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XI No.11 - Sunday November 4 - Saturday November 17, 2012


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Sunday

Friends Of Music Making In Chiang Mai. presents Tasana Nagavajara violin / Pornpan Banternghansa piano playing Johannes Bhrams Sonata for violin and piano opus 78 Regensonte in G major(1879) & Serge Prokofiev sonata No 2 for violin and piano Opus 94 (bis) in D major (1943). Santi Music School is on Sirimongkalajarn Soi 5. Starts at 7.30pm. Lecture given by Jean Pierre at 6.45pm. 300bht a ticket 50bht for students for reservations [email protected] .com. November 4th Sunday

Concert “Jazz for Better Days” Sunday November 4, 22012 at Chiang Mai University Art and Culture. 3 pm All proceeds go to support music programs observation. And protection of children and youth. Tickets at the School of Music at Tel 053-328387 or 085-5988029 Fernandez.

Remembrance Day All denominations are welcome to take part in the Annual Remembrance Day to be held at the Foreign Cemetery on November 11th commencing 10.45am 2 minute silence at 11am. followed by refreshments at the Gymkhana Club.

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. [email protected] or 0895575388, 053-892044 x3744, 0818851200.

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 (Happy Hash). Mixed family hash runs every Sunday. Pick up point is The Hash Pub on Kampaengdin Road at 15.30, Run at 16:30 (from Oct to March) and  Pick up 16:00, Run 17:00 (Apr to Sept). For further info, please go to:  http://www.chiangmaihhh.com/

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.

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. thebaptistgroup [email protected] trinitybaptistchurchofchiang mai.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

The Entertainers present – Stepping out Featuring singers Ana Gracey & Markus with John Smith on guitar/banjo and ‘Luscious Luis’ on double bass performing songs from the Broadway shows. 19th November 100THB to benefit ‘Support the Children Foundation’. Sangdee Gallery Sirimoagkalajarn Soi 5 http://www.facebook.com/events/297176130381949/

International We Love the King Day Parade and Fair at Royal Park Rajapruek, Monday December 3. Contact [email protected] if you are interested in participating. People of all nationalities are welcome to join.

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: CH3 (Male Only). Male runs alternate weekly Mon/Tue. Pick up point is The Next Place, 65 Moonmuang Raad (opposite Thapae Gate) at 16:00, Run at 17:00 (from Oct to March) and  Pick up 16:30, Run 17:30 (Apr to Sept). For further info, please go to:   http://www. chiangmaihhh.com/

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

Tuesday

INTG: November 6, 2012: “The Right Wing Capture of American Politics”. A talk by Gary Suwannarat.3. December Meeting: 355th Meeting: December 11, 2012: “Chavoret Jaruboon:The Last Executioner”. Alliance Francaise.

Duriyasilp College of Music of Payap University and Chiang Mai Guitar Society Present A Classical Guitar Recital by Padet Netpakdee at 19:30 pm. November 13th. CRK Recital Hall, Payap University (Kaewnawarat campus,opposite Mccormick Hospital) Free Admission, Donations Appreciated

Quiz Night at The Olde Bell, 8.30 p.m. 087-811-9468, oldebell @gmail.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. in the YMCA’s Nawarat Room. 084-485-0100, chiangmaiwestaa @yahoo.com.

Hash House Harriers: CH3 (Male Only). Male runs alternate weekly Mon/Tue. Pick up point is The Next Place, 65 Moonmuang Raad (opposite Thapae Gate) at 16:00, Run at 17:00 (from Oct to March) and  Pick up 16:30, Run 17:30 (Apr to Sept). For further info, please go to:   http://www. chiangmaihhh.com/

Wednesday

Sipping & Shopping: Sustainable Holidays; Arun Thai Natural and Siamese Dream Design for a glass of wine and some fun pre holiday shopping. Eco friendly unique gift ideas for everyone on your list.Lucky draws, special pricing and more. Wednesday 7-November-2012

1:30pm- 7:30pm 9/13 Moo Baan Ingdoi Klong Chan Choloprata

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] Wednesday 14th

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 “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 NLLindley @msn.com by noon Wed the 14th

Labor Law & Immigration forum for foreigners. Thursday, November 15 8:30 am to 1 pm. The Labour Department, under the guidance of Ruchuchai Potha is organizing a forum about Labour Law in Thailand. Speakers will be Ruchuchai Potha, Director of the Labour Department in Chiang Mai, as well as a representative of the Immigration Department in Chiang Mai. Please register for this event by  email to kibbjaranya @gmail.com  Christian Outreach Center, off the Superhighway near Grandview on Tepparak Road.

“Mendelssohn Double Concerto” by Chiang Mai Symphony Orchestra. Nov 15, 2012 7:30PM. Doors Open 7:10 PM. Pa Sak Luang Room (2nd floor) Lotus Pang Suan Kaew Hotel. The Chiang Mai Youth Philharmonic Band and Symphony Orchestra Foundation (CPO) with Duriyasilp College of 100 (students), 300 (adults), 500 Baht available at the concert or reservation

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] greenpapayasangha @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] wordpowr.com 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

The College of Music, Payap University & US Embassy Bangkok proudly present ... “Trio Chicago & Friends”. Free Concert at 7:30 PM.November 10  Free Master Classes at 2 - 4 PM. (Violin, Viola, Vocal, Flute and Piano). CRK Recital Hall, Payap University, Kaew Nawarat Campus. (Across From McCormick Hospital). Admission Free (Donations is Appreciated). [email protected]

Chiang Mai International School (CMIS) presents the comedy and Hollywood Classic “Harvey” by Mary Chase. Friday, November 16th: 10 am and 7pm and Saturday, November 17th: 1pm and 7pm in the CMIS auditorium. Tickets are 100 baht for students and 200 baht for adults, and are available at the CMIS office or at the door. “Harvey” examines our perceptions of reality and what it means to be truly sane. Queries: [email protected]

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. Khun Somjate 089 8503763

Payap International Day: November 30th from 5pm. Food and drink from many countries - live entertainment. Lots of prizes to be won - 20bht admission / 40bht on the door - includes free raffle ticket - everyone welcome for a FUN DAY OUT!

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] or www.chiangmaiexpatsclub.com. Next meeting November 9

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, November 9th, Biguine (2004) de Guy Deslauriers avec Micheline Mona; Friday, November 16th D’Amour Et D’eau Fraîche (2010) de Isabelle Czajka avec Pio Marmaï; Friday, November 23rd, 20h00,Les Inséparables (2008) de Christine Dory avec Guillaume Depardieu; Friday, November 30th, 20h00 Transylvania (2006) de Tony Gatlif avec Asia Argento.

Saturday

2nd Annual Justice Fair at Kantary Hills, From 11am until 4.30pm Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia Community Legal Education Initiative (BABSEA CLE) and CLE Foundation are proud to announce their 2nd Annual Access to Justice Public Interest Fair, to be held Saturday, November 10 at Kantary Hills Hotel. November 10

Global Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurship Journeys, GEW Event in Chiang Mai. Saturday, 10 November 2012 (9am – 5:30pm), at the Conference Center of the Faculty of Business Administration, Chiang Mai University

The College of Music, Payap University & U.S.Embassy Bangkok present “Trio Chicago & Friends”. Saturday, November 10. Free Concert at 7:30 PM. Free Master Classes at 2 - 4 PM. (Violin, Viola, Vocal, Flute and Piano). CRK Recital Hall, Payap University, Kaew Nawarat Campus, (Across From McCormick Hospital). Admission Free (Donations is Appreciated). [email protected]

PTIS International Day: 17th November. 3pm until 8pm at PTIS Quad infront of the School Library, Auditorium and football field for further info contact Pu Ostertag at [email protected] gmail.com or Jody Schmuland [email protected]

Lanna International School PTO Garage Sale on November 17th. Lanna International School, Hang Dong Rd. 17th November 2012, 08.00 - 11.00. 20 baht entrance fee for buyers at the gate; 200 baht for vendors to rent space/table. Vendors please book early to avoid disappointment. Phone Ms Ree: 053-805528. Two vendors admitted free per table/space booked, from 07.00 am

Bowling fundraiser for the International We Love the King Day: Sat 24 November at Bully Bowl, Kad Suan Kaew 4th Floor Zone C 1 PM. [email protected] gmail.com.

Khom Loy Release at Sansai: November 24 in the evening. Massive release of Khom Loy. Thai Lanna Meditation Sanctuary – Sansai

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 on November 17.

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: CSH3 (Saturday mixed Hash). Mixed family hash runs every Saturday. Pick up point is The Hash Pub on Kampaengdin Road at 15.30, Run at 16:30 (from Oct to March) and  Pick up 16:00, Run 17:00 (Apr to Sept). For further info, please go to:  http://www.chiangmaihhh.com/

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]

Chiang Mai Flora Blossom Festival: November 2-5 at Central Airport Plaza

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.thailandbal loonfestival.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.  www.chiangmaijazzfest.com/

Yi Peng Festival: November 25-29. Schedule coming

Money Expo: November 9, 10, 11 at Central Airport Plaza

NAP Fair: December 5-10; Nimmanahaemin Soi 1

 

Exhibitions and seminars

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

American Film Showcase: November 21, 22, 23 at CMU Art Center.

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 0850215508 [email protected] 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

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 . howardgraves @gmail.com. 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.

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. rogerklindley @gmail.com.

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 ChiangMai [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 [email protected] .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, chiangmaiwestaa @yahoo.com.

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. diningoutcnx @hotmail.com.

Chiang Mai Readers & Book Discussion Group: Monthly over lunch to discuss a previously agreed book. cmreadersgroup @gmail.com

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]

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.cmphotogroup.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. jaytanat @threegeneration.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] .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

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] mindhealing.org

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. 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] threegeneration.org, 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] hotmail.com

Chiangmai International Taekwondo: All ages taught in your own home, private lessons by World Master Tom Zuza, 8th Dan. 0834761752, mastertomzuza @yahoo.com

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

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

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 fb.chiangmai @fourseasons.com.

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.). [email protected] chiangmai.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 0894441162 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.

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.

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

Loy Krathong at The Chedi: November 28 ,enjoy a traditional Thai Market kad mwii - on our restaurant lawn - + a sumptuous Thai buffet. Thai Music and Loy krathongs for everyone to launch off the Chedi private pier + komloys.... perfect setting to enjoy Loy krathong in Chiang Mai. 3000bht per person - for full details or reservations 053253333 or [email protected]

Loy Krathong Dinner at 137 Pillars House. November 28th from 7pm onwards. Entertainment includes 4 Traditional Lanna Dances and one of the best Lanna Traditional Music Groups. Learn how to make your own Krathong (Float) or simply take some out after dinner. Our close proximity to the river invites to a leisurely stroll and to join in the people’s joyous celebrations all along the Mae Nam Ping (Ping River). THB 1,950++ per person  including Krathong, Dinner and Lanna entertainment. THB 2,500++ per person including Krathong, Dinner and one bottle of red or white wine (one per couple) and Lanna entertainment. 053 247788 or [email protected]
 


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