American Women's Club of Zurich


vierwaldstaetterseeEach month the AWCZ holds a number of events and programs for members. Coffee Mornings are held regularly at the clubhouse in addition to special Monthly Extras. Members also can take advantage of outings in and around Switzerland with our Excursions team or explore local restaurants with the Lunch Bunch. So check back often to see what's on! Have a look at the calendar to get an overview of the next upcoming events. 

Handbag Auction on September 28!

Handbag1We are looking forward to our first Handbag Auction and Cocktail Party to benefit the AWCZ, PhASE and FAWCO to be held on Thursday, September 28 at 19.00. Mark your calendars today! You can look forward to a dressy cocktail party and a chance to bid on NEW and GENTLY USED handbags, all for a good cause. Registration details to come.

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Throughout the year, curious club members venture out to visit different parts of Switzerland in a more informal way. Our intent is to appeal to a variety of tastes and interests, so we select different regions, activities, events and times days for our suggested or organized destinations. Enjoy exploring some with us, and with fellow adventurers, Contact Excursions, or check out the upcoming excursions here, on our Facebook page, in the monthly Eblast or in bimonthly Round Robin magazine.



Lunch Bunch

The Lunch Bunch Group offers members a chance to explore local restaurants and to enjoy the company of other club members. Contact Lunch Bunch to find out more.

Coffee Mornings

Coffee Morning is the perfect place to learn about Club events, activities and to share tips on life in Switzerland over baked delights. Both members and nonmembers are welcome, so feel free to come meet us for coffee before you join. Read on for details of the upcoming coffee morning presenters.

Living In Zurich

482252781Living in Zurich Coffee Klatsch brings together established expats with folks new to the area, even if you aren't yet an AWCZ member. We offer monthly informal presentations on topics relevant to living in Zurich with plenty of time for questions and discussions. Our membership remembers the challenges of being new in town and wants to pay forward the help we were all given. Come share a nibble with us, ask your questions and bring suggestions for future discussion topics. Upcoming topics include Settling in with Children, How to Connect and Get Involved When You Aren't Working and Recycling.


Art Guild

Art Guild is the group for AWCZ art viewers and doers, art lovers and learners. We offer a variety of art related activities including exhibit tours, gallery and studio visits, sketching, and photography. Come explore the Zurich art scene, see some very diverse and intriguing art, and have coffee and a chat with us about it. Friends and family are welcome too.  Please join us as we make art happen! For more information, Please Contact Us

Everyday Gourmets at the Club
Cooking at the Club is great for those that would like to tackle some new recipes while getting to know fellow Club members. A group of cooks (and cooks-in-training!) will meet in the Club kitchen once a month to cook or bake and enjoy the end product together. The group shares the cost of food. Don't hesitate- all experience levels are welcome! If you would like to join us or have ideas for upcoming classes, please email Everyday Gourmets at the Club.
Monthly Extras

Aside from the regularly scheduled events, the club often has extra, special events. Read on to find out about any planned monthly extras.

Workshop Week 2017 – Take Your Pick!

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Workshop Week at the AWCZ gives you an entire week of new learning opportunities. Click here for the 2017 Full Schedule by Day of the Week

Click here to go back to main Workshop Week 2017 page and course listing.

Below is a listing of workshops by Category. Click on a Workshop to learn more and to register!


How to Best Care for Your Skin at Home
Enhance Your Natural Beauty with Make-up
Your Guide to Hair: Styling, Color, and Product Tips & Tricks



Color Basics
Creative Process
All About Writing and Publishing
Introduction to Fashion Feng Shui
Move it!
The Wonderful World of Chinese Characters
Schmuckpunkt - Goldsmithing
Zentangling in Zurich


Food & Drink

Beginners Fermentation Workshop
Bread Making
Chocolate Workshop
Classic Middle Eastern Cooking 
Easy Asian Dinners
Grower Champagne at its best
Japanese Cooking
Pupcake Cupcake Decorating 



Basic Bridge Conventions
Bridge Basics for Beginners



Health & Wellbeing 

Chinese Medicine – Self Help Tips to Improve Your Health in an Natural Way
Chinese Medicine – Self Help Tips to Improve Your Health in an Natural Way
Cleanse and Detox with Aloe Vera
Detox Your Home
Laughter Keeps You Healthy

Mindful living – The Art of Optimum Health and Wellbeing
T'ai Chi Ch'uan
The Rise and Fall of the Pelvic Floor
The F.M.Alexander Technique
The Evolution of Movement

Turn your bedroom into an energy oasis in 3 steps - with Feng Shui!
Vibratuning - Get Fit with Sound
Women’s Health Essentials
Yoga for Wellbeing



Essential Living for Families
First Step for babies 0 to 6 months
First Step for babies 6 to 12 months
Postnatal Mummy & Baby Physiotherapy Check-up
School systems in Switzerland 


Personal Development

The Art of Mindful Decision-Making
Engaging the Inner and Outer "Other": A Creative Opportunity for Personal Growth
How to Be Even a More Authentic Friend in 2017
Improve Your Life with Cross-Cultural Adjustment
The In's and Out's of Looking for Work In Switzerland

Open Your Heart
Maximize Your Social Media
Quantum Change Made Easy

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