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Hi Istvan, there is no "official package", i am not sure if its up to the teachers or the district or the state, but i know my kids books are different from my friends kids in Hessen; and indeed the…
1 posts, 15:37 yesterday
Hey guys,   Im a musician looking to meet some other musicians to have some jams etc.    i play guitar and drums and im into bands like QOTSA, Radiohead, truck fightes, arctic monkeys, BRMC etc.   …
8 posts, 10:05 yesterday
Beside Alexa at Alexanderplatz is a big Asian Supermarket. The have stuff from Japan, China, Vietnam... They also carry a wide selection of Indian spices and even popular brands of curries and sauces…
10 posts, 07:05 yesterday
I and my family have many long years of experience with orthodontists (not in Berlin but in Heidelberg area, Freiburg & England). They are a peculiar breed;) And I am not at all surprised that…
190 posts, 27 August
It is looking a tad cloudy out there though. Dilemma; bring a brolly and probably lose it after a few drinks, or get wet but short walk to u-bahn. Ah guessing after a few drinks I won't care.
7 posts, 27 August
Try these guys - they'll do everything for €71.40 and they only need 7 working days' advance notice.   AFAIK there's no requirement to setup a no-parking zone unless you're going to be blocking the…
1 posts, 27 August
A festival dedicated to encouraging and recognizing independent, international, episodic web content and it’s creators. Webfest Berlin will show the world ‘What’s Next’ in global web series for the…
4 posts, 27 August
I have been looking extensively in the forum for answers on this topic, but I did not found a definite one. So, I thought I could post a question here, hoping someone would answer. I have a…
1,024 posts, 27 August
Good afternoon, lovely ladies of Berlin,   I just discovered this forum and would like to introduce myself briefly. I am Bettina, 48 years old, German and therefore not an accompanying spouse...   I…
6 posts, 27 August
Hello everyone, If anybody is interested in hanging out then message me via PM, I am trying to organize a meetup since just replying does not seem to work at all.   I am also super interested in a…
14 posts, 27 August
hello girls  im looking for a nanny for a half day (flexible ) for my 1.9 old boy.from october. i need someone who can give me a formal recite for the pay. will be happy to hear from you. alisa…
204 posts, 26 August
The next meeting of the book group has been scheduled for Tuesday, 22nd September, at 7:30pm. The meeting place, as usual, will be Oranium (Oranienburger Str. 33). We will discuss "Life After Life"…
3 posts, 26 August
Moreover, "au pair" means that there should be some mutual benefits. Au pairs are not just cheap babysitters. You are supposed to treat them like a member of the family, have meals with them etc. and…
1 posts, 25 August
Hi. I'm a french game master and I'd like to start mastering for a french game called "Trinités". Unfortunately my german is not good enough to play in german but I'm fluent in english and french so…
2 posts, 25 August
Take a nostalgic journey back through time to retrace the history of Cabaret! From its roots in the salons of Paris in 1881, to its demise under National Socialism in the bars of Weimar Berlin in…
1 posts, 25 August
Take a nostalgic journey back through time to retrace the history of Cabaret! From its roots in the salons of Paris in 1881, to its demise under National Socialism in the bars of Weimar Berlin in…
9 posts, 25 August
I'm going to do a pretty standard Saturday morning ride this week. The ride will be some 85 - 90 km. If anyone's interested joining in let me know. We could meet in Wedding or near Tiergarten. Oh,…
28 posts, 25 August
I managed to register on 14 August, having been successful in getting a last minute slot available online (on August 5), so it is worth refreshing the page on the Bürgeramt website a few times. I…
312 posts, 24 August
@ Smiles, I don't know if you have discovered this new-fangled thing called "google", but it comes up with the most amazing stuff!   Take a look:   google.de/search?q=organ...    
230 posts, 24 August
I was disappointed to realise this group isn't going on anymore too. Maybe we could set a new one up... meet every two or three weeks perhaps? Where do the three of you who've posted recently live?…
5 posts, 23 August
At least one of the threads that pops up with a search has links to a blog (or several) on cafés in Berlin. I would assume this would have more recent information - and although things can change,…
3 posts, 23 August
How about Dyane Neiman? I was in one of her workshops once. She might be what you're looking for.  Her website is: moving-speaker.com/#welc... . Here's the contact info from the website:  Phone 1 :…
10 posts, 23 August
Time constraints, not generally handy, no interest, thinks it's a good expenditure of money, etc? I'll never forget a professor who said that since she started making real money in her field she…
22 posts, 22 August
I just wanted to let everybody know, again, that in May we opened a small Cafe in Schöneberg, Berlin on Eisenacher Str. 73 in order to make and sell unpasteurized, raw Kombucha. We make it out of…
1 posts, 22 August
Hi all,   The Berlin Challenge Hikers are a new informal hiking group. We're looking for new members. If you'd like to explore and hike around Berlin, Brandenburg and Europe-wide (weekends trips) and…
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