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CALENDAR 6-26-13

By on June 25, 2013

Polish American Club of Toms River
– The Polish American Club of Toms River announces the following events: July 18 – Doolan’s Lawrence Welk Champagne Polka Tribute (Spring Lake, NJ), includes garden salad, choice of entre, coffee, tea, show, etc. October 23 – Polish Fest at the Royal Manor in Garfield, N.J. December 4 – Frankie Avalon’s Christmas Show at the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J. 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.

Passaic Library Offers ESL Classes
NEW JERSEY – The Passaic Public Library will be offering two English as a Second Language classes, Mondays through Thursdays, starting Monday, July 8 through Thursday, September 12, 2013. Students may register for one class only. The morning class will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Reid Memorial Branch Library, 80 Third Street, Passaic, NJ. The evening class will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Passaic Public Library, 195 Gregory Avenue, Passaic, NJ. Registration for both classes will take place Thursday mornings, June 20 and 27 by appointment only at 10:00 a.m. at Passaic Public Library, 195 Gregory Avenue, Passaic. There is a $50 non-refundable fee which must be paid at time of registration. No checks will be accepted. To make an appointment or for more information, call (973) 470-0039.

Call For Competitors
NEW YORK – 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

Swingman In Passaic!
PASSAIC, NJ – Swingman and the Misfit-Mutts will be appearing this Thursday, June 27th (from 7-9 p.m.) at 3rd Ward Memorial Park in Passaic (corner of Van Houten Avenue and Passaic Avenue) for Passaic’s Summer Outdoor Concert Series. “Swingman” is a contemporary band with Swing and Blues overtones created exclusively for your dancing pleasure and for those who appreciate good music. Join Swingman for an evening outdoors of live musical entertainment. Bring a chair and relax! For more information contact Chris at 201-410-1686 or visit the website: or LIKE us on Facebook.

Treasure Swap Clothing Party & Art Auction
ILLINOIS – Council 27 of the Polish Womens Alliance of America is hosting a “TREASURE SWAP CLOTHING PARTY and ART AUCTION FOR CHARITY” on Saturday, July 13th from 10 am to 4 pm at Bo Padowskis Enchanted Garden, 9500 Greenwood Drive, Des Plaines. Here’s how it works: For every piece of women’s clothing, accessories (hats, scarfs, belts, shoes, etc.) outerwear, etc. that you bring, you get to select up to the same number of “new to you” items to take home. All items must be “gently used”, “like new” or new condition or they will not be accepted. It would be very much appreciated if clothing is brought on throw-away hangers so they look their best, but folded clothing will be accepted. Any items remaining at the end of the party, will be donated to the PAA (Polish American Association) to benefit victims of domestic abuse. Art Auction: All paintings will be exhibited in the morning and the auction will start at 2 pm. 50% of proceeds will be donated to “ANAWIM” the Shelter for the Poor. Complimentary wine & cheese will be served. All are welcome. For more information call Bo Padowski 847-420-4070 or Antoinette Trela 847-323-1005.



NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to Caesarine “Cis” Witmyer of Paramus (co-owner of the Fun Ghoul Costume Co. in Rutherford, NJ), who is celebrating her birthday on June 26th. Happy Birthday from your husband, children, grandchildren, Chris and the Grabowskis, your friends, especially me (Val) and Johnny. Sto Lat!


Jimmy Sturr Fan Club

BIRTHDAY WISHES to: Martha Waxmonsky, NJ; Joseph Zalucki, NY; Shirley Tarhovicky, PA – 6/28. Barbara James, NY; June Eisenecker, NJ; Mary Godfrey, CT – 6/30. Beverly Siegel, CT – 7/1. Helene Olszewski, NY – 7/2. Patricia Losey, NJ; Joseph Costa, NJ – 7/3.

ANNIVERSARY WISHES to: John & Jean Samojedny, CT – 6/27. Joseph & Virginia Zalucki, NY – 6/28. Matthew & Janice Ficarra, NJ – 6/30. Joseph Price, PA; Josie Peterson, NJ – 7/1. Skip & Priscilla Smith, FL – 7/2. Steve & Anita Beloncik, NY – 7/3.