Events in KZN – September 2011

Line Dancing Charity Drive: It’s almost summer again and more than 200 line dancers from KZN’s East Coast will be taking to the floor in the Animal Anti-Cruelty League Line Dance and Solo Dance Marathon. The event will take place at uShaka Marine World’s Arena 3 on the 3rd of September 2011 (this week Saturday). The hot weather that so many of us welcome brings ticks and fleas that cause a great deal of discomfort and suffering for our furry animal friends. Many pet owners in rural areas and informal settlements cannot afford treatment. The Animal-Anti Cruelty League will be raising funds to enable them to continue the free service mobile dipping unit, which travels to these rural areas in order to eradicate parasites and treat mange of suffering animals during the 7 hours that the dancers will be strutting their stuff. If you’re a newcomer to line dancing – which covers many genres of dance including Latin, Salsa, Ballroom, Hip Hop – why not join in? Basic moves will be taught on the day by qualified instructors. The entry fee for each of the fleet footed dancers taking part is R 80 (together with a bag of cat or dog food. For more information e-mail

Glenwood Festival 2011: This event is held in Glenwood in Durban from the 9th to the 11th of September 2011. The 5th annual edition of this event offers a busy weekend of music, civic, sports and spiritual events to be held in and around Durban’s thriving suburb of Glenwood. The proactive Glenwood Community Forum believes this bustling suburb is “A good place to live, work, educate and raise a family”. To this end, they are hosting a weekend festival with events on Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday. The Festival starts on Friday evening with the Glenwood Community Proms. The Durban City Orchestra presents a musical feast for the whole family at Glenwood Prep School. Special guest performances will surprise everyone. Bring your picnic baskets, camp chairs and blankets. Saturday features a lot of sport and fun events for the young people of Durban. The activities start at 7 AM with the Life Entabeni Hospital 5km Fun Walk and Run from Stella Club. This is followed by the Waltons “Back-to-School” Treasure Hunt in Bulwer Park (over 100 prizes will be available). The Artists in Action and Annual Glenwood Chess Challenge is on at Glenwood Prep. The Camelot College Craft Market, also at Glenwood Prep and will once again have lots of interesting craft goods on sale. The East Coast Radio Adidas All-Star Soccer Team will be taking on the Glenwood All-Star Soccer team at Glenwood Prep. The Food Lover’s Market will be run again on Sunday morning in Bulwer Park. Stall holders selling unique types of food, from specialist gourmet meats, olives, breads and lots of special dishes will be there. For more information phone 082 4522757.

If you are looking to attend an upcoming event, you might also want to check out the Event Tickets category on the Junk Mail website.

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