Archives for February 2018

Gertraude Rüppel – 95th Birthday

Happy Birthday - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / flamingoladyCongratulations to Frau Gertraude Rüppel of Bommersheim who is 95 years old today.

Energy saving advice

Energy Saving Calculator - ©iStockphoto.com/alexslThe Verbraucherzentrale (consumers’ association) will be offering individual energy saving consultations in the Rathaus in Oberursel on Thursday, 1st March, 2018.

Appointments cost €5 for 30 minutes, and €2.50 for each 15 minutes after that. They need to be arranged in advance by calling 06171 502-310.

 

Kamishibai Theatre performance at the library

A Kabishibai Theatre performance for children aged 3 and over will take place in Oberursel’s library on Saturday, 3rd March, 2018 at 11am.

“Kabishibai” is Japanese and means “paper drama”.  A story is told using a small stage and pictures on cards inserted into it.

The story on Saturday is “Möhrlin kann zaubern”.

The performance will last about 45 minutes and tickets costing €2 each are available at the library or by calling 06171 62870.

Take a tour of Oberursel’s old town

The Bleiche in Oberursels old townA tour of the old town (Altstadt) part of Oberursel is being offered on Saturday, 3rd March, 2018 at 2pm.

The tour starts in front of the Vortaunusmuseum at the Marktplatz at 2pm and costs €3 per person.

Book flea market at the library

Pile of books - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / NatikaThere will be a book flea market in Oberursel’s library on Saturday, 3rd March, 2018, between 10am and 1pm with proceeds going to the library’s supporters’ association.

The library is located at one end of the market square in Oberursel, in the Eppsteinerstraße.

The nearest car parks are “Bleiche” and in the Holzweg. The nearest train station is Altstadt (U3).

3,000 step walk for senior citizens in Weißkirchen

Group of Senior Citizens walking - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / micropix

A 3,000 step walk for senior citizens is taking place in Weißkirchen on Wednesday, 28th February 2018.

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

Police looking for man who attacked bus driver

Detectives in Bad Homburg are asking members of the public to help them identify a man who is a accused of attacking a bus driver in Oberursel last year.  A court in Frankfurt has given them permission to release pictures taken from the onboard CCTV cameras.

On Thursday, 2nd February, 2017, a man boarded the X27 bus in Ober-Erlenbach at the “Spessartstraße” bus stop at around 6.23am.  The X27 is an express route that connects Karben with Königstein.  He sat down near the front of the bus where he stayed until it reached the “Nassauer Straße” stop in Oberursel around 6.52am.

Shortly after leaving this stop the man got up and went to the 70-year-old bus driver, hitting him in the face with his right fist.  The driver was hit near his right eye. [Read more…]

Tuesday night cinema at Bluebox Portstraße

Cinema Reel - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / AnatolyMTuesday night is film night at Bluebox Portstraße, located near the U-Bahn stop “Altstadt”.

As the organisation is not a commercial cinema, they are not allowed to advertise which film will be shown in advance. For Tuesday, 27th February, 2018, we are told that it will be a prize-winning love storyIf you do want to know which film will be shown then call 06171 636930 and they will tell you.

The showing starts at 9pm.

Stammtisch at the Seniorentreff

Coffee and Dougnuts - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / FatseyevaThe Seniorentreff in Oberursel will be holding a Stammtisch on Friday, 16th March, 2018 between 5pm and 8.30pm in the “Altes Hospital” (Hospitalstraße 9).

The Stammtisch is a place to discuss anything and everything that those attending wish to.

A charge of €7 per person will be made to cover the cost of food and drink and due to the limited number of places reservation by telephone (06171 585333) is requested.

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, 25th February 2018, we are told that it will be a French culture-clash 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”.

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