Events diary May 30 to June 5

2008-05-30 00:00

TODAY

• 9.30 am. Acrylic painting with Val Maggs. Inquiries: 033 342 1638.

• 11.30 am. Msunduzi Museum viewing of the re-arranged Prince Imperial exhibition. Contact Glenn at 082 677 9997.

• 6 pm. Tatham Art Gallery Soirée to welcome Agnès Ameil, the French cultural attaché of the French Embassy in South Africa, and Jean Baptiste Ameil. Contact Glenn at 082 677 9997.

• 6 pm. Tim Snow, author of Predators and Farmers will be giving a talk at the Karkloof Club. R50 per person, includes dinner. Inquiries: 033 330 2992 or karkloofcentre@telkomsa.net

• 6.30 pm. Learn to dance the Salsa and Merengue — social dance classes at Aintree Lodge. R20 per person, no partner needed. Inquiries: Lara McDonogh at 082 826 9922 or e-mail mcdonogh@xsinet.co.za

TOMORROW

• 6 am. The Farmers’ Market every Saturday, selling fruit, veg, flowers, eggs and more. Inquiries: Mike at 082 886 0687.

• 7 am. The Karkloof Farmers’ Market, a fresh produce market, off the D507. Inquiries to Andrea at 082 820 8986.

• 8 am. Breakfast at Lion’s River Farmers’ Market. Proceeds go to the Midlands Crisis and Trauma Centre in Howick. Inquiries to Rex at 082 771 6653.

• 8 am. Msunduzi Hospice Book Shop will be open at 200 Zwartkop Road, Prestbury. Contact Elise at 033 344 1560 for more details.

• 9 am. T’ai chi classes at the Hadca Centre, Old Main Road, Howick. Contact Nico at 082 825 7412.

• 9 am. 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. The Pietermaritzburg SPCA Book and Record Room will be open at the SPCA grounds, 235 Woodhouse Road. Inquiries: 033 386 9267.

• 9 am. Craft market opposite the city hall.

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

• 9.40 am. Circuit Assembly of Jehovah’s Witnesses today and tomorrow. “Do All Things for God’s Glory”. Truro Hall, Northdale. Inquiries: 033 346 0838.

• 9.30 am. St Mary’s Chapel Prince Imperial requiem mass, in liaison with the Imperial Chapel in Biarritz, France.

• Noon. Departure — La Route du Prince Imperial, Louis Napoleon. All welcome to join in the convoy. Phone Elisabeth at 072 779 5949.

• 1 pm. World-renowned organist Dr Gordon Stewart will be giving a recital in St Michael and All Angels Church, Himeville. Tickets cost R80, which includes lunch. Inquiries: Rosanne Clark at 033 702 1013 (mornings) or Norma Russell at 033 702 1845.

• 2 pm. Maritzburg Croquet Club invites everyone for a game of croquet. The lawns are in Alexandra Park, opposite the cricket Oval. Inquiries: Tim at 033 502 0101 or Viv at 033 396 3661.

• 2 pm. The Ramblers’ Club of Pietermaritzburg invites people interested in hiking to join them in walking the hills of PMB. Inquiries: Francois at 033 344 2754.

• 2.30 pm. Val Maggs’s art group. Inquiries: 033 342 1638.

SUNDAY

• 7 am. Forest Hills Athletics Club hosts the Forest 10 km race. Entry fee is R30. Contact Grant at 083 292 5956, Heidi at hpaul@stmarys.kzn.school.za. Visit the website www.foresthills.co.za

• 7 am. KZN BirdLife hosts a morning outing to Darvill. Leader: Gordon Bennett. Inquiries: 033 386 5555.

• 9 am. Walk the East Coast Radio/Wakefields Big Walk. Entry forms are available from Hub and Reebok stores throughout KZN or online at www.ecr.co.za.

• 9.30 am. “Goodbyes?” by psychic Sheila Brown, held at Emphethelweni Centre, 6 Leinster Road. Inquiries: 082 569 6861.

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

• 10 am. Model steam train rides at 78 Rudling Road. Contact Theo at 072 143 3032.

MONDAY

• 9 am. Learn to draw faces and portraits with Penny Forder. Classes will be held June 2, 9, 23 and 30 at Macs Art House, 173 Alexandra Road. Inquiries: 033 386 6500 or 033 386 2795.

• 3 pm. Painting and drawing for pupils from grades 8 to 12. Inquiries: 033 342 1638.

• 5.30 pm. Yoga in Hilton. Phone Moira at 084 555 9320.

• 5.30 pm. Beginners t’ai chi classes at the Lexden Scout Hall, Hosking Road. Contact Nico at 082 825 7412.

• 6.45 pm. Weekly meditation classes at the Emphethelweni Centre, 5 Leinster Road, Scottsville. Inquiries: Kathy at 033 346 0403 or e-mail info@meditateindurban.org

• AL 63, situated in the Palm Boulevard at Gateway, will celebrate Italy’s National Day, featuring pianist Christopher Duigan, and vocalist Frederico Freschi. Inquiries: 031 566 3021.

TUESDAY

• 6.15 pm. Toastmasters monthly meeting at the Hilton Hotel. Cost R60. Inquiries: 033 343 4803 or 082 298 0491.

• 7 pm. Social badminton at a central location. Inquiries: Glynn Davies at 033 386 5557.

• Chris Rock will be performing in Durban at the ICC Arena. Tickets are at Computicket at www.computicket.co.za

WEDNESDAY

• 3 pm. Specialised tuition in drawing and painting for grades 10 to 12 art subject candidates. Inquiries: 033 342 1638.

• 5.15 pm. The Cathedral Chamber Choir rehearses in the Anglican Cathedral.

• 5.30 pm. Intermediate and advanced t’ai chi classes at the Lexden Scout Hall, Hosking Road. Contact Nico at 082 825 7412.

• 6.30 pm. The NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) KZN Group open evening at St Mary’s Hall, with secure parking at 79 Jabu Ndlovu (Loop) Street. Inquiries: 033 342 2807 or 083 750 8502.

• 7.30 pm. The AGM of the Maritzburg Camera Club will be held at the Old Collegians Bowling Club, Boshoff Street. Inquiries: Carol Phillips at 033 503 1741.

THURSDAY

• 7 am. Market at Alexandra Road.

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

• 4 pm. Painting and drawing after hours. Inquiries: 033 342 1638.

• 5.30 pm. Yoga at Suncoast. Classes are free.

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

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