German club hosts ‘Kinder Karneval’

JASPER — The Jasper High School German Club students are inviting the area youth to a day of learning about the German language and culture from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, at the Dubois County Museum. The program is called “Kinder Karneval.”

Kinder Karneval is a chance for children to learn about their German heritage in a carnival atmosphere. The theme is “Fasching.” This is the German “Mardi Gras” and is celebrated for many months.  Come experience German culture, enjoy skits, food, crafts, and games and also learn common German phrases. The children are invited to wear their Halloween costumes since this is the time German children dress up.

Regular admission to the museum will be charged ($5 for adults, $3 for high school age and $2 for middle and elementary age students). Preregistration is required. Email laurenverkamp@gmail.com to register with child’s name and grade or Verkamp at 812-639-3933. This day had been rescheduled from an earlier date of Nov. 11 due to conflicts by the high school students.

The museum, at 2704 N. Newton St., is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. The museum is closed Mondays. For more information, call 634-7733 or visit www.duboiscountymuseum.org. The museum is also on Facebook and Twitter.

 




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