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AU­THOR Velile Makasana hosts the launch of his fic­tional short sto­ries book, A Bag of Pre­cious Stones, to­mor­row at the St Ge­orge’s Club in Bird Street from 11am. En­try is free and the book will be on sale at the venue. In­quiries: 073 640 3919 or e-mail [email protected]


CHEF Khanya Mzong­wana will present Spicy Botan­i­cal Lines in col­lab­o­ra­tion with The Sup­per Club on Sun­day at Chicky’s Yard in the Baak­ens Val­ley. Tick­ets are R380 and in­clude a wel­come drink, three-course fine din­ing menu, Mus­grave Gin pair­ing per course and live mu­sic. Book­ings are es­sen­tial. In­quiries: 072-687-2778, [email protected]­


THE or­gan­is­ers of the Val­ley Mar­ket are pre­sent­ing a Star­lit Din­ner at Heritage Cafe in Donkin Vil­lage this evening from 5-10pm where ex­hibitors will sell gourmet burg­ers, tra­di­tional braai meat, seafood paella, Asian Dim Sum and au­then­tic Mex­i­can food. The en­trance fee of R30 in­cludes a glass of bub­bly or a cap­puc­cino. There will be live en­ter­tain­ment and park­ing. In­quiries: Elaine Wat­son, 079-444-5666.


EN­JOY a cup of cof­fee and lis­ten to gui­tarist and singer Emile Naidu as you browse through ce­ram­ics, jew­ellery and other cre­ative of­fer­ings at a “pop-up” shop at GFI Art Gallery in Park Drive to­mor­row. The gallery will be open from 10am to 2pm. In­quiries: (041) 586-3973.


THE Kings and Queens of Com­edy is at the Board­walk to­mor­row at 8pm. Ri­aad Moosa is the MC for a line-up which in­cludes Joey Ras­dien, Khany­isa Bunu, Lee­anda Reddy, Loy­iso Gola, Ntosh Madlin­gozi, Sifiso Nene and Tumi Mo­rake. Tick­ets are from R180 at. Please note the show is rated PG16.


THEATRE stars Sandra Prinsloo and John Kani are in the Afrikaans play So

Ry Miss Daisy at the PE Opera House un­til to­mor­row. The play is each night at 7pm and to­mor­row there is also a

mati­nee at 2pm. Tick­ets are R120 at Com­puticket with dis­counted group book­ings of 10 or more R100 each. Pen­sioner and stu­dents on pre­sen­ta­tion of ID or stu­dent card pay R90. In­quiries: Cingiwe Skosana, (041) 585-1300.


THERE is a flea mar­ket at Protea Place of Safety Chil­dren’s Home in Black­thorne Av­enue, For­est Hill to­mor­row from 8.30am to 3pm. All types of stalls are wel­come. In­quiries: Ian 081-468-5077.


THE Cape Re­cife Li­ons Club will hold a Christ­mas dance in aid of Peace Poster Con­test to­mor­row at Sap­per­shoek hall from 6.30pm. Ad­mis­sion is R50 a person, and book­ing is es­sen­tial. Bring along a pic­nic bas­ket. In­quiries: Sandy 084-515-1154.


THE Jef­freys Bay Te­coma Craft Mar­ket will be held to­mor­row from 9am to

1pm, at the cor­ner of Da Gama Road and Te­coma Street in Jef­freys Bay. There will be mar­kets ev­ery Satur­day be­fore Christ­mas. In­quiries: Neil, (042) 296-2505.


CHRIST Church Lor­raine Kamma Park is hold­ing a car boot sale to­mor­row on the church grounds, from 8am to 11am. All buy­ers and sell­ers are wel­come. En­trance is free, and cost to sell­ers is R20. In­quiries: Cathy, 072-933-4450.


THE Blue­wa­ter Bay com­mu­nity church boot sale will be held to­mor­row at 7am, on the cor­ner of Wein­ronk Way and Hill­crest Drive in Blue­wa­ter Bay. In­quiries: Colleen Roux, 082-858-8447.


A CHIL­DREN’S fundraiser pool party will be held to­mor­row at Aquarius Swim School in Kings Court from 2pm to 4pm. Fam­i­lies are en­cour­aged to bring

a gift for a new-born baby in need such as clothes, toi­letries and nap­pies. Chil­dren at­tend­ing need to be able to swim and should wear a swim cap (a life­guard will be present). Ad­mis­sion is R50. In­quiries: De­sire, 082-879-8960, or Cathy, 083-553-3565.


PRO Dive is mark­ing its 21st birth­day by host­ing a Bare­foot Ball with pro­ceeds in aid of the Pen­guin Re­search Fund to­mor­row. The venue is the beach at Happy Val­ley and the dress code is strictly “black tie and bare­foot”. The ball will in­clude a meal and en­ter­tain­ment. It starts at 6.30pm and tick­ets are R375, on sale at 189 Main Road, Walmer. In­quiries: Monique, (041) 581 1144.


BIRDLIFE EC will host a wet­lands tour to­mor­row. Bird lovers must meet at 6.30am at Schultz’s in West Street, New­ton Park. This is a tour of areas such as the North End Lake, Korsten dry lake, Varsvlei and ends at Van Der Kemps Kloof. In­quiries: Ross Zi­ets­man, (041)360-1487, or 083-400-3722.


THE Black­pool As­so­ci­ated Foot­ball Club presents the Robert­son Win­ery Fes­tive Sea­son Golden Oldies to­mor­row at West End Com­mu­nity Hall in Bethels­dorp. En­ter­tain­ment will be pro­vided by DJ Ash The Bash. Tick­ets are R30 a person, and are avail­able from Rudi Wil­liams at 081-7334-170.


JAZZ’AFRO Sun­days wraps up for 2017 with a per­for­mance by Afro-soul band VuDu. The show will be in Barn at the Opera House from 5pm on Sun­day. Tick­ets are R70 (R50 for pen­sion­ers). In­quiries: Cingiwe Skosana, (041) 585-1300.


SOUTH AFRICAN singer and mu­si­cian, Michael Ferguson per­forms from Mon­day to Thurs­day De­cem­ber 11-14 at the Board­walk lake, from 6pm. Ferguson, who has per­formed along­side artists like Kelly Row­land, will treat mu­sic lovers to a wide reper­toire of songs from var­i­ous gen­res, in­clud­ing cover songs and his own orig­i­nal ma­te­rial. Ad­mis­sion is free. In­quiries: Azelle Evans, 082-851-0090, e-mail: [email protected]­mail­


THE Al­liance Française will host a week-long sum­mer camp for chil­dren in grades 1 to 7. The camp will be held from Mon­day to Fri­day next week, from 9am to 12pm. The pro­gramme costs R900 a child. Space is lim­ited to 15 chil­dren, so book­ing is es­sen­tial. In­quiries: Al­liance Française, (041) 585-7889, or send on e-mail to: ad­[email protected]­


THE Back to Earth Christ­mas Night Mar­ket will be held on Wed­nes­day De­cem­ber 13 at the Old Grey Sports Club, from 5pm to 9pm. There will be stalls sell­ing Christ­mas gifts and dec­o­ra­tions. En­try is free. In­quiries: Back to Earth Mar­ket, 083-572-1858.


ST AU­GUS­TINE’S Catholic Cathe­dral in John Kani Road (pre­vi­ously Whites Road) in Cen­tral will host a Carols by Can­dle­light ser­vice this evening at 7pm. En­trance is free, but do bring a non-per­ish­able food item for their out­reach pro­gramme. In­quiries: (041) 585-2161.

STAR POWER: Sandra Prinsloo, John Kani, cen­tre, and Jac­ques Bes­sen­ger ap­pear in ‘So Ry Miss Daisy’ tonight and to­mor­row at the Opera House

COM­EDY ROY­ALTY: Joey Ras­dien is on the line-up at the ‘Kings and Queens of Com­edy’ to­mor­row

COOK­ING UP A STORM: Khanya Mzong­wana will be cook­ing for The Sup­per Club at Chicky’s Yard on Sun­day

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