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CALENDAR 3-27-13

By on March 27, 2013

Holy Week Services At Holy Cross
NEW JERSEY –  Holy Cross Church PNCC of Woodland Park announces Holy Week services, starting with Palm Sunday, March 24th with the distribution of Palms 9 & 11 a.m.; Wednesday, March 27 – 7 pm Sacrament of Penance (General Confessions), 7:30 pm Sacrament of Penance (Private Confessions); Holy Thursday, March 28 – 7:30 pm Liturgy of the Lord’s Supper; Good Friday, March 29 – 3:00 pm Stations of the Cross with Youth, 4:15 pm Liturgy of Good Friday; Holy Saturday, March 30 – 4:00 pm Blessing of Easter Baskets, 6:00 pm Easter Vigil Liturgy & Blessing of Easter Baskets; Easter Sunday, March 31 – 8:00 am Easter Procession & Holy Mass of Resurrection, 11:00 am Holy Mass of Resurrection. Holy Cross is located at 220 Browertown Road in Woodland Park 97424. For more information call 973-256-4888, visit, or e-mail:

Spring Concert
–  Mezzo-Soprano, Lisa Woods and Jerry Noble, pianist will present a benefit concert at St. Valentine’s Church, 127 King Street, Northampton, Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.  Lisa will sing many “Songs of Inspiration” such as “Were you There”, “The Lord is My Shepherd” to “He’s Got the Whole World in his Hands”, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” etc.  We hope you will join us for this very special afternoon.  All are welcome. For admission price or more information call the Pastor, Rev. Adam Czarnecki at 413-584-0133.

Baked Potato Night
– The Knights of Columbus, Regina Mundi Council 3969 will be holding a Baked Potato Night, an inexpensive night out for the family, on Friday, April 5,  6-9 pm at the St. John Kanty Church Parish Center, 37 Speer Avenue, Clifton, 07013. The meal includes the potato and all the toppings: hot cheddar cheese, cold cheddar cheese, red and yellow onions, sour cream, bacon bits, butter, chili, salsa sauce, etc.; tossed Salad, soda, coffee, dessert and BYOB. For further info. please call Pablo Casiano at 201-481-2530 or

Polish Arts Club of Trenton Polonaise Ball
– The Trenton Polish Art’s Club 67th Annual Polonaise Ball and Scholarship Awards Dinner will be held April 6. This year’s honoree is  Anna Rutkowska. Come celebrate with us at the Trenton Country Club. The Dennis Ostopowicz Orchestra will play for your listening and dancing pleasure.  Hors ‘oeuvres at six followed by dinner at seven. The PKM Dancers will lead us in the Polonaise. For more information and reservations please contact John Bogdan at 609-396-0312.

Dozin’ With The Dinos! Overnight
–  The four fraternals (Polish Women’s Alliance, Polish Roman Catholic Union, Polish National Alliance, Polish Falcons of America) are happy to once again sponsor the DOZIN’ WITH DINOS overnight event (Friday-Saturday, April 12-13) at the Field Museum, Chicago. Arrival on Friday evening between 5:30 and 7 p.m. Imagine roaming The Field Museum at night! Bring your sleeping bag and explore one of the most exciting spots in town! Overnights are a unique opportunity for parents and their children 6-12 to spend the night at the Museum. The evening begins with orientation and various workshops in the main hall. Stop by Dinosauria! Afterwards, we will watch a performance, munch on a snack, enjoy late night activities, and explosre the Museum’s exhibitions, including Inside Ancient Egypt by flashlight. Group overnights begin at 5:45 p.m. and end the following morning after 8 a.m. Give them a night to remember. Contact Vice President Sharon Zago at 1-888-522-1898 ext. 208 for more information, or visit the website:

Call For Competitors
– The 12th Frederic Chopin Piano Competition will be held on September 28, 2013. We invite area piano students ages 6 to 21 to participate. The annual event, held at Blessed Virgin Mary of Czestochowa Church, 250 Old Maxwell Road in Latham, allows area students and teachers to showcase their piano skill, judged by a panel of accomplished musicians. Deadline for registration is August 17, 2013; limited to the first ten applicants in each category. The registration fee $35, non-refundable. Previous winners not eligible to register in the same category. For more information or to register, 518.373.0092, or visit


Special Birthday Wishes
– Birthday wishes to the most precious and special Mother, my Mom Jean Grabowski, who will be turning “90” on Sunday, March 31st. May God bless you with good health and many blessings. Happy Birthday from your children, Chris, Ray, Matt, me Val (and Johnny), your granddaughter Angelique, your relatives and many friends. Sto Lat!

NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to Jean Wilczynski of Lyndhurst, celebrating her birthday on March 31st. Happy Birthday from your family, relatives, friends and Jean Grabowski. Sto Lat!

NEW JERSEY – BIRTHDAY WISHES to Lenny Zaleski at Roosevelt Care Center, Edison; he will be celebrating his birthday on April 1st. Sto Lat from children Ron, Chris, Pat, Reggie, Kim and 10 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, also many friends, bandleaders, bartenders and members of the Polka Capital of the East, Bayway Polish Club.  We miss you at Bayway and love you.

NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to Marie Szewczyk of Clifton, celebrating her birthday on April 2nd. Happy Birthday from your husband Rich, your children, grandchildren, relatives, Jean Grabowski and all your friends. Sto Lat!

ARIZONA – Birthday wishes to my cousin Brian Buchanan of Litchfield Park, celebrating his birthday on April 3rd. Happy Birthday from your wife Susan, all your family and relatives out here in Jersey, and especially me (Val). Sto Lat!


FLORIDA – Anniversary wishes to Rita & Vinnie Broccolo of Tavares, celebrating their Wedding Anniversary on March 31st. Congratulations and Best Wishes from your family, relatives and all your Polka friends. Sto Lat!


BIRTHDAY WISHES to: Robert Shea, CT – 4/1. Margaret Miasek, NJ – 4/2. Theresa Burdzy, NJ – 4/3.