What’s on

Huis Soeterus basaar

Huis Soeterus se jaarlikse basaar vind plaas Saterdag 9 Maart, om 9vm, by Huis Soeterus, Oliverstraat 8, Strand. Daar sal ‘* springkasteel en lekkergoed vir die kleinspan ook wees. ’* Nie-winsgewende tehuis vir bejaardes, Huis Soeterus is grootliks afhanklik van fondsinsamelingsprojekte deur die jaar. Donasies uit die gemeenskap is versoek, om by te dra tot ’* suksesvolle fondsinsamelingsprojek. Moontlike bydraes of donasies behels tuisgebak, handwerk en enige verpakkingsmateriaal vir verkope. Vrywilligers wat op die dag kan uithelp is ook benodig.
Vir verdere besonderhede, om ’* bydrae te maak, of as vrywilliger op te tree, kontak vir Hannelie Koekemoer op 021 853 7423 of hoof.soeterus@gmail.com

Language classes

The Alliance Francaise in Stellenbosch starts its new courses in French, Portuguese and Spanish soon. Register now for private or group tuition, all ages and levels. For more information, contact stellenbosch@alliance.org.za or 078 520 7963.

Support programme

A 13-week programme in DivorceCare, Divorce-Care4Kids, Single&Parenting or GriefShare commences at Helderberg NG Church, 82 Firmount Street, Somerset West tomorrow, Thursday February 14, at 5.30 pm. It is an inter-denominational programme based on Christian values to help and support families recovering from changes to the family structure. For more information contact Annette Botha on

Geestesgesonheid ondersteuningsroep

Die Helderberg Geestesgesonheid Ondersteuningsroep se byeenkoms vind plaas op Dinsdag 19 Februarie, om 6nm vir 6.30nm, by Vergelegen Medi Kliniek.

Alta Volschenk van “Compassionate Friends” is die gasspreker. Alle persone of instansies is uitgenooi. Vrae tyd sal toegestaan word.

Vir meer besonderhede kontak vir Alta op 082 576 8218.

Compassionate support

On Monday February 18, The Compassionate Friends, assisting families after the death of a child or sibling, meet in the Training and Development Centre, Vergelegen Mediclinic, Somerset West, at 7pm for 7.30pm. The topic of discussion will be myths about easier goodbyes, and what it really entails to watch your child or loved one losing their battle with cancer or other illness, and the journey afterwards. The speaker is Dianne Waddington of Hospice. Entry is free, and all are welcome.

Contact Alta Volschenk at 084 551 1349 or aswannie@mweb.co.za for more information.

Recycling of e-waste

Somerset West Neighbourhood Watch (SSNW) is holding a recycling e-waste and scrap metal drive, on Saturdy February 16, from 7.30am to 12.30pm, at the gravel parking area opposite the Somerset West police station. Take anything electronic and with a plug, and scrap metal items. SWNW also collects scrap metal to raise funds. If you would like to assist on the day, contact info@somersetwestnw.org.za

Women’s World Day of Prayer

The 89th Women’s World Day of Prayer will be held on Friday March 1, at Somerset West United Church, corner of Andries Pretorius and Bright streets, at 10am, when women from all denominations will gather in prayer and praise using a programme that has been written by the women of Slovenia.

The theme is “Come, Everything is Ready”. The guest speaker is Reverend Eleanor Gaunt, and all women are invited to attend. After the service, tea and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Ruth Droomer at ruth.droomer24@gmail.com