Meetings and Events

 

Meetings

Each of the Society’s monthly meetings are open to the public and are held at 7 pm on the second Thursday of each month* in the cafeteria of Villa Maria College.  The College is located at 240 Pine Ridge Road in Cheektowaga NY.

* There are two months when traditional meetings are not held: in July for our summer picnic, and December when the Society hosts a Christmas party.

May 10, 2018 – monthly meeting at Villa Maria College Student Center. See the Map of college campus  for directions.

  • Research night.

June 14, 2018 – monthly meeting at Villa Maria College Student Center. See the Map of college campus  for directions.

  • Edward Reilly III, Director of Residential Life at D’Youville College, speak on “The Impact of Polish Immigration on the Civic and Religious Identity of the United States”. The anecdotal information from his research project on Polish immigration, as part of his studies for a master’s degree in religious education at Christ the King Seminary, will be presented. The important role the Poles have played in shaping both our civic and religious identity both as a nation and locally in Buffalo will be discussed.
  • Research night to follow.

July  12, 2018 – no meeting scheduled

August 9, 2018 – monthly meeting at Villa Maria College

  • Research night.

September 13, 2018 – monthly meeting at Villa Maria College

  • Research night.

October 11, 2018 – monthly meeting at Villa Maria College

  •  Julie Roberts Szczepankiewicz presents on Finding her Uncle Frank
  • 2019 Officer nominations.

November 8, 2018 – monthly meeting at Villa Maria College

  • Research night.
  • 2019 Officer elections.
  • December  2018 – member and guest Christmas party. By invitation only.

Polonia & Community Events

July 20-22 ,2018 – 40th Annual Polish-American Arts Festival.

September 8, 2018 – PGSNYS 10th Annual Genealogy Fair. 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

St. Gabriel’s RC Church Hall
5271 Clinton St., Elma, NY

October 20, 2018 – LDS Annual Family History Seminar.

Afternoon session: “Polish Genealogy”

Polish Happy Hours

 

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Check here for a list of Polish Happy Hour Events.

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