What’s On

The Benoni van Rhyn Lions Club held a book sale and free diabetes screening on Saturday, November 21, at the Northmead Mall. There was a wide range of books to choose from and the public had an opportunity to have their sugar levels tested. Some of the members of the Benoni van Rhyn Lions Club are Wynford Evans (left), Merle Botes, Aidan Hassett, Jill Stockwell and Vivien Hassett.

March 16

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

March 16 to April 3

Benoni Lakes Lions Club Recycle for Sight initiative, drop off your unwanted e-waste, Lakeside Mall, Entrance Five, Desco Electronic Recyclers container, Mondays to Saturdays from 7am until 4pm and Sundays from 7am until 1pm (Beaulieu Maré on [email protected])

March 18

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

• Benoni Lions Club presentation on ‘Sponsor a Bee Hive’ by beekeeper Johan Marx, no entry fee, 111 Howard Avenue, Western Extension, 10am (Isobel Reyneke 083 332 0677)

• Benoni Horticultural Society talk on ‘Biodiversity and Gardening’ by Stephen Rehbock, entry fee charged for non-members, Four Season Nursery, Eva Road, Fairleads, 2.15pm for 2.30pm (Herb Trokis 011 986 2801 or Stephen Rehbock 011 849 2657)

• Rotary Club of Benoni van Ryn book sale, donations welcome, Northmead Mall, First Street, Northmead, 8.30am to 1.30pm (Neil Murray 072 053 7498)

March 22 to 24

Sibikwa Arts Centre to host Shukuma International Community Arts Centres conference, anyone can attend, 13 Liverpool Road (office 011 422 4359 or [email protected])

March 23

Garland Ladies Luncheon Club meeting, talk on ‘Church History and Architecture of Churches’ by Philippe Menache, Benoni Country Club, Morris Avenue, noon for 12.30pm (Margie Kostelac 082 417 3649)

March 24 and 25

Friends of the Benoni Library Book Bash, hundreds of books to choose from which will be sold at a fair donation. Donations also welcome, Benoni Library, Friday 9am until 4pm and Saturday 9am until noon (Ann Smith 011 425 4102 or Sandra Castille 011 849 6122)

March 25

Micro-entrepreneurs free one-day small business training course by Paradigm Shift, White House Healing Centre, corner of Woburn Avenue and Kimbolton Street, Western Extension, 8.30am until 5pm (to book SMS your name to 081 392 5192 or [email protected])

• Eastern Model Railway Interest Group swap meet, Northmead Mall, First Street, Northmead, 9am until noon (Colin Tanner-Tremaine 082 828 0665 or [email protected])

March 25

Northfield Methodist Church car boot sale, corner Aerodrome Drive and Webb Street, Airfield, 7am until noon (Claire Thomson 010 140 0210)

• Food and Flea Market, gospel singing competition, winner will get studio time, stalls still available, Greek Orthodox Church, Woburn Avenue, Benoni CBD, 8am (Lynn Chapman 076 175 4073)

March 27

South African National Blood Service Benoni branch annual general meeting, RSVP before March 24, 42 14th Avenue, Northmead, 6.30pm (office 011 425 4943)

March 28

East Rand Bird Club meeting, talk on ‘Supreme Seychelles’ by Peter Greaves, visitors welcome, Benoni Library Auditorium, 7.30pm (Awie Coetzee 083 677 7097)

March 30

Cantare Jubiloso Choir presents Echoes from the Cross, free entrance, NG Jubilaté, 5 Reaper Street, Farrarmere, 7pm (Lanie Coetzer 082 940 9001)

April 2

East Rand Crafters Market, Easter egg hunt, food stalls, arts and crafts, children’s entertainment, The Animal Guardians will be collecting cat and dog food, 49 Aerodrome Drive, Northmead, 9am (Cindy 061 485 6058 or www.eastrandcraftersmarket.co.za)


March 25

Morning Market, Alan Woodrow Park Retirement Village, Rangeview Road, Dalpark, Brakpan, 9am (Margaret Ward 011 915 5517)

March 26 to 31

Hospice East Rand tour to KwaZulu-Natal Midlands Meander, a day trip to Howick Falls and various well-known places in the area, fee charged per person sharing, payment to be made by March 10, depart from 218 Kemston Avenue, Western Extension, 9am (Laura Kirsten 083 274 5288 or [email protected])

April 3 to 6

Eddy House – Methodist Home four-day tour to Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre near Brits, fee charged per person sharing, transport, accommodation, food included in the fee, departure from 133 Ampthill Avenue, Western Extension, 7am (Estelle Boshoff 011 686 1300 or 072 563 8338)

What’s On, as 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 contact person to Penelope Masilela on 011 849 5966, or email to [email protected], by no later than 2pm on the Friday of the week before the item should appear.

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