Bal Karnawałowy will be held virtually this year! Please join us online for a silent auction, musical performances, guest speakers and other festivities on Saturday, February 13 from 7:00 – 8:15p.m. (CST)
Join by computer, tablet, or smartphone at:
Celebrate PACIM with Musical Performances by:
- Warsaw jazz singer/songwriter MICHAŁ SOŁTAN in his first ever U.S. appearance
- The Kosmix young adult polka band
- Polska Restituta Polanaise by Chicago composer Jaroslaw Golembiowski
- The Kashubian Voices of Winona Choir
- Special guest: Consul Agata Czarnota from Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Chicago,
- A sentimental journey of past Bals Karnawalowy,
- A few words about an anniversary worth remembering,
- and more!
Participate in the Silent Auction! Feb. 6-13
The online silent auction for 2021 Bal Karnawałowy is now open! From Feb. 6-13, bid online for polish art, coins, pottery, jewelry, and more! Visit the silent auction at your convenience here: www.32auctions.com/PacimBal2021
Where Will Your Bal Donations Go?
Let us know where you would most like to have an impact on PACIM’s operations. Below is a list of potential areas of consideration for where Bal donations will go.
- Expansion of Polish language classes with more teachers
- More virtual Literary, Arts and Event Programming- Digitalization of Library holdings, PACIM records and Polam archives
- Operating Rent through 2022
- Raising our 2021 scholarship awards to $2,000 from $1,000 for up to three students
- Assistance for Polish orphans
Click here for a survey to collect your responses and ideas.