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11 AUGUST: MANUEL Escorcio kom kuier by die Alberton Aftree Oord. Tyd sal bevestig word. Kaartjies kan egter reeds teen R50 per persoon bespreek word by Willemien 011 907 1628 of 082 688 1910. Kom ondersteun gerus hierdie fondsinsameling vir die oord. Photograph taken from: http://kemptonexpress.sites.caxton.co.za/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/01/manuel-escorcio-copy.jpg

JULY

6 ALBERTON Toastmasters invites you to their meeting on every first and third Thursday of the month. July meetings are scheduled for July 6 and 20, at 6.45pm for 7.15pm, at the Alberton Retirement Village, 45 Kritzinger Avenue, Florentia. The dress code for meetings is smart casual. For more information contact Charles Mokoena on 082 871 4254 or via email [email protected]

8 SCOTTISH country dance evening hosted by Lodge Braemar as a fund-raiser. Come join us for a fun-filled evening. Learn a few steps and join in the fun and laughter. A scrumptious three-course meal will be served and a cash bar is available. Tickets are R120 per person. The dance will be hosed at the SMC Centre, Parkhill Gardens, Germiston, on Saturday, July 8, at 6.30pm for 7pm. For tickets and more information contact John 083 641 1459 or email [email protected]

10 JOIN the children’s holiday programme at Rietvlei Zoo Farm from July 10 to 14. Activities include farmyard work, animal interaction, nature walks, talks and activities, crafts, group games and riding bicycles. With daily nature themes, it runs from 8am to 4pm daily. Booking is essential; for prices and more information on what to bring, contact Adele on 083 665 6334 or email [email protected].

12 FREE foot screenings by podiatrist MA Hamid until July 12. They specialise in the treatment of corns and calluses, fungal infections, ingrown toenails, diabetic foot care, heel pain and biomechanical disorders, as well as disorders affecting children, flat feet, sports-related leg and foot pain and knee pain. Contact 076 385 9454 or 082 392 1786.

13 SA Military History Society, Johannesburg branch will meet again on July 13 at 8pm. The first event will be “Ludwig Boell and the other side of the hill – The East African Campaign in the First World War from the German perspective”, by David Katz, with the main lecture “Reconsidering South Africa’s Military Past”, by Ian van der Waag. Lectures are held on the second Thursday of each month. Wives are welcome to come along with their husbands and enjoy the evening with us. Visitors are charged R30 per person, which includes tea or coffee after the lecture. For more information, call 011 646 5513, or e-mail: [email protected]

28-30 CRAFT MARKET hosted by Futura School from July 28 to 30 at Sha-Mani Lodge, 30 Doncaster Road, New Market, Alberton. With more than 180 stores you can come and browse and shop to your heart’s delight. The market is open from 9am to 7pm, Friday to Sunday. The entrance fee of R20 per person will give you access to gourmet food stalls, stalls showcasing handcrafted items and much more. Your fee is valid for three days’ entrance. For more information contact 011 433 3248 or 073 365 5101 or email [email protected]

AUGUST

4 KOM kuier op die plaas die hele maand van Augustus saam met gaskunstenaars Adam Tas (4 Augustus), Corlea Botha (5 Augustus), Refentse (11 Augustus), Flooz (12 Augustus), Nadine (18 Augustus), Jakkie Louw (19 Augustus) en Pieter Koen (25 Augustus). Kostes van kaartjies is beskikbaar op www.the-artfarm.co.za of Facebook. Kaartjies sluit ‘n vingerete, wyn en sap in. Bespreek vandag! Vir meer inligting kontak 079 208 8716 of [email protected]

4 SONJA Herholdt kom kuier in Alberton wanneer sy vereer word met ‘n oorkonde deur die FAK vir haar bydrae tot Afrikaanse musiek. Kom kuier saam met Sonja, die Cantare Kinderkoor en Alberton Mannekoor, asook skoolkore van Brackenhurst Primary, Dalmondeor Primary en Waterstone College, by die NG Kerk Alberton-Suid, Phantomstraat, Raceview, Kaartjies is R80 per persoon en is beskikbaar by 082 257 1407. Kinders onder 12 jaar gratis. Moenie hierdie geleentheid misloop nie.

5 JOIN in the Family Fun Walk over 5km in aid of Stepping Stone Hospice, in Brackendowns. The walk will start at 7am and the entry fee is R100 per person. Food and beverages will be on sale, live entertainment has been arranged for the day, as well as loads of entertainment for children. The deadline for entries is July 8. Contact Sharon on 072 123 7151 or [email protected] to enter or for more details. Stepping Stone and the BBC hope to see you there!

5 CALLING the matric class of 1977 at Forest High School to join the 40-year reunion at Glenvista Country Club. Come and renew old friendships and share old memories! Anyone who is interested in attending or who knows of friends or family members that were in matric at the school in 1977, is requested to contact Nela Mendes on 083 288 7342 or email [email protected]. Alternatively please contact Mickey Sardihna on 082 389 8023 or email [email protected]

9 KOM vier vrou-wees saam met gaskunstenaar Lindie Strydom en ander dames tydens ‘n damesoggend met die tema Vreugdevolle Vrou-wees, aangebied deur die NG Kerk Alberton Wes. Verrigtinge begin om 9.30vm vir 10vm tot 12 namiddag. Kaartjies is beskikbaar teen R100 per persoon en dit sluit verversings en ‘n bederfie in. Onthou om ietsie oulik op jou kop te dra. Vir navrae kontak Anél Louw 083 407 9700 of die kerkkantoor 011 869 0001.

11 MANUEL Escorcio kom kuier by die Alberton Aftree Oord. Kom geniet die gesellige geleentheid. Tyd sal bevestig word. Kaartjies kan egter reeds teen R50 per persoon bespreek word by Willemien 011 907 1628 of 082 688 1910. Kom ondersteun gerus hierdie fondsinsameling vir die oord.

24 ALBERTON Child Welfare will hold their annual golf day at Glenvista Country Club. Alberton Child Welfare has been serving the Greater Alberton area since 1940, helping vulnerable children and families. The community’s support would be greatly appreciated! They require donations in the form of players entering four balls, companies to sponsor tees and prizes. For more information, contact them on 011 907 3004.

REGULARS

DO you want to become a Freemason? It’s great fun, it’s enjoyable and it offers great satisfaction. Freemasonry is not a religion or secret society, but a society of good, true men with high ethical standards and morals. Friendship and trust are highly valued. Contact Bill on 083 377 9919 or email [email protected]

SUNDAY guided walks take place every fourth Sunday at 8am through the Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve. The cost is R20 per person. Meet at the entrance precinct, Peggy Vera Road. Bookings: [email protected]

WANT to play as your favourite Star Wars character or Marvel hero? Join us any time on Saturdays from 10am to 5pm to play a demo game of Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures or Marvel Dice Masters, at 33 Chrissie Street, Brackenhurst. Contact Adrian on 082 820 6995.

QUIZ Nights SA will be hosting quiz nights every Thursday from 7pm at the Kraal at the Thaba Eco Hotel. The average quiz lasts about two hours and can be played in teams of four to six players. Thaba also presents the Kraal quiz promotion, which allows you to buy any meal for R100 and get a free drink.

COUNTRY Crafters is looking for new crafters. Contact Connie on 084 010 0500, Jenny on 084 610 1733 or email [email protected]

CHURCH services are held at the Abundant Life Family Church, in the Lido Hotel chapel, every Sunday at 9am, on the corner of the R554 and the R82 Old Johannesburg Road, Eikenhof (enter from Shell garage at Lido Hotel chapel).

WRITERS Group meets every third Saturday of the month from 2pm to 4pm, at Mayberry Park. Contact Denise on 082 082 0875.

FARMERS’ Crafter Market with crafts, fresh produce, woodwork, mosaics, décor and much more, is held every Saturday from 9am to noon, at The Art Farm, Plot 56, Klipriver Road, R550, Alewynspoort. Contact Tanet on 079 208 8716.

RIETVLEI Boeremark: Come and join in every first Saturday of the month from 7am to noon, at the Rietvlei Lifestyle Centre, Swartkoppies Road (between Alberton and Liefde and Vrede). For stall bookings, contact Anelia on 079 199 8641.

ALBERTON Voortrekkers vergader elke Maandag tussen 16:00 en 17:00, agter die Stallion Vulstasie, Ringpad-Oos, Alberton. Kontak Riana by 083 767 6327 om deel te word van hierdie groepie.

ALBERTON Sports Shooting Club. Every Saturday is club day and you’re invited to join the other members for a day of shooting. Contact 082 959 9310.

HEADWAY Support Group. The support group is for people with brain injuries and their families. Headway also runs an activity day-care centre. Contact June/Ann on 011 442 5733.

BRANDPUNT Kameraklub. Kom geniet elke eerste Dinsdag van die maand ons kameraklubaandjie. Dit word om 19:15 gehou in die Alberton Biblioteek, en word in Afrikaans en Engels aangebied. Kontak Theo Landman by 011 898 1357 of 082 462 1682.

BORDUURWERK en laslappies – wou u nog altyd dit probeer het? Kom geniet die tydjie saam met vriendinne. Kontak Jeanette by 011 902 6997.

ALBERTON Volkspelegroep kom weekliks bymekaar vir ‘n lekker tiekiedraai. Almal is welkom, insluitend ouers en kinders. Kontak 084 787 9999.

RIETVLEI Parkrun is a 5km walk/run every Saturday at 08:00 – and it’s free! All ages are welcome. Dogs on leads are also welcome. Register on www.parkrun.co.za and download your barcode.

HAPPY Hobblers is a social hiking group for active over-50-year-olds, at Rietvlei Zoo Farm. Stay for coffee afterwards and make some new friends. Contact Harry on 082 414 4469.

VISIT the Southern Suburbs Camera Club. The club meets every second Thursday of the month, at Russel James & Co Inc., 21 The Broads Street, Mulbarton, at 6.30pm for 7pm. Contact Bob on 083 994 3092.

REDWING Craft Market brings you all things new – a wider variety of stalls, tasty treats and something to drink. Visit them at Redwing Nursery, Second Avenue, from 9am to 2pm, every second Saturday of the month. Contact Elsabe on 079 757 7912 to book your stall.

SUPPORT Paws in Motion, on the corner of Du Plessis and Second Avenues, on Saturdays between 10am and 1pm, when they sell boerewors rolls at R25 each. Funds raised go towards their pet rescue fund, which helps sick and injured strays.

TOUGH Love Alberton Support Group offers support for families being torn apart by unacceptable behaviour (drugs, alcohol, substance abuse, verbal or physical abuse) on Tuesdays from 7pm to 9pm. Contact John on 072 341 5455 or Debbie on 082 330 1378.

WALKERVILLE Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday from 9am to 3pm. They have pony rides, face painting, a free honesty library and more, in addition to their usual extensive range of homemade cakes, jams, handmade mosaics, home accessories, pet accessories, plants, fresh vegetables and honey. Delicious meals are available from their various food court outlets, as well as credit card facilities, free entrance and free parking. The market is at 112 Main Street, Walkerville (on the R82 between Southgate and Vereeniging, just off the four-way stop in Walkerville). Email [email protected]

CALLING all older folk to join the Probus Club of Alberton – come and make new friends, have fun and support one another. Membership is R50 per year. Afrikaans-speaking members are also welcome. Contact Ken on 083 276 2351, Karin on 082 512 2569 or Amy on 082 800 9074.

VROUE van die Woord gebedsgroep vergader weekliks om te bid vir hul huwelike, mans, kinders en die land. Dames kom op Donderdagoggende van 09:00 tot 10:00 by Orgideestraat 22, Brackenhurst, bymekaar. Kontak Magda Deysel by 084 406 9986.

MANNE van die Woord bid op Woensdagoggende tussen 06:00 en 07:00 saam by die admin gebou van Alberton Steel and Pipe, Sesdelaan 66, in Alberton-Noord. Kontak pastoor Mark by 071 207 3249.

DIE Afrikaanse Toastmasters kom elke tweede en vierde Donderdag van die maand om 19:00 by die NG Kerk, op die hoek van Jan Meyer- en Bassonstrate, in South Crest, bymekaar. Kontak Adri Rothmann by 072 686 3549.

WOULD you like to play contract bridge in a congenial environment? Mondeor Bridge Club meets every Thursday evening, at 7.15pm, in the community hall of the Glenzicht Retirement Village, on the corner of East and Victoria streets, Linmeyer. While some experience is useful, you do not have to be an Omar Sharif. Contact Anne du Plessis on 011 682 2368 or 083 252 1882 or Wim van Gils on 011 907 5094 or 082 952 7459.

A STEP-PARENT support group meets on the first and third Saturday of every month, from 9am to 11am, at St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 4 FH Odendaal Street, Germiston. Contact Alice Swanepoel on 082 541 1667.

PANORAMA Flea Market: Come and take a look at the new stores opening up at the flea market over the next few weeks. The market is situated just off Kliprivier Drive, in Mulbarton, and is the busiest flea market in the South, with almost 400 stalls. Open on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

DEALING with the death of a child? Circle of Compassion is a support group for families dealing with this situation. This is a very difficult, long and lonely process for families to deal with. You can begin to heal again. Contact Madeleine on 076 318 4244.

VEK Lofdal, Vyfdelaan 55, Alberton-Noord, se dienste vind Sondae om 09:00 plaas. Kontak Raymond en Christa Ambrose by 011 740 6172 of 084 235 0288.

THE Shed, on Route 59, is the only undercover market south of Johannesburg. They have a large offering of fresh fruit and vegetables, waffles, food, crafts and a nursery, and are open every Saturday from 9am to 3pm. Entrance is free. Night markets are held on the first Friday of every month, from 6pm to 10pm. Bring the whole family for a day on the farm. Follow The Shed on Route 59 on Facebook or visit www.r59shed.co.za

BINGO is played on Thursdays at 10am, at the Crown Gardens Recreation Centre. Contact Audrey on 011 680 3774.

CHRISTIAN Book Club meets every first Saturday of the month at 1.30pm, at Shatopia, 56 Hennie Alberts Street, Brackenhurst, Alberton. Please bring a book with your refreshments and money for tea, etc. Contact 079 072 5424.

WINDS of Change Church invites you to dynamic, life-changing services, Mondeor campus 8am, 10am and 6pm; Walkerville campus 9am. Contact 011 941 3203.

TOUGHLOVE South Africa, a non-profit organisation, has organised a group to support families in the Lenasia community. The meetings are held every Saturday from 9.30am to 11.30am, at Thames House, 10 Corobrick Road, Lenasia.

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