Community and connection - across generations

Our activities are open to people from all walks of life.
We love seeing new faces!

Pottery workshop

Let your creativity unfold freely with clay and colors our open pottery workshop!
For those interested, we will also gladly teach you some basic pottery techniques.

Join us! We love seeing new faces!

Time: Second Thursday of every month (see dates below), 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Price: Attendance is free, you only pay for the materials you use
Location: Workshop in the basement of Cevi Zentrum Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 33, 8001 Zürich
Questions?  Contact info@cevizuerich.ch or 044 213 20 57
Information: We are happy to invite you to express yourself and get creative with clay and glaze in our open pottery workshop. It is possible to complete smaller projects in one evening, but if you are planning on doing a bigger project, we would advise you to plan on spending more time on it. We do not offer courses and do not work with electrical turntables. What we do offer is guidance on the basic ceramic techniques. Community and Individual creativity are our focus points in this activity. 

Upcoming dates

14 December 2023

11 &  25 January 2024

8 & 22 February 2024

7 & 21 March 2024

4 & 18 April 2024

2, 16 & 30 May 2024

13 & 27 June 2024

11 July 2024

*summer break*

22 August 2024

5 & 19 September 204

3., 17. und 31. October 2024

14 und 28 November 2024

12 December 2024


Franklin method exercise training

The Franklin method is an extraordinary composition of imagination, movement and experienced anatomy. It's exciting to find out that everybody has tools inside themselves to attain better life quality. Simple and without a lot of effort!

Time: Second Tuesday of each month (see dates below), 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Price: Free
Location: Gym hall or other room (see below) at Cevi Zentrum Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 33, 8001 Zürich
Questions? Contact info@cevizuerich.ch or 044 213 20 57

Upcoming dates

7  & 21 November 2023

5 & 19 December 2023


Rooms are subject to change. Please see the published memos on location at the day of the event.


Cevi Evenings

You're welcome to join us on the first Thursday evening every month -- sit in our café, sip a drink, meet people and enjoy good conversation.

Who's welcome? Everybody who loves community - no age restrictions - guests are always welcome
Time: First Thursday in every month (see dates below) except for school holidays. 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Café at Cevi Zentrum Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 33, 8001 Zürich
Questions? Please contact info@cevizuerich.ch or 044 213 20 57

Upcoming dates

8 September 2022


Cevi Games

For all game enthusiasts - and those aspiring to be
Do you like a game of cards, or board games? In that case, Cevi Games is perfect for you!
We meet up once a month to play games in a cozy ambiance. Our group is different each time - people come and go as they like.

We'd love to have you join us - once, twice, or regularly!

Time: First Friday of every month (see dates below), 7 PM - 10 PM
Location: Café at Cevi Zentrum Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 33, 8001 Zürich
Questions? Contact spielen@cevizuerich.ch or 044 213 20 57

Upcoming dates

13 Oktober 2023

10 November 2023

8 December 2023


Cevi Book Club

Do you love books? Are you looking for someone to discuss your favourite stories with? Then you'll feel right at home here!

When? One Saturday a month (see dates below), 10:30 AM - 12 PM
Location: Cevi concept space (ground floor), Cevi Zentrum Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 33, 8001 Zürich
Questions? Please contact info@cevizuerich.ch, or call us at +41 44 213 20 57


11 November 2023
16 December 2023

(Dates are agreed upon within the group)


Cevi Creative Nights

We'd love to invite you to one of our creative nights - whether you like painting, sewing, or you just want to try something new!

When? Wednesdays twice a month (see dates below) except for school holidays, 6 - 8 PM
Location: Cevi concept space (ground floor), Cevi Zentrum Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 33, 8001 Zürich
Questions? Contact info@cevizuerich.ch,  or call us at +41 44 213 20 57


to be announced



Cevi Lunch

Enjoy a delicious meal, sit together in a cosy atmosphere and connect with interesting people. After every lunch, there is a short input. We'd love for you to join us!


Time: First Thursday of every month (see dates below), 12:15 PM (duration around 1 hour)
Location: Café at Cevi Zentrum Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 33, 8001 Zürich
Price: Sold for donations (suggested price CHF 20 for a meal with drinks, coffee and dessert)
RSVP: Please register in advance so we know how many menues to order. Let us know if you'd like a vegetarian meal.  RSVP until the previous day at 044 213 20 57 or info@cevizuerich.ch

Cancelled until further notice - We hope to be able to see you again soon!



Cevi Cinema

Get cozy on our comfortable couches and enjoy a movie with friends - this is what Cevi Cinema offers on six Saturdays a year. Popcorn, soft drinks and our popular "smilie toasts" are availale at the bar.

Next movies:

Saturday February 3, 2024


Time: Doors open 1:30 PM, start 2 PM

Location: Gym hall / Mehrzweckhalle, Cevi Zentrum Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 33, 8001 Zürich 
Language: German (English subtitles available on request)
Price: Free entry, donations appreciated 
For questions: Contact the YMCA/YWCA Zurich at 044 213 20 57 or cevikino@cevi.ch

We look forward to seeing you!


Upcoming dates

more dates to follow...

*For legal reasons, movie titles are not published .


Our children's music festival in Zurich. Come celebrate the "God And Music Party" (German "Gott Und Musik Party", "GUMP") together with us - as a family, with your neighbours and friends, your YMCA group. From 2PM until 5PM, an afternoon full of creativity, fun, music and action for big and small, open for everyone!

GUMP 2024 -  Saturday, 2nd March 2024, 2 - 5 PM

Language: Please note that the event will take place in Swiss German.

Location: At Cevi Zentrum Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 33, 8001 Zurich
Price: Free entry, donations appreciated

Target audience: children up to around 8 years
Older children, parents, grandparents, godparents, friends etc. are welcome too!

Questions? Contact 044 213 20 57 or info@cevizuerich.ch

Christmas market at Glockenhof

Get to know us and our house
Meet old friends
Browse our large selection
Buy Christmas presents, necessities and discover hidden treasures
Enjoy a tasty lunch, dessert and coffee or tea
Support Cevi Zurich with your purchase
Our house is open to everyone!

Christmas market 2023:

Saturday, 25. November 2023, 11 AM - 5 PM

Expected from Saturday 18 November to Saturday 16 December:

Christmas / Vintage sale at our concept space! (Tuesdays-Fridays 1 PM-5 PM and Saturdays 10 AM-5 PM)

Open-house day and Christmas market at our headquarters: Cevi Zentrum Glockenhof, Sihlstrasse 33, 8001 Zürich

A different kind of Christmas

Are you ready for something new on the biggest holiday of the year?
Would you like to join our Christmas celebration at the YMCA/YWCA Zurich?

Please note, that in 2023 we are not going to hold a public Christmas celebration.

Questions? Please contact info(at)cevizuerich.ch or 044 213 20 57



"(...) Thank you for your, as every year, prompt reply with your details and feedback, which I was very happy to read. 
The "Christmas list" depends on the broad variety of offers from institutions, associations and others who keep their doors open over the holidays and make sure that no one needs to spend them alone.
In this spirit, we want to thank you and your team for your valuable work. (...)"

- M. T.,  administrator at the social affairs department, in October 2018