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POLISH FEST and "Big Boomsky" fireworks
Saturday, June 16, 2018, 12:00pm - 11:59pm
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37th Polish Fest
June 15, 16 and 17 in Milwaukee, WI
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The "Big Boomsky" fireworks on Saturday, June 16th, 10:30pm

Special Events on Saturday, June 16th


1:30 pm "Marie Skłodowska Curie's Enduring Relevance: A Century of Celebrations of Her Milestone Years" (presenter:
Dr. Helena Pycior, Professor of History, Emerita, UW-Milwaukee)


2:30 pm "A Look Back: The 100th Anniversary of Poland’s Rebirth and Its Significance (panel discussion)" (panelists:
Dr. Donald Pienkos, Professor of History, Emeritus, UW-Milwaukee,
Dr. Neal Pease, Professor of History UW-Milwaukee)


3:30 pm "“Poland’s Rebirth: Three Who Made It Happen: a Soldier, a Politician, and a Virtuous Pianist”" (presenter:
Dr. Donald Pienkos, Professor of History, Emeritus, UW-Milwaukee)

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

     ●
Syrena Polish Folk Dance Ensemble
(WI), Warszawa Dance Group (Poland)
        and 
polka lesson at 7:00pm on the Folk Stage

COOKING AND CRAFT DEMONSTRATIONS:
     ●
Cooking Polish food: potato pancakes (placki ziemniaczane) (1pm)
     
polska kiełbasa (Polish sausage) (3pm) and pierogi (filled dumplings) (5pm)
     ● 
Making Polish crafts: wycinanki (paper cuttings), pisanki (decorated eggs),
         wianki
(flower head wraths) and much more 
  

POLISH FORUM: As listed above... 

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

 

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