Announcing a new Meetup for The Northwest Chicago History Meetup Group!
What: TASTE OF POLONIA 2009
When: September 4,[masked]:00 PM
Copernicus Center and Gateway Theater
5216 W Lawrence Ave
Chicago, IL 60630
Please stop by the Northwest Chicago Historical Society exhibit
at this year's Taste of Polonia
. Pick up a newsletter and view some historic pictures of the area. Take a peek inside and learn about the beautifully ornate Gateway Theater that houses the Copernicus Foundation
Dine on such dishes as pierogi, Polish sausage, sauerkraut, kabobs, pizza, hot dogs and beer at the 30th annual cultural celebration of Polish traditions, where Polish and American bands play everything from rock to blues to polka music on three main stages.
Also features costumed folk dancers, kids' activities, arts and crafts, and more. Billed "the largest ethnic fest in Chicago," the outdoor festival takes place on Lawrence Avenue between Milwaukee Avenue and the Kennedy Expressway.Dates:
Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday September 4th-8th of 2009Hours:
September 4 : 5 p.m. - 11 p.m.
September 5 : 12 p.m. - 11 p.m.
September 6 : 12 p.m. - 11 p.m.
September 7 : 12 p.m. - 10 p.m.Getting There
The Gateway Theatre is accessible via the CTA's Blue Line station at Jefferson Park, as well as the Jefferson Park stop on the Union Pacific/Northwest (UP-NW) commuter rail line provided by Metra and operated by the Union Pacific Railroad which runs through Chicago, Illinois, and its surrounding suburbs.
There are also a number of private parking lots adjacent to the Fest where you will be able to park your car for a fee.
Learn more here:http://www.meetup.com/The-Northwest-Chicago-History-Meetup-Group/calendar/11053092/