Translated local news headlines for June 12- Torun

By Marcus FichtlJune 12, 2024

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Editor's Note: These are courtesy translations of local news provided by the U.S. Army Garrison Poland Public Affairs team for the benefit the military community stationed here. Views or opinions are not endorsed by USAG Poland or the U.S. Army.

Enjoy breakfast on the grass

Good music, coffee and something sweet. Come to a family meeting in the park in Bydgoskie Przedmieście. Cultural breakfast on the grass has an open formula of an outdoor picnic and will take place on Saturday 15 June 2024. The entrance to the party is free.

From 10.00 the organizers invite to recreational areas for deck chairs and blankets. There will be no shortage of attractions: there will be yoga under the clouds, concerts, ecological workshops, painting animations and walks with guides. No stress, no rush, no bustle of the city -- just relaxation.

In the program:

  • concert of Tomasz Krzemiński, bassist, double bassist and singer
  • the musical chillout zone
  • concerts of the vocal and instrumental duo Joanna Kaczmarkiewicz & Jan Gembala;
  • outdoor painting with animators
  • demonstrations of dog fitness
  • the young zone with Kids Art – creation of souvenir magnets
  • good coffee from Bike Cafe
  • painting ecological bags
  • confectionery stands, homemade pastries, seasonal fruits
  • open air yoga
  • Family tournaments

Military Picnic for the Fourth Time

14-16 June 2024 The Toruń Fortress Museum, a branch of the Regional Museum in Toruń, invites you to the fourth “Military Picnic”. This time, during the three-day event, in the square in front of the museum, you will be able to see the latest equipment used by our army, check the focus and reflexes on the shooting range and try a real military pea.

There will be plenty of historical vehicles from World War II in the museum parking lot. Among them will be not only those on wheels, such as the Fiat 508, Buick Super 8, Citroeny B2 and B14, PZInż 343 with 40 mm Bofors wz. 36 or the Fiat 303 tractor with 37 mm anti-tank gun, but also equipment on the crawlers: the TK-S tankette and the FT-17 tank.

But that's not all! The courtyard in front of the barracks will also be filled with an exhibition of historical small arms, a collection of old vehicles and other, very interesting attractions.

During the picnic, the entrance to the permanent exhibition at the Toruń Fortress Museum will cost PLN 5, and for visiting the exhibition in the company of the guide you will spend another PLN 5 (from 11:00 to 16:00 every hour).

Start of the event on Friday, June 14 at 2:00 p.m. For the next two days, they will be open from 10:00 to 18:00.

Torun EURO 2024 Soccer Tournament Fan zone in the Lab – Przystan.

In Toruń, you will be able to cheer in the fan zone, which will be located in the Lab-Przystan.

- We invite all soccer fans to the newly opened Fan Zone! It is the perfect place to experience the excitement of Euro 2024. Do not miss the opportunity to cheer together and enjoy the unique atmosphere of the Euro 2024! Take your friends and family – guaranteed emotions! – encourages Torun City Hall.

The entry to the fan zone will be free with two exceptions - on Fridays and Saturdays after 10 p.m. you will have to pay, but it involves not so much the broadcast of particularly interesting matches, but with musical events, which will be held in parallel in the Lab – Przystan.

Matches of the European soccer championship will also be available in Toruń. However, in order for such a public transmission to be legal at all, the owner of the premises must first obtain the consent and license from TVP, the official broadcaster Euro 2024 in Poland.