Rotarians with a homespun country heart will meet up on Saturday, October 21 for a great country family evening together at Doi Kham Country Home Resort and Spa. The evening starts early at 4pm. Everyone will dress up in cowboy duds to win a prize. A lovely meal and entertainment. Single tickets are Baht 400.- VIP tickets are Baht 800.and Family style 3 adults and children free Tickets are Baht 1,000.-A limited number of rooms at Baht 1,500.- including American breakfast can also be booked for those who want to stay late. Proceeds to Rotary Club charity. More details Tel: 08 6818 0065, [email protected], wirat_ [email protected]

A Remembrance Service will be held at the Chiang Mai Foreign Cemetery on Saturday 11th November 2006, 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 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.

Halloween night 31 October 06 at Mix bar – chill with a live DJ performance in the unique ambience at D2’s Halloween party. From 9 p.m. until midnight. Tickets are now available at D2Hotel Chiang Mai @ 290 Baht net / person includes snacks and 2 complementary shots of “black devil” and “cruel Satan”. Details Tel: 0 5399 9999.

The next Ladies Lunch Bunch will take place on Wednesday, November 8 at 12:00 noon at The Chedi Hotel, located at 123 Charoen Prathet Road. The cost will be 300 baht per person for a very special buffet offering. Please contact Donna Dauenhauer at [email protected] to make your booking, or call her at 053-277-203 before Nov. 6.

The British Council proudly presents a professional training workshop on “CV Writing And Interview Skills” Fee: THB 2,000 (2 day- training plus refreshment). Terms and Conditions: Minimum number of participants is 6 and maximum is 15, we reserve the right to reschedule the workshop if we are unable to register the minimum number required , the minimum level of English to attend the workshop is pre-intermediate level 4, The British Council will provide a free placement test for workshop participants. Wednesday 25th October and 1st November 2006, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. For more information: British Council 198 Bumrungraj Road. Tel 0 5324 2103 ext 17 E-mail: chiang [email protected]

Saturday, November 18, 2006, at 7:30 p.m., Payap University, Multi-Media Room (Maekao Campus), Chiangmai Music for piano solo, piano duo, klui and guitar, and electronics and dancer, by Chaipongpun, Debussy, Prangcharoen, Vora-urai, Young and Burmese composers, performed by Bennett Lerner, pianist, and his friends, Kit Young, pianist, Bringkop Vora-urai, klui player, Passakorn Puprapar, guitarist, and Saijai Chaiyasate, dancer. Admission 200 baht.

Solo Exhibition on the topic of ‘The Wonder Fish’, by Sakon Pungamdee will be held until 31 October from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Lan La Moon Gallery on Charoenrat Road. Further information, Ph: 0 5326 6263 or 08 1 821 9250.

Meditation Retreat - A residential meditation retreat in the tradition of Vietnamese Buddhist Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh will be held from October 28 through 30. The retreat will be presented by the nuns and monks of Plum Village. The cost is 1200 baht. For further information please e-mail greenpapayasangha

Gourmets and music lovers can enjoy a feast of fine food and music during November while aiding 5 charities in and around Chiang Mai. Thais and foreigners are invited to attend any or all of the functions at the Saen Kham Terrace Restaurant, Baan Nai Fan 2nd project. The first Gourmet and Music feast will be held on Saturday November 11 starting at 7pm. Funds raised will be donated to: the Northern Disabled People Foundation; Anusarn Sunthorn School for the Deaf; Srisungwarn Chiang Mai School; Suandok Hospital Foundation and the Chiang Mai Orphanage Foundation. For further details and bookings telephone 0 5383 8990 or 08 9850 3763.

JJ Side Walk Sale – A side walk street market will be conducted on every Friday 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. at JJ markets (behind Tesco Lotus Khamtieng) For more info. Tel: 0 5323 1524.

Thai Culture Exhibition – An exhibition of ‘Old Collection of Siam’ from National Museums around Thailand until July 07 at Chiang Mai National Museum. Tel: 0 5322 1308.

Ongoing events

Live music on the terrace - The 1st Friday of every month, dinner and live entertainment beginning at 7 p.m., at The Gymkhana Club, 349 Chiang Mai, Lamphun Road. For more info visit or www.cheing, Ph: 0 5324 1035, 0 5324 7352 or e-mail [email protected]

Chiang Mai Hash House Harriers have been running and drinking on Saturdays since 1991. We have excellent runs in the most beautiful area in Southeast Asia and plenty of ice cold beer to slake your thirst. Join us for a run or simply to take part in the social activities with Hashers of our community and their families. Further details are available on