The Toledo Area Polka Society (TAPS) will sponsor the Third Annual Polish Summer Picnic June 16-17 at Oak Shade Grove Pavilion in Oregon. The two-day event features Jeff Mieczko’s Dynabrass of Waterford, MI on Friday, June 16, as well as The NuTones of western Pennsylvania and The Boys from Baltimore on Saturday, June 17. The Echoes of Poland, now in their 50th year, will perform on Saturday afternoon. The picnic will include authentic Polish food from Stanley’s Market, Ed Beczynski and the staff of Foccacia’s, and Zavotski’s Deli and an expanded bar featuring Polish beer, booths with authentic Polish baked goods, apparel, souvenirs, and a children’s area on Saturday.
On Saturday afternoon, the Toledo Polish Genealogy Society will offer onsite genealogical research, and Eric Hite, IJ on the PolkaJammer Network will broadcast live from 1-3pm. Adults 16-59, $8; age 65 and above, $6; children under 16, free. Hours are Friday 5-11pm and Saturday 2-11pm.