Annual Family Picnic

Saturday, May 23, 2009

planned by Allan Gazza and Marco & Mary Beth Cordon

der Kraftwagen fahren, picknick auch Volksmarch

Lunch for this picnic is BYOPB (Bring your own picnic basket, drinks & desserts)

  • 8:30am - The meeting place will be HEB in Kyle right on IH35.
  • The address is:
    Kyle - H-E-B plus! #14
    5401 South FM 1626
    Kyle, TX 78640
    (Get Directions)
  • Kapitän Allan & Kapitän Marcus will hold a brief Führer Treffen detailing our scenic drive.
  • We will depart promptly 9:00am
  • 10:00 -10:30am we will have a short Toilette break,
  • Then proceed on our drive to lunch.

  • 12:00 - Arrive Oak Thicket Park, Lake Fayette.
  • We will have the Pavilion reserved for the club and be right next to the swimming area, and dock for fishing.
  • So bring your lunch, swim suits, fishing poles or boats to enjoy this wunderbar lakeside park.
Enjoy a Volksmarch with us through one of the natural trails right near the pavilion to see the wildlife and scenic views. Don't forget your German attire and walking poles for this event.


  • Desserts will be pot luck.
  • Bring desserts if you want to eat desserts.
  • We will be having a dessert contest, so cook your best.
  • Also, if the dessert is home made, please bring the recipe for the dessert you bring for exchange.
During lunch we will also have a short German Trivia game testing your German Automotive Knowledge.

German Auto Terms for the Road:

  • Automobile - der Kraftwagen
  • Gas - Benzin
  • Police - Polizei
  • Gas Station - Tankstelle
  • Drivers License - Führerschein
  • Joyride - Spritztour
  • Speed Trap Camera - Flitzerblitzer
Cost: Total $5.00 which includes $4.00 Park Entrance fee + $1.00 Pavilion fee

Scenic Drive and lakeside fun - PRICELESS

For those that want to make this a weekend experience there are cabins available to rent on their website :

Who attended

Year Model People
Year Model People
Tom Brown 1995 325iC 2 Steve Heyman 2004 330CiC 3
Eric Chang 2003 330i 1 Sridhar Kamma 2006 325i 1
Tim & Linda Cook 2006 M Rdstr 2 Herb Looney 2002 330Ci 1
Marco & Mary Beth Cordon 2007 Z4 2 Glenn & Sandy McConnell 2006 M3 2
Kevin & Shannon Duffy 2007 M Cpe 2 Steve & Chris Pedersen 2001 M Rdstr 2
Dennis & Kathy Freiheit 2006 325Ci 2 Michael Schwartz 2007 328iX 4
Allan Gazza 2000 323iC 2 Roger Williams 2000 M Rdstr 1
Paul Goldfine 1985 635CSi 2 Don & Susan Yule 2008 335iCV 2
         Total 16 31