Diary of Events

2007-11-16 00:00


• 11 am. Lotusfm, catering predominantly for the Indian community is hosting a theatre display at the Liberty Midlands Mall. Inquiries: 083 627 7249.


• 6 am-9.30 am. The farmers' market every Saturday. Inquiries: Mike at 082 886 0687.

• 7 am-11 pm. The Karkloof Farmers' Market is located 2,6 kilometres from Howick on the Karkloof Road. Inquiries: Andrea at 082 820 8986.

• 8 am. Smart Kids' Pre-School (133 Royston Road) is open for 2008 enrolments. Contact Aasiya Bayat at 082 464 5123.

• 8 am-5 pm. Reiki and the cranial pressure application technique courses. Inquiries: 082 046 7515.

• 9 am-noon. Wild Knitting at Macs. Phone 033 386 6500 (mornings).

• 9 am-noon. Mosaic techniques with Sue Physick. Inquiries: 033 386 6500.

• 9 am-noon. Every week the model trains in HO Gauge run. Phone to ensure the staff are at the station. Inquiries: 033 344 1742 or 082 470 4898.

• 9 am-1 pm. A workshop to change your life at 12 Vear Road, Merrievale. Entrance is R175. Inquiries: 033 330 7116.

• 9 am-2 pm. Craft market opposite the city hall.

• 9.30 am. Mountain View Entertainment Centre is hosting a potjie competition. Entrance is R10 for adults and children U15, R20. Phone 033 390 1513.

• 9.30 am. A bowls clinic at Allan Wilson Bowling Club is held for new bowlers. Phone Peter at 033 346 2553.

• 9.30 am-11 am. Howick tai chi classes at the Hadca Centre. Inquiries: 082 825 7412.

• 10.30 am. Friends of the Natal Museum invite you to a talk by Dr Krish Moodley on infection control through the ages. Venue: the Natal Museum, 237 Jabu Ndlovu (Loop) Street. Inquiries: 033 341 0556.

• 11 am. There will be a walkabout of the current exhibition by Kristin Hua Yang and Vulindlela Nyoni titled Pure and Simple at artSpace in Durban.

• 2 pm. Maritzburg Croquet Club invites people for a game of croquet. Inquiries: Tim at 033 502 0101 or Viv at 033 396 3661.

• 2 pm. The Ramblers' Club of Pietermaritzburg invites people to walk the hills of Pietermaritzburg. Contact Francois at 033 344 2754.

• 2.30 pm. Parkinson's disease support group is holding its last meeting for the year at Riverside Old Age Home, 450 Bulwer Street. Contact Jane at 033 342 7027, 033 386 4477 or 082 940 0225.


• 7 am. KZN Birdlife hosts a weekend or day outing to Highover at Hella Hella. Contact Sally Cumming at 072 119 4253, or the leader Dave Crampton at 082 771 7274. For the day outing meet at Highover reception at 7 am 033 212 3171 or visit www.highover.co.za

• 8 am-5 pm. Wicca paganism and elemental healing courses. Inquiries: 082 046 7515.

• 10 am. Maritzburg Oval arts and crafts market, Alexandra Park. Inquiries: 082 774 5493.

• 2 pm. Hospice hosts a Thanks-giving Memorial Service in the Hospice Conference Centre, 200 Zwartkop Road, Prestbury. Contact Ursula at 033 344 1560.

• 5 pm. The Reuben Ndwandwe Memorial exhibition closes at the Tatham Art Gallery.


• 9 am-noon. Mixed media painting techniques with Penny Forder. Bookings: 033 386 6500.

• 6 pm-7.30 pm. Pietermaritzburg beginners tai chi classes at Lexden Scout Hall, Old Howick Road. Inquiries: 082 825 7412.

• 7.30 pm. Drakensberg Boys' Choir's Noel concert at the Hilton College Theatre. Tickets R75 adults, R60 pensioners and children. Bookings: 033 383 0126 or e-mail tickets@hiltoncollege.com


• 1 pm-2 pm. Yoga classes with Jenny. Inquiries: 033 386 3323.

• 7 pm-9 pm. Social badminton for beginners and more experienced players. Inquiries: Glynn Davies at 033 386 5557.


• 8.30 am-5 pm. Running until Friday is the Christmas open house at 171 Howick Road, Wembley. Goodies for sale include hand and beach bags, jewellery, Christmas goodies, signs clothes, etc.

• 9 am-noon. Macs untutored art group. R25 per session. Inquiries: 033 386 6500 (mornings).

• 1.10 pm-1.50 pm. The South African Society of Music Teachers presents a free lunch-hour concert at the Tatham Art Gallery, featuring the Maritzburg Singers. Inquiries: 033 394 1818.

• 2 pm. Maritzburg Croquet Club invites people for croquet on Wednesday and Saturday. Inquiries: Tim at 033 502 0101 or Viv at 033 396 3661.

• 5 pm. The Cathedral Chamber Choir is rehearsing for its Christmas programme each Wednesday evening in the Anglican Cathedral.

• 5.30 pm-7 pm. Pietermaritzburg beginners' tai chi classes at Lexden Scout Hall, Old Howick Road. Inquiries: 082 825 7412.

• 6 pm. Howick Birding Group. A bring-and-share end-of-year supper party. Inquiries to Eve Hughes at033 330 2723 or Pam Nicol at 033 330 2947.

• 7.30 pm. Genealogical Society and family History Society monthly meeting. Inquiries: 033 3442170.


• 7 am-10.30 am. Market at Alexandra Road (opposite police station).

• 9 am. Play shops for the festive season at Macs. Inquiries: 033 386 6500.

• 9 am-noon. Creative Thursdays at Macs. Inquiries: 033 386 6500.

• 10 am. The Hayfields Haymakers meet every Thursday in the Lutheran Church in Bester Road, Hayfields. Contact Shirley Smith at 033 386 2126.

• 10 am. Free tours of Fort Nottingham Museum from Thursdays to Sundays. Inquiries: 033 266 6246.

• 6 pm-8 pm. Meditation classes. Inquiries: 082 046 7515.

• Faxes to 033 355 1122, e-mail ryanc@witness.co.za or phone 079 887 5347 before noon on Wednesday.

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