Calendar

February 22 (Wed) Pristava Pensioners meeting and lunch at 1:00pm at the Collinwood Slovenian Home on Holmes Ave.

February 25 (Sat) St. Mary’s Collinwood MAŠKARADA. Our parish is sponsoring the pre-lenten celebration of Maškarada on Saturday, February 25th. Tickets are $25 for adults, and $14 for children ages 7-18. Children under 6 have free admittance. Music by Veseli Godci. Reservations are necessary by calling the rectory office at 216-761-7740. www.stmaryscollinwood.com 

February 25 (Sat) Cleveland Slovenian Skiers & Boarders one-day bus trip to Holiday Valley, NY.  Transportation included.  For information, email Christy at: cpvidmar@yahoo.com.

February 25 (Sat) Kurentovanje Cleveland – sponsored by the St. Clair Superior Development Corporation. www.clevelandkurentovanje.com/

February 26 (Sun) AN EVENING OF CULTURE. On Sunday, February 26th at 6:00 p.m. www.stmaryscollinwood.com in the church, members of our own Slovenian community will present a program of poetry, music and song as we bring to an end of the Month of Culture in honor of the Slovenian national poet, France Prešeren. There will also be an art exhibit in the Lausche Atrium (any of our local talent is welcome to display your crafts and artistic work). A reception in the parish hall will follow the program. Everyone is very welcome to attend this free cultural event.

KULTURNI VEČER. V nedeljo 26. februarja ob 6:00 zvečer bodo v cerkvi člani naše slovenske skupnosti predstavili program
poezije, glasbe in petja na koncu tega Meseca kulture v čast slovenskemu pesniku Francetu Prešernu. V Lauschetovem atriju
bo tudi razstava (vsak naš lokalni talent je dobrodošel da razstavi svoja umetniška in ročna dela). Po programu bo srečanje v
dvorani.Vsi ste lepo vabljeni na ta prezplačen kulturni večer.

February 26 (Sun) ST. VITUS SLOVENIAN LANGUAGE SCHOOL & ST. VITUS PARISH – will have a joint benefit brunch on Sunday, Feb. 26th, in the St. Vitus Parish Auditorium, 9:30 a.m. to Noon! On the menu: Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, Fried Potatoes, Fruit, Pastry, O.J., Coffee & Milk. Cost is $10.00 for adults and $7.00 for children. Tickets may be purchased from Slovenian School parents, at the Parish House Office (216) 361-1444 or at the door on the day of the brunch.

DOBRODELNI “BRUNCH” SLOVENSKE ŠOLE IN FARE SV. VIDA – bo v nedeljo, 26. feb. v Avditoriju. Postregli bodo od 9:30 dop. do 12ih opoldne. Na voljo: umešana jajca, klobase, pražen krompir, sadje, pecivo, O.J. kava in mleko. Cena za odrasle je $10.00 za otroke pa $7.00 Nakaznice lahko kupite pri starših šol- skih otrok, v župnišču ali pri vratih na dan prireditve. Vsi prisrčno vabljeni!

February 26 (Sun) Slovenian Workman’s Home Sunday Polka Dance. Doors open 2:00 p.m. Music 3-7:00 p.m. by Frank Spetich – $12pp. Cash bar and food.

St Mary’s (Fri) Fish Fries www.stmaryscollinwood.com begin on Friday, March 3rd and will be held in the parish hall every Friday of Lent from 3:00-7:00 p.m. (except Good Friday). www.stmaryscollinwood.com 

St Mary’s (Fri) LENTEN FISH FRIES. www.stmaryscollinwood.com  Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent is just around the corner, beginning on March 1st. Our first Fish Fry will be on Friday, March 3rd and every Friday of Lent from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Donation for fried ocean perch, crab cake, baked cod, shrimp or combo dinners is $10, which also includes strudel for dessert, either French fries or Slovenian potatoes and coleslaw. Macaroni and cheese dinner are $6. A different homemade Lenten soup will be featured each Friday for $3.00. We could always use some extra help waiting on tables and doing dishes. If you could give some time, please contact Bob Frederico at 216-387-5773.

POSTNE RIBJE VEČERJE. Pepelnica in začetek Posta je okrog vogala, 1. marca. Naša prva Ribja večerja bo v petek 3.
marca in vsak petek v Postu od 3:00 do 7:00 zvečer. Dar za ocvrte ali pečene ribe, shrimp, crab cakes ali combo večerje je
$10, ki vključuje pražen krompir ali pommes frittes in sladico. Tesetenine s sirom so $6 in postne juhe $3. Vedno potrebujemo pomoč, če lahko pomagate kličite Bob Frederico, 216-387-5773.

March 12 (Sun) CATHOLIC MISSION AID (MZA) BENEFIT DINNER will be here in St. Mary’s hall www.stmaryscollinwood.com  on Sunday, March 12th, with serving from 11:00 to 1:00 p.m. Mark your calendars and help support the good work of our Slovenian missionaries throughout the
world.

MISIJONSKA ZNAMKARSKA AKCIJA (MZA) ima kosilo v nedeljo 12. marca od 11:00 do 1:00 popoldan. Pridite da
podprete dobro delo naših slovenskih misijonarjev.

March 18 (Sat) Eduardo Garcia-Novelli, Artistic Director & Alenka Podpečan, Slovenian Guest Conductor present the Master Singers of Milwaukee at 730pm, North Shore Congregational Church, 7730 North Santa Monica Blvd Fox Point WI. http://www.northshorecongl.org/

March 19 (Sun) Eduardo Garcia-Novelli, Artistic Director & Alenka Podpečan, Slovenian Guest Conductor, will again guest conduct the Master Singers of Milwaukee at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 20275 Davidson Road, Brookfield WI at 3:00pm. $20 adults, $18 seniors https://www.makedisciples.com/

March 28   American Slovenian Educational Foundation Midwest Fundraiser. Slovenian National Home on St. Clair in Cleveland. This is ASEF’s first official event in the Midwest after having 2 events in San Francisco and one in Washington DC. The donation is $75 which is tax deductible . ASEF promotes the interchange of Slovenian and American Students.

March 29 (Wed) Pristava Pensioners meeting and lunch at 1:00 pm. at Slovenian Home on Holmes Ave.

Apri 18 (Tues) REVERSE RAFFLE – St. Vitus Catholic War Veterans Post 1655 in partnership with the St. Vitus Alumni Association is holding its Annual Reverse Raffle on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Slovenian National Home on St. Clair Ave. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. with dinner served at 7:30. Main Board tickets are $60.00 per person. Dinner only tickets are also available @25.00 per person. ONLY 200 tickets will be sold. Tables of 8 or 10 can be reserved. For reservations, please call John Kirk, 216-432-1199, Frank Zitko, 440-488-8284 or Mia Graf, 440-442-1635. Tickets are also available at the Vets Post after the 4:00 p.m. Saturday Mass. Make checks out to St. Vitus CWV Post 1655 c/o John Kirk, 1093 E. 64th St., Cleveland, Ohio 44103 or St. Vitus Alumni c/o Andrea Plassard, Treas., 6625 Great Oaks Parkway, Independence, OH 44131.