15 September, 2006

Upcoming Events in Suva (Updated 15.9.06)

The following events are scheduled for Suva: One-off Events:
  • University of the South Pacific Open Day, Friday, 15 September 2006, University of the South Pacific's Laucala Campus, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Kid’s Creative Dance Classes, Term 3 starts Friday, 15 September 2006, from 2:30pm, Alliance Fran├žaise, 14 McGregor Road;
  • Golden Gloves Boxing Competition, 15 to 17 September 2006, from 5.45pm each day, Lower Civic Auditorium, Suva (Call Paula Raqeukai on +679 3321946 for details);
  • 11-a-side Eastgate Memorial Hockey Tournament (part of the Fiji Hockey National Club Championship Series), Friday, 15 September 2006, from 6pm, National Hockey Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Kidney Foundation Walkathon, Saturday, 16 September 2006, 6:30am, to start from Muanikau Police Post and finish at the Suva Bowling Club, (Entry fee of F$10.00 includes breakfast at the Bowling Club and the person who raises the most money wins one night accommodation for two including breakfast at the Suva Holiday Inn. Contact Talei Burness on telephone +679 3318361 or +679 9326374 or e-mail kidney@connect.com.fj);
  • Clean Up Fiji, Saturday, 16 September 2006, 8am to 11am, You choose your site and let the organisers know (To register your participation, send a mail to : cleanupfiji@connect.com.fj);
  • National Library Week, Saturday, 16 September, to Saturday, 23 September 2006, to be held at the Suva Civic Centre and Sukuna Park, Suva (Weeklong event focuses on books and reading with a host of activities for children. For more details call Jovelisi at the Suva City Library on +679 3313433 ext 242);
  • Stri Sewa Sabha fundraising dinner, Saturday, 16 September 2006, from 6:30pm, India House, 72, Princes Road, Tamavua. (The Stri Sewa Sabha, a leading wmen’s service organization in Suva has organized a fund-raising dinner and auction event. Tickets priced at $50 per person are available from Ms Parul Deoki, President of the Sabha, telephone +679 3301927);
  • Pacific Community for Pastoral Care and Counselling (PCPCC) Counselling Courses, Saturdays from 16 September to 21 October 2006, Suva (Fee is F$35.00);
  • Suva Triathlon Meet, Sunday, 17 September 2006, National Aquatic Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva (Call Ian on +679 9995625 or Clive on +679 9924868 for details);
  • Fiji Red Cross Society First Aid @ Sea Course, 18 to 21 September 2006, Fiji Red Cross National Office, 22 Gorrie Street, Suva (Call Sally on +679 3314133);
  • Fiji Sports for the Disabled, Rugby match between visiting South Auckland Kiwi side against the Fiji Deaf XV, Friday, 22 September 2006, 3.30pm, Marist Brothers High School grounds, Flagstaff, Suva;
  • Saint Joseph's Secondary School, Golden Jubilee Celebrations, Friday, 22 September, to Sunday, 24 September 2006, St Joseph's Secondary School and various other locations, Suva, (see program in another post on this blog);
  • Melanesian (Countries) Festival of Arts, 2 to 11 October, Suva;
  • Fiji Golf Club Ladies Open, 11 October, Fiji Golf Club, Vatuwaqa;
  • Fiji Swimming Grand Prix, 28 October 2006, Suva;
  • 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;
  • 18th Hobbie 16 World Championship, 10 to 20 October 2007, Suva & Pacific Harbour (venue to be confirmed).
Recurring Events:
  • Masi Gallery – Contemporary masi costumes, including the wedding costume of Adi Litia Dugdale Mara, the daughter of Ratu Mara and display of bird paintings by William Belcher, Fiji Museum, Suva;
  • Stormy Monday Blues Night, Mondays, from 9pm, Golden Dragon Nightclub, Victoria Parade;
  • Suva Orchid and Horticultural Group Meeting, from 5.30pm, every first Monday of the month, Wesley Church, Butt Street, Suva;
  • Latin Fitness Class, 6pm to 7pm, every Tuesdays, The Playhouse, Selbourne Street;
  • Pottery demonstrations, every Tuesday and Thursday, and daily every first week of the month, Fiji Museum;
  • Rasta Tuesday, from 9pm, Tuesdays, Golden Dragon Nightclub, Suva;
  • Fiji Arts Club Dance Class, 6pm to 7pm, every Wednesdays, The Playhouse, Selbourne Street;
  • Jazz at the Holiday Inn, every Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 6pm to 10pm, Holiday Inn;
  • Rucksack Club Meeting, every second Wednesday of the month, from 6.45pm, St Andrew's Church Hall, Suva;
  • Jason's Steakhouse & Bar, Salad evening with entertainment from a band providing local and contemporary music, Wednesday evenings, 16 Bau Street, Flagstaff;
  • French Conversation Group to practice your French, every Friday from 12.35pm to 1.35pm, Talanoa room, second floor of FAL building, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay (admission required - contact rankin_s@usp.ac.fj);
  • 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;
  • 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.
For accommodation for any events, please check out a two bedroom rental home with seaviews 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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