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Lunch Gathering, Celebrating Polish Heritage, Sep 27

Lunch Gathering: Celebrating Polish Heritage!

In-Person at Augustana Lutheran Church

September 27, 2023*

11:30am – 1:00pm
*CHPV Lunch Gathering is customarily held every fourth Wednesday of the Month. Schedule subject to change; please check the calendar each month.

Polish cuisine Polish cuisine Polish cuisine
Join us for a celebration of Polish Heritage as we honor Chicago's strong Polish-American community and enjoy an early recognition of October's Polish-American Heritage Month!
Polish cuisine Polish traditional dancers Polish cuisine
Savor a hearty Polish-American lunch, enjoy recorded performances of traditional Polish music & dance, browse a colorful in-person display of authentic Polish heirlooms, share your own stories and learn about Polish culture with CHPV's own proudly-Polish Dorothy Pytel!

Schedule of Activities:

10:30 – Doors open early for Bridge and Exercise with Coach Wesley Pulphus**
11:30 – Gathering begins; browse the Book & Jewelry Exchange

12:00 – Lunch & conversations
1:00 – Wrap-up
** Learn more about CHPV's Free Friday Exercise with Coach Wesley!

Lunch Menu:
• Stuffed Cabbage Rolls with Sauce
• Potato and Onion Pirogies
• Polish Sausages
• Shredded Sauerkraut
• Kolaczki Assorted Cookies
• Little Oranges (that’s a Lunch Gathering staple)
• Coffee, Tea, Water

Polish heritage, food. Photo by Dorothy Pytel Polish heritage mountain scape. Photo by Dorothy Pytel Polish heritage. Older man and woman in traditional clothing. Photo by Dorothy Pytel Polish landscape. Photo by Dorothy Pytel Polish landscape. Photo by Dorothy Pytel

Photographs courtesy of Dorothy Pytel.

Getting There:

Free on-site parking at Augustana Lutheran Church!

CHPV Members may also request transportation.
Due by 4pm on the Friday prior to the event.
Call 773-363-1933 or email

Safety Precautions:

• The safety of our community members is of utmost importance.
• If you are experiencing Covid-19, flu, or cold symptoms and/or are not feeling well, please refrain from participating in CHPV in-person activities. Please contact us if you are compelled to cancel due to illness and wish to receive a full refund.

• CHPV strongly recommends wearing a face mask when not actively eating or drinking.

• CHPV strongly encourages all persons attending in-person events to receive their COVID-19 Bivalent and flu vaccinations. If your vaccinations are up-to-date, please complete the CHPV COVID-19 Bivalent & Flu Vaccination Record.

Email with your questions.

If you are not a member of CHPV and have been enjoying our programs and services, please consider joining now! Membership starts as low as $100 annually.

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Polish American Heritage Month. U.S. Air Force Graphic by Jim Masie Polish cuisine Polish mountain landscape Polish cuisine 

Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 11:30 AM until 1:00 PM
Augustana Lutheran Church of Hyde Park
Gorder Hall
Chicago Hyde Park Village | Website
5500 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL  60637
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