Editor’s Mailbag

Submitted photo Orchard Hill Royalty The staff and residents of Orchard Hill crowned the King and Queen for 2017 at their Annual Valentine’s Day Party on Feb. 14, 2017. They are King Jerry Schriefer and Queen Jeanie Gareis.

NUACS 2017-2018 PreKindergarten Open House

NEW ULM — New Ulm Area Catholic Schools will host a PreK Open House on Thursday, March 16, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at St. Anthony Elementary School, 514 N. Washington St.

Registration materials for the 2017-2018 school year will be available. Please call 354-2719 to request registration information if you are unable to attend.

Sessions available for ages 4-5 include a 2-day a week half-day program AM or PM or a 3-day a week half-day morning program. For age 3 NUACS offers a 1-day a week half-day afternoon session. All faiths are welcome.

Kindergarten Roundup

NEW ULM — A Kindergarten Roundup and Parent Information Meeting will take place at St. Anthony Elementary School, 514 N. Washington St., on Thursday, March 23.

Children will enjoy an abbreviated day in Kindergarten; the following activities will be included: prayer, a counting game, a bible story, snack time, art, gym and music class, and a bus ride. Parents will spend time in an informational meeting in the St. Anthony Gym.

The session is from 6 to 7 p.m. Complimentary childcare for siblings not attending the Roundup will be provided. Please call the St. Anthony Office at 507-354-2928 or 507-354-4311 to RSVP for your family and to reserve childcare for siblings. All faiths are welcome.

New Ulm Deutscher Sprach Klub to meet in Sleepy Eye

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Deutscher Sprach Klub will meet on March 19, from 1-3 p.m. at the Divine Providence Nursing Home in Sleepy Eye. This is a change in location. All are welcome, both adults and students. There is no fee.

The club’s mission is to facilitate the spoken German language and to continue German culture. Thhe club draws about 20 participants from a wide area including Springfield, Sleepy Eye, Nicollet, Clements and Gibbon. All will begin speaking at the outset.

For those interested , Divine Providence serves a noon meal at minimal cost. For more information call Roy Joel at 507-354-4745.

Alice Lind Play

Reading Society

NEW ULM — The Alice Lind Play Reading Society will meet Tuesday, March 21 at 7 p.m. in the Lind House to read “Mother Courage,” a play set on the border between Germany and Poland during the Thirty Years War, 1624-1636.

The play is written in the traditional Greek epic form, but unlike the Greeks, Mother Courage is not a hero to be emulated; she and her children are the manifestations of the ugliness of war.

The public is invited to join in the reading; there is no fee.


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