Whats on in the South

NEW 18: Join M de Wet Promotions for #67withTLC on July 18 at TLC Children’s Home in Eikenhof at 10am. Members of the public should pack their vegetable peelers and sharp knives for the activities planned. Please donate anything easy to puree veggies/fruit (e.g pumpkin, squash, sweet potato etc.) or ziplock bags. A braai at their offices will follow after the donation.

JULY

19 A GOLF day in support of the charity Cancervive will be held on July 19 at Reading Country Club, Fore Street Alberante. The cost for a four-ball is R2 350 which includes a halfway house voucher and dinner. Tee off is at 10.32am and the prize-giving dinner starts at 6.30pm.For more information or to sponsor a hole contact Daleen on 011 956 6692 or [email protected]

21 THE South African War Graves Society is holding a Militaria Veteran Fair on July 21 at MOTH Shellhole Edenvale. The day will feature antiques, memorabilia, books, vintage vehicles, models, military equipment and much more. The fair starts at 9am. For more information contact [email protected] or Leonardo (Leon) Apicella (Moth Dickie Fritz) [email protected].

21 JOIN the Kanguru family fun run on July 21 for R20 per person at the Kanguru home at 43 Garthview Road, Garthdale, Kliprivier. There is a 3km walk/run and a 10km cross-country run this year starting at 8am while registration begins at 7am. Runners will be provided coffee and tea before the run/walk. Fun-filled activities including dance and music will be enjoyed while food and drinks will be on sale. For more information contact 072 593 7416.

NEW 21: JKA South Bassonia Karate Club will be hosting a free self-defence workshop for women on July 21 from 10.30am to 1.30pm at 7 Rooigras Avenue, Bassonia. All women aged 14 and above are urged to attend and learn important skills to protect themselves. For bookings and more information call or WhatsApp Karyn on 082 579 0890.

27 THE Horticultural Society invites you to a talk by Ludwig Taschner on Roses on Wednesday morning June 27 at 9.30am at the Floreum, Johannesburg Botanic Gardens, Olifants Road, Emmarentia. Members R20, Visitors welcome, R30, includes refreshments. Enquires 082 951 1432.

31 HOPE Crosses Any Terrain (HCAT) is an initiative started by Land Rover South Africa with the aim to help people make more of their world. In line with this, Land Rover The Glen is currently running a Red Cross Hope Box Campaign until July 31. They are collecting tinned food, clothing, blankets, toiletries, towels, children’s toys, nappies, crayons and colouring books for children and any additional items which are non-perishable. Donations can be dropped off at Land Rover The Glen, corner of Victoria and Comaro streets, Oakdene. Should you wish to make a donation but cannot deliver, contact Michelle Marias or Melissa Grobbelaar on 011 682 5400 to arrange for collection.

22 THE Barnyard Theatre at Gold Reef City proudly presents Twist and Shout, exclusively on Sunday afternoons until July 29. Yes, you are in for the greatest rock ’n roll experience starring Shaky Russell. Come Rock Around the Clock to the greatest hits of the late ’50s, early ’60s era, showcasing many of its different genres and paying tribute to the best of Elvis Presley, Cliff Richard and The Shadows, The Beatles, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, The Platters, Ritchie Valens and more

AUGUST

2 IT is time for keen golfers and those who love having fun on the course to get their golfing buddies together for Amcare’s annual golf day. This year’s income-generating golf day will be hosted on August 2 at Reading Country Club with the format being a betterball scramble. Book your four-ball for R2 000 which will secure a golf workshop, halfway snack pack and dinner at the prize-giving. There will be a cash bar available. Carts and caddies are to be booked via the Pro Shop on 011 907 3666. There is also hole branding available on the day which is a great opportunity for businesses to create awareness. The community’s support for prizes will be most welcome. For bookings and more information contact Percy Bedser 079 015 0145 or [email protected] or Nadine Mason 079 500 8011 or [email protected]

3-5 IT is time again for Futura School’s Craft Market hosted on Friday, August 3 from 9am to 7pm, Saturday, August 4 from 9am to 7pm and Sunday, August 5 from 9am to 3pm at Sha-Mani Lodge, 30 Doncaster Road, New Market. Come and browse through the stalls with unique retail items and crafts from over 180 vendors, buy food from gourmet food stalls. A merry-go-round will keep the little ones entertained. An entrance fee of R20 is payable and is valid for all three days. For more information contact Ritha 073 365 5101 or email [email protected]

4 SCOTTISH country and social dance evening hosted by Lodge Braemer SC 1469 on Saturday, August 4 at the Scottish Masonic Centre. Come and enjoy the wonderful tradition of Scottish country dancing and learn a few steps while having great fun and social dancing. Cost is R130 per person and includes a scrumptious three-course meal. Cash bar available. Dress code is Highland dress or smart casual as optional. Time is set at 6.30pm for 7pm. Contact John Grant 083 641 1495 or Jackie on [email protected]

4 Join the Dutch Reformed Church for their annual fête for charity to be held at 62 Victoria Street on August 4. Different food stalls will be available including vetkoek and mince, beverage table, pancake table, boerewors rolls, hot dogs as well as the white elephant table for any items that the public would like to donate. For more information contact Leandi van de Merwe on 082 8573863 or Petro Pieterse on 072 421 8781 or 011 683 8584.

NEW 9 Ladies are invited to join us for the Women’s Day Celebration High Tea on Thursday, August 9 at Rietvlei Zoo Farm from 12.30pm. Cost is R200 per person and includes a tea, guest speaker, goodie bag and shopping area. Remember to dress (or accessorise) in Pink to celebrate Women’s Day. Book online or contact Toni Mackrell via WhatsApp on 082 781 7554 or email [email protected] and view website www.womanatwork.co.za for more information.

NEW 9: Join the Second annual bikers against rape and abuse event to be held at Springs Rugby Club on Agust 9 at 10am. The event will host bikers from various clubs riding from Brakpan on the East Rand, via the South of Johannesburg, Midrand, and the R21, ending at Springs Rugby Club. Entertainment will be available through live music, jumping castles, craft stalls, food stalls and prizes to be won at the event destination at Springs Rugby Club. For more information visit www.BikersAganinstRape.

12 THE 2018 edition of the ultra glow Colour Cruz will be held at Rietvlei Zoo Farm on August 12 from 10am to 2pm. Enjoy a 10km colour cycle or take on the 5km colour cruz which is sure to be a fun challenge for all. Grab your four packets of colour powder and paint the town in whatever colour you choose. Colour marshals will be waiting to cover you even more! Bring a friend, a family member or both and enjoy this majestic colour cruz. For more information contact the Ultra Glow group on 082 260 3351.

22 WEDNESDAY, August 22 at 9.30am, The Horticultural Society invites you to a talk by Tamiru Abiye on Microdams and Pollution Control. Venue: The Floreum, Johannesburg Botanic Gardens, Olifants Road, Emmarentia. Members R20, Visitors welcome R30, includes refreshments. Call 082 951 1432.

25 COME and enjoy a real country morning with Broken Wings Association for Adults with Disabilities. They are extending an invitation to ladies to their annual ladies tea on August 25. The event will be held at the Dinwiddie Sports Club in Dinwiddie. Places are priced at R100 per person. The theme for the event is Country with a guest performance by Lance James. For more information or to book please contact Marietjie on 011 868 3415 or Sheryl on 072 998 7767.

SEPTEMBER

30 SHADES of Pink 5km and 19km fun run/walk in aid of Cansa takes place at Rietvlei Zoo Farm on September 30 at 9am. Adults can enter at R120 and children under the age of 12 at R60. Pre-register online at qkt.io.cansashadesofpink or for more information contact Yolandi Jacobs via email: [email protected] or 083 937 7187.

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Samantha Chigogo
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