Community Notices

Award ceremony
Westridge Yankees softball and baseball club will be having its annual awards ceremony and celebrating its 25th anniversary, themed “A  night at the Oscars”, at Strandfontein high school hall on Friday May 4 at 7.30pm. Tickets cost R150, including a three-course meal and entertainment. Dress formal. For more information, and tickets call Kyle on 071 609 2726 or Sasha on 083 729 1299.

Girl Guide reunion
Silversands District invites all former Girl Guides and Rangers to a reunion at the Girl Guide House, 27 Colosseum Road in Portland, on Friday May 4 at 7pm. They hope to launch the Silversands Trefoil Guild for women, aged 18 and older. Coffee and doughnuts will be on sale. For more information, call Natalie February on 073 241 1853.


Mitchell’s Plain Neighbourhood Watch (MPNHW) will a having a karaoke at Portland Indoor sports centre on Friday May 4 from 7.30pm until late. Tickets cost R30. For more information, call Val on 061 605 8928,  Deidre on 084 835 8329 or Colin 084 317 1358.

Job readiness
The Zanokhanyo Network, a non-profit organisation, will be running a new set of classes as part of a job readiness programme from Tuesday May 2 at Cascade Primary School in Tafelsig. Through this 12-day course, which spans over three weeks, participants are equipped with the skills required to find and retain jobs. For more information and to register, call 021 531 0655 or WhatsApp 063 014 8514.

Karaoke and performance
Blaqpearl Foundation will be having a karaoke and performance fundraiser for their Sisters With Attitude programme at Alliance Française, 18 Wall Street in Portland on Saturday May 5, from 2pm. Tickets cost R20. Food will be on sale. For more information, call  Janine on 062 206 1310.

Women’s Conference

Peres Ministries will be hosting a women’s conference, themed “Gracefully broke; more than a conqueror; I am victorious”, at the Pentecostal Protestant Church (PPC), in Walter Battis Street New Woodlands on Saturday May 5 at 2.30pm. Everyone is welcome, including men.Testimonies of rehabilitated drug users, abused women and victims of crime will be heard. For more information, call Pastor Elizabeth Isaacs on 063 209 6140. 

Food fair
Christ the Mediator Anglican Church and Christ the Good Shepherd will be hosting their annual food fair at Portland Indoor sports centre on Saturday May 5 starting at 10am. Travel with them from South Africa, to India, Italy, England and Hawaii. The candy stall for the kiddies will also be there. For more information, call the church office on 021 392 2850.

Mykonos outing
Seniors on the Move will be going on a day trip to Club Mykonos, in Langeberg, on Saturday May 5. The bus will leave Westridge civic centre at 8am. Tickets cost R260, including a buffet lunch. A  non-refundable deposit of R 100 secures your sea.  Lucky ticket draws and prizes to be won. For more information, call Joe Kannemeyer on 082 938 6687.

Westridge Senior Secondary School Alumni will be hosting a reunion and fundraiser “back to the 80s” party at Canvas event space, in Paarden Eiland, on Saturday May 5 at 6pm. Tickets cost R180. The focus of the event is to raise funds for the school, and to reunite matrics from 1980 to 1989. Special guests include, the principal, current matric teachers and matric teachers from the 80’s. For more information, to make a donation and to book seats email Tania Wyngaard or visit Quicket and search Reunion.

Ratepayers meet
Rocklands Ratepayers and Residents Association will be having its inaugural meeting at Rocklands civic centre on Tuesday May 8 between 7pm and 9pm. For more information, call Danny Christians on 084 411 1166.