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By on February 28, 2019

Thrift Shop
PASSAIC, NJ – St. John Lutheran Church at 140 Lexington Avenue in Passaic will hold a thrift shop on Saturday, March 2nd from 9:30 am to 1 pm. Gently Used Clothing, household items, toys, and games will be featured at a very low price.

Saint Adalbert Parish’s 3rd Annual Dinner
PENNSYLVANIA –  Saint Adalbert Parish of Philadelphia will hold its 3
rd Annual Fundraiser Dinner with the Polish-American String Band on Saturday, March 2nd from 6 to 10 p.m.  Music will be provided by the Polish American String Band and DJ Bart. Besides dinner, there will also be an appetizer table and a sweet table. Admission: Adults $30 – Children (6-12) $10. Tickets are available in the rectory office 215-739-3500. Please come and enjoy a delicious dinner and great entertainment. Saint Adalbert Parish is located at 2645 East Allegheny Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19134.

Flea Market & Collectible Show
NEW JERSEY – A FLEA MARKET & COLLECTIBLE SHOW will be held on Sunday, March 3, 2019 from 9 AM-4 PM – Indoors & Outdoors at Bergenfield High School, 80 South Prospect Ave., Bergenfield, NJ 07621. Admission: Free. Organization Sponsor: Bergenfield High School Parents Association. For information call 201-998-1144 or There will be 50+ exhibitors displaying an array of quality merchandise such as oil & incense, handbags, sports collectibles, jewelry for all ages, clothing, dollar items, gift items, gloves & scarves, toys, perfumes, antiques & collectibles, garage/tag sale items all at bargain prices. Come to support the Parents Association and do your shopping here. JC Promotions is coordinating this event. 
JC is offering 4 free spaces to any school organization that would like to participate by having an exhibitor space to sell their items and/or promote their club are welcome to reserve one of the 4 spaces being offered. Please contact JC for a reservation. Hurry while they last.

Ostatki/Mardi Gras Party
NORTH CAROLINA – The Polish American Club of The Triangle announces that the “Ostatki/Mardi Gras Party” will be held on Saturday, March 2
nd, 2019 from 5 to 11 pm at the Holly Glen Clubhouse 201 Hollymont Dr., Holly Springs, NC 27540. Cost: PAC members – $10/per person; non-members – $30/per person. The club will provide water, soft drinks, coffee, tea; music and room decorations. Please bring your own beverage and appetziers/food items to share with others. Please register for this event by sending an email to: For more information email: Mailing address: Polish-American Club of the Triangle, P.O. Box 33635, Raleigh, NC 27636.

Paczki, Polkas and Piwo In Ohio
OHIO – When we started our paczki celebration a number of years ago, we chose to bring the Polish donuts to the American date – Fat Tuesday!
 Join us for the 6TH ANNUAL Paczki, Polkas and Piwo party at Kravitz Deli Belmont Avenue on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM. Donut and food specials are available at the Garden Cafe, too! Enjoy from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. We are ready to satisfy even the most indulgent sweet tooth with your favorite flavors – plain, apricot, lekvar/plum, poppyseed, custard, and, of course, the original and most authentic – rose hip jam! Prices are $2-paczek – $10-six paczki – $18-one dozen.  PREORDERS AVAILABLE Call 330-759-7889. Translated as Donuts, Dancing and Draught, this LAST CHANCE BEFORE LENT celebration offers you with delicious paczki, Polish-inspired specialty foods and big corned beef sandwiches! Add to that musicians and Paczki Royalty and you’ve got a happy, toe-tapping, game-playing and give-away filled day!
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Chopin Concert
PENNSYLVANIA – On Sunday, March 10, the Polish Heritage Society of Philadelphia will hold its Annual Chopin Concert at the Settlement School in Germantown. The concert will begin at 2:30 P.M. Guest Artist Wei Luo – student at the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia. For more information or tickets, call Debbie Majka 215-627-1391.

Trio Fontes Invited by Popular Request To Perform At Clifton Main Memorial Library
CLIFTON, NJ – The chamber ensemble TRIO FONTES, sponsored by the FRIENDS of the Clifton Public Library, will be performing at the Main Memorial Library on Wednesday, March 6 at 1:30  PM. This ensemble will be appearing again at the Main Memorial Library on April 30, 2019 at 7:00 PM. The concerts are free and open to the public. Trio Fontes is made up of Violinist, Mr. Yevgeniy Dyo, was invited by the Permanent Mission of Kazakhstan to the United Nations to perform at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York; Pianist, Ms. Sojung Lee,  who has competed and won in the Chamber Music Honors Competition at Rutgers University;  and Cellist, Ms. Suji Kim, a recipient of numerous awards including the Montclair University Alumni Association Scholarship Award.

Clifton Recreation Family Bowling Night  At Garden Palace Lanes
CLIFTON, NJ – Gather your family, friends, co-workers, or neighbors and join the Clifton Recreation Department and Garden Palace Lanes (42 Lakeview Ave) for a fun night of bowling on Friday, March 8th from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. The event includes two hours of bowling, shoe rental, pizza, soda, laser lights, fun bowling activities and more. The cost is $45 per lane (6 people per lane is recommended).  Pre-registration is required. Only 16 lanes are available, so purchase yours today! Register at or the Clifton Recreation Department-
900 Clifton Ave. 2
nd Floor. Only one person per group needs to register for the event. Please indicate if you want bumpers for your lane when registering. Do not bring your own food into the facility. Online registration ends on March 6th.

Relay for Life Clifton Team Partners With Zinburger For Fundraiser
CLIFTON, NJ – Carol’s Shining Stars, a Relay for Life Clifton team, is partnering with Zinburger at Riverwalk Mall, Route 3 West in Clifton for a fundraiser to benefit their team. 
Enjoy dining at Zinburger while supporting a good cause on March 12, 2019 from 11 AM to 10 PM; 20% of your check, before taxes, will be donated to Carol’s Shining Stars. Go to www.relayfor for the flier which you will need to give to your server to be sure your support is shared with the team. The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life is a celebration of hope and survivorship. The annual Relay for Life of Clifton is set for Saturday, May 18th from 4 PM to 12 midnight; team members take turns walking or running on the track. The luminaria ceremony takes place at 10 PM. Please note the new time this year!! Join us for our “Going 15 Rounds to Fight Cancer” in celebration of our 15th RFL Clifton. For more information about Relay for Life Clifton visit  If you need information on the services provided by ACS please visit 

Chopin Concert Sponsored By PAAA
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Pianist, Martin Labazevitch, will be the featured artist at the PAAA Chopin Concert to be held on March 24, 2019 at the Arts Club of Washington.  Mr. Labazevitch has performed throughout the world, appearing in many concert halls and festivals in Poland, Ukraine, Finland, Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain, Israel, Japan, South Korea and the United States.  Many of us know him from his frequent performances in our area at the Kosciuszko Foundation, the Polish Embassy and other venues.  By attending the concert you will not only spend an enjoyable afternoon listening to the great music of Chopin played by a world class pianist, but you will also be supporting the Polish American Arts Association of Washington, D.C. Scholarship Program. We hope that you will also consider making a donation to help deserving Polish American students pursue their dreams. The concert will start at 2:00 p.m.; reception following the performance. The Arts Club of Washington is located at 2017 I St NW, Washington, DC 20006. For more information call 703-356-5198 or visit Space is limited, reserve early.

PAWS for Reading – Now Underway!
CLIFTON, NJ – Children ages 5 and up who can read independently are invited to practice reading out loud for 10-15 minutes to a therapy dog. This relaxing, non-judgmental setting is especially suited to reluctant readers. Sessions will be held at the Main Memorial Library on Saturdays from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. and at the Allwood Branch on Tuesdays from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Please stop by the location of your choice to sign up two weeks in advance. Clifton Memorial Library is located at 292 Piaget Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07011. Call 973-772-5500 for more information. The Allwood Branch is located at 44 Lyall Road, Clifton, NJ 07012. Call 973-471-0555.


Polish American Congress Charitable Foundation
Sponsors Majer & Lakowski Families Memorial Scholarships
The Polish American Congress Charitable Foundation is formally announcing that it is accepting applications for the Majer & Lakowski Families Memorial Scholarships. Scholarships will be granted to full-time undergraduate or graduate students majoring in either engineering or business administration at a public state university or college. Preference will be given to juniors, seniors and graduate students. The amount of the scholarship will be equal to the total annual tuition charge, not including fees, for a student classified by the institution involved as a state resident.  That amount will also be awarded to a student classified as a state non-resident. Applications can be obtained at, by written request to PACCF, 6645 N. Oliphant Ave., Suite A, Chicago, IL 60631, emailing to, or by phone at 773-763-9942. Deadline to apply is March 15, 2019.

Stypendium Fundacji Charytatywnej KPA
Fundacja Charytatywna Kongresu Polonii Amerykańskiej (Polish American Congress Charitable Foundation) infromuje o udostępnionych stypendiach imienia rodzin Majer i Lakowski – The Majer and Lakowski Families Memorial Scholarships – dla studentόw studiόw inżynieryjnych i administracji biznesu. Kandydaci muszą być studentami studiόw bakalarskich (lincencjackich)  lub magisterskich, w publicznej uczelni stanowej (uniwersytet lub college). Pierwszeństwo będzie dane do uczniόw na roku studiόw trzecim, czwartym i magisterskie. Stypendia pokrywają roczne czesne, ktόre uiszcza student – mieszkaniec stanu. Kopię podania o stypendia można uzyskać pisząc na adres: Polish American Congress Charitable Foundation, 6645 N. Oliphant Ave., Suite A, Chicago, IL 60631 (tel. 773-763-9942). Formularze podań można też wydrukować ze strony internetowej Fundacji Charytatywnej KPA: Termin składania podań upływa 15 marca 2019 roku.



NEW JERSEY – The Bayway Polish Club will hold a “Mardi Gras Polka Dance” on Saturday, March 2nd featuring THE BOYS at the Polish Cultural Foundation, 177 Broadway, Clark, NJ. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Dancing from 7 to 11 p.m. Kichen Open – Cash Bar – NO BYOB. Admission $15.00 at door; Children 15 & under FREE. NO ADVANCE TICKETS. For information and table reservations, please call Mike Niemiec 201-694-2330. With your support, the Bayway Polish Club would like to continue to bring you great bands for your listening and dancing pleasure.

PENNSYLVANIA – On Saturday, March 9 the Capitol City Polka Dancers Association will hold a Polka Dance at the Monaghan Township Fire Hall, 245 West Siddonsburg Road, Dillsburg from 5 to 9 P.M. Music by Polka Partners Band. For more information call Polly 717-774-1031.