Noticeboard: What’s happening in your community

HERE is your roundup of community-related events coming up over the next few weeks.

FETES
THE Aurora Special Care Centre’s annual fete on Saturday October 27 at 9am, at 52 Alan Drive in Walmer Downs, PE. Inquiries: Briony, (041)368-6180.

* St John’s Methodist Church will hold a food fayre with a Christmas flair on Saturday November 3 at 9am, at 36 Havelock Street in Central, PE. Inquiries: Kerryn, (041)503-8400.

* The Echo Foundation’s Walton Park/Ockie Oosthuizen homes will hold a fete at the Village Community Hall, fifth  floor, Walton Park Flats, entrance Admiralty Crescent in Summerstrand, PE, on Saturday November 10 from 10am.

* The Sacred Heart parish, Cape Road, Kabega Park, PE has a fete on Saturday October 27. Inquiries:  Bernard, 073-350-3097.

FOOD SHED
THE Food Shed takes place on Friday, November 2 from 5pm, at Sherwood Gardens in Walker Drive,  PE. Inquiries: Liesel, 082-696-5845.

BOOT SALE
THE Knights of Da Gama will hold a bootsale at the Sacred Heart church grounds in Kabega Park, PE on Saturday October 27 from 8am; weather permitting. Inquiries: Colin, 083-204-5791.

ART IN THE PARK
ART in the Park will be held on Sunday October 28 at St George’s Park in PE. Clarendon School band will play at 11am. Inquiries: (041)360-9754.

QUILTERS’ GUILD
THE Dias Quilters’ Guild will meet on Saturday October 27 at 2pm at Victoria Park Grey, First Avenue, Walmer, PE. Entrance R15. Inquiries: Michelle, 083-548-8923.

FLOWER FESTIVAL
THE Bedford Garden Festival takes place Saturday and Sunday October 27-28. Visit www.bedford-gardens.co.za

SANTA SHOEBOX
THE Santa Shoebox Project drop-off points are Kings Court Shopping Centre, Buffelsfontein Road, Miramar, PE October 27 and at the Fountains Mall on the corner of R102 Humansdorp and St Francis Drive in Jeffreys Bay on October 27-28. In East London, boxes can be dropped at Border Air Conditioning, 24 Brill Street in Arcadia.

SUPPORT GROUPS
KALEIDOSCOPE Kids, an ADHD support group, meets on the first Thursday of the month at 6.30pm at the Strelitzia Centre at Sunridge Primary School, 39 Tulip Avenue, Sunridge Park, PE. Inquiries: Sanmari, 072-270-6891.

* The PE Bipolar Disorder support group will meet on Monday October 29 at 6.30pm at the Fountain Vineyard Christian Fellowship at 22 Newcombe Avenue in Walmer Heights. Inquiries: Simon, 082-491-7862.

BINGO EVENT
HAPPYDALE Special School at Hoetz Crescent in Algoa Park, PE will hold a bingo afternoon on Saturday October 27 from 2pm. Cost is R30 for 10 games. Inquiries: Evy, (041)452-1240.

FLORAL DEMO
A FLORAL demonstration “Celebrating the Joy of Christmas” will  be held on November 3 at 2.30pm at the Italian Sporting Club, Harold Road in Charlo, PE; tickets R60 (includes refreshments). Inquiries: Gail, 082-651-1391.

CROCHET CLASSES
ADVANCED crochet classes takes place every Wednesday at World of Wool at the Bloomingdales Lifestyle Village at 147 Main Road, Walmer in PE. Inquiries: Lourenzia, 084-595-9303.

FUNDRAISER
THE Echo Foundation will host Karen Kelly at the Fairhaven Hall, Woodhead Drive in Humewood,  PE on Tuesday October 30 at 9.30am. Tickets are R80 at the door.

BINGO EVENT
HAPPYDALE Special School at Hoetz Crescent in Algoa Park, PE will hold a bingo afternoon on Saturday October 27 from 2pm. Cost is R30 for 10 games. Inquiries: Evy, (041)452-1240.

ART IN THE PARK
ART in the Park will be held on Sunday October 28 at St George’s Park in PE. The Clarendon School band will perform at 11am. Inquiries: (041)360-9754.

SUPPORT GROUPS
KALEIDOSCOPE Kids, an ADHD support group, meets on the first Thursday of the month at 6.30pm at the Strelitzia Centre at Sunridge Primary School at 39 Tulip Avenue, Sunridge Park in PE. Inquiries: Sanmari, 072-270-6891.

* The PE Bipolar Disorder support group will meet on Monday October 29 at 6.30pm at the Fountain Vineyard Christian Fellowship at 22 Newcombe Avenue in Walmer Heights. Inquiries: Simon, 082-491-7862.

CROCHET CLASSES
ADVANCED crochet classes takes place every Wednesday at World of Wool at the Bloomingdales Lifestyle Village at 147 Main Road, Walmer in PE. Inquiries: Lourenzia, 084-595-9303.

CHARITY SHOP
THE Ability Browse Around shop has opened at 82 Cape Road in PE. It has  a wide range of quality clothing, furniture and bric-a-brac. All proceeds in aid of the Association for Persons with Physical Disabilities. Inquiries: Silvia, (041)373-3151.

FLEA MARKET
THE Kings Beach flea market takes place every Sunday, weather permitting, from 9am on the Kings Beach walkway in PE Inquiries: Madeleine, 076-379-5300.

LAUGHTER CLUB
THE Unique Laughter Club meets at Shark Rock Pier on Saturdays at 8am, weather permitting. All are welcome. Bring a towel and cooldrink. Inquiries: Donald, (041)367-1107 or 084-200-0965.

HIKING CLUB
THE “Voetsac” Hiking Club runs weekend hikes and day walks and has its monthly social meeting at 7pm the third Wednesday of each month at the German Club in Lorraine, PE. Inquiries: Trevor, (041)368-3761.

PENSIONERS
THE  SA Association of Retired Persons (PE East) holds regular socials, bingo, coach trips, braais and meals out for persons over 50. Inquiries: Brian, (041)581-3267.

BUSINESS MEETING
THE Business Network International, a business referral group, meets every Tuesday from 7 to 8am at the PE Club at 12 Bird Street, Central, PE. No charge other than your breakfast. Inquiries: 084-209-2404.

EDUCARE CENTRE
SHANA’S Educare Centre for children from the ages of 18 months1 1/2 to five5 years old in Gelvan Park, PE, is open for registration for 2013. Inquiries: (041)452-6091.

SUPPORT GROUP
LA LECHE League, a breast-feeding support group, meets in PE on the second Saturday of every month. They also offer telephonic help on (041)583-1577, 082-823-5491;    072-130-9879 or (041)367-2659.

YOGA CLASSES
HATHA yoga classes are offered in Parsons Hill in PE on weekdays. Inquiries: Lyn, (041)373-5938 or 083-540-8078.
* Beginners to advanced ashtanga classes are held from Monday to Saturday mornings and evenings at the Yoga Shala Studio, 13 Bain Street, Richmond Hill, PE. Inquiries: Alan, 084-559-1010.

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