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Statement of Purpose

The purpose of the Dayton Liederkranz-Turner is the cultivation, furtherance and maintenance of German song, dance, customs, culture and language, the promotion of good fellowship among its members, and participation in civic affairs.

Musical Heritage

The area's oldest German-American club is the Dayton Liederkranz-Turner. It was granted a charter as a singing club in 1890, and for over a hundred years has continued to keep alive the finest in traditional German customs and culture.

Singing Groups and Folk Dancers

Many enjoyable social activities and celebrations are held at the club, among them are the concerts presented in the Spring, Fall and at Christmas by the Men's Chorus, Women's Chorus and Youth Chorus. Singers also participate in District and National Saengerfests. All concerts are free and open to the public. Since 1981, members of the Dayton Liederkranz Volkstaenzer have brought dancing entertainment to many area public celebrations. They enjoy entertaining with their authentic folk dances from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. They are members of the German-Austrian Folk Dance Association.

Rental Information

Dayton Liederkranz-Turner's spacious, air-conditioned ballroom with bar and stage is available for wedding receptions, concerts, parties and other gatherings. Convenient free parking is available.

For more information call the Liederkranz at 937-223-9013.

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