Talk of the Town



Mondays at 5.15pm

Club Netball Mixed teams at the PAHS netball courts. Everyone is welcome to play. Call Johaliza on 083-306-9882 for more info.

Second Monday of the month

Lions General Business Meeting at the Round Table Clubhouse (behind the Ski Boat Club) at 6pm.

Mondays and Thursdays at 8.30am sharp

1820s Golf at the Royal Port Alfred Golf Club. A 13-hole round of social and friendly golf is played off the blue tees. No bookings required.

Mondays at 9.30am and Wednesdays at 10am

Healing Horses Therapeuti­c Centre 15km on the R72 just after Riet River. Visitors and prospectiv­e volunteers are welcome. For further informatio­n and/or directions, call 078-346-5412.

First Tuesday of the month

The Lower Albany Woodworker­s Guild meets at various venues at 5.30pm for 6pm. Visitors and those interested in woodworkin­g are welcome. For further informatio­n, contact the chair at 082-771 -0009 or the secretary at 066-037-7985. Tuesday to Saturday 9.30am to midday Kowie Museum in the old station building next to the police station is open: Visit the historic hub of Port Alfred. R20 adults, R10 children.

Wednesdays 2pm to 8pm

Port Alfred Tennis Club. Everyone is welcome for social tennis and fellowship. A bring and braai after with cash bar available. Contact 082-329-3399 for more info.

Third Thursday of the month (February to November)

The Lower Albany Historical Society (LAHS) in Port Alfred organises meetings and outings on the third Thursday of each month (February to November) and publishes the sought-after Toposcope Journal. To join, contact the LAHS Chair

Fridays 9am to 12pm

The Petticoat Lane Charity Shop is open. It is located next to the Sikhulisa Skills Centre, opposite the Police Station on

Pascoe Crescent.

Sundays 10am to midday

Ndlambe Fm 99.0 features Sunshine Classics produced by Dave Cherry and presented by Sue Gordon.

Second and fourth Sunday of the month

The Moths Battleaxe Shellhole meets at the Eddie Grant Moth Hall (behind the Ski Boat Club) as follows: 2nd Sunday of the month: Bring & Braai Lunch at 12pm onwards; 4th Sunday of the month: Moth Monthly Meeting, 11am-12pm. The Annual Remembranc­e Day Memorial Parade is on Sunday 13 November at 3pm at the Moth Hall. All ex-servicemen, women and families welcome. Inquiries: 082-454-5868, 083-325-0000.

Third Sunday of the month

SA Legion hosts a lunch at Port Alfred Country Club, 12 for 12.30pm. R30 per person. All welcome.

Thursday November 10 at 4pm

U3A (University of the 3rd Age) Don Powis Hall, Settlers Park, Port Alfred: Bronwyn Allan will present an illustrate­d talk on “The life and works of Stephen Sondheim”, the US composer and lyricist. Sondheim was credited for having reinvented the US musical with shows that tackled unexpected themes ranging far beyond the genre's traditiona­l subjects. His shows addressed darker elements of the human experience, with songs often tinged with ambivalenc­e about various aspects of life. All welcome. Meeting fee: R5 (members), R10 (visitors). Contact Gwynn: 083-678-5050.

Friday November 11 to Sunday November 13

Port Alfred’sAmanzi Challenge: Water sports including rubber duck racing, body boarding, King of the Kowie surfing, open water marina mile swim, bowls, tennis and croquet.

SATURDAY 12: 9am-2.30pm: Rubber duck races East Beach;

9am-7pm: RPA AC tennis cup; 10am-3pm: RSA Surfing Challenge off West Beach;

10am-5pm: Croquet Challenge (PABC); 10am-4pm: Bowling Challenge (PABC). SUNDAY 13 8am-11.30am: Rubber duck races, Barnacles Challenge — KowieRIver and East Beach;

9am-12pm: RPA Amanzi body boarding challenge West Beach; 10am-7pm: Croquet (PABC); 10am-4pm: Bowling challenge (PABC).

Saturday November 12 at 8am

Port Alfred Park Run, Port Alfred Town Hall Causeway Road.

Saturday November 12 at 10am-2pm

Red Apple Farmers’ Market at R72 Bushmans River Mouth, Bushmansri­ver. Stalls, including crafts and produce, kiddies’ events and more. Contact 066013-0875 for more info.

Saturday November 12

Boxing tournament at Jauka Hall in Nemato, Port Alfred.

Saturday November 12

Aden Hinds live at the Goat Shed Bush Bistro & Bar in Kenton On Sea.

Sunday November 13 at 9am-12pm

Bathurst Farmers’ Market at 237 Kowie Road, Bathurst. Fresh produce, artisan cheeses, breads, gingerbrea­d, sweet treats, quiches, jams, preserves, food stalls, crafts and more.

Sunday November 13 at 10am

Remembranc­e Day Church Square.

Sunday November 13 at 12-1pm

Makana Community Orchestra Inaugural Concert at the cathedral in Makhanda. Join the Makana Community Orchestra for its family-friendly concert launch. The orchestra is made up of community members from East and West of Makhanda and as far as Peddie, young and old, scholars, students and profession­als. A varied programme of film music, marches, some Haydn and a sax and clarinet quintet will be presented. Tickets are available on Quicket.

Sunday 13 November

Moon & Stone Live at Bathurst Arms. For more informatio­n, call 046-625-0673 or email info@pigandwhis­

Tuesday November 15

Diaz Deep Sea Club monthly fishing competitio­n in Kenton On Sea. Inquiries: Jessie Lester on 079-149-5876.

Friday November 18

Back to the 80’s Live Music at the Langholm Country Estate.

Friday November 18

Knee-boarding competitio­n at West Beach, Port Alfred.

Saturday November 19 at 8am

Port Alfred Park Run, Port Alfred Town Hall Causeway Road Port Alfred.

Sunday November 20 at 9am-12pm

Bathurst Farmers’ Market at 237 Kowie Road, Bathurst.

Sunday November 20

Picnic at the Powder Magazine. For more informatio­n, call 046-625-0673 or email info@pigandwhis­

Tuesday November 22

Grow A Mo for A Bro event with Live Music by Gary Botha at the Route72 Saloon, Port Alfred.

Friday November 25

Support NSRI station 11 (Port Alfred) in their better ball stableford Golf Day hosted by Royal Port Alfred Golf Club. R280 per player. Free goodie bag, halfway house snack and prizes up for grabs. There will be a live auction after the prize giving. For more info and bookings, contact 046-624-4796 or email

Wednesday November 30 at 6.30pm

Hospice fundraiser: Prostate cancer awareness month judging with live music by Garry Botha at the Route 72 Saloon. Tickets R130 (includes a meal, entry and SAB dumpie). To book a table, call 046624-1088.

Friday December 2 to Monday December 5

Lions Bikers Rally at Bathurst Showground­s. Call 046-625-0673 or email info@pigandwhis­

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