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Weekend June 30 - July 2: What’s happening in Bonn and the region?

Weekend June 30 - July 2 : What’s happening in Bonn and the region?

A classical music picnic at the Rhine, international dance and a benefit concert for street kids in Uganda are all coming up this weekend, and if you’re a foodie - head to Cologne for the culinary festival.

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Friday, June 30


Kunst!Rasen: , event is directly at the Rhine near the small lake in the Rheinaue, street address is Charles de Gaulle Strasse, Bonn-Gronau

Rucksack Summer fest: from the Association of Binational Families and Partners. 2:30 - 5 pm in the Spielhaus at KBE-Dreieck, Hohe Str. 70. The Rucksack program supports multi-lingual families and education for parents.

French Film days: "Robert Doisneau -- le révolté du merveilleux", Director: Clémentine Deroudille, Neue Filmbühne, Bonn-Beuel, Friedrich-Breuer-Str. 68, 8 pm, (0228) 469790

Peter Grimes: Opera in three acts from Benjamin Britten (in English with German subtitles), a co-production with the Opera de Monte-Carlo, Oper Bonn, Am Boeselagerhof 1, 7:30pm, (0228) 778008

International Beethoven master course: Final concert; participants of the course play their works, Chamber music room, Beethoven-Haus, Bonngasse 24-26, 8 pm, (0228) 981750

The biggest mobile Labyrinth in the world: Rheinaue in the park, Ludwig-Erhard-Allee, open 9am - 10pm every day, 0163-7653728

Sport in the Park (classes open to the public at no cost)
Kung Fu: Rochusplatz, Bonn-Hardtberg, 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Relaxed into the Weekend: Bad Godesberg, Am Kurpark/corner of Koblenzer Straße, 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Original Bootcamp: in front of the Akademischen Kunstmuseum (Academic Art Museum), courtyard, 6:30 - 7:30pm
Outdoor Fitness: Rheinaustraße/Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Straße, Bonn-Beuel, 6:30 - 7:30pm


“Kultur in Hof”: concert series in an old-fashioned barnyard setting, this concert features the band “Männer von Flake”, a cover rock band from 1969..., at the Culture Center Himmeroder Hof in Rheinbach, Himmeroder Wall 6, 7 pm (02226) 917500

"Plenty Fourty": Funk and Soul in modern Style, an event from the Honnef culture club, at the Winery Broel, Bad Honnef, Karl-Broel-Str. 3, 8pm, (02224) 2655

Concert with the Band Secret World: Peter Gabriel Tribute Concert, Kubana, Siegburg, Zeithstr. 100, 9pm, (02241) 9383832

"Sommerimpression -- Aquarell für Kinder" (Summer impressions-- watercolor painting for kids): Pictures with summer motifs, for children and youth 6 -14-years-old , to register please call (02226) 917520, Glaspavillon Hans-Schmitz-Haus, Rheinbach, An der Glasfachschule 4, 2:30 - 4pm


Flea market: at the horse racing track, Rennbahnstr. 152, 8 am, (0221) 9745050

3rd Cologne Festival of Culinary Delights

The Real Hot: Alternative music; Support Insect Plasma and Neocoma, Blue Shell, Luxemburger Str. 32, 8pm, (0221) 212034

Sunlane LTD: Old time Jazz, Papa Joe's Jazzlokal Em Streckstrump, Buttermarkt 37, 8:30pm, (0221) 2577931

Saturday, July 1


French Film Days: "Ma vie de Courgette", Director: Claude Barras, 4pm; "Django", Director: Etienne Comar, 8pm, Neue Filmbühne, Bonn-Beuel, Friedrich-Breuer-Str. 68, (0228) 469790

Streetways Uganda: Benefit concert with the New Inheritors, proceeds go to Streetways Uganda, an organization which helps kids who have been living on the streets - to receive an education, Kult 41, Hochstadenring 41, 6pm, (0228) 9085707

Tribute to Joe: The Joe Cocker Tribute Band at Park Restaurant Rheinaue, Opening of the summer festival, 7:30 - 10pm, no admission charge, Ludwig-Erhard-Allee 20 (0228) 374030

Steve Crawford & Sabrina Palm: Fresh Folk from Scotland, Culture room Auerberg der SKM Aufbruch, Kölnstr. 367, 8 pm, (0228) 9851185

Highlights of International Dance: "Der Tod und das Mädchen"/"Andante"/"Polish Pieces"/"Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen"; Introdans, Oper Bonn, Am Boeselagerhof 1, 7:30pm, (0228) 778008

Children’s Day in Bad Godesberg: Games and fun for kids and youth to 14-years-old, including rally where they go to various stations and answer fun riddles, a soccer net for kicking goals, a driving simulator, bouncy castle and more. Bad Godesberg inner city, 10am - 5pm

Salsa dance night: Club Das Sofa, Maximilianstr. 8, 10pm


Rockgarden Classics: Rock, Live Music Hall, Lichtstr. 30, 10pm, (0221) 9542990

Sunday, July 2


Antique and flea market in the inner city of Bad Godesberg: Theaterplatz, Bad Godesberg, 11am - 6 pm

Kunst!Rasen: Classics picnic, a summer evening at the Rhine with picnic baskets and classical music. The event is financed through sponsor tables - 50 tables set for 10 persons (with catering) are available at 49,90 per person. Picnic starts at 5pm, concert at 7pm, free admission. Tel. 0228 3670406. Event is directly at the Rhine near the small lake in the Rheinaue, street address is Charles de Gaulle Strasse, Bonn-Gronau.

Kunst ohne Strom (Art without electricity): Outside in the green; music, theater, readings, performances and things to do for people big and small, in the former city nursery garden , An der Schwarzen Brücke, 2:30pm

Highlights from International Dance: "Der Tod und das Mädchen"/"Andante"/"Polish Pieces"/"Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen"; Introdans, Oper Bonn, Am Boeselagerhof 1, 6pm, (0228) 778008 “Hot Jazz Boys” with live Dixieland music in the Himmeroder Hof (old farm courtyard) at 11am, Himmeroder Wall 6, Rheinbach

“Big Bandits”: Big band jazz, beer garden of the Park Restaurant Rheinaue, Ludwig-Erhard-Allee 20, 2 - 5pm, (0228) 374030

Accordion-Orchestra 1960 Müllekoven: Concert on the terrace of the Stadthalle Bad Godesberg, Bad Godesberg, Koblenzer Str. 80, 4 - 6 pm

French Film days: "Le Petit locataire"; Director: Nadège Loiseau, Neue Filmbühne, Bonn-Beuel, Friedrich-Breuer-Str. 68, 8pm, (0228) 469790

Sampling of Exhibitions in Bonn and surrounds: History of the University of Bonn from its founding in 1818 until recent years. The exhibition captures nearly 200 years with original items from science, research, student life and University customs. Open 12:30 - 4:30 pm, Wed. - Sun., Universitätsmuseum, Regina-Pacis-Weg 1

Exhibition on rural life and work in Europe:

Beethoven Haus: Pictures and documents from Beethoven’s life and achievements, Beethoven Haus, Bonngasse 20-26, 10 am - 5 pm, (0228) 981 750

Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck Exhibitions: Hans-Arp-Allee 1, 53424 Remagen, (02228) 94250

Bundeskunsthalle Exhibitions:(English) Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 4., (0228) 91710

Deutsches Museum Bonn: A current listing can be found on the website:

Kunstmuseum: (English). Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 2, 11am-6pm, (0228) 776260

LVR Landesmuseum: (English). Colmanstr. 14-16, (0228) 2070351


“Schlegel’s biography”:

4th of July Barbecue, music and fireworks at the Long Island Grill and Bar, as well as guests from politics, business, culture and the media, Agrippenawerft 30, Cologne. Dress code: red, white & blue, event hosted by the Amerika Haus. Tickets are 50 euros, students pay 30 euros, members pay 25 euros, student members 15 euros, food and beverages included. Registration: (0221) 169 26 350, e-mail: info@amerikahaus-nrw.de

Cinemas offering English-language movies

Want to see a movie in English? The following theaters normally offer at least a couple of movies in English. Films labeled with OV (Orig. version) or Omu (Orig. version with German subtitles) are generally in English unless otherwise noted, i.e. (Russ) = Russian, (Frz) = French.

Kinopolis, Moltkestr. 7-9, Bad Godesberg:
Woki cinema, Bertha-von-Suttner-Platz 1-7, Bonn:
Brotfabrik, Kreuzstrasse 16, Bonn-Beuel:
Metropolis, Ebertplatz 19, Cologne:

tap in your location and then select the OV Original Version.


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