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UPCOMING EVENT
Polish Cultural Society of Indiana invites you on May, 3rd 2015 to a picnic for celebration of the Polish Constitution Day.

Date and time:
Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 at 2:30 pm.

Address:
Latvian Community Center
1008 W 64th Street,
Indianapolis, IN 46260

The prices of tickets:
  • members of Polish CSI: $6.00 – adults, $3.00 - children
  • non-members of Polish CSI - $10.00 – adults, $5.00 - children

Event highlights:
  • Raising of polish flag, singing of Polish Anthem
  • Polish book sale - profits go to PCSI
  • Grilling of sausages and hot dogs
  • Face painting
  • Games, laughter and fun!

Board of Polish Cultural Society of Indiana


If you are looking for contact information of other Polish organizations in Indiana please check section [Poles in Indiana] on our web site and see if it helps.

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PolishCSI is a member of the Nationalities Council of Indiana, an independent non-profit, all-volunteer corporation, which is dedicated to celebrate diversity of Indiana's capital city. [Visit web site of NCI].


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Events 2015

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 - Bożena Plata
  • Vice President - Danuta Pietrzak
  • Secretary - Lech Świtalski
  • Treasurer - Hanna Hallam
  • Board Members - Maciej Kaszyński, Małgorzata Kołtuniuk, Patrycja Kwaśniewska, Magda Namysłowska, Andrzej Orlik, Ewa Papież
The new board starts acting on April 1st 2015.



Events 2014

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)


Święconka - The Blessing of the Easter Basket

Danuta Pietrzak

Święconka 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 Kraków

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 Kraków, 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 Świtalski
  • Treasurer - Bożena Plata
  • Board Members - Diane Filipowicz, Maciek Kaszyński, Lidia Kędziora, Małgorzata Kołtuniuk, Andrzej Orlik, Ewa Papież
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 (Opłatek), 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 Łazowski 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

Małgorzata 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...

Małgorzata Kołtuniuk

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 - Bożena Plata
  • Board Members - Mariusz Kalisz, Lidia Kędziora, Małgorzata Kołtuniuk, Aleksandra Olewicz, Magdalena Olesiak, Danuta Pietrzak

Committees

Marketing and Advertising Committee:

  • Mariusz Kalisz
  • Małgorzata Kołtuniuk
  • Danuta Pietrzak
  • Ewa Stolte
Public Relations Committee:
  • John Przemysław Gilowski
  • Ewa Orlik
Polish Heritage Committee:
  • Aleksandra Olewicz
  • Magda Namysłowska
  • Ewa Papież


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)




We would like to remind members of the Polish CSI that it is always good time to pay the membership fees. We also encourage those friends of PolishCSI who are not members yet to join the Society. We have plenty planned and PolishCSI membership will guarantee you a more favorable admission fee. [Membership and more about PolishCSI]


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