15.30: Arrive at hall/lapa in the Sandveld Nature Reserve – the admission at entrance gate will be free of charge for the Stars & Planets guests – please remember to pack your own picnic basket with something to eat, drink and the necessary utensils!
16.00: Everybody will gather for the talk on the rich birdlife of the Sandveld – Speaker to be confirmed
No bar facilities available here – please pack your own drinks and glasses please.
17.00: Welcoming by Me Hettienne von Abo-Moolman from AHI Tourism Desk Free State and introduction of the other speakers
17.15: Me Laetitia van Rensburg – Acting Deputy Director General: Environmental Affairs, Detea FS
17.30: Dr Lindsay Magnus from SKA SA and meerKAT project
18.30: Everybody can unpack their picnic basket and enjoy the contents.
19.00: PowerPoint presentation by Hennie Maas - RSG & Prof Matie Hoffman from Boyden Observatory.
20.00 -21.30: Everybody can go outside to look at the Moon and mars through the telescopes.
The price is R150 per person, R75 pp for pensioners & school learners and free for kids under 6 and includes the following:
· Free entrance at Sandveld
· Bird watching/ game drives
· 4 Presentations
· Knee blanket
· Stargazing through the telescopes
Remember! No restaurant or bar facilities available! – pack your own picnic basket with snacks, food, drinks, water and your plates, knives& forks, glasses etc.
Please book at Rina Greyling – 056 515 3549 or 083 487 5724
Fax: 086 545 8022 of e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please finalize booking with payment before Thursday 19/04/2012 at FNB Bothaville
Branch code: 230-136
Acc No: 6219 258 2461
Acc Name: Sakekamer Restourasieprojek
Ref: S&P and your Surname
Please fax proof of payment to: 086 545 8022
Only camping facilities available at Sandveld – alternatively Guest Lodges/ B&B’s in Bloemhof