Friends of the Chiang Mai Music
Assawedechirat (Ken), piano Monday evening April 4th at 7.30pm. Santi School Of
Music, Sirimangklanjan Soi 5, Suthep, Muang Chiang Mai: Tel: 053 224 344. seats
at 300 baht for adults and 100 baht for students from JP: 084 868 1017
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]
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:
sessions 250B, Mondays 6-7.30pm at Healing Light, Suk Kasame Rd (off
Nimmanheiman Rd ).
Chiang Mai Founders Day, April 12
6:30 AM. Celebrating the
715th year of the founding of Chiang Mai. Meet at Wat Chiang Mai (near the Red
Cross) to make merit to King Mengrai then walk to Hor Prayha Mangrai to make
merit & cultural performances. Then to the Creative Urban Solutions Center:
Chiangmai Learning Center a block east of Yupparaj School on Ratchwitee Road to
have a public forum on "What we want Chiangmai to be when it celebrate its 720
years" (5 years from now. ) Lunch will follow, shared expenses. Dress in Lanna
style is preferrable, but polite dress is OK too.
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,
Open Mike night at North Gate Jazz
Co-Op: every Tuesday. 10
p.m. Chang Puak Gate.
Dutch community in Chiang Mai:
Evening get-together every 1st Tuesday of the month,
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.
Rotary Club Chiang Mai West:
Meets every Tuesday evening at the Amari Rincome Hotel at 7:30PM. Meetings are
dual language - English and Thai. For information email: [email protected]
Fighto Japan: We stand with you!-
fundraiser organized by
the CMU Faculty of Engineering. Donations to go CM Japan Consulate. 6-9 PM.
March 30 at the Box, Nimman soi 5
Stone Metal Fire at Good View
Restaurant: Metal band
playing March 30. 053 241 866
Laos Secret War Movie Night coming
to Chiang Mai Wed 6th
April 2011: After the huge success of Alaskan motorcycle evening last month at
the Rider's Corner Bar & Restaurant, Chiang Mai, they are offering 2 rare
documentary movies associated with the secret war in Laos 1964-1973. Bombies and
The Most Secret Place On Earth. 200 baht buffet dinner at 6:30 PM. Movies start
at 7:30 PM. 355 Moon Muang Rd. RSVP [email protected] or call 087 0481
Line dancing lessons at Guitarman
for free, every
Wednesday, Loi Kroh road.
Quiz Night at the Garden Bar Lotus
Hotel Chang Puak. Teams
of 4 - if you cannot put a team together - come along and we will try to find
you a team. categories this month include General knowledge, literature, the
oscars, current affairs, geography, disco music and 5 difficult questions.
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 089 523 1363.
Chiang Mai Friends:
The last Wednesday of every month.. Delanna Hotel starts at 5.30pm, March 30.
[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.
Sizzling Salsa Night:
every first and third Wednesday, 2nd Floor Gallery, Ratwithi & Ratchapakinai
Intersection. From 8 PM. Free with a 100 baht minimum purchase per person to
support the venue.
In conjunction with Networking One
and AA Insurance Brokers, The Embassy Club and its magazine Embassy LifeStyle
will be officially launched at the elegant coffee shop Mokador, in central
Chiang Mai, on Thursday, 31st March, 2011.
CSR Fun(d) Fair
- a special garage sales to raise
funds for the impoverished students at Ban Kor Sa Liam School, Sankampang
District. At Shangri-La Hotel, Chiang Mai Thursday, 31 March 2011. from 17.00 to
19.00 hrs To join and reserve the stall in advance, please contact our HR
department from now until 25 March 2011. Be there to support and have fun at
this special shopping event!
performs at Chalermkrung Café. March 31.
April's "Formal" Expats Ladies
Lunch: Thursday, April 7,
12:00 noon at Amari Rincome La Gritta restaurant in an elegant Lanna setting, in
the main building of the hotel. At the intersection of Huey Kaew and
Nimmanheiman Roads, in the southeast corner. A large international buffet;
price includes coffee, tea, water and desserts. 300 baht, includes VAT and
service charge. This is a substantial discount from their normal price of 375
baht. For reservations contact Nancy Lindley
Singha Songkran Chiang Mai Triathlon
& 10 km Run: April 14 at
Huay Tung Tao Lake
02 741 1900 or 081 498 9865, 1
kilometre swimming, bicycling and 10 kilometres running.
Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. in the YMCA’s Nawarat Room. Info:
084-485-0100, [email protected]
Jing Jai Market Walking Street, every Thursday and Friday from 5 to 11 PM
Quiz Night at the UN Irish Pub.
Meditate with the Green Papaya
Sangha in the tradition
of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Thursdays from 7:30 to 9:00 pm at the
Yoga Studio 65/1 Arak Road. Beginners welcome.
[email protected]@gmail.com .
Open night at Sangdee Gallery:
all are welcome to perform. Sirimangkalajarn Soi 5 from 8 PM.
Lanna Wisdom Ceremony Anniversary:
April 1-3, at Lanna Wisdon School.
www.lannawisdoms.com and 053 244 231
The Royal British Legion:
2nd Lottery Draw for a cash prize of 10,000 baht on Friday 1st April at the UN
Irish Pub. Unsold numbers will be on sale at City Life Garden Party on Sunday
27th March. Also from 6.30 to 7.30pm on Friday 1st April upstairs in the UN
Irish pub. Numbers are 100 baht each for 1 Draw only.YOU HAVE TO BE IN IT TO WIN
IT! Draw will take place at 7.30pm and will be followed by live irish music. ALL
are welcome, So please come and Support the Royal British Legion in this fund
Mandarin Oriental Dara Dhevi: April
1- Dinner 880++ baht or 1,700++ baht including free flow wine, starts at 6.30
p.m. at Agaliko. The 007 Party Night at Horn Bar starts at 8 p.m. with special
cocktails at only 200 baht net, DJ, lots of prizes to give away. The grand prize
for ‘Best Dressed of The Night’ receives a complimentary one night stay at
Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai. For reservation or more information
please contact 053 888 888 ext 8997.
6 Hands 1 Piano" Recital @ Sangdee
Gallery, April 8, 7:30
PM. his "piano friends" reunion will be celebrated with 2 concerts, including
6-HANDS and 4-HANDS on the piano. French composers Rachmaninoff and Rossini as
well as some fun and entertaining surprises await! Tickets available at the door
Charity show for Japan: Playhouse
April 8, 8 PM at the Playhouse theater (behind Tops Supermarket off Chang Puak
Road) Tickets 300 Baht (200 donated to Japan). 053-410-671
Chiang Mai Expats Club Coffee
Morning: on the 2nd
Friday of each month, 10am-12pm, Mokador Coffee:Samlan Road 3/11, T. Prasingh,
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]
Jing Jai Market Walking Street, every Thursday and Friday from 5 to 11 PM.
Alliance Francaise Films:
Friday, April 1: L'Atalante / Le Chaland qui passe (1934) by Jean Vigo
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 community.
Unite For Japan Charity Concert:
Saturday April 2. 4:30-9 PM At Citylife Garden. 300 baht. Come and enjoy an
evening of performances by talented local musicians! All proceeds from this
event will go to Second Harvest Japan, an NGO based in Japan working on long
term relief work in North Eastern Japan, providing emergency relief to victims
of the 3.11 Earthquake/Tsunami in Japan.
Japan - Put up a good fight!
Presenting a live Performance by Akiko: The Art of Calligraphy. Art of
Calligraphy live performance: Saturday 2nd of April 2011. 9am to 11am. Lok Moree
Temple. Free but all Donations to the Japanese Earth Quake and Tsunami Victims.
Akiko 086 192 1246
Panyaden School Open Day
10am to 6pm, April 2 -Stalls selling
food & drinks, games and activities to engage you and your child, yoga classes,
music and dance, art exhibition etc - a fun day indeed! 2 April 2011 (10am-6pm).
For details call 080-0785115, 085-4846095.
Coke Summer Festival on Tour 2011:
April 9 at Kad Suan Kaew:
concert with The Richman Toy, Instinct and activities.
The 36th Laab Festival:
April 9 at Kad Suan Kaew. The Chiang
Mai Press Association and Kad Suan Kaew will hold the '36th Laab Muang
Festival'. Enjoy watching the competitors cook, taste many different styles of
larb from 12 p.m. onwards.
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
Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Foundation
holds Experience in Meditation every Saturday 3 p.m-4:30 p.m. at 218/6 Chotana
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.
Every Saturday at 7 PM behind CMU Art Center.
Current Exhibitions &
A Mahler cycle of his 10 symphonies
dedicated To Her Royal Highness Princess Galyani Vadhana.
A first in Chiangmai; the premier symphony orchestra experience of 2011 with
Leonard Bernstein conducting The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra via video. Free
concerts open to the public by invitation only. (seat requests to include names
and telephone number—limited seating---confirmed invitations will be sent on a
first come first served basis—gala opening date and venue to be announced)
[email protected]. Presented by
Dr. Howard Graves and Jean Pierre Kirkland. At Samsen Restaurant, email for
reservations. May 8.
Northern Auto Show
at Central Airport Plaza : 25 March - 3 April 2554 at Chiang Mai Hall.
Chiang Mai Music Fest April 8 - 10
at Three Kings Monument with the theme Music and Dance in the Garden. Artists
include Nantida Kaewbuasai, Anucha Sumaman, Lanna Commins and Noriko Tsuboi plus
Exhibtion by Jakraphan Chaijit
From March 8 at the Northern Village, Central Airport Plaza
Tai Yuan Sin:
This exhibition will show how to weave Teen Jok Long Skirts and Mae Jam tube
skirts. 11 March 2011 - 31 March at Chiang Mai City Arts and Cultural Centre.
053 217 793
Abstract for Access exhibition
at the Art Gallery at the
Faculty of Fine Arts, CMU, Suthep road, Opposite the Faculty of Agriculture.
February 17- April 30.
" My Body Is My Canvas":
2nd and 3rd April. MUMU arthouse
will offer to all Tattoo-lovers a unique chance to show their body art to a
large public and to the media, either by photo or personal venue. Nimanhaemin
Soi 7, 9 am until late.
www.mumuart.com/events.html or 0812869676.
Playhouse Entertainment Complex
promotion for newly opened Playhouse show. Aopi 08 40 20 45 63.
The U.S. Consulate
encourages all American citizens to register with the US Consulate General.
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,
"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
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
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]
Monthly at Tuskers.:[email protected]
Chiang Mai Gay and Lesbian Club:
Learn Fashion Design:
March 14 - April 4 - one month fashion design course with Jane Rankine at
Sangdee Gallery: Monday afternoons 5-8.30pm, 4000 baht / per person. Teaches the
basics of fashion design so that students can design their own clothes to be
made by a seamstress. Advanced registration and payment essential. Jared (monday
to wednesday only): [email protected] 053.894.955
courses now in Chiang Mai:
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.
[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, 2011.
Chiang Mai Cricket Sixes
April 3-9 at the Chiangmai Gymkhana, free to all. Food and drinks available at
Junior Golf Camp -
15-30 April, 2011, Boys and girls of all skill levels, Ages 9-14, Traidhos
Three-Generation Community for learning, Only 6 spaces available, All inclusive
2-week Camp: 35 hours of golf instruction, fun-filled activities & outings,
accommodation, meals, supervision and more - 40,000 baht! Please contact Jay at
[email protected] or call 053-301 500 (ext 5415).
Zumba at Payap:
Latin inspired fitness program. Every Monday from 5-6pm (from 7 March 2011 to 16
May 2011, unless otherwise specified). Open space between Sirindhorn Learning
Resource Center (main library) and library annex building (i.e., next to
library) on the main Mae Khao Campus (behind Carrefour), Payap University. Free
& Open to the public.
Every Tuesday from 2-4 PM at the
Municipal Stadium Badminton Hall. Open to all. 20 baht/session.
Tai Chi Classes:
Yang &Chen style Tai Chi guide you to find internal soft Chi flow and intensive
energy in your own body! 085-5211-528, [email protected]
Chiangmai International Taekwondo:
All ages taught in your own home, private lessons by World Master Tom Zuza, 8th
Dan. 0834761752, [email protected]
Tai Chi Classes:
Experienced Tai Chi Sifu gives lessons. 084-600-5268, [email protected]
Tai Chi – Chi-Kung
every Monday and Wednesday 8 am at
Suan Buak Hat Public Park by Master Patrick Stahl. 085 276 4700.
[email protected] or
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
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:
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).
Radioactive Generation Songkran
Festival at Kad Suan Kaew:
April 13-15. Room 39 and Jetset’Er
on 13th April, Flure and Slot Machine on 14th April and Thaitanium on 15th
April. The concert starts at 1 p.m.
Lanna’s New Year Celebration –
Beautiful Orchids: Date:
April 12-17 at Royal Park Rajapruek. 053 114 110 - 5 or
Songkran Festival at Central Airport
Plaza: April 13-15.
Chiang Mai Songkran Festival Program
(Traditional Thai New year
celebration in Chiang Mai)
Holy water bathing/ pouring
ceremony, local Lanna arts performances.9.00 p.m. - 12.00 a.m. April 1-3, at
Local Lanna arts and handicrafts
shows at Wualai Road, 5.00 p.m. – 11.00 p.m. April 2, April 9
Local Lanna arts and handicraft
shows 5.00 p.m. 11.00 p.m. April 3, April 10 at the Ratchadamnoen walking
Poysanglong, Tai Yai ordination
ceremony; 9.00 a.m. – 10.00 p.m. April 4- 6 at Wat Pa Pao
Holy water bathing ceremony 9.00
a.m. – 10. p.m. April 7 -9, at Wat Chiang Yuen.
Sand pagoda/ chedi building, holy
water bathing ceremony, local arts and Tung flag contests. 10.00 a.m. – 9.30
p.m. April 10-15 at Wat Chedlin.
Holy water bathing ceremony. 9.00
a.m. – 10.00 p.m. April 11-15, at Wat Phan-on.
Celebration, morning market, Thai
and local singing contests, local arts shows; 8.00 a.m. – 11.00 p.m. April 11-15
at Wat Phrasing.
Songkran and New Year activities:
5.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m. April 10 at Three Kings monument
715th years anniversary of Chiang
Mai city, cultural road with local people, international food. 5.00 p.m. – 11.00
p.m. April 11-15 at Thapae gate grounds, Klangwieng intersection.
City’s 715th anniversary
celebration, merit making ceremony. 6.00 a.m. – 8. 00 a.m. April 12 at Three
Shrine/spirit house ceremony; 08.09
a.m. - 08.39 a. m. April 12 at Chiang Mai Municipality.
Three Kings spirits ceremony; 09. 09
a.m. – 10. 09 a.m. April 12 at Three Kings Monument.
Maha Songkran ceremony; 10. 30 a.m.
- 11.39 a.m. April 12 at Chiang Mai Municipality.
Dum Hua offerings parade, paying
tributes/ respects to Three Kings spirit: 4.00 p.m. – 6.00 p.m. April 12 at
Three Kings Monument.
Songkran Celebration: City moat
roads April 12-15.
Lanna land and arts exhibitions; 9.
00 a.m. – 9.00 p.m. April 12 -15 at Wat Inthakhin City Pillar.
Holy water bathing ceremony, sand
pagoda building, local arts shows 9..00 a.m. – 10.00 p.m. April 12 -15 At Buddha
Local Lanna arts show, Miss Songkran
beauty contest: 7 .00 p.m. 12.00 p.m. April 12-15 at Thapae gate grounds
Traditional Thai new year
celebration, holy water bathing ceremony; 6. 00 a.m. – 8.00 p.m. April 12- 15 at
Merit making ceremony on the Thai
New year day: 6.00 a.m. -8.00 a.m. April 13 at Thapae gate.
Mae Ying Keerod Theep Kang Jong
parade contest (young women holding umbrella and driving bicycles in
procession), Thai Lanna in the Past fair: 7.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. April 13, at
TAT’s Chiang Mai Office, Thapae Gate.
Grand opening ceremony of Songkran
Chiang Mai: 8.09 a.m. – 8. 39 a.m. April 13 at Thapae Gate.
Lanna offerings contest: 8.30 a.m. –
12.00 p.m. April 13 at Thapae Gate.
Invitation ceremony for the Buddha
Sihing image to be housed and carried on the Bussabok carriage; 9.09 a.m. – 09.
39 a.m. April 13 at Wat Phrasing.
Invitation ceremony for the Buddha
Sihing, Buddha images and Miss Songkran on floats in the grand parade; 5. 30
p.m. - 6.00 p.m. April 13 at Sanpakoi intersection, Wat Phra sing.
Culture road; 10 .00 a.m. – 10.00
p.m. April 13-15 at Nawarat Bridge, Governor’s residence.
Sand carrying ceremony and parade:
3.00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m. April 14 at Kua Lek (Iron) Bridge, temples on Thapae road.