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POLISH FEST & RUN/Walk for the Hungry & fireworks
Friday, June 15, 2018, 12:00pm - 11:59pm
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37th Polish Fest
June 15, 16 and 17 in Milwaukee, WI
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OPENING CEREMONY on Friday, June 15th, 6pm
FIREWORKS on Friday and Saturday at 10:30pm

Special Events on Saturday, June 16th


 2-3 pm "Finding Babcia’s Grandma - From where did your Polish ancestors leave? What did they do?" (presenter: Steve
Szabados, Genealogy Columnist for the Polish American Journal and Author)


4-5 pm 100 Years of US-Polish Relations, 1918-2018 (presenter: Dr. Neal Pease, Professor of History UW-Milwaukee)

MUSIC and DANCE:
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Polka and other music bands performing on three stages
  .... (
37th Polish Fest performance schedule);

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Syrena Polish Folk Dance Ensemble
(WI), Warszawa Dance Group (Poland)
       

COOKING AND CRAFT DEMONSTRATIONS:
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Cooking Polish food: gołąbki (cabbage rolls),  pączki and pierogi (filled dumplings)
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Making Polish crafts: wycinanki (paper cuttings), pisanki (decorated eggs),
         wianki
(flower head wraths) and much more 
  

POLISH FORUM: Kosciuszko,1746-1817 Monuments and Remembrances (presenter: Anne Gurnack, Professor Emeritus, Parkside University) (2pm)  

CHILDREN ACTIVITIES: science and wildlife presentations, magician and
escape artist shows, games and Polish Tatra sheepdogs from Tatra Mountains
(the lakefront side of the Cultural Village)

SUKIENNICE MARKETPLACE: Baltic amber jewelry, Boleslawiec pottery,
hand blown Christmas ornaments, hand-carved wooden boxes, Polish books,
CD's, Polish Fest souvenirs and more

FOOD and DRINK: all the Polish food favorites from pierogi to Polish sausage
as well as beer gardens and Polish vodka tastings

 

Capuchins' RUN/WALK for the Hungry:  visit event website to register by 6/4

 

Ticket Information:         see the Polish Fest website 

                                               Don't miss FREE ADMISSION on Sunday with a donation
                                              of three (3) or more food items to the Hunger Task Force

                                              Free Admission also on Sunday (Father's Day) between 3 and 6pm 
                                              for fathers accompanied by their children (of any age)

Location:  Henry W. Meier Festival Park, 200 N.Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202