The Hottentots Holland Garden Club meets on Wednesday October 10, at Somerset West library hall, with plant sales and tea from 9.30am, and the talk at 10am, on the subject “Success with Proteas” by Louisa Blomerus from the Agricultural Research Council. Visitors are welcome at R20. Call Carole at 082 825 0508 for details. Potjiekos competition

ACVV Huis Soeterus is hosting a potjiekos competition at 8 Olivier Street, Strand, on Saturday October 27. Proceeds from the day will go to the home.

Individuals and businesses are invited to enter the competition. Prizes will be awarded for the best theme, the best team spirit, and the three best potjies.

For more information,

contact 021 853 7423, email Hannelie Koekemoer on or Marietjie Vivier on

Dance lessons

Learn the two-step in a group class at the John Murray Dance Studio tomorrow, Thursday September 20, at 7pm, with a social afterwards. Beginners welcome. The cost is R70. On Tuesday Setember 25, there is a solo Latin class at 6pm. Call 084 434 5490 for details.