Join us for our annual St. Martin's Laternenumzug at the Campus of Alto International School in Menlo Park. We will start with a shadow play about the legend of St. Martin as well as introduce the traditional lantern songs. Following the play everyone is invited to join us for a walk through the neighborhood with their lit lanterns while singing songs. The parade will end with a final song together in a candle light circle.
We will have refreshments, which include Martinsmännchen, Frankfurter Sausages, Pretzels, and Hot Cider will be available for sale before and after the parade.
(Proceeds from the event support the German-American School of Palo Alto)
What: St. Martin Lantern Parade
Who: All Children with their families who are interested
(suggested age range 0-8 years, but all are welcome!)
When: Sat. November 11th 2017
Where: Alto International School Campus (475 Pope Str. Menlo Park)
RSVP: by Wednesday Nov.8th quickly and easily here and let us know with how many person you plan on attending
Martinsmännchen: $4.50 each
Frankfurter Sausage: $2 (sausage only)
Hot Cider: $2
*All refreshments are on a first come first serve basis. Some items may sell out quickly, we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Please RSVP with a number of Martinsmaennchen you are interested in purchasing in the comments section!
(This is not a guaranteed reservation for a Martinsmaennchen, this simply helps us plan to ensure that everyone who would like to purchase a Martinsmaennchen gets one!)
Laternenstäbe (Light Sticks for Lanterns): Will be available for sale in the GASPA Office Saturdays from 9-12 and at the event for $3 a piece while supplies last. Batteries not included.
We are in need of volunteers for this event, in particular for set-up and clean-up. If you have time and are interested, please sign up here.
(Speaking German is not a prerequisite for helping, we welcome all helpers!)