I don’t know about the rest of you but it seems just like yesterday that I sat in front of my machine typing away at my previous blog article…my how time does fly. I hope that you are all happy of the choices that you made this week and if given another chance you would still make the same choices. If you aren’t proud of the choices you made, thank God for today and ever yother day that you get to draw breath for you have a chance to make amends but the important thing to do is to remember to move on and keep living.
To start us off this week is the news that the Sarakasi Dome will be hosting Friday Forgotten with KIU on Friday so be sure to catch the exciting Lois Mahalia, Omar Arreola and the girl group KIU. The event will also feature the Sarakasi dancers and All star DJs. The event is set to kick off at 7:00 p.m. all through to 1:00 a.m. at the Sarakasi Dome. Entry is totally and completely free. For more information you can contact +254 725 113 648
If you like an adventure and working in teams, this is for you. The Bundu Challenge will give you a chance to scan the forest, plains, grasslands, rivers springs and chilly breezes. You may find yourself trekking, running, cycling, swimming, orienteering and more, plus wacky twists and turns that will need a combination of wit, stamina, patience, determination and team spirit. All this will be topped up with various community challenges and engagements. To enter the team, you pay Kshs 60,000 (payable in three installments) and register here.For more information, email: bunduchallenge.co.ke All this will be taking at Mount Kenya on the 23rd of November
IMagine-nation INC presents ELECTRIC FOUNTAIN 2013, a 26 hour non-stop feast of House, Progressive, Techno, Kwaito, Trance, Electro, Funky House and Hip Hop jams at the Impala Grounds on the 23rd of November 2013. Attendees are promised a mind blowing audiovisual delight guaranteed to be one of the highlight events of the year. The DJ lineup includes DJ saint peak(Switzerland) and DJ BOLIVIA(Canada) among many others, so save the date.
The Kenya Pediatric Association is all set out for the fifth Annual ‘Running for Child Survival Event’ on Saturday the 23rd of November at The University of Nairobi (Graduation Square) from 7:00 a.m. The theme of this year’s event is ‘Put a brake on diarrhea and pneumonia on our children. The event will consist of a 6km family walk and a 10km run geared towards creating public awareness on the need to work together in efforts to reduce diarrhea, pneumonia and the impact of the disease on human health and survival.
In addition to the continuous event, there will be plenty of entertainment including music and dance by Tamasha Beats and a kid’s entertainment corner.
Leading hospitals including Aga Khan, Gertrude’s Children and Avenue Hospitals will be on site to administer free routine vaccinations, nutrition advice and growth monitoring. Ambulances from the hospitals will also be on the roads to ensure the safety of the participants.
Register with Kshs. 500 and get a T-shirt. T-shirts are also available at leading supermarkets and Kenya Pediatrics offices.
Last but definitely not the least, Nairobi welcomes the third edition of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival at Alliance Francaise. Under the umbrella of the Human Rights Watch, one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights; the fest bears witness to human rights violations and creates a forum for courageous individuals on both sides of the lens. To empower audiences with the knowledge that personal commitment can make a difference is its mission. Entry is free and the show runs from 6.00 p.m. For more information on film schedules, call +254 (0)20 340 054 or log on to afkenya.or.ke
With a hint of good judgment, to fear nothing, not failure or suffering or even death, indicates that you value life the most. You live to the extreme; you push limits; you spend your time building legacies. Those do not die
Criss Jami, Venus in Arms
The Mvuli family therefore encourages you to spend your time building a legacy and everyone will have no choice but to remember you. Enjoy your weekend.
Written by Maureen Mwangi, a Mvuli Hotels staff member