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

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German American Central Society Peoria IL
Weekly Update April 14, 2014

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Deutschamerikanischer Zentralverein zu Peoria

The Chat

Quarterly Newsletter

April - June

Damenchor's newly revised cookbook is now available.
It has some great German style recipes in it.
Pick up one for yourself or one for a gift.
The books can be purchased at the hall and from the Damenchor merchandise booth for $12.00.

Upcoming Events

SVP Mixed Golf League
We will golf from April 8th through August 26th
at the Kellog Executive Nine every Tuesday at 4:05 pm.
Green fees are $11.75 this year.
The fee to join is $15.00 which goes toward our banquet and prizes at the end of the season.
For further information contact Jane Klockenga at jklockenga1@gmail.com
NOTE: You do not have to be a German club member to participate in this activity.

As always ANY SVP member can accumulate points to be "Runner of the Year". 
All you have to do is sign up and complete sanctioned races.  Any distance - Any speed! 
Contact Nate Eisfelder if you would like more information.
Some Races to keep in mind:
May 10th - Race for the Cure (sign up with the GACS group!!)
May 18th - Peoria Marathon
June 14th - SteamBoat Classic (Come out to SommerFest that evening!!)
July 4th - FireCracker 5000

Saturday April 26 at the Lindenhof
Harmonie and Peoria Area Accordion Club Present
Eddie Korosa Jr. Concert and Dance
5 to 8 pm (doors open at 4)
$12 for Adults/$6 for Kids
Includes Our Famous German Buffet
Eddie Flyer

Saturday April 26
Chicago Bus Trip
Includes bus transportation and tickets for
the John Hancock Observatory and the Chicago Architectural Boat Cruise
Trip Info

Sunday April 27
Hickory Grove Cleanup - Weather Permitting
Note:  All soccer players should attend the Park cleanup

Saturday May 3 at the Lindenhof
5th Annual Kentucky Derby Day
140th "Run for the Roses"
Bar Open and Coverage of the Derby Begins at 3 pm
Post Time 5:24 pm - Mint Juleps - Hat Contest
Derby Flyer

Sunday May 4 at the Lindenhof
Noon to 6 pm - Free Admission
Al's Pals - Lindenhof Echos
Folkdancers - Maypole Ribbon Dance
German Food, Pretzels, Wine and Bier!
Maifest Flyer

Saturday May 10
Race for the Cure
Free Breakfast at the Lindenhof for G.A.C.S.
Walking/Runnin Team Only from 9-11 am!
We will again sponsor a team for the annual Race for the Cure…
our 17th year of sponsorship. Whether you walk or
not you can still register and join the German-American Society team,
even if you are not a member. To register go to
www.komenpeoria.org and click on register.
Then click on join a team and search for the German-American Society.
For much more information, click on the weekly newsletter photo link above
and look for the Race for the Cure article.

Sunday May 25 at the Lindenhof
Hog Roast
Noon to 6 pm - Free Admission
Please Join Us for Some Good Eatin'!

Friday Dinner at the Lindenhof (Map)
7601 N Harker Dr Peoria, IL 61614
April & May Menus are posted - Click the Lindenhof photo

2014 Friday Dinner Crews-Check Your Schedule

April 25: Buffet - Roast Beef, Fried Chicken, Schnitzel,
Mashed Potatoes, Spaetzle. Red Cabbage, Sauerkraut,
Salad, Bread and Butter - $12.00 per order.
Desserts also available $2.00 each.

Terry Bredenberg will Entertain

Please call the Lindenhof and leave a message
if your party is 6 or more people.

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

Do You Like to Sing?
For info on how you can join our singing groups. Click here

Anyone who is not currently receiving the weekly e-Newsletter and would like to begin receiving it by email,
please send an e-mail to Jeff Pulfer at:
OR, simply click on the photo link at the top of this page for the current e-newsletter.
The weekly e-Newsletter features news of upcoming German Club events
as well as information on cultural web sites and other activities that may be of interest.

For Peoria German-American Club information email " info@peoriagermans.net "

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