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March 2017
$20 - $25

Felted Eggs With Gisela McDonald

March 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Felted Eggs workshop with Gisela! $20 Members | $25 Non-members Pre-registration & Pre-payment required Call (563) 322-8844 or email info@gahc.org to register!

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April 2017

Pysanky With the Eggheads

April 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Pysanky workshop with the Eggheads! Session 1: 9:00-12:00pm | Session 2: 1:00-4:00pm Both sessions are the same skill level $20 Members | $25 Non-members Pre-registration & Pre-payment required Call (563) 322-8844 or email info@gahc.org to register!

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Don Wooten Presents Bach

April 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Don Wooten presents another riveting talk about Bach and his music! Sunday at the German American Heritage Center's 4th floor. 2Pm

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Die Welle at the Rozz Tox

April 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rozz Tox, 2108 3rd Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201 United States
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Come see the 2008 sociopolitical thriller based on the book, "The Wave"! Rainer (Jürgen Vogel), a teacher, is given the task of instructing his high school students about the autocratic state during a week-long session dedicated to longer-term lessons. A favorite among the kids, Rainer decides to let his students run with the subject matter, and he asks them to construct their own autocracy. However, when the kids start forming a nation state eerily similar to Nazi Germany, Rainer and…

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Free

Eiermarkt Spring Craft Fair

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Eiermarkt Spring Craft Fair Saturday, April 8th, 10:00-2:00pm Free Admission! Hot pretzels, egg crafts, handmade items, angora rabbits & more!

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Free

Book Discussion: Luther’s Fortress

April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bettendorf Public Library, 2950 Learning Campus Dr.
Bettendorf, IA 52722 United States
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Nick Pitz lead the book discussion on " Luther's Fortress" by James Reston. Tuesday 7- 8:30 P.Mm Bettendorf Public Library 2950 Learning Campus Dr. Bettendorf, Ia 52722 EMAIL: HUSTEDDEMICHAELJ@SAU.EDU

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Huebinger Maps with Michael Flaherty

April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Calling all Cartophiles! Michael Flaherty will present a talk about his research and collection of vintage maps. Learn about Melchior and Adam Huebinger, two brothers from Germany who made their mark in Davenport, Iowa through their map making company M. Huebinger & Co. The Huebingers were commissioned to prepare maps of the city of Davenport and the state of Iowa for exhibition at the World's Fair held in Chicago in 1898. They prepared and published hundreds of atlas books, plats,…

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May 2017
Free

Film Showing: Berlin Calling

May 3 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Rozz Tox, 2108 3rd Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201 United States
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Free showing of Berlin Calling at the Rozz Tox in Rock Island! Berlin Calling is a 2008 German tragicomedy directed by Hannes Stöhr. The movie depicts the events following DJ and producer Ickarus's institutionalization for drug abuse.

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100% American: Visualizing Gender in WWI Posters

May 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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WWI took place in the midst of changes in women's work, the crusade for women's suffrage, and the spread of a new movement called feminism. Posters printed to encourage all Americans to support the war effort provide a visual record of changing gender roles - and the anxieties that went along with them. In this presentation, we'll explore how the federal government used imagery to appeal to diverse groups in a changing nation during a time of national crisis, and…

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1917: Winning the War with Industry Open

May 14
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Learn about the Men and Women who produced, funded, conserved, and won the war from the home-front in Iowa and the Quad Cities. The exhibit will be on the third floor of the German American Heritage Center from May 14- Aug 20. Cost is Admission to the center. This is the second installment of our 1917 exhibit project.

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