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It’s the annual Ecumenical Kermesse jumble sale today at the Fontvieille Chapiteau. Entrance is free and the doors open from 10 am to 6 pm..
With 25 stands, this is a great opportunity to pick up some stocking stuffers like books, houseware goods, tech gadgets and toys, and sort through quality clothes, jewellery and shoes. You’ll also find Christmas decorations, Monegasque, Greek and British speciality tables.
This year’s Tombola has over 20 prizes and tickets are just €2 each. The Snack Bar is open all day with a wide selection of delicious and inexpensive food and drinks.
Money raised will go to the charitable work of La Société de Saint Vincent de Paul, Saint Paul’s Church, the Eglise Réformé de Monaco, British Association of Monaco, La Communauté Espanagnole, and La Paroisse Grecque Orthodoxe.
Also, La Poste Monaco has announced that with three weeks left until Christmas, Santa has opened his office in Monaco. Anyone wishing to write to Father Christmas, or send a drawing, can post their letters in any mailbox in the Principality before Friday, December 23. To receive a reply, it is important, says La Poste, for correspondents to write their names and addresses legibly on both the envelope and the drawing.
The office also reports that Santa has an excellent internet connection.
St. Paul’s Anglican Church has started making online videos of their weekly sermons in English, so parishioners don’t have to miss out during the lockdown.
The National Council says it wants to keep the Condamine and Monte-Carlo markets open, despite the closure of all food markets this week across France.
The government has added psychologists to the team at Monaco’s Covid-19 call centre as a growing number of people seek advice on how to cope with isolation and fear.
The National Council is calling on the Prince’s government to create a makeshift hospital in preparation for a surge in coronavirus cases in the Principality.