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The Lindenhof
7601 N Harker Dr Peoria IL

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German American Central Society Peoria IL
Weekly Update May 16, 2016

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April - June

Upcoming Events

2015 - 2016 Calendar of Public Events

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June 4th & 5th - Noon to 8 pm at Hickory Grove Park (Map)


German Food - Beer - Entertainment - German Gift Shop - Cash Bar
Soft drinks - Playground Equipment - Free Admission

June 4th Rock'n Wurst Saturday

Entertainment By:
Cusack Bros. 12:30--3pm
Ed and Judy 3:30-7:30pm

Food: Heidelburgers, Brats, Hotdogs, & Sauerkraut

Soft Drinks & German & American Beer

Take Route 40 (old Rt 88) North to Hickory Grove Rd.
Turn right and look for additional signs.

June 5th German Fest Sunday

German Entertainment
Shooting Tent, Arts and Craft Village,
Bags, 50/50, German Car and Bike Cruis'n, Folk Dancing

Food: Roast Pork, Brats, Heidelburgers, Hot Dogs,
German Potato Salad, Sauerkraut, Slaw, Cake, Iced Tea or Coffee
Dinners $10

Sandwiches & Sides Sold Separately

Soft Drinks & German & American Beer

Sommerfest Flyer

July 3 - Noon to 8 pm at Hickory Grove Park (Map)


SVP Mixed Golf League 2016 - Attention all golfers!

You must be a dues paid member


Our fee for the SVP Mixed Golf League is $15.00 per person (this goes towards prizes at the end of the season). We golf at the Kellogg Executive Nine course every Tuesday with a beginning tee time of 4:00 p.m. starting on April 5th and play through to August 30th, 2016. Green fees this year are $11.75. Please come join us if you are interested in golfing this season. For those of you who played last year, if you any suggestions for improving the league or updating any of our rules please contact Jane.

Contact information for the league is Jane Klockenga (jklockenga1@gmail.com)

Editor's Note: Anyone who is a member of any of the affiliates is eligible to play in this league.

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

Friday Dinner at the Lindenhof (Map)

7601 N Harker Dr Peoria, IL 61614

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Please Note: We only accept cash or checks. We cannot accept credit or debit cards.

May 20:

Buffet featuring
Fried Chicken, Roast Pork, Pot Roast,
Mashed and Red Potatoes, Red Cabbage, Mixed Vegetables,
Salad, bread and Butter, $12.00 per order
Desserts also available $2.00 each.

Rathskeller Brummers will Entertain

Please call the Lindenhof and leave a message
if your party is 10 or more people.

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

Alp Horns – The Lindenhof Echoes

Interested in playing? Contact Al Hedemann 685-7217

Volkstänzer - Folkdancers

The Peoria Volkstaenzer (folk dancers) play an important role in keeping German culture
alive in the Heart of Illinois through dance. The group is dedicated to learning traditional
folk dances from all regions of Germany as well as Austria, Switzerland and more.
Not only do the members enjoy learning new dances but performing for others at our fests
and at other events throughout the area.
The group is open to people of all ages and our members range in age from 7 - 70+ years of age.
Folk dancing practices take place on Sunday evenings.
For more information about learning folk dancing, joining one of our performing groups
or having us perform at your event,
contact Debbie Hedemann at 444-8489 or e-mail her at folkdancers@peoriagermans.net.

Do You Like to Sing?

For info on how you can join our singing groups. Click here
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