The Luzerne County Historical Society will hold a roundtable discussion on Polish genealogical research from 10 a.m. to noon today at the society’s museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre.
Discussion leaders will be Hania Wictzak, a native of Poland and expert on Polish history, culture and genealogy; Anthony Paddock, a researcher who compiled the histories of Sacred Heart of Jesus Parochial School, Dupont, and Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Avoca; and Joseph Habersky, retired high school science teacher and grandson of Polish immigrants and amateur genealogist.
The program is free to the public and is being held in conjunction with the historical society’s current exhibit, The Polish in Luzerne County. Donations are welcome and light refreshments will be served. Call 570-822-1727 or email email@example.com for reservations.
Two additional programs will be held Jan. 28. Polish Stories and Crafts for Children, ages 4 to 10, will be offered from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and Polish Costume Embroidery will be discussed and demonstrated by Alice Rae Kutish in the Polish in Luzerne County exhibit gallery from 1 to 3 p.m.