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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

Mabuhay Diving Club needs diver-volunteers to do underwater clean-up of Pattaya Bay every Saturday. All equipment, boat, food, etc., provided. Please call Steve at 0-4725-3230.

Suvarnabhumi Airport - in the lead up to its official opening in September, several talks on the topic are planned for the coming week as follows:

Mid July - exclusive for Rotary Clubs and Lions Clubs – a speech by Mr. Trautmann, CEO of Munich Airport about airport transfer, and Mr. Stephen Buttling about the construction of the new airport. Date and venue will be announced shortly.

Airport Visit – A trip to the new, yet to be opened Suvarnabhumi Airport has been organized for July 27 from The Markland Hotel, Soi 1. The leaving time is 8am and the cost of the trip is 500 baht. Anyone interested should contact Horst Shumm on 06 622 6617 or alternatively you can make a reservation at Massic Travel, Pattaya 2nd Road, (near Grand Sole Hotel) for a 200 baht deposit.

Clubs

Pattaya City Expats Club will have a diverse group of speakers at its Sunday July 9th meeting at Henry J. Bean’s Restaurant in the grounds of the Amari Orchid Resort. The Chairman of the Pattaya City Council, Khun Tavich, asked that bromsfield International School be given an opportunity to make a 15 to 20 minute presentation to the Club.  This will be followed by a talk and demonstration by SOQI sweatless hot massager and spa. Those with a current discount card can also have a free session at their shop in 2nd Road. This will be followed by a mystery speaker.... turn up and find out! (It is NOT Father Christmas!) This is the first meeting after the Club held its AGM and elections for the new Board last week. Pattaya’s Friendly Expats Club continues to offer information, entertainment and a home from home for any foreigner living or visiting the land of smiles. For more information about the Sunday and weekday meetings go to www.pattayacityexpatsclub.com.

Dining

The Queen Victoria Inn Soi 6 has a great English pub atmosphere on Sundays. Help yourself to the Carvery:

Soup or Prawn Cocktail followed by your choice of Beef/Chicken/Pork or Ham served with Mashed and Roast Potatoes, Vegetables & Gravy. And don’t forget your Dessert. All for just...320 Bt

Amor Restaurant, Pattayaland Soi 3. South Pattaya is now offering a Traditional English Afternoon Tea from 5 - 7 p.m. daily. For more information call 038 710680 or visit http://www. amorrestaurant.com

Come enjoy Casa Pascal Restaurant’s gourmet set menu: Poached egg on saut้ed forest mushrooms and truffle sauce. Roasted beef tenderloin in bacon wrap and herb oil, roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables Pattaya 2nd Road in front of Ruen Thai Restaurant. For reservation (038) 723 660, Fax (038) 723 659, e-mail: [email protected] For more information: www.restaurant-pattaya.com

The Bay gives you a chance to have a taste of Italy’s pizza variations with its Pizza Degustation in July! Chef Giuseppe Zanotti jazzes up the toppings to create two best loved pizzas from each Italian region for one delectable full-sized meal. Try pizza with Parma ham and rocket salad or wild mushroom and truffle pizza from Central Italy. For times & reservations, please call 0 3842 5611-7 ext. 2270. Saturday Night BBQ Buffet at The Bay a wide assortment of meat and seafood to go on the grill and carving stations. Cascade Café is offering World Cup Sandwiches! Located at the Dolphin Roundabout 240/2 Pattaya Beach Road. For reservations and further details, please call 0 3842 5611-7 ext. 2149-50.

Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya recently launched ‘Eat to the Beat’, the hotel’s main dining attraction for dinner at Starz Diner. To mark the launch of the new buffet, Eat to the Beat will have an introductory price of THB 550++ per person from Sunday to Friday and THB 700++ per person on Saturdays for a limited period only. Located on 429 Pattaya Beach Road. For more details call 038 428755.

Jameson’s the Irish Pub has a host of Daily Specials and famous British beers. From 2nd Road turn right at Bangkok Bank and follow Soi Sukrudee (Soi A.R.) until you round the bend; email: [email protected] Website: www.jamesons-pattaya.com

For information & reservations to No.43, Italian Bistro, Kanary Bay Rayong, please call 038-804 844.

Mercure Hotel Pattaya presents P&P all you can eat pasta and pizza at the Cappuccino Terrace every Wednesday night. Soi 15, 2nd Road, South Pattaya. For more details call 038 425 050.

The Montien Hotel, Pattaya continues their Theme Buffet Evenings: 2nd Road, Central Pattaya. For more details & reservations please call 038-428155 ext 1620, 1621 e-mail; [email protected]

Entertainment

Pattaya residents will have a chance to see some World Cup history, donated by Phil Ross, now on display at the ‘Windmill Club’, Soi Diamond, for the duration of the World Cup Finals which can be viewed on a 72 inch screen during their nightly World Cup parties. For more info call David Hamilton 06 543 5205 or Phil Ross 09 601 9920.

A La Turca Restaurant has recently opened their second branch opposite 7-11 on Walking Street. Buy 1 beer and get 1 free during Happy Hour from 5 - 7 p.m. and try some of their delicious cocktails, buy 2 get 1 free, made by Alfie, their professional bartender, trained in London.

Enjoy live music and entertainment at Ray’s Place jazz bar at the Mercure Hotel Pattaya. Happy Hour every day from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Pattaya Second Road Soi 15, email hotel @mercurepattaya.com

The Moon River Pub continues their draft beer promotion. For every liter of draft beer ordered the guest will receive one stamp in his or her “Beer Card”. Collect nine stamps and get one liter of beer free. In front of the Thai Garden Resort, North Pattaya Road.

The new taste of entertainment at The Tide Resort begins with the ‘Club Sea’ the recently opened lobby bar. A perfect hangout with food, drinks, live jazz, and easy listening music open from 7 p.m. - midnight. For more information please call 038 399200.

All World Cup Matches with English commentary can be viewed at the Sportsman Pub & Restaurant in Soi 13, half way down between Beach Road & Second Road.

Events

The art exhibition ‘Chaos’ by the Nanajittang Group opened at Gallery Opium 315/26 Thepprasit Road M12, Banglamung, Pattaya City on Saturday June 24. The exhibition closes July 9.

Visiting the Past is an art exhibition opening on July 1, at 5 p.m. featuring works from Marianne Hvass Kure, Wakako Yamamoto and Lucia Nascimento at the Rotunda Gallery 195 Surawong Rd, Bangkok. Tel: 02 2331731.

Promotions

Asian University proudly presents the Summer University of 2006: “An Asian Experience in Thailand”. During this three-week summer course from July 9 - 29, 75 students from a dozen different countries (mainly Europeans) will attend courses on Asian Business related topics and visit local industries. The participants will also learn about Thai culture. At the weekends the students will have the opportunity to travel in Thailand and elsewhere. A few places remain for applications from international and Thai students and recent graduates. For further information please call 038 754 450 2877 or have a look at www.asianust.ac.th/summeruniversity

Door 2 Door July promotion’s: Ring now to get your copy of the new Official Thailand Survival Guide & Pattaya Business Telephone Directory delivered to your door for only 250 baht also a great offer from Fatties Restaurant & Pub, 2nd Road, Opposite Big C, receive a free portion of spring rolls with all food orders over 500 Baht. To receive your free Door 2 Door Menu (2006 Edition) just simply call 038 720 222 & one of their friendly drivers will deliver a free copy to you or visit them on www.door2doorpattaya.com