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April 2017
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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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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
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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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Volkswagon Car Show

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Join us for a fun filled day of classic Beetles, Westfalia vans, kit cars and more! See the latest Volkswagen models from Lujack’s and enjoy a brat from our friends at Jerry’s Market! Outdoor Event - Shine Only! No Rain Date. GAHC Parking Lot! 712 W. 2nd St. Davenport, IA

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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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Mother’s Day Scherenschnitte With Keith Bonnstetter

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Keith is back with new designs to share for Mother's Day! RSVP for the 2 dimensional session, the 3 dimensional session, or both! Sessions fill up quickly so register before spots are gone! Call 563.322.8844 to register. SATURDAY 2D: 9:00-10:30 3D: 10:30-12:00 $15 MEMBERS $20 NONMEMBERS MEMBERS ONLY $25 FOR BOTH!

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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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Remember Your Life with Becki Wells

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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Learn ideas and suggestions on how to use a Personal Historian to capture your family's life on video, through interviewing, and video taping. Learn how you can preserve your families tales through Oral Histories! Refreshments are provided and admission is free!

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Rock Island Arsenal Production in World War I

May 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
German American Heritage Center & Museum, 712 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52802 United States
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George Eaton, the Arsenal's Historian, will present on the expansion of Rock Island Arsenal and its products due to the breakout of World War I and the impact the Arsenal had on its workers and local community. While visiting, be sure to see our new exhibit "1917: Winning the War with Industry"! Admission is FREE

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