08 September, 2006

Upcoming Events in Suva (Updated 8.9.06)

The following events are scheduled for Suva: One-off Events:
  • Fiji Arts Council's 28th National Art Exhibition & Awards, 5 to 9 September 2006, 9am to 4pm from 5 t0 8 September and 9am to 2pm on 9 September, Ratu Iloilovatu Gallery, FIT School of Art, Culture & Design, Carpenter Street, Raiwai;
  • Sanyo Cup and Farebrother Trophy Rugby Challenges, Saturday, 9 September 2006, 1.30pm - Suva vs Northland, 3pm - Naitasiri vs Tailevu, Post Fiji Stadium, Laucala Bay (The Naitasiri-Tailevu challenge doubles at the first Farebrother Trophy Challenge against current winners, Naitasiri);
  • Air Pacific/ATS Fiji Seniors Golf Tournament, 11 September 2006, Fiji Golf Club, Vatuwaqa;
  • Fiji Red Cross Society First Aid and CPR Course, 11 and 12 September 2006, Fiji Red Cross National Office, 22 Gorrie Street, Suva (Call Sally on +679 3314133);
  • Film screening: ‘Deepa Mehta's Water’, Tuesday, 13 September 2006, from 7.30pm, IMDVD, Sports City Mall, Laucala Bay;
  • University of the South Pacific Open Day, Friday, 15 September 2006, University of the South Pacific's Laucala Campus, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 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);
  • 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);
  • 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);
  • 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;
  • 18th Hobbie 16 World Championship, 10 to 20 October 2007, Suva & Pacific Harbour (venue to be confirmed).
Recurring Events:
  • 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 Thursday, 1pm to 2pm, Language Lab, Media Centre, 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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