Central Leader : February 9th 2011
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Prize draw terms apply and are available from asb.co.nz/debtconsolidation 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Orchestra, Mozart string orchestra rehearses Monday evenings and gives concerts in resthomes and retirement villages. Season starts February 14. New players welcome, phone Joanna at 814-9971. Allergy New Zealand, 30th Birthday Bash. Join us from 10.30am at the Rocket Park, Mt Albert, on February 13. There will be an allergy-friendly barbecue and food from The Library Cafe, games, live music from singer-songwriter Phil Madsen, and more. Crafts, The Mt Eden Village Craft Market will be held on February 12 at Mt Eden Village Community Centre, corner of Ngauruhoe St and Mt Eden Rd, from 10am till 4pm. Phone 623-6294 for more details. Men's Choir, A free intro- ductory evening for new men's choir, ManSong, is happening on February 14 (evening) in Kelston. This will be no ordinary choir, it is open to both experienced singers and men who are keen to develop their voice. Ring Max on 828-3104 or visit www.sing forjoy.org.nz for more information. Walk, Mt Albert Historical Society invites you to a Gentelle Mt Albert Heritage Walk on February 12 at 2pm. The walk will start from the Mt Albert Methodist Church and is guided by Carron Boswell. Open to all, call 848-4509 for inquiries. Ostomy, Auckland Ostomy Society is holding a meeting on February 12 at 10.30am. The guest speaker this month is Shona Grundy. Everyone welcome, morning tea supplied. Come along to Auckland Cancer Society Rooms, Domain Lodge. Phone 524-4582 if you require transport. Nordic Walking, A free nordic walking trial is being held at Cornwall Park. Come along at 6pm on February 9 and enjoy the benefits of this well- rounded sport. Contact June Stevenson on 0274-383-923, 0800-667-342 or june. email@example.com for more information. Concert, The Chamber Philharmonia Cologne is performing a diverse programme ranging from Vivaldi to J S Bach, Mozart, Handel and Tchaikovsky. Come along to St Matthew-in- the-City on February 12 at 8pm to hear one of Germany's finest ensembles. Epsom Herb Group,Weare holding our monthly meeting on February 10. The topic is yarrow, $5 table money. Morning tea provided, new members welcome. Phone Jane 630-3076 for inquiries. Come along to Epsom Community Centre, 200 Gillies Ave, 10am till noon. Communicare CMA, New members and volunteer helpers sought. Help out at our Friendship Centres throughout Auckland for older people, people with disabilities or lonely older people in the community. Phone Cheryl Hay on 631-5968 or visit www. communicare.co.nz for more information. English, Free English conversation classes starting on February 12. Come along to Eden Community Church, 72 View Rd, Mt Eden, from 9.30am-11.30am. Phone 630-3423 for more information. Country Dancing,Haveago at Scottish country dancing classes. Held every Monday in February, from 7.30pm-10pm, at St Oswalds Church Hall, 195 Campbell Rd, One Tree Hill. Welcome to all ages, please bring soft soled shoes. Phone 523-3201 for inquiries. Retirees, The Retired Persons Club's next meeting is on February 14. Come along to the Fickling Centre at 1pm for fellowship and entertainment. Trips are held on the last Friday of each month. Visitors welcome. Phone 620-5314 for inquiries. Evacuees, Auckland branch of Evacuees' Reunion Asso- ciation is holding a meeting on February 12 at 1.30pm, at The Guide Centre, 132 Grange Rd, Mt Eden. Entry is $1, bring a plate for afternoon tea. All evacuees welcome. Phone Aline on 626-7758 for inquiries. Widowers, Auckland Widowed Society is holding a meeting on February 13. Entertainment and afternoon tea provided. Come along at 2pm to St John's Church Hall, 6 Chandler Ave, Royal Oak. Phone 634-6116 for more information. Acting, A nine-week training course for children or adults interested in Acting starts on February 14. Phone tutor John Goudge on 814-9744 for more information. ChiBall, Try out this holistic exercise programme based on traditional Chinese Medicine. Come along to Onehunga Community Centre from 10am-11.30am on Mondays and Wednesdays, starting February 9. First class free, $5 per class thereafter. Phone 524-2908 for inquiries. Trying to get pregnant?, Fertility NZ is running a contact group to help put people with fertility issues in touch with one another. Courses will run on February 15 and 22, and March 1 from 7.30pm- 9.30pm. One payment of $10 per person or $20 per couple covers all three sessions. Places are limited, register early by emailing cg.fnzauckland@ gmail.com or ph 835-9812. Free Zumba in the Park, Wednesday nights throughout February, 6.30pm at Rocket Park, Mt Albert. For all ages so bring your friends and family. Hosted by YMCA Mt Albert, just turn up on the night. Music Appreciation Society, Celebrate our 50th music series. Coming up on February 16 is soprano Mary O'Brien. Head along to The Studio, Kelston, at 1pm, cost is $6 per session or $30 for six sessions. Phone 818-7645 for more information. English classes, Newcomers to New Zealand wanting to improve their English are welcome to attend classes at Blockhouse Bay Baptist Church, starting on February 10. Lessons run from 1pm- 2.45pm. For further information contact 626-5504. Speakers, Hearing Loss speakers available to speak to groups on everything you need to know about hearing loss and how to come to terms with it. If interested phone Henrietta at the Hearing Association 524-9847. Advocacy, Volunteers needed to work with adults with an intellectual disability. For two hours a month you can help to befriend, support and advocate. Some expenses reimbursed. Contact Sarah Lassally on 630-6225 or 027-728-4120 or sarah firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 9.30am. Phone the club for more information on 630-2765. Singles group, New Horizons is a friendship and social group for single men and women between 40 and 60s. A club and prospective new members night is held on the first 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. Zumba, Every Wednesday at the Wesley Community Centre, 740 Sandringham Rd, Mt Roskill. Classes run from 5.45pm-6.45pm. Phone Maria for more information 021-140- 6286. Filipino Christian Music Group, Meets every Saturday. We are getting ready to sing in rest homes. Meetings are held at 3pm, 114 Symonds St, 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@ platinumit.co.nz or call 620-2090. 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 Mondays and Wednesdays 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 from 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.la lecheleague.org.nz. Volunteers, Auckland Regional Migrant Services is recruiting volunteers. Must be permanent residents or work to residence. Visit www.arms- mrc.org.nz and register. Indoor bowls, various clubs: 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. 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, 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.
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