Fwd: Oktoberfest, Steuben Parade, and other Events

From: Amy S
Sent on: Monday, September 13, 2010 11:45 PM
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From: <[address removed]>
Date: Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 7:31 PM
Subject: Oktoberfest, Steuben Parade, and other Events


Dear Friends:
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I hope you all had a great start into German-American Friendship Month. Our next events are coming up fast, and there might be some you don?t want to miss:
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Thursday, September 16 - 12 Noon
BECOMING A GERMAN
A talk with Rick Landman who lost 17 family members in the Holocaust... but not his love for Germany. He recently became a German citizen, organized a group of Jewish German-Americans to march in the upcoming Steuben Parade, and discusses his life and choices at this "Transatlantic Lunch Talk" sponsored by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Program).
Deutsches Haus at NYU, 42 Washington Mews, NYC
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Thursday, September 16 - 6 PM
PHOTO EXHIBITION: BERLIN PASSAGES
Legendary US photographer Leonard Sussman is best known for his black&white work. But he found color to be more appropriate on a trip to Berlin where he found cityscapes between gentle lyricism and gritty reality.
German Consulate General, First Ave & 49th St, RSVP to [address removed]
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Friday, September 17 - 6 PM
PHOTO EXHIBITION: OKTOBERFEST
A photo homage to the world?s biggest party, which will actually open one day later in Munich/Germany to celebrate its 200th Anniversary. Photographer Marden Smith spent weeks at the legendary Oktoberfest to capture the faces of workers and visitors.
Deutsches Haus at NYU, 42 Washington Mews, NYC
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Saturday, September 18 - 12 Noon
GERMAN PUB CRAWL
The German Pub Crawl will take you on a double decker?bus through New York to some of the finest German watering holes. If you have a ticket: Enjoy... if not, Sorry, this event is SOLD OUT
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Saturday, September 18 - 12 Noon
FIRST ANNUAL OKTOBERFEST ON THE HUDSON
You are invited to a special Oktoberfest on the river... or, to be precise, on the Pier at West 41st Street. "World Yacht" is a member of the Circle Line family, and they offer German beer (Hofbr?u, Weihenstephaner), music by "Die Spitzbuam", dancing by "Schlierachtaler Stamm", and even a short Cruise for only $5. Entry to the Pier is $10, but use the code "STEUBEN" and get in for free!!!
More info here.
The Pier at West 41st Street, Hudson River, New York City
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The big one is coming up one week later:
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Friday, September 24 - 7 PM
STEUBEN PARADE GALA BENEFIT BANQUET
This exquisite black-tie affair is the official start to the Steuben Parade weekend. Both Grand Marshals of this year?s Parade, the legendary "Dr. Ruth" Westheimer and Dr. Michael M?ller, CEO of the Hofbr?uhaus in Munich, will attend as will many VIP from the German-American community, including politics, diplomacy, culture, business and the clubs. Tickets are still available and include: Cocktail Hour, Five Course Dinner, Music by "The Jimmy Sturr Orchestra" and famous Austrian soprano Eva Lind, Dancing until Midnight, Lots of Fun and Entertainment, and a Gift Bag.
New York Hilton & Towers, Grand Ballroom, 1335 Sixth Avenue, New York City
RSVP at [address removed] or by calling[masked] or online.
All proceeds of this Gala Benefit Banquet go to the German-American committee to support their work.
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Saturday, September 25 - 12 Noon
This year?s Steuben Parade brings you Grand Marshals "Dr. Ruth" and Dr. Michael M?ller of the famous Hofbr?uhaus, thousands of marchers in music and dance groups, masked and costumed carneval folk, people wearing Tracht from all over Germany, marksmen and many more... enjoy the Parade from anywhere on Fifth Avenue betweek 67th and 86th Street for free, or from a Bleacher Seat at Fifth Avenue and 78th Street for $10 (Tickets available right there starting at 11 AM). Following the Steuben Parade is
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OKTOBERFEST IN CENTRAL PARK
Tickets have been going fast for this greatest Oktoberfest in New York City right at the Summer Stage area of Central Park (enter from East 72nd St). Only a few hundred tickets will be available right at the gate starting at 1 PM. German beer and food, entertainment by groups from Germany, Austria and the US, and a special appearance by singer "Melina" will lead up to a Highlight: the 2nd Annual US Championship in Masskrugstemmen sponsored by Hofbr?u beer. Strong men from all over the country will compete in this mug holding contest to win a trip to the Hofbr?uhaus in Munich.
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For more information on the German-American Steuben Parade, click here.
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To donate to the Steuben Parade and support our cultural work, please click here.
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Please forward this to your family and friends. Thanks.
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All the best, and enjoy the season.

Lars Halter
General Chairman
German-American Steuben Parade


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German-American Steuben Parade
P.O. Box 3386
Church Street Station
New York, NY 10008
USA

Phone: [masked]
Fax: [masked]

Email: [address removed]

Check out our website at www.SteubenParade.com or www.GermanParadeNYC.org.

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