08 June, 2006

Upcoming Events in Suva (Updated 8.6.06)

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;
  • 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:
  • Meke Exhibition sponsored by the Trade Mission of R.O.C. (Taiwan), Friday, 9 June, 6.30pm to 9pm, Suva Civic Auditorium;
  • World Music Festival, featuring world reknown bands Boney M and Te Vaka, Saturday, 10 June, Post Fiji Stadium, Laucala Bay;
  • Philippines Independence Day celebrations to include cultural songs, dances and food, Sunday, 11 June, from 4pm, Suva Civic Auditorium;
  • Official Celebrations of Fiji's win of the IRB 7s Rugby Tournament for 2006,
  • Rucksack Club Meeting, Gaetaen Austin of Pure Fiji talks about the origins of her company, Wednesday, from 6.45pm, St Andrews Church Hall, Corner of Goodenough Street and Gordon Street;
  • South Pacific Bowling Carnival, 3 to 17 June, Bowling Club, Suva;
  • Bra Art Competition & Exhibition, Saturday 17 June and Sunday 18 June, JJ's on the Park;
  • Elections Audit 2006 Panel Discussion about the 2006 General Elections in Fiji, Saturday, 17 June, 8.30am to 6pm, Marine Studies Lecture Theatre, Lower Laucala Campus, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay;
  • Life in the Spirit Seminar with Pastor Benny Hinn, Thursday, 22 June, from 3pm, World Harvest Centre, Kinoya;
  • Olympic Day Fun Run, Saturday, 24 June, Suva;
  • Fiji vs Samoa Pacific Rugby Series, starts 3pm, Saturday, 24 June, Post Fiji Stadium, Laucala Bay;
  • Vaka Vuku-Navigating Knowledge Conference for Pacific Islands' Artists, Musicians and Scholars, 3 to 7 July, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay;
  • 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 Arts Club art exhibition 2006, Monday, 24 July, to Saturday, 29 July, Suva;
  • National Youth Week Celebrations, Saturday, 12 August, various venues in Suva;
  • Suva Hibiscus Festival, mid August;
  • 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;
  • Melanesian (Countries) Festival of Arts, 2 to 11 October, 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 available accommodation in Suva, and availability, 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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