Christmas Village is scheduled for Saturday, December 2nd from 8:30 am until 2:00pm. During Christmas Village our students present beautiful Christmas music for families, parishioners and guests. Students may wear their school uniform or their Christmas best for the performance.
St. Raphael’s Students will be performing at the following times:
10:15-10:35 am ~ Grades 1, 2, 7 and 8
10:45-11:00 am ~ Grades 5 and 6
11:10-11:30 am ~ Orchestra in Marian Hall
11: 40 am to 12 Noon ~ Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten
12:10 pm-12:30 pm ~ Band in Marian Hall
12:45-1:00 pm ~ Grades 3 and 4
1:10 pm – 1:25 pm ~ All Grades if possible, definitely Grades 3 through 8
Come enjoy a fun-filled day of wonderful entertainment and community spirit! Grandma’s Kitchen will be open all day with our famous cinnamon rolls, beef vegetable soup, and other yummy items. Check out the unique Gift Baskets & General Store, Games for the children & the Gingerbread House, Sweet Shop and of course Aunt Dori’s Caramels. You won’t want to miss this wonderful community event. See you there!
DONATIONS NEEDED: If you are out shopping and find some great deals…. please buy some extra and donate to our upcoming Christmas Village. We are in need of NEW ITEMS for the General Store, Jolly Jars, and Gingerbread House which are items for the children to purchase as gifts for their family members. Baked goods are also welcomed for the Sweet Shop (please indicate if nuts in the baked items). Donations may be dropped off at the Parish or Marian Hall on Dec.1st .
Questions or to volunteer your time on that day in General Store or Grandma’s Kitchen, please call Jan @ 763-535-5730
Items that are good for Jolly Jars are: pens, pencils, color books, puzzle books, little cars, fun-size candy bars, little shampoo/lotions from motels, bottles of bubbles, Christmas ornaments, decks of card, and small puzzles, etc. Clean and gently used “Happy Meal” toys may also be donated. Groups of children and/or a class may join together to make a large, extra special Jolly Jar to donate to Christmas Village. Please turn in items labeled “for Jolly Jars” to the parish or school office.