Dec
31
Mon
“Sylwestra” New Year Eve’s Party at Hellada Gallery @ Hellada Gallery
Dec 31 2018 @ 8:00 pm – Jan 1 2019 @ 3:00 am


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Polish Film Festival LA, Hellada Gallery and Polish American community advocates invite you to join the party and welcome the New Year 2019! Polish food, beer, music and great Polish people will rock the gallery.
RSVP to Marek Dzida: T: 562.682-9735 / helladagallery@hotmail.com or Sylwia Knutel: halinka2911@gmail.com
Costs: Cover $10/person, parking from $5 to $25, Polish food buffet $15/person. Beverages are not included, bar purchases are additional. Dress code: party. First RSVP first serve rule – capacity is limited. See the seating reservation chart: http://www.hellada.us/Reservations2019.htm

Where to park: http://www.hellada.us/ParkingEV.jpg

Facebook info here

Jan
6
Sun
LA Clippers Polish Heritage Day @ STAPLES Center
Jan 6 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

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LA Clippers present Polish Heritage Group Day: Sunday, January 6, 2019 vs Orlando Magic at 12:30PM.

Order your tickets online, use promo code “POLISH”, and receive a Polish Heritage T-Shirt & Scarf. We look forward to seeing you at the game!

Tickets Start At $15
Jan
19
Sat
Krakusy’s Carnaval Ball @ Castaway Burbank
Jan 19 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm


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KRAKUSY’S CARNIVAL BALL

Saturday, January 19 at 6PM

1250 East Harvard Rd.

Burbank, CA

(Valet parking)

Tickets: $95.00 per person; Young Adults up to 26 years old $70.00

(Ticket includes: dinner, delicious Polish  dessert, coffee/tea and a traditional  champagne toast)

To reserve and buy tickets please call:

Jola Budny – 310/694-7478; Kasia Wilczek – 818/523-9948; Zofia Fitkowska – 626/282-5298; Urszula Grzelecka – 714/369-9083; Agnieszka Samras – 202/422-2340

EVENING ATTIRE

Feb
9
Sat
Polish Alma Mater in Los Angeles, Valentine’s Ball. @ The Throop Hall
Feb 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm


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Polish Alma Mater in Los Angeles

Valentine’s Ball (Zabawa Serduszkowa)

Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 6PM

The Throop Hall
300 S Los Robles Avenue • Pasadena, CA 91101

Tickets: $70 per person, if purchased before Jan 31st

(we also accept PayPal); $75 – if paid at the door

 

-Delicious polish food with barszcz+korkiety

-Diverse polish and mixed original music

-Homemade desserts

-Great Bar

-Quicker Raffle with amazing prizes

Dress code: Evening / Semi-Formal

 

Reservations:

Marzena (310) 867-3206

Anna (951) 892-8563

Grzegorz (310) 883-5773

Mar
2
Sat
Live Performance by Polish American folk dance group @ Polonez
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


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POLONEZ LIVE!
Dance Group of San Diego

invites You to The 30th Anniversary Gala.

March 2nd 2019 6 pm.

4300 Oceanside Blvd.
Oceanside,Ca. 92056

Dance to the great music  by DJ Zbigniew Gałązka

Tickets $100 per person.
Includes: Dinner, desserts, coffee and tea, drinks

Reservations:
Eva Chrzanowski 619-787-8757
Wanda Augustyniak
Wandat418@gmail.com

May
5
Sun
Polish Constitution Day festival, San Diego @ Balboa Park
May 5 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jun
1
Sat
Concert of Polish Cabaret Songs by “Sami Swoi” from Las Vegas. @ Catholic Parish in Yorba Linde
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


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Zapraszamy do wspólnej zabawy.
Bilety w cenie $35.00
Sprzedaż biletów przy drzwiach, drzwi otwarte od 6.30pm oraz w Polskiej szkole  w YL , W Polka Deli  Orange, w Polam FCU Orange ,

oraz po polskiej Mszy Sw w Yorba Linda w kazda niedziele

program

1. Zespoł Dziecięcy: Polanie

2. Spektakl: Wieczór Piosenki Kabaretowej: “Tanie Dranie ”

Piosenki z Kabaretów:
Qui pro Quo
Kabaret Starszych Panów
Piwnicy Pod Baranami
Kabaretu pod Egida

4. Przerwa: kawa i herbata

5. Przedstawienie teatralne ” Tajemniczy Ogród”

6. Poczestunek: catering przygotowany przez Panią Beate Globisz w cenie biletu

Spotkanie z aktorami
Wspólne śpiewanie

calosc  poprowadzi  RAFAL STACHURA  BACA


https://www.facebook.com/events/801205666918915/

For additional information about what’s happening in the Polish American  community in California, go to www.PapaClub.net  

Darek Świątkowski
PAPA Club
Program Dyrektor

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Jun
8
Sat
Concert of Polish Cabaret Songs by “Sami Swoi” from Las Vegas. @ LA Soccer Club - Clubhouse
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


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JUNE 8, 2019 at 6pm. CABARET DINNER. “Tanie Dranie” Concert of Cabaret Songs by Polish Club “Sami Swoi”of Las Vegas. With a catered dinner buffet. North Hollywood, LA Soccer Club – Clubhouse. 1466 Chandler Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601. Phone: (818) 763-5873. Free to club members, $30 for guests.  RSVP to prezes@modjeska.org. Bring your favorite beverages.

Jun
9
Sun
“Proud to Be Polish” Polish-American community festival. @ Catholic Parish in Yorba Linda
Jun 9 @ 10:30 am – 5:30 pm


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PLEASE JOIN US at 20th JUBILEE PROUD TO BE POLISH FESTIVAL Sunday, June 9, 2019 – 10:30 AM St. Pope John Paul II Polish Center.  3999 Rose Dr., Yorba Linda, CA 92886.
Prosimy młode talenty (piosenka, wiersz, taniec, akrobatyka, rysunek) o kontakt w sprawie wy stepu na naszym Jubileuszowym Festiwalu! Dyrektor Festiwalu Mietek Dutkowski 714-608-0511 lub mietek7michael@gmail.com.
Rozpoczynamy Msza Święta o godz. 10:30. W programie występy zespołów tanecznych Krakusy LA & POLANIE, Chóru z Las Vegas. recytacje i piosenki. Janina Pazdan poprowadzi Maluj z nami – Paint with US. Teresa Turek ze swa ekipa przygotuje smaczne polskie jedzenie. Andrzej Zukowski będzie czuwał nad barem z Edkiem i Michałem.
LOTERIA – Grand Prix 1 tydzień w 5 Star Resort in Cancun or Puerto Vallarta w Meksyku.
Polish American Charities of So. Cal. Cultural Fund

Jun
15
Sat
Polish Day in LA, Long Beach 2019. Festive party celebrating 30 years of Free Poland @ Hellada Gallery
Jun 15 @ 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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Polish Day in LA, Long Beach 2019

June 15th, Saturday, from 2:00PM to 10:00PM

 

Celebrating 30 Years of Free Poland
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Come with your loved ones, family and friends to enjoy Polish music, delicious treats, good beer, and fun for the whole evening. There will be not only entertainment but also an art exhibit featuring Polish artists and art-works as well as a unique presentation of Polish theatrical and movie posters.  There will be a small Polish-American community beauty contest where one of the most impressive Polish ladies will be honored with the title of Miss Polonia California! There will be a contest for those who can learn to pronounce some of the most difficult Polish phrases, and much more.

That’s not all! All evening long the Polka, Oberek and Polonez dance classes will be offered. Yes, the friendly instructors will be waiting for new brave students.

Fun, entertainment and a professional atmosphere is the goal here. Over 15 Polish-California institutions and Organizations, will be working hard to make sure everyone has a great time!

A dance party will be the grand finale of the night.

Along with the latest Polish hits, and many great dancers you will be having a blast!

 Free entry, open to all!

Hope to see you all on this special Saturday, June 15th!

Let’s turn LA into one Polish Day – just this one night!

More information on:

www.PolandConnected.com   helladagallery@hotmail.com  T: 562.682-9735 (12pm–7pm)

Marek Dzida

 

Miss Polonia California 2019. Polish Beauty Pageantin in LA @ Hellada Gallery
Jun 15 @ 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm


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Information for the contestants 2019:  click here

Greetings!

This is going to be the 19th edition of Polish-California beauty pageant. It will take place during the Polish Day in LA, Long Beach festival on June 15th, at 8:00PM. Venue is going to be : Hellada Gallery, 117 Linden Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802.

This is a free to the public event!

The competition will start at 8:00PM with short introduction of all contestants and some questions from the judges being answered. Second part is to be the Evening Dress presentation where our Polish ladies will be judged for their grace and self-presentation to the audience. It will all end with YOU to be able to cast two votes for two of your favorite contestants. Votes will be tabulated and the new Miss Polonia California 2019 will be announced for upcoming one year long season. She will be able to participate in the national Polish-American beauty contest in New York; Miss Polonia USA 2019. Let’s find out, who is it going to be?

Please come and join the fun and entertainment plus come to cheer for your favorites!

Marek Dzida

Sep
15
Sun
2019 Polish Festival In San Jose – 23rd Annual @ St. Brother Albert Polish Catholic Mission
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Here we go again! You’re invited to another amazing celebration of Polish food, drink, dance, culture, and fun in September in San Jose!

The 23rd Annual Polish Festival takes place at St. Brother Albert Church. 10am-5pm on Sunday, September 15th.

Traditional Polish food, beer, music, songs and folk dancing throughout the day. Fun games for children, a raffle with great prizes, pottery, books, souvenirs and more!

Pictures from past festivals http://polskafest.com/gallery/
FREE ADMISSION!

Sep
21
Sat
Polish Harvest Festival “Dożynki” in Yorba Linda @ Polish Catholic Parish
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm


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Dożynki 2019

FREE ADMISSION

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Here is your chance to taste traditional Polish food, experience Polish culture, and win a brand new car during the 41st Annual Dozynki Harvest Festival at the Saint John Paul II Polish Center  in Yorba Linda.

Saturday, September 21: 12:00-11:00pm
Sunday, September 22: 11:00am-4:00pm.

Please come and enjoy delicious Polish food such as freshly prepared stuffed cabbage, traditional pierogi, bigos, authentic Polska kielbasa, kaszanka, potato pancakes, and Polish beer.

Food and music go hand-in-hand at a harvest celebration. Throughout both days of the festival you will be entertained by various Polish folk dancers in traditional costumes, famous Polish artists, choir, children reciting Polish poetry and singing Polish songs. You will have an opportunity to explore different vendors’ booths and meet representatives from diverse Polish organizations and businesses.

For kids we have prepared lots of fun including games and face painting, cotton candy and snow cones.

Beautiful exhibitions will lighten up your eyes and in the evening you will find yourself out of breath while dancing under the stars to your favorite oldies.

Dozynki is a celebration of thanksgiving after a bountiful harvest that dates back to 16th century Poland. It remains a long-standing tradition in Polish communities throughout the world. On Sunday at 1pm you will experience colorful, traditional harvest procession.

The main prize of this year’s festival raffle is a 2020 Toyota Corolla LE.  The opportunity drawing for the car will be on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. Winner need not be present. Raffle tickets may be purchased for $5.00 each.

Please join us during this beautiful event. This is the only one Polish Festival in Orange County!

Lets have fun together!
Meet new people!
Experience Polish customs!
Learn Polish words!

For more information, contact our office at 714-996-8161 or go to www.polishcenter.org.

Sep
22
Sun
Polish Harvest Festival “Dożynki” in Yorba Linda @ Polish Catholic Parish
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm


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Dożynki 2019

FREE ADMISSION

FOOD-MUSIC-PERFORMANCES-DANCE-FUN-TRADITIONS-GAMES

Here is your chance to taste traditional Polish food, experience Polish culture, and win a brand new car during the 41st Annual Dozynki Harvest Festival at the Saint John Paul II Polish Center  in Yorba Linda.

Saturday, September 21: 12:00-11:00pm
Sunday, September 22: 11:00am-4:00pm.

Please come and enjoy delicious Polish food such as freshly prepared stuffed cabbage, traditional pierogi, bigos, authentic Polska kielbasa, kaszanka, potato pancakes, and Polish beer.

Food and music go hand-in-hand at a harvest celebration. Throughout both days of the festival you will be entertained by various Polish folk dancers in traditional costumes, famous Polish artists, choir, children reciting Polish poetry and singing Polish songs. You will have an opportunity to explore different vendors’ booths and meet representatives from diverse Polish organizations and businesses.

For kids we have prepared lots of fun including games and face painting, cotton candy and snow cones.

Beautiful exhibitions will lighten up your eyes and in the evening you will find yourself out of breath while dancing under the stars to your favorite oldies.

Dozynki is a celebration of thanksgiving after a bountiful harvest that dates back to 16th century Poland. It remains a long-standing tradition in Polish communities throughout the world. On Sunday at 1pm you will experience colorful, traditional harvest procession.

The main prize of this year’s festival raffle is a 2020 Toyota Corolla LE.  The opportunity drawing for the car will be on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. Winner need not be present. Raffle tickets may be purchased for $5.00 each.

Please join us during this beautiful event. This is the only one Polish Festival in Orange County!

Lets have fun together!
Meet new people!
Experience Polish customs!
Learn Polish words!

For more information, contact our office at 714-996-8161 or go to www.polishcenter.org.

Oct
4
Fri
Polish American Harvest Party/Octoberfest in Long Beach @ Hellada Gallery
Oct 4 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Oct
5
Sat
Polam’s 50th Anniversary Ball @ Athenaeum at Caltech Pasadena
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm


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POLAM’s 50th Anniversary Ball – October 5th 2019

Athenaeum at Caltech Pasadena
5-10pm

We are excited to share that this milestone anniversary celebration is being held at a very special venue, which has hosted such renowned academics as Albert Einstein and other Nobel Prize winners. The Athenaeum at Caltech in Pasadena can be compared to the Huntington Library with its original artwork and turn of the century ambiance.  In addition to the main dining room, there are several lounge areas, a library and a large outdoor enclosed patio for music and dancing.  Guests will have ample opportunity to move around and mingle or simply enjoy the evening’s entertainment.
This event is open to both members and non-members of the credit union.  We anticipate up to 300 guests. Seating assignments will be based on a first come, first serve basis, so get your tickets while they last.

Purchase Your Tickets:

By Mail: Download a form and send with a check

or

Online: Fill out your info and pay by Card or Paypal