Love Your Guide Dog

love your guide dog

Fish Hoek residents are invited to join a fund-raiser in aid of SA Guide Dogs.
SA Guide Dogs are celebrating their love for their working dogs. Come along and meet Janice Salthouse’s new working dog, the first standard poodle service dog in South Africa.

SUSTENANCE:
A Mediterranean style platter will be provided.
Please bring your own beverages as there will be no bar.

WHEN:
Friday 26 February 2016 at 19:30

WHERE:
Fish Hoek Civic Centre

COSTS:
R160 per person
There will also be two R20 raffles drawn on the night – please consider buying at least one ticket for each.

ENTERTAINMENT:
SA Guide Dogs are thrilled to announce that our emcee for the evening will be Sandra Prinsloo and we will again be entertained by Michelle Botha and her Guide Dog Panda.

BOOKINGS:
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Spring Splash

The Spring Splash will take place this Sunday, 7 September 2014 from 12pm at Fish Hoek Beach.

Attractions:

  • Sandcastle building
  • Treasure hunt
  • Music
  • Live Dancing
  • Fashion show
  • Little Ms Fish Hoek

spring splash

What’s On this Weekend

Weekend

Spring is here and it’s time to get out of the house and shake off those Winter blues. Here are a few fun things to do this weekend in False Bay:

Glencairn: There will be a car boot sale at the Phoenix Lodge from 08:00 to 11:00 this Saturday, 6 September 2014. Entrance is R30 per car. Phone Mike on 021 782 3426 for more information.

Miller’s Point: The Simon van der Stel Foundation will host a guided tour of the Southern Cape Peninsula at 09:00 on Saturday. Jim Hallinan will be your guide at entry is R90. Your own transport is necessary. Pack in your own picnic basket for a lunch at Miller’s Point. For more information contact Pat Benbow Hebbert on 021 794 7464.

Simon’s Town: The Homemade Market will be held at the Simon’s Town Library hall from 09:00 till noon on Saturday. Home-baked food, cheese, preserves and many other craft items will be on sale. Phone Sharon on 021 785 5322 for more information.

Save the Date for the Annual Spring Splash!

spring splash
Photo from Cape Point Route from previous event

It’s that time of the year when residents across the Far South gather at Fish Hoek beach to wish away the winter blues.

Line dancing, sand castles, treasure hunts and a big splash will take centre stage at this year’s Spring Splash. The annual event will take place on Sunday 7 September and will kick off just after noon.

At 15:00 hordes of beachgoers dressed in their favourite outfit will take part in the big dip.

The launch was held at Fish Hoek Beach last week where well-known businessmen and City of Cape Town councillors dressed up for a pre-splash.

Organiser Manu Choudree explains the event is about creating a fun family outing for all to enjoy. There will also be an attempt to break the line dance record, where organisers are trying to gather 1000 people to participate.

Old favourites such as the sand castle competition and treasure hunts will also be held.

This year, residents are also encouraged to bring video cameras and smartphones to record the splash. Choudree says those wanting to enter will have to fill in an entry form and load their videos on YouTube.

“The video which receives the most hits will then be named the winner. The prizes will be confirmed shortly,” he says.

He explains sports clubs have been invited to attend.

Fish Hoek Central Improvement District (CID) director Mike Reaper says they have spoken with City officials and Shark Spotters to ensure the shark net is deployed on the day.

“We want to promote Fish Hoek Beach as a safe swimming beach,” he says.

Meanwhile Herbie Eichel, owner of the Galley Restaurant, says there will be a variety of treats on sale. For more information, phone Choudree on 0729804335.

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