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BIRDS: At­tend a bird iden­ti­fi­ca­tion course. To­day and tomorrow. Cost: R450. En­vi­ron­men­tal Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­tre, In­taka Is­land, Cen­tury City. Con­tact Elaine on 082 455 8402 or mw­ SHADE: Learn what to plant in shady ar­eas. Wed­nes­day, 10am. Morne’s Su­per Plants, 150m north of Tokai and Main roads, Tokai. Con­tact 021 715 4666. AQUAR­IUM: Room­togrow presents a talk on aquar­i­ums by Xavier Zylstra. Wed­nes­day 10.30-11.30am. Sanlam Hall (Gate 2), Kirsten­bosch. Talks free, but gar­den fees ap­ply. No book­ing. Con­tact Cathy on 021 465 6440 or 072 201 2535. NA­TURE WALK: See flow­er­ing acrolophias along the Steen­berg Ridge and Old Fish­er­man’s Path. Wed­nes­day, 8am. Con­tact Liz 021 531 8605 or Han­neke on 021 712 1665. VINE­YARDS: A talk by Wolf­gange Lange to the Cape Nat­u­ral His­tory Club on the old­est vine­yards in Cape Town. Fri­day, 8pm. R20. The Athenaeum, New­lands. Con­tact Eleanor on 02 762 1779. BIRD­ING BIG DAY: Call­ing all bird­ers, twitch­ers, gar­den bird­ers and be­gin­ners. Take part in BirdLife South Africa’s Bird­ing Big Day. Next Satur­day. Down­load an en­try form at GAR­DEN WALK: A guided ex­otic tree walk with Ali­son James. Next Satur­day,10am-noon. Kirsten­bosch. Walks free, but gar­den fees ap­ply. Book­ing on 021 799 8783. OPEN GAR­DEN: Visit an or­ganic food gar­den. To­day, 9am-4pm. Sta­bles Lane, off Brounger Way, Con­stan­tia. Free. Con­tact: 021 794 4982 or www.soil­for­ NIGHT WALK: Join a full moon night walk. To­day, 8-10pm. Helder­berg Na­ture Re­serve, Som­er­set West. Cost: R35. Book­ing es­sen­tial on 021 851 4060. www.helder­bergna­tur­ere­ BIRD WALKS: The Cape Bird Club and the Tyger­berg Bird Club host a two-hour bird walk at Kirsten­bosch. Led by Gra­ham Pringle on Tues­day, 8-10am. Meet at Gate 1, Info Desk. Walk free, but gar­den fees ap­ply. Call Anna on 083 311 1140 or CITY TOUR: A tour of the com­mer­cial city dis­trict with the Cape Nat­u­ral His­tory Club. Novem­ber 24, 10am. Book­ing es­sen­tial. Cost: R40. Con­tact Eleanor on 021 762 1779. PLANT HACK: Join a plant hack at Pringle Bay. Novem­ber 24. 8am11.30am. Con­tact John White­head on 028 273 8807. MEDIC­I­NAL PLANTS: Join a twohour walk. Thurs­day, 8am-10am. Helder­berg Na­ture Re­serve, Som­er­set West. Meet at Oak Cafe. Cost: R20. Book­ing on 021 851 4060. www.helder­bergna­tur­ere­ CRAFT MAR­KET: Ex­hibitors and crafters. Novem­ber 24, 9am-3pm. Stone Cot­tages, cnr Kirsten­bosch & Rhodes Dr, New­lands. No en­try fee. Call Bot­soc on 021 697 2853. www.botan­i­cal­so­ci­ CON­CERT IN THE GAR­DENS: Sum­mer Sun­set Con­certs: Novem­ber 24, Prime Cir­cle, R120. De­cem­ber 1, Jack Parow, R90. 5.30-7pm. Con­cert Lawn, Kirsten­bosch. Book on 021 799 8782 or 021 799 8602.­

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