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Community Happenings is an opportunity for all clubs, businesses, hotels, restaurants and entertainment outlets to inform the Pattaya Mail’s readers what new “happenings” are coming up. Send us your happening by email to: [email protected] or by fax 038 427 596.

Announcements

This month the North Star Library features the latest Harry Potter book. The children and teenagers’ room will run a Harry Potter theme with movies on Saturdays and Sundays. The whole series of books is now available for borrowing in both Thai and English. The latest book is not yet translated into Thai, but will be in the library as soon as it is released. Book readings continue on Saturdays for children in both Thai and English. The library has an interesting range of fiction and reference books, including some out of print early Thai books. The extensive video library is now available for rent, and has some excellent old movies, classics, as well as modern movies. Thursday afternoon activities include mahjong playing, from 1 p.m. onwards. There is a fee to join the library, on a 6 monthly or 12 monthly basis. A fee of 50 baht applies for non-members. North Star Library is located on Sukhumvit Road, south of the Vocational College.

Calling All Vendors! The Pattaya International Ladies Club will be the host for a big Holiday Bazaar at the Royal Cliff Beach Resort on October 8. PILC says, “We are planning the bazaar right now and because we would like to see some new vendors among the old ones, we are asking for your help.” If you are a vendor and you would like to join the PILC holiday bazaar this year please contact Helle Rants้n 01 63 68 165, email: [email protected] or Avinder 01 862 9452 [email protected]

Clubs

The main speaker at the Pattaya City Expats Club meeting on Sunday September 4 will be Thor Halland, PCEC governing board member who will continue his account of the history of Siam. This will be the third in his series of talks about the events leading up to the development of Thailand as we now know it. The meeting commences at 10.30 a.m. and a buffet breakfast is available from 9.30. As usual the meeting is held in Henry J. Bean’s Restaurant in the grounds of the Amari Orchid Resort at the north end of Pattaya Beach Road. Every one is welcome to attend this regular weekly opportunity of sharing information of help to all foreigners living in or visiting this wonderful country. For more information about the club and its informal meetings covering many topics during the week check the website at www.pattaya cityexpatsclub.com

The Pattaya International Ladies Club September luncheon will be at La Quinta in the Horseshoe Point Resort & Country Club on Tuesday September 6, from 10.30 a.m. - 2 p.m. The guest speaker will be Gregory Barton, sponsor of the Lulu and Daisy Goat Farm in Pattaya. Please confirm your reservations with Sharon Tibbitts at 06 0956928, [email protected] or [email protected] The coffee morning will be held at Art Cafe on Tuesday September 20 from 10.30 a.m. till midday.

The Charity Club of Pattaya meets in the Queen Victoria Inn every Sunday from 1 p.m. till 3 p.m. - all welcome. Call Malcolm 09 744 1040 or Christina 09 545 4185 for details.

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) E.S. Hamilton Post 9876 officially meets the second Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. at the Hog’s Breath Saloon, Soi Batman. Other Tuesdays, interested persons generally meet there for lunch and catch up on the latest community news. Operating hours are 8 a.m. till 5 p.m. daily, closed on Sunday. For further information please call the Hog’s Breath at 038 423 462, email: [email protected] or visit the website: www.vfwpost9876.org

The Rotary Club Eastern Seaboard’s weekly luncheon meeting is at Pattaya Marriott Resort & Spa. Meetings are on Tuesdays, beginning at 12:30. Past President Martin Brands: [email protected] mobile 01 795 76476.

The Dutch Expats Club Pattaya (NVP) meets the last Thursday of every month at Dolphin Apartments, Soi 20, South Pattaya Road. They also have groups for bridge, computers, Thai language, fishing, literature and much more. For more information email: [email protected]

Scandinavian Expats Pattaya meet the second Sunday of every month. For details contact John tel. 01 523 6080 or Per tel. 07 083 3834.

Dining

The Bay Italian Restaurant, Bar & Terrace, Dusit Resort Pattaya launches its new menu in September. Chef Maurizio Menconi utilized his 15 years of culinary experience to whip up a modern a la carte menu for this chic Italian restaurant. Indulge in the fresh new Italian creations at The Bay with your choice of air-conditioned or al fresco dining 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Bon appetito! For reservations, please call 0 3842 5611-7 ext. 2270.

The Montien Hotel, Pattaya is continuing their Theme Buffet Evenings. Tuesdays - Verandah Coffee Shop for the Asian buffet dinner from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Adults 420 baht ++, children 220 baht ++. On Wednesdays-La Mer Restaurant has a Mediterranean buffet dinner 6.30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Adults 450 baht ++, children 250 baht ++. Friday’s at the Verandah Coffee Shop it’s a BBQ & Seafood buffet dinner 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Adults 500 baht ++ and children 280 baht ++. On Saturdays the Verandah Coffee Shop lays out an international buffet dinner 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Adults 450 baht ++ and children 250 baht ++. Pamper yourself with the exceptional variety of all-you-eat favourites, dazzlingly laid out for an evening of leisurely dining. For reservations please call 038 428 155 ext 1620-1 or email: [email protected]

Queen M’s Scandinavian pub & restaurant is now open for lunch and dinner, serving some of the best from the Thai, Scandinavian and international kitchen. Some of their favourites are meatballs, minced beefsteak, pork chops, steaks, codfish, and casserole, all served with mashed or boiled potatoes, brown or b้arnaise sauce and veggies. They also serve Scandinavian style hot-dogs and hamburgers, and of course their famous smorgasbord. Queen M’s is located on Naklua Road, Soi 12, just 100 meters up the soi.

Enjoy a special gourmet dinner set at Casa Pascal Restaurant. A full choice of appetizers, main meal and desserts with red or white during your meal for just 1,050++ baht or enjoy unlimited beverages for 2,100++ baht. Be sure to book your table. Casa Pascal Restaurant, Pattaya Second Road, in front of the Marriott Resort, tel. 038 723 660. For more information visit: www.restaurant-pattaya.com

The Lanna Coffee Shop at the Thai Garden Resort is offering more value for money with their daily changing set menu prepared by their European chef Marcus. The chef prepares a choice of two menus per day, one European and one Thai. Both consist of a 5-course meal which is available at only 250 baht ++. The Lanna Coffee Shop is open daily and the menus are served from 11.30 a.m. until 11.30 p.m. Enjoy your meal and get value for your money at the Thai Garden Resort.

Jameson’s the Irish Pub has a host of Daily Specials! Don’t miss out on Jameson’s new Thursday night special. Enjoy the Sirloin Steak Night Thursday Special complete with homemade soup, bread and butter, sirloin steak, served with baked potato, corn on the cob, coleslaw, salad and Jameson’s chocolate mousse. A complete 3-course dinner for 150 baht. So don’t miss out; drop in to Jameson’s the Irish Pub, Soi Sukrudee (Soi A.R.), Pattaya, email: [email protected] Website: www.jamesons-pattaya.com

Fusion Cuisine at the Tide Resort, Bangsaen presents a special menu throughout September and October, giving you the chance to try some favourites at the German Corner with dishes such as Berliner eisben mit sauerkraut, westfaelischer linseneneitpot mit mett wurst and bauernvesper plate. Saturday’s fusion cuisine has an international buffet for just 299 baht per person and is open daily from 6 a.m. to 2 a.m. Call the Tide Resort Bangsaen for more information and reservations on 038 399 200.

Have you taken a bite of a meat pie lately and found a large empty hole? Not at Tropical Bert’s (Beach Road and Soi Regent Marina). Bert’s pies are all now made on the premises with the best of ingredients and filled to the brim. They include steak and kidney, beef and vegetable, chicken and mushroom; these are complimented with large Cornish pasties and their most popular product: large potato, cheese and onion pasty all being made with puff pastry. They also have great all day breakfasts along with cod and chips and a full range of pub grub. Golf is now on Tuesdays and Fridays, just call in the bar to sign on. Regular quiz nights are on Sunday and Monday. Coming soon to compliment the Draught Guinness and Tiger, Draught Bass Bitter so you won’t have to spend all day on the amber nectar! You can have a good old pint of English Bitter as well; watch this space for more details.

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Food promotions schedule
Dear P'Poo,
First of all, i have to say sorry that i send the Food Festivals to you today because my server was down yesterday...And hope you and your team are fine ; )

 
This is the schedule of our Festival in September.
 
2-7 September 2005        Mediterrenion Food  Festival at Kanary Bay Rayong
12-18 September 2005    French Food Festival at Kanary Bay Sriracha
19-25 September 2005    French Food Festival at Kameo House Sriracha
 

P'Poo ka, Chef Phillipe will be in Kameo House Sriracha since 23 August 2005, hence, if you can arrange your team to taste some of Mediterrenion Food there (or French as well), it would be great ka !  ; )

And in the begining time of September, i would like to invite you and your team again to visit Kanary Bay Rayong...

We have new studio building and new meeting room. 'We are ready to be a perfect lovely place of Wedding party!' (and meeting) is one of the message i would like to promote in this moment ka..

 P'Poo ka, please advice me your idea of possibility and i'm ready in any cases for information ka !
Thank you very much and best regards,
Fon
Assitant PR Manager Cape Panwa Hotel, Phuket 02 233 3433 # 256, 01 821 4170

Entertainment

Yeeh Ha! Cowboy festival at the Green Bottle Pub throughout the month of August and September 2005. On Saturday September 23, Rock ‘n Roll Cowboy, Swing with ‘Elvis Jaruek’ of Thailand and the Cowboy Bartender Show. See ya’ll there! Reservations: Tel: 038 429 870.

The Ashes Series between Australia and England will be shown on the TV screens in Jameson’s starting at 4.30 p.m. every day until close of play. These games have already started and go through to mid-September. Drop in to Jameson’s the Irish Pub, Soi Sukrudee (Soi A.R.), Pattaya, email: [email protected] Website: www. jamesons-pattaya.com

Cricket from England. The Nat West Challenge and the Ashes Series at The Haven - all matches shown from 4.30 pm. until close of play. Draft Heineken at 180 baht per 1 litre; house wine by carafe 250 baht 0.5 litre. The Haven, Soi 13, Pattaya Beach Road.

Lloydie’s Bar, Soi LK Metro (off Soi Buakow) has Happy Hour every day 10 a.m. till 4p.m. all beers 40 baht. Or play a game on the pool table, friendly atmosphere. Drop in.

The Irishman Bar has happy hours from 2 p.m. till 7 p.m. Hinny at 49 baht, Jameson’s whiskey 70 baht. A fun bar, see you there. Drinking St (ACC) Tiffany’s 09 246 2146.

Pattaya’s most popular Power Jam Band, rocking the Moon River Pub & Restaurant, plays nightly except on Mondays. Miss Joy and her band members entertain all foreign and local guests with a wide repertoire from dance music, rock music to evergreens and much more. Enjoy the music while sipping on an exotic cocktail, a draft beer or a glass of wine. Taste the international and Thai menu, or choose one of the Mexican styled dishes and the new snack towers. Try your hand on 3 layers of delicious snacks! Happy hour is daily from 6.30 p.m. until 7.30 p.m. Can you think of a better place to relax and enjoy yourself than at Moon River Pub? . So keep on saying, “Bottoms up at the Moon River Pub!” Located in front of the Thai Garden Resort, North Pattaya Road.

Salsa and Latino lessons, formerly at the Moon River Pub, now take place in Soi Pothisarn. Contact Samantha: 01 7625401 or [email protected]

Events

The Tahitian Queen 2 (Soi B.J., Walking Street - South Pattaya) will be celebrating TQ2 Steve’s 40th Birthday Party on Friday night September 2 from 8 p.m. Steve will be providing all well wishers with a cornucopia of delicious treats from Bob’s BBQ and Grill with pitchers of frozen margaritas flowing freely all night. We’ll have lucky number draws on the hour, and the TQ2 dancers will be wearing their party best. All are welcome!

The British Chamber of Commerce Thailand in cooperation Kenya Airways & The Travel Clinic is hosting an International Eastern Seaboard Networking Evening on Friday September 9 from 6.30 pm at the Bang Saray Club, Bang Saray. Kenya Airways & The Travel Clinic are sponsoring beverages and snacks on a first-come, first-served basis from 6.30 p.m. All other beverages are at standard prices as will the sponsored supplies have run out. There is no fee for BCCT members and Non-BCCT members and guests will be charged 500 baht per person for entry to this event.

Exhibitions

Art exhibition by Anja Westphal titled ‘Creations of our Minds’ is on display at the Art Cafe Pattaya until Sunday, Sept. 4. For more info or reservations, visit the Art Cafe Pattaya, Soi 16, Pattaya Naklua Road, or call 0 3836 7652 or visit: www.artcafe-thailand.com

Promotions

Door 2 Door is once again offering a special double promotion from Amor Restaurant, 244/15, Pattayaland Soi 3, receive a free home made dessert with all food orders over 500 baht plus receive a 10% discount from Globetrotter Restaurant, 1/54-55, Beach Road, Central Pattaya. To receive your free Door 2 Door menu (2005 edition) just simply call 038 720 222 and one of their friendly drivers will deliver a copy to you. Or visit them on www.door2doorpattaya.com

The 2nd Dusit Body Challenge, Buy 1 Year, Get 3 Months Free! Avail of this one-time-only offer: Apply for one year membership from now until October 31, 2005 and get three extra months free! This special membership promotional rate is inclusive of the Exercise Motivational Programme The 2nd Dusit Body Challenge! For this year’s Dusit Body Challenge, we will give you a pre-exercise evaluation as well as a full fitness test. Then we will give you a personalised exercise programme to help you achieve your fitness goals. Contact the Dusit Resort Sports Club for reservations, please call 0 3842 5611-7 ext. 2226.