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By on November 29, 2016

Felt Art Show
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Kosciuszko Foundation in Washington, D.C. invites you to Agata Peszko’s FELT ART SHOW on Sunday, December 4th from 4 to 7 p.m. at the K.F., 2025 O St N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036.  Please come to see this highly original and beautiful art work. Agata Peszko is an Interior Designer and Textile Artist presently living in Washington, DC. Born in Poland, Agata has lived in many different countries including Poland, France, US and UK. While earning her Masters of Arts degree from the University of Krakow, Poland, Agata explored the wide range of art and design. She then studied graphic design and photography in Paris, finding yet other ways of expressing her views of the world. Agata’s artistic photography and portraits are in many private collections in USA and UK. Studying at the London College of Fashion, Agata discovered her current passion in visual arts — making textiles. She took it a step further at the KLC London School of Interior Design, exploring ways of applying textiles in interiors. Agata brings the ancient techniques of felting work into interior design. Through her creations of wool art wall hangings, she brings the softness of wool and the freshness of outdoor landscapes into interior spaces. Agata specializes in designing unique interiors with personal touch. She often integrates artistic photography portraits of her clients and felted art pieces into specific spaces. Her felt art pieces — wall hangings, wool sculptures, fashionable felted bags and vessels, and felted pillow cases — are always hand-made, and are a part of many luxury interiors around the Adriatic Sea, UK, Poland, and USA. Agata has recently moved back to Washington, DC, where she had previously showed her felt art pieces at the Textiles Museum. “I love looking at the practical ways of applying art to our lives. My art is a journey through the layers of nature and the psyche — into our emotional core, which, like the ocean bottom, remains unexplored virgin territory.” For more information call 202-785-2320.


Swap Meet!
HACKENSACK, NJ – Come to the John Wesley Methodist Church community wide free clothing, household and toys swap meet will be held on Saturday, December 3rd at the Mount Olive Baptist Church – Logan Family Life Center, 274 Central Ave., Hackensack, NJ. Hundreds of items available. All are welcome! Time: 8:00 AM until items are gone. For more information call 862-571-5793.


WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Polish American Arts Association of Washington. DC cordially invites you to the Annual Wigilia – Traditional Christmas Eve Dinner on Sunday, December 4th at 4:00 p.m.  Join in the celebration of Polish Christmas food, traditions, kolędy singing and the age old custom of sharing opłatek with friends and family. The dinner will be held at the arts club, 2017 I Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20006. Artistic program with participation of the Polish Drama Club, Soprano Laura Kafka-Price and Pianist Alvin Smithson. Performance followed by singing of koledy by all. For more information visit, email: or call 703-356-5198.


Holiday Flea Market, Craft & Collectible Show
NEW JERSEY – A HOLIDAY FLEA MARKET, CRAFT & COLLECTIBLE SHOW will be held on Sunday, December 4, 2016 from 9 AM-5 PM, Indoors & Limited Outdoors at the Hasbrouck Heights High School, 365 Boulevard, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604. Admission: Free. Organization Sponsor: Hasbrouck Heights High School Key Club. For information call 201-998-1144 or  There will be 50+ exhibitors displaying an array of quality merchandise such as one of a kind items, handbags, sports collectibles, candles, jewelry for all ages, clothing, dollar items, gift items, gloves & scarves, toys, perfumes, antiques & collectibles, garage/tag sale items all at bargain prices.  Come hungry because there will be delicious food served by the Key Club. 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.


Gingerbread Competition At Lambert Castle
p1030425NEW JERSEY – The Passaic County Historical Society is asking children between the ages of six and sixteen to enter its second annual Gingerbread House Competition. There is no fee to enter! Just deliver your homemade gingerbread house to Lambert Castle, Tuesday, December 6th- Friday, December 9th between the hours of 9 am-3 pm. Please call ahead to arrange a delivery time, to (973)247-0085 ext 207. The houses will be on display in Lambert Castle (home of the Passaic County Historical Society) at 3 Valley Road, Paterson NJ, as a part of the museum’s holiday tours, from December 14th-January 8th. All houses will be accepted, there are no rules against the use of glue, or non-edible components. The winner(s) will receive a free family membership to the Passaic County Historical Society for 2016. The Passaic County Historical Society, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, was founded to cultivate interest among individuals and the community-at-large in the rich history of Passaic County. To this end our museum in Lambert Castle showcases examples of the County’s cultural and artistic diversity, as well as examples of the County’s natural, civil, military, and ecclesiastical history. The Society also maintains a library and archive, which houses manuscripts, books and photographs of historical and genealogical interest. For more information on special events such as this one, visit the Passaic County Historical Society’s website at or call (973) 247-0085.


Feast of Immaculate Conception Celebrated With “GLORY TO GOD” Concert
NEW JERSEY – On Wednesday, December 7th, a concert for the Feast of Immaculate Conception will take place after the 7:00 p.m. Mass at Immaculate Heart of Mary R.C. Church in Mahwah. On the program: Religious opera arias, an aria from Mozart’s Mass in c-minor, art songs by Rachmaninoff, Richard Strauss, A.Dvorzak and some cross-over repertoire. Malgorzata Kellis-soprano will perform with Kelly Lin at the piano. Admission: Free. Immaculate Heart of Mary R.C. Church is located at 47 Island Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430


Winter Ornament Workshop
WAYNE, NJ – A Winter Ornament Workshop sponsored by the Department of Cultural & Historic Affairs/Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders will be held on Saturday, December 10th from 12 to 3:30 pm at the historic Dey Mansion, 199 Totowa Road in Wayne. $3.00 per child. Suitable for ages 4-15 years; adult supervision is required. The fee includes ornament, hot chocolate, and a house tour. A special scavenger hunt with prizes will be held during the tour. Reservations required. Call 973-696-1776 or email:


Christmas Ornaments Workshop & Gift Shop Sale
Prepare for the holidays with the PMA – Saturday, December 10th
ILLINOIS – The Polish Museum of America will offer its annual Christmas workshop on the art of ornament making on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at 1:30-3:30 pm. The PMA Gift Shop will be open 11 am-4 pm, and offer special discounts all day long. Workshop fee – $10 per person (includes free Museum tour, day of workshop only). All ages are welcome; children must be accompanied by an adult. Please submit payment and reservation no later than December 7 to:  PMA Christmas Workshop, 984 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60642 or by calling: 773-384-3352, ext. 2111. Checks should be made payable to: Polish Museum of America. Credit card payment also accepted. Space is limited. Free parking available. The PMA is located at 984 North Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60642

sobota 10 grudnia 2016
Muzeum Polskie w Ameryce serdecznie zaprasza na:
WARSZTATY tworzenia polskich ozdób choinkowych w sobotę 10 grudnia 2016 r., w godz. od 13:30 do 15:30. Koszt udziału w warsztatach – 10$ (w tej cenie zwiedzanie Muzeum).  Warsztaty przeznaczone są dla każdej grupy wiekowej. Dzieciom MUSZĄ towarzyszyć dorośli. Prosimy o rezerwacji i nadesłanie razem z czekiem pod adres:  PMA Christmas Workshop, 984 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60642 (czeki powinny być wystawione na: Polish Museum of America). W sprawie informacji i rezerwacji telefonicznej, prosimy dzwonić pod numer telefonu 773-384-3352, wew. 2111. Akceptujemy karty kredytowe. Rezerwacji prosimy dokonać do 7 grudnia. Liczba miejsc jest ograniczona. Darmowy parking.


Free Rapid Glucose and Cholesterol Screenings & Insurance Enrollment
PASSAIC, NJ – The City of Passaic will be offering to Passaic residents FREE Rapid Glucose and Cholesterol Screenings and Insurance Enrollment for your health insurance needs. Date: Friday, December 9th from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm at City Hall – Council Chambers, 330 Passaic St., Passaic, NJ 07055. No appointment is required – services will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information call 973-365-5603.


Country Christmas Dance – December 10
NEW JERSEY – JW & the Buicks, a country dance band, will be appearing at the Polish American Citizens Club, 29 Kline Blvd., in Whitehouse Station, on Saturday, December 10, from 6 to 10 p.m.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m.  Ticket price includes dessert, coffee and tea.  Dinner buffet available.  Beverages will be available for purchase.  For reservations call (908) 534-6230 or


Polka Dance
PENNSYLVANIA – Thursday, December 8 – Polka Dance (Alex Meixner ‘s 40th Birthday Celebration ), Evergreen Country Club, 415 Hartz Road, Fleetwood, PA, 6 to 11 P.M. Music by Alex Meixner Band. Info call 610-944-7501.


Polish Wigilia Dinner
PENNSYLVANIA – Sunday, December 11 – Polish American Heritage Association of Manayunk-Roxborough Traditional Polish Wigilia Dinner, St. Josaphat Church Hall, 124 Cotton Street, Manayunk, doors open 3 P.M. Info call Helen Cyzio 215-482-3040.


Christmas Party
PENNSYLVANIA – Sunday, December 11 – “Christmas Party” Polka Dance, Sacred Heart Parish Center, Cornwall Road & 419, Cornwall, PA. Music by Golden Tones Band, 2 to 6 P.M. Info/tickets call Joe Yaklowich 717-566-5704.



Birthdays & Anniversaries

By DJ Wolfie

Happy Birthday to Bridget Kazanecki of Piscataway, New Jersey who will be celebrating her birthday on Monday, December 5th.  Happy Birthday wishes from your husband Charles, all your children, grandchildren, the rest of your family members, all your friends at various Polka Dances, Christine, the Post Eagle Staff, Joyce and DJ WOLFIE. STO LAT!  STO LAT!  STO LAT!  STO LAT! STO LAT!

Happy Birthday to Bert Zamorski of Linden, New Jersey who will be celebrating her birthday on Friday, December 9th.  Happy Birthday wishes from your son Bruce and your daughter-in-law Grace, your son Barry and your daughter-in-law Theresa, your daughter Beth and her fiance’ Tom, your grandchildren Victoria, Julianna, Matthew, Alexa and Nadia, the rest of your family members, all your friends at various Polka Dances, Eddie and Carol Forman, Christine, The Post Eagle Staff, Joyce and DJ WOLFIE. STO LAT!  STO LAT!  STO LAT!  STO LAT! STO LAT!

Happy Birthday to Ed Slomkowski of South Carolina (Ed is a Polka DJ) who will be celebrating his birthday on Sunday, December 11th.  Happy Birthday wishes from your wife Luciann, your son Peter, Sr. and your daughter-in-law Dana, your grandson Peter Walter, your granddaughter Rory, the rest of your family members, all your friends at various Polka dances, Christine, The Post Eagle Staff, Joyce and DJ WOLFIE.  STO LAT!   STO LAT!  STO LAT!  STO LAT!  STO LAT!

Happy Birthday to Neil Makatenas of Lakewood, New Jersey (Neil is a Polka Promoter and Polka DJ) who will be celebrating his birthday on Sunday, December 11th.  Happy Birthday wishes from your wife Mary Ann, the rest of your family members, all your friends at various Polka Dances, Christine, The Post Eagle Staff, Joyce and DJ WOLFIE.  STO LAT!  STO LAT!  STO LAT!  STO LAT!  STO LAT!

Happy Birthday to Joanie Ziemski of Owings Mills, MD who will be celebrating her birthday on Wednesday, December 28th.  Happy Birthday wishes from your husband Michael, your daughter Marysia Sophia, your son Adam, your Mom and Dad, your stepmother-in-law Marge, the rest of your family members, all your friends at Polkamotion-By-The-Ocean, Christine, The Post Eagle Staff, Joyce and DJ WOLFIE. STO LAT!   STO LAT!   STO LAT!   STO LAT!   STO LAT!