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August 2019

Iowa City Beer Riots of 1884

August 25 @ 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 on Sunday, August 25 at 2pm for a presentation by Dr. Glenn Ehrstine about the Iowa City Beer Riots of 1884. On 13 August 1884, violence broke out at the trial of Iowa City brewers Conrad Graf and John Dostal, who were charged with having violated the state's New Prohibition law. Local Czechs, Germans, and Irish were not about to give up their drink without a fight, and before the day was out, a rampaging mob had severely…

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September 2019

Historic German Davenport: An Indoor Presentation of our Historic Walking Tour

September 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Come enjoy this indoor presentation of our historic walking tour and learn where German immigrants worked, lived, and created a community. The presentation will share details of their personal lives, as well as notable architectural styles found throughout downtown and the Gold Coast/Hamburg District. This Program Included with General Admission: Adult: $5 | Senior: $4 | Child: $3 | Member: Free

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Teen Scherenschnitte Workshops

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Keith Bonnstetter joins us once again on September 7th with the art of paper design cutting! Enjoy two fun designs, one 2-D and the other 3-D. These workshops are open to teens and are suitable for all skill levels! The 2-D class will be from 10-11 AM The 3-D class will be from 11:30-1 PM Cost for the workshops are: $15 MEMBERS $20 NONMEMBERS MEMBERS ONLY $25 FOR BOTH! Space is limited and fills up fast. Reserve your spots today…

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GAHC Book Discussions: The End of Days by Jenny Erpenbeck

September 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bettendorf Public Library, 2950 Learning Campus Dr.
Bettendorf, IA 52722 United States
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Join the GAHC Book Discussion group on Tuesday, September 10 at 7pm for the first of their 2019-2020 book discussions. On September 10th, the group will discuss The End of Days by Jenny Erpenbeck. The discussion will be led by Hedy Hustedde. Winner of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and the Hans Fallada Prize, The End of Days, by the acclaimed German writer Jenny Erpenbeck, consists essentially of five “books,” each leading to a different death of the same unnamed…

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Visiting Author Beth Howard: Hausfrau Honeymoon

September 14 @ 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 on Saturday, September 14th at 2pm for a visit from Beth Howard, author of Hausfrau Honeymoon: Love, Language, and other Misadventures in Germany. In 2003, Davenport native, Beth M. Howard, moved to Germany for love. But her three years living in Stuttgart proved more challenging than expected - especially learning the language, which, she says, was harder than algebra. Howard documents her adventures - and misadventures - in her funny, sassy, heartfelt memoir "Hausfrau Honeymoon," which she will…

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Simply Circuits

September 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Free

Join us on Sunday, September 15th at 2pm for "Simply Circuits," a child-friendly, hands-on program presented by educators from the Putnam Museum! Simplicity is key when it comes to making electricity! Learn how simple circuits work in this electrifying class! This program is Free, but space is limited! Call 563-322-8844 or RSVP on Eventbrite.com to reserve a space for your child!

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9th Annual Fall Frolic Benefit Gala

September 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Outing Club, 2109 Brady St.
Davenport, IA 52803 United States
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$55

The German American Heritage Center and Museum presents the 9th Annual Fall Frolic Gala! One of our most anticipated events of the year, it will take place on Friday, September 20th from 5-8 PM at the Outing Club in Davenport, IA (2109 Brady St). Events will include a cocktail hour and a silent auction including handmade prizes and prizes donated by local businesses. An exquisite German dinner will be served for all of us to enjoy, as well as musical…

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Mighty Oak Scherenschnitte Workshops

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Keith Bonnstetter joins us on September 21st with the art of paper design cutting! Enjoy two Mighty Oak designs, one 2-D and the other 3-D, inspired by GAHC's 25th Anniversary. 2D Session: 10-11am | 3D Session: 11:30-1pm Members: $15 | Non-Members: $20 Members Only Deal: Both Sessions for $25 Space is limited and fills up fast. Reserve your spots today by calling us at 563-322-8844

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October 2019

Halloween Scherenschnitte Workshops

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Keith Bonnstetter joins us again on Saturday, October 5th with the art of paper design cutting! Enjoy two Halloween inspired designs, one 2-D and the other 3-D. 2D Session: 10-11am | 3D Session: 11:30-1pm Members: $15 | Non-Members: $20 Members Only Deal: Both Sessions for $25 Space is limited and fills up fast. Reserve your spots today by calling us at 563-322-8844

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Berlin: Before and After the Wall Fell

October 12 @ 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 on Saturday, October 12th at 2pm for "Berlin: Before and After the Wall Fell" presented by Russell Baldner. Set in the context of pre- and post-World War Germany and the Cold War, the richly illustrated Berlin presentation features interpretive historical commentary and personal photography of Berlin and the infamous Berlin Wall in 1969 (eight years after the wall was erected), compared with many of the same, contrasting locations today. Also included are Sunday morning Gottesdienst (divine worship) at…

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