Central Leader : January 5th 2011
12 CENTRAL LEADER, JANUARY 5, 2011 NEWS OPEN TO VIEW Thursday 6th and Friday 7th January 11am to 2pm 66 Avonleigh Road, Titirangi www.metlifecare.co.nz REV4806 Retire without a worry in the world. At Metlifecare Pinesong, people who care are always near. It makes such a big difference when the people in your community care about what happens to you. It gives you and your family peace of mind that makes your retirement so much more relaxing. As well as great neighbours, you also have friendly village staff who are on hand to help 24 hours a day. If need be, you can also make use of in-home services that cover a variety of daily tasks such as meals, cleaning and laundry. To make a difference to your retirement, simply visit an Open Day and experience this outstanding lifestyle for yourself. Need more info? Talk to one of our friendly team on 09 817 0464. GUIDELINES To be included, contact us at least two weeks before your event is due to take place. 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 Lilies, the annual show of aruatum lilies is on this weekend. Held by Auckland Lily Society, the event will feature a trading table, bulb sales, great raffles and more. come along to Auckland Horticultural Centre, 990 Great North Rd, Western Springs on Saturday 11am-4pm, Sunday 10am-3.30pm. Gold coin for entry. School Holiday Treat, The Music Appreciation Society is holding a modern opera musical extravaganza on Sunday. Wild Things Are and Higgledy Pigglety, Pop. Adults and children $6 each or free to children with a paying adult. Held at The Studio, Kelston. Phone Cyril for more information 818-7645. Indoor bowls, Portage Indoor Bowling Club is playing every Tuesday in December and January. Bring your lunch and enjoy. Games start at 11am, for more information phone Norma on 828-4858. Croquet, Try an intriguing, fascinating sport which is not physically strenuous. Come along to Epsom Remuera Croquet Club, 259 Gillies Ave, for our club days on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturdays -mainly mornings, from 9.30. Phone the club for more information, 630-2765. Singles group, New Horizons is a friendship and social group for single men and women between 40 and Sixties. A club and prospective new members night is held on the 1st Thursday of each month from 7pm at the Barrel Inn, Cook St, Howick. For more details contact Suzy on 529-4027 or Leslie on 527-7025. S-Anon, New suppport group. S-Anon is a 12-step fellowship dedicated to helping those affcted by the sexual additction of a family member or friend. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.sanon.org for more information. Zumba, Every Wednesday at the Wesley Community Centre, 740 Sandringham Rd, Mt Roskill. Classes run from 5.45-6.45pm. Phone Maria for more information 021-140-6286. SAFE, Collectors sought to help animals. SAFE is calling for volunteers to help collect during its annual street appeal on December 17 and 18. For more information and to register please visit www.safe.org.nz or call 0800-7283-87 Acromegaly Support Group, A new group to provide information and support to New Zealanders with acromegaly. If you or a family member has acromegaly, call Catherine on 021-293-5506, or visit www.pituitary.org.nz Counselling, Free of Fridays. If you can get to Marqan Ave, New Lynn, then call senior trainee Bruce on 027-448-0148. Note, other days are fee-paying. Garden Club, Mt Albert Horticultural Society. Eperienced and beginner gardeners are most welcome. Meets first Tuesday night of the month at 7.30. Held at the Horticultural Headquarters, 990 Great North Rd. Phone Betty on 626-6673 for more information. Philipino Christian Music Group, Meets every Saturday. We are getting ready to sing in rest homes. Meetings are held at 3pm, 114 Symonds Street, Royal Oak. 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@plat inumit.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 roads. 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. Shanti Niwas, Positive aging day programmes are held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10am-2pm at 12 Spring St, Onehunga. All welcome. 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 FREE MAN@ocg.co.nz. Volunteers wanted, If you 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 weekday. 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 women's 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 Wedensday, 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 license training for immigrant and refugee women. Phone 620-5064 or email womensempowerment email@example.com. 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 enthusastic 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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