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September 20 (Thur) National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame and Museum 605 East 222nd Street Euclid, OH 44123 E-mail: Polkashop@aol.com Phone: 216-261-3263 Toll Free: 1-866-66POLKA Thursday, September 20 Thanksgiving Preview & Membership Meeting Euclid City Hall Council Chambers 515 East 222nd Street Euclid, Ohio 7:00 p.m

September 21 (Sat) ANNUAL ST. MARY CLAMBAKE AND STEAK ROAST will be held on Saturday, September 21st in the parish hall. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Donation for the Steak & Clams Dinner is $32; for the Chicken & Clams Dinner, $27; and Steak Only Dinner is $22. Extra Clams are $10. The Jeff Pecon Orchestra will play for your listening and dancing pleasure. There will be special door prizes as well as sausage sandwiches later in the evening. Reservations are necessary. Please call the rectory office at 216-761-7740. Everyone is very welcome.

CLAMBAKE IN STEAK ROAST naše župnije je v soboto 21. septembra v župnijski dvorani. Vrata bodo odprta ob 6:00 zvečer. Dar za Steak & Clams je $32; za Chicken & Clams je $27; samo Steak je $22. Dodatne Clams so $10. Jeff Pecon orkester bo igral
za ples in zabavo. Pozneje zvečer bodo sedviči s klobasami. Rezervacije so nujne. Prosimo kličite župnijski urad na 216-761-7740. Vsi ste lepo vabljeni.

September 22 (Sun) KOMORNI ZBOR “MEGARON,” a mixed chorus of 40 students from the Classical Gymnasium of St. Stanislav in Ljubljana, Slovenia will present a concert in our church on Sunday, September 22nd at 4:00 p.m. In the first half of the program, the chorus will present interesting sacred (spiritual) works of Slovenian and foreign composers, among them the works of its own choir director, Damijan Močnik. In the second part of the program, you will hear classical arrangements of Slovenian folk songs from the various regions of Slovenia. This concert program has been selected to be interesting and lively, with works in a variety of styles which shine forth in the colorful sound of one of the best Slovenian choirs from within the framework of the St. Stanislav Classical Diocesan High School. After the concert, there will be a reception in the parish hall. This is a free concert but a free-will offering will be taken. We are also seeking families to host students (about 20 boys and 20 girls) in their homes from Friday evening, September 20th to Monday morning, September 23rd. Those who are able to host these students should contact Marie Kushner at 440-257-7799.

KOMORNI ZBOR “MEGARON,” mešani zbor 40 študentov iz Klasične gimnazije Sv. Stanislava iz Ljubljane bo priredil koncert tukaj pri Mariji vnebovzeti, kot del njihove turneje po Severni Ameriki, Koncert bo v cerkvi ob 4:00 popoldan v nedeljo 22. septembra V nedeljo bodo tudi peli pri maši ob desetih. V prvem delu koncerta bodo predstavili sakralno glasbo slovenskih in tujih skladateljev med drugimi tudi skladbe svojega dirigenta Damijana Močnika. V drugem delu boste lahko prisluhnili
klasičnim priredbam slovenskih ljudskih pesmi iz različnih slovenskih pokrajin. Koncertni program je oblikovan pestro s skladbami v najrazličnejših karakterjih in vzdušjih, ki zablestijo v barvitem zvoku enega najboljših slovenskih zborov, ki deluje v
okviru Zavoda Sv. Stanislava. Po koncertu je družabno srečanje v župnijski dvorani. Vstopnine ni, toda prostovoljni prispevki bodo hvaležno sprejeti. Iščemo tudi družine, ki bi sprejele študente na njihov dom za prenočitev od petka zvečer 20. septembra do
ponedeljka zjutraj 23. septembra. Tisti, ki bi sprejeli te nadarjene študente na dom, pokličite Marie Kushner na 440-257-7799.

September 28 (Sat) St Clair Rifle & Hunting Club Clam Bake

September 29 (Sun) Glasbena Matica Slovenian Singing Society Glasbena Matica Slovenian Singing Society GLASBENA MATICA will present its Annual Concert on Sunday, September 29th St. Mary’s parish hall at 3:00 p.m. Doors open at 2:00 p.m. and there will be food and refreshments available before and after the concert. This year’s theme is “With a Song in Our Hearts,” featuring a wonderful selection of both Slovenian and American music. Following the concert, the Anthony Culkar Trio will play for your listening and dancing pleasure. Tickets are $15 for adults and those 18 years of age and younger have free admittance. Tickets may be reserved by calling Machala Comenschek at 216-421-4159. Tickets will also be available at the door on the day of the concert.

Glasbena Matica is a Cleveland-based,  Slovenian American chorus dating back to 1930. Through the years, audiences have enjoyed full scale operas, some translated to Slovenian, as well as popular selections. Its singing tradition continues to date with a concert by our group, energized by our love for our Slovenian heritage. We invite everyone to enjoy a wonderful afternoon of Slovenian melodies and American classics. Families are especially welcome.

Selections range from choral favorites by Peter Lutkin, and Richard Rogers, Slovenian folk songs and a Slak polka, to musical arrangements by contemporary Slovenian musician Damijan Močnik, all bringing to life the love that we have for those who have blessed our lives.

The concert will be performed on Sunday, September 29th, 2019 at St. Mary’s Parish Hall, 15519 Holmes Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio. Doors will open at 2:00 P.M. Refreshments catered by Joe Tavcar, will be available for purchase at opening and after the performance. Music begins at 3:00 P.M. conducted by John Slike, accompanied by Michael Cercek, with accordion played by Anthony Culkar. After the concert, all are encouraged to enjoy fellowship, mingle, and dance to the music of The Culkar Trio.

Admission to the concert is $15.00 per adult, and free to those 18 and younger. Advanced tickets may be purchased through choral members. Tables and tickets may also be reserved by calling Machala Comenschek at (216)-421-4159. Tickets will also be available at the door the day of the concert.

Please join us as we continue to preserve our Slovenian-American tradition “With a Song in our Hearts!”

October 5 (Sat) National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame and Museum 605 East 222nd Street Euclid, OH 44123 E-mail: Polkashop@aol.com Phone: 216-261-3263 Toll Free: 1-866-66POLKA  3rd Harvest Polka Party American-Croatian Lodge 34900 Lake Shore Boulevard Eastlake, Ohio 6:00 to 11:00

October 5 (Sat) Octoberfest  Slovenska Pristava 1024 Brandt Road Harpersfield, OHIO, 44041

October 6 (Sun) ST. MARY ALTAR SOCIETY ANNUAL BENEFIT DINNER will be held on Sunday, October 6th The chicken/roast beef dinner will be served in the parish hall from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Donation is $15 for adults and $8 for children under the age of 12. Everyone is very welcome to attend and support the wonderful work of our Altar Society.

KOSILO. Oltarno društvo Marije vnebovzete ima vsakoletno kosilo v nedeljo 6. oktobra v župnijski dvorani. Servirali bodo piščanca/govejo pečenko od 11:00 do 1:00 popoldan. Dar je $15 za odrasle in $8 za otroke pod 12 letom. Vsi ste lepo vabljeni.

October 13 (Sun) Koline – Rice & Blood Sausage Festival  Slovenska Pristava 1024 Brandt Road Harpersfield, OHIO, 44041

October 20 (Sun) Občni Zbor – annual meeting  Slovenska Pristava 1024 Brandt Road Harpersfield, OHIO, 44041

Nov 22 (Thur-Sat) National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame and Museum 605 East 222nd Street Euclid, OH 44123 E-mail: Polkashop@aol.com Phone: 216-261-3263 Toll Free: 1-866-66POLKA Thursday, November 22 55th Thanksgiving Polka Weekend Downtown Cleveland Marriott Hotel 55 Public Square Cleveland, Ohio 6:00 to Midnight

November 28, 29, 30 National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame & Museum 605 East 222nd Street • Euclid, Ohio 44123 (216) 261-FAME (3263) • Toll-Free: 1 (866) 66-POLKA • Fax: (216) 261-4134 polkashop@aol.com • www.polkafame.com

Three Days of Dancing at the Thanksgiving Polka Weekend November 28, 29 and 30, 2019 Downtown Marriott Hotel, Cleveland, Ohio

It’s a squeezebox celebration with accordion music all the time at the Polka Hall of Fame’s 56th annual Thanksgiving Polka Party Weekend, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 28, 29 and 30, 2019. Thrill to polka music’s grandest festival as the Downtown Cleveland Marriott Hotel becomes Polka Central with the Cleveland Style’s finest entertainers. The curtain rises on the 2019 Awards Show, polka music’s red-carpet event in the Grand Ballroom on Saturday, November 30, at 2:00 p.m.

Sixteen Cleveland-Style and Slovenian-Style orchestras and entertainers are scheduled each day in three hotel locations. The Friday evening button box jam session brings together as many as fifty accordions on the main stage with Canada’s Polka King Walter Ostanek giving the downbeat. At the Polka Music Awards Show gala, Tom Mroczka leads the polka all-star stage orchestra with featured performances by TV’s Alex Meixner and Nashville’s LynnMarie and E3. There’s also a special tribute to the late polka personality Tony Petkovsek, who hosted the festival since 1963. Kathy Hlad and friends perform for the Polka Mass right after the Show.

The line-up includes Klancnik and Friends (2018 Band of the Year), Aaron Dussing’s Polka Revolution, Linda Lee Brown, Fritz’s Polka Band, the Don Wojtila Orchestra, the Fairport Jammers, the Harmonia Balkan Music Review, the KTB Band and the Frank Stanger Orchestra. Walter Ostanek and Nashville’s Joey Miskulin also join the fun.

Kollander Travel offers a special Marriott Hotel deal for each deluxe room, single or double, at $105 per night. Jack Casino is just across the newly-redesigned Public Square with shopping and restaurants nearby on East 4th and West 6th Streets. Indoor, attached parking is extra with your choice of self-parking ($8 after 5:00 and all day Saturday, no in-and-out) or valet ($35 all day, in-and-out).

Reserve Your Hotel Room Kollander Travel, 761 East 200th Street, Euclid, Ohio 44119 (216) 692-1000, (800) 800-5981, kwt@kollander.com, www.kollander.com

Order Event Tickets Polka Hall of Fame, 605 East 222nd Street, Euclid, Ohio 44123 Tues., Wed., Fri., Sat.: 11:00 to 4:00 (216) 261-3263, (866) 66-POLKA, polkashop@aol.com, www.polkafame.com

THANKSGIVING TICKETS

Thursday: $15 Friday: $20 Saturday: $15
Polka Awards Show: $25
WEEKEND COMBO: Four events, $65
SATURDAY SHOW & DANCE: $35
Parking not included in ticket price.
Indoor Self-Parking: $8.00 after 5:00 p.m. and all day Saturday.

January 26, 2020 (Sun) Pristavska Noč  Slovenska Pristava 1024 Brandt Road Harpersfield, OHIO, 44041