Archive for October, 2009

November Outing

November 3, 2009
9:55 amto11:15 am

On Tuesday 3 November Mark Hazell will take us on a conducted tour of ‘Bots’ – Grahamstown Makana Botanical Gardens.  Please meet at the entrance to ‘Bots’ in Lucas Avenue at 9.55 am.

October General Meeting

On Thursday 29 October Basil Mills will present a talk entitled ‘Snakes Alive’. Some snakes are poisonous, many harmless, and it is important to know how to identify them, what action to take and who to call to assist in their removal.  Please meet in the library hall at 10.00 am.

October Outing

October 7, 2009

Archaeology

October 13, 2009
3:00 pmto4:00 pm
October 20, 2009
3:00 pmto4:00 pm
October 27, 2009
3:00 pmto4:00 pm
November 3, 2009
3:00 pmto4:00 pm

FOUR TALKS  – Israel through the eyes of an archaeologist. The talks look at two digs (Jerusalem and Shuni (Caesarea) through the eyes of a participating ‘digger’. Dr William (Bill) Domeris was a participant in the City of David Excavations (1980s) and the Shuni (Caesarea) excavations (1990s). He holds a doctorate in Biblical Studies from the University of Durham and a Masters (cum laude) from the University of the Witwatersrand in Rock Art. The talks are illustrated with slides from the excavations and are intended to be enjoyed by non-specialists.

Sessions will be held on 13 October, 20 October, 27 October and 3 November from 3.00 pm to 4.00 pm at Cullen House, The College of the Transfiguration, 13 Worcester Street.