Ladies’ Lunch Bunch Ocober
will be at the Fondue House (opposite the custom office on the way to the
airport) on Wednesday, October 13. Cost will be 200 baht for a great buffet
menu. Contact organizer of the month Hong Thaimee at Tel. 0 5327 0544, ext
116 or 0 1764 2 6570 before October 11.
The Writers’ Club in Rachadamnoen Road, opposite
‘La Villa Restaurant’ features the ‘Sabai Duo’ every Sunday
from 6 p.m. onwards. Back from a tour through Britain and the Edinburgh
Music Festival they can be heard every Sunday nights at the Writers’ Club.
Contemporary Art Exhibition, Thailand – Vietnam 2004
at CMU Art Museum from 8-31 October 2004: More information please contact 0
5394 4905. This traveling exhibition consists of more than 180 2D
works of arts from art instructors from six universities in Thailand and
INTG. The next meeting of the Informal Northern
Thai Group is Tuesday, October 12, 2004. Klaus Berkmller will
talk on “Protected Areas in the Lao PDR”. For more information e-mail:
Upcoming Charity event on October 30, 2004 at 7 p.m. at
the Fondue House opposite Central Airport Plaza. Dinner Party and
Pop/Blues/Jazz Concert featuring professional musicians from around the
corner and across the globe, secret raffle prizes, and a sweet performance
by the Children’s Garden kids! Be a part of it with a donation of 1000
baht which includes raffle ticket, banquet, and concert. Reserve your space
or get your tickets at Amari Rincome Hotel (053-221-044 ext. 14), Chiangmai
Mail (053-234-102) and Good Morning Chiangmai News (053-278-516). For table
reservation call 09 423 1688 or 053 201 551.
Annual Terry Fox Run on Saturday, October 30, 2004 at
Chiang Mai 700 Year Anniversary Complex at 7 a.m. For more information
please call Khun Waratorn Na Chiangmai or Khun Duenswang Suwaphrom on 0 5329
8181 or e-mail: Terry [email protected] sons .com
Fund Raising Mini Marathon ‘A Helping Hand to
Society’ for the ‘Home and Community Care Project Chiang Mai on Sunday,
November 14, 2004. 20,000 baht prize money! Fun for the whole family,
from 6 yrs to 90! More information from Marco, Tel. 0 5344 2300.
Enjoy the Amari Rincome Hotel’s Celebration of
National Days during the Month of October. Special Lunch Buffets on the
respective days. Spanish National Day, Tuesday, October 12
will be a buffet bursting with enticing and varied flavors from the seven
culinary regions of Spain. Experience this mix of Old World cooking and
Mediterranean cuisine at the Rincome. Reservation at Telephone 053 221 130.
Amazing Sandwich has two restaurants: ‘The
shady island in a sea of rice’ branch No. 2. opposite Kad Suan Kaew
Shopping Mall and the ‘old’ Deli Restaurant and Takeaway between
the Thai Airways Office and Vista Hotel. Tel/Fax: 053 218 846.
‘Baan Rom Mai Garden Restaurant’ in the newly
opened Chang Klan Plaza on Chang Klan Road. Thai and Isaan Food in a Bali
style environment. Small Conference and karaoke Rooms, delicious Thai food!
Open daily from 10 a.m. – midnight. Table reservation, tel. 0 5382 0037-8.
Buonissimo Italian Restaurant and Shop! European
Deli! Cheese, wine, homemade pasta, bread and even Italian olive oil. Call
for table reservation, just come to the shop or even order by Internet. Tel.
053 853 098–9 or website www.buonissimo .co.th
Chez Gibus Grill House is featuring an ‘All you can
eat BBQ’ daily for only 219 baht. Chez Gibus is open from 6 p.m. -
10.p.m. daily except Sundays. 42 Kampeangdin Road. Make your table
reservations on tel. 053 272 712.
House of Palm, traditional and southern Thai cuisine.
Happy to assist in party arrangements. Closed every Wednesday. On Doi Saket
Highway. For directions and reservations call 0 5329 1401, Mr. Montri.
Rydges presents a ‘Daily Lunch Buffet’.
Designed to cater for the needs of the busy people in town throughout
the week, the Business Lunch invites you for a quick but tasty bite. Car
park with direct connection to hotel. For more information contact the Sales
Dept. at 053 251 531, Rydges Amora Tapae Hotel, Chaiyapoom Road, Chiang Mai.
Saenkham Terrace Restaurant, one of Chiang Mai’s
best kept secrets regarding Northern Cuisine. The place to meet after a
relaxing Spa treatment at Baan Saen Doi. Both places are to be found
at Baan Naifan 2. Check it out at www.saenk ham terrace .com or
The Bear’s Den Bar and Restaurant, beside
Rimping Condominium. Mondays – House Spirits 50 baht all night long.
Wednesdays – Ladies Night and free Bingo. Ladies drink free from 7 p.m. -
9 p.m.. Thursdays and Fridays 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. it’s 2 for 1 on House
Draught, Bottles, Spirits and Wines. Tel/Fax: 0 53 260404.
The Grillstation’s famous Formula 1 Sundays
continue with specials from their a la carte menu, prepared by Gypsy and his
staff. Come early or reserve your table in advance at 0-5381-8355 or
0-1883-9361, Grillstation, opposite Pornping Tower, Charoenprathed Road.
The Hole-In-The-Wall, Public House Chiang Mai,
just opened English Pub in the heartland of Chiangmai where you can tuck
into traditional Fish and Chips, Shepherd’s Pie or have a three course
English Lunch for only 90 baht net. 39/7-8 Ratchamanka Rd., T. Phrasing, Tel
0 5328 3824.
The Pub on Huay Road is now open every day. Tetley
Bitter in cans and Tiger Beer on draught are available. Fantastic Friday
gives you a 20 percent discount on ALL drinks ALL night. Full coverage of
all live major sporting events shown in the sports bar. Special occasions
catered for. Call Grahame on 0 5321 1550 for more details.
To Nobody, German Restaurant in Soi Tewan celebrates
3 years in Chiang Mai. October promotion: Crocodile Steak ‘Gypsy
Style’, Buttered Peas and Pommes Croquettes for only 222, — baht. Daily
from 5 p.m. onwards, except Tuesdays. For group or catering reservations,
call Joerg or Sunisa Eisenschmidt at 0 5321 4483.
The Scandinavian Club would
like to invite all Scandinavians in and around Chiangmai to a dinner party
on Friday October 22, 2004. Restaurant and cost will be announced in
Chiangmai Mail next week. Organizers: Charlotta Boqvist and Vibeke D.
Attention all Chess players: an informal Chess Group
now meets at Home Restaurant (down a small Soi to the left of Rydges Amora
Hotel on the Moat), every Wednesday from 7:30 p.m. All levels welcome,
simply show up (with a set if you have one). More information: [email protected]
Raintree Resource Center -Located just east of the
Nawarat Bridge. Free library membership with more than 600 videos and 6000
English books available. Free booklet: “Helpful Hints for Getting Settled
in Chiangmai”. Open on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday from 10
to 12 noon, and on Sunday from 3.00-4.15 p.m. Info-line 053-262-660.
Movie-line 053-262-661. Email: [email protected] cmcchurch .org
The teachings of ‘Eckhart Tolle’, a modern
master and the author of ‘The Power Of Now’. Listen and watch in English
free. A guide to spiritual enlightenment. Contact Ivan on 0 5342 3602 or 0
Lucky Dogs Club Chiang Mai needs volunteers (students
are welcome!) Health and Happiness for ‘underprivileged’ dogs can also
be given with canned dog food or small (even big) donations. We greatly
appreciate any help. More information at 0 9997 8146 or mailto:c_dproject
Shower singers - come forward! Do you sing in the
shower? Consider sharing your hobby in a more social setting. The Chiang
Mai Choral Society is looking for singers, people who can
read music (or pretend to) and who love to have a good time on Monday nights
while practicing. Find out more by contacting Ellen Clark, choir secretary,
on 0 5330 9187 (office), 0 5385 3265 (home), or email: [email protected]
“Meet Top US Educators in October” Leading
US colleges visiting CMU International Center during October will be
available to meet local students and families interested in cost-effective,
high-quality education. Dean of International Education, Santa Monica
College: Oct 12. Director, California State University: Oct. 18.
Call IC-ACE for info and appointments: 0 5394 2896. Please
bring in transcripts and passports.
CMU Art Museum Theatre is showing free classic movies
every Sunday from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. October 10: Dead Man, USA
– 1995 Rated: NR – 134 min., a dark, bitter commentary on modern
American life cloaked in the form of a surrealist western. Director Jim
Jarmusch’s ‘Dead Man’ stars Johnny Depp as William Blake, a
newly-orphaned accountant who leaves his home in Cleveland to accept a job
in the frontier town of Machine.
Taxi Meter - important for the
wet season. Call Nok - tel. 0 9261 4290 - 20 baht flag fall, 30 baht for the
first 2 km and 4 baht for each subsequent kilometer. Two other taxi drivers
are Somkam at 0 1952 0900 and Wirrapont at 0 1960 1391.
The Phamai Clinic (Methadone Clinic), a government
organization in Chiang Mai treats people who have problems with alcohol,
smoking and drugs of any kind. Files are confidential! Call 053 226 135 or
e-mail for more information: Pha_mai_clinic @hotmail.com