Saturday night, February 26 at 7.30 p.m.
The McGilvary Faculty of Theology of Payap University presents ‘A
Concert of Song and Praise’ in celebration of Payap’s 30th
Anniversary, featuring the compositions and leadership of Ajarn Garrett
Intorn. Vocal and guitar soloists as well as pieces performed by
McGilvary’s choir and the Dara College Instrumental Ensemble. At the
auditorium of the Soamsawali Building (Faculty of Nursing, across from
McCormick Hospital). Tickets are 100 baht and may be obtained at the door.
‘Everything Stops for Tea’ on
Sunday February 27, from 11 a.m. at the Gymkhana Club Chiang Mai.
Demonstration of Junior Cricket, Afternoon Cricket tea and a Senior Cricket
Match (35 overs). Bangkok Bangers Vs Parrots Invitational from 1.30 p.m. –
5 p.m. Family Fun Day with free entrance and raffle prizes! For more
information, call Linda Buck on 0 7191 3807.
Thai German Service on Sunday,
February 27, 2005. Start with coffee and cake at 3.15 p.m., followed by a
service given by Missionary Rob Collins at the Christian German
School. More information from [email protected]
The next meeting of the Informal
Northern Thai Group is on Tuesday, March 8, 2005 at the Alliance
Francaise in Chiang Mai. Carol Stratton will talk about “The
‘Singhalese’ Buddha. Thailand’s highly revered guardian image in the
National Museum Bangkok. Is this image the original? Two others claim the
title. A detective story. For more information email: [email protected]
loxinfo.co.th. or call 0 5324 72 63.
‘Education for peace’, Prof. Douglass C.
North, Nobel Laureate for Economics at Chiang Mai University on
Wednesday, March 2, 2005 at 2 p.m.. Keynote speech: “Beliefs, institutions
and the control of violence”. Reservation advisable. Information and free
tickets, Tel 0 5394 3665 and 0 5394 2666, email [email protected]
‘Elephant In My Mind”, Elephant Art Exhibition by
Jakraphan Chaijit at Maesa Exhibition Hall, Maesa Elephant Nursery in Maesa
Elephant Camp Mae Rim. Daily until April 16, 2005 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Tel. 0 5320 6247 – 8.
Classical Music Concert by Chiang Mai Symphony
Orchestra on Friday March 12, 2005, at Kad Theatre (5th
Fl. Kad Suan Kaew complex). Season and single concert tickets are available
at Kad Suan Kaew information desk, Amari Rincome Hotel, Rimping
Supermarkets, Kasem Store, or at Chiangmai Mail.
Mark your calendar: The 18th
Chiang Mai International Cricket Sixes will be from Sunday March 27,
through Saturday April 2, 2005. More information in the sports section of Chiang
Ang Khang Season Fun Rally will
take place on the last weekend in April. The winner will receive a trophy
presented by HSH Prince Bhisadej Rajani. More information, please contact
the Amari Rincome Hotel, Sales Department.
Sunday Brunch is a Chiang Mai
tradition at the Amari Rincome Hotel and it’s more
deliciously tempting than ever. Enjoy an abundant selection of mouthwatering
meat and seafood BBQ dishes, delicious international favorites, and wickedly
indulgent desserts every Sunday at La Gritta Restaurant. Gourmet treats for
the whole family. Every Sunday from 11.30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Telephone 0 5322
Amazing Sandwich with two
restaurants in town feeds your needs every day with many specialties of
different kinds of Sandwiches, Baguettes or all day breakfasts at reasonable
price. First class quality products only! Amazing Sandwich at 252/3
Prapokklao Rd.-beside Thai Airways office and 20/2 Huey Kaew Rd.-opposite
Buonissimo Italian Restaurant and Shop!
Discounted wine and international spirits available. Great for ‘party
shopping’ while munching on a Pizza! Shop on the Internet, e-mail [email protected]
buo nissimo.co.th or phone Sergio at 0 5385 3098–9 or through the website
Central Duangtawan Hotel has a daily Dim
Sum lunch at their Sunflower restaurant for only 270 baht per person. The
menu features a wide assortment of dishes served with special Chinese sauces
and traditional Jasmine tea. The Sunflower Chinese Restaurant is open
for lunch from 11 a.m. – 2.30 p.m. and dinner from 6 p.m. – 10.30 p.m.
Tel. 0 5390 5000 ext. 3227.
Chez Gibus Grill House has a
‘Chateaubriant’ with diplomas! Chef Alain, the Swiss specialist from
Chez Gibus is there from 6 p.m. - 10.p.m. except Sundays. 42 Kampeangdin
Road. Make your table reservations on Tel. 0 5327 2712.
Fondue House opposite Central
Airport Plaza. Fondues for everybody’s tastes. Check it out and let
yourself be surprised by tasting their delicious Red wine or Chocolate
Fondue. Traditional fondue, but light and tasty. Call for reservation 0 9423
1688 or 0 5320 1551.
Fujian, the Chinese Restaurant at the Mandarin
Oriental Dhara Dhevi Resort Chiang Mai where you can enjoy the
extraordinary! Dim Sum and Chinese Nouvelle Cuisine. Open daily for Dim Sum
Lunch from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and evenings from 6 p.m. onwards. Table
reservations at 0 5388 8888.
Sunday Jazz Brunch at the Four Seasons Resort
Chiang Mai 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 1,100 baht ++ per person, children up to
12 years 550 baht ++. A jazz trio provides lively and relaxed background
entertainment. Reservations recommended. Tel 0 5329 8181 or email
Fillmore East’s famous USDA and Argentinean
Angus Steaks can now be enjoyed at the new River Restaurant on Charoenrasd
Road. For table reservations call Ron at 0 5326 2418.
Pum Pui, Italian Restaurant da Franco in the
middle of town serves not only very special Pizzas, they also serve great
Italian wines in ‘almost Italian’ surroundings. Table reservations with
Franco at 0 5327 8209.
Rydges Amora Thapae spoils its guests in their
heated beer garden terrace. Enjoy the warmth of the charcoal heaters while
you grill your sausages. Beef tenderloin and salmon promotion throughout
February at Chillis Restaurant. Open daily from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Car park
with direct connection to hotel. For more information contact the Sales
Dept. at 0 5325 1531, Rydges Amora Thapae Hotel, Chaiyapoom Road, Chiang
Saenkham Terrace Restaurant. New! Live
Music every Saturday and Sunday evening, featuring tenor Book Kitavadhana at
the Ban Naifun 2 Clubhouse. The place to meet after a relaxing Spa treatment
at Baan Saen Doi. www.saenkham terrace.com or www .baan saendoi.com
Tapas Bar at The House now has an extended
covered terrace with a middle Eastern-Indian ambience. New exciting dishes
on the menu. Tapas bar is open daily from 6 p.m. to midnight. Tel. 0 5341
The Bear’s Den has new management with new
opening hours Monday to Thursday 5 p.m. – 1 a.m., Saturdays and Sundays 12
noon to 1 a.m. Every Sunday BBQ with steak, chicken, pork chop, kebabs or
mixed sausages served with potato salad, mixed green salad, bread roll and
butter for 250 baht per person. Bring your own meat and just pay 120 baht
per person plus free-flow sparkling white wine throughout your lunch FREE.
The Bear’s Den , 233 Jarern Rasd Road, T. Wat Gate, A. Muang,
Chiang Mai, Tel/Fax 0 5326 0404.
The Grillstation will have BBQ buffets on February
26 from 6.30 p.m. onwards. All you can eat for only 240 baht. Marinated
spare-ribs and steaks, mixed sausages, potato and cucumber salad with garlic
bread are only some of the specialties. Reserve your table in advance at 0
5381 8355 or 0 1883 9361, Grillstation, opposite Pornping Tower,
The Pub on Huey Kaew Road will be showing Aussie
Rules Football games again every Friday evening, Saturday lunch time,
Saturday evening, Sunday lunch time and Sunday evenings. A games schedule is
displayed in the bar. For further details contact Grahame on 0 5321 1550.
To Nobody, German Restaurant in Soi Tewan gives
you daily, except Tuesdays, a good opportunity to indulge yourself in treats
for your taste buds and discover new delights from Germany. Open for lunch
and then for dinner from 5 p.m. onwards. Call Joerg or Sunisa Eisenschmidt
at 0 5321 4483 or 0 7183 1202.
(a non-profit activity of the LuckyDogs Ltd.) needs enthusiastic and serious
people who are willing to help developing our school program to establish an
understanding in children on how to safely and hygienically interact with
dogs. Interested? Please contact Nienke at 0 9997 8146 or email:
every Wednesday at 6.30 p.m. at the Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Centre in
Changpuak, Chiang Mai. More information tel 0 5321 4904 after 5 p.m.
Foreigners very welcome.
Buddhist Meditation class is held
every Wednesday at 7.30 p.m. sharp. Venue: The Yoga Studio, 90/1 Rachamanka
St., 200 m west of Prappoklao St. junction in the old city. Map at
www.yoga-chiangmai.com. Suitable for beginners although everybody is
welcome. Call John 0 7172 7500 for more info. Afternoons only please.
30 baht for the first 2 km and 4 baht for each subsequent kilometer. Waiting
time – 1 baht per minute. Taxi Call Center, Tel 0 5327 9291, 0 5327 1242
ext 16, from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. 20 – 40 baht charge for cal-out service,
depending on location.
Tune-in to the English language radio
program ‘Helping Hand’, broadcast daily from 7.30-9.00 pm.
The program is on Radio Thailand Chiang Mai FM 93.25 MHZ, and
provides useful information to both Thai nationals and foreigners.
T.I.T.S. - New English Language Radio Station,
serving Chiang Mai, Hang Dong and Mae Rim area daily from 8 a.m. - midnight.
Easy listening, Reggae, Blues, Oldies and News from around Chiang Mai. Tune
in to FM 106.50 MHZ to stay informed about your community. Requests
and comments, telephone 0 5321 8006 or e-mail: [email protected]