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Feb 2, 2019 Annual Slavonic Festival at St. Thomas Church Rahway NJ

maryann2150 | Jan 15, 201907:57 PM    

The parish family of St. Thomas the Apostle Byzantine Catholic Church invites all to attend their 32nd Annual Slavonic Festival on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 12 noon to 9 p.m. Admission is free and parking is plentiful. The parish center at 1407 St. Georges Ave, Rahway is transformed into a dining hall, where the family can purchase ethnic specialties to eat in or take out.

The most popular dishes being served are stuffed cabbage, potato-cheese pirohi, chicken paprikash, borscht soup, beef-barley soup, Slovak goulash, and kielbasa and sauerkraut. Picnic foods such as Slavic hot dogs, homemade hamburgers and potato pancakes are also available. Meals are available for very reasonable prices. There is fresh coffee, tea, soda, wine and beer for the diners. Dessert is available in the form of palachinka, with various fruit fillings and funnel cakes and homemade cakes and cookies

There will be live music at parish center, provided by the Slovak Music Band – “Kontakty”.

For the first time – the Slovak Limbora Singers and Dancers will perform in the afternoon.

Spin the Wheels and try your luck at the games of chance to win food baskets and prizes. A 50/50 Raffle will be held with the winning ticket drawn at 8:30pm. There will also be church tours throughout the day.

The Divine Liturgy will be celebrated by Rt. Rev. James Hayer, pastor of St. Thomas, at 5:30 p.m. All are invited. For more information, please call the church office at 732-382-5300

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