If you have a passion for making movies
using film or video, and are looking for others who have similar interest -
then ‘IndieClub’ is the community for you. Whether your interests
lie in acting, directing, producing, writing, lighting or any other skill
that is associated with making great film or video, join for free. Need more
info about the Chiang Mai ‘IndieClub’? Email: [email protected]
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.
Nature Walk with the Bearhugs Club
at Kum Naresuan (formerly the Erawan Resort) – Maesa Valley. Join the
Bearhugs Club for nature walks in a private sanctum. Communicate with nature
in a heavenly environment. “In Rhythm with Nature, we throttle along …
And if we are happy, we sing a song … The birds and the bees, look out
from the trees … And maybe a monkey will come for some … Say,
cheese…” Warm up for reassembling: the Mango Family Acoustic Rock Band
– we use real rocks! Join the fun every Sunday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Free to
members only – please show your cards at the gate. For membership call
09-8555923 (single 1000 baht/year – family 1500 baht/year). Members with
dogs may bring them along – but they must be kept on a leash at all times!
Please bring own refreshments. We walk even if it is raining.
Loy Krathong BBQ - The
Grillstation on Charoenpathet Road, opposite the Porn Ping Hotel will
have take away BBQ from Friday, November 7 until Sunday, November 9 for a
very special price. BBQ grilled sausages on rolls, french-fries, steaks,
even draft beer to take along while you walk to the river to let your
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 053 235 942 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.
Do you need a special birthday cake? European style? To
Nobody Restaurant offers cakes for any occasion, anybody
and in any style. Just order 3 days in advance with Chef Joerg at 053 214
483 or come by the restaurant to do it in person.
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 their 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.
Thai Folk Puppets - Chiang
Mai University’s Center for the Promotion of Arts and Culture is
sponsoring a Thai folk puppet exhibition and performance at the Chiang
Mai City Arts and Cultural Center (the building behind the Three
Kings Monument). The exhibition will run from now to November 9,
Tuesday-Sunday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The actual puppet shows will be held
on Saturdays, November 1 and 8 at 6:00p.m. For more information call 053 217
Alerting all music lovers: Baan Chulasai presents ‘Sunday
Matinee - Music In The Garden’ by Xavier Pitijet Vichitporn
(flute). When and What: Program 2nd November 2: Easy Listening All Time
Great Songs; November 16: Romantic for Flute; November 30: Melodies for
Flute; December 14: Christmas Tunes; December 28: New Year Celebration.
Where: at Baan Chulasai Sundays at 3 p.m. Call for reservation and
directions to 053 273 746.
AUA Auditorium presents Classical Highlights
on Saturday, November 1 at 18.00, played by Mr. Gabriel. No entrance fee.
Limited seating. More information from AUA, tel. 053 211 377.
Gongdee Studio presents a violin recital
by the renowned Japanese duo Hikotaro Yazaki (violinist) and Naoko Kato
(pianist) on November 6 at 19.30. Entrance fee is 450 baht. For more
information call Gongdee Studio at 053 225 032.
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 at 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.
Cinderella on Ice will be
shown from November 9 until November 18, at the Ice Skating Hall of
the 700 year Complex in Chiang Mai. Ice skating enthusiasts as well
as children of any age will be able to see a most colorful show. Tickets are
300, 500, or 700, baht. Show times: Monday–Friday daily at 6:30 p.m.,
Saturday and Sundays: 11.30 a.m., 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. More information can
be obtained from Kad Suan Kaew Ground floor information desk or by telephone
from 053 224 444.
Remembrance Day, Tuesday November 11 - A
remembrance service will be held at the Chiang Mai Foreign Cemetery,
on Tuesday November 11 in memory of all those who gave their lives in war
and the service of their country. A two minute silence will be observed at
11.00 a.m.; the silence will be preceded by a non-denominational service,
commencing at about 10.45 a.m. After the service visitors are invited to the
Chiengmai Gymkhana Club for refreshments. The Chiang Mai Foreign Cemetery is
on the Chiang Mai – Lampoon Road, about 1 mile south of Nawarat Bridge,
opposite the Electricity Company offices.
The Chiang Mai Buddhakasetra Foundation will
arrange a Shoalin Martial Arts Elite Performance runs through
November 2nd at Sport Stadium 1 of the 700 year Sports Complex. Tickets are
priced at 500 baht (VIP), 200 baht and 100 baht. All incoming money will go
to financially support 660 poor students’ tuition fees as well as food.
For more information or tickets contact 053-414245 or 414096.
Gabriel Guljakin, a German pianist, plays
his 3rd piano concert at AUA Auditorium, called ‘Classical
Highlights’ on Saturday, 1st November 2003 at 18.00. He will be
accompanied by Khun Napat and Khun Sarawit and they will present the Sonata
facile of Mozart, ‘Pathetique’ of Beethoven as well as pieces from
Schubert, Chopin and Rachmaninoff. No entrance fee. Limited seating. More
information from AUA, Tel. 0 5321 1377.
Attention everyone in Chiang Mai - you are invited to the
annual Grace International School Rummage/Yard/Garage Sale! In
addition to used items for sale, there will be delicious hamburgers/hot
dogs/desserts/shakes. There’s a car wash for your convenience. Special
note: There will be a special Christmas Corner featuring NGO’s with unique
and fun items for sale. When? Saturday November 1 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Where? Grace International School, Hang Dong Road before the Samoeng
Road intersection. Look for signs to the World Club and to Grace
International School. Want more info? Call 053-442-186.
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.
To the South
The Tourism Authority of Thailand will present the world
premiere of “Katya and the Prince of Siam”, a two act
ballet, at the Thailand Cultural Center in Bangkok on December 13,
with additional performances on the 14, 15, and 16. The ballet will be
performed by the Kremlin Ballet Theater. The ballet was inspired by the
book, “Katya and the Price of Siam” by Narisa Chakrabongse, and it the
love story of a Russian girl and Siamese prince. After Bangkok, the ballet
will premiere in Moscow. The performance is being organized by International
Cultural Promotions and further information should are listed with Thai