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July 2017
$5

Summer Walking Tour

July 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Each Saturday from June 3 - August 12 Tours are $5 per person, 10:30 AM starting at the GAHC Rain or Shine, Some stairs, up and down New route for 2017! Bring a water bottle and learn about the 3rd Street Historic District

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August 2017
$5

Summer Walking Tour

August 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Each Saturday from June 3 - August 12 Tours are $5 per person, 10:30 AM starting at the GAHC Rain or Shine, Some stairs, up and down New route for 2017! Bring a water bottle and learn about the 3rd Street Historic District

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Camp Dodge: Home Away From Home

August 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Join us at the German American Heritage Center on August 6th at 2 Pm in welcoming Mike Vogt and his presentation on Camp Dodge in Johnston, Iowa. This fascinating program will touch on the organization, construction, disease, camp life, and other facets of military training at Camp Dodge during WWI. This presentation includes a slide show of period photographs from the Iowa Gold Star Military Museum collection. This presentation is in collaboration with the GAHC's exhibit, 1917: Winning the War with…

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Day Trip to Cedar Rapids: Chihuly Exhibit

August 12 @ 7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Travel Fellowship Excursion to Cedar Rapids with 1st Presbyterian! Trip includes: -Chihuly Venetian Glass Exhibit -National Czech/Slovak Museum Admission -Grant Wood Studio Visit -Free time in Czech Village & New Bohemia -Round-Trip Deluxe Coach Transport   Cost of the trip is: $56 Members $61 Non- Members Pre-registration & Pre-payment required! Reserve your spot by calling (563) 322-8844 or emailing info@gahc.org

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$5

Summer Walking Tour

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Each Saturday from June 3 - August 12 Tours are $5 per person, 10:30 AM starting at the GAHC Rain or Shine, Some stairs, up and down New route for 2017! Bring a water bottle and learn about the 3rd Street Historic District

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Rozz Tox Movie Night: Baader Meinhof Complex

August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Rozz Tox, 2108 3rd Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201 United States
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Join us at the Rozz Tox  at 6PM for a FREE screening (Ages 17+) of Uli Edel's Baader Meinhof Complex! When German police viciously quell a protest against the shah of Iran, popular journalist Ulrike Meinhof (Martina Gedeck) rebels against her dishonest marriage, walks away from her children and joins radical anarchist Andreas Baader (Moritz Bleibtreu). Together with Baader's girlfriend, Gudrun Ensslin (Johanna Wokalek), they form the violent Red Faction Army, and together perpetrate a slew of terrorist attacks as…

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Davenport Zither Ensemble Concert: Summer Hausmusik

August 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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The Davenport Zither Ensemble once again brings us the soothing sounds of the zither right to the German American Heritage Center for all to hear. The group will perform their concert on August 20th at 2 PM at the German American Heritage Center. You may recognize some tunes as both popular German and American songs will be heard. All are welcome to attend! Admission is free for members and $5 for visitors. The Zither Ensemble at the German American Heritage…

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September 2017
Free

Rozz Tox Movie Night: The Bloom of Yesterday

September 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Rozz Tox, 2108 3rd Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201 United States
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Join the German American Heritage Center and the Rozz Tox in a screening of the film " The Bloom of Yesterday". A very romantic comedy on the edge of the abyss: in the middle of the deepest life crisis, the Holocaust researcher Toto is assigned an assistant for the congress preparation - Zazie, of Jewish origin and with pronounced Teuto-phobia. The star guest of the congress, a famous actress, suddenly withdraws the promise and between Totos and Zazie's biographies bizarre…

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Portrayals of Luther: 500 Years of Struggle to Get It Right

September 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Martin Luther is one of the most-written-about people in all history. Widely diverging portrayals have taken shape, however, because he has been adored and reviled by writers across the centuries. Who is the real Martin Luther? Derek Nelson, a biographer of Luther, will present some of the many portraits of Luther by those who sought to seal his legacy and those who sought to overturn it. Join us at the German American Heritage Center as we celebrate 500 years of…

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The Story of Christopher August Mennicke

September 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Discover the life of  C.A. Mennicke and his work to expand the influence of German Lutheran churches in the Quad  Cities area. The talk will focus on Mennicke's surprising adventurous life as told through his documents. The presentation will be at the German American Heritage Center on September 17 @ 2 PM. Christopher was born in Germany in 1834 and came to the U.S. to study for the ministry.  He arrived in Rock Island in 1861 to serve German Lutheran congregations in Rock Island and Hampton.  By the time of his death, he had played a part in the growth of eleven churches.  Some of the events in his life included his missing passage…

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