The Lake Michigan Chapter of the Carpatho-Rusyn Society invites you to a Rusyn New Year Pot-Luck on Saturday, January 15 at St. Michael Orthodox Church, 7313 Waukegan Road, Niles, IL.
The doors open at noon for socializing, shopping at the Rusyn market and photo scanning.
We're collecting the history of Rusyns in the Chicago area and Northwest Indiana. You can help by bring your old family photographs and documents for us to scan and make digital copies without harming the originals. Please bring typed or printed names of the people and places and the date of the photo to include in the archives.
The feasting begins at 1 p.m., followed by some traditional Rusyn Christmas carols.
Bring your favorite Rusyn or other covered dish, or dessert. Beverages will be provided.
RSVP by January 10th the number coming and what you'll be bringing to firstname.lastname@example.org (Charlotte) or 708-895-3074 (Ken) Be sure & leave a message.
Directions from the north: Take I-294 South to Exit IL-58/Golf Rd. Turn left on East River Rd. then left (east) on Golf Rd. Turn right (south) on IL-21/Milwaukee Ave. Make a left on Howard St. and a right on Waukegan Rd. Turn left into church parking lot across from Marathon Gas Station.
Directions from the south: Take I-90 to Touhy Ave. exit (I-Pass users stay to right as exit is immediately after tollbooth). Stay on Touhy thru Park Ridge. Turn left on Milwaukee (small park on right with Christmas display), staying in right lane and immediately after turning bear right onto Waukegan Road. Church sits back off road across from Marathon Gas Station.