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Waterweeks Vol 4 Documentation at Guga Sethebe

Waterweeks Vol 4 publication will go to the Dutch Design Week in Holland, which is one of the biggest design events in the world.

Waterweeks Vol 4 Documentation is the day to document your work and to learn how to  talk about it so everyone will be inspired and so you will receive attention for it! Waterweeks is hosted by Lotte de Haan and Heath Nash.

Cape Town water usage below 500 million litres again

Visit www.capetown.gov.za/watermap to view the latest map. 
 
Summary
•       Average water consumption for the past week decreased by 32 million litres to 498 million litres per day.

The Big Issue - Madiba centenary edition

The Big Issue #266 (20 July to 19 August 2018) is available from your favourite vendor across the city.

Madiba’s centenary brings a spark of light to a chaotic post-apartheid South Africa. The Big Issue is featuring SA’s top press photographers in this issue, all of whom had the honour of working with and photographing Mandela during his life.

Telescopic Views of the Total Lunar Eclipse

One of nature’s grandest spectacles

Six telescopes will be available at the V&A Waterfront for people to view this natural spectacle.

Don’t miss one of nature’s grandest spectacles on Friday, 27 July between 7pm and 9.30pm, when the full moon will slip into earth’s shadow for a total lunar eclipse.

Annual Wildlife Exhibition at The Cape Gallery

Visual Safari at The Cape Gallery

Annual Wildlife Exhibition at The Cape Gallery reminds us that the preservation of wild places with their unique eco-systems has become a challenge to the conservators today.

In presenting images of wildlife the artist is often an advocate for the survival and maintenance of endangered species.

Live the #50LitreLife

Cape Town water heroes, weather and pressure management boosting winter water-saving efforts - keep living the #50LitreLife!

Summary
•       Average water consumption for the past week has reached another low of 494 million litres per day
•       Dam levels have improved by 1,8% to 55,1% of storage capacity although the increase is not as significant as over the past two months due to the more temperate and dry weath

Touching Lives: The SHAWCO Story - at SA Jewish Museum 

Touching Lives: The SHAWCO Story will mark the 75th anniversary of the Students’ Health and Welfare Centres Organisation (SHAWCO) based at the University of Cape Town (UCT).

SHAWCO is a student-run non-profit organisation (NPO) whose mission is to develop communities by offering primary healthcare services, education initiatives, recreation projects and skills training.

Tata Madiba: Father of our democracy, Father of our Nation

The iMadiba art installation

Iziko Museums commemorated International Mandela Day, with the launch of “Tata Madiba: Father of our democracy, Father of our Nation,” at the Iziko South African Museum.

The exhibition brings together objects, specimens and artworks to stimulate conversation about Madiba’s life, struggles and legacy.

Origins of Early Sapiens Behaviour at Spier

Mosaic panel created by diver and collector Matthews

The timing of Origins of Early Sapiens Behaviour exhibition could not be more right, writes Lucinda Jolly in Business Day.

Our common ancestry makes nonsense of racial divisiveness. The timing of Origins of Early Sapiens Behaviour exhibition could not be more right, writes Lucinda Jolly in Business Day.

New Woodstock skateboard park

A World Design Capital co-design ward project

The recently completed Woodstock skateboard park, which boasts four ramps, was officially opened on Monday 16 July 2018.

As part of the festivities, Councillor Brett Herron, Mayoral Committee Member for Transport and Urban Development, got onto a skateboard and joined local skateboarders to test the facility. 

It is home-sweet-home for local skateboarders as they celebrate the new Woodstock skateboard park which will provide them with a platform to hone their skills.

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