What’s happening in 2013

Here is the list of upcoming events for PACT and a short description of each.  To learn more about the events, click on the event on the right of the screen under “upcoming events”.  Information about these events will be posted as they develop.

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Polish Night at the Ball Game (Detroit Tigers vs. Minnesota Twins, May 24)

Polish Night at the Ball Game (May 24) A bus load of Tigers fans will be taken to the 43rd Annual Polish-American Night at the Ballgame: Detroit Tigers vs. Minnesota Twins   PACT will keep you posted on this event.  If you are interested in participating, please call Matt Zaleski at 419-345-5206 or email us atinfo@polishcommunity.org. http://detroit.tigers.mlb.com/schedule/promotions.jsp?c_id=det

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2013 Dozynki Celebration

2013 Dozynki Celebration  (October 27) PACT members to support and participate in Toledo Poznan Alliance’s annual Harvest Festival to be held Sunday, October 27, 2013. More information about the Dozynki Celebration will be available as we receive it. http://www.toledosistercities.org/toledo-poznan-alliance

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Wigilia Celebration 2013 (December)

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Wigilia Celebration 2013 (December)  Celebrate a traditional meatless meal and the customs associated with the “Vigil” of Christmas: breaking Opletek, food, prayer and kolendy.  This is a popular event that celebrates the Polish Christmas tradition of Wigilia.  To learn more about Wigilia, click on it under “Polish traditions” on our web page.  More details about this event will be available in the fall of 2013.

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Independence Day

Gaining back independence by Poland is celebrated on November 11th and is one of the most important national celebrations in Poland. As Poland was partitioned at the end of 18th century, and divided between 3 countries: Austria, Prussia and Russia, it vanished from the map of Europe. The greatness of the nation, that used to be one of the biggest and powerful countries on the continent, started to weaken before the three acts of partition took place. The first (1772) and second (1793)partition decreased the territory of Poland, while the third one (1795) made…

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Generl Casimir Pulaski

Casimir Pulaski Born: 7-Mar–1745 Birthplace: Podolia, Poland Died: 11-Oct–1779 Location of death: Savannah, GA Cause of death: War Remains: Buried, Monterey Square, Savannah, GA Gender: Male Religion: Roman Catholic Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Military Nationality: United States Executive summary: Polish General in the American Revolution

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