Al-anon: Support group open to those affected by
alcoholism in a relative or friend. Every Saturday, 4:00-5:00 p.m, Seven
Fountains, 97 Huey Kaew Rd. Info: 087-300-4668, .alanonthailand.org, @alanonthailand.org..
Chiang Mai Expats Club: 4th Saturday of every month, 10
a.m. until 12:30, 100 baht per member, 150 baht non member.
Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Foundation holds Experience in
Meditation every Saturday 3 p.m-4:30 p.m. at 218/6 Chotana Rd. 053-214-904.
Hash House Harriers: Saturday - hash which runs every
Saturday at 5pm until October. Time is move forward due to lack of daylight
after October. Catch a free bus at 4pm from The Hash Pub in Kampaengdin Road
phone 053-449695 or Hash House in Moon Muang Road.
Film Space: Every Saturday at 7 PM behind CMU Art Center.
Chiang Mai Soul festival of life: Saturday 8th January
(8.00am – 9.00pm) Yoga Studio, 65/1 Arak Road. Khun Noot (086-181-8279)
Children’s Day: Celebrate Children’s Day at venues around
the city, January 8.
Bike for Elephants: Charity ride for Elephant Nature Park:
January 15, 16. 2,500 per person, raise a minimum of 5,000 per person. Includes
one night camping in Elephant Nature Park.
Zonta Family FunDay at Chiang Mai Zoo: Saturday, January
15, 2011 (8.30 am to 3.00 pm). Family Bt 1,500 (2 adults and 2 children), Adult
Bt 500, Child Bt 300 (under 120cm ht). Tickets limited to 100 persons. Chiang
Mai Zonta Club, Ms. Nahathai 086 654 6663, Ms. Suwannee 081 289 5214
Ms. Margaret 081 472 8113. Proceeds to ZOA Zonta Adopt an Orphan
Chiang Mai Friends Group 3rd
Anniversary plus the “ Foreigners Day: January 22nd
JJ Hobby Market. 6 pm. Email for tickets : [email protected] pick up in
advance at Boutique Travel Service Office. 44/3 Sridonchai Rd
Chiang Mai Bicycle Club: Every Sunday, 7 a.m, Thapae Gate.
Hash House Harriers: CH4 Mixed family hash runs every
Sunday. Pick up point is Mokador opposite Wat Phra Singh at 15.30. You can even
bring the kids. Great running and fun with a few drinks after discover unseen
Chiang Mai with residents and expats. Dyke_Converter @hotmail.com or [email protected]
or phone 0817241313.
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.
The Baptist Group meeting for old-time worship and
fellowship every Sunday morning at 11 am in the Grand View Hotel Chiangmai-Lampang
road on superhighway.084 378 1440 [email protected]
Chiangmai Garden Fair: Every 3rd Sunday of the month
Starting at 10.00am - 4.30pm. The Pub on Huay Kaew Road. 053-211550 to book a
stall for 150 baht for the day.
Classical Music Night every Sunday at Sangdee Gallery. 7
PM. Sirimangkalajarn soi 5.
Dance Jam! A weekly Chiang Mai dance event open to all
styles. Sundays from 5-7pm. Cat House Restaurant and Bar # 10 Soi 3
Sirimungkalajarn. Free. ‘Dance Chiang Mai Group’ on Facebook for more
Car boot sale: Open to all, gates open to sellers at 6.30
am until 2.30pm and entry to the public is from 8am to 3pm. Booth space
available for community organizations. Every Sunday. 080 8469916 (english) 080
8469917 (thai or english).
Fundraising fair at JJ Hobby Market: Sunday January
16.Auxchanok Chirakul 2011 is the 90th Birthday of the forming of the British
Legion, funds raised to go Poppy Appeal.
The Gentleman’s Club: The Pub, first Monday of the month.
Beer and a roast lunch. Info: 053-211-550, email
The Chiang Mai International Women’s Book Club: English
speaking book lovers. 7 p.m, last Monday of month. [email protected]
Hash House Harriers Monday Hash (Bi-weekly): Male only
hash, presently, runs start @ 5.30 PM. Directions can be found on a notice board
near the male toilet @ Number 1 Bar. Free bus to the run departs Mokador Caffe
Bar Lounge, opposite Wat Phra Singh @ 4.15 PM. Free bus to the run departs
Number 1 bar @ 4.30 PM., Dyke Converter on 0817241313.
Chiang Mai Computer Club: meets Tuesdays at 1 p.m. at
D’Lite Food and Bakery, directly across from Immigration. http://chiangmai-geeks.phpbb3now.com.
Quiz Night at The Olde Bell, 8.30 p.m. 087-811-9468,
Alcoholics Anonymous: Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. in the
YMCA’s Nawarat Room. 084-485-0100, [email protected]
Open Mike night at North Gate Jazz Co-Op: every Tuesday.
10 p.m. Chang Puak Gate.
Dutch community in Chiang Mai: Evening get-together every 1st
Tuesday of the month, Nederlandse Vereniging Thailand. 7 p.m, everybody
welcome. Hollanda Montri Guesthouse, 365 Charoenrat Rd. ans.
Hash House Harriers (Bi-weekly): Male only hash every
other Tuesday. Pick up point is Mokador opposite Wat Phra Singh at 16.00 Great
running great fun and raise a beer with resident.
Co-dependants Anonymous: Support group
for those having problems with healthy relationships with others. Every
Wednesday, 7:00 p.m., Seven Fountains, 97 Huey Kaew Rd. 085-863-9898
The Royal British Legion, Chiang Mai.
Social meetings 1st and 3rd Wednesday each month, 7 p.m. at The Olde Bell
British Pub on Loi Khroh Road. Not just for UK ex-servicemen and women, but for
anyone who supports the Legion’s aims and objectives. New members welcome.
Chiang Mai Chess Club: 7pm, Wednesdays,
The Pub, on Huay Kaew Rd. All welcome. John on 085-7109-926.
Open Mike Night at the UN Irish Pub
every Wednesday, from 8.30 p.m. Instruments provided or bring your own, Lindsay
on 089 523 1363.
Chiang Mai Friends: The last Wednesday
of every month. [email protected] or 053-206121.
Indie Fusion Music at Sangdee Gallery.
Every Wednesday from 7 -9 PM. Sirimangkalajarn Soi 5. [email protected]
Chiang Mai Photographic Group:
Wednesdays at 7.00pm every fortnight in The Red Mango Bar and all those with an
interest in photography, be it film or digital are warmly invited. For details
of meeting dates please visit www.cmpg.igroops.com. Meetings are conducted in
English but all nationalities are welcome.
“The Development Process of Democracy in
Japan”: Dr. Kaoru Iokibe, Associate Professor, Institute of Social Science,
University of Tokyo Wednesday 12 January from 13.30-15.30hrs at Room PSB1101,Faculty
of Political Science, Chiang Mai University. The lecture will be conducted in
English and open to anyone with free admission.
Alcoholics Anonymous: Every Tuesday and
Thursday at 6 p.m. in the YMCA’s Nawarat Room. Info: 084-485-0100,
JJ Market: Jing Jai Market Walking
Street, every Thursday and Friday from 5 to 11 PM
Quiz Night at the UN Irish Pub. 053-214-554
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.
[email protected] .
Open night at Sangdee Gallery: all are
welcome to perform. Sirimangkalajarn Soi 5 from 8 PM.
Current Exhibitions & Shows:
Chiang Mai Photographic Group: Exhibition
of Members’ Work 2011: 90 works by 15 photographers. 2nd Floor, Northern
Village, Central Airport Plaza, January 15th – 30th
Mahakad Festival, Epic Arts in the
Market until January 31. Warorot Market, community based arts festival. 9am to
6pm. Free admission. Call 08-1111-9621 or 05-389-0213, or visit
Galerie Panisa proudly presents “THAI
MENTALITY” Art Exhibition until January 4 by 12 Graduate Students from Thai
Art Department, the Faculty of Painting Sculpture and Graphic Arts, Silpakorn
University. 189 Mahidol Road, opp. Toyota showroom near Chiang Mai Int’l Airport
Flora Fest at Royal Flora Ratchaphruek:
until February 6.
CMU Arts Center Winter Festival 1st CMU
Arts Center Winter Festival 27 December-March at Chiang Mai University Art
Ancient Textiles, Living Art: Treasures
from the Looms of Indonesia, Laos, and Thailand: December 11- January 28, 2011.
The Patricia Cheesman Collection Gallery Studio Naenna 138/8 Soi Changkhian,
Huay Keow Rd. 081-595-8758
Playhouse Entertainment Complex Promotion:
special promotion for newly opened Playhouse show. Aopi 08 40 20 45 63. [email protected]
Impressions of My Travels Art
Exhibition at Sangdee Gallery, Sirimang kalajarn Soi 5.
Affection for Reflection: The solo
exhibition, Opening reception: Friday January 7, 2011 at 6.00 p.m. Until
February 7. at Galerie Panisa, 189 Mahidol Road, opp. Toyota showroom near
Chiang Mai Int’l Airport
Khun Yuth Suripong Exhibition Landscape
and Flower at Tita Gallery: 1st December 2010 through 6th January 2011. 68 Mu 6
Rimtai Maerim. 6653298373
The Floral Miracle of Chiang Mai; Until
14 February 2011 at 80th Anniversary Commemoration Garden. 053 248 604
Red Cross and Chiang Mai Winter Fair: Until January 9:
Behind the Chiang Mai Provincial Office. Arm wrestling competition January 7.
Night Bazaar Gift Festival: Until January 9.Night
Bor Sang Umbrella Festival - mid-January: parade of
beautiful parasols and umbrellas and a Miss Bor Sang contest.
The U.S. Consulate encourages all
American citizens to register with the US Consulate General. Please visit https://travelregistration
.state.gov to register and/or update your current information. American Citizens
are reminded that all services are provided by appointment only. To make an
appointment or view additional information on our services, http://chiangmai.
“De Mortuis: the story the Chiang Mai
Foreign Cemetery” : Stories of the 150 persons buried in the foreigners’
cemetery since 1898 a pocket history of some aspects of Chiang Mai life and of
some of the foreigners who lived and died there. 200 baht, available at the
Cemetery, The Pub, Tuskers, The Writers Club, Darling Wine Bar, Gymkhana Club.
Or, by post A. C. Tucker, PO Box 228 CMU, Chiang Mai 50202. Cheques to “A. C.
Tucker” Baht 230 (mailed to Thailand), 5.50 £, and US$ 9.00 (worldwide).These
donations used for maintenance and upkeep of cemetery.
Nicotine Anonymous: Wednesdays and
Saturdays, 1 p.m., Building 11, behind McCormick Hospital. 086-194-6300 or
Baha’i Faith -Why ?: Mike or Rose 08
7305 4006 or Nasser 0817 652 003/053252382
Sri Sathya Sai Baba, spiritual master. Study
and discussion group for Chiang Mai devotees. Info: 053 261 582 or 08 1473 0430,
8 AM to 10 PM
BOOKZ: A wellness series of book
presentations: through February, 2011. Sponsored by the Ayurveda and
Holistic Healing Foundation, BOOKZ will be held the first and third Thursday of
each month at 10:30 am. BOOKZ will be hosted by Shari Brown, writer, reader, and
certified wellness coach. Herbal tea and biscuits will be served. Everyone is
invited, free of charge. At the Ayurveda and Holistic Healing Foundation offices,
98/6 Highway1317, Chiangmai Mae-on highway (San Kampaeng Road), next to Wasabe
Japanese Restaurant and across from Jing Jing Thai Restaurant. Nirat at 053
Chiang Mai Bridge Club: The Pub on Huay
Kaew Road. Sunday, 1:15 pm, duplicate bridge. Monday, 12:45 pm, bridge coaching
session. Wednesday, 12:45 pm, duplicate bridge. Friday, 12:45 pm, relaxed
duplicate bridge. [email protected]
Dining Out Group: Once a fortnight,
alternating between Western and Asian food. 100 baht - 500 baht per head.
Chiang Mai Readers & Book Discussion Group:
Monthly over lunch to discuss a previously agreed book. [email protected]
Travel Club: Monthly at Tuskers.:[email protected]
Chiang Mai Gay and Lesbian Club: http://gaychiangmai.wackwall.com/.
Courses, classes, educational opportunities
FISU courses now in Chiang Mai:
Art classes at ArtSpace on 7: Beginning
and Intermediate level oil painting classes ongoing at ArtSpace. Classes are
limited to 5 students Wednesday evenings and Thursday mornings. Laura
[email protected] or visit www.artspacechiangmai.com
Reiki training courses: all levels.
[email protected] or www.asianhealingartscenter.com
D & M Music Studio in cooperation With
Embassy Of Austria and Siam Music Yamaha presents Mozart Piano Concerto and
Sonata Competition. Deadline for application and DVD 23 April, 2011. To be held
at Siam Music Yamaha Auditorium near BTS National Stadium Bangkok. June 6-9,
2011. [email protected] www.dmmusic.org.
Chiang Mai Amateur Golf Week: 23-29
January. 12.00 pm Register to join tournament 33,995 baht at Green Valley Club
Northern Thailand Off Road Challenge: January 22 in
Fang, Chiang Mai Province
Mini Marathon: January 15-23:. On 15th January, Economics
Mini Marathon at Payap University, call 053 851 478. On 16th January, Vieng Kum
Kam Mini Marathon at Saraphee, call 053 321 253. On 23th January, 24th Chiang
Mai Christian School Mini Marathon at Chiang Mai Christian School, call 053 241
Badminton: Every Tuesday from 2-4 PM at the Municipal
Stadium Badminton Hall. Open to all. 20 baht/session.
Tai Chi Classes: Yang &Chen style Tai Chi guide you to
find internal soft Chi flow and intensive energy in your own body! 085-5211-528,
Chiangmai International Taekwondo: All ages taught in
your own home, private lessons by World Master Tom Zuza, 8th Dan. 083 4761752,
Tai Chi Classes: Experienced Tai Chi Sifu gives
Chiang Mai Rock Climbing Adventures: offering 20
percent discounts on outdoor equipment.Rock climbing technique and equipment
demonstrations, a pull up contest, rocking climbing contest, and cave
demonstrations. 053-207-102: [email protected] 55/3 Ratchapakinai Rd,
Tai Chi – Chi-Kung every Monday and Wednesday 8 am at
Suan Buak Hat Public Park by Master Patrick Stahl. 085 276 4700. [email protected]
Karate Practice: Monday/Wednesday 5.30 p.m, Free.
CMU’s Student Services building. Karatedo Fed. Wado-kaj karate. [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. 089-955-5350, or www.taichichiangmai.com. Private classes also
available.Chiang Mai University Judo Club: Training Times at the Gym:
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 830 AM to 10:30 AM. Contact Khun Nigel
0819264210. [email protected]
Chiang Mai Fencing Club Grand Opening is Friday,
December 31st at 5pm. New students and experienced fencers are welcome to sign
up. Classes for all ages. “Chiang Mai ChinaTown” complex, just off the
Superhighway, left at the beginning of the Mae Rim/ Chang Pueak exit road at the
Chiang Mai ChinaTown sign, between the buildings. We are at the back on the
lower left side. 08 -1382-8124 (English) 08-7325-5476(Thai).