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01 Informal Northern Thai Group

Tuesday, March 20: ‘WWII in Northern Thailand: The Flying Tigers and 64th Hayabusa Sentai Clash in Chiang Mai’ by Jack Eisner. For further information, please call 053 117 319 or [email protected]

02 Alcoholics Anonymous

AA meetings are held at 9.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m. at McCormick Hospital, 133 Kaew Nawarat Road, House 11.
For further information, please call 053 921 777 EXT.1235, 082 186 2518. Visit at www.chiangmaiinternationalgroupofaa.org

03 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.

04 Looking for Volunteers at Smile Project!

Kids Home Foundation is a small but successful Thai foundation located in Chiang Mai city. Our objective is to help children in need to have access to education and well-being! Smile Project is at Wat Jed Yod School. We organise different activities for the children after school activity. We are building a safe environment for the children who stay longer at school. It starts 4-6 p.m. on Mondays-Fridays. Now we are looking for enthusiastic and motivated volunteers who can give the opportunity to share some experiences with the children and our team. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you are motivated to work for a rewarding organisation providing support to other people! For more information contact Kids Home 053 222 211 or [email protected], Yupin 087 661 4987 or [email protected], Henriette 081 116 3633 or [email protected]

05 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]

06 Free Meditation Course

Join the meditation courses conducted free of all charges, including charges for food and accommodation. No one, including teachers, gain 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. For more information visit www.dhamma.org.

07 Trash to cash

Chiang Mai University is running a campaign called ‘Recycle Trash Bank’ to encourage students and other people to classify trash and turn trash into cash. Open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. – noon at the parking area opposite the canteen, next to the female dormitory building 2.

08 Help!

Be a part of an education development to help teachers by contributing some money in order to repair roofs and walls of teacher residences at Mae Sam Raf School, Shub Mair, Mae Hong Son before the rainy season starts in a few months. The total expense will be about 7,000 baht. For more information, please contact Teacher Nongnut Witcharoga at Mae Sam Raf School, Shub Mair, Mae Hong Son, tel: 086 923 2562.