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Corona Virus Precautionary Measures

Cotlands wants to ensure the safety of every Cotlander and the children, parents and partners we serve. As responsible citizens, we impose the following precautionary measures for the period 18 March 2020 to 14 April 2020: The scheduled Easter break for early learning playgroups and toy library services is brought forward starting 18 March 2020...

Cancelled event: FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

Woodbridge Island

The organisers of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN have announced the cancellation of the event that was scheduled to take place in the Mother City on Sunday 17 May 2020. Herewith a link to the announcement on the event website:  https://www.thecapetown12.com/latest-news/fnb-cape-town-12-onerun-cancelled-all-entrants-to-be-refunded/  

World Play Day

World Play Day is an annual event, inspired by the International Toy Library Association (ITLA) and is celebrated in over 40 countries around the world. Last year’s theme for World Play Day was “Play is a right”. In January 1993, South Africa signed the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child with 194...

Youth Day

Dress up in your school uniform to commemorate the Soweto youth uprising of 16 June 1976

Cotlands office closed

Cotlands office will be closed on 15 June 2020. This is a mandatory leave day. Kindly do your leave planning in consultation with your leader.

Postponed: TLASA Toy Library Conference

Premier Hotel 73 Gladiator Street, Kempton Park

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak and the restrictions on public gatherings, we have taken the decision to postpone the National Toy Library Conference that was due to take place in June 2020. As soon as we have confirmed a new date, we will update you! The Toy Library Association of South Africa (TLASA) is hosting...

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Temporarily closed: FNB Durban 10K CITYSURF

Blue Lagoon Athlone Drive, Durban

Please note, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, entries for both the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN and FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN have been temporarily closed. Herewith links to the announcements on the specific event websites: FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN        

Laugh for 67 minutes and change a child’s life

Mandela loved children and he dedicated time to improving the lives of children in need. Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” To honour his legacy, Cotlands would like to get the nation’s support behind changing the lives of children who have no access to...

Astute Women

In the midst of this incredibly trying season, South Africa will be celebrating women’s month in August 2020. What a time! We’ve crafted our online Astute Woman events to inspire, encourage and connect women, not just in South Africa, but across the globe. Hosted by Janet du Preez, masterful programme designer, facilitator and DisruptJozi franchise...

Spring Day

Spring Day is the start of a new season. The days get longer and the weather gets warmer. Wear something bright and floral to celebrate spring day.

National Book Week

South Africa commemorates National Book Week for a week in September 2020. It is an initiative of the South African Book Development Council (SABDC) in collaboration with the Department of Arts and Culture. National Book Week is a virtual event this year. You can watch and participate in lived streamed sessions every day at 11:00...

76th Ordinary Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that Cotlands 76th Ordinary Annual General Meeting of members and subscribers, will be held virtually, via Microsoft teams, due to the current Covid-19 pandemic. The event will take place on Tuesday, 8th September 2020 at 8h00. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Kerry Huggett, email: kerry@cotlands.org

Heritage Day

Join in the fun and get dressed up in your heritage outfits on Wednesday, 23 September 2020. This is an opportunity for Cotlanders to prepare a traditional/cultural meal that they can bring in and share with the team.

FNB Run Your City Heritage Day Virtual Run

FNB Bank City 9 Data Crescent, Ormonde, Johannesburg

Cotlands is proud to be one of the official event charities at the FNB Run Your City Heritage Day Virtual Run that takes place on Thursday, 24 September at 8AM. The entry fee costs R195 per runner, and you will receive a race pack  containing a race number, a limited edition event performance T-shirt and...

Cotlands office closed

Cotlands office will be closed on 25 September 2020. This is a mandatory leave day. Kindly do your leave planning in consultation with your leader.

Cotlands Quiz Series

Cotlands is excited to be launching the Quiz Series, a number of quiz evenings hosted virtually by well-known quiz master, Larry Benjamin. Put your knowledge into action to help ignite a child’s full potential. The more online quizzes you play the more chances you have of becoming our top trivia expert. Play is one of...

Cotlands Quiz Series

Cotlands is excited to be launching the Quiz Series, a number of quiz evenings hosted virtually by well-known quiz master, Larry Benjamin. Put your knowledge into action to help ignite a child’s full potential. The more online quizzes you play the more chances you have of becoming our top trivia expert. Play is one of...

Year End Functions

Each region is responsible for arranging their own Christmas Year End Functions.

Cotlands Quiz Series

Cotlands is excited to be launching the Quiz Series, a number of quiz evenings hosted virtually by well-known quiz master, Larry Benjamin. Put your knowledge into action to help ignite a child’s full potential. The more online quizzes you play the more chances you have of becoming our top trivia expert. Play is one of...

Cotlands office closed

Cotlands office will be closed from 21 December 2020 until the 1 Jan 2021. This time period is considered as mandatory leave. Kindly do your leave planning in consultation with your leader.

February Birthdays

Please click on the birthday list link to wish a... Happy Birthday to our Cotlanders born in February

Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air during the month of February. Wear something red for Valentine’s Day.

Cotlands office closed

Cotlands office will be closed on 26 April 2021. This is a mandatory leave day. Kindly do your leave planning in consultation with your leader.

Womentors

This Africa Day join Cotlands as we bring together extraordinary women from various sectors of our economy to be part of an interactive fireside chat entitled Womentors hosted by well-known business news anchor, Nzinga Qunta. Our guests will share their stories, experiences and wisdom as well as the challenges they have faced and how they learnt to overcome them. Please...

World Play Day 2021

World Play Day is an annual celebration of the importance of play, inspired by the International Toy Library Association (ITLA), and celebrated in over 40 countries around the world. This year’s theme for World Play Day is “Playing is healthy”. In January 1993, South Africa signed the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the...

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Laugh for 67 minutes and change a child’s life

Mandela once said, “There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.” To honour Madiba’s legacy support Cotlands and buy some tickets and have a few good laughs just before Mandela Day. Watch 67 minutes of comedy with us and you can help us create...

National Book Week

South Africa commemorates National Book Week from 6 to 12 September. It is an initiative of the South African Book Development Council (SABDC) in collaboration with the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture. Since 2014, Cotlands has a long-standing partnership with the organisers of National Book Week to help promote the importance of play and...

Joburg 10K CITYRUN

Calling all Run Your City Series supporters…the Joburg 10K CITYRUN will go VIRTUAL in 2021! An exciting extension of the Run Your City Series events, the Joburg 10K CITYRUN Virtual Edition will take place on Friday 24 September and will be the perfect ‘active’ start to all Heritage Day Celebrations with runners and walkers from...

Durban 10K CITYRUN

Delivering nail-biting performances since the event’s inception in 2017, the Durban 10K CITYRUN is firmly cemented as one of Durban’s and South Africa’s MUST DO events! Although there is no lack in excitement in the elite race, the Durban 10K CITYRUN is a mass participation road run that grants all entrants the unique opportunity to explore...

National Outdoor Classroom Day

Outdoor Classroom Day is a global movement to make time outdoors part of every child’s day. On this day, Cotlands celebrates the day with planned play-based activities in safe, outdoor areas.

Cape Town 12K CITYRUN

Founded in 2015 South Africa’s most loved 12km road run, the Cape Town 12K CITYRUN has established itself as a ‘proudly South African, proudly Cape Town’ must do mass participation road running event that celebrates everything Cape Town – the vibe, the city and the people! The 12km point to point route is fast and...

Giving Tuesday

GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement that started in 2012 as a simple idea to encourage people to do good. The day should inspire millions of people to give, collaborate and celebrate generosity. On Tuesday, 30 November 2021 we would like to encourage individuals, corporates, businesses, schools, and universities to unite for one common purpose;...

Cotlands office closed

Cotlands office will be closed on 16 December 2021 - 2 January 2022. This is a mandatory leave day. Kindly do your leave planning in consultation with your leader.

Charity Golf Day

Country Club Johannesburg Lincoln St, Woodmead, Sandton,

Cotlands is hosting a Charity Golf Day on Thursday, 17 February 2022 from 10am onwards at the Rocklands course located at the prestigious Johannesburg Country Club. This golf day is being hosted as a fundraising event to support our cause. It is our mission to increase access to play-based early learning opportunities for vulnerable children living in remote communities. We invite you to join...

Laugh for 67 minutes. Change a child’s life.

Hard Rock Cafe Cape Town | Hard Rock Cafe Johannesburg

For the third year in a row, Cotlands is excited to be hosting our flagship comedy event, Laugh for 67 minutes and change a child’s life, in support of children that don’t have access to any early learning opportunities. This year the show has a bigger entertainment line-up, as we have partnered with Hard Rock Cafe to...