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Polish Festival

at the Seattle Center

 


August 2015


Aug 19   Registration Deadline for a National Referendum in Poland
Aug 16   Polish Home Assn. Picnic at the Lincoln Park
Aug 9   SGSCA Picnic at the Lincoln Park
August   Polish Cultural Center Closed in August

Picnics


Aug 19, 3 pm: Registration Deadline for the National Referendum on Sep 5

A national referendum will be held in Poland on September 6, 2015; voting in the United States will be on September 5. The referendum questions concern the following: 1) single mandate voting districts 2) public financing of the political parties, 3) tax law interpretation when disputed. Polish citizens residing in the USA have to register to be able to vote. Voters in Seattle and the state can vote by mail (or in person) at the polling station in Los Angeles. Registration deadline is August 19, 2015, at 3 pm PST. You can register online, or at the Consulate - please see detailed consulate info in Polish.

 

Where: Both voting by mail and in person will be at the polling station at the Consulate General of Poland in Los Angeles; registration and a valid passport is needed to vote

More: Detailed election and registration info (in Polish), online info & registration

Aug 16, noon to dusk: Polish Home Assn. Picnic at the Lincoln Park

This is the main picnic of the summer for the Polish community of Seattle; it is organized by the Polish Home Association. Come and share good food and fun! PHA will supply kielbasa, hotdogs, bigos along with beverages and even ice cream for kids! You can bring your a salad or dessert to share. Also, there will be signing of songs for the Soldier's Day and friendly games and competitions with awards. Everybody is invited to this great event!

 

Where: at the Lincoln Park in Seattle, shelter #2 or watch for a Polish flag and the PHA banner; admission free, bringing your food or dessert to share is optional but welcomed

More: PHA website or call Barbara Strutynski at 425-746-3037 or Asia Jeziorski at 425-417-9548.

Aug 9, noon - 4 pm: SGSCA Picnic at the Lincoln Park

Picnic on the beach with spectacular mountain views! Everyone is invited - individuals and families, members and guests - to celebrate the summer at the yearly picnic of the Seattle-Gdynia Sister City Assn. Come to learn about upcoming SGSCA activities and to socialize with other Polish-Americans while munching on roasted kielbasa and other delights and enjoying a day on a beach.

 

Where: the Lincoln Park in Seattle, in Seattle, shelter #3 (on the beach); admission free, food and drinks provided, pls bring a dish of your favorite picnic food to share

More: SGSCA, or contact Carol Forte

August: The Polish Cultural Center Closed in August

The Polish Home will be closed for a summer break in August and will reopen in September after the Labor Day weekend.

 

More: Polish Cultural Center Dom Polski in Seattle

 
 

2015  Ryszard Kott

Photo "Fountain" courtesy Hanna Gil, Photo "Seattle" courtesy Ryszard Kwieciński