St. Joseph County Democrats, Republicans celebrate Dyngus Day with daylong schedule of activities and appearances

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By: Jon Zimney jzimney@953mnc.com

The Monday after Easter marks Dyngus Day. Michiana and several other communities in the U.S. celebrate in grand style. Locally, the day mixes the Polish holiday with politics and serves as the kick-off of the Indiana political season.

The St. Joseph County Democratic Party and the St. Joseph County Republican Party have scheduled a full day’s worth of events and candidate appearances.

St. Joseph County Democratic Party Dyngus/Solidarity Day Schedule of Events

  • 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. UAW Local 5 Breakfast 1426 S. Main Street, South Bend
  • 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Hoosier Tap 718 W. Indiana, South Bend
  • 11:00 – 12:00 p.m. Fiddler’s Hearth 127 N. Main, South Bend
  • 11:30 – 2:00 p.m. West Side Democratic & Civic Club 617 S. Warren, South Bend
  • 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Elks Lodge #298 1001 W. Western, South Bend
  • 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. DeAmici’s Club 302 W 11th St, Mishawaka, IN 46544
  • 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Clay Township Democratic Club 109 E. Pendle, Roseland

St. Joseph County Republican Party Dyngus/Solidarity Day Schedule of Events

  • 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. Pancakes & Sausage Breakfast STJGOP Headquarters – 4133 Main St, South Bend
  • 8:55 – 9:00 a.m. Millers Vets Ceremony Presentation STJGOP Headquarters
  • 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. GOP rally with Gov Mike Pence, Rep. Jackie Walorski, Senate and Attorney General Candidates at STJGOP headquarters
  • 10:15 – 11:00 p.m. SB Elks #298 1001 W. Western, South Bend
  • 11:45 – 12:45 p.m. Fiddler’s Hearth 127 N. Main, South Bend
  • 1:00 – 1:30 p.m. ZB Falcons 323 S. Sheridan, South Bend
  • 1:45 – 2:30 p.m.Am Vets Post 66 1606 W Western, South Bend
  • 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. CJ’s Pub 236 S. Michigan, South Bend
  • 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Oaken Bucket 1212 S. Ironwood, South Bend
  • 5:00 – 5:45 p.m. Elks Lodge #235 3535 McKinley, South Bend
  • 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. American Legion Post 303 2503 Mishawaka Ave, South Bend