Community Notices


Newcastle Organisation for the Aged (Nofta) Mother’s Day event

May 20 – Nofta will host its annual Mother’s Day function from 5pm at the Nofta Service Centre, 7B Nightingale Street. Tickets cost R100 per adult and R50 per child under 12 years of age. A five-course meal will be served and live music and entertainment will be provided.

Contact Rajesh Ramdaw on 082 321 7150, Ram Sivparsad on 072 125 2809, Bully Singh on 084 525 5060.

Nofta ballroom and line dance classes

Ballroom and line dance class are offered at the Nofta Service Centre on Wednesdays from 6.30pm to 7.30pm, and 7.30pm to 8.30pm. Contact Rajesh on 082 321 7150 or Shirley on 034 315 2534 or 082 576 0806.

CKN Dance School

Join CKN Dancers on Tuesdays and Fridays at the Fernwood War Room. Learn different styles of dance, while having fun at the same time. Girls and boys of all ages are welcome. Contact Rashika on 076 991 4706 or 082 856 1970.

Hindi Pracharni Sabha (HPS) Blood Camps

HPS will host blood camps at Wonderland Pre-Primary School from 12pm to 3pm on May 28, August 6 and October 22.

HPS Hindi Classes

Evening classes for children and adults who want to learn the Hindi language are offered to all grades at HPS. Hindi Bol students learn oral communication only.

Other students are registered and taught by qualified and experienced educators for their relevant grades. These students write the annual National Examination with the Hindi Shiksha Sangh. Contact Shamilla on 076 9330655 or Roshilla on 083 3094465 for further information.

International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Iskcon) Youth Group

Youth meetings will be held at the temple for youngsters from the ages of 13 upwards. Contact Sevanandi devi dasi on 083 538 0468.

Gurukul Classes

Iskcon Temple offers Gurukul classes every Friday for children between the ages of three to 12, from 3pm to 4pm.

Contact Vilasa Majari dasi on 034 317 2333.

Iskcon Love Feast

Iskcon will hold a Sunday Love Feast, which is a free vegetarian supper, every Sunday from 4pm at the Iskcon Temple, 20 Toucan Place.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings take place every Thursday at 7pm at the Methodist Church on 64 Harding Street. Contact Des on 079 503 1075, Ina on 034 318 1108, Morris on 083 310 2309 or 034 326 4718 (A/H), Raj on 082 669 9140 (A/H) or the National Helpline on 086 143 5722.

Quinton Boucher

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