November Events

2nd & 3rd: Witwatersrand National Botanical Gardens. Indigenous plant sale. The Botanical Society will be holding their annual Spring sale of indigenous plants. A large range of trees, shrubs, bulbs, succulents, ferns, ground-covers, aloes and cycads will be on sale. 958 1750. Sheila.

Sun 3rd: Sappi/Brett. "Animal Intelligence" by Dr Dave Johnson. Can animals reason? How do they solve problems? Is an octopus more intelligent than the average dog? If chimpanzees are genetically almost identical to humans, why are they still living in trees? All these and many more questions to be answered by the inimitable Dave Johnson. 18h30 at the Wanderers Club, Illovo, Jhb. R 90 pp. 783 6629.
Sun 3rd: Watercolour Society of SA. Opening of Branch Signature Exhibition. WSSA Art Gallery, Norscot Manor, Fourways. 465 7934, Moira.
2-4 November: National Cultural History Museum Workshop in the care of Antique furniture. Pretoria Annemarie Carelsen. 021 341 1320. 082 808 0529

Sat 6: Open day SASOL Art Collection. 10h00 – 16h00 Theresa Lizamore 082 651 4702

Sat 6: Stroke Society Workshop. Paterson Park R 25-00 14h30-17h30 All welcome.

Sat 9th: Transvaal Meccano Guild. Information, models, items for sale and tea & cake. 13h00 – 17h00 at Jabula Recreation Centre. 682 2303, Peter..
15th – 17th: Birdlife South Africa. Weekend away at Vaalkop. 787 7694, Janet.

Sun 21 Roodepoort Hiking Club Route to be confirmed.

Donald (083) 456 3937; also

Sun 21 Roodepoort Hiking Club Adventure hike – Tonqani Gorge (Cederberg Kloof) .

Aurora (082) 740 4538

Tue 26th: Michael Mount Organic Market. Moonlight Market, 17h00 – 21h00. 706 3671, Yvette.

27 November - The annual Motorcycle Toy Run & the Sancardia Road Race


December Events

Sun 19 Roodepoort Hiking Club Family walk - route to be confirmed

Donald (083) 456 3937

Ongoing Events

Academy for SA Miniaturists. Current project: a Shop in 1:12 scale. Every Wednesday , 9:00 – 12;30, in Germiston. 435 8249, Claudia.

Adult Art. Sundays 13h00 – 17h00 at Jabula Rec Centre. Ask about Silver Jewellery, Patchwork, Quilting and Ribbon Embroidery on other days. 640 5122, Vera.

Gandhi’s Johannesburg. An exhibition at Museumafrica which explores over 30 Jhb buildings and places associated with the Mahatma. 833 5624, Eric.

Paterson Park Rec Centre: Cooking, Spinning, Stretch & Tone, Kindermusik, Kick Boxing & Halls for Hires. 728 7250.

Personal Growth Workshops: NLP, Kabbalah, regression into past lives, Yoga & meditation and more. Free introductory talks. Ivan Kaplan, 786 4089.

Magic, The Gathering Tournaments. Every Friday evening and Saturday afternoon. DCI sanctioned. Cash & card prizes. Outer Limits, Main St, Melville. 782 3767 (a/h) & 082 466 0197, Peter or 482 3771, Alan.

The Curiosity. A collectable and bric-a-brac market held on the last Sunday of each month at Village View Shopping Centre, Bedfordview. Proceeds go to Cotlands and B’nai B’rith. 970 4266, Hilton or Edna.s

The Market Theatre. Every Saturday, children’s acting workshops 09:00 – 12:00. Children’s Theatre, 14:00, free entrance!! 836 0516, Bruce.

The Planetarium. Space travel for kiddies. A sing along show for 3 – 8 year olds. 10:30. R 9.50 pp. 716 3199.

Wits University. Get the latest Wits happenings from or phone 716 2590.

Rembrandt van Rijn Art Gallery

31 Oct – 20 Nov: The gallery presents Lavender Menace, an exhibition of recent photographic works by Cape Town artist Jean Brundrit. The works deal with the representation of lesbian identity, and is a quirky take on the genre of social documentary, usually dominated by male photographers. 832 1641


Market Theatre Photogallery

31 Oct – 20 Nov: Outskirts II: 1999 with Giyani College of Education (Northern Province). This exhibition focuses on a dynamic mural project initiated by Giyani College, and will largely consist of documentation (video and photographic). This documentation will provide insight into the context in which these murals are produced, as well as some of the interactions and processes the students have engaged in to realise their art works. 832 1641


Market Theatre Laboratory

Hare Bapeleng! Free Childrens Theatre at 14h00 every Saturday.

Also Children’s acting workshops Sat. 09h00 – 12h00. 832 1641

Barney Simon Theatre

Young Director’s Festival during October. 832 1641

The Civic Gallery

"The God Prosthetic" by Stephan Erasmus 2 – 26 November 1999

Justine Lipson 403 3408


Kim Sacks Gallery

!XU & KHWE: An exhibition of Lino Prints & Hand Printed and Painted Textiles – Artists of the Khoisan Artistic and Cultural Community at Schmidsdrift. 24 Oct – 13 Nov’ 447 5804.

IAN GARRETT – Ceramic vessels. 24 Oct – 13 Nov’ 447 5804

YOGA – Bush Hill/Boskruin Community Centre (Kelley Rd, behind "Lifestyle" Randpark Ridge. Contact Lyn Gray 791 1799

Mon & Thu for Business People 17h45 – 18h45

Tue 09h30 – 10h30.

Also at Rooseveldt Park Recreation Centre from January.

This page has been updated on 22 October 1999.

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