■ R&B/pop group, The Rockets, will play on the Paarl Mountain at the Taalmonument on Friday January 25 year at 8pm in the Garden Theatre. Visitors can explore the monument and surroundings via footpaths while the children entertain themselves at the playground. Take own drinks (no glass permitted) and picnic baskets, or order one in advance at the Volksmond restaurant on 021 863 2800. Tickets cost R100 for adults and R50 for children under 13; available from Computicket and at the Language Monument. The concert is in part in aid of the Let’s Read! literacy project for children, and visitors are asked to bring and donate any children’s books for this purpose.