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24 HERITAGE Day hikers at the official Heritage Site plaque being placed above the Stone-Age Cave on Melville Koppies West. Join other hikers on September 24 for the Heritage Day three-koppie hike of up to 10km (about three hours) through the Melville Koppies Nature Reserve and Heritage Site. Park, meet and pay in the upper parking area at Marks Park, Judith Road, Emmarentia. Hike sets off 8.30am sharp so please arrive well in time. Cost is R60 for adults and R40 for children. All donations are

SEPTEMBER

22 GOOD old traditional boeresport and loads of fun awaits the little ones (and of course older children) at The Art Farm on September 22. The fun begins at 10am and will last until about 1pm. For more information or bookings contact 079 208 8716 or [email protected] Plot 56, Klipriver Road, R550, Alewynspoort.

22 GET out your heels for a good cause and join Mrs Africa finalist Laurette Marais for a high tea from 10am to 1pm on September 22 at La B’Elle Vita, 2 Edge Road, Garthdale AH, Kliprivier, Midvaal. Tickets sell at R250 per person and funds raised will go towards her Dignity and Victory project working towards giving sanitary pads to young girls. You are welcome to bring a pair of old favourite heels to donate to a less fortunate girl in matric. For more information and bookings contact Laurette on 083 387 0026.

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.

28-29 IF you are a parent looking for a one-stop destination where you can find everything for your children, then you won’t want to miss out on the Everything Kids Expo at The Glen Shopping Centre from September 28 to September 30. From schools to clothing and educational toys to the cutest furniture, even some new futuristic items. With an exhibition, entertainment, live shows, good food, crafters market, prizes and surprises – this is one unforgettable weekend the whole family will enjoy and loads of prizes to be won. Entrance is only R40 for an adult (children over 12 years) and free for children under 12. Weekend passes are also available online with an over 60 per cent discount. For more information visit www.everythingXexpo.com or email [email protected] or phone 082 558 0511 or 071 671 2539.

29 EGOLI Blind NPO (059-944) is hosting a music and fund-raising drive with a raffle draw on September 29 at Fahrenheit Seafood & Grill in the Lemon Tree Shopping Centre from 11am to 2.30pm. R150 per person. For more information please phone Mark on 082 602 1055 or email: [email protected]

29 IT is time for the kiddies tractor track at The Art Farm. Come on board the kiddies’ tractor and take a ride through the petting zoo. The kiddies’ tractor will depart for the petting zoo at 10am, 10.30am, 11am, 11.30am, noon and 1pm. For more information or bookings contact 079 208 8716 or [email protected] Plot 56, Klipriver Road, R550, Alewynspoort.

30 FESTIVAL of Nations will be hosted by St Patrick’s Catholic Church, La Rochelle, on September 30. The day starts with Holy Mass at 9pm followed by the day’s activities from 11am to 6.30pm with loads of fun and entertainment, including music, jumping castles, face painting and much more. Lots to eat, including pastries, snacks and candy. All proceeds will go towards the ongoing maintenance of the parish. Join them at 9 Fifth Street, La Rochelle, for a family day out.

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.

ALBERTON Cricket Club, in association with Glenvista Cricket Club, will be holding an outdoor movie night at the Alberton Cricket Club, 137 Second Avenue on September 28. Gates will open at 5.30pm. The movie showing on the night will be Incredibles 2 and food, coffee and popcorn, will be on sale. A fully licensed bar will be available as well. Tickets are R55 per person and pensioners and children under five can enter for free.
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OCTOBER

6 A BRONZE Benefit Ball in aid of the 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 Fouché 076 123 1645.

6 FREE support group for those living with depression and anxiety. We meet every first and third Saturday of the month in Glenvista Extension Four. For more information or to confirm attendance, please contact us at 011 682 3598, 076 150 3200 or [email protected]. The upcoming dates for the support group are October 6 and 20, November 3 and 17.

6 QUIZ Night fund-raiser. Join in the fun to help Matt le Roux get to the IWF Senior World Championships. The evening will be hosted on October 6 at 6pm for 6.30pm at Ascot Mews, 19 Heidelberg Road, Newmarket. Tickets sell at R3 5000 per table of 10 and include a three-course dinner. Cash bar available. Each table host responsible for the decorating of their own table. Lots of awesome prizes up for grabs. For more information and bookings contact Louis Hattingh via email [email protected] or 083 401 0055.

7 THE Benoni High Class of 1970 is invited to attend a reunion on October 7, at Benoni Country Club, from 11.30am. Tickets are per person and spouses and partners are welcome and guests need to RSVP by September 15. For more information and to RSVP contact Margeret (Charalambous) Pappas on 079 516 6790 or visit their Facebook page – Benoni High School Matric Class.

26-27 HENLEY Performing Arts is proud to present the 2018 revue Making Henley Grate Again with a series of sketches referring to sometimes hilarious happenings in the little village. Sketches include Murder at Shillingford Manor, The Road Closure Committee Meeting and The Wine Tasting. Tickets sell at R130 per person which includes a two-course meal. Cash bar available. Performances take place on October 26 and 27 as well as November 3. Contact Norman Gray 083 714 2170 or Heather Taylor-Waldron via email: [email protected]

DECEMBER

1 WHAT comes to mind when you think of endless entertainment options, gorgeous people, drinks a flow and the grandest horse racing event of the year? Well, two things … holiday-season and of course, The G-Bets Gauteng Summer Cup (Joburg’s oldest and largest horse-racing event). With massive prize money to be won, a gorgeous setup alongside the historic Turffontein Racecourse, a host of entertainment options to look forward to and, of course, tons of betting opportunities, you won’t want to miss out. Dress in your summer best and be sure to be seen at the sexiest event of the season. Tickets are available from R75 per person. Remember to diarise December 1 and make sure you don’t miss out. Turffontein Racecourse is situated at 14 Turf Club Street, Johannesburg. Details: https://gautengsummercup.co.za/

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