New art exhi­bi­ti­on

Knysna-Plett Herald - - Briewe | Letters -

Knys­na Arts So­cie­ty pre­sents its se­cond exhi­bi­ti­on for the y­e­ar, con­sis­ting of 40 works by so­cie­ty mem­bers, which we­re se­lected by a pa­nel of three jud­ges. Mo­no­chro­ma­tic was the brief, and pie­ces we­re cre­a­ted u­sing on­ly one hue or a black-and-whi­te co­lour sche­me. Join us for a drink, a bi­te by DJ To­ast and mu­sic! See you at the Knys­na Art Gal­le­ry in the Old Go­al com­plex t­his T­hurs­day, 12 A­pril. Doors o­pen at 18:00. Yacht club clo­sing crui­se

The Knys­na Yacht Club is hol­ding its clo­sing crui­se on Sun­day 15 A­pril, with the Mi­cha­e­li­des Cup 2 at 13:00; lunch from 12:00 to 14:00; sail past at 15:00; and tea, ca­ke and p­ri­ze-gi­ving at 16:30. Flo­ral art club

The Gar­den Rou­te Flo­ral Art Club meet e­very thi­rd Tu­es­day of the month, with the next one on 17 A­pril at 09:00 for 09:30, St Ge­or­ge’s C­hurch hall, Knys­na. T­his meet­ing pro­mi­ses to be an en­ter­tai­ning mor­ning wa­t­ching ex­pert flo­ral ar­tist Da­le­ne Grund­lingh de­mon­stra­te in the the­me “Fas­ci­na­ti­on of Co­lour”. All vi­si­tors wel­co­me at R30 e­ach in­clu­ding a de­li­ci­ous tea. En­qui­ries: Jill Fra­ser 082 776 0410 Per­so­nal gro­wth works­hops

On an­ger, con­flict and as­ser­ti­ve­ness: 17 & 18 A­pril, 08:30 to 13:30, R300pp. Book at 044 382 5129 / knys­na@fam­

De­a­ling with stress through mind­ful­ness: 19 A­pril, 08:30 to 14:00, R170pp. Book at 044 382 5129 / knys­na@ fam­ His­to­ri­cal so­cie­ty AGM

The Knys­na His­to­ri­cal So­cie­ty in­vi­tes you to its AGM 2018 to on 17 A­pril at 17:30 in Ce­arn Hall, Lei­su­re I­sle. The meet­ing will be fol­lo­wed by an il­lus­tra­ted talk gi­ven by P­hi­lip Ca­ve­ney. U­sing 19th Cen­tu­ry maps and di­a­grams, he will s­how his­to­ri­cal pla­ces al­ong the 1880s ro­ad built by T­ho­mas Bain to a­void the Zit­zi­kam­ma Ri­ver gor­ges be­t­ween Keur­booms and S­torms Ri­ver. T­his ro­ad o­pe­ned up P­let­ten­berg Bay and Knys­na to the out­si­de wor­ld. Mem­bers’ a­po­lo­gies to 044 382 5287 / l­stai­ner@tel­kom­ 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 I lo­ve ro­ses don’t you? The Knys­na Ro­se So­cie­ty accepts ro­ses of all si­zes and shapes, co­lours and hu­es in ma­ny dif­fe­rent clas­ses for its u­p­co­ming Ro­se S­how at Wood­mill La­ne shop­ping cen­t­re on F­ri­day 13 A­pril, 07:00 to 09:30. Jud­ging from 10:00. Vie­wing 11:00 until Sa­tur­day noon, w­hen ro­ses will be on sa­le. En­qui­ries: Ca­rol Ken­ne­dy 083 270 1488 / 044 384 1354 / cj­ken­ne­dy@tel­kom­ Mat­jies­fon­tein re­vi­si­ted

On T­hurs­day 26 A­pril Dr De­an Al­len will enthral with War, Cric­ket and the Em­pi­re, the se­quel of his first in­tro­ducti­on to Mat­jies­fon­tein. A fas­ci­na­ti­on for the his­to­ry of t­his re­mar­ka­ble Ka­roo to­wn led to a PhD that was com­ple­ted in 2008. All wel­co­me at the U3A ge­ne­ral meet­ing in B­ren­ton com­mu­ni­ty hall. Doors o­pen 09:00 w­hen tea, cof­fee and bis­cuits will be ser­ved. Mem­bers R5, vi­si­tors R10 to­wards hall hi­re. Mo­re in­fo: Ju­dy Dixon 072 390 6667. W­hen le­gends get to­get­her

Auld­field (Wen­dy Old­field and Ro­bin Auld) @ Bloo Bis­tro, Me­mo­ri­al S­qua­re, Knys­na on F­ri­day 27 A­pril at 21:00. R100pp. En­qui­ries: 082 923 1185 Art­ful­ly flo­ral

The Gar­den Rou­te Flo­ral Art Club meet e­very thi­rd Tu­es­day of the month. En­qui­ries: Jill Fra­ser 082 776 0410 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. Bi­r­ding

La­kes Bi­rd Club ou­tings e­very first Sa­tur­day of the month, al­so ot­her ou­tings and talks. In­fo: Pat 044 382 0638 / S­te­ve 082 785 6152 / la­­ 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. 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. knys­nap­ho­to­so­cie­ 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. 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 on­sit­knys­­hings­to-do. P­lett Tou­rism’s Dai­ly Di­a­ry and Ca­len­dar of E­vents are al­so up­da­ted on a dai­ly ba­sis – vi­sit www.p­lett-tou­rism.­vent and www.p­lett-tou­rism.­ly-di­a­ry.

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

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