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) religious Hi’s Place Developing Centre: Will have a prayer service for the sick on 20 December at 6pm. Every Sunday there is a service at 9am. The venue is past Greenbushes at the entrance of Sovereign Foods. For more info contact Christo at 082 515 2294.

) clubs 1820 Settlers’ Association: Calendars for 2016 containing 12 beautiful photographs of the Eastern Cape with “Greetings from Port Elizabeth” on the cover are now on sale. The photos are sure to entice people to visit or re-visit our part of the world! They make a super gift for friends both in SA and overseas. The cost is R75 per calendar. Contact Heather at 041 581 4031

The Friends of the Walmer Library: Will have a crafts market at the Walmer Library on 18 and 21 December from 9.30am to 3pm.

Mill Park Bowling Club: Mill Park Bowling Club will host an Open Day on 16 December from 8.30am followed by a bring-and-braai. Braai packs will be available at R25 each. Interested new bowlers are welcome. For info contact Lionel at 083 955 2839.

SAMREC: The SA Marine Rehabilitation and Education Centre (SAMREC) Cape Recife are open from 9am to 4pm. The centre will be closed on 24, 25, 26 and 31 December and 1 and 2 January. The cost for visitors is R30 for adults and R20 for pensioners and children. For more info contact 041 583 1830 or email info@samrec.org.za.

) general Boot sale: The Knights of Da Gama will hold the Saturday Sale on 19 December at the Sacred Heart Church Grounds, Cape Road, Kabega Park (entrance opposite Makro). There will be crafts, home industry, bric a brac, clothes, books and more on sale. Stallholders arrive at 7am and the buying public at 8am. All sellers and buyers welcome. Weather permitting. Contact Colin at 083 204 5791.

PE Christmas Expo: Will take place today (16 December) at the Walmer Town Hall from 9am to 4pm. Entrance to the public is free. There will be gifts, arts and craft, home decor, food and lots more for sale and entertainment with Father Christmas for the children. There will also be a drop-off point with boxes and the public can donate any unwanted toys or clothes to our charity in time for Christmas. For more info contact Claudia at 072 046 4444.

) entertainment Haunted Walks: Join Rose Trehaeven on a Haunted Walk and hear about some of the ghosts of PE. The walks of approximately 1km that take about two hours will take place on 18, 21, 23, 28, 30 December and 4 and 6 January. The cost is R60 for adults and R40 for learners. The departure is from The Club, 12 Bird Street, starting at 7.30 promptly. For bookings and more info contact Rose at 041 583 2584 or 084 261 3882.

Mystery Ghost Bus: The owner-creator of the nationwide Mystery Ghost Bus Tours, Mark Rose-Christie, will present the festive season tour on 19 December from 7pm to midnight in PE. Bring your spare keys for him to bend using PK mind power, amidst his famous eerily dramatic tactics, especially in the haunted dark room and cemetery. The cost is R300 per person. All details on the website www.mysteryghostbus.co.za with bookings at www.QUICKET.co.za to get you and your friends into the ‘spirit’ of the season.

Christmas Country Show: A Christmas country show with Chantel Williams will be held at the Train on 21 December from 11am to 3pm. Ruan van der kuil, Monique van Driel, Yelanda Swart, Tania Erasmus, Leonard long and Karla Gouws will also be performing. Tickets cost R40. For info, contact 076 444 7366.

Golden Oldies Disco: Jacks Savings Club will host a Golden Oldies Disco at the West End Hall on 19 December from 8pm. Music provided by DJ Ash Da Bash. Entrance fee is R30.

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