Thank you to Ursula Melski, Peggy Ryba, and Jancia MacCormack for their excellent Polish Heritage Month craft and cooking workshop for the Boys and Girls Club (BGC) Cape Breton!
As we approach the end of Nova Scotia Polish Heritage Month — and to mark St. Michael’s Day (the 112th anniversary of the St, Michael’s Polish Benefit Society!) — the Society and the Cape Breton University Tompkins Institute held an enjoyable workshop and luncheon at the Polish Village Hall on local history, culture, and the …
The documentary film Poletown Lives! was screened at Cape Breton University for this year’s Nova Scotia Polish Heritage Month. It’s a powerful story of a community that struggled for survival.
The sketch exhibit “Historic Homes of Polish Cape Breton” was a big success! Thanks so much to artist Emily Sheppard. Here’s an article from the Cape Breton Post and from the Chronicle Herald.
Here are a few pictures to enjoy from September 2021! Images 1 and 2 (below): Enjoying refreshments and working on wycinanki (Polish paper art) at the well-attended art exhibit in honour of Jo-Ann Dziubek-MacDonald, this year’s featured artist for Nova Scotia Polish Heritage Month (Polish Village Hall, Whitney Pier, Sept 10-11, 2021) Photos 3 …
Cape Breton University professor and Nova Scotia Polish Heritage Month founder Tom Urbaniak interviewed William Kowalski, this year’s featured author, for CBC Cape Breton. You can hear the interview here.
The Baddeck Library is one of several libraries playing a very active role in NS Polish Heritage Month — displays, craft kits and more! Thank you for the wonderful collaboration! #WitamyNS.