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PROGRAMS/EVENTS Fall 2023 and Spring 2024

September 9  - Buffalo Murals Bus Tour: The Art of Jozef Slawinski

Tour meets at Assumption Church 433 Amherst St.

Doors open 8:45 am, Visits to various Buffalo area sites.

Tour ends 1:00pm General Admission $59

Explore Buffalo Members and Polish Arts Club Members $54 –

Register online at

Or call 716-245-3032



October 11 – Polish Folk Art Workshops

Leader -Wieslawa Bogdanska Master of Kurpie Folk Art

6:00 -7:00 pm Wycinanki – Polish paper cutouts

7:30 – 8:30 pm – Kurpie Kwiaty paper flowers

Admission $25 per workshop,- Polish Arts Club and

Polish Genealogical Society of NY State members $20.00

All materials provided. Limited to 25 participants


October 21 - Saturday

Mickiewicz Festival Event

Film PAN TADEUSZ 1999 Polish Film Directed by Andrzej Wajda,. Based on the 1834 epic poem by Polish poet, writer and philosopher Adam Mickiewicz. Polish with English Subtitles.

Location: Adam Mickiewicz Library, 612 Fillmore Ave. Buffalo NY

General Admission $10

Seniors and Students $5

November 15 , Wednesday

Topic: Jan Matejko - National Painter

Founder of the school of historical painting which lifted the hearts and minds of Poles resurrecting faith in the establishment of an independent country.

Presenter: Robert Fronckowiak

Location: Harlem Road Community Center

4255 Harlem Road, 7 PM

December 13, Wednesday

Presenter: Michael Zachowicz

Koledy and Their Origin, Sing-a-long

Annual meeting and election results.

Location: Harlem Road Community Center

4255 Harlem Road, 7 pm

Sunday, January 21, 2024, 2:30 PM

 Thadeus Kosciuszko and Agrippa Hull: The Dream Begins

A Celebration in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. featuring live performances with vignettes from their lives, the Chopin Singing Society, St. Martin DePorres Mass Choir, African-American Dance and Drum Performing Company and soloist Joyce Carolyn.

The Dream Begins: Agrippa Hull and Tadeusz Kosciuszko focuses on the friendship of these two Revolutionary War heroes who challenged the status quo of their time.  Their friendship was profoundly influenced by American slavery.  Agrippa Hull was a free Black man who served as an aide-decamp to Tadeusz Kosciuszko, a Polish patriot and military trained Engineer, who joined the fight for America's Independence. These two heroes were instrumental in helping achieve America's victory against Britain.

Canisius University Montante Cultural Center -2021 Main St., Buffalo, NY

Sunday February, 25 2024, 2:30 PM

Birthday Celebration - Frederick Chopin's 214th and Adam Mickiewicz 225th

A multi-media extravaganza with the Chopin Singing Society, Canisius University Chorale, Chopin Piano Music by Claudia Hoca and Melanie Bebak, Poetry Readings all with a backdrop of a power-point of scenes related to the lives.

Canisius University Montante Cultural Center - 2021 Main St., Buffalo, NY

Sunday March 3, 2024, 1 PM

Scholarship Award and Installation Luncheon

Honoring 2023 Scholarship recipients  - Melanie Bebak and Elizabeth Fomenko

Potts Banquet Hall, 41 S. Rossler Ave. Cheektowaga, NY

Family style meal includes Baked Pork Chops and Roasted Turkey

$45.00 - Members      $50.00 - Non-Members

Wednesday April 17, 2024 , 7 PM

Topic:  Broadway Market Beyond Easter, Past and Future Visions

Presenter:  Brian Kwong, Researcher

Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Road, All Invited

Friday, May3, 2024,  7:00-9:00 PM

Polish Constitution Day Celebration

Polky Band, from Canada, featuring multi-talented female musicians with joyful vocal harmonies and unusual instruments.  A blend of Polish Traditional Folk music and global sounds and rhythms.


St Stanislaus Community Center, 389 Peckham St., Buffalo NY

Thursday, May 9, 5:30 PM

"The Legacy of Aleksander and Walentyna Janta-Polczynski: Their Amazing Journey."

A presentation by Janta biographer, Michael Folega, from Gdansk, Poland.

Location: Twentieth Century Club, 595 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, NY 14202

Cash Bar, Hors D'oeuvres.   FREE

Reservations required. Call 716-855-1921

Sponsor: Polish Arts Club of Buffalo and the Kosciuszko Foundation

Thursday, June 13, 2024........ 5:30 pm


Tewksbury Lodge

249 Ohio St., Buffalo NY 14202

To Honor Councilman Joseph Golombek,Jr.

Appetizers, Champagne Toast, Salad,
Buffet Dinner, Featuring Filet Mignon and Salmon, Desert

$75  per person

Contact Robert Fronckowiak  716-364-1447 for reservations

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