Browse a selection of events in the ODERLAND-SPREE region. Links to other event calendars for cultural, recreational and business events can be found at the bottom of this page.

11.04.2024–23.05.2024 | Frankfurt (Oder)

Cooking workshop for children at the family center

The family center in the MehrGenerationenHaus MIKADO at Franz-Mehring-Straße 20 will be running a six-week "Educational Cooking" course for children aged six to ten from April 2024. The aim is not to achieve the perfect cooking result, but to allow children to get to know lots of different foods and taste sensations and to help decide what they want to try and process.

13.04.2024–14.04.2024 | 10:00 | Großbeeren

Knights' tournament at Diedersdorf Castle on April 13 and 14, 2024

Experience the Middle Ages in a fantastically beautiful setting! On April 13 and 14, from 10 a.m. each day, there will once again be plenty to marvel at for the spectacle's young and old guests. From a jousting tournament on horseback, axe throwing, archery and other knightly disciplines for young knights to a large market with crafts and trade from bygone times and numerous taverns and taverns as well as music on historical instruments. Take a trip back in time and let yourself be whisked away into the world of the Middle Ages!

14.04.2024–20.04.2024 |

"Kick your future: one week, many opportunities"

From 14.4. to 20.4.2024, the "Kick your future: One week, many opportunities" campaign week invites future trainees, skilled workers and employees to find out about training opportunities, jobs, job profiles and companies at four events in the region - whether at the open day in hotels and restaurants in Strausberg and the surrounding area, the "2nd Neuhardenberg Job Festival", the "Big Boss Dating" training fair in Hoppegarten or the "Logistics Day" at GVZ Freienbrink.

15.04.2024 | 18:15 | Frankfurt (Oder)

Joachim Gauck as a guest at the European University Viadrina – Book presentation "Erschütterungen: What threatens our democracy from outside and within"

On Monday, April 15, former German President Joachim Gauck will present his book "Erschütterungen: What threatens our democracy from outside and within" at the European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder). Together with his co-author Helga Hirsch, he explores the question of what has shaken trust in liberal democracy and how it can be regained.

17.04.2024 | 16:30–20:00 | Potsdam

Regional annual reception on 17.04.2024 in Potsdam

The Mittelstand. BVMW e.V. Bundesverband, Wirtschaftsregion Berlin Brandenburg Süd-West invites you to its annual reception with this year's motto "MOMENTUM – Energy – Enthusiasm – Conviction – SMEs / Engine and future of the German economy" in the Schinkelhalle in Potsdam.

17.04.2024 | 18:00 | Frankfurt (Oder)

Gesine Schwan as guest at the vernissage "Drawn city views"

For the book "An Impossible University" about the adventurous founding period of the new Viadrina, Berlin artist Christian Rothenhagen drew 30 views of the city. They show Frankfurt (Oder) and Słubice in the early 1990s, as seen by those who came to study or work at the nascent European University at the time. At the vernissage on April 17 at 6 p.m. in the Kleist Forum Frankfurt (Oder), the book's editors will be talking to Gesine Schwan, who played a key role in shaping the university as president from 1999–2008.


18.04.2024 | 10:00–17:30 | Online

Drones and morality – European University Viadrina organizes conference on security and freedom with online transmission

"The drones above me and the moral law within me – (in)security and freedom in the 21st century" – this is the title and topic of an international conference hosted by Mykolas Romeris University (Vilnius) together with the European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) on Thursday, April 18. The English-language conference, which will take place in Vilnius and as an online broadcast, is supported by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Lithuania.

20.04.2024 | 11:30 | Frankfurt (Oder)

"Introduction to photography" with Hartmut Kelm

On Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 11:30 a.m., Frankfurt photographer Hartmut Kelm will be giving an "Introduction to Photography" for children aged ten and over and interested adults at Museum Viadrina, Carl-Philipp-Emanuel-Bach-Straße 11. The event is part of his exhibition "Frankfurter Unterwelten: Photographic Discoveries".

24.04.2024 | 18:15 | Frankfurt (Oder)

Award-winning Viadrina alumna Agnieszka Pufelska gives lecture

Historical traumas and political disputes continue to put a strain on relations between Poland and Germany. The war in Ukraine intensified Polish criticism of Germany's role in Europe and its policy towards Russia. It became clear once again how history influences German-Polish relations and how much the willingness to come to terms with the past can influence mutual perceptions. Historian and Viadrina alumna PD Dr. Agnieszka Pufelska will examine this connection in her lecture at the European University on Wednesday, April 24.

25.04.2024 | 9:00–13:00 | Frankfurt (Oder)

Pupils and professionals behind the scenes – Future Day at the Kleist Forum

What do grandma's birthday party and a city festival have in common? How can you make it snow on stage in spring? Where is the chaser? And how do a drum kit and a bass guitar need to be miked to produce the best sound? Answers to these and many other questions will be given to young people from grade 7 onwards on April 25 at Frankfurt's Kleist Forum. Messe und Veranstaltungs GmbH will be presenting the diversity of its training professions as part of this year's "Future Day for Girls and Boys in the State of Brandenburg".

24.05.2024 | 19:00 | Fürstenwalde/Spree

3rd Brandenburg Science Slam at the Kulturfabrik Fürstenwalde

Stage free for science – reserve your ticket now for the 3rd Brandenburg Science Slam in Fürstenwalde. For the third time, the Fürstenwalde University Office is hosting a science slam at the Kulturfabrik. On 24 May from 7 p.m., various scientists from Brandenburg will once again be presenting their research topics and vying for the audience's favor.

27.05.2024–29.05.2024 | Frankfurt (Oder)

European University Viadrina invites you to ERLab Days – Scientific and practical exploration of entrepreneurial ecosystems

What makes an entrepreneurial ecosystem and what role do the three success factors of creativity, communication and community play? The ERLab Days from May 27 to 29, 2024 will address these questions in a mixture of scientific conference and regional exploration in Berlin and Brandenburg.

08.06.2024–09.06.2024 | Land Brandenburg

29th Brandenburger Landpartie

From June 8 to 9, 2024, you can look forward to the 29th edition of the largest country festival in Brandenburg. Among other things, guests can once again expect a variety of farm and village festivals, stable tours, field tours, carriage rides and bike tours, baking ovens will be fired up for fresh bread and delicious cakes, and old and new agricultural technology can be discovered.

19.01.2025 | 18:00 | Frankfurt (Oder)

Dr. Pop's consultation hour at the Kleist Forum sold out / Advance booking started for next date in January 2025

Dr. Pop is the doctor for music. He treats with music samples and fascinating music facts. His consultation at Frankfurt's Kleist Forum on January 21 is sold out. Due to the great demand, the music cabaret artist and stand-up comedian will also be a guest in the Oder city next season with his program "Hitverdächtig". Tickets have already gone on sale for the performance on January 19, 2025 at the Kleist Forum.