Annual Meeting and a Program on Polish Christmas Traditions

The Annual meeting of the Polish Arts Club of Buffalo required by the NYS Non-profit Corporation Law, provides an opportunity for members to get an accounting of the activities and finances of the Club during the past year.  It is also an opportunity for members to propose new activities and directions for the Club.  The results of the annual election process will also be finalized.  

Following the meeting, there will be a program appropriate for the upcoming holiday season.


Polish Christmas Traditions

Presenter:  Rev. Ceslaw Krysa

Biesiada 2017

Biesiada 2017


Honorable Carl Bucki, Chief U.S.B.J., W.D.N.Y. and Deborah Bruch Bucki, RN, Ph.D


6:00 pm   - Social Hour and cash bar

7:00 pm   - Dinner

$35.00 per person                $28 per person

RSVP by May 22, 2017

Make checks payable to:   Polish Arts Club of Buffalo

Mail to:   Bette Rydzynski-Hully, 191 Crosby Avenue, Kenmore, NY 14217 (716) 875-1592




Irena's Vow

The Permanant Chair of Polish Culture at Canisius College and the Polish Arts Club of Buffalo Join to present a dramatic reading

A Play about the heroic efforts of Irena Gut Opdyke 

The Buffalo premiere is in memory of Stanley Blake, a Polish resistance fighter who survived two concentrations camps.  

A free will offering will be accepted.


Contact Mary Lou Wyrobek at for more info

Julian Stanczak: Artist of Light

Presenter:  Thomas Zawadzki

                                     Mr. Zawadzki will briefly discuss the life and work of the artist and will present video examples of Stanczak’s technique and works.  A highlight of the presentation will be a video of the artist himself describing his approach to his art and how he goes about creating each piece as a unique example of optical art.

World Youth Day in Krakow

Presenter:  Michelle Kisluk

Ms. Kisluk’s program will feature an extensive power point presentation depicting the events of the recent World Youth Day in Krakow presided over by Pope Francis and attended by young people from all over the world including a delegation from Western New York.  This program was unavailable at our January 18th meeting and those in attendance requested that it be presented at this meeting due to the interest in this event.


Annual Meeting


Business Agenda:

Call to order
Adoption of the agenda
Treasurer’s Report
Program Committee Report
Social Functions Committee Report
Membership Committee report
Elections Committee Report
Managing Director’s Report
Revision/updating of Club bylaws*
Unfinished business
New Business

2016 Wigilia

Traditional Polish Christmas Eve Dinner

Sunday, December 11, 2016

1:00 pm - Social Hour

1:45 pm - Dinner

After dinner singing of Polish and English Koledy

$35 per person

Children under 17 - $30

RSVP by December 3rd to:

Bette Rydzynski Hulley

191 Crosby Avenue, Kenmore, NY 14217

(716) 572-9112

Poland is Beautiful

Presenter:  Wiesia Abczynski of Travel Avenue, Ltd.

Mrs. Abczynski’s presentation will feature a power point display of some of the most popular tourist attractions in Poland today.  This is a “must see” for anyone thinking about a trip to Poland or for those who would enjoy remembering a previous visit to the country of their heritage.  Mrs. Abczynski will also have materials available and will answer questions to assist anyone who may be planning a trip in the near future.


Biesiada 2016

Polish Arts Club of Buffalo, Inc.

 Biesiada 2016


Sister Mary Johnice Rzadkiewicz
Executive Director, Response to Love Center

Thursday, June 30, 2016
Millennium Hotel of Buffalo
2040 Walden Avenue, Cheektowaga, NY  14225

Social Hour and Cash Bar at 6:00 p.m.       
Dinner will be served at 7:00 p.m.
$30.00 per person             $22.50 per student

RSVP by June 23, 2016