Polanki Newsletters

2019

February/March

Paczki | Pierogi Dinner | General Polanki News | College Achievement Awards Tea | Road Trips |

April

Kosciuszko Monument Update | Polish Fest | Renew Your Polanki Membership | Polanki Apparel Orders | Happy Easter from Bochnia Salt Mine | Collecting Our Stories | The Traditional Polish Easter Celebration | April 22 is Smigus-Dyngus in Poland | 

May

Help Beautify the Kosciuszko Gardens | Lincoln Village Opportunity Strategy | Fathers of Independence Exhibit | Polish Fest Information | The Day of the Flag and Polish Diaspora Day | General Polanki News | 2019 Polish Soup Festival | Upcoming Membership and Board Meetings | College Achievement Awards Tea |

June

Save the date for Polanki’s Rummage Sale | Corpus Christi on June 20 | Victor Podlaski and the UWM Scholarship | Solidarity | Polish Fest Information | Portage County Festival in Stevens Point | Manpower Event | 

July / August

Warsaw home prices rise along growing crop of luxury skyscrapers | Polanki tour of Conrad Schmitt studios | Polish Fest 2019

September

Polish Women’s Group Preserves Basilica and City’s Heritage | Polish genealogy interest group forming | Polish spirituality morning of reflection

October

Kosciuszko Gardens | Wroclaw by Night | “I Sing to Myself and the Muses”: A Concert of Polish Renaissance Poetry and Folk Music | Book Sale at Polish Fest | Polish Genealogy Exhibit | Annual Polish Soup Festival | Polish Spirituality Retreat at the Conservancy for Health and Healing

November

St. Jadwiga, Queen of Poland | Award Recipients for Years of Polanki Membership | Soup Festival | College Achievement Awards | I Sing to Myself and the Muses! | 

2018

January

In honor of Polanki’s 65th anniversary | Check those closets for Polanki artifacts | 2017 Polanki Christmas party | Holiday bazaar | Catholic tidbits

February

Paczki Day | Community Corner

March

Polanki book club to discuss The Doll | Visit to Milwaukee by the General Consulate | Polanki board members

April

In honor of Polanki’s 65th Anniversary this year! | Happy Easter! | Loose Coins for Laski | Polish Knit Objects | Milwaukee Public Art Museum | Pierogi Dinner Update | Soup Festival | Perfekt Blouses | College Achievement Awards Tea | Two New Polanki Events 

May

In honor of Polanki’s 65th Anniversary this year! | College Achievements Award Tea | Pierogi Dinner and Folk Art Sale | Update on Polanki Table at Lane Elementary School | Polanki = Generosity |

June

College Achievement Essay | Governor of Lublin Province in Wisconsin | Polanki at Lane Intermediate School Cultural Fair | 2018 Portage Cultural Festival | Gardening at the Polish Center | In honor of Polanki’s 65th Anniversary This Year! | 

July/August

Polanki’s 65th Anniversary Celebration | Follow-up on the Kosciuszko Monument | Why the Milwaukee Kaszube Poles so Loved Their Parish Churches | 75th Anniversary of the Polish American Historical Association | 2018 Polish Fest Pictures

September/October

Milwaukee Film Festival’s Showing of Polish Films | Ada’s Costumes | Kosziuszko Gardens | Polanki 2018 Recognition for Years of Service | 20th Annual Polish Soup Festival | Holiday Folk Fair | Polanki 2019 College Achievement Awards | Upcoming Lectures at the Polish Center

2016

December

Barbara Niemczycki’s Eulogy | Member Tidbits | Translation | Christmas in Polonia | Polanki’s Cultural Exhibit at Holiday Folk Fair: The Treasures of Poland’s Water | Dousman Stagecoach Inn Museum | 

November

Sustaining Member Kim Swedowski Receives Award | The World Reacts to Andrej Wajda’s Death | Holiday Folk Fair Theme and a Request | Chopin’s Heart Secretly Exhumed | Volunteers Needed for Cultural Exhibit at Holiday Folk Fair | 

October

Kayaker Aleksander Doba | A Bit of Milwaukee Polish History | Scientists are on the Trail of the First Dinosaurs | Tadeusz Kosciuœzko’s Imieniny | How to Survive Everyday Life in Poland

September

Joyce Banachowski 1938 – 2016 | Hedy Rabiega 1939 – 2016 | The Other Pierogi Lady – Kasia | Stovewood Daze | Polonaise – The Royal Dance Every Polish Teenager Has To Master | 1050th Anniversary of Christianization of Poland]

June

Heddy Moskaluk Granted Life Membership | More Beautiful Churches | Volunteers Needed for New Cooking Classes at the Polish Center | 

May

12th Annual Pierogi Dinner – April 10, 2016 | Frances Barwinski 1931 – 2016 | Barbara Zakrzewska Borowiecki 1924 – 2016 | Polish Achievement Awards | Poland’s Most Beautiful Churches | 

April

Sophia Bruskiewitz 1927 – 2016 | Katyn: More Than a Massacre | Wojtek, the Polish Soldier-Bear at Monte Cassino! | Pawn Stars Pays Off Big Time | Poland’s Most Beloved Cartoon Character – Koziolek Matolek | 

February

Sophie Banisikowski 1920 – 2016 | Thank You!!! (Geraldine Reszel) | Eight Most Unusual Polish Folk Instruments | Poland Under Glass | 

January

New Lifetime Members | Laski Update | Three Kings Day | Polish Book Club | Trip to Polish Museum of America in Chicago | No Texting in Poland? |

2015

December

Christmas Decorating at the Polish Center | MILWAUKEE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT FEATURES MUSIC BY HENRYK GÓRECKI | Holiday Folk Fair 2015 | Folk Fair 2015 | Polish Folk Art Continued | UWM Announces Summer Study in Poland |

November

Rita Michalak 1926-2015 | A Foreigner’s Guide to Polish Folk Art | Soup Festival 2015 | 

October

Current Polish Culture and Me | More Scandalous Histories of the Chopin Competition | Global Union Reviewed | 

September

Vera May Buczkowski 1917-2015 | Jean Sorenson 1938-2015 | Polish Fest Revisited | Meet Carol | Global Union Celebrates Tenth Anniversary | Ida by Pawel Pawlikowski | The Riot Police at the Philharmonic Hall and Other Scandalous Histories of the Chopin Piano Competition | 

June

Vera Buczkowski Granted Life Membership | Gombrowicz in Argentina | 7 Confusing Polish Customs | 

May

Polanki College Achievement Awards 2015 | Hedy Rabiega Honored | So What’s the Story Behind Nesting Dolls? | More Polish Architecture | 

April

Pierogi Fest 2015 | The Art of Liturgical Ikebana | Polish Architecture | More Pierogi Fest Pictures | 

March

Barbara M. Godlewski 1939-2015 | An Amazing Life | Poland under Glass 2015 | 

February

The History of Valentine’s Day | Fun Valentine’s Day Stats | Poland Wins Hopman Cup | More Bridges of Wroclaw | Christmas Party Photos |

January

Polish Poet, Translator Stanislaw Baranczak Dies | Jeff Poniewaz Advocated Tirelessly for Poetry’s Place in the World  | More Must-Try Polish Cakes and Pastries | The Bridges of Wroclaw: A Virtual Walk Across the Venice of the North | 

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