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where to: go • eat • shop • stay • play • pray

JULY 2013


What’s on

Sunshine Coast

Useful info Ambulance 10177

FIRE 10177

CHILDLINE 0800 055 555

NSRI - PA 082 990 5971

POLICE 10111

ESKOM 086 003 7566

046 604 2001

TELKOM 10210

POISON INFO 021 931 6129

SHOPPING CENTRES: Heritage Mall Port Alfred

c/o Gluckman and Masonic Streets Contact 082 674 9577

Rosehill Mall Port Alfred

Rosehill Estate Contact (046) 624 1436


Sunshine Mall – Port Alfred Biscay Road

Facilitas' 90 minutes soft-laser treatment Smoking withdrawal treatment with the help of the Facilitas softlaser therapy


he Facilitas Soft-laser therapy with your assistance in wanting to stop smoking, will transform you into a non-smoker! Withdrawal symptoms and the irresistible urge to smoke again are the most common reasons for failure. Feelings of nervousness, irritability and dejection can be overwhelming, but with the Facilitas soft-laser therapy which serves as a prophylactic, these side effects are prevented.

cravings and all associated withdrawal symptoms. This also helps to reduce tension, improve body circulation and helps induce a sense of deep relaxation. This therapy is a holistic approach to eliminate the smoking addiction.

All facts at a glance:

• < 25 000 successful treatments throughout Europe. • absolutely pain free & noninvasive • no side effects • qualified and trained therapist • prevents withdrawal symptoms During the 45 minutes therapy, • German formulated meridian points in the ears are • tested and approved by the stimulated with the help of a soft-laser. University of Middlesex The aim is to combat the nicotine

Day Safari Your Day Safari will include: • Welcome drinks on arrival • Big 5 Game Drive • Rare White Lion sightings • Delectable meal • Selected house wines, spirits, beers and minerals Valid until 30 September 2013

• 5 Star Msenge Bush Lodge & Spa, offering glass enclosed chalets situated deep inside the African Bush • 5 Star Pumba Water Lodge overlooking the Cariega River • Each chalet offers a private plunge pool and outdoor shower • All packages incl. luxury accommodation, all meals, local beverages • Gourmet 5 star African Fusion Cuisine • A vintage wine cellar • 2 Game drives daily • The Majestic Big 5 and diminutive 7 • Includes 5 of the 7 South African biomes • Only 1 hour’s drive from Port Elizabeth • Private landing strip for aircraft



Every Day Until 11:00, Unreal Breakfast - R19.95 Mondays: Buy One Burger, Get One Free Wednesday: Kids Eat Free - 12yrs and younger Thursdays: Bottomless Ribs - R109.95

* Sports Bar * All Major Sport * Great Rugby Atmosphere * In-House Specials

* Try our Kenny’s Special * Jumbo Burger * Fish ‘n Chips – Every Friday * VERY reasonably priced Menu!!

32 Campbell Street • Port Alfred • Cell: 079 766 6447 To advertise call Bronwyn on (046) 624 9044 or 083 326 7754



2 for R22 Breakfast

2 Eggs; 2 bacon; 2 tomatoes; 2 toast and a cup of coffee for R22. Also: Breakfasts, Cake & coffee and light meals. We cater for functions, dinners by request. Opening hours: 8-5 Monday to Saturday. Cell: 082 337 4744

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Lush is a coffee shop situated on the lovely Duck Pond in Port Alfred. This is a place for the whole family. We can seat up to 68 people. A perfect venue for any function, tea or birthday party. We are licensed and have mouthwatering meals served by friendly staff. We also have a wide variety of fresh, home cooked meals and platters on order daily. For our new modern age we offer Free Wi-Fi with sufficient plug outlets. Come and enjoy out little heaven.

To advertise call Bronwyn on (046) 624 9044 or 083 326 7754


Voila Kenton On Sea

Come and visit another quaint and interesting place - Voila! In Kenton. At this restaurant with gallery, gifts, furniture, and clothing you can enjoy a great cappuccino and tasty meal surrounded by an array of local art and interesting gifts! This owner run Restaurant and shop is often the meeting place of friends or “watering hole” for local travelers and tourists. Cozy seating inside the shop allows you to “shop from your seat” or if you prefer the fresh Kenton breeze, we have seating available outside on our covered verandah with fairy garden! On our menu we have freshly baked croissants and hearty breakfasts, open Gourmet lunches and freshly baked brown, white or rye bread which are always presented beautifully.

Shop 7, Duck Pond Centre, Campbell Str, Port Alfred Tel: 046 624 4727

Mabini’s Coffee Shop

* Scone served with cream, cheese and jam plus a cup of coffee or tea - R28

* Sunday Lunch Special

R80 pp - Bring your own wine

“Where great friends meet, drink and eat". 49 Kenton Rd, Tel: 073 313 7995, Open 8am - 8pm over weekends 8

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Take Aways!


Tel: 046 624 5168 • 90 Albany Centre

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Health & BEAUTY Known to cure or provide relief for over 300 diseases such as diabetes, blood pressure, osteoporosis etc. Also improves vitality, concentration, lactation and sleep. Moringa leaf powder is arguably the most vitamin, amino acid and mineral rich natural supplement available today. Give your health a fighting chance! Available at: Leach Pharmacy - PA Wallace’sPharmacy - Ght or call: 082 326 1886

Bio-Strath Packed with 61 essential vitamins, minerals, amino acids and building substances, Bio-Strath is PROVEN to build resistance to colds and infections. Give your immune system a boost, and reduce your risk of contracting a cold, flu or infection this winter!

“Skin Peeling” 6 week course Highest quality skin peel course available 6 sessions of skin peeling over 6 weeks @R1500


Contact Melissa: 082 811 6584

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Health & BEAUTY


Gems & Jewels

The Anchorage - Gluckman Str Port Alfred Thelma de Waal • Tel/ Fax: 046 624 5805 For: Gold & Silver Jewellery, Watch & Clock Repairs, Engraving, Gifts, 21st Keys Email:

ANNUAL SALE Less 25% on everything

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Slagtery / Butchery

Beavers Complex • Southwell Road • Port Alfred For TOP Quality: • Boerewors • Naturally dried beef and venison Biltong

Tel: 046 624 8291

Is debt getting you down? We can help make it affordable! SMS “help” or call: 083 630 3951. New offices in Port Alfred.


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We supply all your building needs! Tel: 046 624 5430 Fax: 046 624 5424 90 Albany Road, Albany Centre

Distinctive Kitchens By Timber Town

Now supplying gas!

• Kitchen Design & Manufacture. • Built-in Cupboards. We provide a turn-key service from design to installation. Visit our showroom at 40 Biscay Rd Tel: 046 624 5702 Port Alfred Email:

Eastway Centre, Corner Albany & Bathurst Streets, P.O. Box 289, Port Alfred, 6140 Tel: 046 624 2308 Fax: 046 624 5699 14

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“for reliable and honest service”

Guy Snyman +27 (0)79 196 2324

Give your health a fighting chance! Available at: Leach Pharmacy - PA & Wallace’s Pharmacy - Ght or call: 082 326 1886

Holiday Puzzles Jigsaw Puzzles & Games 22 North Street, Port Alfred 082 810 7273


Motor Spares

Car, LDV, Truck & Tractor Spares 24 Hours a Day - 7 Days a Week! Olof Ferreira • Cell: 083 452 7010 • 046 624 8183 36 BISCAY ROAD PORT ALFRED

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Birdwatching Tours daily Over 327

species in diverse habitats.

Phone Anne Williams (046) 675 1976 or 083 719 4950

Gungho email: website: T: 046 622 4373 â&#x20AC;˘ F: 046 622 8694 C: 083 956 5973


Kent Lisher 2A Cuyler Str Services, Repairs, Spares, Sales and Paintball

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OUTDOOR FUN Mosaic & Decoupage Workshops



Bookings essential Call: Sylvia - 076 455 5144 for directions Adult & Kids (excellent bonding time with your kids) WE STOCK: BLANKS – TILES – INSERTS - ETC

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9am: Street Parade (Fire engines, bands, squad cars, drum majorettes, Scottish pipe bands, floats) 11am: Flotilla of barges, NSRI display, Rowing Regatta, “Anything that Floats”, raft race down the Kowie River 2pm: Vintage Car Display 2.30pm: Aerial Fly Past 5pm: Close of Day - Choirs on Kowie River Banks All Day: Street & pavement cafes Street music, song and dance Foods of the world at the Civic Centre 18

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ET BATHURST FARMERâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S MARK m â&#x20AC;&#x201C; at 30p Every Sunday from 9am to 12. w Nursery Yesterday, Today and Tomorro shine. on the Main road. Come rain or

MyPond Hotel is a state of the art 4 star boutique hotel situated at the Kowie river bank in Port Alfred. MyPond is operated by one of the most prestigious Hotel Management Schools on the African continent: Stenden South Africa. As a guest you may therefore expect excellent service standards and warm and dedicated hospitality in a beautiful setting.

046 624 4626

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book giveaway

Encounters with Sharks, dolphins and big fish. Written and illustrated by Len Jones In this wonderfully evocative book of short stories, Len Jones recalls adventures in angling and spearfishing off the coast of Natal, South Africa. To win this amazing book, simply tell us where the hidden image of a shark is in this month’s What’s On. Send us the name of the advert, the page number and your name. SMS to 083 326 7754 or email whatson@ by 26 July 2013 at 12 noon. Books to be collected from What’s On office in Port Alfred.

These stories are packed with drama, humour, adventure and most importantly sharks and big fish, spurring you from page to page.This book is truly a rollicking, captivating read and must surely be hailed as a bench mark by which all other fishing stories can be measured.

Congratulations to Erica McNulty. You have won Dive South Africa: A new underwater book. Enjoy the read!


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EVENTS 5 July. Fish Braai @ Port Alfred River & Ski Boat Club. From 12. All are welcome, and prices are very affordable. 5 July. Port Alfred Lions Blood Drive for World Blood Donor Day, to be held on 5 July from 10am till 3pm@ Rosehill Mall, and again @ the Girl Guide’s Hall on July 16 from 2pm till 6pm. 6 July. Christian Men’s Association Breakfast – speaker: Gareth Allen, originally from Kimberley, flight instructor at 43 Air School – come and hear this excited young man share his testimony. Port Alfred River & Ski Boat Club – a donation will be taken to cover costs (R40). For information call Leon 0826731492 / Tony 0727369328 July 6. @ Royal Alfred Golf Club. Viv Jordan Golf Day - Better Ball Stableford (St. Andrews Cup) July 7. @ Royal Alfred Golf Club. Glacier Junior Golf event. Call: 46 624 4796 for more info. 7 July. G2C (Grahamstown to Sea) 2013 Mountain Bike Ride. 58km mountain bike ride from the hills to the sea, starting at 8.30am. Cost: R90 (online entries) or R130 (late entries). Return transport available. Visit www.grahamstown2sea. for more information.

7th July. Grahamstown hosts its 2103 National School Festival. For more information contact the Grahamstown Tourism Office on 046 622 32341 Start : Sun, 7th Jul 2013 09:00:00 End : Thu, 11th Jul 2013 16:00:00 10 July. Three Sisters Saunter from 9.30am to 11.30am. This guided walk starts from Riet River and includes many aspects of environment, birds, shipwrecks and historical background. Winter special R80 per person. Bookings essential. Anne Williams (046) 675 1976 or 083 719 4950. For more information visit www. July 11 - 14. Christmas in July @ The Pig n Whistle (Bathurst). 09:00 - 23:00 daily. Chrismas in July Program: 11th - Christmas themed Quiz Night. 12th - Live Music in the Pub 13th - Saturday Morning Market (at Yesterday, Today & Tomorow Nursery) 13th - Evening Gluwien in the Lounge & a 3 course Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings and dancing 14th - Their Famous Sunday Roast Lunch. 12 July. Birdwatching Tour from 8 – 10am in Kleinemonde - area may produce some altitudinal winter migrants. Winter special R80 per person - bookings continues on page 22

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essential. Anne Williams (046) 675 1976 or 083 719 4950. For more information visit 12 July. Fish Braai @ Port Alfred River & Ski Boat Club. From 12. All are welcome, and prices are very affordable. 13 July. General Auction - Cars, boats, Jet-Skis, furniture etc. Hunter & Sons Auctioneers. Bathurst Rd (Behind BP/ Buddies). July 13. Port Alfred Lions @ Rosehill SuperSpar Trolly Dash. Draw - 13 July, Look out for Lions selling tickets at R10 ea. In aid of Community Funds. Winner: Arrange your own DASH TIME with Rosehill Spar Management. 13 July. Part 3 of the King of the Kowie Surfing competition held at East Beach, Port Alfred Start : Sat, 13th Jul 2013 07:00:00 End : Sun, 14th Jul 2013 16:00:00 16 July. Kowie history museum AGM at the Goodwill Centre. 5 p.m. followed by wine and snacks. All welcome. 18 July. Caps Books Display hosted by Mr Textbook. Mr Textbook’s popular school book displays have become a favourite stop-over for teachers to view the latest school textbooks, in order to make informed decisions for the purchasing of textbooks. Teachers, pop in anytime in the afternoon, have a cup of coffee, interact, view and compare the books and chat to the publishers who are there to answer your questions. There is no formal programme. You can stay as long or as briefly as you wish! Books Displayed: From all major publishers for ALL subjects from Grades R to 12, but with a particular focus on Literacy and READERS in Afrikaans, English and isiXhosa.

EAST LONDON CAPS BOOK DISPLAY: From 12pm to 5pm at Warmkaros Conference House, 17 St Andrews Rd, Selborne (prev. BLUE RIBBON COOKING SCHOOL). For more details contact Linda de Jager on 043 726 0559. PORT ELIZABETH CAPS BOOK DISPLAY: Date: Thursday 25 July 2013 Time: 14:00 – 18:00 Venue: Summerwood Primary School Corner of Second Ave and Skegness Rd, Summerstrand Queries: Linda de Jager Tel: 043 726 0559 / Juanita Moffatt – Tel: 041 583 6783 MR TEXTBOOK looks forward to welcoming you! 19 July. Fish Braai @ Port Alfred River & Ski Boat Club. From 12. All are welcome, and prices are very affordable. 19 July. Washie 100 Miler from Port Alfred to East London. Contact Richard Patten on 082 924 8320 for more information. The 2013 Washie 100 Miler will commence on Friday, July 19th at 5pm, from the Halyards Hotel. The 2013 Griffin 50 will start @ 5am at the Washie Half Way Mark on Saturday 20 July 2013. 19-21 July. Hogsback Country Xmas in July in Hogsback. For more information contact Anleen on 082 200 3489 20 July. Kings Lodge Hotel in Hogsback will host the ‘Chill dip’ . For the Chill dip the participants have to swim a length in our swimming pool. They will win a T-shirt and the first 12 people that jump will receive a bottle of Old Brown Sherry! Contact Monique on 083 330 6948 for more details. 20 July. Hogsback Drink Up Run Down Trail Run. This is all about seeing the true Hogsback from the eyes of a Hogsbackian. We will visit all the pubs from the top of the mountain, being the Edge, to the continues on page 23


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bottom of Hogsback, being the Fairies. We will be running in a “bus” as we call it from one to the next, so it’s not a race but an enjoyable slow paced run. Everyone will have a sherry, Castle Lite or Brutal Fruit at each venue and then run to the next little pub (7 in total) 8 kms in total. And each runner gets a really wicked long sleeve T-shirt. Contact Liam on 082 927 3395 for more information. 20 July. Indian comedy event at The Venue@Hemingways, called the Bala and Peru stand up comedy show featuring Karou Charou. Tickets are R130 and are available at Computicket. Show starts at 8pm. 26 July. Fish Braai @ Port Alfred River &

Ski Boat Club. From 12. All are welcome, and prices are very affordable. 26 July. Steak Evening @ Port Alfred River & Ski Boat Club. From 17:30. All are welcome, and prices are very affordable. 27-28 July. Wild Coast Jikeleza Family Festival at Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve. Gates open at 9am and the festival ends at 5pm. Great shows and entertainment lined up for the whole family. See page 33. 27-28 July. Wild Coast Jikeleza Bridal Experience running in conjunction with the festival at Inkwenkwezi. A large range of wedding suppliers and ideas on display. Fashion shows daily at 1pm and 3pm.

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EVENTS Wild, Wild West Fish River Golf Day Time to chase away the winter blues The Eastern Cape’s wildest golf day is being hosted in July to help the whole family chase away the winter blues. Hosted at the Fish River Sun Hotel and Country Club Resort over the weekend of 6th and 7th July, the event will raise funds for Bjorn Child Care Centre in Peddie. The 18-hole individual stableford event ends with a fun Wild West dance held at the resort’s scenic Castaways which is just a stone’s throw from the beach and the Old Woman’s River. It will cost R200 for green fees, a halfway house voucher and snack platter per 4 ball and the dance. For the rest of the family, the dance will cost R20 for adults and R5 per child under 12. Tickets are available from the Fish River Sun or at the door on the evening. There are sponsorship four ball packages available at R1000. This includes your free branding opportunities at a tee or green. While the adults are testing their skills on the Gary Player-designed course, the kids can play in the heated pool or the games


room.Non-golfers can also spoil themselves to a treatment in the health spa. The morning field will tee off from 07h00 to 09h00 and afternoon field from 11h30 to 13h00. There will be a prize-giving before the dance. Contact the Golf Shop on 040 676 1002 to book your tee-off time. The Fish River Sun Resort is a family friendly destination with dozens of activities to keep the children occupied while the golf tournament takes place. “We encourage guests to dress up to the Wild West theme for both the golf and the dance. There are prizes for the best dressed adults and children,” says the Fish River Sun’s Karen Lee. Food items such as Boerewors rolls, sosaties and hot dogs will be on sale and a full cash bar will be available. Accommodation specials are available on the weekend. Contact Pat / Shelly on 040 676 1101 for bookings and more information.

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Sweet & Sour Prawns

EVENTS Ingredients:

25 large prawns (heads & shells on) Salt to marinate the prawns lightly Enough oil for shallow-frying the prawns 5 cloves garlic, minced 4 slices of ginger, sliced thinly 3-4 red chilli peppers, sliced thinly For the sauce: 1/2 bowl of ketchup 2-4 tbs of sugar (or to taste) 1 tbs soy sauce (or to taste) 1/2 tbs white vinegar (or to taste)

sauce, I would highly recommend you to start with a little of the seasonings and add on after tasting each time. Next, saute the garlic, ginger and red peppers till fragrant - use medium to low heat. Now, pour in the previously prepared sauce and bring to a boil. Quickly add in the previously fried prawns and stir around well to coat evenly. Serve hot.

Method: First, shallow fry the prawns after marinating lightly with salt until prawns are lightly cooked (slightly undercooked). Now, prepare the sauce with the ingredients listed above. For this Fresh fish available at Fresh Fish Market, Wharf Street

The Grahamstown National Arts Festival: Africa's largest and most colourful cultural event offers a choice of the very best of both indigenous and imported talent, will be held from 27 June to 7 July. From theatre to dance, opera to cabaret, fine art to craft art, classical music to jazz, poetry readings to lectures, every art form imaginable is represented in one of the most diverse festivals in the world. And

thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s something for every taste, with techno raves, mediaeval banquets, craft fairs, cyber cafes, carnivals, buskers and walking tours. To stay up to date with happenings at the Festival, visit our facebook page regularly. For your convenience, the complete electronic Festival guide/programme is also on our facebook page. Enjoy the Festival!

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WHERE TO WORSHIP Anglican Church Port Alfred 046 624 1236

Port Alfred Celebration Centre 046 624 3038

Baptist Church Port Alfred 046 624 1335

"The Lodge, 7 Albany Rd"

Catholic Church Port Alfred 046 648 1315 Full Gospel Church Port Alfred 046 624 1915 Methodist Church Port Alfred 046 624 2420 NG Kerk Port Alfred 046 624 3534

Presbyterian Church Port Alfred 083 456 0853 Volle Evangelie Kerk Port Alfred 046 624 2265 Nederduitse Hervormde Kerk Port Alfred 046 624 9025


from e ik h l ta s a o c e th e c n Experie

Port Alfred to the Fish River Mouth Shipwrecks dating back to 1825

Two coastal hike options

*4 nights, five days *5 nights, six days: including the Kleinemonde West River Canoe Trail and Overnighting in a game reserve Hiking trail can also be done over weekends in sections. Each overnight hut has a unique setting, along the coast and inland. The trail is for young and old enthusiasts that enjoy the outdoors. The hiking trail is associated with the Kleinemonde West River Canoe Trail. Contact Dave on 082 391 0647 or (046) 675 1321. Email:











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*Available in Pepperoni & Bacon: Pepperoni Salami, Bacon, Onion, Tomato & Herb Pizza Sauce and Mozzarella Cheese with a sprinkle of parsley; Chicken & Pineapple: Chicken, Pineapple, Onion, Tomato & Herb Pizza Sauce, Debonairs Sauce and Mozzarella Cheese with a sprinkle of parsley. Conditions apply. Offer valid while stocks last. Size and appearance may vary. R19.90 price point valid for the 2 new specified flavours. Visit for nutritional information. *Conditions apply. Free Delivery Minimum order of R50 is required to qualify for Free Delivery (5km radius of restaurant ordered from). Free delivery available at selected restaurants only. Debonairs Pizza reserves the right to charge a delivery fee outside the specified delivery area, if deemed necessary. Free Delivery applies from the restaurant ordered from to the first point of entry, ie. Security gate. Our drivers work hard and a service tip if deserved would be appreciated. While stocks last.

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