Common Goals for New Chair Person

The Friends of Rondebosch Common has elected a new chairperson to head the organisation. Rob Jennings from Rosebank took up the position to assist the Friends after their former chairperson Tim Jobson stepped down after 18 years. Jennings says he has always been part of the Friends committee, but never held a portfolio position. “There are a number of people on the com...
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Miniatures Fair

The 2014 Miniatures Fair will be held at St Thomas' Church Hall, 61 Campground Road, Rondebosch (next door to Bishops School), on Saturday September 6, from 10am until 4pm. Each year guild members build a show project that fair visitors get to vote for which they like the best. Entry is R10 for adults and R2 for children. Proceeds will go to Kleinmond Animal Welfa...
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MONTHLY FOOD FAIR IN AID OF NEEDY

A monthly food fair and market day in aid of the needy started in March as an aim to create a platform for home-based entrepreneurs to showcase their commodities. The aim is to get the local community to support local traders. If we grow, the community grows. Each month sees a variety of different stallholders taking part to keep the market fresh and give all a fair chance to ...
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What’s on at The Baxter in August

The following shows will be showing at The Baxter Theatre in Rondebosch during the month of August: OSCAR AND THE PINK LADY The “Sandra Prinsloo Phenomenon” shines in this multi-award- winning production: the endearing tale of the young cancer patient, Oscar, and Aunt Rose, who guides him with humour and imagination through his last days.   MORNING MELODIES: CA...
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Rondebosch ‘Parkrun’

'Parkrun' is an initiative aimed at getting the community active, fit and healthy in a fun way. The run will be held every Saturday at 08:00 at the Rondebosch Common. The start and finish will beginning will be on Park Road. There is no time limit and Discovery members get 500 Vitatility points. Registration is once off at www.parkrun.co.za where more information is also avail...
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And you think you’re cold in Rondebosch?

With winter making its presence known in Rondebosch, the Chas Everitt 2014 – Massive National Blanket Drive is on in full force. Help keep the cold out this winter and join a community-driven response to the needs of the poor during the winter months. If you would like to make a difference and add to our efforts, buy and drop off a blanket at our Tokai, Constantia or Wynberg...
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World Environment Day

Going green starts at home! Follow these simple steps you can do around the house to support your family, community and long-term health of the planet: Combine all your errands into one trip for the week Wash your laundry in cold water Take shorter showers and don’t leave the water running while brushing your teeth Turn your lights off when you leave the room Un...
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Thinking of Volunteering?

If you have love for children The Friends of Children's Hospital Association is voluntary group in Rondebosch for the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital and provides amenities, assistance and care to the patients and families at the hospital. If you would like become a volunteer, one will have to undergo a screening and orientation session before commencing duty with t...
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Alphen Antiques and Collectables Fair

The Alphen Antiques and Collectables fair will be held at the St Thomas Anglican Church hall at 61 Campground  Round, Rondebosch from 10:00 - 16:00 on Thursday the 27 May 2014.  Various items will be for sale from jewelry, watches, coins and books to militaria and small furnishings. Entrance is free and ample parking is available.    Comm...
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Cape Town Big Band Jazz Festival

The Festival will showcase a number of schools, colleges and community big bands in celebration of performing for 16 years at the Baxter Concert Hall in Rondebosch. Special guest artists will also be participating in the four day festival.  Money raised at the festival will be used for various initiatives, especially in disadvantaged communities.  Date...
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