February – March 2019

Feb
23
Sat
Beethoven and Saint-Saëns
Feb 23 – Feb 24 all-day

A joyous romp through a series of chamber music favourites including Saint-Saëns’ Septet and Beethoven’s String Quartet.


Gordon Gerrard, piano

Arthur Foote: A Night Piece
Beethoven: String Quartet Op. 18, No. 3
Violet Archer: Divertimento
Saint-Saëns: Septet Op. 65

 

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German Worship at Mouth Olive Lutheran Church @ Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Regina
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm
Kindermaskenball
Feb 23 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Feb
26
Tue
German for Travellers @ Aden Bowman Collegiate
Feb 26 @ 12:00 am
Mar
3
Sun
Spring Postillion articles due today!
Mar 3 all-day

Make sure to have your Postillion articles submitted by today!

If you have any questions, please email postillion@saskgermancouncil.org or fill out the contact form below.

SGC_Members

SGC currently has 38 member groups throughout the province. Among the member groups are clubs, language schools, dance groups and choirs as well as various other arts, culture and recreation groups. All member groups are entitled to apply for SGC member funding and representatives are invited to attend the annual President’s Meeting and Treffpunkt Weekend. More…

SGC_Settlement

We offer immigrant settlement services to newcomers in Saskatoon and area. Our Immigrant Settlement Advisor helps with all aspects of settlement. The service is free of charge and available in German and English as well as in all other languages with the help of an over-the-phone interpretation service. More…

SGC_Postillion

The Postillion is the Council’s quarterly newsletter. It contains a variety of information on our community of people of German-speaking backgrounds. Furthermore, the newsletter has a member section, containing reports and articles from many SGC member groups. More…

 

About Saskatchewan German Council

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Founded in 1984, the Saskatchewan German Council is a registered volunteer-based, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the heritage, culture and interests of Saskatchewan people of German-speaking backgrounds.

The Council plays an active role in building provincial multiculturalism and the Canadian mosaic. The Council is guided in all its activities by its by-laws as well as by a comprehensive set of policies.

A Board of Directors consisting of 10 elected members meets at least twice a year to set the tone and direction for all the Council’s activities. A number of committees are in place to investigate and manage matters of special interest.

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