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_Black Dog Pub
142, YunWen St. (near Hanshin Dept. Store); (07) 241-0270
Downtown Music Pub. Belgian Beer, Premium Beers. Pizza, Burgers, Tex-Mex. Daily specials.

_Dreams Club
125, NanTian St. (directly behind SOGO Dept Store); (07) 953-8282
Kaohsiung's biggest club, with regular specials and parties. Tue. - Free Entry Night. Wed. - Ladies Night (men pay NT$500 with 2 free drinks). Thu. - Shots Night (NT$500 with 2 free Tequilas). Check the website for more info about events and guest performers.

_The Dick and Cowboy
138-1, ChiuChang Rd., NiaoSong;. (07) 370-1645
Western-style pub with a full stage for live music. Regular specials on imported beers, cocktails and mixed drinks. Our huge music library is open to requests. Daily specials, including: Mon - Jam Night; Tue - Pool League; Wed - Student Night (NT$50 mugs of beer); Thu. - Ladies Night; Fri & Sat are BBQ Nights with live music. We have a big new projector and screen (10 x 6 ft) showing all sports, movies & satellite shows. Requests are welcomed. We also have wireless internet connection.

_The Happy Buddha Restaurant and Bar
223, BoAi Rd.; (07) 323-6953
Atmospheric, comfortable bar and restaurant. Large selection of imported beer & spirits. Guinness, Boddington & Stella Artois on tap. Western & Chinese food @ great prices. 2 separate satellites showing live sports! Tue = Pizza & Beer / NT$200; Wed = Open Decks (Bottled Beer Specials); Thu = Draught Night (Boddington, Stella, Guinness Specials); Fri = Ladies Night (Free Champagne for ladies); Sat = DJ Party; Sun = Chill Night (Mixes @ NT$100)

_Harbor 13 Green Bay Kitchen
97, HaiBian Rd.; (07)251-9119 or (07)251-8897
Beer specials all week. All you can drink draft beer for just NT$399! NT$100 bottled beer and NT$180 premium beer. Friday through Monday features DJ Luck rolling the tunes 10 to close.

_Lamp Discotheque
The biggest disco in Kaohsiung , ``All you can drink every night!!`` Including Friday & Saturday. There are different discounts everyday, special flame bar show & dj scratch show, every kind of theme party & event! Every Wednesday Ladies Night, females get here before 11 are entrance & drink free. Open 9 pm ~ 5 am
Booking : (07)269-6527 www.lampdisco.com
42 Zihciang 3 rd. Lingya District. 3F.

_The Lighthouse Bar & Grill
239, FuGuo Rd., ZuoYing District ; (07) 559 - 2614
Huge selection of Western and Chinese food. Regular drink specials and large selection of music. Buy 3 shooters and get 1 free. Cheap drinks all night, every night. Carlsberg, Boddington's and Jagermeister on tap. Regular sports shown on satelite TV. Open daily 6 pm till late.

_Oxford Music Pub
111, DaYi St. 1F, YenCheng ; (07) 532-3595
Happy Hour: Mon-Sat 5 to 8 pm, and Sun 12 midday to 8 pm: Buy one draft beer, get one free; also 30 percent off all soft drinks, bottled beers, whiskeys and cocktails. Live music Wed-Sat from 10:15 pm to 12 midnight.

_Pig & Whistle
199, ZihWei 4th Rd.; (07) 330-1006 www.pigandwhistle.com.tw
Weekday Happy Hours 11:30 am~8:30 pm. - Free entry before midnight if you're wearing miniskirts or hot pants; Roxy Band plays every Thursday, Friday, & Sunday nights; live satellite sports on big screen, Guinness draught plus many more draught beers on tap, all day Happy Hours. Australia Day: ARC holders can buy 1 get 1 free on Australian wines or draught beers.

_Private Party
10, RenYi Road, B1, LingYa District; (07) 951-3080
Stylish, member-only club with regular events and specials. Initial membership fee is NT$800, but you get NT$400 credited to your member card. Thereafter pay NT$400 entry, which is all credited to your card. Non-members entry fee is NT$600, with NT$400 worth of drinks.

_Roof Lounge
165, LinSen 1st Rd., 15F, SinSing; (07) 241-6666 ; Hours: 5 pm-4 am
Upgraded interior. Indoor Disco every Fri & Sat 10pm - 4am in seperate section, while the stylish lounge bar continues as normal. Wide selection of food, drinks and hookah pipes with flavoured tobacco available. Spectacular city views from the 15F balcony. Perfect spot for romantic nights.












_Taipei Language Institute (Kaohsiung)

507, JungShan 2nd Rd., 2F
Tel: (07) 215-2965
Chinese, English, Taiwanese and Japanese courses. Group classes and individual tutoring available. Call for details.

_Go Dutch Cafe

18-1 WeiMin St., Tainan City
Tel: (06) 209-3432
Go Dutch is offering meals, coffee etc in exchange for books to expand their library. Books available for loan. 300 meters from train station. Closed Tuesdays.

On-Going Exhibitions





_100 Pacers Football Club
The Pacers are the longest-running established ex-pat football team in the south of Taiwan and are always ready to welcome new talent. Friendly and competitive games held most Sundays. Practice Wednesday nights. Please call Adi on 0955-328293 or e-mail rob@100pacers.com. For more info visit our website at www.100pacers.com. 100 Pacers are proudly sponsored by the Lighthouse Bar and Grill.

_Access Kaohsiung Community Services
Access Kaohsiung assists foreigners with information and services they need to improve their lives in Kaohsiung and area. We are located at 801, ChongDe Road, TsouYing District (Kaohsiung City Government, Human Resource Development Bureau. We have a bulletin board, English library with books, magazines and movies, brochures, free Internet, etc. We also have temporary, affordable room and board available at our International Friendship House - 83, Lane 129, WunTze Road, TsouYing. Contact us at: accesskaohsiung@yahoo.com
or 0971-119930 (Melissa) http://accesskaohsiung.blogspot.com

_Alliance Francaise
Located at Sun Yat Sen University, 70, TienHai Road; (07) 525-3029
French classes (beginners to advanced) in class or privates. French special classes (cooking, children classes, very beginners, literature and philosophy for very advanced levels). Activities, special prices for members.

_American Chamber of Commerce
Call Iris Lin at (07) 566-8856 for information.

_Blue Skies
Provides hiking, climbing and rafting excursions in southern Taiwan. Call Mark (07) 389-0795; Paul 0931-724-156.

COFKAO is a community group who welcomes all French speakers and francophones. We meet on the first Saturday of every month for dinner. For more information, call Agnes Lou at 0931 964 432 or e-mail cofkao@hotmail.com.

_Formosa Cricket Club
The FCC is a cricket club that plays regularly in Taipei and all around Taiwan, with the occasional international event. We welcome anyone with any level of cricket experience or beginners. We encourage families and friends to become involved and we organise regular social events. Contact: Dwight Johnson 0937-060-226 dwight.johnson@pw.utc.com; Sunil Sistla 0931-217-250 sunil_sistla@yahoo.com. Visit our website http//:formosacricketclub.Tripod.com

_Kaohsiung Massive F.C.
To add some spice to the Kaohsiung football scene, we bring you the Kaohsiung Massive Special Needs Team. Practices are Tuesdays 10 p.m. and Saturdays 2 p.m. The Massive promises to take football to new heights. Check out our web page - www.MassiveFC.com or contact Martin at 0916-998606. The practice field is on YuCheng and Boai Rd. (next to San Ming High School). Come out have a kick around.

_Kaohsiung HASH House Harriers
We are a social/running club who enjoy the rural scenery Kaohsiung and the surrounding area has to offer. You've heard about us, now come and see what we're all about! The KHHH has been running in Kaohsiung for over 30 years! Sundays are family runs, bring the kids. All other runs are for adults only. Contact Sean at 0931-239-850 or check our website:

_Kaohsiung International Women's Club
Membership to KIWC is open to anyone in the community who would like to be a part of a charitable, multi-cultural, social and fun-loving club. KIWC is a non-profit charitable organisation, and we are looking for women out there to bring fresh ideas and impetus to KIWC. Do come and join us in our work and play. Charitable, social and fun loving activities are organised on the fourth Wednesday of each month. As a member of KIWC, you can be part of a golf group which meets every third Wednesday of each month. We also have an English book club which meets every first Monday of each month.
For information, contact Francis at kiwc_taiwn@yahoo.com.

_Kaohsiung International Dive Club
We meet over a drink at Norman's Pub (59, LinDe Street, LingYa District, near the Cultural Center) on Tuesday evenings from 10 p.m. - midnight. If you are looking for reliable information about diving in Taiwan, looking for a buddy to dive with, or a novice wanting to learn how to Scuba dive or improve your skills, come along. For dive trips to Kenting area, Green Island, Orchid Island and ShiauLiou Island, contact Andy Gray at 0916 130 288 or (07) 226-8854, or e-mail greensward_98@yahoo.com.tw for more information.

Interested in kiteboarding and kitesurfing in Tainan? See www.kiteboarding.com.tw, the website of the Taiwan Kiteboarding Center (TKC).

_Taipei Language Institute (Kaohsiung)
TLI, the Language School with longest history in language teaching industry, offers Chinese, Taiwanese and various foreign languages. We have most experienced teachers and the teaching materials. Individual (one on one) class, Group class and small size group class are all available. Group class opens monthly.
New Courses:
1.Basic Chinese Class: Times: 11 am ~ 1 pm (Mon to Fri). Period of Study: May. 7 to Jun. 2, 2007. Tuition Fee: NT$5,000
2.Training course of Mandarin teachers is going to start on Jun. 30. Contact us for further information.
TEL: (07)215-2965, 251-3638
E-Mail: tlika507@anet.net.tw
Website: www.tli.com.tw

_Mindful Phoenix Arts
The Space: 165, JhongJheng 2nd Road, Kaohsiung ; (07) 223-0581
The Center: 20, 12-F, JhongJheng 2nd Road. ; (07) 229-8301
E-mail: mindfulphoenix@gmail.com
MPA has opened a learning center, where we present English language classes for children and adults in Reading, Conversation, Science & Nature, Yoga, Art, Scuba Diving and more.
At The Space, things continue with classes including Yoga, Kung Fu, Drama, Belly Dance, Tap Dance, Salsa and more. If you are interested in learning martial arts, improving your flexibility, participating in a play, or learning the skills of Latin or Middle Eastern dance, come vist the space and check out our schedule. If you are looking for a social alternative to the bar scene, with a diverse multi-national, creative community, MPA is probably for you. Come in for a free class anytime.

_Open Meditation Night
Every Wednesday from 8:30 pm-10 pm at Ananda Marga's Yoga House in Tainan City ( 293, Cianfong Rd.; 3F (06) 209-1460).
A relaxed evening with a chant (music) and a period of silence (meditation). Meditate how it suits you, or get free instructions into some helpful mind-controlling techniques by a qualified teacher. Free of charge, no conditions attached. English and Chinese spoken.

See Pingtung County from the air - come paragliding! Both tandem flights (from NT$1200) and training courses available. Safe and exciting. Contact Mr. Su (0912174174 - Chinese), Sunny (0955127572 - Chinese/English) or Jaco Herbst (0961069721 - English). Also check out www.wingstaiwan.com.

_Pig & Whistle Barbarians Rugby Club
Now sponsored by the Pig & Whistle, the Barbarians is a social rugby club that meets weekends (Sat & Sun afternoons). From experienced players to first-timers, everyone is welcome. Mostly touch rugby, with occasional contact games. Contact Dan Powell (danbuffalo6@hotmail.com) - 0929-701353, or the Pig & Whistle (07) 330-1006 for more info.

_ MAFC-Tainan
MAFC-TAINAN is founded in 2001. The team gathers for practice or competes every Sunday at 2pm in Tainan City or County. Their mission is to play happy soccer. Place: Nantai Technology University Soccer Field. For details, please contact Jeff at 0933-697-816, e-mail: jeff1224@ms53.hinet.net, or visit http://myweb.hinet.net/home4/jeff1224/index.htm

_Tainan Phoenix F.C.
People of all ages, sexes, and abilities are welcome. No membership fees. Floodlit practice--Wednesday 9 pm-12 midnight. Games--Sunday 2 pm-6 pm. Get exercise, travel to national and international tournaments.; tainanphoenix@hotmail.com, or call Hugh at 0956-020907.

_Ultimate Frisbee
Kaohsiung Blacklung Ultimate Frisbee A mix of casual, for-fun participants meet every Sunday at Hsiung Gong High School, SanMin District (just off Jian Gong Road; across from the Body Shop). Practice starts at 1:30pm (winter time) and 2:30 pm (summertime). With a tradition of pick-up ultimate Frisbee going back to the mid 90's, Kaohsiung Blacklung was formed in 2001 and has hosted the Funky Monkey Hat Tournament for the past 3 years, inviting the best players from all over the island. If you have never played and are interested, or if you have played and want to have a good run around, come on out. Bring your cleats and some water; everything else is provided for you. We provide introductions to the game, a friendly atmosphere and mild competitive drive to learn. For out-of- town games, tournaments or contact information check out:
http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/Kaohsiungblacklung or contact Michel (0935-672-135; randy2pony@yahoo.ca


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