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July 11 (Fri) KSKJ St. John the Baptist #143, Joliet Matching Funds www.kskjlife.org held in conjunction with other organizations at the Tailgate Event for the benefit of Daybreak, the Catholic facility that attends to those in need of food and shelter. Anyone interested in volunteering should contact Tony Mravle at email@example.com. All are invited to attend and enjoy the food and activities at the Moose Lodge at 25 Springfield Ave. in Joliet.
JULY 11-13 The 33rd Slovenefest and the 58th Miss SNPJ Pageant at the SNPJ Recreation Center. For more information phone the SNPJ Recreation Center toll free at 1-877-767-5732.
July 13 (Sun) MZA Mission Picnic www.slovenskapristava.org
July 13 (Sun) SNPJ Farm 75th Polka Party with the Casuals, Dinners include Slovenian sausage or roast beef, serving starts at 2:00 Music 3:00-7:00. Admission $7, under 18 free. Dinners $8 with sandwiches from $3.
July 14-20 Camp Pristava www.slovenskapristava.org
July 19 (Sat) KSKJ St. Jerome #153 www.kskjlife.org Strabane, Pennsylvania 9 a.m. to 12 noon Distribution of food at Canonsburg/Houston Food Pantry 112 W. Pike St. Canonsburg Contact: Bevery Rosselle 724-873-0914 or firstname.lastname@example.org
July 20 (Sun) St Vitus Parish Picnic at Slovenska Pristava www.slovenskapristava.org Fr Joseph Boznar, pastor, St. Vitus www.saintvitus.org. This year’s theme is “Alpine Experience.” A dinner of a variety of roasted chicken and/or roast beef will immediately follow the Mass. Cost is $14 adult and $7 child under 12 years-old. The Alpine Sextet Orchestra will perform for your listening and dancing pleasure. We are in the process to have a local folklore dance ensemble also perform in the afternoon. After the dinner the kitchen will be open until 8PM serving side food dishes such as hamburgers, hot dogs, French fries, etc., as well as having refreshments available throughout the entire afternoon. An open pit will have a specialty dish, Slovenian style “cevapcici,” after the dinner. Other activities will include: Special raffle. Open swimming (nominal fee for non-members of Slovenska Pristava) in the new junior Olympic sized swimming pool at Pristava. Children’s Interactive games. Chinese craft raffle. Children’s games. Contact Stan Kuhar: email@example.com
July 21 (Mon) SNPJ Slovene Day at Kennywood Park www.kennywood.com/
July 26(Sat) Slovenska Pristava Pool Party www.slovenskapristava.org
July 26 (Sat) SNPJ Recreation Center 877-767-5732 www.snpjrec.com/ Music 2-8pm Turcola-Kravos
July 26(Sat) The St. Clair Rifle and Hunting Club annual Steak Roast at the club grounds at 6599 Ravenna Road in Concord Township. Dinner will be served from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Music for your listening and dancing pleasure will be provided by the Veseli Godci. Contact Bob Siers at (216) 408-9366.
July 27(Sun) 50th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood of FRANC URBANIJA. Banquet follows 10:30 a.m. Mass St. Mary's Parish Hall www.stmaryscollinwood.comDonation: $15.
August 3 (Sun) Drugi (2nd) Picnic, Mass at 11:00 AM, Dinner at noon Music by Ansamble Veseljaki 1:00-5:00 Triglav Park 6464 South Loomis Road Norway, Wisconsin 53185 www.triglavpark.com
August 3 (Sun) Slovenska Pristava pensioneers picnic www.slovenskapristava.org
August 3(Sun) Triglav Park Slovenian Community in the Greater Milwaukee Area: Drugi (2nd) Picnic, Mass at 11:00 a.m., Dinner at noon. Music by Veseljaki 1:00-5:00.
August 3 (Sat) SNPJ Recreation Center 877-767-5732 www.snpjrec.com/ Music 2-8pm Jack Vasko / Al-Ray
August 5 (Tue) Club Slovenia - Potluck Program Slovenian Hall 2101 Mariposa St San Francisco, CA 94107 www.slovenianhall.com
August 7 - 9 KSKJ 28th National Convestion Walt Disney World Resort www.kskjlife.orgBringing together 120 years of history and leading our members is our newly elected Delegates and National Board. Our convention includes, guest speakers, training and development, member distinctions, honoring agents and much more. Music by the Cleveland based Joey Tomsick Orchestra www.joeytomsick.com
August 9 (Sat) SNPJ Recreation Center 877-767-5732 www.snpjrec.com/Music 3pm-midnight Mansfield 5 Don Wotila Eddie Rodick
August 10 (Sun) Primorski Klub piknik www.slovenskapristava.org
August 9 (Sat) Saint Lawrence Feast Day at St. Mary’s in Collinwood. 5:00p.m. Mass followed by dinner.
August 10 (Sun) The Slovenian Catholic Center’s Annual Picnic and Raffle will be held on the grounds of St. Mary’s. The day will begin with 11:00 a.m. Mass, followed by a delicious luncheon of pork and lamb. Cevapcici will be served in the afternoon. Entertainment by Veseljaki. 630-243-0670 firstname.lastname@example.org www.slovenian-center.org
August 15-16 (Fri-Sat) St. Mary’s Parish Krofe Sale. Friday at 9:00; Sat. at 8:00.
August 17 (Sun) SNPJ Recreation Center 877-767-5732 www.snpjrec.com/ Music 2-8pm Wayne Tomsic
August 17(Sun) Slovenian National Home on St. Clair Ave. 100th Anniversary Dinner Program. Info: Gerri Hopkins 216-361-5115.
August 17-19 SNPJ 30th Quadrennial Convention - The Plaza Resort & Spa Daytona Beach Florida. www.snpj.org
August 17 (Sun) Slovenian National Home 100th Anniversary Dinner Program Gerri Hopkins 216-361-5115 Slovenian National Home 6417 St. Clair Ave email@example.com
August 17 (Sun) St. Mary's Parish picnic www.slovenskapristava.org
August 30 (Sat) Slovenska Pristava veselica www.slovenskapristava.orgl Special Guest Ansambel Donacka www.donacka.si/
August 30 (Sun) KRES Slovenian Folkdancing Group - 60th anniversary performance at the Slovenian National Home on St. Clair Ave. Contact president, Marija Rowane, firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 31 (Sat) SNPJ Recreation Center 877-767-5732 www.snpjrec.com/ Music 2-8pm Joe Grkman Jack Tady
September 10 (Wed) Slovenian Sausage Festival at SNPJ Farm – noon to 8:00. Vote for Best Sausage Maker; dance to favorite polka bands; enjoy home cooking. (216-261-Fame)
September 14 (Sun) Vinska Trgatev (wine festival), NO MASS, Dinner at noon Music by Grant Kozera 1:00-5:00 Triglav Park 6464 South Loomis Road Norway, Wisconsin 53185 www.triglavpark.com
September 14 (Sun) Vinska Trgatec wine festival www.slovenskapristava.org
September 20 (Sat) Slovenska Pristava CLAM JAM www.slovenskapristava.org
September 20 (Sat) On Saturday evening, September 20, a gala dinner dance is to take place to salute the SNPJ Farm. The festivities close on Sunday, October 26, with a Polka Brunch. SNPJ Farm is located on Heath Road, off Chardon Road (Route 6) in Kirtland, Ohio, three miles
east of State Route 306. You can also rent SNPJ Farm for picnics, anniversaries and special events. For details, call (440) 256-3423 or (440) 943-1191
September 27(Sat) Oktoberfest in the parking lot of the Slovenian Cultural Center. 630-243-0670 email@example.com www.slovenian-center.org
September 27(Sat) The St. Clair Rifle and Hunting Club annual clam bake at their club grounds, 6599 Ravenna Road in Concord Township. Clam bakes and steak dinners will be served from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. The Jeff Pecon Orchestra will provide the musical entertainment for the evening. For tickets call Bob Siers at 216-408-9366.
September 28 (Sun) Club Slovenia - Grape Fest Slovenian Hall 2101 Mariposa St San Francisco, CA 94107 www.slovenianhall.com
October 8(Tue) Club Slovenia meeting. Slovenian Hall 2101 Mariposa St San Francisco, CA 94107 www.slovenianhall.com
October 12 (Sun) Koline Pristava pensioners www.slovenskapristava.org
October 18 (Sat) Please join us in celebrating Slovenska Pristava's first annual Oktoberfest! The event will be held in Lausche Lodge on Saturday, October 18, 2014. Authentic German foods, pretzels, pastry, and beer will be served, while the sounds of traditional polka music will fill the hall! More details to follow! Spread the word -- All are welcome!! PROST! NA ZDRAVJE! www.slovenskapristava.org
October 26 (Sun) Slovenska Pristava annual meeting www.slovenskapristava.org
November 4 (Tue) Club Slovenia meeting. Slovenian Hall 2101 Mariposa St San Francisco, CA 94107 www.slovenianhall
November 27-29 (Thur-Sat) Thanksgiving Polka Party Weekend – Downtown Cleveland Marriott Hotel. Reserve hotel $105/night. Reserve tickets: Kollander Travel 216-692-1000 or go to: www.KOLLANDER.com or at Polka Hall of Fame 216-261-FAME.
November 29(Sat) Annual Polka Awards Show. 2:00 p.m., New location: Downtown Cleveland Marriott Hotel.
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