Events Calendar – Issue 34

2nd May 2013

By Margaret Sheard

Note:

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

3rd May – FridayTFR New

The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) are now holding their weekly Friday get-togethers at their summer venue which is Sea Point (formerly the Cabin) on the coastal road in Lapta.  It will now be from 4pm each week, everyone is welcome and if you would like to become a member why not go along and meet the Committee and some of the other members.

4th May – Saturdayten-pin bowling

10 pin Bowling Competition at King’s Bowling Leisure Centre, starting at 10am. 

For more information or to register for the event contact Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878

This event is part of the 6th Lapta Tourism Festival

4th May – SaturdayUmut Orchestra

The Umut (Hope) Orchestra will be performing at Bellapais Abbey in aid of the Hope Education and Culture Centre (Tulips).  The concert starts at 8pm and tickets are 15TL, available at Best Seller Bookshops in Karakum and Alsancak.   This promises to be a brilliant concert.  See article and video by clicking here

5th May – SundayTable Tennis

Table Tennis Tournament.  11am at the Sempati Hotel.  Entry 10TL per person. Sponsored by Lapta Municipality, Gigabyte and Hotel Sempati.

For further details contact Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878

This event is part of the 6th Lapta Tourism Festival

6th to 11th  May1Monday to Saturday

There is an exhibition of painting by Jawa Ali (The Bikers’ Biker) at the Atatűrk Cultural Centre in Lefkoşa

8th May – WednesdayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services sml

Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be holding their Afternoon Tea Talk at the Mountain View Hotel at 3pm when the speaker will be Dr Ozgur Turk from VIPMED talking about his background and the new scheme which has been set up in Girne.

SORRY BUT THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED

10th May – Friday

Al Shaheen in Karakum will be having live music with the Gypsy Brothers.  If you fancy a nice meal with some good entertainment this will be a good place to go. 

To book a table contact Imtiaz on 0533 842 2784

11th May – SaturdayBritish Residents

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

3 months must elapse between donations.

11th May – SaturdayBlack Olive logo

There will be an art exhibition by The Hermitage Art Group at The Black Olive Cafe/Studio from 10am to 1pm

For more information contact Vicki on 0533 835 5133 or email theblackolivecafe@gmail.com

12th May – SundayBicycle border

Cycle Tour.  Meet at 9am at Akcan Cycle Shop in Alsancak.  Bicycle hire is 20TL.  The tour will be in the Hisarkoy area.  To enter registration must be made by Friday 10th May.

For further details contact Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878

This event is part of the 6th Lapta Tourism Festival

14th May – TuesdayNCCCT logo

The NCCCT Coffee Morning will be at The Dome Hotel, Girne.  Make a note to go along to this very popular event.

15th May – WednesdayKANSERLOGOTURKISH sml

Carole & Sue have organised their 2nd card making day in aid of Tulips and this will be held at the Ozankoy Bookshop from 10am to 4pm.   If you are experienced or would like to learn why not go along and join with others to have a nice few hours and produce some lovely cards to be sold to raise funds for Tulips.

A buffet lunch will be available at 15TL, to book for this contact Barbara Burton on 0542 865 7916.

For any further information contact 0533 873 1693

17th May – FridayOlive Press Flat Green BowlingBowls

There will be 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.

This event is part of the 6th Lapta Tourism Festival

17th May – FridayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services

Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be holding an event at the Mountain View Hotel when John Hughes Wilson will be giving a talk about the Death of President Kennedy, it will be the 50th anniversary this year.  The event will start at 7.30pm and there will be a Buffet Supper (price to be confirmed later).

For more information contact  Jenny on 0533 876 1483

20th May – 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.

21st May – TuesdayNCCCT logo

NCCCT are hosting a lunch and mini fashion show at Le Jardin in Ҫatalkoy, 12.30 for 1pm.  Tickets are 30TL per person and can be obtained from the Heartbeat Shop or The Hut in Girne.  There is a choice of menu – Chicken & Mushroom in a brandy cream sauce, Steak Pie or a vegetarian option, the choice of dessert is Meringue Nest or Apple Crumble.  There will be clothes for sale as well.

24th May – FridayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services

Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be putting on a Tamla Motown night with DJ Mike and DJ Max at the Mountain View Hotel, Karaoğlanoğlu starting at 7.30pm.  There will also be one of the Mountain View’s excellent buffets to enjoy.  The event will be ticket only which are 25TL per person and can be obtained from Pam Schofield at The Bamboo Market on Saturday mornings, the Olive Press in Lapta or contact Mike on 0533 8305374 or Jenny on 0533 876 1483 

25th May – SaturdayBlack Olive logo

The Black Olive Cafe/Studio will be having a Curry and Cobra night with Barry Snakes playing in the garden, starting at 7.30pm.

If you want to eat it is best to book a table so please contact Vicki on 0533 835 5133 or email theblackolivecafe@gmail.com

27th May – MondayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services

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.

For more information contact Jenny on 0533 876 1483

1st June – SaturdayBritish Residents

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

3 months must elapse between donations.

8th June – SaturdayKANSERLOGOTURKISH sml

The Foreign Nationals (Barry Snakes protégés) will be performing at Jasmine Court from 8.30pm to 11.30pm.  Entry will be 15TL per person and there will also be food available for those who want to eat.  The event will be in aid of Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips).  This should be a brilliant evening.

11th June – TuesdayNCCCT logo

The NCCCT Coffee Morning will be at The Lodge in Ҫatalköy.  Make a note to go along to this very popular event.

12th June – WednesdayMusic Note

Kibris Night at the Hill Top Restaurant, Lapta/Baspinar which starts at 8pm.  There will be a menu of 20 cold mezze and 5 hot mezze and a Mixed Kebab for 40TL per person.  As well as all of this good food there is entertainment with live music, folk dancing, children’s violin performance and tap dancing.  

For further details contact Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878 

This event is part of the 6th Lapta Tourism Festival

12th June – WednesdayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services sml

Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be holding their Afternoon Tea Talk at the Mountain View Hotel at 3pm when the speaker will be Dorothy Betts who will be talking about Shadows of the Empire, her book about the Old British Cemetery in Kyrenia and some of the people buried there. 

To book for this event contact Jenny on 0533 876 1483

21st June – FridayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services sml

Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services are arranging a “Blues Brothers” act which will be coming up from the South.  Further information to be published shortly regarding venue, tickets and prices.

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 – SaturBlack Olive logodayBritish 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.