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StreetSmart announces the Top 10 restaurants for 2017

A whopping R1,120,000 was raised nationally by StreetSmartSA in 2017, through the #EatOutHelpOut campaign.

A whopping R1,120,000 was raised nationally in 2017, through the #EatOutHelpOut campaign, run by each of the StreetSmart establishments! A simple goodwill gesture of adding R5 to the bill, generates bountiful rewards towards the upliftment of street children and children at risk.

‘Play it forward’ toy drive is a resounding success

'Play It Forward' toy drive

"As part of our commitment to build a more caring city, The City of Cape Town has concluded yet another successful toy drive campaign" says Mayor de Lille.

"During the campaign, themed as ‘Play it forward’, we received in excess of 100 boxes with toys.
 
I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the people who have donated new and used toys to all City libraries and at the Cape Town Civic Centre.
 
Your generosity

Franschhoek Literary Festival thinks green

A vibrant ambience in streets buzzing with book-lovers

The Franschhoek Literary Festival has three sessions where the focus is decidedly on water and sustainability issues. 

With the water crisis in Cape Town creating increased awareness of green issues, it's good to see that the Franschhoek Literary Festival has three sessions where the focus is decidedly on water and sustainability issues. 

Nancy Richards no longer presenting the Enviro Show on SAfm

Cape Town Green  Map says a BIG thanks and a sad cheerio to Nancy - she will be missed!

 
Radio and print journalist, Nancy Richards, has just notified us that she will no longer be presenting the Enviro Show and the Literature show on SAfm. 
 
"Well it’s been a journey – but I’ve finally come to a fork in the road.

Artist Saysay.Love at S ART Gallery

Saysay.Love has been on a quest to bring awareness to the current water crises facing Cape Town.

Artist and visual activist Saysay.Love is currently exhibiting new works at the S ART Gallery in Hout Bay. These figurative works captured in the oceans surrounding the Western Cape bring into focus concerns close to the artist's heart, namely, water and the preciousness thereof.

THE BIG ISSUE #262 - the comedy issue!

The Big Issue #262 (20 March to 19 April 2018) is available from your favourite vendor across the city. 

Here's why The Big Issue is about providing some comic relief, setting the scene with a Zapiro cartoon on its cover

World Water Day promotes effective water management

Extract from a speech delivered via satellite feed by City of Cape Town Executive Deputy Mayor for the 8th World Water Forum in Brasilia, Brazil from 18 to 23 March 2018.

"On this World Water Day, we support the call of the World Water Forum to promote awareness, to build political commitment and trigger action on critical water issues at all levels.

The SA Eco Film Festival starts TODAY - 22 March

The SA Eco Film Festival is celebrating its 5th birthday this year, with the festival running in Cape Town, from 22 to 29 March

This friendly festival aims to showcase intriguing and creative film content that highlights topics on sustainability, the environment, ecology and social justice.

Tea in the Park Café introduces picnic baskets

Freshly made picnic basket by Tea in the Park Café

Design your own basket by choosing from Tea in the Park Café's daily menu, then relax in Green Point Urban Park and ENJOY! 

Take up your spot on the spacious lawns in the lush and secure Green Point Urban Park, whilst the team at Tea in the Park Café prepare a freshly made picnic basket for you to delight in. 
 
Design your own basket by choosing from Tea in the Park's daily menu, which includes a selection of breakfast, fresh

When and Where to Watch the 2018 Absa Cape Epic Live

A daily guide to the best Spectator Points for the 2018 Absa Cape Epic from 18 to 25 March 2018.

When the 2018 Absa Cape Epic gets underway on the iconic slopes of Table Mountain, in Table Mountain National Park, on Sunday the 18th of March, it will start an eight day long festival of mountain biking for fans around the world.

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