When Time Location


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Westdale Parke - Clubhouse
3607 Greystone Dr
Austin, TX 78731

Polish History Club -Stories and tales of Helena Modrzejewska

Posted on 08-11-2017 , by: Helena Tindall , 0 Comments

This month, Joanna Sokolowska-Gwizdka, the editor-in-chief of the magazine Culture Avenue (cultureave.com), devoted to the Polish culture on emigration, will talk about Helena Modrzejewska who may be known to American audience as Helena Modjeska, a theatre actress, in relation to not only her acting career in US, but also her son, Ralph Modjeski, an engineer and architect who famously designed and built the majority of bridges in America in 1800 and 1900s.

Ms Joanna is an author of the bilingual book about Helena Modjeska: ” What I received from God and from people- a story of Helena Modjeska”. The book will be available for viewing and purchase during the meeting.

We meet to cultivate polish language and talk about history, if your polish level is lower-intermediate or higher, you will be just fine, stop by to just listen or chat. Discussion and group input are welcome and encouraged.

Tea, coffee and water will be provided. Snacks and desserts are welcome

W tym miesiacu podczas spotkania Klubu Historycznego Joanna Sokolowska- Gwizdka, redaktor naczelna magazynu Culture Avenue (cultureave.com) o Polskiej kulturze na emigracji, opowie o Helenie Modrzejewskiej, wyjatkowej postaci Polskiego Teatru i jej karierze zarowno w Polsce, jak i na emigracji w Ameryce. Helena Modrzejewska moze takze byc znana Amerykanskiej publicznosci w zwiazku z postacia jej syna, Ralpha Modjeskiego, slynnego budowniczego mostow w USA na przelomie wieku XIX I XX.
Pani Joanna jest autorka dwujezycznej ksiazki o Helenie Modrzejewskiej ,,Co otrzymalam od Boga i ludzi- Historia Heleny Modrzejewskiej”. Ksiazka bedzie dostepna do wgladu podczas spotkania. Zakup takze mozliwy dla zainteresowanych.

Zapraszamy wszystkich zainteresowanych. Sugerowany poziom jezyka polskiego to niski/ sredni (A2, B1) lub wyzszy, zapraszamy wszystkich na konwersacje lub przysluchiwanie sie.

Zapewniamy kawe, herbate, wode.
Desery i przekaski mile widziane.

Event info:

Time: Sunday November 19th at 6pm.
Venue: Westdale Parke clubhouse located at 3607 Greystone Dr (next to community fitness center) Look for red and white balloons!
Language: Polish and English as needed

Helpful links:
http://www.cultureave.com/boze-narodzenie-u-heleny-modrzejewskiej-w-kalifornii/
https://www.amazon.com/Received-People-Helena-Modjeska-Modrzejewska/dp/0615293441
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helena_Modjeska

Contact Helena at 989 493 0660 for questions or directions to the location

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