Where will you be this women’s month?

Celebrations to mark this year’s National Women’s Month are well underway.  If you by now still have no idea how to commemorate this occasion, bring out your diary because Who’s Who has summed up some of the best Women’s Month celebrations across the country for you.

So whether you fancy a day of pampering with the girls, an unforgettable evening with the whole family or you would rather give back to a worthy cause, we have an event especially to suit your needs.

South African Women’s Art Festival 2014

Now in its 18th year, the Playhouse Company once again welcomes people from across KwaZulu Natal to join them in celebrating the annual South African Women’s Arts Festival. As the theme for this year’s festival is WOMEN, the Playhouse team has gone to extra strengths to enhance this theme so that “theatre enthusiasts are able to celebrate more meaningfully the role women play in our society”.

Therefore, take your whole family to the Playhouse this month to enjoy an array of unforgettable experiences that boast a delightful line-up of features, live productions and special attractions that will cover all genres of the arts.

For a detailed list of upcoming theatre shows, visit the Playhouse online.

MILADYS gives back this Women’s Month

Female focus brand, MILADYS has partnered with Lungisisa Indlela Village (LIV Village), an orphan placement organisation, to celebrate “all the wonderful things that make women” for the whole month of August.

To partake in this wonderful initiative, visit any MILADYS store and help build the friendship window by adding the name of a woman you consider as beautiful, to the friendship window.

Simply collect a yellow heart in store, scribble the name of your beautiful friend on it and stick it on the friendship window. For every name added MILADYS will donate to LIV Village on your behalf.

The best part, this act of kindness will not cost you a cent.

Visit MILADYS’ website to find out how you can enter online.

Celebrate Women’s Month at Ways of Wellness

During the month of August, the Ways of Wellness spa in Gardens, Cape Town, is celebrating women’s month by giving its visitors a free third session when they purchase any two treatments on the same day. So why not pop into the eco-friendly beauty spa for two relaxed pampering sessions and score yourself a third one free of charge.

No bookings are required but you have to ensure that you purchase two treatments to qualify for the third treatment free of charge.

Total Sports Ladies Race celebrates National Women’s Day in Johannesburg

Join thousands of runners who will celebrate National Women’s Day by partaking in the Totalsports Ladies Race on Saturday, August 09, 2014. The race will take place at Rooseveldt High School in Emmarentia, Johannesburg and participants can choose from the 5km run/ fun walk or the 10km run/ fun walk.

The TotalSports Ladies Race caters for everyone, so take your whole family to enjoy a fun-filled National Women’s Day.

Visit Pink Drive for further details.

Ukukhanya Charity Winter Ball

The Lord Charles Hotel in Somerset West, Cape Town will be holding a Women’s Day Winter Ball on Saturday, August 09, 2014. In support of the Ukukhanya Charity, an NGO committed to empowering victims of abuse in the Helderberg region, interested parties are invited to slip into their finest ball gowns or suits and enjoy a wonderful night of lively music, an action-packed auction and great giveaways, complete with a three-course dinner.

Worried about how to get there? Well, panic no more because guests will be transported to the winter-themed wonderland!

Contact Lisa on +27 (0) 76 281 5620 or ukukhanya.fundraiser@gmail.com for more details.

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