Daily Archives: March 17, 2014

Swieconka – April 22nd at Glen Echo Country Club

Join us at Glen Echo Country Club and celebrate Easter and Spring – finally!

This year Poland and Polonia have an extra special reason to celebrate – the sainthood of our own Pope John Paul II.  If you were fortunate enough to meet this great man and have a photo to commemorate your visit please bring it to the dinner and share it with your fellow Poles.

Click here for a reservation form  Swieconka Invitation

This years menu is as follows:


First Course

Mushroom Soup

Entrée Buffet

Carved Thin Sliced Bone-In Ham

Roasted Turkey in Light Au Jus

Bigos with Sauerkraut, Cabbage, Bacon, Beef, Onions and Sausage

Red Beets with Horseradish Orange Garnish

Baby Red Potatoes with Parsley

Dessert Course

Kremowka Papieska (Papal Crème Cake)

Coffee and Tea

At the Table

Babka, Rye Rolls and Pumpernickel Bread

Hard Boiled Eggs


Advance reservations are necessary and coat and tie are required.  Also, there will be a raffle and attendance prizes!

We welcome and appreciate any items you would like to donate to the raffle.

Call 314-868-6911 with any questions.


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Polish Poster Artist – Kaja Renkas – at Tavern of Fine Arts

The Tavern of Fine Arts is pleased to present the first solo art show in the United States by Polish poster artist Kaja Renkas. The show, ttitled “Infirmary of the Subconscious”, is curated by Chris Smetkowski.

The opening celebration takes place at the Tavern on Friday, March 7 from 5 PM until 12:30 AM.

A complimentary appetizer buffet will be available 5-7 PM.

A special Artist’s Reception with Kaja Renkas will take place on Friday, April 4 at 7 PM.

Kaja Renkas has been working as a professional artist since 2004. She makes silkscreen graphics, posters, and paintings. She works at University of Silesia, Art Institut in Cieszyn, and Silesia Higher School of Information Science in Graphic Department, teaching painting and design.

Renkas has participated in major international poster competitions in Warsaw, Bolivia, Tehran, Lahti, Toyama, and Moscow. She has won awards and honors, her works are in private collections and museums. She had several solo exhibitions in Poland and abroad, also participated in numerous group exhibitions throughout the


Tavern of Fine Arts is located on 313 Belt Avenue between Union and DeBaliviere off Pershing in the Central West End. 

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