Weekend Lineup
Remember Mom at Weimar Gedenke, Squeeze Mom in Kyle
If it's Mother's Day weekend, then it's time for Weimar folks to remember their German heritage with Gedenke! Fun gets started Friday night as the BBQ cook-off contenders fire up their grills while Broken Alibi and Steel Country fire up their guitars. Saturday, the music lineup features Terry Cavanagh & Alpine Express, Snake River Red, and The Emotions. Also on Saturday, the City of Kyle presents its 2nd Annual Squeeze Me Fest. Great music all day long - Conjunto Los Pinkys, Czech Melody Masters, Grupo Massa, Walburg Boys, and Conjunto Cats. Squeeze out some time for this fest!
Church picnic alert: Sunday - Loebau Lutheran Church in Lincoln with Lost Cause Band. 

Feeling FESTive? 22nd Annual Maifest at the German Free School in Austin with music by Austin Polka Band and Off the Grid.

More great music: Friday - Roger Kirby & Texas Heartbeat in Elm Mott...Bring your lawn chairs to listen to Texas Legacy Czech Band on the Fulbrook Gazebo in Fulshear. Saturday -  The Jazz Medics bring the Big Band swing to Lodge 88 in Hosuton...Texas Legacy Czech Band provides the music for the Happy Cousins Dance Club public dance in Rosenberg...Go Cajun with Bayou Sounds at Cajun French Music Association dance in San Antonio. Sunday - Take Mom dancing on her day at the Community Picnic at Peter's Hall in Sealy with Chris Rybak (Happy Mother's Day Joyce and Edita!)...Sefcik Hall in Seaton has Shorty Grisham & Friends (Happy Mother's Day Alice!).

Dance in memory of your mom or take your mom dancing. Polka On!

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Have you bought your tickets to the TPN 30th Birthday Bash yet? Click here to get your advance tickets for $10. Mark the date on your calendar: Saturday, June 30 at KC Hall in Schulenburg. Six polka bands * Dance lessons by Valina * Door prizes * Subscription drive winners announced * Lifetime TPN subscription raffle * Slovacek's - official food sponsor * Shiner Beer - official band sponsor

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Brenham Maifest
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SPJST Car Show
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Hostyn Spring Picnic
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Houston Polish Festival
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Sweet Home Music City
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Floresville Opry
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Congrats to the Hall of Fame inductees and music award winners from the International Polka Association. Winners include Mollie B and Alex Meixner Band. Read more.


See photos of Fayetteville VFD Fundraiser by Julie Matus

Watch the videos by Walt Harfmann of the polka jam at the SPJST Car Show
A couple was celebrating their 75th anniversary.  During the celebration the man was saying what a wonderful marriage it had been.  Never even a single argument.  Later, a friend asked the man what his secret was to have enjoyed such a long marriage with no disagreements.  The man replied that it was simple.  He said, "We agreed in the beginning that I would make all the major decisions and she would make all the minor ones."  His friend said that even so it is amazing that there were no disagreements.  The long-married groom responded, "There never were any major decisions."
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