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05.06 Massonia pustulata

Editorial 30 June 2015

You need to get your legs working and sometimes your feet wet to really enjoy what our amazing piece of natural beauty has to offer.

Saturday 4 July is a NOT TO BE MISSED event organised by FOSTER (Friends of the St Francis Nature Reserves) in Cape St Francis.  It is a 2 – 3 hour walk-and-talk with Richard Cowling (history and future of conservation in our area and the importance thereof), Bart Logie (historian, author and raconteur of note will talk about the recent history of the area), and Caryl Logie who will talk about the fynbos she is so passionate and knowledgeable about.  Then Dave Bowmer will talk about the forest thicket areas that are unique to our reserves and the wildlife that inhabits these.

So the fitness freaks can do parkrun and then join the rest – it starts 09:00 for 09:30 from the Cape St Francis Resort (where you can enjoy great specials for lunch afterwards).  The cost is R100 per person (R50 all under 13)  as this is a fundraiser for FOSTER – join these guys and see how well they spend their funds.

Lekker stap, en lekker lees

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Photo:  Massonia pustulata – Sea Snappi

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2015 Events Calendar

Friday 3 July

12:00 – 18:00 Blood Donation at Gently Worn, Village Centre

Saturday 4 July

08:00 St Francis parkrun

09:30 Eco Walk with Dave Bowmer, Bart & Carol Logie, Richard Cowling.  R100 pp, R50 per child – FOSTER Fund Raiser.  Not to be missed!  Start at Cape St Francis Resort

09:00 East Cape 3D Fun Shoot @ Zingela Archery Read more …

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Community Diary

Fridays

  • 08:30 – 13:00 Bridge Club at St Francis Links, contact Wendy McKenzie on 042 294 0541
  • 08:30 – 09:30  The Studio, Village Centre:  Yoga for all levels
  • St Francis United Christian Church Home Groups:  10:00 Pat Munro (042 294 0583)
  • 10:30 – 11:30 Nadine’s Boot Camp for Girls, contact 079 509 2071
  • 11:00 – 13:00 Balobi Fresh Fish Market @ Port St Francis – 042 2940 148
  • 13:00 Tabs at Bowls Club
  • From 14:00 Tennis lessons by coach Clare Millson –  group or private, adults and children at the St Francis Bay Tennis Club.  Contact Clare on 042 294 0630 or 0732215524. Read more …
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New chair for Rotary

On Thursday 25th June, Rotarian Bruce Brooker was inducted as Chairman of the Rotary Satellite Club St Francis at an evening function hosted by Blue Earth Cafe. Bruce takes over the chairmanship from Rotarian Ann Knight who has served as chairman for the past two years. Read more …

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Photos by Sea Snappi – 6312 and surrounds…

These pics are a true reflection of not only our life in the the greater St Francis and the Kouga, but in South Africa – enjoy them with me, a remarkable diary of what we all share in 6312…! Read more …

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How to garden on a dune

Well known horticulturist, lecturer and author Allan Haschick will share his 10 Secrets to Successful Coastal Gardening at the next SPCA Ladies’ Tea Club meeting on Wednesday 22nd July at 11.00 am at Dune Ridge Country House. Read more …

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Get ready for this year’s Enid walk&run!

The sixth annual Enid Pretorius Properties Women’s Day Trail Run and Walk will take place on Sunday, 9 August in and around St Francis Bay, starting at 09h00. The main distance of the day is 26km, but due to the popularity of the route, the organizers introduced a new half marathon (21km) as well as a 15km distance through the areas normally closed to the public, and a 5km on the St Francis Bay Golf Course for our parkrunners and walkers. Read more …