Old Movie Night
Nov
8
8:00 PM20:00

Old Movie Night

We would like to invite you all to gather for an old movie night. We will be bringing old films from years past for everyone to enjoy. It is our hope that we will be upstairs in the main hall for this laid back night. Stay tuned for final time and location!

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Bierfest 2019
Nov
2
10:00 AM10:00

Bierfest 2019

  • Donauschwaben German American Cultural Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

SET UP: Set up begins at the club at 10:00am. All available members are requested to come!

SERVING: Dinner for members is served at 4:30pm in the bar, finish eating by 5:15pm, and be ready to begin serving guests in the main hall at 5:30pm. We will be serving Schnitzel, Spätzle, and Red Cabbage for dinner; Torte for dessert; and Pretzels with Swiss Cheese after the performance. 

Dancers meet in the practice room at 7:10pm.

WHAT TO WEAR: FESTTRACHT!

Women: Full Festtracht is the green skirt, black hard Mieder, green floral shawl, white apron, white blouse with lace trim, chains with loops at the top of Mieder, acorn pins, hat with feather, white stockings, black dance shoes, bloomers, slip and flowers with greens, (that will be provided for you on the day of). Hair needs to be in an appropriate do so your hate fits on your head. Makeup should look natural, no bright colors, no nail polish, Trachten jewelry only. *Consider bringing an alternative apron to serve in*

Men: Full Festtracht is vest with green tie (no belt), over lederhosen, white shirt with sleeves rolled up, no buttons on the lapel; hat with feather, Loferl & socks with black dance shoes.

Junior Girls: new Jugend Festtracht, white blouse, bloomers, white stockings, black dance shoes.

Junior Boys: Vest and green tie, over Lederhosen, white shirt with sleeves rolled up, hat, Stutzen and black dance shoes.

Little Girls: Blue Dirndl, red apron, white stockings, black shoes, white blouse.

Little Boys: Lederhosen, white shirt, red tie, Stutzen, black shoes.

PERFORMANCE LIST:

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Dance Practice
Nov
1
8:00 PM20:00

Dance Practice

Children’s practice begins at 7:30pm and Adult practice begins at 8:00pm, please be dressed and ready to go.

Notes from the Four Vors: We will begin upstairs at 8:00pm with both children and adults by running through the program from the start. Ladies, bring your green skirts and your hats.

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Dance Practice/Trick or Treat
Oct
25
7:30 PM19:30

Dance Practice/Trick or Treat

Children’s practice begins at 7:30pm and Adult practice begins at 8:00pm, please be dressed and ready to go.

Notes from the Four Vors: Trick-or-Treat with STV Bavaria - We welcome the children to come on Friday, October 25 in their costumes for Halloween crafts and of course Trick-or-Treating! We ask that people bring candy to throw into the mix to be handed out. All members are welcome to come and "hide" in the hallway and handout goodies. Please be aware that we still have to have practice upstairs after so we will start right at 7:30pm.

BIERFEST - We will begin upstairs at 8:30pm. The children will rehearse first so they can go home. Adults will start right after. Please be ready to go! Ladies, bring your green skirts and your hat.

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German Day Cleveland
Oct
6
1:30 PM13:30

German Day Cleveland

TIME: Performances at 2:00PM and 4:15PM. ARRIVE BY 1:30PM

WHAT TO WEAR:

Men: Blue tie AND Vest

Women: Women Vereins dirndl with blue apron

Boys: Blue TIe

Girls: Blue dirndl with blue apron


The first set is shared with the singers. The second set it was requested we do the whips and then lead everyone there in an "auftanz". Don't worry if you don't know it, it is follow the leader, we will explain more at practice.

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Sommer Oktoberfest
Aug
17
5:00 PM17:00

Sommer Oktoberfest

TIME: Arrive by 5:15, we dance at 6:00, 7:30 and 9:30.

PARKING: When you pull in let them know you are an STV Bavaria performer and you will not have to pay.

WHAT TO WEAR:

Women: Sommer Dirndl

Men: Belt & Blue tie

Girls: Blue Dirndl with blue apron

Boys: blue ti

Other details:

Brent and Jenny are in charge! If you have any questions, please contact them directly at:

Brent: 440-532-0451, bcmiller2@sbcglobal.net

Jenny: 440-387-1901, jburnett@hb.edu

They will also be picking up food/drink tickets for everyone to hand out.

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Club Picnic
Aug
11
12:00 PM12:00

Club Picnic

Annual club picnic - members are asked to bring their own sides. Beverages and brats are provided by the club!

Picnic begins around noon and goes until approximately 6pm. The club will provide brats and rolls, beer, pop, and water. Everyone else should bring your utensils, table cloth, side dishes, condiments, and anything else to make your picnic lunch complete. Lawn games are welcomed too! Stay tuned to your emails and newsletters for any additional information. We hope to see many of you there.

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German American Festival
May
31
to Jun 2

German American Festival

  • German Central Organization (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Schedule:

Below you will find the SKIT and DANCING schedule only. While there may be some changes in the next week, we wanted all to have their eyes on it. We had this out at practice but hopefully it will be good to see here. If you have any schedule conflicts for skits you are assigned to or the dance times, we need to know ASAP! Likewise, any schedule changes also need to be made clear to Heidi Rock as well (hmrock1@gmail.com). 

You'll see that Fliegerlieds are not filled in. We did this on purpose to allow Heidi to make her schedule and use people were needed. We will add in Fliegerlieds next week.

What to wear:

When in skits, if they do not have a costume, you may wear your own personal Lederhosen/Dirndl outfit. We ask that Dirndl be at least knee length and that stockings/tights and bloomers be worn at all times on stage. Hair must be up, but can be more fun and non-traditional for skits.

When dancing, which is only on Sunday, we will be wearing the Sommer Dirndl, and belt with blue tie. Children will be in the blue Dirndl w/ blue apron and blue ties. 

VOLUNTEERS:

ARRIVAL

Please plan on arriving at the festival at least 30 minutes before your volunteer shift begins, check in at the left ticket booth and then check in with Heidi Rock. It is requested that you check twice - the first is with the festival and the second is with STV Bavaria.

All German American Festival volunteers and performers, regardless of German organization affiliation, are required to sign in at the large (north, left) ticket booth when they arrive. This is a request from the German Central.At that time,  you will be asked for a valid state ID (driver’s license) and will be given the appropriate wristband (based on legal drinking age). All festival attendees, volunteers, and performers are being asked to provide identification at the ticket booth.

Therefore, all STV Bavaria volunteers and performers are being asked to report to the large ticket booth upon arrival EACH day. This is your “check in” to the festival.

*Please note that checking in to the festival is not the same as checking in to your volunteer shift with STV Bavaria. Therefore, you are also being asked to check in with Heidi Rock upon arrival at Das Glockenspiel.

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Heinz Rock Funeral Mass
May
22
11:00 AM11:00

Heinz Rock Funeral Mass

Liebe Mitglieder,

 Anyone wishing to participate in the honoring of Heinz Rock should be dressed in Trauertracht and be at the church by 10:30 AM.  Please see the attached document for detailed guidelines.  If you are wearing proper Trauertracht you may process with the Club behind the flag.  Anyone not in proper Trauertracht will be seated independently.  The celebration of life is taking place at the funeral home and it is there where the choir will have an opportunity to sing.  

 

Heinz G. Rock, age 87, died on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in his North Royalton home, surrounded by his family. He was born February 25, 1932 in Vinkovci, Croatia to Franz and Irma (Mueller) Rock. He is survived by his beloved wife of nearly 65 years, Marianne (Zieg) who he married after immigrating to the United States in 1951 from Germany. Together, they had five children, Ronald (Nannette), Erica (Kenneth) Murphy, Heidi, Lydia, and Heinz. He loved his seven granddaughters, Nicole (Remon) Kaldas, Kristen (Aaron) Osysko, Veronica (Jensen) Painter, Britney and Kendra Strouf, Leah and Katie Murphy. His great-grandchildren, Andrew and Alexander Kaldas and Riley Osysko, always made him smile.Heinz is survived by his twin brother, Erich J. Rock (Renate) and is preceded in death by his older brother, Reinhold Rock (Rosemarie). He was a cherished uncle and friend of many. True to his giving nature, Heinz donated his body to science.

Heinz is remembered as 
• Being one of a kind 
• A dreamer, inventor, and builder 
• A master cabinet maker, craftsman and woodworker 
• Someone who made the impossible, possible 
• A fixer of any broken contraption 
• A man who loved animals and nature 
• A good friend always willing to lend a hand 
• Founding member and competitive dancer of STV Bavaria 
• A great cook and marvelous baker 
• Mischief maker and practical jokester extraordinaire 
• Above all, a man who found countless ways to love his family

Memorial Mass on Wednesday, May 22, at 11:00 am at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 5891 Ridge Road, Parma, OH 44129. Celebration of life to follow. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Western Reserve (30080 Hospice Way, Westlake, OH, 44145) or The Ohio Division of Natural Resources (2045 Morse Road, Building G-3, Columbus, OH, 43229).

440-842-7800 www.buschcares.com

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