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Fax your details to: 630-5432, email: email@example.com or write to: Community Notices, Private Bag 56910, Dominion Rd, Mt Eden, Auckland 1446. Preference will be given to local, free, community and charity events. NOTICES Guest speaker, NZ Federation of Spiritual Healers. Speaking on aspects of healing. November 9, 7.30pm at 19 Hendon Ave, Mt Albert. All welcome, no charge/donation for healing sessions. Contact Warwick Harvey for more information, 636-5221. Sale, Waterview Community Garden Club. Selling vegetable plants to raise money for a club pizza oven. Great selection of tomato plants and other seedlings, perfect for your summer garden. Waterview Primary School, Saturday morning, 10am- 12.30pm, http:/ /sites.google.com/site/ waterviewgardenclub/. Golf Croquet, Mt Albert Croquet Club open day. Come and have a fun afternoon, balls and mallets provided, afternoon tea supplied. You are very welcome at our friendly club. November 7, 2pm-5pm, Mt Albert Croquet Club, 50 Lloyd Ave. Contact Martin 027-278-2410 or Anne 626-7632. Retired Persons Club, meets on second Monday of each month. Fellowship and entertainment or speaker, trips or luncheons on the fourth Friday. Visitors welcome. November 8, 1pm at Fickling Centre, Three Kings. Call Doreen, 620-5314. Public forum, Save the Mokihinui River with Kevin Hague, MP. Come hear why we need to save this West Coast River. November 4, 7pm, CitySide Hall, 8 Mt Eden Rd. Arthritis New Zealand, Free hip and knee replacement seminar, November 6, registration at 9.30am, seminar 10am-12.30pm. Fickling Centre, Three Kings, www.arthritis.org.nz or call 523-8904. Community Dinner, Avondale Baptist Church. Join us for a friendly dinner together. All welcome, bookings essential, gold coin donation. November 7, 6pm, the Intersect Lounge, Avondale. RSVP to Janyne by November 4, ph 940-5918. Picasso Kids, Interactive mother and preschooler art classes. Paint, texture, sculpt, great fun in a safe environment. Fridays 10am- 11am. Onehunga Community Centre, 88 Church St. To book, phone Chantelle 021-027-55725, for information see www.one hungacentre.org.nz. Jumble Sale, St John's Anglican Church. November 6, Chandler Ave, Royal Oak. Early bird from 8.30am, $5 entry. Phone 624-3437 for more info. Angels for Animals, SPCA street appeal. SPCA Auckland is looking for collectors for this annual appeal. November 12-14. If you would like to be an angel for Auckland's animals visit www.spca.org.nz/angels or call 256-2520. Collectors toy and model fair, Auckland Central Model Railway Club. Model railway, kitsets, toys, magazines and much more will be on sale, November 7, 10am-1pm, Mt Eden War Memorial Hall, 487 Dominion Rd. Music, the Music Appreciation Group's 49th music appreciation series. Bring your friends and enjoy this feast of music. Starts today and runs for six weeks, cost is $6 per sessions, or series of six sessions $30, bring a friend for $4. The Studio, 1pm, 36 St Leonards Rd, Kelston. Phone Cyril for more information 818-7645. Computer course, Free adult classes on a range of subjects including internet, email, word and more. Wednesday 1pm- 3.30pm, Thursday and Saturdays, 10am-12.30pm. Wesley Community Centre, level 1, 740 Sandringham Rd, Mt Roskill. For more information email agibbons@ platinumit.co.nz or call 620-2090. Dances of Universal Peace, simple joyful or meditative circle dances using sacred phrases, chants, song, sometimes just for fun, sometimes to connect with a spiritual essence common to all traditions. Held on the first and third Monday each month, 7.30pm, St Barnabas Church Hall, corner Mt Eden and Bellvue Rds. First time free. Men's Probus, The Mt Roskill Men's Probus Club meets in the Fickling Centre, Three Kings, on the second Monday of each month, expect January, at 10am. The club is for retired men and provides fellowship and interesting speakers. For more information phone Dr Brian Earnshaw on 626-5376. Stroke club, The Hillsborough Stroke Club meets every Thursday, 10am, in the Hillsborough Retirement Village hall. A social club affiliated with the Stroke Foundation. All welcome to join and have a cuppa and a biscuit. Bus trips once a month. Phone Lyall on 627-3187 or Allison on 627-9715. Probus, The Probus Club of Mt Eden/Epsom meets at 10am in the Greyfriars Presbyterian Church hall on the second Thursday of the month. Ladies and gentlemen welcome. Phone John, 625-4525 or Graeme, 625-7660. Indoor bowls, On at the West End Tennis Club, corner of Fife St and West End Rd, every Thursday from 7.30pm. All welcome. Phone 376-1339 or 376-5493. Members wanted, The Mt Eden Senior Citizens Club welcomes new members, phone 846-6587. Adult tap, Tap dance classes for those aged 30 plus are on Thursdays from 10.45am- 11.45am at the Onehunga Community Centre. Learn tap routines and improve fitness to classic hits of the 70s and 80s. Phone Bev, 624-3399. Badminton, The Mt Albert Badminton Club plays at the Mt Albert Recreation Centre on Tuesdays and Sundays at 7pm. Casual and competitive games for all ages. Phone Diane on 846-6572 or visit www.badminton- mtalbert.org.nz. Toastmasters, Twin Towers Toastmasters Club meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month at the Vero Building, Shortland St, from 7am-8.20am. Learn to speak confidently, listen effectively and think on your feet. Email Scott at FREEMAN@ocg.co.nz. Volunteers wanted,Ifyou have spare time and want to keep fit, have fun and help others, the Ambury Centre for Riding Therapy needs you for one or two hours any week day. Full training given. Phone Lee, 634-0763. Zonta meeting, Zonta meets on every second Monday of the month at Acacia Restaurant, New Lynn, for dinner and guest speakers. For women interested in meeting others for friendship, leadership and advancing the status of women. Phone Jan, 846-7012. Healers, The New Zealand Federation of Spiritual Healers meets every Tuesday, 10am- noon, at the Pt Chevalier Community Centre, 18 Huia Rd, Pt Chevalier. It also meets every second and fourth Tuesday of the month, 7.30pm, 19 Hendon Ave, Mt Albert. No charge/donation for all healing sessions. Phone Joseph on 834-0607 or Pat on 835-1052. All welcome. Soroptimists, A worldwide organisation for women working to advance human rights and womens' status. Meetings held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at Domain Lodge. Speakers and social occasions. Phone Joy on 624-2024. Dancing, Oldtime dancing is held in the Royal Oak Primary School hall every Wednesday, 7.30pm. Home-made supper provided. All welcome. Phone 636-6366. Tai Chi Qigong, Increase stamina and improve the body's flexibility, balance and co-ordination. Suitable for all ages. Held at the Epsom Community Centre. Phone Diana Lau on 520-2026 for more information. Fathers, The Mauri Ora Father Circle. A safe place to share fathering issues. Every Wednesday, 7pm-9pm, at the Onehunga Community Centre, 83 Church St, Onehunga. Kids welcome. Tea/coffee provided. Phone Brendon on 525-1690. Women's Empowerment Foundation, is supported by the Auckland City Council to provide free learner licence training for immigrant and refugee women. Phone 620-5064 or email womensempower firstname.lastname@example.org. Toy library, The Mt Albert Toy Library has spaces available to join and is open Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from 9.15am-11.15am during term time, at 732 New North Rd, Mt Albert. Phone 627-0187. Scouts, Groups in the Akarana Zone have vacancies for Keas, Cubs and Scouts. Children and young adults enthusiastic about Adventure Plus activities can phone 0800 SCOUTS to find their local Scout group. People wanting to volunteer and learn about adult leadership opportunities and training programmes can also phone the 0800 number. Stretch and relax, Gentle stretching and rejuvenating exercises aimed at over 50s who want to increase their flexibility, Tuesdays, 10am- 11.30am, in the McKinney Room, Greyfriars Church, Windmill Rd, Mt Eden, and Thursdays, 10am-11.30am, St Andrews Church Hall, 100 St Andrews Rd, Epsom. $10 per class. Phone 623-6294. Lose weight, Burn fat and lose weight, improve stamina, flexibility and strength, enhance respiring ability and feel great. Classes at the Epsom Community Centre. Phone 624-6910 for more information. Indoor bowls, The Owairaka Indoor Bowling Club invites visitors to their club nights on Wednesdays from 7.30pm in the Roskill and Districts Centre Hall, 8 Falkirk St, Avondale. Phone Phyllis on 627-7228 or Dianne on 820-6323. Walking club, The Lynfield Walkers meet on Sundays, 8am, at Margaret Griffin Park, Griffin Park Rd, Lynfield. The group have a walk away from the centre on the second Sunday of each month. New members welcome. Phone Marlene on 827-2737. Entrepreneurs, People dreaming about starting their own business are invited to join The Entrepreneurs Club. Meetings are held on the second and last Tuesday of each month in Parnell. Visit www.juliawat.com or email email@example.com. Country music, The Onehunga Country Music Club every Saturday fortnight at the Senior Citizens Hall, 9 Pearce St, Onehunga, 1pm-4pm. Cost $3 for non members, $2 for financial members, children under 13 free. Phone JJ or Hine on 832-0512 for more information. Sunshine Club, The Pt Chevalier Sunshine Club meets on the third Wednesday of the month, 1pm, at the Old Homestead Community House, 92 Pt Chevalier Rd. Good entertainment and bus trips. Phone Noeline on 827-8118. Variety club, The Onehunga Country and Western and Variety Club meets alternative Saturdays, 1pm-4pm, 9 Pearce St, Onehunga. If you can sing or play an instrument, let other people see you perform on stage. Admission $3, includes refreshments. Phone JJ on 832-0512 or Cyril on 527-4075. Scouts, Fun, games, healthy outdoor activities and learning await at your local Scout group. The Western Bays Sea Scout group has just opened a Kea club for 6 to 8-year-olds on Mondays from 5pm-6pm andaCubgroupfor8to 10-year-olds on Mondays from 6.15pm-7.45pm. Phone Rosanna on 627-5443. Ninjutsu, The art of the ninja is for people of all ages, types, abilities and fitness levels. Learn basic self-defence or take the art to a higher level in a fun, social and supportive environment. First class free. Wednesdays, 7pm-9pm, in Ponsonby. Phone Paul on 021-134-2107. Senior tennis, Friendly club for seniors 45 years and over meets at the Royal Oak Tennis Club on Thursdays from 9.30am-noon and Konini Domain, One Tree Hill, Sundays from 9am-noon. Annual subscription $50, daily user charge $2. Phone Lyn on 620-5549. Volunteers, Shine, Safer Homes in NZ Everyday, needs volunteers to join its after hours call-out advocacy team and make a difference in the lives of children and adult victims of domestic violence. Full training given. Phone 303-3938 ext 313 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Leaky home owners, Free stress management sessions available for leaky home owners at Hemisphere Hypnotherapy Clinic in Ponsonby. Phone Rox Orange on 889-2160 for full details or visit www.roxorange.com. Pronunciation, Want to improve your pronunciation? Auckland Regional Migrant Services is offering pronunciation classes. For more information phone 625-2440 or email email@example.com. Squash ladder, For beginners to advanced, bring a friend, $10 per person, Thursdays 6pm-8pm at the Lynfield Recreation and Youth Centre. Phone 627-1642. Badminton social club, For beginners to advanced. Bring a friend. $3 per person. Thursdays, 9.30am-noon, at the Lynfield Recreation and Youth Centre. Phone 627-1642. Free, Evening classes for English in the workplace, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6.30pm-9pm. Must be working and a NZ permanent resident. Phone Roza on 846-0398. Trefoil guild, Former Girl Guides and Guiding leaders are invited to keep the guiding spirit alive by joining a Trefoil Guild. Three groups meet Auckland for fun and friendship. Phone Neralie on 528-9094 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Stem cells, Sufferers of degenerative diseases are invited to informative evenings held by the Adult Stem Cell Foundation on the latest stem cell research. Phone Pam on 021-236-6080 or visit www.adultstemcell foundation.org. Players wanted, New players wanted for rummikub and mahjong. For more information phone the Epsom Community Centre, 202 Gillies Ave, on 638-7444 or email email@example.com. Yoga, Free yoga classes are held every Tuesday, 6.30pm- 7.30pm, at the Shanti Niwas Senior Citizens Centre, 14 Spring St, Onehunga. All welcome. Phone 622-1010. Entertainment, Spanish dance entertainers available for women's clubs, resthomes etc. Colourful costumers and dances. Includes talk on shawls, fans and castanets. Phone Jane on 620-6942. Dance, Adult tap classes are held on Thursdays, 10.45am- 11.45am, at the Onehunga Community Centre. Learn basic tap steps to the hits of the 70s and 80s. Phone 624-3399 for more information. Toastmasters, The NZICA Toastmasters meets 7am- 8.30am on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at the NZICA Conference Centre, 27-33 Ohinerau St, Remuera. Initial meeting free for guests thinking of joining. Phone Tracey on 021-322-341 for more information. Tennis, Compass Tennis Group, a friendly group of retired people, play tennis at 9.30am on Monday and Thursday mornings at the Winstone Park courts, 17 Akarana Ave, Mt Roskill. People wanting to play can head along on either day and join in. Badminton, The Lynndale Badminton Club meets Monday and Wednesday evenings from 7.30pm- 9.30pm at Western Hall, 38 Portage Rd, New Lynn. Visitors and new members welcome. First night's play free. Phone Julie on 827-5494. Waikeria bus, The PARS Waikeria Visitors Bus departs downtown Auckland on the last Sunday of each month. Phone Prisoners Aid on 630-0862 or 021-299-9491. Calligraphy, NZ Calligraphers meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, 7pm-9pm, at the Mt Albert Community Centre, 773 New North Rd. Tutors available. Phone Roselda on 528-6775. La Leche, The Central Auckland La Leche League group meets on the third Wednesday of the month at Ferndale House, 830 New North Rd, Mt Albert, at 10am. The group offers mother-to- mother support and information for women who want to breastfeed their babies. Phone Donna on 940-6455 or visit www.laleche league.org.nz. Volunteers, Auckland Regional Migrant Services is currently recruiting volunteers. Must be permanent residents or work to residence. Visit www.arms- mrc.org.nz and register. Orchestra, The Mozart string orchestra rehearses Wednesday evenings and gives concerts in rest homes and retirement villages. New members welcome. Phone Joanna on 814-9971. The St Therese Indoor Bowling Club, meets every Wednesday from 7.15pm at the St Therese Church hall, Mt Albert Rd, Three Kings. New members welcome. Phone 625-5208 or 828-4929. St Dominics Indoor Bowling Club, Blockhouse Bay, plays indoor bowls on Mondays at 7.30pm. Free coaching and friendship in a fun environment. Phone Doreen on 828-8900. The Roskill and Districts Centre, plays indoor bowls every Thursday from 10.45am- 2pm at 8 Falkirk St, Blockhouse Bay. All bowlers welcome to join. Take your own lunch. Te Papapa Indoor Bowls, plays every Tuesday night, 7pm-10pm, at the Onehunga Rugby Football and Sports Club, Ferguson Park, Ohea Rd, Onehunga. Supper supplied. All welcome. Phone Anne or Ian on 636-5840 or Judy on 579-5125. St Francis Indoor Bowling club, plays on Tuesdays, 7.15pm, in the hall behind St Francis School, Montrose St, Pt Chevalier. Lessons given for beginners, bowls supplied. Phone Sue on 846-4533 or Janet on 846-8400. Free English conversation classes, are held at the Eden Community Church, 72-74 View Rd, Mt Eden, every Saturday, 9.30am, during term time. Phone Sheila on 631-5501. Newcomers to New Zealand, wanting to learn and improve their English can attend classes at the Blockhouse Bay Baptist Church, 504 Blockhouse Bay Rd, on Thursdays from 1pm-2.45pm. To enrol or for more information phone Ann on 626-5504 or the church office on 626-6980. English language classes, morning tea and friendship is on offer every Monday, 9.30am-11.30am at the Mt Albert Methodist Church, 831 New North Rd, Mt Albert. Phone Beth on 828-6479. Yoga, Free yoga and meditation classes are held every Thursday, 7pm-8pm, at the Onehunga Community Centre, 83 Church St, Onehunga. Book your seat to avoid disappointment. Phone Nonita on 627-5181. Donations welcome. Laughter club, The Ponsonby Laughter Club meets every Saturday, 10am-10.45am at the Pohutukawa Room, Youthline House, 13 Maidstone St, Grey Lynn. Laugh for no reason at all -- have fun and feel good. Gold coin koha. For more information visit www.laughteryoga.org.nz. Toughlove, The Epsom Toughlove Parent Support Group meets on Sundays, 7.30pm, in the Athol Syms Community House, 11 Griffin Ave, Epsom. Phone 624-4363 or visit www.toughlove.org.nz. Mini market, and friendship morning tea is held every Thursday from 8.30am-noon at the Sandringham Community Centre, 18-20 Kitchener Rd, Sandringham. Something for all ages. Stalls available. Phone 846-6649 from 9am-2pm weekdays. Farmers Market, is held every Sunday except on the last Sunday of the month, 9am- 1pm, at the Grey Lynn Community Centre, 510 Richmond Rd. A community owned and operated market that provides fresh, locally grown goods from within a 200km radius of Grey Lynn. Experience, the best in fashion, homeware, art and jewellery and local boutique food at Sale St every Sunday, 10am-3pm, corner Sale St and Wellesley St. Visit www.salest.co.nz or phone 021-986-564. Auckland City Market,is open every Saturday and Sunday, 10am-6pm, on Elliot St, behind the bungy. Free stall every Sunday to community groups. Email aucklandcitymarket@ gmail.com or phone 021-160-6022. Silver Sneakers, Group fitness exercise classes. Enjoy fitness, strengthening and stretching movements by a qualified fitness professional and first aider. First class free, regular classes $4. Held every Tuesday and Thursday, 9.30am-10.30am at the Onehunga Senior Citizens Hall, 3 Pearce St, Onehunga. Phone Kimi on 630-0629. Free, 16-week Ta'i Chi for adults 65 and over. Phone 816-8649 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. ChiBall, A holistic exercise programme that is a unique blending of traditional wisdom and modern practices. Registered exercise professional, accredited ChiBall and Oz Tai Chi instructor and first aider. Mondays and Wednesdays, 10am-11.30am at the Onehunga Community Centre. $5 a class, first class free. Phone Shirley on 524-2908 or the centre on 634-9253. Art classes, Classes every Tuesday, 9am, at the Epsom Community Centre, 202 Gillies Ave, Epsom. Phone 524-7208.
November 5th 2010