Weihnachtsstollen now available!

A classic German sweet bread, Stollen has a tradition of being a warmly appreciated holiday gift exchanged among family and friends. We are excited to give you the opportunity to purchase Stollen.

These Stollen are fresh, one-pound loaves made by Pure Grain Bakery with organic ingredients. We are offering them for only $12 each. All profits from this special fundraiser directly benefit our school programs.

Order now through November 29. Submit your order in the cafe/office during school or contact us. Stollen orders will be available for pick up at school on December 13. Thank you for supporting our school!!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

Christkindlmarkt, Nov. 30!

The Hermann Sons Lodge's Christkindlmarkt will take place at 860 Western Avenue in Petaluma (map it) November 30 from 10am-4pm.

As in previous years, we will have a booth at the Petaluma Christkindlmarket. Additionally many German vendors will be there offering German goodies, food, and other items for you to stock up for the holidays.

Also as a special treat this year, some of our younger students will be singing at the event at noon! Come join us to support them with our applause.

(This is not a German Language School Marin sponsored event but is merely listed here as a courtesy to our German speaking students and community. Inclusion in this event information does not constitute an endorsement or a recommendation.)

Kids Movie Afternoon, Dec. 6!

We will show the Disney movie "Frozen" auf Deutsch on Saturday, December 6 at our Novato campus.

The movie starts right after class and ends at 1:30pm. All kids are welcome. Cost is $10 for lunch (pizza, drink, and popcorn) and the movie. Kids are welcome to wear their Frozen costumes.

Help us plan! We ask that you contact us to RSVP that your kids will be joining us. See you there!

Weihnachtsfeier, Dec. 14!

Our school Weihnachtsfeier (Christmas party) is a fun time to come together and appreciate the wonder of the season, enjoy our students’ holiday presentations, and experience German Gemütlichkeit together.

Please join us on Sunday, December 14 from 3:30-6pm at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Marin at 240 Channing Way in San Rafael (map it).

All are welcome. Students are always free, adult guests $8, and child guests $5. Please bring a plate of cookies to share with everyone.

Don’t forget to bring your camera because Nikolaus will be our guest and available for photos with the kids!

We are again including our silent auction as an opportunity for you to support our school by bidding on generously donated auction items.

Contact us for questions. We look forward to celebrating with you!

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The German Language School of Marin!

Founded in 1967, The German Language School of Marin in Novato, California, is a Saturday morning German language school committed to furthering the study and use of the German language.

We provide students with better access to the customs, history, and culture of German-speaking countries. Our German classes are available not only for families with children, but also for adults interested in learning German.

We invite you to browse our website and contact us with any questions about our school and programs!