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Your guide to what’s happening in and around Harfield Village

Your guide to what’s happening in and around Harfield Village

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If you missed out on the latest newsletters you can see them here.
Believe it or not, we are almost halfway through the year! “Time flies”, they say, “when you are having fun”. We hope you enjoyed some summer fun! Harfield Village offers ample to do in the next month, so be inspired, look below. There are many interesting articles contributed by local business owners as well as local events and newly listed business TypeLab. Don’t forget to enter this month’s competitions with prizes to the value of over R2700. Have a wonderful, Autumn, month!
Norgarbs Competition Winners
Congratulations to the lucky winners of our April Newsletter Competition sponsored by Norgarb Properties.

- Glenda Wallace from Harfield Village, receives a free eye test to the value of R365 from Spectacle Warehouse.
- James Appleby from Plumstead, receives a marketing package of his choice valued at R2500 from Glimmer Online.
- Cherine Mac Pherson from Cape Town, receives a gift voucher valued of R250 from Oggi Activewear.
Spectacle Warehouse is an optical store offering eye care and eye-wear requirements. They also provide an optometric (eye care) service which includes comprehensive visual assessment by registered optometrists. This month they are, 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.
Roxanne Gordon, a Jikiden Reiki Practitioner at Ambiente Skin and Body is offering one lucky winner a complimentary Reiki healing session.
Reiki is an ancient Japanese healing treatment using energy to balance dis-ease in the body and mind. The benefits can be felt immediately or shortly after by reducing pain and anxiety and stress and promoting inner harmony and calm.
Roxanne had a corporate career for many years, the stressful lifestyle impacted her own health as well as the health of her children! She believes that both allopathic and alternative methods have their place in healing, and strongly believes in Reiki because it heals the dis-ease at the very place where its starts.
After a relaxing Reiki session – Roxanne provides a rigorous and rejuvenating lymphatic drainage treatment called Kekko for optimal toxin elimination.
Appointments can be booked with Michelle at reception on 021-6830547
Expand your skillset with newly listed TypeLab, they offer regular state of the art international Speed Typing courses for everyone, from age 12 and up. Learn to type fast with the utmost accuracy, definitely a skill that will put you ahead of the rest whether at school, university or in business.
This month TypeLab is offering one lucky winner a complimentary course valued at R1950. Enter now for your chance to win.
Please note that the draw takes place on the 8 June 2018.
Winners will be announced via email as well as on our Facebook page and mentioned again in our next newsletter.
Good Luck!
feature articles
What is better on a chilly winters night than a piping hot bowl of soup? Here are some delicious hearty soup recipes to cook, and enjoy.
See Kim Hofmann's hearty soup recipes here.
Which is the correct package for your business? Sage One and Wave are Cherine’s favourites out of the Top 10 Cloud Accounting Software Packages.
Assisting you to make the right decision, Cherine Mac Pherson from The Bookkeeping Company, explains the intricacies of both SAGE ONE and WAVE ACCOUNTING, here.
The Friends of Harfield Parks would like to thank each and every member of the community who assisted in the Annual Railway Clean Up.
A huge THANK YOU to all the businesses who supported the event by donating funds, equipment and support.
The Harfield Village Community Improvement District (HVCID) are proud to announce that the 2018 Harfield Village Carnival made just over a R100 000 profit.
These funds will be utilised to secure the Village's security camera initiative. The HVCID committee will be releasing more details about the installation of cameras and the time frame to do this at the next AGM in September.
Norgarb Properties agent with the winning recipe, Lyn Staples, shares a Melted cheese dip recipe with us.
Checkers is now giving out tiny DIY plant grow kits instead of those bizarre "stickies". Each little kit is self-contained with soil, seeds, pot and instructions. What a wonderful idea, and a great opportunity to motivate 'growing' this Autumn.

Patchwork shares the June vegetable plant list for those embracing the cooler temperatures yet keen to get gardening: Broad Beans, Beetroot, Chard/Spinach, Cape Gooseberry, Celery, Chives, Chilli Pepper, Lettuce, Onion, Parsley, Peas, Potato, Radish and Tomato are all good to plant now.
Madge Gibson - Harfield Village Resident
Employers are progressively frustrated by poorly constructed CVs that waste time. Laborious, cluttered CVs with typo’s and spelling mistakes – are just a few factors that contribute to missed opportunities.

What de-values a CV? Click here to find out.
Click to read all previous articles by Madge Gibson.
Claremont Chiropractic Health Centre offers advice on aging, which is inevitable although a tough reality but part of life. It however, does not mean that you should give up on your health. In fact, we know all about remaining vivacious and how to age well. It is quite simple and need not be complicated at all.
Would you like to know more? Click here to read more.
Dreaming of that built-in braai and one day you wake up and think that you're finally going to build it, that braai you've always wanted. It should be simple - choose a spot, take the bricks, cement them all together...done!
However, it is far more complicated than that.
Andre Ter Moshuizen explains more, here.
SA consumers are far more conservative in their spending than they used to be. They tend to be really careful about getting in over their heads. Rudi Botha, CEO of BetterBond says, affordability remains a serious concern for most buyers as they toil under heavy debt, rising tax and increasing cost of food, fuel and utilities.
Dr Samantha Brooks - Neuroscientist
Psychiatric disorders are more common than we may realise. Bipolar Disorder is a common disorder, which could be linked to our increasingly busy, isolated and stressful lives.
What exactly is Bipolar Disorder? What happens in the brain? How do friends and loved ones help a person who suffer from such disorder? Read more about it here.
Click to read all previous articles by Dr Samantha J. Brooks Ph.D.
new businesses listed
Have you ever wished you could type really fast and really accurately, using all 10 fingers and without looking at the keyboard?
For work, school or for social purposes this skill could change your life! TYPELAB offers Speed Typing courses for everyone, from age 12 and up.
updated businesses
Re-Model your Retro or Vintage Clothing and/or Up-Cycle your Wardrobe.

Alterations is another aspect of the Fine Feathers Sewing School.

Remodelling your wardrobe is as easy as 1) make an appointment; 2) bring a few items of clothing to Sharon; 3) discuss and transform your wardrobe with her help.

The initial hour-long appointment will cost your R150. Sharon will advise what is possible & suitable to transform your clothing. Sometimes small changes or a minor adjustment can make all the difference. After the initial consultation, Sharon charges R75 an hour.

Sharon offers "Hems in a Hurry" from only R75 for a simple hem. For the more complicated hems due to fabric or cut, the cost increases slightly. Sharon can assist with the "fit and cutting" of the item for you to sew in your own time, for those of you who sew.

Sharon also offers private Sewing Lessons during the holidays at a rate of R150 per hour suited to your requirements. Sewing lessons are offered from beginners level to advanced.
Upcoming Events
Colleena Ceramics invites you to a night of creativity.
Platter evenings consist of working in wet clay that has been placed in a mould or on a board. 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 evenings will take place: 7 & 9 June (7 - 10pm)
For bookings/more information please email: [email protected]
- Southern Suburbs
Date: 11-28 June 2018.
Time: 17h30 until 19h30 every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evening (total 9 sessions of 2 hours each.
Cost: R1950 (payment options available)
- Southern Suburbs Holiday Programme
Date: 25 June – 6 July 2018
Time: 09h00 until 11h00 every week day (total 10 sessions of 2 hours each)
Cost: R1950 (payment options available)
Andre - Hilarious Hypnotist (9 May - 10 June) Grand West Casino
Love Factually (29 May - 16 June) Baxter Theatre
Encounter Film Festival (31 May - 10 June) Cape Town
Big Band Jazz Festival (31 May - 3 June) Baxter Theatre
Mommy & Me Expo (1 - 3 June) D'Aria in Durbanville
Thrift Fest - After Dark (2 June) Kenilworth Racecourse
Good Food & Wine Show (2 - 4 June) Cape Town
Bakgat Country Opskop (3 June) Grand West Casino
The Wedding Expo (10 - 11 June) CTICC
Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show (13 June) Cape Town
Cartoon Network Live! (26 June - 1 July) Grand West Casino
Artjamming Holiday Program (25 June - 13 July) Durbanville
World of birds (9am - 5pm) Hout Bay
Clay Cafe (9am - 5pm) Hout Bay
Alice in Wonderland (23 June - 16 July) Canal Walk
Acrobranch (9am - 5pm) Constantia
Cape Town Science Centre (9am - 4:30pm) Observatory
The Farm Village (9am - 5pm) Noordhoek
Battlefield Live SA (Bookings) Durbanville
Wacky Wine Weekend (31 May - 3 June) Robertson
Taste the Helderberg (8 June, 5 - 9 PM) Somerset West
Hermanus FynArts (8 - 17 June) Hermanus
Wine & Patatfees (15 - 17 June) Napier
Vortex Phoenix Festival of Fire (22 - 24 June) Reviersonderend
National Arts Festival (28 June - 08 July) Grahamstown
Knysna Oyster Festival (29 June - 8 July) Knysna
Whale Watching (June - November) Hermanus
principals pen
Have a look at the latest properties Lew Norgarb and the Norgarb Properties Team have on their books.
SOLD: (Listed prices quoted)
House in Harfield Village - Secure double 3 beds, 2 baths (MES), private garden, 2 x secure parking, sought after street (R2 450 000)
House in Harfield Village - Happy In Harfield (R2 495 000)
House in Harfield Village - (Pending bond approval) Cottage Hideaway - With Secure Parking For Three (R2 375 000)
House In Claremont Upper - Relax And Enjoy (R5 900 000)
House in Claremont - Perfect For Entertaining! (R3 495 000)
House in Claremont - Make This Your Forever Home (R3 395 000)
House in Claremont - Bright And Spacious Semi (R1 995 000)
Semi-detached in Claremont - Character Cottage (R1 900 000)
House in Harfield Village - Be The Host & Impress Your Friends! (R3 295 000)
House in Harfield Village - Position, Position, Position - Classy, architecturally drop dead gorgeous, very secure and oozing with character! For the discerning buyer, looking for a lock and leave deluxe, your hunt stops right here! (R3 095 000)
House in Harfield Village - Sunshine, Fire, Mountain Views & Waterfalls – 3 beds, 2 baths, garden, inside braai and garage with direct access (R2 695 000)
House in Harfield Village - Lock And Go - Modern Secure Townhouse Perfection (R2 495 000)
House in Harfield Village - Cottage Delight, Ready To Just Move In (R2 200 000)
House in Harfield Village - Fall In Love (R2 050 000)
Apartment / Flat in Harfield Village - Sunny And Secure (R1 190 000)
House in Kenilworth - Spacious 2 Bed House With Separate Flatlet (R2 995 000)
House in Kenilworth - Step Back In Time (R2 850 000)
House in Kenilworth - Tucked Away - Sunny, Chic And Secure (R2 775 000)
House in Wynberg - More To It Than Meets The Eye (R1 795 000)
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 [email protected]
Lyn Staples: Kenilworth/ Claremont Village - 082 846 0739 or [email protected]
Andre Ter Morshuizen: Claremont/ Lynfrae - 082 602 1367 or [email protected]
Jeanette Kroon: Wynberg - 082 370 7797 - [email protected]
8 June - World Oceans Day
14 June - Flag Day & World Blood Donor Day
17 June - Fathers' Day
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