Dear Members and Guests,
Please be informed that SASL no longer accepts credit card payments, please use our bank payment slip which you can open here.
SWISS AMERICAN SOCIETY LUCERNE - ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2020
Dear SASL Members
Due to the current situation with COVID-19 and the enforcement of avoiding public gatherings, the 2020 General Assembly will be postponed until further notice.
Our aim is to keep our members safe from unnecessary exposure to others to avoid
any health risks. We support the national advice to stay home unless urgently necessary. If you require assistance with translation of the Swiss Government regulations, please don't
hesitate to contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org
We will send you a separate message with the voting agenda for you to send us your
electronic votes and the scheduled list of events for 2020.
Warm regards and stay healthy,
President, Swiss American Society Lucerne
Sunday March 22, 2020 from 10:00 - 13:00
Hotel des Balances, Weinmarkt, Luzern
It's that time of year again, let's gather for SASL's Annual General Assembly and Brunch.
Please show your support and join us for this annual meeting commencing at 10:00 and followed by a delicious Brunch.
This is a Member only event - the cost for Brunch is as follows:
Child care will be provided during the meeting.
RSVP by latest Thursday March 12th by purchasing your tickets and making your payment by bank transfer. For questions please contact us at email@example.com or call Ruby 079 292 59 75.
The Voting Agenda and the Order of Business will be sent with the invitation email for downloading. Please note that the minutes from the 2019 GA can be found on the SASL website in the Members Only section.
We look forward to seeing you at Hotel des Balances for an enjoyable brunch.
SASL 4th of July at the "Caribbean Village" Nottwil
Saturday July 4, 2020 from 12:00 - 17:00
SASL Members and Friends are invited for a special 4th of July celebration by the "Sempachersee"! Enjoy the atmosphere of a beach resort as the "Caribbean Village" welcomes us to celebrate the 4th of July in our usual picnic style! Come for a fun afternoon of mingling, eating, swimming & water sports . Add to the spirit and wear RED, WHITE & BLUE (optional) don’t forget your sunscreen, sunglasses and beach towel!
SASL Corporate Member McDonald's will sponsor limited use of stand-up paddles for this event! SUP and other sports equipment can be rented at this location. The Nottwil swim area is walking distance and free of charge for those wishing to continue their day on the beach!
The "Caribbean Village" will offer freshly grilled hamburgers with a nice selection of salads. Drinks available for purchase. As is tradition we kindly ask you to bring a family size dessert for all to enjoy.
A non-refundable pre-payment is required to confirm your attendance, following fees apply:
Your registration must include following:
Confirm your attendance by purchasing your ticket and making your bank transfer payment by latest Friday June 26th . If you have any questions please email Ruby at: firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone 079 292 5975.
The Caribbean Village is located at the Nottwil Train Station, very convenient by train, Bahnhofstrasse 6, Nottwil.
Train Station parking and parking at the Nottwil Paraplegic Center is available.
Come join for a fun afternoon of Golf on the public Pitch & Putt!
Sunday July 19, 2020 13:30 – 18:00
Golfclub Oberkirch, Am Hofbach 2, 6208 Oberkirch
Meet at the Restaurant Oase - lounge at 13:30 for instructions.
Tiger Woods, Rory Mcilroy, Rickie Fowler and friends are calling!
SASL invites members and friends to take part in this fun and unique experience! Beginners and experienced players are welcome, (children over 10) come and discover your new talent or impress us with your golfing skills during an afternoon on the golf range.
Tee times (starting times) are reserved at 3 pm on the Short-Play 9-holes on Pitch & Putt Golf Course, we will start with some practice putts on the green and hit some balls from the tee on the driving range. Your private instructors, Martin and Connie Sullivan will take you through this 3-hour golf experience.
Pay Cash at Door (please bring exact amount); No-show policy applies
Best to wear sneakers (you don't need golf shoes), adequate outdoor clothing (no blue jeans) and a hat/cap is recommended - and bring a bottle to drink during the round!
OPTIONAL, AT YOUR OWN COST:
After our round of Golf, you are invited to join for a well-deserved group dinner at the Clubhouse Restaurant Oase. Please let us know if you stay while reserving your spot in the event.
Register by latest July 10, 2020 by "purchasing" a ticket below "Golf only" or "Golf and dinner" or by email. If you have any questions or need further information, please contact Connie at Email: email@example.com or call 078 696 01 11.
Golf is a sport activity with perfect ability of social distancing. So don't worry, we will take great caution in all our events to continue with all necessary safety rules. For you and for all our loved ones.
Wild Blueberry Picking
Sunday 9 August 2020 from 10:00am - 16:00pm
Some of the best local wild blueberry picking lies just a short drive from Luzern outside of the little village of Schoried/Alpnach. These berries freeze very well so you may be eating them clear into 2021! Come along for a breath of fresh air and your daily dose of antioxidants.
What to bring:
What you should know:
This is a remote & rustic location. Toilets are only available in Schoried.
Your Blueberry Spirit Guide: Luke Bragg will be leading this expedition and can be contacted at +41 79 175 7011 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please sign up and let Luke know, who is coming and how many people (plus ages of children) by email.
Please find more info about When & Where with this following pdf.
Art Event - Today you are the ARTIST
Monday, August 17, 2020 from 19:00 - 22:15
Bourbaki Bar Luzern
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 19:00 - 22.15
Restaurant Prizzi Luzern
In one hand a glass of wine, in the other a paint brush.
Something wonderful occurs when a group of people get together and fell free to have fun with paint. Add a glass of wine or beer and it is positively festive. We often, as adults, forget that it is important to be creative, that it is proven to be beneficial to our mind and our spirit. No experience necessary and you can keep your "masterpiece" to impress your family and friends!
Come experience the special feeling of being an artist, let your emotions flow and witness your creativity come to life. Martin Sullivan, our very own SASL ARTIST and instructor will guide the group through each step of the painting.
All supplies are provided and included in the price (canvas, easel, paint, brushes, aprons). Be aware, paint may end up on your cloths, so dress appropriately.
Come early to start with a Apéro or even enjoy a delicious dinner. The Prizzi restaurant opens at 5, kitchen at 5:30 pm - order your Pizza ARTE or Pasta ARTE incl. salad for Fr. 28.00.
Fees for Art Event:
Registration (limited space - this is a "public event with participants other than SASL members) and will be complete with your payment ahead.
Please register here and purchase the correct number of tickets. For questions please contact Connie at email@example.com or phone 078 696 01 11
More info about Art & Chill
Brunch and Board Game Sunday - you are never too young nor too old!
Sunday, tbd 12:00 - 18:00
Come join us for a fun Sunday at the Neubad Luzern - for the whole
The team of MANNSGÖGGELI will transform the former swimming pool into a board game paradise for the whole family.
The team (with SASL member Cindy) will explain (in English as well) and set you up with new board games - all we do is have fun!
End of this event 6 pm
Where is it? tbt
Costs: Fr. 5.00 each
No reservation needed, just drop in!
For more info you can contact Connie at firstname.lastname@example.org or send a text to 078-696 01 11
Yes, Jack o'Lantern might be around!
Saturday, October 24, 2020 11.00 - 15.00
Member only event!
You can pick your preferred pumpkins from a big stock, you pay depending on the size, carve and be creative and have fun with your family and friends.
The Buhlmann family will provide warm menus and drinks. Due to the size of our group they need to know in advance your food choice. Please send your order in advance with the sign-up.
Menu choices you can order during or after carving directly at the farm:
** bring cash to pay for your food, drinks and pumpkins at the event
Please bring your own Jack O’Lantern carving supplies, including:
IMPORTANT: No thumbtack or nails are allowed on the ground - too dangerous for the cows! Please pay attention to this!
Reservations will be complete with the following information:
First and Last names of all attending - members only event!
Sign-up deadline is Saturday 18th October
Please send an email to Rachel at email@example.com
www.kuerbishof.ch - driving directions to the farm
Pay cash at the farm.
Halloween - Trunk or Treat
Saturday October 31, 2020 - 6 pm - 10 pm
LiLi Centre Luzern
Everyone is welcome!
Come and have a spooky good time with the whole family! We will be decorating the trunks of our cars in celebration of Halloween, as well as handing out sweets to the little ones. Don't forget to wear your best costume — we will be having a costume contest for both adults and kids!
Things to Bring
No need to RSVP for this event, just come and bring your friends! Please email Ursula at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 079 398 48 50 with any questions.
Event will be cancelled only in case of severe weather.
Swiss American Society Lucerne - US Embassy Information Meeting
sponsored by SASL Corporate Member Kaufmann Rüedi Attorneys at Law Ltd.
We will inform shortly when we find a new convenient date to postpone this meeting!
tbd - we will inform
Location: Kaufmann Rüedi Attorneys at Law office, Alpenquai 28a, Luzern
Is it time to renew your passport, do you have questions about absentee voting? Come learn more about American Citizen Services from representatives of the US Embassy Bern.
Immediate services will provided for:
Due to limited space, registration is mandatory and must be submitted by no later than Monday March 23rd by sending an email to email@example.com. Participants must provide Full name and contact number, please also inform us about any specific services you may require.
For any questions contact Ruby Kursfeld on 079 292 5975
Join SASL Members and Friends in celebrating a traditional Thanksgiving!
Sunday, November 22, 2020 from 16.30 - 20.30 - tpd
at Gasthaus Rössli, Dorfstrasse 1, Adligenswil
Thanksgiving is a time to surround yourself with family, friends and good food in a cosy and warm setting. Come enjoy our traditional American-style Thanksgiving Dinner
Registration deadline Monday November 11th
Price includes a welcome Apéro, freshly cooked turkey with all the trimmings, soft drinks, water, coffee, tea & dessert. Alcoholic drinks are to be paid separately.
SASL will offer a glass of wine during dinner for the Thanksgiving toast
Register by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Ruby on 079 292 5975
As is our tradition, please bring a typical American dessert to share. If you wish, you can also offer a taste of your favorite side dish (green beans, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce...), please inform email@example.com if you will bring a side dish
Children Supervisor will be sponsored by SASL
Please purchase correct ticket, make payment in advance of event by ebanking (find bank slip in members only publications)
Santa Claus is coming to town!
Saturday, December 6, 2020 - tbd
10:00 - 13:00 at the Hotel Schweizerhof
It's that time of the year to come spread the Christmas cheer with your family and SASL friends. Join us at SASL's annual jolly family event, guests welcome too.
The Hotel Schweizerhof will host us once again to a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet brunch as we prepare to welcome our special guest with his sleigh filled with treats for the kids, while we sing our famous Christmas carols.
Places will be reserved on a first-come first-served basis, please book early by latest November 22nd. Children supervised activities will be sponsored by SASL.
Please purchase correct ticket, make payment in advance of event by ebanking (find bank slip on website event-page)
Contact Ursula by email: firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
SASL Christmas Party!
“Tis the Season” to Eat, Drink, Dance & have a Merry good time!
Join us for a Holiday Celebration
Saturday, December 19, 2020 from 18:30 - midnight - tbd
Kreuztrotte Meggen - Zunftstube - Gotthardstrasse 2
Price includes a 3 course dinner, soft drinks, a selection of wine & beer, music and entertainment:
Enjoy a fun evening with friends - Registration deadline December 7th
If you have questions contact Ruby by Email: email@example.com or call 079 292 59 75
Please make payment in advance of event by ebanking
Join us for Switzerland's traditional winter dinner in a warm chalet setting
Saturday, January 16, 2021 from 18:00 - 22.30
Rigi Hütte, Hotel Seeburg, Luzern
Enjoying Fondue and Raclette is not about the food, but about the company and the hours spent with a group around a pot or oven with melting cheese, time spent chatting and sharing stories, while keeping warm during the cold winter nights! Come join us for this Swiss tradition in the Rigi Hütte at the Hotel Seeburg Luzern, where you can enjoy Fondue and Raclette.
Dinner price includes a glass of wine for a New Year cheer, cheese Fondue and Raclette, and different side dishes. Price does not include the option of a salad, soup, or dessert. Drinks are ordered and paid separately.
Registration Deadline by January 7, 2020 (limited space)
Please purchase correct ticket, make payment in advance of event possibly by ebanking or TWINT to 078 696 01 11.
Choose Fondue or Raclette when purchasing ticket below.
SASL Classic Movie Night at Luke's home cinema
Next date to be announced!
Home Cinema Bragg, Seeburgstrasse 45 (near Hotel Seeburg)
Meet at Bistro Curling at 15:00
Movie to be announced!
On Saturday, February 22nd, the SASL Classic Movie Night returns with a screening of the Alfred Hitchcock classic NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959). Starring Cary Grant, Evan Marie Saint and James Mason, this film takes us across the United States in a wild tale of espionage, mistaken identity, femme fatales and the suspense and action Alfred Hitchcock is famous for. It's a movie that stands the test of time and has spurned countless imitations in the 60 years since released. Watch the original for the first time on the big screen!
Attancance will be capped at 15 people so please register soon.
Contact: Luke Bragg firstname.lastname@example.org