The Scandinavian Club’s September meeting
will take place at the River Deli Restaurant, Saturday 27th, at 7:00
p.m. The club has some important issues to discuss! Please call Anita /
Fred, 053 226 969, or email [email protected] hotmail.com
The new ‘Chiang Mai Spa Society’ is looking
for members. Their aim is to make Chiang Mai the “Wellness Capital of
Asia”. The Spa society is supported by the Ministry of Public Health and
Chiang Mai Public Health office. To become a member your field and interest
should be from one of the following categories: health service (spas &
long stay lodgings); health products (herbal products) or medical service
(private hospitals). The Spa society would like to set up standards of spas
and to support tourism - regarding spas - in northern Thailand. For more
information contact President Ms Kanokwan Soonthornnond of Northern Heritage
Spa Resort, Vice President Ms Ampai Sheehan of Siam Spa or Vice President
Siwapong Kumwang from Jirung Health Resort (053 861 511-3).
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.
Attention Saudi Arabian food lovers! This week is Saudi
Arabian National Day. The Amari Rincome Resort will pay
respect to this with a ‘Saudi Arabian Corner’ on their lunch buffet. So,
all Saudi Arabian food lovers out there - join the Amari for only 280 baht
per person, and spoil yourself with their sumptuous extended buffet.
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.
Childbirth Preparation Classes
- Especially for first time parents who are interested in the Bradley
method, Juanita Duong, Diane Smith and Lori Rowe work together to teach a
series of two 2-hour classes that will help prepare a couple for the birth
of a baby. After the birth, one of these nurses will also do a follow-up
visit to answer any newborn questions as well as assist with breast-feeding
if needed. Contact Raintree Community Resource Center (053-262-660)
if you are interested in the classes, which are offered free of charge.
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.
A three-day contemporary piano music festival
will be presented by the Music Department at Payap University in
honor of Payap’s 30th anniversary, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September
26, 27, and 28, at the AUA auditorium, Rajadamnern Road. All concerts
are free and begin at 7:30 p.m. For more information call 053-248-037. Day
1, Friday, September 26: Performances by Payap graduates and faculty,
featuring music by Asian composers. Parinda Pong-Udom plays music by
Takemitsu, Chou Wen-Chung, herself, and the famous Chinese “Butterfly
Concerto”. David Wilson plays Stravinsky’s Sonata. Day 2, Saturday,
September 27: Students, featuring music by Latin-American composers, such as
Ginastera and Guastavino. Day 3, Sunday, September 28th: Bennett Lerner
plays ‘Music by my Friends’, a program of music by composers he knows,
or has known, personally, from Aaron Copland (American’s most famous
composer) to young Thai composer Narong Prangcharoen, Payap professor
Thorsten Wollmann, well-known American composers, and Donald Richie
(world-famous authority on Japanese film).
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]
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
The Blue Note, a high class music club on Lamphun
Road, offers music for music lovers. Swing, Bossanova, Blues, Soul and Jazz
on a very high level but in a very agreeable volume! For reservations call
Gunter or Wassana at 053 249 912 or just drop by. Blue Note is open daily
from 7 p.m. – 1 a.m.
‘Beauty Suit’ performance & installation
art exhibition at Chiang Mai University Art Museum runs
through Friday September 26. An entertaining mix of mediums including video,
sculpture, performance and sound. The exhibition is a collaboration between
young Chiang Mai and international artists. It will showcase the work of
young artist/designers. For information contact Kat Olston 07 172 7833,
Saturday September 27 – Sunday September 28, the 7th
Family Fun Rally from Amari Rincome Hotel to
Anghang Nature Resort will be held. A great weekend of fun for the
whole family including games, activities and a prize for the winner
presented by HSH Prince Bhisadej Rajanee. The cost of 3,490 baht net for two
persons includes one night’s accommodation at the Anghang Nature Resort
for 2 people, plus breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack. For reservations
please call: 053 221 044.
A major exhibition and yet another art highlight now
features at Gong Dee Studio on Soi 1 Nimmanhaemin Road. Frank
Roedel, a famous artist from Germany is showing some of his
well-known collages through September 22, daily from 10 a.m. – 7
p.m. This exhibition is being made possible by sponsors like the Embassy of
the Federal Republic of Germany, the honorary Consul of the Federal Rep. of
Germany in Chiang Mai, Schenker, Schering, the Checkpoint Charlie
Foundation, C.S.B. Cargo Service, Helaba Landesbank Hessen-Thueringen, and
the SV Sparkassen Versicherungen.
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 once more this year: Oct
25 at Lotus Pang Suan Kaew Hotel. Confiscated properties will be
auctioned and special interests in personal loans will be offered to
Photo Exhibition: “Seen” by V. Suvin from
October 1 – 28 at Gong Dee Studio on Soi 1 Nimmanhaemin Road.
Opening Reception on October 1, with Thepsiri Sooksopa as the guest speaker.
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.