What's on 7 June

2008-06-07 00:00

• 6 am to 9.30 am. The Farmers’ Market every Saturday, selling fruit, veg, flowers, eggs and more. Inquiries: Mike at 082 886 0687.

• 7 am to 11 am. The Karkloof Farmers’ Market is located 2,6km from Howick on the Karkloof Road. Access is gained off the D507. Inquiries: Andrea at 082 820 8986.

• 8 am to 11.30 am. Breakfast at Lion’s River Farmers’ Market. Inquiries to Rex at 082 771 6653.

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

• 9.30 am. A bowls clinic at Allan Wilson Bowling Club is held for new bowlers. Coaching can be arranged at other times with Peter — phone 033 346 2553.

• 9 am to noon. Every week the model trains in HO Gauge run. Come and watch or run your own at the old goods shed, Hilton Station. Phone to ensure the staff are at the station. Inquiries: 033 344 1742 or 082 470 4898.

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

• 10 am. The next test for membership of Mensa, the high IQ society, will be on June 7 in Westville. Cost: R100 (students half-price), and candidates may leave with their results. The test is optimised for 16 years and older.

• 10.30 am. Friends of Natal Museum host a talk to mark World Environment Day. Richard Boon, manager of the Biodiversity Planning and Environmental Management Department of eThekwini Municipality will talk on saving biodiversity in our cities. Boon is a conservationist and highly experienced botanist. Inquiries: phone Viranna Frank at 033 341 0556.

• 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. Children’s art, creative painting and drawing. Inquiries: 033 342 1638.

• 2 pm. Maritzburg Croquet Club invites people of all ages for a game of croquet 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 Pietermaritzburg and its environs. Interested people should be reasonably fit and may contact Francois at 033 344 2754.

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

• 2.30 pm. The Botanical Society KZN Inland Branch is holding its AGM at the Strelitzia Room Restaurant at the Botanical Gardens in Pietermaritzburg. Kevin McCann will talk on the Ezemvelo KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife Biodiversity Stewardship Programme, followed by refreshments. Phone Isabel Johnson at 082 921 3118 for details.

• 3 pm. Mist netting by Elizabeth Martens at Karkloof Conservation Centre. Martens will set up mist nets and demonstrate bird ringing. Cost: R20 (adults), R10 (children under-12). To book phone 033 330 2992 (am) or e-mail karkloofcentre@telkomsa.net

• 7.30 pm. Bierfest 2008 at Absa Stadium in Durban — enjoy the Gemütlichkeit, excellent German food, good beer and live music. Cost: R190 per person, which includes entrance, live music, traditional German meal, one beer and mug. Inquiries: 031 267 1307.

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