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March / April 2018

 

CULT MOVIE & BISTRO NIGHTS on 4th Saturdays are off to a great start!  Darrell has organized another two dates:  the March 24th film is Quentin Tarantino’s 1994 “Pulp Fiction”, accompanied by a creative, movie-inspired menu for our Bistro Café which opens at 5:30.  April 28th film is yet to be announced, possibly a double feature?  Suggested donation $3.  Open to Club members and their guests.  For info, call Darrell Kern at 203-482-4481.  
 
AUSTRIA DAY is set for May 12!  Join us as we celebrate Austria Day and the Grand Opening of the Biergarten at the Donau Club on Saturday, May 12, 1:00-6:00pm.  Entertainment will be provided by Frank Billowitz from 2:00-5:00, and the Alpenland Taenzer Kids and Adult groups will also perform throughout the day.  Food offerings will include Brats, Hamburgers, Hotdogs, and more, including some Austrian treats!  This is a Family Friendly event for all ages.  More details will follow, so save the date!  Volunteers are needed to make this monumental event a success, so sign up at the bar to lend a hand.  Rosemarie Nyborg will be coordinating this event, with help from Dancers, Sick Benefit, and Singers members.
 
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS are available at cfgnb.org/receiving/scholarships/ .  High school seniors graduating in New Britain or neighboring towns are eligible.  Application deadline is March 31, 2018. Follow directions on application. Winners will be notified and awards date will be set.  Call Fred Strasser with questions, 860-690-0769.
 
SISTER CITY TRIP to the biennial tête-à-tête festival in New Britain’s Sister City in Germany- Rastatt- will be held May 29-June 3, 2018.  Organized by our city’s Sister City Committee, the trip will be about 14 days and will include local travel before and after the festival.  Contact Gary Robinson for info: 860-224-4958 or getgary@aol.com .
 
GERMAN LANGUAGE CLASS resumes March 2.  The Honorable William McNamara, assisted by his daughter Megan, will again teach this intermediate level class Friday nights at 6:00pm.  Call Dennis with any questions.

DONAU YARN & CRAFTERS continue to meet 1st & 3rd Wednesdays 7-9pm. If you have another portable craft, please join us for the camaraderie! Anyone interested contact Wendy Kwas, wendy@intelab.com or 860.523.5527. Cancellations occur so please make sure you get on the email list with Wendy.