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Polka Notes 7-9-14

“SATURDAY NIGHT POLKA DANCE SPECIAL” this Saturday, July 12th at the German Club on Carter Ave. in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Doors will open at 6 p.m. with food & refreshments available. Dancing 7-11 p.m. featuring THE BOYS… back by popular demand. Come early and enjoy all the polka fun. Tickets will be sold at the door. For more information call Erika Danner 401-723-3549 or Annie Golembewski 508-678-8116. Next Polka Dance at the German Club will Sunday, August 17th with the Polka Family Band.

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The annual “POLISH FESTIVAL DOZYNKI” sponsored by the Polish National Alliance Council # 171 will be taking place on Sunday, July 20th (rain or shine) at the Schecksville Firehouse Pavilion in Schecksville, PA. Gates open at 11 a.m. and festivities will begin with a Polish Mass at 12 noon followed by procession and blessing of harvest fruits. Please DO NOT BYOF as plenty of delicious food will be available – but you can BYOB! Music, dancing & entertainment featuring 2 bands – JOE STANKY & HIS CADETS (PA) plus THE REVERSE POLISH BAND (NY). Get your advance tickets $6.00 now and save $$$ as tickets at the door will be $7.00. Call Mike Pierzga 610 – 759 – 2775 for tickets and more information. See ad on polka pages.

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“POCONO WURST FESTIVAL” next Saturday & Sunday, July 19-20 at Shawnee Mountain Ski Area in East Stroudsburg, PA. Plenty of great food such as kielbasy, pierogies, brats, wursts, wieners, etc. plus cold-cold beer. Non- stop music & entertainment with many polka bands plus Polish & German Dance Groups all weekend long. Family Fun for Everyone! Make your plans now to be there. For tickets and more information call 570-421-7231 or visit their website www.shawneemt.com. See ad on polka pages.

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Coal Crackers Polka Association President Joe Grabowski has announced that their “Special Saturday Night Polka Spectacular Dance” on August 2nd at Pine View Acres in Pottsville, PA will be featuring THE POLSKIE SWINGMASTERS. Due to un-forseen circumstances Lenny Gomulka originally scheduled to play the dance had to cancel. For tickets & more information call Joe Grabowski 570-622-3321.

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49th Annual Anniversary Celebration of the “Blazonczyk Family Bel – Aire Polka Day Picnic” Saturday, July 12th (rain or shine) at St. Joe’s Park, 1312 West Theodore Street in Joliet, Illinois. Music & dancing to top notch polka bands including: TONY BLAZONCZYK NEW PHAZE POLKA BAND – LENNY ZIELINSKI “D” STREET BAND and from Wisconsin THE MUSIC CONNECTION. Outdoor Polka Fun for the entire family!! For information call 708- 594-5182.

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WED. JULY 9
WALT WAGNER & THE SERENADERS BIG BAND SOUND (6:30-8:30) Raritan Bay Waterfront Park, South Amboy, NJ

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FRI. JULY 11
RBO MUSIC – RICH BOBINSKI ORCH. (7:30-9) Lyon Park, Chester, NY
STANKY COALMINERS (7-11) Evergreen Club, Fleetwood, PA
EDDIE FORMAN (6:30-8:30) Ferry Street Park, Easthampton, MA
JIMMY STURR (3 p.m.) Croation Lodge, Eastlake, Ohio
DON PEACHEY (7:30- 10:30) American Legion Club, Fox Lake Wisconsin

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SAT. JULY 12
DENNIS POLISKY & THE MAESTRO’S MEN (2-6) St. Joseph’s Polish Club, Colchester, CT
THE BOYS (2-6) German Club, Pawtucket, RI
EASTERN SOUND POLKA BAND (7-9:30) Seashell Stage, Hampton Beach, New Hampshire
JIMMY STURR (3 p.m.) Expo Center, Connersville, Indiana
TONY BLAZONCZYK NEW PHAZE POLKA BAND – LENNY ZIELINSKI “D” STREET BAND (1-6 pm) St. Joe’s Park, Joliet, IL

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SUN. JULY 13
THE ABLEMEN (7:30-9:30) Main Memorial Park, Clifton, NJ
RBO MUSIC (RICH BOBINSKI ORCH.) (3-7) Polish American Cultural Association, Port Washington, NY
EDDIE FORMAN (6-8) Stanley Park, Westfield, MA
THE BOYS (2:30-6:30) Pulaski Park, Three Rivers, MA
EASTERN SOUND POLKA BAND (2:30-3:30) Cambridge House, Cambridge, MA
JIMMY STURR (12 noon) Sabre Room, Hickory Hills (Chicago) Illinois
DON PEACHEY (Church Service 9 a.m. – Dance 10 a.m. -1 p.m.) Beaver Dam Lake Days – Tahoe Park, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

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MON. JULY 14
JIMMY STURR ORCH. w/ MOLLIE B (7 p.m.) Soaring Eagle Casino, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

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FRI. JULY 18
EDDIE FORMAN (6-10) Immaculate Conception Church, Indian Orchard, MA

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SAT. JULY 19
CHARDON POLKA BAND – EDDIE DERWIN & THE POLKA NATURALS – THE AUSTRIAN BOYS – ONE MAN BAND (11 a.m. – 6 p.m. ) Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, East Stroudsburg, PA
DENNIS POLISKY & THE MAESTRO’S MEN (4-8) Immaculate Conception Church, Indian Orchard, MA
EDDIE FORMAN (4-8) Town Common, Warren, MA

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SUN. JULY 20
DENNIS POLISKY & THE MAESTRO’S MEN (2-6) Evergreen Club,  Fleetwood, PA
JOE STANKY & HIS CADETS (2-7) Firehouse Pavilion, Schnecksville, PA
CHARDON POLKA BAND – THE AUSTRIAN BOYS – EDDIE DERWIN & THE POLKA NATURALS – ONE MAN BAND (11 a.m. – 6 p.m.) Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, East Stroudsburg, PA
EDDIE FORMAN ( Polka Mass 11 a.m. – Dance 2-6 p.m.) White Eagle Grounds, Greenfield, MA
EASTERN SOUND POLKA BAND (1-3) St. Hedwig’s Church, Manchester, New Hampshire
DON PEACHEY (1:30-5:30) Amerahn Ballroom, Kewaskum, Wisconsin
CONCERTINA ALL STARS (3-7) St. Sava’s Picnic Grove, Parma, Ohio

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TUES. JULY 22
JIMMY STURR (7:30 p.m.) Robert Woods Amphitheater, Linden, NJ

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WED. JULY 23
DENNIS POLISKY & THE MAESTRO’S MEN (6-8) Baldwin Park, Terryville, CT

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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
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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A friendly reminder to all polka bandleaders, promoters, clubs, organizations, etc. to 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.

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NOTICE: Bands are subject to change – Please call the establishments in schedule to verify that the band listed will be performing that day.

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