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:
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: forrestbrandt @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.
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:
International Day at Payap University. Friday
November 20 at Payap University - Mae Khao campus (behind Carrefour) Open lawn
behind the Sirindhorn Learning Resource Center, next to the Payap lake.
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
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 November 11. 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.
“The Splendour of Nature” exhibition, featuring the
work of Ajarn Charoon Boonsuan, will be held on Sunday, November 29, at 6.00
p.m. at 116 Art Gallery. Chulathat Kittibute, the national artist in applied
arts and contemporary architecture, will preside over the opening ceremony. More
than latest 40 pieces of work will be exhibited and one of his longest
paintings (3m) will be on display to the general public for the first time. For
more details on the opening of “The Splendour of Nature” art exhibition by
Charoon Boonsuan , telephone 081-886-2888 ( Pool) or email:
[email protected] .com www.116artgallery.com
A Musical Potpurri presented by Pat & Friends
November 14, Saisuree Chutikul Music Hall, Payap University, Mae Khao Campus at
7:30 PM. Featuring Ajarn Narutap Euathrongchit, Tenor (Patrick), Assisted by:
Pianists: Sid Richardson & Namiko Yamamoto, Soprano Satomi Kimura, Guest
Flautist, Xavier Vichitporn, Flautist Sahachart Kanchanakamol (Nation). Programs
to include Schubert, Lieder, Italian Arias, Japanese Folk Songs, Classical
Favorites, Moszkowski Spanish Dances Op.12 and many other popular favorites.
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.
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.
DusitD2 Chiang Mai Hotel’s beer garden will hold
barbeque nights every Friday and Saturday. The barbeque night there just got
better so come and experience it.
Patrons can dine under the starry skies and enjoy an
extensive selection of chef Chalong’s barbeque dishes from the open grill. The
barbeque dinner buffet starts at 6.30 p.m. Dusit Wine and Dine members can enjoy
a 10 percent discount.
Enjoy the Sports Nights on the big screen and do not miss
the “Cheers one get one free” promotion during half-time of every live football
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] healingartscenter.com or www. asianhealingartscenter.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] 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:
Chiang Mai Rock Climbing Adventures has launched a
new program offering 20 percent discounts on outdoor equipment. There will also
be rock climbing technique and equipment demonstrations, a pull up contest,
rocking climbing contest, and cave demonstrations. For more details, please call
053-207-102 , or email : [email protected], , or
contact the office at 55/3 Ratchapakinai Rd, tambon Phra Sigh, Muang District,
Chiang Mai 50100. www. thailandclimbing.com
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