Events

Happy Mothers Day and German Summer Classes

First of all, to all the mothers among you, we wish you a Happy Mothers Day and to all others, a great Sunday! By popular demand we are opening German courses for adults during the summer in Houston and in The Woodlands: 4-Week Summer I classes in Houston at various […]

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Reading and Translating German Texts In 5 Weeks!

The German Institute for the Southwest is offering a unique course for graduate students who must demonstrate proficiency in a second language or in German.  Do send this information to the graduate student in your life or your family or among your friends! Reading and Translating German Texts In 5 […]

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German American Elementary School Needs a New Place to Lease

Dear Members, Students, Teachers, and Friends of the German Institute for the Southwest (GIS), the German school programs in our community are in a state of crisis.  While GIS is going strong (knock on wood) and growing at a reasonable rate, the other two German language programs for children that […]

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Deutsch lernen – Learn German – for Kids and Youths

German classes in the Woodlands – Deutsch lernen in den Woodlands – it’s time to register your children and youths for our Spring Camp from April 22 to May 27 – you and your children will love it: German Classes for Children and Teenagers in The Woodlands – 6 Week […]

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Register your Child now for German Language Classes in the Woodlands

We just finished a great winter semester.  The children wrote and presented in German a great show of the Rattenfaenger of Hameln, a children’s fairy tale.  Everybody had a part, and our Rattenfaenger played a great flute! Come and join us for an even better spring session from April 22 […]

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Houston Saengerbund 2017 Spring Concert – Fruehlingskonzert

The Houston Saengerbund invites all to its Fruehlingskonzert on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.  The concert will take place at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1311 Holman, Houston, TX  77004.  Admission is free. The Houston Saengerbund, founded in 1883, is the oldest musical association in the city. The purpose […]

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Christ the King Lutheran Church 2017 Ostergottesdienst – German Language Easter Service

Die Christ the King Lutheran Church heisst Euch herzlich willkommen zum Ostergottesdienst in deutscher Sprache unter freiem Himmel mit Empfang im Gemeindesaal am 16. April 2017 um 14 Uhr. Die Kirche befindet sich an 2353 Rice Boulevard.  Man kann kostenlos auf dem Rice University Stadiumparkplatz parken. Christ the King Lutheran […]

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Murder, Mayhem and a Great Meal – Join Paul Hopper on the “Goetterdaemmerung – The Twilight of Houston Grand Opera’s Ring Cycle”

Murder, Mayhem, and a great Meal – the curse of the Ring continues as potions lead to betrayals, deception, and murder. The Houston-Leipzig Sister City Association cordially invites you to a social gathering and talk with the inimitable Paul Hopper, dramaturg at the Houston Grand Opera on Götterdämmerung – The Twilight […]

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2017 Annual Texas German Society Convention In La Grange, Texas

The Texas German Society to Hold its State-wide Annual Convention in La Grange March 18 By Paul Schenck An estimated 400 members of the Texas German Society (TGS) and its seventeen chapters from throughout the state will meet in La Grange on March 18. This 34th annual state convention of […]

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HOWDY RODEO FANS AT THE GERMAN INSTITUTE!!!

I am a volunteer for the Carnival Ticket Sales Committee representing the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.  Through the sales of HALF PRICE carnival packs, admission tickets and the solicitation of donations, our dedicated volunteers raised $7.8 million last year alone to help support the Show’s mission and Texas youth […]

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