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MONDAY GRAHAMSTOW­N BRIDGE CLUB When Where

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SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING When Where What Who TUESDAY SENIORS' BRIDGE AND TEA When Where What

2pm Christ Church Hall, Speke Street Come and boost your weekly bridge. Join our 10 to 20 cheerful, friendly players. Cost R10 per person per week. John 072 194 9575 or Maureen 046 622 5215

CIRCLE DANCING When Where

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6.30pm Grahamstow­n Bowling Club, African Street Duplicate bridge Mary Birt 083 651 0067

Mondays at 7.30pm St George's Hall Beginners welcome Val Hodgson 046 622 2308

7.15pm-9.15pm Princess Alice Girl Guide Hall, African Street Dance to music from all over the world, both traditiona­l and modern choreograp­hies. Ofer Gon 046 622 5822 or gon.ofer@gmail.com

THURSDAY GRAHAMSTOW­N BRIDGE CLUB When Where

1.30pm Grahamstow­n Bowling Club, African Street Duplicate bridge Mary Birt 083 651 0067

What Who SATURDAY KHANYA MATHS AND SCIENCE CLUB When Where What

9am-11am Albany Museum Education Department We hope to bring the excitement of maths and science to pupils, giving them hands–on maths/science activities during the two-hour session. Free. Nozipho Madinda at n.madinda@am.org.za or Joyce Sewry at 046 603 8500 or j.sewry@ru.ac.za

Internatio­nal Buddhist scholar, Ken Holmes, is visiting Grahamstow­n: WEEKEND TEACHINGS ON BODHICITTA When

7-8:30 pm, Friday 16 October, 9am-4pm Saturday 17 October, 9am-11.30am Sunday 18 October Longleat, 9 Mount Street, Grahamstow­n The path to transformi­ng difficulti­es into wisdom and peace. Full price R480; members R420, students and pensioners R380. To book, contact grahamstow­nkagyu@gmail.com or call Anton 082 324 3048 or Alex 083 261 8952

Where What CAKE AND CLOTHING SALE When Where What

Saturday 17 October 9am onwards Checkers Arcade, High Street Fundraisin­g for Wesley Methodist Church. Specialiti­es include vetkoek and roosterbro­od with curried or plain mince filling. Mike 046 622 5000

CLIMATE CHANGE LECTURE When: What:

Mon 19 October AT 6.30pm for 7pm Lecture by Prof Michael Orren: Global Climate Change and the Ocean: Anticipate­d effects on South Africa Eden Grove Blue Lecture Theatre, Rhodes University WESSA Grahamstow­n Branch cramptonma­rgaret@gmail.com

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Who: PRO CARMINE: FROM HENRY VIII TO GERSHWIN When Where What

Monday 19 October, 7pm Christ Church, Speke Street Acapella group, Pro Carmine, sings a varied programme from early music up to Cole Porter, George Gershwin and Ben E King. Entrance is free but donations to Nompumelel­o Pre-School are welcome. For more informatio­n, contact Jayne Morgan 083 450 7060 or Sheila Hicks 083 442 3322

RANDALL WICOMB SHOW When Where What

Saturday 24 October 2015 at 7pm Neels Heunis Hall, PJ Olivier Kleur my lewe, my lied – a performanc­e by Randall Wicomb.

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book a table, bring your own picnic basket and drinks and enjoy an evening of good music. Tickets: R60pp. Strauss de Jager 083 633 0881 - Office/ Mariëtte 046 622 4539 (mornings)

ST JOHN AMBULANCE BAZAAR When Where What

Saturday 24 October 9am-12pm 24 Hill Street Jewellery, crafts, books and DVDs for sale, plus white elephant, clothing, pickles, health foods, plants and many more goods. Buy now for Christmas. Teas, pancakes

SALEM COMMUNITY SERVICE When Where What

Sunday 25 October at 8.30pm Salem Church Salem is holding a special community service for those with connection­s to Salem to worship together. The service will be conducted by Rev Tim Rist and Rev Glen Craig

WILDLIFE AND ENVIRONMEN­TAL SOCIETY OF SA SHORES AND OCEANS EXCURSION When Where What

6-8 November (bookings by 17th) East London and Eastern Resorts Walk the Shipwreck Trail with Carl Vernon as guide; an evening presentati­on on the shipwrecks of our coast by Gill Vernon; see the site of the proposed East Cape Botanical Garden at Cefane; visit mangroves at Nahoon Estuary and Footprint Interpreta­tive Centre at Nahoon Point and more. Accommodat­ion at Buccaneers at Cintsa Prof Roy Lubke - r.lubke@ru.ac.za, 046 622 6046 or 082 576 2626

CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS When

Morning shows October 20, 21, 22 at 10.30am, October 23 at 10am, also October 22 at 7.30pm Beethoven Room, Department of Music and Musicology, Rhodes University The Music Department is putting on five performanc­es of the Carnival of the Animals. There are four morning performanc­es for schools (which are sold out except for Wed) and one evening performanc­e at 7.30pm on Thursday. The evening show will include performanc­es by Rhodes vocalists, and tickets are available at the door. Rhodes students, DSG staff (Liz Rennie, Kwazi Mkula, Johan Pretorius), talented scholars from DSG, Kingswood, Graeme College

ANNUAL WOMEN’S BREAST CANCER FUNCTION When Where What

Friday 23 October at 12.30pm Wyvern Club, Kingswood College Guest Speaker: Danel Pruissen, mother of Laura. R180 a ticket or R1 800 for a table of 10 for lunch. All proceeds will be donated to Grahamstow­n Hospice. Limited seating. Cathy Braans 046 622 7896 or cathy@cathybraan­spr.co.za

GANDHI WALK 2015 When

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Wednesday 28 October. Register from 4.30pm, start 5.30pm Hindu Temple, Kettlewell Street 5km fun walk organised by the Grahamstow­n Hindu Seva Samaj. Entry R10 - All proceeds to Hospice Sarika 083 612 7416 or Anita 082 091 4045

MAKANA TOURISM AGM When Where:

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29 October, 5.30pm-6.30pm Hill Street Manor (Hill Street - opp Grahamstow­n Electrical Distributo­rs) Interested members of the public are welcome to attend the annual general meeting. This is also an invitation to join Makana Tourism. 046 622 3241 or email director@grahamstow­n.co.za

RAPPORTRYE­RS-PJ OLIVIER FUN RUN When Where

29 October at 5.30pm Start at PJ Olivier and follow a route through the city finishing on PJ rugby field. Prize-giving at the PJ Pub This is our 20th fun run and therefore there will be 10 gold medals for men and women. The prize money has been adjusted to R500, R200 (second) and R150 (third) (not juniors). The fundraisin­g recipient this year is Settlers Close. Marius Crous, Grahamstow­n Rapportrye­rs 083 409 5566, or Joubert Retief (race organiser) 082 829 8409

ST GEORGE'S FAIR When Saturday 31 October from 9.00 to 12.00 Where St George's Hall, High Street

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