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(E) The Midwest Croatian Calendar of Events
By Nenad N. Bach | Published  10/10/2002 | Cro World Calendar | Unrated
(E) The Midwest Croatian Calendar of Events

The Midwest Croatian Calendar of Events


To advertise your meeting, performance, sporting activities, banquets, dances, etc., on the Croatian events calendar, please send all relevant information to Events at contact information.

Please select a city to see events being held:Chicago Detroit Indiana Kansas City Milwaukee Ohio St. Louis


Saturday October 12
The Croatian Cultural Center of Chicago will be holding its annual banquet. The banquetwill be held at the Croatian Cultural Center, located on 2845 West Devon. Cocktails will start at 6:30 p.m., and dinner will be served at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $30 for an elegant dinner and a spectacular show featuring Danijela Martinovic, one of Croatia's most popular singers. Tickets are $15 for children 7-12 years old, and children 6 and under free.Tickets can be purchased at the door or by calling the Center at (773) 338-3839 or by e-mailing Bruno Rasic at

Sunday October 13
The Croatian Society Karlovac will be hosting a picnic from Noon to 7:00 p.m. in Salem, Wisconsin. For your enjoyment there will be roasted lamb & pig, cevapcici,hot dogs, and hamburgers, Karlovacko beer, wine, soda, delicious homemade pastries and coffee.We will have a band for your listening and dancing pleasure. Games and raffle with prizes.For more information please call Frank Radman (847)921-0892 or Helen Drazenovic (773)406-0759.Directions: 94 Tollway North, Hwy. 173 - Turn Left, IL. Route 45 - Turn Right, County Road V (116th St) Turn Left. Go until the end of road. First Exit after Great America.

Sunday October 13
There will be a large Republican rally featuring all local and statewide candidates, beingorganized by Anthony Peraica, Republican Committeeman and candidate for County Commissioner.The rally will take place at the Sabre Room in Hickory Hills starting at 1:00 p.m. For moreinformation, or to inquire about being a campaign volunteer or poll watcher can call Anthony Peraica's campaign office at (708)443-5554 or send email via Link opens in a new window.

Friday October 18
Citizens for Peraica will be holding a fundraiser and banquet at the William Tell Restaurant in Countryside, starting at 7:00 p.m. This is a last fundraiser for Anthony Peraica before the November 5th elections. Please come out and show your support for one of our own. For more information, or to inquire about being a campaign volunteer or poll watcher can call Anthony Peraica's campaign office at (708)443-5554 or send email via Link opens in a new window.

Sunday October 20
Hrvatska Zena Branch 1 is sponsoring its annual fashion show at the Royalty West located at 8675 S. Archer Ave. in Willow Springs. Doors open at 12:30 P.M. Tickets are $35 per person. For tickets and information call Kata Mulac (773)955-3965 or Nevenka Jurkovic(773)525-8571.

Sunday October 27
HKD Napredak will be celebrating its 100th anniversary with a luncheon and program sponsoredby HKD Napredak's Chicago branch. The luncheon will be held at St. Jerome Croatian Church, located on 2823 South Princeton. The celebration will begin at 12:30 p.m. Tickets are$20 for adults and $10 for children under 10. For more information, contact Dr. Ante Cuvaloat For more information on the Chicagobranch of HKD Napredak visit their website


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Saturday October 12
The Milwaukee CFU Tamburitzans will be holding a Sarma/Snicel Dinner, starting at 6:00 PM. In conjunction with the dinner, there will also be a Croatian Costume Fashion Show and tambura music. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for under 12 and include dinner and dessert (cash bar). It will be held at St. Augustine Croatian Church's School Hall at 2025 S. 67th Place in West Allis. For further information, please contact Rudy Pesut at 414-427-0003 or For more information about the Milwaukee CFU Tamburitzans, please visit their website at Linkopens in a new window.


Saturday September 28
Lakeland Community College Community Education Division will be holding aCroatian Cultural Day on Saturday, September 28, 2002. The program beginsat 10:00 AM and concludes at 2:00 PM.

Discover the customs, history and music from this beautiful land. Your daywill begin with an introduction to Croatia by Bob Jerin, President of theCroatian Heritage Museum and Library. His presentation will be followed bya film showcasing Croatian culture, a bit of history and the country'snatural beauty. Lunch will be a delicious authentic Croatian meal. Yourday will conclude with a tamburitzan folklore troupe, American Zagreb JuniorTamburitzans, performing in native folk dress. They will play the Tamburaand dance to the lively music supplied by lovely stringed instruments.Don't miss this opportunity to experience Croatia.

There is a fee to attend this college event of $25.00. Please contactLakeland Community College to reserve a place. To register by phone usingVISA or MasterCard call 440-953-7116 or toll free 800-589-8520. LakelandCommunity College is located in Kirtland, Ohio 7700 Clocktower Dr, off Route306

From the West: Take Interstate 90 East. Exit State Route 306 (Exit 193Mentor/Kirtland). Turn right (south) onto S.R. 306. Lakeland is 1/8 mile upon the left.

From the East: Take Interstate 90 West. Exit State Route 306 (Exit 193Mentor/Kirtland). Turn left (south) onto S.R. 306. Lakeland is 1/8 mile upon the left.

From the South: Take Interstate 271 North to Interstate 90 East. Exit StateRoute 306 (Exit 193 Mentor/Kirtland). Turn right (south) onto S.R. 306.Lakeland is 1/8 mile up on the left.

For more information call the College at 440-953-7281, or contact Robert Jerinat

Sunday October 6
St. Paul Parish is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a Mass starting at 10:00 a.m., followed by a celebration at the Cardinal Stepinac Croatian National Lodge starting at 2:00 p.m. Tickets can be bought either at the parish of from parish council members for $25. Archbishop Msgr. Ivan Devcic, of the Rijeka-Senj Archdiocese along with Msgr. Milan Simcic will be special guests of honor along with many other guests from Croatia and the Diaspora. For more information, contact Marko Spiranovic at:

Tuesday October 8
Mr. Don Hudspeth, the President/Dean of the American College, will do a presentation with a question and answer period regarding the opportunities available to Croatian-American young adults to attend college in Dubrovnik. The presentation will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 the American Croatian Lodge in Eastlake. The American College of Management and Technology (ACMT) is an institution of higher education located in Dubrovnik, Croatia. ACMT was created in 1997 as a collaborative effort between the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) from New York State and Veluciliste u Dubrovniku - The Polytechnic of Dubrovnik. The ACMT diploma is recognized both in Croatia and the United States as the school’s curriculum conforms to the graduation requirements of both countries. The College offers both an AA and a BS degree. The program is in the field of service management (management studies focusing on service-based businesses) with a concentration in Hotel and Resort Management. For additional information, please visit the ACMT web site at: Link opens in a new window.

Sunday October 13
The Croatian Youth Club of Cleveland is organizing a concert featuring Danijela Martinovic,one time lead singer of the group Magazin and now one of the most successful and popular singers in Croatia. She will be performing at the Croatian National Lodge "Kardinal A. Stepinac" starting at 6:00 p.m. All are invited: young and old and the whole family!Entrance is $20 for adults, and $10 for children under 12. For more information, contact Marko Jelic at:

Saturday October 26
A genealogy seminar will be held at the American Croatian Lodge, located on 34900 Lakeshore Blvd, in Eastlake from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Seminar will include a historical overview of Croatia, how to begin, Croatian given names and English translations, Croatian surnames categories and origins, where to find documentation, some things to be aware of, some cautions, and we will hook up to the internet for examples of how to look. Included is a booklet of "how to", examples of various documents, such as church records, citizenship papers, passports, etc. The seminar will be limited to 30 people. Pre-registration is required!Cost for the seminar is $15. A light lunch will be provided. For registration and further information please contact Robert Jerin at

Sunday October 27
Croatian Prelo will be held at the American Croatian Lodge in Eastlake starting at 6:00 p.m. Foodwill be served and a dance will follow. For more information, contact Suzana Zgela

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