Dust off your aprons and get ready to make some pierogi. PACT is taking reservations for the next pierogi class that will be held on Saturday, October 17th in the kitchen of Olivet Lutheran Church’s Christian Life Center. The fee is $30 per guest/ $25 for returning guests who already have the equipment from the last class. The fee includes pierogi recipes, hands on instructions, all ingredients to make your own dough, a cookie cutter and dough press, fillings for the pierogi, and your own pierogi to take home. Call Sherry to reserve your spot in the kitchen. 419-476-1171 (home) or 419-260-1970 (cell). All are welcome. You do not have to be a PACT member to attend. Don’t forget your apron and rolling pin! Smacznego! Call early as space is limited.
PRCUA Hall – Saturday, October 3, 2015
5255 N. Detroit Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43612
3:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Dinner: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ticket Price: $30
Ticket price includes: Pig Roast, Kielbasa, Homemade sides, Can Beer, and a chance each at:
LCP, The Judge, 870 Shotgun, 9mm, AR15
Contact: Joel: 419-349-0634
Open to the public
Only 250 Tickets Available
This year’s golf scramble, held at Giant Oaks Golf Course, had the most competitors in the golf scramble’s history. One hundred and eight golfers (27 4-man teams) competed for the winning spot. This year’s winners were: George Polcyn, Steve Spencer, Tim McQuire and Chris Monroe. They each received a cash prize of $300 and $200 in gift certificates to Stanley’s Market. PACT member, Ed Lepiarz had a hole in one on the 15th hole, a par 3.
2015 winners: Tim McQuire, Steve Spencer,Chris Monroe,
and standing in for George Polcyn is Betty Osenbaugh, PACT board member.
Ed Lepiarz had a hole-in-one on the 15th hole.
Sign Up is now open for the 2015 Kielbasa Klassic 4-Man Golf Scramble!
Sunday, August 7th
Whiteford Valley (Blue Course)
7980 Beck Road, Ottawa Lake MI, 10 am start time
$75 per man/ $300 per team
Includes golf, cart, food, beer, pop, team skins, door prizes, challenge holes, and the famous “Kielbasa Klassic” t-shirt.
**Proceeds used to fund PACT scholarships and Child Help, an organization dedicated to helping abused children**
Deadline to enter is July 28, 2015
Witamy! It’s time to wear something red and white, put on your polka dancing shoes and bring an empty stomach to Fifth Third Field, as the Toledo Mud Hens will be hosting Polish Heritage Night at Fifth Third Field on Friday, August 7, presented by Stanley’s Market!
Join us for our Polish Heritage Night pre-game polka party from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Home Run Terrace, with live music and an all-you-can-eat buffet by Stanley’s Market, smacznego! The buffet will feature:
- Stanley’s Market world famous kielbasa
- Sweet and sour cabbage
- Potato pierogi
- Stuffed cabbage
- Rye bread/horseradish
- Pepsi products, lemonade and water
Combo tickets are $32 for adults and $24 for children, which include a game ticket and the pregame party and buffet. If you already have a game ticket, add the pre-game polka party and buffet: $20 for adults and $12 for children.
On August 7, the Toledo Mud Hens take on Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at 7 p.m. For Polish Heritage Night tickets, contact Hannah Tyson at email@example.com, or call 419-725-4367.
When : Always the Monday after Easter
Dyngus Day is very popular in Poland, and in Polish communities across America. After the long Lenten holiday, Dyngus Day is a day of fun. And a little romantic fun. It is always celebrated on the Monday after Easter.
Dyngus Day Tradition:
There are all sort of ways for boys to meet girls. But, this one takes the cake.
Guys, on this day you get to wet the ladies down. Sprinkling or drenching with water is your goal. Chase after the ladies with squirt guns, buckets, or other containers of water. The more bold and gallant boys, may choose to use cologne. Hitting (gently, please) the ladies on the legs with switches or pussy willows is also common.
Yes ladies, you can strike back. Ladies , you get your revenge on Tuesday, when tradition has it that you throw dishes or crockery back at the boys. It has become increasingly popular for the ladies to get their revenge on Monday, tossing water back at the boys.
Note: Dyngus Day is also called Wet Easter Monday. Hmmmmm, I wonder why!?
Origin of Dyngus Day:
When exploring the roots of Dyngus Day, Historians point to the baptism of Polish Prince Mieszko I in 966 A.D. Baptism with water signifies cleansing, fertility, and purification.
Somewhere along the way, the tradition of tossing water on the girls and hitting them with pussy willows evolved
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Join PACT for a Pierogi Making Circle and
learn just how easy and fun it can be!!
Has the thought of making pierogi made you nervous?
It’s easy to do if you know the simple steps.
Date: Saturday, March 28
Where: Olivet Lutheran Church
5840 Monroe St.
Fee: $25 per person for new guests
$20 per person for return guests
Price includes: pierogi lessons, pierogi recipes, all ingredients, taste testing, one dozen pierogi to take home, and pierogi press **Please bring rolling pin and an apron if you have one. If you are a returning guest, please bring your pierogi press too.
Stan Machosky and Rozanne Nitschke will guide you in the art of making three types of authentic Polish pierogi: cabbage, meat, and cheese. This is a hands on lesson on making the dough and fillings. After the lesson, everyone will be able to taste their pierogi creations. And there will be plenty for you to take home just in time for Easter.
Guaranteed to be a hit at your Easter table.
Call Sherry to reserve your place at: 419-476-1171 or 419-260-1970. Or Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org Hope to see you all there. It’s bound to be a great time!!
Space for this lesson is limited, so call and reserve your seat early!!