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The South­ern African Foun­da­tion for the Con­ser­va­tion of Coastal Birds and South African Na­tional Parks host the an­nual Pen­guin Fes­ti­val at Boul­ders Beach, Si­mon’s Town from 10am to 4pm to­day. The fes­ti­val opens with the re­lease of African pen­guins at 10am from Seaforth Beach. The event of­fers live mu­sic, kids’ games, edu­tain­ment and var­i­ous ex­hi­bi­tions. Gen­eral ad­mis­sion is free and it costs R100 for an all-ac­cess pass to the kids’ games. Kids un­der 2 en­ter free. See www.sanc­cob. co.za.

Welling­ton Wines cel­e­brate In­ter­na­tional Pino­tage Day to­day . The day prom­ises ac­tiv­i­ties for young and old at the Bovlei tast­ing venue in Bain­skloof Road, Welling­ton from 8am to 2pm. Tick­ets are R150 on www.quicket.co.za. See www.welling­ton­wines.com.


The Guide-Dog As­so­ci­a­tion South Africa’s gala din­ner takes place at Kelvin Grove next Satur­day. The line-up for the evening in­cludes spe­cial guest Premier He­len Zille, en­ter­tain­ment from guide dog own­ers Michelle Botha and Jac­ques Coet­zee, Danilo Ac­quisto of SABC 3 as master of cer­e­monies and Par­a­lympian swim­mer and guide dog owner, Hen­dri Herbst as key­note speaker. Email Tea­ganS@guide­dog.org.za or call 021 674 7395.

The Rain­bow Pup­pet Theatre, Con­stan­tia Wal­dorf School, Spaan­schemat River Road, presents Snow White and Rose Red ev­ery Satur­day in Oc­to­ber at 10am and 11.15am. Tick­ets R25 at the door. Call 021 7832063.

Visit the Petting Zoo at the V&A Wa­ter­front from 10am to 5pm, un­til to­mor­row. Sit­u­ated near the Kids Ahoy Play­ground, chil­dren of all ages can cud­dle up to their favourite furry friends. R25 per per­son. Call 021 408 7600.

Ex­plore your life at the first in the Woman Zone se­ries of cre­ative writ­ing work­shops for be­gin­ners. Fa­cil­i­tated by ac­claimed writer and per­former Ma­lika Ndlovu, Writ­ing Self takes place from 2pm to 4pm next Satur­day at the Woman Zone Li­brary Hub, Ground Floor, Artscape. Spa­ces are lim­ited to 12 par­tic­i­pants so book­ing is es­sen­tial. Cost R200. Book on daph­nec@yebo.co.za.


Sui Generis per­form jazz stan­dards, Latin, folk, and funk at The Crypt, Wale Street from 8pm to 11pm tonight. Cover charge R85. Book on 079 683 4658 (What­sApp or SMS) or email info@ the­cryp­t­jazz.co.za.

Po­etry of the Air, fea­tur­ing Wil­liam Berger, ac­claimed bari­tone, with pi­anist Al­bert Com­brink, cel­list Ariella Caira and singers from the Cape Town Opera School, per­form well-known op­eras and songs from mu­si­cal shows at Hugo Lam­brechts Au­di­to­rium, Parow at 6pm to­mor­row. Tick­ets R150. Email events@ link2­grow.co.za.

Jono Si­mons, a folk rock band based in Cape Town, launch an al­bum at Café Roux, No­ord­hoek at 8.30pm on Wed­nes­day. Tick­ets R80. Book on 021 789 2538 or www.webtick­ets.co.za.


Dana Alexan­der, Dalin Oliver, Tracy Klass and Ken­wyn Davids en­ter­tain at Cape Town Com­edy Club, V&A Wa­ter­front tonight. Doors open at 6pm and the show starts at 8.30pm. Book at Com­puticket or any Sho­prite/Check­ers out­let. Call 021 418 8880 or 079 495 3989.

The 2016 Bax­ter Dance Fes­ti­val opens with the 40th an­niver­sary re­vival of Al­fred Hinkel’s ac­claimed Bolero and John Lin­den’s Pros and Cons of Hitch­hik­ing in a pro­gramme that show­cases 65 works over 10 days. The fes­ti­val is at the Bax­ter Theatre un­til next Satur­day. Tick­ets avail­able at Com­puticket.

The Square Set, a group from the 1960s re­vive the mu­sic of their time in a show ti­tled The Square Set Re­vival Show at the Rock­well Theatre, Green Point next Satur­day at 8pm. Book on www.quicket. co.za.

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