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Get out your diary – there’s so much to enjoy this month

May 6 – May 8

Find the perfect gift at the Crafters Fair at The Red Roman Shed, Emperors Palace at 64 Jones Road from May 6 to 8 from 9am to 4pm. With 40 stalls with all products on sale being pre-selected to ensure variation, excellent quality and reasonable prices, you can’t go wrong and you will undoubtedly find something for the whole family. Crafters Fair provides a fun and rewarding experience to people of all ages and from all walks of life. Their number one priority is to create a positive and safe environment for you when you decide to visit the market. Entrance cost R10 per person and is free for children under 12. Details: [email protected] or [email protected]

May 7

Get your outfit ready and step up for a high tea and fashion show hosted in aid of St Giles Home for Physical Disabled on May 7 at Glendower Golf Club, 20 Marais Road, Dowerglen, Edenvale, at 11am. Tickets are available at R250 per person. Come and enjoy a lovely morning for women with live entertainment and discover the uniqueness of the disabled. Details: Laurette Marais 083 387 0026 or Charlene Bender 083 321 1661.

Mums are not superheroes and they are not supernatural beings. But what the mothers in this world manage to do in one day is exceptional so we suggest you add something more to her arsenal. Bring your mum along for an interactive self-defence workshop, designed by women for women. Learn to defend yourself and your loved ones against chokes and holds, abduction and rape. Join other mums on May 7 at Crema Coffee from 9am to 11am at R250 per person, which includes breakfast from Crema Coffee and the workshop hosted by 1441 Combat. Dress in comfortable clothing that will allow movement. Booking essential. Details: [email protected] or WhatsApp Jessica 083 501 4761 or Dominique 071 604 4079.

May 8

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Indian artists to perform on SA soil to celebrate the life and times of two musical legends. For the first time at the Theatre of Marcellus at Emperors Palace, the life and times of legends, Mohammed Rafi and Kishore Kumar will be commemorated in a dynamic musical showcase on May 8 at 5.30pm. A Tribute to Mohd is enjoyable for the whole family. Tickets starting from R150, are now available for purchase through Ticketpro and at Spar outlets. Details: Ticketpro

May 11

Today’s a day for warm and fuzzy. It’s 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day … when R100 000 of wool (sponsored by The South African Gold Coin Exchange & The Scoin Shop) will be reimagined as part of the massive Rainbow Nation Blanket of Hope. All the blankets will be spread out on the playing fields at Steyn City School … pop along and join in the celebrations. For ticket info, email [email protected] But don’t stop there. Creating blankets for this incredible cause is an ongoing effort … so if you can knit or crochet, get hold of one of the 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day national ambassadors, who will pave the way for anyone wanting to become a KnitWit. Details: For further information and details about the ambassador in your region, visit http://67blankets.co.za/ or email [email protected]

May 14

A great workshop for mums to enjoy with their children or a couple of friends. Book now for the Versus Paint Workshop at Leroy Merlin Boksburg on May 14 at 9.30am. You will learn how to use Versus Beach Sand coating to decorate and Aloa plant pot with the criss-cross paint technique. Cost is R100 per person including DIY Aloe plant pot kit. Details: Book on Quicket

May 28

Mark your diaries because every last Saturday of the month, you can look forward to the popular Stoneridge Centre Market on May 28 from 10am to 3pm. Come enjoy craft and handmade goods, gifts and live music, among a host of other offerings. Details: WhatsApp Charlene 082 896 8000 or Michelle on 083 777 1906.

Nostalgia Fair will be hosted at Jackson Dam, Brackenhurst, Alberton on May 28 from 9am to 3pm. Relive the hey-days of community fairs and bring the family and your friends. The day is filled with activities and, of course, so much to see and browse through. From a tombola table to a used book sale and arts and crafts and so much more. For the hungry, there will be cake, pudding, fresh-baked pancakes, hot coffee and more. Stalls are still available and if you want to book a stall you will need to hurry, these are going fast. Details: 087 701 8123 or 087 701 7849.

May 28 – May 29

The East Rand Wedding Show is one of the hippest wedding expos in Joburg where you can turn all your wedding day ideas into a reality. The expo, which takes place at Emperors Palace from May 28 to 29, offers today’s bride the latest trends and timeless wedding products and services in one space. Be inspired by aisle after aisle of everything you need to plan your dream wedding. It’s the perfect place to start your wedding adventure… a place where it’s all about weddings. Daily bridal fashion shows, live entertainment and amazing deals. Details: 086 1000 291 or www.eastrandweddingshow.co.za or [email protected]

May 31

Unleash the creative you and book for a stained glass workshop in the tranquil settings of Henley on Klip on May 31. Workshops last for about four hours and you will complete a suncatcher, which is yours to keep. All tools and material, as well as instructions, are provided. Workshops are aimed at people who want to try their hand at the art before they commit to buying the equipment and, of course, at those who want to have an afternoon of fun with friends. Unfortunately, not suitable for under 16s. Details: Sue Webber 071 873 6317 or [email protected] or visit suewebbersglass.com

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