Dear Friends,

Welcome back! After a hectic vacation 😉 it is now time to relax, meet friends and discover new horizons. We are celebrating September as the month of Brazil. Come with us and explore the Brazilian culture and cuisine. We will also explore Bulgarian, Thracian and various other ancient cultures at the open air museum at Etara. This is also the month we’ll be welcoming many new members and we invite you all to discover wonderful friendships, new and old! We will also swing into action for the forthcoming Bazaar with our Second Bazaar Stall holders’ meeting. So, join us in an action-packed and exciting month.
You are welcome to sign up for these events at the coffee morning. If for any reason, you are unable to attend, please inform the organizer at least 24 hours in advance. It can be very frustrating for the organizer and the other members to stand waiting for 15-20 minutes for someone who has signed up but is unable to come! You can always approach me with any suggestions and recommendations for future events.
Enjoy the events planned for this month!

Cheers,

Avantica Shinde Nielsen
Second Vice-President

EVENTS DETAILS

07 September 2011 (Wednesday) at 10:00 h – Charity Committee Meeting at the TBD. For further information, please contact Grace Tift on her mobile or via email.

10 September 2011 (Saturday) from 11:00 h onwards – Free Brazilian Capoeira Demo and Class for Beginners. Capoeira is a Brazilian art form that combines elements of martial arts, sports, and music. Learn exciting moves from Capoeira from a professional Capoeira instructor for free. You can choose to enjoy the demo and skip the class if you like. Partners and kids are welcome to join us. Max: 12 people. To reserve seats, please sign up latest by Thursday, 7 September 2011 or contact the Second Vice President, Avantica Shinde Nielsen on her mobile or via email.

13 September 2011 (Tuesday) from 10:30 h onwards – Monthly Coffee Morning at Matti’D. Welcome to another year of excitement and friendship. We will be renewing and accepting new memberships during this meeting. Please remember to bring your bank slips and photos since payment will be done online. Please remember to sign up for the events and activities during this meeting. If you are unable to sign up at the coffee morning, you can also call or email a few days in advance. Participation based on availability. For further information, please contact the second Vice President, Avantica Shinde Nielsen on her mobile or via email.

15 September 2011 (Thursday) from 10:00 h onwards – Bazaar Team Meeting. For further information, please contact the Bazaar Coordinator, Marianna Maclaren on her mobile or via email.

15 September 2011 (Thursday) – Charity Visit to Otec Paisy School (primary and middle school) in Dolno Karmartsi. Join us for a celebration to launch the new school year. Time to be announced. For further information, please contact Grace Tift on her mobile or via email.

16 September 2011 (Friday) from 10:00 h onwards – Newcomers’ Coffee Morning. This meeting is organized to welcome new members and to help them get to know the Club, its activities and some of its members. If you would like to have an opportunity to share your experiences and to meet new friends, please come along to the next monthly Newcomers Coffee. For further information, contact the Membership Coordinator, Johanna Alcantara de Tejeda, Membership Coordinator, on her mobile or via email.

20 September 2011 (Tuesday) from 16:00 h -18:00 h –‘Taste of Brazil: Presentation of Recipes and Musical Performance by ‘Sambrazil’ You are invited to taste delicious Brazilian recipes prepared by the Mrs. Sylvia Maranhão, wife of the Ambassador of Brazil to Bulgaria. You’ll also get the recipes in English and listen to some popular Brazilian music performed by the group ‘Sambrazil’. Fees of 10 BGN will go to benefit the young musicians from ‘Sambrazil’.

20 September 2011 (Tuesday) from 10:00 h onwards – Second Bazaar Stall holder’s Meeting. For further information, please contact the Bazaar Coordinator, Marianna Maclaren on her mobile or via email.

28 September 2011 (Wednesday) from 07:00 h to 17:00 h – Sightseeing Trip to Etara, a must-see on your list of destinations in Bulgaria. For trip schedule and for further information, please see the monthly newsletter. Kids, family and friends are welcome to join us on this exciting trip. Meeting point is at Café Nedelya opposite Hotel Pliska. Fees: approximated to 60 BGN (if 16 people participate) excluding lunch. We will stop for lunch (price not included) at a quaint little restaurant in Gabrovo. Maximum seats available: 16. To reserve seats, please sign up at the coffee morning or contact the second Vice President, Avantica Shinde Nielsen on her mobile or via email.

30 September 2011 (Friday) at 12:30 h – Monthly Lunch at Bistro Landau (Brazilian Menu). Join us for a delicious lunch with friends. The menu, for 25 BGN, will include a delicious Mixed Green Salad with Fubá Cake and Leão Velosa Soup (Fish soup with seafood). The main course will be authentic Brazilian dishes like Feijoada Minas Gerais Style (Stew with beef, pork and black beans) or Bagres na folha de bananeira (Catfish in banana leaf). A Brazilian dessert and unlimited mineral water, soft drinks, tea and coffee are included in the price. For precise menu details, please see the leaflets at the sign up table by the entrance on the 13th. For further details, please contact the second Vice President, Avantica Shinde Nielsen on her mobile or via email.

Next Monthly Coffee Morning: October 04, 2011