Archive for November 2009

Big Sky live at the Reserve – 6 December 2009

Legendary South African rock ‘n’ roll stalwarts Big Sky will do one of their rare live performances at the Helderberg Nature Reserve on Sunday, 6 December.
Fronted by singer/songwriter Steve Louw who formed the band in 1990, Big Sky is one of South Africa’s foremost rock bands with a unique sound influenced by rock ‘n roll, [...]

November 2009 Hack newsletter

The hack newsletter reporting on the November hack is available for download as a pdf.
Newsletter-2009-11
Please note that image quality is somewhat degraded to make for a smaller file.

Los Latinos concert on Sunday 29 November

Hot summer days and glorious sunsets pair perfectly with the sultry sound of Latin-American band, Los Latinos, that will be opening the sunset concert series at the Helderberg Nature Reserve on Sunday 29 November 2009.
Best remembered for its long-standing stints at the various Cantina Tequila restaurants dotted across the Cape, the four-piece Cape Town band [...]

Eco-Centre flag flies high

Earlier this year, the EEC was awarded the international Eco-Centre flag in recognition of outstanding environmental education and management. The official flag-raising ceremony took place on 28 October.
A number of VIP guests were invited to join the Friends Committee, volunteers and Reserve management in the celebration. They were treated to delicious snacks and wine. After [...]

Friends newsletter November 2009

The latest edition of the Friends Newsletter – November 2009 is available. It contains information about the upcoming Sunset Concert series, walks in the Reserve, tips on fire prevention as the summer approaches, as well as a delightful story about the hadeda that came to school. We trust you will find the [...]

Small Adventures watercolours exhibition: 28 November – 13 December

Watercolours exhibition: “Small Adventures”
An exhibition of watercolours by Stephen Quirke at the Information Centre, Helderberg Nature Reserve from 28 November to 13 December 2009.

Sunset Concerts: The Stage is Set!

This year’s Sunset Concert Season looks set to be more popular than ever with a diverse range of entertainers in an expanded programme of nine concerts. A permanent stage has been built for better viewing and the lawn area expanded to allow for more visitors and ample space for picnics.
See the concerts page for this [...]