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Dyngus Day

A Dyngus Day feast

A Dyngus Day feast

April 21, 2014 5:08 pm Photos

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Dyngus Day at Portage American Legion

Dyngus Day at Portage American Legion

Cyndi Back, auxillary president, left, and Carolyn Shipla dish up carry out orders of Polish sausage, sauerkraut, new potatoes, grilled onions and sour cream Monday at The American Legion Post 260 in Portage as they celebrate Dyngus Day with a lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The fund…

April 21, 2014 4:06 pm
Dyngus Day at Portage American Legion

Dyngus Day at Portage American Legion

Cyndi Back, auxillary president of The American Legion Post 260, serves Diane and Bob Samansky, of Portage, on Monday during Dyngus Day lunch and dinner at the post's hall. In the foreground are Jim and Pat Brown, of Valparaiso. The post served up Polish sausage, sauerkraut, new potatoes, gr…

April 21, 2014 4:06 pm

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April 20, 2014 12:00 am
Crowd celebrates Dyngus Day at Hammond church

Crowd celebrates Dyngus Day at Hammond church

Take Five members, from left, David Little, Ted Tomczak and Nancy Dziadus play polka music Monday at the Dyngus Day celebration at All Saints Church.

April 01, 2013 7:46 pm
Crowd celebrates Dyngus Day at Hammond church

Crowd celebrates Dyngus Day at Hammond church

Dorothy Polus, of Calumet City, enjoys being sung to by Tony Paliga, of the band Take Five, during the Dyngus Day celebration Monday at All Saints Church in Hammond. Dyngus Day, a Polish-American event, celebrates the end of the Lenten season.

April 01, 2013 7:46 pm

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March 31, 2013 12:05 am

LaPorte celebrates 25 years of Dyngus days

LAPORTE | Dyngus Day in LaPorte — judging by the jam-packed crowds and dancing in some of the bars Monday night — appears to be just as popular as it was when it began 25 years ago.

April 09, 2012 7:15 pm
Post-Lenten merrymaking marks Dyngus Day in Hammond

Post-Lenten merrymaking marks Dyngus Day in Hammond

Leona Panek, left, and husband Stanley Panek attend the Dyngus Day celebration Monday at All Saints Church in Hammond.

April 09, 2012 6:05 pm
Post-Lenten merrymaking marks Dyngus Day in Hammond

Post-Lenten merrymaking marks Dyngus Day in Hammond

Take Five drummer Brian Tomczak sets up to play Monday at the Dyngus Day celebration at All Saints Church in Hammond. Dyngus Day is a post-Lenten time of merrymaking that began in Poland.

April 09, 2012 6:05 pm
Post-Lenten merrymaking marks Dyngus Day in Hammond

Post-Lenten merrymaking marks Dyngus Day in Hammond

The band Take Five sets up to play Monday at the Dyngus Day celebration at All Saints Church in Hammond.

April 09, 2012 6:05 pm
Post-Lenten merrymaking marks Dyngus Day in Hammond

Post-Lenten merrymaking marks Dyngus Day in Hammond

Traditional hardboiled eggs dyed with onion peels are seen Monday at the Dyngus Day celebration at All Saints Church in Hammond.

April 09, 2012 6:05 pm
Dyngus Day celebration grows in Portage

Dyngus Day celebration grows in Portage

PORTAGE | Keith Ely Elliott and his wife, Susan, are on a mission to bring a Polish tradition to Portage.

April 09, 2012 6:00 pm Photos

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Dyngus Day revelers arrested

LaPORTE | Dyngus Day is becoming more of a regional attraction, and, for bar owners, what's supposed to be a religious celebration after fasting during Lent is the most profitable time of the year.

April 26, 2011 3:45 pm
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