KulturAbend—Starkbier German Dinner pairing

15, 16 Mar, 5-9 pm – Space is limited.  For reservations, call: 317–888–6940.

Lent is Starkbierzeit (Strong bier time) for the Germans, in traditions said to be originating in Bavaria’s monasteries during Lenten fasts. Join us for a great dinner evening—German and American Doppelbocks paired with great rich German Dinner specials, and a personal tour through bock tasting.

KulturAbend—Maypoles & Blossoms; Frühlings Holidays

9 Apr, 7:30 pm – Space is limited.  For reservations, call: 317–888–6940.

A discussion of Indiana’s German-American; Frühlings (Spring) Holidays and how they’ve evolved over the 150 years of Germans in Indiana.

Ladies Auxiliary Annual Garage Sale!

Mark your calendars! Saturday, April 13 from 8 am–3 pm for the annual Ladies Auxiliary Garage Sale!

As you start your spring cleaning set those items aside for the annul garage sale—big items, small items—we take all but televisions.

Proceeds from the garage sale help fund our annual children’s Christmas party and Klub expenses.

Drop off times will be April 2–6; 9–11 after 3 pm in the Banquet room.



26–27 Apr

Join us for Indy’s 8th Annual Frühlingsfest Weekend (Spring Festival Weekend) in German Park!  Friday Night Walpurgisnacht features the blessing of the Biergarten and tapping of MashCraft’s Frühlingsfest Maibock, the dance of the witches, and DysFunktion Brass Band all evening. Maitag Saturday features spring arts and crafts and garden sale, kids arts and crafts area, music all day. Evening features Jay Fox and the Jammin’ Germans, Bandltanz (Ribbon Dance of the Maypole) and the time-honored Maibaumaufstellen (the raising of the May Pole). Special Spring-inspired German Menu.

German Language Classes—Danke schön

Our weekly German language classes have ended for the season. We plan to start classes again this fall.

We would like to express our thanks to Frau Price. After 11 years of leading German classes at the GAK, Janet Price will be retiring from conducting the language lessons at the Klub.

Upcoming GAK Events

  • 7 Mar: Cultural, Education, and Events Committee Meeting, 7 pm, Banquet room
  • 15, 16 Mar: KulturAbend—Starkbier German Dinner pairing, 5-9 pm
  • 21 Mar: GAK Board Meeting, open to members, 7 pm, Banquet room
  • 4 Apr: Cultural, Education, and Events Committee Meeting, 7 pm, Banquet room
  • 9 Apr: KulturAbend—Maypoles & Blossoms; Frühlings Holidays, 7:30 pm
  • 18 Apr: Cultural, Education, and Events Committee Meeting—Frühlingsfest, 7 pm, Banquet room
  • 20 Apr: Annual Meeting of the German American Klub, 4 pm, Edelweiss
  • 26–27 Apr: Frühlingsfest
  • 11 May: Südzfest
  • 5–7 Sep: Oktoberfest

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Regional Upcoming Events

More Indy area German Activities at the German Cultural Societies of Indianapolis Calendar