Les Hivernales begins, Open day at Lake Léman School on Saturday, “Up with People” looking for host families

A reminder that “Les Hivernales”, the rock and beat festival has begun and continues over the weekend in Nyon -see previous post here for more details and listen to an  interview about the festival here

Saturday March 2nd – Open Day at Lake Leman International School in Morges  

Open Day  from 11:00 to 15:00 Meet the teachers and the LLIS management, discover the Primary and Secondary School and enjoy the day’s activities with your children.

The open day starts at 11:00 at the school:

  • From 11:00 to 12:00 Presentation of the website by the Secondary school students
  • From 12:00 to 14:00 – Soccer practice
  • From 13:30 to  14:15  – Story telling
  • From 14:15  to  15:00 – Art workshop

Snacks and drinks provided all day. LLIS School- Avenue de la Gottaz 34-36, 1110 Morges, Switzerland –  See school website here

Business and Professional Women Switzerland – Networking dinner

Candlelight Ceremony & Networking dinner –  Thursday, March 14th 2013, at the Restaurant du Casino in Rolle

This tradition is celebrated by all the BPW clubs around the world to remind them of the international solidarity and resources of the global association. It is  an  opportunity to discover what BPW has to offer. More details click here 

Host families required for “Up with People”  March 18-25 

Up with People is a global education and service programme focused on bringing the world together through service and music. The international cast of 120 students from 20 countries will be travelling to Geneva on March 18 for a one week stay. During their time in the area they will live with local host families, volunteer in the local community and perform 2 international shows at the Salle Communale de Versoix.

 Homes needed for 120 cast members

Can you provide a place to sleep, breakfast and dinner and give limited transportation (outside of the centre of Geneva) in the mornings and evenings from March 18-25?  If so, you’ll receive 2 complimentary tickets to the show for hosting.

Photo above  – the cast from a previous show – courtesy “Up with People”

The 120-member cast is between the ages of 18 and 29 years old and represents 20 different countries. Cast members are out of the house during regular business hours, volunteering, rehearsing or taking part in educational workshops. Sunday March 24, is a ‘host family day,’ you may choose to show them , include them in a family event or simply relax at home. If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Advance Team:

Contact Katie Baudler at 079 155 37 13 or Katie.upwithpeople@gmail.com with questions or for more information.

See the show  ‘Voices’

Salle Communale Lachenal à Versoix à  19:30 the 20th and 21st March.

Tickets available now click here