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Upcoming Events
Monthly meetings...second Tuesday of the month from September through May.

October 2010

  • Wycinanki and More - This art exhibit will present various forms of Polish folkart. It will be held at Arts YOUniverse on North Franklin Street in Wilkes-Barre. The display will be on exhibit through December 15th
  • Polish Heritage Month Displays at six libraries in Luzerne County - We will focus on the milestones in Polish history. This special display is located at the entrance of the Eugene S. Farley Library.
  • Chopin Anniversary
  • Solidarity Anniversary
  • Katyn Anniversary
  • Monthly Dinner Meeting

November 2010

  • Polka Dance Lessons (Nov 10th, Nov 14th)
    • When: November 10th, 2010 from 6-8 PM
    • Where: Henry Student Center Ballroom (2nd Floor)
    • Open to students, faculty, staff and public
    • Price: Free
    • When: November 14th, 2010 from 2-4 PM
    • Where: Henry Student Center Ballroom (2nd Floor)
    • Open to students, faculty, staff and public
    • Price: Free
  • Monthly Dinner Meetings
  • Creche Exhibit
    • On display Nov 15 through Dec 15
    • Where: Luzerne County Historical Society, South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre

December 2010

  • Polonaise Lessons - (Date and Location TBA)
  • Wilia (Wigilia)/Christmas Even Dinner
    • When: December 7th, 2010
    • Where: Henry Student Center - Ballroom (2nd Floor)
    • Traditional 11 course meal, a visit from St. Nicholas, Kolendy (Christmas Carol) Singalong
    • Price: $20/members; $25 non-members
    • Open to students, faculty, staff, and the public

January 2011

  • Polish Room Committee Scholarship Ball
    • When: January 15, 2011
    • Where: Woodlands Inn and Resort, Plains, PA
    • Benefits the Polish Room Scholarship Fund which has awarded scholarships to Wilkes students since 1972.
    • Cost: $70/person
    • Open to students, faculty, staff, and the public.

April 2011

  • Polish Immigrants and the Anthracite Industry of Northeastern Pennsylvania
    • This art exhibit will feature portraits and short biographies of Polish immigrants who settled in Dupont, Pennsylvania to work in the anthracite  mining industry. The artist received a grant from the Pennsylvania Council of Arts for this project.
    • Opening date and location TBA

June, July, and August 2011

  • Polish Heritage Displays
  • Eckley Miners' Village
    • Dates TBA

Future Events for Spring 2011
  • Polish Room Presents…Literary Series  (Poetry, Chopin, and Katyn)
  • Lecture Series
  • Art Exhibits (Polish Immigrants in the Luzerne County and the Anthracite Industry)
  • Historical Displays (Katyn)
  • International Film Festival
  • Embroidery Workshop
  • Pysanki Workshop
  • Wycinanki Workshop (Date/Location TBA)
  • Palm Weaving Workshop (Date/Location TBA)
  • Organization of a Wilkes University Polish Room Student Section (Date/Location TBA)


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