Past Events

Carnival Ball – One Night Around the World – PHOTOS

On February 22, 2020 Polish School teachers, parents and their friends enjoyed traditional Carnival Ball. This year’s theme was One Night Around the World. See the photos and smile! Photos by Stan Aponiuk

WAWEL 10th Anniversary and Annual Bonfire

On February 8th, 2020 Houston Polonia gathered at the Polish Church picnic area to celebrate Folk Dance Group’s WAWEL 10th anniversary! The highlight of the celebration was a traditional bonfire. Happy anniversary, WAWEL! Thank you,…

Jasełka – Nativity Play by Polish School Children – PHOTOS

On January 19, 2020, Polish School students performed in traditional „Jasełka”, while the teachers, parents and all guests enjoyed this nativity play, a wonderful tradition in Polish Church. Photos by Stan Aponiuk Check previous years Jasełka…

Polish Parish „Opłatek” Televised

Houston Polonia gathered on Sunday, January 12, 2020 in the Polish Parish Hall to uphold wonderful Polish tradition of sharing „Opłatek”. Sharing of the ‚opłatek’ is the most ancient and beloved of all Polish Christmas traditions. Oplatek…

Polish School Mikołajki 2019 – PHOTOS

Polish School children enjoyed traditional „Mikołajki”, an afternoon with Santa on Sunday, December 15, 2019. Find your photo with Santa in our Photo Gallery! Photos by Stan Aponiuk

Annual Polish Home and PNA Christmas Party – PHOTOS

Polish Home and PNA members traditionally gathered on December 8, 2019, at the Christmas Party. Santa visit, Polish food, Wawel performance and many guests made this event very special! Photos by Stan Aponiuk

„First to Fight” Commemoration of the Battle of Poland

The First to Fight display, which commemorates the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Poland and the start of World War II, is opened at the University of Houston-Downtown.  Exhibit location:  Milam And Travis Conference Rooms. The College of…

Congratulations to Janusz Grebowicz

Congratulations to Dr. Janusz Grebowicz, University of Houston Downtown Professor, honored at the Conference on Chemistry & Analytical Techniques, in San Francisco, where he was a Keynote speaker, Chair of the plenary session and a…

Polish Independence Day – Houston Celebration

On November 12, 2019, the Consulate of Poland in Houston invited representatives of Texas Polonia to celebrate Poland’s Independence Day and the 30th anniversary of the fall of communism in Poland. During the ceremony, the…

1999 and 2007 – Agnieszka Holland in Houston

Do you remember? Houston Polonia met Agnieszka Holland for the first time over 20 years ago, when she came for the Houston International Film Festival. 1999 Eight years later Agnieszka was back in Houston at…

56th Annual Houston Slavic Heritage Festival – PHOTOS

On September 29, 2019, Houston Polonia traditionally participated in this year Houston Slavic Festival, where Slavic communities get together every year to honor Sts. Cyril & Methodius, and to share in the celebration of their…

New School Year in the Polish School – PHOTOS

The new school year 2019/2020 in the Polish School started with the holy mass on September 7, 2019. Parent’s meeting has been rescheduled to Saturday, October 5, 2019. Po mszy w bibliotece szkolnej  miało miejsce Narodowe…

Houston Polish Harvest Festival 2009 Memories

How many of us remember DOŻYNKI 2009? Have you been there? Do you still remember? Was it long ago or just a while ago? The kids are teenagers now, while some Polish friends are no…

Congratulations, Elli!

Eleanor Kline, a student of the Polish School in Houston, has been recognized in the international contest „To Be Polish”. She was able to attend the award ceremony in the Royal Castle in Warsaw on…

Polish Day in Bremond – PHOTOS

Many Polish Houstonians visited Bremond’s Polish Festival on June 22, 2019. This was 32nd Festival with live music, street dance, games for both adults and children, downtown parade, BBQ cook-off – something for everybody!  Houston Polish Folk Dance Group…

President Andrzej Duda and Polish First Lady in Houston Polish Parish – PHOTOS

On June 13, 2019, parishioners of Our Lady of Czestochowa Polish Parish welcomed President, Andrzej Duda and his wife, Agata Kornahauser-Duda. Read about Polish First Lady in the Polish School More on and President’s…

Wawel at the KIFEST in Galveston

Wawel and Mini Wawel entertained the audience at the Kids International Festival (KIFEST) in Galveston on Saturday, June 8th, 2019. Take a look at pictures from their performance!

Child Day (Dzień Dziecka) in the Polish School

Polish children, parents and teachers celebrated Child Day on June 2, 2019. Games, Polish food, water – fun time for everybody! Photos by Stan Aponiuk

End of School Year in Polish School

Another school year has ended! On June 1, 2019, Polish School children said good-bye to the teachers and they all will start a well-deserved vacation. Some will travel to Poland, others will enjoy Houston camps,…

Houston Polish Festival – Sunday PHOTOS

Cecilia Abbott, the first lady of Texas served as the Grand Marshal of the 13th annual Houston Polish Festival on Sunday, May 5. Photos by Stan Aponiuk

Houston Polish Festival – Saturday PHOTOS

Everybody hoped for great weather despite not so great predictions. A wonderful day for all who came! Children Performance Photos by Stan Aponiuk

Venetian Mascarade – Photos

If you were at the Venetian Mascarade, carnival ball organized by Polish School on February 16, 2019, you can find your photos in our photo gallery below, courtesy of Stan Aponiuk.   If you missed it this year, plan on coming next year!

Jasełka 2019 PHOTOS

Polish School students, teachers, parents and their guests enjoyed this year traditional nativity play „Jasełka”. Photos by Stan Aponiuk, January 13, 2019

Polish Consulate Christmas Party PHOTOS

On December 12, 2018, Houston Polonia invited by Consul General, Robert Rusiecki, gathered in the Polish Parish to celebrate Christmas.   The program included Polish Christmas carols beautifully presented by Mirosława Sojka-Topór and Filip Błachnio. What a wonderful…

Mikołajki 2018 – PHOTOS

On December 9, 2018, Saint Nicholas came to visit Polish School children.  Picnic, presents, photo with Santa – happy time for so many children.  Thank you Polish School for continuing this tradition! Photos by Stan Aponiuk

Polish National Alliance – December 2018 Meeting – PHOTOS

Polish National Alliance hosted their December 2018 meeting in Houston Polish Paris.  Dancing, having a good time with friends, and even Santa stopped by! Photos by Stan Aponiuk

Polonia in Houston Thanksgiving Parade – PHOTOS

It became a tradition for the Polish Folk Dance Group Wawel to participate in Houston the Thanksgiving Parade on November 22, 2018. If you missed it, here are some photos. Photos by Krystyna Aponiuk and Danuta…

Polish Independence Day Celebration in Chappell Hill – PHOTOS

Invited by Polish American Council of Texas many Polish Houstonians traveled to Chappell Hill on November 17th, 2018 to celebrate 100th anniversary of Polish Independence.  All three groups Wawel were there as well as Dallas dance…

Polish Independence Day and The 100th Anniversary of Poland’s Independence

On November 14, 2018, Consulate General of the Republic of Poland invited Houston Polonia to a special celebration of Polish Independence Day and The 100th Anniversary of Poland’s Independence.  The program included: Consul General, Robert Rusiecki…

Polish School Picnic – The Train to Freedom – PHOTOS

On November 11, 2018, Polish School children celebrated Poland’s independence anniversary with the performance The Train to Freedom. Photos by Stan Aponiuk