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Festive fun at Maloney’s Eye – kiddies’ Christmas party in pictures

Hot dogs and fizzy drinks, popcorn, sweetie packs and jumping castles – the essential ingredients for any kiddies’ party.  Yesterday’s (3 December) festive celebration at Maloney’s Eye Primary School in Krugersdorp was no different.

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What’s happening at Maropeng this December?

There’s something for everyone at Maropeng this December, from Stargazing and Bone Detectives to discounted entry tickets to Maropeng and Sterkfontein.

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Food and wine pairing at Maropeng: Discover the secret treasures of Stellenbosch

The Maropeng Hotel and well-known South African wine connoisseur Andre Craye (read his blog here) have teamed up to bring you Secret Treasures of Stellenbosch, a food and wine pairing event par excellence!

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Festive celebration: Maropeng online ticket sale

To celebrate the upcoming festive season, Maropeng is offering a discounted price on all online entry tickets to Maropeng and/or the Sterkfontein Caves purchased from 4 December 2013 until 12 January 2014.

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Christmas Day at Maropeng: Join us for a merry lunch

What better way to enjoy Christmas Day than surrounded by family and friends at a table brimming with delectable eats and drinks?

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The coolest class outing for 2014: Maropeng and Sterkfontein

That’s right ... nothing beats a school trip to the Cradle of Humankind! Teachers, bring your students and explore the origins of humankind in the depths of the Sterkfontein Caves and discover the world-renowned exhibition at the Maropeng Visitor Centre.

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Professor Lee Berger unearths fresh hominid fossils

Palaeoanthropologist Professor Lee Berger, of Wits University’s Evolutionary Studies Institute, has done it again.

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Teacher resource pack for 2014 now available

Calling all educators ... Maropeng’s 2014 teacher resource pack and updated rate card for schools are now available for download.

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What’s happening at Maropeng this November?

Maropeng’s November line-up of events includes a night of stargazing, an evening with the Bone Detective, and a walking tour and picnic at Swartkrans.

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Stargazing at the Maropeng Hotel – 2 November

A wise old philosopher once asked, “Are we human because we gaze at the stars or do we gaze at the stars because we are human?”

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