Mother’s Day Celebration – WSNBG

Date: 25/05/2024
Time: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location: Walter Sisulu
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Join us for a ‘Mother of All Celebrations’ for Mother’s Day at Walter Sisulu NBG with top celebrities. The Line up consists of top performers such as Leerah and top DJs such as Kaya FM TBose, DJ Sbu, Paul Mtirara from Metro, DJ young , DJ Grant, Jayda, Mashata, Chris Radebe and Zandile DJ.

The theme will be Green and White

Tickets: from R180, available at Webtickets.com, Shoprite and Checkers

Soft cooler box will be charged R150

Cosmo Run

Date: 25/05/2024
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Location: Brummeria, Pretoria
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Receive a pair of socks with your entry.
No license required.

Pensioners discount applies for all entrants older than 65.

We will be taking entries on race day from 06:00 at the botanical garden.

Starting times:
10km – 07:00
5km – 07:15

Number collection: 23 may at run-a-way-sport (09:00-15:00) and 24 may cosmo industrial (08:00-16:00).
There will also be number collection the day of the race at the botanical garden from 06:00.

Distance options:

  • 10km –  r120
  • 5km –  r90
  • Virtual race – R50 (no medal, goodie bag or pair of socks)
  • Event t-shirt available at r150
  • Non-participants – r30

Your entry will include the following:
(this is only for the race in person, not the virtual race)

  • A pair of socks
  • Spot prizes to be won
  • Goodie bag and medal to first 1500 finishers
  • Ample parking
  • Water points on route and finish
  • Well-marked route
  • Medical staff
  • Excellent prizes to male and female winners

Results will be available on race results website

Classes and pricing available classes for the event

Class Distance Start time Price (pp)
10km 10 km 07:00 R 120.00
Virtual 10km 10 km 07:00 R 50.00
Virtual 5km 5 km 07:00 R 50.00
5km 5 km 07:30 R 90.00

Enquiries:
E-mail: petra@cosmogroupsa.co.za
Tel. :071 600 5324

Art in the Park

Start date: 01/05/2024
End date: 05/05/2024
All-day event
Location: KZN NBG
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South Africa’s grandest, most prestigious, and all-welcoming annual art festival is turning 60. It is bringing you elite fine art, the best crafters, children’s paintings, a kiddies corner, a kiddie’s library, a beer garden, cheese and wine, and a cocktail of activities for the entire family. Buy your stand and your stall to be part of the prestigious event in the Capital of the Zulu Kingdom.

This event is hosted by KZN-National Botanical Garden (PMB), powered by Msunduzi Pietermaritzburg Tourism Association & Creative Art College, and Sponsored by the Witness newspaper, uMgungundlovu community Radio station, Volvo, Community Chest, and supported by Msunduzi Municipality, Business & Arts South Africa and Department of Art and Culture

Entrance fee: R50 adults, R40 senior citizens, and R10 kids above 5 years old.

Harvest and Gin Festival

Date: 27/04/2024
All-day event
Location: KZN NBG
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Behold, the 6th Harvest & Gin Festival has arrived!

This event celebrates the bountiful harvest from the land and honours the fruits of labour and dedication. It entails indulging on delectable cuisine and savouring the signature gin cocktails from esteemed brands. It will have entertainment, food stalls, music, and a set-up that will foster a joyous atmosphere to take lifestyle to a whole new level. Expect to see more activities, gates open at 11am, No food & drinks from outside the venue allowed, No cooler boxes allowed, your ticket allow you Entry, 2 complimentary drinks, Entertainment, Come join us for a Gin fuelled day and celebrate the Holiday.

If Anything’s Left Tour

Date: 27/04/2024
Time: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden
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Join On Fire Events as they host the “If Anything’s Left Tour” SA with international singer Jamie Fine supported by local artists such as Martine Bester, Soné, Scallywag, HunTer Leite and Nicole Carlse.

The event will take place at Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden on Saturday, 27 April 2024 from 10:00 – 20:00.

Come join me at JAMIE FINE – IF ANYTHING’S LEFT TOUR JOHANNESBURG, you can buy tickets here https://www.quicket.co.za/events/251889-jamie-fine-if-anythings-left-tour-johannesburg/

Gin Festival

Start date: 08/04/2024
End date: 11/05/2024
Time: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Pretoria National Botanical Garden
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Harold Porter Night Run

Date: 31/03/2024
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Harold Porter campus
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Bring a torch, water and dress warmly!

Entry fee: R30

For more information contact the Garden: 087 26 9757 or 087 260 9755

Harold Porter Easter Egg Hunt

Start date: 30/03/2024
End date: 31/03/2024
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Forest section of the garden
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Face painting & colouring

Ages 3-5 years
Time: 9:30- 10:30

Ages 6-9 years
Time: 11:00-12:00

Normal entry fees apply.

For more information contact the Garden 087 260 9757 or 087 260 9755

TurnFest

Start date: 29/03/2024
End date: 01/04/2024
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Old Mutual Conference & Exhibition Centre
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Plant Sale

Start date: 29/03/2024
End date: 31/03/2024
Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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There will be a variety of indigenous plants on display that will offer a great opportunity for plant enthusiasts.

20% discount on all plants!

Enquiries:
Tel.: 087 260 9755/ 087 260 9757

Art Exhibition

Start date: 28/03/2024
End date: 01/04/2024
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Harold Porter National Botanical Garden
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Please note: Normal garden entry fee applies.
For more information contact us: hangklipartcollective@gmail.com

Create a Creature

Date: 28/03/2024
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Gold Fields Environmental Education Centre
Kirstenbosch
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Gold Fields Environmental Education Centre will be hosting “Create a Creature” Waste art workshop for children aged 6 -12 years on Thursday, 28 March 2024 from 09h00 – 13h00. Children will enjoy an exploratory walk into Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, searching for and observing creatures in the forest, fynbos, and rivers.

On their return to the Education Centre, they will use their imagination and common household waste to create a model of a creature they saw in the garden.

The workshop costs R60 per child (pre-booking and pre-payment are essential). Contact Nazeerah van Niekerk on 021 799 8670 or email Phumudzo Ragimana on p.ragimana@sanbi.org.za

Nature’s Treasure box

Date: 27/03/2024
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Gold Fields Environmental Education Centre
Kirstenbosch
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Gold Fields Environmental Education Centre will be hosting a “Nature’s Treasure Box “ art workshop for children aged 6 – 12 years on Wednesday, 27 March 2024 from 09h00 – 13h00. It will be a morning filled with fun activities, storytelling, and an exploratory walk in our Garden. Children will create and decorate their special “Treasure Box” and will put their treasures from the Garden in their unique boxes to take home with them.  The workshop costs R60 per child (pre-booking and pre-payment are essential). Contact Nazeerah van Niekerk on 021 799 8670 or email Charles Kgotsoka on c.kgotsoko@sanbi.org.za

Harold Porter Book & Craft Shop Human Rights special

Start date: 21/03/2024
End date: 23/03/2024
Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Harold Porter Book & Craft shop
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Spend R300 or more and we will refund your Garden’s Entrance fee (R50)
Offer valid for the following days 21st, 22nd, 23rd March 2024
A wide variety of books, arts, & gifts are available in the shop.
For more information, please contact 079 657 2385

Fundraiser 5km Run/Walk

Date: 21/03/2024
Time: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Harold Porter National Botanical Garden
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Registration: 07:00
Run Starts: 08:30
Adults: R50
6-18 Years: R20
Contact Marika: 076 152 5501
For more information contact
Email: krappiesskrefies@sonicmail.co.za

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