The Fourth of July! Early
notification of invitation from the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United
States of America on behalf of the US Consulate-General to the annual
celebration of Independence Day to be held this year from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. in
the grounds of the Chiang Mai Municipal Stadium. Admission 100 baht, includes
entertainment, games, door prizes and a firework display. No parking will be
allowed; please take a taxi or ask a friend to drop you off.
The Chiang Mai
Photographic Group: Meets every 2nd Wednesday
7 p.m. at Tuskers Bar & Grill. All those with an interest in photography film or
digital are invited. Contact Chas for further details at 087-180-4665, www.
Informal Northern Thai Group:
A presentation on 18th - 20th Century Thai and other Southeast Asian Paintings
of the Lord Buddha will be given at the Alliance Française meeting rooms by
James Bogle on June 9 at 7.30 James is an expert on Asian art, and a dedicated
collector of the genre.
Chiang Mai Readers & Book
Discussion Group: Meets monthly over lunch to discuss a previously agreed
book. Everyone welcome. For further details contact Janet at
Chiang Mai: Professional women’s group meets June 17 at Amari Rincome from
4.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. Speaker is Jaz Goven, from Emotional Freedom Technique.
Tickets 250 baht, (Soroptimists), 350 baht, (guests), including high tea. New
members welcome. For further details, contact Cory on [email protected]
International Song Festival
presents an evening of Italian madrigals and the Birth of Opera on June 13,
given by the Anima Mundi Early Music Ensemble, led by Antoine Garth. The concert
begins at 8 p.m. at the Spirit House restaurant. An Italian buffet dinner will
be served at 6 p.m. Tickets are 600 baht. For reservations, please call
Chiang Mai Arts:
University Art Centre May 6-28. Art Thesis of Graduate Students, (Master
Degrees), Visual arts exhibition, understanding the beauty of art. 9 a.m. until
5 p.m. For further info, email to cmuartscenter @hotmail.com.
JJ Markets: 7 p.m., June
12 sees another round of the annual JJ’s Talent Contest, with students competing
for scholarship prizes.
JJ Indy Street: JJ
Markets project to help small SMEs and the unemployed. Regular Thursday market
between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m., local goods from local people Well worth a visit.
JJ’s is located next to Tesco Lotus, just off the Superhighway.
JJ Markets: Grand sale to
June 30. 20%-80% reductions on clothes, home décor, local crafts, etc. 10 a.m.
to 8 p.m. daily. Located off the Superhighway behind Kam Thieng flower market.
Dining Out Group: Next
meeting, Ooh La La Restaurant, June 11, 7 p.m. This is an excellent French
Normandy restaurant, a bit pricey but well worth the money as they use nothing
but the finest ingredients. Please email Paul for bookings or further info on
[email protected] hotmail.com.
Art classes at ArtSpace on 7:
Short courses given by a highly qualified and experienced artist, fees
include materials. Develop your potential! For further details contact Laura on
Reiki training courses:
All levels. For further info please contact [email protected] artscenter.com or
visit the website on www.asianhealing artscenter.com.
Relief from tension by
self-tapping your acupuncture points (no needles needed). Two workshops with Jaz
Goven on June 20 and 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. At Siri Wattana, Chiang Mai.
Cost 600 baht each per workshop to book. Call Ayesha on 053-802-696.
Karate Practice: Student
Services building at Chiang Mai University. Karatedo Federation Wado-kaj karate:
Monday and Wednesday at 5.30 p.m. This practice is free. For further info email
Many Lamps-One Light:
Multi-faith inspirational programmes on 2nd and
every month at 2 p.m. for 2.30 p.m. start. 1110 Nakornping Condo. Topics: No
fees. No speakers. Refreshments. For further info call Mike at 087-305-4006.
The Practice of Life: A
Buddhist mindfulness approach to living. Every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. Contact
Numnim on 053-811-464 for directions to Suan Thip Retreat.
‘The Gathering’ - an international fellowship of Christians meeting Sundays at
the Lotus Hotel behind Central Mall, 10.30 a.m., 5th floor. Good refreshments
and good friends. Call Pastor John at 080-131-3721.
Sri Sathya Sai Baba:
Spiritual master. Devotees in Chiang Mai are now holding a study and discussion
group. For further details, please contact Bob on 081-469-1507, between 8 a.m.
and 10 p.m.
Baha’i Faith - What is it?
Why is it fresh and important? New topics on 9th and 19th of every month at 1110
Nakornping Condo, off Huay Kaew Rd. at 2.45 p.m. Call Mike or Rose on
Meditate with The Green
Papaya Sangha in the tradition of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh
every Thursday from 7.30 to 9:00 p.m. at the Yoga Studio 65/1 Arak Road.
Beginners warmly welcomed. For info, email to greenpapayasangha @gmail.com.