Monthly Archives: July 2013

Mandela Day Project at Golden Hours School

The North Durban Lions Club put on a party for the boarders at the Golden Hours School for intellectually disabled children. Several of the club’s members were joined by some of the friends of the club, who regularly take part in the club’s projects and LP Vanessa Wilesmith of the Durban South Lions club. As the project was 2 days after Mandela Day, the club’s friends and members were encouraged to consider it as a Mandela Day contribution. The kids made and decorated their own face masks and iced marie biscuits. They also enjoyed rides in the trailer of the club’s tractor. As a special treat, Melvin was on hand to greet and play with the kids and was a great hit. The project was a huge success and brought so much joy to the kids that many of the Lions and friends were close to tears.

Some of the Golden Hours kids in their face masks with Melvin the Lion.

Some of the Golden Hours kids in their face masks with Melvin the Lion.

One of the Golden Hours kids proudly displaying his mask

One of the Golden Hours kids proudly displaying his mask

One of the Golden Hours kids proudly displaying his mask

One of the Golden Hours kids proudly displaying his mask

The Golden Hours kids proudly wearing their face masks, with the North Durban Lions, friends and Melvin the Lion.

The Golden Hours kids proudly wearing their face masks, with the North Durban Lions, friends and Melvin the Lion.

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2013 Music and Market Day

Please note that this event has been postponed due to waterlogged grounds following the heavy rains on Thursday 8 August.

 

The North Durban Lions will once again be presenting their Music and Market Day on Women’s Day, at the Golden Hours market grounds. The day will feature a variety of music events, including several school choirs, a pipe band and several dance groups. There will also be an MC and singer providing entertainment between the various musical acts. A variety of food and market stalls will be available, including tea and beer gardens under the shady trees. Community services such as diabetes testing and the SA National Blood Service will also be on hand. There will be a playground to keep the kids entertained, with popcorn, candyfloss and the club’s ever-popular tractor rides on sale. Plenty of secure parking will be available. All proceeds raised will be used for Lions projects and to benefit the Golden Hours school for special needs children.

Where: Golden Hours market grounds, on the corner of Radar and Uitsig Roads, Durban North (a block behind the Hypermarket).

When: Friday 9 August

Time: 9:30 – 16:00

Entrance Cost: R15 for adults, R5 for children.

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Filed under Fundraising, Golden Hours Market