Hash House Groups: Social
runners, third Sunday each month, 1 p.m. Secret trail, drinks and food. Info:
daglocks @yahoo.co.uk or 084-780-6459.
The Gentleman’s Club: The
Pub, first Monday of the month. Beer and a roast lunch. Info: 053-211-550, email
Dining Out Group: Once a
fortnight, alternating between Western and Asian food. 100 baht - 500 baht per
head. Info and reservations: [email protected]
Chiang Mai Readers & Book
Discussion Group: Monthly over lunch to discuss a previously agreed book.
All welcome. cmreaders [email protected]
The Chiang Mai International
Women’s Book Club: Group of English speaking book lovers. 7 p.m, last Monday
of month. Info: christa @justfoodinc.org
Chiang Mai: Professional women’s group, monthly at the Amari Rincome Hotel.
New members welcome. Info: [email protected] artscenter.com
The Chiang Mai Computer Club:
Tuesdays 1 p.m. at Tuskers Bar. Info: 087-180-4665.
Chiang Mai Bicycle Club:
Every Sunday, 7 a.m, Thapae Gate. Info: www.chinarice.org
The Textile Art Group:
First Friday of month at the Raintree Centre opposite Narawat Bridge. Weaving,
batik, embroidery, etc. Info: [email protected]
Travel Club: Monthly at
The Expat Ladies Luncheon:
Monthly at selected, reasonably priced venues. All welcome. Next meet July 28,
Kad Kafe, Shangri-La Hotel. Info and reservations: [email protected].
Chiang Mai Chess Club:
7pm, Wednesdays, The Pub, on Huay Kaew Rd. All welcome. Info: John on
Thailand Chiang Mai: Evening meeting for the Dutch community in Chiang Mai,
August 8 at Hollanda Montri Guesthouse, 365 Charoenrat Rd, beginning at 7 p.m.
All welcome. Info: [email protected]
The ‘Hoon Chang Fon’
traditional Lanna puppet duo, recently awarded the World Festival of Puppet
Art’s special Award for Poetic Interpretation in Prague, have lost their pitch
in the Sunday Walking Market as a result of taking time off to compete in the
international festival. The now internationally famous duo has at present no way
of earning a living. You can support them by hiring them at your next event or
party. They deserve our appreciation and continued support; please do contact
them on 085-717-2879.
Concerto Music School
presents a violin and piano recital, given by Somchai Wattanaprasobsuk and
Papaporn Wangvisavavit, on August 1 at the AUA auditorium, beginning at 7 p.m.
Tickets at the door are .100 baht; for reservations, please call 091-993-3740 or
Galerie Panisa present
‘Art and Amity V1’, an exhibition of work by their students and teachers, on
view until August 19 at their gallery, located at 189 Mahidol Road, opposite the
Toyota showrooms. Info: 053-202-779.
Networking Evening: AA
Insurance Brokers Co.Ltd and Networking One invite you to these events, held on
the 1st Thursday of each
month, from 6.30 p.m. at the Shangri-.La Hotel. Meet, greet, network
and do business in an elegant environment. Next meeting August 6.
Le Mercure Hotel: Special
offer, Sunday Brunch, book 1 week in advance, get 30% discount. Wednesdays are
‘ladies’ day’ – two eat for the price of one. Lavish and delicious!
The Amari Rincome Hotel
presents its Swiss National Night, August 1, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m at the La
Gritta restaurant. Delicious Swiss culinary specialities and live entertainment
from Dang Fantastic. 450 baht net, including ‘take home’ Swiss bread.
classes, educational opportunities
Chiang Mai University’s
Language Institute is offering a new non-profit multi-skill volunteer
teaching programme which includes a Non-Imm. ‘O’visa. Volunteers can be placed
in schools, hospitals, etc, according to qualifications and experience.
Tailor-made placements in any field; commitment of at least 4 hours per week.
Placement and visa fee requested to cover expenses. For more details, or if your
school or organisation needs volunteers, please email Carmen on volunteers
Art classes at ArtSpace on 7:
Short courses given by a highly qualified and experienced artist, fees
include materials. Info: artspacecm @gmail.com
Reiki training courses:
all levels. Info: [email protected] artscenter.com or www.asian
Latin and Ballroom/Salsa
Dancing: Soi 7, Suthep Road. Ballroom/Salsa and Latin, belly dancing. Info:
086-187-1263, email [email protected]
Grow International Learning
Centre offers alternative education based on ‘GED’ Syllabus for
middle/high-school students wishing to study for the international high school
certificate. Info: Sonthaya Chutisacha, (Sandy), on 081-846-5770, email
[email protected] or visit www.growilc.com
Taekwondo: All ages taught in your own home, private lessons by World Master
Tom Zuza ,7th Dan. Info: 083-276-2013/083-475-1752, email
Tai Chi Classes:
Experienced Tai Chi Sifu gives lessons. Info: 084-600-5268, email
Tai Chi Classes: Chen
style Tai Chi classes for beginners, Mondays Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Hillside
4 Condos, 4th floor,
exercise room. Info: 089-955-5350, or www. taichichiangmai.com. Private
classes also available.
Monday/Wednesday 5.30 p.m, Free. CMU’s Student Services building.
Karatedo Fed. Wado-kaj karate. Info: admin @japankarate-cnx.net
Mondays: Tuskers’ Bar:
Info: call Chas on 087-811-4665, or www.tuskersbar.com.
Tuesdays: The Olde Bell,
8.30 p.m. Call 087-811-9468, email [email protected]
Thursdays: UN Irish Pub.
Fridays: The Pub. 8 p.m.
Call Grahame on 053-211-550
Monthly at the Garden Bar:
Starts 8 p.m. Email [email protected]
Many Lamps-One Light:
Multi-faith inspirational programmes on 2nd and
4th Saturday every month at
2 p.m. for 2.30 p.m. 1110 Nakornping Condos. No fees. Refreshments. Info: Mike
on 087-305-4006. Please note: the ‘Many Lamps - One Light’ programme will be in
recess from 25th July to 22nd August.
Baha’i Faith - What is it?
Why is it fresh and important? New topics. Monthly, 9th and 19th,
at 1110 Nakornping Condos, 2.45 p.m. Info:
Mike or Rose on 087-305-4006,
Please note: ‘Baha’i Faith’ will be in recess from 19th July to 19th August,
‘The Gathering’. Sundays, Lotus Hotel, 10:30 a.m., 5th floor. Good refreshments,
good friends. Info: Pastor John, 080-131-3721
Sri Sathya Sai Baba,
spiritual master. Study and discussion group for Chiang Mai devotees. Info: Bob
at 081-469-1507, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Meditate with the Green
Papaya Sangha in the tradition of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh.
Thursdays from 7:30 to 9:00 pm at the Yoga Studio 65/1 Arak Road. Beginners
welcome. Info: green [email protected]