Tuesday, January 27, 2009

International Night - 2/5 @ 6:30 PM

King International Night!

King International Night is Thursday, February 5, 6:30-8:30pm.

International Night is an incredible evening of pride and celebration for the King School Community. We begin with an International Potluck of delectable dishes from around the world. Then we have a Showcase of Student Performances (325 students last year!)-such as Arabic Debkeh Dance, Korean Tae Kwon Do, Bolivian Dance, Dutch song, Thai dulcimer, American Hip-Hop, Indian bhangra dance, Chinese fan dance, and more! We also decorate the hallways with informational Country Displays and art projects for a World Tour. For more information, or if you want to help, email fkwang@aol.com .

Feast Volunteers Needed:
Please call Lisa Kohn 662-1601 or email lkohn@umich.edu
--Set up: immediately after school, 3:30-5:30
--Hosting: To receive and help place the food, trash patrol, etc. 5:30-7:30
--Clean up: 7:30-9:30

We're expecting to feed 1000 people--we need all hands to make the feast portion go smoothly. If you want to be a part but don't know what to do, help with the feast. It's easy and flexible and day-of. And yes of course you can take a (short) break to go see your kids perform.

Feast, Feast, Feast, Feast

A delicious part of King School's International Night is the potluck or "Feast". Attendees are to bring a dish from their cultural heritage that will serve 18 people (large quantities needed). Your dish can be an appetizer, salad, noodles, main course, dessert or any other culinary endeavor. You may recall that each dish must have a label card: name, ethnic region and boxes checked for any of the 12 common food allergies. NO NUTS, PLEASE.

In order to save copying costs, food label cards will NOT go home in student folders. You can pick up cards ahead of time in the school office and there will be food cards available on International Night, February 5th. Please label any dishes or serving ware that you would like to keep.

Food lines will open at 6:30 pm and performers will have first priority. Beverages include water (free from the PTO thermos) or juice boxes (price to be determined). Food lovers this is your night!

We anticipate over 600 diners, so anyone willing to volunteer for a 30 minute job, please contact Lisa Kohn: lkohn@umich.edu