2016-06-08 06:00
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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.

The 21st Longest Day race will again be hosted by Collegians Harriers Club at the club. It is a 12-hour track race for runners and walkers. A specially designed medal will be presented to runners who complete a minimum of 80kms and walkers who complete a minimum of 60kms in the allocated 12 hours. The day is a wonderful opportunity for family members to support their loved ones and enjoy a day outdoors. The race will be held on 6 August at 7am, and is sponsored by Kings Academy in Amanzimtoti. Entries for the race close on Saturday, 23 July or when 150 entries have been received. Entry is R400. For more information, contact the race office at 082 750 0822 or Les Burnard­ at 082 336 7244 or Chantelle Van Zyl at 082 213 48 52.


Church of the Ascension in Brindy Lane Hilton is having a fête on 11 June from 8am to 1pm. The jumble sale will be on Friday 10 June from the church office. There will be a range of stalls including white elephant, nursery, book store, fresh produce, craft store, jewellery, children’s fun park and preserves, and includes a tea garden, among other food stalls. A raffle draw will take place at the end of the fête.


A wine evening, hosted by Pick and Pay Victoria Road, in aid of Msunduzi Hospice will take place on Friday, 10 June at 200 Zwartkop Road from 6pm. Entry is R200 per person and five percent of all sales on the evening will be donated to Hospice. Tickets available from Pick and Pay Victoria Road Liquor Store or Msunduzi Hospice. No under 18’s allowed.


The Laddsworth Night Fun Run-Walk has grown tremendously over the past few years from 300 entrants in 2012 to 755 entrants in 2015. This growth can be attributed to the fact that the staff and parents of Laddsworth work together to organise a safe, fun-filled event for the whole family. The six-kilometre route starts at Laddsworth, then weaves its way through the streets of Hilton and the St Anne’s College wetlands, and finishes back at Laddsworth. There is a shorter route, for younger children and grandparents, of approximately four kilometres. This year’s event will take place on Wednesday, 15 June at 6pm at Laddsworth Primary School, 1 Winstead Road, Hilton. For more information, contact Shamaine­ Rajah at 033 343 3256, extension 4. Entry forms available on the website www.laddsworth.co.za Participants must remember to dress in their luminous gear, as the theme is glow in the dark. Headlamps are encouraged.


The fourth Face of KZN Model Search Contest is calling for entries from young people of KwaZulu-Natal. The contest is open to males and females across race groups between the ages of 18 and 35, who are at school, college, university or working. They must not be engaged, married or pregnant and must live in KZN. Send your name, surname, age, cell number, location, height, waist size, bust or chest size, shoe size, eyes and hair colour and three recent clear photos in full length, head and shoulders and swimwear via Whatsapp to 073 356 3737. No collage photos are allowed. Do not wear glasses in your photos and make sure your photos are not older than three months. Entries close on 30 June. The 30 finalists will be informed via WhatsApp, SMS and Facebook on 1 July. Photos of all 30 finalists will be published on Facebook and the public will have a chance to vote for their favourite contestant. For more information find Face of KZN on Facebook­.


The SPCE 1000 Paws walk, presented by Sunday Tribune, will take place on 1 July at Hilton College from 8.30am to 12pm. Best SPCA dog owner/dog look alike competition. Other prizes, events for the children, food stalls and more will be available.


Film screenings will take place at the Tatham Art Gallery lecture theatre on Tuesdays at 7pm, cost is R35. The coffee shop will be open. For more information email AntonvdHoven@gmail.com

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