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April 22 (Tue) St. Vitus CWV #1655 Social. Robert Mills 216-431-9492 Slovenian National Home 6417 St. Clair Ave email@example.com
April 23 (Wed) Pre NAVIHANKE party Collinwood Slovenian Home. 1:00-6:00pm Free Admission
April 23 (Wed) NAVIHANKE CONCERT. The all female ensemble from Slovenia will have a concert followed by dance here at St. Mary’s on Wednesday, April 23rd at 7:00 p.m. in the parish hall. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased at the Polka Hall of Fame at 605 E. 222nd Street, Euclid, Ohio. This is the group’s only performance in Cleveland as part of their U.S. Tour. The concert is sponsored by the Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame and the American Slovenian Polka Foundation. http://www.navihankeusa2014.com/tour
April 25 (Fri) Joey Tomsick Orchestra www.joeytomsick.com·at the West Park Slovenian Home DANCE 4583 W. 130th St. Cleveland OH Tel: 216-941-3224 7:00pm to 10:30pm
April 25 (Fri.) The Slovenian National Home on St. Clair Ave. and the St. Vitus Slovenian Language School hosting “Nite at the Races.” $10 per person includes a buffet, snacks, soda & beer. Naming a horse $10. Organizations and companies encouraged to advertise in the booklet. Doors open at 6:30p.m.,post time at 7:30 p.m. Contact Mojca Slak: 216-385-8718 or Gerri Hopkins at 216-361-5115.
April 25 (Fri) SNPJ Slovenian Heritage Center hosts Ansambel Navihanke at the SNPJ Recreation Center, Borough of SNPJ, Pa.; 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and the kitchen will be open. For details contact Fraternal Director Kevin Richards at 1-800-843-7675 ext. 144 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 25 (Fri.) West Park Slovenian Home Dance from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Music by Joey Tomsick Orchestra. Admission $11.
April 26 (Sat.) Zarja’s Annual Spring Frolic, “Woodland Follies” at the Slovenian Society Home, on Recher Ave. Dinner at 5:30 p.m prepared by Joe Tavcar. Program at 7:00. Dancing to the Jeff Pecon Orchestra. Donation $27.00;Program/dance only - $12.00. Call Barbara: 440-257-2540, Karen: 216-481-1379 or Polka Hall of Fame.
April 26 (Sat) Primorski Klub Dinner Dance Sylva Ramsak 216-692-1069 Slovenian National Home 6417 St. Clair Ave email@example.com
April 26 (Sat.) The Slovenian Catholic Center (Lemont, IL) hosting Navihanke.
April 26-27 KSKJ Life National Bowling Tournament in Joliet Illinois www.kskjlife.org. Polka Jam Friday at the VFW Post Cantigny 8:00pm Cleveland musicians Marty Marsic, John Nemec and Phil Hrvatin team up with the Singing Slovenes from Duluth Minnesota. Saturday evening the fun continues at the VFW with the classic rock band HARVEST MOON. Contact Melissa & Mario Medved at 815-726-2095 firstname.lastname@example.org
April 27(Sun.) Polka Dance at the Slovenian Workman's Home on Waterloo Rd. 3 – 7:00 p.m. $12 includes sandwich and soft drink.
April 27 (Sun) THE RENOWNED DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY TAMBURITZANS will perform at Euclid High School on Sunday, April 27th at 3:00 p.m. Tickets are $14 for main floor eating and $13 for balcony. Tickets may be purchased at the Polka Hall of Fame. www.clevelandstyle.com/
April 27 Milwaukee, Wisconsin Navihanke http://www.navihankeusa2014.com/tour
April 27(Sun) The Slovenian Catholic Center 14252 Main St. Lemont, Illinois 60439 will celebrate the silver jubilee of John Vidmar’s ordination as a deacon. A celebration will be held on Sunday, April 27th at the 11 am Mass and in the Cultural Center following. All are welcome! 630-243-0670 email@example.com www.slovenian-center.org
April 28 (Mon) 7:30pm Planning meeting regarding 75th anniversary of the SNPJ Farm. The meeting will be held at the SLovenian Workman's Home on Waterloo Rd Contact Joe Valencic firstname.lastname@example.org
April 29 (Tue) 7:00pm Navihanke from Slovenia Lincoln Park Middle School Auditorium 3215 West 3rd St. Duluth, MN www.navihankeusa2014.com. A remarkable cultural experience as the tradition of the "Singing Slovenes" welcomes "Navihanke"
April 30 (Wed.) Pristava Pensioners meeting - Slovenian Home on Holmes at 1:30 p.m.
May 2 (Fri) Wayne Tomsic at the West Park Slovenian Home DANCE 4583 W. 130th St. Cleveland OH Tel: 216-941-3224 7:00pm to 10:30pm
MAY 2-4 SNPJ National Bowling Tournament weekend at the SNPJ Recreation Center, Borough of SNPJ, Pa. Bowing will take place at Colonial Lanes, New Castle, Pa., with all social activities in the Gostilna. For details contact Fraternal Director Kevin Richards at 1-800-843- 7675 ext. 144 or email@example.com.
May 3 (Sat) KSKJ St. Joseph Lodge 169 www.kskjlife.org JOIN HANDS DAY http://fraternalalliance.org/join-hands-day/what-is-join-hands-day/ volunteer cleanup up and spring garden preparation at the Slovenian Cultural Garden 840 East Boulevard Cleveland, Ohio 44108 http://culturalgardens.org/gardenDetail.aspx?gardenID=6All hands will be welcome! Contact John or Ann Nemec at 216-541-7243 - Phil Hrvatin firstname.lastname@example.org - Ron Jaksic email@example.com
May 3 (Sat) KSKJ Lodge St. Christine #219, Euclid, Ohio JOIN HANDS DAY DAY http://fraternalalliance.org/join-hands-day/what-is-join-hands-day/Lodge members are looking ahead to our participation in the JOIN HANDS DAY project. On Saturday, we will be assisting the volunteers at the Slovene Home for the Aged to escort residents and patients to the community room for Mass at 2:30 p.m. We welcome our fellow members to give back to their Slovenian community and provide company and comfort to those in need. The Slovene Home for the Aged www.slovenehome.org/
May 3 (Sat) KSKJ Mary of Perpetual Help #136, Willard, Wisconsin. JOIN HANDS DAY project http://fraternalalliance.org/join-hands-day/what-is-join-hands-day We will be enclosing Holy Family Church’s shelter. The Westside Hall was torn down this past fall due to age and structural problems. The church and historical society used the hall for rummage sales. They will now be held in the enclosed shelter.. If the date of enclosing the shelter is changed, you can check our website at www.kskj136.weebly.com
May 3 (Sat) KSKJ St. Elizabeth #171, Duluth, Minnesota JOIN HANDS DAY project http://fraternalalliance.org/join-hands-day/what-is-join-hands-day will be cleaning the grounds around Stowe Elementary School and St. Elizabeth’s Church. Please meet at the school at 9 a.m. Brunch will be served after the clean-up at St. Elizabeth’s Church.
May 3 (Sat) KSKJ St. Anne #170, Lemont, IL 10 a.m. JOIN HANDS DAY project http://fraternalalliance.org/join-hands-day/what-is-join-hands-day Spring clean-up of grounds at the Lourdes Grotto St. Mary’s Friary – Lourdes Grotto 14200 Main St. - Lemont, IL Contact: Joanne Sierzega 773-247-3606 or firstname.lastname@example.org
May 3 (Sat) KSKJ St. Joseph #69, Great Falls Montana 10 a.m. JOIN HANDS DAY project http://fraternalalliance.org/join-hands-day/what-is-join-hands-day Clean gravesites Mount Olivet Cemetery 2101 - 26th St. S. Great Falls, Montana. Contact: George J. Wood at 406-738-4482
May 3 (Sat) KSKJ St. Joseph #148, Bridgeport, Connecticut www.kskjlife.org 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Clean grounds at Holy Cross Church, 750 Tahmore Dr., Fairfield, CT Contact: Anton Malensek at 203-799-2928
May 3 (Sat) KSKJ Christ the King #226 Cleveland, Ohio www.kskjlife.com Clean up Slovenian National Home 6417 St. Clair Ave Cleveland JOIN HANDS DAY project http://fraternalalliance.org/join-hands-day/what-is-join-hands-day
May 3 (Sat) AMLA Join Hands Day Working in the Slovene Home for the Aged courtyards. Contact Lisa Kane 216-531-1900
May 4 (Sun) 1:00 Sharon Slovenian Home 1037 Baldwin Ave Sharon, Pennsylvania 16146 SpringFest 724-346-6056
May 6 (Tue) Club Slovenia - Potluck Program Slovenian Hall 2101 Mariposa St San Francisco, CA 94107 www.slovenianhall.com
May 9 (Fri) Frank Moravcik at the West Park Slovenian Home DANCE 4583 W. 130th St. Cleveland OH Tel: 216-941-3224 7:00pm to 10:30pm
May 11 (Sun) Fontana Slovene Hall Mother's Day Dinner 2:00pm. Details on Fontana Slovene Hall Facebook page
May 11 (Sun) Slovenian National Home 3563 East 80th St, Cleveland 44105 aka The NASH. Mother's Day Mass 10:00am. Celebrant Bishop A. Edward Pevec. Brunch buffet to follow - $12 adult, $6 child (12 and under) Cash Bar to include Bloody Marys & Mimosas. RSVPs encouraged. Mary Ann (Fortuna) Trzaska - 216-849-6533 Anna Mae Mannion - 216-341-6136 theNashon80th@gmail.com
May 11 (Sun) SLOMŠKOVA SLOVENSKA ŠOLA Lemont The students are preparing for the annual Mother’s Day Mass and Program which concludes our school year. We invite you to join us on Sunday, May 11th beginning with 11:00 am family mass at St. Mary’s Catholic Mission. The program will begin at 12:45 pm and a buffet luncheon will follow at the Slovenian Catholic Center. The cost for the luncheon is $15.00 for adults, $8.00 for students ages 7-14 and children age 6 and under are free. Paid reservations are due at the Center by Sunday, May 4th. For further information. 630-243-0670 email@example.com www.slovenian-center.org
May 14 (Wed) KSKJ Blessed Virgin of Help #196 www.kskjlife.org Gilbert, Minnesota JOIN HANDS DAY project http://fraternalalliance.org/join-hands-day/what-is-join-hands-daySpring clean-up/gardening on grounds of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church
May 14(Wed) NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF MEMBERS The annual meeting of members of the SLOVENE HOME FOR THE AGED
will be held on WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014 SLOVENE HOME Skilled Care and Rehabilitation 18621 Neff Road, Cleveland, OH 44119.
Registration 4:30 PM - Meeting 5:00 PM Everyone is cordially invited to attend this important and informative meeting. Members, as defined in the Bylaws, are those individuals and organizations that have contributed a minimum of $25 during the preceding year. For the May 14, 2014
meeting, this is the period from April 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014. firstname.lastname@example.org
May 16 (Fri) Joey Tomsick at the West Park Slovenian Home DANCE 4583 W. 130th St. Cleveland OH Tel: 216-941-3224 7:00pm to 10:30pm
May 17 (Sat) KSKJ Sts. Cyril & Methodius #144, www.kskjlife.org JOIN HANDS DAY project http://fraternalalliance.org/join-hands-day/what-is-join-hands-day Sheboygan, WI
Clean up Greendale Cemetery
May 25 (Sun) Slovenska Pristava’s opening day picnic takes place on Sunday, May 25, 2014. The event will start with Holy Mass at 1pm celebrated by Father Boznar. The kitchen, bar, and barbeque pit will be open. FIGA 5 and Matjaž Frank and his young men will play for your listening and dancing pleasure. This season we would like to accelerate the recruitment of new members from among the families of our members and their friends, as well as raising enough new funds to renovate our chapel. Details about the renovation of the chapel can be found on page 5 of this Listi?. Dear members, we ask you to encourage and invite your children, relatives, and friends to join our club. A membership applicaton and more information can be found on our website: www.slovenskapristava.org. All are cordially invited to the opening picnic at Slovenska Pristava.
May 26 (Mon) Spominski Dan (Memorial Day) Picnic, Mass at 11:00AM, Dinner at noon Triglav Park 6464 South Loomis Road Norway, Wisconsin 53185 www.triglavpark.com
MAY 26 Val Pawlowski’s Memorial Day dance at the SNPJ Farm, Kirtland, Ohio; 1-7 p.m. Music by the Frank Stanger and Don Wojtila bands. For details contact Tammy at (440) 256-3423.
May 30 (Fri) Fred Ziwich at the West Park Slovenian Home DANCE 4583 W. 130th St. Cleveland OH Tel: 216-941-3224 7:00pm to 10:30pm
June 1 (Sun) SNPJ Farm Board summer kickoff picnic at the SNPJ Farm 10946 Heath Rd Kirtland, OH 44077 Music by Frank Moravcik.
June 3 (Tue) Club Slovenia - Potluck Program Slovenian Hall 2101 Mariposa St San Francisco, CA 94107 www.slovenianhall.com
June 6 (Fri) Ed Klimczak at the West Park Slovenian Home DANCE 4583 W. 130th St. Cleveland OH Tel: 216-941-3224 7:00pm to 10:30pm
June 8 (Sun) St. Mary's Slovenian School Picnic www.slovenskapristava.org
June 8 (Sun) Euclid, Ohio, Lodge 158 annual picnic at the SNPJ Farm, Kirtland, Ohio; 1 p.m. A craft show will be followed by the Eddie Rodick Band from 3-7 p.m. 10946 Heath Rd Kirtland, OH 44077
June 14 (Sat) St Vitus Slovenian School veselica www.slovenskapristava.org
June 15-20 Youth Roundup at the SNPJ Recreation Center, Borough of SNPJ, Pa. Contact Fraternal Director Kevin Richards at 1-800-843-7675 ext. 144, or email@example.com for registration forms and additional information.
June 22 (Sun) Prvi (1st) Picnic, Mass at 11:00AM, Dinner at noon Music by Mike Schneider Band 1:00-5:00 Triglav Park 6464 South Loomis Road Norway, Wisconsin 53185 www.triglavpark.com
June 22(Sun) Orange County, Calif., Lodge 786 wine tasting picnic at Wiens Family Cellars, Temecula, California noon-5 p.m. Music by the Fontana Button Box Club and others. Advance tickets only. For more information contact Jean Koci at (949) 495-0097 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 28 (Sat) The Waukegan KSKJ Life lodges www.kskjlife.orginvite you to the NATIONAL GOLF TOURNAMENT Bonnie Brook Golf Course in Waukegan, Illinois
June 29(Sun) Cleveland Lodge 53 annual picnic at the SNPJ Farm, Kirtland, Ohio; 1 p.m. Entertainment by the Jeff Pecon Orchestra. For details contact Martha Meglich by calling (440) 884-5043.
July 4 (Fri) Val Pawlowski’s birthday dance at the SNPJ Farm, Kirtland, Ohio; 1-7 p.m. Music by the Frank Stanger and Del Sinchak bands. For additional information contact Tammy at (440) 256-3423.
July 5 (Sat) Pristava Camper picnic/steak roast www.slovenskapristava.org
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 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 www.slovenskapristava.org
July 26(Sat) Slovenska Pristava Pool Party www.slovenskapristava.org
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 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 10 (Sun) Primorski Klub piknik www.slovenskapristava.org
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 email@example.com www.slovenian-center.org
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
August 17 (Sun) St. Mary's Parish picnic www.slovenskapristava.org
August 30 (Sat) Slovenska Pristava veselica www.slovenskapristava.org Special Guest Ansambel Donacka www.donacka.si/
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 27(Sat) Oktoberfest in the parking lot of the Slovenian Cultural Center. 630-243-0670 email@example.com www.slovenian-center.org
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.