This issue of
Citylife

Community Service

01 Informal Northern Thai Group

Tuesday, February 14: ‘The Plain of Jars in a New Light’ by Hans Lipp, Geographer, University of Tuebingen, Germany. For further information, please call 053 117 319 or email [email protected]

02 Nicotine Anonymous

Want to stop smoking? It works! Meetings on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 1 p.m. at The 7 Fountains, Huay Kaew Road. For more information please call Earl 086 194 6300, Peter 087 145 9655.

03 Vipassana Meditation Group Sitting

A group practicing the tradition of Sayagyi U. Ba Khin of Burma, and S.N. Goenka of India. There is a weekly group sitting in Chiang Mai city, every Sunday 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Please contact Leo: [email protected]

04 Free Meditation Course

Join the meditation courses conducted free of all charges, including charges for food and accommodation. No one, including teachers, gains any income. The association is entirely secular; not connected with any religion, including Buddhism. We exist purely to train interested parties in rigorous, disciplined insight meditation. More information, visit www.dhamma.org.

05 Environment Protection – Art Competition

Rotary Club of Chiang Mai invites students aged 8 – 17 years old to win prizes of 3,000 baht and certificates. The topic is ‘Environment Protection’. The rules are 8 – 14 year-old students draw on 15 X 17 inch white drawing paper using crayon or pastel and 15 – 17 year-old students draw on 15 X 17 inch white drawing paper by using water colour. Summit your work from now until 15th February and the prizes will announce on 17th February. For more information, call 081 029 663.

06 Write a letter to an athlete or sports figure you admire to explain what the Olympic Games mean to you

Thai Post Co., Ltd. invites kids under 15 years old to contest the youth letter writing competition 2555 entitled ‘Write a letter to an athlete or sports figure you admire to explain what the Olympic Games mean to you’ – write a letter to your admirable athlete to express ‘How does Olympic Games mean to you?’ Turn in now – 15th February to Thai Post Limited Company 111 Moo 3, Jangwattana Road, Tungsonghong, Laksi, Bangkok 10210. Award will announce on 31st March. For more information, visit Thai Post office or www.thailandpost.co.th.