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Live shows, exotic food festivals – we can’t ask for more!

May 4

An evening not to be missed is with Appel at Dros New Redruth on May 4 at 7pm. Tickets are available at R150 per person and is obtainable from the restaurant. Bring your family for a fun night out. Details: 010 216 9220,  082 045 7071 or 083 3000 172.

May 5

Exotic India in all her finery is back at Gold Reef City, which means it’s time for another fabulous feast of everything India once more until May 9 daily between 10am and 8pm at Gold Reef City Casino level five parking. This year an exciting assortment of over 20 exhibitors will tantalise your senses. Take in the latest in Bollywood jewellery, fashion and branded clothing from Mumbai to Jaipur plus food that will make your taste buds go Bhangra! Cost is R10 per person and tickets are available at the door: Details: www.goldreefcity.co.za/whatson/events/flavours-of-india/

May 7

Slipper Day is Reach For A Dream’s most celebrated fund-raiser, and this year’s Slipper Day is set to take place on May 7. The running theme of the campaign, Not All Heroes Wear Capes, is a fitting reminder that the brave children, doctors, nurses and their families are the true heroes of this time. Support this initiative by purchasing a supporter sticker for only R20 and slippers for you and your family. Details: reachforadream.org.za/campaigns/slippers-day

May 9

Why not join in the fun and live entertainment for Mother’s Day at Thaba Eco Hotel’s Kraal Restaurant from 1pm and make sure mom enjoys an afternoon she won’t easily forget. A surcharge of R150 is payable and this includes a welcome drink and live entertainment by Bianca le Grange. The standard a la carte menu will be available for the day. Bookings essential. Details: [email protected] or 010 822 1870.

May 10

Catch Dewald Wasserfall live at Dros New Redruth on May 10 and 11 at 7pm. Tickets are available from the restaurant at R120 per person. This is one not to be missed so make sure you get your family and friends together and book your tickets now. Details: Charles on 082 300 0172 or 010 216 9220.

May 16

The Market Theatre presents a hard-hitting drama, Rose, by celebrated author Martin Sherman directed by award-winning Malcolm Purkey, starring actress Camilla Waldman. Rose is a survivor. Her life began in 1920 in a tiny Russian village, took her to Warsaw’s ghettoes and a ship called The Exodus, and finally to the salsa-flavoured nights in Miami Beach. The play is about a feisty Jewish woman living a full life. Details: Antohony Ezeoke on 011 832 1641 ext 203 or 083 246 4950.

May 22

Get into the rhythm with 60 years of billboard number ones at Emperors Palace Barnyard. Strictly No 1s is a show that is strictly for all ages, all music tastes and celebrates all styles of music and song. The show is is a rollercoaster ride through 60 years of number one hit songs that made us dance, sing, cry and party till sunrise. Get ready for a number one countdown that will keep you rocking till the break of dawn. Now showing on select dates until May 30. Tickets are available at R195 per person. Details: barnyardtheatre.co.za

May 28

Join the Dignity Dreams and Versus Paint #RedMyLips campaign on #MHday on May 28. Post a pic of yourself with red lipstick or red paint and join the movement. Use the hashtags #RedMyLips #VersusPaint and add your voice to help break down the barrier to taboo subjects. To find out more on how to support Dignity Dreams and buy your red lipstick. Details: dignitydreams.com

May 29

Who does not need some positive inspiration from time to time? Ladies, it is time to get your friends together for an inspiring morning tea with well-known singer Ruan Josh as a guest artist. The morning is hosted by Hoërskool Alberton on May 29 from 9.30am. Tickets sell at R100 per person and these are available from the school. Details: Eline Jordaan on 011 869 7224.

Winner of the first Die Kontrak, Demi Lee Moore’s album, Mis Eet Slaap Herhaal, still holds gold status. The album also boast three original songs as well as a cover of the country star Cam’s hit song, Diane. And now Demi Lee Moore is making her way to Emperors Palace Barnyard Theatre on May 29 at 7.30pm. A show not to be missed. Book now at R175 per person. Details: barnyardtheatre.co.za

May 31

Return to the active life with the Fedhealth Magalies Monster and Platinum Trail Run. The Fedhealth Magalies Monster MTB Classic will take place on June 5 with entries closing on May 31. The Magaliesberg’s most iconic one-day mountain bike race, affectionately named after the Monster, a gruelling 6km climb up the northern slope of the Magaliesberg. The routes offer three distance options of about 16km, 33km and 65km, making it a diverse event for people of all fitness levels and ages. The eighth annual Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run, to be held on June 6, offers the perfect balance between challenge and reward. The run offers 8km, 12km and 24km trails. Details: stillwatersports.com

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