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Celebrate Dyngus Day in Tremont with Opportunities to Support the People of Ukraine

Dyngus Day marks the end of the somewhat restrictive observance of Lent with a let-loose party worthy of the joy of Easter. Over the decades, the Easter Monday holiday has become a wonderful opportunity to celebrate Polish and other Eastern European culture and heritage. This year’s holiday will take place on Monday, April 18th.
Dyngus Day, or Wet Monday, is the name for Easter Monday. Historically a Polish tradition, Dyngus Day celebrates the end of the observance of Lent and the joy of Easter. Over the decades, Dyngus Day has become a wonderful holiday to celebrate Polish-American culture, cuisine, and traditions. Dyngus Day Cleveland also will celebrate with an event from 10am-8pm in Gordon Square. There are plenty of ways to celebrate here in Tremont, too.

  • Ukrainian Museum-Archives will be open to the public from 12pm until 4pm. The museum and gift store will be open. Staff and volunteers will give tours. UMA will be collecting First Aid supplies to be sent to Ukraine. Items that are needed are listed on UMA’s website, https://www.umacleveland.org/
  • Roosevelt Post 58– Open at noon. Celebrate the Polish tradition at a real Polish club. Open to the public. Polish music played. Sausage and sauerkraut served. Traditional Eastern European beers served. Come join us for this festive day.
  • Forest City Brewery is committed to standing in solidarity with Ukraine, Forest City Brewery in Cleveland has begun the process for brewing their latest beer, “Slava Ukraini!” (Glory to Ukraine!) and have pledged to donate $1 of every pint sold to Ukrainian Red Cross. Additionally, Forest City Brewing will donate $1 for every order of Freedom Pierogies purchased through Dyngus Day. FCB will open at 12noon on Dygus Day and will have Live Music, Polish Food and Drinks!
  • The South Side is putting on an all-day event in collaboration with Dyngus Day and a portion of all the proceeds will go to help the IRC send vital supplies to displaced children and families. Enjoy live music from local bands including South Side Owner, Sherman DeLozier’s band Faces of Belmez and Polka band, Visinata. Additionally, they will have bingo, and a full menu of Ukrainian and Polish specialties featuring pierogis, borsch, kielbasa, and more.
  • Prosperity Social Club Dyngus Day Specials:
    Polish Style Stuffed Cabbage (in addition to our standard Hungarian Style), Kielbasa Corndogs along with our Year-Round Fare of Pierogis, Potato Pancakes, Cabbage + Noodles, and our famous “Ethnic Platter” which includes all of the above Year-Round Fare plus a Stuffed Cabbage. We’ll also be offering our salads, burgers, pastas, and our renowned Fish Fry.
  • Rowley Inn is open from 7am until 11pm on Dyngus Day. They serve Pierogi Dinners and Kielbasa Dinners as well as their famous Polish-ish Boy that includes Kielbasa, kraut, peach bourbon bbq, stadium mustard, sauteed onions & peppers, served on a pierogi bun!

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