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“Polonia in Cleveland and the Journey of Julian Stanczak”

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 2:00 – 4:00 PM Western Reserve Historical Society   As part of the series of events celebrating the life and work of Julian Stanczak, a panel discussion on Cleveland’s Polish immigrant community will be held at Western Reserve Historical Society on Wednesday, March 19th, from 2 to 4 pm. Participating in [...]

The Romantic Music of Chopin

I hope you will join me THIS SUNDAY, January 26, at 3:00 pm for The Romantic Music of Chopin. The concert will be in Waetjen Auditorium, located in the Cleveland State University Music and Communication Building, 2001 Euclid Ave. (Located on the corner of Euclid Ave. & East 21st St.) Please use the parking ramp [...]

Warsaw’s Studium Teatralne with “The King of Hearts is Off Again” in Akron

The Center for Applied Theatre and Active Culture (CATAC), New World Performance Laboratory (NWPL) and KulturePlus Productions are pleased to present Warsaw’s Studium Teatralne for two performances only of their epic drama “The King Of Hearts is Off Again” on September 28 at 8pm and September 29 at 2pm in the Balch Street Theatre (former Akron [...]

The Adam Mickiewicz Bust Dedication

Dear Friend of Polonia, You are invited to the Adam Mickiewicz bust dedication in the Polish Cultural Garden on Sunday, August 25th, 2013 at 12:30 pm.  The bust has been replicated from the original bust’s plaster mold.  Adam Bernard Mickiewicz (1798 to 1855) was a prominent poet, dramatist, essayist, political activist, publicist and translator. Commonly considered the greatest poet [...]

Movie Night about Irena Sendler in Maltz Museum

After movie Q&A by Sean Martin. Movie Night – “In the Name of Their Mothers” Wednesday, May 8, 7pm $12/$10 Members Purchase in advance – save $2 This documentary tells the story of young Catholic social worker Irena Sendler who saw the suffering of Warsaw’s Jews, reached out to her most trusted colleagues for help, [...]

May 3rd Polish Constitution Day in Cleveland

On the evening of May 3rd, 2013, the Terminal Tower will be lit in the national colors of Poland. This will be done to honor Tadeusz Kosciuszko and to recognize his monument re-dedication taking place on May 5th at the Cleveland Museum of Art. May 3rd Polish American Cultural Center, JP II 7 pm Reception [...]

Cleveland State University Polish Studies Thursday, February 28, 2013 Mikolaj Kunicki, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of History University of Notre Dame “How communist was Polish communism? Nationalism and communism in 20th-century Poland.” Thursday, April 18, 2013 Edward Horowitz, Ph.D.  Associate Professor, School of Communication, and Director of the Polish Studies Initiative Cleveland State University “Running strong or running scared? How the [...]

Discover Polish Easter Tradition of Palm Weaving

PalmWeavingFlyerE Discover Polish Easter Tradition of Palm Weaving with Ray Vargas Saturday, March 23, 2013; 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Polish American Cultural Center 6501 Lansing Avenue, Cleveland, OH Fee $8.00 (includes supplies) Call to reserve your seat  / Contact Carol Stafinski at 440.942.4427 Deadline for reservations is Thursday, March 21, 2013 Sponsored by Ohio [...]


You are cordially invited to attend Polish Wigilia to be held on Sunday December 16, 20012 at the Polish American Cultural Center on Lansing Avenue. The dinner will start at 12:30 PM with breaking of opłatek followed by a traditional meatless dinner. After dinner special program about Polish Christmas traditions. The cost of the dinner [...]