he Gate Theater Group
is holding auditions for the Arthur Miller production ‘A view from the Bridge’,
‘The Homecoming’ by Harold Pinter and; The Middle of the Night’ by Paddy
Chayefsky Looking for 6 men and 6 women, also stage hands. For further info
contact Stephan Turner 087 177 2195 or Bob Young 086 671 3371.
Hash House Groups, recent launch of
Chiang Mai Bike Hash. Group of Social riders meet on the third Sunday of every
month at 1 pm for a secret trail, drinks and food. Next meet will be Sunday
April 20. For further details contact Andrew Shepherd [email protected] or
084 780 6459.
Chiang Mai Friends Group. A networking
group of Expats and Thai who are in business. ‘Green Resource Ethnic Education
Networking’. Also starting up a ‘Cross Culture Education Project’ for
volunteer teachers. For further info contact Boong Duenpen Chaladlam 089 433
1505 email [email protected] retireinchiangmai.com.
Chiang Mai Readers and Book Discussion
Group meets monthly over lunch to discuss a previously agreed book. Everyone
welcome. Next meeting 12 noon April 3 at Cake Cottage Restaurant, behind Kad
Suan Kaew. For further details contact Janet [email protected].
Textile Art Group. Regular meetings are
held 12 am on the first Friday of every month at the Raintree Centre, opposite
Narawat Bridge. Skills include weaving, surface decoration (batik, etc),
embroidery, etc. Experienced and inexperienced, all are welcome, bring
refreshments and your work, enjoy the creativity! For further info, please
contact Maya on 087 193 2054/053 291 692.
Informal Northern Thai Group (INTG)
meets at the Alliance Francais, Charoen Prathet Road. Tuesday April 8 Dr
Duentemduang na Chiengmai talks about the future of Chiang Mai. For further
info, visit the website at www. intgcm.thehostserver.com.
Many Lamps-One Light. Multi-faith
inspirational programmes. 2nd and 4th
Saturday every month at 2:30 sharp. Room 209 Hillside Condo 4. No fees. No
Speakers. Refreshments. Very friendly. April 12 ‘The Golden Rule’. April 26
‘Love of God’. For further info call Mike 087 305 4006.
Alcoholics Anonymous. The Chiang Mai
West International Group meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 pm in the
Narawat Room at the YMCA, located near Central Kad Suan Kaew Shopping Mall. For
further info call 084 485 0100 or [email protected].
"The Practice of Life", a
Buddhist mindfulness approach to living. Every Wednesday night at 7 pm. Contact
Numnim for directions to Suan Thip Retreat. Call 053 811 464 Chanting group
being formed every Sunday afternoon at 4 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 10 am, start 10:30 am. 80 baht.
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 7 pm. All levels welcome. For further info call 053
211 550 or email [email protected].
at the Student Services building at Chiang Mai University. Karatedo Federation
Wado-kaj karate. 5.30 pm every Monday and Wednesday. This practice is free. For
further info admin @japankarate-cnx.net.
Chiang Mai Bicycle Club Meets every
Sunday at 7am at Thapae Gate. For further info www.chinarice.org.
Lawn Bowls. Gymkhana Club. Anyone
interested in playing lawn bowls or joining a club, forming a league should
contact Chris Simmonds 081 288 6784.
Saturday Ball Hockey at Buan Hat Park.
For children under 11 years old. Adult supervision. For further info [email protected].
Sport on TV at UN Irish Pub 24 Ratwithi
Rd. Includes Heineken Cup Rugby Quarter Finals April 5/6, FA Cup Semi Finals
April 5. IRB Australian Sevens April 5/6. Tel 053 214 554.
Soroptimist International (Chiang Mai). Fashion
Show May 17 at Empress Hotel Convention Centre. ‘A Global Voice for
Women’ featuring Tananan Willson and Wit from Hair Pro. 900 baht includes
dinner, show and entertainment. For further info Tel Maureen 081 025 6222
Ballet at Kad Suan Kaew. Sunday June 1.
‘La Bayadere’ by Marius Petipa and ‘Peter Pan 2008’. Two performances at
1:30 pm and 7 pm. Chiang Mai Ballet performing group and the Chiang Mai Ballet
Academy. Artists from Australia and Russia. Also singing Narat Kitavadhana
(Book). Ticket prices 1,000, 500, 200 and 100 baht. For reservations or further
info 053 260 373 or www.chiangmai-ballet. com. Lanna Fantasy at Khum
Khanm Theatre (behind Carrefour on the Superhighway). Set show from 7 pm until
9.15 pm. 1,200 baht includes dinner, one drink and the show. For reservations or
further information call 053 304 121 (English spoken).
189 Mahidol Road (opp Toyota showroom). ‘Dialogue of Beauty’ exhibition with
works from Pongsiri Kiddee and Parichart Supapan. From April 16 until May 12.
Open Monday to Saturdays 9 am until 6 pm. For further info call 053 202 779.
Kad Suan Kaew Huay Kaew Rd ‘Small
Printing Exhibition’ until April 16. Featuring works by students from the
Faculty of Architecture Rajamongkol Lanna University of Technology.
Fine Arts Museum C.M.U. Nimmanhaemindha
Road... For more info; cmuartcenter @hotmail.com.
Chiangmai International Taekwondo
(CIT), Training now for all ages at 3rd
Floor EQ Square, Chiangmai-Hang Dong Road (next to the SCB Bank). World Master
Tom Zuza 7th Dan. All aspects of
this exciting martial art are taught. Further info 083 476 2013 or [email protected].
Prem Center. The following is available
to students ages 9-17; Songkran Camp April 7-19. Holiday English Camp April
20-27. Extreme Siam June 22-30. For further information contact Jay, Head of
Camps jaytanat @premcenter.org or www. premcenter.org.
Reiki training course. Levels 1 and 2.
For further info, please contact [email protected] asianhealingartscenter.com, or visit the
website on www. asianhealingarts.com.
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 084 041 7982 or bradblanco
Thai conversation classes twice a week
Tuesday and Thursday afternoons at Hillside 4 Condo, 5 pm. 60 baht. Meet on the
4th Floor next to the swimming pool.
For further details please email Elena on orientalphoenix @gmail.com.
Latin and Ballroom/Salsa Dancing, Soi
7, Suthep Road (near Chiang Mai University). Salsa beginner class; 6.30
Wednesday, intermediate level 4:15 Saturday. Ballroom/Latin classes beginner
class; 6:30 Thursday. Intermediate level; 6:30 pm Tuesday, 5:30 pm Friday and
Saturday. For further information email [email protected] gmail.com or telephone Linda
086 187 1263.
The Chiang Mai Photographic Group
meets Wednesday’s 7 pm at Tuskers Bar & Grill located on Soi 1 just off
Chaiyaphum Rd. contact Chas for further details 087 180 4665.
Prem Organic Cooking Academy The Prem
Center Mae Rim. ‘Lite and refreshing’ Soups, salads and appertizers.
Mornings May 13 & 15. Evenings May 15 & 22. 500 baht per class, for
further information call Joy 053 301 500 x 5012 or [email protected].
The Chiang Mai Computer Club meets
Tuesday’s 1 pm at Tuskers Bar & Grill located on Soi 1 just off Chaiyaphum
Td. Contact Chas for further details 087 180 4665.
Artspace Art Factory Party.
April 11 from 8 pm. The Alchemy Pops will be playing favorite dance covers and
original tunes. ‘Serious fun’. Tickets 200 baht at the door, includes one
free drink. For further info or reservations [email protected] or 084 041
The Grand Opera Society of Chiang Mai.
Next meeting/performance will be on April 8 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 howardgraves @gmail.com.
Santi’s Grotto, Thapae Soi 2 (below
City View Condo) "Do it Night" or "Open mike night"
every Tuesday from 8 pm until whenever. Music/Comedy/Dance/Tell a story, up
UN Irish Pub Jazz Night every Wednesday
from 9 pm 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 7 pm until 11:45 pm. For info contact 053 275 300.
MONDAY Tuskers Bar
Chaiyaphum Soi 1. Quiz night every Monday evening starting at 8 pm - for info
call Chas 087 180 4665 or www.tuskersbar.com.
TUESDAY The Olde Bell 25/1 Loi Kroh Rd.
Quiz night every Tuesday. 8.30 pm first question - so arrive earlier. For
further info pedrfawkes @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 8 pm with teams of four or
less. Many prizes, including DVDs from sponsor Club 99. For further info call
Grahame, 053 211 550.
MONTHLY The Garden Bar next to the
Lotus Hotel. April 16. Starts at 8 pm. For further info [email protected].
The Pub Huay Kaew
Rd. Celebrating St. George’s Day April 23 with a sing-a-long and Durham
Hotpot. Also every Saturday night is Bar-B-Q in the Garden, sausages, burgers,
chicken, potato salad and much more. 150 baht per person from 6 pm. For further
info call Grahame 053 211 550
Amari Rincome Every Friday night
Rooftop Terrace ‘Starry Skies & Starry Eyes’ looking up towards Doi
Suthep. 6:30 pm until 10 pm. 5 course set menu 750 baht per person (ideal for
romantic couples). Reservations or further info 053 221 130 [email protected].
*Sofitel Riverside Rio Restaurant &
Bar. April 5 from 6 pm until 8 pm. Wine tasting experience 490 baht per person.
For reservations or further info 053 999 333.
Elizabethan Room 252/1 Charoenprat Rd
(opposite Rimping Condo). Medieval Feasts every Friday Night. 350 baht includes
Roast Pork Joint, half chicken or tender ribs plus much more. Also serves cream
teas and Sunday Lunches. For reservations call 053 306 442 or 083 572 3820.
German, Austrian, Dutch, Swiss Stammtisch
meets every Wednesday and Saturday at 7 pm, 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 086 911 5976.
Riverside Restaurant Dinner Boat
Cruise. Leaves the restaurant at 8 pm. After boarding at 7:15 pm you can order
food and drinks from the restaurant menu. Very popular cruise, reserve your
table Tel 053 243 239.
Films and Theatre
Ealing Studios Movie Festival
at the Gymkhana Club. 2nd and 4th
Fridays, 7.30 start.. April 11 The Ladykillers. April 25 Whiskey Galore.
Alliance Francais 138 Charoen Prathet
Road. Films start at 8 pm. April 11 ‘Une Vie’ (1958) by Alexandre Astruc.
April 18 ‘Ascenseur Pour L’Echaufaud (1958) by Louis Malle. April 25 ‘Le
Couperet’ (2005) by Costa Gavras. For further info [email protected].
House of Praise.
International Service Sunday 9 am until 10:30 am. Thai Service 10:45 until 12
noon. For further info or directions Tel 053 212 904 email [email protected] cocthailand.com
or visit www.cocthailand.com.