Official English Toastmasters -
Be one of the charter members of the official USA Toastmasters Club in
Chiang Mai by contacting: Mr. Krit at tel. 053 861 511, or Mrs. Margaret at
tel. 053 247083.
The well known restaurant‚ Le Coq d’Or’ in
Chiang Mai offers new light summer lunch menus, starting at
only 390 baht ++ for a 4-course menu plus coffee or tea. So next time you
feel like dining in a most elegant, yet relaxed, setting, take your business
partners or family there. For reservations call Khun Kitti, the restaurant
manager at 053 282 024 or 053 801 501.
Are you pining for some homemade breakfast before hitting
the town? Or maybe a light lunch? Stop in at Petri’s, a small
neighborhood restaurant, opposite Kad Suan Kaew. Toast, homemade pita bread,
juice, butter, jam, coffee as much as you like plus a big selection of
breakfast items to choose from. Like Swedish potato pancakes with bacon or
an omelet with cream stuffing of shrimp, ham, bacon or mushroom. All served
for only 95 baht.
La Gondola Restaurant, located at the Riverside
Garden of Rimping Condo (next to Nakornping Bridge), now features a Weekend
Pasta Buffet at 189 baht (children 129 baht), every Saturday and
Sunday from noon until 3 p.m. Phone 0 5323 5942 for reservations.
Sunday Brunch is back! By popular demand, the Amari
Rincome Hotel has re-introduced the famous Sunday Brunch,
which is now more deliciously tempting than ever before. So, forget about
your diet for one day and spoil yourself with a cornucopia of special
delights created by the executive chef from Ireland, Adrian O’Herlihy.
Make a reservation at La Gritta Restaurant and enjoy unlimited
gourmet treats for the whole family. Every Sunday from 11.30 – 14.00 hrs.
Adults 350 baht, children 200 baht net.
Haus Munchen, the famous German restaurant closed
recently, after 20 years of doing business in the Night Bazaar. The Haus
Munchen theme will be added to the Riverbank House Restaurant, which
is on the banks of the Ping River near Rattanakosin Bridge. It is
temporarily closed for refurbishments that will include an air-conditioned
section with riverside views. Chiangmai Mail will keep you informed
when the new premises will open.
Environmental education for free!
Chiang Mai University’s Forest Restoration Research Unit is pleased to
announce that its new education program can provide free training and
extension services to schools and other community groups in forestry and
other environmental issues. Discover biodiversity along a forest trail,
learn how to grow trees at our nurseries or join a tree planting day.
Classroom events or field workshops; 1/2 day to 3 day programs to suit your
needs. Contact [email protected] or call 053 943348 or 053 943346 x
1134 or 1135.
Free Aerobic Classes - Chiang Mai Municipality is
teaching aerobic classes free of charge. Monday through Friday at the old
municipality sports stadium (gym 2) between 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
The Zonta International Chiangmai Club is
organizing the “Dance with an Angel” fund-raising event on
Friday, September 12 at the Imperial Mae Ping Hotel Ballroom. It will be an
action packed evening with Teh and Bella leading the Jazzliners band to
perform great dance music along with lucky draw prizes, dinner with wine,
and more. Prem Center Glee Club will perform. Call for more information at
tel. 053 247083. Get your tickets from Zonta Chiangmai members, Margaret
Bhadungzong, tel. 053 247 083, 053 260 705, Jiamjit Boonsom, tel. 053 363
602-3, Parkers, 10/5 Huay Kaew Road, tel. 053 218 377, 053 406 127, Somboon
Suprasert, tel. 053 801 232, Nahathai Lin Viriyachon, tel. 053 422 060, Hope
Watcharapreecha, tel. 053 262 691, 053 240 822, www.chiangmai-chiangrai.com/zonta
The life of Tarzan, a young boy abandoned in the
wilds of Africa, has been set to music and dancing. The young actors of the
Kad Suan Kaew Drama School present an original musical about the life of
Tarzan and all the animals under his protection. Popular entertainer Bob
Supagorn will star. Scheduled performances on Saturdays at 2.30 p.m. and 7
p.m. and Sundays at 3.00 p.m. and 4.00 p.m. - August 31 at the Kad
Theatre. For more information call Khun Rungtiva at tel. 053 22444 ext
Concert Announcement - Manoon Ploypradub, guitar and
Bernard Sumner, piano will give a concert in the multi-media room of Payap’s
Mae Khaw Campus on August 23 at 7 p.m. Admission Free.
Wanted: Singers! Can you sing? Would you like to try
out for Chiang Mai’s only community choir? Contact Ellen Clark, choir
secretary, on 053 309 187 (office), 053 853 265 (home), 01 883 2423 (cell),
or email [email protected]
On August 12 at the Alliance Fran็aise at
19:30, the INTG (Informal Northern Thai Groups) meeting will have the theme:
“Ugetsu (a classical Japanese story collection) Cinematized”.
A talk and film presentation by Dr. Paul McCarthy, currently professor of
comparative cultures at Surugadai University, Saitama, Japan. He will show
excerpts from the film, introducing and commenting on it in English. The
presentation should run about 90 minutes. Both the original
eighteenth-century story collection and the 1950s film by director Mizoguchi
Kenji are superb works of art. The story collection focuses on tales of the
supernatural; Mizoguchi preserves that element, but adds reflections on
issues of war and peace, and the status of women.
Saturday jazz at the Amari Rincome Hotel
- each Saturday at 6.30-10.00 p.m., La Gritta Restaurant at the Amari
Rincome Hotel, Chiang Mai arranges a live jazz performance by Daeng
Fantastic team of four. Listen to jazz favorites down the years, and enjoy a
specialty theme buffet created by expert chef, Adrian O’Herlihy. Bring
along family or friends.
Gong Dee Studio on Nimmanhaemin
Soi 1 currently has a new painting exhibition on display,
featuring 10 local artists, such as Chatre Yuonyong, Anutin Intakaew,
Songwut Kawwizard, and others. Open daily, and entrance is free.
A land and house fair and auction,
part of a joint project between Siam Commercial Bank Co., Ltd. (Public) and
Legal Execution Department, Chiang Mai will be held three more times this
year: August 23, September 6 and Oct 25 at Lotus Pang Suan Kaew Hotel.
Confiscated properties will be auctioned and special interests in personal
loans will be offered to bidders.
North Thailand’s first food trek! - Rainy season
special. Free room. Chiang Dao Nest Mini-Resort is proud to
present North Thailand’s first food trek. No hiking, hilltribes, elephants
or rafting, just fine food and wine in the mountains. The special offer is
this - enjoy a three-course evening meal with a good bottle of wine, and a
large breakfast the following morning. The room is free. Price for two
people: 1390 baht, equivalent to just 695 baht each. Offer available until
31 August 2003. Transport can be arranged from Chiang Mai at additional
cost. Offer open to all - expats, tourists, and Thais. Chiang Dao is 80km
north of Chiang Mai, home to the famous Chiang Dao Caves. It is very
convenient for people living in or visiting Chiang Mai, taking under 1 1/2
hours by road. For further info tel. 053 455 795, mobile: 060 171 9875,
email: [email protected] or visit the web site: www. chiangdao.com
Looking for a wheelchair? Hopefully not! But many poor
disabled children in Chiangmai are. So why not donate one for only 7000 baht?
Visit the Freedom Wheelchair Workshop across from the Chiangmai Disabled
Center, 133/1 Rajapakinai Road, Chiang Mai (near Thapae Gate).
Laundry and Internet service, traditional Thai massage,
Thai language courses. You find it all at the Chiangmai Disabled Center,
133/1 Rajapakinai Road, Chiangmai (near Thapae Gate).
Tune-in to the English language radio program
‘Helping Hand’, broadcast daily from 7.30-9.00 pm. The program
can be heard on Radio Thailand Chiang Mai FM 93.25 MHZ, and provides
useful information to both Thai nationals and foreigners alike.