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Knysna-Plett Herald - - Briewe | Letters - 29 March : Kahn Mor­bee & band; 30 March: Bob­by van Jaars­veld & band; 5 A­pril: Wa­ters­hed. Doors o­pen 18:30, sho­w­ti­me is 20:00. In­fo & book­ings: www. bar­ny­ard­plett.co.za or the In­fo ki­osk at Mar­ket S­qua­re in P­lett. Own food al­lo­wed but no al­co­hol or any bev

W­hat’s up at The Bar­ny­ard? Mo­vie nig­hts @ Mount Knys­na

28 March, 17:30 & 19:00 and 30 March 17:30 – Mol­ly’s Ga­me: The true sto­ry of Mol­ly Bloom, an O­lym­pic-class skier who ran the wor­ld’s most ex­clu­si­ve high-sta­kes po­ker ga­me and be­ca­me an FBI tar­get. Book­ings: gm@mount­knys­na.co.za

Tea & spi­ce & all t­hings ni­ce

Knys­na Gar­den Club will meet on Wed­nes­day 28 March, 09:45 for 10:00 at the “Old Rec­to­ry” in Bel­vi­de­re. Ta­ke the Bel­vi­de­re tur­noff past the church to St Andrews S­treet. A tru­ly beau­ti­ful gar­den. San­chia of Fi­re­worx will gi­ve a talk on the use of won­der­ful te­as and spi­ces. Bring hats, chairs and re­freshments. Vi­si­tors wel­co­me. Mo­re in­for­ma­ti­on: 044 387 1966

Knys­na U3A ge­ne­ral meet­ing

At the ge­ne­ral meet­ing on T­hurs­day 29 March, Dr Si­an Harts­hor­ne will pre­sent “How to win the war” on skin can­cers – a must for e­ver­yo­ne who en­joys the feel of the sun on their skin. Af­ter gra­du­a­ting from Wits u­ni­ver­si­ty and practi­sing as a der­ma­to­lo­gist in Jo­han­nes­burg, she re­lo­ca­ted to P­let­ten­berg Bay w­he­re she has a success­ful practi­ce. She is al­so the con­sul­tant der­ma­to­lo­gist in Cos­me­to­vi­gi­lan­ce for L’O­re­al SA and se­cre­ta­ry of the SA So­cie­ty of Der­ma­to­lo­gi­cal Sur­ge­ry. Doors o­pen at B­ren­ton com­mu­ni­ty hall at 09:00 w­hen tea, cof­fee and bis­cuits will be ser­ved. The meet­ing starts prompt­ly at 10:00. Mem­bers R5, vi­si­tors R10 to­wards hall hi­re. En­qui­ries: Ju­dy Dixon 072 390 6667

Gift of Pos­si­bi­li­ty

Gar­den @ Lei­su­re will get to­get­her on F­ri­day 6 A­pril at 10:00 at Frost Brot­hers, vin­ta­ge car stora­ge ho­me, Uil S­treet, Industrial A­rea, Knys­na. The Gift of Pos­si­bi­li­ty is a gar­den cre­a­ted out of no­thing in an un­li­ke­ly ve­nue – an in­spi­ra­ti­on to all. Al­so, a con­ducted tour of the Old Car Mu­seum (not o­pen to the pu­blic). Bring your hus­bands, as t­his is a gar­den club meet­ing they will en­joy! Vi­si­tors wel­co­me @ R20, which in­clu­des talk and re­freshments. Bring chair, mug for your tea/cof­fee and mo­ney for the po­pu­lar raf­fle.

Non­stop laug­h­ter

Co­me­di­an Bar­ry Hil­ton’s new s­how “E­vol­ver” for non­stop laug­h­ter on Sa­tur­day 7 A­pril at the Oc­to­pus Gar­den Un­der the Sea at S­ca­rab Vil­la­ge on the N2 in Sed­ge­field. Park o­pens 17:30, s­how starts 18:30. Tic­kets R120 from Sed­ge­field In­fo and S­ca­rab Vil­la­ge. Bring your own pi­cnic sup­per, chairs, blan­kets and torch. Craft beer from Sed­ge­field B­re­we­ry. E­vent will mo­ve in­to the Red S­hed if it rains. T­his is a fun­drai­ser for Ma­sit­handa­ne.

St Ge­or­ge’s Mar­ket & Craft Fair

Sa­tur­day, 21 A­pril, 09:00 to 13:00. W­hat bet­ter way to en­joy your Sa­tur­day than to spend a re­lax­ing mor­ning brow­sing t­his an­nu­al fair in the lo­ve­ly gar­dens of St Ge­or­ge’s Ang­li­can Church, cor­ner Main and Qu­een streets, Knys­na. S­tart with bre­ak­fast or a cup of tea and ca­ke in the Tea Gar­den, be­fo­re brow­sing the lar­ge va­ri­e­ty of stalls sel­ling ho­me­ma­de goodies in­clu­ding pre­ser­ves, cur­ries, fro­zen foods, pan­ca­kes, boe­re­wors rolls, as well as need­le­work, li­nen, whi­te e­lep­hant and fa­mous book­stalls. A num­ber of lo­cal ar­tis­ts and craf­ters will al­so dis­play and sell their work. Mo­re in­for­ma­ti­on: Ka­rol 079 248 9414

Fi­ne art for con­nois­seurs

Vi­sit Knys­na Fi­ne Art gal­le­ry at T­he­sen Hou­se to view works by esta­blis­hed and new ar­tis­ts.

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, with the next one on 4 A­pril. 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 fle­as and man­ge and any ot­her pro­blems. Each dog re­cei­ves a book­let with their in­for­ma­ti­on.


La­kes Bi­rd Club ou­tings e­very first Sa­tur­day of the month, al­so ot­her ou­tings and talks. In­fo: Pat 044 382 0638 / S­te­ve 082 785 6152 / la­kes.bi­rd.club@gmail.com.

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

Lei­su­re­ly strolls

The Mo­tor­cy­cle Room mu­seum, T­he­sen I­sle, Knys­na (dai­ly). In­fo: 082 414 5167 or www.the­mo­tor­cy­cle­room.co.za

San Am­bro­sio Church mu­seum in the Gou­na Fo­rest, Knys­na (dai­ly). In­fo: 044 382 9762 or in­fo@vi­sit­knys­na.co.za

Fo­rest Le­gend Mu­seum & Café, Diep­wal­le, Knys­na (dai­ly). In­fo: 044 382 9762

Mil­l­wood Hou­se mu­seum, Knys­na (MonSat). In­fo: 044 302 6320

Ho­ly T­ri­ni­ty church, Bel­vi­de­re, Knys­na (dai­ly). In­fo: 044 382 1293

Ti­me in na­tu­re

Vi­sit P­led­ge Na­tu­re Re­ser­ve – 10 hec­ta­res of pu­re na­tu­re in the he­art of Knys­na. O­pen e­very day from 07:00 to 19:00. 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 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 meet and s­ha­re bu­si­ness i­de­as and sup­port our mem­bers e­very se­cond Wed­nes­day. For mo­re in­for­ma­ti­on con­tact Gu­drun on 072 699 4174.

Park it at the mar­ket

The F­ri­day Mar­ket @ Knys­na Mon­tes­so­ri S­chool, 16:00 to 20:00, for good food, li­ve mu­sic, li­cen­sed bar and craf­ters. Fol­low the sca­re­crows on N2 then up Welbedacht La­ne. In­fo/en­qui­ries: Lie­zel 044 382 5316

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.

It’s a Sun­day thing

Li­ven up your Sun­day by ta­king a lei­su­re­ly dri­ve to a po­pu­lar P­lett land­mark, The He­ath, and sup­port lo­cals who exhi­bit their han­d­craf­ted pro­ducts and ot­her goods, amid a fes­ti­ve at­mos­p­he­re and li­ve en­ter­tai­n­ment – 09:00 to 15:00. You’ll still ha­ve ti­me for your af­ter­noon nap!

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. For as­sis­tan­ce, call in at John Win­field Op­to­me­trist’s of­fi­ce 28 Wa­ter­front Dri­ve (be­low Glow beau­ty sa­lon).

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.

* Send de­tailed no­ti­ces of your e­vents, from meet­ings and fun­drai­sers to re­gu­lar get­to­get­hers, to ri­a­nas@grou­pe­di­tors.co.za. T­his must re­ach us by NOON on a Mon­day.

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