Polka Notes (week of Feb. 5, 2015)
“FLORIDA POLKA PARTY” Saturday, February 7th at the Englewood Elks Lodge located at 401 North Indiana Ave. in Englewood, Florida. Doors & Kitchen will open at 4:30 p.m. with plenty of delicious food available. Dancing 5-9 p.m. featuring from Massachusetts EFO – THE EDDIE FORMAN ORCH. Save $$$$ by getting your advance tickets now. Call the Elks Lodge today at 941-474-1404. Everyone welcome!!!
See advertisement under “ADVERTISEMENT” section (Dances) and click on Elks Lodge
The Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church in Clifton, New Jersey announces that their Annual Pre-Lenten Celebration “Maslenitsa” will be held on Sunday, February 15th and will feature the Dennis Polisky & The Maestro’s Men from Connecticut . The church is located at 35 Orange Avenue. For more information see advertisement under “ADVERTISEMENT” section (Dances) and click on Pre-Lenten Celebration or you can contact Donna at 973-365-1473.
Ed Szela and Freddy K announce that the 10th Annual IPA Benefit Dance will be held for 2 days in 2015 – Saturday, February 28th and Sunday, March 1st. The Boys will be performing on Saturday, and a “Tribute to Dave (Scrubby) Seweryniak” will be held on Sunday featuring music by Lenny Gomulka’s Chicago Push, Dennis Polisky & The Maestro’s Men and Eddie Forman Orchestra. For more information check out the ad (click) IPA Benefit Dance or phone Ed Szela 413-567-1961 or Carol Blajda 413-549-6997. Tickets not refundable. Polish Kitchen Available!
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“ A GALA 30th ANNIVERSARY POLKA CELEBRATION” will take place on Sunday, February 15th of the Polish American Pulaski Club on International Speedway Blvd. West in Daytona Beach, Florida. Full course Chicken Cordon Bleu dinner served at 1 p.m. followed by dancing from 2-5 p.m. to EFO – EDDIE FORMAN ORCH. from Massachusetts. This is a formal affair and reservations are needed. For more information and reservations call 386-258-7059. Don’t miss this gala celebration and enjoy a polka fun day at the Polish Club in Daytona Beach, Florida.
THE EDDIE FORMAN ORCH. (EFO) of Hadley, MA have their “12th Annual Florida Trip” coming up February 7th thru February 15th in sunny Florida . Appearances for the Forman Orch. include…… Saturday, February 7 (5-9) Elks Club, Englewood…… Sunday, February 8 (2-6) Polish American Club, Vero Beach…… Monday, February 9 (6-9) The Villages – Eisenhower Recreation Center, Lady Lake………. Saturday, February 14 (4-8) Polish American Club, Holiday……. Sunday, February 15 (2-5) Polish American Club, Daytona Beach. Call 413-584-2043 for more information.
The Cleveland Polka Association presents a “PRESIDENT’S DAY POLKA DANCE” on Sunday, February 15th at St. John’s Byzantine Cathedral on Carlton Road in Parma, Ohio. Doors open at 2 p.m. Dancing 3-7 p.m. Music by TONY BLAZONCZYK NEW PHAZE POLKA BAND from Chicago. Please DO NOT BYOB! Snacks are welcome. For tickets and more information call Jill today at 440-319-1877. Young polka fans age 18 and under admitted free! All are welcome!
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SAT. FEB. 7
JOHN GORA & GORALE (6-11) Clarion Hotel, New Kensington, PA
JIMMY STURR (2:30 & 7:30 p.m. Shows) Orange Blossom Opry House , Weirsdale, FL
EDDIE FORMAN (5-9) Elks Club, Englewood, FL
SUN. FEB. 8
JOHN GORA & GORALE (3-7) Slovak Hall, Yukon, PA
PA VILLAGERS (2-6) VFW Hall, Dupont, PA
DENNIS POLISKY & THE MAESTRO’S MEN (2-6) Polish American Club, Ludlow, MA
JASIU’S POLKA ALL STARS (3-6) Polish American Club, St. Petersburg, FL
EDDIE FORMAN (2-6) Polish American Club, Vero Beach, FL
JERSEY POLKA RICHIE (3-6) Polish American Club, Holiday, FL
THE POLKA CLASSICS (2-5) Polish American Club, Daytona Beach, FL
THE MELLO TONES (2-5) Polish American Club, Belleview, FL
MON. FEB. 9
EDDIE FORMAN (6-9) The Villages – Eisenhower Recreation Center, Lady Lake, FL
FRI. FEB. 13
FRANK MORAVCIK BAND (7-11) Moose Club, Pomona Park, FL
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SAT. FEB. 14
DENNIS POLISKY & THE MAESTRO’S MEN (6:30 – 10:30) St. Joseph’s Polish Club, Colchester, CT
JOE LASTOVICA & POLKA PUNCH (7-11) St. Lawrence Club, Steelton, PA
EDDIE FORMAN (4-8) Polish American Club, Holiday, FL
JIMMY K MOSTLY HONKY COMBO (7:30-11:30) Our Lady of The Scapular Church, Wyandotte, MI
TONY’S POLKA BAND (6-10) Sons of Italy Hall, Fontana, CA
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SUN. FEB. 15
DENNIS POLISKY & THE MAESTRO’S MEN (4-8) Assumption of The Holy Virgin Orthodox Church, Clifton, NJ
EDDIE DERWIN & THE POLKA NATURALS (2-6) VFW Hall, Dupont, PA
EDDIE FORMAN (2-5) Polish American Club, Daytona Beach, FL
STAN SIMMS NU SOUNDZ (3-6) Polish American Club, St. Petersburg, FL
FLORIDA POLKA GENERATION (3-6) Polish American Club, Holiday, FL
THE NORTHERN LITES w/ Marc Bouchard (2-5) Polish American Club, Daytona Beach, FL
TONY BLAZONCZYK NEW PHAZE POLKA BAND (3-7) St. John’s Byzantine Church, Parma, Ohio
TONY’S POLKA BAND (2-6) Sons of Italy Hall, Fontana, CA
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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 the information to Stan Skawinski, 6908 Ranch Rd., Sarasota, FL 34243; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or call/fax me at (941) 359-8790. or email directly to: Post Eagle (email@example.com)
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!!!