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Sunday

Audition Notice: Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward. The Gate Theater, Chiang Mai’s only English speaking Amateur Theater Company will present this fabulous comedy on 4th to 6th January 2013 at the Studio Theatre, Kad Suan Kaew Shopping Centre, and are holding auditions shortly. We welcome everybody, regardless of experience or nationality. Auditions will be held on Sat 4th and Sun 5th August at 2.30 p.m. at the Drama Studio (behind the auditorium), CMIS, 13 Chetupon Road, Chiang Mai (near Prince Royal’s College). It does not matter if you’ve never acted before. Stephan Turner: [email protected], Simon Welch: [email protected] 085 213 9131

Foundry Photojournalism Workshop, Sun, July 29, 12 noon– Sun, August 5. Documentary Arts Asia, Wualai Soi 3

HM the Queen’s Birthday, August 12. Events held at Tha Pae Gate, Central Airport Plaza, Kad Suan Kaew, Train Park.

BMEC Road Show 2012 at Kad Suan Kaew. The Center for Biomedical Engineering offering free medical checkups. 10 AM on. August 19.

Exclusive dinner and concert (Charity event) "A little touch of musical" by 3 quality singers : Tianchai Sooktiang, Ong-ard Kanchaisak, and Book Kitavadhana on Sunday 19th August 2012, 7.30 p.m at Saenkham Terrace restaurant, Baan Nai Fun 2, Canal rd. Enjoy Exclusive modern-Thai cuisine dinner along the concert of songs from your favorite musicals. Proceeds from this event will be used for the project Soundbook for blind people. More information and Ticket @ 1,000 THB (only 50 seats) available at 089-6356355. 19th August

Care for Dogs Adoption Fair: August 12. Sunday, Central Airport Plaza 11 am

Care for Dogs Adoption Fair: Sunday August 12, 11 am Central Airport Plaza

Free, Easy (No Sweat), Fun Exercise Groups Five Sundays in July (maybe ongoing). 5:00-6:00 PM. At Nai's Garden Soups, off Nimmenhemin, opposite the end of Soi 13.(7/11 on the corner), just before you get to Hillside 3, upstairs, 2nd floor, big sign. Led by Doug Cooper, M.D, psychiatrist, Bioenergetic therapist for forty [email protected]. 0884092761.

Chiang Mai Softball.: Every Sunday 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm We have bats and gloves… just need you! Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/103202306396792/

Laughter Yoga: Sunday open class. The Yoga Tree Arak Road.12 noon-1 PM. 250 Baht.

Hash House Harriers : CH4 Mixed family hash runs every Sunday. Pick up point is The Hash Pub in Kampaengdin Road 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. Hash Pub phone 053-449695 or [email protected] or [email protected] or phone 0817241313.

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 information.

Free Meditation Instruction and Vegetarian Cooking Classes: The Master Ruma Foundation and Meditation Center in Baan Pong 9AM Group Meditation in the Light and Sound Method, Q&A for beginners, 11AM cooking class, followed by free vegetarian 5-course meal. Sundays at Praipanwana Resort on the Samoeng rd. 0878012117. [email protected].

Classic Cars of Lanna: Meets the last Sunday of every month at Nim City Daily near Airport Plaza. www.classicarsoflanna.com 

BOX:

Trinity Baptist Church of Chiang Mai with Dr. Jack L. Green, Pastor. All services in English at the CH Hotel Charoenprathet Road soi 8. Sunday Bible study from 10 AM. Worship at 11 AM. 084-378-1440. [email protected] trinitybaptistchurchofchiangmai.com. All are welcome.


Monday

CM Highlanders plays ball hockey every Monday on the footsal field next to SibSawnPunna restaurant soi opposite to the Sirinarth Garden hotel Canal Road. Every Monday 8-9.30 pm. More info http://www.facebook.com/pages/CM-Highlanders/383050268420730

Jam night at Boy Blues Bar every Monday from 9 p.m. Kalare Night Bazaar

Hash House Harriers Monday Hash (Bi-weekly): Male only hash, presently, runs start @ 5.00 PM. Directions can be found on a notice board near the male toilet @ Number 1 Bar. Free bus to the run departs Number 1 Bar, Loi Kroh Soi [email protected] 4.00 PM. Dyke Converter on 0817241313. http://hash-house-harriers.org/asm

Theatre Playshop at Healing Light: Drop in sessions 250B, Mondays 6-7.30pm at Healing Light, Suk Kasame Rd (off Nimmanheiman Rd ).

Tuesday

Informal Northern Thai Group: INTG: at the Alliance Française:.August 14, 2012: “Balloon Culture in Thailand”. A talk by Yut Wanichanond

Power Party II: Stone Metal Fire Returns: 31 July at Tara Bar. 086 402 3625. The return of one of the biggest heavy metal bands of Thailand.

Bodyslam World Tour; Infinity Club August 7

Rotary Club Chiang Mai West: Meets every Tuesday evening at the Pornping Tower Hotel at 7 PM. Meetings are dual language - English and Thai. [email protected].

Sax Night at The Chedi Chiang Mai: Every Tuesday & Wednesday evening from 17-9 PM at The Terrace Bar and Cigar Lounge located on the second floor. Ladies buy one get one free of the same item. Valid on standard drink and house wine. Any snack for 200 baht per item. Reservation is highly recommended. 053 253 385 or [email protected]

Tuesday Merengue Dance night: 2nd Floor Gallery: from 8:30 to 11:30 PM. Ratwithi & Ratchapakinai Intersection (above Kodak Store).

Quiz Night at The Olde Bell, 8.30 p.m. 087-811-9468, [email protected]

Alcoholics Anonymous: Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. in the YMCA’s Nawarat Room. 084-485-0100, [email protected]

Hash House Harriers (Bi-weekly): Male only hash every other Tuesday at 5.00pm. Pick up point is Number 1 Bar, Loi Kroh Soi 1 at 4.00pm. Great running great fun and raise a beer with resident. Dyke Converter on 0817241313. http://hash-house-harriers.org/asm

The Grand Opera Society Of Chiangmai: If you wish to be a member and attend these evenings which include a delicious pot-luck buffet, email Dr. Howard: [email protected]

Wednesday

Dinner with the Swiss Lanna Society: a delicious Swiss evening on Wednesday, 1st August 2012 at the Le Meridien Hotel.18.30 h. Members 500 THB, non-members 790 THB. Tickets enter the lucky draw Enjoy a ‚delicious Swiss evening’ with the Swiss Lanna Society with a great dinner offering Swiss specialties as well as international and Thai delicacies. Peter Zimmermann, the Swiss chef at the Le Meridien Hotel is renowned for his outstanding cuisine. There will be great food, lots of fun, Swiss music, door prizes and a competition for the most imaginative dress which will be awarded with a great prize. Register by July 27 to [email protected] or Eveline Willi 085 905 6805.

Jetset'er in concert at the GoodView Restaurant; August 15 for more details at 053-302764.

French Night at the Olde Bell: Wed 15th Aug  Moules Frites (Mussels served with FrenchFries) 100 Baht. Confit of Duck (Duck cooked in its own fat  and served with mashed potato  200Baht

Thailandfreunde e.V. or Samma Kom Phuenthai German International hosting its annual charity gala - at Chiang Mai Night Safari  Wednesday 15 August starts 7pm.

Tapas Night at the Olde Bell: Wed 22nd Aug; selection of Tapas from Spain and Beyond for just 70B per head, Patatas Bravas, Rocket Pesto on Toast, Spanish style Spare ribs, Devilled eggs, Bruschetta and more.

Wednesday Live Music Night at Yummy Pizza: from 7 PM.

Beginning Painting for Adults: www.sangdee.org/Beginning_Painting.html. Wednesdays 2:00-5:00

Quiz Night at the Garden Bar Lotus Hotel Chang Puak. Teams of 4 - if you cannot put a team together - come along and we will try to find you a team. categories this month include General knowledge, literature, the oscars,  current affairs, geography, disco music and 5 difficult questions. [email protected]

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. Not just for UK ex-servicemen and women, but for anyone who supports the Legion’s aims and objectives. New members welcome. Suan Paak near Central Airport.

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. 300 THB for member and 350 THB for non-members. for further info or reservations: [email protected]. 350bht dinner or 80bht meeting. for further details [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. 

Thursday

August's "Formal" Expats Ladies Lunch: Thursday, August 2 at the Buffet at Le Meridien. 12:00 noon. For the very special price of 300 baht, inclusive of VAT, SC, water, coffee and tea. For reservations contact Nancy Lindley [email protected] by Wednesday, August 1.

Diamond Night at the Shangri La Hotel Zonta Club - all welcome. 500bht a ticket. Inauguration of New President & Committee of Zonta International Chiang Mai. Tickets can be bought from Ann or Keng 0810326364. August 9th.

Wine Party Arab's Night at Sahara sponsored by Wine Direct. Earlybird ticket 390bht - bought before 1st August / after 1st August and on the door 490bht - FREE FLOW WINE - Arab theme chicken kebab/pepperoni pizza/ceasar salad with french bread.... DJ Music - full details will be on  http://www.facebook.com/events/266070283498257/. August 9th

August's "Informal" Expats Ladies Lunch: Thursday, August 16 at the lunch buffet at the Grandview Hotel, on the Superhighway. Plan to arrive at 11:45 to miss the noon rush at the buffet line. Later arrival is fine, but we'll start without you! Cost: 170 baht. Cost includes water, coffee and tea and a modest tip. For reservations contact Nancy Lindley [email protected] by noon, Wednesday, August 15

Skal dinner at the Chedi Chiang Mai, August 23. Cocktails and dinner members 600, non members 800 Baht. 6:30 PM.

Sizzling Salsa Night: every Thursday, 2nd Floor Gallery, Ratwithi & Ratchapakinai Intersection. From 8 PM. Free with a 100 baht minimum purchase per person to support the venue.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. in the YMCA’s Nawarat Room. Info: 084-485-0100, [email protected]

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]@gmail.com .

Open night at Sangdee Gallery: all are welcome to perform. Sirimangkalajarn Soi 5 from 8 PM.

Writers Without Borders: Writers of all genres read and discuss works in progress. If you write, this group may be right for you! Roundtable readings of works in progress, constructive feedback and informal discussion with English language writers of articles, stories, poetry, books, blogs, columns, theater and screenplays, fiction, nonfiction or anything in between. Meetings are every Thursday in a private, air-con room at Khun Mor’s Cuisine Nimmanhaemin on Soi 17. [email protected] or www.wordpowr.com. It’s free! Residents and visitors are welcome. Come and join us whether you have something to read or not!

Friday

Natural History Museum and Queen Sirikit Botanic Gardens invites high school students to join a primary contest, drawing trees in honor of Queen Sirikit's 80th birthday August 10, 2555 8:30 to 12:00 am  053841202.

Concert with Beleive Record, Musketter and Pango. exhibitions, and balloon release. City Hall, August 24.

Chiang Mai Expats Club Coffee Morning:  2nd Friday of each month, 10 am - noon. Next CEC Coffee Morning, Friday, July 13th, 10am-12pm. The River Market on the River Ping, Chiang Mai - just next to the iron bridge. [email protected] or www.chiangmaiexpatsclub.com

Life Cycle Yoga with Preaw at The Yoga Tree (Soi M Apartment), 65/1 Arak Road. Asana, Pranayama and guided relaxation. Therapeutic yoga which works on all levels(physical, emotional and mental): Postures represent each period of life from birth through maturity and back to the source. All levels welcomed, no experience required

Every Friday evening at 5.30pm. 250THB

JJ Market: Jing Jai Market Walking Street, every Thursday and Friday from 5 to 11 PM. 084-043-9821.

Alliance Francaise Films: Every Friday at 8 PM. Friday, July 13th, Tout Ce Qui Brille (2010)

de Géraldine Nakache, Hervé Mimran avec Leïla Bekhti. Friday, July 20th. Itinéraires (2006) de Christophe Otzenberger avec Yann Tregouët. Friday, July 27th, Demain Dès L’aube (2009) de Denis Dercourt avec Vincent Perez.

Saturday

Documentary Arts Asia celebrates 6 month anniversary: Saturday, July 28 at 7:00pm at Documentary Arts Asia. Wualai Soi 3.

Audition Notice: Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward. The Gate Theater, Chiang Mai’s only English speaking Amateur Theater Company will present this fabulous comedy on 4th to 6th January 2013 at the Studio Theatre, Kad Suan Kaew Shopping Centre, and are holding auditions shortly. We welcome everybody, regardless of experience or nationality. Auditions will be held on Sat 4th and Sun 5th August at 2.30 p.m. at the Drama Studio (behind the auditorium), CMIS, 13 Chetupon Road, Chiang Mai (near Prince Royal’s College). It does not matter if you’ve never acted before. Stephan Turner: [email protected], Simon Welch: [email protected] 085 213 9131

Chiang Mai Expat Group meets at the Shangri La Hotel -every 4th Saturday of the month - meet at 10am. guest speaker –Don Linden- free wine giveaways. Starts 10.30am www.chiangmaiexpatsclub.com

A Traditional 2nd hand market - Every Saturday morning from 5 AM near Prince Royals College

Flea Market at JJ markets First Saturday of every month at JJ Market. Shopping, food, listen to the free live music. To book a stall: Tina : 0801268215 [email protected]

Live music at 2nd Floor Gallery: Every Saturday night from 9 PM. Ratwithi and Ratchapakinai Rd. Intersection (Above Kodak Store).

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..

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: hash runs every Saturday at 4.30 pm  Catch a free bus to the run site at 3.30 pm from The Hash Pub in Kampaengdin Road phone 053-449695 or from the Hash House in Moon Muang Road. http://hash-house-harriers.org/asm/)

Chiang Mai Chess Club: Saturdays 2-4 PM, The Pub, on Huay Kaew Rd. All welcome. John on 085-7109-926.

Art Film Space:  At Media Art& Design Building, Chiang Mai University Art Museum 6:30 PM. Tel. 053 944 846.

Fairs and Festivals

Northern Food & Green Expo at Airport Plaza; July 25-29th  taste authentic Northern Thai food with vegetables and fruits on sale with lots of special offers and activities

Wedding Fair: Grand Nanta Ballroom, Holiday Inn, August 4. 10 am to 8 p.m. Fashion Show at 2 p.m.

A Nature Treasure: Lanna the Charm of the North 2012: a solo exhibition by Jay Surasen. 5-31 July 2012. 2nd Floor CMU Art Center.

Mothers Day and HM the Queen's 80th birthday. August 11 - 13 at G Floor Central Airport. TheChiang Mai Provincial Administration Organization presents an exhibition on the works of HM the Queen and her involvement in Thai silk and textiles.

Orchid and Plant Fair at the Train Park: In conjunction with the Queen Sirkit Botanic Gardens, Orchid awards, bonsai, plants for sale in honor of HM Queen Sirikit’s 80th birthday. August 9-13. 9 AM to 9 PM.

Lanna Innovation Market at City Hall, Central Airport Plaza, Ministry of Science and Technology presents innovations in art and science technology. August 9-13.

The Faculty of Medicine at CMU presents activities for seniors at Central Airport Plaza offering blood pressure and eye checks, BMI, massage etc. August 11-13.

Curcuma : Siam Tulip Festival: August 9 - 31. Several varieties of Siam tulip (Curcuma alismatifolia) will be on display at the park, both indoors and outdoors. There will also be an exhibition and activities that help you learn more about this group of beautiful plants of the ginger family. The Royal Park Rajapruek

The Spirit of Budo: The History of Japan's Martial Arts: A brief history of Japanese martial arts – from battlefield combat techniques (Bujutsu) to popular sports or physical exercise tempering body and spirit (Budo), through reproductions / originals of historical weapons such as arrows, suits of armor, etc. as well as through materials and photo panels of popular sports and physical exercise such as Kendô, Judô and Sumô, etc. Aug 10 - 30, 2012 9.00 am. - 4.00 pm. (Closed Monday and Tuesday) at the Chiang Mai National Museum

Exhibitions and seminars

Art Exhibition Too Scary to Hang by Sinfaii Chaiyasith at Sangdee Gallery. Sirimangkalajarn Soi 5.

Documentary Arts Asia film: Film Night every Monday and Thursday at 7 pm Wualai soi 3.

Antique Textiles from South East Asia at 137 Pillars House; May 5- July 30, 2012. 2 Soi 1 Nawatgate, 053-247-788. All textiles will be for sale.

Ye Win Aung: A Second Piece of Life: 2nd Solo Show at Suvannabhumi Gallery, 116-118 Charoenrat Road. www.suvannabhumiartgallery.com.

Exhibtion by Fai at Sangdee Gallery, Sirimangkalajarn Soi 5

Exhibition by Mit Jai Inn entitled 'Untitled' 5pm until 9pm for further info 0850215508 [email protected] at H Gallery Mae Rim.

Lanna the Charm of the North: 5-31 July at CMU Art Center: Solo painting exhibition by Jay Surasen about the beauty of nature.

Watercolour Exhibition: July 1-31 at the Suriwong Book Center

Experience Mind Body Studies Special International Training Seminar: 2-12  August 2012 10.00 - 16.00 daily, with a 2 hour lunch break Tuesday 7 August is Free Day. Green Lake Resort 230 Moo 2, Cholapatarn Rd, with Mia Segal and Leora Gaster. This 10 day training seminar provides insight and mastery of Mind Body Studies, as developed by Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais. http://mbsacademy.org/Experiencemindbodystudies/experiencemindbodystudies.htm

Supplementary Food III Fusion Ingredient and Art exhibition by Surajate Tongchua, Jiratchaya Pripwai, Supapong Laodheerasiri, VipapornNilubon, students of Fine Arts, CMU at Baan Tuek Art Center until Aug. 19, 2012 (Closed on Monday)

Groups

The 2012 summer season of the Chiangmai Grand Opera Society is open.  For membership information and confirmed invitation . [email protected]. Membership is free as is attendance at evening performances.

Chiang Mai International Group of AA meets every morning at 9:30 and every evening at 6:30. All meetings are open. McCormick Hospital Bldg 11. 133 Kaeonawarat Road Wat Ket. If you want to drink, that's your business. If you want help to stop drinking, that's our business. 2 AA meetings a day, 7 days a week, call us at 0821862518. We are here for you.

Chiang Mai Back to Basics Group of AA meets Monday through Friday at 9:00 a.m.  All meetings are open.  Suan Buak Haad (Park)

Pavillion on the pond.

Rotary Club Chiang Mai West: Meets every Tuesday evening at the Pornping Tower Hotel at 7 PM. Meetings are dual language - English and Thai. [email protected].

Chiang Mai New Beginninngs group of AA meets at 10:00 Sunday. The meeting is open and meets at the  Lemon Tree Restaurant, 2nd floor 26/1-2 Huai Kaew Rd Chang Phueak

First Northern Thailand Toastmasters Club The Confidence Builders. Whether you're speaking to one or one thousand, Toastmasters can help you speak clearly and confidently. The First Northern Thailand Toastmasters Club has been providing a safe and fun environment for more than 5 years to Thais and expats who wish to practice their speaking skills. Our meetings are the second and fourth Saturday of every month at 6pm. Join us to discover how you can "find your voice".www.fnttc.toastmastersclubs.org 053-214-309, 08-1861-2284 or 08-9138-4757

Rotary Club Chiang Mai West: Meets every Tuesday evening at the Pornping Hotel at 7 PM.  Meetings are dual language - English and Thai. For information [email protected].

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.

The Baptist Group meeting for old-time worship and fellowship every Sunday morning at 11.00am at the CH Hotel (soi opposite Chiang Mai Plaza Hotel, off Sidornchai Road).084 378 1440 [email protected].

Chiang Mai Chess Club: Saturdays 2-4 PM, The Pub, on Huay Kaew Rd. All welcome. John on 085-7109-926.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. in the YMCA’s Nawarat Room. Info: 084-485-0100, [email protected]

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. [email protected]

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/. Regular meetings.

Nicotine Anonymous: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 1 p.m., Building 11, behind McCormick Hospital. 086-194-6300 or 081-027-6836

Baha'i Faith -Why ?: 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

The Gentleman’s Club: The Pub, first Monday of the month. Beer and a roast lunch. Info: 053-211-550, email [email protected]

The Chiang Mai International Women’s Book Club: English speaking book lovers. 7 p.m, last Monday of month. [email protected]

Online forum for Dutch people in Chiang Mai: http://nlclubchiangmai.proboards.com

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.

Writers Without Borders: Writers of all genres read and discuss works in progress. If you write, this group may be right for you! Roundtable readings of works in progress, constructive feedback and informal discussion with English language writers of articles, stories, poetry, books, blogs, columns, theater and screenplays, fiction, nonfiction or anything in between. Meetings are every Thursday in a private, air-con room at Khun Mor’s Cuisine Nimmanhaemin on Soi 17. [email protected] or www.wordpowr.com. It’s free! Residents and visitors are welcome. Come and join us whether you have something to read or not!

Courses, classes, educational opportunities

Art Classes: Sangdee is now offering art classes for both children and adults. Sirimangkalajarn soi 5. http://www.sangdee.org/Art_Classes.html. [email protected]

FISU courses now in Chiang Mai: www.fisu.org

Reiki training courses: all levels. [email protected] or www.asianhealingartscenter.com

Advanced Aromatherapy and Energetic Aromatherapy classes: contact Cory for full details including tuition, classes are limited to 4 and start in August. [email protected]

Sport

Chiang Mai City Games; Competitive handball and bowling at 5th Floor Kad Suan Kaew. Bully Bowl. August 14-23.

Yoga beginners 5 day Course at Body & Mind Healing School. For those who would like a good foundation for there yoga practice. 1500bt if booked in advance or 1800bt pay on the day. Taught by experienced and qualified teacher of Yoga. We will hold the course a couple of times a month. www.bodyandmindhealing.org or call 0856211374 or [email protected]

CM Highlanders plays ball hockey every Monday on the footsal field next to SibSawnPunna restaurant soi opposite to the Sirinarth Garden hotel Canal Road. Every Monday 8-9.30 pm. More info http://www.facebook.com/pages/CM-Highlanders/383050268420730

Judo: Meet at the MMA club near the Railways station on Tuesday evenings and Saturday Morning. Contact Nigel on 0819264210

Chiang Mai Softball.: Every Sunday 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm We have bats and gloves… just need you! Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/103202306396792/

Three-Generation Football Academy - 2012 Youth Football Camps. Where the Dream Begins - 5-day camps for advanced players ages 8-16 Traidhos Community Center; home of the PTIS International School – 234 Moo 3, T.Huay Sai, A. Mae Rim. Advanced, 21-25 Oct - 8-12 years, Advanced, 27-31 Dec - 13-16 years, Advanced. Daily, 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm, 2500 B - Academy players 5-day course. 3000 B - Other players 5-day course. +6000 B - Residential Camp players (Apr/Jun). +7000 B - Residential Camp players (Oct/Dec). Supervised Residential Camps include: Shared accommodation, 3 meals per day, supervised activities when not in training, elephant riding, a trip to the Night Safari. Alan Sparks: [email protected], http://football.threegeneration.org

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, [email protected]

Chiangmai International Taekwondo: All ages taught in your own home, private lessons by World Master Tom Zuza, 8th Dan. 0834761752, [email protected]

Tai Chi Classes: Experienced Tai Chi Sifu gives lessons. 084-600-5268, [email protected]

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] or www.zensabai.com.

Karate Practice: Monday/Wednesday 5.30 p.m, Free. CMU’s Student Services building. Karatedo Fed. Wado-kaj karate. [email protected]

Yang style Tai Chi class for beginners/intermediate students.  Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:45 AM to 10:45 AM at Hillside 4 Condo, 4th floor, exercise room.  Call 0899-5553-350 or www.taichichiangmai.com.  Private classes also available

Chiang Mai University Judo Club: Training Times: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 830 AM to 10:30 AM. Contact Khun Nigel 0819264210. [email protected]

Chiang Mai Fencing Club: 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.08 -1382-8124 (English) 08-7325-5476(Thai).

Ongoing:

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.usconsulate.gov/service.html

"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, The Writers Club, 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.

Dining

4th Anniversary Buffet Dinner @ The Steak House, Infinite Colors Night: 19th Aug from 18.30 - 22.00 hrs. Dress up bright and loud to celebrate with us. Enjoy a variety International Buffet include a glass of special beverage. Live music band all night and price drawing. Additional Bonus with Buy 4 get 1 Free. Only THB 499.- nett/ Person. 053-224-123.

Specials at the Steak House: Tuesday is Ladies night buy 1 get 1 free on selected beverages, Wednesday All You Can Eat Buffet, 499 Baht, with 2 glasses of wine 599 Baht. Thursday Kids Night, kids receive 1 menu item for free. Live music every night. 053-224-123. Open only for dinner.

The Steak House & Le Crystal Promotion: July 1-31. Filet mignon with sauteed vegetable in black peppersauce served with French fries.Only THB 590.

World Buffet Dinner at le Crystal: Saturday 28th July -  1200bht per person  from 6.30pm for reservations further details 053872890-1

Olde Bell: Sunday Lunch for you from 1pm – around 9pm. Roast Pork, Roast Chicken, Roast Beef or Roast Lamb are on offer –served up with Roast Potatoes, Onion Mash, Yorkshire Puddings, Veg and Gravy - if you can’t make up your mind which roast to have, why not try our Sunday Sampler of Pork, Beef and chicken, or our Super Sampler with all the above plus Lamb?

Giraffe Restaurant at the Chiang Mai Night Safari: Buffet lunch 139 Baht, Buffet Dinner 149 Baht. 053-999-040.

Four Seasons Hotel Sunday Lunch: 1,300 Baht per person including free flow of juices and soft drinks 1,800 Baht per person including free flow of juices, soft drinks, beer, martinis and Prosecco. Live jazz all afternoon at the Terraces Restaurant from 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM. For more information or reservations, 053-298-181 or e-mail [email protected].

Business Lunch at SiriPanna Villa Resort & Spa: from Monday to Saturday, lunch buffet, Noon- 3 PM at Slee Banyan Restaurant. 189 Baht. 36 Rat Uthit Road, Wat ket, [email protected] 053-371-999

Sunday lunch at Slee Banyan Restaurant, SiriPanna Villa, from 12 noon to 3 PM. 599 Baht per person. 36 Rat Uthit Road, Wat ket, [email protected] 053-371-999

High Tea at Slee Banyan, SiriPanna Villa, tea, homemade scones, macaroons, and more. 2 PM to 6 PM 450 Baht per person. 36 Rat Uthit Road, Wat ket, [email protected] 053-371-999

Every Wednesday is Half Price Wine @ Perns Restaurant until January 4, 2013. 086 111 7766. Get 50% discount off house wine and 20% off all bottles. Each and every Wednesday! Get half cut for half the price! Huay Kaew Road opposite Shell station.

Hom Taam Muan Jai @ Siripanna Villa Resort & Spa:. Experience a variety of dishes in a relaxed atmosphere at Slee Banyan Restaurant. You can collect stamps and receive gifts. Each 100 baht spent counts as 1 stamp. 1 stamp is valued at 10 baht at Slee Banyan Restaurant and Panna Spa. 053 371 999. Until July 31.

Kad Kafé restaurant at the Shangri La Hotel throughout July 2012,created by Executive Chef Greg Graham and a team of professional chefs: International cuisine is available on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings for only THB466 net per person.      Seafood lovers can experience the splendours of international seafood from all over the world for only THB588 net per person Wednesday and Friday evenings. Grilled food aficionados can enjoy themselves every night for only THB588 net per person.

Rio Restaurant & Wine Bar, Rati Lanna Resort: Churrasco Brazilian Style! Experience our premium wine in the excellent condition buy - one - get - one - free at 18.00-19.00 hrs. plus live DJ performance daily. Reward yourself with an all-you-can-eat BBQ Buffet on every Fri. - Sat. or Mixed Grill BBQ Set serve on Mon. - Thu. Priced only 590++/person.  Special promotion Come 4 Pay 3 on every Fri. – Sat. available from 1 April – 30 September 2012. Open : 18.00 - 23 . 00 hrs . (closed on Sun.). [email protected]

Last Sunday of every month dusitD2Extreme Sunday - a touch of Seafood Sunday brunch. Sunday 29th July  699bht adults (food only), 999bht includes free flow chardonnay spumante brut, 399bht children. Noon until 3pm for reservations or further info 053 999 999. [email protected]

TGIF at 137 Pillars House: We are proud to introduce our weekly “Thank God It’s Friday” degustation dinner. Chef Jaiphak na Chiangmai create weekly specials for one night only @ THB 789.00 ++. 2 Na Watgate Soi 1, www.137pillarshouse.com Find us on facebook: www.facebook.com/137pillarshouse

Dim Sum Buffet Lunch: All-you-can-eat Dim Sum is on offer daily with over 30 arrays of mouthwatering at Baht 290++ per adult /Baht 145++ per child under 12 years. From 11.30 – 14.30 hrs.Centara Duangtawan. 053 905000 Ext. 3227

Set Menu for Couples our chef prepares mouthwatering set meals designed for couples and smaller groups of guest. Now you can taste many different dishes also when dining in smaller groups. Price is only Baht 777++ per couple. @ Sunflower Chinese Restaurant, on the 24th Floor, Centara Duangtawan Hotel,  053 905000 Ext. 3227

Kafe Otto Buffet - happening every Thursday starting 7.00pm at Kafe Otto Turkish Restaurant (inside the JJ Market). Delicious Turkish and Mediterranean food, including a lot of vegetarian dishes, all you can eat for 200 Baht. The restaurant accepts reservations, so book your table by calling 0894441162 or check the Facebook page; http://www.facebook.com/kafeotto.

The Pub Traditional Sunday Roast: Choose from Beef, Lamb, all dishes are accompanied with crispy roast potatoes, fresh vegetables and our special Yorkshire Puddings with gravy....... all for 275 baht.

Beccofino Special set menu with snow fish, pork chop, or wagyu beef with soup, appetizers and dessert. 650 Baht ++. Nimmanhaemin soi 7.

Pegasus Bay Wine Dinner (limited 50 seats) : Saturday 28 July Starts 7pm at Rachamankha Guest of Honour Ms Edward Donalson (Marketing Manager) 1800bht net per person for more info or reservations 053252234 053232046 or email [email protected].

Coconut promotion at the Imperial Mae Ping: This July our Head Chef Samuay is proud to offer a range of specially created dishes which feature coconut as the defining ingredient. Available during the month of July. Open daily from 11.00 – 24.00 hrs. At Mae Ping Coffee Shop.

The Olde Bell: Every Thursday until the end of October; Fish ‘n Chips at the almost give away price of 100 Baht and at least 2 other options plus  a vegetarian options at the same price or less.  We will also be offering draught Chang at 50 Baht a pint and Gilbey’s Gin & Tonic for just 50 Baht and House Vodka & Tonic/Orange/Coke at the same price. 11am until 11pm


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Updated July 21, 2012