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March 2005

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Looking for ways to keep the kids happy over Easter? The city’s childcare service Münchner Kindl is running a series of activities over the holidays, aimed at youngsters up to the age of ten. As well as day trips along the Isar and through the English Garden, which take place between Monday, March 21, and Friday, April 1, there is also a range of craft workshops planned from March 19 until April 1. For more details see or call Tel. 24 23 16 00.

It’s never too soon to start thinking about summer. If you usually struggle to find entertainment for the kids, check out Munich’s Pinguin Camp, which runs a series of holiday camps, in and around Munich, in English. This year’s program, which features everything from creative projects to outdoor activities is published in March on the company’s Website,

Jewelry lovers shouldn’t miss a funky exhibition taking place this month. Until March 5 designer Rebecca Hannon will be displaying her work, described as “contemporary art jewelry,” at the Galerie Biró, Zieblandstrasse 19. The exhibition, “Souvenir,” is open Tues.–Fri., 2 pm–6 pm and Sat. 11 am–2 pm.

There’ll be plenty of horsey goings-on at the Olympiahalle this month. On March 5, Munich hosts what is widely considered one of the most elite events in Germany’s equine calendar, the Royal Horse Gala. Top riders from around the world will be presenting art on horseback in two performances, at 3 pm and 8 pm. Tickets cost from € 20 to € 60. <<<

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