05 January, 2007

Upcoming Activities, Events and Accommodation in Suva (Updated 5.1.07)

The following events are scheduled for Suva: One-off Events:
  • Pacific Arts Alliance, School Holiday Arts Programmes, classes begin Monday, 27 November, and runs until Monday, 22 January, 2007, The Playhouse, Selbourne Street, Suva;
  • Multi-Ethnic Cultural Centre Saturday Summer Classes, starts Saturday, 9 December 2006 and runs until Saturday, 27 January 2007, Suva Multi-Ethnic Cultural Centre, 94 Waimanu Road, Suva;
  • Suva Cricket Games, Saturday, 6 January 2007, starts 9.30am, Albert Park;
  • Datec Summer Cup Golf Tournament, Saturday, 6 January 2007, starts 8am, Fiji Golf Club, Vatuwaqa;
  • Fiji Under 19 Rugby Trials, Saturday, 6 January 2007, starts 10am, Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori;
  • Tennis classes for adults, starts Monday, 8 January 2007 to Saturday, 13 January 2007, from 6pm on each day, Suva Lawn Tennis Club, Albert Park;
  • Fiji Rugby Awards, Saturday, 13 January 2007, Tattersalls Leisure Centre, Laucala Bay;
  • St John Association - First Aid Course, 16 and 17 January 2007, Suva;
  • Kids Netball clinic, from 20 January 2007 for three months, age group categories are : 6-8 years; 9 to 11 years; and 12 to 14 years. (E-mail Alumeci on mecidv@yahoo.com for more information);
  • Oceania Hockey Qualifiers for Olympics, 2007 - time to be confirmed, Suva;
  • East Asia-Pacific Under 15 Cricket 8's tournament, 24 January to 29 January, 2007, Albert Park, Suva;
  • Suva Football Association AGM, Sunday, 28 January 2007, FASANOC headquarters, Bau Street, Flagstaff, Suva;
  • Fiji National Rugby League AGM, Saturday, 3 February 2007, from 10am, FASANOC headquarters, Bau Street, Flagstaff, Suva;
  • Art Display to coincide with the Double Dialogues conference, 4 to 10 July 2007, Suva;
  • Oceania Women's Hockey Qualifiers for 2008 Olympic Games, from 10 September 2007, Suva;
  • 18th Hobbie 16 World Championship, 10 to 20 October 2007, Suva & Pacific Harbour;
  • Queen Victoria School's 100th Anniversary Celebrations, November 2007.
Recurring Events:
  • Masi Gallery – Contemporary masi costumes, including the wedding costume of Adi Litia Dugdale Mara, the daughter of Ratu Mara, display of bird paintings by William Belcher and exhibition for Westpac's 101st anniversary of services in Fiji, Fiji Museum, Suva;
  • Taekwondo classes, Mondays and Wednesdays, 4pm to 5.30pm - Junior class, 5.30pm to 7pm - Senior class, Suva Civic Centre;
  • Suva Orchid and Horticultural Group Meeting, from 5.30pm, every first Monday of the month, Wesley Church, Butt Street, Suva;
  • Stormy Monday Blues Night, Mondays, from 9pm, Golden Dragon Nightclub, Victoria Parade;
  • 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;
  • Stage Sevens, Wednesdays, 5.45pm to 7.30pm, Auditorium, FIT Arts, Culture & Design, Carpenter Street, Raiwai (Tickets at the door at F$3.00, students and scholars F$2.00);
  • 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;
  • Alternate Rock, every Wednesdays, from 9pm, Golden Dragon Nightclub, Victoria Parade, Suva;
  • Socrates CafĂ© where people gather to discuss and debate the topic of the month, first Thursday of each month, 7pm to 8.30pm, IMDVD, Sports City Mall, Laucala Bay ();
  • 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;
  • SideStep, every last Saturday of the month, 9pm to close, Traps Upstairs Lounge, Victoria Parade;
  • Pacific arts in the sun : Family event, every Saturday, 7am to 11am, Holiday Inn;
  • Arts Village Firewalking Show, starts 11am, every Saturday, Grandstand, Arts Village, Pacific Harbour;
  • The Roc Market, every third Sunday of the month, The Roc, Dolphins Plaza, Victoria Parade, Suva;
  • Wai Tui Cycles Ride, every Sundays, from 6am, start at Wai Tui Cycles, Garden City, Raiwai, Suva;
  • 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, (679) 9921427 or e-mail gilbert@connect.com.fj directly. A 20% discount is offered for all bookings up to 31 March 2007. Those that wish to have their events included can contact me on the e-mail address provided above.

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