This year’s summer vacation program offers a rich and varied program for children and young people between the ages of six and 18. Fantastic things like a magic workshop, musical things like a musical workshop, handicrafts like a silversmithing course or sewing. But also culinary such as pasta and pesto and chocolate make themselves show the considerable pallet. Sports are emphasized, for example: ballet, horseback riding, gliding, field hockey, rowing, archery and a self-defense course for girls. The program offers one to two-hour events as well as full-day courses over several days. Registration deadline is Wednesday, June 14. If the… Read More
This year’s summer vacation program offers a remarkable and diverse range of activities for children and young people between the ages of six and 18. For example, there is a soap workshop, a course on learning to play the guitar, a photography workshop, trips with the tractor friends, a night hike, a writing workshop and a visit to the bird conservation center. Not to be left out are the sports activities: Baseball, inline beginner:inside courses, judo and ju jutsu, climbing and mountain biking. The city of Mössingen also offers a special feature. Under the motto “Outdoor pool meets summer vacation… Read More
Tübingen offers many city events throughout the year—from special markets to the punting race, music festivals, the summer theater and the city run to the chocolate fair in December. If you’re looking for tips on what to do, you can check out a city page online. There is an overview of the events—sorted by the date of the event and provided with brief explanations of what they are about. Links also lead to markets and fairs, to external event calendars and advance booking offices. The overview can be found at https://www.tuebingen.de/108.html tun23042606 www.tuenews.de Neckarbrücke mit Bepflanzung. tünews INTERNATIONAL / Mostafa… Read More
As of July 1, 2021, the previous duty-free limit of 22 euros for goods orders from non-EU countries has been lifted. This means that consumers must now also pay import VAT for smaller orders of goods from non-EU countries, and customs duties if the value of the goods exceeds 150 euros. Depending on the goods, import turnover tax amounts to 7 or 19 percent of the value of the goods and is levied directly by the delivery service or customs. Customs charges may also apply, depending on the type of goods and whether they are subject to certain property rights.… Read More
In a brochure, the city of Rottenburg offers an overview of the various events for the vacations for the entire year 2023. Especially during the Whitsun vacations, there are creative days for elementary school children, with the Spielmobil children experiment self-determined and creative in a “hands-on laboratory” and the association TVR RoKiS presents a varied sports program, including climbing and bungee jumping. The program is for children and young people from 5 to 15 years. In some cases, there are additional vacation programs in the districts of Rottenburg. Children who have a district bonus card receive discounts. Registration for the… Read More
Photography, graffiti spraying, carpentry, theater and extensive opportunities to try out various sports at the sports holiday camp—the Tübingen Whitsun vacation program, organized by the city of Tübingen and various external providers, offers all of this. The varied and diverse offer (from May 29 to June 10) is for children and young people. There are both day courses and workshops lasting several days. Places are limited, so register as soon as possible. Many courses are either free or discounted for children and teens with Kreisbonuscard. Detailed information at: https://www.tuebingen.de/ferienangebote/#/Pfingstferien tun23050203 www.tuenews.de Neckarfront Tübingen. Foto: tünews INTERNATIONAL / Mostafa Elyasian. 001096… Read More
Two insurances are mandatory in Germany: health insurance and liability insurance for car owners. In addition, there are a large number of offers for other insurances. It is not easy to decide which risks should be insured. An overview is provided, for example, by the consumer advice center: https://www.verbraucherzentrale.de/wissen/geld-versicherungen/weitere-versicherungen/welche-versicherung-brauche-ich-12605 Stiftung Warentest also provides tips on how to find your way through the jungle of insurance offers: https://www.test.de/Versicherungen-Optimaler-Risikoschutz-1162242-0/ At the top of the list of important insurances are those that cover existential risks—i.e. those that can mean ruin for a family. Private liability insurance is at the top of the list.… Read More
Parents in Tübingen who want to send their child to a kindergarten must register it there six months in advance. There is a uniform, central registration procedure for both municipal and private facilities. The Central Registration Office for Children (ZAK) checks all registrations and stores them in a database. The ZAK is located at the city’s child day care department. Parents can register their child for kindergarten online or with a paper form. Registrations for childcare with a daycare provider also use this form. Parents must pay for child care. The amount depends on the weekly care time and the… Read More
Keeping receipts has several advantages. For one thing, it makes it easier to see where all the money has gone at the end of the month. Secondly, there is an important reason for buying household appliances or a new cell phone: the warranty. Customers have a right to have the device exchanged or repaired if it has a defect within the first two years. But because you have to prove that you actually bought the device from a particular retailer, it’s important to keep the receipt, advises the Bavarian Consumer Center. Experts also advise copying the receipt, as the blue… Read More
The city of Tübingen is extending the KreisBonusCard (KBC) for Tübingen residents whose income is slightly above the limit for social benefits. For the “KBC extra”, their income may be up to 20 percent higher than the standard rate for the citizen’s benefit. Special burdens and expenses would be taken into account, the city writes in a press release. Those who have this “KBC extra” can get certain discounts: for local transport, culture, leisure and shopping. Applications for the “KBC extra” are possible here: social counseling at the Diakonisches Werk and Caritas, district offices Waldhäuser-Ost and Weststadt, district centers Brückenhaus… Read More
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