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Events Calendar – Issue 12

30th November 2012

2013    Golden Heart Raffle in aid of Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips)KANSERLOGOTURKISH

This year’s Golden Heart Raffle was launched on the 1st October 2012 and will be drawn in the second week of January 2013. The top prize is worth over 1,000TL and the second prize over 900TL. Tickets are 5TL each and can be purchased from the following outlets:-

Best Sellers Bookstore – Karakum and Alsancak, Ozankoy Book Shop,   St Andrews Church Hall, Girne c/o John Dyer, Sandy & Yusuf – Chateau Lambousa Market on Saturday and The Lodge Market on a Sunday, Steve the Book – Chateau Lambousa Market on Saturday

For more details click Golden Heart Raffle

Every Monday and Wednesday “Friends Line Dancers – The Punjab, Lapta.Beginners  Level on Wednesdays.   Times  10:00 am – 12:00 noon For more information   Tel:   0533 8215185 / 0542 8820366 
Every 1st and 3rd Monday in the monthCESV

From 7pm to 9pm at Riviera Bungalows, Karaoglanoglu, CESV (Civil Emergency Service Volunteers)  will be holding First Aid Training classes open to adults (14+).  Refreshments will be available at 5TL  If you want to learn some life-saving skills or brush up on previous skills then go along and join in a friendly informal group.  For further information call Steve Collard on 0548 845 5927

1st December 2012  to 1st February 2013Garden competition

If you want to enter your garden for the 6th Lapta Tourism Festival Garden Competition you will need to register between the dates shown.  The winner will be announced in June 2013.  For further details telephone Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878 or Eylem Zaimoğlu on 0533 862 9001 and to see the poster click here

1st December – SaturdaySeasons greetings

There will be a traditional German Christmas Fair from 4pm to 8pm at the Goethe Institute, Lefkoşa which is situated in the buffer zone at Ledra Palace.  There will be many stalls offering Christmas Fayre such as foodstuffs, decorations, gifts etc.  There will be Christmas music and a visit from Santa Claus for the children.  Christmas is getting closer so why not go along and see what is on offer.  If you are interested in car sharing telephone Doris Becker on 0533 873 0403

1st December – SaturdayKANSERLOGOTURKISH

Carole & Sue will be at the Haci Ali Hotel in Lapta with tickets for the Golden Heart Raffle in aid of Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips).  Johnny Lee is having a “Party Night” starting at 7.30pm to celebrate friends’ wedding anniversary plus some birthdays, including his own.  Johnny will be performing his Elvis impression.   The evening is open to everyone and people are asked to purchase raffle tickets in place of an admission fee.  If you wish to book a table for a meal at the hotel contact Ali on 0533 859 4943.

For more information about the Golden Heart Raffle click here

1st December – SaturdayKar

Kyrenia Animal Rescue (KAR) will be holding their Christmas Bazaar at the Teachers Hotel, Girne, commencing at 11am.   There will be a wide range of Christmassy items plus Tombola and a Grand Draw.  Hot mince pies and mulled wine will be available and there will also be a visit from Santa.  Click  KAR

2nd December – Sunday TFR

The Foreign Residents (TFR) will be holding their Annual Christmas Dinner at the Mountain View Hotel, Karaoglanoglu starting at 6pm.  There will be a 3-course meal followed by coffee and brandy @ 25TL for members and 35TL for non-members.   Drinks are not included  and will be at the hotel price of 5TL per local drink.   If you wish to attend please confirm by 24th November latest to any of the following

Heinz Nauroth – heinz.nauroth@yahoo.de or Tel: 0533 877 3076

Ralph Kratzer  –  ralphkratzer@gmail.com  or Tel: 0533 845 4913

Horst Gutowski – horstgutowski1949@gmail.com  or Tel: 0533 845 0923

2nd December – SundayKANSERLOGOTURKISH

Carole & Sue will be at Soyz Bar with books, DVD’s etc. in aid of Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips).   Time to start thinking about Christmas presents so there may well be some suitable items available.   Why not go along to this very popular market.

3rd December – MondayCheshire Home logo

Cheshire Home, Ozankoy will be having a lunch for patients and their families for World Disabled Day.  Mr Sűmer Aygin, the Mayor, will be attending.

5th and 6th December Wednesday & ThursdayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services

Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be holding their seasonal “sing-alongs” at the Mountain View Hotel starting at 7.30pm.  The price is 25TL which will include a plate of seasonal nibbles.  This is always a popular event so book early to avoid disappointment.

6th/7th/8th December Thursday/ Friday/SaturdayKADS colour logo

The Kyrenia Amateur Dramatic Society (KADS) will be performing 2 plays “Costa del Packet” and “World Premiere” at the Kyrenia Municipality Cultural Centre (near the Police Station and Wednesday Market site).  The performance will commence at 8pm and all profits will be donated to Kyrenia Animal Rescue and the SOS Children’s Village.   Click KADS

Reservations can be made at Lambousa Saturday Market or at the Cultural Centre door on the nights of the performances.

For further information call: Beverley on 0533 832 8121 or Caroline on 0533 838 7370

6th December – ThursdayOlive Press Flat Green Bowling

The Olive Press will be holding Ladies vs Gentlemen flat green bowling.  Come on ladies, show what you can do.  Please add your name to the list on the notice board at the club.  For more information call Martin Appleton on 0533 8801196

6th December – ThursdayRBL

King’s Bar, Esentepe at 7.30pm there will be an illustrated narrative about “The History of Winemaking” given by Keith Lloyd.  Come along to hear this fascinating history and have a free glass of wine courtesy of Cape Wines.  Donations can be made to the Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch for the Poppy Appeal during the evening.  To get a taste of what you will see and hear click here

7th December – Friday

There will be a concert at 8pm at Karaman Church with  international flautist Sefika Kutluer giving a performance of popular classics.  Admission by donation.  Complimentary wine and soft drinks during the interval.  To reserve seats Tel: 0533 877 8911.

This sounds like a nice event.

8th December – SaturdayBlack Olive logo

Children’s Christmas Fun Day at The Black Olive Café in Incesu from 10am to 2.30pm.  30TL to include lunch snacks and drinks.  Fun and games and Christmas handicrafts.  For more information call Vicki on 0533 8355133

8th December – SaturdayBlack Olive logo

The Black Olive Café will be having a Fun Musical Quiz starting at 7.30pm.  Everyone welcome.  15TL meals available.  Please book your team by calling Vicki on 0533 8355133

8th December – Saturday


NCCCT will be holding their Christmas Bazaar at the Pia Bella Hotel, Girne, starting at 11am.  There will be lots of Christmassy items to choose from so make a note in your diary for an event not to be missed.  

12th December – WednesdayOlive Press Flat Green Bowling

The Olive Press – Christmas Party.  7.30 with a carol concert starting at around 8pm followed by a buffet and then lots of entertainment.  Entry is free but please confirm if you are going to help plan the buffet.  Tel:  Martin Appleton on 0533 880 1196

14th December – FridayGrup Umut

Grup Umut will be performing at the Bedesten in Lefkoşa in aid of Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips).  The concert starts at 8pm.  Click link for programme   Please note the entrance fee will now be 15TL

14th December – FridayBlack Olive logo

Black Olive Café will be holding a Turbo Tarot event, a small taste of tarot reading for those who may like to know what 2013 has in store for them – 10TL.  Dinner will be from 7pm at 15TL.

15th December – SaturdayBlack Olive logo

Children’s Christmas Party at The Black Olive Café in Incesu with a visit from Father Christmas.  5TL entry includes snack and juice.  Lots of fun.  For more information call Vicki on 0533 8355133

15th December – SaturdayView details

Best Seller Bookshop, Karakum, between 1pm and 4pm, will be holding a book-signing by Heidi Trautmann of her new book “’Art and Creativity in North Cyprus – Volume I”.

15th December – Saturday at 3pm aaand  aa16th December – Sunday at 10am aa

Chess Board

Lapta Belediyesi will be holding a 2-day chess tournament at the Lapida Hotel, Lapta.  Registration fee 10TL, closing date to take part Thursday 13th December.  To book a place contact Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878

If you would like to stay overnight at the Lapida Hotel this can be booked with Berke or direct with the hotel on 0533 8621500

There are prizes for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th winners.

For more information click here

16th December – SundayMotorbike

The Bikers Club will be doing their last tour for 2012 from 10.30am to 4pm.  The Route will be Gonyeli Circle to Lemar Guzelyurt to Lefke where there will be lunch at Mardin Restaurant  for 30TL.


16th December – Sunday

Doğankoy Church will be holding a pre-Christmas coffee morning from 11am to 2pm.  This is a lovely venue so why not go along and meet the locals and enjoy this wonderful piece of heritage.

17th December – Monday


Due to the closeness of Christmas and the many other events taking place the NCCCT Bingo Night at the Ravine has now been CANCELLED.

Check the Events Calendar for the next Bingo Night which will now be held in the New Year.

19th December – WednesdayRBL

JK’s Lapta – Christmas Carol singing starting at 7pm.  There will be music by Big T, mince pies & mulled wine.  Fancy dress for the kids. This event is in aid of the Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch.  For further details telephone Daren on 0533 835 6114 and click here to see poster.

21st December – FridayBlack Olive logo

Christmas Fun Quiz at The Black Olive Café in Incesu starting at 7pm.  Dinner and dessert will be 20TL.  Teams must be pre-booked.  Call Vicki on 0533 8355133

23rd December – SundayDartboard

The Lapta Municipality will be holding a Darts Tournament at Olive Paradise Village, Sht. Ibrahim Nidai Caddesi, Lapta, commencing 2pm.  The entrance fee is 10YL and bookings should be made with Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878.

There will be prizes of 1st – 500TL, 2nd 300TL, 3rd – 200TL and each of the 3 winners will also have 1 night’s stay for 2 people with breakfast  at the Olive Paradise Village.

31st December – MondayOlive Press Flat Green Bowling

The Olive Press will be having a New Year’s Eve Night Party.  Retro fun and games is the theme for the evening – Mr & Mrs, Play Your Cards Right, Beetle Drive and Shove Halfpenny.  Entry is free and couples will be needed for Mr & Mrs and teams of 2 for Play Your Cards Right.   This sounds like a real fun night.  For more information call Martin Appleton on 0533 8801196


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