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A Winter line-up worth diarising

01 JULY 2022
Celebrating all things funny, Joker’s July comedy festival kicks off this July, at the Theatre of Marcellus at Emperors Palace, with a larger-than-life comedy line-up. Riaad is back into the swing of things, bringing his best comedic offerings to the stage.
Catch Riaad live on July 1 and 2. Next up is Carvin Goldstone with That’s The Thing on July 8 and 9. He returns to Johannesburg with a bunch of stories from Covid, looting and floods.
Alan Committie with Love Factually should not be missed on July 22 and 23 with his hilarious exploration of the battle of the sexes (and the exes). You’re going to love this fresh take on why it’s ok for men and women to be different or the same or in transition.
Plus a special guest appearance by part-time security guard and full-time relationship guru, Johann van der Walt. Last but definitely not least is Joey and his faves Joey Rasdien, Dillan
Oliphant, Mo Mothebe on July 30. All shows start at 8pm. Details: www.ticketpros.co.za

02 JULY 2022

You are invited to attend a high tea charity fundraiser at Grants Restaurant,114 Jacoba Road, hosted by Archangel Raphael Helper, Zanelle Huyzers. Tickets are R350 per person,
and the event begins at 2pm. Everyone is welcome to attend. Details: 082 218 2487 or 072 980 9835.

03 JULY 2022
A Classic Car and Motor Show will be held at Nasrec Expo Centre in Nasrec Road on the corner of Rand Show Road. This event is for all the car fanatics and there will be something to do for the whole family, young and old. Live entertainment food stalls, flea market, fun for the whole day. Tickets for adults cost R60 per person and R20 per child. Details: 060 524 3767.

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03 JULY 2022
The Horwood’s Family Market, held at Horwood’s Farm park, 1 Homestead Road in Edenvale, will take place on July 3 from 9am to 4pm. The market runs every first weekend (Saturday and Sunday) of the month. They cater for the whole family including your fur babies. Pets are welcome, but they must be on a leash at all times. Come and enjoy craft stalls, live entertainment and a kiddies play area. There is a variety of food stands and trailers and a beer garden with full bar items and cocktails.
Details: www.TheUrbanMarkets.net

06 JULY 2022
Experience the magic of Flow Sessions at Smoking Pistons Racetrack, Alberton, from 3pm to 11pm with the July Flotographers Night. Bring the family, dress warm, pack a picnic basket, flow toys and photographic equipment. Drinks available at the bar and pizza for sale. Flow Sessions are described as a place of love and creativity as well as a place to learn. Photographers gather on Flow-tographers Nights to capture the movement of fire in what is called the artists’ flow state in which they move freely. Flow Sessions is a free space where no judgment is placed on anything you bring to Flow, where you are encouraged to show your untamed side, be you and move like you. Details: WhatsApp 072
699 4206.

06 JULY 2022
Afrikaans singer, Dirk van der Westhuizen, will be performing at The Barnyard at Emperors
Palace on July 6 at 7pm. He will be singing some of his greatest hits including songs from his new album Bietjie Lekkerder. Tickets cost R200 per person.
Details: [email protected] or 011 928 1108.

09 JULY 2022
A revolutionary new production is set to grace the stages of The Barnyard Theatre on July 9 at 1pm. This show aims to bring the thrill of live theatre to younger generations, featuring some of the most viral TikTok dances and trends. E-VOLUTION features a four piece live band and three talented vocalists, bringing your favourite viral hits to life with music from modern-day pop superstars like Billie Eilish, Ariana Grande, Dua Lipa, The Weeknd, and BTS while also featuring music from Doja Cat, Olivia Rodrigo, Måneskin, Lil Nas X, and many others who were propelled into stardom via TikTok virality. Tickets cost R165 per person Believe us when we say; you do not want to miss this one!
Details: [email protected] or 011 928 1108.

22-23 JULY 2022
Join BirdLife South Africa for the biggest event in African birding this year, The African Bird Fair 2022. This year they are hosting a hybrid event, meaning the entire programme will be available virtually, but you’re also welcome to join them for the in-person event at Isdell House, in Dunkeld West, Johannesburg.
Come and get to know the BirdLife South Africa team, browse the Shop for the Birds and take a walk around flourishing gardens. It’s going to be fun filled, interactive days. Make sure you diarise July 22 and 23 to enjoy talks by an epic line-up of speakers, exhibitors, and workshops, plus the opportunity to connect with fellow birders across the continent, and the world. Cost available on website. But there is more! Give your kids the gift of birding and the chance to win a signed copy of Faansie’s Bird Book and let them enter the colouring-in competition. The competition is open to all children aged seven to 13. Closing date July 15 at 5pm. Details: www.birdlife.org.za/african-bird-fair-2022

22 JULY 2022
Get out in nature and breathe some fresh air. Join in on the guided walk at Kliprivier Nature Reserve. Meet at 7am to leave at 7.30am, at the coffee shop, Precinct Entrance, Peggy Vera Road. All fitness levels are catered for this walk, which takes about three hours. Come and enjoy a healthy outdoor experience and appreciation of nature in the jewel of the south. Bring water, a hat, a walking stick and sunscreen. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes. Cost is R50 per adult and R30 for children. Funds are used for the upkeep of the reserve and can be paid into their account via EFT, Quicket, Snap Scan. Account details
are Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve Association (KNRA) Standard Bank Southdale 006405, account number 201 047 284. Details: Pieter on 083 460 4866, Malcolm on 084 435 9150 or Andy on 081 546 2336 or email [email protected] or WhatsApp 076 320 6151.

30 JULY 2022
Come and be part of all the fun happenings at Carnival Time hosted by Grace Trinity School for Girls. It will take place on July 30, from 10am to 4pm. This awesome event will cater for the whole family with plenty to do from entertainment to food, arts and crafts stalls. Details: [email protected]

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