●The East London slot car club hosts racing every Thursday evening from 7pm. Come and see the little miniature slot cars on a new repainted 42m track. All welcome. Inquiries: Hennie, 082-448-3221.
●Meals on Wheels are in dire need of volunteers. They are looking to have volunteers available either mornings only or a full day once a week. They work around your schedule, so you tell them when you’re free! Volunteers need to have their own transport to and from the centre, situated at 19 Smartt Road in Nahoon. If you can help, please contact Jeni on (043)735-2166 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
●A warm welcome is extended to all people over the age of 21 who love dancing. Please join the EL Dance Club every Thursday night at the EL Bowling Club – entrance is between the new Jumbo complex and the big sports fields. Live music by top entertainers.
●The Nahoon Estuary Nature Reserve is a must for those who love beautiful places, river views, bird watching, a mangrove swamp and forest walks. New members of Nahooners, which supports the reserve, are welcome to join and are given a gate key that allows them to visit 24/7. The reserve is off Beaconhurst Drive. Turn at the Dassie Trail sign. Inquiries: Celia, (043)735-1833.
●If you are interested in becoming a volunteer at the Gonubie Community Policing Forum, contact Dewald Knoetze, 082-822-1035 or Fred Minty, 072-515-8646.
●Alcoholics Anonymous Gonubie meet at the Baptist Church in Watsonia Crescent at 7.30pm. Contact Jan on 082-850-6918 or Nick on 072-831-7663.
●Come party to great music with Quentin at the Comrades Club from 8.15pm till late. Kitchen and bar open from 6pm. Only R20 per person entry. ”Free-falling” and spot prizes to be won. Call 083-255-3468 before 2pm on Fridays for table bookings.
●Round Table Stutterheim will be hosting a bike ride at the Stutterheim Country Club. There will be entertainment from Friday April 21 until Saturday, with a band and spit braai on Saturday evening. Inquiries and online registration: www.stutt103.co.za. The ride starts at 9am.
●Two disco balls and a dance floor awaits at the Back to School disco at the Beacon Bay Country Club – a fundraiser for Rising Sun Daycare in Duncan Village. The R100 ticket includes a light meal. Fancy dress. Cash bar available. Lucky draws. Doors open at 6pm. Tickets available from the Beacon Bay Country Club or contact Taralyn on 082-722-5688.
●The Centenary Tennis Club hosts social tennis every Saturday from 1.30pm. All welcome. Inquiries: Maurice, 082-676-9708 or Deon, 082-443-8995.
●The Gonubie flea market takes place every Saturday in front of the municipality from 8am to 1pm weather permitting. All stalls and car boot sales welcome. Inquiries: Glenda on WhatsApp or call 082-714-3390.
●Yellowwood Forest in Morgans Bay will have their Forest Fare Farmers Market every Saturday morning, regardless of the weather from 9am. You can find a selection of fresh veggies, meat, cakes, eats, pancakes, secondhand treasures, books, nuts, flowers, clothing and other interesting goodies. Inquiries or to book a stall: (043)841-1598; 084 5822 601 or e-mail email@example.com.
●The Lavender Blue Pineapple Walk takes place every Saturday morning at 6.30am (weather permitting). Meet Yvonne in the Lavender Blue parking at 6am for a 10km walk and enjoy breakfast afterwards.
●Tea in the Trees have a market on the first and last Sunday of the month from 9am to 2pm. all arts, crafts and home produce welcome. Only R50 to have a stall. All welcome to set up from 7.30 onwards. Inquiries: Kate, 072-611-2367; www.teainthetrees.com or on the Facebook page, teainthetrees.
●The Flea Market Esplanade (in front of Hotel Osner) now on every weekend from 8am to 2pm. New stalls welcome.
●The Compassionate Friends meet at The Vincent Methodist Church Hall, Preston Avenue at 7.30pm. Food technologist Gail Kruger will be talking on “Mind your Brain”. All bereaved parents and their families are welcome. Inquiries: Myrtle, (043)721-0406 or Jenny (043)741-2551.
●If you are living with someone who is drinking, and this is affecting you, help is available at the Al Anon family group meeting at Cambridge Methodist Church in Hebbes Street every Tuesday at 7.30pm. Contact Elsie (043)721-0483, 078-628-6311.
●Alcoholics Anonymous Cambridge Group meets at the Methodist Church, Hebbes Street, Cambridge, at 7.30pm. Contact Jumbo on (043)741-3685.
●The pipe band meet at 6.30 at Hudson Park High School music block. Tuition given. For bagpipes: Robert on 082-897-8571 and drumming: Stephen on 082-560-0247.
● The Beacon Bay Bridge Club is looking for players interested in playing social bridge every Tuesday and Friday between 1.30 and 4.30pm. They meet at the Eden Worship Centre at 10 Coad Road, Beacon Bay. Inquiries: Olga, 083-650-6653, (043)735-1736 or Heather, (043)748-1465.
●Join the Scottish Country Dance Club every Tuesday from 4pm to 5.30pm at the Ham’s Club. Free lessons given. R10 per session. Inquiries: Nookie Middleton, 084-693-2836 or Merrylees Burgess, (043)721-0375.
●Masithethe Counselling Services are hosting a Live, Love, Laugh support group to create a space where people can meet. Masithethe (formerly LifeLine) will provide the space and facilitate the process. The group is open to all. To be held every third Wednesday of the month at 6pm at the Masithethe Centre in 3 St James Road, Southernwood. Inquiries: (043)722-2000 or Whatsapp: 084-091-5410 and Facebook.