Mar
24
10:00 AM10:00

Amerika Haus Book Swap

Amerika Haus Book Swap – Exchange Your Old English Books- Sunday, 24 March

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Topic:       Amerika Haus Book Swap

Organizer:  Bavarian Center for Transatlantic Relations

When:        Sunday, 24th March 2019 (1000-1600).

Where:       Amerika Haus (temporary site), Barer Str. 19a, 80333 Munich

Entry:         Free

Refreshment and literary cake will be available.

Book lovers: swap your old English books for new reading material! Leftover coupons from our last Book Swap are still valid.

This is how the Amerikahaus Book Swap works:

1. Pick your books you want to swap (English books only!)

2. Exchange them at the Amerikahaus for Book Swap Coupons

3. Use these coupons to swap other books

Remember: sharing is caring - please only swap books in good condition.

Bring your books with you on the day of the Book Swap or exchange them in advance for Book Swap Coupons at our reception (only from Monday, March 18, to Friday, March 22, during our regular business hours).

Book Swap Conditions - We want to make sure that you and the rest of our guests enjoy our Book Swap. In order to make this happen, we hope that you will accept the following conditions:

1.    You will get a certain number of coupons per book, mostly depending on the type of book (hardcover/paperback), its condition and its first publication year. You can use these coupons to swap for other books on the day of our Book Swap.

It was very challenging to come up with a system that is as fair as possible. Please be so kind and help us out by accepting our coupon allocation system. We fully understand if you think that some of your books are not being awarded enough coupons. In this case, please keep your book instead of swapping it. Bargaining would not be fair to other book swappers.

2.    Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that you will find books to your liking and/or for the exact amount of coupons you have received from us for your old books.

Please accept that you might leave with fewer books than you have dropped off – or, in the worst-case scenario, with no books at all.

Thank you for understanding and accepting the conditions above. We appreciate your support and we hope you will find many great reads!

 

 

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Mar
26
6:00 PM18:00

The Amerika Haus Story (German)

Topic:          The Amerika Haus Story – The History, the Present and the Future

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Topic:          The Amerika Haus Story – The History, the Present and the Future

Presented by:  Dr. Meike Zwingenberger, Geschäftsführerin, Stiftung Bayerisches Amerikahaus gGmbh – Bavarian Center for Transatlantic Relations

Language:  German  

When:          Tuesday, 26th March 2019 (1800-2000).

Where:         Amerika Haus (temporary site), Barer Str. 19a, 80333 Munich

Entry:           Free

Transatlantic relations are a cornerstone of foreign policy. Economically the EU and the United States are the most interdependent regions worldwide. Hollywood's blockbusters run in each cinema.

Numerous connections between the two countries have evolved since the end of the Second World War. The America Haus facilities in Germany were key instruments of American foreign cultural and information policy and are still important America-related locations in Germany.

The Amerika Haus in Munich is the largest institution in Germany, devoted to the care of transatlantic relations today. Managing Director Dr. Meike Zwingenberger will present the history, todays varied activities and tasks, as well as plans for the future of the America Haus.

Sponsoring Organization: Stiftung Bayerisches Amerikahaus

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Apr
6
12:00 PM12:00

Haar Disciples vs Heidenheim Heidenköpfe (Double Header)

Haar Disciples – Baseball, Made in Germany - vs Heidenheim Heidenköpfe (Double Header

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Batter up!  With another strong season in 2018, the Haar Disciples are gearing up for another exciting 1st Baseball Bundesliga season in 2019.  Enjoy the start of the new season.  Grilled burgers and refreshments are available.

The April regular season schedule has the following home games on tap: 

·         Saturday, 6 April, 1200 – 1430  and 1530-1800 - Haar Disciples vs Heideneim Heidenköpfe (double header)

·         Saturday, 27th April, 1200-1430 and 1530-1800 – Haar Disciples vs Ulm Falcons (double header)

The regular season runs until mid-June with the playoffs started in early July.

The home games take place at Sportpark Eglfing (Haar), Richard-Reitzner-Allee, 85540 Haar .  You can follow the Disciples action and find the full regular season game schedule at www.disciples.de.  Also, for live video access, watch American Tim Collins‘ play-by-play analysis and more at http://www.eurobaseballtv.com

 

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Apr
27
12:00 PM12:00

Haar Disciples vs Ulm Falcons (Double Header)

Haar Disciples vs Ulm Falcons (Double Header)

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Batter up!  The Haar Disciples are now in the midst of another exciting 1st Baseball Bundesliga season.  Come on out and watch the entertainment.  Grilled burgers and refreshments are available.

 The regular season runs until mid-June with the playoffs started in early July.

 The home games take place at Sportpark Eglfing (Haar), Richard-Reitzner-Allee, 85540 Haar .  You can follow the Disciples action and find the full regular season game schedule at www.disciples.de.  Also, for live video access, watch American Tim Collins‘ play-by-play analysis and more at http://www.eurobaseballtv.com

 

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Apr
28
5:30 PM17:30

9th Annual Bavarian-American Friendship Evening, 28th April 2019

9th Annual Bavarian-American Friendship Evening, 28th April 2019

Linda Jo Rizzo at the Hippodrom

Linda Jo Rizzo at the Hippodrom

When:   Sunday, 28th April, 2019

Time:    1730-2300 – Arrive by not later than 1815 to secure your reserved seat. 

Where:  Hippodrom tent located at the Frühlingsfest, Theresienwiese

Organized by:  Triple D Events – Dave Dowdy

Dress code:  Let’s go Bayrisch!

Price:    Pay as you consume.

Again the Family Krätz, Susanne Barsody and the entire Hippodrom team welcome us to the 9th annual Bavarian-American Friendship Evening.  Seating begins at 1730.  Please plan to arrive by not later than 1815 to assure that we can keep the reserved tables.  Also those reserved and arriving by 1815 will receive a free PretzelBrezen, compliments of the Hippodrom.  

There is no cover charge and no advance payment for this evening.  In addition to the normal assortment of Bierzelt food, we can feast on the very special Kobe-beef hamburgers. 

AGBC member Linda Jo Rizzo will again lead the entertainment and will launch her special show around 8.00 p.m. Please get ready for dancing, good music and lots of fun for everyone.  There is no particular dress code, but if you have some Bavarian duds in your closet, please wear them to a wonderful evening. 

Last year we had around 900 guests attending. This year we can have more reserved seats, so let's join Dave to see if we can go over 1,000 this year.  Please tell your friends and anyone else who may be interested.  Everyone is invited.  Not only the MING and German/Bavarian-American Clubs are invited but individuals and individual groups as well.  To ensure that everyone gets a reserved seat, please inform Dave Dowdy at ddd@tripled.de by Wednesday, 24th April.

 

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May
4
3:00 PM15:00

Haar Disciples vs Buchbinder Legionäre

Haar Disciples vs Buchbinder Legionäre

Batter up!  The Haar Disciples are now in the midst of another exciting 1st Baseball Bundesliga season.  Come on out and watch the entertainment.  Grilled burgers and refreshments are available.

 The regular season runs until mid-June with the playoffs started in early July.

 The home games take place at Sportpark Eglfing (Haar), Richard-Reitzner-Allee, 85540 Haar .  You can follow the Disciples action and find the full regular season game schedule at www.disciples.de.  Also, for live video access, watch American Tim Collins‘ play-by-play analysis and more at http://www.eurobaseballtv.com

 

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May
4
4:00 PM16:00

Munich Cowboys vs Kirchdorf Wildcats

Munich Cowboys vs Kirchdorf Wildcats

Munich Cowboys – American Football, Made in Germany

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Start me up!  American football returns to Munich – On Saturday 4th May the Munich Cowboys open their exciting 2019 first division GFL season here in Munich when they meet the Kirchdorf Wildcats.  The kick-offs are at 16:00, and the games normally last about 2.5-3.0 hours. Come on out, grab a hamburger and/or a hotdog, and enjoy the action. When the going gets good, Dante Stadion really rocks! 

  All 2019 home games are on Saturdays:

01 June –    vs Allgäu Comets

15 June –    vs Marburg Mercenaries

13 July –      vs Stuttgart Scorpions

27 July –      vs Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns (perennial finalists in German Bowl)

03 August – vs. Frankfurt Universe

31 August – vs. Ingolstadt Dukes

 The schedule, a general description of the game rules and further team info will soon be available at www.munich-cowboys.de. Tickets: Eur 14.00 for Tribune/grandstands, Eur 10.00 for general admission.  The game program is available at the gate for a small contribution (Eur 1-2). 

Dante-Stadion - U1 Haltestelle at Westfriedhof.Located in northwest Munich near Moosach, it is just south of the Dachauer Strasse, adjacent to the Dante-Bad, and near the Velodrome at the Olympiagelände



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May
11
12:00 PM12:00

Haar Disciples vs Saarlouis Hornets (Double Header)

Haar Disciples vs Saarlouis Hornets (Double Header)

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Batter up!  The Haar Disciples are now in the midst of another exciting 1st Baseball Bundesliga season.  Come on out and watch the entertainment.  Grilled burgers and refreshments are available.

 The regular season runs until mid-June with the playoffs started in early July.

 The home games take place at Sportpark Eglfing (Haar), Richard-Reitzner-Allee, 85540 Haar .  You can follow the Disciples action and find the full regular season game schedule at www.disciples.de.  Also, for live video access, watch American Tim Collins‘ play-by-play analysis and more at http://www.eurobaseballtv.com

 

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May
25
5:00 PM17:00

Haar Disciples vs Mannheim Tornados

Haar Disciples vs Mannheim Tornados

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Batter up!  The Haar Disciples are now in the midst of another exciting 1st Baseball Bundesliga season.  Come on out and watch the entertainment.  Grilled burgers and refreshments are available.

 The regular season runs until mid-June with the playoffs started in early July.

 The home games take place at Sportpark Eglfing (Haar), Richard-Reitzner-Allee, 85540 Haar .  You can follow the Disciples action and find the full regular season game schedule at www.disciples.de.  Also, for live video access, watch American Tim Collins‘ play-by-play analysis and more at http://www.eurobaseballtv.com

 

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May
26
1:00 PM13:00

Haar Disciples vs Mannheim Tornados

Haar Disciples vss Mannheim Tornados

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Batter up!  The Haar Disciples are now in the midst of another exciting 1st Baseball Bundesliga season.  Come on out and watch the entertainment.  Grilled burgers and refreshments are available.

The regular season runs until mid-June with the playoffs started in early July.

The home games take place at Sportpark Eglfing (Haar), Richard-Reitzner-Allee, 85540 Haar .  You can follow the Disciples action and find the full regular season game schedule at www.disciples.de.  Also, for live video access, watch American Tim Collins‘ play-by-play analysis and more at http://www.eurobaseballtv.com

 

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May
30
12:00 PM12:00

Haar Disciples vs Stuttgart Reds (Double Header)

Haar Disciples vs Stuttgart Reds (Double Header)

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Batter up!  The Haar Disciples are now in the midst of another exciting 1st Baseball Bundesliga season.  Come on out and watch the entertainment.  Grilled burgers and refreshments are available.

 The regular season runs until mid-June with the playoffs started in early July.

 The home games take place at Sportpark Eglfing (Haar), Richard-Reitzner-Allee, 85540 Haar .  You can follow the Disciples action and find the full regular season game schedule at www.disciples.de.  Also, for live video access, watch American Tim Collins‘ play-by-play analysis and more at http://www.eurobaseballtv.com

 

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Jun
8
1:00 PM13:00

Haar Disciples vs Mainz Athletics (Double Header)

Haar Disciples vs Mainz Athletics (Double Header)

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Batter up!  The Haar Disciples are now in the midst of another exciting 1st Baseball Bundesliga season.  Come on out and watch the entertainment.  Grilled burgers and refreshments are available.

 The regular season runs until mid-June with the playoffs started in early July.

 The home games take place at Sportpark Eglfing (Haar), Richard-Reitzner-Allee, 85540 Haar .  You can follow the Disciples action and find the full regular season game schedule at www.disciples.de.  Also, for live video access, watch American Tim Collins‘ play-by-play analysis and more at http://www.eurobaseballtv.com

 

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Jun
16
3:00 PM15:00

Haar Disciples vs Buchbinder Legionäre

Haar Disciples vs Buchbinder Legionäre

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Batter up!  The Haar Disciples are now in the midst of another exciting 1st Baseball Bundesliga season.  Come on out and watch the entertainment.  Grilled burgers and refreshments are available.

 The regular season runs until mid-June with the playoffs started in early July.

 The home games take place at Sportpark Eglfing (Haar), Richard-Reitzner-Allee, 85540 Haar .  You can follow the Disciples action and find the full regular season game schedule at www.disciples.de.  Also, for live video access, watch American Tim Collins‘ play-by-play analysis and more at http://www.eurobaseballtv.com

 

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Mar
15
to Mar 17

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

MING and IBCM members and friends are warmly invited to join the special events of

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations                                                                                               in Munich, 15th – 17th March,2019

Concerts – St. Patrick’s Mass – Parade

Organized by Munich Irish Network e.V. (MIN)

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Here come the Irish! “Let’s paint the town green again” - dress in green and march with us (ca.1500 in 62 groups) to the “green fun” at the Wittelsbacherplatz. For the first time, we are celebrating a full St. Patrick’s weekend in Munich. With activities starting already on Friday, 15th March, the St. Patrick’s Weekend culminates with the Munich’s 24th St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, 17th March (1200-1330). For the parade, we will meet 1145 at Müncher Freiheit (Feillitzschstrasse, near the McDonald’s), then proceed at 1200 down the Leopoldstrasse to Odeonsplatz. 

Weekend Programm:

Friday, 15th March

19:30: Hochschule für Philosophie, Kaulbachstr. 31a, 80539 München

           Classical concert “Melodies of Ireland”, the classical ballads of

           Thomas Moore, the „The Bard of Erin“, featuring Dean Power (Tenor),                  

           Sinéad Campbell-Wallace (Sopran), Una Hunt (Piano).

           Listen to the invitation by Dean Power

Tickets (20 €): book online at www.stpatricksday.de/melodies

Saturday, 16th March

12:00 – 18:00 Odeonsplatz: Paddy’s Food Truck Festival and Bands

18:00           St. Ludwig’s Church, Ludwigstr. 22:

                    St. Patrick’s Mass composed and directed by Fr. Liam Lawton

Sunday, 17th March

12:00 -13:30 from Münchner Freiheit to Odeonsplatz: The Big Parade

13:30 – 18:00 Wittelsbacher Platz:

                       Welcome addresses - Blessing of the shamrock,                                                                                   

                       After Parade Party featuring “Johnny Logan & Band” and more

 12:00 – 18:00 Odeonsplatz: Paddy’s Food Truck Festival and Bands

 After dark St. Patrick’s Day comes to a close with the “Official Greening”:

Illumination of BMW WELT, Olympic Tower, Opera House, KENNEDY’S, KILIANS

Now let’s pray for “Kaiserwetter”

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Feb
28
6:30 PM18:30

Timothy Snyder – A Defense of Freedom

Timothy Snyder – A Defense of Freedom:  On the Rise of Authoritarianism Today

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Speaker:  Prof Timothy Snyder, best-selling author, Levin Professor of History at Yale and a Permanent Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna

Organizers: The Yale Club of Germany e.V.,The Alumni Club of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation – Regional Chapter Munich, Bavarian Center for Transatlantic Relations,Amerika-Institut LMU,Verlag C.H. Beck

When:  Thursday, 28th February 2019 (1830-2100)

Where:  LMU, Grosse Aula, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, 80539 Munich

Cost:     Free

Registration is required:  https://en.xing-events.com/TimothySnyder.html

 Timothy Snyder will explain how anti-democratic forces have become a threat to democracy and will offer a way out. 

 When the Cold War ended, Americans and Europeans were lulled into a false sense of security. Observers declared the end of history, confident in a peaceful, globalized future. But we now know this to be premature. Authoritarianism first returned in Russia, as fascist ideas were used to justify rule by the wealthy. It has spread from east to west, aided by Russian warfare in Ukraine and cyberwar in Europe and in the United States.

In his new book The Road to Unfreedom, which has just been published in German by C.H. Beck and is the basis of his talk, Timothy Snyder, Levin Professor of History at Yale and a Permanent Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna, shows how anti-democratic forces have become a threat to democracy. And he also shows us the way out. 

Following the lecture, Stefan Kornelius, Head of the Foreign Policy Department of Süddeutsche Zeitung will join Professor Snyder for a discussion on ways to move forward in this time of uncertainty, followed by a Q&A with the audience. 

Welcome and introductory remarks:
Bartley Großerichter, Founder, Munich Dialogues on Democracy
Dr. Meike Zwingenberger, Executive Director, Bavarian Center for Transatlantic Relations

This event is part of the Munich Dialogues on Democracy Speakers Series.

Official Start in German Cinemas:  7 March 2019

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Feb
15
6:30 PM18:30

Ben Rhoades – In the White House – The Years with Barack Obama

Ben Rhoades – In the White House – The Years with Barack Obama

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Speaker:  Ben Rhoades, White House Speechwriter and Author of “The World As It Is: A Memoir of the Obama White House.”

Organizers: The Yale Club of Germany e.V., Amerika-Institut der LMU München, Bavarian Center for Transatlantic Relations, Verlag C.H. Beck, Munich Dialogues on Democracy

When:  Friday, 15th February 2019 (1900-2100)

Where:  LMU, Raum B101, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, 80539 Munich

Language:  English

Cost:     Free

Registration is required:  https://en.xing-events.com/benrhodes.html

Ben Rhoades served as a close advisor to U.S. President Barack Obama throughout his 2 terms in office.  In his new book, he provides insights into the inner workings of U.S. politics today.

Throughout the 8 years, Ben Rhodes saw almost everything that happened in the heart of Barack Obama's Presidency. He was there as the nuclear agreement was negotiated with Iran, as the rapprochement with Cuba was initiated (and then abruptly fell with the election of Donald Trump), and as the decision to not intervene in Syria was cast.  He will describe some of the key dramas of the Obama Presidency, providing a number of intimate insights into the inner laws of politics. His book is a unique historical document and a lesson about what is possible in politics.

Ben Rhodes joined the Barack Obama campaign team in 2007 as a speechwriter. He later became Deputy National Security Adviser and served as one of President Obama’s closest aides and confidants. Today, he is co-Chair of the Organization of National Security Action in Washington.

Opening Words:

Dr. Jonathan Beck, Verlag C.H. Beck 

Dr. Andreas Etges, Amerika-Institut, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität

Moderation:  Ingo Zamperoni, Television Moderator und Journalist

 

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Feb
12
7:00 PM19:00

Bavarian American Academy Event – The Central Collecting Point in Munich

Bavarian American Academy Event – The Central Collecting Point in Munich

Speaker:       Prof. Dr. Iris Lauterbach, Honorary Professor, Munich Technical University

Moderator:    Dr. Christian Fuhrmeister, Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, Munich
Topic:            “The Central Collection Point in Munich” – Collecting, Restoring and Returning of Art Stolen during WWII.

Presented byBavarian American Academy/Bavarian Center for Transatlantic Relations (Amerika Haus)

When:              Tuesday, 12th February 2019 (1900-2100)

Where:             Amerika Haus, Barerstr. 19A, 80333 Munich

Cost:     Free

Registration is required:  https://en.xing-events.com/GreenBook.html

One of the most remarkable projects in the aftermath of World War II in Europe was the restitution of numerous works of art that had been looted by German National Socialist agents from museums and private collections in occupied areas. Iris Lauterbach has mined vast archives in Germany and the United States to reconstruct and illustrate the history and procedures of the U.S. Army’s Office of Military Government at the Central Collecting Point in Munich. Run by the so-called Monuments Men, this was the headquarters of the collection, restoration, and return of massive numbers of works of art.

In her lecture, Iris Lauterbach tells the story of the U.S. Central Collecting Point, set up in the former Nazi Party headquarters at Königsplatz in Munich. She uncovers the stories of the people who worked there at a time of lingering political suspicions, narrates the research, conservation, and restitution process.

Prof. Dr. Iris Lauterbach studied art history, French and Italian philology in Mainz, Pavia and Paris. Since 1991 she is a member of the research department of the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, München and an honorary professor at the Munich Technical University since 2012. Her fields of research are architecture and the visual arts in National Socialism, cultural policy in postwar Germany, and European garden history.

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Jan
27
11:00 AM11:00

Bavarian American Academy - Special Film Viewing – Green Book

Bavarian American Academy - Special Film Viewing – Green Book

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Film:     2018 Golden Globe Winner Green Book (OmU) – for Best Comedy Film

Presented by:  Bavarian American Academy/Bavarian Center for Transatlantic Relations (Amerika Haus)

When:  Sunday, 27th January 2019 (1100-1330)

Where:  Munich Film Fachhochschule, Bernd-Eichinger-Platz 1, 80333 Munich

Cost:     Free

Registration is required:  https://en.xing-events.com/GreenBook.html

Official Start in German Cinemas:  29 January 2019

Taking place in 1962, the gifted pianist Dr. Don Shirley (Ali Mahershalai – 2018 Golden Globes winner for Best Supporting Actor) goes on a concert tour ranging from New York to the South. His driver is the Italian-American Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a simple man from the working class, who earns his living with odd jobs and as a bouncer. The contrast between the two could not be greater. However, they develop a close friendship as they journey together through a period that is beset by violence and segregation but characterized with humor and true humanity. In planning their trip, they rely on the Negro Motorist Green Book, a travel guide for African American motorists which lists the few accommodations and restaurants that serve black guests.

This is a film about two different men who together go through ups and downs in developing a true friendship, one that is wonderfully funny and at the same time deeply moving. Director Peter Farrelly paints an authentic picture of an impressive tour in troubled times, a tragicomedy based on true events.

Greeting:Prof. Dr. Heike Paul, Bayerische Amerika-Akademie (BAA)
Introduction: Tim Moeck, Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München (HFF)

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Jan
19
2:00 PM14:00

Democrats Abroad Group - 2019 Women’s March in Munich – 19th January

Democrats Abroad Group - 2019 Women’s March in Munich – 19th January       What: 3rd Women’s March  When: Saturday, 19th January 2019  Time: 1400-1600 hours  Where: Meet at Siegestor/Geschwister-Scholl-Platz at 1400  Take a stand and march in Munich to affirm our values and speak up for those who cannot. In a similar vein to the 21 January 2017 and 20 January 2018 initiatives, the Munich Democrats Abroad Group will be joining with a number of Munich’s top international groups to again march in support of the global #MeToo movement.  We want to help show the current U.S. Administration that with a new Congress – with more women than ever – that it is time to focus on equality. Similar marches and vigils will again be taking place around the world as we join our fellow Americans in Washington D.C. to spur change and support the values we hold dear: tolerance, the Equal Rights Amendment and women's rights, religious freedom, facts, environmental protection, democracy, LGBT rights, black lives matter, science, peaceful co-existence, and the right to vote, to name a few.  Please save the date and plan to join us to make a constructive impact here in Munich. Last year’s march featured over 1,000 marchers. Let’s top that this year! There will likely be press on hand so spread the word. Our signs should be content and issue-driven and in good taste.  The starting point is Siegestor/Geschwister-Scholl-Platz (U-3 and U-6 Haltestelle Universität). We will then walk down the Ludwigstrasse to Odeonsplatz and then to Marienplatz.

Democrats Abroad Group - 2019 Women’s March in Munich – 19th January

What: 3rd Women’s March

When: Saturday, 19th January 2019

Time: 1400-1600 hours

Where: Meet at Siegestor/Geschwister-Scholl-Platz at 1400

Take a stand and march in Munich to affirm our values and speak up for those who cannot. In a similar vein to the 21 January 2017 and 20 January 2018 initiatives, the Munich Democrats Abroad Group will be joining with a number of Munich’s top international groups to again march in support of the global #MeToo movement.

We want to help show the current U.S. Administration that with a new Congress – with more women than ever – that it is time to focus on equality. Similar marches and vigils will again be taking place around the world as we join our fellow Americans in Washington D.C. to spur change and support the values we hold dear: tolerance, the Equal Rights Amendment and women's rights, religious freedom, facts, environmental protection, democracy, LGBT rights, black lives matter, science, peaceful co-existence, and the right to vote, to name a few.

Please save the date and plan to join us to make a constructive impact here in Munich. Last year’s march featured over 1,000 marchers. Let’s top that this year! There will likely be press on hand so spread the word. Our signs should be content and issue-driven and in good taste.

The starting point is Siegestor/Geschwister-Scholl-Platz (U-3 and U-6 Haltestelle Universität). We will then walk down the Ludwigstrasse to Odeonsplatz and then to Marienplatz.

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Jan
13
11:00 AM11:00

Bavarian American Academy - Special Film Showing – On the Basis of Sex

Bavarian American Academy - Special Film Showing – On the Basis of Sex

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Film:     On the Basis of Sex (OmU – German title: Die Berufung),

Presented by:  Bavarian American Academy/Bavarian Center for Transatlantic Relations (Amerika Haus)

When:  Sunday, 13 January 2019 (1100-1330)

Where:  Munich Film Fachhochschule, Bernd-Eichinger-Platz 1, 80333 Munich

Cost:     Free

Registration is required:  https://en.xing-events.com/BerufungFilm.html

Official Start in German Cinemas:  7 March 2019

This highly acclaimed film addresses the early career years of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  Using a story approach, it complements the excellent, recently-released documentary RBG which was shown at the Munich Film Fachhochschule by the BAA on 9th December 2018.

One of three female U.S. Supreme Court Justices, Ruth Bader Ginsburg (85) has long been an icon for the women’s movement.   The setting is the U.S.in the 50’s, a time when women in the U.S. could not work as police officers or study at Princeton. But Ruth Bader Ginsburg wanted to change this world and persisted - she became one of the few women students at Harvard’s Law School.  Despite graduating at the top of her class, she had to settle for a position as a law professor although she preferred to tackle cases in the legal courts, a privilege then reserved of her male counterparts.

With the support of her husband, tax lawyer Marty Ginsburg, she handled the case of Charles Moritz. In caring for his ill mother, Mr. Moritz was denied the normal tax deductions for doing so – on the basis of his sex.  She was convinced that a long idle legal precedent applied to the situation.  With her iron will and sharp legal mind, she finally went to court and led a passionate fight against the sexual discrimination of women (and men).

Greeting:       Dr. Margaretha Schweiger-Wilhelm, Bayerische Amerika-Akademie (BAA)

Discussion:    Prof. Dr. Michaela Kezele, Frauenbeauftragte der Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München (HFF)

Introduction:  Tim Moeck (HFF)

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Dec
16
2:00 PM14:00

Christmas Carol Sing Event

MING Event - Christmas Carol Sing Event

 

Date:  Sunday, 16th December 2018

Time:   1400-1600

Where:  Church of the Ascension at the Emmauskirche, Seybothsstrasse 4, Laurinplatz, 81545 Munich-Harlaching

Info:  E-mail church@ascension-munich.com, website:  www.ascension-munich.com

Entrance is free but donations will be happily accepted.

 

Come and sing your favorite Christmas carols, sacred and secular.  This should be a lot of fun for all, so please join in. 

 

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Dec
9
2:00 PM14:00

Handel's Messiah Open Sing Event

MING Event – Handel’s Messiah Open Sing Event

 Date:  Sunday, 9th December 2018

Time:   1400-1600

Where:  Church of the Ascension at the Emmauskirche, Seybothsstrasse 4, Laurinplatz, 81545 Munich-Harlaching

Info:  E-mail church@ascension-munich.com, website:  www.ascension-munich.com

Entrance is free but donations will be happily accepted.

 

Join us to sing Handel’s Messiah with orchestra and soloists.  Bring a score if you have one.  This should be a lot of fun for all, so please join in. 

 

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Nov
23
7:00 PM19:00

MING Event - 18th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

MING Event – “Friends of Linda Jo Rizzo” – 18th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

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When:   Friday Evening, 23rd Nov., 1900-2300.

Where:  Hackerhaus, Sendlingerstr. 14, 80331 (new site) - http://www.hackerhaus.de/

Cost:     Eur 48 per seat for a 4-course US Thanksgiving dinner + entertainment.  Children under 12 - Eur 25.  Drinks are separate and will be paid directly to the waitress or waiter.

Space:  Limited.  This is a “First Paid, First Reserved” event so please pay ASAP to secure your seat.

Payment:  Payment is due in full by 16th Nov.  Pay to Linda Jo Rizzo at Münchner Bank: IBAN DE95 7019 0000 0108 9102 35, BIC GENODEF 1M01.

Reservations:  mail@ljmusic-events.de .    

Note:  If you do not reserve by 16th November and if space is still available on the night of the dinner, you are still welcome to join us, but the price will be Eur 54.00. 

 Please join members of MING (Munich International Networking Group) organizations in celebrating this year’s Thanksgiving with Linda Jo Rizzo at the Hackerhaus (as in Hacker + Pschorr Bier) in downtown Munich.  We will again dine in a gemütliche setting with our feast:  a 4-course all-American turkey dinner (the works = pumpkin cream soup, Caesar-type salad, roast turkey with stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and cheesecake). A vegetarian menu will also be available but Linda needs to be informed in advance. 

In addition, the event features All-American entertainment and music by Munich’s acclaimed international entertainers Mark Coonradt and Linda. 

While our MING get-together will be on 23rd November, the Hackerbräu and Linda also will host a similar Thanksgiving dinner event at Hackerhaus on the evening of 22nd November (US Thanksgiving Day).

Should you need to cancel, please inform Linda by not that than 16th November to obtain a refund; cancellations after 16th November cannot be refunded. 

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Oct
12
7:00 PM19:00

Amerika Haus Lecture - Jim McDermott - 2018 US Midterm Elections

Amerika Haus Lecture – Jim McDermott - The State of American Politics - The 2018 US Midterm Elections

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Speaker: Jim McDermott, M.D., former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1989-2016, 7th Congressional District, state of Washington).

Topic: The State of American Politics - The 2018 Midterm Elections

Language: English

Organizer: Bavarian Center for Transatlantic Relations

When: Thursday, 12th October 2018, 1900-2100.

Where: Amerika Haus (temporary site), Barer Str. 19a, 80333 Munich

Cost: Free

Sign-up: reservierung@amerikahaus.de


As we advance toward U.S. midterm election day on 6th November, Jim McDermott will talk about the possible outcome of the elections. The midterms are often regarded as a referendum on the sitting President’s performance. This year, much seems to be at stake, and interest is high both inside and outside the U.S. Since Donald J. Trump’s 2016 election as President, the political landscape has changed: the country and its two major parties are deeply divided, old truths are increasingly called into question, and the future course of the country remains unclear. Congressman Jim McDermott will shed light on the elections and their possible outcomes, and will explain what this might mean for U.S. domestic politics and transatlantic relations.


James “Jim” Adalbert McDermott, M.D. was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1989 to 2016 for the 7th Congressional District of Washington. We over 40 years of public service in the federal and state government, he served on the United States House Ways and Means Committee, i.e. the House of Representatives’ chief tax-writing committee, and was a member of its Progressive Caucus. He has frequently appeared on major national and international media outlets and is known as an accomplished communicator – e.g. through his TEDx talks. Jim McDermott holds a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Illinois and a Bachelor of Science from Wheaton College in Illinois.

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Sep
16
to Sep 17

End of Summer Soul Jam - WaWi

End of Summer Soul Jam – Sunday, 16th September

Dave Dowdy’s Triple D Events is hosting this year’s End of Summer Soul Jam, featuring the best in Munich soul, funk and pop music.

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When:              Sunday, 16 September, 1200-1700
Where:             Waldwirtschaft Großhesselohe, Georg-Kalb-Str. 3, 82049 Mnchen-Pullach (www.waldwirtschaft.de).  
Band:               Soulmaster Mel Canady and Chessboard
Sign-Up:         Please advise Dave (E-mail:  ddd@tripled.de) by not later than noon on Saturday, 15 September if you plan to attend.  This is essential for planning purposes.
 
The Waldwirtschaft Großhesselohe invites you to the annual End of Summer Soul Jam.  Come on out and let's have some fun with the best of soul, funk and rhythm n' blues from Soulmaster Mel Canady and Chessboard.  Listen to the music of Chris Rhea, Johnny Guitar Watson, Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, Otis Redding, Ray Charles, Bobby Womack, Marvin Gaye, Bill Withers, Doobie Brothers and more. The band will also feature the big horns from Charles Walker on sax and Butch Kellem on trombone. 

The Waldwirtschaft is one of the best beer gardens in Munich and offers a wide-variety of attractions (fully-equipped children's playground, mini-golf, etc.) plus good food and drink.  This is a perfect way to wind down the beer garden season and get ready for the Oktoberfest. 

Álso Dave will be celebrating his 72nd birthday there, and he would love to greet many of you and enjoy a wonderful afternoon of good music and dancing. 

You may reach the Waldwirtschaft per auto (limited parking is available), S-Bahn (S7 Isartalbahnhof) or per bicycle (the best way).

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Sep
8
4:00 PM16:00

.Munich Cowboys Football

Munich Cowboys – American Football, Made in Germany

Munich Cowboys vs Stuttgart Scorpions

Start me up!  American football returns to Munich – On 7th April the Cowboys meet the Würzburg Panthers in a preseason match-up in Munich as the teams prepare for the start of the 2018 German Football League (GFL) season. 

Then the Munich Cowboys open their 2018 first division GFL season on 21st April when the Fighting Bayrisch host the Frankfurt Universe, one of the top two teams in the southern division of the GFL.  With versatile players and a great coaching staff led by Head Coach Garren Holley, get ready again for some more exciting football this season. 

The kick-offs are at 16:00, and the games normally last about 2.5-3.0 hours. Come on out, grab a hamburger and/or a hotdog, and enjoy the action. When the going gets good, Dante Stadion really rocks! 

The 2018 home games are normally on Saturdays.  The 2nd home game will be a doozy, taking place on Saturday, 16 June against the Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns, perennial southern division champions and German Bowl finalists.   Otherwise this year’s schedule is back-end loaded with most of the home games taking place during July to early September. 

The schedule, a general description of the game rules and further team info are available at www.munich-cowboys.de. Tickets: Eur 14.00 for Tribune/grandstands, Eur 10.00 for general admission.  The game program is available at the gate for a small contribution (Eur 1-2). 

Dante-Stadion - U1 Haltestelle at Westfriedhof.  Located in northwest Munich near Moosach, it is just south of the Dachauer Strasse, adjacent to the Dante-Bad, and near the Velodrome at the Olympiagelände.

 

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Sep
1
4:00 PM16:00

Munich Cowboys Football

Munich Cowboys – American Football, Made in Germany

Munich Cowboys vs Allgäu Comets

Start me up!  American football returns to Munich – On 7th April the Cowboys meet the Würzburg Panthers in a preseason match-up in Munich as the teams prepare for the start of the 2018 German Football League (GFL) season. 

Then the Munich Cowboys open their 2018 first division GFL season on 21st April when the Fighting Bayrisch host the Frankfurt Universe, one of the top two teams in the southern division of the GFL.  With versatile players and a great coaching staff led by Head Coach Garren Holley, get ready again for some more exciting football this season. 

The kick-offs are at 16:00, and the games normally last about 2.5-3.0 hours. Come on out, grab a hamburger and/or a hotdog, and enjoy the action. When the going gets good, Dante Stadion really rocks! 

The 2018 home games are normally on Saturdays.  The 2nd home game will be a doozy, taking place on Saturday, 16 June against the Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns, perennial southern division champions and German Bowl finalists.   Otherwise this year’s schedule is back-end loaded with most of the home games taking place during July to early September. 

The schedule, a general description of the game rules and further team info are available at www.munich-cowboys.de. Tickets: Eur 14.00 for Tribune/grandstands, Eur 10.00 for general admission.  The game program is available at the gate for a small contribution (Eur 1-2). 

Dante-Stadion - U1 Haltestelle at Westfriedhof.  Located in northwest Munich near Moosach, it is just south of the Dachauer Strasse, adjacent to the Dante-Bad, and near the Velodrome at the Olympiagelände.

 

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Aug
25
10:00 AM10:00

Special MING Event - Ammersee Radl Tour - Saturday, 25th August

Special MING Event – Ammersee Radl Tour – Saturday, 25th August 2018

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When:   Saturday, 25th August 2018 - 1000-1600 with late afternoon dinner option at Kloster Andechs. 

Meet Time:    0945 at Meisterbetrieb Peter Nandlinger, Mühlfelder Str. 5, 82211 Herrsching.  Tel. 08152 / 12 66, Fax. 08152 / 7 82 78, info@nandlinger.de.  This is about 300 meters from the S-Bahn Haltestelle – Bahnhofstrasse to Mühlfelder Str.

Organized by:  Colinne Bartel, AC Innovation

Arrangements – This is generally an E-bike tour.  Individuals need to make their own arrangements for renting the E-Bikes.  Those with their own E-Bikes or desiring to participate with a normal bicycle/mountain bike are also welcome to attend. 

Costs: 

a.    About Eur 30 per person for the E-Bike rentals – please reserve ASAP at www.nandinger.de or another convenient provider.  Address and contact details for Nandlinger’s appear above.  Summer hours are Monday-Friday 0900-1800, Saturday 0900-1400.

b.    Participation fee for those with rental E-Bikes or their own E-Bikes or normal bicycles/mountain bikes Eur 30. 

c.    Food and other consumables are to be paid in cash by the participants.

Payment:  Participants will be provided payment details in early August. 

Sign-Up:  Please register by 11th August 2018 at the Events tab on the AGBC Community Platform at www.agbc-munich.com

Special Note:  Participation is at your own risk.

Rain Date:  Saturday, 8th September 2018 – same timing and conditions. 

Questions?  Please contact Colinne S. Bartel at 0170-7345-775 or E-mail Colbar007@gmail.com

Catch us, if you can!  AGBC Munich is embarking on its 2nd annual bicycle ride around the charming Ammersee, one of Bavaria’s most scenic lakes.  Given the distance (about 50 km), most will use E-bikes.  We will start and finish at Herrsching, then drive afterwards to Andechs for an optional meal at the world-renowned Kloster Andechs.   

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The tour includes 15-30 minute stops at Ammersee’s primary points of interest, where food and drink will be available: 

Fischen – Ramsar Protected Wetland

Diessen – Gasteig Haus – Meeting house for "der Blaue Reiter" artists

Utting – historical Alte Villa 

Breitbrunn – Königsberg – proposed site for King Ludwig’s 4th castle

Herrsching – various historical sites.

Interested?  Please be sure to sign up by 11th August in the Events tool at www.agbc-munich.com as we need sufficient time to finalize the event arrangements. 

This will be an extra special event, one that you will remember.  Hopefully we will have Kaiserswetter with the great Bavarian blue sky.  However, In the event of rain, we will ride anyway so please be prepared to bring your ponchos. 

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Aug
18
4:00 PM16:00

Munich Cowboys Football

Munich Cowboys – American Football, Made in Germany

Munich Cowboys vs Marburg Mercenaries

Start me up!  American football returns to Munich – On 7th April the Cowboys meet the Würzburg Panthers in a preseason match-up in Munich as the teams prepare for the start of the 2018 German Football League (GFL) season. 

Then the Munich Cowboys open their 2018 first division GFL season on 21st April when the Fighting Bayrisch host the Frankfurt Universe, one of the top two teams in the southern division of the GFL.  With versatile players and a great coaching staff led by Head Coach Garren Holley, get ready again for some more exciting football this season. 

The kick-offs are at 16:00, and the games normally last about 2.5-3.0 hours. Come on out, grab a hamburger and/or a hotdog, and enjoy the action. When the going gets good, Dante Stadion really rocks! 

The 2018 home games are normally on Saturdays.  The 2nd home game will be a doozy, taking place on Saturday, 16 June against the Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns, perennial southern division champions and German Bowl finalists.   Otherwise this year’s schedule is back-end loaded with most of the home games taking place during July to early September. 

The schedule, a general description of the game rules and further team info are available at www.munich-cowboys.de. Tickets: Eur 14.00 for Tribune/grandstands, Eur 10.00 for general admission.  The game program is available at the gate for a small contribution (Eur 1-2). 

Dante-Stadion - U1 Haltestelle at Westfriedhof.  Located in northwest Munich near Moosach, it is just south of the Dachauer Strasse, adjacent to the Dante-Bad, and near the Velodrome at the Olympiagelände.

 

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Jul
22
10:00 AM10:00

Special MING Event - Bike Ride - Blue Land around Murnau

Special Event – MING Bike Ride – Blue Land around Murnau – Sunday, 22nd July

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Come and join the AGBC for a unique bike ride of Expressionism, Lakes and Beer! We will have Thomas Wagner of Kultur-Velo, Riegsee as our knowledgeable guide.

 When:       Sunday, 22nd July 2018, 10:00 – 16:00 (meeting time 09:45) “Rain date”: July 28

Sign up now, latest by: July 7 by going to the events tab on the Platform at: AGBC Community www.agbc-munich.com

Where:      Kultur-Velo, Thomas Wagner, Unterer Birnberg 8, 82418 Riegsee

Price for the guide: 20 euros per person

Schlossmuseum prices: Permanent exhibit € 6.00, permanent + special exhibit € 9.50 Group rate (10 persons) permanent exhibit € 5.00

Bike rental:  Please contact Thomas Wagner at Tel. 08841-629971 or kultur-velo@gmx.net Mountain bike or trekking bike with 27-30 gears: 10 euros Pedelecs (e-bikes) also available (reserve 3 weeks in advance)

More info about Thomas: https://de-de.facebook.com/KulturVelo/

Contact:       Monika Roehl Phone 08856-9353288, mobile 0171 6880267, Email mroehl@als-translation.com

                                                                  

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Our tour:  Approx. 38 kilometers of gentle terrain with approx. two climbs. We will start at the clear blue Riegsee lake, ride up to Hagen where a stunning mountain view awaits us, ride down to Murnau, walk our bikes through the charming pedestrian zone, peek into the Griesbräu brewery and walk past the Karg brewery house, view the Expressionist paintings in the Schlossmuseum (for non-art enthusiasts: you can enjoy the Murnau pedestrian zone in the meantime), ride past the house where Gabriele Münter and Wassily Kandinsky once lived and where they met with the other artists of the Blue Rider movement.

Afterwards we will ride through the Murnau Moos bog area and over to the Staffelsee lake, along the lake shore with awesome scenery to the Alpenblick beer garden on the lake shore in Uffing. Here, we will stop to refresh. There is also a small beach next door where we can go swimming. From there we ride back to Riegsee with gorgeous views of the Riegsee lake and the Alps.

Please note:

  1. Participation is at own risk.
  2. Make sure to bring a 1 liter bottle of something to drink and a snack.
  3. If you plan to use your own bike and would like to take the train to Murnau, the tour can pass by the Murnau Bahnhof around 1100.  If so, please inform Monika Roehl ASAP.  FYI - train departs Munich Hbf at 0932, arrives in Murnau at 1027. 
  4. Guests are welcome!

                    

 

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Jul
21
4:00 PM16:00

Munich Cowboys Football

Munich Cowboys – American Football, Made in Germany

Munich Cowboys vs Kirchdorf Wildcats

Start me up!  American football returns to Munich – On 7th April the Cowboys meet the Würzburg Panthers in a preseason match-up in Munich as the teams prepare for the start of the 2018 German Football League (GFL) season. 

Then the Munich Cowboys open their 2018 first division GFL season on 21st April when the Fighting Bayrisch host the Frankfurt Universe, one of the top two teams in the southern division of the GFL.  With versatile players and a great coaching staff led by Head Coach Garren Holley, get ready again for some more exciting football this season. 

The kick-offs are at 16:00, and the games normally last about 2.5-3.0 hours. Come on out, grab a hamburger and/or a hotdog, and enjoy the action. When the going gets good, Dante Stadion really rocks! 

The 2018 home games are normally on Saturdays.  The 2nd home game will be a doozy, taking place on Saturday, 16 June against the Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns, perennial southern division champions and German Bowl finalists.   Otherwise this year’s schedule is back-end loaded with most of the home games taking place during July to early September. 

The schedule, a general description of the game rules and further team info are available at www.munich-cowboys.de. Tickets: Eur 14.00 for Tribune/grandstands, Eur 10.00 for general admission.  The game program is available at the gate for a small contribution (Eur 1-2). 

Dante-Stadion - U1 Haltestelle at Westfriedhof.  Located in northwest Munich near Moosach, it is just south of the Dachauer Strasse, adjacent to the Dante-Bad, and near the Velodrome at the Olympiagelände.

 

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Jul
18
6:30 PM18:30

MING Event - Expat in the City - Summer Extravaganza!

MING Event - Expat in the City’s – Summer Extravaganza!

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What:    Expat in the City’s – Summer Extravaganza!

Date:     Wednesday, 18th July, 2018

Time:    1830-2300

Where:  The Lovelace, Kardinal-Faulhaber-Strasse 1, 80333 Munich

Cost:     Ticket - Eur 48.00, with a limit of 120 tickets.

Order Ticket at Eventbrite:  https://www.eventbrite.de/e/summer-extravaganza-an-expat-expert-exchange-tickets-47085884147

Get connected. Be inspired: The Expat in the City Network

With the Expat in the City Fairs, events, meet & greets and other partner events, we have created a unique network of international locals and local internationals.  Headed by co-founders Barbara Bijvank and AGBC Member Elisabeth Egger, the Expat in the City Network is where Expats meet Experts in the City.

Before many of us leave Munich for relaxing days and fun in the sun, the Expat in the City team is hosting a great opportunity at the Lovelace to meet with old friends, make new friends, and get connected to Munich experts that can make your life here in Munich even greater. 

Located just north of the Bayerischer Hof, the Lovelace is a new, exclusive location, one that you need to see … before it disappears in March 2019.  This “pop-up hotel” is really a hotel happening - or a happening hotel - at a stunning location you don’t want to miss!

Meet and mingle with fellow expats and get connected and inspired by some of the many amazing experts in the city. You can expect some little extravaganzas and surprises during the evening! A welcome drink and a snack are included in the ticket price.

If you are a professional offering your services in English and targeting international people living in Munich, the team may offer you the following promotional opportunities during the event:

·         You have the possibility to present yourself and your service in a brief pitch. 

·         You may insert your flyer or advertisement into the goodie bag that each visitor will receive at the end of the event.  (If you have these materials, please plan to arrive by 1815, if possible, to provide these to the Expat in the City team.)

·         Your services will be promoted in the Expat in the City social media channels prior to the event. 


 

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Jul
16
9:30 AM09:30

9th Annual German-American Business Day

9th Annual German-American Business Day

The Future of Business vs. the Business of the Future

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Topic:    German American Exchange e.V. – “The Future of Business vs. the Business of the Future” and the German-American Student Exchange Program.

When:   Monday, 16th July 2018  

Time:     Registration starts 0930; meeting runs 1000-1800 including lunch (1300-1400) and networking starting at 1630. 

Where:  Literaturhaus, Salvatorplatz 1, 80333 Munich – top floor

Cost:      EUR 69.00 Earlybird price until 15th June, then Eur 89.00 afterwards.

Sign-Up:  info@german-american-exchange.de

Contact: Susanne Meyer – susanne.meyer@rueckelcoll.com or telephone: 089 23 88 69 80.

Info:       http://german-american-exchange.com

Language: The conference will be held in a mixture of German and English - the morning in German and English, the panel discussion in the afternoon in German. The moderator is bilingual and an interpreter will be present.

When it began, Google’s corporate code of conduct motto was: “Don’t be evil.” Today, many question both the accuracy and relevance of that slogan. Today’s global business environment presents current firms, the upcoming generation of students entering the workforce, and would-be entrepreneurs with completely new challenges.

The 9th Annual Business Day is dedicated to exploring and navigating potentially successful paths to the future of business vs. the business of the future. It also will link those paths to the German-American Student Exchange Program and incorporate presentations from former and current U.S. student interns in Germany.

Program Moderator: Rüdiger Lentz, Executive Director Aspen Institute Germany, Berlin

Welcome - Dr. Christoph Rückel, President of German American Exchange e.V.

Introduction & Keynotes, Q&A (10am – 1pm):

·         Egbert Deekeling, Senior Partner/Founder of Deekeling Arndt Advisors, Düsseldorf

·         Georg Eisenreich, Bavarian Minister of State for Digitalization, Media and Europe

·         Timothy Kelley, Director of the International School Stuttgart

·         Sigalit Klimovsky, Partner of Grove Ventures, Tel Aviv

Lunch - three-course-buffet (1pm - 2pm)

Presentation of Interns & Alumni (2pm - 3 pm)

Panel Discussion, Q&A (2.45pm - 4.30pm):

·         Dr. Fritz Audebert, CEO ICUnet.AG, Passau

·         Anton Klees, CEO Active Value GmbH, Düsseldorf

·         Sebastian Meis, Attorney-at-law, Shareholder, Baker Donelson, Atlanta

·         Dr. Stefan Piëch, CEO Your Family Entertainment AG, München / Advisory Board Member Porsche Automobil Holding SE, Stuttgart

·         Stefan Wirtz, CEO uniexperts, Köln

Drinks & Networking (4.30pm - 6pm)

Note:  The German American Exchange e.V. program is led by Dr. Christoph Rückel of Rückel & Collegen, Kardinal-Faulhaber-Str. 15, 80333 München. 

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Jul
10
10:00 AM10:00

Interested in Starting Your Own Business?

Interested in Starting Your Own Business?                   

Presentation by Landeshauptstadt München, Referat für Arbeit und Wirtschaft on 10 July 2018

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Topic:   Interested in Starting Your Own Business?

Presented by:  Landeshauptstadt München, Referat für Arbeit und Wirtschaft

Date:    Tuesday, 10th July, 2018

Time:    1000-1200

Where:  LH München, Referat für Arbeit und Wirtschaft, Herzog-Wilhelm-Straße 15, 80331 München

Cost:     Free

Further information and registration at:  www.gruenden-in-muenchen.de/en/information

The City of Munich’s Department for Labor and Economic Development’s MEB team is presenting a 2-hour discussion on "How to start a business in Germany."  The presentation will be in English and is focused on new business founders in providing an overview on formalities in creating a company, legal structures, financial support, tax overview, business planning and much more.    

In addition, on the MEB website (www.gruenden-in-muenchen.de/en/information) you can find:

Tutorials that provide an overview covering all relevant start-up topics:

1. Starting a business – General formalities
2. Business or liberal profession?
3. Marketing mix
4. Business model
5. Business plan – Written presentation
6. Business plan – Financial section
7. Social insurance
8. Choice of legal structure
9. Overview of tax issues
10. Finance, support and subsidies
11. Munich Business Startup Office (MEB)
12. Company insurance
13. Start-up grant
14. Starting a sideline business
15. Choosing your location

Checklists for:

Starting a Business: General formalities & considerations

How to start a restaurant business

Commercial use of premises

Setting up a retail business

         

Business-plan template (pdf)

Downloads:

Welcome! How to start a business (in English)

Start your business now | Your guide for success (in English)
This comprehensive brochure covers key issues of starting your own business: more than 140 pages packed full with information around legal structure, taxes, business planning and financing and much more.

Information session:

Welcome! How to start a business (in English)

Publications (in German):

Leitfaden zur Existenzgründung: Überblick | Umsetzung | Kontakte
(Starting up your business in Germany: overview | implementation | contacts)

Der Leitfaden zur Existenzgründung gibt einen schnellen Überblick zum Ablauf einer Existenzgründung in Deutschland und alle wichtigen Ansprechpartner/Kontakte in München.

Kleiner Gründungs-Wegweiser durch die Münchner Stadtverwaltung
(A short startup’s guide to navigating Munich’s municipal administration)

Nutzen Sie diesen 8-seitigen Wegweiser zu Informations- und Beratungsangeboten sowie städtischen Ansprechpartnern.

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Jul
8
3:00 PM15:00

Munich Cowboys Football

Munich Cowboys – American Football, Made in Germany

Munich Cowboys vs Ingolstadt Dukes

Start me up!  American football returns to Munich – On 7th April the Cowboys meet the Würzburg Panthers in a preseason match-up in Munich as the teams prepare for the start of the 2018 German Football League (GFL) season. 

Then the Munich Cowboys open their 2018 first division GFL season on 21st April when the Fighting Bayrisch host the Frankfurt Universe, one of the top two teams in the southern division of the GFL.  With versatile players and a great coaching staff led by Head Coach Garren Holley, get ready again for some more exciting football this season. 

The kick-offs are at 16:00, and the games normally last about 2.5-3.0 hours. Come on out, grab a hamburger and/or a hotdog, and enjoy the action. When the going gets good, Dante Stadion really rocks! 

The 2018 home games are normally on Saturdays.  The 2nd home game will be a doozy, taking place on Saturday, 16 June against the Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns, perennial southern division champions and German Bowl finalists.   Otherwise this year’s schedule is back-end loaded with most of the home games taking place during July to early September. 

The schedule, a general description of the game rules and further team info are available at www.munich-cowboys.de. Tickets: Eur 14.00 for Tribune/grandstands, Eur 10.00 for general admission.  The game program is available at the gate for a small contribution (Eur 1-2). 

Dante-Stadion - U1 Haltestelle at Westfriedhof.  Located in northwest Munich near Moosach, it is just south of the Dachauer Strasse, adjacent to the Dante-Bad, and near the Velodrome at the Olympiagelände.

 

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Jul
8
12:00 PM12:00

9th Little American Oktoberfest at WaWi - MING Event

9th Annual Little American Oktoberfest,8th July at the Waldwirtschaft in Grosshesselohe near Pullach

 

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When:   Sunday, 8th July 2018

Time:    1200-2100 but core time 1200-1900. 

Where:  Waldwirtschaft Grosshesselohe (Pullach) – Georg-Kalb-Str. 3, 82049 Munich

Price:    Pay as you consume

Sign Up:  With Dave Dowdy at ddd@tripled.de by Thursday, 5th July.

The Waldwirtschaft team invites us again to the Little American Oktoberfest. The festivities start at 12 noon and continue throughout the day.  

With the organizational support of the AGBC’s Dave Dowdy, Linda Jo Rizzo (also an AGBC member) is the Master of Ceremonies and leads the country-western, rock and pop music entertainment with Mark Coonradt and the Texas Bandits.  The event will also feature bull-riding (on the mechanical monster), lasso-ing, horseshoes and Cowboy boot tossing, square dancing,  can-can girls, and a wild-west show.  For the kids there will be Kinderschmink and magic tricks.

At 1330 we will kick off the competition at the 2018 AGBC Mini Golf Tournament.  It’s an anyone-can-play event.  Yes, you too can “win!” Contestants will “vie” to take home the ruly stunning and multi-purpose AGBC 2018 Mini Golf trophy.

Around 1600 the Waldwirtschaft will treat us to a keg of free beer during a special keg-opening ceremony.  You can also purchase Kobe-beef hamburgers (for a specially reduced price), US steaks and a full assortment of delicious Biergarten food from the kiosks. 

Our reserved tables in the beer garden are facing the band and located under the white umbrellas.  Since this is a beer garden, we will not reserve special tables for the individual groups.  If you want to sit together with your group, you are encouraged to arrive early enough to save places.

Please come on out and join us. Invite your friends who may be interested in meeting with us. The Waldwirtschaft is located in the Georg-Kalb-Str. 3, 82049 München-Pullach. There are parking facilities, but you can also come out on your bicycle or with the S7-Bahn (exit Isartalbahnhof). It's a quick 10-minute walk from the S-Bahn exit to the Waldwirtschaft.

Detailed Schedule:

Little American Oktoberfest – Schedule of Events

American Music:

12.00-21.00             Mark Coonradt & The Texas Bandits

                                    (Country, Oldies, Rock-n-Roll, Bayerische Stimmung)

                                 Songs and Moderation from Linda Jo Rizzo                             

American Fun & Entertainment – the Lineup: 

12.00-20.00             Bull Riding (Michael Egner-Freizeit Egner 0170-8350596)

12.00-18.00               Lasso, Horseshoe & Cowboy Boot Tossing                             

12.00-18.00               Kinderschmink und Zauberer Clown                    

13.00                          Munich Cowboys Cheerleaders Dance and Cheer                       

13.30                          Mini Golf Tournament at the Mini Golf Platz

14.00                          Dance Show (Wild West Girls eV.)

15.00                          Charles Albertus & Dancers “Hollywood”

15.20                         Alina Malmar & Crew Hip Hop Show

16.00                          Wawi Team, US Consulate - “O’zapft” Freibier                                   

17.00                         Männer Dance Show (Wild West Girls eV.)                                   

18.00                          Dance Show (Wild West Girls eV.)

19.00-21.00               Linda & Mark & The Texas Bandits

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Jul
4
8:00 PM20:00

MING Event - Symphonic America Transatlantic Relationship

MING Event - SYMPHONIC AMERICA TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONSHIP

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What:         Symphonic America Transatlantic Relationship

When:        Wednesday, 4th July 2018 – 2000 - 2300.

Where:       TonHalle München, Atelierstr. 24, im Werksviertel, 81671 München

Cost:          Tickets: € 34 / 24 / 17 - phone +49 89 120 220 320 or E-mail - info@bayerische-philharmonie.de

Discounts:     Available for students and members of the Bayerische Philharmonie (50%) and for members of the MING groups (10% when ordered by phone or E-mail -  please mention MING when you order).  MING discounts are not available for tickets ordered through München Ticket.

Further Info:  www.muenchenticket.de

The concert wholeheartedly embraces the German-American partnership between the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra and the Bayerische Philharmonie. Following the successful debut in the Fall of 2017, this musical friendship will be presented in a concert on the Fourth of July, the American Independence Day. Together with musicians from the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra, the Kammerorchester (chamber orchestra) of the Bayerische Philharmonie will perform the following program under the baton of Lawrence Golan:

Edvard Grieg - From Holberg's Time – Suite in olden style Op. 40

Peter Boyer - Three Olympians

Peter Iljitsch Tschaikowsky - Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48

Kammerorchester der Bayerischen Philharmonie accompanied by musicians from the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra with Lawrence Golan as guest conductor

As a special treat for the MING guests, you can participate in a concert introduction with the conductor in English which will take place about an hour before the concert begins.  

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Jun
28
6:30 PM18:30

36th Filmfest München - 28 June thru 7 July

36th Filmfest München - 28 June through 7th July

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Attention film buffs.  Diana Iljine (Oct 2013 AGBC Guest Speaker) and her Filmfest München team will be presenting over 200 new films here in Munich during the 36th Munich Filmfest. This year’s event will last 10 days, starting on Thursday, 28th June. 

FILMFEST MÜNCHEN was established in 1983. FILMFEST MÜNCHEN is a principal summer film festival with over 80,000 admissions every year.  Over 2,000 film industry professionals from around the world and over 500 members of the press are accredited annually.

The FILMFEST MÜNCHEN is organized annually by: Internationale Münchner Filmwochen GmbH, a non-profit company co-owned by:

The Free State of Bavaria - represented by the Minister President

The City of Munich - represented by the Lord Mayor

SPIO - the German film industry association, represented by its President

Bayerischer Rundfunk (Bavarian Broadcasting) - represented by its Director General, Chief Executive Officer & Festival Director:  Diana Iljine

This year’s films are now posted.   For further information, please consult the website:  www.filmfest-meunchen.de.  For contact, please use: protokoll@filmfest-muenchen.de

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Jun
27
7:00 PM19:00

AGBC June Monthly Meeting - The Future Driving Experience

AGBC Munich June Monthly Meeting - Wednesday, 27th June 2018

 The Future Driving Experience — Connected and Autonomous

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Speaker:  Dr. Martin Birkner, Digital Associate Partner with McKinsey Digital.

Topic:    The Future Driving Experience — Connected and Autonomous

When:   Wednesday, 27th May 2018       

Time:    Registration starts 1830; meeting starts at 1900, dinner buffet around 2030. 

Where:  Marriott Hotel, Berlinerstrasse 93, 80805 Munich

Cost:     EUR 25.00 for members, Eur 35.00 for guests (incl. Dinner buffet)

Sign-Up:  Events tab on the new AGBC Munich Community Platform at www.agbc-munich.com

What a difference a few years makes!  The automotive sector is changing, and it’s changing fast. Artificial intelligence is poised to become a base technology for every engineering department. Consumers talk more about systems and technologies embedded in cars than about horsepower.

The vehicle will become the ultimate connected digital device. It becomes part of a new customer mobility experience in-vehicle and outside the vehicle — addressing the full customer journey. Capabilities include intermodal guidance, payment and ticketing, and, because drivers can increasingly take hands off the steering wheel, digital entertainment and work-related services for more efficient use of travel time. As the vehicle turns "digital," customers expect the digital experience of vehicles to reflect their personal digital lifestyle.

Autonomous driving technology will fundamentally transform the automotive industry, changing the way vehicles are built, operated, sold, used and serviced. Dozens of companies are already working on the sensors and other technologies required to enable these vehicles to know where they are and what is around them. Dozens of companies are now building artificial intelligence (AI)-based software to make autonomous vehicles smart enough to communicate with their passengers, other vehicles and the cloud, while planning the best path for a safe, fast and entertaining journey.

Dr Martin Birkner is a Digital Associate Partner with McKinsey Digital. He is a seasoned digital leader with 20 years+ hands-on experience in structuring and delivery of strategy, product innovation, creative product options and technology implementation using Internet of Things platforms (Automotive, Manufacturing, Telecommunication, Building Technology and Utilities). He has worked for companies such as Robert Bosch GmbH, HERE technologies, frog design and Gartner. 

As a Digital Associate Partner in McKinsey Advanced Industry Practice and Automotive, he helps clients in identifying growth potential in digitalisation in their core and beyond. He  works directly with a team of architects, developers, business analysts and UX/UI analysts to realize the potential in close cooperation with the client´s teams within digital business building assignments. 

 

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Jun
23
7:00 PM19:00

Biergarten Gathering- Worldcup Viewing - Deutschland vs Sweden

Biergarten Gathering – Worldcup Viewing – Deutschland vs Sweden

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What:         World Cup / Weltmeisterschaft Viewing – Deutschland vs Sweden.

When:        Saturday, 23rd June 2000-2200 for match.  Arrive earlier for seating.

Where:       Braukraft Biergarten, Münchnerstr. 20, 82205 Geisenbrunn (near Gilching)

Cost:         Pay as You Consume

Sign-up:    Events tool at www.agbc-munich.com

Transportation:  S8 Haltestelle Geisenbrunn, then a 9 minute walk heading southwest.

The 2018 World Cup action kicks off on Thursday, 14th June in Moscow.  The first game for the German squad is on Sunday, 17th June at 1700 when they take on the Mexican team.  Further first round matches for the German team are on Saturday, 23 June at 2000 (Sweden) and Wednesday, 27th June at 1600 (South Korea).  These exciting games and many others can be viewed publicly in Biergartens and restaurants throughout the Munich area.

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That being said, AGBC member and Cincinnati-native Kirsten Rhein and her business partner Mathias Lottes invite us to watch the Saturday 23rd June Deutschland-Sweden match-up at Braukraft’s Biergarten in Geisenbrunn.  Kirsten is part-owner and brewer at Braukraft GmbH Co & KG (www.braukraft.de), a craft beer brewery located next to Gilching, about 20 minutes by S-Bahn southwest of Munich.  The brewery and Biergarten are near the S8 Geisenbrunn stop, about a 9-minute walk southwest of the stop.  Catch us if you can!

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Jun
21
6:00 PM18:00

MING Event - Long Night of the Consulates

Long Night of the Consulates – Thursday, 21st June

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General Information

When:   Thursday, 21st June 2018

Time:    1800-2200 (general for all 14 participating Munich-area consulates).

How about trying Kosher wine at the Jewish Museum at the Consulate-General of the State of Israel, folding origami in the Museum der Fünf Kontinente at the booth of the Consulate General of Japan, or listening to a Georgian pianist at the Honorary Consulate of Georgia?  You can package your individual world tour at the "long night of the consulates.”  The exciting program includes theater, music, film, painting and culinary delights.  You can also gain an insight into the work of the consulates, and learn about the various countries and their cultures and sights. For further details, please check out the brochure to the "long night of consulates", which you can find at:  http://www.bayern.de/staatsregierung/europapolitik-und-regionale-beziehungen/europapolitik/lange-nacht-der-konsulate-2018/

Participants in the Long Night of the Consulates will be able to get a better idea of the scope of work performed by the consulates and their related culture organizations while learning more about the respective countries, their cultures and most noteworthy points of interest. 

Please be sure to bring your passport or picture ID.  Also there may be random security checks. Please avoid bringing large bags.  Note that some consulates (e.g. USA, Sri Lanka and Romania) require prior registration.  Details appear in the above online brochure. 

Special Evening at the U.S. Consulate

Where:  U.S. Consulate Munich, Königinstr. 5, 80539 Munich

Time:    Four 1-hour time slots, starting at 1800, 1900, 2000 or 2100

Sign-up:  By 15th June at - MunichLongNight@state.gov

Bring With:  Photo ID

The US Consulate Munich will feature:

  • Stands representing some US states, especially with regard to tourism.
  • Watching an American film with its filmmaker.
  • Listening to American movie music with live performances.
  • Enjoying American hot dogs, hamburgers, snacks and drinks (at reasonable prices)

Please note that the participant numbers are limited.  You need to sign up by Friday, 15th June at MunichLongNight@state.gov.  Sign up information needs to include your first and last names, birth dates, nationality and request time slot – i.e. 1800, 1900 or 2000.

 

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Jun
16
4:00 PM16:00

Munich Cowboys Football

Munich Cowboys – American Football, Made in Germany

Munich Cowboys vs Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns

Start me up!  American football returns to Munich – On 7th April the Cowboys meet the Würzburg Panthers in a preseason match-up in Munich as the teams prepare for the start of the 2018 German Football League (GFL) season. 

Then the Munich Cowboys open their 2018 first division GFL season on 21st April when the Fighting Bayrisch host the Frankfurt Universe, one of the top two teams in the southern division of the GFL.  With versatile players and a great coaching staff led by Head Coach Garren Holley, get ready again for some more exciting football this season. 

The kick-offs are at 16:00, and the games normally last about 2.5-3.0 hours. Come on out, grab a hamburger and/or a hotdog, and enjoy the action. When the going gets good, Dante Stadion really rocks! 

The 2018 home games are normally on Saturdays.  The 2nd home game will be a doozy, taking place on Saturday, 16 June against the Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns, perennial southern division champions and German Bowl finalists.   Otherwise this year’s schedule is back-end loaded with most of the home games taking place during July to early September. 

The schedule, a general description of the game rules and further team info are available at www.munich-cowboys.de. Tickets: Eur 14.00 for Tribune/grandstands, Eur 10.00 for general admission.  The game program is available at the gate for a small contribution (Eur 1-2). 

Dante-Stadion - U1 Haltestelle at Westfriedhof.  Located in northwest Munich near Moosach, it is just south of the Dachauer Strasse, adjacent to the Dante-Bad, and near the Velodrome at the Olympiagelände.

 

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Jun
15
9:00 AM09:00

American Citizens Information and Passport Day

American Citizens Information and Passport Day

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When:   Friday, 15th June 2018

Time:    0900-1600 (9 AM – 4 PM)

Where:  U.S. Consulate Munich, Königinstr. 5, 80539 Munich

Further info:  https://de.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-information-passport-day-2018/

Attention U.S. Citizens and family members - The U.S. Consulate is hosting its annual American Citizens Information and Passport Day on 15th June.  You can visit with representatives from U.S. and German government agencies such as the Department of State and the Kreisverwaltungsreferat.  In addition, you can learn more about non-profit organizations (including the AGBC) for Americans living in Bavaria. 

Or do you need to renew your passport?  You can schedule an appointment for the day of the event at https://de.usembassy.gov/passports/.

The Consulate staff will sell American food, chips, snacks, and sodas.  Come on out for an informative and interactive day. 

Note:  You or a U.S. citizen family member must present a U.S. passport for entry.  Please refrain from bringing cell phones, cameras or any prohibited items (listed on https://de.usembassy.gov).

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