Events Calendar – Issue 29

28th March 2013

Note:

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

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
29th March – SaturdaySizzlin Snakes Almond Sports Lounge, Alsancak at 9pm live music with Barry Snakes.  Free entry and free “Sizzlin Snakes” cocktail to all customers.  10% discount on all food in the Restaurant at Almond Holiday Village if you would like a meal before enjoying the music.
30th March – SaturdayBlack Olive logo The Black Olive Cafe & Studio will be having a Children’s Easter Party starting at 2pm.  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 hereFor more details contact Berke on 0533 834 9878
31st March – SundaySPOT LOGO smlKiteBlack 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.
4th April – ThursdayKANSERLOGOTURKISH sml The Cowbridge Male Voice Choir (from Wales) will be performing at Bellapais Abbey.  The concert starts at 8pm and tickets are 15TL per person which includes a free glass of wine or soft drink.  Tickets can be obtained from the Tulips stall at Lambousa Saturday market and the Karakum and Alsancak Best Seller Bookshops. The concert is in aid of Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips). 
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.
6th April – SaturdayClay Shooting Re-scheduled event (originally 23rd March) due to bad weather.  Lapta Tourism Festival. 1st Skeet & Sporting Clay Shooting Tournament from 9am until sunset.  Entry fee 65TL.  See article for further information by clicking hereFor more details contact Berke on 0533 834 9878
7th April – SundayBicycle border 4th Lapta Municipality Cycle Tour starting at 10am from Alsancak Akcan Cycle Shop.  The route will be St Hilarion – Kozan Picnic area.  Bicycles will be available for rent at 20TL each.  There will be a meal after the cycle tour at Kozan Picnic Restaurant at 25TL per person.  Minimum age to take part 15 years old.  If anyone requires to rent a bicycle or book a meal this must be done by 5th April.  For more information contact Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878.   This event is part of the 6th Lapta Tourism Festival.
9th April – TuesdayNCCCT logo NCCCT will be holding their monthly coffee morning at The Malpas Hotel, Ҫatalköy.  Always a nice event to attend.
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 with a pianist, female singer and a trio who have a large range of songs from the 40’s to present day.  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.
12th April – Friday Don't forget the next Antique Fair is coming! Antique Collectors Fair at Chateau Lambousa from 9am to 2pm.   Contact Ian on 0533 873 0301. 
13th April – SaturdayBritish Residents The British Residents’ Association will be holding their Annual General Meeting at The Dome Hotel, Girne starting at 11am.  This will be followed by a Spring Lunch and tickets are available at the BRS stall Lambousa Market – Lapta. The Hut – Girne on Saturdays from 10am to 12 noon, and at Cafe George – Girne on Wednesdays from 10am to 12 noon.
15th April – MondayNCCCT logo NCCCT Bingo Night at The Ravine in Alsancak starting at 8pm  There is a rollover jackpot of 1,200TL.  A book of 6 cards @ 35TL. Free raffle and the famous Mars bars for the winners.  Pre-order a nice supper of Fish & Chips for 15TL when you arrive to be served at half-time.  A good evening’s entertainment.  For further information telephone Carole Lloyd on 0533 860 0357
17th April – WednesdayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be holding their monthly Afternoon Tea Talk at the Mountain View Hotel at 3pm.  The speaker will be Peter Wills whose talk is called  “Name Dropper” and will be about celebrities he has met during his career.To book a place or for further information call Brenda on 0533 840 7834 or Jenny on 0533 876 1483
18th April – ThursdayKANSERLOGOTURKISH sml Lee Hickens has organised a Tribute to George Roper entitled “The Show Must Go On”.  This will be at the Haci Ali Hotel in Lapta starting at 7pm.  There will be music from the Gipsy Brothers and Lee himself, there will also be dancing, a Quick Quiz (5TL) and an auction.  This sounds like a good night and it is hoped to raise some funds for Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips) in George’s memory. To see more about this event click here
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.
21st April – SundayKar new Lapta Turism Festival and KAR Dog Show.  This will be from 2pm to 5pm at Sunset Beach Club, Lapta.  Entry fee is 5TL and stalls are available at 30TL each.  All monies from the event will be donated to KAR.  For more details see article by clicking here.  For more information please contact Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878
21st April – SundayFishing rod Rod & Line and Spear Fishing starting at 05.30, the meeting point will be Karșiyaka Cross Roads Coffee Shop.For more information contact Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878.  This event is part of the 6th Lapta Tourism Festival.
21st April – SundayMotorcycle Motorcycle Tour followed by a concert at Sempati Hotel starting at 1.30pm where the group will be Group Garage.  Meeting points for the tour are:  10.30am Kyrenia Bikers Club11.30am Gonyeli Roundabout1pm K.A.S.K. Beach (Karșiyaka)

The route will be Lapta, Kyrenia, Gonyeli, Yilmazkoy, Camblibel, Karsiyaka, Alsancak & Lapta. 

For more information contact Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878. 

This event is part of the 6th Lapta Tourism Festival.

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.
28th April – SundayBoot Hiking Tour with guide.  Meeting points – Lapta Municipality at 8am and Sadrazamkoy at 8.30am.  The route will be around the Sadrazamkoy area.   For more information contact Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878.  This event is part of the 6th Lapta Tourism Festival.
29th April – MondayFootball Football Tournament – Group Stages and Elimination.  The venue is Lapta Football Pitch, registration fee 150TL per team.  There will be prizes of 1000TL, 500TL and 250TL.  Closing date for registration is 26th April.  For more information contact Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878.  This event is part of the 6th Lapta Tourism Festival.
1st May – WednesdayBlack Olive logo The Black Olive Cafe/Studio will be holding a May Day Fair from 12 noon.  There will be fun, food, drinks, stalls and music.  KAR will be joining the event to raise some funds for their charity.For more information contact Vicki on 0533 835 5133 or email theblackolivecafe@gmail.com
11th May – SaturdayBritish Residents BRS Blood Donor Day.  10am to 1pm at The Black Olive Cafe, Alsancak.  3 months must elapse between donations.
17th May – FridayBowlsOlive Press Flat Green Bowling Lapta Tourism Festival will be holding a flat green bowls knockout competition at The Olive Press in Lapta.  Entry is free and it will be  10TL per person for those taking part.  Registration to be made by 10th May.  To book or for further information contact 0533 880 1196.   To see more about this event click here
24th May – FridayMusic NoteOlive Press Flat Green Bowling Lapta Tourism Festival will be holding a Spot the Intro Music Quiz with 5 rounds of themed intro’s. at The Olive Press in Lapta 7.30pm for 8pm.   Entry is free and it will be 10TL per person for those taking part.  Booking is essential as places are limited.  To book or for further information contact 0533 880 1196.   To see more about this event click here 
1st June – SaturdayBritish Residents BRS Blood Donor Day.  10am to 1pm at Girne State Hospital.  3 months must elapse between donations.
6th July – SaturdayChildren 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.