PREVIEW OF EVENTS
Wednesday, August 21
- TORONTO: A commemorative service in honor of Filip Konowal, recipient
of the Victoria Cross and honorary patron of Branch 360 of The Royal Canadian
Legion, will be held at 326 Queen St. W. The event begins at 11 a.m. and
is co-sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 360 and the Ukrainian
Canadian Civil Liberties Association. For further information, call Dr.
Lubomyr Luciuk, (613) 546-8364, or J. B. Gregorovich, (905) 949-4920.
Saturday, August 24
- LOS ALTOS, Calif.: A Ukrainian Independence Day picnic will be held
at McKenzie Park at 11:30 a.m., with a short thanksgiving service at noon
and lunch at 12:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children
age 3-12. Entertainment will include volleyball, softball, water balloon
toss and other games. The picnic is sponsored by St. Olga's Sisterhood
of St. Michael's Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the church's youth group.
For further information call Oksana DiRiccio, (415) 656-2222, or the Rev.
S. Kovaliv, (510) 276-1056.
- DENVER: A musical concert celebrating five years of Ukrainian independence
will be held at Lochwood Baptist Church Auditorium, 13545 S. Union Blvd.
The program will include Plast children, poem recitals, choir singing
and musical performances. For further information call Mrs. Morozevich,
(303) 980-6083, or Nadja Barreiro, (303) 693-7148.
- JENKINTOWN, Pa.: A commemoration of the fifth anniversary of Ukrainian
independence will be held at the Ukrainian Educational and Cultural Center
at 700 Cedar Road. A Kyiv film will be shown at 5 p.m., and the program
will begin at 6 p.m. with a keynote address by Dr. Yuri Shcherbak, Ukrainian
ambassador to the U.S. Also included in the program are the Prometheus
choir, Monique Laterey dance ensemble, singer Olenka Heimur and declaimer
Sunday, August 25
- HORSHAM, Pa: A commemoration of Ukrainian independence will be held
at the Tryzubivka Ukrainian Sports Center at 1 p.m. The program will feature
the Voloshky Dance Ensemble, the Lyuba and Mykola duet, parachutists with
flags of Ukraine and activities for children.
- PARMA, Ohio: A Ukrainian independence celebration will be held at
the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church Property, 9672 State Road.
Dinner will be served at 1 p.m. and a concert with a keynote speech by
Dr. Juriy Kulchycky, Roman Cymbala of the Lviv Opera, pianist Laryssa Chernecka
and Ukrainian dance group Kashtan will begin at 3:30 p.m. At 5 p.m. the
dancing will begin. Donations are $10.
- NEW CITY, N.Y.: The fifth anniversary of Ukrainian independence will
be celebrated with ceremonies at the Rockland County Legislative Chambers,
New Hempstead Road. This event begins at noon and is sponsored by the
Ukrainian American Veterans of Post 19, Spring Valley, N.Y.
- HARTFORD, Conn.: There will be a banquet with entertainment and remarks
by community leaders and dignitaries to commemorate the fifth anniversary
of Ukrainian independence at the Ukrainian National Home at 1 p.m. For
further information and tickets, please call (860) 296-3035.
Saturday, September 7
- PHILADELPHIA: The Philadelphia Archeparchial Office of Religious Education
has planned a day for its catechists at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral.
Following a catechist's luncheon, a guided tour of the neighboring National
Shrine of St. John Neumann and St. Peter the Apostle Church are just two
of the numerous activities planned. The focus of the day is catechetical
commissioning of all archeparchial catechists by Metropolitan-Archbishop
Stephen Sulyk at the Saturday 4:30 p.m. Nativity of the Mother of God vigil
divine liturgy. The catechetical theme of this liturgy will be: "Called
to Forgiveness." Registration forms have been mailed to each parish.
Additional information may be obtained by calling the Archeparchial Office
of Religious Education, (215) 627-0143, or contacting your Regional Proteopresbyteral
Coordinator. The Philadelphia Ukrainian Catholic Protopresbyteries have
designated the following regional coordinators: Philadelphia - the
Rev. Nestor Ivasiw; New Jersey - the Rev. Robert Hitchens; Scranton
- Carol and Christine Chezik; Shamokin - Christine Bogner; Reading
- George Maxim. Contact your pastor or your protopresbytery if you
Thursday - Sunday, September 19 - 22
- PHILADELPHIA: The 49th annual Ukrainian American Veterans national
convention will be held at the Best Western Hotel. There will be an installation
dinner and commander's ball on Saturday, September 21, with cocktails beginning
at 6 p.m. The cost of the banquet, which will feature music by Vodohray,
is $35. For further information or reservations, call (215) 663-0212.
Copyright © The Ukrainian Weekly, August
18, 1996, No. 33, Vol. LXIV
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