August – September 2016

Aug
14
Sun
14th Annual Club Picnic – Regina German Club
Aug 14 all-day
Aug
18
Thu
Folkfest 2016
Aug 18 – Aug 20 all-day

For more information, please visit:

http://www.saskatoonfolkfest.com/

Sep
12
Mon
September Cooking Class @ German Cultural Centre
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sep
23
Fri
5th Annual Fall Supper @ German Cultural Centre
Sep 23 all-day

Check back later for more information!

Sep
25
Sun
Autumn Postillion Articles due!
Sep 25 all-day

Make sure to have your Postillion articles submitted by today!

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

SGC_Members

SGC currently has 37 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

Saskatchewan German Council - Circle Logo

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 11 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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