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Hilton Garden Club will be visiting Rosslands, the historic home of Lyn and Eddie Lion-Cachet on Tuesday, 19 April at 9.30am. Tea will be provided and a donation towards St Matthews Church charity is requested. For more information contact convener Jenny Hoepfl at 033 343 4119. Directions: pass Piggly Wiggly on the R103. Turn right to Caversham and proceed about five kilometres to Rosslands.

• 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.

• Ballerz Market on 7 May at YMCA grounds from 10am to 10pm. A bizarre bazaar is a family carnival with food, jumping castle, stalls, music, performers, roller-skating rink, hubbly lounge, and more.


Anglican maths teachers in KwaZulu-Natal have responded to a challenge for churches to become involved in education and are conducting free workshops for teachers from all churches and faiths. The workshops this month take place on Saturday 16 April at the Cathedral of the Holy Nativity in Pietermaritzburg and Saturday 23 April at St Paul’s Church in Durban and will address geometry: construction, properties and problem-solving.

Although the focus will be on Grade 7 to Grade 9, maths teachers of all grades are welcome. The Pietermaritzburg workshop will run from 8am to 12.30pm.

For more information email e-mail anglican maths@gmail.com or SMS or WhatsApp (no phoning) 081 517 1864.

GRAB your neon headbands, those multi-coloured socks, neon tank tops, lycra and join in the fun with well-lit colourful five-kilometre running paths.

Dress in white and the bright neon colours - families welcome. The race is 5kms long and there will be a 2.5km cut-off point. This is a non-competitive race, purely a fun run. Refreshments will be on sale. There will also be a Glow tent for those who want their face painted. The run starts at 7pm at the Pietermaritzburg Botanical Gardens.

Tickets are R60 per person, children under 10 enter free. Tickets can be booked on Webtickets. - Supplied.


• The Pietermaritzburg Sanathan ved Dharam­ Sabha will be hosting its Ramayan celebration­ until 15 April at its shrine 123 Bombay Road, Northdale at 6pm. The Sabha will be hosting a variety of guest speakers, who are well versed on the Ramayan to deliver a short discourse each day. For more information, contact Rajesh Ramharak at 082 452 9517 or email r.ramharak @gmail.com


The Butler family are performing another Three Generations Family Concert on 17 April.

It will take place at the Woodgrove Hall in Howick Road at 5.30pm for 6pm. The concert will feature a variety of songs from classical ballads and musicals to songs that the family has learnt over the years from their elders. Tickets­ can be purchased at the door.


Film screenings will take place at the Tatham­ Art Gallery lecture theatre weekly on Tuesdays at 7pm. The Tatham coffee shop will be open. For more information email AntonvdHoven@gmail.com

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