Archives for May 2016

Breakfast Cinema at Bluebox Portstrasse

Cinema Reel - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / AnatolyMOnce a month the Bluebox Portstraße holds a Sunday morning breakfast buffet in their cinema.

As the organisation is not a commercial cinema, they are not allowed to advertise which film will be shown in advance. For Sunday, 29th May, 2016, we are told that it will be a Comedy. If you do want to know which film will be shown or to reserve tickets call 06171 636930.

The showing starts at 11.30am and they are located opposite the U-Bahn stop “Altstadt”.

Frankfurt International School – Worldfest 2016

Frankfurt International School held their annual Worldfest on Sunday, 22nd May, 2016, with the stands re-located to between the main building and the new sports hall.

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3,000 step walk for senior citizens in Weißkirchen

Group of Senior Citizens walking - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / micropixA 3,000 step walk for senior citizens is taking place in Weißkirchen on Wednesday, 25th May, 2016.

To take part, be at the “Altes Rathaus” (Urselbachstraße 59) at 9.30am.

Urselbachbrunnen inaugurated

The “Urselbachbrunnen” – a fountain in the grounds of the care home “Haus am Urselbach” was inaugurated by Fountain Queen Nadine I. on Saturday, 21st May, 2016.

Nadine I. pouring Apple Wine into the fountain

Nadine I. pouring Apple Wine into the fountain at the ceremony

Urselbachbrunnen with ex-Queens and ex-Brunnenmeister

A number of Fountain Queens and Brunnenmeister from previous years also attended

Ute Krostitz and Martin Barschke with the Fountain Pair

Ute Krostitz (left), who runs the care home, and Pastor Martin Barschke (right), manager of the Church organisation that owns the home, joined Christian and Nadine I. for the ceremony

Urselbachbrunnen - Brunnen der Brunnenkönigin Nadine I. 2016

Nadine I. at the Kindermeile

Nadine I. on a Bobby Car at the Brunnenfest 2016

On the Saturday afternoon of the Fountain Festival in Oberursel, Fountain Queen Nadine I. visited the Kindermeile and had a go at the Bobby Car race.

Royal visitors to the Brunnenfest

Visiting Royalty at the Brunnenfest 2016

Back row from left to right: Bad Vilbeler Quellenkönigin Stephanie I., Goldsteiner Rosenkönigin Andrea I., Niederdorfer Kürbiskönigin Victoria I., Brunnenmeister Christian

Front row: Bundesäppelwoi König Andy I. and Königin Betsy I., Sachsenhäuser Brunnenkönigin Jennifer II., Brunnenkönigin Nadine I., Wehrheimer Apfelblütenkönigin Jenny I., Frankfurter Apfelweinkönigin Bianca I., Rosbacher Blütenkönigin Christina II.

Brunnenfest has started

Brunnenfest has started in Oberursel, having been opened on Friday evening by Fountain Queen Nadine I.

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Werner und Cäcilia Rasquin – Diamond Wedding Anniversary

Golden Wedding Rings - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / montegoCongratulations to Werner und Cäcilia Rasquin in Oberstedten who are celebrating their Diamond Wedding Anniversary today!

Worldfest on Sunday

The annual Worldfest at Frankfurt International School takes place on Sunday, 22nd May, 2016 this year, between 12 noon and 4pm.

19 stands from the different countries represented at the school we be offering food and drink, with activities for children also taking place.

Worldfest 2014 - Panoramic Photo

Please note that car parking facilities are not available at the school on this day.  There will be a shuttle service between the school, Edeka’s car park and The Rolls Royce field.


This weekend is Brunnenfest

This weekend sees one of the largest festivals in Oberursel take place – the fountain festival or Brunnenfest.

The event kicks off on Friday evening at 5pm with  an open-air church service at the Marktplatz followed by the official opening with Fountain Queen Nadine I.

Other highlights include the inauguration of the Urselbach Fountain on Saturday morning at Haus am Urselbach at 11am and the 5, 10 and 21.1km festival runs on Sunday morning at 10am.

For children up to the age of 10 the Kindermeile will be in the Obere Hainstraße on Saturday between 3pm and 6pm and the annual duck race on the Urselbach will be held on Sunday at 3pm with tickets being sold on Saturday in the Obere Hainstraße.

Saturday evening there will also be a talent show for the town’s youth to show what they can do from 5pm until 7pm.  The show is aptly named “Kickfactor: … and what can you do?”

The fun fair is in its usual place on the Bleiche car park as is the craft market in front of the town hall, with the closing fireworks taking place at 10.30pm on Monday evening. [Read more…]

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