Archive for the 'Events' Category

Frog Concert

Sunday, May 4th, 2008

Where: Naturzentrum Sihlwald, 8135 Sihlwald
Dates: 24 May, 28 May, 4 June and 8 June
Starting Times: 14:15 hrs and 16:15 hrs
Duration: 45 minutes
Costs: CHF 15 pro Adult, CHF 5 pro child until 16 years old.
(For every entry, CHF 5 will be donated to an Amphibian project in the local area)
Comments: The event will include Frog songs suitable for all the family including babies. More Info: Sihlwald, Grün Stadt Zürich

Family Life Balance

Monday, September 3rd, 2007

September 22nd: Workshops with focus on Exercise, Nutrition and Quality of Life

The workshops will take place in Kindercity AG, Chlirietstrasse 12, 8604 Volketswil. The entrance is free, but you have to register in advance by telephone at 043/ 204 30 60.

Parenting Fair Bake sale

Thursday, March 15th, 2007


A quote from Esther de Vries:”The Fair is a wonderful way of finding out all about parenting resources in the area and even beyond” .

  • Where: in the Kirchgemeindehaus in Kilchberg
  • When: this Saturday, 17 March 2007
  • Time: non specified
  • Who: For all parents with children that would like to have fun with Face Painting, Magic Show, Story Telling, International food stalls, PC Help, and over 60 Exhibitors.
  • Comments: Refreshments all day and much much more

UPDATE: We did attend this event and it was quite good. The entrance was free of charge and there were lots of activities for children. There were also many information booths and very tasty international food.

Overall, what we found it of most interest was the information that we got about all the DayCare institutions as well as Kindergartens as we might enroll our daughter in one of them.

I certainly recommend it to you in case you are interested in attending next year.

Gymboree Zug: Open day

Wednesday, March 14th, 2007

The Gymboree site located in Zug is having an open day for you and your baby to “sniff in Music, Play and Arts”.

  • When: 17 March 2007
  • Where: At Gymboree Play & Music Zug, Bahnhof Zug (second floor), 6300 Zug.
  • Time: 14:00pm – 16:00pm
  • Who: For all parents with children from 0 to 5 years old.
  • Comments: Drinks and snacks will be offered.

UPDATE: We did attend the open day at Gymboree located in Zug. Having already experience with Gymboree sites, we did find the open day not very enthusiastic. We really went just to sniff because we did not feel very attracted by the way the organization was conducted. I have to give credits though to the music teacher who did her best to keep everyone focused in the class and not get distracted by the crying babies attending.

FamExpo, Kinder und Familienmesse

Wednesday, March 14th, 2007


FamExpo is organizing the children and family expo. More information as follows:

  • When: 4-6 May 2007
  • Where: ABB Event-Halle 550 Zurich-Oerlikon
  • Theme: Helden des Alltags (Everyday heroes)
  • Comments: It is quite expensive for what they offer. At least, that was our impression last year that we attended. Anyway, you might find it interesting and worth the 15CHF admission price.

LLL Meeting: Preparing for breastfeeding and the first few weeks with the baby.

Sunday, November 5th, 2006

Tuesday, November 7th 2006, 9:30am – 11:30 am

On this LLL meeting, the attendants will share experiences as well as talk about ways to prepare for breastfeeding and for the first few weeks with the baby. It will take place at Hadlaubstrasse 103, tel. 044 – 381 5881 (at Alena Lotz-Oggier’s house) near the Rigiblick bahn.

La Leche Liga meeting: Breastfeeding in the early days

Friday, October 27th, 2006

Wednesday, 1st November 2006, 9:30am – 12:00 pm

This LLL meeting will discuss dealing with initial breast feeding problems such as what to do about mastitis, importance of a correct positioning and timing, etc. It will take place at Joanna Koch’s home in Alte Landstrasse 89, Kilchberg.

Chilbi in Thalwil

Friday, October 27th, 2006

Saturday, October 28th and Sunday, October 29th 2006

The “Chilbi” in Thalwil is one of our favorites as it is a big one. If your calendar is free this weekend, you might want to attend it.

Breast Cancer Information campaign

Sunday, October 15th, 2006

Breast Cancer two day Information campaign in Zurich-Altstetten
18 – 19 October

By the motto “Breast Cancer – Knowledge helps”, the Breast Cancer Liga in Switzerland has organized a two day information campaign about Breast Cancer. For more information go to the Breast Cancer Liga page.

The End of Colic

Friday, October 6th, 2006

October 19th: Lecture by Pediatrician Dr. Harvey Karp
17:00 – 19:00


Dr. Harvey Karp, an internationally renowned pediatrician and child development specialist, will give a lecture titled: “The End of Colic: A promising new approach to calming crying and improve infant sleep”. The lecture will be at the Zurich University Clinic (USZ, Grosser Hörsaal NORD1 D, Frauenklinikstrasse 10, 8006 Zurich, map), 17:00-19:00 hrs. Admission is free and the lecture is open to the public. Please register either at office@gymboree.ch or at www.hirslanden-baby.ch


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