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NOVEMBER

2 PREPARE yourself for Punk Goes Pop 2 – ’80s Edition on November 2 at Sundowners. We’re teaming up with Made For Broadway and Held On Till May to bring you the most epic series of shows that will happen this year with 50 per cent originals, 50 per cent pop punk covers of your favourite ’80s hits! Pure guilty pleasure. Line-up: 8.30pm – Held On Till May, 9.30pm – Made For Broadway and 10.30pm -CrashCarBurn. Contact 082 255 5823 for more information.

3 LAZY Daisy Stitchers invite you to an embroidery exhibition on November 3 from 9am to 4pm at Marist Brothers, Diedricks Avenue, Linmeyer. Entrance of R30 includes parking, tea or coffee and eats. All proceeds will be donated to charity. Come and see a beautiful display of Ukrainian needlework. For more information contact 072 861 4276.

3 DO you have the best “pot” recipe? The make sure that you enter the potjiekos competition to be hosted on November 3 at the Reformed Church Johannesburg South in Victoria Street, Oakdene. Entry fee is R200. A plate goes for R50. All the proceeds will go towards community outreach programmes. There will also be lots of prizes to be won. Contact Leandi van de Merwe on 082 857 3863 for more information.

4 MEN Who Care will be hosted by Cansa East Rand on November 4 at 8am to 3pm at Rietvlei Zoo Farm. This is the second annual Men’s Health fun walk and run to help raise funds for Cansa. Tickets cost R80 which includes a water bottle or bag. For more information contact 011 869 5644.

4 GUIDED group tour through Melville Koppies Central of up to three hours on November 4. Sets off at 3pm sharp so please arrive well in time. Park in the upper parking area at Marks Park, Judith Road, Emmarentia, then walk across Judith to our entrance opposite. Cost is R60 for adults and R40 for children. All donations are used to maintain the Koppies. Children must be over six years old. No dogs. Call Wendy Carstens 011 482 4797 or visit www.mk.org.za for more information.

7 JOIN Lifeline for a dinner and dance over an inspirational talk by Zelda la Grange who served for 19 years as a presidential aide. The dance will be hosted at Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club at 6pm on November 7. Tickets sell at R550 per person or R5 000 for a table of 10 and all proceeds will go towards Lifeline. Dress code is smart. For bookings or more information please contact Gary 083 449 3040 or email [email protected] or Dawn 082 926 3817 or email [email protected]

9 PUBNITERS promises you an evening out with music from the legends like Abba, Beach Boys, Elvis and many more. A night with the legends is a fund-raising event for Ekurhuleni LifeLine and will be hosted at Summerfields Primary School, Rolls Royce Street, Impala Park, on November 9 at 6.30am for 7am. Tickets sell at R100 per person – please note no u-18s allowed. For more information and bookings contact Celia 076 105 2820 or email [email protected]

24 THIS is one car show bringing you everything you love about cars and motorcycles with high end vehicles, street and hot rods and a touch of the classics – make sure you make your way to Hoërskool Dinamika on Saturday, November 24. The day is hosted by the Brackendowns police reservists to raise much-needed funds to equip them to effectively protect and serve the community. The day also offers a children’s play area with jumping castles and a variety of games as well as food and drink stalls. There is also a raffle and tickets will be sold at the gate. An entrance fee of R50 per person will be charged and children under 12 enter free of charge. Stalls are available at R150 and trailers at R300. Book now. For more information and bookings contact Chris 081 015 3888 or Ashley 084 786 1982.

25 JOBURG Ice Cream Run, hosted by The Ice Cream Fun Fest SA, will take place on November 25 at 10am to 4pm at Rietvlei Zoo Farm. Everyone is invited to this day filled with loads of outdoor activities and fun. The Ice Cream Fun Fest SA is a community platform that celebrates the power of food to bring people together. For more information send an email to [email protected]

7 CHRISTMAS Market at Sha-Mani Lodge, 30 Doncaster Road, New Market, Alberton for December 7 to December 9. This promises to be a spectacular weekend event running into the night with delicious food from various stalls, more than 80 craft and market stalls, gift wrapping station in support of Irwin Animal Rescue Centre, kids’ activities throughout market hours with Olaf, Anna and Elsa is visiting on the Saturday – come play in the snow with them, jumping castle, face painting, pony rides, pettin

DECEMBER

1 WHAT comes to mind when you think of endless entertainment options, gorgeous people, drinks that 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

7 CHRISTMAS Market at Sha-Mani Lodge, 30 Doncaster Raod, New Market, Alberton for December 7 to December 9. This promises to be a spectacular weekend event running into the night with delicious food from various stalls, more than 80 craft and market stalls, gift wrapping station in support of Irwin Animal Rescue Centre, kids’ activities throughout market hours with Olaf, Anna and Elsa is visiting on the Saturday – come play in the snow with them, jumping castle, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, free dance mouse class (Saturday) and free playball session (Saturday). Christmas lights will be on in the gardens in the evenings with music entertainment on the Friday evening and Carols by Candlelight on the Saturday evening. Market is open Friday from 1pm to 9pm, Saturday from 9am to 9pm and Sunday from 9am to 3pm. Entry fee is R20 per person with children under the age of 7 enter free. Visit www.facebook.com/albertonchristmascraftmarket for more information.

8 RAWSON Properties will be hosting a Family Fun Day at Jackson Dam on December 8, to raise funds for various initiatives around Alberton. There will be a craft market, food stalls, dog shows, a DJ, a magician, Santa Claus and his elf, a fitness gym and a jumping castle for the children, an auction and “Habib’s Boxing Hand Pad Expo”. Entrance is free, or you can book a table for R150. Please bring along any unwanted items that can benefit the less fortunate. Donations and funds raised will go towards the Help Empower the Less Fortunate (HELP) Forum, Alberton SPCA, Alberton Child Welfare, Animal Protection Network (APN) and the Community Policing Forum (CPF). For more information, or to book a table, please call Chantelle on 078 492 5216.

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