We follow current Covid Health Guidelines provided by the Health Department.

Current Ongoing Member Activities at our

German American Hall include:


Beginning German Lessons

This six-week interactive course is geared towards adult learners with no prior knowledge of the German language and includes all components of language learning:

* Speaking

* Listening

* Reading

* Writing

* Grammar (e.g. tricks on navigating the German articles, word order and the reassurance that you, too, can get a handle on the German grammar system) 

* and, maybe most importantly, games and fun


Come join us for this 6-week course - you may end up catching the German Language Learning Bug ! 

Tempted to give it a go? Please send a message to to course instructor Ute, a native speaker and linguist for more information or to sign up.


When: Wednesdays 7:00 - 8:30 pm / 8/24 - 9/28 (6 weeks)

Where: Outdoor classroom at the German Cultural Center Santa Cruz

             230 Plymouth St. Santa Cruz 

Cost: Sliding scale $150 - $175


Continuing courses may become available upon request.


 Our Deutsche Bücherei/German Library is outside when the weather permits on the

third Saturday of each month from 10:00 -11:30.

See our Home Page for dates and for details.

Cultural Events - Members receive details for our special cultural events, Octoberfest, St. Martins Tag, Nikolaus,  Adventsinging, Membership Meetings and other gatherings.  These events are only open to members and their guests.

Deutsche Unterhaltungs Gruppe/German Conversation Group 

Wir treffen uns monatlich immer am ersten Montag des Monats um 19 Uhr .

Leute die gerne Karten oder Brettspiele spielen können dies auch in netter Runde tun.

This is not an instructional class, but a casual time for German speakers to get together to converse

Contact Jasmin to join:

Filmnachmittage und Abende/German Movie Afternoons and Evenings- films for families, children, or adults. Members receive details.


Liederkranz/Song Circle

Contact Janet to join these monthly song circles:

Vorstandstreffen/Board Meetings take place the last Monday of each month at 7pm.

Send a request to receive the agenda and join. 


Zwergenmusik im Park/Toddlers Musik Group

at Grant Street Park meets Tuesdays at 3:30 is on a break.

Contact song leader Tatjana at for details.

Other Events for German Speakers around town include:
Outdoor Stammtisch at the on the third Wednesday of each month at Woodhouse Brewery.

Contact Angelika at or  "Santa Cruz Stammtisch" Facebook Page to learn more.