PAAA Past Events

 

PAAA General Membership Meeting

Sunday, May 7, 2017

2:00 - 5:00 pm

Arts Club of Washington

2017 I Street NW, Washington, DC

 

Presentation of scholarship grants for 2017

Election of officers

Reception

Special Presentation:

Sculptor Gordon Kray

On his own works in Washington and elsewhere
 
                         
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Gordon Kray with one of his sculptures

Paintings by PAAA member Susanne Eisinger

will be on display at the Arts Club’s Spilsbury Gallery


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Annual Chopin Concert

Benefiting the PAAA Scholarship Fund

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Tomasz Robak, Piano

March 5, 2017 at 4 PM

The Embassy of the Republic of Poland

2640 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20009

 

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PAAA Wigilia

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Sunday, December 4, 2016

4:00 - 8:00 pm

Arts Club of Washington

2017 I St NW, Washington, DC 20006

Traditional Polish foos, sharing of oplatek, and koledy singing.

Performances by the Polish Drama Club
Soprano Laura Kafka-Price and Pianist Alvin Smithson

Space is limited; please reserve early


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PAAA General Membership Meeting
November 6,  2016
at Kosciuszko Foundation

2025 O Street N
W
Washington, DC 20036

Jagiello
Business session will be followed by

presentation by Ted Mirecki

on the history and restoration of the statue

of King Wladyslaw Jagiełło in Central Park in New York City

 

Reception

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PAAA 50th Anniversary Gala

September 24, 2016
6:00 PM

Dinner, dancing, entertainment
Music by Brothers-in-Law Band
Performance by Laura Kafka-Price, soprano

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Congressional Country Club
8500 River Road
Bethesda, Maryland

For more information and to place ads in program book, please call 571-276-5574
To receive an invitation, write to
paaanewsletter.@gmail.com

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Please support the PAAA by placing an ad in the
50th Anniversary Gala Program Book

  
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Wianki

Saturday, June 18, 2016

6:00 - 10:00PM

 At the Lincoln Memorial

Reflecting Pool Steps

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Picnic and wreath making workshop starts at 6;00, followed by performances by Polish folk ensembles in colorful costumes with music, songs and dance.

Come with your family and friends to this free event.  Bring your picnic basket!





PAAA  General Membership Meetings

Sunday, May 22, 2016
2:00 - 5:00 PM
at
the Arts Club of Washington

2017 I St NW, Washington, DC 20006

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Election of officers

Award of scholarship grants

artistic program and reception.

Special Attraction:
Program of Polish poetry and song  by
Dorota Ponikiewska and Polish Drama Club

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Chopin Concert

Benefiting the PAAA Scholarship Fund

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Krzysztof Zimowski, violin
Jaroslaw Golembiowski, piano

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Concert at 6:00 PM

Reception following the performance


Embassy of the Republic of Poland
2640 16th St NW

Washington, DC 20009

Reservation Form


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                                     PAAA Wigilia 2015


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unday, December 6, 2015

Arts Club of Washington
2017 I St NW
Washington, DC 20006

Musical Program
James Bennett
Kirk Bennet
Stasia and Olek Skrypczuk

A celebration of Polish Christmas food, traditions, kolędy singing
and age old custom of sharing opłatek with friends and family
in the elegant setting of the Arts Club mansion.

Space is limited so reserve early.

Reservation form
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PAAA General Membership Meeting
November 1, 2015
2:00 to 5:00 PM
at
The Kosciuszko Foundation

2025 O Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
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Business agenda, artistic program and reception.
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Wianki

Saturday, June 20, 2015

At the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool Steps

Wianki Poster 2015 - Stryjenska.pdf

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PAAA General Membership Meeting

Sunday, May 24, 2015
2:00 - 5:00 pm
Arts Club of Washington
2017 I St NW, Washington, DC 20006
 Presentation of Scholarship Grants for 2015
Literary Program with Poet Danuta Kosk-Kosicka

Wine and cheese reception
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Chopin Concert
Benefiting the PAAA Scholarship Fund
at the Embassy of the Republic of Poland

Elizabeth Borowsky, piano
Frances Borowsky, cello
Emmanuel Borowsky, violin

March 8, 2015 at 4:00 PM

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PAAA Wigilia 2014

Wigilia

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Arts Club of Washington

2017 I St NW
Washington, DC 20006

Musical Program
Alvin Smithson, Piano
Jozef Surowiec, baritone

A celebration of Polish Christmas food, traditions, kolędy singing
and age old custom of sharing opłatek with friends and family
in the elegant setting of the Arts Club mansion.

Space is limited so reserve early.
Reservation Form

For more information contact:
paaanewsletter@gmail.com
or call 703-356-5198


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PAAA General Membership Meeting
Sunday, October 26, 2014
2:00 - 5:00 pm
Arts Club of Washington
2017 I St NW, Washington, DC 20006
Art Restored - Presentation by Ted Mirecki

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Wianki - Festival of Wreaths
Saturday, June 21, 2014, 6:00 PM
Steps of the Lincoln Memorial
National Mall east of 23rd St.
 

Chopin Concert

performed by
Brian Ganz, pianist

Sunday, February 2, 2014, 4:00 PM
St. Luke Roman Catholic Parish
7001 Georgetown Pike, McLean VA

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Wigilia, Traditional Polish Christmas Dinner
December 7, 2013, 5:00 PM

Columbus Club of Arlington
(Knights of Columbus)
5115 Little Falls Road, Arlington VA

 

Chopin and His Friends
An evening of songs, piano and amusing anecdotes

performed by
Andrzej Stec, tenor
Jean-Eudes Vaillancourt, piano

Sunday, March 24, 2013, 4:00 PM
Embassy of the Republic of Poland
2640 Sixteenth St. NW, Washington DC
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  Wianki - Festival of Wreaths
Saturday, June 22, 2013, 6:00 PM
Steps of the Lincoln Memorial
National Mall east of 23rd St.
  Wigilia, Traditional Polish Christmas Eve Dinner
Sunday, December 9, 2012, 4 PM
National Cathedral School
Wisconsin Ave. and Woodley Rd. NW
Washington DC
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  General Membership Meeting
Sunday, November 11, 2012, 2:00 PM
Knights of Columbus Hall
5034 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington DC
Presentation: Exhibits by the
American Council for Polish Culture
at the National Conference of Social Studies
  Wianki - Festival of Wreaths
Saturday, June 23, 2012, 6:00 PM
Constitution Gardens
National Mall south of 17th St.

 
General Membership and Election Meeting
Sunday, May 20, 2012, 2:00 PM
Knights of Columbus Hall
5034 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington DC
  Chopin Concert
in observance of the composer's birth anniversary

Pianist Frank Conlon

Sunday, March 4, 2012, 4:00 PM

Whittemore House
1526 New Hampshire Ave., Washington DC

  Wigilia, Traditional Polish Christmas Dinner
December 18, 2011, 4:00 PM
Whittemore House
1526 New Hampshire Ave.
Washington DC.
Chopin Concert by Wen-Yee Ho
Carol singing led by baritone Józef Surowiec
and pianist Dr. Wanda O'Brien-Trefil
  45th Anniversary Gala
Dinner Dance
Sunday, September 11, 2011
6:00 PM
Congressional Country Club
Bethesda, MD
Details and Reservation Form
  "Wianki" - Festival of Wreaths
Saturday, June 25, 2011, 6:00 PM
Capitol Reflecting Pool 
  General Membership and Election Meeting
Sunday, June 12, 2011, 2:00 PM
Knights of Columbus Hall
5034 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington DC
    Concert in honor of Fryderk Chopin's Bicentennial
and Samuel Barber's Centennial
Pianist Lara Downes
Embassy of the Republic of Poland
February 12, 2011
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    Wigilia, Traditional Polish Christmas Dinner
Sunday, December 5, 2010
Reception 4:00 PM, Dinner 5:00 PM
Embassy of the Republic of Poland
2640 Sixteenth St. NW
Washington DC
  General Membership Meeting
Sunday, September 12, 2010, 2:00 PM
Knights of Columbus Hall
5304 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington DC
Program: Film "9 Days that Changed the World"
about first pilgrimage of John Paull II to Poland
  "Wianki" - Festival of Wreaths
Saturday, June 26, 2010, 6:00 PM
Capitol Reflecting Pool
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    General Membership and Election Meeting
Sunday, May 23, 2010, 2:00 PM
McLean Community Center
1234 Ingleside Drive, McLean, VA
Program: Presentation by Hanna Bondarewska
on her theater project
    PAAA and the Andrzej Markowski Foundation
are co-organizing a concert festival
in honor of the 200th Anniversary of Chopin's birth
May 16 - June 6, 2010, various venues
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    PAAA's annual Chopin Concert 
in observance of the anniversary of Chopin's birth
Raymond Jackson, pianist
Saturday, March 6, 2010, 6:00 PM
Embassy of the Republic of Poland
details