Make sure to read all about the Folkfest in Spiritwood that took place at the beginning of September, more than 700 people participated in the festival.

Click here to read the article.

 

German Language School Saskatoon

German for children, high school students and adults!

Classes starting this week, register now!

 

For more information, click here.

Spring Time in the Queen City

 

Spring time at the Regina German club finds us completing a few more renovations. We replaced our front doors with more secure steel ones, and we finished bringing our women’s bathroom up to the same level as the men’s bathroom. The big reveal of the new bathroom was done at Mosaic and many people commented how nice they looked.

Spring in Regina finds many cultural organizations setting up displays to demonstrate their culture to their neighbors. The German club opened their doors to show off our music, dancing, food, and drink. Volunteers from all around Regina and area came together to make this event as successful as it was. Several thousand people gathered at the club to take part in the activities. Our Volksliederchor entertained the crowds with their songs and our Karnevalgesellschaft brought smiles to all in attendance with their dance performances from Sound of Music and a demonstration from the smallest of dancers. Our food options changed this year and many were very happy to tear into our new choices. Our chef, Bryce, put together some amazing Schweine Haxen. The honeys pork melted in your mouth, and the portion size was enough to make any good German happy. People stayed late enjoying the hot weather every night and enjoying the bands that played in our outdoor tent.

Following on the heels of Mosaic the Regina German Club hosted the SGC’s annual Teffpunkt. Family Fun day saw an influx of children that was very welcome. The children enjoyed the use of a bouncy house, played games, and had their faces painted. The adult attendees of the weekend were invited on tours of some of the features of our city including a tour of local brewery, Rebellion Brewing, a Genealogy session with Alvin Knoll, and a pretzel making session with Andrea MacLeod.

 

For more information please go to our website www.reginagermanclub.ca

 

05 May / 2015

Celebrating 60 years!

As some of you might know, the Volksliederchor Harmonie celebrated their 60th anniversary this past weekend. From pictures and videos, it looks like the event was well attended and greatly enjoyed.

To view the videos, click here.

 

Yesterday, May 5th, the SGC attended YXE Connects – “a one stop shop for our community to access services and resources”. This was the first time such an event was organized for Saskatoon.

The event was held at the White Buffalo Lodge and at the City Centre Church with bouncy castles and a BBQ outside. It featured more than a dozen local organizations including, a clothing depot, professional advice on things like personal finances, haircuts and immunizations were offered, and the Saskatoon Library was there with a variety of books.

Our table was located between the Newcomer Information Centre and the International Women of Saskatoon.

This was a chance for SGC to promote our Immigrant Settlement Advisor’s work and the free services that are available. It also gave us the opportunity to let the community know of our many member groups.

We’re looking forward to attend next year again!20150504_094922

27 Apr / 2015

Board Nominations

Nominations for the SGC Board of Directors – Deadline: May 29th, 2015

To our member groups:

If your group has identified a person who is willing and able to represent the values and objectives of the SGC, please submit the application to the SGC office.

 

To view the SGC Nomination information, click here.

To fill out a 2015 Nomination form, click here.

 

If you need more information or have any questions, please contact the office at (306) 975-0845 or email at office@saskgermancouncil.org

 

The SGC is looking for the 2015 Cultural Development Assistant!

The Cultural Development Assistant contributes to the development of cultural material. As part of the office team the Cultural Development Assistant also works together with the Executive Director and the Office & Program Assistant to ensure smooth day-to-day operations of the Saskatchewan German Council Inc. office.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
The Cultural Development Assistant is required to perform a range of duties including, but not limited to:
Assisting with preparing for and organizing SGCs annual Treffpunkt Weekend and AGM
Assist with a variety projects
Assisting with SGC library project
Preparing articles on various aspects of the Councils cultural activities for publication in the SGC newsletters
Developing display materials for exhibitions, fairs and multicultural events
Update SGC website

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Be enrolled in or a recent graduate of a post-secondary program relating to German language, cultural studies, history or political science
Knowledge of German language
Good organizational and time management skills
Ability to set and attain goals
Effective research and writing skills
Computer skills including the ability to operate Microsoft Office programs

To view the job ad, please click here.

Make sure to have a look at the new Spring 2015 Postillion, it’s the first one that our new Postillion Editor Theresa Kliem created.

Click here to view it.

The information packets for the Treffpunkt Weekend 2015 and AGM have been sent out.

 

Below are the registration forms you need to attend the Treffpunkt weekend. Make sure you have the right one!

Registration form for delegates, click here.

Registration form for individual, honorary, or associate members, click here.

 

Other informational items:

To have a look at the program, click here.

And to see the agenda for the AGM that is taking place on June 14, click here.

 

To view the annual report, click here.

 

If you have any questions, please contact the office!

 

30 Mar / 2015

Diversity Banners

If you have an a cultural event and need a display, these stands are perfect for the event! See the poster below for more information:

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