Penn-Dutch Great Pyrenees Club

2019 Holiday Party

Date: Saturday, December 7th

Time: Noon until 5:00 pm

Place: Friedens Fire Co. Social Hall (see directions and map below)

Dogs: Dogs are welcome and can join us inside. Please make sure all shots are up-to-date.

Things to Bring:

  • A small dog-related or Pyr-related Christmas decoration. We decorate a tree and then one person wins all the ornaments. You will receive an entry for the drawing for each decoration you bring.

  • A side dish or a dessert to share. Beverages as desired. The Club will provide ham and turkey, rolls, cranberry sauce, condiments, iced tea, coffee and paper goods.

  • A wrapped present for our gift exchange. Bring something Pyr-related or something that you think everyone would want! Our version of a gift exchange is a little different and usually a highlight of our Club year. Everyone who brings a gift puts it on the table and puts his/her name in for drawing. The first person whose name is drawn goes to the table and selects a gift, which must then be opened and displayed. The second person can either go to the table or steal the first person's gift, thus forcing the 1st person to go back to the table. The 3rd person can steal from person 1 or 2, or go to the table... and the games begin. There are a few rules that will be explained at the party, but basically hardly anyone goes home with a present they first picked!!!!!!

    So bring a gift in the spirit of this exchange!!!!

  • Directions:

    From the South- Take 476 north (formerly Blue Route and Northeast Extension Route 9). Exit at Lehigh Valley interchange. Take Route 22 east to route 309 north. Continue north on 309 to Schnecksville where Route 873 begins. Bear to the right on Rt. 873 north for approximately six miles to the small village of Friedens. Just before you climb a large hill before the town of Slatington, there is a sign indicating Germansville to the left. This is Friedens Road. Make the left turn and the Fire Company is the 7th building on the left, with a large parking lot. The address is 3158 Friedens Rd.

    From the East- Take either 22 west or I-78 west to 309 north and continue as above.

    From the West- Take I-78 east to 22 east to 309 north and continue as above.

    From the North- Take either 309 south to 873 north or take Rt. 248 south to 873 south through Slatington. Coming down the hill out of Slatington, turn right onto Friedens Road towards Germansville and look for the Fire Company on the left.

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