Events Calendar – Issue 57

24th October 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.

 

25th October – FridaySOS Childrens Villages 2 Faure’s Requiem at Bellapais Abbey at 8pm with the Lefkoșa Municipality Orchestra and the Kyrenia Chamber Choir.  Programmes for admission can be obtained from Bridget Kerr by contacting 0533 848 6038 The event is in aid of the SOS Children’s Village. 
25th October – FridayTulips logo english Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips) – Pink Day The Stumble Inn, Lapta  – Pink Night – payment for every draught Efes and Becks bought between 8pm and 9pm will go into the charity box.  There will be entertainment and a BBQ from 7.30pm to 10pm. Corner House Restaurant, Ozankoy – Pink Night.Quiz night and they are asking everyone to wear pink and donate 5TL to Tulips.  There will be a prize for the music quiz and all money raised from that quiz will be donated to Tulips.  There will also be a prize for the best dressed “Pink” person.Enjoy pink cocktails, pink wine and anything else they can think of – pink.  There will also be a donation to Tulips from sales of these drinks. 

 

25th October – FridayMusic Note The Almond Lounge in Alsancak will be having live music and prize draw every Friday and this week there will be an Andrew Sings….. Variety Night.  Prize draw tickets will be on sale.   Entry to the Almond Lounge is free 
26th October – SaturdayBellapais Abbey garden, a place of mystery and romance Piano Recital by Gulseren Sadak at Bellapais Abbey at 8.30pm.  There will be a chance to hear this world concert pianist playing 2 Arabesques and pieces by Chopin.  Tickets are 30TL and are available at Deniz Plaza shops, The Dome Hotel, Hotel Bellapais Gardens, Kybele Restaurant and the Bellapais Ticket Office. 
26th October – SaturdayBritish Residents BRS Blood Donor Day.  10am to 1pm at Girne State Hospital. 3 months must elapse between donations. 
26th October – SaturdayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be holding a fun packed “Relive the 60’s Night” at The Mountain View Hotel starting at 7.30pm.  Tickets are 50TL per person and include a buffet supper and local drinks from 8pm to 11pm.  Entertainment will be by Werner and his Steam Machine with also some old favourites sung by Jan and Mike. To book visit Lambousa Saturday market or call Brenda on 0533 840 7834 or Jenny on 0533 876 1483 
26th October – SaturdayBlack Olive logo The Black Olive Cafe/Studio will be holding a children’s Halloween party from 3.30pm.  Fun and games for the children and parents too!  Prizes for best boy and girl in fancy dress.  Food available and the bar will be open (for the adults). For further information contact Vicki on 0533 835 5133 or email theblackolivecafe@gmail.com  
26th October – SaturdayTulips logo english Billy J Redif will be performing at Cafe George in Girne from 8pm as part of the Pink Day Campaign.  Remember to wear pink or you will be fined 10TL for Tulips. 
28th October – MondayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be holding their quiz night at The Ravine in Alsancak starting at 7.30pm.  15TL with a fish and chips or chicken shish supper.  Now’s the chance to use your brain power and see if your team can be tops. To book please call   Brenda on 0533 840 7834 or Jenny on 0533 876 1483 
28th October to 2nd November.  Monday to SaturdayArt palette Lefkoşa Atatürk Cultural Center will be holding an art exhibition of oil paintings organized by the health workers of Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital.  The exhibition will be inaugurated by Dr. Filiz Besim the Chair of Cyprus Turkish Doctors’ Union. The exhibition can be visited until the 2nd November 2013.    
29th October – TuesdayQuill Pen The Girne Writers Guild is presenting “Evening of Radio Nostalgia” at Tervetuloa Restaurant, Alsancak starting at 8pm. 
29th October – TuesdayTulips logo english Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips) will be holding a card making day at Pine Bay Hotel in Karaoğlanoğlu between 10.30am and 3.30pm.  There will be lunch available of Omelette & Chips or Toasted Sandwich & Chips or salad for 15TL (a donation of 5TL to be made to Tulips).   Equipment and materials will be available but experienced card makers are welcome to come and show how it is done and help the novices. If you would like to go along please email caroletulips@yahoo.com or telephone Sue or Carole on 0533 870 2281 or 0533 873 1693 and also confirm if you would like to have lunch. 
30th October – WednesdayMusic Note There will be entertainment at Rafters Restaurant in Ozankoy with Andrew Sings…..   the theme is a variety night with popular ballads and dance hits from across 6 decades – covering soul, Motown, swing, disco, pop, country, rock ‘n’ roll, doo-wop etc.   Sounds good to me. This is a new duo to North Cyprus who are becoming very popular. To book a table contact Abbas on 0533 849 7512 
1st November – FridayMusic Note The Almond Lounge in Alsancak will be having live music and prize draw every Friday and this week Andrew Sings….. a Rat Pack & Friends Theme Night -.  Prize draw tickets will be on sale.   Entry to the Almond Lounge is free 
1st November – FridayQuiz The Black Olive Cafe/Studio will be holding a  Fun Quiz with a Halloween theme.  Starting at 7pm.  15tl to include supper….Please book your teams by contacting Vicki on 0533 835 5133 or email theblackolivecafe@gmail.com

2nd November – SaturdayRBL Logo The Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch, Poppy Ball will be at the Vuni Palace Hotel, Karakum starting at 7pm.  4-course meal with unlimited local drinks from 7.30pm to midnight. Tickets 110TL for members and 120TL non-members available from the RBL stall at Lambousa Saturday market, to reserve phone 0533 859 2451.  Dress code : Black tie/lounge suits.   There will be music by the Rock and Roll Rebels plus a late night disco with DJ Max and a raffle and auction will also take place during the evening. A very popular event, so don’t delay in reserving tickets. 
2nd and 3rd November.. Saturday and SundayDate Palm sml The Lefke Date Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday 2nd and 3rd November.  There will be stalls, music and dancing and there will be a Dates Tour in the town at 12:00 o’clock on both days, the English speaking guides will show the date trees to the visitors. Meeting at Festival Area.
Change of date – 2nd November.(9th November – Saturday)Black Olive logoBritish Residents BRS Blood Donor Day.  10am to 1pm at The Black Olive Cafe, Alsancak.   3 months must elapse between donations. 
2nd November – SaturdayBicycle border Lapta Belediyesi will be holding one of their very popular cycle tours.   Meet at the Lapta Municipality at 1.30pm and the tour will start at 2pm.  The route will be Lapta/Karsiyaka/Lapta.  If anyone wants to hire a bicycle through Akcan Cycle Shop, please contact Berke Ertopaloglu on 0533 834 9878 by Thursday 31st October. 
8th November – FridayMusic Note The Almond Lounge in Alsancak will be having live music and prize draw every Friday.  This week there will be a Tribute to The Beatles and The Rolling Stones with Barry Snakes. Prize draw tickets will be on sale.   Entry to the Almond Lounge is free 
8th November – FridayMusic Note 70’s Nostalgia night at The Black Olive Cafe.  Great night to be had. 70’s Music 70’s food (fancy dress) Entertainment provided by Andrew sings…..Please book your places for food call 0533 835 5133
9th November – SaturdayKar new sml Bonfire Night at Lambousa Market site.  Gates open at 5pm.  The bonfire will be lit at 6.30pm and the fireworks will be around 7.30pm (to be confirmed by the Fire Service).  Food and drink will be available throughout the evening and there will be games, stalls and entertainment for all.All proceeds from the games and stalls will be donated to Kyrenia Animal Rescue.Entrance is by advance tickets bought at Lambousa Market – 12.50TL for adults and 10TL for children.  Or on the night entrance is 15TL.There will be plenty of parking available.For more information please telephone 0533 8624662
9th November – SaturdayRBL Logo The Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch, Poppy Walk will start and finish at JK’s in Lapta, starting at 11am.  The route of 5km and 10km will include the new coastal footpath, by kind permission of the Lapta Belediyesi.  The event is being sponsored by JK’s and Dağli Sigorta.   Registration and sponsorship forms can be obtained from the RBL stall at Lambousa Market or from the Courtyard Inn, Karakum. 
10th November – SundayRBL Logo Remembrance Sunday at the Old British Cemetery followed by lunch at The Ship Inn.     
12th November – TuesdayNCCCT logo The NCCCT will be holding their November Coffee Morning at Di Figaro in Karaoglanoglu starting at 10.30am.  This looks like another lovely venue for this event. There will be stalls selling all sorts of items and with Christmas not too far away this may be a good opportunity to look for some early Christmas presents. 
13th November – WednesdayRBL The Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch, will be hold their Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Deniz Kizi Hotel in Alsancak, starting at 5pm. 
13th November – WednesdayTulips logo english There will be a fundraising event for Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips) at Cengiz’s Restaurant, Alkan Village, Esentepe.  This will be a Race Night with the first race starting at 7.30pm.  20TL will include Chicken & Chips, Fish & Chips or a Vegetarian option and a donation will be made to Tulips.  Booking essential with a deposit by calling Cengiz on 0533 869 7512. If you want to be an Owner/Jockey please contact Ivor on 0533 839 5380 but note that slots are going fast. All welcome, including non-diners, but as dining spaces are limited you would be wise to book early. This should be a good night so why not go along and have a flutter. 
13th November – WednesdayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services The Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be holding their Afternoon Tea Talk at 3pm and the speaker will be Steve Sydenham talking about the subject he didn’t have time for at his last talk – “the Ugly” which will be covering some of the less than nice people and celebrities in the motor racing world.  This should be very amusing and interesting. There is of course the nice afternoon tea and the raffle plus Mike’s goodie bag to look forward to as well. To book your place contact Brenda on 0533 840 7834 or Jenny on 0533 876 1483 
15th November – FridayMusic Note The Almond Lounge in Alsancak will be having live music and prize draw every Friday and this week there will be an Andrew Sings Variety Night.  Prize draw tickets will be on sale.  Entry to the Almond Lounge is free 
18th November – MondayNCCCT logo NCCCT Bingo at the Ravine in Alsancak starting at 8pm.  The rollover jackpot stands at 800TL.  35TL for a book of bingo sheets and a chance of a mini Mars or Snickers Bar for winning lines or a house and of course there is the free raffle as well.   Come along and have a nice Fish & Chip meal and an enjoyable evening’s bingo with Carole and Mike. For further information contact Carole Lloyd on 0533 8600357 
22nd November – FridayMusic Note The Almond Lounge in Alsancak will be having live music and prize draw every Friday and this week there will be an Evening with Tom and Engelbert – Andrew Sings…..   Prize draw tickets will be on sale.   Entry to the Almond Lounge is free 
29th November – FridayMusic Note The Almond Lounge in Alsancak will be having live music and prize draw every Friday and this week there will be an Unplugged and Plugged Evening with Barry Snakes.    Prize draw tickets will be on sale.   Entry to the Almond Lounge is free 
7th and 8th December.. Saturday and SundayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services The Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be opening their “Santa’s Grotto” at the Mountain View Hotel for the local schools and all children who would like to come along and visit Santa.  This is going to be a superb grotto which will delight children of all ages.
10th and 11th December.. Tuesday and WednesdayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services The Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be holding their Christmas Singalong at the Mountain View Hotel.  This is always a popular event so book early to avoid disappointment.   More details to follow soon. Contact Brenda on 0533 840 7834 or Jenny on 0533 876 1483 
18th December – WednesdayDogankoy Church The group who look after the upkeep of Dogankoy Church have arranged a pre-Christmas lunch at 1pm at Al Shaheen Restaurant in Karakum.  This will be 35TL per person and consists of a 2-course meal followed by tea/coffee and a liqueur.