Local girl runs Polar race to raise funds for animal park in Le Vaud

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If you think the weather is a bit chilly right now, imagine what it would be like at -30 °!  This is the possible temperature that local girl Rachel Frei Bandieri might encounter when she runs a 150km race in Finland in two weeks time to support the animal park of La Garenne, based in Le Vaud […]

Big Bazaar in Nyon – Books in English, Sports Gear, Toys and Games, Christmas Decorations and more.

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Every two years, the IWCN (International Women’s Club of Nyon) holds a big bazaar in the centre of Nyon and the next one will be on Saturday 25th October from 10:00 -16:00. The proceeds of this bazaar go to both local and international charities. The bazaar itself is a great opportunity to buy second hand English books, […]

Volunteer opportunities in Geneva and Nyon – from helping the homeless to organising conferences.

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Living in Nyon receives many emails from readers asking if there any volunteering opportunities in the area. There are plenty!  From helping to clean up the lake, to volunteering in charity shops, we will be featuring more of these on this site in the future. In the meantime, here are three possibilities. The first is […]

Big Bazaar in Nyon Saturday, Second Hand books in English, Toys, Gifts, Brocante and More

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  Tomorrow Saturday 10th November, the  IWCN (International Women’s Club of Nyon) Big Charity Bazaar will take place in Nyon. This bi-annual event is a big fund raiser for local and international charities and a great opportunity for expats to meet over a bite to eat at the bistro at the bazaar, to buy second […]

Raising Multilingual Children workshop/ Paddy Ashdown speaker at Gala Dinner

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Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa, author of “Raising Multilingual Children” and five other books on the brain and learning, will be visiting various destinations in Switzerland in November to present her dynamic workshops.  These workshops organised by Know it All Passport are very popular so book early to avoid disappointment!   See details below.  Also coming up on […]