Celebrating Madiba Day

The Rondebosch Blog and Chas Everitt are set to join South Africa today in its commemoration of Nelson Mandela day! The Chas Everitt Team have donated blankets to Somerset Retirement Home in Muizenberg and Carlisle Lodge in Fish Hoek. If you planning to take part in Nelson Mandela Day, but just clear forgot to organise anything? Here a few easy ways to give 67 minutes of...
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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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Retaining Wall Project in Rondebosch

Hannes Mostert of Sure Wall CC making use of #CapeBrick retaining wall blocks on a job for a client in Rondebosch, Cape Town.  The retaining wall supports a swimming pool on the upper level. The product being used is from Cape Brick, Rockface Retaining Wall block in Sandstone. www.surewall.co.za  
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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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