Every week, something fun is happening at the German Society of Pennsylvania. Lectures, Panel Discussions,
                                                                    Movies, German soccer broadcasts, and  music fill our home on Spring Garden Street in Philadelphia. 

 

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Veranstaltungen (Events)

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

June 2014
Thurs. June 5 Humble Treasure Productions and the GSP present "Michael the Rebel" (in English), 8pm
Fri. June 6 Humble Treasure Productions presents "Michael the Rebel" (in English), 8pm
Sat. June 7 Women's Auxiliary Monthly Meeting, 10am
Sat. June 7 Humble Treasure Productions and the GSP present "Michael the Rebel" (in English), 4pm
Sat. June 7 Humble Treasure Productions and the GSP present "Michael the Rebel" (in English), 8pm
Sat. June 7 Konversationsabend Wandertag
Sun. June 8 Humble Treasure Productions and the GSP present "Michael the Rebel" (in English), 2pm
Sun. June 8 Annual Members Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Event, 3pm
Sun. June 8 Humble Treasure Productions and the GSP present "Michael the Rebel" (in English), 6pm
Sat. June 14 Horner Memorial Library Lecture Series: Lisa Minardi - From Pastor to Patriot: Frederick Muhlenberg, Lutheran Minister and first speaker of the U.S. House, 10.30am
Horner Memorial Library Lecture Series: Dr. Birte Pfleger - The Other Germans: German-speaking Veterans of the Revolutionary War 1775-1840

Horner Memorial Library Lecture Series: Dr. Russell Kazal- German-Americans, German-Speaking Europe, and the Transnational roots of American Pluralist Ideologies

Horner Memorial Library Lecture Series: Dr. Petra Goedde- "Foreign Affairs": American GIs, Fraternization, and the Rehabilitation of Germans after World War II, 4.30pm
Mon. June 16 World Cup Screening: Germany v. Portugal, 12pm
Mon. June 16 World Cup Screening: Ghana v. USA, 6pm
Sat. June 21
Bus Trip to Trappe. Topic: the German-American Muhlenberg Family, 9.30am-4.30pm
Sat. June 21 World Cup Screening: Germany v. Ghana, 3pm
Sun. June 22 World Cup Screening: USA v. Portugal, 6pm
Thurs. June 26 World Cup Screening: USA v. Germany, 12pm
July 2014

Tues. July 8
World Cup Screening: Semi-Final Brazil v. Germany, 4pm
Sun. July 13
World Cup Screening: Final Germany v. Argentina, 3pm
July 21 - 26
Beginning of summer term language classes


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 Institute 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
Sat. Sept. 27 Geneology Seminar
October 2014
Sun. Oct. 5 Lobsterfeast, 5pm
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
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

 

Please note that the German Society office will be closed from Monday July 21 - Friday August 8

We will reopen with our regular hours beginning Monday August 11.


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