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17 April 2016

Leopards of the Magaliesberg – A talk by Paul Bartels

Paul is a vet, and very active with 'Saving the Magaliesberg Species'.
Paul was involved in the dramatic rescue of Brandy the Leopard. Brandy was caught in a snare, and airlifted for treatment. Paul's early attention to her injuries probably helped to save her three cubs. Brandy gave birth after she was released again into the Magaliesberg.
Paul is also a member of the Magaliesberg Biosphere Board and has the portfolio "Research".
The Talk is presented by the Crocodile River Reserve on the monthly Walks and Talks calendar. Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

7 May 2016

Market Day | Water Birds - a talk by Willie Froneman

Willie Froneman presents a talk on rare/threatened water birds and the impact of pollution on water bird populations in our area and surrounding areas on Saturday, 7 May 2016.

Willie’s talk is combined with a market day and light lunch at Wickedfood Earth (Mike & Cilla Crewe-Brown).
Where? Wickedfood Earth (± 7km from Hekpoort on theR560, towards Skeerpoort, on the left – from Skeerpoort, on the right).

Programme for the day
09:30 – 11:30 Market with lots of local produce on sale. Fresh free-range pork, sausage, cured meats and preserves, award winning cheese, and preserves.
Anyone else interested in selling food items, please contact Mike (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 060 761 0885).

The talk starts at 12:00 and will last until about 13:30 (time for questions included).
This will be followed by a light lunch provided by attendees/visitors themselves. Please bring something to eat and drink (e.g. a salad dish, cold meats, cheese, interesting breads or bread rolls, and maybe also some desert – preferably home-made).

RSVP to Liz Greyling (082 880 9297 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

21 May 2016

Magalies Monster MTB Classic

The FNB Magalies Monster provides all the hallmarks of a truly South African mountain bike race, namely; stunning scenery, technical riding, a challenge tough enough to make you sweat, but not cry and the sense of accomplishing something unique – you are, after all, riding through an area that was formed 2 billion years ago when vast quantities of molten magma welled up from the earth’s inner core depressing the centre of an ancient seabed and thrusting the rock edges upwards. The event is affectionately named after the “Monster”, a gruelling 9km climb up the northern slope of the Magaliesberg which riders of the 80km route encounter.
http://www.stillwatersports.com/event/fnb-magalies-monster/

27-29 May 2016

Magaliesberg Citrus Festival

Venue: ATKV Buffelspoort
Magaliesberg Citrus Festival boasts a flea market , beauty contest, “bulletjies” rugby tournament, netball tournament and live music.
http://www.proedieberg.co.za/

 

25 June 2016

Solstice Festival

Solstice Festival: a decade of celebrating Craft Beer! Join the Hopsters at the Ale House in Broederstroom to taste the best selected local craft beers, enjoy Live Music, and feast from invited food trucks. A surprise international twist awaits you too.
www.solsticefestival.co.za Tickets: https://plankton.mobi/Events/EventBooking/5c509822-ad5a-4e52-b3ba-6770d086481d

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