December 08, 2019
3:00PM - 6:00PM

An annual event we all enjoy! Invite mom and dad! Bring the family! Invite your friends and neighbors!

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AUYA Ukrainian Center
136 East Illinois Avenue
Palatine, Illinois    

Lighted parking! Handicap access! Elevators! Restrooms!

From Highway 53, Exit west on West Euclid Avenue and take the first right to Hicks Road.  Travel north approximately 3 blocks and turn left (west) on East Illinois Avenue.  Travel approximately 3 blocks.

AUYA Center is on the north side of East Illinois Avenue, half way between S. Hicks and S. Plum Road.

SANTA will be visiting so please bring your children and a specially wrapped gift for each child coming with you. (You bring a gift for the child, and Santa gives it to them).  Please mark it with their name.  Photo attribution: Creative commons CC0 /

PLEASE RSVP SO WE CAN PLAN FOR THE PARTY: You can pay at the door ($15.00 for each person over the age of 14) (14 and under - FREE) but please help us plan and reserve by contacting:

Kathy Secora
1410 Westbury Dr.
Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60192-1347
847-991-2287 or

Volunteers at the Skjold Lodge booth at Scandinavian Day and volunteers at the lodge Heritage Fest receive a $5.00 discount.

When you RSVP, if you miss us,  just leave a message on the answering machine.  An example message might be: "2 adults and 3 children from the Jones family are coming to the Christmas party".

FOOD:  We are having a catered buffet featuring chicken nuggets with dipping sauce, pork roast with onion gravy, roasted new potatoes, green beans with almonds, and cucumber dill salad. Also available: cran-raspberry punch, herring and crackers

DESSERTS:  If you would like to bring a tray of cookies or your favorite Christmastime dessert to expand our dessert table - please do so.  At this time of year people love the variety of Christmas desserts.

COST: See RSVP above.

*NORDIC FOLK DANCERS OF CHICAGO Will entertain and give us a chance to dance as well.

*CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES: There will be a craft table and a "story time" where a book will be read to the children.