A Trumpet Recital by Siwasak Piamphisankun on
Monday, February 7, 2011 at 7:30 PM, CRK Recital Hall, Payap University, (Kaew
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.
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.
Theatre Playshop at Healing Light:
Drop in sessions 250B, Mondays 6-7.30pm at Healing Light, Suk Kasame Rd (off
Nimmanheiman Rd ).
Chiang Mai Computer Club:
meets Tuesdays at 1 p.m. at D'Lite Food and Bakery, directly across from
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]
Open Mike night at North Gate Jazz Co-Op : every
Tuesday. 10 p.m. Chang Puak Gate.
community in Chiang Mai: Evening get-together every 1st Tuesday of the month,
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.
The South East Asian Institute of Global Studies at Payap University presents
Payap Presents special lecture:"Historical Ecology in South East Asia"
Kyle Latinis, Ph.D., Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, University of Cambodia
Wednesday, 2 February 2011 5 PM – 6 PM at Pentecost Building, Room 214. Payap
University, Mae Khao Campus (behind Carrefour)
Co-dependants Anonymous: Support group for those having
problems with healthy relationships with others. Every Wednesday, 7:00 p.m.,
Seven Fountains, 97 Huey Kaew Rd. 085-863-9898
The Royal British Legion, Chiang Mai. Social
meetings 1st and 3rd Wednesday each month, 7 p.m. at The Olde Bell British Pub
on Loi Khroh Road. Not just for UK ex-servicemen and women, but for anyone who
supports the Legion’s aims and objectives. New members welcome.
Chiang Mai Chess Club: 7pm, Wednesdays, The Pub,
on Huay Kaew Rd. All welcome. John on 085-7109-926.
Open Mike Night at the UN Irish Pub every
Wednesday, from 8.30 p.m. Instruments provided or bring your own, Lindsay on 089
Chiang Mai Friends: The last Wednesday of
every month. [email protected] or 053-206121.
Indie Fusion Music at Sangdee Gallery . Every
Wednesday from 7 -9 PM. Sirimangkalajarn Soi 5. [email protected] 053-894-955.
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.
Alaska Motorcycle Night: February 16 at the
Rider’s Corner Bar. 087 048 1787. This is the meeting point for those who are
serious riders. See presentations by famed Golden Triangle motorcycle riders on
the BBQ night. The BBQ will cost 200 baht. Space is limited, please make a
Expats Ladies Lunch:
Thursday, February 3. Meet at the dock of The Riverside Restaurant, on the east
side of the Ping River, just north of the Narawat (Thapae Rd.) bridge. Arrive at
11:00 am to gather on the dock, prior to departure at 11:30 am. The cruise will
return to the dock at 1 pm. 250 baht, includes the 90 minute river cruise, four
course meal and bottled water. Other beverages and desserts for the cruise can
be ordered on dock the prior to the cruise. The price does not include a tip for
the servers; so please consider bringing some additional change. For
reservations contact Nancy Lindley
Love songs, bubbly & chocolate: Ana
Gracey performs at Mokador on February 10, wine and chocolate tasting with wines
from Italasia and chocolate from the Belgium Chocolate Company. Tickets 400 baht
available at Mokador 3/11 Samlan Road, directly across from Wat Prasingh;
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
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] [email protected] .
Open night at Sangdee Gallery: all are welcome to
perform. Sirimangkalajarn Soi 5 from 8 PM.
The Chiang Mai Youth Philharmonic Band and Symphony Orchestra Foundation
presents A Chocolate Concert, Atsuko Seta and Friends. February 17, 2011 at
7.30pm. 6th Floor, Pang Suan Kaew’s Lobby. 300 Baht. Ticket available at
information counter, G floor Kad Suan Kaew. Tel. 053-224444 *19008/ 084-043 9821
Chinese New Year Festivities near Warorot Market,
Friday and Saturday
Chiang Mai Music Festival Opening Concert at
Chiang Mai Arts and Cultural Centre in the courtyard behind 3 Kings Monument.
February 18th and 19th 2011. www.chiangmaimusicfestival.com.
Critical Mass Chiang Mai Bicycle Ride -
Everyone on a bike, unicycle, skateboard, or roller-blades is invited to join
the ride, beginning at 8:30 p.m. at Thapae Gate on the last Friday of every
month to celebrate cycling and assert cyclists' right to the road. Short ride
around Chiang Mai with drinks to follow. [email protected]
JJ Market : Jing Jai Market Walking Street,
every Thursday and Friday from 5 to 11 PM. 084-043-9821.
Alliance Francaise Films: 4th February Ascenseur
Pour Le Chaufaud (1958) by Louis Malle. 8 PM. 25th February: 13 m (2007) by
Barth Grossmann. 8 PM.
Film Fridays at Sangdee Gallery . Come and join us at
7:30pm every Friday for a film, hand-picked by a member of our Sangdee
The Duriyasilp College of Music of Payap University Presents
a joint piano recital by Kantai Pullarp and Napakan Nateenant at 7:30 pm at the
CRK Recital Hall. 4th February.
The PTIS International School Model United Nations Club Hosts The Chiang Mai
Model United Nations Conference for 2011. "A World in Crisis".
General Assembly, Committees, International Court of Justice, Debate and
Collaboration. Conference begins 8:30am, Friday, February 4th, 2011 at the PTIS
Auditorium, Delegate and PTIS Boarding Dinner and Dance to Follow. Catered by
Duke's. Visitors and Observers to the Conference Welcomed.
Lace and Leather Show at Miguel’s Nong Hoi :
February 11.. Charity fundraiser for the Chiang Mai Toyride, with a fashion
show, live music and big bikes from the Harley and Triumph dealers. Tickets
available at Miguel’s in Nong Hoi, Rich Company Motor sports or
Chiang Mai Flower Festival, all weekend long: Tha
Pae, Nawarat Bridge and flower shows at Nong Buad Haad Park.
Love Actually: February 5, CMU Convention Center.
Enjoy the performances from 100 students of Scared Heart School Chiang Mai as
well as concert from Better Weather. Ticket costs 250 baht. 9 AM to Noon and 1
PM to 4 PM.
Chiangmai Jazz Festival: February 5, 4 PM to 11
PM. Think Park Nimmanhaemin Road, with food from Dusit D2, The Rim, Amari
Rincome, Holiday Inn and Tengoku. Tickets 800 baht. All the profit will go to
the foundation of Autistic Child Phayao Province. www.Chiangmaijazzfest.com.
Support group open to those affected by alcoholism in a relative or friend.
Every Saturday, 4:00-5:00 p.m, Seven Fountains, 97 Huey Kaew Rd. Info:
087-300-4668, .alanonthailand.org, @alanonthailand.org..
Chiang Mai Expats Club : 4th Saturday of every
month, 10 a.m. until 12:30, 100 baht per member, 150 baht non member.
Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Foundation holds
Experience in Meditation every Saturday 3 p.m-4:30 p.m. at 218/6 Chotana Rd.
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.
Film Space : Every Saturday at 7 PM behind CMU
FunFair at CDSC German Christian School Chiang Mai:
February 12 at the Christian German School, from 10 am to 2 pm. Free entrance,
games, food and more at the Christliche Deutsche Schule Chiangmai (CDSC) off
Samoeng road, 83/1 Ban Bua Krok Nua, T. Tha. Wang Tarn, A. Saraphee.
[email protected] or call 053-816624 (English and Thai).
Current Exhibitions & Shows:
Lifescapes: Payap’s Southeast Asian Film Festival: from 3-6
February 2011 on Payap’s Mae Khao campus. Palme D’Or Winner Uncle Boonmee Who
Can Recall His Past Lives will be shown on the last day at 7pm at Major Cineplex
Airport Plaza. See
http://filmfestival.payap.ac.th/ for details.
French Cinema Week : 7-11 February 2011 (Free
Entrance) at the Alliance Française: Monday February 7th, 2011 at 6:00 P.M. &
8:00 P.M. Welcome (2008) Tuesday February 8th, 2011 at 6:00 P.M. & 8:00 P.M. Les
Enfants de Timpelbach (Trouble at Timpeltill) (2008), Wednesday February 9th,
2011 at 6:00 P.M. & 8:00 P.M. La Reine Soleil (The Princess of the Sun) (2005),
February 10th, 2011 at 6:00 P.M. & 8:00 P.M. Comme les Autres (Baby Love)
(2008), Friday February 11th, 2011 at 6:00 P.M. & 8:00 P.M. La Graine et le
Mulet (The Secret of the Grain) (2007).
Baan Tawai Wood Carving Festival : Feb 4-6 at Baan
Tawai Two Canal Bank Chiang Mai
081 882 4882 or 053 441 258. Wooden Carving Demonstrations, exhibition, product fairs,
Lanna performances and parades.
Chiang Mai Now & Then (Photo Exhibition of
Mr.Boonserm) February 6-27 at the former Sirprkaat Hotel near Nawarat Bridge.
www.chaocnx.com/photo. Discover Chiangmai’s old good days through
Mr.Boonserm Satrabhaya’s photography.
Flora Fest at Royal Flora Ratchaphruek : until
Chiang Mai 35th Flower Parade and Festival :
February 4-8 at Suan Buak Haad Park, Nawarat Bridge and Tha Pae Gate. Flower
displays, parades, and more.
The Emperor’s Old Clothes, An Exhibition of 19th Century Chinese Clothing :
until 6 February 2011. Monday to Saturday (closed Sundays) 11:00 am – 7:00 pm.
Upstairs Gallery. Lost Heavens. 228-234 Thapae Road. 080–129–2637. Free
Admission – All Welcome
CMU Arts Center Winter Festival 1st CMU Arts Center
Winter Festival until March at Chiang Mai University Art Center.
Strawberries at Samoeng : Feb 12-14. 053 487 115
14 - 20 February 2011 at Doi Luang
Youth Camp Chiang Dao,Chiang Mai. Enjoy live music by Thai – Japanese
international, Art Exhibition, Yoga , Meditation, Organic food & Products,
Ecology camping, Art Market, Trekking, Bird watching
Ticket 100 Baht per day. 089-9988055
Playhouse Entertainment Complex Promotion : special
promotion for newly opened Playhouse show. Aopi 08 40 20 45 63.
[email protected] www.playhousechiangmai.com.
Impressions of My Travels Art Exhibition at Sangdee
Gallery, Sirimangkalajarn Soi 5.
Affection for Reflection : The solo exhibition,
Until February 7. at Galerie Panisa, 189 Mahidol Road, opp. Toyota showroom near
Chiang Mai Int’l Airport
The Floral Miracle of Chiang Mai ; Until
14 February 2011 at 80th Anniversary Commemoration Garden. 053 248 604
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
"De Mortuis: the story the Chiang Mai Foreign Cemetery"
: Stories of the 150 persons buried in the foreigners' cemetery since 1898 a
pocket history of some aspects of Chiang Mai life and of some of the foreigners
who lived and died there. 200 baht, available at the Cemetery, The Pub, Tuskers,
The Writers Club, Darling Wine Bar, Gymkhana Club. Or, by post A. C. Tucker, PO
Box 228 CMU, Chiang Mai 50202. Cheques to "A. C. Tucker" Baht 230 (mailed to
Thailand), 5.50 £, and US$ 9.00 (worldwide).These donations used for maintenance
and upkeep of cemetery.
Nicotine Anonymous: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 1 p.m.,
Building 11, behind McCormick Hospital. 086-194-6300 or 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
BOOKZ: A wellness series of book presentations : through
February, 2011. Sponsored by the Ayurveda and Holistic Healing Foundation, BOOKZ
will be held the first and third Thursday of each month at 10:30 am. BOOKZ will
be hosted by Shari Brown, writer, reader, and certified wellness coach. Herbal
tea and biscuits will be served. Everyone is invited, free of charge. At the
Ayurveda and Holistic Healing Foundation offices, 98/6 Highway1317, Chiangmai
Mae-on highway (San Kampaeng Road), next to Wasabe Japanese Restaurant and
across from Jing Jing Thai Restaurant. Nirat at 053 128102.
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
Chiang Mai Gay and Lesbian Club:
http://gaychiangmai.wackwall.com/. Regular meetings.
Courses, classes, educational opportunities
courses now in Chiang Mai: www.fisu.org
Art classes at ArtSpace on 7 : Beginning and
Intermediate level oil painting classes ongoing at ArtSpace. Classes are limited
to 5 students Wednesday evenings and Thursday mornings. Laura
[email protected] or visit
Reiki training courses: all levels.
[email protected] or
D & M Music Studio in cooperation With
Embassy Of Austria and Siam Music Yamaha presents Mozart Piano Concerto and
Sonata Competition. Deadline for application and DVD 23 April, 2011. To be held
at Siam Music Yamaha Auditorium near BTS National Stadium Bangkok. June 6-9,
[email protected]. www.dmmusic.org.
Every Tuesday from 2-4 PM at the Municipal Stadium Badminton Hall. Open to all.
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,
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.
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 at
the Gym: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 830 AM to 10:30 AM. Contact Khun Nigel
0819264210. [email protected]
Chiang Mai Fencing Club Grand Opening is Friday,
December 31st at 5pm. New students and experienced fencers are welcome to sign
up. Classes for all ages. "Chiang Mai ChinaTown" complex, just off the
Superhighway, left at the beginning of the Mae Rim/ Chang Pueak exit road at
the Chiang Mai ChinaTown sign, between the buildings. We are at the back on the
lower left side. 08 -1382-8124 (English) 08-7325-5476(Thai).
Mini Marathon: February 5 & 6 . On 5th February, the
Non-Formal and Informal Education Chiang Mai Mini Marathon, call 053 213 110. On
6th February, Doi Suthep Mini Marathon at Chiang Mai Zoo, call 080 883 7111 or
053 248 604