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By on October 21, 2013

PNA Lodge #3216 Celebrates Polish Heritage Month
ORLANDO, FLORIDA – The Polish National Alliance Lodge #3216 is celebrating Polish Heritage Month 2013 with a proclamation issued by Governor Scott’s office received on the 20th of September. PNA Lodge #3216 is planning a gala celebration of this event and for details please call William J. Odahowski at 407-365-2586 or send e-mail to: for upcoming details on this event. For additional details on Lodge 3216 and membership, write: William J. Odahowski, 1155 Kerwood Circle, Oviedo, FL 32765-6194.

Feast of Blessed Jerzy Popieluszko
NEW JERSEY –  The Feast of Blessed Jerzy Popieluszko (1947 – 1984) will be celebrated on Saturday, October 19th with a Holy Mass at 9 a.m. and veneration of the relic at Divine Mercy Parish – St. Mary’s Church, 232 Central Ave., Rahway. For more information visit

Pancake Breakfast
PENNSYLVANIA – The Polish American Cultural Center Museum Pancake Breakfast will be held on Saturday, October 19th at Applebee’s, 2535 Castor Avenue, Port Richmond section of Philadelphia, 8 to 10 A.M. Unlimited amount of pancakes, sausage, orange juice, coffee or tea. For more information call Theresa Romanowski 215-922-1700. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Pulaski Day Parade.

Astronomy Night At The Intrepid
NEW YORK – Spend a night viewing the far reaches of the galaxy during Astronomy Night at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, located at Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue) in Manhattan, on Saturday, October 19 from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Local astronomers will be on hand with high-powered telescopes to help you navigate the night sky and offer talks and demonstrations on space science. Guests are welcome to bring their own binoculars and telescopes. The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP at *PLEASE NOTE: ASTRONOMY NIGHT IS WEATHER PERMITTING*

Penny Social
NEW YORK – The General Pulaski Memorial Committee of Orange County, NY will hold their 7th annual Penny Social on Friday, October 25th at St. Joseph School Hall, Glenmere Ave., Florida, NY.  Doors will open at 5 pm and calling at 7 pm.  There will be a Christmas Money Tree, a Big Bucks Scarecrow display and numerous door prizes.  Refreshments are available. Call Stella (845) 291-8706, Gloria (845) 651-7424 or Catherine (845) 544-4141.  Donations are appreciated.

Hypnosis Counseling Center Offers Workshops
NEW JERSEY – The Hypnosis Counseling Center with offices in Bloomfield, Princeton, Flemington and Frenchtown will present a special set of workshops on Mon. Oct. 21st for Smoking Cessation (6:30-7:30 pm), Weight Loss (7:30-8:30 pm) and The Tuning Method (8:30-9:15 pm) at Rutherford High School, Mortimer Ave., Rutherford. Each workshop includes hypnosis exercises, discussion and an optional CD (fee), which assists in reinforcing immediate results and long range success. The workshops can be taken individually or as a set. Participants will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. For registration, cost of each workshop or more information call (201) 438-7675 x 2115. Hypnosis is a medically approved method of tapping the normally inaccessible power of the mind and correcting negative behavior.

Italian / Hispanic Luncheon
NEW JERSEY – St. John Lutheran Church of Passaic will hold an “Italian / Hispanic Luncheon” on Sunday, October 20th at 11:30/Noon. Proceeds will go towards a new roof for the church. The church is located at 140 Lexington Avenue in Passaic. For more information call 973-779-1166.

Beefsteak Dinner
NEW JERSEY – The Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church will hold its’ 27th Annual Beefsteak Dinner on Saturday, November 2nd, at the church hall, corner of Huron and Orange Ave. (off Van Houten Ave.) in Clifton. Delicious dinner provided by Nightingale’s! Beverages and ice supplied. Feel free to bring your own wine. Doors open at 7 p.m. (There will be pizza for the kids). Reservations required by Sunday, October 27th. No tickets will be sold at the door. For reser vations call Barbara Polk at 973-473-3773.

Polish American Club of Toms River Events
NEW JERSEY – The Polish American Club of Toms River announces  the following events: October 30 (rescheduled from 10/16) – Memorial Mass for the living and deceased members of the club at St. Joseph’s Church in Toms River at 10:00 am followed by a brunch at the Clarion.  Please call Frank Zwolinski for more information and tickets at 732-240-0556. October 23 – Polish Fest at the Royal Manor in Garfield, with lunch show and dancing. December 4 – Frankie Avalon’s Christmas Show at the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City.  Includes bus, show and $25 slot credit. For information please call Janice Zwolinski at 732-240-0556 or Helen Gulya at 732-281-1422.  Please note that you don’t have to belong to the club to attend any of these trips.

Master Gardeners of Bergen County Meeting
NEW JERSEY – At the next meeting of the Bergen County Master Gardeners, there will be a program: “Diggin’ In – Garden Tool Maintenance” presented by Pamela Davis. Everyone is welcome to join the Master Gardeners to  learn all about how and when to take care of your gardening tools, and learn about new tools, and some old forgotten tools, too. The presentation will be held on: Tuesday, October 22, at 7:30 pm, at The County Administration Building, One Bergen Plaza, County Place, Hackensack, in the 1st Floor Multi Purpose Room. There is plenty of parking & easy access to the building. Meetings are open to all interested gardeners, free of charge, and refreshments, followed by announcements, start at 7 pm. For more details, directions or other Master Gardeners activities, please contact: Tracey Fraser (201) 768-1856 or visit website: Also, please support the special food collection: The Master Gardeners “Cans for Community” project, helping our neighbors in need. Please donate any non-perishable food items or, donate a monetary gift: gift card or check.

Polish Harvest Festival “Dozynki”
PENNSYLVANIA – You are invited to attend the Polish American Heritage Month Celebration Polish Harvest Festival – Dozynki sponsored by the Polish American Cultural Center Museum and the Polish American Congress – Eastern Pennsylvania Division on Sunday, October 27th. Program highlights: “Dozynki” Harvest Mass 10:30 am at St. Adalbert Church, Thompson St. & Allegheny Ave. in Philadelphia’s Port Richmond section; “Dozynki” Harvest Festival 12 noon to 4 pm at St. Adalbert’s Auditorium, Thompson St. & Allegheny Ave. Food & refreshments, live music & dancing, Polish Folk Dancers, arts, crafts, displays and other entertainment. It’s a community-wide celebration of Polish heritage. Admission is FREE! For additional information call (215) 922-1700 or internet:

Consular Visit To Piast Institute In October
Hamtramck, Mich. – The Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Chicago would like to inform you that it is organizing a consular visit the 26th and 27th of October. It will be held at the Piast Institute located at 11633 Joseph Campau, Hamtramck, MI 48212. During the consular visit we will only be dealing with applications for a polish passport. NO WALK-IN APPOINTMENTS ARE AVAILABLE. Also, space is limited for this visit. Applicants are required to bring two passport photos. The Piast Institute cannot schedule appointments; applicants must call one of the consular officers listed below:
Jacek Bryniak, tel. 312 337 8166 ext. 228
Barbara Sala, tel. 312 337 8166 ext. 235



NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to Polka promoter Fran Fierst of Manville, celebrating her birthday on October 17th. Happy Birthday from your children, grandchildren, relatives, all your Polka fans and Chris & Jean of the Post Eagle. Sto Lat!



BIRTHDAY WISHES to: Joan Ference, NJ – 10/17. Lorraine Sheehan, CT; Anita Walther, NY – 10/18. Karen Kretsch, NY; Lorraine Jeski, CT – 10/19. Kay Misnick, NY; Janice Dahlen, ND; Stephanie Dulka, CT – 10/21. Hank Danelli, NY – 10/23.

ANNIVERSARY WISHES to: Chester & Francis Abramek, NY – 10/18. Joe & Jan Coel, WI – 10/19. Edward & Barbara McCormick, NJ – 10/20. Lucille Molinaro, PA – 10/21. Robert & Maria Shea, CT – 10/22.