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new whattodo iconKnow-it-all's WHAT TO DO in the area. LISA’S PICKS OF THE WEEK (7-13 May, 2018). More events are listed on the website www.knowitall.ch under our CALENDARS. Please give credit to ©Know-it-all passport® for putting this info together if you forward it or use it in a newsletter of any kind. Thank you.
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🗝 Thanks to our sponsor in the middle of this page: French Day Camp for 7-13 year olds – Learn French while having fun, for 1 or 2 weeks in July – Key English School, experts in educational language camps

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H O L I D A Y S

** ASCENSION
Thursday, 10 May, 2018
This is a national holiday in Switzerland. Schools, shops, and offices will be shut. Take advantage and invite some friends over for a meal... unfortunately the weather forecast doesn't look good. Some of the garden centers will be open if you want to shop such as Schilliger Gland, Botanic, and Jardiland.

** MOTHER'S DAY SWITZERLAND
Sunday, 13 May, 2018
Mother's day in Switzerland and USA. Make sure to reserve a spot at a restaurant as they usually have set menus on this occasion and get booked up fast. Mother's day in France is in two weeks.

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IRIS FESTIVAL
10h-18h until 17 June, 2018
Château de Vullierens, VD
The Iris festival takes place over 4 hectares, with around 50,000 flowers and 400 varieties of iris. There is a nice Café serving brunch on Sunday and other foods the rest of the week. Click here for more information.

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HÔPITAL DES NOUNOURS - TEDDY BEAR HOSPITAL
9, 10, 12, 13 May, 2012
Geneva
Since 2007, the students in the healthcare sector of the University of Geneva have held a teddy bear hospital. This is to familiarize young children age 4-8 and make any hospital experience less intimidating. Children are invited to bring along any stuffed animal that has an obvious injury or any that don't (they might be suffering from something else). Click here for more information.

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Our free “Know-it-all's WHAT TO DO in the area” is kindly sponsored this week by: French Day Camp for 7-13 year olds – Learn French while having fun, for 1 or 2 weeks in July – Key English School, experts in educational language camps

Key English School French Camp Day camp for 7 13 year olds Full French immersion for one week in July

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MARCHÉ DES CRÉATEURS
12-13 May, 2018
Gingins, VD
Craft show with food tastings and stands. Sunday is Mother's Day and you may reserve a table at noon. The Moulin de Chiblins' museum will be open and the winery will be open for business as well! Click here for more information.

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RELIEFS: CIRCUS SHOW
Saturday, 12 May, 2018 at 17h
Sunday, 13 May, 2018 at 11h
Onex, GE
A free circus show presented by the students of the Ecole de cirque de Confignon. Organized by the Association Une Fois, Un Cirque. Click here for more information.

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D I S C O U N T S

** SECOND WORLD
Ecublen, VD
Let your imagination take you to the virtual world of escape rooms, laser games, or paintball as if you were there in person! Second World are offering knowitall.ch readers an amazing 50% more VR time in their cabins, on all bookings of 4 or more people. Click here to read our article.

** THE GIFT BOX GIRLS
A special workshop on healthy living is being organized by The Gift Box Girls to raise money for their annual donation of gift boxes to be sent to disadvantaged children in Eastern Europe at the end of this year. The organizers have kindly offered knowitall.ch readers a Fr. 10.- discount. Click here to read our article.

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C O M P E T I T I O N

** PHOTO COMPETITION
Know-it-all passport®, 11th edition
Do you take beautiful or unusual photos? Would you like to see your photograph published in the 11th edition of Know-it-all passport® due out end-of-August this year? The photo will be used as a category separator. Click here to see the winners in the last edition and find out how to send in your masterpieces!

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