Get ready for the Smit & Kie Brokers Family Day on May 1

This is the second year that the Family Day will take place in Tzaneen after the town's 'old favourite event' was revived last year after an 11-year hiatus.

The Letaba Tzaneen Lions Club and Smit & Kie Brokers Family Day is set to take place again on May 1 this year with lots of festival fun, sporting activities and .

This is the second year that the Family Day will take place in Tzaneen after the town’s ‘old favourite event’ was revived by Nadine du Plessis and Koos Smit from Smit & Kie Brokers last year after an 11-year hiatus.

“We decided to revive the Family Day last year with the goal to raise funds for three charities that are close to our hearts. Last year we donated the money raised to Goue Jare, Tzaneen SAVF and Helpende Hand Tzaneen and this year we aim to do the same,” says Du Plessis.

Win cash prizes in the colouring competition

In the next edition of Letaba Herald (26 April) the town’s young artists can win big cash prizes by entering the colouring competition. There will be three age categories, for children under 6 years, children aged 7 to 13 years and children aged 14 and older.

First prize in the age category is R2000 cash, second prize is R750 cash and third prize is R250 cash. One lucky entrant in each category will win the lucky draw prize of R250.

To enter make sure to get your copy of the Letaba Herald on 26 April, colour in the picture and send a photo of your entry to the number provided. Entries close on 29 April and the winners will be announced at the Family Day on 1 May. Terms and conditions apply. The winners will be announced at 13:00 and winners have to be at the Family Day to receive their prizes.

Fun for all ages at the Family Day

Residents can look forward to a day filled with family fun for all ages at Letaba Rugby Club with the gates ready to open at 06:00 with an 8km trail run presented by Tzaneen Marathon Club. The rest of the day’s activities start at 07:00 and will continue until 18:00.

There will be many competitions and fun for the kids to enjoy with running, cycling, ‘boeresport’, rugby, darts, bowls, fitness, boxing and cricket activities presented by local sport clubs.

The organisers of the Family Day will run a talent show for Tzaneen’s young singers, actors and dancers. Everyone is welcome to display their talents and entertain festival goers. All the entertainers in the talent show will receive a medal for their efforts. “Come and show us your talents on May 1!” says Du Plessis.

There will be food stalls, a lot of fun rides and jumping castles and a beer garden to enjoy. The winners of the Family Day’s colouring competition will be announced at the event.

Entry to the Family Day costs R50 per adult, R20 for high school learners and R10 for primary school learners. Kids under age 6 enter for free.

For more information contact Gericke du Plessis on 082 442 5473.

Click HERE to watch a video of last year’s event.

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