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Veranstaltungen (Events)

All of our events are open to the public.
We welcome members and non-members alike.

September 2014

Wed. Sept. 10
Konversationsabend: Dr. Armin Burk - "Moos und Moneten", 7pm
Sat. Sept. 13 Buchclub: Ruth Klueger's "weiter leben/Still Alive", 1:30pm
Fri. Sept. 19
Lecture: Dr. Carin Berkowitz on the life of Dr. Joseph Leidy, in cooperation with the Wagner Free Institute of Science and dedication of our garden honoring Dr. Leidy, 6pm
Sun. Sept. 21 "Wister and More!" presents the Wister Quartet, 3pm
Sat. Sept. 27 German Heritage Festival, 2pm
Sat. Sept. 27 Geneology Seminar, 10am
October 2014
Sun. Oct. 5 Lobsterfeast, 1pm
Wed. Oct. 8
Konversationsabend: Inge Niebisch - "Remembering 1914 - 1918: Personal Aspects of the War Experience", 7pm
Fri. Oct. 10 Friday FilmFest presents "Beerland", 6:30pm
Sun. Oct. 26 "Wister and More!" presents Concert Operetta Theater presenting "The Best of Vienna" with AVA students, past and present, 3pm
Thur. Oct. 30 Lecture: Dr. Regina Blaszczyk - "Mr. Otto Haas: A Portrait in Entrepreneurship" in cooperation with the Chemical Heritage Foundation, 6pm (Reservations required)

November 2014
Fri. Nov. 7 Friday FilmFest presents "Nikolaikirche", 6:30pm
Sun. Nov. 9 St. Martin's Parade
Wed. Nov. 12
Konversationsabend: Jean Godsall-Myers - "Social Games: The Role and Function of Social Games in German Literature", 7pm
Sun. Nov. 16 "Wister and More!" joint presentation with the Delius Society of the Wister Quartet featuring Marcantonio Barone on piano, 3pm
Sat. Nov. 22 250th Annual Stiftungsfest Gala, 6pm
December 2014
Sat. Dec. 6 Women's Auxiliary Christkindlmarkt, 12pm
Wed. Dec. 10 Lecture: Dr. Frank Trommler - "German Diplomacy: Not a Topic for Diplomats", 6pm
Sun. Dec. 14 "Wister and More!" presents Cantus Novus, 3pm
Sun. Dec. 28 Closing Event of our 250th year, 3pm


Most events require tickets. Please call or email the office to inquire about purchasing.

If you have attended an event recently and have a comment or suggestion, send us an email at info@germansociety.org.


German Society of Pennsylvania
611 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA  19123
(P) 215-627-2332
(F) 215-627-5297