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Polish Festival

at the Seattle Center

 


August 2018


Aug 22-25   International Janusz Korczak Conference at the Seattle Pacific U.
Aug 19   Polish Home Assn. Picnic at the Lincoln Park
August   Polish Cultural Center Closed in August

Polish Home Picnic


Aug 22-25: International Janusz Korczak Conference at the Seattle Pacific U.

Janusz Korczak

The Seattle Pacific University, the Janusz Korczak Association of the USA and the International Janusz Korczak Association invite all educators to the conference Education for Excellence, Diversity and Respect: Transformative 21st Century Innovations. Teachers can still sign up for workshops. Janusz Korczak was a Polish educator, writer and social activist who perished in the Holocaust with the children from his orphanage in the Warsaw ghetto. His children books such as King Matt I are classics of the Polish literature.

 

Where: at the Seattle Pacific University in Seattle. Admission and workshop info in the program.

More: Conference program, contacts and sign up info (PDF)

Aug 19, noon to dusk: Polish Home Assn. Picnic at the Lincoln Park

This is the main picnic of the summer for the Polish community of Seattle; it is organized by the Polish Home Association. Come and share good food and fun! PHA will supply kielbasa, hotdogs, bigos along with beverages and even ice cream for kids! You can bring a salad or dessert to share. Attractions include signing of songs for the Soldier's Day and friendly games and competitions with awards. Everybody is invited to this great event!

 

Where: at the Lincoln Park in Seattle, shelter #1 or watch for a Polish flag and the PHA banner; admission free, bringing your food is optional, but a dessert to share is welcomed.

More: PHA website or call Barbara Strutynski at 425-746-3037.

August: The Polish Cultural Center Closed in August

The Polish Cultural Center Dom Polski will be closed for the yearly summer break in August and will reopen in September after the Labor Day weekend.

 

More: Polish Cultural Center Dom Polski in Seattle

 
 

2018  Ryszard Kott

Photo "Fountain" courtesy Hanna Gil, Photo "Seattle" courtesy Ryszard Kwieciński