18 LINDA Galvad from Sought after Seedlings and also a presenter of talks and demonstrations on Gardening 101 on DSTV’s 176 Home channel, will chat at Joburg South Garden Club about about growing your own food organically and the importance of self-health through your food. The meeting will take place on August 18 at 10am at The Geelhout room, Klipriviersberg Recreation Centre, Peggy Vera Road, Kibler Park. If you are interested in gardening or even pottering about in your garden, why not come to one of the garden club meetings to see what it’s all about? For more information phone Dennis Boddington (Chairperson) on 083 642 1967 or 011 432 6208.
22 GET to know more about micro-dams and pollution control on August 22 at the Horticultural Society’s next talk by Tamiru Abiye at 9.30am at The Floreum, Johannesburg Botanical Gardens, Olifants Road, Emmarentia. Members are charged R20 and visitors are welcome at a fee of R30 which includes refreshments. Contact 082 951 1432 for more information.
24 END of winter special free foot screenings available until August 24. All are welcome to come in for your free no obligation foot screening including children from the age of two years old. Podiatrist examine, diagnose, treat and help in the prevention of foot ailments by biomechanical, surgical and other treatment methods and also help with the management of diabetic foot conditions. We can also treat lower back and heel pain. Contact us on 076 385 9454 or 084 359 3042 to reserve your space, strictly by appointment.
1 AANDAG alle 1968 matrikulante van Hoërskool Alberton. Die 50ste reünie word op 1 September by Rietvlei Zoo Farm se Pony Lapa gehou. Dit sal ‘n bring-en-braai wees en pap. brood en sous sal voorsien word. Die alumni kom eers die oggend 9vm by die skool bymekaar om nostalgie te deel. Alle 1968 matrikulante is welkom. Vir meer inligting kontak Eugene Bezuidenhout op 082 461 5066 of [email protected] of Peet van den Heever op 082 939 1615 of [email protected].
1 ALCOHOLICS Anonymous will be hosting their annual rally – Acceptance – on September 1 at Central Methodist Church, 26 Nuyan Street, Benoni. Registration from 8am with an entrance fee of R40 charged for AA and Al-Anon members. Visitors enter free of charge. A light meal and tea included. For more information contact 011 421 1784.
7 THE 2018 Ekurhuleni Arts and Wine Festival is returning to the gardens of Protea Hotel by Marriott, OR Tambo on September 7 and 8. This annual event promises to be a spectacular gathering for arts and craft lovers as well as food and wine connoisseurs. This year’s festival promises to be nothing short of amazing with a new twist giving local residents an opportunity to showcase and sell their amazing work, from beaded work to art. Tickets are available at www.computicket.com from R150 general and R450 per VIP ticket which includes a finger lunch, branded glass and a bottle of wine. Follow us on Facebook @ekurhuleniartsandwinefestival, Instagram @artsandwinefest2018 for updates.
25 DIT is tyd vir die manne om heerlik saam te kuier tydens Hoërskool Marais Viljoen se manne-aand op 25 September vanaf 6nm tot 11nm met bekendes soos Schalk Bezuidenhout en Altus Theart. Een van die gunstelinge is Altus se vertoning Hoe ’n man se kop werk. Kostes beloop R5 000 per tafel met plek vir 10 manne. Vir meer inligting, kontak die skool op 011 907 9013.
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.
6 BRONZE Benefit Ball in aid of uMephi Children’s Homes across Gauteng at Casa de Madeira on October 6. This is a formal dinner and dance with a three-course meal. Tickets are available at R180 per person. For more information contact Marilie 076 123 1645.