This year’s Banff Mountain Film Festival stops in Vancouver with some exciting screenings. Follow the link below for more information.
please visit http://www.swiss-society.org/swiss-herald to download your copy.
Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 , 11 am – 3 pm .
Route: from Jericho Park, westwards along the ocean to Spanish Banks, then through UBC Forest up to UBC Golf Club, south to 16th Ave, and then south-east to Camosun Bog . Return through pleasant residential areas down to Jericho Beach (see maps ).
Distance: 12 km | Duration: 4 hours
Level of difficulty: medium (very little climbing; mostly flat forest trails ). At various points of hike, tired hikers can exit via public transit.
Meeting Time: 11 am, Saturday, Nov. 2nd , 2013
Meeting Place: Parking lot opposite Jericho Beach concession building in Point Grey area, at most westerly end point of Point Grey Road ( 4 blocks west of Alma Str. Vancouver ). Parking is free.
Equipment: wear good, water-tight walking shoes; bring rain protection, umbrella.
Lunch: bring your own lunch; no restaurants en route.
Cancellation: only if weather is very lousy, we’ll cancel.
Reserve with your trip leader:
Joe Mueller: Tel # 604 732 6213
A Sunday afternoon walk is planned for October 27 2013.
We meet at the Quarry Road parking lot (see map Minnmap) at 2 pm and spend time in Minnekada park before going on to the SCMR club house for the traditional “Metzgete”. Those not interested in the walk will meet at the chalet before 5 pm for the dinner.
Please register your participation for walk and/or Dinner with Fritz Graf by mail to email@example.com or phone 604 322 5434 before Oct 20 so we know how many sausages are needed and how many alternate meals are requested.
An event in collaboration with the Consulate General of Switzerland in Vancouver:
The Istituto Italiano di Cultura is showing the award-winning Swiss film ‘JUMP’ on October 29 at 6.15pm. The movie is in Italian with English subtitles. The event is free and no registration is required.
Organized by the Consulate General of Switzerland in Vancouver and EUNIC Canada-Vancouver, the next appointment with the EU Book Club will be with a Swiss novel: Seven Years (Sieben Jahre) by Peter Stramm
Saturday, November 16, 2013 – 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Istituto Italiano di Cultura
Suite 500 – 510 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Admission is free, but please register by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
More information can be found in this flyer: Flyer Seven Years
Note: The English translation of the book, published by Other Press in 2011, can be purchased either online via www.amazon.ca (hardcopy and e-version) or ordered at Indigo/Chapters; it is also available at the Vancouver Public Library.
AMAZING OFFER! The Swiss Consulate has ordered 10 copies of the book and can provide it to the participants of the event free of charge. Order your personal copy today at email@example.com – first come, first served!
October 20th , 2013, 2 – 5pm
“Der Doppelte Noetzli” mit Walter Roderer
im Deutschen Haus
4875 Victoria Drive (Ecke 33rd Ave),
Kosten: Kaffee und Kuchen
At long last Tacoma has launched the website for the 28th Pacific Coast Swiss Singing and Yodeling Festival, www.swiss-sangerfest-tacoma-2014.org .
As you can see when you visit the site, hotel reservations can be made via the link to Hotel Murano taking advantage of our group rate.
As noted on the Badges and Tickets page, we do not anticipate having the badge pricing or links for group and individual registration available until about October 1st.