WEEKLY ACTIVITIES

Mondays

 

9:30-11:30am

Mutter-Kind Gruppe for mothers/fathers and their children aged 0-6. Come, stay and play!

 

7pm

Skat Club Card Night!

On a long weekend with the Monday being a holiday, we play two rounds starting at 3:30pm!

Tuesdays

 

Choir practice is taking a break, but will be back for some songs for our Christmas party.

Saturdays
 

German School is held in the little hall Saturday mornings from October to March. If you are interested in learning German, find more information for the next classes under the 'deutsche schule tab'.

Classes are 1.5 hours each and typically run from 8:20 am to 1:10 pm.

Annual Events

 

We celebrate Frühlingsfest, Sommernachtsfest, Oktoberfest and Weihnachtsfest every year, as well as our annual Christmas Market. Our annual Christmas Market is where you can purchase all of your Christmas shopping and authentic German homemade cookies. We are also excited to offer Laternenfest to our annual calendar of celebrations. Please check the upcoming events on the right often for announcement regarding these events! Posters will become available and placed under the News tab once the event draws nearer.

New Events

 

Seeing as our Mutter-Kind Gruppe opened in Fall 2021, we are looking forward to having more family friendly events in the year 2022. We invite all families and individuals who wish to join in our festivities to do so, regardless if you know how to speak German or not.

 

Our next family event will be a summer camp style event (check the news tab for a poster and more information as the event draws nearer).

 

We truly enjoyed having our Easter celebration (Easter Scavenger Hunt, crafts, games, and snacks) this year and are hoping to do another one next year!

We are also looking into having a May celebration as well. If you have more ideas on what you would like to see the German Club do please contact Marion at 403-872-4316. 

Membership Meetings

The German-Canadian Club holds meetings specifically for members to update them on upcoming events, old and new business as well as financials. Members are encouraged to attend the meetings to find out the latest goings-on of the club.

Our next Membership Meeting will be announced soon here.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Join us in celebrating events throughout the year. Please see the below upcoming events and call us for ticket reservations!

Skat Night

Join us to play the wonderful German card game Skat! We start playing at 7:00 pm at the clubhouse. Long weekends, we play two rounds with a barbeque between the rounds, beginning at 3:30pm. Come on out and have fun.

Bingo Night

Bingo is our most important fundraiser and we have a Bingo night in the Red Deer Bingo Centre once a month. For all Bingo dates, please check our events calendar on the tab above. If you are able to help out, please call Donna @ 403.343.1744 or Sandy @ 403.986.4242

Sommernachtsfest - June 18, 2022

Members are looking forward to celebrating Summer with a Sommernachtsfest after Membership meeting. Membership meeting is set to begin at 2pm. The club will provide Wuerstchen and members are asked to bring salads, etc. 

Canada Day - July 1, 2022

Finally, after a couple of years of starving for this prestigious event, we are once again attending Canada Day Celebrations at Bower Ponds, serving Brats and Smokies, crispy french fries and Black Forest cake. This is a public event hosted by the Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society, which we are a proud member of. Come join us "painting Bower Ponds red" to honor the anniversary of the Confederation!

Campfire Night - late August, 2022

Come and sit around the campfire with us, share a drink and some stories and enjoy the company. The exact date is still to be determined, but it will be in late August, that much we know today already.

Oktoberfest - September 24, 2022

We are looking forward to celebrating Oktoberfest in 2022 where members will be celebrating our annual event with the company of family and friends. We will be celebrating Oktoberfest with a live band and catering. More information to come as the event draws nearer.

Christmas Market - November 5, 2022

Look out for our 2022 Christmas Market on November 5, where you will be able to get ready for Christmas with all of your Christmas shopping. Be sure to check out the Cookie Walk - fill a plastic cookie box with homemade authentic German cookies for just $7.

Laternenfest - November 11, 2022

The Club is excited to host our second annual Laternenfest to celebrate Saint Martin's Day. Families are invited to make lanterns (all materials provided), parade around the property singing traditional songs, enjoy a potluck dinner and hot chocolate, tea, coffee (or Gluehwein for purchase) around a campfire (weather permitting). Join us in the family-friendly setting, more information to come as the date draws nearer.

Christmas Party - 2022 date TBD

The Club is looking forward to having Santa visit our Christmas Party again this year. Children will get to sit on Santa's lap before receiving a goodie bag. Christmas treats will be put out following Santa's visit. Come and get in the holiday spirit, you can even learn a German Christmas Carol or two. Contact Donna to confirm number and gender of children to ensure your child receives a Christmas goodie bag from Santa.