German Activities in December

Here are some exciting Christmas events for 2015:

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  1.  Vancouver Christmas Market

The Vancouver Christmas Market is now open and is a great place to experience a Christmas Market, just like in Germany. It closes 6 pm on December 24th, wo don’t miss out!
Adult (13+ years): $8 Friday 4pm-9pm & Saturday, Sunday 11am-9pm
Adult (13+ years): $4 Monday – Friday Fri 11am-4pm
Youth (7-12 years): $4
Children (0-6 years): FREE
Carousel Rides: $3 per ticket, $10 for a package of 5 ride tickets

I am organizing volunteers for the SOS Children’s Village to help collect donations.  If you are interested, please call me!

2.  St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church

Christmas Bazaar is on November 28th – 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
The binding of the Advent wreaths will be on November 24 and 25 starting at 10:00 am.

Help would be most welcome on November 27 to prepare everything and also after the Bazaar on November 28 to get things back into order.
Pre-order for fresh Advent-wreath and if you would like to help call Carole (604-299-8434).

December 13th 9:30 am – German Service with Christmas Play of Sunday School 11:00 am – English Service

Christmas Eve, Dec. 24th 5:00 pm – English Service with Special Music.

Sunday, December 27th 10:00 am – English Service with Carols and Reading (NO German Service)

3.  Vancouver Alpenclub

Thursday, December 31st, 2015 at 7 pm at

*Gourmet Buffet
*Live Music by Euroband
*Midnight Snacks
*Live Music by Franzl

Guests $75.00 Members $70.00

4.  German Canadian Care Home

Enjoy a Christmas Concert to benefit the German Canadian Care Home
Sunday, November 29th, 2015 at the Vancouver Alpenclub at 2 pm

Admission is $15
Christmas Prelude by the Edelweiss Musikanten at 1:30 pm
Concert includes songs by the Concordia Choir, the AVC Melody Choir, the St. Mark’s Church Instrumental Kreis and the MGV Lyra!

5.  Vancouver Swiss Choir

Are performing at the Vancouver Christmas Market at 7 pm on Thursday, December 3rd.

6.  Surrey German Language School

Saturday, December 12th will have their Christmas Performance with several vendors selling European items.

7.  Westside German Language School

The children will be performing at the Vancouver Christmas Market at 5 pm on Tuesday, December 15th.

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