Dear Student please take note that the Galileo Open Air Cinema is open for their next season.The Galileo Open Air Cinema is a combination of blockbuster movies, breathtaking views and a vibey market blended together for a sensational outdoor summer activity with friends and family. Note the venue varies from movie to movie.
Date: 16 October 2019 – 25 April 2020
View movie schedule and book tickets at: https://thegalileo.co.za/this-seasons-movies/
More Wonderful Ways To Experience Cape Town
Tandem Skydiving With Mothercity Skydiving
A Tandem Introductory skydive is unquestionably the quickest, easiest and safest way to experience skydiving for the first time. It allows you to experience the thrill of free fall without the effort of learning all the theory. No previous experience required. This is an exhilarating experience with spectacular views.
Open: Every day from 08h00 – 17h00
Costs: R2 850 pp for HandiCam Video & Photos additional R800
Where: MotherCity Skydiving, Diepkloof Airfield, Malmesbury,Cape Town
Bookings at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdn1tlBo7kaDNIs7rNb9Z5xSkmclNJe...
Watch A Show At Artscape
Between Table Mountain and Table Bay, the City of Cape Town boasts a cosmopolitan mix of historic and modern landmarks. One of these is the Artscape Theatre Centre on the Foreshore, home to the Artscape performing arts company. With its close proximity to Cape Town’s central business district, the new International Convention Centre and the V & A Waterfront, Artscape is ideally situated to serve the Cape’s performing arts, film, tourism, entertainment, conference, and exhibition industries.
Open: Every day from 08h00 – 17h00
Cost: Dependent on show
Where: Artscape, D.F. Malan St, Foreshore Cape Town
Show Schedule: http://www.artscape.co.za/whats-on-now/
Take The Brandy Tour @ Kwv House Of Fire
The House of Fire celebrates the creation of brandy. They invite you to join them on a journey that will ignite the senses. Experience this fiery, golden liquid through the eyes of KWV’s master blenders and pioneers, while drawing on sight, sound, taste and smell to tell the story of the fine art of brandy making at KWV and out never-ending quest for excellence. This experience includes: Blending your own brandy with Brandy master, Bottle of your own Brandy, Personalised label, Tour & Tasting and Canapes will be provided.
Open: Monday – Friday at 11h30 and 14h30
Cost: R 120 per person
Note: Max 14 persons per group and booking is required.
Where: KWV Wine Emporium, Kohler Street, Paarl
Tel: +27 21 807 3007/8
Go Trampolining @ Rush
Rush is an indoor extreme Trampoline Park with 1500-2500 square meters of adventure, excitement, fun and challenges. Rush features around 1700 square meters of wall to wall interconnected trampolines, including dodge-ball courts, a 18000 cube foam pit, hydraulic slam dunk basketball hoops, battle Beam and best of all a 4 meter high Performance Wall.
Open: Monday – Sunday
Cost: R130 plus R30for special non- slip socks
Where: 5th Floor (Access to Rush from Parade Area), 109 on Main, Main Road, Claremont
Tel: 021 671 1489 or 087 094 0178
Online booking: https://www.rushsa.co.za/book-now/
What’s On This Weekend
Beer Vs Wine Cheese Pairing @ Drifter Brewery
Fermented, in collaboration with Drifter Brewing Company, The Wine Thief and Klein River Cheese present a beer versus wine pairing in the ultimate battle of the cheese. Join us for a beer versus wine cheese pairing that explores the wondrous world of fermentation. Drifter Brewing Company will showcase their selection of 3 of their beers paired with 3 cheeses, with The Wine Thief showcasing 3 of their favourite wine and cheese pairings. At the end of the evening, you will get the chance to vote for the best pairing and ultimately crown the annual Beer V Wine Cheese Champion.
Date: 18 October 2019
Time: 19h00 – 21h30
Where: Drifter Brewing Company, Victoria Road 156, Woodstock, Cape Town
Bookings at: https://bit.ly/35oxmQf
Celebrate International Gin & Tonic Day @ Incognito
Raise a glass to our birthday and the coolest cocktail this international gin & tonic day!Incognito plays host to a range of the finest gins – both local and international – as guests are invited to sip on the likes of The Botanist, Hendricks, Bombay Sapphire, Six Dogs and many more.DJ from 4-10pm.Booking is essential.
Date: 19 October 2019
Time: 15h00 – 22h00
Cost: R 195
Where: Incognito, Alphen Drive, Constantia, Cape Town
Bookings at: https://bit.ly/2orakY7
The Mirage Forever Summer Concerts Ft. Goodluck
Everyone’s dream is to have a summer that never ends, well, The Mirage is making that dream a reality! They present their latest creation of luxury experiences, The Mirage Forever Summer Concert Series! Join them on the crystal clear waters of the Cape Atlantic seaboard this October on SAs largest and most luxurious yacht, The Mirage, for an unforgettable cruise as they set sail to Clifton Beach where you will experience iconic, GOODLUCK band.
Date: 20 October 2019
Time: 12h00 – 19h00
Cost: R 1400 for cruise ticket, R 55 for meal.
Where: The Mirage, Pierhead (opposite the clock tower), V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
Bookings like: https://bit.ly/2n3vVF9
Perdeberg Family Festival
The Perdeberg Family Festival is the ideal place to enjoy a perfect day out in the winelands and a well-deserved break with family and friends!Expect a selection of food, drinks and entertainment for everyone. This year the well-knownViljoen Retief and Newton & Co will be there to entertain with some live musicto get the October Festival vibes going!!
Date: 19 October 2019
Time: 10h00 – 17h00
Cost: R 160
Where: Perdeberg Winery, Vryguns Road, Vryguns Farm, Paarl
Bookings at: https://bit.ly/33ekcmJ
What’s On In Cape Town In October
Urban Rewind Summer Jazz Picnic
The event celebrates the indigenous Jazz music and culture of Cape Town and South Africa, so the music encompasses every style associated with the city and the country: blues, R&B, Afro-Caribbean, Cape Jazz, Latin Jazz, Marimba and everything in between, both contemporary and traditional. As the sunsets we kick start the Old School Party with our DJ's. Bring along your Picnic Basket, Camping Chairs, Picnic Blankets.
Date: 27 October 2019
Time: 11h00 – 19h00
Cost: R55 - R120.
Where: Inside on the Greens restaurant, Rosmead Ave, Wynberg, Cape Town
Book tickets at: https://bit.ly/2MKzYiS
Oktoberfest At Hillcrest Restaurant
Oktoberfest at Hillcrest Restaurant is brought to you by Havoc Brew & Boston Brewery. This Oktoberfest will give you a great intimate experience. German cuisine from eisbein, brakwurst, wienerschnitzel & lots more paired together with local craft brews from Havoc Brew & Boston Brewery. Live music will enhance the festive vibe. Hillcrest Restaurant is situated on Hillcrest Wine and Olive Estate, tucked away amongst the rolling hills and vineyards that contribute to spectacular views.
Date: 26 October 2019
Time: 11h00 – 20h00
Where: Hillcrest Restaurant, Racecourse Rd, Cape Town
Bookings at: email@example.com
Beer, Wine & Gin Festival
La Parada and Tiger's Milk present the Beer, Gin and Wine Festival in the Century City Square. If you're a fan of gin, wine, beer or food you'll love our market-style festival happening on Saturday. We'll be showcasing a number of local & international brands for you to try along with delicious tapas from La Parada & Tiger's Milk dude food. As if this could get any better, we also have live music by The Kiffness and supporting acts, so pull through for a fun day.
Date: 26 October 2019
Time: 14h00 – 22h00
Where: Tiger's Milk Century City, Kinetic Way, Century City, Cape Town
Book tickets at: https://bit.ly/35xz3uq
Gin High Tea @ Ginja
Join us for a ton of fun at our next Gin High Tea event featuring a live performance by Tons of Fun and prizes to be won on the day! Triple Three Distillery will be launching a brand new gin exclusively available to you on arrival. Treat yourself to as much tea and coffee as you like throughout the course of the evening while enjoying 5 star entertainment with free mixers and a never ending buffet table. Mix and match food, G&T and garnishes to create your own bespoke concoction.
Date: 02 November 2019
Time: 15h00 – 18h00
Where: GINJA, On the Waterfront Pierhead, Noble Square, V&A Waterfront
Bookings at: https://bit.ly/2VFcJuj
Every Week Activities
Cafe Roux Sessions Cape Town
Cafe Roux is a well-known restaurant situated in the heart of Cape Town. At night, one of the country’s most loved live music venues, staging top SA artists. Catch your favourite musician/ band/ comedian up-close & personal, in this very special & very intimate 100-seater venue. Make a night of it by grabbing a bite to eat at the restaurant itself before the show.
Open: Every day with performances almost every night
Time: 12h00 and the show starts at 19h00
Cost: Varies from performance to performance
Book tickets at: https://bit.ly/2kI1h0W
The Mojo Market is a contemporary, indoor food and lifestyle market situated in the heart of Sea Point. The market is a hybrid and eclectic mix of 20 designer retail stalls, a weekend market and 35 food vendors. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Choose from a variety of different cuisines and eat in our open dining area with floor-to-ceiling views of the sea and palm-lined promenade.
Open: 7 days a week from 08h00 - 23h00.
Where: 30 Regent Road, Sea Point
Time To Plan Ahead
Goldfish Submerged At Shimmy Beach Club (15 December 2019 – 3 January 2020)
Go to their WEBSITE for more details: https://bit.ly/2kZNG7s
Get Lucky Summer Ct (08 December 2019)
Go to their WEBSITE for more details: https://bit.ly/2OtcTDE
PLEASE BE VIGILANT WHEN AT YOUR HOUSES - there have been reports of break-ins and hi-jackings that we must be made aware of. PLEASE DO THE FOLLOWING:
Please remember that the Sector Van is only too happy to be called out to check on ANYTHING, no matter how trivial it may seem to you. The more the van is seen in the area, especially with the excellent response time we have come to expect from Mowbray SAPS, the better. We have to accept that there are people sussing out ALL areas, at ALL times and watching our movements - we just do not seem to see or notice them.
- SAPS MOWBRAY (021 680 9588)
- SECTOR 2 (east of Liesbeek Parkway, Little Mowbray, Park Estate, Sybrand Park)
- SECTOR 2 VAN (079 894 1466)
- SECTOR 2 COMMANDER (082 469 2462 - W.O. Derek van der Merwe)
- ADT EMERGENCY NUMBER (086 12 12 301)
Never let anyone onto/into your property unless you have specified the person expected, as well as the expected time of arrival. Please remember this: it is important to stay calm. No material possession is worth risking injury for.
Advice from South Africa Police Services (SAPS):
Reporting tips in order of importance:
- Car Number Plates: Focus on letters and first 3 numbers. Don’t worry about all 6 numbers – accurate letters and first 3 numbers are all we need.
- Note the exact time on your cell and watch. This makes a HUGE difference to our workload.
- Vehicle Type: Make and colour is fine (e.g. Silver Merc).
- Write it all down as quickly as possible, or enter onto your phone. Memories are often unreliable!
- Contact your service provider/SAPS, and let us know by email.
Vehicle safety tips from ADT:
Here are some useful vehicle safety tips received this week from ADT:
- Travel with car doors locked and windows closed.
- Constantly monitor vehicles travelling behind, ahead and next to you.
- If you think you’re being followed, drive to the nearest police station. Don’t go home.
- Leave room between your car and the one in front to avoid being boxed in.
- Attract the attention of other drivers or pedestrians if you think you’re in danger.
- Hoot, flash your lights, put on your emergency lights, or shout.
- Be aware of people approaching your car or loitering near traffic lights, stop signs, parking areas or your driveway.
- If approached by a suspicious-looking person, especially at night or in deserted areas, drive off quickly from a stop street or intersection, always heeding traffic danger.
- On long journeys only stop overnight at safe places. Stopping next to the road or in a parking area overnight is not safe.
- Don’t stop at the scene of an accident unless you’re sure it’s genuine.
- Don’t enter your garage or a parking area if you think you’re being followed.
- Don’t stop if a passer-by indicates that, for example, you have a flat tyre or other defect. Drive to a service station or safe area and check it there.
- Don’t leave your car door open and the engine running while opening garages.
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