Grand Opening Kickoff Party for the Lavender Lanna
Hotel will be held Friday November 20 at Power Boys Chiang Mai from 9pm to 2am
with free appetizers and snacks from the lobby restaurant and 100 baht Smirnoff
Mule all night long. The Lavender Cabaret will produce a special show at 10pm
with many special guests including the Lady Johanna Pink from the Netherlands
plus the Men of Lavender will be putting on a few special acts of their own. For
more information visit the website: www. lavenderlannahotel.com or email to Bird
at [email protected] lavenderlannahotel.com.
Hash House Groups: Social runners, third Sunday each
month, 1 p.m. Secret trail, drinks and food. Info: daglocks @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.
The Operation Blessing Foundation (Thai) / CBN Siam,
will host a celebration of their 10th anniversary
at their new Doi Saket facilities on November 27, 2009. The ceremony of
thanksgiving will begin at 9.30 a.m. Located at the Chiang Mai - Chiang Rai
Road, 320 Moo 2, Ban Pothong –Jareon, Choengdoi, Doi Saket, Chiang Mai. For more
information please call 053–291164-5, 053–291552-3.
and Special Events
Kids Ark Foundation, a Chiang Mai based NGO which
helps children affected by HIV/AIDS to continue with their education, is having
a SALE of their high-quality handicrafts on November 26-28, 10:00AM to 5:30 PM.
The products for sale include wine-bags, cosmetic bags and scarves which are not
found in the local markets. 18/2 Wiang Kaew Road, between Thai Airways and Siam
TV. See www.KidsArkFoundation .org for a map. Tel no: 053-416-077.
Nakorn Payap International School (NIS) and Care for
Dogs are holding a Charity Boot sale November 21, from 8 am to 3 pm on the NIS
campus. 80 spaces are available for 200 baht each. All proceeds to go to Care
for Dogs. For more information call -89-999-0858 or 053-110-680 x 105
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.
Okinawa Song and Dance Theater of CHURA
Date: Friday, November 27, 2009, Time: 7:00 PM, Location:
E. C. Cort Auditorium, Soamsawalii Payap University Nawarat Campus (across from
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 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” telephone 081-886-2888
( Pool) or email: [email protected] www.116artgallery.com
Payap’s Ajarn Alessio Monti, well-known teacher,
guitarist and composer, will present two concerts under the title: Alessio Monti
and Friends. At the first concert, he will be joined by the Kuala Lumpur Guitar
Ensemble, while he will share the stage during the second concert with some of
his Chiang Mai friends and students. Friday, November 20, 2009, at 19:30 PM. AUA
Auditorium, Ratchadamnern Rd., Chiang Mai. Tickets 300 baht, Students 150 baht.
For both concerts 400 baht, Students 200 baht. Tel: 086-916 1999
Japanese Music Night Concert [CPO], Wednesday,
November 21, 2009 at 7:30 PM, Kad Theatre. Admission: 500/400/300/100 Call:
D & M Music studio presents a Tango concert by
Eduardo Tami, internationally known flautist from Buenos Aires, Argentina with
piano collaborator Son Han Nah, winner of the first prize of Beethoven Piano
Competition in Thailand 2009. Eduardo Tami began his flute studies at the
Conservatory of music “Juan Jose Castro,” where he had some outstanding
Argentine musicians as teachers. Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 7:00 PM. AUA
Language Center, Chiangmai on Rajdamnern Road. Price: 300 baht, 200 Students.
Tickets are available at the door or call 081-682-8000.
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:
[email protected] gmail.com
Reiki training courses: all levels. Info:
[email protected] artscenter.com or www. asianhealingartscenter.com
Claudia Marciano, a well known tango dancer at
“Milongas” in Buenos Aires will hold an Argentine tango workshop on Thursday,
November 26 at Melody House on Montree Road, Watket, Chiang Mai, 50000. Claudia
has been a member of the Tami Tango Trio offering performances, demonstrations,
classes and workshops at more than 60 venues in the USA, Indonesia and
Classes run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The Lecture/Practical
class is 700 Baht per person including snack and 1 complimentary ticket (1,200
baht for 2 people and 2 complimentary tickets) to attend the Tango Concert for
Flute and Piano on Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at the AUA Language Center
Chiang Mai. Contact Khun Mongkol at 081-682-8000 for advance booking.
*Participants should wear leather soled shoes or non-gripping shoe.
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.
4:00 pm 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 : info @thailandclimbing.com, , or contact
the office at 55/3 Ratchapakinai Rd, tambon Phra Sigh, Muang District, Chiang
Mai 50100. www. thailandclimbing.com
The Prem Golf and Tennis Academies will hold the
Prem Golf and Tennis Camp PGA SERVE & TURF SPORTS CAMP from December 14-18, 2009
at Prem Center, Chiang Mai.. Open to boys and girls ages 9-18 the sports camps
will include 5 full days of intensive golf or tennis training. Day campers and
residential campers are welcome Full packages including activities and
excursions, accommodation, meals, and airport pick-up are available. For more
information please contact The Prem Golf Academy: spikec @premcenter. org.
http://golf.premcenter. org The Prem Tennis Academy: [email protected] org.
Prem Golf Academy offers private and group
instruction . Every Tuesday & Wednesday from 9:00 am - 7:00 pm at Star Dome
Driving Range (located near the Central Airport Plaza). Call for an
appointment. Thai - 081-716 5523 ª% English - 084-769 4503. [email protected]
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 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:
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