Sunday, April 29, 2007

Tuesday Ladies Group

Tuesday Ladies Group
Coffee Morning - May 1st
Ramada Hotel - 9:30 AM

Speaker: Suhail, "Gems & Birthstones"

Bring Used Books/Magazines

Next: Tuesday, May 15th
Clothing Drive - Bring Old Clothes, no shoes please
Location: Meeting in the "new" Ramada
Following: Tuesday, May 29th
Sharq Village Outing
Note: Sign-up & Pay Caroline Finlayson - Secretary
See preview:
(Location: Qatar, Sharq Village)

Coffee Mornings, Every Other Tuesday

More Info...
See webpage:

Saturday, April 28, 2007

Mitery Charity Sale

"Visit us, Give them hope..."

Mitery Charity Sale
4th May 2007 * POSTPONED *

Program Activities:

Opening Session (12:30PM - 1:00PM)

Welcome Speech
Courtesy Speech to Donors
Introduction Birthday Boys & Cake Cutting
Birthday Gift Presentation
Essay Competition Prize Distribution
Appreciation & Award to Best Performers
Introduction of New Manager

Business Session (1:00PM - 6:00PM)

Food Festival
Open Sales for Welfare
Face Painting
Drawing Competition

Closing Session (After 6:00PM)

Raffle Draw
Special Announcement
Vote of Thanks & Closing Remarks

Our Attraction:

More than 50 stalls settled
More than 500 visitors expected most of western communities
All the profit will be contributed to welfare of Mitery Kunja
Experience the typical Nepali & Myanmari traditional foods
Typical & traditional Nepalese & Myanmari handicrafts
Used house appliances

Stall Price - Outside Table QR 50/- Inside One Room QR 100/-

Entrance Fee: QR 10/- Children Free

Further Information:

Sponsored by the Mitery Club of Doha

Event will be held at the MITERY KUNJA in the Madina Murrah Compound
Due to gate security, you must RSVP to facilitate entry into the compound
576-7960, 679-1952, 651-7894 (e-mail for map/directions)

"Single Vision Thousands Mitery"

Thursday, April 26, 2007

Arts & Crafts Table Top Sale

Palestinian Ladies Arts & Crafts Exhibition

April 23rd - 30th
Landmark Mall

Next to Marks & Spencers
Palastine & Qatar Flags hung over the booths

7 Charity Women's Organizations represented there

One of which is the Association of Women Committees for Social Work
Nadwa Barghouthy, Senior Programs Coordinator attends their table
See Webpage:

For Sale:

Embroidery & Sewing on clothes, pillows, keychains, purses, etc.
Pottery - plates, bowls, coasters, trays, etc.
Wood boxes, Tea Herbs & Many other items

Message from local community lady:

I would like to pass this message to the ladies, there is a traditional Palestinian hand made arts and crafts exhibition created by artistic Palestinian ladies at the Landmark Mall starting 23rd of April to 27th of April from morning to night. (per representative, will be there until 30th)

So I ask you please to support this important charitable cause by visiting this exhibition. I am sure you will find it interesting.

Thanks for your support
Reem Qablawi

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Charity Fair

Doha College Charity Fair

Saturday May 5th from 9:00-12:00

Entrance Fees: Adults 10 QR & Children 5 QR

All Proceeds to go to the Charity Leratong Hospice, South Africa

See flyer: (view on-line poster)

"In the community, for the community, by the community" Leratong Hospice

Doha Players Cabaret

Dinner + Theatre at GARVEY'S Family Club

Directed by Chris Evans – Produced by Magda Rostron

7:30pm on 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th May 2007
Tickets QR90 members, QR100 non-members

Price includes dinner - Drinks available from the bar

Call Elaine weekday mornings on 4474911/5755102 for tickets

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

International/Documentary Film Festival

The 3rd Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival in Doha

Opening Ceremony

Monday April 23rd 7:00 PM
Al Majlis Hall - Doha Sheraton

Address of the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Al Jazeera Network

Film Screenings:

Short Films Screening - Salwa 1 Hall
10:00AM - 20:55
10:00AM - 16:33PM

Medium Films Screening - Salwa 3 Hall
10:00AM - 22:03
10:00AM - 16:47PM

Long Films Screening - Al Majlis Hall
10:00AM - 22:32PM
10:00AM - 15:58PM

Closing Ceremony

Thursday April 26th 7:00 PM
Al Majlis Hall - Doha Sheraton

Honoring Jury Members Presentation of Awards
Film Titles/Languages/Translations/Durations
See Events & Programs on Webpage:

Crafts Open House


Thursday 3rd & Friday 4th May




MAMOURA AREA (e-mail for Milligan's map)

CAZZIE 549-3547
JULIE 571-5868
The Artist Spencer Tart will be there
Thursday 3rd May 10AM-3PM *ONLY*
(probably will not be in Doha again this year)
The Artist broke a finger! And could not come to Doha,
but is planning on returning another time this year - will post when...
Spencer Tart kindly left a Red Sea Dhow print for a drawing, after
the Thursday/Friday Open House (Go put your name in & Good Luck!)

Sunday, April 22, 2007

Shabby Chic

Finishing Touch

Designers Marcia Pratt and Maria Sayers

Invite you to a Coffee Morning

Wednesday - April 25, 2007

At the Pratt Villa, 12 A Harrier, Al Jazi

Beginning at 10:00 a.m.

View some of their fun Shabby Chic items for sale

Come visit and enjoy

Marcia 483-7331, 556-2465 or Maria at 483-5474

Literary Series

Weill Cornell
Medical College in Qatar
Qatar Foundation

Press Release

WCMC-Q presents Literature, Life in Words this April

Doha, Sunday, April 1, 2007: Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q) will present Literature, Life in Words, a literary lecture series in April. The series will cover a wide variety of topics from literary greats such as William Shakespeare, to the place of literature and writing in medicine.

Each Monday in April a member of WCMC-Q's writing faculty will deliver an informal talk on an area of their expertise in lecture hall four at 5pm in the Weill Cornell building, Education City.

Members of the community are welcome to attend the lectures. The topics include:

April 2: Did Shakespeare write Shakespeare? A historical excavation

April 9: A children's book for an endangered planet (Color Me Earth)

April 16: To laugh at that which is unhappy: Samuel Beckett's sense of humor

April 23: What Washington Irving did not want us to know: the story of Dame Van Winkle

April 30: The place of literature and writing in medicine

For more information, please contact Rodney Sharkey on 523-3513
or e-mail

For a location map, please visit


German Stammtisch

On Monday evening there will be the German Stammtisch in the golf club it starts at 19:30.
It's for all the German people or German speaking people in Doha.

There is also every second Thursday of the month a German coffee morning in the Ritz. That one starts at 9:00 in the Lagoon.

Great idea.

patricia en rené

Saturday, April 21, 2007 Coffee Morning

Just want to welcome one and all to the monthly
EW Newcomers/Regulars coffee morning


April 22nd
10am -11.30am
Kaifi Silver Café – Al Sadd stadium

Children are welcome!

See you there!
Nadene 582-7598 - The Middle East - Qatar - Chat Boards - Posts

Friday, April 20, 2007

Cultural Food Fair


21 April 2007
11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Al Jazi Compound

Join us as we share the traditional culinary delights from our countries: Argentina, Colombia, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Peru, France, Spain, Venezuela,
El Salvador, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Jordan, and many others!

Entry Fee*: 10 QR ; children free
Event will be held at the Al Nood Clubhouse in the Al Jazi Compound.

Due to gate security, you must RSVP to facilitate entry into the compound.
Contact: or 582 08 07
*Food and beverage not included in the entry price

A portion of the proceeds to benefit the less fortunate expatriate community.

If you have further questions please call Diana Valle 582-0807 or

Thursday, April 19, 2007

Shopping Festival in Doha

Doha's Biggest Shopping Festival of International Products

ITF - International Trade Fair
Qatar International Exhibition Centre
April 18th - 23rd
10 AM - 10 PM Daily
4 PM - 10 PM Friday

Last Year 65,000 people/US $9 million generated...
Return of the coveted ITF Show Bag!

Trade Countries Include:
Italy, Romania, Turkey, Singapore, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Kuwait, Oman, Yemen, Korea, Russia, Spain, China, Thailand, Japan, Denmark, and Brazil

Kid's Corner:
A special activity corner will be open to children and their parents and will include magic shows, entertainment, and a kids' educational area.

See webpage: