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Open Reading at The Readery Saturday, 25 June 19:00 The Open Reading is for anyone, even for you. The writing prompt for this open reading is: "Gift" or “It seemed like a gift at the time.” We know…
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Special Childrens’ Story Hour at Treehouse Bilingual Kindergarten and Daycare Schleißheimer Str. 53A (As part of the Treehouse Open Day) Saturday, 18 June 10.30 - 11.30 Join the Munich Readery’s Lisa…
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Children's Storytime at The Readery Saturday, 11 June 11.00 - 12.00 What is Ramadan? Join special guest Amina Fellan and The Readery’s Lisa Yarger for an introduction to this special time in the…
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Hello all, Ideally we are looking for a babysitter mon-fri from 15:00 to 16:00/17:00. However less days in the week would also work. We have two children aged 7 and almost 4. The youngest…
12 posts, 21:23 yesterday
Actually, no need to buy anything. AWM offers stickers for absolutely free, just fill out the form and you'll get them in the mail. As long as your letterbox isn't filled with junk, that is.
18 posts, 20:39 yesterday
Just found out I have to see an apartment at 19:30 tomorrow near Rosenheimer platz. If this is still going at 8 pm, I would love to join. Otherwise, happy to join another week if this is still…
16 posts, 19:20 yesterday
Baumgartenschneid (13km, 750hm, 4.5h) Hauptbahnhof Platform 34 at 06.45am on Sunday 29.May.2016.   01) CandyQuackenbush 02) Matteo 03) Monica 04) Lena 05) light walker 06) nomis 07) Newinmunichberlin…
101 posts, 18:20 yesterday
A playgroup for English-speaking parents and young kids. All are welcome!  The playgroup takes place every Friday from 10:00-12:00 noon.  The address is Oberländerstr. 36, in one of the…
501 posts, 18:19 yesterday
What: Walk in Englischer Garten, then sit down at a cafe When: Wednesday, June 1st at 10:30am Where: Giselastraße U-bahn station entrance, by the Häagen-Dazs (Leopoldstraße 19) 1. Lydia 2.
2 posts, 18:11 yesterday
This week we have a Toytown reservation for 7:30 pm at Safran, Steinstr. 79 Nearest station Rosenheimerplatz all S-Bahn´s and 15, 25 tram. 1. ex-essex. 2. Please copy/paste all this text…
14 posts, 18:03 yesterday
Hello parents! My name is Elizabeth, I'm 20 and American. I have just finished off my studies in England and have returned back to Germany for the summer before moving over to L.A. in mid-August. I…
78 posts, 17:47 yesterday
The next La Leche League meeting will take place on Monday, June 6th 2016 from 12.00 noon - 2.00 pm in the Mütterzentrum Ramersdorf, Oedkarspitzstr. 20, 81671 Munich. The nearest underground…
11 posts, 15:34 yesterday
Midsummer, longest day. What happens when you cross the Biermeister with the hare? (Hint: Countryside, COLD pre-run Biers, Forest, Hills, Canals, Rivers, COLD drink-stop Biers, breweries,…
2 posts, 15:17 yesterday
Munich was officially recognised as a town with a market on June 14th 1158. The rest, as they say, is history... To celebrate the foundation of this beautiful city, Dark History Tours (That is me…
52 posts, 14:24 yesterday
Another bank holiday!!!! Crazy Ok - lets do the 2nd June...! I was thinking of this place: heyluigi.de at... 6:30?...it has been recommended by a friend - apparently really good cocktails…
2 posts, 13:51 yesterday
Hello alberic, Im a couple of years too late for your post but we've moved to Markt Schwaben two years ago. Before we were in Munich (and before that I was in Frankfurt, Lisbon, Zurich and the US).
2 posts, 29 May
This season's second overnight hike will take us to the Chiemsee-Alpenland. The lush green hills offer magnificent views over Chiemsee, Hohen Tauern, Watzmann, and Kaisergebirge. Route…
912 posts, 29 May
I am so sorry for not being able to turn up today. I totally got my calendar mixed up and have just realised  (yep I hate it when people do this as well, but it happened) Hope everyone still had a…
10 posts, 29 May
I did a quick research and found about these ones : der-kleintransporter.de/... xn--mbeltaxi-mnchen-8sb5... schneider-kleintransport... moebeltaxi-berlin.de/tra...
68 posts, 29 May
One huge difference from other countries is that you are taxed as a family unit not as an individual. This means that, more or less, you pay the same taxes regardless of individual income. Take…
1 posts, 29 May
Come join us for our final show before we take a break for the summer. We'll be joined by our fabulous pianist Lukas and welcome back Sarah, an alumni Baker, for a one-time special hurrah... We'll…
1 posts, 29 May
Summer is almost here, and it's time to celebrate together with summery themes, characters, and songs! Improvisation is a style of theater where characters and scenes are created together based…
15 posts, 29 May
I think it is a cultural thing. Germans want the certificate that proves you finished, in the US the important document is the transcript. The Germans want proof of your degree, you can take your…
7,639 posts, 28 May
Sunday 29 May, 9.55 a.m., platform 5 of Munich *OST*-Bahnhof Bring: eye protection, raingear, sunblock, money, bike (with both brakes working, gears and tyres in good condition), warm clothes, lights…
1 posts, 28 May
Anyone interested in visiting other world travelers (not package tourists) where large format Dias are shown like outside Cinema on a beautiful hill 20 minutes south of of Grünwald; southeast of…
1,783 posts, 27 May
On Sunday we'll follow Maximiliansweg from Lenggries to Bad Wiessee. This is a medium hike with 1100hm of elevation gain. Route Lenggries - Geierstein (1491m) - Fockenstein (1564m) - Aueralm…
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Dalai Lama says there are 'too many' refugees in Europe

The Dalai Lama said in an interview published Thursday that Europe has accepted "too many" refugees, and that they should eventually return to help rebuild their home countries.

Footballer Özil’s Mecca visit was unpatriotic, say AfD

Footballer Özil’s Mecca visit was unpatriotic, say AfD

When national football star Mesut Özil posted a picture of himself in Mecca on Facebook it received 21,000 ‘likes’. But Germany’s far right party see it is an act of provocation.

Star winger axed from Germany Euros squad

Star winger axed from Germany Euros squad

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Every third child in Berlin now dependent on welfare

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Kraftwerk defeat makes Germany safe for DJs

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Germany's highest court Tuesday struck down a challenge by electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk against a hip-hop artist's two-second sample of their tune, in a dispute that erupted almost two decades ago.

3 asylum seekers arrested for sexual assaults at music fest

3 asylum seekers arrested for sexual assaults at music fest

Twenty-six women have so far made complaints of sexual assaults at a musical festival that took place over the weekend in Darmstadt.