Social runners, third Sunday each month, 1 p.m. Secret trail, drinks and food.
Info: [email protected] or 084-780-6459.
The Pub, first Monday of the month. Beer and a roast lunch. Info: 053-211-550,
email [email protected]
Once a fortnight, alternating between Western and Asian food. 100 baht - 500
baht per head..Info and reservations: [email protected]
Readers & Book Discussion Group:
Monthly over lunch to discuss a previously agreed book. All welcome. cmreaders
The Chiang Mai
International Women’s Book Club:
Group of English speaking book lovers. 7 p.m, last Monday of month. For info
please email: ChiangMai [email protected]
International Chiang Mai:
women’s group, monthly at the Amari Rincome Hotel. New members welcome. Info:
The Chiang Mai
Tuesdays 1 p.m. at Tuskers Bar. Info: 087-180-4665.
Chiang Mai Bicycle Club: Every
Sunday, 7 a.m, Thapae Gate. Info:
The Textile Art
First Friday of month at the Raintree Centre opposite Narawat Bridge. Weaving,
batik, embroidery, etc. Info: [email protected]
Monthly at Tuskers.Info:dorothy.engmann
Chiang Mai Chess
7pm, Wednesdays, The Pub, on Huay Kaew Rd. All welcome. Info: John on
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]
Charities and Special Events
Zonta Chiang Mai
and V-Day present; The Vagina Monologues: An Obie award-winning play.
All proceeds to the Wildflower Women’s Home. The play celebrates women’s
sexuality — its strengths, delights, pains, and vulnerabilities. Based on
interviews with more than 200 women, the play delivers poignant and hilarious
testimonials from a diverse group of women. CHIANG MAI
28 FEBRUARY, Two performances only:
15.00 and 19.00 at THE PLAYHOUSE ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX. 177 Changpeuak
RD. (next to TOPS Market). DONATIONS 300 BAHT.
“In order for the human race to continue, women must be safe and empowered”. For
tickets and/or reservations call Laura 0840424069 or write [email protected]
How can you help
your body balance or heal itself by using your own body fluid? a lecture by
Lucia Victor about Urine Therapy.on Wednesday 24th February 2010, at 6.00 p.m.
at the Amari Rincome Hotel. For advance booking please e-mail [email protected]
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 [email protected]
Authority of Thailand presents Mini Light & Sound Nopburi Sri Nakorn Ping Chiang
on every third Saturday of December 2009 and January, February, March and April
2010 at 7.00 pm./Thai Version and at 8.00 p.m./English Version. Tickets (299
baht/person) are available TAT Chiang Mai Office Tel. 053-248604, 053-248607 and
Chiang Mai College Dramatic Arts Tel. 053-271596.
The 1st CMU
Art Center Winter Song Festival
from December 2009 to March 2010 and the Musical Performance (Classic, Blues,
Jazz, Folk, Indy, World Music, and Live Music) at CMU Art Center.
Copies of the
6th edition of “De Mortuis: the story the Chiang Mai Foreign Cemetery” are now
This edition has
notes and stories of the 150 persons buried in the foreigners’ cemetery since
1898; more than forty entries have been added in the last ten years and it now
runs to more than one hundred pages. “De Mortuis” is an interesting pocket
history of some aspects of Chiang Mai life and of some of the foreigners who
lived and died there.Priced at Baht 200 per copy, it is available at the
Cemetery, The Pub, Tuskers, The Writers Club, Darling Wine Bar, Gymkhana Club
and other locations in Chiang Mai.Or, by post from the honorary treasurer, A. C
TUCKER, PO BOX 228 CMU, CHIANG MAI 50202, THAILAND. Cheques made paid payable to
“A. C. Tucker” as follows, Baht 230 (mailed to Thailand), Pound Sterling 5.50,
and US$ 9.00 (worldwide). These donations to cemetery funds are used for
maintenance and upkeep.
Down by the
River with Ana Gracey & band.
A fundraising event for temple dogs hosted by the students of the Prem
Tinsulanonda International School’s “Hand to Paw Outreach” program. An evening
of Jazz, Blues, Soul and Funk covers and originals performed by some of the best
musicians in town. The Gallery Restaurant & Jazz Club, 25-29 Charoen Raj Rd.,
6:30-7:30 appetizer buffet, 7:30-9:30 Live performance, Tickets: 400 baht per
person. Tickets on sale at The Prem International School admin office, Care for
Dogs Foundation and The Artist Spa on Nimmanhaemin Rd or contact Joy at 086-197
8398, [email protected]center.org. All proceeds will support the Hand to Paw Temple Dog
Food Drive and the Care for Dog Foundation TvT Treatment Program. Saturday,
March 20, 2010,
Suksathan from the Queen Sirikit Botanical Garden
gives a talk
entitled: “Plant diversity in N & NE Thailand”. Take the chance of asking
questions to one of Thailand’s most experienced botanists, who has written an
excellent book on ferns (sold out, unfortunately). February 28th at 3 pm at
Dokmai Garden’s shop.300 Baht includes the talk, afternoon coffee and admission
to the garden including guide. Make a reservation, please:
“Birds in your
garden, and how to attract them.”
Tony Ball, famous for his CD:s on Thai bird calls, will lead an excursion at
Dokmai Garden where we study common birds, and discuss ways of making our
gardens appealing to birds. Of the currently 63 species of wild birds
encountered in the garden, we may see 20-30 species. Sunday the 21st of March.
7-10 am. Dokmai Garden’s parking area.300 Baht, including guides, admission and
coffee with banana cake afterwards. Bring: binoculars. Make a reservation,
please: [email protected]
Academy Awards on a big screen at the beautiful Rati Lanna Riverside Resort and
Spa in Chiang Mai
on Monday 8th March @ 6:30 pm.Welcome cocktails, soft drinks and buffet —
are included in the cost of the ticket @ 750 Baht, with all proceeds
going to Care for Dogs Foundation. The evening is made possible due to the
tremendous generosity of the Rati Lanna Riverside Resort and Spa management. Ana
Gracey and Antima Khuttiwung perform as well as a raffles plus auctions,
allowing participants to raise money for Care for Dogs Foundation. Rati Lanna
Riverside Resort and Spa, Changklan Road (053 999333)
Hair Pro (Phone 053 400253), Huay Kaew Road + Kad Farang(Hang Dong)
Via credit card / Paypal or bank transfer at Care For Dogs Web page.
We can even provide Ticket delivery for locations in Chiang Mai city.
Care for Dogs Adoption Fair:
Airport Plaza: Come and see gorgeous rescued puppies, dogs and kittens at
the Adoption Fair of Care for Dogs on Sunday, February 28 from 10.00 a.m. to
06.00 p.m. at Airport Plaza (entrance near KFC)! Maybe you would like to take
one of these cute fluffy bundles into your heart and home? We will be selling
T-Shirts, bags, soft toys, magnets, and postcards at our booth, so please come
along and help us raise funds for our continued work. The volunteer team of Care
for Dogs will be at the stand to talk about adoptions, volunteering, or how you
can support homeless dogs in need. See you there!
The Chiang Mai
Arts and Culture Festival
: around the Tom Payom Market near
the city’s university and is an annual highlight of the social calendar in the
region. This year’s festival runs from April 9th to 13th.
Musical Dance Play “Sleeping Beauty 2010”
at the Kad
Theatre in Chiang Mai on Sunday, March 28th,
2010. Show times are 1.30 PM and 7 PM. Proceeds will be donated to Friends in
Need (Of “PA”) Volunteers Foundation, Thai Red Cross Society; a foundation under
the initiative of HRH Princess Pacharakitiyapa, to be used for disaster relief
and for improving the life of people in local communities. Ticket prices at Baht
1,000, 800, 500, 300, 200 and with special group rate for students. Tickets are
available at Rimping Superstore, Kad Suan Kaew Shopping Complex and at the
Chiang Mai Ballet Academy Tel 089-6352586, 089-7885307 and 053-260373.
Exhibitions and concerts
Passages and Prayers: Traditional Culture of the Golden Triangle.”
featuring Hill Tribes photos and artifacts from the Golden Triangle . At
Tamarind Village through April 30 2010.
Francaise February films:
Friday, February 26, 8 pm, Voisins, Voisines (2005)
Open Mike night
every Tuesday at the North Gate Jazz Co-Op. Starts at 10 p.m. Chang Puak Gate.
Printmaking” at Tita Gallery:
An Art Exhibition Of A Cross Over Between Painting and Printmaking by Srijai
Kungtawang. From January 9 until February 9. open daily from 8am until 6pm at
Tita Gallery opposite the Four Seasons in Mae Rim. For further details [email protected]
Think Ho Market
Street market at Think Park at Nimmanhaemin every Thursday and Friday until June
(Part6) Music of Gabriel Faure (1845-1924) and his Contemporaries (1915-1923)
with Bennett Lerner, pianist, and Tasana Nagavajara, violinist, playing music of
Faure, Tcherapnin, Bartok, and Ravel Saturday, February 20, 2010 at 7:30 PM at
Saisuree Chutikul Music Hall, Payap University, Mae Kao Campus. Admission : 200
Baht (Students 100 Baht) Information : 053-248 037
The 7th Art
Exhibition by Professors from Jet Yod Group
The 7th Art Exhibition showcase work from 19 professors from Jed Yod Group and
works from senior students at Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna in
Painting major, Sculpture major and Printmaking major including 6 special
guests. From 5 -26 Feb Chiang Mai University Art Center 053 218 280, 053 944
A Celebration of
Chopin’s 200th Anniversary:D
& M Music Studio proudly presents
“A Chopin Recital by Atsuko Seta & Keiichi Takahas”. Tickets priced at
300 Baht and 200 baht for student and are available at the door or call Khun
Mongkol : 081-682-8000 for advance booking or email:
[email protected] Saturday, February 27th 2010 at AUA Language Center
Auditorium in Chiangmai on Rajdamnern Road.
will be opening on February 27th at 5 pm.
The event is called “Where I Belong” and it will consist entirely of
photos taken by the children who are in the “Grandma Cares” Partnership Program.
The pictures will display the children’s perception of family and how
their world has been shaped by difficult experiences.
To read more about it, please go to our website at
and click on the Photo Exhibition page.
Chamber Music in Music Under the Moon Light,
Presented by The Chiangmai Youth Philharmonic Band and Symphony Orchestra
Foundation and Duriyasilp College of Music, Payap University. Listen to a wide
variety of music while enjoying food under the moon light. Sunday, February
28th, 2010 at 6.00 PM, Outdoor Space Duriyasilp College of Music, Kaew Nawarat
Campus, Payap University (opposite McCormick Hospital). Free Admission.
Undergraduates from the Department of Painting, Printmaking and Sculpture,
Faculty of Fine Art, Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna Chiangmai and
an Art Exhibition by teachers from the Department of Painting, Printmaking and
Sculpture, Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna Chiangmai. 5 th - 26 th
February 2010. Opening Ceremony will be on Friday 5th February 2010. at 6 pm.
Chiangmai University Art Center.
College of Music of Payap University Presents An Honor Recital.
Music for piano, guitar, clarinet, violin, viola and chorus by Bach, Barrios,
Beethoven, Brahms, Telemann, Granados, Miskinis, Chopin, Kabalevsky, Krommer and
Monti. Saturday, February27, 2010 at 7.30 PM. CRK Recital Hall (SW201) Payap
University, Kaew Nawarat campus. Admission Free
February24, 2010 at 7.30 PM. CRK Recital Hall (SW201) Payap University, Kaew
Nawarat campus. Admission Free.
by Nattakrit Srisawang. Student of Dr. Thorsten Wollmann. Monday, March 1, 2010
at 7:30 PM. CRK Recital Hall, Payap
Universit (Kaew Nawarat Campus, opposite McCormick Hospital). Admission Free
Penpisut Phuangsuwan. Friday,
February 26, 2010 at 6.00 PM. CRK
Recital Hall (SW201), Payap Universit (Kaew Nawarat Campus, opposite McCormick
Hospital). Admission Free
Recital “Echoes of Spain”by Mutita Narkmuang:
Thursday, February25th 2010 at 7.30 PM.
CRK Recital Hall (SW201), Payap University, Kaew Nawarat Campus
(opposite McCormick Hospital). Admission Free.
(Piano) from Korea
performing works by Mozart, Beethoven, Debussy and Prokofiev at The Friends of
the Chiang Mai Music Festival. Friday, February 26, 2010.
Advance Reservation at Phone JP on 084 868 1017.
Jazz in the
by artist Rangsit University Jazz Band at the Chiang Mai University Art 239
Nimmanhemin Rd. Tel 053-218280, 053-944833. Sunday March 7 at 6 PM.
A Saxophone Jazz
Leeviset. Tuesday 23th, February, 2010 at 7:30 PM. Duriyasilp Music Square,
Payap University, Kaew Nawarat campus. Admission Free
Thursday, March 4 Rachmankha Hotel.6 Rachamankha 9, T. Phra Sing.Please be sure
to mark your calendar for this important business networking event! AA Insurance
Brokers Co. Ltd and Networking One invite you to these events from 6.30 p.m. to
8.30 p.m. at the Rachmankha 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.For more info email [email protected]
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.
Entertainment Complex Promotion:
special promotion for newly opened Playhouse show. For more information please
contact Aopi 08 40 20 45 63. [email protected]
Dim Sum at the
Royal Princess Hotel:Sit
back in comfort and dine on steamy, succulent and saucy dishes, ideal for the
winter season. Long famous for the
best Dim Sum Buffet in Chiang Mai, Jasmine invites you and your family to
indulge in our wide selection of Chinese delights. THB 350.-net per person
including tea, salad and fresh fruits. For more details please call (0) 5325
3900 ext 2804. Feb 1-28.
Courses, classes, educational opportunities
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 volunteers @teflcmu.com
Art classes at
ArtSpace on 7:
given by a highly qualified and experienced artist, fees include materials.
Info: [email protected]
all levels. Info: i[email protected] healingartscenter.com or
Tai Chi Classes:
Yang &Chen style Tai Chi
guide you to
find internal soft Chi flow and intensive energy in your own body! Info:
085-5211-528 ,email greatsam88 @hotmail.com
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
Black Belts to take part in a competition in the UK.
Must be of high standard of sparring. please contact Master Tom Zuza 8th Dan,
0834761752 or 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.
Monday/Wednesday 5.30 p.m, Free. CMU’s Student Services building.
Karatedo Fed. Wado-kaj karate. Info: [email protected]
Chiang Mai Rock
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] .com,
, or contact the office at 55/3
Ratchapakinai Rd, tambon Phra Sigh, Muang District, Chiang Mai 50100.
Golf Prince Cup 10 2010 at the Lanna golf club centre.
The Prince Royal’s College Alumni Association invites all golfers to compete the
“Prince Cup 10th” on 28 February 2010. The winner will win the PRC Spirit Award
cup including Hole-in-one award and others. @ Lanna golf club centre.
Apply now until
26 February 2010 @ The Prince Royal’s Alumni Association or call 053-266290
Bar: Info: call Chas on 087-811-4665, or
The Olde Bell, 8.30 p.m. Call 087-811-9468, email [email protected]
Irish Pub. Call 053-214-554
The Pub. 8
p.m. Call Grahame on 053-211-550
Monthly at the
Starts 8 p.m. Email [email protected]
Religion and Spirituality
Many Lamps - One
programmes.2.00pm for 2.30 start on 2nd & 4th Saturdays of each month. Call
Barbara 081 830 4281 for details. All most welcome. No fees. No donations
Baha’i Faith - Bahai Faith. Why ?:
information please call Nichola 0807 904 604 or Nasser 0817 652 003/053252382
Sri Sathya Sai Baba,
master. Study and discussion group for Chiang Mai devotees. Info: Bob at
084-9034325, 053-291272 , 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: greenpapaya [email protected]
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 053-214-904.
now in Chiang Mai: www.fisu.org.