Community Services

 |  October 28, 2011

01 Informal Northern Thai Group

Tuesday, 15th November: ‘The 11th Panchen Lama (1969): a political recognition of a Tibetan spiritual master’ by Fabienne Jagou, Ecole française d’Extréme-Orient. For further information, please call 053 117 319 or email

02 Dog of the Month: Dumbo

This medium-sized young man is 2 years old and has lots of energy. He likes to play but can be a bit aggressive with other male dogs, although he gets on well with female dogs, people and kids. Dumbo is sterilised and vaccinated and just needs a family of his own. Could you be the one to give him the time and attention he needs? If you think you might be the one, please contact the shelter at 084 752 5255 for English or 086 913 8701 for Thai or Visit the website for further info at

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 Tuesday Latin Social

Every Tuesday starting 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The 2nd Floor Gallery and Café, Ratwithi and Ratchapakinai Intersection (above Kodak Store).

We will be changing the themes once a month to give more time to learn each dance (four hours of lessons each month). Then after lessons dancing from 10 p.m. until late. Dancers can have fun and show their moves to a variety of music from Salsa to Bachanta to Merengue to Cha Cha Cha and more. The floor is yours!

Lessons and dancing is free with your support of cold drinks at the bar to keep this fun night and dance program going. Bring your friends and let’s dance!

05 Chiang Mai Immigration

Chiang Mai Immigration has a reservation service now for any of the usual reasons for going. You must go to their website at where you will find a box on their home page called Queue Online that you must click on. Don’t change the home page to English. You won’t have to. The next page will be a calendar that you can move months back and forth and click on the date you want. It’s in. It will tell you if the date is full or not. Click on the date available and the time of day you want to go there. Fill out all required information and enter. Your computer must allow pop-ups for this to work the first time. Your queue form should appear. Click on PRINT and you will get your queue form with code printed out.

Take this form with you and arrive about ten or fifteen minutes before the time of your appointment.

Show your reservation to the person at desk #1 and have your forms, etc. ready to hand over.