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UPCOMING EVENT
Picnic “Goodbye summer”

You are cordially invited to a picnic “Goodbye summer” organized by the Polish Cultural Society of Indiana on Saturday, September 12th, 2014.


Details to follow.


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Events 2015

Polish May 3rd Constitution Day Celebration - 2015

Danuta Pietrzak

Polish May 3rd Constitution Day Celebration - 2015
The Polish Cultural Society of Indiana celebrated Polish Constitution Day on May 3rd, 2015 at the Latvian Community Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.

The formal part of the event started in the main hall with Chopin’s Mazurkas, and Moniuszko’s Mazur from the … (read full article)


安i璚onka - Easter Basket Blessing

Hanna Hallam

On Holy Saturday, as every year, the Polish Cultural Society of Indiana invited everybody to the Easter Basket Blessing - “安i璚onka” at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Indianapolis, IN. On April 4th, 2015 at 11:30 a.m., we were greeted by Lidia, who was giving us the program for the ceremony. Many guests were accompanied by their children, grandchildren, holiday friends, and families from Poland and Canada. … (read full article)


Easter Egg Painting

Hanna Hallam

On Sunday, March 22th, 2015, we gathered in the hospitable venue of the Latvian Community Center at the annual egg painting event, called “Pisanki”... (read full article)


The Annual Meeting



The annual meeting of Polish CSI Members was held on February 28th, 2015. During the meeting the Board of Directors was elected. We are happy to announce Board of Directors:

  • President - Bo瞠na Plata
  • Vice President - Danuta Pietrzak
  • Secretary - Lech 安italski
  • Treasurer - Hanna Hallam
  • Board Members - Maciej Kaszy雟ki, Ma貪orzata Ko速uniuk, Patrycja Kwa郾iewska, Magda Namys這wska, Andrzej Orlik, Ewa Papie
The new board starts acting on April 1st 2015.



Events 2014

Traditional Polish Christmas Eve Supper 2014

Hanna Hallam, Danuta Pietrzak

On December 13th, 2014, we celebrated traditional Polish Christmas Eve Supper Wigilia. ... (read full article)


International Festival 2014

Danuta Pietrzak

The International Festival in Indianapolis is one of an exhibition of cultural diversity of Indiana. It is organized by Nationalities Council of Indiana and held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. In 2014 in was held on November 21st to 24th. ... (read full article)


Indy 500 Festival Parade

Danuta Pietrzak

On May 24, 2014 Indy 500 Festival Parade brought this year about 300,000 spectators from around the country. On the streets of downtown Indianapolis they could watch the costumed characters, celebrities, officials, marching bands, floats and balloons, and a variety of different groups to celebrate Indy 500... (read full article)


安i璚onka - The Blessing of the Easter Basket

Danuta Pietrzak

安i璚onka is one of the most important Polish traditions on Holy Saturday. With roots dating back to the early history of Poland history of Poland, it is also observed by expatriate and their descendants Poles in the US and other countries. In Indianapolis on Holy Saturday, April 19th, 2014 members of Polish community brought to Saint Luke Catholic Church baskets ... (read full article)


Jazz Nonet from Krak闚

Danuta Pietrzak

On Friday, April 11th, 2014, members and friends of Polish Cultural Society of Indiana had an unique opportunity to listen to the performance of Jazz Nonet from Krak闚, Poland at the Latvian Community Center in Indianapolis. The performance included music ... (read full article)


Easter Egg Painting

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On Saturday, April 5th, 2014, members and friends of Polish Cultural Society of Indiana met to paint Easter eggs together in the hospitable venue of the Latvian Community Center. Aleksandra Olewicz, the leader of this meeting, introduced ... (read full article)


The Annual Meeting



The annual meeting of Polish CSI Members was held on February 23rd, 2014. During the meeting the Board of Directors was elected. We are happy to announce Board of Directors:

  • President - Kazimierz Olewicz
  • Vice President - Danuta Pietrzak
  • Secretary - Lech 安italski
  • Treasurer - Bo瞠na Plata
  • Board Members - Diane Filipowicz, Maciek Kaszy雟ki, Lidia K璠ziora, Ma貪orzata Ko速uniuk, Andrzej Orlik, Ewa Papie
The new board starts acting on April 1st 2014.

Celebration of Three Kings (Biblical Magi)

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On Saturday, January 4th, 2014, the Society gathered in the hospitable venue of the Latvian Community Center to celebrate of Three Kings (Biblical Magi). The event was led by Aleksandra Olewicz ... (read full article)



Events 2013

Polish Christmas Eve Supper “Wigilia”

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Traditional Polish Christmas Eve Supper "Wigilia" organized by the Polish Cultural Society of Indiana on December 14th, 2013 at 4:30 pm in the hospitable venue of the Latvian Community Center in Indianapolis. The program included: Christmas readings, Polish Carols, sharing of the Holy Wafer (Op豉tek), Christmas Eve Supper, visit from Santa Claus ... (read full article)


PCSI at International Festival in Indianapolis

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The International Festival in Indianapolis is one of an exhibition of cultural diversity of Indiana. It is organized by Nationalities Council of Indiana and held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. In this year in was held on November 21st to 24th ... (read full article)


Polish Paper Cutting “Wycinanki”

Ann Stankiewicz

On Sunday, October 13th, 2013, the Society gathered in the hospitable venue of the Latvian Community Center in Indianapolis to learn about a world renown Polish folk art, Wycinanki, or Polish paper cutting, as led by Ann Stankiewicz and Kathy ζzowski Stuart ... (read full article)


Picnic “Good Bye Summer”

Leszek Bobowski

A picnic "Goodbye Summer" was planned by PCSI for Saturday October 5th 2013. The weather seemed not to cooperate. It was raining cats and dogs days before. On Saturday morning it did not looked like this day will be an exception. Should we cancel the event and send invited guests back home? The president decided: “We do picnic as planned!” The clouds showed respect for such courage and the rain stopped... (read full article)


Indy 500 Festival parade

Aleksandra Olewicz

The Polish Cultural Society of Indiana participated in Indy 500 Festival parade preceding Indianapolis 500-Mile Race on May 25th 2013 in downtown of Indianapolis, IN.
People from our society marched in this year’s Indy 500 Festival parade. Our nation’s white and red flag was waving over our heads while we were walking in one of the largest parades in the United States. Dressed in Polish national costumes we proudly represented the presence of us all living here in Indianapolis. Our colorful ribbons and peacock feathers drew the attention of crowds that gathered along the streets ...(read full article)


May 3rd Constitution Day Celebration

Ma貪orzata Ziemian

Polish Cultural Society of Indiana celebrated Polish Constitution Day on May 4th 2013 in Latvian Community Center in Indianapolis, IN.
It is a little awkward for me to write about this celebration, because I participated in setting its program, and also I was one of the performers. I hope that it will result in the description of the event from a unique perspective. So, I will not force myself to present an objective point of view, this way it will be more interesting and authentic. I could not imagine a May 3rd Celebration without Chopin’s polonaise ...(read full article)


Pisanki, kraszanki, painted eggs...

Ma貪orzata Ko速uniuk

On Saturday, March 16, 2013, members and friends of Polish Cultural Society of Indiana met to paint Easter eggs together in the hospitable venue of the Latvian Community Center in Indianapolis. Aleksandra Olewicz, the leader of this meeting, introduced the crowd to the secrets of artistically decorating the Easter eggs utilizing many techniques, including embellishment, decorating and coloring. Easter “painted eggs” have different names depending on the method of decorating... (read full article)


The Annual Meeting



The annual meeting of Polish CSI Members was held on February 16th, 2013. During the meeting the Board of Directors was elected. We are happy to announce Board of Directors:

  • President - Kazimierz Olewicz
  • Vice President - Patrycja Johansen
  • Secretary - Lech Bobowski
  • Treasurer - Bo瞠na Plata
  • Board Members - Mariusz Kalisz, Lidia K璠ziora, Ma貪orzata Ko速uniuk, Aleksandra Olewicz, Magdalena Olesiak, Danuta Pietrzak

Committees

Marketing and Advertising Committee:

  • Mariusz Kalisz
  • Ma貪orzata Ko速uniuk
  • Danuta Pietrzak
  • Ewa Stolte
Public Relations Committee:
  • John Przemys豉w Gilowski
  • Ewa Orlik
Polish Heritage Committee:
  • Aleksandra Olewicz
  • Magda Namys這wska
  • Ewa Papie


Celebration of Three Kings (Biblical Magi)

Leszek Bobowski

On Saturday, January 6th, 2013, the Society gathered in the hospitable venue of the Club House at the “Village of Eagle Creek” to celebrate of Three Kings (Biblical Magi). The event was led by Aleksandra Olewicz... (read full article)




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