) religious St Peter’s Congregational Church: Will have a Christmas Carol Evening on 29 November at 6pm at the Church in Walter Road, Charlo. The guest singer will be Niqui Cloete-Barras. Bring family and friends. For more info contact 041 368 2207.

NG Kerk Sonheuwels: Hou hul jaarlikse Kersmark op 27 November (4pnm - 6.30nm) en 28 November (8vm tot 12nm) by die Kerk in Bougainvillearylaan, Westering. Daar sal ’n verskeidenheid stalletjies wees. Op 27 November om 7nm word die Vrolike Feestydkonsert gehou met Die Opstal Boere-orkes en ’n paar uitsoeksangers. Die Feestyd-naweek word 29 November met die jaarlikse Kerssangdiens om 6.30nm afgesluit.

North-End Methodist Church: Will have a Bazaar on 5 December from 9am at 26 Bagshaw Street, North-End. Cakes, sweets, puddings, pancakes, boerewors rolls, curry and rice, slap chips, coffee and tea, gifts, arts and crafts, jumble sale, books, plants, traditional (African food) will be for sale. There will also be an an auction. For more info contact Duncan at 084 735 4013.

NG Kerk Algoapark: Hou ’n Kersmark op 28 November. Vir meer inligting kontak Charmaine by 074 111 2387 na 4nm of Joanie by 041 452 3035 Donderdagoggend tussen 9vm en 10vm.

NG Kerk PE Heideveld: Is having a Christmas Fair on 27 November fom 4.30pm and on 28 November from 8.30am at the church in Dundee Road, Rowallan Park. There will be arts and crafts stalls and delicious food for sale. For more info contact Leonie or Annemarie at 041 371 2435.

NG De Duin: Hou ’n Mini-kermis op 28 November vanaf 9vm tot 1nm by die kerk op die hoek van La Rocherylaan en Schaferplein in Humewood (oorkant die ou Telkompark Stadion). Heerlike kos, handgemaakte juwele, geskenke en skilderye sal te koop wees. Daar sal ook ’n groentemark en ’n wit olifant tafel wees. Vir meer inligting kontak Antionette by 084 609 0050 of epos ngdeduin@iafrica.com.

) clubs Birdlife EC: A Birding Big Day will take place on 28 November. Form teams and try to record as many bird species in 24 hours as you can. Visit different habitats to maximize your chances. Choose your own route. This is a wonderful, fun way to test your birding skills. Arrange meeting place yourself. Leader Andy Nixon will tell you the rules and tactics. Contact him at 079 587 5110.

1 820 Settlers’ Association: Calendars for 2016 containing 12 beautiful photographs of the Eastern Cape with “Greetings from Port Elizabeth” on the cover are now on sale. The photos are sure to entice people to vist or re-visit our part of the world! They make a super gift for friends both in SA and overseas. The cost is R75 per calendar. Contact Heather at 041 581 4031.

Dias Quilters’ Guild: Will be having their next meeting on 28 November from 2pm at Victoria Park Primary School. Entrance is R20. Visitors welcome. For more info contact Carole Ann at 076 026 7046.

Baakens Valley Preservation Trust: Will host a guided circular walk along a new route in the Sunridge area of the Baakens Valley on 28 November from 9am.. The walk is varied with a wet crossing or two. Meet at the bottom of Hawthorne Avenue. There is off street parking and there will be rangers to assist. Contact Gwynneth at 083 407 8178.

The Friends of the Walmer Library: Will have a crafts and food mini-market at the Walmer Library on 27 November from 9.30am to 2.30pm.

Friends of the Linton Grange Library: Will be having a Craft Sale at the library on 25 and 26 November from 8am to 11am. A great place to begin your Christmas shopping. Contact 041 360 1256.

PE Teddy Bear and Craft Guild: Will meet on 19 September at 2pm at the St John The Baptist’s Church (Walmer). They will be learning more about needle felting on a bear, work on their Christmas project and listen to an expert on bees and their importance to us. Visitors welcome. Contact Ursula Kilian at 083 306 9222.

EC Doll and Toy Fair: Will take place on 28 November at the Walmer Town Hall from 8.30am to 1.30pm. Loads of craft stores, a doll, bear and vintage toy display. For more information contact Dorothy at 078 845 6215. The Bear for the last fair was won by Mrs R Packwood.

) general Boot sale: The Knights of Da Gama will hold the Saturday Sale on 28 November at the Sacred Heart Church Grounds, Cape Road, Kabega Park (entrance opposite Macro). There will be crafts, home industry, bric a brac, clothes, books and more on sale. Stallholders arrive at 7am and the buying public at 8am. Weather Permitting. Contact Colin at 083 204 5791.

Art in the Park: Will be held on 29 November 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. For new stalls contact Maureen Olivier at 072 245 4926.

Christmas Shop: Dessie Price a Silwood chef will do food presentations for Christmas at the Christmas shop on 25 November at 6.30pm. Bookings essential at the Christmas Shop. Tickets cost R75 per person and include refreshments.

Artwork Exhibition: There will be an exhibition of artwork by Dr Anne Franklin on 28 November from 9am to 4pm at 9 Alcock Road, Walmer. Entrance free. Contact Anne at 041 581 3123.

) entertainment

Bingo: Giving Gifts to New Born Babies will have a Bingo at Union Cricket Grounds, St George’s Park on 28 November at 2pm. Bingo cards are R50 and there will be lots of prizes. Host and entertainment by Elston Benjamin. Guests are asked to bring a gift for a new born baby. Contact Desire 082 879 8960 for tickets.

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