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Connecting people to a broader world through German language and culture.

The GAI is a co-founder and sponsor of the Twin Cities German Immersion School, a public charter located in St.Paul, serving children in kindergarten through 8th grade.

NOW ONLINE: Happy Hour auf Deutsch—Freitag Feierabend
Friday, April 3 | 5:30–6:30 PM
Wind down your week with fellow language students and GAI community members to practice German in a fun and relaxed atmosphere—now in the comfort of your home! Bring a beer or wine to your computer or smartphone and join in the conversation,  which is lead by a GAI language instructor. Register here

NOW ONLINE: Join us for Deutsch@home!
Registration is open | Classes begin in April
A new series of online-only classes beginning in April! Read a Krimi (who-dun-it), practice conversation, or discuss articles from Deutsch Perfekt. Register here

For adults, START your German language learning journey here!
More information and registration

Our language classes will put a "spring" in your step
Check out our classes for advanced beginners, intermediate, and advanced students. 
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Saturday, April 4 | 10 AM–1 PM  EVENT CANCELLED  More info
Pysanky is a centuries old tradition practiced in Central and Eastern Europe. In this hands-on workshop, you will create your own masterpiece on a simple egg. 

Saturday, April 11 | Egg hunt begins at 10:30 AM sharp!  EVENT CANCELLED  More info
Get ready for the Osterhase! This annual Kinderstube event on the GAI lawn is for children up to age 7.

Saturday, April 25, 2020 | 5–8 PM  EVENT CANCELLED  More info
In Germany, Spargelzeit (asparagus season) is a spring-time phenomenon. Join us at the Haus to enjoy an asparagus-centric menu to celebrate spring and this amazing vegetable.ffff

Upcoming Events

2020 Annual Events

FEB 8: Karneval Tanzparty

JUN 13-14: Deutsche Tage

SEP 11-12: St. Paul Oktoberfest

DEC 5-6: Holiday Open Haus

DEC 12: Christmas Dinner

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