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Sunday

Care for Dogs Adoption Fair Central Plaza, Chiang Mai Airport. Sunday 28th October from 11AM to 6 PM for a wonderful Adoption Fair! We are located at the backside of the plaza, near KFC entrance. We have adorable rescued puppies and a couple of teenage and adult dogs. We will also have our merchandise for sale such as cute soft toys, postcards, key hanger board, dog collar, t-shirts, eco-friendly bag, and many more! Come join us and celebrate the friendship between man and his favorite companion and help making an impact for dogs in need!

Concert “Jazz for Better Days” on Sunday November 4, 22012 at Chiang Mai University Art and Culture. 3 o’clock in the afternoon by teachers Indara Nan Nan (Ajarn. kick), and School of Music faculty. study happiness All proceeds go to support music programs observation. And protection of children and youth. Call for details. Tours and Tickets at the School of Music at Tel 053-328387 or 085-5988029 Fernandez.

FERC, the Foundation for the Rural Education of Children are holding a High Tea fundraiser at the 137 Pillars House on Sunday, December 2. 700 Baht per person. csmtthai @gmail.com or 0895575388, 053-892044 x3744, 081 8851200.

Big Day Out at Yummy Pizza: 1st Sunday of every month. Live music and BBQ. 176 M 3 Mae Hia. 0801222561

Chiang Mai Softball.: Every Sunday 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm We have bats and gloves… just need you! 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. Hash Pub phone 053-449695 or [email protected] hotmail.com or [email protected] or phone 081 7241313.

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

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. thebaptist [email protected] .com. trinitybaptistchur chofchiangmai.com. All are welcome.


Monday

A passion for watercolors: The opening night for Worawuth Srakaeo’s watercolour exhibition. At Sangdee Gallery. Monday, November 5, 2012 7 pm

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. 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 081 7241313. 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

Chiang Mai (live!): Presidential Debates (October 23rd) at the UN Irish Pub, Rajvithi Road. Debates all begin at 8:00 a.m. local time in Thailand.For details contact [email protected]

Chulalongkorn Day October 23. Public holiday

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

Wednesday

ComPeung 2012 Grant Recipients, Artist Talk by Anne Kathrin Greiner (photography), Nathalie Tafelmacher Magnat & Tobias Sternberg (animation) at the College of Arts, Media and Technology, Chiang Mai University. Room 112 (Motion Capture Room). Wednesday 31 October. 1:30 – 3:00 pm

Monkey Black Halloween: Oct.31 Monkey Club

Halloween Sexy Dead Party at Soho Bar, Huay Kaew Road.

Swiss Lanna Society weekly informal gatherings: Why Not Restaurant Nimmanhaemin Soi 13, 6:30 p.m. [email protected] every Wednesday.

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. Mid-month on Wednesday. Email for details: [email protected] loxinfo.co.th

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.

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. October 31 at the River Market 6 PM. for further info or reservations: [email protected].

Thursday

November’s “Formal” Expats Ladies Lunch — a Special Event! Thursday, November 1. afternoon tea at The Chedi Hotel.1:30 pm. Special discounted price of 400 baht, all inclusive.For reservations contact Nancy Lindley NLLindley @msn.com by Wednesday, October 31

November’s “Informal” Expats Ladies Lunch: Every third Thursday 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. 70 baht. Cost includes water, coffee and tea and a modest tip. Reserve with [email protected] by noon Wed the 14th

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. greenpapayasangha @gmail.com [email protected] .

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

Shangri La: Enjoy live music from our resident band and spectacular shows in pastel, party to the beats of our famous guest DJ. Enjoy special prices on all full bottle sales of 20% discount and buy one get one free on all other drinks. No cover charge! One night only on Friday 26 October 2012!

Halloween Double Madness Party at Soho Bar on Huay Kaew Road. Saturday October 27.

Concert “ DOK RAMING “ By Aom Rattanung October 26 and 27 at Mache’re Chiangmai Art Space ( 085-8635099). 350 baht/250 baht for student. reservation by cash before 22nd october 2012 get 10% discount (student ticket not included ). For more information please contact 081-4739398 or 085-8635099.

All Golfers Welcome! Poppy Golf Tournament on Oct. 26th, 2012. At Summit Green Valley. The tournament will be organized by Golferholics Chiang Mai for The Royal British Legion Chiang Mai. Contact:Mr. Kari Sirelius, Tournament Director, [email protected], tel. 0870 141138 Branch.

Music in the Rice Field Charity Concert at Saenkham Terrace Baan Nai Fun2 Canal Road. November 30th. 5pm until 8pm. Baritones include Book Kitavadhana, Tianchai Sooktiang and Ong-Ard Kanchaisak produced by Yuttana Lorpanpaibul. Cocktail dinner with free flow wine after concert. tickets 2000bht per person for more info tel Khun Somjate 089 8503763

Chiang Mai Expats Club Coffee Morning: 2nd Friday of each month, 10 am - noon. The River Market on the River Ping, Chiang Mai - just next to the iron bridge. [email protected] expatsclub.com 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, October 19 L’Arbre (2010) de Julie Bertuccelli avec Charlotte Gainsbourg. Friday, October 26 La Famille Wolberg (2009) de Axelle Ropert avec François Damiens.

Saturday

US Voter Registration & Ballot Drop: Drop off your ballots at Chiang Mai Expats Meeting, October 27 at the River Market. www.fvap.gov [email protected].

Halloween Fancy Dress Party at Yokkadok October 27. Prizes for the best costume

New arts and crafts program by Meedee Depot, starting on 27 October “Art and Nature”. https://www.facebook.com/groups/meedeedepot/

World Buffet @ Le Crystal Restaurant, 27th Oct. 18.30 hrs. to 22.00 hrs. THB 1,200 nett per person. More information & reservation please call: +66 53 872 890-1, e-mail: [email protected], www.lecrystalrestaurant.com

Chiang Mai Ensemble: Music from the Oceans, the Rivers and the Countryside at AUA 27 October. Tickets 200 Baht.089-757-9875

Concert “ DOK RAMING “ By Aom Rattanung October 26 and 27 at Mache’re Chiangmai Art Space ( 085-8635099). 350 baht/250 baht for student.

reservation by cash before 22nd october 2012 get 10% discount (student ticket not included ). For more information please contact 081-4739398 or 085-8635099.

The Miracle of the Gifted Quarter - at CMU Art Centre -Documentary film about disabled Japanese and supporters in order to understand the Japanese Culture. October 27th

Chiang Mai Expat Group meets at the Shangri La Hotel -every 4th Saturday of the month - meet at 10am. Starts 10.30am www.chiangmaiexpatsclub.com. Next Meeting at River Market October 27 only.

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

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/)

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

MahJong group; Saturday mornings at The Pub on Huay kaew Road. 10 am. Happy to teach new players (it’s not as difficult as one might think) and welcome players at all levels We play at 10am, have lunch then play some more or sometimes switch to canasta. Just show up or call Ruth at 085-615-1413

Fairs and Festivals

JJ Markets Christmas Fair - in aid of The Royal British Legion and Lanna Care Net. 10am until 4pm Book your table NOW! plan is to have over 150 stalls - 250bht per table & chair. November 24th contact [email protected]

Vegetarian Festival 15-23 October, look for the yellow “jae” signs in Thai.

Toyota Motor Sport 2012 at 700 Year Stadium: 49 cars competing in three categoriesincluding, Yaris One Make Race Class B, Vios One Make Race Class C, and Vios One Make Race Lady Cup. Also, there will be many activities, performances and a night festival. The event is expected to draw in over 40,000 spectators. The official opening will be 21st October at 3 p.m. From October 20th - 21st

International Dance Festival: Highlight of Contemporary Dance performances in Chiang Mai; November 30-December 2 at CMU Art Center on Nimmanhaemin Road. Tickets priced 1800/1200/600/300 students. 053-944-833. www. friends-of-arts.info.

Country Music & Cowboy Party at The Log of Paradis featuring The Mavaric, Bluegrass Boy and a Wild West Show. October 26 & 27. www. thelogofparadis.co.th.

International Balloon Festival at Gymkhana Club. November 23- 25th. Earth Wind & Fire Co.,Ltd. 0 53 292 224 Fax. 66 + 53 292 226.www.wind-and-fire.com. www.thailandballoonfestival.com.

Chiang Mai Jazz Festival: November 24/25; world class Jazz performances. Held at Chiang Mai Night Safari, this two day event will be held on 24-25 November 2012. This year’s talent includes both local artist, expats and international artists. 699 Baht for one day, 1200 Baht for both days. http://www.chiangmaijazzfest.com/

Yi Peng Festival: November 25-29. Schedule coming

Exhibitions and seminars

Jingjai Art Exhibition: 28-October to 7 November, JJ Market 10 am – 5 pm. www. jjchiangmai.com

Art Relief International’s ARTiculate: we showcase the artworks created through the Art Relief International Program, at The Meeting Room Art Café. ARTiculate will show until October 31, 2012.

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

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

Exhibition by Mit Jai Inn entitled ‘Untitled’ 5pm until 9pm for further info 085 021 5508 [email protected] .com at H Gallery Mae Rim.

‘The Travelling Soul: In Search of Northern Thai Spirit’ by Chamni Thipmanee at Tamarind Village until 9 December.

House of Flower 2 @ 9 Art gallery A solo art exhibition by Nittaya Tamwong. October 5th - 15 November contact 053 719 110

“Figurative” Art exhibition by Associate Professor Songkran Soodhom, Associate Professor Sugree Gasorntgatsara. Tita Gallery through 30th October. 68 Mu 6 Rimtai Maerim

Art Exhibition: “Art Teachers 1” By: 10 artists from 10 academic institutions. Opening event: November 9, 2012 at 6.00 p.m. On view until November 27. CMU Art Center.

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 082 1862518. 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.

Alcoholics Anonymous Chiang Mai West International Group meets Tuesdays and Thursdays each week – closed meetings at 6.00pm until 7.00pm in the Nawarat Room of the YMCA Hotel near to Huay Keow Road and Central Kad Suan Kaew Mall. Visit the national website: www.aathailand /meetings.html

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., 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. The 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month at 6pm. 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. [email protected].

Chiang Mai Geeks - The Chiang Mai Computer Club Meets every Tuesday at the Airport Greenery Serviced Apartments and Hotel, 185/28 Tippanate Rd., which is kitty-corner from Airport Plaza where Hang Dong Rd turns into Tippanate Rd. Meetings run from 1:00 - 2:00. It is open to computer users of all skill levels. http://chiangmai-geeks. phpbb3now.com/index.php or [email protected]

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 jgreencmthailand2008 @hotmail.com.

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] googlemail.com

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]home.in.th

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: meets every other Wednesday at 7pm at the Airport Greenery Hotel.  All those with an interest in photography, be it film or digital are warmly invited.  For details of meeting dates please visit www.cmphoto group.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. Every Thursday 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

Prem has 4 camps to choose from: English Camp - 6-26 Oct, 26 Oct, Football Camp. For more info: http://camps. threegeneration.org.On the campus of the Prem International School. [email protected] .org, 053 301 500

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] artscenter.com 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

Three Generations Tennis Academy junior tournament on October 27th-28th. If you are interested in visiting and playing in this tournament please register at www.attatennis.com or email Mr. Cherdchad at [email protected].

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.bodyand mindhealing.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; PTIS International School 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 (Oct/Dec). Supervised Residential Camps include: Shared accommodation, 3 meals per day, supervised activities. [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, greatsam88 @hotmail.com

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] .com 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. nigel @tttmaxnet.com

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

World Buffet @ Le Crystal Restaurant. Highlights include Fresh French Oysters, Pan Fried Foie Gras, Australian Wagyu Beef, a winde selection of cheeses. 1200bht buffet only / 1800bht free flow wines. For reservations or further info 053872890. October 27th

Antinori Wine Dinner at Favola Restaurant Le Meridien Hotel - This is the 4th Discovery of Wines event . 5 course dinner with wine starts at 6.30pm. 1999bht per person or 1799bht for SP members. for reservations or further info 053 253 299 or Winfried.Sanders @lemeridien.com

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.

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 ow 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].

SiriPanna Villa Resort & Spa: from Monday to Saturday, lunch buffet, Noon- 3 PM at Slee Banyan Restaurant. 189 Baht. Sunday lunch at Slee Banya, from 12 noon to 3 PM. 599 Baht per person. High Tea at Slee Banyan tea, homemade scones, macaroons, and more. 2 PM to 6 PM 450 Baht per person. 36 Rat Uthit Road, Wat ket, [email protected] siripanna.com 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.

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.). arthittaya.n @ratilannachiangmai.com.

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: “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

Kafe Otto Buffet:every Thursday 7.00pm at Kafe Otto Turkish Restaurant (JJ Market). Delicious Turkish and Mediterranean food, including a lot of vegetarian dishes, all you can eat for 200 Baht. The restaurant accepts reservations 089 4441162 or Facebook 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.

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. 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.

Colle Massari Wine Dinner at the Farang Ses Mandarin Oriental 5 course dinner from Chef Dominique with wines from one of Italy’s most famous vineyards Castello Colle Massari from the DOC of Montecucco. 3200bht ++ Welcome drink served at 7pm dinner starts 7.30pm. Wednesday October 24. 053 888 549 [email protected].

Shangri La: Arabian Knights from the Middle East at Dhala! A wide variety of snacks and drinks await you. Sharwama, Mezza and Arabic coffee to the sounds of the desert. The perfect outdoor venue under the stars. Daily from this 8 October onwards at Dhala restuarant.

Vegetarian Specials at the Imperial Mae Ping: through the end of October. At the Gold Leaf Chinese Restaurant and at the Chang Garden.

Kantary Hills Hotel: Salad & Antipasto Buffet. Order an imported steak and the buffet is free! Only 170++ Baht / person ( Children under 12 receive a 50% discount ). Monday & Friday 6 pm to 10 pm. Carvery Night Buffet: Wednesday evening 6-10 pm. Only 490++ Bht / person (children under 12 receive a 50% discount ). Happy Hour @ Nimman Bar. Enjoy a wide selection of fine wines , draft and imported beer, spirits and cocktail in stylish yet casual atmosphere with live music. From 5 pm – 7pm. Mushroom & Truffle Promotion from 1 – 5 November 2012 , at Nimman Restaurant from 11am – midnight .Reserve your seat 053-222-111
 


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