Your guide to what's happening in and around Harfield Village.

Your guide to what's happening in and around Harfield Village.

Dear Subscriber
If you missed out on the latest newsletters you can see them here.
Believe it or not, the end of the year is here! We hope that you enjoyed a great year thus far, the summer and festive season is upon us, which brings a lot of fun and family time. Find some inspiration for the holiday season below, in our Events Section.
Furthermore there are many interesting articles contributed by local business owners and much more in this newsletter. Remember to enter this month’s competitions with prizes to the value of over R900. Have a look at the beautiful properties for sale from Norgarb Properties too.
ANIMAL RESCUE ORGANISATION - THESE KITTIES NEED HOMES
These two beautiful calico kitties are waiting for you! Both these gorgeous babies get on beautifully with dogs and other cats. They are adventurous but loving all the same. They can be homed together or separately. They are about 12 weeks old. They are currently being fostered in Rondebosch should you wish to meet them.

Please contact tamsyn@ripsold.co.za or 0824117922. *Animal Rescue Organisation adoption rules apply.

CHRISTMAS APPEAL TO KEEP OUR FURRY FRIENDS SAFE, WARM AND FED

Your gift of R350 will keep a precious dog or a cat safe, warm and fed during their hospital stay at ARO this Christmas and New Year.
Gift deposits to The Animal Rescue Organisation, ABSA, Branch Blue Route
Code 632005, Account 4086080569 Ref Kennel Gift
Email proof for Section 18a Certifcates to shamiela@animalrescue.org.za
For enquiries call Karen or Tamsyn 021 396 5511
ARO is a registered NGO 003-967-NPO. For more information please visit www.animalrescue.org.za
Norgarbs Competition Winners
Congratulations to the lucky winner of our October Newsletter Competition sponsored by Norgarb Properties.
- Olivia Tregellas from Harfield Village, receives a free eye test to the value of R365 from Spectacle Warehouse.
WIN AN EYE TEST @ R365
Spectacle Warehouse is an optical store providing eye care and eye-wear requirements. This month they are, once again, giving away a free eye test to the value of R365.
* Vouchers can be redeemed any day of the week, excluding Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Please book your appointment in advance.
WIN A PRADIANCE SUNBLOCK @ R230
Ambiente Skin & Body is a place of pure enchantment offering the full range of body, beauty and skincare treatments & much more.
This month Ronell Harvey is giving away a free Pradiance (100% natural) sunblock to the value of R230.
AND Carrie Anderson is offering a free 30-minute back massage valued at R320.
ENTER COMPETITIONS HERE
Please note that the draw takes place on the 7th of December.
Winners will be announced via email as well as on our Facebook page and mentioned again in our next newsletter.
Good Luck!
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KEEP YOUR PETS HAPPY & HEALTHY THIS FESTIVE SEASON
Summer is here, the shops are already stocked with Christmas goodies and holidays are hurriedly being sought and booked, and kennels and/or catteries reserved.

Kenilworth Vet shares with us a check list to help ensure you and your pets have a fabulous Christmas and New Year without any hiccups. See the check list here.
16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM CAMPAIGN 2018
SA needs a "365 days of activism’ campaign; not just 16 days” says Fidelity ADT.
The safety of South Africa’s women and children is an important issue which should enjoy attention as well as focused action all year long, not just for 16 days at the end of the year.
HVCID & Fidelity ADT explains more, and gives some safety tips for our children, see the full article here.
DATE AND NUT PUDDING IN A POT

Lyn Staples, the Norgarb Properties agent with the winning recipe, once again shares a delicious recipe with us. This time it is Date and Nut pudding, in a pot.
Lyn's recipes are easy and quick to prepare making them perfect for those on the go, like herself. See the recipe here.
Click to view all previous recipes by Lyn Staples.
DECEMBER IN THE GRDEN
It's already December - how did that happen!? Summer is in full swing, Christmas is around the corner and temperatures are climbing, but it's not nearly as hot yet as it's been in previous years.
The Patchwork group says it's a good time to plant, and the plant list is a long one this month. See the list here.
Madge Gibson - Harfield Village Resident
WHERE HAVE ALL MANNERS GONE
I’m disheartened to admit that good manners are now, officially, rare. They’re heading down the same route as those of the Rhino and Dodo.
Madge touches on a few examples, see them here.
Click to read all previous articles by Madge Gibson.
IS WIFI DANGEROUS TO YOUR HEALTH
The question of WiFi and the unseen radiation that is all around us has long been under scrutiny with a vast amount of conflicting information found on the internet.
Click to read all previous DIY tips and articles by Andre, Norgarb Properties Agent in the know.
HOW TO DOWNSIZE WITHOUT TEARS
With their children grown and leaving home for university, jobs abroad or homes of their own, an increasing number of people in their 50s and 60s are downsizing from big family homes to smaller, lower maintenance properties in security complexes – but the process is often upsetting.
BetterBond explains how to downsize without tears. See the full article here.
Dr Samantha Brooks - Neuroscientist
MOTIVATIONS OF THE HAVE & HAVE-NOT'S THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
‘Tis the festive season – but in the Fair Cape this does not always mean that people are jolly. During times of extreme poverty, what can neuroscience tell us about the motivation of the have’s and have-not’s this holiday season? See the full article here.
Click to read all previous articles by Dr Samantha J. Brooks Ph.D.
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GAS APPLIANCE CENTRE
We are dedicated to safe and professional domestic gas installations and repairs.

We place safety at the heart of our work and make sure that our clients satisfaction is met at all times.
BURST GEYSER?
Replace your electricity guzzler with a super-efficient gas geyser. It costs the same as an electric geyser to replace but is 80% cheaper to run. Even cheaper than solar which still uses power in winter.
BEAUTY BOX SALON
We are a beauty without cruelty Salon.

We offer a wide range of specialised anti-aging, skin correctingtreatments and permanent make up. Our aim is to bring you a professional beauty experience in a space that is tranquil, relaxing and welcoming.
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GAS DELIVERIES
To Harfield and Claremont DAILY – only R36 delivery charge ……..reliable and on time, every time!
BEGINNERS & BEYOND DRESSMAKING COURSE
Fine Feathers Sewing School Beginners & Beyond Dressmaking Course on using Commercial Patterns to fit you perfectly & look professional ~ New Year’s price is R2500.

This is a comprehensive 13 week Course once a week for 2 hours which starts with a Talk on “How to go Shopping Successfully for your Project.” This foundation will guarantee that while following the formula, you will make clothing that will fit you perfectly & flatter your body shape.

If you buy a sewing machine in addition to the Dressmaking Course you will get a free thread up lesson learning how to use it. I stock quality tools & you can buy a selection but if you buy a full Basic Kit of useful Tools you will get a 10% discount.

Alternatively buy a Soft Furnishing Course of 8 lessons ~ Once a week for 2 hours for R1500 & a Sewing Machine & get a free sewing machine lesson with a 10% discount on a full kit of Tools.
Either of these Courses can be done twice a week if you have the time as I open new classes by demand.
Promotion on Sewing Courses to be paid the 1st week in January 2019.
Upcoming Events
CHILD CARER SAFETY AWARENESS COURSE
Join HVCID & SAPS for their training course where they aim to assist your child carer with useful saffety tips to become more crime conscious.
DATE: Thursday, 29 November 2018
TIME: 10:30 - 11:30
VENUE: Surrey Park, Harfield Village.
Hope to see you all there! View full event here.
PLATTER DECORATING EVENING
Colleena Ceramics invites you to a night of creativity.
Decorate your own platter with a design/style of your choice, using stamps to create a pattern, by drawing freely or building out with clay.
The next platter decorating evenings will take place: 22 & 30 November and 1 & 13 Dcember.
For bookings/more information please, view event here.
DECEMBER HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS
Colleen will be running 1 day holiday workshops in December.
The project is wall mounted face planters. Click here to view dates & for more information.
23 November - 15 December - Baxter Theatre
30 November - 20 January - Baxter Theatre
1 December - Masambe Theatre
1 December - Constantia Heights
18 December - 12 January - Baxter Theatre
24 November - 13 January - Cape Town
25 November - 2 December - Stellenbosch
19 December - Baxter Theatre
22 December - Taalmonument
1 December - Stellenbosch
1 December - Spier Wine Estate
1 - 2 December - Franschhoek
8 December - Paarl

 
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Have a look at the latest properties Lew Norgarb and the Norgarb Properties Team have on their books.

SOLD

R1 995 000 (Under Offer)
R2 050 000 (Under Offer)
R1 850 000
R2 395 000

FOR SALE

ON SHOW
Stylish & Spacious
R2 850 000
ON SHOW
A hidden treasure
R1 995 000
 
ON SHOW
Fabulous Find
R2 695 000
Spacious Townhouse
R2 495 000
Garden Apartment
R1 395 000
Immaculate with stunning view
R3 400 000
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If you would like to know what your property is worth or are thinking of selling please feel free to contact us for a free valuation with no obligations at all.
Office Tel: 021 674 1120
Lew Norgarb: Harfield Village - 082 894 1004 or info@norgarb.co.za
Lyn Staples: Kenilworth/ Claremont Village - 082 846 0739 or lyn@norgarb.co.za
Andre Ter Morshuizen: Claremont/ Lynfrae - 082 602 1367 or andre@norgarb.co.za
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:
16 December - Day of Reconciliation
17 December - Public Holiday Observed
24 December - Christmas Eve
25 December - Christmas Day
26 December - Day of Goodwill
1 January - New Years Day
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