>> The Belvedere Shri Mariammen Dhuruga Temple, situated at the corner of Saunders Circle and Hercus Avenue , Zone 4 , invites all to their 32 Annual Mariammen Prayer on Sunday 17 July commencing at 9.30am. The chariot procession will leave the temple on Saturday 16 July at 10.30am proceeding through Belvedere, Flamingo Heights and Belgate. An earnest request is made to devotees carrying Ghargum to book before Thursday at the temple. Daily prayer will be held up until Saturday with the de-hoisting of the flag on Tuesday 19 July. >> Vishwaroop Temple and Dharamsala will be observing Guru Purnima on Tuesday 19 July from 6.30pm to 8pm. The programme consists of Bhajans, discourse on Guru worship and special hawan dedicated to all gurus. For further enquiries contact Navin Panday on 076 700 7861.>> To all members of the Brake Village Sri Siva Soobramaniar Alayam. Please be advised that the Alayam will host a Special General Meeting on Sunday 31 July at 10.30am. The meeting will be held at the Temple Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to present changes to the existing constitution and formalisation of a Trust in the name of the Alayam. A copy of the proposed amended constitution will be available at the Alayam for your perusal from the 18 July 2016. >> Sandfield Siva Subramaniar Temple - Main Road, Sandfields, Tongaat is hosting Mariammen Prayers on Sunday 17 July from 9.30am to 1pm. All Welcome>> The Shree Karumarriamen Ghargum Prayer will be held on 31 July opposite Brake Village Temple. Morning prayer takes place at 10.30am and evning prayer takes place at 4pm. Lunch and early supper will be served. Donations will be appreciated. For details call Ford 073 456 2255, Mala on 073 025 4286 or DV on 078 905 5521.>> Tongaat Child Welfare is hosting their 76th annual general meeting on Saturday 30 July at Tongaat Welfare Centre, Tesco Drive, Potgieter’s Hill in Tongaat. RSVP by 27 July. Call 032 944 1514.>> Donating a unit of this “precious gift of life” can save up to three lives of those patients in dire need of blood. Donate this Saturday, 16 July 2016 at the Shree Veeraboga Emperumal Temple in Gandhi’s Hill, Tongaat from 10am to 2.30pm.>> The Shri Siva Subramaniar Alayam of Umdhloti Drift Verulam (est.1900) invites the public to the annual Maari-Amman prayer on 24 July (Sunday) at 10am. Please contact Mrs Gonum Moodley for further info on 0744518662.>> The Shree Veeraboga Emperumal Temple is observing the Annual Marieammen Prayer commencing with the Flag hoisting, Friday 15 July at 5pm. The daily prayer on Saturday 16 July takes place at 5pm followed by a concert by Bhavani Gengan. The Gargum and Paal Kudum takes place on Sunday 17 July - the procession will leave the ground at 8am, morning prayer at 10.30am and Afternoon prayer at 3pm.>> The members of the Sri Dhuruga Ammen Public Temple is hosting the annual Mariammen prayer for 2016 from 15 July with flag hoisting ceremony and culminate on 17 July. The main Mariammen Gargum prayer will be held on 17 July at 10am. The public is invited.>> The Tongaat South Vishnu Temple invites all to their Shasthi (Muruga Prayer) on Saturday July at 3pm, Vishnu prayer on Friday 15 July at 5.30pm, Amman Prayer on Sunday 17 July commencing at 8.30am and Manjal Kungum Abishegam on Saturday 16 July at 11am. Meals/prasad will be served. All welcome. >> Verulam and District United Hindu forum presents modernisation and its impact on Hindu culture and traditions which will be hosted by Advocate K.C . Naidoo on Friday 8 July at 6.30pm at the Sivan Sabay. For more informatiton, contact Dr RB Singh or Mr Govi Moodley on 082 876 2770, 083 797 8438, 0325333691 or emailvduhforum @gmail.com >> Fairbreeze Govt Indian school 1952 class of standard 6 is inviting former to students of the class for a get together. Date venue and time to be confirmed. Please call Baker Saib on 032 9457206 or 032 9453416, Sonny Govender on 032 944 6415.>> The Tongaat South Women’s Forum is looking for women to join their group. They are also urging people to donate spare fabric, cotton and zips. The group meets at the Tongaat South Library in Watsonia every Tuesdays from 9.30am. For more information, call Pushpa Govender on 032 944 6892 or 073 897 9944.>> The Shri Siva Subramaniar Alayam (est.1900) of Umdhloti Drift, Verulam invites you to join us for weekly prayer services from 8am to 9am on Sundays. Contact Mrs Gonum Moodley on 0744518662The centenary hall is available for hire 7 days a week. Contact Mr D.Lingappen for community use on 0829617609 or email firstname.lastname@example.org >> The Sandfields Civic Association is hosting a Potjie Competition and Bring and Braai on 25 June 2016 at the Sandfields School grounds. Entry: R50 per pot. Grounds open at 4pm. Entry to ground: R10- adult, R5 child 12, senior citizens, free. For more information, contact Yogan on 0844678474.>> The Verulam Regional Hospice will be hosting a hospitality marquee at the Gold Cup Race at Greyville Racecourse on 30 July. Tickets R250 per person and tables of 10 are available. For more details, contact Ruby Naidoo on 032 5333195 or Sharlene Thomas on 032 533 2764.