Diary: What's on around town

2008-07-11 00:00


• 9 am. The antique and collectables fair is at the Liberty Midlands Mall outside Edgars today and tomorrow.

• 3 pm to 5 pm. Children’s art class. Val Maggs’s classes start this week. Inquiries: 033 342 1638.


• 6 am to 9.30 am. The Farmers’ Market every Saturday. Inquiries: Mike at 082 886 0687.

• 7 am to 11 am. The Karkloof Farmers’ Market, near Howick off the D507. Inquiries: Andrea at 082 820 8986.

• 8 am to 11.30 am. Breakfast at Lion’s River farmers’ market. Inquiries: Rex at 082 771 6653.

• 8 am to noon. Msunduzi Hospice book shop is open at 200 Zwartkop Road, Prestbury. Inquiries: Elise at 033 344 1560.

• 9 am to 10.30 am. T’ai chi classes at the Hadca Centre, Old Main Road, Howick. Inquiries: Nico at 082 825 7412.

• 9 am. The Pietermaritzburg Bonsai Society meets at Barbara Watt’s home. Workshop at 2 pm at The Witness demo garden. Inquiries: Lyn Byres at 033 396 6172.

• 9 am to noon. Beginners drawing with Penny Forder. Inquiries: 033 386 6500.

• 9 am to noon. The model trains run at the old goods shed, Hilton Station. Inquiries: 033 344 1742 or 082 470 4898.

• 9 am to 1 pm. The Clivia Society’s annual show in The Witness Demonstration Garden. 10 am talk on clivias. Plants and seed for sale. Inquiries: 033 392 3500.

• 9 am to 1 pm. The Delville Wood street collection organised by the SA Legion. Inquiries: 033 342 2313.

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

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

• 10 am for 10.30 am. The Botanical Society holds a membership drive at the restaurant in the Botanical Gardens. Tickets for the BotSoc/Cansa Centenary Tea Party in the avenue (July 20) will be sold.

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

• 2 pm. The Ramblers’ Club of Pietermaritzburg invites you to join them. Inquiries: Francois at 033 344 2754.

• 7 pm. Flying Without Wings support group reunion. Inquiries: Laureen at 033 386 3942.


• 9.30 am. Vision Injoy “togethery” — address by psychic Gary Watkins at the Masonic Hall, Hayfields. Inquiries: 082 569 6861.

• 9.45 am. Tibet Film Festival at the Botanic Gardens Visitors Centre, Durban. Inquiries: Chris at 031 266 8182 or Sandy at 031 201 4323 or www.tibet.org.za

• 11 am. The 92nd Battle of Delville Wood commemorative service will be held at the Garden of Remembrance, Leinster Road. Inquiries: 033 342 2313.

• 6 pm. A Rocha Contemplative Prayer Hour at St Matthews Anglican Church, Hayfields. An hour of solitude in the Taizé tradition. Donation at the door.


• 9 am to noon. Learn to paint faces and portraits with Penny Forder. Bookings: 033 386 6500 or 072 143 3008.

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

• 5.30 pm to 7 pm. Beginners t’ai chi classes at the Lexden Scout Hall, Hosking Road. Inquiries: Nico at 082 825 7412.

• 6.45 pm to 8.15 pm. Meditation class at the Emphethelweni Centre, 5 Leinster Road, Scottsville. Inquiries: Kathy at 033 346 0403 or e-mail: info@meditateindurban.org

• 7.30 pm. A benefit concert for comedian Lamy, who recently suffered a heart attack. Compere is Graham Boyle, with Barry Hilton, and bands the Blarney Brothers and Salty Dog — at the Durban Jewish Club in Old Fort Road, Durban at 7.30 pm. Tickets R100 per person (tables seat 12). Cash bar.


• A Bemer therapy workshop presented by Horst Michaelis at Fernhill Hotel. Inquiries: 033 343 3226.

• 10 am to noon. Tuesday Painters at Macs with Jinny Heath. A monthly forum for painters of some experience. R65 Macs members and R75 non-Macs members. Booking essential: 033 386 6500.

• 9.30 am for 10 am. The Hilton Garden Club meets at the home of Anna McLeod, 2 Briar Lane, Hilton. Brian Tarr will give a talk on camellias. All welcome. Inquiries: 033 343 5878.

• 7 pm to 9 pm. Social badminton in a friendly group at a central location. Inquiries: Glynn Davies at 033 386 5557.


• 9 am-noon. Macs Wednesday Art Club. Work in medium and level of choice. All welcome. R25 per session. Inquiries: 033 386 6500.

• 1.10 pm to 1.50 pm. Free lunch-hour concert at the Tatham Art Gallery, featuring Russell High Chamber Choir. Inquiries: 033 394 1818 or 076 181 4828.

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

• 5.15 pm. The Cathedral Chamber Choir rehearses each Wednesday evening in the Anglican Cathedral. All singers welcome.

• 5.30 pm to 7 pm. Intermediate and advanced t’ai chi classes at the Lexden Scout Hall, Hosking Road. Inquiries: Nico at 082 825 7412.

• 7.30 pm. Family History Society and Genealogical Society monthly meeting. Professor Tony Cubbin talks on General Louis Botha in the club house, Natal Carbineers Drill Hall. Inquiries: 033 344 2170.


• 7 am. KZN BirdLife hosts a morning outing to Queen Elizabeth Park. Leader: Mike Spain. Inquiries: 033 347 2797.

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

• 9 am to noon. Creative Thursdays — formal tutoring in July but regular Macs Thursday teachers will be available. Inquiries: 033 386 6500.

• 10 am. The Hayfields Haymakers meet every Thursday in the Lutheran Church in Bester Road, Hayfields. Inquiries: Valerie at 083 275 3504 or 033 396 2855.

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

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