Community Service

 |  July 1, 2011

01 Informal Northern Thai Group

On 14th June, Louis Gabaude on Twisting Buddhism Through the Christian Lexicon: ‘Ordination’. For further information please call 053 117 319 or

02 Dog of the month: Callie

This cute little girl is 1-2 years old, is a small-medium size and has a lovely short chocolate brown coat. She is very active and would need some patience and training to help with her over-protectiveness. Contact the shelter English (084 752 5255), Thai language (086 913 8701) or to make an appointment to meet her.

03 Bored at Home?

We are looking for help. If you can speak English we need you. Volunteer teachers of spoken English are needed at Wat Phrasingh to assist our students to speak English. (No formal qualifications required) just an ability to speak English clearly & a couple of hours of free time each week. Wat Phrasingh is a Temple High School with 1,300 students and we really need help with our English program. For more information or if you would like to help, please call our Volunteer teacher, co-ordinator: Don Joiner: 083 325 2796.

04 Donation with The Mirror Foundation

Donate your things at home such as clothing, food, stationary, etc. to help people in Chiang Rai. For more information, please contact 053 737 412 ext. 11 or or you can send them to The Second-hand Clothing Project, The Mirror Foundation, 106 Moo 1, Huaykom, Maeyoa, Muang, Chiang Rai 57100.

05 The Founding of White Australia to the Expats Club Saturday 23rd July – Shangri-la Hotel, 10 a.m.

I am a student of Australia’s Convict beginnings, am a Past President of The First Fleet Fellowship, a Past Secretary of the Descendants of Convicts Inc – and have given this address on many occasions in Britain, Australia, New Zealand and Thailand. Go see my bio on if you want more – or buzz me on 053 247 466.

06 Sangdee Gallery is now offering Art Classes!

Learn to draw or increase your drawing skills with our unique methods! Learn to paint, get better at painting or join an Advanced Painting Group! Have your children learn to make art! They can learn to draw and paint! Join in at Sangdee and let your creativity flow!

Visit or 053 894 955.

07 Plea for Books

Citylife has some fans at Bangkwang Prison (AKA Bangkok Hilton) as we send them monthly copies of the magazine. They have asked our readers who have used books – anything from non fiction to pulp – to please donate them by droppig them off at the Citylife office. We send 10 books per week to our inmate friends. Thank you. For more information please call Aor at 053 225201 or email

08 @ Wat chedi Luang

All Buddhists are invited to practice the dharma every sunday from now to the end of the year to celebrate the 84th His Majesty the King’s birthday at Wat Chedi Luang. For more information, please call 079 999 9380 or 053 814 119.