Upcoming Events

Ascension Lutheran Church
1432 - 19 St NE,
Calgary, AB
T2E 4Y2


(Watch for more details as the dates approach)

Saturday, September 17, 2016
Volga German Conference - 9am-3pm, doors open at 8:30am. Library will be open.
    We are limiting seating to 65 and pre-registration will be required; cost is $10/person.
    Please call Phil Rohl at 403-252- 8537, or Mabel Kiessling at 403-238-4275 to register.

  Potluck meal at noon, members of executive will supply gehacktes, members are asked
    to bring other dishes/desserts to go with the meal.
    Click here to view a PDF of a schedule of presentations.
    Get DNA for Genealogists info here.

Tickets for the Harvest Supper October 22, 2016 will be on sale- $20.
Saturday, October 22, 2016   Annual Harvest Supper, doors open at 4pm, meal at 5pm. Meal TBA.
    Ticket cost $20 and must be purchased ahead of time(call Phil at 403-252-8537).
    Program - Musical entertainment TBA.
Saturday, December 10, 2016   Christmas party. Doors at 11am, library will be open at 10am. Finger food lunch at noon
    provided by the society. Bring an item for the bake/craft sale and dessert table.
    PROGRAM: 1:00 p.m. - The Christmas Party this year will include singing, or anyone
    who would like to play or sing individually, tell a Christmas memory of their own or
    something their families have passed on. Please call Adena at 403-273-8178 so we have
    an idea of the time we will need.
Saturday, January 21, 2017   Hot pot luck meal at noon. Library will be open. FOOD DEMO:10:45 a.m. - Cabbage Rolls.
    LIBRARY OPEN:10:00 a.m. DOORS OPEN:10:30 a.m.
    Tickets ($20) will be available for the February 25th Annual General Meeting.
Saturday, February 25, 2017   Annual general meeting with annual reports by the executive. LIBRARY OPEN: 10:00 a.m.
    DOORS OPEN: 11:00 a.m. LUNCH: 12:00 noon: chicken, perogies, salad, dessert, cost $20
    and must be purchased before February 18. (CALL: PHIL ROHL - 403-252-8537 or ANNE
    STANG - 403-246-6968). These meetings are a chance to see how the Chapter is doing. What
    can be changed, where are we going? This is your time to voice your opinions and suggestions,
    so please support your Chapter. NOTE: There are no elections scheduled this year.
Saturday, April 1, 2017   Library Open:10:00 a.m. Doors Open:10:30 a.m. Lunch: 12:00 noon, cold potluck.
    We will be having a program entitled "SHOW AND SHARE". Some of our members have
    agreed to participate in sharing their stories, history, ancestral village visits, etc. Please come
    out and enjoy what promises to be a very entertaining meeting.
    We are looking for members to volunteer to participate at other meetings. If you are
    interested, please call Donna Bolan at 403-275-6163 or Marlene Michel at 403-935-0155.
    Tickets ($20) will be available for the May 6th Meeting.
Saturday, May 6, 2017   Library open: 10:00 a.m., doors open: 11:00 a.m., Meal at noon: hot roast beef or cordon bleu
    chicken - Please state your choice when reserving your tickets. Tickets: $20 Phone: Phil: 403-252-8537
    or Anne: 403-246-6968 ** NOTE: TICKETS MUST BE RESERVED BY 29 APRIL 2017**
    "Norka: A Passage in Time" This rare film footage was taken by Heinrich Wacker (Henry Walker).
    It is a unique view into the lives of the Volga Germans. The film depicts the life of Germans
    in Norka in the 1920s. Life in other villages would have been similar to this.
*may be subject to change

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