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St. Mikulas 2011

Come and celebrate the tradition of St. Mikulas with delicious food, music, and culture. This event is always fun for the children who will receive a traditional gift package from the club as well as a visit from St. Mikulas himself. We also ask that each parent bring a wrapped gift for each of their children with his or her name on it( suggested maximum value of $10). Non-members are always welcome as we observe this annual Czech and Slovak event.

When: Sunday, December 4

Time: 2:00 PM until 4:30 PM

Location: Sylvester Powell, Jr. Community Center, 6200 Martway, Mission, KS 66202

Phone: 913-722-8200

Cost: Free

Door Prize: Honorary Consul Ross Marine of the Slovak Republic is donating two “Slovak’s in America” videotapes to be awarded to lucky attendees.


2:00 – 2:30

Gather and musical entertainment

2:30 – 3:15

Potluck Meal – We ask that each family bring a dish as follows:

Last Name A through J – vegetable/salad

K through R – dessert/appetizer

S through Z – meat/main dish

The club will provide soft drinks, plates, and other utensils

3:15 – 4:30

Visit from St. Mikulas, children’s gifts, and other activities –

Kids, can you sing a song, read a poem, tell a story, do a trick? Then share your talents with St. Mikulas on a voluntary basis.

Please RSVP to Terry Smitka at 816-217-9487 or tsmitka@rwbaird.com by December 1, 2011. Please provide number of adults & children who will be attending so we can make proper preparations.

We hope you can join us for this fun afternoon. If icy or snowy conditions exist during the morning of December 4, please contact Terry Smitka before departing in case we need to cancel the event.

Terry R. Smitka

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Dear club members,
If you are anyone you know would be interested in portraying St. Mikulas at our upcoming event, please contact Terry Smitka at tsmitka@rwbaird.com. It is preferable that the volunteer be familiar with the customs of St. Mikulas Day.
Thank you.

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