“Greenpoint. The Transitions” In August

By on July 22, 2014
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POLISH HISTORY ON BOARD GAMES
Brooklyn Public Library in Greenpoint, 107 Norman Ave.

These workshops are a great occasion to develop knowledge about the history of Poland, meet new people, and have fun while playing board games. We will play “Queue”, “Chivalry Game: Battle of Grunwald”, and “Memory ’39”. For Polish and English speakers! Participation is free of charge.

Program:

Board game: “Queue”

08.07.2014, 6 pm – 7:30 pm. Compound chocolate and other words that from a bygone era.

09.04.2014, 6 pm – 7:30 pm. Polish independent scene – Polish 80’s music as a testimony of time.

Board Game: “Chivalry Game. Battle of Grunwald”

09.11.2014, 6 pm – 7:30 pm. Władysław Jagiełło, the king from the statue in Central Park – the story behind Battle of Grunwald.

09.25.2014, 6 pm – 7:30 pm. The clergy, knights, burghers and peasants. Who would I be in the Middle Ages?

10.09.2014, 6 pm – 7:30 pm. Gall Anonymous – medieval literature as a source of historical knowledge.

10.23.2014, 6 pm – 7:30 pm. Jagiellonian University – the story of the oldest university in Poland.

Board game: “Memory ‘39”

11.06.2014, 6 pm – 7:30 pm. September 1st, 1939 – the day that World War II started.

11.13.2014, 6 pm – 7:30 pm. How it all started? Literature describing the beginning of World War II.

11.20.2014, 6 pm – 7:30 pm. September 17th, 1939 – the day that the Red Army entered Polish land.

12.04.2014, 6 pm – 7:30 pm. Polish Underground State – activity and organization of the Home Army (Armia Krajowa, AK).

Would you like to sign up? Send an email to marta@cultureshock.pl to reserve a seat.

Have any questions? Write: marta@cultureshock.pl or call: 646 589 2060

 

POLISH HISTORY ON BOARD GAMES is a part of “Greenpoint. The Transition”, a series of cultural and social activities realized in New York, USA by the Culture Shock Foundation from May to December, 2014 consisting of educational workshops, concert series, movie screenings, and local recreational activities, all targeted at Poles, those with Polish roots, and everyone interested in Polish culture and history.

www.cultureshock.pl/greenpoint-en

Greenpoint. The Transition is a series of cultural and social activities realized in New York, USA by the Culture Shock Foundation from May to December, 2014 consisting of educational workshops, concert series, movie screenings, and local recreational activities, all targeted at Poles, those with Polish roots, and everyone interested in Polish culture and history.

 

More: www.cultureshock.pl/greenpoint-en

www.facebook.com/greenpoint.przemiany

Project partners: Brooklyn Public Library, Opportunity Music Project, Videology, Focusing Lab. Project media partners: Kurier Plus, Radio Rampa, Dobra Polska Szkoła.

The project is co-financed from the funds granted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the competition for the public task “Cooperation with Polish Diaspora and Poles Abroad.”