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    • 06 April 2019
    • Penn State Schuylkill Campus, Health and Wellness Building

    Pysanky Workshop sponsored by Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of C-RS

    Work with Nicole Andel as she teaches and guides those present through the art of decorating our beautiful pysanky. Passed generation to generation, this custom preserved the symbols and meanings of families and our culture. Come and create your original design and have your pysanky to share at this Easter time.

    Date: Saturday. April 6. 2019 (time to be announced)

    Place: Penn State Schuylkill Campus, Health and Wellness Building, (room to be announced)

    Donation: $10.00

    Supplies will be provided.

    RSVP  required, as space is limited

               Sharon Jarrow -    email shangp@rcn.com or call 610-759-2628

    • 06 April 2019
    • 1:30 PM
    • Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church, 285 French Hill Rd, Wayne NJ 07470

    The New Jersey Chapter is pleased to present

    On the Brink of Death:

    Andrii Karabelesh’s Notes from a Concentration Camp

    By Nick Kupensky, Ph.D.

    Saturday, April 6th, 2019 at 1:30 PM 

    Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church,

    285 French Hill Rd., Wayne, NJ 07470

     For event details, click on the following link - Kupensky_Karabelesh.pdf 

     

     


    • 07 April 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Czech Cultural Gardern, Parma-Snow Library, 2121 Snow Road, Parma OH
    Register

    CLEVELAND CHAPTER

    OF THE CARPATHO-RUSYN SOCIETY

    SPONSORING "WHO IS IRENA NEVICKY?"

    STORY TOLD BY PAUL BURIK,

    FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CONTACT

    PLEASE CONTACT MARCIA BENKO

    EMAIL - MBENKO@PRODIGY.NET

    PHONE - 440-331-3856

    EVENT IS FREE, ALL ARE WELCOME

    COME AND MEET & GREET


    • 09 April 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • Holy Spirit Party Center, 5500 West 54th Street, Parma OH

    CLEVELAND CHAPTER

    OF THE CARPATHO-RUSYN SOCIETY

    PARTICIPATING IN THE

    EASTERN  EUROPEAN CONGRESS OF OHIO DINNER

    FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION AND TICKETS PLEASE CONTACT

    LAUREL TOMBAZZI AT 330-659-0961

    TICKETS ARE REQUIRED




    • 11 May 2019
    • 1:30 PM (CDT)
    • Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 S Raymond Ave, Oak Lawn IL

    The Lake Michigan Chapter

    presents

    Carpatho-Rusyn Eastern Slovakia Wooden Churches & Icons

    Saturday May 11, 2019 - 1:30pm

    for event details click on the following PDF file:

    WOODEN CHURCHES 11May2019.pdf


    • 17 May 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    • ,St Theodosius Church, 733 Starkweather Ave, Cleveland OH
    Cleveland Chapter in conjunction with the 25th Anniversary of the Carpatho-Rusyn Society is sponsoring a tour of Rusyn sites in Cleveland.

    If you are passing through BY CAR on your way to Munhall, please stop by and take a tour. If you are FLYING into the Pittsburgh airport, it is 2 hours to our first stop (perhaps stay at a hotel closer to Cleveland on Thursday night). We can help coordinate carpooling. This is a “drive yourself” tour with a presentation at each site. A map and detailed itinerary will be sent prior to the event. The tour will allow enough time to check into your hotel and attend the Friday evening concert at the C-RS Cultural Center.

    Friday, May 17th from 9:30am– 2:00pm

    Please meet at the St. Theodosius Church parking lot at 9:15am

    733 Starkweather Ave., Cleveland, OH

    Sites include

    • St. Theodosius Orthodox Cathedral, organized by Rusyns in 1896 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Drive through the Historic Tremont neighborhood where many Rusyn immigrants settled to work in the steel mills and is now home to many art galleries and artists’ studios.
    • Rusin Garden, established in 1939, with the bust of Father Alexander Duchnovich. The Cleveland Cultural Gardens feature over 30 cultures.
    • Lunch at Welshfield Inn, established 1840, once a stagecoach stop and part of the Underground Railroad
    • The Shrine of Our Lady of Mariapoch, with a replica of the icon that wept in the Greek Catholic Church in Poch, Hungary and is a pilgrimage site.

    Cost of the tour is $25 includes donations to the church, garden and the shrine.

    Lunch stop not included in the cost.

    Reservations must be made by April 30th

    by sending check payable to: C-RS Cleveland Chapter and mailed to Bonnie Burke, 1101 Tanner Crossing Lane, Indian Land, SC 29707

    For more information contact Bonnie Burke at bb@c-rs.org or call 440-729-2045 



    • 17 May 2019
    • 19 May 2019
    • 5 sessions
    • C-RS Cultural & Education Center, 915 Dickson St, Munhall PA 15129
    • 273
    Register

    We hope you can join as for a weekend of festivities at the C-RS Cultural Center. As the space is limited (300 seats), please make your reservations early.

    Scheduled events:

    Friday, 17 May 2019

    6:30 p.m. - Dance Group Slavjane

    7:00 p.m. - Concert by Harmonia Band 

    http://www.harmoniaband.com/home.html

    Tickets:  $15.00 purchased in advance


    Saturday, 18 May 2019

    9:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. Meet & Greet - Hungarian Reformed Church (across from Carpatho-Rusyn Cultural Center). Please come and joins us for brunch. This is a perfect opportunity to socialize & get to know each other. Event is free.

    11:00 a.m.- Rusyn Bus tour of Pittsburgh, seats are limited to 40…price: $30.00

    Pittsburgh played a pivotal role in the development of the Carpatho Rusyn community -- locally, nationally and internationally. Join this bus tour lead by president emeritus John Righetti and visit 4 key locations:

    1. The childhood home of Andy Warhol

    2. St John Chrysostom Church in “Ruska Dolyna” – Rusyn Valley

    3. St Michael Church in Rankin PA – original building and site of much activity in the church splits between Byzantine Catholic and Orthodox

    4. The National Carpatho-Rusyn Cultural and Educational Center – formerly the first Rusyn Cathedral in America that played a key role in the development of Czechoslovakia and much more

    11:00 a.m. - "Wooden Churches of the Carpatho-Rusyns" - Dr. Michele Parvensky will present a discussion & slide show of the various types of architecture of the wooden churches of the Carpatho-Rusyns in Eastern Europe Event is free and will be held at the Hungarian Reformed Church.

    1:00 p.m. - "I am Carpatho-Rusyn, I lived in five difference countries and never moved - Why were there 5 different countries an how did it affect my life?" - Karen Varian's presentation takes us through the life of a Carpatho-Rusyn who was born in Austro-Hungary, went to school in Czechoslovakia, was married in Hungary, worked in the Soviet Union, and was buried in the Ukraine. Event is free and will be held at the Hungarian Reformed Church.

    6:00 p.m. - Banquet & Dance

    Family style dinner catered by Emil's Restaurant

    Dance  Music provided by Harmonia Band

    Price: $55.00 purchased in advance

    Sunday, 19 May 2019

    11:00 a.m. - Annual Meeting of C-RS Members (members only)           

    Side note: Cleveland chapter is sponsoring a tour of Rusyn sites in Cleveland May 16th, for details go to Cleveland Tour.

    Hotel Accommodations - a block of rooms have been reserved at the Comfort Inn of West Mifflin and Holiday Inn Express & Suites, they are on a first come first served bases.

    Comfort Inn of West Mifflin, 1340 Lebanon Church Road, West Mifflin PA 15122, GROUP NUMBER:  3635461 To reserve a room at the special rate of $87.20 plus tax, please call: 412-653-6600 or 412-650-6011.  You must give them our GROUP NUMBER: 3635461 in order to get the discount.

    Holiday Inn, 3122 Lebanon Church Road, West Mifflin PA 15122. To reserve a room at the special rate of $89.00 plus tax, please call 412-469-1900 and specify you are with the Carpatho-Rusyn Society.

    Several registration packages are available, and registration can be done online.

    To register for the 25th online, click on the link at the bottom of this page.



     


    • 24 June 2019
    • 05 July 2019
    • Visiting Rusyns in Slovakia, Poland and Ukraine

    THE CARPATHO-RUSYN HERITAGE TOUR - 2019

    Visiting Rusyns in Slovakia, Poland and Ukraine

    June 24-July 5, 2019

    Attached is the detail for the Rusyn Heritage Tour which is being conducted in honor of Carpatho-Rusyn Society's 25th anniversary - click to view brochure:  Rusyn Heritage Tour Brochure June 2019 (3).pdf

    For more information contact John Righetti at  rusynone@gmail.com


Past events

10 March 2019 CARPATHO-RUSYN SOCIETY GREATER CHARLOTTE BRANCH: “The Soul of the Carpathians” DVD followed by a Pysanky Demonstration
10 March 2019 Cleveland Chapter: Rusyn Genealogy Session
03 March 2019 New England Branch: Presents Carpathian Villages What Do We Know, A Discussion
23 February 2019 FLORIDA Event #2: Presents “OUR FLAG STILL WAVES”
22 February 2019 FLORIDA Event #1: Presents “OUR FLAG STILL WAVES”
09 February 2019 Youngstown-Warren Chapter: Cofee and Bages with National C-RS President
26 January 2019 3rd Class: Old World Cooking Classes featuring Rusyn recipes with Old World Catering
12 January 2019 Lake Michigan Chapter: New Years Pot-Luck Luncheon
05 January 2019 Pacific Northwest Branch: Meet and Greet
16 December 2018 Cleveland Chapter: Kolodej, Food and Recipes for the Christmas Holidays
08 December 2018 C-RS FLORIDA BRANCH: December Meetings
02 December 2018 Pacific Norrhwest Branch: "Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors"
01 December 2018 C-RS: St. Nicholas Party
25 November 2018 Eastern PA chapter: "Ethnic Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony"
17 November 2018 2nd Class: Old World Cooking Classes featuring Rusyn recipes with Old World Catering
11 November 2018 Cleveland Chapter: “Our Flag Still Waves”
11 November 2018 Youngstrown Chapter: Honoring our Veterans Film documentary on life of Sergeant Michael Strank "Our Flag Still Waves"
11 November 2018 FLORIDA BRANCH NOKOMIS “MINI-BRANCH”: Meet, greet, and learn more about our culture
10 November 2018 Lake Michigan Chapter: "Our Flag Still Waves"
04 November 2018 New Jersey Chapter: Annual Heritage Celebration Dinner
03 November 2018 C-RS Western NC Branch: TRADITIONS OF THE CARPATHO-RUSYN PEOPLE
03 November 2018 Dallas chapter: "2018 Dallas Slavic Heritage Luncheon"
03 November 2018 FLORIDA BRANCH LEESBURG “MINI-BRANCH”: Meet, greet, and learn more about our culture
26 October 2018 Cleveland chapter: Celebrate the founding of the country of Czechoslovakia in 1918
21 October 2018 C-RS Annual National Meeting - Correction
20 October 2018 FLORIDA BRANCH: “MINI-BRANCH” in LAKELAND, FLORIDA
14 October 2018 Youngstown-Warren: Fr. Marek Visnovsky present a program on ICONOLOGY
14 October 2018 National Capital Chapter: In the Hands of Superpowers: The Struggle of Subcarpathian Rusyns for a Place in the Family of European Nations
13 October 2018 Eastern PA Chapter: 6th Annual Rusyn Genealogy & Heritage Conference "In the Steps of Your Rusyn Roots"
06 October 2018 New Jersey Chapter: George Papawick "How One Man Changed Manville"
03 October 2018 New York Branch: New York’s “Little Bohemia” Its Culture/Its Library
30 September 2018 North Carolina Branch: Come meet our special guest, Magda Braun
16 September 2018 Cleveland Chapter: One World Day at Cleveland Cultural Gardens
15 September 2018 Georgia Branch: GATEWAY INTERNATIONAL FOOD AND MUSIC FESTIVAL
15 September 2018 Youngstown chapter: Annual Vatra
15 September 2018 Youngstown Chapter's Annual Vatra
06 September 2018 Slavjane Folk Ensemble is holding an open meet and greet at the Carpatho-Rusyn Cultural Center
18 August 2018 Eastern PA Chapter: WOODEN CHURCHES OF THE RUSYNS
04 August 2018 New England Chapter: THALERHOF COMMEMORATION DAY- 2018
03 August 2018 24nd RUSYN FOOD FESTIVAL SLATED FOR AUG. 3-4
22 July 2018 Cleveland Chapter presents the 2nd annual "Dining with Duchnovich"
15 July 2018 Eastern PA Chapter - St Ann's Slavic Festival Participation
12 July 2018 Cleveland Chapter: PERSECUTIONS SUFFERED BY RUSYNS IN SLOVAKIA DURING WW II AND AFTERWARDS
30 June 2018 NEW JERSEY CHAPTER: "The Origins of Carpatho-Rusyns. Are we Vikings or Cossacks?"
24 June 2018 Cleveland Chapter: The Differences and Similarities Between Rusyns and Slovaks
10 June 2018 C-RS President Emeritus John Righetti - Being Carpatho-Rusyn …its complicated!
31 May 2018 100th Anniversary of the Pittsburgh Agreement
20 May 2018 New England Chapter: What is the origin of our people?
13 May 2018 Savannah, GA Event: Presents Our Rusyn Identity
12 May 2018 Lake Michigan Chapter presents -EVEN TEARS WERE NOT ENOUGH- A Documentary by John Righetti and Maria Silvestri
12 May 2018 Slavjane Folk Ensemble in Concert May 12
29 April 2018 Cleveland Chapter: “Tips and Tricks on Using FamilySearch.org in Your Eastern European Genealogy Research”
29 April 2018 Youngstown/Warren/Sharon Chapter Sponsors: “Wooden Churches of Rusyn Areas In Eastern Europe”
28 April 2018 C-RS Dallas Chapter: "Painting Warhol"
26 April 2018 The Anna Donson Memorial Scholarship
20 April 2018 Inaugural Art Exhibit at Carpatho-Rusyn Cultural Center “Four Artists Walk Into a Church”
24 March 2018 Carpatho-Rusyn Society/ Pacific Northwest Branch Sponsored Pysanky Making Workshop.
18 March 2018 Meet and Greet with Bishop Milan Lach, SJ
03 March 2018 Dallas Chapter presents “Rusyns: A People Surviving With Changing Borders”
25 February 2018 Youngstown/Warren/Sharon Presents: Even Tears Were Not Enough
04 February 2018 Comparing the Genealogy Giants: Ancestry, Family Search, Findmypast and MyHeritage” by Sunny Morton
13 January 2018 Winter in the Carpathian Mountains - Sponsored by the C-RS Florida Branch
27 December 2017 Dallas Chapter: 4th Annual Carpatho-Rusyn Christmas Dinner & Party
09 December 2017 Carpatho-Rusyn Society Eastern Carolinas Branch - A Carpatho-Rusyn Christmas Season
02 December 2017 Traditional Rusyn Christmas Season
26 November 2017 Christmas in South Bethlehem – An Ethnic Experience
19 November 2017 Honoring our Veterans Film documentary on life of Sergeant Michael Strank "Our Flag Still Waves"
19 November 2017 Winter in the Carpathian Mountains
18 November 2017 Eastern PA Chapter Sponsored -“Tales of the Gubi”
15 November 2017 Eastern PA Chapter Sponsors "Andy and the Rusyns"
12 November 2017 LAKE MICHIGAN CHAPTER PRESENTS DR. PAUL ROBERT MAGOSCI Speaking on MYTHS and STEREOTYPES IN CARPATHO-RUSYN HISTORY
11 November 2017 Cleveland Chapter - Converting Many Forms of Media to Digital Format
11 November 2017 FALL GATHERING IN ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
05 November 2017 Annual Heritage Celebration Dinner - The John Mihalasky Award - Honoree: Richard Laychock
29 October 2017 C-RS Annual National Meeting
28 October 2017 Dallas Chapter Presents: Read and Write Rusyn
26 October 2017 CARPATHO-RUSYN DAY - Cleveland City Hall
19 October 2017 Eastern European Congress of Ohio Present by the Youngstown/Warren/Sharon Chapter
18 October 2017 Rusyn Historical Bus Tour of Pittsburgh
15 October 2017 Cleveland Chapter - Iconography
14 October 2017 "Carpatho-Rusyns: Traditional Magic in the Village"
30 September 2017 Even Tears Were Not Enough
30 September 2017 5th Annual Rusyn Genealogy and Heritage Conference
17 September 2017 Cleveland Chapter - Presentation on Vistula Operation
16 September 2017 The Pennsylvania Rusyn Experience
09 September 2017 Beginning Genealogy And Exploring Eastern European Ancestry
27 August 2017 One World Day
26 August 2017 Vatra Time in Ohio
23 July 2017 Dining With Duchnovich
15 July 2017 CARPATHO-RUSYN SOCIETY EASTERN PA CHAPTER PROUDLY PRESENTS “Wooden Churches of Eastern Europe.”
17 June 2017 Nick Kupensky presents Father Kubek
10 June 2017 41st annual Slavjane Folk Ensemble Concert
03 June 2017 "Solid, Work-Hardened Slavs" Margaret Bourke-White’s Rusyn Photographs By Nick Kupensky
03 June 2017 The Vatra is Coming!!
07 May 2017 Introduction to the Cyrillic Alphabet by Paul Burik
05 May 2017 Slovaks and Rusyns: Differences and Similarities
22 April 2017 Paska to Pysanky – The Traditional Rusyn Easter Basket
21 April 2017 Andy Warhol: The Carpatho-Rusyn King of American Pop Art
09 April 2017 A Visit to the Presov region of the Carpathian Mountains
08 April 2017 Eastern European Month Celebration in Ohio
02 April 2017 Comparison & Contrast of Easter & traditions in Europe and US
25 March 2017 Winter in the Carpathians
25 March 2017 A Trip to the Homeland, presented by George Napuda
18 March 2017 Pysanky Classes for Adults and Children
11 March 2017 Pysanky Workshop
11 March 2017 NEW! C-RS “Coastal”
05 March 2017 Symbolism and History of Wooden Church Interior Architecture
25 February 2017 Soups’s On! – The Rusyn identity of Andy Warhol
25 February 2017 Uncovering & Publishing the History of PA's Carpatho-Rusyns
20 November 2016 Magic in the Carpathians: The Meaning and Function of Magic in the Lives of Our Ancestors
19 November 2016 Carpatho-Rusyn Society - 2016 Annual Meeting
12 November 2016 Genealogy and a Visit to Prešov
12 November 2016 Cooking Lesson in Parma - Traditional Christmas Foods
06 November 2016 C-RS New Jersey Chapter - Annual Dinner
05 November 2016 Let's Visit Prešov - Fort Mill, SC
30 October 2016 35th Annual Carpatho-Rusyn Celebration in Uniontown, PA
27 October 2016 Carpatho-Rusyn Meet & Greet in Seattle
22 October 2016 Genealogy Research in Cleveland
22 October 2016 4th Rusyn Genealogy and Heritage Conference
18 October 2016 Florida Branch - Let's Visit Presov
17 October 2016 C-RS Participation in the 16th Annual Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International Conference
09 October 2016 Carpatho-Rusyns: Myths and Stereotypes - A presentation by Paul Robert Magocsi
08 October 2016 Carpatho-Rusyns: Myths and Stereotypes - A presentation by Paul Robert Magocsi
08 October 2016 NC Branch - Bake, Take, and Freeze for the Holidays
07 October 2016 European Ukraine or Eurasian Russia - Presentation by Magocsi
02 October 2016 C-RS at Cleveland Museum of Art's 100th Anniversary
25 September 2016 New Jersey Chapter Presents St Michael’s Festival
24 September 2016 Church Commemorative Books: An Overlooked Genealogical Resource
24 September 2016 Colors of the Carpathians: Day Seminar
19 September 2016 Blessed Theodore Romzha Seminary Choir
18 September 2016 C-RS National Goals for the Present and Future
10 September 2016 Carpatho-Rusyn Booth at St. Ann International Day and Carnival
10 September 2016 4th Annual Youngstown/Warren/Sharon Chapter Rusyn/Slovak Picnic & Vatra (Bonfire)
28 August 2016 C-RS Cleveland Chapter at the 100th Anniversary of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens
05 August 2016 23rd Annual Rusyn Food Festival
30 July 2016 8th Annual Southwest Vatra Piknik
09 July 2016 C-RS Participation in Pittsburgh Bicentennial Parade
09 July 2016 Carpatho-Rusyn Society at the Youngstown State University Festival of Arts
18 June 2016 Carpatho-Rusyn Society at Simply Slavic
16 June 2016 Cemeteries, Tombstones, and More
11 June 2016 40th Annual Slavjane Folk Ensemble Concert
06 June 2016 On This Day: Play Festival - Sponsored by Theatre Britain
04 June 2016 The American Dukhnovych: The Life and Work of Emil Kubek
28 May 2016 Carpatho-Rusyn Wooden Churches of Eastern Europe
21 May 2016 Pittsburgh-Style Oldies
21 May 2016 Interactive Genealogy Workshop
15 May 2016 Screening of "Changed by Thalerhof"
03 May 2016 Sing-along with Jerry Jumba

Carpatho-Rusyn Society

915 Dickson St.
Munhall, PA 15120-1929
412-567-3077
www.c-rs.org

The Carpatho-Rusyn Society is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to manifesting Carpatho-Rusyn culture in the United States and supporting Rusyn culture in the Homeland in east central Europe. It works to educate Rusyns and non-Rusyns about Rusyn culture and history, and to support the development of Rusyn culture on both sides of the Atlantic. As a membership organization, it boasts over 1,800 members worldwide who support the organization's work through their annual contributions of dues as well as voluntary contributions to funds that support Rusyn cultural development abroad as well as humanitarian aid for Rusyn communities in Europe.

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