Archives for September 2018

“Dywizjon 303” to be screened in Detroit

Kontrast Entartainment invites you to the screening of a movie “Dywizjon 303. Prawdziwa Historia” (“Squadron 303”).

The film, directed by Denis Delić, will be screened on Sunday, October 7, at AMC Forum 30 in Sterling Heights (44681 Mound Rd) at 4:00 pm.  Tickets are available for purchase at Srodek’s Campau Quality (Hamtramck), American Polish Cultural Center (Troy) and on-line at

Based on true story, the film tells the story of the highly regarded fighter squadron, in which served mainly soldiers from Poland, in the history of aerial combat and their heroic defense of England during World War II, Battle of Britain against Nazi attacks.  The 303 Squadron shot three times more Luftwaffe planes than any other allied squadrons.

The film features most popular Polish actors, including Maciej Zakościelny, Piotr Adamczyk and Antoni Krolikowski.

The screenplay for the movie was inspired by a book written by Polish famous writer, journalist and adventurer, Arkady Fiedler.  He wrote 32 books that have been translated into 23 languages and sold over 10 million copies in total.  He wrote books about his travels (including Mexico, Indochina, Brazil, Madagascar, West Africa, Canada and United States), documenting cultures, customs and natural wonders.

“Dywizjon 303” (“Squadron 303”) was his most famous book.  It was written in 1942 and sold over 1.5 million copies.

For more information about upcoming screening of “Dywizjon 303” movie, please call: 248-707-0577 lub 248-396-1370.



Sponsored by the Polish American Congress / Michigan Division



Polish American Congress Michigan Division Polish Mass at St. Ladislaus Church in Hamtramck (2730 Caniff) for the intention of PAC and Polonia. 9:00 am. Coffee Reception after the Mass.


Monday, September 10, 2018 – 7:00 pm – Polish American Congress Michigan Division Quarterly General Membership Meeting at PAC-MI Headquarters (11333 Joseph Campau, Hamtramck, MI 48212).


Saturday-Sunday, September 15-16, 2018 – 100 Years of Poland’s Independence Celebration at Orchard Lake Schools.  Events include Summit Discussion, Mass, Concert, Exhibition and more.  Details at


Sunday, September 16, 2018 – Dozynki Polish Dinner organized by PNA District X Women’s Division.  Doors open at 1:00 pm.  Dinner at 2:00.  American Legion Carl E. Stitt Post 232 (23850 Military Rd., Dearborn Hts., MI).  Polish Buffet Dinner.  Open Bar. Raffles. Import Gift Stations. Entertainment.  More information at 734-676-1934 or 734-591-4249.



Sunday, October 7, 2018 – Screening of a movie “Dywizjon 303” at AMC Forum 30 in Sterling Heights (44681 Mound Rd). 4:00 pm. Tickets available at Srodek’s Campau Quality in Hamtramck or American Polish Cultural Center (Troy). More information by calling: 248-707-0577 lub 248-396-1370.


Sunday, October 14, 2018 – Pulaski Day in Wyandotte. Mass at Our Lady of the Scapular at 12 Noon, following by the procession to Pulaski Park, Ceremony by the Pulaski Monument, and Lunch at the PAVA Post 95 (2935 11th Street). Donations accepted.


Sunday, October 21, 2018 – 25th Anniversary of “Chopiniana” at the American Polish Cultural Center in Troy (2975 E. Maple Rd, Troy, MI 48083).  Performing: Macomb Symphony Orchestra (Prof. Thomas Cook, Director) and Kazimierz Brzozowski Pianist.  More information by calling 248-689-3636.


Saturday, October 27, 2018 –  Eleventh Annual All Saints’-All Souls’ Pilgrimage, Prayer Service & Wypominki:  11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.:  St. Hedwig Cemetery, 23755 Military Rd., Dearborn Hts. 48127:  Celebrating 100th Anniversary of the End of World War I and 100th Anniversary of Poland’s Independence; Prayer Service at 11 a.m. with Society President Rev. Gary Michalik and Society Director Rev. Canon Walter J. Ptak; Feature Presentation by Ms. Henrietta Nowakowski, Historian:  “My Father Was A Hallerczyk,” with Commentary by Society Member Mary Bartus-Sidick; Optional Banquet at Deluca’s, 27424 Warren Ave., Westland 48185 [See flyer at or call 1-866-POLONIA for details]


Sunday, October 28, 2018 – Central Citizens Committee Pulaski Day Banquet. More information to come.


Sunday, October 28, 2018 – Polish Bilingual Day at the American-Polish Cultural Center in Troy (2975 E. Maple Road). 2:00 to 6:00 pm.  Events include a performance by the Polish Theatre Institute in the USA, from New York, fun acting workshops by Dream Tale Puppets founder, director, designer, and leading performer, Jacek Zuzanski, interactive and fun educational programs by Polish American Numismatic Society, a Polish game room, where kids of all ages can learn and play Polish-designed board and video games, a lecture on innovation and history in Polish video game design & philosophy by Professor Alina Klin of Wayne State University, a lecture on the 100th Anniversary of Polish Independence and more. Details at



Sunday, November 11, 2018 – Polish American Congress Michigan Division is hosting a banquet celebrating 100th anniversary of Poland’s Independence at the American Polish Cultural Center.  More details to come.


Saturday, January 5, 2019 – Thirteenth Annual Opłatek:  St. Colette Catholic Church, 17600 Newburgh Rd., Livonia, 48152:  Noon – 3:30 p.m.; Performance & kolędy with Filarets Choir; Honoring Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan on 40th Anniversary [Details T/B/A at]


For more information or to list an event:

– Call the PAC/MI office at 313-365-9400

– Email information to

– Mail the information to: PAC/MI Calendar, 11333 Jos. Campau, Hamtramck, MI 48212

Please include a phone number if we need more information.

Polish Day Parade 2018

The annual Polish Day Parade organized by the Polish American Congress Michigan Division Polish Day Parade Committee took place on Labor Day, September 3, in downtown Hamtramck.

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The Polish American Congress Michigan Division invites all its members and delegates to a Quarterly Membership Meeting.  It will take place on Monday, September 10, at 7:00 pm, at the PAC-MI Headquarters in Hamtramck, MI (11333 Joseph Campau, Hamtramck, MI 48212).