TOUR OF HAAG SOAP FACTORY IN FEUERBACH (+1 EVENT)

This event is for members +1 guest
Wednesday 24 January 2024 at 10.30
Location: Seifen Haag, Leobener Strasse 24, 70469 Stuttgart
Your host: Angela Weber
Prepayment deadline: mONDAY, jANUARY 22ND

Seifen Haag has been making beautiful soaps right in Stuttgart since 1756. During our factory tour, we will learn about the fascinating history, process and art of making small-batch, quality organic soaps by hand.

Our one-hour tour of their beautiful historical space will be led (mostly) in English by a member of the Haag family, daughter Nicole Haag. She has advised that some aspects of the soap-making process may be a bit difficult for her to translate into English but our knowledgeable members will be able to help if she gets stuck.

There will be an optional stop for coffee or lunch after the tour.

THIS IS A +1 EVENT, WHICH MEANS:

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

The cost of this event is €5 per person, paid in advance. The remainder of the tour costs will be sponsored by the IWCS and this is a Round Up For Charity event. All proceeds will benefit Frauen helfen Frauen. Fifteen(15) spaces are available for this tour.

To reserve your spot, please RSVP in the private Facebook event. If you are not on Facebook, please contact Angela at the email address found in the newsletter.

To confirm your reservation, please transfer the  €5 per person to the IWCS bank account no later than January 22nd. If you have any extenuating circumstances that keep you from getting the funds to us by that date, please speak directly with the hosts 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.

SPECIAL EVENT: STUTTGART ESCAPE ROOM EVENING (+1 EVENT)

For members +1 guest
Wednesday, November 15th at 19:30
Location: Pause & Play Escape Rooms, Hirschstrasse 27, 70173 Stuttgart-Mitte
Nearest Stop: Stadtmitte (S); Rathaus (U)
Prepayment deadline: Monday, November 13th

Let’s get together and solve some mysteries! Our host Kim has booked us a session at a Stuttgart escape room in November.

Never been to an Escape Room? Basically the Game Masters lock us in a room where we have to work as a team to solve a bunch of puzzles in order to escape the room. If you’ve done one before, we can probably use your help!

The mystery itself will take roughly an hour to solve plus there is a 15-minute introduction beforehand and usually a photo opportunity afterwards. The introduction and all puzzles are all in English.

THIS IS A +1 EVENT, WHICH MEANS:

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

The cost of this event is €15 per person, paid in advance. The remainder of the event costs will be sponsored by the IWCS and this is a Round Up For Charity event. All proceeds will benefit Frauen helfen Frauen.

There are 12  spaces available. To reserve your spot, please RSVP in the private Facebook event or via email to the activities team address in the newsletter.

To confirm your reservation, please transfer the  €15 per person to the IWCS bank account Monday, November 13th . 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.

SPECIAL EVENT: VISION BOARD WORKSHOP

This event is for members ONLY
fRIDAY, DECEMBER 8TH AT 10:00 (NEW DATE!!!)
LocatioN: Sabrina’s home in Degerloch
Nearest Stop: Degerloch (u)
Your hosts: Kim Jezek & sABRINA eNGELHARDT
Prepayment deadline: wednesday, DECEMBER 6TH

Are you ready for a transformative experience? Personal coach and IWCS member Sabrina Engelhardt will be hosting a Vision Board workshop in her home in December just for us!

In this workshop you will get motivated, clarify your goals, and be inspired to achieve what you’ve always dreamed of! Sabrina’s message to you:

“I look forward to spending this empowering and inspiring morning with you as we visualize our dreams, support one another, and unlock our true potential. Together, let’s create a vision board that becomes a powerful compass on our path to success!”

We will be putting together our boards using photos from magazines. The boards will be sponsored by the club and each attendee is asked to bring along scissors and a glue stick. Sabrina will provide water, tea, and coffee.

Please eat breakfast before you come because there will be no food at this two-hour event (due to the fact that we will be busy crafting). There will, however, be the possibility to go out for lunch afterwards.

Although coaching is what she does professionally, Sabrina is generously donating her time and knowledge for this event. 100% of your pre-payment will go to Frauen helfen Frauen, our designated charity. You can read more about her coaching services on her Facebook page or her Instagram.

SPACES LIMITED – RSVP NOW!

Any IWCS member is welcome to attend and the cost is €25 per person, paid in advance.

To reserve your spot, please RSVP in the private Facebook event. If you are not on Facebook, please contact Kim via the email address found in the newsletter.

To confirm your reservation, please transfer your pre-payment(s) to the IWCS bank account no later than December 7th. 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 or the prepayment will be added to our 2023 FHF donation collection.

SPECIAL EVENT: REMSTAL WINE WALK & TASTING (+1 EVENT)

Remstal Wine Walk & Tasting
Thursday, October 12th at 16:30
Meeting Point: Sigle Winery/BESEN AM SCHLOSSBERG,
Schloss Strasse 32, 71384 Weinstadt-grossheppach
Nearest Stop: Großh. Prinz-Eugen-Platz (bus) 
OR ENDERSBACH (s2)
Prepayment deadline:  Thursday, October 5th 

Are you in the mood for great company, delicious local wine, a chance at a gorgeous sunset, and beautiful autumn colors? Then join us in October for an English-language tour through the vineyards of Weinstadt-Grossheppach (Rems-Murr-Kreis).

We will meet at the Sigle Winery/Besen am Schlossberg in Weinstadt-Grossheppach at 16:30 and then Monika Lang of Remstal Winewalk will lead us up into the vineyards for approximately three hours in total. We will sample four regular and one sparkling wine and there will be yummy snacks to accompany the tastings.

The paths are paved but you must be able to walk uphill slowly. Don’t forget supportive footwear and clothing for whatever Mother Nature throws at us! And be sure to bring your camera for the stunning views.

The meeting location is in a residential neighborhood with street parking. If you can’t find a spot, there is a large parking lot around the corner at the Prinz Eugene Halle.

If you would like to come via public transportation, the S2 can get you to Weinstadt-Endersbach where there is a bus that gets you closer, or you can take the S2 one more stop to Beutelsbach and then walk about 20 minutes. Check the VVS website for your best connection.

THIS IS A +1 EVENT, WHICH MEANS:

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

The cost of this event is €28 per person, paid in advance. The remainder of the tour costs will be sponsored by the IWCS and this is a Round Up For Charity event. All proceeds will benefit Frauen helfen Frauen.

There are 20 spaces available. To reserve your spot, please RSVP in the private Facebook event or via email to the activities team address in the newsletter.

To confirm your reservation, please transfer the  €28 per person to the IWCS bank account no later than October 5th . 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.

STUTTGART-WEST STAEFFELE (STEPS) WALKING TOUR

This event is for members +1 guest
WEDNESDAY, septEMber 27th at 16:30 (after work til sunset)
MEETING POINT: marienplatz, zahnradbahn haltestelle
Your host: emily born
Prepayment deadline: tUESDAY, september 26th

Have you ever noticed the “Staeffele” or steps up through the hills and vineyards in Stuttgart? In September, our good friend Petra Rentschler will take us on a guided tour of some Staeffele on the west side of town.

We will meet at 16:30 at the Zahnradbahn Haltestelle on Marienplatz. Petra will walk us up to the Karlshöhe where we will be rewarded with a wonderful view of Stuttgart- Süd. We will see old villas and a beautiful art nouveau fountain there and then go a bit further up Hasenbergsteige to look down on Stuttgart-West. On the way back down we will see the grand mansions of the titans of Swabian industry and will end up at  Feuersee. 

This two and a half hour tour stretches from after work until sundown at 19:00. Please wear study walking shoes as there will of course be plenty of stairs! Dress for the weather as the tour will take place even in the rain or cold. We will hopefully see some gorgeous fall colors during our travels.

Babies in carriers are welcome to come along at no extra charge but please note that the tour is NOT wheelchair- or stroller-friendly.

THIS IS A +1 EVENT, WHICH MEANS:

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

The cost of this event is €10 per person, paid in advance. The remainder of the tour costs will be sponsored by the IWCS and this is a Round Up For Charity event. All proceeds will benefit Frauen helfen Frauen. Twenty (25) spaces are available for this tour.

To reserve your spot, please RSVP in the private Facebook event. If you are not on Facebook, please contact Emily at the email address found in the newsletter.

To confirm your reservation, please transfer the  €10 per person to the IWCS bank account no later than September 26th. If you have any extenuating circumstances that keep you from getting the funds to us by that date, please speak directly with the hosts 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.

FRAUEN POWER WALKING TOUR (MEMBERS +1 EVENT)

This event is for members +1 guest
tHURSDAY, jUNE 22ND AT 9:45
MEETING POINT: iN FRONT OF THE sTUTTGART oPERA hOUSE,
Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart-mITTE
Nearest stations: hAUPTBAHNHOF & sCHLOSSPLATZ
Your hosts: Heather & Angela
Prepayment deadline: tHURSDAY, jUNE 15TH

Female power has existed in Stuttgart for several centuries, despite often being in the shadow of powerful men. On this walking tour in English, we will learn about the local women who achieved great things, from Queens Olga and Katharina through those who fought for equal rights.

We will meet at 9:45 in front of the Stuttgart Opera House for this 2.5 hour tour from Stuttgart Marketing. Babies in carriers or strollers are welcome to come along at no extra charge and the tour is wheelchair friendly.

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 child (12+), or friend.
  • You and your guest each pay the member cost listed below.

The cost of this event is €10 per person, paid in advance. The remainder of the tour costs will be sponsored by the IWCS and this is a Round Up For Charity event. All proceeds will benefit Frauen helfen Frauen. Twenty (20) spaces are available for this tour.

To reserve your spot, please RSVP in the private Facebook event. If you are not on Facebook, please contact Heather & Angela via the activities email address found in the newsletter.

To confirm your reservation, please transfer the  €10 per person to the IWCS bank account no later than June 15th. If you have any extenuating circumstances that keep you from getting the funds to us by that date, please speak directly with the hosts 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.

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

“SHIFT” EXHIBIT AT THE KUNSTMUSEUM STUTTGART

ENGLISH-LANGUAGE TOUR for members ONLY
FRIDAY, may 19TH AT 18:15
LOCATION: KUNSTMUSEUM sTUTTGART, Kleiner Schlossplatz 1, 70173 Stuttgart-Mitte
mEETING POINT: CASHIER’S OFFICE IN THE FOYER
Nearest stations: SCHLOSSPLATZ (u) OR HAUPTBAHNHOF (s)
Your host: EMILY BORN
Prepayment deadline: TUESDAY, may 16TH

Will you be in town for the long Fathers Day weekend in mid-May? If so, join host Emily Born at the Stuttgart Kunstmuseum on Friday night for a guided tour of their “Shift” exhibit during its closing weekend.

This exhibition was developed by the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart and the museum Marta Herford to explore artistic perspectives on artificial intelligence (AI or KI – Künstliche Intelligenz – in German). The title refers to the shift AI is expected to cause in the human community.

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE LOCATION

The Kunstmuseum is the gorgeous glass cube building right in the middle of Schlossplatz, a famous Stuttgart landmark that is often lit up at night with neon signs and adverts. We will meet inside the foyer at 18:15 for our 60 minute tour. Please note that bags and umbrellas larger than an A4 paper will need to be checked at the Garderobe.

The museum is open until 8:00 pm on Friday, so we will have about 30 minutes after the tour is over to check out the regular collection if we wish. Afterwards we can go for an optional drink or a bite to eat.

RESERVE YOUR TICKET NOW

The cost of this event is €10 per member, paid in advance. The remainder of the tour costs will be sponsored by the IWCS and this is a Round Up For Charity event. All proceeds will benefit Frauen helfen Frauen.

To reserve your spot, please RSVP in the private Facebook event. If you are not on Facebook, please contact Emily via the email address found in the newsletter.

To confirm your reservation, please transfer the  €10 prepayment to the IWCS bank account no later than May 16th. 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 to send in their place or we will add your pre-payment to our 2023 FHF donation collection.

MEMBERS ONLY CHARITY FUNDRAISER EVENT FOR FRAUEN HELFEN FRAUEN: B-I-N-G-O! (+1 EVENT)

Image by Christian Oehlenberg from Pixabay
This event is for members +1 GUEST
Thursday, May 25th starting at 18:30
Location: Adriana’s home in Degerloch
Nearest Train or Tram Stop: Waldau
Your hosts: Kim Jezek & Adriana Tilve
Prepayment deadline: Tuesday, May 23rd

Who doesn’t love a good game of bingo? Join us in May for the first official fundraising event organized by our new Charity Coordinator, Kim Jezek!

Your prepayment of €20 gets you:

  • A bingo card
  • Six rounds with prizes
  • Snacks and drinks provided by our restaurant sponsor, Enchilada Stuttgart
  • A fun evening with our members and their friends
  • And most importantly, that good feeling you get when helping others!

HOW TO RESERVE YOUR BINGO CARD

Any IWCS member is welcome to attend and bring one guest (partner, spouse, or friend 18+).

The cost of this event is €20 per person. All proceeds will benefit Frauen helfen Frauen.

Kim has 25 cards available, so let’s fill those spots up and make some money for the Frauenhaus!

Please bring some extra cash along for our donation box and don’t forget to ask your guest to do the same. All proceeds will benefit Frauen helfen Frauen.

To reserve your spot, please RSVP in the private Facebook event. If you are not on Facebook, please contact Kim via the email address found in the newsletter.

To confirm your reservation, please transfer your pre-payment(s) to the IWCS bank account no later than May 23rd. 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 or the prepayment will be added to our 2023 FHF donation collection.

ENGLISH-LANGUAGE CANOE TOUR OF ESSLINGEN’S CANALS (PRIVATE +1 EVENT)

Image by David Mark from Pixabay
This event is for members +1 guest
Saturday, June 17th at 13:00
Location: NexTour Boathouse, Fabrikstr. 3/2, 73728 Esslingen am Neckar
Nearest S/U station: Esslingen am Neckar
Your host: Angela Weber
Prepayment deadline: Friday, May 5th

Join us in June for a canoe tour through Esslingen’s canals, where we will gain a new perspective and learn interesting facts about this old imperial city.

Up to 20 people* will cruise comfortably through the beautiful city in two canoes joined together – paddling is required, but nothing strenuous. The trained host on board is not only the helmsman but also our guide, full of stories and anecdotes. (*changed to maximum 10)

We will meet at 13:00 at the boat launch (behind the IHK building) for instructions and paperwork and the entire event will last approximately two and one half hours.

IMPORTANT TO KNOW BEFORE SIGNING UP

Every adult at this event must:

  • be able to swim in moving water
  • have good mobility on foot (no walking aids)
  • be able to understand verbal instructions in English
  • have a basic level of physical fitness for paddling and helping move the boats in and out of the water

Additionally, there will be no opportunity for toilet stops during the boat ride and drinking alcohol beforehand is not allowed.

This event will take place in all kinds of weather, rain or shine. The tour operator may cancel only in cases of bad water conditions or severe thunderstorms.

WHAT ELSE TO KNOW ABOUT THIS EVENT

Dress for whatever the weather is on the day of the event, including proper shoes for boarding and de-boarding the canoe – no heels, some surface areas may be wet. Bring a hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses.

Backpacks, handbags, umbrellas and so on can be locked in the nexTour group locker before the journey. We can bring mobile phones & cameras along at our own risk, so do what you can to keep them safe and secure (for example with a strap or in a waterproof case).

All participants will be required to wear a life jacket for the duration of the boat ride and is responsible for their own safety and the safety of their minor child. The tour operator is not responsible for personal or property damage which may occur.

THIS IS A +1 EVENT, WHICH MEANS:

  • Any IWCS member is welcome to attend, plus one guest.
  • Your +1 can be a partner, spouse, child age 6 and up, or friend.
  • You and your guest each pay the member cost listed below.

The cost of this event is €20 per adult (14+) and 15 per child (6-13), paid in advance. The remainder of the tour costs will be sponsored by the IWCS and this is a Round Up For Charity event. All proceeds will benefit Frauen helfen Frauen. Twenty (20) spaces are available for this tour.

To reserve your spot, please RSVP in the private Facebook event. If you are not on Facebook, please contact our activities team email address found in the newsletter.

To confirm your reservation, please transfer your pre-payment(s) to the IWCS bank account no later than May 5th. 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.