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What’s on September 2013

6-7 September 2013


Sunshine Coast




082 958 3839 P.O. Box 2828, Port Alfred 6170 Fax: 086 618 1203

Emergency numbers 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

Dentist 046 624 5111/ 5902

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

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

Have you unsuccessfully tried to stop smoking in the past? The reasons to stop smoking are endless! Cigarettes have over 4,000 chemicals, including 43 known cancercausing (carcinogenic) compounds and 400 other toxins. There are over 1.7 billion smokers in the world. Worldwide 5.4 million people die yearly as a direct consequence of tobacco consumption.

Facilitas soft laser therapy is based on acupuncture principles (auricular therapy) through the stimulation of certain meridian points on the ear (auricles), natural chemicals called endorphins are released, which Many people want to quit because of the eliminate the cravings and the enormous expense of a cigarette habit or are just plain tired of being dependant on smoking withdrawal symptoms, a substance. There is also considerable as the endorphins occupy the brains receptors that used to be social pressure not to smoke. occupied by nicotine. Smoking withdrawal symptoms, and the irresistible urge to smoke again often lead to failure. Feelings of nervousness, To lower the risk of putting on irritability and depression are often very extra weight, it is recommended to opt for the additional weight strong during the initial period of the abstinence. With the Facilitas Soft laser control therapy. therapy, you avoid these side effects.

With over 50 treatment centres in more than 25 countries, and now in South Africa, we can help you to stop smoking. With Head Office in Port Alfred, Facilitas Polokwane, Cape Town and Bloemfontein will be opening soon!

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

Gavroche Hair & Beauty

We specialize in hair cuts, colour, nails, waxing & laser hair removal 046 622 6309 135 High Street, Grahamstown

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

Charisma .A Skin Care & Laser Clinic Payot Facials Environ Facial Peels - Various

Manicures & Pedicures Waxing Massages Children

Massages (from 8yrs) Manicure & Paint

Hair Reduction Photo Rejuvenation

Lower Leg (Vascular Legions) Pigmentation

Normal Hours

Mon - Fri, 8am - 5pm Sat 8am - 1pm

In-Season Hours

Open Mon - Sat, 8am - 6pm

046 624 8266 079 499 6864 Shop G7, Mypond Hotel van der Riet Str, Port Alfred 5


Shop A8, Heritage Mall First Floor, 52 Masonic Street, Port Alfred, Tel: 046 624 4854 Homeware, plasticware, storage containers, crockery, glassware, kitchenware, toys, gifts and so much more! SPRING SPECIALS IN STORE!


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


A Sense Of Home For all your residential, business and rental requirements P O R T A L F R E D e-mail:

52 Hectare with lovely home comprising 4 Bed, 2 Bath with large open plan kitchen and living area, double garage and 2 large granny flats. Situated 7km outside Port Alfred. Call 076 455 5144 to view.

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




Slagtery / Butchery

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

Tel: 046 624 8291 8

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4 Hill St, Grahamstown - Tel: 046 622 43204 88 Albany Rd, Port Alfred - Tel: 046 624 8618 Brendon: 076 647 9545 | Email: State of the art computerized water testing Weekly maintenance servicing Full range of chemicals and equipment Safety nets, solar nets, MPI covers Solar heating & electric heating Sundance, Horizon & Easy Pool fiberglass shell installations

What’s On Sunshine Coast Page updated daily with info about events in and around Port Alfred. Share your event free of charge on our facebook page and in this guide. To advertise call Bronwyn on (046) 624 9044 or 083 326 7754


RESTAURANTS AND COFFEE SHOPS Shop 7, Duck Pond Centre, Campbell Str, Port Alfred Tel: 046 624 4727

Mon - Fri: Breakfast Special with Coffee R20 up to 12pm Get your loyalty card . Buy 9 coffees & get one FREE Taste the best coffee in the Sunshine Coast In the company of friends, enjoy the experience. Taxi beef stew and pap R20.00 Taxi chicken stew and pap R20.00 Samp and Beans R10.00 Portuguese chicken in lemon and herb or peri-peri flavours, available in quarter, half and full chicken portions.


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

PORT ALFRED BUILD IT Tel: 046 624 5430 Fax: 046 624 5424 Cell: 072 290 4904 90 Albany Rd, Albany Centre




LIEBE dog food

10kg 20kg

- R119.90 - R239.90





We stock all the building materials that you need to build your home, from foundation to roof height!


We would like to invite all of our existing as well as future customers to a morning of : Live entertainment, Food stalls Supplier demo’s

Great in-store specials

Come and visit our friendly management staff for expert building advice! Open: Weekdays: 7:30 - 5:00 Saturdays: 8:00 - 2:00 Holidays: 8:00 - 12:00


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 12

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


t’s time to pack away those winter coats, blankets and boots and begin celebrating spring – a time of year full of promise and potential. While the first day of spring is not always the first spring day, we should rejoice regardless knowing that one means the other will surely follow. Now is the time to prepare your garden and home for family and guests who visit during the December holidays. Make the effort and you will have your guests going home after their holiday marvelling at how fabulous your garden and home looked this year. If you start in your garden now, you’ll have plenty of time for seeds to grow and hanging pots to flower. A few packets of seeds are often all it takes to change the look of your flower beds. If you don’t mind getting your hands dirtier, buy the seedlings available from your local nursery – at least this way you know exactly what colour the flowers will be and there is the added bonus that you won’t have to space them out as you would the seeds once they sprout. Keep in mind a few artfully placed pots or garden sculptures can go a long way towards drawing a visitor’s eye away from an area in the garden that always seems to look untidy. A wellplaced garden bench can soothe the soul and there is the added bonus that it’s the perfect spot to escape from visitors when things

get too stressful in the kitchen. By December plants would have grown around it so it will look like it has always been there. As for the house – you could go all out and hire some painters for inside and out or just get the roof high-pressure cleaned and leaves and litter cleared from gutters and drains. Don’t forget a touch of new paint or varnish on garage doors, front doors and any pots or features leading up to your front door will go a long way to improving on that first impression. A low-cost new look inside could involve picking a feature wall and painting or wall-papering it and adding some new cushion covers and vases to complement this new colour. Don’t forget to tidy out cupboards – we all know how nosy certain guests can be and there are plenty of charities, churches and Good Samaritans out there that know exactly what to do to give your well-loved clothing, toys and other household goods another lease on life. Pet dogs, particularly those that spend a large portion of their time outside, will being losing their winter coats. Step up the grooming or increase their visits to the parlour. They will thank you for it! If there is anything you’re looking for that you can’t find in our September issue, give us a call - we are pretty sure we will be able to put you in touch with someone that can help. 13

Freebies & Fun


book giveaway

Find the orange tent somewhere in the booklet, and sms the page number and details of the advert/ poster where it appears to 083 326 7754 by 25 September 2013. The lucky draW will be held on 28 September, and the winner will be published in the October What's On.

AT last, the long awaited and much anticipated sequel to Encounters With Sharks, Dolphin and Big Fish. Len Jones has once again dished up an enthralling collection of fascinating short stories which are based on his experiences as an angler, spear fisherman and commercial diver. Like his previous work, this is a compelling, exciting and at times almost unbelievable read. The numerous tales that unfold range from amusing through to the strange and harrowing. As always, however, he is able to find humour in almost any situation. Every story is filled with

an ensemble of colourful characters that spring to life with each passing phrase. There is a diversity of content in this book with stories of the big one that got away, as well as the highly amusing, sometimes distressing, incidents experienced while working for the South African Diving Services, one of the first commercial diving firms in the country. This is a book that can be read again and again. A book at home on the shelf next to your works of nonfiction, or simply a great read to laze away the hours. It will appeal to readers both young and old, weaving its charm onto all who turn its pages.

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Freebies & Fun Win with ....

& Sudoku Competition: Drop your completed Sudoku with your details in the Sudoku box at Burksies, and stand a chance to have your name drawn on 25 September 2013. The winning prize is: 2 x Burksies Mini breakfasts and 2 x coffees or teas

How to play: Sudoku is easy to play and the rules are simple. Fill in the blanks so that each row, each column, and each of the nine 3x3 grids contain one instance of each of the numbers 1 through 9. Name: Contact: To advertise call Bronwyn on (046) 624 9044 or 083 326 7754



Distinctive Kitchens By Timber Town

• 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


“for reliable and honest service”

Guy Snyman +27 (0)79 196 2324 16

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ET BATHURST FARMER’S MARK m – at 30p Every Sunday from 9am to 12. w Nursery Yesterday, Today and Tomorro shine. on the Main road. Come rain or

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ket Wax ing MooBanthurMstar Th e St ab le s Ce nt re ,

The Stables Centre in Kowie Rd Bathurst will be holding a Moonlight Market every month. It will be in the middle of each month, on a Friday from 5pm till 8pm. There will be stalls, shops and entertainment in the true Bathurst fashion, being different, unique but with a touch of class!


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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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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

Advertise from as little as R100 per month

BambooSA Available in black, yellow, green, striped and ranged from Ornamental dwarf to giant. bamboos for sale 082 326 1886

August Competition Winners The winner of the “Drop your Bill” competition is Dereck Victor. Congratulations and enjoy your hamper! The winner of the Burksies breakfast in our Sudoku competition is Doreen Strydom. Enjoy your brekkie!

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EVENTS 6 September. Fish Braai @ Port Alfred River & Ski Boat Club. From 12. All are welcome and prices are very affordable.

charged + R20.00 for petrol contribution. For more information contact Cathy Abbott on com or 083 399 2926

6-8 September. 7th Sunshine Rally @ Green Fountain Farm Resort, Port Alfred. Come join in the Fun at Greenfountains Farm Resort. Contact Jenny: 084 829 7591 or Dudley: 083 475 8414 7th September - CMA Breakfast @ THE LODGE (The Old Victoria Hotel) ex “BEYOND ADVENTURE” 06h30for 07h00 (Ladies Welcome) Speaker; Michael Austin Accountant for local Hotel Group. Join us as we hear what God has done in his life! Offering will be taken to cover cost of meal.R40.00 For more information contact Leon 082 673 1492

20 September. Fish Braai @ Port Alfred River& Ski Boat Club. From 12. All are welcome and prices are very affordable.

13 September. Fish Braai @ Port Alfred River & Ski Boat Club. From 12. All are welcome and prices are very affordable. 14 September. Kowie Striders Road Race. 27km and 10km road race from Port Alfred Country Club. For more information contact James Viedge at or 081-333-9966 Starts at 8am. 20th September – The Hiking Group Outing @ Robby’s 07h00. The outing will be a beach walk from Bokness to Bushman’s. Bring R30.00 to cover any entrance fee that may be 20

21 September. Port Alfred River & Ski Boat Club fishing compo. Contact Tel: 046 624-4532 for more info. 22 September. Run for Rhino - Kenton. Starts and finishes at Kenton’s Blue Flag Beach at the Kariega river mouth at 07:00, and ends at 14:00. For more information or to enter visit or 24th September – Kowie Carnival and Engela Neethling Boerewors Competition on National Braai Day/Heritage Day– In Wharf Street. Stalls, beer hall, live entertainment, bands, jumping castles, competitions, etc. Book your stalls by emailing or call on 046 624 4591 or visit us at 22 Wharf Street, Port Alfred 30th September – The Hiking Group Outing @ Robby’s 07h00. The outing will be at Watersmeet. Bring R30.00 to cover any entrance fee that may be charged + R20.00 for petrol contribution. For more information contact Cathy Abbott on com or 083 399 2926

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Live Audio Streaming - To advertise call Bronwyn on (046) 624 9044 or 083 326 7754


EVENTSToad in the hole Ingredients 110g cake flour Pinch of salt Cracked pepper 4 large eggs 300ml milk 2tspn thyme 6 pork sausages 2tbsn Dijon mustard 80ml oil or dripping

Method 1. To make the batter, sift the flour into a large bowl. Add the salt and pepper. 2. Make a well in the centre of the flour and crack in the eggs. Using a wooden spoon, gradually beat the eggs into the flour then slowly beat in the milk until the batter is the consistency of double cream. 3. Strain and push any remaining lumps through a sieve. Stir in the thyme. Cover and leave to stand for 30 minutes, or ideally 3-4 hours. 4. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6. 5. Heat a large non-stick pan and cook the sausages over a medium heat until golden-brown all over. (If you do not have a non-stick pan add a little oil.) Turn off the heat and brush the sausages with the mustard. Set aside. 6. Place the dripping or oil into a 12 muffin tray and heat in the oven for five minutes or until the dripping is hot and hazy. 7. Cut the sausages in half and add the sausages to the hot muffin tray one half per muffin and pour in the batter. Immediately return the dish to the oven and cook for 35-40 minutes until well-risen and golden-brown. Serve with an onion gravy on the side.











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Advertise your business in our Spring edition of What’s On Sunshine Coast. Contact Bronwyn on 046 624 9044 / 083 326 7754 and be seen!

New rea l dea l PIZZ AS

R19,90 0 fo r on ly R19,9 (Real Deal 19cm



FREE DELIVERY* Choose from our 2 NEW Flavours: Pepperoni & Bacon or Chicken & Pineapple.


PORT ALFRED-046 624 5565


*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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