Upcoming Events

Donauschwaben Kirchweihfest combined with Schlachtfest @ Donauschwaben Center
Oct 23 @ 5:30 pm
Canceled -D’Lustigen Holzhacker- 97th Founders Day Fest @ American Legion Memorial Civic Center
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm
Delegate Meeting @ German Haus
Oct 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Schwaben Verein Oktoberfest 2021 @ Schwaben Center
Oct 30 @ 6:00 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 [...]
  • Familien Oktoberfest (Thursday, October 21, 2021)
    Join us at a Familien Oktoberfest! We invite you and your family to celebrate the Oktoberfest season with us on Thursday, October 21st from 5-8 PM at the DANK Haus! Our Familien Oktoberfest will feature tasty food, lively music, games, activities, and lots of family friendly fun [...]
  • Fall Pretzel Blitz (Thursday, October 21, 2021)
     The Pretzel Blitz is back! We are hosting 4 pretzel making classes in October. Why? We LOVE pretzels! These pretzel-making classes will beoffered in-person. We will host up to 25 students in our industrial kitchen at the DANK Haus. These 25 students will get hands on train [...]

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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