn, NY. For more information call Monica at 718-238-6500.
Polish Classes In Central Jersey
NEW JERSEY – Join our affordable, creative and interesting Polish program! With an inspirational teacher, in a convenient location and also for a good price! Study the Polish language and Polish culture on Mondays evenings (6:30 PM- 8:30 PM). Classes for all ages begin on Monday September 9th and run for 14 weeks till December 9th. Early registration is suggested. Classes will be held at St. Mary’s School, next to St. Mary’s Church, 232 Central Ave., Rahway, NJ 07065. Call Anna Zielski (732) 325-7779 for more details or e-mail:m email@example.com Note: No charge for priests, nuns and catechists!
Van Houten Ave Street Fair
CLIFTON, NJ – The Athenia Business Association of Clifton presents its 11th Annual VAN HOUTEN AVE STREET FAIR which will be held on Sunday, September 15th from 11 am to 5 pm. Van Houten Ave will be transformed into a giant town block party, a pedestrian marketplace – exhibitors displaying their merchandise, a host of vendors, food, a stage with entertainment & music, rides for the children, a petting zoo, pony rides, and much more! Live entertainment by two bands: Swingman & The Misfit Mutts Band, and special appearance by Bobby Valli; a martial arts demonstration by the Clifton Martial Arts Academy at 12:30 p.m.; a performance by Clifton High School’s Mustang Marching Band at 2 p.m. and Medieval Times will showcase sword fights between the knights. We would like to invite merchants, civic groups and non-pofit organizations to become a part of this event. Note: The ABA is also looking for more vendors. For more information about prices, etc., please call 201-410-1686 or 973-778-7837, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org (attn, Chris). A special THANK YOU to our street fair sponsors Shook Funeral Home, Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, Spencer Savings Bank, ShopRite, Clifton Rotary Club and a New Taste of China. Please come out and support the merchants of the Athenia section of Clifton. We are expecting to attract thousands of people from the community and other neighboring towns. Rain date: Sun. Sept. 22nd. Come out and bring the family; enjoy the festivities!
Polish American Club of North Jersey
NEW JERSEY – The Polish American Club of North Jersey will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, September 10th at the Cracovia Manor, 196 Main Ave., Wallington, at 7:30 PM. Anyone of Polish or part Polish Ancestry and their spouse, age 18 or over, is eligible for a membership. We welcome new members. NJPAC is one of the oldest active Polish Organizations in North Jersey; organized in 1932!
Little Servant Sisters Annual Fundraiser
NEW JERSEY – The Little Servant Sisters of the Immaculate Conception will hold a “Garden Festival” on Saturday, September 7th from 9 am to 6 pm at 1000 Cropwell Road, Cherry Hill. Homemade Polish hot & frozen food, Homemade baked goods & refreshments, American Food & Mister Softee ice cream, white elephant sale & collectibles, religious goods, Polish imports, plants & silk flowers, prizes & children’s games, and music by DJ Andy Citkowicz. Divine Mercy Devotions in chapel at 3 pm. Free parking on site and at nearby Beck Middle School. For more information call 856-424-1962.
Ocean County Polish American Social Club
NEW JERSEY – Our club members meet at the Firehouse on Commonwealth Blvd. in Manchester on the second Friday of the month, and our next meeting will be on September 13th at 12:30 p.m. All are welcome. Join us on September 24th for a bus trip to Resorts to participate in “World of Aloha”. Also planned is the fun trip to the Platz Haus for the Octoberfest on October 15th. We will be returning to Resorts on December 3rd to enjoy the “Christmas Spectacular Show”. We are filling up fast. Make your reservations at the meeting or call Ted Kessler at 609-693-3887 to attend any of the aforementioned bus trips. All of our trips leave from the Quinn Hopping Funeral Home parking lot. Let’s not forget “White Christmas” on December 17th – 2 p.m. show – at the Surflight Theatre. Hope you can join us! Enjoy a warm and pleasant fall.
Audubon Nature Walk At NJBG, Sept. 8th
NEW JERSEY – NJBG invites you to explore the Botanical Garden’s many beautiful residents on a Nature Walk at the New Jersey State Botanical Garden on Sunday, September 8 at 10 am. The walk will be led by volunteers from the Bergen County Audubon Society and NJBG. Join us for an easy walk in the garden and fields around the Botanical Garden as we look for and identify some of the many birds, butterflies and plants that call NJBG home. Wear comfortable shoes and meet at the Carriage House Visitor Center. Rain cancels. This program is free. The New Jersey State Botanical Garden at Skylands, which appears on both the State and National Registers of Historic Places, is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day of the year. Admission to the Garden is always free. Parking is also free in the fall, winter and spring. NJBG/Skylands is located on Morris Road in Ringwood, New Jersey. For an event schedule, membership brochure, directions or more information, please call 973-962-9534 or visit njbg.org.
NJBG Lilac Workshops – Sept. 7 & Sept. 21
NEW JERSEY – NJBG will sponsor two free hands-on Lilac Workshops on upcoming Saturdays, September 7 and September 21, 2013, from 9 am to 1 pm. NJBG volunteers work with horticultural expert Daniel Ryniec, former lilac curator of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. to restore and improve the NJ Botanical Garden’s renowned lilac collection. Mr. Ryniec will give a lesson in lilac care and cultivation at 10 am. Lilacs are very popular landscape plants in our area and make a wonderful addition to any home garden, offering floods of flowers and a delightful scent throughout May and into early June. Join these free workshops for a great chance to learn by doing, and to get answers to any questions you may have. Beginners are welcome. Bring gloves, rakes and pruners if you have them. The New Jersey State Botanical Garden at Skylands, which appears on both the State and National Registers of Historic Places, is open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and admission to the Garden is always free. NJBG/Skylands is located on Morris Road in Ringwood, New Jersey. For an event schedule, membership brochure, directions or more information, please call 973-962-9534 or visit njbg.org.
NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to Joan Fox of Dumont, celebrating her birthday on September 6th. Happy Birthday from your husband Jim, your relatives, your friends, and Jean Grabowski. Sto Lat!
NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to my cousin Theo Tragellis of Fort Lee, who will be celebrating his birthday on September 7th. Happy Birthday Theo from your family, relatives, and all your friends. Sto Lat!
PENNSYLVANIA – Birthday wishes to my cousin Linda DeSanguine (the former Linda Kozdeba) of Stroudsburg, celebrating her birthday on September 10th. Happy Birthday from your family, relatives, and friends. Sto Lat!
JIMMY STURR FAN CLUB
BIRTHDAY WISHES to: Arman Hollas, TX; Vincent Young, PA – 9/7. Mildred Hollas, TX – 9/8. Luke Abell, PA; Gigi Moisa, NY – 9/9. Priscella Lowell, NJ; Jack Sheehan, CT – 9/10. Renny Stareck, AZ – 9/11.
ANNIVERSARY WISHES to: Jack & Lorraine Sheehan, CT – 9/5. Frank & Liz Orehowsky, OH – 9/6. Bruce & Carolyn Hayes, NY – 9/9.