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The Community Happenings page is an opportunity for all clubs, galleries, businesses, hotels, restaurants and entertainment outlets to inform Chiang Mai Mail’s readers what new “happenings” are coming up.

Send us your happenings by email to: [email protected] The Community Happenings page is updated online every Wednesday and Saturday

 


Updated May 9, 2012

Sunday

Care for Dogs Adoption Fair: Sunday May 13, Central Airport Plaza 11 am

Duet Recital at CMU Art Center. Orchestra from Acoustic Studio. May 13 - 3 performances 1pm, 3pm, and 5pm for further details 053213040

Charity Bowling Event: Khon Hug Muang Thai Club (We love Thailand Club), The International We Love the King Group, Chiang Mai Friends Group and Lanna Bowling Club invite you to attend…“The Bowling Extravaganza Charity Event”, Presented by M.L. Pannada Diskul, Governor of Chiang Mai Province to benefit The International, We Love the King Event to be held on December 1 2012. Bowling at PS Lanna Bowling Center Sunday May 20, register at 9 a.m. Competition starts 10 a.m. Registration Fees, (2 persons per team) VIP Team: 2,000 THB. General Team: 1,000 THB. Khun Ruchuchai Potha , Chiang Mai Labor Department: 085-6955571. Khun Sudchai: 081-6812552, Khun Apiradee: 085-9072020

Khun Boong, Chiang Mai Friends Group: 089-4331505, [email protected]

Laughter Yoga: Sunday open class. The Yoga Tree Arak Road.12 noon-1 PM. 250 Baht.

Hash House Harriers : CH4 Mixed family hash runs every Sunday. Pick up point is The Hash Pub in Kampaengdin Road at 15.30. You can even bring the kids. Great running and fun with a few drinks after discover unseen Chiang Mai with residents and expats. Hash Pub phone 053-449695 or [email protected] or [email protected] or phone 0817241313.

Dance Jam! A weekly Chiang Mai dance event open to all styles. Sundays from 5-7pm. Cat House Restaurant and Bar # 10 Soi 3 Sirimungkalajarn. Free. 'Dance Chiang Mai Group' on Facebook for more information.

Free Meditation Instruction and Vegetarian Cooking Classes: The Master Ruma Foundation and Meditation Center in Baan Pong 9AM Group Meditation in the Light and Sound Method, Q&A for beginners, 11AM cooking class, followed by free vegetarian 5-course meal. Sundays at Praipanwana Resort on the Samoeng rd. 0878012117. [email protected].

Classic Cars of Lanna: Meets the last Sunday of every month at Nim City Daily near Airport Plaza. www.classicarsoflanna.com

Monday 

Celebrated Hungarian Tenor Xavier Rivadeneira Performs Concert Masterpieces at 137 Pillars House- Monday 4 June.Accompanied by Pianist Jonas Dept. The concert will be held in the original Teak Homestead and will begin with canapés and drinks from 6.00-7.00pm with the concert from 7.00 – 8.15pm. The Program consists of a collection of songs by Manuel de Falla, Scarlatti, Tosti, Schumann, Boehm, Arias from the Operas Rigoletto and Turandot and all-time favorites such as Granada, Besame Mucho and O Sole Mio. The Reception and Concert are priced at Baht 1,800 per person and the Reception, Concert and Gala Dinner (limited seats available) following the concert are Baht 2,400 per person and include service charge and tax.

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. http://hash-house-harriers.org/asm

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

Tuesday

INTG at the Alliance Francaise 7 PM . A talk by Ian Bushell. Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 7:30 pm: “Merchants and Missionaries – Western incursions into Lan Na between 1829 and 1921”.

Sax Night at The Chedi Chiang Mai: Every Tuesday & Wednesday evening from 17-9 PM at The Terrace Bar and Cigar Lounge located on the second floor. Ladies buy one get one free of the same item. Valid on standard drink and house wine. Any snack for 200 baht per item. Reservation is highly recommended. 053 253 385 or [email protected]

Tuesday Merengue Dance night: 2nd Floor Gallery: from 8:30 to 11:30 PM. Ratwithi & Ratchapakinai Intersection (above Kodak Store).

Quiz Night at The Olde Bell, 8.30 p.m. 087-811-9468, [email protected]

Alcoholics Anonymous: Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. in the YMCA’s Nawarat Room. 084-485-0100, [email protected]

Hash House Harriers (Bi-weekly): Male only hash every other Tuesday at 5.00pm. Pick up point is Number 1 Bar, Loi Kroh Soi 1 at 4.00pm. Great running great fun and raise a beer with resident. Dyke Converter on 0817241313. http://hash-house-harriers.org/asm

The Grand Opera Society Of Chiangmai: If you wish to be a member and attend these evenings which include a delicious pot-luck buffet, email Dr. Howard: [email protected]

Wednesday

The Red Shirt Movement: Urbanized Villagers, Class War and Thaksin, the Democratic Gladiator on Wednesday, 16 May 2012, 5pm to 6pm at the Pentecost Building, Room 317.

Speaker: Fabian Drahmoune, Graduate Student, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Hamburg (Germany) and Research Fellow at the Southeast Asian Institute of Global Studies, Payap University presented by The South East Asian Institute of Global Studies (SEAIGS). In English and free and open to the public.

D & M Music Studio presents a piano recital performed by Dr. Young-Hyun Cho from The University of Texas at Arlington. May 16. Ticket costs 300 and 200 baht for students. Starts 7 p.m. AUA Auditorium. 081 682 8000

Free Workshop entitled ' The Technique of how to shape up your body by yourself at home; May 16th at 1pm - 2pm. Other classes available Wednesday and Saturdays maximum 5 people in a class. At Pilates plus Studio 2nd floor Punna Place Nimmanhaemindha Soi 6. 053400301.www.pilatesplus-studio.com www.facebook.com/PlatesPlusChiangmai

Wednesday Live Music Night at Yummy Pizza: from 7 PM.

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. categories this month include General knowledge, literature, the oscars,  current affairs, geography, disco music and 5 difficult questions. [email protected]

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

Wednesday Night Drum Circle at CMU All are welcome, any language, any country, young and old, to a relaxed and very casual gathering of drummers and noise makers. Just bring a chair, a drum (or a plastic bucket and some sticks, or anything similar that makes a nice sound). CMU Art Museum http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=142709965823892

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. 300 THB for member and 350 THB for non-members. for further info or reservations: [email protected]. 350bht dinner or 80bht meeting. for further details [email protected] 

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.

Thursday

May's "Informal" Expats Ladies Lunch on Thursday, May 17 at the lunch buffet at the Grandview Hotel, on the Superhighway, about 500 meters north of Huey Kaew Rd. Plan to arrive at 11:45 to miss the noon rush at the buffet line. Later arrival is fine, but we'll start without you! 170 baht. Cost includes water, coffee and tea and a modest tip. [email protected] by noon, Wednesday, May 16

Simone Kopmajer: For Jazz lovers at the Empress Hotel on May 24, 2012. Tickets 750 Baht include one beer and snack. Tickets at Wawee coffees.

Sizzling Salsa Night: every Thursday, 2nd Floor Gallery, Ratwithi & Ratchapakinai Intersection. From 8 PM. Free with a 100 baht minimum purchase per person to support the venue.

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]@gmail.com .

Open night at Sangdee Gallery: all are welcome to perform. Sirimangkalajarn Soi 5 from 8 PM.

Friday

Chiang Mai Expats Club Coffee Morning: this Friday, May 11, 10 am - 12:00 noon at Brix Restaurant, Hotel M (formerly the Montri Hotel) inside the Old City at Thapae Gate. Come for coffee and conversation with fellow expats. [email protected] or www.chiangmaiexpatsclub.com

Paradox returns to Riverside Restaurant: May 18 Free Concert. [email protected]

DJ Party at The Goodview: Friday May 25. www.goodview.co.th

“Buy A Brick And Build A Dream” charity event at the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, June 1, 2012.The Theme of this event is “A Mid-Summer Night’s Dream” contact the Dhara Devi for information.

Chiang Mai Expats Club Coffee Morning:  Friday, May 11th, 10am-12pm. 2nd Friday of each month, 10 am - noon. Brix Bar and Restaurant, Hotel M (formerly Montri) inside the Old City at Thapae Gate. [email protected] or www.chiangmaiexpatsclub.com

Life Cycle Yoga with Preaw at The Yoga Tree (Soi M Apartment), 65/1 Arak Road. Asana, Pranayama and guided relaxation. Therapeutic yoga which works on all levels(physical, emotional and mental): Postures represent each period of life from birth through maturity and back to the source. All levels welcomed, no experience required

Every Friday evening at 5.30pm. 250THB

JJ Market: Jing Jai Market Walking Street, every Thursday and Friday from 5 to 11 PM. 084-043-9821.

Alliance Francaise Films: Every Friday at 8 PM. Friday, May 11: Le Salaire De La Peur (1953)de Henri-Georges Clouzot avec Yves Montand. Friday, May 18: Mauvais Sang (1986) de Léos Carax avec Juliette Binoche. Friday, May 25th: La Chambre Des Morts (2007) de Alfred Lot avec Mélanie Laurent.

Saturday

Offerings to 109 monks at 3 Kings Monument. From 6.30am to 8am. Everyone is welcome.

David LaMotte Benefit Concert American folk musician:  benefit concert at 7:00 pm on May 12 at Saisuree Chutikul Music Hall, Payap University, Mae Khao Campus.  Admission is free.  An offering will be taken to benefit the New Life Center Foundation.  Snacks and handicrafts will also be sold during intermission, with proceeds to go to NLCF.David LaMotte is an award-winning songwriter, children’s book author, peace activist and public speaker. Kit at [email protected]  or call 087-059-0780. The concert is sponsored by the New Life Center Foundation and Payap University.

Chiang Mai Futsal Championships: 12 May at Chiang Mai Arena, on Mahidol Road. All day, with futsal and bouncy castles and more. 086 181 2121 

Cancer Care Raising Funds for Cancer Research at Huay Tung Tao: Saturday May 19. Four Season Resort Chiang Mai will be organising the fifth "Cancer Care Family Day" in conjunction with the Thai Red Cross through the Haematological Cancer Research Centre at Chulalongkorn Hospitol. The lucky draw will be held for all participants who complete the event and must be present during the lucky draw. 053 298 181 or [email protected]m

Garage Sale at LIST:  Lanna International School, Hang Dong Rd. 26th May 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; vendors admitted from 07.30 am. Food, drink stalls also welcome.

Zoe in Yellow is excited to welcome back home Wayne Lloyd (formally known as DJ OZMETRO) for one special night. Wayne is back in style with a whole new look and wants to invite you to experience the sound he is internationally famous for! Zoe In Yellow along with Wayne Lloyd, will be hosting the biggest premier electronic event in Chaingmai on Saturday June 2nd 2012 and will be supported by fellow DJ - Dj Speedy and MC Double-T.

Support For Community Service; Enjoy a delicious La'Na kantoke dinner with very special entertainment at 7PM, Saturday, 16 June, at the Kantoke Palace, Chiang Mai, to raise funds for Rotary Club of Chiang Mai West community service projects.  Recent projects have included reforestation, a school water system, science classroom, books for school libraries and scholarships. You can help do more! Silent auction and door prize drawings!  Donation is 500THB per person. Contact Roger or Jack for tickets: [email protected]: 089 430 8067 or [email protected]:                088 095 7805

Chiang Mai Expat Group meets at the Shangri La Hotel -every 4th Saturday of the month - meet at 10am. guest speaker - world renowned hypnotherapist and Chiang Mai resident Stephen Books Starts 10.30am www.chiangmaiexpatsclub.com

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

Flea Market at JJ markets First Saturday of every month at JJ Market. Shopping, food, listen to the free live music. To book a stall: Tina : 0801268215 [email protected]

Live music at 2nd Floor Gallery: Every Saturday night from 9 PM. Ratwithi and Ratchapakinai Rd. Intersection (Above Kodak Store).

Al-anon: Support group open to those affected by alcoholism in a relative or friend. Every Saturday, 4:00-5:00 p.m, Seven Fountains, 97 Huey Kaew Rd. Info: 087-300-4668, .alanonthailand.org, @alanonthailand.org..

Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Foundation holds Experience in Meditation every Saturday 3 p.m-4:30 p.m. at 218/6 Chotana Rd. 053-214-904.

Hash House Harriers: hash runs every Saturday at 4.30 pm  Catch a free bus to the run site at 3.30 pm from The Hash Pub in Kampaengdin Road phone 053-449695 or from the Hash House in Moon Muang Road. http://hash-house-harriers.org/asm/)

Chiang Mai Chess Club: Saturdays 2-4 PM, The Pub, on Huay Kaew Rd. All welcome. John on 085-7109-926.

Art Film Space:  At Media Art& Design Building, Chiang Mai University Art Museum 6:30 PM. Tel. 053 944 846. Film Space in May: CMU Art Centre: May 12 Confession, May 19, Samaria, May 26 The White Ribbon. Every Saturday at 7 PM. 053 944 846

Fairs and Festivals

Chiang Mai Music Awards 2012 at Kad Suan Kaew: May 19 and 29. Apply to compete between now and May 18.Call 081 531 1893 for info.

National Agricultural Fair from May 1-10 at Faculty of Agriculture CMU. Flea market, exhibition of agricultural crops, performances. 0 5394 4088 www.agi.cmu.ac.th

Exhibitions and seminars

Enjoy Your Body (Basic Mime Workshop) 3 Days And Show Case !! by Professional Mime Actor from Bangkok. 25 - 27 MAY 2012 at Chiang Mai Troupe (15 - 25 years old). 1,000 Baht/12 hours. 0898556642 or Facebook : Chiang Mai Troupe , [email protected] (0n 3 Floor Kin Cen Restaurant in front of CMU)

Antique Textiles from South East Asia at 137 Pillars House; May 5- July 30, 2012. 2 Soi 1 Nawatgate, 053-247-788. All textiles will be for sale.

Art Relief International proudly presents 'The playing field', an exhibition of the artworks created by the Young Lions Global Art Program. at 2nd Floor Gallery in Chiang Mai until May 31, 2012.

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

Silent Wish at Tita Gallery, Mae Rim from May 1-31. Acrylic on canvas painting show with a strong sense of modernity by Pearapong Khiriwong. 053 298 373

Part of Redemption at Gallery See Scape from May 1-20. Seescape Gallery in partnership with Toot Yung Gallery presents an intimate watercolour exhibition by Hariton Akarapat. 084 914 5499

Art exhibition “55 Artists & 55 Faiths”: Artworks of well selected artists from Chiang Mai, Lamphun, Chiang Rai and Phayao provinces led by Prasong Luemuang, the Thai leading artist whose work is popular among art collectors and renowned international auction houses. Opening until May 2, 2012. Galerie Panisa 189 Mahidol Road, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (closed on Sundays), Tel. 053-202 779, www.panisa.net

Miracle Tourism Forum at the Holiday Inn: 26-29 May 2012

Global Issues Camp for Students at PTIS: June 16-24. Please contact [email protected] See the website for full details and application form http://camps.threegeneration.org.

Painting in Chiang Mai with Chaiyan Chongchongprasert. at Suvarnabhumi Gallery Charoenrat Road. From 28 Aprl to 10 May

Groups

First Northern Thailand Toastmasters Club The Confidence Builders. Whether you're speaking to one or one thousand, 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. Our meetings are the second and fourth Saturday of every month at 6pm. Join us to discover how you can "find your voice".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 Kantary Hills at 7 PM.  Meetings are dual language - English and Thai. For information email: [email protected].

Chiang Mai Computer Club: meets Tuesdays at 1 p.m. at D'Lite Food and Bakery, directly across from Immigration. http://chiangmai-geeks.phpbb3now.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 [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]

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]

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

Courses, classes, educational opportunities

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] 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

Chiang Mai Golf Festival: 800 Baht a day at participating golf courses around Chiang Mai and the North, throughout May and June. For further information, contact the TAT Chiang Mai office. Tel: 053-248604, 053-248607, or the TAT Call Centre 1672.

Three-Generation Football Academy - 2012 Youth Football Camps. Where the Dream Begins - 5-day camps for advanced players ages 8-16 Traidhos Community Center; home of the PTIS International School – 234 Moo 3, T.Huay Sai, A. Mae Rim. 17-21 June- 13-16 years, Advanced, 21-25 Oct -        8-12 years, Advanced, 27-31 Dec - 13-16 years, Advanced. Daily, 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm, 2500 B - Academy players 5-day course.  3000 B - Other players 5-day course. +6000 B - Residential Camp players (Apr/Jun). +7000 B - Residential Camp players (Oct/Dec). Supervised Residential Camps include: Shared accommodation, 3 meals per day, supervised activities when not in training, elephant riding, a trip to the Night Safari. Alan Sparks: [email protected], http://football.threegeneration.org

Badminton: Every Tuesday from 2-4 PM at the Municipal Stadium Badminton Hall. Open to all. 20 baht/session.

Tai Chi Classes: Yang &Chen style Tai Chi guide you to find internal soft Chi flow and intensive energy in your own body! 085-5211-528, [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 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:

Professional photographer Elena Jung welcomes to free portrait photosessions in Chiang Mai in April - May. Portfolio at www.elenajung.com.  You can choose place and book your day: [email protected], 090-07-09-458.

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

All you can eat Buffet dinner at The Steak House by Le Crystal - JJ Markets. May 9th  for 499bht per person or 599bht includes 2 glasses of wine. Live music to entertain you from 7pm until 10.30pm. For reservations or further info 053224123 [email protected]

Turkish Open Buffet at Kafe Otto (Turkish Restaurant) at JJ Markets. May 10th  46 Assadathorn Road. 200bht per person Different Dishes every week. From 7pm onwards.  For Reservations or further info 0894441162

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? English Night at the Olde Bell: we’ll be putting on music by English Artists. A 500ml bottle of Fuller’s London Pride or London Porter will cost just 165 Baht or for those of you who prefer local beers we’ll offer you  two large Leo’s for 150 Baht. There’s a pool tournament for the British Legion Trophy and a 100Baht prize. The first 16 entrants are guaranteed a place. 1st game 7pm.  Foodwise we’re offering our renowned Fish ‘n Chips for 150 baht or Chicken Tikka Masala, Onion Bhaji, Pilau Rice and a Plain Paratha for 240 Baht. for those of you who haven’t yet tried our British style curries this is a good opportunity to do so!

Olde Bell in June: Sunday 3rd June is HM the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the Jubilee committee have decided to hold a Big Sunday lunch. This is a communal occasion in which groups get together to celebrate the Queen’s Reign. The Jubilee Committee have decreed that pubs will be at the centre of the activity. We at The Olde Bell are a registered venue for this event and will be pulling out  all the stops for the occasion. There will be songs from the War Years. Freeflow wine and Beer, a cheese course,  a raffle in aid of The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal and more. Places are limited to 40 so do get your tickets soon. The lunch starts at 1pm and the Air-con will be on!! 985 Baht per person

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.

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 flow 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].

Business Lunch at SiriPanna Villa Resort & Spa: from Monday to Saturday, lunch buffet, Noon- 3 PM at Slee Banyan Restaurant. 189 Baht. 36 Rat Uthit Road, Wat ket, [email protected] 053-371-999

Sunday lunch at Slee Banyan Restaurant, SiriPanna Villa, from 12 noon to 3 PM. 599 Baht per person. 36 Rat Uthit Road, Wat ket, [email protected] 053-371-999

High Tea at Slee Banyan, SiriPanna Villa, tea, homemade scones, macaroons, and more. 2 PM to 6 PM 450 Baht per person. 36 Rat Uthit Road, Wat ket, [email protected] 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.

Hom Taam Muan Jai @ Siripanna Villa Resort & Spa until 31st May. Experience a variety of dishes in a relaxed atmosphere at Slee Banyan Restaurant. You can collect stamps and receive gifts. Each 100 baht spent counts as 1 stamp. 1 stamp is valued at 10 baht at Slee Banyan Restaurant and Panna Spa. 053 371 999

Unforgettable Flavours from the Punjab with guest Chef Shehrezad Kapadia from Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai at the Four Seasons Resort. From May 24-29, 2012. To make a booking, call 053 298 181, or email [email protected].

Farang Ses: Mandarin Oriental Dhara Devi: White asparagus promotion from May 7-26 6 pm- 10:30 pm Market price. 053-888-888 or [email protected]

Fujian at Mandarin Oriental Dhara Devi: Crab takes Center stage. 11:30 am to 2:30 pm and 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm Market price. May 1-31. 053-888-888 or [email protected]

Le Grand Lanna at Mandarin Oriental Dhara Devi: Mango May 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. 100 baht per dish or 200 for set of three. May 1-31. 053-888-888 or [email protected]

The Oriental Shop at Mandarin Oriental Dhara Devi: Choux choux: 10 am to 9 pm, 110 Baht with coffee or tea.

Kad Kafe at the Shangri La: Starting from 1 May 2012, Kad Kafé presents seven internationally theme evening buffets for the enjoyment of guest, each at just THB466 net per adult. Monday is American Night. Tuesday is The Best of Asia. Wednesday is Mediterranean Cuisine. Thursday is Taste of India. Friday is Seafood Extravaganza. Saturday is International Fare and Sunday is Northern and Classic Thai. Sunday brunch with ham, salmon and seafood. Bouncy castle for kids, available from May 6 between 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. at THB470 net. From Monday to Saturday the buffet lunch is priced at THB355 net per adult. 053-253 888 or

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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]

Time for Tea: Experience a stylish pastry and canapé set with free flow high-class of coffee, tea and pure herbal juice. Price only THB 590++/couple. From 1st April – 30 June 2012   Time 13.00 – 16.00 hrs. At Malin Pavilion. RSVN at 053 999 333 ext. 5410.

Last Sunday of every month dusitD2 Buffet. noon until 3pm. 699bht per person food only / 399bht child.

TGIF at 137 Pillars House: We are proud to introduce our weekly “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

Le Coq D’Or: Alaska King Crab special May 1-31. 11 soi 2 Kohklang Road. 053-141-555.

Birds Nest Promotion at the Imperial Mae Ping: 11:30- 2 PM and 6:30- 10 PM at the Gold Leaf Restaurant. Until May 31, 2012. [email protected] 053-283-900.

Saba Promotion at the Shabu Shabu at the Imperial Mae Ping. Saba specials during the month of May. [email protected] 053-283-900.


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