Polish American Congress
2011 Pulaski Observance Schedule
Friday, September 30, 2011, Proclamation Ceremony for Pulaski Day Parade and Polish American Heritage Month, 12 Noon, Polish American Cultural Center Museum, 308 Walnut Street, historic Philadelphia. Coloring contest winners will receive their awards. Everyone is invited. Admission is free. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call the Museum at (215) 922-1700.

Saturday, October 1, 2011, Pulaski Dinner Dance, Cocktails 5 P.M. - Dinner 6 P.M., Associated Polish Home Ballroom, 9150 Academy Road in Northeast Philadelphia. For reservations call the Polish American Congress at (215) 739-3408.

Tune in to the Weekly Mass at 5:30 A.M., Sunday, October 2, 2011 - WPVI-TV 6 ABC. Fr. Joseph Olczak, O.S.P.P.E., Provincial, Pauline Fathers and Brothers, will celebrate this Mass to mark the beginning of Polish American Heritage Month. The Polish Scouting Organization ZHP, Inc. “Harcerstwo” will sing during the Mass.

Sunday, October 2, 2011, Pulaski Observance Mass, 9:30 A.M., Cathedral of SS. Peter & Paul, 18th and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Center City Philadelphia, PA., Pulaski Tribute Program, 10:30 A.M., at the portrait of Pulaski by the Kopernik Monument, Torun Triangle Park, across from the Cathedral - 18th and the Parkway.

General Casimir
Sunday, October 2, 2011, Pulaski Day Parade steps off at 12:30 P.M. from 20th and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. It will march down the Parkway to 16th Street, u-turn on 16th Street and march West on the Parkway, around Logan Circle and end at 22nd Street. (Parade Route Map) Free seating at Logan Circle in the area of live television coverage on WPVI TV-6, from 1 to 3 P.M. Set your television recorder and come out and enjoy the parade live on the Parkway in Center City Philadelphia. Kindly invite your family and friends to view the parade! For more information about General Pulaski - click here.

Michael Blichasz

Alicia Vitarelli
WPVI TV 6 Will Televise
Philadelphia’s Pulaski Day Parade

The PAC encourages you to inform your family and friends that they can view the 2011 Pulaski Day Parade on Sunday, October 2, 2011, 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. on WPVI-TV 6 ABC serving the Philadelphia and Tri-State area. Your broadcast hosts, Alicia Vitarelli, TV 6 Reporter, and Michael Blichasz, host of the Polish American Radio Program, will narrate this annual display of Polish history, culture, and pride.

Marie Sklodowska

Henryk Michalkiewicz will be the Grand Marshal of Philadelphia's 2011 Pulaski Day Parade. This year's parade theme is "Saluting Polish Scientists as we Mark the 100th Anniversary of Marie Sklodowska Curie receiving the Nobel Prize in Chemistry." In 2011, Polonia also marks the 78th Anniversary of the Pulaski Day Parade in Philadelphia.

Henryk Michalkiewicz

Major Slawomir
Andrew Bilinski
Major Slawomir Andrew Bilinski was selected to be the Military Marshal of Philadelphia's 2011 Pulaski Day Parade. Polish-born priest and doctor, Major Slawomir Andrew Bilinski has a distinguished career of service in military and civilian settings.

For more information about Philadelphia area activities, contact the Polish American Congress office at (215) 739-3408 or call the Polish American Cultural Center Museum at (215) 922-1700, Monday through Friday between 9 A.M. and 5 P.M.