Ladies’ Lunch Bunch
Meeting February 13 at Sojo’s Café, World Club, Hang Dong at 12 noon. 325
baht per person. Reservations due by February 6. For further info or
reservations contact donnadau @hotmail.com
Informal Northern Thai Group (INTG)
meets at the Alliance Francais, Charoen Prathet Road. February 12, "Murder,
Mayhem, and Malarkey". An Evening of Japanese detective fiction, including
a talk by Ivan Hall. Tuesday, April 8, Dr Duentenduang Na Chiangmai talks about
the future of Chiang Mai. For further info, visit the website at www.
Many Lamps-One Light. Inter/Multi faith
unity program, (no speakers), 2nd
and 4th Sat. every month at 2.30p.m,
Hillside 4 Condo, 2nd Floor
reception. The programs, consisting of music and readings from the various
sacred scriptures, are all in English. For further info call Mike 0873054006
Alcoholics Anonymous. The Chiang Mai
West International Group meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 6pm in the
Narawat Room at the YMCA, located near Central Kad Suan Kaew Shopping Mall. For
further info call 0844850100 or [email protected]
"The Practice of Life", a
Buddhist mindfulness approach to living. Every Wednesday night at 7:00pm.
Contact Numnim for directions to Suan Thip Retreat. Call 053-811-464 Chanting
group being formed every Sunday afternoon at 4:00 pm. Toning, Drumming, Crystal
bowl, Tibetan, Sufi, Gregorian Chants.
Chiang Mai Expats Club meets on
the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month at the Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel on Huay
Kaew Road. Arrive 10am, start 10:30am. 80 baht for members, 100 baht for guests
includes coffee and cake.
Chiang Mai Jewish Expats Club - new
club now forming. A warm inclusive community of English speaking Jewish Expats.
For further info contact Fran Decoster at [email protected] or tel 0876614657
The Gentleman’s Club meets at The Pub
on Huay Kaew Road every first Monday of the month. It is for males who enjoy
beer and a roast lunch. For further info call Grahame 053-211-550 or email [email protected]
The Chess Club meets at The Pub on Huay
Kaew Road every Wednesday at 7pm. All levels welcome. For further info call
053-211-550 or email [email protected]
Zonta Charity Bike Rally.
Saturday February 23. All proceeds go to HIV/AIDS orphans. Start Thapae Gate
07:30am (register 06:00am) Chiang Mai to San Khampaeng. Entrance fee 500 baht.
For further info contact; Mr David Curtz 0894334141
Karate Practice at the Student Services
building at Chiang Mai University. Karatedo Federation Wado-kaj karate. 5.30pm
every Monday and Wednesday. This practice is free. For further info 099533142 or
*Cricket. Fixtures. February 3: British
Club V Gymkhana (Gym). February 10: Warriors V Citylife (Prem). February 17:
Irish Pub V Warriors (Gym). February 22-24: Inter Regional Tournament. For up to
date information visit www. chiangmaicc.com
Lanna Fantasy at
Khum Khanm Theatre (behind Carrefour on the Superhighway). Set show from 7pm
until 9.15pm. 1,200 baht includes dinner, one drink and the show. For
reservations or further information call 053-304-121 (English spoken)
Fine Arts Museum C.M.U. Nimmanheiminda
Rd. February 2, 3pm until 5:30pm:‘Der Rei Gen’ Drama Performance by CMU
students in German. Free Entrance. For further info tel 053-943-278
Tribute Exhibition for HRH Princess Galyani
Vadhana. Sirindhorn Chinese Language and Culture
Centre, Mae Fah Laung University, Chiang Rai. Now until February 28. The
exhibition has pictures, stories and activities/events throughout her life. For
further info tel 053-916-000, 053-917-034
Mai Flower Festival, February 1-3, at Nong Buak Hat Park. Grand Opening at
Narawat Bridge outside the Governor’s Residence at 8am February 2. Floats
decorated with flowers will then parade up Thapae Road and around the moat area
to Hat Park. Also agricultural exhibitions, floral and food stalls, "finest
orchid" competitions. Stage performances in the early evenings.
Meojaldee Gallery, Soi 1 Nimmanhaeminda
Road. "Cat’s Party" 1st
Arts Exhibition. February 7 until March 5. Works by artists Kade Javanalikikorn,
Thaweesak Srithongdee, Pattree Chimnok and many more. For further details tel
Fine Arts Museum C.M.U. Nimmanheiminda
Rd. February 1-10: ‘In my Mother’s Footsteps’ by Yishay Garbasz,
photographic exhibition during World War II and the Holocaust. For more info [email protected]
Passport to Chiang Mai Fair 2008.
February 1-3, at JJ Markets. 10am until 8pm. "Dining, Traveling, Staying,
Shopping, Spa’s" in Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai International Heritage
Festival 2008 invites all foreign residents to take part in this event from
February 14-17, at Ratchapruek. Free booths available. For further information:
[email protected] chiangmaiheritage.com
ArtSpace on Seven. ‘Square x Square’
Exhibition opens on Thursday, February 7; theme ‘Time Vision and Invention’.
For further information or reservations contact Chadwick on 0810417982 or
ArtSpace on Seven
offers Mister Bradley’s preschool music classes (www. misterbradley.com) and
combo art/music classes for kids aged 5-8. These classes promote English skills
in an American style sing-along environment. Contact Bradley at 0840417982 or [email protected]
Yang 24 Tai Chi classes from Friday,
February 1 until Friday February 29. Claases meet every Monday, Wednesday and
Friday. Beginners 9:30 - 10:30am and Intermediates 8:30 - 9:30am. Classes held
at Hillside 4 Condo. Cost 2,500 baht. For reservations or further info call
Julie 089 955 5350 or see www.taichichiangmai.com
Thai conversation classes twice a week
Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at Hillside 4 Condo, 5 p.m. 60 baht. Meet on the
4th Floor next to the swimming pool.
For further details please email Elena on [email protected]
Latin and Ballroom / Salsa Dancing, Soi
7, Suthep Road (near Chiang Mai University). Intermediate level latin/ballroom
6:30pm Tuesday, 5:30pm Friday. 5:30pm Saturday. Beginners 6:30pm Thursday. For
further information email [email protected] .com or telephone Linda 0861871263.
To stay abreast of all our dance activities join the webgroup; email
The Chiang Mai Photographic Group
meets 7pm at Tuskers Bar & Grill located on Soi 1 just off Chaiyaphum Rd.
January 23 - normal meeting. contact Chas for further details 0871804665
Hatha/Pranayama Yoga, February 7-15.
Yoga workshop; 5 hours with Chariya Smith, in English for further info contact [email protected]
Payap University Master Class Recital.
February 4, at 5pm. Khao Narawat Campus (opposite McCormick Hospital) Lertkiat
Chongjirajitra; Principal Trumpet of the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra. Gerswin’s
Preludes, Mendez’s Romanza, Holne’s Slavonic Fantasy. Free admission. For
further details 089 043 9821
*The Grand Opera Society of Chiang Mai.
Next meeting / performance will be on February 5, and will follow every other
Tuesday with a DVD performance and interval supper. To become a member please
send your name, email address and telephone number to [email protected]
Glass Onion, off Nimmanhaeminda Road
(next to the Room), offers Jonas at the Piano, on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
at 10pm, playing a mixture of classical and jazz. The Sunday performance is
Santi’s Grotto, Thapae Soi 2 (below
City View Condo) "Do it Night" or "Open mike night"
every Tuesday from 8pm until whenever. Music/Comedy/Dance/Tell a story, up
UN Irish Pub Jazz Night every Wednesday
from 9pm featuring ‘New City Gurus’ at 24 Ratwithi Rd. Tel: 053-214-554
Horn Bar at the Mandarin Oriental. Cool club sounds,
stylish seating, excellent mixology every night. For further info call
053-888-888 ext. 8623
Holiday Inn Bachelors of Jazz. Every night except
Mondays. From 7pm until 11:45pm. For info contact 053-275-300
MONDAY Tuskers Bar
Chaiyaphum Soi 1. Quiz night every Monday evening starting at 8pm - for info
call Chas 0871804665 or www. [email protected]
TUESDAY The Olde Bell 25/1 Loi Kroh Rd.
Quiz night every Tuesday. 8.30pm first question - so arrive earlier. For further
info [email protected] hotmail.co.uk
THURSDAY UN Irish Pub 24 Ratwithi Rd.
Quiz Night every Thursday - for further details call 053-214-554
FRIDAY The Pub on Huay Kaew Road. Quiz
night every Friday - general knowledge quiz starts 8pm with teams of four or
less. Many prizes, including DVDs from sponsor Club 99. For further info call
MONTHLY The Garden Bar next to the
Lotus Hotel. 20 February starts at 8pm, teams of four. For further info [email protected]
Holiday Inn. Chiangmai-Lamphun
Road. Chinese New Year. Special al la carte menu in the China Palace Restaurant
from February 1-15. For further info or reservations tel 053-275-300
D2 Hotel, Changklan Road. D2 Beer
Garden BBQ, January 30-31. Special Barbeque buffet dinner from 5pm onwards. 299
baht ++ per person. Special pitcher of draft beer 150 baht / 50 baht per glass.
For reservations or further info 053-999-999
Centara Duantawan Hotel, Loy Kroh Road.
The 3rd Anniversary Celebration of
the Sunflower Chinese Restaurant on the 24th
Floor. Special Set Menus with special products by The Support Foundation of HM
Queen Sirikit. Discount 20% on food and luxury Dim Sum; valid until January 31.
German, Austrian, Dutch, Swiss Stammtisch
meets every Wednesday and Saturday at 7pm, The Green Oasis Guest House,
Prapokklao Soi 8. Everybody who is interested in German culture, food/drinks is
welcome. For further info call 053-209-112 or 0869115976
Indian Curry Lunch at The Pub on Huay
Kaew Road. Every Tuesday at 11:30am Indian curry is served. Must make
reservations by Monday; for more info contact Grahame Tel: 053-211-550
Riverside Restaurant Dinner Boat
Cruise. Leaves the restaurant at 8pm. After boarding at 7:15pm you can order
food and drinks from the restaurant menu. Very popular cruise, reserve your
table Tel: 053-243-239
Films and Theatre
Taiwan Film Festival
at the CMU. 2nd Floor of the Media
Arta and Design Building. February 4-8. February 4: ‘Crouching Tiger Hidden
Dragon’ ‘Jump! Boys’. February 5: ‘The Shoe Fairy’ ‘Taipei’s
Bohemians; The Life of the Theatre’. February 6: ‘Grandma and her Ghost’
‘The Last Rice Farmer; Let it be’. February 7: ‘Fishing Luck’ ‘The
Rhythm on Wulu Village’. February 8: ‘Three Times’ ‘The Chocolate Rap’.
For more information contact Wasu La-ongsri at the CMU Library
Alliance Francais 138 Charoen Prathet
Road. Films start at 8pm. February 1; ‘Voisins Voisines’ (2005) by Malik
Chibane. February 8: ‘La Prophetie Des Grenouilles (2003) by Jacques-Remy
Girerd. February 15: ‘Paris Qui Dort’ (1922) by Rene Clair. February 22: ‘Les
Visiteurs Du Soir’ (1942) by Marcel Carne. February 29: ‘Les Portes De la
Nuit’ (1946) by Marcel Carne. For further info tbaude @laposte.net
living in Chiang Mai. On February 5, American Democrats living in Chiang Mai
will be able to vote at the special polling booth at the entrance of the
International Building, Payap University. All would be participants must have
registered to vote before January 31. To register www.VoteFromAbroad.org