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Dinner on the Roof

June 22, 2013
Heelan home, 6:30 p.m.

Experience rooftop dining; enjoy a grilled meal and spectacular views overlooking the
St. Paul Skyline and Mississippi River. Evening includes cocktails and wine served with
dinner. Note: There is one flight of stairs to walk up. 6:30pm/Heelan home

Hosts: Michael and Rebecca Heelan
Cost: $40.00/person
For: Adults
Minimum: 6 / Maximum: 8

Okinawan Shuri-te Karate – Session I

February 7, 2013
6:30-8:30 p.m., Community Room or Upson Hall

Watch various karate demonstrations and receive instruction in basic defense techniques; defending against punches, kicks, grabs, and chokes. Wear comfortable clothing that won’t limit movement. Meets in the Community Room or Upson Hall; snacks and refreshments after workout.

Hosts: Sensei Jandrich and Students
Cost: $15.00/person
For: Adults and Children (12 and up)
Minimum: 8 / Maximum: 20

LEGO Blast

January 19, 2013
Community Room, 12:00-4:00p.m.

Kids, get your homework done early this weekend – you won’t want to miss out on LEGO BLAST!! We’ll meet in the Community Room for a LEGO themed afternoon of playing, racing, and activities. Concessions open at noon for lunch, followed by lots of LEGO fun! After our play session we’ll unwind with some popcorn and watch an animated LEGO movie. Everyone takes home a few LEGO surprises!

Hosts: Constance Jandrich and Friends
Cost: $10/person
For: Children in grades 2-7
Minimum: 8 / Maximum: 16

Bake Your Own

January 12, 2013
Upson Hall Kitchen, 9:30 to 11:00a.m.

Come to the kitchen downstairs St. Mary’s by Upson Hall and bake homemade oatmeal
cookies Saturday from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. Materials provided. You go away with a plate
of cookies that you made yourself, with a little help from your friends, the Hills.

Hosts: Larry and Mary Hill
Cost: $15.00/person
For: Children and Adults
No Minimum/Maximum

Carol-Sing-Along and Dining

December 15, 2012
5:45-8:30 p.m.

Join us as we begin our evening in church right after Mass for a Carol-Sing-Along with St. Mary’s Choir. We will then move our gathering into the community room where we will enjoy appetizers, light meal and dessert; festive caroling to continue throughout the evening.

Hosts: St. Mary’s Choir
Cost: $10.00/person, $25/family (3+)
For: Children and Adults
Minimum: 20 / Maximum: 70

Christmas Tea and Cookie Exchange

December 9, 2012
2:00-4:00p.m./Wegner home

This gathering requires a bit of “prep-work”, but there will be plenty of time to sit-back and relax! Make several dozens of your favorite Christmas cookie – individually packaged / doz. to exchange. Bring your cookies to share, along with a favorite tea cup, to enjoy afternoon tea, tiffin, and treats. Part with fond memories and enough cookies to last throughout this holiday season.

Hosts: Constance Jandrich and Mary Ellen Wegner
Cost: $10.00/person (child free w/adult)
For: Adults or Guardian w/Child
Minimum: 1 / Maximum: 10

Chair Yoga

November 10, 2012
Community Room, 2:00-3:30 p.m.

Chair yoga for seniors and beginners of all ages, regardless of physical condition. Increase strength and flexibility, improve circulation, reduce stress; experience breathing and relaxation techniques that can be practiced everyday – anywhere you sit!

Hosts: Maria Castor and Alicia Juarez
Cost: $10.00/person
For: Adults
Minimum: 4 / Maximum: 25

Oldies Dance with Live Band!

Early Rock ‘n Roll and Polka Music
Saturday, March 1, 2014

Doors open at 5:30/dancing from 6:00-9:00p.m.
Live, in Upson Hall (lower level)
St. Mary’s Catholic Church
261 East 8th Street
Saint Paul, MN 55101

This is an “Oldies” Dance with a live band playing alternating sets of 50’s-60’s Rock-n-Roll and Old-Time Polka music! Dance, twist, shout, schottische, bunny hop, polka, waltz, toe-tap, hand-clap or just listen to the great oldies sounds of Rocka-Rolla / Village Tavern – featuring a lead singer from our very own SM parish – Richard Schletty! This is one great gathering you won’t want to miss. It’s surefire fun for the whole family! Snacks and refreshments provided.

Will Schletty stage-jump again?

Hosts: Rocka-Rolla and Village Tavern, Jandrich and Schletty families
Cost: $10/person or $25/family (3+)
For: Children and Adults
Minimum attendance: 50 / Maximum: 200

Rocka-Rolla/Village Tavern at St. Mary's

Rocka-Rolla/Village Tavern at St. Mary's
Rocka-Rolla/Village Tavern at St. Mary’s
Rocka-Rolla/Village Tavern at St. Mary's
Rocka-Rolla/Village Tavern at St. Mary’s
Rocka-Rolla/Village Tavern at St. Mary's
Rocka-Rolla/Village Tavern at St. Mary’s

Our Daily Bread – Session I

October 26, 2012
10:00am – 3:00pm, Wegner home

Experience the craft of making artisan bread taught by a pro! Make your own loaf of bread to take with you, plus receive your very own bread making kit to use at home! Session also includes coffee break/rolls and a light lunch before departing. Baking materials included – please bring your own apron.

Hosts: Judy Collopy and Mary Ellen Wegner

Cost: $25.00/person
For: Adults
Minimum attendance: 4 / Maximum: 8

Great Gathering Events

St. Mary’s Great Gathering events are are explained in detail in the downloadable St. Mary’s Parish Great Gatherings Event Booklet (sample) and in the pages on this site (see links below). Here is a list of past events to give you an idea of our Great Gathering events:

Date  Event
October 13, 2012 Fall Kick-Off Party
October 25, 2012 (Curry) Dinner with the Priests
October 26, 2012 Our Daily Bread – Session I
November 10, 2012 Chair Yoga
December 9, 2012 Christmas Tea and Cookie Exchange
December 15, 2012 Carol-Sing-Along and Dining
January 12, 2013 Bake Your Own
January 19, 2013 LEGO Blast
February 2, 2013 Oldies Dance with Live Rock-Polka Band
February 7, 2013 Okinawan Shuri-Te Karate – Session I
February 17, 2013 Fiesta Party
March 2, 2013 Bowling, Pizza, and Beer
March 3, 2013 Guided Tour of Landmark Center
March 7, 2013 Okinawan Shuri-Te Karate – Session II
March 16, 2013 Our Daily Bread – Session II
April 14, 2013 Share in the Music
April 19, 2013 Northern Lights Wine and Beer Tasting
June 22, 2013 Dinner on the Roof
October 19, 2013 Fall Kick-Off Party
March 1, 2014 Oldies Dance with Live Rock-Polka Band