Hash House Groups: Social runners, third Sunday each
month, 1 p.m. Secret trail, drinks and food. Info: [email protected]
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
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 Grand Opera and Ballet Society’s 2009-2010
season opens at Rimping Condo Tuesday November 24. The magnificent Covent Garden
production of Bizet’s “CARMEN” will be offered. For more information email
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:
Agro Fair 2009 at CMU Art Center, until November 25,
performances, workshops, exhibitions and Agro clinic. 10:00 am until 8:00 pm.
5th Lanna – Japan festival 2009: Until November 29.
053 203 367 ext. 104.Zen Japanese Tea Brewing and Ikebana Flower
Arranging Demonstrations. November 25, 10 am - noon. Guest lecturer: Fumiko
Boughey. CMU Art Center Tel. 053 203 367.
Japanese Education Fair 2009 27 November. 10 am - 4
pm. Chiang Mai Orchid Hotel, 2nd Floor
Ballroom Tel. 053 814 550.
Party: Enjoy a range of activities for comic and animation lovers. Cosplay
competition and 3rd J-
Music Cover Dance. Winners will join a competition in Japan. November 28 10:00
am to 8:00 pm, Central Airport Plaza.
Million Can Lids Build Artificial Legs #2:
collecting aluminium for the Artificial leg foundation, donate at Mr.Pitak
Suiluang at Nextpro Institute.
Make your own Gingerbread House and help orphans
this Christmas by ordering a gingerbread house kit for 600 baht. Call June at
089-9509769 or e-mail [email protected] for information.
Registration is now open for the Tour de Thailand 2009.:
The 7th Annual Tour de Thailand bicycle charity ride departs Chiang Mai for
Phuket on December 8. The tour, which will end January 3, will cover the vast
length of Thailand, totaling 2,300 km or 1,438 miles. Register for the ride now:
http://www.tourdethailand.com/tour-de-thailand-registration. html. For more
information visit the website: http://www.tourdethailand.com.
Uncaged! The Art of Ability: at The Mute Mute
Gallery on Tha Pae Road until November 30 showcases the art of two exceptional
boys with cerebral palsy. The event is free but donations are welcome and the
boys’ art is available for purchase with proceeds going to Baan Piranan.
Eduardo Tami, D & M Music studio presents a Tango
concert by this internationally known flautist from Buenos Aires, Argentina with
piano collaborator Son Han Nah. the first prize winner of the 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. Performing as a popular music arranger and
performer, he toured with several artists all over the country (Argentina). The
repertoire consists mostly of music coming from this part of the world, such as
Tangos, Milongas, Valses, and Candombes. Wednesday, November 25, 7:00 pm. AUA
Language Center Chiangmai on Rajdamnern Road. 300 baht, 200 baht for students.
Tickets available at the door or call 081-682-8000.
“Songs from the Mountain” Instrumental and vocal
performances in a world music style. College of Music, Payap University, Kaew
Narawat Campus (across from McCormick Hospital). Wednesday, November 25 at 7 pm.
For information call: 053-248-037.
“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]
Okinawa Song & Dance Theater “Chura”. Ryukyu Dance
& songs performed by a professional female theatre from Okinawa. Somsawlee
Building. Kaew Nawarat Campus (across from McCormic Hospital)
Tickets: 200 baht, students 100 baht. Friday, November 27
at 7 pm. Information: 0 5324 8037.
Alessio Monti & Friends With: Shan, Art, Mu, Um,
Kija. music by:. F.Sor, J.S.Bach, A.York, M.Giuliani, F.Schubert, A. Monti.
Friday, November 27 at 7:30 pm. AUA Auditorium, Ratchadamnern Rd. Tickets : for
one concert 300 baht, Students 150 baht. For both concerts 400 baht, Students
200 baht Tel: 086-916 1999.
Ramwong & Bon–Odori Festival. Procession of
Bon-Odori dance group from Thapae Gate to Three Kings Monument. Enjoy several
performances on stage. Sunday, November 29 from 4:00 pm. Three Kings Monument.
Information: 05325 9094.
Voice of Praise College. Youth/Adult students from
USA. Saturday, December 5, 2009. Luce Chapel/Mae Khao Campus.
The Santi Music School Presents A Christmas Sing Along
and Block Party Featuring Santi Music School Choir and Soloists Wednesday
December 9 at Santi Music School, Sri Mangkalajarn Soi 5 6:30 pm. 50 baht
tickets Come usher in the holiday season with your favorite Christmas carols.
For information, call 053-224 344
“ Phra Chao Tilokarat” a play to commemorate the
45th anniversary of the founding of the Faculty of Humanities, Chiang Mai
University and the 600th anniversary of King Tilokarat, will be performed on
December 10 (in English) , December 11 and 12 (in Thai) at 7 p.m. at Lan Rom Mai
between H.B. 1 and H.B. 5, Faculty of Humanities, Chiang Mai University. Tickets
are available at HAS Center, Faculty of Humanities, Chiang Mai University Tel:
053-942308, Robinson Department Store Tel: 053–320-3640-59 Ext. 201. Proceeds
will be donated to a fund for needy students.
Alliance Francaise screens “Stavisky” Friday,
November 27. 8 pm at 138 Charoen Prathet Rd. 053-275-277.
Chiang Mai Photographic Group Exhibition at the
Northern Village, Central Airport Plaza, until November 29, 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
Thai–Lanna Contemporary Painting Exhibition, at CMU
Art Center, Nimmenahaemin Road, until November 29.
Contemporary Art Exhibtion by Lanna Artists at
Gallerie Panisa until November 27 every day except Sundays. 053-202-779.
Dance Performance from CHURA group from Okinawa:
Ryukyu Dance performed by a woman’s dance group from Okinawa. Tickets: 200 baht
(Students 100 baht). November 27 from 7 pm - 8.30 pm. Somsavali Building, Payap
University (Kaew Nawarat Campus).
Guitarman Movie Premiere Guitarman is throwing a
party to celebrate the premiere of its very own documentary, ‘Guitarman the
Movie’. Filmed in the summer of 2009, the film features some of Chiang Mai’s
best musicians. The premiere party includes a showing of the documentary in the
bar followed by an all-star jam of some of Guitarman’s legendary performers.
November 27 at Guitarman, Loi Kroh Road.
The North Gate Jazz Co-Op: Open mike night every
Tuesday from 9:30 pm. All musicians welcome to join. Chang Puak Gate.
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.
Rio Restaurant at RatiLanna Spa Resort, Changklan
road, offers a special offer for their Brazilian BBQ Buffet, grilling with a
taste of the skewer, “Come 4 and Pay for 3”. Daily from 6 pm to midnight until
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] teflcmu.com
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.asian healingartscenter.com.
The Gymkhana Club is looking for competent singles
tennis players for Monday nights; also competent doubles players for Tuesday
andFriday 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:
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
Prem Golf Academy, short game clinic at Stardome
Driving Range Sunday December 20, 9am to noon. 500 baht, open to players from 12
years on up. Call or email for reservation at spikec @premcenter.org or 053 301
500 (ext 5415). Please bring your Pitching Wedge. Meet on the putting green
near the parking area.
Private instruction will be available after the clinic.
30 minute lesson /500 baht
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
Bake & Bite will be serving a Thanksgiving Buffet at
their new location November 26. Roast turkey, stuffing, roast lamb, soups and
salads and the dessert station. 450 baht a person, 200 baht for children under
12. Two seatings; 5:00-7:00 pm or 7:30 – 9:30 pm. Kaewnawarat Soi 3/2.
053-249-689. Booking is required.
Art Café is offering a Thanksgiving Day set menu
with Turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie and more. November 25, 26
and 27 from 11 am to closing. 360 Baht per person, 230 baht for children under
12. Thapae Road 053-206-365.
The Duke’s river location is offering a Thanksgiving
dinner with either turkey, prime rib or salmon and all the fixings for 495 baht
for adults (turkey and salmon—795 baht for prime rib) and 195 for children under
12 (turkey only). Opens at noon for service for the Baan Saa Fan Children’s
Home. Other seatings are at 3:00 pm, 5:30 pm and 8:00 pm. 053-249-231 to reserve
spaces. 49/4-5 Chiangmai-Lamphun Road.
PunPun Guesthouse is putting on a traditional
Thanksgiving meal with three seatings: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, the second will be at
3:30 to 5:30 pm and the last from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. For reservations for
Thanksgiving ONLY: [email protected] .com or telephone 053-243-362 or mobile
08-0491-8484 Give the time of the seating that you want and how many in your
party. Reservations are required. 321 Charoenrat Road.
Amari Rincome Hotel is offering an International
Buffet Lunch at the La Gritta Restaurant from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm and a set
dinner from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. The lunch is 450 baht per person net and the
dinner 750 baht per person. For reservations call 053-221-130. 1 Nimmanhaeminda
[email protected] and Chef Chalong will be presenting a
classic Thanksgiving dinner with roast turkey, chestnut stuffing, baked ham,
chestnut pie and more. 899 baht for adults and 499 baht for children. Dinner
buffet is served from 6:30 pm onwards. A roast butterball turkey is available
for takeaway for 3,500 baht (includes 5kg turkey, chestnut stuffing, giblet
gravy, candied yams, butter vegetables and cranberry sauce). Please call to book
053-999-9999 or email [email protected] 100 Chang Klan Road.
Charcoa from November 27 to January 3 serving
roasted turkey rolled with a special stuffing and gravy or cranberry sauce 229
baht, includes a free Chef’s salad. 4 Soi 1 Sriphum Rd. 053-212-681 for
information or reservations.
Shangri-La Hotel will offer a Thanksgiving buffet
dinner at the Kad Kafé Restaurant from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Buffer dinner with
an extra carvery station featuring traditional roasted turkey meat. 352 per
person. 50% discount is applicable for all in-house and walk-in children under
12 years old. Reservation in advance is recommended. 053-253 888 89/8 Chang Klan