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The Lindenhof
7601 N Harker Dr Peoria IL


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German American Central Society Peoria IL
Weekly Update January 15, 2018

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Upcoming Events


Open to the Public

Sun. November 19 and Sun. January 14 from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
at the Lindenhof (Map)


What? A fun way for children and their parents to learn German.

When? Sundays November 19 and January 14 from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Where? German American Society
Lindenhof, 7601 N. Harker Drive, Peoria, IL
What to expect? Parents and children participate in activities together.

The book we will be exploring is “Oh, Wie Schön ist Panama” by Janosch
The book covers topics such as home, meeting new friends,
travel and learning from our experiences.

Check it out!!

Contact Christine Strelecky to register and for more details:
cstrelecky@gmail.com or by texting 309 621 3871

Open to the Public

Sunday January 28 Noon to 6 pm
at the Lindenhof (Map)


Please join us for a celebration of Winter German Style.
The event is being sponsored by Harmonie.
We are offering a special German buffet for $12.00 per person.
The buffet will tentatively consist of Schnitzel vom Schwein, parmesan chicken, bratwurst, smoked ham,
German potato salad, mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans, spaetzle, sauerkraut, and red cabbage.
Apple strudel or apple cake for dessert is $2 extra.

Kids 9 and under who wear a costume from the Disney movie “Frozen” will get to eat for free.
All kids 12 and under without a costume can enjoy the buffet for $6.

At Winterfest we will also be serving several bock and doppelbock beers
in bottle besides our regular draft beer selections.


The Lindenhof
7601 N. Harker Dr., Peoria, IL 61615 - (309) 691-7484 Map

Public Event

Friday Public Dinner at the Lindenhof (Map)

7601 N Harker Dr Peoria, IL 61614

Click the Lindenhof photo to see the monthly menu

Please Note: We accept cash or checks AND we now have a
new ATM (cash withdrawal only) with $3 service charge.

January 19:

Buffet featuring
Chicken Cordon Bleu, Pot Roast, Schnitzel,
Mashed and Garlic Parsleyed Potatoes, Red Cabbage, Mixed Vegetables,
Salad, Bread & Butter. $12.00 per order.
Desserts also available $2.00 each.

Terry Bredenberg will Entertain

German Speaking Stammtisch Table
2nd Friday of each month 6 to 8 pm

Please call the Lindenhof and leave a message
if your party is 10 or more people.

To see future menus or to download the month's menu click What's for Dinner

Alp Horns – The Lindenhof Echoes

Interested in playing? Contact Al Hedemann 685-7217

Volkstänzer - Folkdancers

The Peoria Volkstaenzer (folk dancers) play an important role in keeping
German culture alive in the Heart of Illinois through dance.
The group is dedicated to learning traditional folk dances
from all regions of Germany as well as Austria, Switzerland and more.
Not only do the members enjoy learning new dances but performing
for others at our fests and at other events throughout the area.
The group is open to people of all ages and our members
range in age from 7 - 70+ years of age.
Folk dancing practices take place on Sunday evenings.
For more information about learning folk dancing,
joining one of our performing groups
or having us perform at your event,
contact Debbie Hedemann at 444-8489 or e-mail her at folkdancers@peoriagermans.net.

Do You Like to Sing?

For info on how you can join our singing groups. Click here
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as well as information on cultural web sites and other activities that may be of interest.

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