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Our Lady of Czenstochowa Polish Festival this weekend

July 13, 2011

Some of the over 400 baskets that will be raffled off at the Our Lady of Czenstochowa Polish Festival this weekend in Coventry.

COVENTRY—For as far back as she can remember, the annual festival has been held every summer in Coventry, according to Louise Pankiewicz-DiCarlo, the chairperson for the Our Lady of Czenstochowa Polish Festival that will be held this weekend.

The festival has food, music and activities for all ages.
Traditionally, there are games for the children, crafts, raffles, the famous Cow Chip Bingo and more.

As they do every year, they will be selling Polish and American food.
They will have everything from golombki, pierogi, kapusta soup and kielbasa sandwiches to chowder and clam cakes, hot dogs, torpedoes, French fries, doughboys, sausage and peppers and pastry. They will also be selling cacoila, a Portuguese sandwich dish, Pankiewicz-DiCarlo said.

This year, on Friday night from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Dennis Polisky and the Maestro’s Men will play.
On Saturday, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Eddie Forman will perform.
On Sunday, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., The Rich Bobinski Orchestra will perform.
There will be a dance floor under the tent as well.

The Our Lady of Czenstochowa Polish Festival is this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
On Friday, July 15 and Saturday, July 16, the festival is from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
On Sunday, July 17, the festival is from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

It is held at the church’s school grounds located at 222 MacArthur Blvd. and Route 117 in Coventry.
Admission to the event and parking are both free. The event is held rain or shine.
With questions, call 821-7991.

 

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