GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Pulaski Days in Grand Rapids is celebrated annually during the first full weekend of October.
The event runs from October 7-9th this year.
The Pulaski Days parade is Saturday at 11 a.m. on Michigan Street and will stretch from College to Diamond. Parade trophies will be awarded after the parade.
A Polka Mass is scheduled for Sunday at 11 a.m. at the John Ball Park Bandshell. A raffle will also take place Sunday.
According to a news release, Pulaski Days is meant to bring people of all nationalities together to promote understanding and good will. The event is in honor of General Casimir Pulaski, an American Revolutionary War Hero who was a Polish immigrant that sacrificed his life for the cause of liberty in America.
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