The 7th Annual Great German-American Family Picnic

If you are a member of one of the eleven organizations that make up the Bürgerverein, you & your family are eligible to attend the annual Great German-American Family Picnic at Kurtz’s Beach on June 26th.   Come enjoy the food, drink and entertainment in this lovely setting on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay.

Best of all it is an opportunity to relax and catch up with old friends, and to make new ones.

Contact your organization’s president or Bürgerverein liaison to obtain your tickets to this popular event.

We sincerely hope you’ll join us!

More Info on the 2016 German-American Family Picnic


Zion’s Garden Opens for first Brats & Beer of the Season

Back by popular demand, the Zion Church’s first Brats & Beer event of 2016 will be held this Friday.  This is a great way to end the week and start the weekend.  Invite family and friends to meet you there.  Parking is readily available and free in the church lot.  Relax in the garden while everyone else fights rush hour traffic.

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MaiFest at Zion Church on May 7th.

What better way to welcome the month of May and the return of spring, then the Zion Church’s MaiFest?   This year also marks the 87th anniversary of The German Language School.  Come have lunch in the garden and join in the festivities!

MaiFest Info




The Washington Sängerbund Celebrates 165th Anniversary.

To commemorate this historic event, the Washington Sängerbund will present a special anniversary concert in the church where it all began.  The chorus will perform at 2 pm on Sunday, April 24th at The United Church/Vereinigte Kirche, 20th and G Streets, NW, Washington, DC.   Admission is free.

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