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) religious Eckankar: The PE Satsang Society, a Chartered Affiliate of ECKANKAR, will host a Community HU Song on 27 February at 4pm at the Life Chiropractic and Wellness Centre, Walmer. For more info contact 083 327 2938.

St Peter’s Congregational Church: A farewell/retirement dinner for Dr Deric Derbyshire will be held at the church in Walter Road on 26 February at 7pm. Tickets cost R50. For more info contact Rev Ian Strydom at 083 669 9774.

Emmanuel Church: Will have a food fair on 26 February at 5.30pm at the church in Macon Road, Lorraine. There will be gourmet burgers, Chinese food, curry and rice for sale and a free water slide for the children. For more info contact 041 379 2950.

)clubs Birdlife EC: A Saturday all-day outing to Elands River Road will take place on 27 February. This is a bi-annual trip up the remote and scenic Elands River valley between Rocklands and Patensie. Breakfast will be at Sand River Dam and lunch at Komdomo at the mouth of the Baviaanskloof. Target birds: Sentinel Rock Thrush, Martial Eagle, Ground Woodpecker. Meet at 5.45am at Schultz’s, West Street, Newton Park. For more info contact Ross Zietsman at 083 400 3722.

Royal Society of St George: Will be holding their regular monthly meeting on 29 February at 10am at the Italian Club in Harold Road, Charlo. The guest speaker will be Colin Stock talking about his Trip Across Africa in a Morris Minor. All welcome. For more information contact Sandra at 082 727 5588.

)support groups Retina SA: The EC branch will be hosting a Rare Picnic, to create awareness on World Rare Disease Day on 26 February from 10am to 1pm at St George’s Park. Activities will include a tour of the park, games and group discussions. Bring your own picnic lunch. No charge and all welcome. For more info contact Yonela at 078 634 9661.

Family Ties: This Parent’s Connection Group For Adoptive, Foster and Safety Parents (previously known as PE Ulutho) will meet on 1 March from 7.30pm to 9pm at the Fountain Vineyard Christian Fellowship (behind Builders Warehouse). All adoptive/foster/safety care parents and anyone interested in adoption/foster/safety care are welcome to attend. For more info contact jillpedersen@gmail.com or ingrid@rooftop.co.za.

)general Boot sale: The Knights of Da Gama will hold the Saturday Sale on 27 February from 8am at the Sacred Heart Church Grounds, Cape Road, Kabega Park (entrance opposite Macro). All sellers and buyers welcome. Weather permitting. Contact Colin at 083 204 5791.

Art in the Park: Will be held on 28 February from 9am to 2pm at St George’s Park. Arts and crafts, collectables, plants and food will be on sale. There will also be fun for the kids and a school band will perform. For new stalls contact Maureen Olivier at 072 245 4926.

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