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Polka Notes 7-23-14

This Thursday night, July 24th, the Holy Rosary Young Men’s Club and the City of Passaic present a “FREE POLKA CONCERT” at Third Ward Park Bandshell at the corner of Van Houten Avenue & Passaic Avenue in Passaic, NJ. The “Polka Grammy Winning” JIMMY STURR ORCH. will be entertaining, starting at 7:30 p.m. Bring your own lawn chairs & blankets. Come and enjoy all the polka fun! For more information call Greg Komeshok 973-473-5111.

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The annual “HAWAIIAN LUAU” will be taking place this Sunday, July 27th at the VFW Hall in Dupont, PA. Dancing from 2-6 p.m. featuring EDDIE DERWIN & THE POLKA NATURALS. Coming Sunday, August 10th at the VFW Club will be the annual “POLKA BEACH PARTY” with music by THE POLSKIE SWINGMASTERS. Make your plans to join in on all the polka fun. The regular weekly Sunday Polka Dances at the VFW Hall will resume on Sunday, September 7th with GEORGE TARASEK & THE POLKA PARTNERS on the bandstand to open up the new “Fall Polka Dance Season”. Call Dolly Kubasko 570-655-0760 for more information.

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Hey polka fans! Hurry and make your reservations for “FRAN’S POLKA WEEKEND” to be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday – September 26-27-28, 2014 at Honor’s Haven Resort & Spa on Route 209 in Ellenville, NY (Catskills). You’ll enjoy 25 hours of great polka music featuring 5 of the finest polka band plus entertainment in the lounge by DJ Bruce Z. Call or write for a free flyer with complete daily activities, prices, reservations form etc. etc. Fran Fierst, 305 Brooks Blvd. Manville, NJ. Phone # 908-722-9025. Do it today, only a few more reservations still available.

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THURS. JULY 24
JIMMY STURR (7:30 p.m.) Third Ward Park, Passaic, NJ
EDDIE FORMAN (7-9) Town Hall Portico, Windsor Locks, CT

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FRI. JULY 25
DON PEACHEY (5:30 – 10) Hamler Summerfest, Hamler, Ohio

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SAT. JULY 26
DENNIS POLISKY & THE MAESTRO’S MEN (6-9) Hoopes Park, Auburn NY
RBO MUSIC – RICH BOBINSKI ORCH. (6-8) St. Michael’s Church – Gazebo On The Green, Beacon Falls, CT
JIMMY K MOSTLY HONKY COMBO (6 p.m.) Villeaire Golf Club, Hinckley, Ohio

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SUN. JULY 27
THE ABLEMEN (6-8) Shippen Manor, Oxford, NJ
EDDIE?DERWIN & THE POLKA NATURALS (2-6) VFW Hall, Dupont, PA
DENNIS POLISKY & THE MAESTRO’S MEN (2-6) Polish American Club, South Deerfield, MA
EDDIE FORMAN (Polka Mass 11 a.m. – Dance 1-7 p.m.) Divine Mercy Church, Three Rivers, MA
THE POLKA CLASSICS (2-5) Polish American Club, Daytona Beach, Florida
SQUEEZE BOX BAND w/ Mollie “B” – THE MAROSEK BROS. BAND (Polka Mass 10 a.m. – Dance 12 noon-6 p.m.) St. Florian Church, Hatley Wisconsin
JIMMY K & ETHNIC JAZZ (6:30-9) Home Days, Seven Hills, Ohio

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TUES. JULY 29
RBO MUSIC – RICH BOBINSKI ORCH. (7-9) Coe Memorial Park, Torrington, CT

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WED. JULY 30
BERNIE GOYDISH JERSEY POLKA STARS (2-3:30) Thompson Park, Jamesburgh, NJ (6:30-8:30) Raritan Bay Waterfront Park, South Amboy, NJ
RBO MUSIC – RICH BOBINSKI ORCH. (7- 8:30) Sherman Green Gazebo, Fairfield, CT

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FRI, AUG. 1
EDDIE FORMAN (7- 8:30) Riverside Park Gazebo, North Grosvenordale, CT

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SAT. AUG. 2
POLSKIE SWINGMASTERS (7-11) Pine View Acres, Pottsville, PA
EDDIE FORMAN (12 noon – 2:30) Young Mens Club, Hadley, MA (6-10) Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Granby, MA
JIMMY K & ETHNIC JAZZ (5:30-8) St. Peter of The Fields Hall, Rootstown, Ohio

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SUN. AUG. 3
POLKA FAMILY BAND (5-9) Pulaski Club, New Castle, PA
DENNIS POLISKY & THE MAESTRO’S MEN (6-8) Town Common Gazebo, Southbridge, MA
LENNY ZIELINSKI “D” STREET BAND (2:30 – 6:30) Pulaski Park, Three Rivers, MA
EASTERN SOUND POLKA BAND (7-9) Ellis Park, York Beach, Maine
SQUEEZE BOX BAND w/ MOLLIE “B” – CHMIELEWSKI FUNTIME BAND (1-4) Hinckley Event Center – Grand Casino, Hinckley, Minnesota

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WED. AUG. 6
STANKY & THE COALMINERS (3-7) Musik Fest, Bethlehem, PA
EDDIE FORMAN ( 7-9 ) Music On The Green, Southington, CT

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FRI. AUG. 8
DON PEACHEY (1-5) Winnebago Company Fair, Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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SAT. AUG. 9
THE ABLEMEN (7-11) Polish American Citizens Club – Starlight Ballroom, Port Washington, NY
JIMMY STURR (3 p.m.) German Festival, Hunter Mountain, NY
EDDIE FORMAN (7-9) Harbor Park Gazebo, Wells, Maine

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SUN. AUG. 10
BERNIE GOYDISH JERSEY POLKA STARS (6-7:30) Warren Park, Woodbridge, NJ
JIMMY STURR (1 p.m.) German Festival, Hunter Mountain, NY (6:30 p.m.) Fun Fest, Florida, NY
THE POLSKIE SWINGMASTERS (2-6) VFW Hall, Dupont, PA
STEPHANIE & HER HONKY POLKA BAND (2:30-6:30) Pulaski Park, Three Rivers, MA
EDDIE FORMAN (1-5) Elks Club, Woonsocket, Rhode Island
DON PEACHEY (1-5) The Coliseum, Walcott, Iowa

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Please send all your ads, news releases, band schedules, write-ups etc. to me as early as possible – at least 3 weeks prior to publication to insure it will be included in my Polka Notes Column. You can send or e-mail the information to the addresses listed above or call/fax me at (941) 359-8790.

THAT’S IT FOR NOW………. HAPPY POLKA DANCING!!!