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: [email protected]
Chiang Mai Readers & Book Discussion Group: Monthly
over lunch to discuss a previously agreed book. All welcome. cmreadersgroup
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:
[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:
Travel Club: Monthly at Tuskers.Info:dorothy.engmann
Chiang Mai Chess Club: 7pm, Wednesdays, The Pub, on
Huay Kaew Rd. All welcome. Info: John on 085-7109-926.
Critical Mass Chiang Mai Bicycle Ride - Everyone on
a bike, unicycle, skateboard, or roller-blades is invited to join the ride,
beginning at 8:30 p.m. at Thapae Gate on the last Friday of every month to
celebrate cycling and assert cyclists’ right to the road. Short ride around
Chiang Mai with drinks to follow. Info: [email protected] yahoo.com
Miss Chiang Mai Motor Show 2009 will be organised at
from December 18-27, at Arena Hall, Big C Supermarket, Donchan branch on Chiang
Mai-Lampang superhighways, Chiang Mai.
The Northern Eco & Adventure Travel Mart 2009 will
be held at the Royal Flora Ratchaphruek 2006 Garden in Chiang Mai from November
6 -8, 2009. The activities will include tourism shows and performances at the
adventure park, an exhibition on with some 150 buyers from TEATA, ATTA, ADT and
overseas meeting 120 local sellers. For more info call 1672 the Tourist Hotline
or go to www.tourismthailand.org
and Special Events
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. Please contact Care for Dogs at
Soroptimists International Chiang Mai: Professional
women’s group meets monthly at Amari Rincome Hotel. New members welcome. Info:
Mae Hong Son Municipality is nightly holding the Kad
Saeng Tien, the night market of candle light, to welcome tourists and visitors
to Mae Hong Son, with a tradition and culture of Thai Yai people, on Sai
Singhanart Bamrung Road, in the provincial town, from 8.00 p.m. – 11. 00 p.m.
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. You can
support them by hiring them at your next event or party. Please contact them on
The Suriwong Book Centre is pleased to host a book
launch “Songs of Memory” on Sunday, 1 November from 1-5 pm, which will be
complimented by a photo exhibit of Victoria’s work, “People with Hats,” from 1 –
15 November. The opening launch party will be accompanied by tribal music and
food. All are welcome. (For more information, please visit
Latitude 19 +, black and white photo exhibition
featuring international photographers, will take place at the Le Meridien Chiang
Rai on November 6. The 6 p.m. show will be opened by Nakorn Pongpoi, the
director of the Mae Fah Luang Art and Cultural Park. Those wishing to attend can
r.s.v.p. to [email protected] or [email protected]
60 Days of Thailand Photographic Exhibition at
Central , Kad Suan Kaew.
An exhibition of approximately 100 colour photographs
opened on October 28 on the lower ground floor of Central Department store at
Kad Suan Kaew. The collection of photographs, taken by a large number of Thai
photographers, will run until 11 November. Admission is free and it is on show
during Central’s normal opening hours .
The collection of photographs will be heading for Germany
after the showing in Chiang Mai. The collection comprises images taken
throughout Thailand during recent months. They range from wild life to famous
buildings, from novice monks to landscapes. There are vivid pictures of
ceremonies and markets, of young people and the elderly at work and at play.
Temples and other buildings are shown in wonderful contrast to the Thai
countryside and the coastline. Anyone interested in photography and, of course,
Thailand will find the exhibition a must.
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.
The Royal Princess Hotel’s October promotions Golf
For Fun and Hello Baby Panda Package will now extend until 15 December. A
Vegetarian Promotion at the hotel’s Jasmine Room will run from 15-31 October
between 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with prices starting at 150 baht. For more info,
please contact the Royal Princess Chiang Mai Hotel on 053-253- 900 or email
[email protected] .com, www.dusit.com or www. globalhotelalliance.com
Amari Rincome Hotel, Chiang Mai will present a
“Saturday Night – Seafood Buffet” at the hotel’s small pool on every Saturday
evening between 6.00 p.m. and 10.00 p.m., starting from November 7 onwards. The
special price is just 499 baht net per person.
classes, educational opportunities
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
Four Season Resort Hotel, Chiang Mai is organising a
charity 3.5km walk/run at Juay Tng Tao Reservoir, Mae Rim District, Chiang Mai
on Saturday, November 7, 2009, beginning at 8 a.m. Tickets cost 250 baht for
adults and 180 baht for children (13 years old or under) and include a tee-shirt
and a breakfast box. Registration for the race will be at 7.00 a.m. All the
proceeds will go towards cancer research projects. For more details Tel 053-298
-181 or e-mail: [email protected] fourseasons.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 [email protected]
Tai Chi Classes: Experienced Tai Chi Sifu gives
lessons. Info: 084-600-5268, email [email protected]
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:
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