Past Events

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  

Wieczór Pieśni Żołnierskich i Patriotycznych – PHOTOS

Z okazji stulecia odzyskania przez Polskę niepodległości Houston Polonia zorganizowala Wieczór Patriotyczny, czwarty juz wieczor pieśni żołnierskich.  Tym razem tematem byla historia Polski od wybuchu I wojny światowej do współczesności.   Photos by Stan Aponiuk November 10, 2018

21st HOUSTON POLISH FILM FESTIVAL

21st Annual Houston Polish Film Festival October 31 – November 4, 2018 AMC 30 Studio, 2949 Dunvale,  Houston, 77063 — All movies are with English subtitles — TICKETS $15 adults,  $12 students $20 film KAMERDYNER + reception $20 film KLER…

21st Polish Fim Festival Memories

Last day of the Festival surprised us with two great films and the stories about creating them, shared by the actress, Barbara Stachura, and the director, Magdalena Lazarkiewicz.  Sunday evening, so many films just seen,…

Polish Harvest Festival 2018 – Saturday PHOTOS

Polish Harvest Festival in Houston is bigger and better every year!  Have been there this Saturday? Photos by Stan Aponiuk    

74 Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising

Houston Polonia commemorated the 74th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising on Sunday, August 5, 2018 with a very special celebration in at Our Lady of Czestochowa Polish Church. Photos by Stan Aponiuk

Final Goodbye to Krystyna Tarnowska

Our deepest sympathy to the family of   Krystyna Tarnowska   who passed away on May 8, 2018   She will be missed by her family, friends   and Polish community in Houston.   Viewing at…

„Majeranki” Performance in the Polish Church

Polish Houstonians who came to the Polish Church Sunday mass, enjoyed a wonderful performance of the Polish group „Majeranki”.  If you missed it, come to their performance tomorrow, on the first day of the New…

Final Goodbye to Dr. James Thompson

  Our deepest sympathy to Dr. Ewa Thompson and the family of Dr. James (Jim) Thompson who passed away on December 4, 2017 at age 79.   He will be missed by his family, friends…

150th Anniversary of St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish in Anderson

Many Polish Houstonians participated in the celebration of the 150th Anniversary of St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish in Anderson, TX.  Dance group Wawel entertained the guests with another colorful and dynamic performance.   Photos by Stan…

Wizyta Marszałka Piotra Całbeckiego w Teksasie

Piotr Całbecki, Marszałek województwa kujawsko-pomorskiego, odwiedził USA w celach biznesowo-towarzyskich. Po pobycie wraz z rodzina w Nowym Jorku, Pensylwanii, Kalifornii i Arizonie, odwiedził Teksas. Jego pobyt w Teksasie koordynował Profesor Jim Mazurkiewicz z Texas A&M….

Final Goodbye to Zbyszko Adam Mazewski

  Our deepest sympathy to the family of Zbyszko Adam Mazewski   who passed away on June 23, 2017, 11 months after his wife’s, Antonina, death He will be missed by his family, friends and…

Bremond Polish Day – Photos

Polish Folk Group Wawel performed at Bremond 30st Polish Days Festival on June 24, 2017.  Stan was there to take photos, along with Krysia, Adam, Edward, Chris, Basia, Ewa, Ela..  Our Lajkonik made it there…

Wawel na Majówce

Polish Dance Group Wawel dancers had a weekend off and spent a day in the country. They all will have great memories of this Texas majówka! Photos by Stan Aponiuk May 19, 2017

11th Annual Houston Polish Festival – Photo memories

Saturday, May 6, 2017 Dance Group WAWEL Our guests With Polish Children Friday, May 5, 2017 The Festival has just begun! Photos by Stan Aponiuk

Polish Children meeting Easter Bunny

On April 15, 2017 Polish children enjoyed meeting Easter bunny, and their parents – taking a photo with this big, charming Zajączek. Thank you, Stan Aponiuk, for creating memories for so many families!

Premiera filmu „Smolensk” w siódmą rocznicę smoleńskiej tragedii

9-go kwietnia, w Auli Jana Pawla II,odbyla sie uroczysta premiera filmu „Smolensk”. W imieniu organizatorow, zespol „Wawel” oraz Klub Gazety Polskiej w Houston, gosci przywital przewodniczacy KGP w Houston pan Marek Wach. Tuż przed premierą…

Polish Genealogical Society of America Webinar

  Polish Genealogical Society of America invites its members to a Webinar on Saturday, May 20, 2017 12:00 – 2:00 Central time. Beyond Births, Marriages, Deaths Notary Records & Cadaster Maps in 19th Century Poland…

Pierogi Queen Ribbon Cutting

Even though Pierogi Queen has been open for almost a year, the the Ribbon Cutting ceremony took place on April 4, 2017, after the restaurant joined League City Chamber of Commerce. Congratulations! MAP

Stanislaw Górka Show – Photos

On April 1, 2017 Houston Polonia enjoyed the show „One i my”, a performance of great Polish actor, Stanislaw Górka, z teatru „Pod Górkę.

Soccer in the Polish School

Dnia 1go kwietnia Rycerze Kolumba w parafii Matki Boskiej Częstochowskiej w Houston zorganizowali rozgrywki piłki nożnej dla dzieci z polskiej sobotniej szkoly im. Mikołaja Kopernika. Turniej odbył się w ramach popularnej akcji “K of C Parish…

Stan Borys Concert – Photos

Stan Borys’ songs stayed for the whole weekend with those, who came to his show on March 4, 2017.   It was the artist’s second Houston concert and once again he did not disappoint the audience. …

Black And White Roaring 20′s Ball

On February 25, 2017 Houston Polonia and friends enjoyed BLACK & WHITE Roaring 20′s Ball organized by  Nicolaus Copernicus Polish School. Photos by Tomasz Salamon

Evening Under The Stars – Photos

On Saturday, February 11, 2017 Dance Group Wawel and their friends enjoyed annual Ognisko (Bonfire) – Evening Under The Stars. Photos by Stan Aponiuk

Dominika Dancewicz – Donald Doucet Duo Concert memories

Dominika Dancewicz, violin – Donald Doucet, piano Duo performed new concert titled “Woman Power“on January 22 and 31, 2017. This is not first time we received enthusiastic reviews of their performance!  

Jasełka – Photos

Polish School students, teachers and parents and grandparents and their friends enjoyed traditional “Jasełka” in Our Lady of Częstochowa Polish Church on January 22, 2017. Photos  by Stan Aponiuk  

New Year’s Eve Celebration 2016 – Photos

Houston Polonia welcomed New Year  at the traditional SYLWESTER party in the Polish Hall on December 31st, 2016. Photos by Stan Aponiuk

Christmas Caroling in Chappell Hill

On December 26, 2016 Houston Polonia joined Polish Community in Chappell to sing Christmas Carols. The carolers began singing on the steps of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, a historic parish founded in 1889 by early…

Pasterka 2016

Pasterka is a Midnight mass celebrated in Poland during Christmas between December 24 and 25. During the Pasterka mass, Polish people sing traditional Christmas carols (kolędy).  In Our Lady of Czestochowa Polish Church this tradition…