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2017 Events

Children's Christmas Party  
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2017.12.03  1430-1700
Where: Centre Richelieu-Vanier, 300 Ave. des Pères-Blancs

This year, the Children's Christmas Party will again take place in the same main hall, and immediately following, the seniors' Christmas Luncheon that precedes it.

Please register early, no later than November 20, 2017.

Christmas Luncheon
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2017.12.03  1200-1430
Where: Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, 300 Pères-Blancs Ave, Ottawa\, ON K1L, Canada

Menu: A delicious meal, prepared by our Swiss chefs, will be served featuring Christmas fare of Europe.
Entertainment: Christmas carols performed by the Montagna Singers.
Samichlaus has promised to visit with a gift for each one of us.

Cost of the event: Members $25.00 per person\, non members $35.00, children 6-12 years $12.50

November Luncheon  
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2017.11.09  1130-1430
Where: Centre Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, 300 Pères-Blancs Ave, Ottawa, ON K1L, Canada

After lunch there will be a Christmas flower arrranging session
with Kathy Allen.

Please reserve by Monday, 06 November, or earlier if possible.

Metzgete
Montagna Singers
When : 2017.11.04  1800-2330
Where: Ukrainian Hall, 1000 Byron Ave, Ottawa, ON K2A 0J3, Canada

Featuring a traditional Metzgete buffet dinner menu prepared by our Swiss Chefs.

With performances by the Montagna Singers and Dance Music by the Montreal Edelweiss Duo.

Admission $45 / Entrée 45 $
Doors open 6:00 pm / Dinner served 7:00 pm\; Accueil à 18:00 / Dîner servi à 19:00\n
Reservations / Réservations: Gisèle Odermatt - 819-684-1978 - gkodermatt@gmail.com

Fall Luncheon
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2017.10.19  1130-1430
Where: Centre Richelieu-Vanier, 300 Pères-Blancs Ave., Vanier.


Back-to-School Luncheon  
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2017.09.21  1130-1430
Where: Centre Richelieu-Vanier, 300 Pères-Blancs Ave., Vanier.

After lunch a movie, Schellen - Ursli, will be shown.

Please reserve by Monday, 18 September.

1. August Celebration  
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2017.07.30  1600-2100
Where: Billings Estate Museum, 2100 Cabot St, Ottawa, ON K1H 6K1, Canada

Activities for adults and children of all ages
Food and beverages at reasonable cost
Montagna Singers, folk music, Lampion parade
There is no entrance fee.

Mother's Day Luncheon  
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2017.05.18  1130-1430
Where: Centre Richelieu-Vanier, 300 Pères-Blancs Ave., Vanier.

After lunch, there will be a presentation by
Monika Hurschler on ?Alaska and the Iditarod?.

Please reserve by Friday 12 May.

Spring dance
Montagna Singers
When : 2017.05.06  1800-2330
Where: Ukrainian Hall, 1000 Byron Ave, Ottawa, ON K2A 0J3, Canada

For tickets contact Gisele Odermatt (819) 684-1978

April Luncheon  
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2017.04.13  1130-1430
Where: Centre Richelieu-Vanier, 300 Pères-Blancs Ave., Vanier

After lunch, there will be a concert performed by
Sam Clemann, flute
and Elisabeth Morrison, piano

Please reserve by Monday 10 April.

Kreuzmordraetzel (Ein Toter zu wenig)  
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2017.04.08  1800-2130
Where: Ste. Genevieve Church, 825 Canterbury (at Arch)

Swiss Theater Group Toronto präsentiert: Kreuzmordrätzel. Eine Kriminalkomo?die in drei Akten von Walter G. Pfaus

6p.m. (18 Uhr) nussgipfel and Wienerli
7p.m.(19 Uhr) Theatre

Adults: $15.00
Teenagers: $5.00

Pêcheurs de Rêves  
Embassy of Switzerland, Ottawa
When : 2017.03.17  1930-2200
Where: The Church of St. Bartholomew, 125 MacKay St, Ottawa ON

Le Récital - Un Piano, Une Voix et l'Invisible
Entrée libre / Free admission

L'Ambassade de Suisse au Canada vous invite à un grand spectacle musical en célébration du 150e Anniversaire du Canada. Comme tant de spectateurs depuis trois ans, dans 15 pays du monde et sur 3 continents, laissez-vous transporter vers de nouveaux courants, grâce à ces Pêcheurs de Rêves.

The Embassy of Switzerland in Canada invites you to a grand musical performance to celebrate Canada's 150th Anniversary. Just like the many audiences from 15 countries across 3 continents have done in the past 3 years, let yourself be transported to new currents with the Pêcheurs de Rêves.

March Luncheon and AGM  
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2017.03.16  1130-1430
Where: Centre Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, 300 avenue des Pères-Blancs

Happy First Day of Spring!

Details of our next lunch at the Richelieu Centre.

The Annual General Meeting will follow our lunch. See attached Agenda, President?s Report and Minutes.

Figugegl: cross-country skiing, snowshoeing  
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2017.02.25  1500-1900
Where: Gatineau Park, Western Cabin (P10)

Fondue isch guet und git e gueti Luune: Come join us for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the Gatineau Park, including a fondue dinner, wine and cards at the Western Cabin!

February Luncheon  
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2017.02.21  1130-1430
Where: Centre Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, Ottawa, ON

HAPPY VALENTINES DAY! HAPPY FAMILY DAY!
A movie will be shown.
Please make reservation by 17 February!

Lace up your skates and join us on the Rideau Canal!  
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2017.02.04  1400-1600
Where: Rideau Canal, 5th Avenue entrance

Join us for a day of winter fun on the Rideau Canal in the Glebe with your families.

We'll enjoy some skating on the canal, or walking if that is more you thing, and probably a beavertail or Lindt hot chocolate will be enjoyed afterwards.

RSVP with Olivia Craft to meet at the 5th Avenue entrance (by the Ritz restaurant) of the Rideau Canal at 2pm. Bring your skates or sleds and strollers for the kids and come find our group. \n
Should the canal not be open, we will skate on the refrigerated rink at Lansdowne park instead.

Looking forward to seeing you all there!

OVSC Annual General Meeting  
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2017.02.03  1800-2200
Where: Centre Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, White Fathers Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1L, Canada

A light dinner will be served starting at 18h00 for $10.00, please RSVP your attendance next Friday to help gauge quantities.

The AGM starts at 19h00, documentation and handouts are attached here and several printed handouts will also be made available at the meeting.
If you are unable to attend, please download and fill this proxy form and return it (email) prior to Friday 3 February.


Participation of the Embassy of Switzerland at the Governor General's Winter Celebration 2017  
Embassy of Switzerland, Ottawa
When : 2017.01.28  1230-1600
Where: Rideau Hall, 1 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, ON K1A 0A1, Canada

Swiss Culture in Ottawa

Dear fellow citizens,
Dear friends of Switzerland,

Visit the stand of the Embassy of Switzerland at the Governor General's Winter Celebration in the gardens of Rideau Hall.

Like in previous years, we will offer samples of raclette to visitors.

For more information regarding the Governor General's Winter Celebration see http://www.gg.ca/document.aspx?id=14912

January Luncheon  
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2017.01.25  1130-1430
Where: Centre Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, White Fathers Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1L, Canada

A movie will be shown.

Please make reservation by 20 January!



2016 Events

Children's Christmas Party  
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2016.12.04  1430-1700
Where: Centre Richelieu-Vanier, 300 Ave. des Pères-Blancs


Christmas Luncheon  
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2016.12.04  1200-1430
Where: Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, 300 Pères-Blancs Ave, Ottawa\, ON K1L, Canada

Menu: A delicious meal, prepared by our Swiss chefs, will be served featuring Christmas fare of Europe.
Entertainment: Christmas carols performed by the Montagna Singers.
Samichlaus has promised to visit with a gift for each one of us.

Cost of the event: Members $25.00 per person\, non members $35.00, children 6-12 years $12.50

November Luncheon  
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2016.11.10  1130-1430
Where: Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, 300 Pères-Blancs Ave, Ottawa\, ON K1L, Canada

Kathy Allen will help us make Christmas decorations.
Please make reservation by 04 November!

Metzgete  
Montagna Singers
When : 2016.11.05  1800-2330
Where: Ukrainian Hall, 1000 Byron Ave, Ottawa, ON K2A 0J3, Canada

Featuring a traditional Metzgete buffet dinner Menu prepared by our Swiss Chefs.

With performances by the Montagna Singers and Dane Music by the Montreal Edelweiss Duo.

ADMISSION $45 (includes dinner).
ADVANCE TICKETS AND INFORMATION: Gisele Odermatt Tel: 819.684.1978, eMail: gkodermatt@videotron.ca

October Luncheon  
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2016.10.13  1130-1430
Where: Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, 300 Pères-Blancs Ave, Ottawa\, ON K1L, Canada

Hope you are enjoying these first days of autumn.

A movie in Swiss dialect with English sub-titles will be shown.

Please make reservation by 07 October!

19th Annual Golf Tournament  
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2016.09.10  1100-1800
Where: Mountain Creek Golf Course, Mountain View Rd, Arnprior, ON K7S 3G9, Canada

Lunch will be served from 11h30 to 12h30
First tee-off at 12h30
After the game we will gather for a meal and to give out prizes.

Please call Johnatan Schaepper at the club (613-623-8919) at your earliest, deadline for registration September 1st 2016

Welcome Back Luncheon  
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2016.09.08  1130-1430
Where: Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, 300 Pères-Blancs Ave, Ottawa\, ON K1L, Canada

Hope you are having a great summer.

A movie in Swiss dialect with English sub-titles will be shown.

Please make reservation by 01 September!

1. August Celebration  
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2016.07.24  1600-2100
Where: Billings Estate Museum, 2100 Cabot St, Ottawa, ON K1H 6K1, Canada

Join us for the First of August celebration:
Food and beverages at reasonable cost
- Sausages
- Desserts (Nussgipfel, Pies)

Activities for adults and children of all ages
- Piñata, tug-of-war, three-legged races, etc.
- Tombola
- Montagna Singers, folk music

Seniors Luncheon  
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2016.06.16  1130-1430
Where: Tucker?s Marketplace Restaurant, 61 York Street in the Byward Market

Parking: at the Rideau Centre, the garage at the back of The Bay, or the garage at Clarence and Dalhousie (the parking building in the Byward Market is closed for repairs).

Cost: $18.00 per person.

Please make your reservation by 13 June, 2016, as we must notify the restaurant by that date.

May Luncheon
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2016.05.12  1130-1400
Where: Centre Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, Ottawa, ON

Following lunch, there will be a concert performed by
Catherine Jaccottet-Tissot, violin
Sam Clemann, flute
Elisabeth Morrison, piano

Spring Dance
Montagna Singers
When : 2016.04.16  1800-0000
Where: Ukrainian Hall, 1000 Byron Ave.

Detail to follow

April Luncheon  
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2016.04.14  1130-1400
Where: Centre Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, 300 Pe?res-Blancs Ave, Ottawa, ON

A movie will be shown following our lunch. Please make your reservation before April 7, 2016!

Theaterabend: 'Kei Regel ohni Usnahm'  
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2016.04.09  1800-2200
Where: Ste Genevieve Church, 825 Canterbury, Ottawa

Präsentiert von Swiss Theater Group Toronto.
Lustspiel in drei Akten von Cornelia Amstutz.

18h00 food (nussgipfel, wieners, drinks)\, 19h00 the show

Saulijass  
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2016.04.02  1000-1400
Where: Kuratle Farm, St. Isidore ON

10 AM anmeldung - !!AM jass beginn - Einsatz $35

Herzlich Laden ein, Die Jasserfreunde

Lunch and Annual General Meeting
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2016.03.03  1130-1430
Where: Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, 300 Pères-Blancs Avenue, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Annual General Meeting

Skating on the Canal, Winterlude  
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2016.02.14  1200-1400
Where: Landsdowne Park

Come join us for a family-friendly afternoon on the Rideau Canal

Skate as much or as little of the Canal as you want, re-group around 14h at the Fifth street concessions for hot chocolate.

Canal Skateway map:
http://www.ncc-ccn.gc.ca/sites/default/files/pubs/rcs-map-2014-2015.pdf

Valentine's Day Lunch  
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2016.02.11  1130-1430
Where: Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, 300 Pères-Blancs Ave, Ottawa\, ON K1L, Canada

Guest speaker: Ellen Bell will address us on the topic of: "How to live well."

Cost: $18.00 for members, $20.00 non­members
Please make your reservation before February 4, 2016!

Please note: Our Annual General Meeting will take place on the occasion of our lunch on March 3, 2016

Figugegl 2016  
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2016.02.06  1430-1800
Where: Western Cabin, Gatineau Park

Come join us for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the Gatineau Park, including a fondue dinner, wine and cards at the Western Cabin!

All levels of skiers or snowshoers are welcome!

AGM 2016  
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2016.01.29  1800-2100
Where: Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, 300 Pères-Blancs Ave

A light dinner will be served starting at 18h00 for $10.00, the AGM proper will begin at 19h00.

The agenda, President's Report and Treasurer's Report is included in the attached handouts. Several printed handouts will be made available at the meeting.

Please RSVP by Tuesday, January 26th if you plan to have dinner (email, or tél 613-823-2563)

New Year's Lunch  
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2016.01.14  1130-1400
Where: Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, 300 Pères-Blancs Avenue, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Happy New Year to all our members.

Please make reservation by 07 January!



2015 Events

Children's Christmas Celebration  
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2015.12.06  1430-1730
Where: Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, 300 Pères-Blancs Avenue

Full afternoon programme for children!

Please register children early with the form in the link (or by email), and no later than November 15 is appreciated.

Samichlaus Luncheon  
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2015.12.06  1130-1430
Where: Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, 300 Pères-Blancs Ave

Menu: A delicious meal, prepared by our Swiss chefs, will be served featuring Christmas fare of Europe. Entertainment: Christmas carols performed by the Montagna Singers.
Samichlaus has promised to visit with a gift for each one of us.

Note: Please make your Luncheon reservation by November 30, 2015!

Fall Luncheon followed by Dessert at Ambassador's Residence  
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2015.11.12  1130-1430
Where: Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, 300 Pères-Blancs Ave

Lunch at the Richelieu Centre, followed by Dessert at the Official Residence of the Ambassador of Switzerland Dr. Beat Nobs and Dr. Irene Knöpfel Nobs, who is preparing the dessert.

After lunch at 13:45, proceed to 494 Lansdowne Road, corner of Hillside Road in Rockcliffe.

Please make reservation by 05 November!

Metzgete
Montagna Singers
When : 2015.11.07  1800-0000
Where: Ukrainian Hall, 1000 Byron Avenue, Ottawa, ON K2A 0J3, Canada

Traditional Metzgete Buffet Dinner Menu Prepared by Our Swiss Chefs!

For tickets call Gisele Odermatt Tel: 819.684.1978

Luncheon at the Richelieu Centre  
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2015.10.15  1130-1400
Where: Centre Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, 300 Avenue des Pères-Blancs

Cost: $ 18.00 Members, $ 20.00 non-Members

Reservation: Please make reservation not later then October 13, 2015

We will show a film

18th Annual Golf Tournament  
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2015.09.13  1130-1800
Where: Mountain Creek Golf Course, Mountain View Road, Arnprior, ON K7S 3G9, Canada

Time: Lunch will be served from 11h30 to 12h30
First tee-off at 12h30
Cost : Golf and meals: Without cart $55.00+HST
With cart $68.00+HST

For dinner only: $20.00

Lunch at Mamma Teresa Restaurant  
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2015.09.10  1130-1400
Where: Mamma Teresa, 254 Chemin d'Old Chelsea, Chelsea, Quebec

Each person to order from the menu ...and pay individually.

Parking at the restaurant.

Please make reservation by 04 September 2015!

For information and reservation please contact:
Werner Siegrist 613 235 9634 wsiegrist@aol.com or
Annelies Dubach, 819 467 5264 afdub67@sympatico.ca

Swiss Open Golf Tournament
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2015.08.09  1000-1800
Where: Mountain Creek Golf Course, Mountain View Road, Arnprior, ON K7S 3G9, Canada

Mountain Creek Golf Course
Please reserve your spot by calling (613) 623-8919

Swiss National Day Celebration  
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2015.08.01  1600-0000
Where: Sonibrand Farm, 2948 Concession Road 20, St. Isidore ON

In combination with Seaway Valley Swiss Club

Afternoon Programme
- Essentials: Food, Live entertainment and Music
- Montagna Singers, folk music

Evening: Official Programme
- Continuation of Festivities
- Sonneurs de cloche
- Bonfire, fireworks

Buffet Lunch at Tucker?s Marketplace  
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2015.06.11  1130-1400
Where: Tucker?s Marketplace Restaurant, 61 York Street in the Byward Market

Total cost for lunch: $18.00 (includes soft drink, coffee and gratuity).
Please make reservation by 08 June 2015!

Luncheon at the Richelieu Centre
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2015.05.14  1100-1400
Where: Centre Richelieu, 300 Avenue des Pères-Blancs

 As usual, a delicious lunch will be served,

followed on this occasion by a performance featuring

Elisabeth Morrison, pianist, and Sam Clemann, flautist.

 Cost: $ 18.00 for members, $ 20.00 non members

 Please make reservation before May 11, 2015!

Spring Dance  
Montagna Singers
When : 2015.04.18  1800-0000
Where: Ukrainian Hall, 1000 Byron Avenue, Ottawa, ON K2A 0J3, Canada

Full buffet Diner, singing and yodeling by The Montagna Singers

For tickets call Gisele Odermatt 819.684.1978

Theaterabend: E verhängnisvolli Nacht  
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2015.04.11  1800-2200
Where: Rideau Park United Church, 2203 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa, ON K1H, Canada

Swiss Theater Group Toronto präsentiert "E verhängnisvolli Nacht"
A 3-act comedy in Swiss-German

Food: Wienerli, Kartoffelsalat, Nussgipfel.
Prices: Adults $15, Teenagers/students $5, Not yet teenagers: free

April Luncheon  
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2015.04.09  1100-1400
Where: Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, 300 Pères-Blancs Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1L, Canada

As usual, a delicious lunch will be served, followed by a Swiss movie

Cost: $ 18.00 for members, $ 20.00 non members

Please make reservation before April 2, 2015 !

2015 Annual General Meeting  
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2015.02.13  1800-2100
Where: Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, 300 Pères-Blancs Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1L, Canada


Valentine's day Luncheon
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2015.02.12  1100-1400
Where: Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre, 300 Pères-Blancs Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1L, Canada

Lunch: As usual, a delicious Lunch will be served
Cost: $ 18.00 for members, $ 20.00 non-members
Please make reservation before February 8, 2015!



2014 Events

Children's Christmas Celebration
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2014.12.07  1430-1730
Where:

Full afternoon programme for children!

Please register children early with the form in the link (or by email), and no later than November 20 is appreciated.



2013 Events

Spring Dance  
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2013.04.20  2000-2300
Where: Ukrainian Hall, 1000 Byron Ave.

Enjoy an evening of fun and dance
Buffet dinner prepared by our Swiss Chefs!
Singing and yodeling by The Montagna Singers

Bring your friends and make a great evening.
For tickets call Gisele Odermatt 819-684-1978



2006 Events

Christmas Party
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2006.12.03  1500-1900
Where: City View United Church, 6 Epworth St., Nepean


Salute to Switzerland
Swiss Seniors Club
When : 2006.11.17  1800-2100
Where: Richelieu-Vanier-Center, 300 des Pères Blancs Avenue
Richelieu-Vanier-Center, 300 des Pères Blancs Avenue, Vanier

Cocktail evening with Swiss Culinary Specialties
Fundraising event for the Swiss Seniors Club and the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa

Car Rallye
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2006.10.01  1000-1700
Where: Eastern Ontario

See Eastern Ontario from bla bla

Swiss Night at the Races
Ottawa Valley Swiss Club
When : 2006.09.28  1900-2200
Where: Rideau Carleton Raceway
4837 Albion Road, Ottawa




1969 Events

Metzgate: Montagna Singers
Montagna Singers
When : 1969.12.31  1900-1900
Where:






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