Kalvarienberg (Calvary hill) Graz

The Kalvarienberg is a wonderfully quirky little hill alongside the river Mür in Lend. Perfect for a visit while strolling along the river bank path. Built in the 17th century and modeled on the Golgotha in Jerusalem, it has been a religious pilgrimage destination for several hundred years and connects with the Mariatrost Basilica. (Originally there […]

International Youth Theater Festival Feb 7 – 12.

Spleen*Graz is a really fun theater festival for kids. 12 theater companies from 7 countries performing 26 shows in 8 theaters around Graz! Each show has a recommended age, plus whether it’s in German language or non-speaking. There’s something for everyone – from 2 to 15 yrs. I picked up my program from the library […]

English Improv Theater in Graz

‘Game of Death’ is a really fun monthly improvisation show at the small Theater am Banhof. The talented Canadian Jacob Banigan asks the audience questions and based on their answers he performs a series of entertaining skits. Plus it’s all in English! Taking inspiration from the audience and a deck of fortune-telling cards, Jacob Banigan […]

Free German Conversation classes for January / February

New dates for DEUTSCH UM DREI – das Sprachcafé für Frauen at the Stadtbibliothek Zanklhof. There is also free childcare for kids 0 – 10 years! Register with Deutsch&Mehr – office@deutschundmehr.at 21. Jänner04. Februar18. Februar03. März17. März31. März14. April28. April12. Mai26. Mai9. Juniund 23. Juni 2020,jeweils von 15.00 – 16.30 Uhr! Nowa (Jakominiplatz. 16) has […]

€10 sport courses for kids!

The city of Graz offers a range of kids sport courses for only €10! during the school holidays plus a weekend ski course (5x) and semester long swimming courses. You can see the 2020 brochure here. Weekly courses include skiing Feb 17 – 21 (8 – 16 years) and for the Easter (April 6 – […]