Activities

The IWCZ is an action packed club, with dynamic and interactive activities planned year around. These activities are open to all club members – to participate in these activities individuals have to sign up for annual club membership. The club welcomes one-time guests as well.

The IWCZ’s Activities Coordinators ensure members are offered a diverse range of activities that showcases the best of Zagreb and Croatia. Details of club events are shared through the event calendar on our website, the monthly Newsletter and a weekly activity update via email.

We usually take a summer break from mid June to the beginning of September. While some regular activities continue throughout the summer we do not offer special events during those months. Check out our Facebook page for event recommendations for Zagreb and Croatia.

Visit our Gallery to see pictures of various IWCZ events!
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Details and contact information for the activity leaders can be found in our monthly Newsletter (sent to our members the Sunday before our General Meeting). Access to one or more of these groups is conditional to club membership. For any information regarding any group please contact info@iwcz.hr


IWCZ Special Interest Groups:

  • Walking Group – Monday and Friday 09:00
  • Mah Jong – Thursday from 09:30 – 11:30
  • Book Club – Day: Oct 22: 10:30 – 12:00– Eve: Oct 27: 20:00-21:30
  • Bridge Group (Intermediate) – Wednesday, 10:15-13:00
  • Movie Night (monthly) – time depends on the movie
  • Croatian Conversation (Intermediate) – Wednesday, 17:00-18:00
  • English Conversation 1 – Thursday, 10:00-11:30
  • English Converstion 2 – Thursday, 10:30 – 11:30
  • German Conversation – Thursday, 11:30 – 12:30
  • Italian Conversation – Wednesday, 13:00-14:00
  • Baby & Toddler Group – Please check with us!

IWCZ activities are organized by members on a voluntary basis and free of charge (with some exceptions). We encourage members with special interests, knowledge or skills to share these with other members.

Explanation of our events and activities

IWCZ GENERAL MEETINGS

The IWCZ monthly General Meetings are held at the Sheraton Hotel on the second Tuesday of the month from 10am to noon. This is a great time to catch up with old friends, interact with new ones, share a bite, and enjoy the special programs on offer – guest speakers, special themes, etc.


IWCZ REGULAR ACTIVITIES – SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS

In addition to our monthly activities, the IWCZ hosts a number of Special Interest Groups. Each group is active through the month, but usually takes a break during the summer (mid June through August).


IWCZ SPECIAL ACTIVITIES

The IWCZ offers its members a variety of activities and events, including guided tours, craft workshops, activities for children, day trips to local vineyards and breweries, culinary classes and tastings, health and well-being workshops, cultural activities, social gatherings and of course charity events. Events are organized within and outside Zagreb.


EVENING EVENTS

IWCZ hosts a monthly Evening event, mostly on Thursdays. This is a great opportunity for all members to continue their involvement with the club, especially for those who are unable to attend events during the daytime. Those attending are required to contribute a cover, which will be determined by event.


CHARITY EVENTS

The club organizes special events to raise money for charity. Our primary programs include:

  • The Christmas Bazaar (December)
  • Special Lunches & Coffees (Throughout the year)

Our main annual event is the Christmas Bazaar. It is held in December, and is open to the general public. Most countries with diplomatic representations in Zagreb join us and present their national foods, crafts and products at the bazaar. Since our first Christmas Bazaar in 1993, this annual event is now a well known fixture on the local calendar, renowned for its great atmosphere and an international selection of Christmas goodies.


KIDS’ CLUB

We regularly offer activities for families / children, e.g. museum visits, interactive tours through the city or holiday parties. For young parents we have a Baby & Toddler Group that brings together children for play time and parents for socializing.

IWCZ Activity Archive 2015-16

November 2015 IWCZ Activities – Archive

* Nov 3, 9:30am: Guided tour through the Croatian National Theater

* Nov 5: 6:30pm: IWCZ Movie Club: “The Kid” by Charlie Chaplin

* Nov 6: 1:30pm: Start of Potluck lunch project
10 participants bring 10 international dishes, exchange recipes and donate to a charity project – this time: Association „Zvjezdice“ from Gunja, first lunch host: Ulla M.

* Nov 13, 1pm: Charity Lunch (limit: 16 people) at the home of Alka K.

* Nov 17: 10:00 Visit of Jaran Factory   &
10:30am
: Start of Makronova Organic Food Cooking classes

* Nov 18. 10:30 Day Book Club: Farewell Cowboy by Croatian author Olja Savicevic

* Nov 24, 8pm: Evening Book Club: ‘Madness Visible: A Memoir of War’ by Janine di Giovanni

* Nov 28, 3pm: Kids´Club Cookie workshop with UNUO