Celebrating Polish Heritage, Arts, Culture, and Language

Our Mission:
To encourage, and further knowledge of Polish culture, traditions, history, language, arts, current affairs, and local events through cultural activities, classes, seminars, and any and all appropriate means.
To foster friendly relations between the American and Polish people.

Monthly Presentations of Polish Films

Presented free with English subtitles – the first Sunday of each month at 3:30pm. Details and SCHEDULE are here.

Polish Monthly Film Screening, Sunday, September 4, 2016

FLIjakrozpetww22 - poster 1
WHAT: How I Unleashed World War II / Jak rozpetalem II wojne swiatowa, part 1 (The Escape), 1970, English subtitles, action/comedy, 80 min.
WHERE: Austin Public Library at Manchaca Road Branch, 5500 Manchaca Road Tel: 512-974-8700
WHEN: Sunday, September 4 at 3:30pm

CONTACT: joanna.guttlehr@austinpolishfilm.com

Director and screenwriter: Tadeusz Chmielewski
Cinematography: Jerzy Stawicki
Music: Jerzy Matuszkiewicz
Cast: Marian Kociniak, Janina Boronska, Adam Cyprian, and others.

Part one of trilogy which follows Franek Dolas through World War II. It is 4:00 AM, September 1st, 1939. The German troops are about to invade Poland. Private Franek Dolas overslept his train stop and instead of protecting Poland’s border finds himself on the German side. Suddenly awakened, Dolas notices a German soldier, makes his one and only shot… and all hell breaks loose. From this time on Private Dolas is convinced that he single-handedly started the World War II. He will now desperately try to return to his Polish unit traveling across the war-ridden Europe. This popular Polish comedy, is full of laughter and amazing landscapes. Based on the novel, Przygody kanoniera Dolasa by Kazimierz Sławiński.

Trailer(in Polish).

The registration for Polish Language Classes is now open!

Classes for Kids

NEW LOCATION!!! Hills Lutheran Church, 3525 Bee Caves Rd, Austin, TX 78746.

Austin Polish Society is offering Polish Language classes to children age 3 and up. The Polish Language classes are structured to teach children how to read, write, and speak in Polish. Students will also have the opportunity to learn about Polish customs, traditions, and history. All classes will be conducted entirely in Polish.

more info @ www.austinpolishsociety.org/new/polish-language-classes
register @ www.austinpolishsociety.org/new/polish-language-classes-2

If you are interested in 1,5h class, please contact Magda Boudni at 512 586 1104 or magdaszatanik@gmail.com

Classes for Adults

Asian American Resource Center, 8401 Cameron Rd Austin, TX 78754

Austin Polish Society is offering Polish Language classes for adults. The Polish Language classes are structured to teach how to read, write, and speak in Polish. Students will also have the opportunity to learn about Polish customs and traditions. We offer beginning and intermediate level.

more info @ www.austinpolishsociety.org/new/polish-language-classes-for-adults
register @ www.austinpolishsociety.org/new/polish-language-classes-2

If you have any question, please contact Magda Boudni @ 512 586 1104 or magdaszatanik@gmail.com

Mówmy po polsku!!!

Polish Language Classes at UT in the Fall:

First year Polish 1 -POL 506

pol 506

This course is the first semester of Polish language instruction. The course will assist in mastering grammar, the four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing), and Polish culture.

Polish is spoken by almost 40 million people in Poland & around the world, including the U.S.

Please, contact the instructor Bernadeta Kaminska regarding placement.

Polish Language Classes at UT in the Fall:

Second-Year Polish I – BUR 231

POL312K - 2nd Year Polish I

Second-Year Polish seeks to integrate knowledge of the culture and society of contemporary Poland with the acquisition of grammar and vocabulary.
The course continues the exploration of the language, emphasizing proficiency in contemporary Polish: listening, reading, speaking, and writing.

Please, contact the instructor Bernadeta Kaminska at BernadetaKaminska@austin.utexas.edu

The English-language podcast called POLcast

POLcast is the FIRST EVER English language podcast about Poland and Poles around the world. It’s a colourful weekly audio magazine delivered directly to your computer, smartphone or tablet.

If you have a Polish customer, colleague, girlfriend or grandmother – you will hear something that will help you to enrich these relations.

Through POLcast you will learn fascinating things about Poland, its culture, customs, geography, history, contemporary issues, as well as all kinds of amazing things Poles around the world do and often surprising connections of the world with Poland. NO POLITICS!

Each episode brings you interesting interviews, historical facts, trivia, music, and a lot more.

We follow up and expand on each episode’s themes here, on mypolcast.com, giving you more info, links, photos, videos, etc. You can search by EPISODE or by STORY.

Enjoy this new first of its kind project, and please tell others.



Austin Polish Society Questionnaire – we value your input!


Thank you for visiting the APS site. We welcome you to join our exploration and celebration of all things Polish.

Whether you are Polish or just interested in learning more about the history, language, food and films, you are invited to become part of our unique community of members.
Please join us on this wonderful cultural journey celebrating Poland and its people.

Your input and comments on the following anonymous questionnaire will be helpful in planing APS events.

Please, click on the following link: APS Questionnaire

The information you provide in this questionnaire will allow us to assess how APS as a volunteer-based organization can help better understand Polish culture. Your participation is voluntary. All answers you provide will be kept in the strictest confidentiality and won’t be shared with any party.

Biblioteka internetowa Wolne Lektury

Darmowe, opracowane, pełne teksty lektur, e-booki, audiobooki i pliki DAISY na wolnej licencji.