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  • Special offers on InterSoccer football camps for Living in Nyon readers
    Special offers on InterSoccer football camps for Living in Nyon readers

    InterSoccer are offering several discounts on their football camps, which begin at Colovray in Nyon on Monday, 22 July. Boys and girls of all abilities are welcome to the camps, whether just starting out in football, or wanting to improve their game. There will be Mini Camps (mornings only) for children aged 3-5, Junior Camps (ages […] The post Special offers on InterSoccer football camps fo...

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  • Learn French by the lake in Nyon with a Coffee and a Croissant

    Learn French by the lake in Nyon with a Coffee and a Croissant Starting on the 1st July, the teachers at l’Ecole-club Migros will be taking the classroom outside into the fresh air and by the lake! Morning French and German lessons will be given on the terraces of O’Les Terrasses du Lac, Rue de […] The post Learn French by the lake in Nyon with a Coffee and a Croissant appeared first on L...

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  • (CPR) for Babies, Children and Adults – 15 June in Nyon
    (CPR) for Babies, Children and Adults – 15 June in Nyon

    We have three health related articles coming up on Living in Nyon this week. The first, is news of a CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) course which will be given in English in Nyon.  The second, is an interview with a British orthopaedic surgeon who works in Nyon hospital, and the third is an article about the […] The post (CPR) for Babies, Children and Adults – 15 June in Nyon appeared...

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  • Buy your Milk fresh from a Farm near Nyon
    Buy your Milk fresh from a Farm near Nyon

    Did you know you can buy milk fresh from a farm within a short walk (15-20 minutes) from Nyon? The milk is for sale via a self service machine (see photo below). You can either take your own container, or buy one at the farm. Take cash for the vending machine. One litre of milk […] The post Buy your Milk fresh from a Farm near Nyon appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Second Hand Bike Sale in Nyon – Sat 18th May
    Second Hand Bike Sale in Nyon – Sat 18th May

    As part of the annual “Bike Day” activities in Nyon, there will be a second hand bike sale on Saturday 18th May. It’s a great opportunity to sell or buy a bike. This event will take place at Parc de la Morâche, (the park just a few minutes walk behind the railway station and near the […] The post Second Hand Bike Sale in Nyon – Sat 18th May appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Help plant up a new public garden in Nyon – 21, 22 and 23rd May
    Help plant up a new public garden in Nyon – 21, 22 and 23rd May

    “Printemps à Perdtemps” is one of many Participanyon projects in which members of the public can take part and help with local Nyon projects. The next event will be the planting of a new garden at the bottom of the Place Perdtemps car park in Nyon on Tuesday 21st May from 17.00-19:00, Wednesday the 22nd […] The post Help plant up a new public garden in Nyon – 21, 22 and 23rd May appear...

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  • Football Camps for Children over Easter in Nyon
    Football Camps for Children over Easter in Nyon

    Inter Soccer Football Camps over Easter in Nyon Children aged 3 to 13 can take part in InterSoccer Easter Camps at Colovray Sports Centre in Nyon from 15 – 18 April. These holiday camps can be booked for a full week, or for single days. For 5 to 13-year-olds, there will be a full day […] The post Football Camps for Children over Easter in Nyon appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Happy Birthday to a real cat lady
    Happy Birthday to a real cat lady

    From distant South Carolina, this discreet blogger tells us every day about the adventures of the cats (and two donkeys !) who live peacefully by her side. Marg is a tireless animal friend. Feeding, playing, treating, cajoling, sterilizing everybody who comes from no one knows where, Marg only listens to her heart. She takes good […]

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  • Chocolate Festival in Versoix – 6 and 7 April
    Chocolate Festival in Versoix – 6 and 7 April

    If you love chocolate you’ll love Festichoc! This two-day free festival in Versoix has chocolate stands galore, artisanal chocolate makers, sculptures in chocolate, competitions, a treasure hunt for children, little trains that run during the festival, lots of fun for the family and chocoholics! This festival is very popular, taking public transport is recommended. More […] The post Chocola...

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  • Easter Swimming Camps for Children and Adults
    Easter Swimming Camps for Children and Adults

     Swimming Camps for Children and Adults during the Easter Holidays  For those parents looking for swimming classes for their children during the Easter holidays, the La Lignière Centre de Santé in Gland will be holding collective lessons of one hour a day over three days. Perfect for getting the children ready for a summer of swimming! La Lignière […] The post Easter Swimming Camps fo...

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  • International Baccalaureate Tuition and Easter Revision Course – Personal Tutors
    International Baccalaureate Tuition and Easter Revision Course – Personal Tutors

    Elite IB Tutors have helped support over 4,000 IB students and families around the world to navigate the International Baccalaureate – from subject selection to studying and exam revision, to university applications. IB Tutors are currently offering Easter Revision courses to students here in Switzerland and they offer several distinct services: Online and face-to-face subject tuition; […]...

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  • Sunday bath
    Sunday bath

    In our relationship, it’s always Pixie who comes to get hugs or asks me to give her a bath. I gladly do it : I start with the ears… … I continue with the top and back of the head… … but sometimes I get a little excited, and my approach looks more and more […]

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  • Events coming up – Music, Circus School, Business Networking.
    Events coming up – Music, Circus School, Business Networking.

    Living in Nyon is taking a short break until the 1st February. Here is a selection of local events coming up over the next few weeks. January  Music – January 24th – Acoustic folk and soul music by Australian band “Sissos” at La Parenthèse bar in Nyon. Networking – Business Friday, January 25 Nyon Business Forum […] The post Events coming up – Music, Circus School, Business Net...

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  • Children’s Festival – 3rd Feb in St-Cergue
    Children’s Festival – 3rd Feb in St-Cergue

    There will be a children’s festival held on 3rd of February in the village of St-Cergue from 13:30 -17:00 Slalom competition for children up to 10 years old, activities, including a clown, husky dogs plus a “goûter!” Detail and link here The post Children’s Festival – 3rd Feb in St-Cergue appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Subscriptions now open for Swimming school – Small Groups / Children from 4 years old
    Subscriptions now open for Swimming school – Small Groups / Children from 4 years old

      The Swimming school at the Centre de Santé la Lignière in Gland begins a new round of lessons in *small groups (no more than 5 children per group) from 7th January until June. Lessons last 45 minutes per week on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday. The instructors always stay with the children in the warm […] The post Subscriptions now open for Swimming school – Small Groups / Children from 4...

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  • Discover the Digital Teaching methods at Ecole Moser in Nyon – Two Info Evenings
    Discover the Digital Teaching methods at Ecole Moser in Nyon – Two Info Evenings

    Want to find out more about the digital teaching methods at Ecole Moser in the heart of Nyon? There will be two information evenings on Tuesdays 11th December at 18:30 and Tuesday 15th January at 20:30 School and Digital: A collaborative revolution This year Ecole Moser celebrates its 30th anniversary in the heart of Nyon. This […] The post Discover the Digital Teaching methods at Ecole Mose...

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  • Courses for Children and Students in Coding, Programming, Robotics
    Courses for Children and Students in Coding, Programming, Robotics

    Programme your own Computer game or App – Coding, Adventures in Robotics and more – Day Courses in English for students aged 8-18 A series of courses will take place in Geneva (22- 25th Oct) and Lausanne (23-26th Oct) for children and students aged 8-18 to experience digital game development and learn the language of code. […] The post Courses for Children and Students in Coding, Program...

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  • How to fight against fleas in a natural way
    How to fight against fleas in a natural way

    Recently, Claire suspected me (inequitably) of having fleas. All this because I scratched myself with too much insistence. Me. Pixie. I was very hurt, and I went to hide under my front-roof. Claire is stubborn, she inspected with a magnifying glass ALL our beds and ALL our baskets in the house, and petted us against […]

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  • 50,000 Candles to light up Château de Prangins on Saturday evening
    50,000 Candles to light up Château de Prangins on Saturday evening

      This year the Château de Prangins celebrates 20 years as home to the Swiss National Museum in French-speaking Switzerland. During that time it has welcomed more than a million visitors, held around fifty cultural history exhibitions, and launched innovative events – such as Rendez-vous au Jardin (Rendezvous in the garden – a Fête and […] The post 50,000 Candles to light up Château d...

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  • Birthday week
    Birthday week

    Claire celebrated her birthday all last week long. You don’t believe in me ? Listen : On Monday, the Executive Board prepared her a nice apéritif at the office ; she received a pretty cup with a cookbook for small desserts, a box of excellent Darjeeling tea, and an adorable « Cat » office set (post-it of […]

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