What’s on in PMB

2017-02-22 06:02

Weekly classes

YOGA classes for women take place on Wednesdays at 9am with a qualified instructor. Guided meditation is at 10am on Wednesdays. Music classes is on Wednesdays at 6pm. Phone 079 880 3924/0832624926/0835788020 for more information.

Thandi House Golf Day

Thandi House is hosting a fundraising golf day on Friday, 24 February at Victoria Country Club. Hole sponsorship costs R1 500 per hole (includes a 4Ball). The cost is R300 per person or R1 000 per 4 Ball.

This includes breakfast, Half Way House voucher, dinner and prize giving. Tee off is at 10am. To book or for more information contact Michelle on 072 554 2581 /michelle@prosyscom.co.za or Jannetta on 072 882 6950 / jannetta@prosyscom.co.za

Free Yoga Class

Join Trusha Lakhani, yoga teacher, for a free Yoga Class on Wednesday, 1 March at Truro Hall commencing at 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Booking is essential. Phone Yugandrie Maharaj on 082 857 2838 or 033 45 8787.

Zumba Cansa Fundraiser

A Zumba Outdoors Fundraiser for the Cansa Relay will be hosted by De La Dansa Studio – Zumba Fitness with Deron and Sharon

Linpark High School Reunion

This Reunion is open to all who attended Linpark High Schools in the 80s and 90s. It also marks the 20 year reunion of the class of 1997 and the 30 year Reunion of the class of 1987. Partners are welcome. The event will take place on 25 February at The Club House in Ashburton from 4pm. Entry is R60. Drink and Food available all night long. Music supplied to take you on Journey of the 80s 90s. Theme: 80s/90s dress up or come as you are.

Accommodation available close to venue. Email neil.ferreiraza@gmail.com for more information.

Philatelic Exhibition

Saturday, 25 February at 11am, Dr Mike O’Connor will talk in the lecture theatre about Pietermaritzburg’s historic buildings, with reference to the Philatelic Exhibition that will be on show in the Lorna Ferguson Room from 14 to 25 May 2017.

Maritzburg Philatelic Society Exhibit

This award-winning display, which comprises stamps, postcards, commemorative envelopes and other memorabilia, celebrates the changing philately of Pietermaritzburg. This city has been the capital of the Republic of Natalia (1836 - 1844), the Colony of Natal (1844 - 1910), the Province of Natal (1910 - 1994), and is now that of the Province of KwaZulu-Natal. It spans the period from the arrival of the Voortrekkers to the present, and includes street and place names, early transport, and educational institutions. Also featured are regular events such as the Comrades Marathon, Duzi Canoe Race, Royal Agricultural Show, and aspects such as Victorian architecture, places of worship, Maritzburg United Football Club, the Natal Carbineers and provincial Nature Conservation, the Zulu War of 1879, and the two World Wars. Dr Mike O’Connor, a well-known genealogist with expert knowledge about our City, will present a series of talks. The exhibition takes place until Saturday 25 February. For more information or to book phone Kobie on 033 3922 819 or email Kobie.venter@msunduzi.gov.za

Talking Parenting with Singakwenza

Be an informed, enlightened and effective parent by attending a presentation on ‘the legal, disciplinary and reputational risks of social media’ by Lizzie Harrison (who works with Emma Sadler in social media law). Lizzie will help us understand the following: the social media landscape in South Africa; legal considerations of using social media, including defamation, privacy, hate speech and intellectual property, cyberbullying and harassment, sexting and pornography offences, the disciplinary consequences of using social media, person reputation management on social media (can our online content compromise potential scholarships, admission to university and future employment), online safety. The talk is on Wednesday, 22 February at 6pm at Cordwalles Preparatory School.

The cost is R70 per person or R120 per couple. All proceeds go to charity www.singakwenza.org. RSVP to linda@singakwenza.co.za or 082 321 1283.

Ovarian Cancer Talk and Tea

An Ovarian Cancer talk and tea will take place on Saturday, 25 February at 9am at Msunduzi Hospice Conference Centre at 200 Zwartkop Road. The guest speaker will be Dr Hasinah Asmal from Hopelands Cancer Centre. The cost is R50 per person. All proceeds will go to Msunduzi Hospice.

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