What To Get Up To This Mother’s Day


So, the Mother’s Day breakfasts, lunches and high teas at your favourite places have all been booked out… oh dear. What now? Don’t panic, there are still many other things you can do with mom on her special day!

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Spoil The Old Lady

Mother’s Day Lunch At The Rand Club

Date: Sunday, 12 May 2019 at 12:30 – 16:30.

We all know the greatest way to bond with loved ones here in Mzansi is through a meal or two. So, we have an idea, why don’t you join in on celebrating Mother’s Day with a spectacular carvery lunch served in the main ballroom? Speaking guest – Marnus Greyling will be playing amazing tunes on the piano. To make sure you do not miss book with roanne@randclub.co.za. For more information on this event visit this Facebook page.

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Mother’s Day Brunch At Houghton Golf Club

Date: Sunday, 12 May 2019 at 10:00 – 12:30.

They say brunch is breakfast without an alarm. Mother’s Day Brunch has been revamped with a Boo Chic Brunch this year. They are super excited to announce that those joining will be entertained by Nadya Mycroft, who will be performing throughout the event. We already know that mom will love this chilled setting and you sure will too. See you there! For more information please visit this Facebook page.

Glamour Mother’s Day High Tea

Date: Saturday, 11 May 2019 at 11:00 – 16:00. 

GLAMOUR in proud partnership with Mall of Africa and Revlon South Africa are presenting a heart-warming opportunity to celebrate the precious bond between you and your mom this Mother’s Day. Sounds like something you would like to bring your mom to? I may bring mine too. This is an opportunity for mom to spend the afternoon being serenaded with music that will take her down memory lane, enjoying a continental luncheon and treats whilst sipping on an assortment of teas from the tea station. Mom will also have the chance to mingle with Asanda Sizani – who is GLAMOUR’s editor-in-chief. She will be joined by her special guest speakers, celebrity moms and their daughters who will be delivering insightful, meaningful commentary on their experiences. Come and enjoy a blissful moment filled with love. Make sure you don’t miss out, grab your ticket for just R200 – R360 per person online or simply visit this Facebook page for more information.

Mother’s Day Paint Event

Date: Saturday, 11 May 2019 at 14:00 – 16:30.

How about we do things a little differently this year? We’re thinking more on the artistic side of things. Say, painting? Sounds like a great idea, right? We think so too. You and mom can join in on this Mother’s Day Paint Event for a special time to spoil mom. Together you will get the chance to create one painting consisting of different canvasses. Don’t worry, no painting experience is needed. Tickets are R900 – R1 950, and you can get yours here!

Mother’s Day Concert at Joburg Zoo

Date: Sunday, 12 May 2019 from 11:00 – 15:00

This is going to be an amazing event for the whole family, especially for mom! Expect a day filled with amazing live music by our very own local talent, scrumptious food, a fully stocked bar, jumping castles, face painters, giant puppets, zoo entrance and animal demonstrations, a Manhattan Sweets activation and much more. Don’t forget to pack a picnic basket to take along with you. Tickets cost R120 per adult, R70 per pensioner/child under 12, and kids aged 3 and under get in FREE. Get your tickets here.

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Mother’s Day Music And Dance Performance At Melrose Arch

Date: 12 May 2019 at 12:30 – 13:15.

Bring mom to the ballet, she’ll love it – we promise! This is your chance to show mom how she means to you by treating her to a day out at Melrose Arch, enjoy a music and dance performance, in aid of charity, and a delicious lunch on High Street or the Square. Performers from the National School of the Arts will perform a variety of pieces, including excerpts from favourite ballets, contemporary dance and instrumental music at The Venue on High Street at Melrose Arch. Tickets cost R50 per adult; children under 12, free. All proceeds will be donated to the Smile Foundation, which puts the smiles back on children’s faces with corrective facial reconstructive surgery and treatments. To book, visit www.smilefoundationsa.org. Tickets will also be on sale at the door on Mother’s Day, subject to availability.

Mother’s Day Lunch At Melrose Arch

Date: Sunday, 12 May 2019

Show mom that she means the world to you by treating her to a stay out at Melrose Arch, where you will be enjoying music and dance performances, in aid of charity, and a delicious lunch on High Street on The Square. You have an array of endless options to choose from and you can order lunch from one of the participating restaurants; Paul, Ono Poké Eatery, Jamie’s Italian, Kauai, Moyo, Ocean Basket, Ghazal and the African Pride Melrose Arch and Autograph Collection hotel’s March Restaurant. Booking through your restaurant of choice is advisable. Sit back and enjoy an idyllic autumn afternoon with your loved ones, while relaxing to the soothing sounds of Classic 1027’s string quarter in the background.

It’s The Thought That Counts

Personalised Gifts For Mother’s Day

If you aren’t looking for something fancy and instead want something more personal to give mom on this special day, we think she will truly appreciate a gift or two. Things that she can hold onto and cherish. Don’t you worry we have all the perfect personalised gifts you can give to mom. We have compiled a list of what to get, how to DIY them and where to get them. Sounds more like your style? Then check this out!

Fresh Florals And Fun Flamingos To Make Mother’s Day Extra Special

Floral prints are always in season no matter the reason. And we think it’s fitting for mommy dearest to get a gift she’ll love to wear on relaxing weekend mornings before she taps into mommy-mode. She’ll be comfortable while looking nice on those long and luxurious afternoons this Mother’s Day with Bras N Things’ new range of sleepwear. Too gorgeous to wear just for bed, if you ask me.

The Bras N Things sleepwear collection features soft satin, fabulous floral prints, snug fleece and fun prints. Who else would do a better job at modelling these amazing pieces than momma bear Michelle Alan? We thought so too. They are giving you satin long PJs in prints to suit every mood.

 

By Lelethu Baba

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