What’s On

The Animal Guardians (TAG) had a stall at the market and also collected food. Seen here is volunteer Caren Eames.

August 12

The East Rand Youth Orchestra soup and sherry evening, conductor Pienaar Fourie and soloist Ruan van Dorsten, tickets charged per person, booking essential, Hoërskool Brandwag, Typhoon Street, Northmead, 6pm (Christine Braun 084 549 7236)

• Home-Start Charity Shop, second-hand books available, also open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 18 Mowbray Avenue, Western Extension, 9am until 1pm (Dee Carton-Barber 011 845 1116 or 082 571 5619)

• All Souls Church Morning Market and book sale, 42 O’Reilly Merry Street, Northmead, 7am until 1pm (Betty Chard 082 455 6752)

August 13

Uncle Tim’s Cabin, antiques, art and crafters’ market, 40 High Road, Brentwood Park, 9am until 3pm (Stephanie Mynhardt 010 590 8003 or 083 310 6138)

August 14 to September 18

LifeLine Ekurhuleni Personal Growth Course, total of 11 sessions, course fee charged, 3 Russel Street, Western Extension, morning session: 9am, evening session: 7pm (Gary Chapman or Patricia Kekane 011 421 0384 or lifelinepatricia@ gmail.com)

August 15

East Rand Bird Club meeting, visitors welcome, speaker Peter Wyche talking on ‘Birding trip to Namibia, Botswana and Victoria Falls’, Benoni Library Auditorium, 7.30pm (Awie Coetzee 083 677 7097)

August 17

Diabetic Support Group meeting, 5 Ninth Avenue, Northmead, 6pm (Louise Choate 082 783 4792)

August 19

Benoni Horticultural Society meeting, guest speaker Pete Bower will be talking about growing vegetables, Four Seasons Nursery, Eva Road, Fairleads, 2.15pm for 2.30pm (Stephen Rehbock 011 849 2657 or Sharon Morrison 083 263 8606)

August 24

The Garland Ladies Luncheon Club meeting, guest speaker Michelle Mills will speak about ‘20 Beautiful Women’, Benoni Country Club, Morris Avenue, 12noon for 12.30pm (Margie Kostelac 082 417 3649)

August 25

Benoni Lakes Lions Club annual golf day, the organisation is still in need of an anchor sponsor and companies to sponsor holes and donate prizes, State Mines Country Club, Brakpan, 10.30am (Nick Maré on 082 572 2488 or 011 425 5968 and Beaulieu Maré on 082 971 5472)

August 26

Benoni Van Rhyn Lions Club second-hand book sale, any donation of books in a good condition welcomed, Northmead Mall, 9am until 3pm (Viv Hassett 072 347 4874 or Janis van der Heiden 082 978 8266)

September 2

Chelsea Lane Home for Seniors Spring Market, arts and crafts, tea garden, live music, 13 James Road, Fairleads, 9am until 1pm (the office 011 969 6600 or 072 696 8367)

September 3

East Rand Crafters’ Spring Market and Food Festival, free entry, Zumba and boot camp classes, fidget spinners competition, live entertainment and children activities, doggy treats, 49 Aerodrome Drive, Northmead, 9am until 4pm (the office 061 485 6058 or www.eastrandcraftersmarket.co.za)

GENERAL

August 12

The South East Witwatersrand Family History Society meeting, speaker James Coetzee will be talking on postal stamps and coin history, Dutch Reformed Sonhoogte Church, Windsor Road, Primrose, Germiston, 1.15pm (Adele Schoombie 011 825 5674)

Melville Koppies Management Committee Annual General Meeting (AGM), guest speaker, Wits University entomologist Prof. Marcus Byrne, presenting the fascinating research of the amazing world of dung beetles, Lecture Hut on Melville Koppies Central, Kafue Road, Emmarentia, 2pm (Office 011-482-4797 or www.mk.org.za)

13 August

Three-koppie group hike through the Melville Koppies, entrance charged per person, children must be over six years old, no dogs allowed, Marks Park, Judith Road, Emmarentia, 8.30am (Office 011 482 4797 or www.mk.org.za)

September 10 to 15

Hospice East Rand trip to Pumula Beach Hotel, Umzumbe, KwaZulu-Natal, five nights. Tour will be charged per person sharing and non-sharing, which includes five nights’ accommodation with breakfast, lunch and dinner, transport, bus and hotel staff tips, walk on the Blue-flag beach. Depart from 216 Kemston Avenue, Western Extension, 9am (Laura Kirsten on 083 274 5288 or laura@hospiceeastrand.co.za)

September 30

Wordsworth High School 20-year reunion for the class of 1997, past teachers, partners and children welcome, fee charged person, pre-booking required, RSVP by September 21, Mo-Zam-Bik Restaurant, 110 Linksfield Road and Club Street, Linksfield, Johannesburg, 3pm (wordsworthreunion2017@gmail.com)

What’s On, is a community-based bulletin board, is not meant for profit-making business ventures. Items are included at our discretion. Details are not taken by phone. To have events included, fax details, name and surname of the contact person to Penelope Masilela on 011 849 5966, or email to whatsonbct@caxton.co.za, by no later than 2pm on the Friday of the week before the item should appear.

Also read: Great performances at Music Stars 2017

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