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Lecture On Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
CONNECTICUT – The S.A. Blejwas Endowed Chair in Polish Studies presents The Milewski Lecture In Polish History “What was unique about the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising” by Samuel Kassow, scheduled for Thursday, May 9th at 7:00 p.m. at the Central Connecticut State University, 2nd floor of the Elihu Burritt Library, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain. Samuel Kassow, Northam Professor of History at Trinity College, will discuss the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of April 1943 and explain what made it different from attempted armed uprisings in other ghettos. An exhibit will be displayed at the library entitled “70th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising”. The lecture is FREE and the public is cordially invited. For further information please contact the Polish Studies at or call (860) 832-3010. Free public parking available in campus garages.

Coach Bag Bingo
– St. Laurentius School “Coach Bag Bingo” will be held on Friday, May 10th at the Parish Hall, Memphis & Berks Streets, Fishtown section of Philadelphia. Doors open 6 p.m. First game starts at 7 p.m. For tickets, call Lynne 267-775-1429.

PCHS Genealogy Club Meeting, May 11th
NEW JERSEY – On Saturday, May 11, at 10 a.m., the Passaic County Historical Society Genealogy Club will meet at Lambert Castle Museum, 3 Valley Road, Paterson. After a brief business meeting, the April program will be “Good Deeds: Unearthing Your Ancestor in Land Records,” presented by Joe Grabas. The PCHS Genealogy Club meets once a month from September through May. Program topics relate to genealogy and usually include a guest speaker.  The meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome.  For more information, or in the event of inclement weather, please contact the Passaic County Historical Society, 973-247-0085, extension 200.

Spring Steak Dinner & Dance
NEW YORK – The Polish American Independent Club, 35 Jayne Boulevard, Port Jefferson Station, will hold its annual “Spring Steak Dinner/Dance” on Saturday, May 18th from 7 to 11 p.m. Music by Eddie Dziuba & Plus Five Orchestra from PA. Call 631-473-9807.

Trip To Festival
NEW YORK/MASSACHUSETTS – A motor coach trip is planned to the Pierogy Festival at Pulaski Park, Three Rivers, MA on Sunday, May 19, featuring Jimmy Sturr and his orchestra, Eddie Forman and his orchestra and The Maestro’s Men. Pick-ups are as follows: 9:45 a.m. at Crossgates Mall, Albany, NY; 10:15 a.m. Green Island, Old Ford; 10:45 a.m. Swartz Senior Center, Castleton, NY. Please call Jane (518) 766-2883 for more information and reservations.

Chruschiki Making Class
MICHIGAN – Our Lady of Mount Carmel Polish Heritage Group inWyandotte will hold a Chruschiki/Kruschiki Making Class on Saturday, May 18th. Class will be held at 12 noon in the OLMC Social Hall/Gym. Space is limited. Classes must be pre-paid. Call the rectory 734-284-9135 for more information and cost. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish is located at 976 John Paul II Avenue, Wyandotte, MI 48192. Visit

Hudson Valley Polonaise Society Events
NEW YORK –  POLKA DANCING BEGINS IN PINE ISLAND –  Come out on Sunday, May 19th for the Hudson Valley Polonaise Society spring dance featuring the Golden Tones (PA). The dance takes place at the PLAV #16 in Pine Island from 2 to 6 pm. Delicious food available. For reservations and information, call Stella at 845-291-8706. “See you on the dance floor!”
MARK YOUR CALENDARS – UPCOMING EVENTS: 2013-2014 Citizen of the Year selection; Annual Yard Sale – June 15th; Annual Scholarship Presentation & Raffle – July 11th; “Under the Stars” Polka Dance – July 13th. Hope to see you there.



NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to my cousin Michael Buchanan of Toms River, celebrating his birthday May 8th. Happy Birthday from your wife Ruth, your family, relatives & friends. Sto Lat!

NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to my cousin Judy Jamroz of Belleville, celebrating her birthday on May 8th. Happy Birthday from your family, relatives & friends. Sto Lat!

NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to Ed Zonkowski of Sayreville, celebrating his birthday on May 8th. Happy Birthday from your family, relatives, friends, the Grabowskis, Chris & Angelique (21), also Mary Nietubicz, all your friends. Sto Lat!



Jimmy Sturr Fan Club

BIRTHDAY WISHES to: Carolyn Hayes, NY – 5/11. Joyce Peles, MA – 5/13.
ANNIVERSARY WISHES to: Bob & Dee Hoffman, FL – 5/9. John & Irene Niewinski, CT – 5/14.