MEMBERS ONLY EVENT: TOUR OF THE STUTTGART MARKTHALLE

MEMBERS ONLY EVENT: TOUR OF THE STUTTGART MARKTHALLE

ENGLISH-LANGUAGE TOUR OF THE STUTTGART MARKTHALLE
This is a members only event
Tuesday, September 24th at 10:00
Location: Markthalle, Dorotheenstraße 4, 70173 Stuttgart
Nearest stations: Charlottenplatz/Rathaus
Meeting point: Sporerstraße, in front of the entrance to the store Merz und Benzing
Cost per person: €15 (prepayment deadline September 10th)

Join us in September for a two-hour guided tour of the famous Stuttgart Markthalle! Everyday goods from all around the world are offered here – the Stuttgarters love their market and come here to shop, to meet up with each other, to gossip or to enjoy the fantastic gastronomy. During this tour we will be doing some tasting and taking a peek into the cellar.

Stuttgart’s indoor market with its modern style, its reinforced concrete beams and its glass ceiling has long been named a protected heritage site. However, the indoor market is as vibrant as never before, celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2014.

We will meet on Sporerstraße, in front of the entrance to the store Merz und Benzing. Due to the cramped and uneven passages of the building, this tour is not suitable for buggies or wheelchairs.

The IWCS will be covering the cost of the tour guide. Members are asked to prepay €15 to cover the tastings and a small donation for the Frauenhaus.

To start the reservation process, please RSVP in the pending Facebook event or use the form below to contact the activities team if you are not on Facebook. This event has limited space (maximum 15) so RSVP early to save your spot!

Please complete your reservation by transferring your prepayment no later than September 10th. If you have any extenuating circumstances that keep you from getting the funds to us by that date, please speak directly with the host so we don’t assume you are no longer interested.

Prepayments are non-refundable after the payment deadline. Members who have to cancel at the last minute are welcome to find another member or guest to send in their place.

 

 

MEMBERS ONLY DAY TRIP TO BAD DÜRKHEIM WINE FESTIVAL

MEMBERS ONLY DAY TRIP TO BAD DÜRKHEIM WINE FESTIVAL

 

IWCS Day Trip to Bad Dürkheim
For members only
Saturday, September 14th
Location: Bad Dürkheim Wurstmarkt
RSVP Deadline: August 14th

This year instead of getting a table at the Wasen, we’ve planned a day trip to the world’s largest wine festival!

We will travel in the morning from Stuttgart to Bad Dürkheim by train. After we arrive, we will have lunch at the Restaurant Dürkheimer Fass, a restaurant inside a giant wine barrel! After lunch everyone will explore the festival at their own pace and we will return to Stuttgart by train at the end of the day.

Spaces are limited, so reserve your place now!!

We will be traveling together on a group train ticket, so you do not need to arrange your own transportation. To start the reservation process, please RSVP in the pending private Facebook event or use the form below if you are not on Facebook.

After RSVPing and confirming with Sandra that there is space available, you will be asked to prepay your portion of the train ticket (amount to be determined once we know how many are going). In case of a last-minute cancellation, you are welcome to find another member to take your place.

Each guest will be responsible for their own food and drinks at the festival. Right now we have a lunch reservation for 10 people but can increase that up to a maximum of 15.

RSVP DEADLINE: August 14th
PRE-PAYMENT DEADLINE: Your payment should be in our bank account no later than September 1st

IWCS Summer Pool Party (Members Only +1 Guest)

IWCS Summer Pool Party (Members Only +1 Guest)

Pool, Potluck and Prosecco Summer Party
For members + 1 guest (children 13+ only)
Sunday, July 28th from 12:00 – 16:00
Location: Shannon M’s home in Ostfildern 

(Please note that date of event has been changed, it was originally the 14th of July)

Beat the summer heat at a pool party hosted by member Shannon M, her husband Jonathon, and their friendly dog Autumn.. They’ll be cooking sausages and providing some starter snacks and drinks (both non-alcoholic and alcoholic, including Prosecco!), but guests are also asked to bring a side dish and/or beverage to contribute for a “potluck” style meal.

This will also be a fundraiser for IWCS’ designated charity, Frauen helfen Frauen e.V., so a minimum suggested donation of €5 per person will be collected at the door.

Street parking is available but spots near the house might be limited due to ongoing construction. Guests are encouraged to take public transit and/or bicycle. There are two U-Bahn stops a 10 minute walk from her house and Shannon will happily store any bikes in her secured garage during the event.

This event is limited to 20 guests in total so RSVP early! Please note that because of the pool, no children under 13 are invited.

This is a +1 event, which means:

  • Any IWCS member plus one guest are welcome to attend.
  • Your +1 can be a partner, spouse, teenage or adult child, or friend.
  • You and your guest each pay the member cost listed below.

The cost of this event is a minimum suggested donation of €5 per person, paid at the door. 

To reserve your spot, please RSVP  in the pending Facebook event or use the form below if you aren’t on Facebook.

 

Members +1: Vineyards of Hohenasperg with Wine Tasting

Members +1: Vineyards of Hohenasperg with Wine Tasting

HOHENASPERG VINEYARD WALK & WINE TASTING
For members +1 guest
Saturday, June 29th at 14:45
Meeting Point: Asperg Train Station
Maximum: 25 participants

Asperg is celebrating its 1200th anniversary this year and wine has been produced there for over one thousand years!

Member Alison Tyler and her husband Peter Müller have organized a wonderful event for us in honor of this anniversary. We will walk from the train station up the hill and through the vineyards on Hohenasperg where we will stop to sample a sparkling wine and then walk on admiring the view and learning some of the local history of Hohenasperg from Peter. The end point of the walk (around 17:00) is the old wine pressing house or “Kelter” (one of the oldest buildings in the town) for our tasting of at least five additional local wines.

The wine tasting is being organized by the Interessengemeinschaft Asperger Weingärtners and Alison will introduce each wine. Snacks will be sponsored by the IWC Stuttgart!

We are welcome to stay in the Kelter until 20:00. There is also a small wine museum attached to the Kelter which will be open during the event. There is wheelchair access to the Kelter itself, but not along the vineyards or the museum.

If you are arriving by train walk to the very end of the platform where the lift and steps are located and the meeting point will be at the top of these steps. (Hirschbergstraße leading into Lehenstraße). The train station is around a 15 minute walk from the Kelter – just over one kilometre.

The member cost for this event is €20, to be paid in advance. €5 of your payment will go directly to our charity collection for Frauen helfen Frauen, which is possible thanks to a discounted wine tasting price given to us by the Interessengemeinschaft Asperger Weingärtners.

This is a +1 event, which means:

  • Any IWCS member plus one guest are welcome to attend (18+)
  • Your +1 can be a partner, spouse, older child, or friend.
  • You and your guest each pay the member cost listed above.

To start the reservation process, please RSVP in the pending Facebook event or use the form below to contact the activities team if you are not on Facebook. Please let us know no later than May 30th if you would like to attend – we need to reach the minimum of 15 confirmed wine drinkers for the tasting by that date in order for this event to go ahead.

Please complete your reservation by transferring your prepayment no later than Friday June 14th. If you have any extenuating circumstances that keep you from getting the funds to us by that date, please speak directly with the host so we don’t assume you are no longer interested.

Prepayments are non-refundable after the payment deadline. Members who have to cancel at the last minute are welcome to find another member or guest to send in their place.

 

 

 

 

Members + Families: Guided Tour of Killesberg Sculpture Trail

Members + Families: Guided Tour of Killesberg Sculpture Trail

GUIDED TOUR OF KILLESBERG PARK SCULPTURE TRAIL
For members and their families
Tuesday, June 4th at 10:00
Meeting point: Entrance at corner of Maybachstrasse and Stresemannstrasse
Nearest station: Maybachstr or Pragsattel or Bus 43
RSVP deadline: June 3rd

From your host, member Lene B:

Most of you have been to Killesberg park, as it is one of Stuttgart’s most famous parks. I have lived next to it for more than a year but I still discover new things about the area.

Join me for a walk around the park, where I will tell a little bit about history, art, flowers, events and hidden gems. Hopefully the weather will be good!

Our meeting point for this two hour walk will be the entrance at corner of Maybachstrasse and Stresemannstrasse. You can enter Maybachstr. No. 3 in Google Maps, if necessary.

Please let me know no later than the day before if you are planning to attend. This walk might be boring for active young children, but you are welcome to take a break at the playground and meet us for coffee later.

You can use the contact form below or the pending Facebook event in our members only group to RSVP for this event.

 

 

Members +1 Event: Weissenhof Estates Tour

Members +1 Event: Weissenhof Estates Tour

English-language Tour of Weissenhof Estate Architecture
For members +1 guest
Tuesday, May 7th at 10:45
Meeting Point: Weissenhof Museum , Rathenaustraße 1, 70191 Stuttgart, Germany
Nearest station: Pragfriedhof, Killesberg or Bus 44
Cost per person: €10 (prepayment deadline April 29th)

The Weissenhof Estate in Stuttgart (Weissenhofsiedlung and the Weissenhofmuseum im Haus Le Corbusier) is a unique look into the forward-thinking architectural and design minds of the late-1920s.

WeissenhofsiedlungThis distinctive residential building exhibition known as “Neues Bauen” (or ‘new build’) reflected the societal and cultural changes of the early 20th century.

The semi-detached homes designed by Le Corbusier  and built in 1927 are aesthetic, social and technical examples of the ever-changing architectural attitudes of the time. Following extensive restoration of the interiors, the façades, and the grounds, the structure is now open to visitors. The homes are considered to be part of the Bauhaus school of architecture, celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.

Please join member Lene B. for a 90-minute tour through the grounds and the museum on Tuesday, May 7th. We will meet at 10:45 and start the tour  promptly at 11:00. Participants will be asked to store ALL bags and purses in lockers at the museum. Please note that this historical site is unfortunately not disability friendly (no wheelchair or stroller access).

The member cost for this event is €10, to be paid in advance. The International Women’s Club Stuttgart will be subsidizing the remainder of the fees for the tour.

This is a +1 event, which means:

  • Any IWCS member plus one guest are welcome to attend (12+)
  • Your +1 can be a partner, spouse, older child, or friend.
  • You and your guest each pay the member cost listed above.

To start the reservation process, please RSVP in the pending Facebook event or use the form below to contact the activities team if you are not on Facebook. This event has limited space (maximum 20) so RSVP early to save your spot!

Please complete your reservation by transferring your prepayment no later than April 29th. If you have any extenuating circumstances that keep you from getting the funds to us by that date, please speak directly with the host so we don’t assume you are no longer interested.

Prepayments are non-refundable after the payment deadline. Members who have to cancel at the last minute are welcome to find another member or guest to send in their place.

 

 

Members +1 Event: Candle-Making Workshop

Members +1 Event: Candle-Making Workshop

IWCS Candle Making Workshop
For members +1 guest (ages 12 + up)
Sunday, May 26th from 13.00 to 16:00
Location: Meghan’s home in Kornwestheim, maximum 12 participants
Nearest S-bahn station: Kornwestheim
Cost per person: €20

Join member Meghan M. for an afternoon of creativity and fun! Her hobby is candle making and we are thrilled that she is sharing her skills and supplies with us in May.

Each participant will be making a personalized, two-wick candle made from Eco Soy wax, which burns cleanly for 40-45 hours. Choose your own scent – Gin & Tonic, Peony & Bluh Suede, Tobacco & Oak, Thai Lime & Mango, or Sage & Sea Salt. Additionally you can decorate the outside of your 500 ml glass jar with an assortment of decorative elements. There will be glitter, decoupage, flowers, beds, ribbons, washi tape, and much more! See the photos below for some examples.

All candle making and decorative supplies will be provided, along with light finger foods, Sekt and coffee for your refreshment.

This event is a charity fundraiser your cost is a €20 donation at the door. All money collected will go to our designated charity, Frauen helfen Frauen.

This is a +1 event, which means:

  • Any IWCS member plus one guest are welcome to attend
  • Your +1 can be a partner, spouse, child age 12 + up, or friend
  • You and your guest each pay the cost listed above

Payment is due on the day of the event, however you must confirm your reservation to reserve your spot via the pending Facebook event or using the form below if you aren’t on Facebook. Spaces are limited so RSVP now!

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