22 June, 2006

Upcoming Events in Suva (Updated 22.6.06)

The following events are scheduled: Recurring Events:
  • Bird Paintings by William Belcher, currently on daily, Fiji Museum;
  • Yoga classes, every Monday, 5pm to 6pm, Fiji Girl Guides Headquarters, Malcolm Street;
  • Expressive Dance Classes, 5pm to 7pm every Mondays until 19 June, Oceania Dance Studio, University of the South Pacific;
  • Music, dance and yoga classes, new term starts 4.30pm, Monday, 15 May, Suva Multi-Ethnic Cultural Centre, 94 Waimanu Road, 1st Floor Lala’s Building;
  • Learn English, Hindi and Fijian, new term starts, Monday, 22 May, Alliance Francaise, 14 McGregor Road;
  • Judo and Jujitsu Self Defence Classes, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, every Mondays and Wednesdays, Fiji Judo Academy, Nabua;
  • Suva Orchid and Horticultural Group Meeting, from 5.30pm, every first Monday of the month, Wesley Church, Butt Street;
  • Latin Fitness Class, 6pm to 7pm, every Tuesday, The Playhouse, Selbourne Street;
  • Pottery demonstrations, every Tuesday and Thursday, and daily every first week of the month, Fiji Museum;
  • Beach Volleyball Club League Competition, every Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 5.30pm, National Beach Centre, National Sporting Complex, Laucala Bay;
  • Cine night, every third Wednesday of the month, Alliance Francais, 14 McGregor Road;
  • French Conversation Group to practice your French, every Thursday, 1pm to 2pm, Language Lab, Media Centre, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay (admission required - contact rankin_s@usp.ac.fj);
  • Jazz at the Holiday Inn, every Thursday, 6pm to 10pm, Holiday Inn;
  • Kids creative dance classes, starts 2.30pm every Friday, until 4 August, for kids from 2 years to 12 years, Alliance Francaise, 14 McGregor Road;
  • Ultimate Frisbee Exercises, starts 5pm, every Friday, QED Grounds next to Suva Bowling Club;
  • Tom Mawi plays jazz at the Holiday Inn, 6pm to 9pm, Fridays, Holiday Inn;
  • Soul, funk, disco and classics DJ music, from 8pm, Fridays, Traps Lounge, Victoria Parade;
  • Velocity Cycling Ride, from 7am, every Saturday, leaves from The Roc, FNPF Dolphins Plaza;
  • Suva Archery Club weekly competition, starts 1.30pm, every Saturday, St Josephs School Grounds;
  • Arts Village Firewalking Show, starts 11am, every Saturday, Grandstand, Arts Village, Pacific Harbour;
  • Waitui Cycles Ride, starts 6am, every Sunday, leaves from Waitui Cycles, Garden City;
  • Sunday Church Services, 8am or 10.45am, Wesley Church, Butt Street;
  • Jazz by the Beach, Sundays, 1pm to 5pm, Pearl South Pacific, Pacific Harbour;
One-off Events:
  • Snooker AUSAID Referees Clinic, June 21 to 23, Fiji Club, Selbourne Street;
  • Life in the Spirit Seminar with Pastor Benny Hinn, Thursday, 22 June, from 3pm, World Harvest Centre, Kinoya;
  • US Foreign Policy toward the Pacific - Public Lectures by Ambassador (ret.) Charles B Salmon Jr, Friday, 23 June, 1pm, Marine Studies Lecture Theatre, Lower Laucala Campus, University of the South Pacific;
  • Athletics Competitions (to feature Athletes in Action Club from USA and local competitors), Fridays, June 23, June 30 and July 7, Post Fiji Stadium, Laucala Bay;
  • Fiji vs England Netball test match, Friday, 23 June, FMF Dome, Laucala Bay;
  • Veterans Snooker Tournaments, June 23 to 25, Merchants and United Clubs;
  • Suva Club Rugby, Saturday, 24 June, from 8.30am, Albert Park and RFMF Grounds;
  • Beach Volleyball games, Saturday, 24 June, Beach Volleyball Centre, Laucala Bay;
  • Fiji Golf Club Juniors Individual Stableford event, Saturday, 24 June, from 7.45am, Fiji Golf Club, Vatuwaqa;
  • Olympic Day Fun Run, Saturday, 24 June, Suva;
  • Rugby League Eastern Conference, Saturday, 24 June, from 12pm, Sukanaivalu Grounds, Nabua;
  • Suva Hockey League Competition, Saturday, 24 June, from 12pm, National Hockey Centre, Laucala Bay;
  • Suva Netball games, Saturday, 24 June, from 1pm, Multi-purpose courts, Laucala Bay;
  • Fiji vs Samoa Pacific Rugby Series, starts 3pm, Saturday, 24 June, Post Fiji Stadium, Laucala Bay;
  • Australian High Commission Staff and Social Club's Fundraising Ball for Charity, Saturday, 24 June, from 7pm, Tradewinds Convention Centre;
  • Suva Diving Club Meeting, Wednesday, 28 June, 7pm, Traps Upstairs Bar;
  • Vaka Vuku-Navigating Knowledge Conference for Pacific Islands' Artists, Musicians and Scholars, 3 to 7 July, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay;
  • Malaga, A Journey - A choral celebration featuring a cast of over 100, composed by Igelese Ete, choreographed by Alan Alo and directed by Ian Gaskell and Larry Thomas, Wednesday, 5 July, 1pm for schools and 7.30m, and Thursday, 6 July, 7.30pm, Suva Civic Auditorium;
  • Ratu Sukuna Ex-students Suva Association soli of annual subscriptions of F$100.00 per ex-student and Cadet Passout Parade, Friday, 7 July, Ratu Sukuna Memorial School, Nabua;
  • Fiji Women's Golf Open, 11 July, Fiji Golf Club, Vatuwaqa;
  • International Schools Swimming Meet, 11 July, National Aquatic Centre, Laucala Bay;
  • Fiji Awards for Media Excellence 2006, Saturday, 22 July, Tradewinds Convention Centre, Lami;
  • Benefits of Coconuts - Public Lecture by Dr Bruce Fife, a leading world expert on coconuts and health, July 13, University of the South Pacific;
  • Fiji Arts Club art exhibition 2006, Monday, 24 July, to Saturday, 29 July, Suva;
  • World Netball Championships Oceania Qualifiers, Tuesday, 25 July, 3.30pm, Fiji A vs Samoa, FMF Dome, Laucala Bay;
  • World Netball Championships Oceania Qualifiers, Tuesday, 25 July, 5.15pm, PNG vs Cook Islands, FMF Dome, Laucala Bay;
  • World Netball Championships Oceania Qualifiers, Tuesday, 25 July, 7.30pm, Africa vs Fiji, FMF Dome, Laucala Bay;
  • Fiji Audio Visual Commission Open Day for Telecom Fiji Limited Kula Film Awards, 28 and 29 July, Suva;
  • Fiji Audio Visual Commission Launch of the Inaugural Telecom Fiji Limited Kula Film Awards Night, 29 July, Suva;
  • National Youth Week Celebrations, Saturday, 12 August, various venues in Suva;
  • Suva Hibiscus Festival, 17 to 26 August, Suva;
  • Annual Methodist Church Conference and Choir Competition, mid August. Choir competition at Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori, while the meeting will be held on Bau Island;
  • Air Pacific/ATS Fiji Seniors Golf Tournament, 11 Sep, Fiji Golf Club, Vatuwaqa;
  • Melanesian (Countries) Festival of Arts, 2 to 11 October, Suva;
  • Fiji Golf Club Ladies Open, 11 October, Fiji Golf Club, Vatuwaqa;
  • Bulafiji.com Under 18 Rugby League Competition, 1 to 30 November, Suva;
  • Fiji International Volleyball Tournament, 27 November to 2 December, Suva;
  • World Netball Championships, 10 to 21 July 2007, Suva.

Also see the list of aerobic exercise programs available at the Hyndai Fitness Centre, National Sporting Complex, Laucala Bay.

For accommodation for any events, please check out a two bedroom rental home in Suva on links at the right hand side of this blog or contact telephone +679 3396427 or e-mail gilbert@connect.com.fj directly. Those that wish to have their events included can contact me on the e-mail address provided above.

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