Events Calendar – Issue 25

28 February 2013

Note:

See our separate Regular Events Calendar for all of the regular weekly events which may be of interest to you.

2nd March – Saturday

Five Fingers Restaurant, Ozanköy.  Monthly Quiz. 8pm start.  15TL includes supper of Chicken & Leek Pie.

For further details and bookings Tel: 0533 845 8278

2nd March – SaturdayBlack Olive logo

There are still some places left for the Tarot Day at The Black Olive Cafe/Studio in Incesu (Alsancak).  

If you would like to book a place contact Vicki on 0533 835 5133 or email theblackolivecafe@gmail.com

2nd March – SaturdayBritish Residents BRS Blood Donor Day.  10am to 1pm at The Girne State Hospital.3 months must elapse between donations.
3rd March – Sunday

The 3rd traditional Hisarköy Village Orchid Walk will be held starting at 10am.   For more details contact :

Can Polat Semi on 0533 865 3931

Mustafa Aktug on 0533 851 5270

Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878 (English speaking)

6th March – WednesdayTFR New

The Foreign Residents in the TRNC will be holding a bowling competition at King’s Pin Leisure Centre starting at 1pm.  TFR have named this Bowling Cup of the Nations.  6TL per person per game or 13TL per person for 1 game, pizza and a beverage.

8th March – FridayBird

8pm at Bellapais Abbey.  3 Russian artists, Pjotr Meshvinski (cello) Leonid Rabinovich (viola) and Rauf Kasimov (piano) reunite after 30 years and celebrate with a joint recital.  Tickets 30TL from Deniz Plaza (Kyrenia & Nicosia), Bestseller Bookshop in Kyrenia, Kybele Restaurant in Bellapais, Bellapais Abbey Ticket Office.  The concert is in support of Kușkor, the North Cyprus Society for the Protection of Birds and Nature.

9th March – SaturdayBlack Olive logo

Black Olive Cafe & Studio have a Children’s Fun Day 10am to 2.30pm.  30TL.  For more information contact Vicki on  0533 835 5133 or email theblackolivecafe@gmail.com

10th March – SundayBicycle border

Lapta Tourism Festival.  3rd Cycle Challenge starting at 10am from Akcan Cycle Shop in Alsancak.  The route for the challenge will be Alsancak/Lapta/Karşiyaka.  See article for further information by clicking here

To book cycles or meal tel: Berke on 0533 834 9878

 

12th March – TuesdayNCCCT logo

The NCCCT will be holding their monthly coffee morning at Jasmine Court, Girne.  10am to noon,  A lovely venue for this very popular event.   NCCCT are looking for volunteers to help in the Heartbeat Shop in Girne so if you have some spare time they would love to hear from you.  Please contact Ron Brown – 0548 885 0404 or Mehmet – 0533 841 8223

13th March – WednesdayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services

Welcome back the Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services Afternoon Tea Talks.  3pm at The Mountain View Hotel and the speaker will be Steve Sydenham  with a talk “Characters from the Motor Racing World, the Good the Bad and the Ugly”.  We understand Mike has a new source of salt and pepper pots so beware! 

14th to 16th March –Thursday/Friday/SaturdayRBL

The Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch are proud to present a 3-night music and dance show – Broadway and Beyond directed by Mark Lake.  This will be at the Girne Cultural Centre and curtain up will be 7.45pm.  For further information see poster or telephone 0533 859 2451.  Friday and Saturday night are almost sold out but there are still some seats available for the Thursday night performance.  The Box Office and Events Secretary will not be taking any more bookings after 12 noon on 9th March.

 

15th March – FridayBird

7.30pm at the Bedesten, Nicosia.   3 Russian artists, Pjotr Meshvinski (cello) Leonid Rabinovich (viola) and Rauf Kasimov (piano) reunite after 30 years and celebrate with a joint recital.  Tickets 25TL from Deniz Plaza (Kyrenia & Nicosia), Bestseller Bookshop in Kyrenia, Kybele Restaurant in Bellapais, Bellapais Abbey Ticket Office.  The concert is in support of Kușkor, the North Cyprus Society for the Protection of Birds and Nature.

 

16th March – SaturdayHope Orchestra

There will be a Hope Orchestra Concert (Umut Orkestrasi Konseri) at 8pm at the Yakin Dogu Universitesi, Ataturk Kultur ve Kongre Merkezi.

16th & 17th March Saturday & SundayTulips roadside display

Tepebașı Tulip Festival starting at 10.30am.  This annual event is very popular and there will be stalls with local crafts and traditional food.  Folk dancing and a chance to see the Phoenix Line Dancers giving a display of their dancing.

18th March – MondayNCCCT logo

NCCCT Bingo Night at The Ravine, Alsancak.  A book of 6 cards @ 35TL. Free raffle and the famous Mars bars for the winners.  The rollover jackpot stands at 1,200TL so why not come along – you may be the lucky winner.

For further information telephone Carole Lloyd on 0533 860 0357

18th March – MondayRBL

RBL Quiz Night at Deniz Kizi Hotel, Alsancak starting at 7pm. Supper available of Burger & Chips or Chicken Curry & Rice for 15TL or for the quiz only 5TL.

Contact Jan Marsh with team entries by email events@rblkyrenia.com or by telephone on 0533 859 2451.

Bookings can also be made at the RBL Stall at Chateau Lambousa Saturday market.

19th March – TuesdayKANSERLOGOTURKISH sml

Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips) have a “card making” day at the Ravine Bar & Restaurant, Alsancak between 10.30am and 4 pm.  Volunteers are needed to help to re-cycle the cards, especially people with card making experience.  A lunch of chicken Goujons & Chips, Fish & Chips or Meze will be available for 15TL (5TL of this will be donated to Tulips by The Ravine).  Please contact tulipscarole@yahoo.com or telephone 0533 873 1693 if you can help or just go along and see what you can do to assist.

 

21st March – ThursdayRBL

Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch – 12.30pm Deniz Kizi Hotel, Alsancak

Speakers Lunch – Bomb Disposal in the Modern Army – Afghanistan and Northern Ireland given by Captain Carl Griffiths of the Royal Logistics Corps, 11 Regiment EOD.  Roast Chicken Lunch at 1pm at 25TL.  Donations for the talk welcomed.  To reserve a place contact the Events Secretary at events@rblkyrenia.com or telephone 0533 859 2451

23rd March – SaturdayClay Shooting

Lapta Tourism Festival. 1st Skeet & Sporting Clay Shooting Tournament from 9am until sunset.  Entry fee 65TL. See article for further information by clicking here.  Last date for entry is 22nd March.

For more details contact Berke on 0533 834 9878

 

23rd March – Saturday

Five Fingers Restaurant, Ozanköy.  Meal with after dinner speaker – John Hughes Wilson with a previously unheard subject.  Details to follow soon or Tel: 0533 845 8278

23rd/24th March – Saturday/SundayQuigong

There will be an Energy Weekend  of Qigong and Tai Chi at Balci Plaza (between Yeni Erenkoy and Dipkarpaz).  For further details email Tarik Tekman on tariktekman@gmail.com  Look out for our article about this event which will be published shortly.

25th March – MondayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services

The Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be holding their monthly quiz night at The Ravine in Alsancak. 7pm for a 7.30pm start.  15TL includes a meal of Fish & Chips or Chicken Shish, which can be chosen on the night.

29th March – FridayBlack Olive logo

The Black Olive Cafe will be having an Easter Fun Quiz.  For more information contact Vicki on  0533 835 5133 or email theblackolivecafe@gmail.com

30th March – SaturdayBlack Olive logo

The Black Olive Cafe & Studio will be having a Children’s Easter Party.  For more information contact Vicki on  0533 835 5133 or email theblackolivecafe@gmail.com

31st March – SundaySprint Triathlon

Lapta Tourism Festival.  Sprint Triathlon Race at K.A.S.K. Guzelyali (Karşiyaka) Beach.  See article for further information by clicking here

For more details contact Berke on 0533 834 9878

 

31st March – SundayKiteBlack Olive logo

Lapta Municipality SPOT Fun Run and Kite Show.  Fun Run at 10am – distances 5km and 10km along the Lapta coastal walk path.  Kite Show at 12.30.  For more information contact Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878

The Black Olive Cafe will be there selling a variety of sandwiches, coffee and cakes and Michelle will be selling kites.

5th April – FridayOlive Press Flat Green Bowling

The Olive Press will be holding a Spot the Intro Quiz starting at 8pm.  Should be a good night’s entertainment.

11th April – ThursdayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services

The Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be holding their Annual Ball at the Rocks Hotel, Girne.    Tickets will be 120TL per person and includes a 4-course meal and local drinks.  There will be live music and entertainment.  Dress – Black Tie/Lounge Suit.  To book for this very popular annual event call Brenda on 0533 840 7834 or Jenny on 0533 876 1483 or call at the stall at Lambousa Saturday market. Tickets are selling fast.

20th April – SaturdayKANSERLOGOTURKISH sml

This will be the 3rd Esentepe Fun Run and will be in memory of George Roper who died in 2012 and was the instigator of the original event to raise funds for Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips). The route will take the “old shore” road between the Carrington main office (co-located with Magic Bar) and the main junction to Esentepe.  The runs will be 2k starting at 10am (registration 08.30), 10k starting at 11am (registration 9am) and 5k starting at 12 noon (registration 9.30am).  The 2k and 5k will be on the shore route and the 10k will follow the same route but will have 40m on the main road.

See Esentepe Fun Run and Fun Day Latest Update by clicking here.

20th April – SaturdayBritish Residents

BRS Blood Donor Day.  10am to 1pm at Lambousa Market, Lapta.

3 months must elapse between donations.

24th April – WednesdayOlive Press Flat Green Bowling

The Olive Press will be celebrating their 1st birthday with a bowls competition from 9am until around 4pm and in the evening there will be a party starting at 8pm.  Tickets will firstly be available to members but after 22nd February any remaining tickets will be available to anyone who would like to attend. 

27th April – SaturdayKANSERLOGOTURKISH sml

The George Roper Fun Day.  This will be an afternoon and evening event at King’s Bar, Turtle Beach, Esentepe and will include a grand auction, 4 live bands, line dancing, raffle and a buffet at 10TL per person.   See Latest Update for the Fun Run and Fun Day by clicking here.

11th May – SaturdayBritish Residents

BRS Blood Donor Day.  10am to 1pm at The Black Olive Cafe, Alsancak. 

3 months must elapse between donations.

1st June – SaturdayBritish Residents

BRS Blood Donor Day.  10am to 1pm at Girne State Hospital.

3 months must elapse between donations.

6th July – Saturday Children in need foundation

The Children in Need Foundation have arranged a brilliant 2-hour concert to be held at the Girne Amphitheatre featuring Legend, Bob Marley & The Wailers Tribute Band.   This is a definite must for those who will be in the TRNC in July.  For more information click here and look out for more details in future Events Calendars.

21st September – SaturdayBritish Residents BRS Blood Donor Day.  10am to 1pm at Lambousa Market, Lapta.3 months must elapse between donations.
26th October – SaturdayBritish Residents BRS Blood Donor Day.  10am to 1pm at Girne State Hospital.3 months must elapse between donations.
2nd November – SaturdayRBL Logo

The Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch, Poppy Ball.

More details later.

9th November – SaturdayBritish Residents

BRS Blood Donor Day.  10am to 1pm at The Black Olive Cafe, Alsancak. 

3 months must elapse between donations.

9th November – SaturdayRBL Logo The Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch, Poppy Walk.More details later.
10th November – SundayRBL Logo Remembrance Sunday at the Old British Cemetery followed by lunch at The Ship Inn.  More details later.