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The German American Heritage Center Presents PDF Print E-mail
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Written by German American Heritage Center   
Tuesday, 10 January 2012 14:31

The Des Moines Metro Opera Company,

Iowa's Premier Opera Company performing

by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 

Mozart's delightful commentary on love, forgiveness, tolerance and the brotherhood of mankind has become one of the most beloved operas in all the repertory. Filled with star-studded queens, dragons, bird-catchers, heroes and heroines and noble priests, The Magic Flute is a spectacular potpourri of worldly and heavenly delights all set with sublime enchantment to some of Mozart's greatest music! It is the perfect opera to delight and dazzle audiences of all ages.

 

2 hour performance, sung in English

Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 7:00 p.m.

Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University

Premium Seating $25 (limited to 60)   General Admission $15

Sorry...no GAHC discount

Tickets in person at GAHC, by mail or phone order

(563) 322-8844 or contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

This performance is supported in part by the
Riverboat Development Authority

 
German American Heritage Center Event PDF Print E-mail
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Written by German American Heritage Center   
Tuesday, 10 January 2012 14:29

Attention GAHC Members and Friends!

Could we appeal for your help?

 

We are in preparation for two Readers Theatre performances of "The White Rose: A True Story of Freedom in Nazi Germany" on Saturday, Feb 11, 2012. We are in need of several items to assist with our staging and would like to ask if anyone can provide the following for use at GAHC from February 1 through February 11th.

 

Please contact Kelly Lao ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) or Janet Brown-Lowe ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) if you can help!

 

  • Standard wooden dining or occasional chairs, any type  (combined for 12 total)
  • Bar-type high stools (combined for 12 total)
  • White flameless candles of any size, votive type or holders particularly helpful
  • Outdated stationery or letterhead to print scripts on back side  (help GAHC save green and go green!)
  • Black 3-ring binders, 1" width or less (12)
White Rose Play

 
Becky Wright, “The Quilt Lady,” at the GAHC PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kelly Lao   
Tuesday, 27 December 2011 11:22

Davenport- The German American Heritage Center, located at 712 W 2nd St. Davenport, presents Becky Wright “The Quilt Lady” as she gives a talk on “The Sequel: Christian Staffinger and his Civil War Quilt” at 2pm on Sunday February 19th. Becky will update us on the exciting events that occurred since her last talk at GAHC surrounding Christian Staffinger, the German immigrant who crafted Becky’s beloved quilt. Event is free with admission. For more information call 563-322-8844 or visit gahc.org.

Join the Quilt Lady on Saturday February 18th from 1pm till 5pm for a quilting workshop at GAHC. Using one of her Orphans of War patterns “Reap the Whirlwind”, Becky will show participants how to create one of these beautiful pieces. Registration fee is $35 and is payable at registration by February 15th. Patterns (a $10 value) are included in the fee. Materials list will become available at time of registration. To register call 563-322-8844 or email:
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MAURICE SENDAK TRAVELING EXHIBIT AT THE MOLINE PUBLIC LIBRARY PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jennifer Christiansen   
Tuesday, 27 December 2011 11:07

The Moline Public Library is celebrating the arrival of the traveling exhibit In a Nutshell: The Worlds of Maurice Sendak with a kickoff event, Wednesday, January 4th at 3:00 p.m.  Attendees are welcome to take in the exhibit, enjoy refreshments, and view the illustrated short-film adaptation of Where the Wild Things Are.  In a Nutshell will be on display through Februrary 24th.  Sponsored by Friends of the Moline Public Library.  For more information, visit the Moline Public Library at 3210 41st Street, Moline or call 309-524-2470.

 

In a Nutshell: The Worlds of Maurice Sendak was organized by the Rosenbach Museum & Library, Philadelphia, and developed by Nextbook, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting Jewish literature, culture, and ideas, and the American Library Association Public Programs Office. The national tour of the exhibit has been made possible by grants from the Charles H. Revson Foundation, the Righteous Persons Foundation, the David Berg Foundation, and an anonymous donor, with additional support from Tablet Magazine: A New Read on Jewish Life. 

 

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Herbert Hoover NHS News Release: Winter Children's Programs at the West Branch Public Library PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Adam Prato   
Monday, 19 December 2011 16:27
WEST BRANCH, IOWA—Herbert Hoover National Historic Site will partner with the West Branch Public Library from January through April of 2012 to offer
literacy and educational programs.

A National Park Ranger from Herbert Hoover National Historic Site will lead “Pajama Storytime” activities on the first Tuesdays of each month from January through April. The West Branch Public Library welcomes pre-schoolers, their parents, and families to “Pajama Storytime” each Tuesday evening in the Library Children’s Area from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Story time helps develop preschoolers' early literacy and socialization skills. A bedtime snack is provided.

“Get to Know Your National Parks” on the first and third Wednesdays of every month from January through April with a National Park Ranger from Herbert Hoover National Historic Site. Children of all ages can learn how National Parks preserve America’s natural and historical heritage with a focus on a different national park each time. “Get to Know Your National Parks” meets at 2:00 p.m. in the Library Children’s Area. The program will last about one hour.

The West Branch Public Library is at 300 North Downey Street in West Branch, Iowa. For more information about library programs, call Youth Librarian Becky Knoche at (319) 643-2633. Herbert Hoover National Historic Site and the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum are in West Branch, Iowa at exit 254 off I-80. Both are open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Time. Parking is limited so please allow extra time to find a parking space. For more information go online at www.nps.gov/heho or call (319) 643-2541.


Herbert Hoover National Historic Site
110 Parkside Drive
PO Box 607
West Branch, Iowa  52358
319 643-2541 phone
319 643-7864 fax
www.nps.gov/heho

 
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