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Posted : 12 October 2012

HERE is your roundup of community-related events coming up over the next few weeks.

SCHOOL and university rowing season starts on Saturday October 13 with the Grey/Zwartkops Rowing Club regatta on the Zwartkops River from 7am. Entrance is free.

BAYWORLD in PE is having a picnic with the penguins on Monday October 15; tickets R20 (adults), R10 (children) from Oceanarium. Inquiries: [email protected]

FRIENDS of the Baviaanskloof will meet at the Newton Park Library Auditorium on Wednesday October 17 at 7.30pm. Entrance is free. Inquiries: Mike, 082-361-2718.

THE Walmer Service Centre (Echo Foundation) will hold a féte on Saturday October 20 at 9am at Laubscher Park East in Walmer, entrance via Villiers Road, between 14th Avenue and Crane Road.  Inquiries: Bridget (041)368-1628.

A FLORAL demonstration “Celebrating the Joy of Christmas” will  be held on November 3 at 2.30pm at the Italian Sporting Club, Harold Road in Charlo, PE; tickets R60 (includes refreshments). Inquiries: Gail, 082-651-1391.

THE Retired Nurses’ Association will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesdy October 17 at 2pm at 4 Madala Street in New Brighton, PE. Inquiries: (041)454-2616.

THE Schoenies Village Market takes place on Sunday October 14 from 9am-1pm at the tennis court and park area, corner of Salix Lane and Victoria Drive in PE. Inquiries: Margie, 084-916-0281.

CHRIST Church at 44 Longwy Avenue, Kamma Park, PE will hold a boot sale on Saturday October 13 at 8am.  Inquiries: Cathy, 072-933-4450.

ADVANCED crochet classes takes place every Wednesday at World of Wool at the Bloomingdales Lifestyle Village at 147 Main Road, Walmer in PE. Inquiries: Lourenzia, 084-595-9303.

LIFESAVING retests will be held at Kings Beach in PE and Nahoon Beach in East London on Sunday October 14 at 9am; bring ID and a copy of ID. Cost R700 (non-LSA members) R500 (LSA / penalty for late retest). Inquiries: (041)585-5413.

THE Pearson Street Congregational Church will be having a fundraiser golf day on Sunday October 14 at the Walmer Country Club at 11.30am. Inquiries: Vernon, 084-821-1372. 

THE Addo Rose and Garden Show is taking place at the Valentine Hall in Addo on Saturday and Sunday October 13 and 14. Entrance is R50 (adults) and R10 (children under 13). Inquiries: Nita, (042)234-0422.
* The 1820 Settlers Association is offering a day coach trip to the Rose Show on Saturday October 13. Cost is R130 (members) and R140 (non-members), including entrance fee. Inquiries: Sue, (041)585-3416.

LEISURE cruises are offered along the Sundays River at R150 for adults (minimum seven) and R75 (children under 12). Save R100 per person by mentioning this notice. Inquiries: Les, 082-465-4391.

BONSAI enthusiasts will meet on Saturday October 13 at 1.45pm at the nursery in Walker Drive, Sherwood, PE. Entrance of R10 includes refreshments.  Inquiries: Jenny, 083-999-1058.

THE Petrol Head Paradise Moto Show, a consumer automotive lifestyle experience, is taking place  at the Moffett on Main Lifestyle Centre in PE from Wednesday to on Sunday October 10-14 from 9am to 6pm. Tickets are R30 (adults), R15 (pensioners) and R10 (u-18s).

THE Ability Browse Around shop has opened at 82 Cape Road in PE. It has  a wide range of quality clothing, furniture and bric-a-brac. All proceeds in aid of the Association for Persons with Physical Disabilities. Inquiries: Silvia, (041)373-3151.

THE Kings Beach flea market takes place every Sunday, weather permitting, from 9am on the Kings Beach walkway in PE Inquiries: Madeleine, 076-379-5300.

THE Unique Laughter Club meets at Shark Rock Pier on Saturdays at 8am, weather permitting. All are welcome. Bring a towel and cooldrink. Inquiries: Donald, (041)367-1107 or 084-200-0965.

THE “Voetsac” Hiking Club runs weekend hikes and day walks and has its monthly social meeting at 7pm the third Wednesday of each month at the German Club in Lorraine, PE. Inquiries: Trevor, (041)368-3761.

THE  SA Association of Retired Persons (PE East) holds regular socials, bingo, coach trips, braais and meals out for persons over 50. Inquiries: Brian, (041)581-3267.

THE Business Network International, a business referral group, meets every Tuesday from 7 to 8am at the PE Club at 12 Bird Street, Central, PE. No charge other than your breakfast. Inquiries: 084-209-2404.

SHANA’S Educare Centre for children from the ages of 18 months1 1/2 to five5 years old in Gelvan Park, PE, is open for registration for 2013. Inquiries: (041)452-6091.

LA LECHE League, a breast-feeding support group, meets in PE on the second Saturday of every month. They also offer telephonic help on (041)583-1577, 082-823-5491;    072-130-9879 or (041)367-2659.

HATHA yoga classes are offered in Parsons Hill in PE on weekdays. Inquiries: Lyn, (041)373-5938 or 083-540-8078.
* Beginners to advanced ashtanga classes are held from Monday to Saturday mornings and evenings at the Yoga Shala Studio, 13 Bain Street, Richmond Hill, PE. Inquiries: Alan, 084-559-1010.

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