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Polish Festival

at the Seattle Center


July 2019

July 28   SGSCA Picnic at TBD
July 13   Polish Festival at the Seattle Center / Armory & Mural Amphitheatre
July 6   Monthly Swing Dance at the Polish Cultural Center

July 29, noon - 4 pm: SGSCA Picnic at TBD

Everyone is invited - individuals and families, members and guests - to celebrate the summer at the yearly picnic of the Seattle-Gdynia Sister City Assn. Come to learn about upcoming SGSCA activities, to chat with City of Gdynia representatives Bartosz Bartoszewicz & Maja Wagner as well as exchnge students and to socialize with other Polish-Americans while munching on roasted kielbasa and other delights and enjoying a day in a park.


Where: TBD; admission free, food and drink will be provided but please bring a dish of your favorite picnic food to share

More: SGSCA, or contact Zbig Konofalski

July 13, noon - 8 pm: Polish Festival at the Seattle Center / Armory & Mural Amphitheatre

The 8th annual Polish Festival Seattle is part of the big ethnic festival series at the Seattle Center, known as Festal. The venue is again the Armory and the Mural Amphitheatre. The Festival focus this year is on Polish-American cooperation and achievements. Attractions include: live performances by folk groups  and music bands, a Chopin piano concert, movies about Polish community of Seattle, exhibits, cooking demos and workshops, children’s activities and more. Vodka tasting for 21+! Vendor booths offer Polish glass art, hand-crafted pottery, crystal, jewelry, and paper cut-cut art. Also available: plenty of great Polish food and a beer garden.


The Festival needs a lot of volunteers so if you want to help please sign up here. A free festival T-shirt and food tickets for 3+ hours of volunteering!


Where: Armory & Mural Amphitheatre at the Seattle Center in Seattle; admission & entertainment free

More: Polish Festival on facebook; please contact Alisa Lahti

July 6, 8 pm - 12 pm: Monthly Swing Dance at the Polish Cultural Center

Polish Cultural Center presents a new monthly event, Swing It Saturdays. Come swing dance to live music! Schedule: 7:30-8:15 Pre-dance beginner lesson, 8:15-11:30 Live music with TBD.  Event includes special swing performances from the Swing It Seattle community.  No partner or experience needed - come join the fun! The bar will be open upstairs for the event.


Where: at the Polish Cultural Center Dom Polski; tickets $15 regular, $10 PHA members, at the door or  buy online here (the discount code for PHA members is  "phaswingit") must be 21+

More: Swing It Seattle website


© 2019  Ryszard Kott

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