What’s on in PMB

2016-10-19 06:00
PHOTO: supplied One of the donated artworks, Full Moon, felt (needle felting) by Annette McMaster.

PHOTO: supplied One of the donated artworks, Full Moon, felt (needle felting) by Annette McMaster.

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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.

Comedy Night Banquet

DO something different than the same old same old and blow off some steam at the Comedy Night Banquet hosted by Hebron Christian Fellowship on 4 November at Aryan Hall. There will be good food, plenty of laughs and many of prizes to be won. Tickets cost R100. For more information find the event on Facebook.

Mountain View Halloween Bash

MOUNTAIN View Entertainment has teamed up with DJ KZN (DJ Mark Burnett) for its Halloween bash held on 29 October at 7pm. Exciting games and lots of prizes to be won. Accommodation available for those who do not want to drive home. Parents can bring their children along to be entertained later on with. Mattresses will be put down for the sleepy heads. For more information find the event on Facebook. Adults cost R25 and children R15.

For more information phone 076 985 4303 or 033 940 0155.

Fabulous Picture Show 2016

THE Friends of the Tatham Art Gallery (Fotag) committee invites all artists to submit artworks for the Fabulous Picture Show 2016. The submission deadline for A4 donations has been extended to Friday, 21 October. For more information phone 033 392 2825 (mornings), email bryony.clark@msunduzi.gov.za or visit www.fotag.co.za

Genealogical Society

EXPLORE the Genealogical Society library on Wednesday, 19 October at 5.30 pm at the club house in the grounds of the Natal Carbineers. For more information contact John at 033 344 2170. Visitors welcome.

Open Midlands Gardens

HARCOURTS Open Midlands Gardens 2016 presents a selection of local gardens every weekend. See www.openmidlandsgardens.co.za for the calendar. On 29 October, the Midlands Rose Society Rose Show presents a series of talks at the Fairfell conference centre at Yellowwood Cafe, Howick. This is a charity event. For more information phone 082 924 5892.

Rhumbelow Theatre

RHUMBELOW Theatre Pietermaritzburg presents Miriam — My Life, My Song, by Miriam Erasmus, on Sunday, 23 October at 2pm and 6.30pm. This musical memoir takes the audience on a folk journey. The venue opens 90 minutes before the show for picnic dinners. Booking at Computicket or contact Roland at roland@stansell.za.net or 082 499 8636.

Cancer patients support group

NETCARE St Anne’s and The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) extend an invitation to all cancer patients, their family, friends and all caregivers to its fourth edition of the cancer support group. The topic will be ‘stress and stress management’. The event will take place on Tuesday, 25 October from 3pm to 4pm at the Netcare St Anne’s boardroom. To book your seat contact Shubnum Ismail on 082 360 2590 or 033 897 5013 or email Shubnum.ismail@netcare.co.za or Connie Zuma on 033 342 9837 or email nzuma@cansa.org.za

Courageous Conversations Conference

MSUNDUZI Museum in partnership with the KwaZulu-Natal Archives and Records Service will be hosting the fourth Courageous Conversations Conference at Msunduzi Museum on 4 November at 9am. There will be a powerful line-up of speakers that will present papers on the exciting topic. For more information or to book a seat contact the museum on 033 394 6834.

Save-Orion Race

SAVE-ORION Athletic Club’s annual race takes place on Sunday, 6 November. The race will start and finish at Save Hyper, Victoria Street starting at 5.30am. This year’s race will have an added edge, apart from the R50 000 prize money across the field, it also incorporates the KZNA Half Marathon Championships and will attract the KZN’s top athletes as well. Athletes are urged to enter early as the first 2 500 entrants will receive t-shirts and goodie bags. Entry Fee for the 21km event is R120 and the 10km is R90. Temporary licences for non-licensed athletes at R25 and R10 respectively will be also be available. Online entries are now open. Entry forms can be downloaded and will also be available at Save Hyper, Save Truro Plaza, as well as at Poobie Naidoo Sports. Athletes can log onto www.saveorionclub.co.za or drop off their manual entries at Save Hyper.

For more information contact Ajith on 083 659 2732, Shaun Meiklejohn on 083 439 7497 or Muhammad Paruk on 033 347 1632.

Weekly mediation classes

GURU Rambaranjis Ashram at 130 Royston Road holds weekly ladies guided meditation classes on Wednesdays at 10am. Phone 079 88 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

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