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Vol. XIV No. 28
Friday July 14 - July 20, 2006

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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.


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.


Help With Headaches … That is the topic for the Pattaya City Expats Club meeting on Sunday July 16th at Henry J, Bean’s Restaurant in the grounds of the Amari Orchid Resort. Dr. Bhakhaporn Bhirommai, M.D. a neurologist at the Bangkok Pattaya Hospital will talk about this and the effects it has on every aspect of life from employment to social and personal relationships. She will also speak about methods to overcome this common problem. Everyone welcome, the meeting opens at 10.30am buffet breakfast is available from 9.30am. An important part of every meeting is the Open Forum where anyone can offer helpful advice or ask questions about any aspect of life in fun city. The motto of the PCEC is Expats helping Expats. For more information about the Sunday meetings and the regular mid-week activities go to


Shenanigans Irish Pub nightly specials: 12 noon – 11pm Monday Spaghetti Night (160 baht): Tuesday Chop Night (150 baht): Wednesday Steak Night (195 baht): Thursday Curry Night 6pm – 11pm (250 baht): Friday Schnitzel Night (195) 12 noon – 11pm: Saturday Carvery (395 baht) 6pm – 11pm. Sunday Carvery (395 baht) 12 noon – 11pm: The famous Shenanigans Carvery, a choice of 6 different joints, 9 vegetables & potatoes, prawn salad & home made soup, As much as you can eat: Shenanigans The Irish Pub 218/2-4 Moo 10, Royal Garden Resort, Pattaya 2nd Road. Email: [email protected], Phone: (038) 710 641, www.

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.

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:

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.

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]


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 [email protected]

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.


Amor Restaurant Pattaya Gay Festival Charity Dinner

We will be having our annual Charity Dinner for the Pattaya Gay Festival on Tuesday July 25th start 8pm – 8:30pm. The dinner includes Amuse Bouche, salmon rillettes, sweet potato & ginger soup, Lemon Sorbet, Chicken breast with herbed cheeses and Parma ham, medley of mushrooms in cream and white wine, Riz Surprise, Baklava, tea or coffee,

1500 baht net – 400 baht of the dinner price and 20 % of all drink and wine sales will go to the PGF charities

Tickets available at the Ambiance (see Jim) or at the Amor Restaurant, Pattaya Land, Soi 3, South Pattaya. Call 038 710 680, www., Email [email protected].

To benefit HEARTT 2000 and local charities

Bangkok Pattaya Hospital Charity Bingo Night

28th July 2006, 6:00 9:00pm, Proceeds go to: Mercy Center Projects, Adults 500 baht incl. 2 Bingo Cards, Children under 12 - 300 baht, Tickets include dinner & entertainment.

The more attendees we have the more chances we can materialise our dream to help the needy particularly, the impoverished children of the Mercy Center.  So, please invite your friends. We look forward to seeing you there! Tickets are available from: Reina & Neil BPH Inter MarCom, Tel. 038 259 955, E-mail: [email protected]

Art of living Course

From July 20 – 25 The Art of Living Course will be held at The Sandalay Hotel, Pattaya Beach Road, Soi 2. It’s a 6 day course, 3hrs per day from 12pm – 3pm.

The course teaches some yoga, meditation and most importantly the powerful rhythmic breathing method called Sudarshan Kriya. Medical studies have shown that this brething method lowers stress hormone levels in the blood and, therefore, improves health and even reverses some medical conditions. The course fee is 3,500 baht. For more information call Michael on 09 221 1162.

Ploenchit Fair - Saturday 18th November 2006

The date for Ploenchit Fair 2006, organised by the British Community in Thailand Foundation for the Needy (BCTFN), has been announced - Saturday 18th November 2006 at BEC Tero Hall, Suan Lum Night Bazaar, Wireless Road, Lumpini. Please make a note of this date in your diary.

Proceeds from the Fair go towards supporting 30-40 charities in Thailand. More details at: Prize Donations - BCTFN is urgently seeking prize donations for stalls at the Fair and for the Grand Raffle. Prizes can include any of the following: - TV, Hi-fi equipment, Walkman, Radio, Fans, Rice Cookers (need 1,000+), Torches, Toiletries, Food stuffs, Plastic ware, Alcohol (case of scotch, etc), or any other item or items that you would like to donate. Major prize donors are listed in the Fair programme.

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.


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

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