Hash House Groups: Social runners, third Sunday each
month, 1 p.m. Secret trail, drinks and food. Info: [email protected] yahoo.co.uk
The Gentleman’s Club: The Pub, first Monday of the
month. Beer and a roast lunch. Info: 053-211-550, email [email protected]
Dining Out Group: Once a fortnight, alternating
between Western and Asian food. 100 baht - 500 baht per head..Info and
reservations: diningoutcnx @hotmail.com
Chiang Mai Readers & Book Discussion Group: Monthly
over lunch to discuss a previously agreed book. All welcome.
The Chiang Mai International Women’s Book Club:
Group of English speaking book lovers. 7 p.m, last Monday of month. Info:
Soroptimists International Chiang Mai: Professional
women’s group, monthly at the Amari Rincome Hotel. New members welcome. Info:
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:
Travel Club: Monthly at Tuskers.Info:dorothy.engmann
The Expat Ladies Luncheon: Monthly at selected,
reasonably priced venues. All welcome. Next meeting August 25 at the Pasta Café.
Info and reservations: [email protected].
Chiang Mai Chess Club: 7pm, Wednesdays, The Pub, on
Huay Kaew Rd. All welcome. Info: John on 085-7109-926.
Care for Dogs urgently needs both Thai and
Western volunteers for their new stall at the Sunday Walking Street Market,
which will help to raise funds for the shelter’s ever-increasing needs.
Volunteers will be selling Care for Dogs merchandise, collecting donations and
spreading public awareness of Care for Dogs. Full shift hours are Sundays
approx. 3.30 p.m. until 11 p.m. Half shifts 3.30p.m. till 7.30 p.m. and 7.30
p.m. till 11 p.m. These hours are still to be confirmed and may change. If you
are able help out for either a full shift or half shift or some weeks only,
please contact Care for Dogs immediately at [email protected] carefordogs.org
Soroptimists International Chiang Mai: Professional
women’s group meets monthly at Amari Rincome Hotel. New members welcome. Info:
Zonta International Chiang Mai presents an October
Moon Party, a dance and cabaret event benefiting Zonts’s ‘Adopt a Grandma’
project, which supports grandparents bringing up their grandchildren orphaned by
HIVAids. This fun event includes dinner, a jazz cabaret and dancing till
midnight at the Centara Duan Tawan Hotel, and takes place on October 10,
beginning 6 p.m. Dress – Black Tie/ costume/something spectacular! Tickets 800
baht to include dinner and 2 drinks, available at Rimping supermarkets, or call
AUA Auditorium on Rachadamnoen Road presents a
Violin & Piano Duo Recital featuring Sittichai Pengcharoen, (violin) and Eri
Nakagawa, (piano), on September 19 at 7 p.m. Programme includes music by
Beethoven, Cesar Franc and H W Ernst. Tickets 300 and 200 baht for students in
advance at 081-682-8000. Please note, parking on the forecourt is limited and
motorcycles are not allowed to park at the venue.
The Gate Theatre’s next season is now presenting
Neil Simon’s famous play, ‘The Odd Couple’, directed by Stephan Turner, at the
Studio Theatre on the 7th floor
of Kad Suan Kaew on the 18th ,
19th ,25th and
26th of September. Curtain
up at 7 p.m; from 6 p.m. food and drink, catered by the Queen Victoria Pub, will
be available in the theatre’s foyer.
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.
CMU Art Gallery: New exhibition from August 20,
‘Suitcases’. Artworks which represent emotions and thoughts on a journey.
Gallery is located close to the Suthep Road entrance. Works by students and
teachers. This is an interesting new gallery; profits from sales go to art
supplies for needy students.
116 Gallery are hosting an exhibition of paper
collage artwork by Cornelis Hoek entitled ‘Cornelages’, until September 30th.
Cornelis is multi-talented as a singer, voice and dramatic art coach, tapestry
weaver and international tour manager for dance companies, and has been working
with paper collages since his arrival in Chiang Mai 2 years ago.
Payap College of Music with Bennett Lerner and friends
present Nocturnes et Barcarolles (Part 5), the music of Gabriel Faure and his
contemporaries, at 7.30 p.m.on October 3 at Payap’s Mae Kao Campus Saisuree
Chutikul Music Hall. Pianists Bennett Lerner and Achira Assawadecharit with
cellist Apichai Leamthong will play compositions by Fauré, Prokofiev,
Stravinsky, Webern, and Debussy. Tickets 200 baht, students 100 baht. Info:
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. to 8.30 p.m. at the Shangri-.La Hotel. A great
opportunity for business professionals and individuals alike to meet, network
and exchange views in a social environment. Guests are encouraged to bring along
colleagues and business associates to take full advantage of the event. Cost 300
baht, including beer, wine and canapés.
International Women’s Partnership for Peace and Justice
will run a 5 –day writing retreat for women from September 28 at a peaceful
rural setting in Mae Rim. Daily Yoga/meditation/ mindfulness practices create
space for creativity to emerge. Residential course, cost 6,000 - 9,000 baht
dependent on ability to pay. Info: email on ginger @women
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 [email protected]
Art classes at ArtSpace on 7: Short courses given by
a highly qualified and experienced artist, fees include materials. Info:
Reiki training courses: all levels. Info:
[email protected] artscenter.com or www.asian healingartscenter.com
The Gymkhana Club is looking for competent singles
tennis players for Monday nights; also competent doubles players for Tuesday and
Friday nights and competent, competitive doubles players for Wednesday nights.
4:00pm to 6:30pm, 80 baht walk-in fee for non members. Info: Michael at
087-1887414 or Ian at 086-1951753
Chiangmai International 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 masterzuza @itf-thailand.com.
Tai Chi Classes: Experienced Tai Chi Sifu gives
lessons. Info: 084-600-5268, email [email protected] gmail.com.
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.
Karate Practice: Monday/Wednesday 5.30 p.m, Free.
CMU’s Student Services building. Karatedo Fed. Wado-kaj karate. Info:
The Prem Golf Academy is holding a short game clinic
at Chiang Mai’s Stardome Driving Range on September 13 from 9 a.m.-12 midday,
cost 500 baht per person. For reservations call 053-301-500, ext 5415 or email
Prem Golf and Tennis Academies: 5-Day Golf & Tennis
Camp, Day Camp and Residential Camp options available. October 15-19.
Applications available online at http://golf.premcenter.org.
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. Call 053-214-554
Fridays: The Pub. 8 p.m. Call Grahame on 053-211-550
Monthly at the Garden Bar: Starts 8 p.m. Email
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.
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,
Sri Sathya Sai Baba, spiritual master. Study and
discussion group for Chiang Mai devotees. Info: Bob at 081-469-1507, 8 a.m. - 10
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:
Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Foundation holds Experience
in Meditation every Saturday 3 p.m-4:30 p.m. at 218/6 Chotana Rd. Info:.tel