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XI No.13 - Sunday December 2 - Saturday December 15, 2012


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Sunday

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]l.com or 0895575388, 053-892044 x3744, 0818851200.

Music in the Courtyard CMU Art Center;Tasana Nagavajara Thailands Leading violinist will be playing 2 concerts accompanied by the Silpakorn University String Orchestra. From 300 bht. Tickets MUST be purchased in advance. PT Place or at CMU Art center. December 9 at 3 PM

Santa Breakfast! It’s that time of year again, when Santa is getting excited to see all the little girls and boys. Join him at the Santa Breakfast on Sunday Dec 9th @ the Gymkhana Club from 9:30am-12:30pm. Tickets are 400 baht, don’t wait to long this event always SELLS OUT FAST! For tickets contact Alice Moe 084-807-4566 or Jody Galbraith-Schmuland 081-9500-168. Santa is excited!

The Nutcracker A Charity Dance by Sangdao School for the Performing Arts. Sunday 9th December at College of Dramatic Arts Theater Matinee 1.00- 3.00 pm. and Evening performance. 6.00- 8.00 pm. Ticket prices: 500, 650, 750 baht Special student price: 100 baht (with student ID) Available at Sangdao Performing Arts School 3rd floor EQ Square Bld., Chiang Mai-Hangdong Road.053 274 841, 081 472 4442 sangdaoschool @gmail.com, www.sangdao dance.com

Chiang Mai Bike Week: Sunday, December 8, starting at 10 AM sunday morning with a LUNCH Ride to Mae Ngat Dam about 1 hr North & Lunch at the Royal Ping River Resort, then returning to Chiang Mai about 2 PM. See Map on our website. Biker Party starting at 6 PM at Airport Centeral Plaza the rear Parking Lot. chiangmai [email protected]

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.chiangmai hhh.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

International We Love the King Day Parade and Fair at Royal Park Rajapruek, Monday December 3. From 5 PM. Contact [email protected] .com. if you are interested in participating. People of all nationalities are welcome to join.

Seminar on IB Education: Prem International School at 5.00 pm on Monday 03 December.  The presenters are all very experienced International Baccalaureate (IB) teachers and presenters and they will give details of each of the different IB programs and explain why many universities world-wide consider it to be the very best pre-university curriculum.t [email protected] 080 792 9925. Free

Bollywood Spectacular: The Lions Club of Saraphi is holding a cocktail party to raise funds for Children in Need on December 10. Free flow cocktails, soft drinks, 1 glass of wine. Lucky draw/fashion show. Mr & Miss Bollywood competition, guests are invited to dress up Bolly­wood style. 1000 Baht per person. Details with Frank at Fashion King Kalare Night Bazaar. 0819284575

“MUET” at 137 Pillars House on 10 & 11 December 2012 starts from 7 pm onwards. Directed by famous choreographer Khun Jitti Chompee. Ticket price:  @ THB 1,500 per person.

For students:THB 750 per person SPECIAL!!! Buy 5 tickets / Pay 4  Khon masked dance-drama. [email protected] shouse.comor  053247788

Free Tea Tasting and Seminar every Monday at 2 PM at the Bon Ca Va guesthouse on Prapokklao Road. Taste 5 different teas, and learn about how they are produced. All teas come from a single tea farm in Chiang Rai.

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

Smile Party 5 at Huay Tung Tao organized by Babylon CNX 300bht admission DJs; DJ Space360 / Purtek Team. Live bands include Recap (punk rock) Chiangmaica, OMG Sanim Yok and plenty more. Gates open at 5pm. December 4th

Chiang Mai Reggae Festival, 200 baht. Chang Klan Road. Featuring: Job 2 Do & MORE!Tickets available in advance at Green Oasis Guest House (CM), Freedom Bar (CM), or at the festival gate. Dec 11.

Informal Northern Thai Group355th Meeting:  “Chavoret Jaruboon: The Last Executioner”. A talk by Don Linder at the Alliance Francaise – meeting at 7.30pm for further info contactrebecca. [email protected] December 11

Salsa and Dance lovers: Every Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 PM at Café de la Wine. Chareon Prathet Road. Free but please support the venue by buying drinks. https://www.facebook.com/groups/salsaclub chiangmai/?ref=ts&fref=ts

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: 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

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

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] December 12

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

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: retirein [email protected]

Thursday

December’s “Formal” Expats Ladies Lunch; thursday, December 6 at Khun Churn Vegetarian Buffet, Nimman­haemin Soi 17. 12:00 noon. 129 baht, all inclusive.Nancy Lindley [email protected] .com by Wednesday, December 5

Christmas Tree Lighting and Gala Dinner at the Four Seasons. Thursday, December 20th; showcase cuisine created by each Executive Chef from each of the four Four Seasons hotels and resorts throughout Thailand, as well as one course created by celebrity guest chef and TV presenter Rapeepan Luangaramra. Presided over by Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawali, proceeds from the Charity Gala Dinner and live charity auction will be donated to the Queen Sirikit Centre for Breast Cancer at Chulalongkorn Hospital Tickets for the event are priced at THB 3,900 per person, inclusive of applicable tax and service charge. Exclusive tickets for seats at the head table, presided over by HRH Princess Soamsawali herself, are available for a minimum donation of THB9,900 per person (limited seats only), +66 (0) 53-298-181 [email protected] .com.

December’s “Informal” Expats Ladies Lunch: thursday,December 20 at The lunch buffet at the Grandview Hotel, on the Superhighway. Arrive at 11:45 to miss the noon rush at the buffet line.180 baht. Cost includes SC, VAT, water, coffee and tea. Nancy Lindley [email protected] by noon, Wednesday, December 19

Wattana Art Gallery Opening. 6pm. Soi Wat Umong 053 278747 or 0894291883. 20 December

Salsa and Dance lovers: Every Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 PM at Café de la Wine. Chareon Prathet Road. Free ut please supporthe venue by buying drinks. https://www.facebook.com/groups/salsaclubchiangmai/?ref=ts&fref=ts

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. Info: 084-485-0100, [email protected] yahoo.com.

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.comgreenpapayasangha @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

Ma Chere Chiang Mai Space;  Dance & Mask Performance by Michael Sakamoto Arata Mao & Koyano Tet Three acclaimed international artists from Japan and the US; blending contemporary dance, butoh, and Balinese mask. Tickets 300bht per person.085-863-5099 089 755 7059. December 15/16th 2 nights only!

Dan Poenaru Piano Recital : Friday, December 21st,2012 at 7 pm @ AUA Language Center, 73 Rajadamnern Road 300 and 200 baht for student and are available at the door or call for more information at K. Mongkol: 081-682-8000

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.chiangmaiexpats club.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

Alliance Francaise Films: Every Friday at 8 PM. At the Alliance Francaise.

Saturday

The College of Music, Payap University Payap Choir The Chiang Mai Symphony Orchestra present The Messiah An Oratorio by George Frederic Handel. December 8, 2012 at 7.30 PM,  Leviticus Auditorium. LAW Building, Payap University (Mae Kao Campus). donation Appreciated  Formore information [email protected]

Music in the Courtyard: M & M Production presents The Silpakorn University String Orchestra directed by Thailand’s leading violinist, Tasana Nagavajara. The concert will be held at Rachamankha Hotel on Saturday, December 8th at 6pm. Tickets are priced at 1,800 baht and can be purchased at The Rachamankha Hotel, Wine Gallery, PT Place Apartments (Nimman­haemin Soi 2)

Zonta Chiang Mai Fun Day Event: Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 6.30 pm. at terrace courtyard before the Pasta Paradise at Punna Place, Soi 6 Nimmanhaemin Road. Baht 650 adult/ Baht 300 for child under 11 years old. Wear casual clothes in bright colors.All types of food served buffet style, games and prizes. Launch of beer by Horeca. Zonta Chiang Mai is devoted to advancing women’s issues throughout the world.Tickets sold by all Zonta Chiang Mai members and available at Boonsom Farm Ice Cream Shop, Nim City Daily (near airport intersection);

Pasta Paradise Restaurant, Parker Real Estate on Huay Kaew Road.

The Faculty of Fine Arts, Chiang Mai University will arrange a Thai country music fair.The fair will be called ‘Luk Thung Wichitsilp 2012 – Luk Tung Café’ and will celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Faculty of Fine Arts.Faculty of Fine Arts from 5 p.m. Tickets cost 99 baht. For further information, call 085 893 3003 orwww. facebook.com/lukthung55. Saturday 8th December.

Chiang Mai Expat Group meets at the River Market -every 4th Saturday of the month. meet at 10am. Starts 10.30am www.chiangmai expatsclub.com.

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..

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/

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

Maejo Open House 2012: To Live & To Learn).Maejo University.December 6-8. [email protected]

NAP Fair: Come and shop for unique artistic handicrafts, art and handcrafted goods, snack o delicious food, listen to great music. December 5-10; Nimmana­haemin Soi 1.

The Northern Expo 2012 from 1st – 10th December

Exhibitions and seminars

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.

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. rogerklindley @gmail.com.

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] gmail.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 jgreen [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] 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. [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://gaychiang mai.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. ChiangMaiBookClub @gmail.com

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

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. asianhealing [email protected]

Sport

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/383050268 420730

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] .org, http://football.three generation.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. 083 4761752, [email protected] yahoo.com

Tai Chi Classes: Experienced Tai Chi Sifu gives lessons. 084-600-5268, liangxiao [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] bai.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] japankarate-cnx.net.

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 081 9264210. [email protected] .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.uscon sulate.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 [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.

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] dusit.com

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.137 pillarshouse.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
 


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