The Green Bean Cafe is excited to announce their first ever Community Christmas Dinner!
Every year in their neighbourhood, hundreds of students stick around the university campus for the holidays. In addition, there are many families and individuals in their neighbourhood looking for new ways to celebrate the Christmas season. The Community Christmas Dinner is Green Bean’s idea to draw these two groups of people together and unite them around a traditional Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings.
The dinner will be held on Christmas Day (December 25 for those who may have forgotten) at noon. They’ll be eating turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, carrots, brussel sprouts, squash and delicious assortment of desserts.
If you’re an International Student this meal is for you! Owners Ben and Michelle really encourage you either take part in the International Student Centre‘s Host for the Holidays program or head over to the cafe and join them for dinner. It’s a great way to experience an authentic Canadian holiday! If you need it, Green Bean will have vegetarian options for you to enjoy.
Plan on bringing kids? Perfect! Christmas Dinner is no fun without kids running around. There will be some special treats for the kids and a Christmas movie will be played after the dinner.
Green Bean is also excited to announce that this dinner is a totally free gift to their neighbourhood. Tickets are available starting today for a $5 fully refundable deposit. The $5 deposit help confirm numbers for the meal. When you arrive for the dinner, the $5 is refunded to you! If you pay a deposit and don’t show up for the dinner, thanks, you’ve helped cover their cost! You can register and pay for the deposit online or you can also get your ticket (and pay your deposit) anytime at the cafe.
To help make this all happen, Green Bean is working with a great group of volunteers, the special help from their neighbours, University Community Church. If you are interested in volunteering for this event please look here for their complete volunteer package.