Nov 17, 9 am - 3:30 pm: We Are History
Keepers! Workshop in
This is another
of a very popular workshop. The Ethnic
Heritage Council and the UW Libraries
present A Free Workshop on Preserving the Cultural and Historical
Record of Our Community.
UW and MOHAI archivists/specialists will discuss such how-to topics as preserving
historical records, including photographs and papers, and to
collect oral histories. Screening special - Polish community
Passing the Torch.
Kent Lutheran Church in Kent, WA; admission is free but
registration is required, please visit
Are History Keepers Blog
Nov 16-17: Consular
Visit to Seattle at the Polish Cultural Center
The Consulate General of the Republic
of Poland in Los Angeles kindly informs that the consular visit
to Seattle, only to process passport applications, is scheduled
for November 16-17, 2018. The Consul will be available at the Polish
Cultural Center, by reservation only, 9 am to 5 pm on Friday
and 9 am to 2 pm on Saturday. To make a reservation send an email to
stating your name, the PESEL number or the passport number and a preferred time.
Polish Cultural Center Dom Polski in Seattle, WA;
visit in Seattle (PL),
Consulate passport info
Nov 15, 7:30 pm: Janusz Olejniczak
in a Chopin Concert at Benaroya
Center presents a Chopin piano recital by Janusz Olejniczak
celebrating the centennial of Poland's independence. The program
includes in part 1: seven Chopin's works used in Polanski's
movie The Pianist, in part 2: Sonata B Flat Minor Op.35, three
mazurkas and Scherzo B Flat Minor Op. 31. Mr. Olejniczak
is one of the best Polish pianists concerting all over the
world; he was the youngest award winner at the International
Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw in 1970.
Where: Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall
Hall in Seattle,
at the Benaroya site
Janusz Olejniczak bio,
Nov 11, 12
Celebrating Poland's Independence and Heroes at St.
The Polish Parish of St. Margaret of Scotland in Seattle invites
everybody to a special mass celebrating the centennial of
Poland's regaining its
independence in November 1918. After the mass, at the Katyn
Monument, flowers will be laid to honor all heroes who perished
while fighting for free Poland.
St. Margaret Catholic
in Seattle; admission free
contact Aldona Bazant
for more info
Oct 10-11: Poland's
Independence Anniversary Concerts in Portland
community in Portland presents two concerts celebrating
centennial of Poland's independence.
November 10, 7
pm: Delgani String Quartet and pianist Asya Gulua will play
Karol Szymanowski's String Quartet No. 2 and commissioned works
by Cascadia Composers
November 11, 3
pm: Willamette Falls Symphony with soloist Darin Qualls will
play Wieniawski's Violin Concerto no 2 and symphonic scores by
20th c. Polish composers.
Where: On November 10 at the
Polish Hall &
on November 11, at the
Milwaukie High School Auditorium in Milwaukie, OR
Nov 10, from 5:30 pm: The 100th
Anniversary Gala at the Polish Cultural Center
This is a
placeholder for the 100th Anniversary Gala at the Polish Home.
It's a double anniversary, too: Poland regained its independence
in November 1918 and our local Polish Home Association was also
created in 1918. PHA purchased a big building for the Polish
Hall right away, and Polish Americans have been enjoying it ever
since; now, after an extension in 2009, as the Polish Cultural
Where: at the Polish
Cultural Center Dom Polski, ticket info TBD.
More: please contact
Nov 3-4, noon - 6 pm: Fall Bazaar at the
Polish Cultural Center
The annual fall
bazaar features delicious Polish dinners served all day as well
as booths with amber and silver jewelry, crafts,
Polish books and CDs, Boleslawiec pottery, Polish crystals as
well as booths by local Polish organizations. Polish
Choir Vivat Musica will perform on Sat at 2:30 pm. You
can buy Christmas ornaments and wafers (oplatki) and homemade cakes.
Also available: frozen pierogi and dinners to go.
Organized by the Polish Women's Club.
Where: at the Polish
Cultural Center Dom Polski, admission free.
please contact Barbara
Augustyniak, president of the Polish Women's Club