Wednesday evening’s Simbithi Sings event hosted by SA music icon Kurt Darren was a delicious extravaganza of good food, vocal talent and dancing till midnight while raising funds for New Guelderland Combined School.
It was a candlelit evening with the stars shining brightly down for Umhlali Prep’s old boys’ and girls’ evening on Saturday. Former students from far and wide returned to their roots and the evening was checkered with exclamations from people who had not seen each other in years. The event was part of the school’s centenary celebrations as they mark their hundredth birthday this year.
Big smiles and loads of laughter were the order of the day on Tuesday as the children of Summerhill House in Etete embarked on an exciting Easter egg hunt. More than 500 Easter eggs were donated by Dolphin Coast 911, and were handed out by a number of emergency services which are featured on the recently launched community app.
The Easter bunny hopped through Ballito while his helpers handed out chocolate eggs spreading happiness where they went over the long weekend. The children took part in fun activities such as colouring in, making chocolate Easter biscuits and of course getting hugs. Our photograher Elana Geist captured these pictures at Lifestye Centre, The Junction and Tiffany’s shopping centres.
Salt Rockers excitedly explored the newly opened Mount Richmore Mall over the Easter weekend. While not all the shops were open, the massive Checkers, stylish boutique stores and The Crazy store kept the shoppers entertained.
The sun came out to play as 550 fun runners of all ages got colourful to help raise a fantastic R60 000 at the annual Bloom Colour Run last weekend.
A little bit of cloudy weather did not stop St Paddy’s Day revelers from looking for their own proverbial pot of gold at the end of the rainbow recently. JM Events and Maroupi Wedding Venue outside Umhlali turned green for the occasion that saw dozens come out to eat, drink and be merry in the truest of “Irish” traditions.
It was a day of banting treats, back massages, fitness tests and dental checks at Tiffany’s Shopping Centre’s wellness day last week. The various wellness offerings gave visitors a free all round check and health advice to make sure your body and mind are on the right track.
The spectacular food created by the Master Chef cook-off competitors at Ballito’s Mozambik restaurant last Wednesday put the audience in a generous mood with the evening bringing in a proud R35 000 for the Umhlali SAPS trauma unit.
Love is in the air at Tiffany’s Centre today, where customers were spoiled with red and white roses to celebrate Valentine’s Day!
Love is in the air and to celebrate the month of love, Nu Metro Ballito hosted a Girls Night Out last week which featured a pre-release screening of Fifty Shades Freed.