Countdown to Paczki Day 2011
PACZKI DAY CELEBRATIONS
THE CITY OF HAMTRAMCK CELEBRATES TRADITION WITH
COUNTDOWN TO PACZKI DAY
Hamtramck - Its Paczki season and the City of Hamtramck is kicking off the tradition with two very special events-a Paczki Bake-Off and the 6th Annual Countdown to Paczki Day celebration. Both events lead up to Paczki Day when the citys bakeries, bars and restaurants welcome everyone to be Polish for a day! PNC Bank is one of the proud sponsors of these events.
WHEN & WHERE Thursday, March 3, 10:00am, Hamtramck City Hall
PRIZES 1st Place $100.00 2nd Place $50.00 3rd Place $25.00
Entries will be judged on taste, originality and appearance.
Contestants must be pre-registered by March 1. There is a $5.00 non refundable entry fee.
The Thursday before Ash Wednesday is the traditional
Paczki Day in Poland, so what better way to celebrate than to show off your
baking skills and creativity with your best homemade paczki recipe.
Tamara Sochocka M.L.I.S., Hamtramck Library Director
Dr. Alina Klin, Senior Lecturer of Polish Studies Wayne State University.
COUNTDOWN TO PACZKI DAY CELEBRATION