St. Nicholas is coming to town. (Позакласний захід у 5 класі)
A children’s room. There are two beds and a small bed-table between
them. It’s bedtime. Two children, a boy and a girl are going to bed,
Mother puts them in their beds, kissing them and saying “Good Night”.
Mother: Good Night, my dear! Have sweet dreams! (She kisses her
daughter). Sleep well, Roman, and don’t be naughty. Maybe St. Nicholas
will bring you some gifts tonight. (She leaves the room).
Having laid for some seconds, Roman opens his eyes raises his head and
peeps under his pillow. There’s nothing there. Roman looks sad. He gets
up and tip-toes to his sister’s bed. But as soon as he touches her
pillow, Mary awakes.
Mary: Oh! What are you doing here, Roman!?
Roman: I just wanted to know whether you’ve got some gifts under your
pillow. Because I have none.
Mary: And you won’t.
Mary: Heard what Mother said? Naughty boys get nothing from St.
Roman:Am I naughty?
Mary: Of course you are!
Roman:Certainly not! I always eat my porridge. And I walk with our dog.
Mary: And do you help the mother?
Roman:Well… I have no time…
Mary: See? You won’t get anything today.
Roman:You think you will?
Roman:You always do. Is that your new doll, by the way?(He takes Mary’s
Mary: It’s my doll! Don’t touch it!
Roman:I also want to play with your doll!
Mary: But it’s my doll! Play with your cars!
(The girl pulls the doll with all her might and starts to cry. At that
moment some angels enter the room. The childre stop crying and fighting
and watch the angels in surprise).
Angel 1: Hush, children! Don’t be naughty!
Angel 2:You’d better not cry.
Children:Why? Whay’s the matter?
Angel 3:St. Nicholas is coming to town.
Mary: St. Nicholas?
Angel 1:Do you know who St. Nicholas is?
Children:Yes, we think so.
Angel 2:Do you know much about him?
Mary: I know that St. Nicholas was born in Greece in the end of the
Angel 3:Oh, nice girl. You are so clever. You must also know that after
the early death of his parents, he dedicated his life to Christ and
entered a seminary.
Angel 1: At an early age, St. Nicholas was a Bishop in Asia Minor. His
generousity towards the poor was legendary, and he was very fond of
children. So, he became the patron Saint of children.
Angel 2:On the 19-th of December he brought children some gifts, like
fruit, nuts, candies wood and clay toys.
Children:And what about us? Will we get any gifts today?
Angel 3:It depends on you. If you are kind to your friends and parents,
if you study well, then you may get some gifts. St. Nicholas sees you
when you are sleeping and ehen you are awake. He knows if you were good
or bad. And he will come to you tonight.
(Somebody is knocking at the door.)
Children:Oh! Maybe it’s him! St.Nicholas, come in!
(But a small devil suddenly appears and the children look very
frightened and surprised).
Devil:Oh! What a cold! I’m frozen to the bones, and I see nothing here.
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