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Valentine’s Dance At St. Pete’s, FL Polish American Club
FLORIDA – The Polish American Club of St. Petersburg invites all to join them at their annual Valentine’s Dance on Sunday, February 10
th from 1:30 to 6  pm. Dinner 2-6 pm; Polka Band 3-6 pm. Dinner $10.00. Dance $8 ($6 for members). All are welcome! The club is located at 1343 Beach Drive SE, St. Petersburg, FL. For reservations, please call 727-360-0584.

Fundraiser to Support 10th Annual Health Hike
HAMTRAMCK, Mich. – The Hamtramck Drug Free Community Coalition (HDFCC) will be partnering with Baker Streetcar Bar to host a fundraiser dinner from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27. A donation of $20 at the door will cover the meal, and will go towards the 10th Annual Health Hike. The evening will also include a cash bar and a 50/50 raffle. Baker Streetcar Bar is located at 9817 Joseph Campau Ave.  This year’s Heath Hike will be held on Saturday, May 4. The Hamtramck Health Hike is an annual event hosted by the HDFCC that consists of a 5K course through the streets of Hamtramck. This event encourages community members of all ages to walk or run the course and participate in other healthy activities throughout the day, free of charge. The Health Hike draws 400 to 500 people annually, and this year the Hike is celebrating its 10th year of encouraging the youth and adults of Hamtramck to live healthy, drug-free lifestyles. This event would not be possible without the incredible support from the community.  For more information, visit the HDFCC website at or contact Lisa Harper at the office by calling 313.733.4535 ext. 105 or emailing:


Flea Market & Collectible Show
CLIFTON, NJ – A FLEA MARKET & COLLECTIBLE SHOW will be held on Sunday, February 17, 2019 from 9 AM-4 PM – Indoors & Outdoors at Clifton High School, 333 Colfax Ave., Clifton, NJ 07013. Admission: Free. Organization Sponsor: Clifton High School Wrestling Team. For information call 201-998-1144 or Do your shopping here. There will be 50+ tables 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. JC Promotions, Inc. 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.


Andrzej Krakowski Presents: Unknown Polish Oscar Winners
NEW YORK – Coming up at the Kosciuszko Foundation — Andrzej Krakowski Presents: Unknown Polish Oscar Winners on Tuesday, February 19
th, 7:30 p.m. at the Kosciuszko Foundation, 15 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065. Tickets: $10-$15. With the 91st Academy Awards ceremony coming up, and with three nominations for “Cold War” by Pawel Pawlikowski, we invite you for an insightful, entertaining and very much informative evening with Prof. Andrzej Krakowski as he casts light on forgotten and unknown Polish Oscar winners in the history of this award.  As it turns out, general public recognizes eight Polish Oscar winners and is silent about the remaining 28 ones. Meanwhile, 36 artists born in the territory of the present or pre-partition Poland have won in total over 60 Oscars. The prize itself is an idea of a Pole. So what caused us to celebrate some Award recipients and omit others? Andrzej Krakowski, Professor of Screenwriting and Producing at the City College of NY, awarded film producer, author and director will talk about the unknown Polish Oscars winners, the history of the Academy Award, its recipes and adventures. For more information, call the KF at 212-734-2130. Visit


Dinner and a Movie
CLIFTON, NJ – Bring your family to the Clifton Community Recreation Center (1232 Main Ave.) for a low cost night out of dinner and a movie on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.  Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the movie, “Small Foot”, will begin at 6:30 p.m.  Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. The cost is $6.00 per person and covers the entrance to the movie, unlimited popcorn, juice, a small bag of your favorite movie candy and dinner provided by Gerry D’s Catering (small French fries and choice of 1 hotdog, 1 hamburger, 1 cheeseburger or 1 grilled cheese sandwich and 1 can of soda or bottled water). Seating is limited.  Pre-registration is required at the Clifton Recreation office or online at Online registration ends on 2/18/2019.  For more information, call the Recreation office at (973) 470-5956.


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.


Free Memory Assessment For Clifton and Little Falls Residents
CLIFTON, NJ – The Clifton Health Department and Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center will be offering a FREE Memory Assessment for Clifton and Little Falls residents on February 21, 2019 from 2pm-4pm at the Clifton Health Department, 900 Clifton Ave., 2nd Floor.  Registration is required.  Please call the Clifton Health Department at 973-470-5773 to register.  A memory screening does not replace a consultation with a physician; however, it is an important step in finding out if an individual may have a memory problem. Memory loss that begins to disrupt daily life may be a symptom of a dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disease that begins with mild memory loss and can possibly lead to loss of the ability to carry on a conversation and respond to the environment. In addition, it can seriously affect a person’s ability to carry out daily activities. The Clifton Health Department encourages you to register for this free Assessment if you would like to test your memory and learn about your risk for Alzheimer’s disease.  The Clifton Health Department is a contractual health agency serving the Township of Little Falls.


Get Healthy-Be Fit  – Women’s Event
CLIFTON, NJ – Power of One is encouraging local women to get healthy and be fit on Monday, February 25, 2019 from 9:30 am-8 pm with a fun day of fitness for women at Instep Fitness Studio located at 819 Van Houten Ave, Clifton, NJ. Fitness Classes for women are being offered all day to non- member guests for a $5 donation per class. Bring a friend and enjoy a day of fitness, raffles, plus enter to win a free 6 month membership.  All proceeds of the event will help support Power of Ones’ mission to Encourage Empower Equip people to live healthier lives. Monday’s Fitness Schedule: 9:30am Senior Stretch, 11:30am Senior Fitness Class, 10am-1pm Circuit Training, 1pm-3pm (no Classes Studio is closed), 3pm-7pm Circuit Training, 6pm Dance Class, 7pm Zumba Pre-registrations is required. Fitness Classes are limited to 15 people per session.  To pre-register go to, or call Kim Castellano at 201-328-2326 or Instep Fitness at 973-778-7837.


Comedy & Dinner Night
NEW JERSEY – On Saturday, March 2, the Annual Comedy Show will be held at the Polish American Citizens Club, 29 Kline Blvd, Whitehouse Station, NJ. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Dinner at 7, and show approximately 8-10 pm. Cash bar. Early bird pricing until February 23
rd – $35 per person, $60 per couple. For tickets call the club 908-534-6230 or visit 


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.


Tickets are on sale for Polish Mardi Gras!
OHIO – Tickets are now available for Ostatki: A Polish Carnival Celebration on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 6:30 PM at the elegant Youngstown County Club. Buy yours online or pick up yours today at Krakus Polish Deli & Bakery or The Casual Pint, both in Boardman. Guests will enjoy guided tastings of imported Polish vodka and liquors complimented by an elegant buffet dinner. Friends of the Polish Arts Club of Youngstown will be doing a shopping trip in Chicago and NYC on our behalf and will pick up some new and exciting delights for tasting. Great music sets the tone for the evening as guests enjoy trivia meet-and-greets, bead contests, elegant basket raffles, photo booths and other games. The evening will climax with the presentation of the celebratory pączki with a hidden surprise for one lucky winner. The Polish Arts Club of Youngstown is hosting this event.


Intervention Public Service Announcement
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Mardi Gras Polka Dance
NEW JERSEY – The Bayway Polish Club will hold a “Mardi Gras Polka Dance” on Saturday, March 2
nd 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.