Upcoming Events

Weihnachtsmarkt-Christmas Shopping @ DANK Haus
Dec 11 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Canceled-Christmas Concert-Kinder, Jugendchor and German American Singers @ DANK Haus
Dec 12 @ 2:30 pm
Donauschwaben Christmas and Bazaar @ Donauschwaben Center
Dec 18 @ 1:00 pm
German Christmas Service @ St. Paul Lutheran Church
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm

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2021 Steuben Parade Queen

August 19, 2021 0
Katrina Annemarie Giannoni is an active member of our German community.Her enthusiasm of the German Culture runs generations deep. Her great-grandfather, Adam Bechtloff and Uncle Christian Schreiner were long time active members of the American […]
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Eintracht to continue in Posterity

July 3, 2017 0
After the German Newspaper Eintracht, published over 95 years in the Chicago area, has incorporated its publication with the New York Staatszeitung in February, 2016, we were fortunate to turn over our vast collection to […]

DANK Haus Virtual Events

  • Kaffeeklatsch (Thursday, September 16, 2021)
    Join us every Thursday from 5:30-6:15pm for a gemütliche chat online. We will be talking about "Gott und die Welt", and this Klatsch will be moderated by a friendly and enthusiastic German speaker. All speaking levels welcome, our first Klatsch is on Sept. 16. Please RSVP to [...]
  • Postwar Germany: Stunde Null 1945 to the Berlin Wall (Thursday, December 09, 2021)
    At Stunde Null (Zero Hour), May 8, 1945, the German people found themselves wallowing in the burning embers of Götterdämmerung. Adolf Hitler had promised that if the German people could not achieve total victory, he would pull them down with him into the abyss of defeat. Inde [...]
  • Neighborhood Nights (Thursday, December 09, 2021)
    Come enjoy a beverage with a spectacular view from our Skyline Lounge & Terrace. A perfect place to meet your neighbors and socialize. Each 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month from 7-11 PM. Proceeds support the DANK Haus Museum Remaining Dates for 2021: December 9th Decemb [...]

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2021 Steuben Parade 100 Club

Thank you for your sponsorship of the German Day Parade:
American Aid Society of German Descendants
Blatter & Blatter, Attorneys
D’Lustigen Holzhacker Buam of Chicago
Deutch-American Childrens Chorus
George & Gisela Boehm
George Rieg VI
German American Mardi Gras Association Prinzen Paar
German American Police Association
Germania Womans Club
Harlem Manner & Damen Chor
Heimat & Trachten Verein Edelweiss Chicago
Henrietta Baltes
Horst Siegel
Irene & Joseph Rotter
John K. Omischl
Joseph Bradtke Antique Movers Inc.
Ludwig Interiors
Niedersachsen Club Chicago
Rheinischer Verein 1890
Schumacher Imports Inc.
Schwaben Athletic Club
Schwaben Verein Chicago
Society of the Danube Swabians
Transylvania Saxon Benefit