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37th International Science Fair

A total of 611 learners from across the country gathered at the Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre, for the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists, which ran from October 3 to 6.

Locals walk for Jesus

The 23rd annual Walk for Jesus event took place in Boksburg on Sunday, October 1.

The pros and cons of social media- ERBW

Thandi Smith from Media Monitoring Africa spoke at the East Rand Business Women recently about the overview of social media use in South Africa.

Out of the ordinary cars thrill at RocoMamas

RocoMamas Boksburg held its first Rockburg Car Show on September 10, in association with The Rock Raceway and Maxtrax Suspension. On display were cars that are not seen as ‘normal’, such as muscle cars, sports cars, exotic cars and cars that were pimped or tuned up. It was certainly a day that provided plenty of eye candy for ‘petrol heads’, with an array of funky beetle cars and old Volkswagen vans also adding flavour to display. A blue Datsun walked away with the first prize as being the best in the show.

SPCA animal run success

Approximately 1 000 bikers and community members contributed to the success of the sixth Ekurhuleni SPCA Animal Run mass ride held at the Boksburg City Stadium, on September 3.

Lots of fun and chops at the K90 Centre

Eighteen-year-old Richard van Wyk, from Cason, is embracing his title of Boksburg’s Biggest Chop, after finishing a 1kg rib-eye steak on the bone (weight excluded the bone) within only seven minutes. This, and much more, was happening at the K90 Centre fun day on Saturday, September 2.

Dance the night away

Boksburg dancers, danced the night away while enjoying some social time with other dancers at the “Laang Arm Sokkie” dance club at the Impala Park Community Hall, on August 26.

Boksburg Medieval Sport Festival

Some of the activities on the day included archery, fight a knight, toss the caber, pillow fights, mini horse carriage rides and the ‘vegetable justice’.