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131 posts, 22:36 yesterday
Sign up (see the first post how to do that) and follow this topic. Also, make sure that you actually read your PMs because that is how you are contacted if you make the cut.     Starting tomorrow,…
213 posts, 20:26 yesterday
Um...am I invisible?! I count three people. Not a big group I know but I'd be on for a drink before or afterwards? I'm not sure how long it's gonna be in the cinema here. Otherwise, I'm fine with…
10 posts, 20:21 yesterday
For crafts, there are two types available on amazon.de. I ordered the first one - the quilting paper - for making iron-on stencils, and it worked great. amazon.de/gp/product/157...  …
5 posts, 19:26 yesterday
Hello.   Friends and I are going to the Erding Herbstfest this year rather than Oktoberfest.   I have seen that the Mühldorf volksfest is on at the same time.   Does anyone have an opinion on which…
3 posts, 18:58 yesterday
The company you mention is just an internet portal listing rental properties, much like immobilienscout24.de, immonet.de...   They have an Impressum in their website and everything seems to be legit,…
35 posts, 15:30 yesterday
We are a French-Spanish family based in Munich since 2000. We have three kids 2 sons (14, 12) and one daughter (8,5). They speak French, Spanish, English and German. As our current American baby…
41 posts, 15:15 yesterday
Monday night is quiz night at the Keg bar starting @‌ 7:30pm, so why not come along and join us for some fun and the chance to win some prizes. Teams can consist of up to 5 members and the entry fee…
2 posts, 14:19 yesterday
Hi Frances, I have a little 3 month old boy and I am looking for a nanny for him starting early next year, when he will be 7 months old. Do you have any contacts? I live in Haidhausen, so if you're…
2 posts, 13:15 yesterday
It's not very close but Rugrats in Ottobrunn is great. I'm afraid I don't have the current contact details but do know that they meet on Thursday mornings. I'm sure if you google you'll find them.
26 posts, 12:55 yesterday
Hello guys, finally i managed to upload the pictures from the latest rides, i will just write the date and you figure out if you were on that ride:) i would gladly appreciate it if some of you could…
2,433 posts, 12:53 yesterday
NEXT BADMINTON TUESDAY 01.09.2015 19:30-21:30 The closing time for reservations is the Sunday Midnight. Booking: Please sign up below. Please note that all names down at the deadline are committed…
48 posts, 12:28 yesterday
Hello! I'm a native of California. I'm fluent in Arabic and speak some Spanish and German. I'm reliable, attentive and easy-going. I have over 3 years experience working with families in Munich. I've…
3 posts, 11:03 yesterday
Now that's interesting. Haven't met a Newcastle fan around since a couple of years. Perhaps we'll get together for a game some day, not sure if I'm here for the Chelsea one. Ned Kelly's is fine, easy…
15 posts, 08:58 yesterday
Hi. I think this is a great idea because I need help to motivate! Have you ever heard of NanoWrimo? It's basically about writing a novel (50000 words) in the month of November. The goal is to really…
17 posts, 30 August
Perfect timing to organise a hike and flee the city. Here's a couple of images: goo.gl/photos/f... With serious hikers contemplating the landscape. Not the typical group picture.
26 posts, 30 August
Fully booked once again. :-)   Meilerhütte Overnight Trip (1600 hm + 400 hm) München ZOB (Arnulfstraße 21) at 7:10am on Saturday 05.September.2015. 01) CandyQuackenbush (DAV member) 02) nomis 03) EB…
345 posts, 30 August
What: Walk in Englischer Garten, then sit down at a cafe When: Wednesday, September 2nd at 10:30am Where: Giselastraße U-bahn station entrance, by the Häagen-Dazs (Leopoldstraße 19)   1. Lydia 2.
67 posts, 30 August
A playgroup for English-speaking parents and young kids. All are welcome!  Please note: The playgroup takes place every Friday from 10:00-12:00 noon.  On sunny days, we will be in the garden at the…
1 posts, 29 August
Come join our Oktobefest table! We have 5 tickets available at the Marstall tent on Friday October 2nd from 11:30-2:30pm, 35eur per person secures your seat, covers an appetizer platter, and your…
1,589 posts, 29 August
We can squeeze in two more, no problem! :-)   Twelve is now the absolute max though. Sunday promises to be a lovely hot sunny day, so trains and restaurants will be quite busy with limited space.  …
7 posts, 29 August
Thank you! It appears that the price of a hotel is similar to that of a Ferienwohnung. Perhaps I will split my time between Berlin and Munich to keep things interesting and less expensive.
19 posts, 29 August
We'll be having our next French Conversation Stammtisch on Wednesday, August 5th at 7:30pm at Tresznjewski (Theresienstr. 72). Tous les francophones et les francophiles sont les bienvenus !   To get…
6,539 posts, 28 August
Hello Boys and Girls, this week we are going to a new place for the first time. Schutzengarten is on Zielstattstraße 6 There is a 53 and a 134 bus stop nearby, the S7 (MitterSendling) is also right…
44 posts, 28 August
Just a little update on the Munich microbrewery situation from my side   The Bier Laboratorium has become Giesinger - and Unionsbräu is now closed, but is set to reopen next week under Igor Divjak.
1 posts, 28 August
Hi all,    We are seeking new player to try out the Irish national sport of Gaelic football! It is kind of like a mix of soccer, basketball, handball and rugby. We have a club in Munich, made up not…
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