People-to-People program features ‘Christmas Around the World’

December 2, 2017

The La Porte Chapter of People-to-People International will have a program on “Christmas Around the World” at their next dinner meeting on Dec. 10.

It will begin with a potluck Christmas dinner at 12:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church at 908 Jefferson Ave. in La Porte. The public is invited to attend. Meat and beverages will be provided and members and guests are asked to bring some food to share.

The program will be presented by Bruce Johnson who will share Christmas customs and music from Germany, France, Italy, Sweden, Mexico and other countries. Special focus will be on the life of St. Nicholas as well as St. Nicholas Day, Santa Lucia Day, Las Posadas, Epiphany and other related holidays.

Those not participating in the dinner may attend the program at about 1:30 p.m. Reservations for the dinner are needed no later than Dec. 8 by calling Cathy Eldridge at 362-1940 or email celdridge7@yahoo.com