German-American Encounters: Story Slam!

2 October ,2024

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Wood County Historical Center & Museum
13660 County Home Rd.
Bowling Green

OH 43402
United States

Mike McMaster, Education Programs Coordinator for the Wood County Historical Center, and BGSU Professor Geoff Howes from the Department of German, Russian and East Asian Languages at BGSU, will present an annual observance of German-American Day with a special Story Slam and program to celebrate German-American heritage. Members of the audience are invited to tell their stories about German-American heritage or encounters between American and German-speaking cultures.

This event is free and open to the public.

Special Activities:

  • STORY SLAM:Participants will be given 5 minutes to share a story about German-American cultural contacts, heritage, or travel. Prizes will be given to the top three stories as chosen by the audience.
  • GERMAN FOOD: Fellowship and snacks after the program.
  • SELF-GUIDED MUSEUM TOURS :take your time to walk through the former County Infirmary.

Please RSVP at 419.352.0967 or

The Museum is located at 13660 County Home Road in Bowling Green.
I-75 to exit 179, east towards Fremont on Rt. 6 (about 1/4 mile), then right on County Home Road.

The event is free, but a suggested donation of $5 per adult and $1 for students and children is always appreciated.

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Contact: Mike McMaster

Phone: 419-352-0967