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SEPTEMBER

7-9 DISCOVERY Wellness Day at Meraki In Motion Wellness Centre, 28 Rae Frankel Street, Brackenhurst, Alberton on September 7 from 2pm to 5pm and September 8 from 8am to 1pm. Our in-house chiropractor, podiatrist, scio bio-feedback therapist will be doing free assessments. There will also be a free workshop on tai chi from 10.30am to 11.30am called Medicine in Motion. Bookings are essential and can be booked with Carmen on 011 475 3995 or Roxanne on 010 880 2880.

7 THE 2018 Ekurhuleni Arts and Wine Festival is returning to the gardens of Protea Hotel by Marriott, OR Tambo on September 7 and 8. This annual event promises to be a spectacular gathering for arts and craft lovers as well as food and wine connoisseurs. This year’s festival promises to be nothing short of amazing with a new twist giving local residents an opportunity to showcase and sell their amazing work, from beaded work to art. Tickets are available at www.computicket.com from R150 general and R450 per VIP ticket which includes a finger lunch, branded glass and a bottle of wine. Follow us on Facebook @ekurhuleniartsandwinefestival, Instagram @artsandwinefest2018 for updates.

8 BRING the little ones along to The Art Farm’s Plant Day on September 8 and let them have fun digging in the garden and helping to beautify the Art Garden. There will be two sessions with the first from 10am to 11am, and the second from 2pm to 3pm. For more information or bookings contact 079 208 8716 or bookings@the-artfarm.co.za Plot 56, Klipriver Road, R550, Alewynspoort.

11 Free Demo Zumba class at Vitality Medical Centre. 184 Columbine Avenue, Mondeor. Secure parking. Come to lose weight and have fun. Come to sculpt your summer body. Qualified instructor. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm. To claim your free class, call Lameez on 078 692 3953.

12 THE Spring meeting for the Probus Club will be held at Rietvlei Zoo Farm on September 12 at 11am. Guest speaker Anton Bloem will be talking about biokinetics and the benefits it offers to men and women. Probus is a club for retirees and semi-retirees to join together to stimulate thought, interest and participation in activities at a time of life when horizons are narrowing and opportunities to make new friends is limited. If you would like to join the club and/or attend the Spring meeting, feel free to contact Ken Mutch on 083 276 2351.

15 FILM frenzy hits The Art Farm on September 15. Bring the family along and enjoy the acts of stunt people during the day and stay a little longer for a film and picnic later in the evening. For more information or bookings contact 079 208 8716 or bookings@the-artfarm.co.za Plot 56, Klipriver Road, R550, Alewynspoort.

22 GOOD old traditional boeresport and loads of fun awaits the little ones (and of course older children) at The Art Farm on September 22. The fun begins at 10am and will last until about 1pm. For more information or bookings contact 079 208 8716 or bookings@the-artfarm.co.za Plot 56, Klipriver Road, R550, Alewynspoort.

7 DIWALI India Lifestyle Festival at Montecasino will be open to the public from 11am to 9pm daily from September 7 to September 16. Entry is only R30 per person. Children under 12 enter free. R10 secure parking available at the venue on arrival. An Indian shopping experience is never complete without the delicious tastes of India, of which there will be plenty. Whether you are buying food or attending one of the workshops to learn how to make them, it promises to be a culinary feast.

25 DIT is tyd vir die manne om heerlik saam te kuier tydens Hoërskool Marais Viljoen se manne-aand op 25 September vanaf 6nm tot 11nm met bekendes soos Schalk Bezuidenhout en Altus Theart. Een van die gunstelinge is Altus se vertoning Hoe ’n man se kop werk. Kostes beloop R5 000 per tafel met plek vir 10 manne. Vir meer inligting kontak die skool op 011 907 9013.

28-29 IF you are a parent looking for a one-stop destination where you can find everything for your kids, then you won’t want to miss out on the Everything Kids Expo at The Glen Shopping Centre from September 28 to September 30. From schools to clothing and educational toys to the cutest furniture, even some new futuristic items. With an exhibition, entertainment, live shows, good food, crafters market, prizes and surprises – this is one unforgettable weekend the whole family will enjoy and loads of prizes to be won. Entrance is only R40 for an adult (children over 12 years) and free for children under 12. Weekend passes are also available online with an over 60 per cent discount. For more information visit www.everythingXexpo.com or email info@everythingXexpo.com or phone 082 558 0511 or 071 671 2539.

29 EGOLI Blind NPO (059-944) is hosting a music and fund-raising drive with a raffle draw on September 29 at Fahrenheit Seafood & Grill in the Lemon Tree Shopping Centre from 11am to 2.30pm. R150 per person. For more information please phone Mark on 082 602 1055 or email: mark.kaplan@outlook.com

29 IT is time for the kiddies tractor track at The Art Farm. Come on board the kiddies’ tractor and take a ride through the petting zoo. The kiddies’ tractor will depart for the petting zoo at 10am, 10.30am, 11am, 11.30am, noon and 1pm. For more information or bookings contact 079 208 8716 or bookings@the-artfarm.co.za Plot 56, Klipriver Road, R550, Alewynspoort.

30 FESTIVAL of Nations will be hosted by St Patrick’s Catholic Church, La Rochelle on September 30. The day starts with Holy Mass at 9pm followed by the day’s activities from 11am to 6.30pm with loads of fun and entertainment, including music, jumping castles, face painting and much more. Lots to eat, including pastries, snacks and candy. All proceeds will go towards the ongoing maintenance of the parish. Join them at 9 Fifth Street, La Rochelle, for a family day out.

30 SHADES of Pink 5km and 19km fun run/walk in aid of Cansa takes place at Rietvlei Zoo Farm on September 30 at 9am. Adults can enter at R120 and children under the age of 12 at R60. Pre-register online at qkt.io.cansashadesofpink or for more information contact Yolandi Jacobs via email: yjacobs@cansa.org.za or 083 937 7187.

22 GET out your high heels for a good cause and join Mrs Africa finalist Laurette Marais for a high tea from 10am to 1pm on September 22 at La B’Elle Vita, 2 Edge Road, Garthdale AH, Kliprivier, Midvaal. Tickets sell at R250 per person and funds raised will go towards her Dignity and Victory project working towards giving sanitary pads to young girls. You are welcome to bring a pair of old favourite high heels to donate to a less fortunate girl in matric. For more information and bookings contac

OCTOBER

6 A BRONZE Benefit Ball in aid of the uMephi Children’s Homes across Gauteng at Casa de Madeira on October 6. This is a formal dinner and dance with a three-course meal. Tickets are available at R180 per person. For more information contact Marilie Fouché 076 123 1645.

7 THE Benoni High Class of 1970 is invited to attend a reunion on October 7, at Benoni Country Club, from 11.30am. Tickets are per person and spouses and partners are welcome and guests need to RSVP by September 15. For more information and to RSVP, contact Margeret (Charalambous) Pappas on 079 516 6790 or visit their Facebook page – Benoni High School Matric Class.

26-27 HENLEY Performing Arts is proud to present the 2018 revue Making Henley Grate Again with a series of sketches referring to sometimes hilarious happenings in the little village. Sketches include Murder at Shillingford Manor, The Road Closure Committee Meeting and The Wine Tasting. Tickets sell at R130 per person which includes a two-course meal. Cash bar available. Performances take place on October 26 and 27 as well as November 3. Contact Norman Gray 083 714 2170 or Heather Taylor-Waldron via email: heather@thedivas.co.za

28-29 IF you are a parent looking for a one-stop destination where you can find everything for your kids, then you won’t want to miss out on the Everything Kids Expo at The Glen Shopping Centre from September 28 to September 30. From schools to clothing and educational toys to the cutest furniture, even some new futuristic items. With an exhibition, entertainment, live shows, good food, crafters market, prizes and surprises – this is one unforgettable weekend the whole family will enjoy and load

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