) religious Eckankar: The PE Satsang Society, a Chartered Affiliate of ECKANKAR, will host a discussion on prayer, mediatation and contemplation January 30 at 4pm at the Life Chiropractic and Wellness Centre, Walmer. For more info contact 083 327 2938.
clubs Birdlife EC: On Saturday’s all-day outing various routes will be visited during the Co-ordinated Avifaunal Road Count (CAR). This is the nationwide scheme to census numbers of large ground birds on set routes. Also crows and raptors. Target birds: Secretarybird, Kori, Ludwigs and Denhams Bustards, Blue Crane. Leader Sigrid Human will try and fit you in an existing team if there is a vacancy. Contact 078 207 1181.
Hiking: The Voetsac Hiking Club runs both weekend hikes and day walk on a regular basis. Longer hikes are held several times a year. The day walks are held on Saturdays. For more info contact Trevor Lloyd at 041 368 3761 (all hours).
PE Investors Club: There will be a presentation by STANLIB on estate planning to the Port Elizabeth Investors Club on 1 February at the Hellenic Hall in Parsons Hill, starting at 6.30pm. Contact Rasheed Desai on 084 536 0524.
)support groups Intercare Talks: On 1 February at 6pm, Dr Clement Plaatjies will discuss the topic “Safety and self defence in and around the house” at the Intercare Walmer Learning Centre, Kings Court, Buffelsfontein Road. Entrance is free. To RSVP contact Beulah on 041 395 9600.
Retina SA: Visually impaired members of the community are invited to attend a group discussion and information sharing session hosted by Retina SA on January 29 from 10am to 12 noon at Retina SA Resource Centre, 14 Pickering Street. To book or for more information contact Sue at 041 363 0164.
)general Boot sale: The Knights of Da Gama will hold the Saturday Sale on 30 January 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.
Tea Garden: Samaritan’s Tea Garden and Gifts will re-open on 27 January from 10am to 2pm at 12 Eleventh Avenue, Walmer. For more info contact Lynn on 079 477 0508.
Art in the Park: Will be held on 31 January 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.
)entertainment Golden Oldies: AJ’s Entertainment will present a Golden Oldies with DJ Fazal on 29 January at the Malabar Hall from 8.30pm. Admission is R30. For more info contact Angie at 072 611 5556.