Events Calendar – Issue 40

14th June 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.

Message from Berke Ertopaloglu –Lapta Tourism Festival

Due to the sudden loss of our friend and our villager Tahsin Akıner all the festival activities this weekend have been postponed to the following dates:

Cake and Dessert competition. –  22nd of June

Beach Football   –  29th & 30th June

Motocross & Quad bike   –  23rd of June

Voice of Lapta  –   7th of July

Darts Tournament  –  5th & 6th of July

16th June – SundayMusic Note You can see Devon (aka Mr Rodeo) at Soyz Bar in Catalkoy from 6.30pm.  A good night of entertainment with country music and old favourites for dancing.  Some of the Phoenix Line Dancers will be there and will be sure to take to the floor and show how line dancing should be done.
17th June – MondayNCCCT logo NCCCT Bingo Night at The Ravine in Alsancak starting at 8pm.  There is a rollover jackpot of 1,200TL so who knows this may be your lucky night.   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
17th June – MondayKar new sml There will be a quiz night at The Meadows Restaurant in Girne in aid of Kyrenia Animal Rescue (KAR) and Doğanköy Church.  Tickets are 25TL each which includes a 2-course meal or if you just want to attend the quiz it will be 10TL.   To reserve places contact Mick on 0533 877 4537 or Paula on 0533 830 3256.     For more information and to see poster click here
19th June – WednesdayMusic Note Another chance to see Devon (aka Mr Rodeo) at Rafters Restaurant in Ozankoy so why not have a nice meal and listen to some country music and some of your old favourites to dance to.  Some of the Phoenix Line Dancers will be there and will be up on the floor to show how line dancing should be done.  This will be a really good night’s entertainment.
20th to 23rd June..Thursday to SundayPoster The 6th Lapta Tourism Festival has reached its peak and there is a programme of events being held in Lapta over a 3 day period.  To see the programme click here.   For any more information contact Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878
21st June – FridayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services have arranged an 60’s Night at The Mountain View Hotel starting at 7.30pm. There will be a “Blues Brothers” act which will be coming up from the South and there will also be Steam Machine with Werner.  The event will be 65TL per person including a Buffet Supper and all local drinks between 7.30pm and 11pm.  To book for this event contact Brenda on 0533 840 7834 or Jenny on 0533 876 1483
21st June – FridayKar new sml KAR will be holding their Midsummer Lunch at The Veranda Restaurant in Karaoğlanoğlu starting at 1pm.  Luncheon Vouchers are 40TL per person and are available from Lambousa Market or the KAR office in Karakum or to reserve a place telephone 0533 869 4098
22nd June – Saturday..(Note: This was previously to have been held on 15th June)Cake & Dessert Poster  Lapta Tourism Festival will be holding a Cake and Dessert Competition at the Sempati Hotel, Lapta starting at 4pm.  There will be a 10TL entry fee and prizes will be awarded to the winner.  To see poster click here...For more information contact Berke Ertopaloglu on 0533 834 9878
22nd June – SaturdayBlack Olive logo The Black Olive Cafe will be holding “Glastonvicki” music festival.  This sounds like a good event.   For more information contact Vicki on 835 5133 or email theblackolivecafe@gmail.com
23rd June – SundaySPOT LOGO sml Lapta Tourism Festival will be holding a Rafts Against Rubbish Race starting at 10am at K.A.S.K. Plaj, Karsiyaka.  There will also be a Tug of War and Children’s sandcastle competition.  50TL entry for teams of 4.   For further details see poster by clicking here.   For booking a team or more information contact Berke Ertopaloglu on 0533 834 9878 or Cem Tayyareci on 0533 851 9224
24th June – MondayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be holding their monthly quiz at The Ravine in Alsancak so why not test your brain and have a few laughs.  15TL will give you supper of Fish & Chips or Shish and a good night’s entertainment.  To book your team contact Brenda on 0533 840 7834 or Jenny on 0533 876 1483
28th June – FridayMusic Note Al Shaheen in Karakum will be having an entertainment night when the Gipsy Brothers will be performing.  Why not treat yourself to a nice meal and be entertained at the same time.  To book a table contact Imtiaz on 0392 815 7390 or 0533 842 2784
28th & 29th June  – Friday and SaturdayKADS colour logo KADS will be presenting an evening of comedy sketches etc. entitled Absolute Kads and Bounders at the Girne Municipality Culture Centre Theatre.  The performances start at 7.30pm and tickets which are 15TL can be obtained at the Wednesday Market or Chateau Lambousa Saturday Market.  The Saturday performance is virtually sold out but there are still seats available for Friday 28th.
30th June – SundayRBL1-202x300 The Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch are holding an Armed Forces Day Celebration event at The Courtyard in Karakum from 1pm to 6pm.  There will be stalls, games and entertainment.  English and Indian meals and snacks will be available throughout the day.  Entrance is by ticket @ 5TL which can be obtained from the RBL stall at the Lambousa Saturday market.
5th and 6th July – Friday and Saturday..(Note:  This was previously to have been held on 15th and 16th June)Dartboard Lapta Tourism Festival will be holding a Darts Tournament at the Manolya Hotel, Lapta starting at 7pm.  There is a 10TL entry fee and prizes will be awarded to the winners.  For more information see poster by clicking here.  To book or for more information contact Berke Ertopaloglu on 0533 834 9878
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.  Tickets are 50TL and are now on sale at Cafe George in Girne, Property Centre Lapta, and DVD shop in Catalkoy.
10th July – WednesdayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be holding their monthly Afternoon Tea Talk at 3pm at the Mountain View Hotel.  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 Brenda on 0533 840 7834 or Jenny on 0533 876 1483
15th July – MondayNCCCT logo NCCCT Bingo Night at The Ravine in Alsancak starting at 8pm.  There will be a rollover jackpot of 1,200TL if this is not won at the June event.  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 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 – SaturdayBlack Olive logoBritish 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.