Travel Club meets
every month at Tuskers Bar & Grill located on Soi 1 just off Chaiyaphum Rd.
Next meeting August 11 starts 7 pm. Featuring ‘Ric,’ an Australian author
talking about ‘South Sea Islands’. For further info: [email protected]
Dining Out Group A dining out group
meets every other week, alternating between western and Asian food. Between 100
baht and 500 baht per head. No charge to join the mailing list. For further
info: diningoutcnx @hotmail.com.
The Chiang Mai International Women’s Book
Club is welcoming new members. International group of English speaking book
lovers reading fiction and non-fiction. Meet 7 pm on the last Monday of every
month. For further info email [email protected].
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. For further details email
Andrew Shepherd at [email protected] or call 084 780 6459.
Chiang Mai Friends Group. A networking
group of Expats and Thai who are in business who supports community in
educational and environmental projects. For further info call Boong Duenpen
Chaladlam at 089 433 1505 or email [email protected] retireinchiangmai.com.
Chiang Mai Readers and Book Discussion
Group meets monthly over lunch to discuss a previously agreed book. Everyone
welcome. For further details contact Janet at [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 contact Maya
at 087 193 2054/053 291 692.
*Informal Northern Thai Group (INTG)
meets at the Alliance Francais, Charoen Prathet Road. Tuesday August 12 ‘The
Administrative Structure of Chiang Mai Province’ a talk by Ajarn Tanet
Charenmang. For further info visit www.intgcm. thehostserver.com.
Chiang Mai Expats Club meets on the 2nd
and 4th Saturday of every month. New
location Shangri-La Hotel. Arrive 10 am start 10:30 am. 80 baht per person.
Many Lamps-One Light. Multi-faith
inspirational programmes. 2nd and 4th
Saturday every month at 2:30 sharp. August 23 ‘Good Deeds’ Room 209 Hillside
Condo 4. Topics; No fees. No Speakers. Refreshments. Very friendly. For further
info call Mike at 087 305 4006.
Alcoholics Anonymous. The Chiang Mai
West International Group meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 pm in the Narawat
Room and every Saturday at 6 pm in the Srivichai Room (open speaker meeting -
last Saturday in each month special Birthday celebration meeting) in the YMCA,
located near Central Kad Suan Kaew Shopping Mall. For further info call 084 485
0100 or visit [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.
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 at 053 211 550 or email
[email protected] home.in.th.
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].
Tai Chi Classes.
Experienced Tai Chi Sifu gives lessons, free group introductory lecture and
demonstrations of benefits and different forms of Tai Chi. For further details
contact Liang at 084 600 5268 or liang.xiaochenmen @gmail.com.
Karate Practice 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 email [email protected].
Chiang Mai Bicycle Club Meets every
Sunday at 7 am at Thapae Gate. For further info visit www.chinarice.org.
Lawn Bowls. Gymkhana Club. Anyone
interested in playing lawn bowls or joining a club, forming a league should
contact Chris Simmonds at 081 288 6784.
Saturday Ball Hockey at Buan Hat Park.
For children under 11 years old. Adult supervision. For further info email [email protected].
Amari Rincome Nimmanhaemindha
Road, August 30. The Pink Panther stars in ‘Baht for a Better Life’
benefit concert with Daeng Fantastic. 950 baht per ticket including
international buffet. For reservations or further info 053 221 130
Shangri La Chang Klan Road August 27.
Fashion Show, in aid of the Charity Rooftop party , at Kad kafe from 11am. 350
baht includes buffet lunch. Lots of gift bags to be given away. Special offer on
Hardy’s wine. For further info charityrooftopparty @gmail.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).
Baan Panom. August
16. One night only Exhibition featuring photography by Galen Garwood, including
guest singer Antoine Garth. Garwood reads from his new work ‘The Book of Pod’
and ‘Flowers to Flesh’. Free admittance. For further info galen44 @gmail.com
Fine Arts Museum C.M.U. Nimmanhaemindha
Road. ‘Land of Forum’ exhibition, until July 31. For more email cmuartcenter
ComPeung near Doi Saket NancyMizuno
Elliott, a Californian based artist will join the residence program from late
June until July. For further info visit www.compeung.org.
Art Museum Exhibition by Lanna Photo
Club. Until August 31. 9am until 5pm. Theme ‘Northern Thailand’
Natural Museum Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden
Maerim. From August 1; Art exhibition showcasing more than 80 paintings and
photographs entitled ‘Golden Floral Plants’ to celebrate the 80th
Birthday Anniversary of HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej and the Botanic Garden’s 15th
Galerie Panisa 189 Mahidol Road (near
Rimping Supermarket). Art Exhibition of watercolours and acrylics. Until
British Council at
the Amari Rincome Hotel. ‘A Festival of Bright Ideas’ for students planning
on education in the UK. Saturday August 16, August 30 and September 20. for
further info www.britishcouncil.or.th
Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan group classes,
every Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning at Hillside 4. For beginners or
experienced exercisers. Call Julie at 089 955 5350 for details or visit
www.taichichiangmai .com. Chen style lessons also available.
Amari Rincome Hotel Nimmanhaemindha
Road Italian Cooking Class Every Saturday in August from 3pm onwards, followed
by the dinner ‘you’ cooked. 1200 baht per person including wine tasting
during the dinner. For further info or reservations call 053 221 130
The PREM Tennis Academy. After school
tennis programs, Saturday tennis programs, camps and tournaments offered
throughout the year. International experienced coaching staff. All ages and
abilities accepted. For more info contact Director Randall Scott at
[email protected] or visit www.premcenter.org.
Chiangmai International Taekwondo
(CIT), Training now for all ages at 3rd
Floor EQ Square, Chiang Mai-Hang Dong Road (next to the SCB Bank). World Master
Tom Zuza 7th Dan. All aspects of
this exciting martial art are taught. For further info call 083 476 2013 or
email [email protected].
Reiki training course. (all levels).
For further info please contact [email protected] center.com or visit the
website on www.asianhealingartscenter.com.
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 [email protected].
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 4 pm and Saturdays. Intermediate level; 6:30 pm Tuesday,
5:30 pm Friday and Saturday. Also Latin Dance and Swing Dance. For further
information email [email protected] .com or telephone Linda at 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 at 087 180 4665.
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 at 087 180 4665.
Payap University Saisuree
Concert Hall Mae Khao Campus. August 30 ‘Hansori Voices from Heaven’ womens
choir from Korea. Music ranges from Verdi, Gershwin, Sound of Music to Godspell.
For reservations or info Tel 0870010452
*The Santi Studio Jazz History 101
Class. 150 baht per class. Tenor Antoine Garth takes an in-depth look at the
development of Jazz including jazz artists Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington etc.
For further info contact Antoine at [email protected] or 085 225 2169.
Glass Onion off Nimmanhaemindha Road.
70s Disco Nights every Saturday. Thursday night is ‘Boys Night Out’, Friday’s
is ‘Girls Night Out’, special discounts applicable, but all are welcome
The Garden 139 Rachadamoen Road (2
doors from the Writers club). Tuesday evenings 8 pm until late. Ballads and folk
music, bring your own instruments, accordion, guitar, flute and your singing
voice, or just go to listen. Also Sunday Nights listen to the Blues. For further
info telephone Tim at 084 8098 768.
Santi’s Grotto, Thapae Soi 2 (below
City View Condo) "Do it Night" or "Open mike night"
every Tuesday from 8 pm until whenever.
*Horn Bar at the Mandarin Oriental.
Cool club sounds, stylish seating, excellent mixology every night. For further
info call 053 888 888 ext. 8843.
Holiday Inn Bachelors of Jazz. Every
night except Mondays. From 7 pm until 11:45 pm. For info call 053 275 300.
MONDAY Tuskers Bar
Chaiyaphum Soi 1. Quiz night every Monday evening starting at 8 pm - for info
call Chas at 087 180 4665 or visit www. tuskersbar.com.
TUESDAY The Olde Bell 25/1 Loi Kroh Rd
(next to Raming Lodge Hotel). Quiz night every Tuesday. 8:30 pm first question.
Free entry. Prize vouchers for winners. Teams of 1-6 are invited. For further
details please email [email protected] or call 087 811 9468.
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 at 053 211 550.
MONTHLY The Garden Bar next to the
Lotus Hotel. Starts at 8 pm. Next quiz August 13. For further info email [email protected]
Films and Theatre
138 Charoen Prathet Road. Films start at 8 pm.. August 15 ‘La Trahison’
(2006) by Philippe Faucon. August 22 ‘Sarraqunia’ (1986) by Med Hondo.
August 29 ‘Serko’ (2006) by Joel Farges. For further info email [email protected].
Democrats Abroad Supper and Movie Night.
August 14. starts 5pm at Crystal Spring House Theatre 48 Huay Kaew Road. Movie;
‘No End in Sight; Iraq’s Descent into Chaos’ Followed by a call in from
Charles A. Lewis. RSVP [email protected]
House of Praise.
Behind the Chiang Mai Grandview Hotel. International Service Sunday 9am. From
Sunday August 3 Second International service at 11am For further info or
directions call 053 212 904, email [email protected] or visit