What’s on in PMB

2016-08-24 06:00
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Hayfields Spring Fest

The Hayfields Lutheran Church will be hosting at Spring Fest on Saturday, 27 August at 11am at 2 Bester Road, Hayfields. There will be various handmade crafts, food and refreshment stalls available. There are also prizes to be won in the raffles. There will also be entertainment for the children including games, face painting, sport cars rides and the Pietermaritzburg Girl’s High School band and the Drummies from Scottsville Primary will be performing. For more information phone 033 396 5169.

Car show at Alex Park

Alex craft and flea market presents a car sound off and show ‘n shine on 27 August from 10am to 5pm at Kershaw Park. Flea market stalls will be available on both Saturday and Sunday. The Sunday market will be open from 7.30am to 3pm. For the car show contact Rishaad at 079 164 4744 and for the flea market contact Jenny at 073 500 1244.

‘Being Bootiful Dance X’

Judy Umraw School of Dance will host free one hour session as a gift to women at Victoria County Club on Wednesday, 24 August from 11am to 12pm and 6pm to 7pm. Bring a yoga mat or towel and a long scarf. Booking is essential. To book your spot contact Judy Umraw at 082 9773 708.

Celebrating heritage

Annually the Pietermaritzburg Heritage Forum gets together to promote events which draw attention to the varied heritage of the people of South Africa during September which has become known as Heritage Month. An interesting programme of 13 events, starting on 2 September until 27 September has been put together. The main speakers include Dr. Graham Dominy on “Fort Napier, The City and its legacy”, John Conyngham on will talk on his research in producing his latest book “Hazara- Elegy for an African Farm” and Dr. Estelle Liebenberg-Barkhuizen on “Preserving family photographs”. For more information on the events email John Deare at dearej@mweb.co.za

Talking Parenting

Join Colleen and Candice from Contemporary Parenting on Thursday, 8 September 2016 at 6pm at Cordwalles Preparatory School 101 Howick Road, to learn more about ‘Building Resilience and Self Esteem for our Children through Struggle, Failure and Imperfection’. Be an informed, enlightened and effective parent and attend this Talking Parenting session hosted by Singakwenza. Entry is R50 per person or R80 per couple. All proceeds to charity www.singakwenza.org. To book contact linda@singakwenza.co.za or phone 033 343 1650.

Colour Run PMB

The Colour Run Pietermaritzburg is taking place at Epworth School on 2 October from 10am to 1.30pm. Tickets cost R250 per person or R225 per team of four to 10, children under 10 run free. Your Ticket includes styling 80’s headband, Colour Run official runners t-shirt, R200 coupon for Superbalist.com, a bag of colour powder, two temporary tattoos, race number and entry to The Finish Festival.

Weekly mediation classes

Guru Rambaranjis Ashram at 130 Royston Road holds weekly ladies guided meditation classes on Wednesdays at 10am. Phone 079 880 3924 for more information.

Film club at TAG

Film screenings will take place at the Tatham Art Gallery lecture theatre weekly on Tuesdays at 7pm. For R35 The Tatham coffee shop will be open. For more information email AntonvdHoven@gmail.com


The SPCA Pietermaritzburg Village Market takes place every Wednesday and Saturday from 8am to 12pm. Outside stallholders welcome. Phone 033 386 9267.

The Pietermaritzburg Farmers’ Market is held on Saturdays from 6am to 10am at the PMB Botanical Gardens in Mayors Walk. Inquiries: Mike at 082 886 0687.

The YMCA Sunday Market takes place on the first and last Sunday of every month at the YMCA, Scottsville, from 9am to 3pm (weather permitting). Phone Jenny at 073 500 1244.

Thursday market from 6.30am to 10am in Princess Margaret Avenue. Inquiries: Roger at 083 513 3227.

Film club at TAG

Film screenings take place at the Tatham­ Art Gallery lecture theatre weekly on Tuesdays at 7pm. Entry is R35. The Tatham coffee shop will be open. For more information email AntonvdHov en@gmail.com

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