December 2013 Holiday Party

You’re invited!!

Knitting Guild of Santa Cruz

Holiday Party, Annual Meeting, Election of Officers

Tuesday, December 10, 6:00 p.m.

St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church (see directions below)

We will enjoy our usual fabulous pot luck dinner, conduct a very brief (!!) business meeting, and then have our annual holiday gift exchange!  NEW this year: Silent Auction (details below)

5:30  Setup – Bidding for Silent Auction begins

6:00-7:00   Potluck Dinner

7:00-7:15   Annual meeting

7:15-8:00   Gift exchange – Silent Auction closes

8:00-8:30   Cleanup (we have to be cleaned up and out by 8:30, so volunteers to help will be greatly appreciated!)


– Bring something scrumptious for the pot luck dinner.  We’re not keeping track of who’s bringing what…if there are too many desserts, well, is that really such a bad thing? Finger foods work well.  Plates and utensils, cups and napkins and beverages (alcoholic and otherwise) are provided, but if your dish needs a serving spoon bring one with your name on it. Note: St. Stephen’s has allowed us access to their kitchen, but it is not adjacent to our room.

– This party and meeting is the one time a year we limit to members only.  During our brief business meeting, we’ll elect officers for 2013.

– For our annual gift exchange, bring a knitting-related gift valued at $15 or less, new or used (but in good condition).  As we did last year, we’ll have a hilarious game that will result in swapping gifts.  If you don’t know what this means, come and find out!

– Our charity project this year features a Silent Auction of high quality yarns in project-appropriate amounts.  Here’s your chance to grab some fine yarns to give as gifts or just to pamper yourself.  Be sure to bring cash or your checkbook.  Proceeds from the sale of the yarn will go to the Blaine Street Project for them to purchase yarn or other supplies for their work at the women’s jail.

 If you have any questions about the party, contact Martha Dexter, 831-600-8834 or

Directions to St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 2500 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz:  It’s between Pottery Planet and Jeffrey’s Restaurant on the same side of the street; the nearest freeway exit is Soquel Avenue/Drive.  Enter the parking lot and go past the church to the back where the lot opens out.  Enter the alcove where the two buildings meet and you will see the Fireside Room.

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