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Polish Festival

at the Seattle Center

 


May 2019


May 29   Meet-the-Author with D. Wrozynski at the Polish Cultural Center
May 18   Annual Pierogi Fest at the Polish Cultural Center
  Polish Potluck and Sing-along in Spokane
May 11   A Royal Carnival Party at the Polish Cultural Center
May 5   Third of May Celebration at the Polish Cultural Center
May 4   Biesiada Anniversary Concert at the Polish Cultural Center

Pierogi Fest


May 29, 7 pm: Meet-the-Author with D. Wrozynski at the Polish Cultural Center

The Polish Cultural Center presents the meet-the-author event with Dominika Wrozynski who will be reading from her poetry collection American Accent published in 2018. Ms. Wrozynski is an Assistant Professor of English at the Manhattan College in New York. American Accent won Evening Street Press's Sinclair Poetry Prize.

 

Where: at the Polish Cultural Center Dom Polski; admission free; in Polish

More: About the book, the book on Amazon, Prof. Wrozynski bio page at MC

May 18, 11:30 - 5 pm: Annual Pierogi Fest at the Polish Cultural Center

Pierogi!

The 14th Pierogi Fest brings the usual Polish dumpling extravaganza serving several kinds of pierogi: meat, potato & cheese, blueberry etc. with 10 pierogies for $10;  also available: sausage & sauerkraut, Polish beer, tea, coffee, soft drinks and desserts. Free attractions include folk group performances: Polish Choir at 1 pm & 2:30 pm and Pawel & Olimpia Duo at 12, 2 & 3 pm. Eat leisurely, listen to Polish music and have a good time. On sale: Polish cutout art, Polish tee-shirts, Polish sports scarves.

Volunteers needed to run the event! Please contact John Golubiec.

 

Where: at the Polish Cultural Center Dom Polski in Seattle; all entertainment & additional programs free

More: 2018 event guide, please contact Festival coordinator John Golubiec for more info

May 18, 1 pm: Polish Potluck and Sing-along in Spokane

Spokolonia - Polish Community of Spokane invites all Polish-Americans to a potluck gathering and a sing-along of popular folk, Polish and American tunes. Bring a guitar or other instruments and some food to share. Organized by Helena Pickering and Jozef Sloma.

 

Where: at Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane; admission free, bring food to share

More: event invitation on facebook, Spokolonia page

May 11, 8 pm: A Royal Carnival Party at the Polish Cultural Center

This event was moved here due to the snow situation in Seattle in early Februaru. New Orlean's Mardi Gras in Seattle! The Polish Cultural Center throws a royal carnival party this year, so become a royalty for the night and have some fun! Royal carnival accessories or full attire appreciated! Evening schedule: 7:30 pm doors open, 8:00 pm a charming musical surprise (yes!) with live musicians, 8:30 pm to 1 am dance to hot hits! The Polish restaurant will be open from 6 pm to 10 pm. Free baby sitting will be available on the site.

 

Where: at the Polish Cultural Center Dom Polski; tickets $20 early bird and PHA members, $25 at the door;

More: for reservations call 206-946-3237, mention baby sitting while you are at it.

May 5, 2:30 pm: Third of May Celebration at the Polish Cultural Center

Polish Cultural Center presents the 3rd of May celebration marking the anniversary of the first Polish constitution, which was enacted in 1791. The program prepared by Barbara Strutynski highlights the 100th anniversary of Poland's regaining independence in 1918. The restaurant at the Polish Home is open from 12 pm to 4 pm.

 

Where: at the Polish Cultural Center Dom Polski; admission free; in Polish

More: about the Constitution, Constitution source

May 4, 7:30 pm: Biesiada Anniversary Concert at the Polish Cultural Center

The Polish Choir Vivat Musica invites everyone to a Biesiada concert celebrating the 15th anniversary of creating the choir in 2004. This will be another great sing-along evening with with the choir and guest performers leading old time classics. The Polish Home restaurant will be open from 5:30 pm.

 

Where: at the Polish Cultural Center Dom Polski; tickets $30 include a glass of wine and a dessert; for reservations and more info please contact Mira at 206-954-1103.

More: event poster

 
 

2019  Ryszard Kott

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