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Knysna-Plett Herald - - Briewe | Letters -

Gill Mar­cus speaks

On T­hurs­day 27 Sep­tem­ber the Knys­na U3A will be pri­vi­le­ged to ha­ve for­mer Re­ser­ve Bank go­ver­nor Gill Mar­cus speak a­bout the chal­len­ges fa­cing de­mo­cra­cy glo­bal­ly and do­mes­ti­cal­ly, and Knys­na I­ni­ti­a­ti­ve for Le­ar­ning and Te­a­ching’s work with the e­du­ca­ti­o­nal sy­stem in Knys­na. The meet­ing is held in the B­ren­ton com­mu­ni­ty hall, with mem­bers paying R5 (if we­a­ring their na­mes!) and vi­si­tors R10. Doors o­pen 09:00 for tea, cof­fee and bis­cuits, with the meet­ing prompt­ly at 10:00. Mo­re in­fo: E­mil Mol­ler 044 382 0568


On F­ri­day 5 Oc­to­ber, s­pea­ker S­tel­la Sohn will talk on re­buil­ding a ho­me and gar­den af­ter the Ju­ne 2017 fi­res, at Nar­nia Gu­est­hou­se, Es­tu­a­ry Heig­hts in Knys­na, which is al­so her ho­me. The en­tran­ce to Es­tu­a­ry Heig­hts is op­po­si­te Knys­na Mon­tes­so­ri S­chool, off Wel­be­dacht Ro­ad. Ta­ke a chair, mug for re­freshments and mo­ney for the raf­fle. Vi­si­tors wel­co­me at R20.

Ma­le voi­ces co­me to­get­her

For the first ti­me e­ver, the Ge­or­ge Ma­le C­hoir is the hos­ting c­hoir of t­his y­e­ar’s thi­rd Na­ti­o­nal Ma­le C­hoir Fe­s­ti­val, on Sa­tur­day 13 Oc­to­ber in the Ge­or­ge Moe­der­ge­meen­te, w­hen ma­le choirs from a­cross South A­fri­ca will be ce­le­bra­ting the the­me “Her­i­ta­ge” in Ge­or­ge. Anyo­ne in­te­rested in be­co­ming a spon­sor or do­nor to the fe­s­ti­val are wel­co­me to con­tact fe­s­ti­val coor­di­na­tor A­dri­aan Louw on 076 883 6678 or a­dri­aan@nm­cf.org.za.

To­wns­hip tou­rs

Ex­pe­rien­ce the vi­be in the to­wns­hip, meet the pe­op­le, vi­sit the pres­chool in the mor­ning, vi­sit the hai­r­dres­ser, gro­cer, cob­bler and li­bra­ry. En­joy tea in a ho­me in the to­wns­hip with drum­ming and sin­ging. T­his tour gi­ves back to the com­mu­ni­ty. De­part dai­ly at 10:00 and 14:00. Cost: a­dults R400, child­ren R150. The tour las­ts be­t­ween two to three hours. To book: 082 338 6289 or 044 382 1087 / book@ e­m­zi­ni­tours.co.za

Wee­ding Wed­nes­day

Help with the con­t­rol of a­lien ve­ge­ta­ti­on and le­arn mo­re a­bout our lo­cal in­di­ge­nous plants at P­led­ge Na­tu­re Re­ser­ve e­very Wed­nes­day from 09:30 to 10:30. Mo­re in­fo: 082 773 4118.

Con­cor­dia f­ree pet cli­nic

E­very first Wed­nes­day out­si­de the Con­cor­dia li­bra­ry from 09:00 to noon. F­ree in­o­cu­la­ti­ons for dogs and cats, by Knys­na Ve­te­ri­na­ry Cli­nic and E­m­zi­ni Tou­rs. We try to gi­ve col­lars to the dogs, gi­ve so­me pet e­du­ca­ti­on to e­ver­yo­ne the­re, sign up as ma­ny for ste­ri­li­sa­ti­on at KAWS as pos­si­ble, then all the dogs get de­wor­med, in­o­cu­la­ted, chec­ked for

To Rus­sel and Kim of JB Fur­ni­tu­re for li­te­ral­ly going the ex­tra mi­le to bring a hands-on le­ar­ning ex­pe­rien­ce to the young child­ren at S­tep­ping S­to­nes P­ri­ma­ry; we re­al­ly ap­pre­ci­a­ted the lengt­hs you went to.

T­hank you Knys­na Log Inn and the Knys­na Mall for your on­going sup­port and the use of ve­nue, from the Knys­na CPF. fle­as and man­ge and any ot­her pro­blems. Each dog re­cei­ves a book­let with their information.

B­rid­ge pairs mor­nings

Du­pli­ca­te b­rid­ge e­very Wed­nes­day and T­hurs­day at the Knys­na ang­ling club. R30 playing fee in­clu­des tea/cof­fee. All wel­co­me on a “walk in” ba­sis. Re­gis­ter by 08:45 to play by 09:00. “Sing­les” will be pai­red to play to­get­her. Play­ers can stay af­ter play w­hen Hei­di At­kin­son will ans­wer que­s­ti­ons and go o­ver any dif­fi­cult hands at no char­ge, to en­coura­ge play­ers to im­pro­ve. In­fo: Hei­di 082 776 0238 / hei­di@hi­de­a­loe­rie.co.za

Ro­ta­ri­ans get to­get­her

The Ro­ta­ry Club of Knys­na meets at the Knys­na Yacht Club e­very Tu­es­day from 12:30 on­wards for the lunch meet­ing from 13:00 to 14:00. All vi­si­ting Ro­ta­ri­ans are wel­co­me as well as po­ten­ti­al new mem­bers.


The Knys­na Em­broi­de­ry Guild meets e­very first Wed­nes­day of the month at 09:30 at the Knys­na Bo­w­ling Club in Raw­son S­treet. Vi­si­tors wel­co­me, R20. In­fo: Ber­ry 082 216 9666 or da­vid­pren­ti­ce25@y­a­hoo.co.uk.

Ma­ke it snap­py

The Knys­na P­ho­to­graphic So­cie­ty holds meet­ings on the thi­rd Wed­nes­day of each month at the Bel­vi­de­re Ma­nor con­fe­ren­ce cen­t­re at 18:30. Vi­si­tors are most wel­co­me to at­tend. Mo­re in­fo: Ja­cqui John­ston 082 4587598 / www.knys­nap­ho­to­so­cie­ty.com.

Net­work in Knys­na

Knys­na Net­wor­king, a group of dy­n­a­mic in­di­vi­du­als look­ing to help each ot­her grow their bu­si­ness, meet twi­ce a month on a Wed­nes­day. In­te­rested to join? Call Gu­drun on 072 699 4174.

Ti­me in na­tu­re

Vi­sit P­led­ge Na­tu­re Re­ser­ve – 10 hec­ta­res of pu­re na­tu­re in the he­art of Knys­na. O­pen e­very day from 07:00 to 18:00. En­try off Main Ro­ad be­t­ween Pos­t­net and S­teers. Dogs on le­as­hes wel­co­me. Tic­ket sa­les at Knys­na Tou­rism, Pol­vo Cof­fee and Way­si­de Inn. For y­e­ar­ly/ monthly tic­kets, call the ma­na­ger on 083 629 9201.

Steen­bok Na­tu­re Re­ser­ve, Lei­su­re I­sle, Knys­na (all y­e­ar). Dog friend­ly. In­fo: Knys­na Tou­rism 044 382 5510

Park it at the mar­ket

The F­ri­day Mar­ket at Knys­na Mon­tes­so­ri S­chool in Ka­non­kop S­treet is o­pen from 16:00 - 20:30. The mar­ket of­fers su­per­vi­sed par­king, se­a­ting and shel­ter, bon­fi­res and li­ve mu­sic, a qua­li­ty craft se­lecti­on, a bar and an a­ma­zing choi­ce of lo­cal­ly pro­du­ced food, which may be en­joy­ed on the pre­mi­ses or at ho­me.

Sed­ge­field: Wild Oats Com­mu­ni­ty far­mers’ mar­ket e­very Sa­tur­day mor­ning (an a­ward-win­ning mar­ket with o­ver 60 stalls of the fi­nest lo­cal farm pro­du­ce, ho­me ba­kes, plants and flo­wers, out­door bre­ak­fast and li­ve mu­sic), S­ca­rab Craft Vil­la­ge and Mo­saic Mar­ket, all in c­lo­se prox­i­mi­ty al­ong the N2.

P­let­ten­berg Bay: Har­ker­vil­le Sa­tur­day Mar­ket e­very Sa­tur­day mor­ning of­fers food, art and craft and mo­re, on the N2 mid­way be­t­ween Knys­na and P­let­ten­berg Bay.

Run f­ree

Knys­na par­k­run: f­ree, ti­med 5km run e­very Sa­tur­day at 08:00, star­ting at gras­sed a­rea next to the scout hall in Ge­or­ge Rex Dri­ve. The aim is to pro­mo­te he­alth and fit­ness. To re­gis­ter go to www.par­k­run. co.za.

Har­ker­vil­le par­k­run: Start at the field op­po­si­te the Har­ker­vil­le mar­ket on Sa­tur­days, just off the N2 be­t­ween Knys­na and P­lett (a­bout 22km from Knys­na). Ple­a­se be the­re by 07:45.

Find it on­li­ne!

For a com­pre­hen­si­ve lis­ting of w­hat to en­joy in the Gre­a­ter Knys­na and P­let­ten­berg Bay a­rea, from s­port and en­ter­tai­n­ment, na­tu­re walks and cy­cling, pla­ces to stay and di­ning, to arts and cul­tu­re, go to the Knys­na Tou­rism web­si­te on www.vi­sit­knys­na.co.za/t­hings-to-do. P­lett Tou­rism’s Dai­ly Di­a­ry and Ca­len­dar of E­vents are al­so up­da­ted on a dai­ly ba­sis – vi­sit www.p­lett-tou­rism.co.za/do/ e­vent and www.p­lett-tou­rism.co.za/do/ dai­ly-di­a­ry.

Al­so vi­sit www.n2rs.com/knys­na for a we­alth of information, in­clu­ding a monthly di­a­ry of e­vents as well as acti­vi­ties in our a­rea.

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