Disco Polo Dance Party at the 2019 Toledo Area Polish American Festival

  Friday night, something new, something cool! DJ Tadeusz Gnida will spin the BEST songs from Poland and the US with our FIRST EVER Disco Polo Party! For those who aren’t familiar with Disco Polo, it’s what ALL the DJ’s play at weddings, bars, festival and events all over Poland! Consider it polka music for the clubs! Friday, May 17, 2019 Club 16, 316 King Road, Festival opens at 5:00 pm, Party starts at 8:00 pm! Dancing with the stars, Polish edition starts after Echoes of Poland around 7:15 pm. Echoes…

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2019 Scholarship Deadline is Fast Approaching

Polish-American Community of Toledo (PACT) and Toledo Poznan Alliance (TPA) Annual Scholarship Competition ends May 31, 2019 The Polish-American Community of Toledo (PACT) and the Toledo Poznan Alliance (TPA) have announced that their Annual Scholarship Competition to award $4,000 to area Polish-American students is currently underway. Over the past seven years over $24,000 in scholarship money has been awarded to students of Polish-American heritage in the Toledo area. The competition is divided into two categories — High School and College. Applicants must fill out an application form and submit an…

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March 20th Showing of Cold War at the Maumee Theater

P.A.C.T. and the Toledo-Poznan Alliance are proud to announce the ONLY showing of the Academy Award Nominated and Cannes Film Festival Best Picture Winner “Cold War” (Zimna Wojna) in the Toledo Area! THIS IS A FREE EVENT AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC A passionate love story between two people of different backgrounds and temperaments, who are fatefully mismatched and yet condemned to each other. Set against the background of the Cold War in the 1950s in Poland, Berlin, Yugoslavia and Paris, the film depicts an impossible love story in impossible…

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Meet the 2019 Kielbasa Cook Off Contestants

Join us on Sunday, February 24th from 1 to 6 PM at St. Clements Hall, 3030 Tremainsville Rd. for the 8th Kielbasa Cook Off sponsored by PACT.  Admission is $5 per person, $3 for PACT members and children 5 and under free.  Kielbasa, mizeria, kapusta, placek, paczki, and piwo (that’s beer) will be on the menu. The 2019 Kielbasa Cook Off is almost upon us so we thought you would like to know a little bit about each of this year’s contestants. Here are the 2019 Kielbasa Cook Off competitors:…

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Join the Toledo Walleye for Polish Heritage Pregame Party presented by Stanley’s Market on March 1, 2019!

  Come early for a pregame Polish buffet and dance to some authentic Polish music. Entertainment will be provided by local Polish band, Badinov.   Menu includes: Stanley’s Kielbasa Pierogi with Sour cream Sweet & Sour Cabbage Rye Bread and Butter Assorted Gourmet Cookies 2 hour cash bar!   For tickets, contact the Walleye box office at (419) 725-9255 or visit ToledoWalleye.com and use promo code POLISH at check out.

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Wigilia Celebration to be Held on Sunday, December 16, 2018

This year’s Wigilia Celebration will be held on Sunday, December 16, 2018.  The celebration will begin at 5:30 pm at Olivet Lutheran Church , 5840 Monroe Street in the Christian Life Center. A video explaining Wigilia will be  shown and participants can share in their memories of Polish Christmas eve at this time.  Afterwards, a meatless meal will be served with singing of Kolendy (Christmas carols).  Come and join us for this most sacred Polish celebration and renew the true meaning of Christmas without the stress of the season.  See…

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Northwest Ohio Polish Hall of Fame Awards Dinner

The first inductees into the Polish Hall of Fame were recognized at a dinner at Brandywine Country Club on Saturday, November 17th.  The awards reflect recipients who have excelled in the fields of faith, family, labor and culture.   “The goal is to preserve the rich history of Polish immigrants that built a strong foundation in northwest Ohio to earn a living, practice our faith, and raise a family. It was with great honor that we celebrated the inductees and their contribution to our Polish heritage and culture. The stories and their…

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