American Women's Club of Zurich

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.

AWCZ - AICZ - AMCHAM Swiss Ambassador Talk

The Role of the Swiss Embassy in Tehran.   

The American Women’s Club of Zurich (AWCZ) American International Club of Zürich (AICZ) in cooperation with Swiss American Chamber of Commerce cordially invite you to a special evening with Markus Leitner, Ambassador of Switzerland to the Islamic Republic of Iran. "The Protecting Power Mandate for the United States in Iran The Role of the Swiss Embassy in Tehran."

Markus Leitner was appointed Ambassador of Switzerland to the Islamic Republic of Iran in August 2017. Previously, from June 2013 to June 2017, he served as Swiss Ambassador to the Arab Republic of Egypt. Mr. Leitner joined the Swiss diplomatic service in 1996 completing his diplomatic training at the Swiss Embassy in Madrid. Ambassador Leitner has also served at the Swiss embassies in South Africa and Chile. A trained economist, Mr. Leitner has earlier served in the Economic and Finance Division of the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Foreign Ministry Human Security Division.          

        

Space is limited. Free seating. No show policy strictly applies.

When: Thursday, October 24
Time: 18.00 – 21.00
Cost: CHF 30 / CHF 40 Non-members – includes Apéro, Cash at door
Deadlines for: Registration: October 21, Cancellation: October 22
Contact: vpevents@awczurich.org

AWCZ Cancellation and No Show Policy: At specified Events and Activities, a participant will be billed for the Event/Activity unless she/he has canceled before the cancellation reservation deadline in writing or per email. For free Events and Activities we need an accurate head count for the caterers. We are trying to keep extra costs down, Thank you for your understanding.

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Kids Corner Halloween Party

Come and Celebrate Halloween at Our Annual Costume Party

Kids ages 2-5 will enjoy Halloween crafts, games, storytelling, trick or treating and even a scary room!

All proceeds benefit Tischlein deck dich, the AWCZ Club sponsered charity that provides food to families living at or below the poverty line in Switzerland. Space is limited to the first 25 children so don't delay!

 

When: Sunday, October 27
Time: 10.30 – 12.30
Cost: Members / CHF 15 first child, CHF 10 each additional child
Non-Members / CHF 20 first child, 15 each additional child
Deadline & Cancel: October 18
Contact: phase@awczurich.org

FEES CAN BE PAID AT THE EVENT -- PLEASE BRING EXACT CHANGE, THANK YOU

AWCZ Cancellation and No Show Policy: At specified Events and Activities, a participant will be billed for the Event/Activity unless she/he has canceled before the cancellation reservation deadline in writing or per email. For free Events and Activities we need an accurate head count for the caterers. We are trying to keep extra costs down, Thank you for your understanding.

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An Evening with Paul Brandus

Come hear veteran presidential historian, White House-based journalist, columnist and author Paul Brandus speak on the 2020 election, the impeachment inquiry into President Trump, and more.
It will be entertaining and informative!

When: Sunday, October 27
Time: 18.00 – 19.30 (Doors open at 17.30)
Cost: CHF 30 Members / CHF 40 Non-Members — Includes Apero —
Please pay cash at the door (exact change appreciated). A donation from the proceeds will be given, in his name, to the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Organization.
Deadline & Cancel: Saturday, October 26 / No show policy strictly applies


CLICK HERE TO REGISTER BY E-MAIL: president@awczurich.org

AWCZ Cancellation and No Show Policy: For those cost-based Events and Activities, the participant/s will be billed for the Event/Activity unless she/he has cancelled before the cancellation deadline in writing or per e-mail. For free Events and Activities, as we need an accurate head count for the caterers, the cancellation deadline should be honored. Thank you for your understanding.

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Zero Waste Walk & Talk

Join us for an introduction to the new zero-waste store Chez Mamie. Meet the store manager and learn how every item in their store has no wasteful packaging. Come learn more about this store, how to shop here and how you can make a difference!

Bring bags and jars from home for purchasing some new items.

We will meet under the angel in the Hauptbahnhof at 9:45am on Wednesday, October 30. We will walk to the store and they will have a 20 minute demonstration and story at 10am.  All can continue to browse and shop.

Afterward for anyone interested, we will continue the conversation at a nearby coffeeshop.

When: Wednesday, October 30
Time: 9.45 – 11.00
Meeting Place: Under the "Angel" in the Zurich Hauptbahnhof
Cost: Free
Deadline & Cancel: October 25
Contact: alicia@klaravision.com

AWCZ Cancellation and No Show Policy: At specified Events and Activities, a participant will be billed for the Event/Activity unless she/he has canceled before the cancellation reservation deadline in writing or per email. For free Events and Activities we need an accurate head count for the caterers. We are trying to keep extra costs down, Thank you for your understanding.

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Teen Games Night

Come to Teen Games Night!

In September, we welcomed 12 teens, ate 9 pizzas, and drank 5 litres of Coke! Not to mention the 2 bags of chips and 3 boxes of cookies! 

We played a new game called:  "What do you Meme?", and also played some of our old favorites. (Next time, I'll remember the Twister!)

When: Sunday, November 10
Time: 16.00 – 19.00
Cost: CHF 10
Deadline & Cancel: November 9
Contact: Eleanor

AWCZ Cancellation and No Show Policy: At specified Events and Activities, a participant will be billed for the Event/Activity unless she/he has canceled before the cancellation reservation deadline in writing or per email. For free Events and Activities we need an accurate head count for the caterers. We are trying to keep extra costs down, Thank you for your understanding.

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PAWZ: Brianna Powers of the U.S. Embassy Bern

The art of diplomacy is known to be invaluable during negotiation, when making policy and building coalitions. Being diplomatic in professional (and personal) settings can be instrumental when confronted with difficult situations, attempting to be persuasive or assertive. As one diplomat and author was quoted as saying: “Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.”

Brianna Powers, Consular Chief at the U.S. Embassy in Bern, will lead a discussion covering topics such as the importance of diplomacy in the workplace, and the evolution of the role of women in the U.S. diplomatic corps, including its challenges.

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The presentation will be followed by a question–answer session and Apéro. 
Fee includes a complimentary glass of Prosecco. 
Payments can be made at the door.   

When: Tuesday, November 12
Time: 18.30 – 20.30  
Cost: CHF 10 Members / CHF 15 Non-members
Registration Deadline: November 10
Cancel By: November 10
Contact: pawz@awczurich.org

AWCZ Cancellation and No Show Policy: At specified Events and Activities, a participant will be billed for the Event/Activity unless she/he has canceled before the cancellation reservation deadline in writing or per email. For free Events and Activities we need an accurate head count for the caterers. We are trying to keep extra costs down, Thank you for your understanding.

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T.G.I.F. with the A.I.C.Z.

with the American International club of Zurich   


meeting other Americans and English-speaking people

When: Friday, November 15
Time: 18.30 – 20.30
Cost: CHF
Contact: TGIF@awczurich.org

 

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Writers Group

Come and try us out and help spread the word to your friends! 

Come flex your writing muscles.  Join author, Kati Felix, as she facilitates a session based on tales: fairy, folk, and contemporary. She will refer to Susan Tiberghien's book, "One Year to a Writing Life." The Library has a reference copy.

When: Thursday, November 21
Time: 13.30 – 15.30
Contact: Writers Group

AWCZ Cancellation and No Show Policy: At specified Events and Activities, a participant will be billed for the Event/Activity unless she/he has canceled before the cancellation reservation deadline in writing or per email. For free Events and Activities we need an accurate head count for the caterers. We are trying to keep extra costs down, Thank you for your understanding.

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Christmas Cookie Exchange

Everyone loves cookies around the holidays, so join us for our 3rd Annual Cookie Exchange. Bring your favorite cookies and recipes for sharing while enjoying snacks, drinks and of course plenty of holiday cheer. 

When: Thursday, November 21
Time: 16.30 – 18.00
Cost: Enough holiday cookies to share! Details will follow upon registration.
Deadline & Cancel: November 14
Contact: Laurel at laurel@mckusch.com

AWCZ Cancellation and No Show Policy: At specified Events and Activities, a participant will be billed for the Event/Activity unless she/he has canceled before the cancellation reservation deadline in writing or per email. For free Events and Activities we need an accurate head count for the caterers. We are trying to keep extra costs down, Thank you for your understanding.

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Excursions: Bern „Zibelemārit“ or "Onion Market“

The Zibelemārit is an annual market taking place in the old town of Bern. As the name indicates, it is primarily onions & onion products which are sold.

We will meet at the Zurich HB Treffpunkt at 8:45 and take the 9:06 to Bern. You are welcome to return to Zurich with the group at 15:02 or on your own as you choose.

Please let me know if you are interested in a group lunch and I’ll try to make arrangements.

When: Monday, November 25
Time: 08.45 – 15.00
Meet at the Zurich HB Treffpunkt at 08:45 and we will take the 9:06 train to Bern as a group.
Cost: Transportation and Lunch
Deadline & Cancel: November 24
Contact: Sue Rickenbacher

AWCZ Cancellation and No Show Policy: For those cost-based Events and Activities, the participant/s will be billed for the Event/Activity unless she/he has cancelled before the cancellation deadline in writing or per e-mail. For free Events and Activities, as we need an accurate head count for the caterers, the cancellation deadline should be honored. Thank you for your understanding.

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Thanksgiving Dinner at Grain Restaurant

Our annual Thanksgiving dinner will take place again at Grain Restaurant on Thursday, November 28th.

 

When: Thursday, November 28
Time: 18.15 – 22.00
Where: Grain Bistro Restaurant, Zurichbergstrasse 71, 8044 Zurich
Tram 5 & 6 to Kirche Fluntern stop
With Whom: Bring your Friends and Family, FYI, this SELLS OUT so BOOK EARLY!
With What: We ask each family to bring their favorite Thanksgiving dessert to share on our fabulous dessert buffet
Fees: Members (including spouses): CHF 55 (adult), CHF 22 (children 6 -12)
Non-Members: CHF 65 (adult), CHF 25 (children 6 -12)
Registration Deadline: November 25
Contact: Ellen with your questions: vpevents@awczurich.org

*Vegetarian choices available

REGISTRATION

Unfortunately, we are currently experiencing technical difficulties with online registration. However, REGISTRATION is open!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER DIRECTLY WITH OUR THANKSGIVING PLANNER: vpevents@awczurich.org
Please include:

  • your name/s
  • number of adult guests
  • number of children 6-12
  • number of children under 6
  • if you prefer Vegetarian option
  • which Dessert will you bring

PREPAYMENT IS REQUIRED FOR YOUR REGISTRATION TO BE HONORED
Payment Details: American Women's Club of Zurich
UBS, Bahnhofstrasse 45, 8001 Zurich
IBAN: CH44 0020 6206 2209 7740 X

AWCZ Cancellation and No Show Policy: For those cost-based Events and Activities, the participant/s will be billed for the Event/Activity unless she/he has cancelled before the cancellation deadline in writing or per e-mail. For free Events and Activities, as we need an accurate head count for the caterers, the cancellation deadline should be honored. Thank you for your understanding.

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AWCZ Christmas Market

The AWCZ will be holding their annual Christmas Market on Sunday, December 8th.

There will be the possibility to take pictures with Santa for a small charge and brunch / lunch food options will be available for purchase. Additionally there will be vendors selling a variety of handmade and unique items.

Come and do your Christmas shopping with us.

When: Sunday, December 12
Time: 10.00 – 17.00
Fee: CHF 25 per family for Photos with Santa – BY RESERVATION ONLY
Contact: christmasmarket@awczurich.org

AWCZ Cancellation and No Show Policy: For those cost-based Events and Activities, the participant/s will be billed for the Event/Activity unless she/he has cancelled before the cancellation deadline in writing or per e-mail. For free Events and Activities, as we need an accurate head count for the caterers, the cancellation deadline should be honored. Thank you for your understanding.

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Excursions: Konstanz Christmas Market with Tour

We will travel to Konstanz, Germany for a tour of the city and a visit to the Christmas Market. Following the tour and a group lunch (at your own expense), we will visit their Christmas market — always an excellent experience.

When: Wednesday, December 11
Time: 09.15 – 17.30
Meeting Place: We will meet at the Zurich HB Treffpunkt at 09:15. There are two trains per hour back to Zurich, so each participant can decide when they would like to travel back home. Important: Please purchase a round trip train ticket to Konstanz before the excursion. If you need assistance, please contact me.    

Cost: The cost of the group tour is 130 Euro for up to 25 people. The more people that attend, the less expensive the tour per person will be.
Deadline & Cancel: November 15
Contact: sue.rickenbacher@gmail.com

AWCZ Cancellation and No Show Policy: For those cost-based Events and Activities, the participant/s will be billed for the Event/Activity unless she/he has cancelled before the cancellation deadline in writing or per e-mail. For free Events and Activities, as we need an accurate head count for the caterers, the cancellation deadline should be honored. Thank you for your understanding.

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Christmas Luncheon

Please join us on Monday, December 16th, for the AWCZ Christmas Luncheon.

Doors open at 11:30 and lunch will be promptly served at 12:00. There will be a set menu, in addition to a vegetarian option. Please indicate your menu choice when registering. The cost of the luncheon includes water, coffee and a complimentary apero. Wine will be available for purchase by the glass.

Please note, we can only accept cash as payment and exact change is appreciated.

The AWCZ "No Show" policy applies.

This luncheon is being organized in conjunction with the Lunch Bunch team.    

When: Monday, December 16
Where: Restaurant Zunfthaus zum Rüden
Time: 11.30 – 14.00
Cost: CHF 55
Deadline & Cancel: December 2
Contact: sue.rickenbacher@gmail.com

AWCZ Cancellation and No Show Policy: For those cost-based Events and Activities, the participant/s will be billed for the Event/Activity unless she/he has cancelled before the cancellation deadline in writing or per e-mail. For free Events and Activities, as we need an accurate head count for the caterers, the cancellation deadline should be honored. Thank you for your understanding.

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