Central Leader : April 27th 2011
20 CENTRAL LEADER, APRIL 27, 2011 NEWS Save on fun stuff to see and do in auckland! Phone promotion ends 30 April. Winners will be drawn and contacted by 2 May. Join now and you'll go in the draw to win 1of3 Phone4s! Win Pre Electrical Service Technician (Pre EST) (Electricity Basics) 5 Tuesday Evenings: 3 May to 31 May, 5.30 - 8.30pm Fee: $180 Electrical Appliance Serviceperson (EAS) 5 Day Block: Monday to Friday, 2 May to 6 May, 8.00am - 5.30pm or Monday to Friday, 23 May to 27 May, 8.00am - 5.30pm or 12 Evenings (Tues & Thurs) 2Augto8Sept, 5.30pm - 8.30pm Fee: $754.27 Electrical Service Technician (EST) 7 Day Block: Thursday 5 May to Friday 13 May, 8.00am - 5.30pm or Thursday 26 May to Friday 3 June, 8.00am - 5.30pm or 14 Evenings (Tues & Thurs), 10 May to 23 June, 5.30 - 8.30pm Fee: $852.69 Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) Practical Skills - Stages 1-3 Stages 1, 2 & 3: 5 Day Course Monday to Friday, 27 June to 1 July , 8.00am - 5.00pm Stage 3: 7 weeks (Wednesday Evenings) 4 May to 15 June, 5.30 - 9.30pm Fee: Stage 1 & 2 - $875.56, Stage 3 - $700.56 Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Basics - A "Hands on" Workshop 8 Monday Evenings, 18 July to 5 September, 5.30- 9.30pm Fee: $457.90 For a complete list of programmes, or for more information contact: 0800 62 62 52 • www.manukau.ac.nz firstname.lastname@example.org 7955 000168 Spark up your career with these Electrical Short Courses If you are looking for a career change, or maybe you are a tradesperson who has found themselves needing to learn more aspects of the electrical field, then a short course at MIT might help you on your way. Come in with family or friends and take advantage of these great deals! kidz!!* free go *Community Services card required Eye Examination $29* 109 Trafalgar St Onehunga 096363639 *Conditions Apply; Prescription cannot be taken away; Limited time only offer. ...WHEN YOU MENTION THIS AD NOTICES Women's Outdoor Pursuits,If you enjoy the bush and would like to improve or refresh your skills in the outdoors, then join one of our WOPs introductory courses. The next Wednesday course runs from May 11 to June 1 (four sessions). The next weekend course is from June 10-12. Call Harriet on 486-6284 or visit www.wops.co.nz to enrol or for more information. Cervical Smears, Free cervical smears will be held and April 28 at Countdown Onehunga, corner Selwyn and Church streets from 9.30am-3pm. Holiday Programme, The Wesley Community Centre junior and senior holiday programme will be held for ages 5-13 during April 18-29 from 9am-3pm. Book before April 15 for both weeks to save money. Contact the supervisor on 620-5125 or text 021-023-79073. Wearable Art, Onehunga Community House is offering free workshops for young people to learn from experienced artists how to make art from recycled materials. Held April 22, it's an opportunity to enter a wearable art show May 14. Enrol now. Call Tonyl 636-9900 or text Sarita 021-031-5194, or email email@example.com. Anzac Service, families, friends, everybody is welcome to our unique public gatherings. Includes wreath laying, the silent minute, bugle last post, candle lighting and our ''memory lawn''. Spirit communication will be by renowned English international medium Ken Pretty and local medium Denis Burrow. There's also a shared lunch afterwards, so bring a plate if you are staying on please. It will be held at the the Spiritualist Alliance, 120 Carlton Gore Rd, Newmarket on April 25 from 10.40am. Ph 579-8571 for further inquiries. Music Concert, Sandringham Mainly Music is celebrating its 10th birthday on May 28 from 10am at the Salvation Army, 218 Mt Albert Rd. All who have been a part of this group are welcome. There will be a brief time of songs and memories and then morning tea. Lots of things to do so please come along and celebrate our 10 years. Ph Janice 634-8248 for more details. Anzac Parade, Anzac Day parade starts 9.30am on Castle St going to Grey Lynn RSC at 1 Francis St. Service at 9.45am, live bands from 11am, all the community is welcome. Garage Sale, Fundraising for Christchurch at Mt Eden Methodist Church, corner Mt Eden Rd and Ngauruhoe St, April 30 from 7.30am onwards. AGM, The Breast Cancer Network will hold its annual general meeting at the Domain Lodge, Grafton, on May 4 from 7.30pm. Professor Lyn Ferguson will address the meeting on the topic of genes, diet and breast cancer. All welcome, light supper provided. Gold coin koha. Ph 360-0090, email firstname.lastname@example.org for inquiries. Tea and Topics, Mangere community constable Alice Benson will speak about safety in the community at the Mangere Bridge Library on April 27 from 10.30am. The Book Club for book lovers will be held at Mangere Bridge Library on April 21 from 7pm. Author Maureen West will talk about walking the Anzac trail. Tea and coffee will be served. Ph 636-6797 for more information. Movie night, Historical and silent movie night to be held May 21 at the Onehunga Community House, 83 Selwyn St. Starts 7pm and followed by a traditional supper. Tickets $15. Feature film: Life's a Riot. All proceeds to the community house restoration. Tickets available at the door or from coordinator Tony Broad 636-9900, office hours Monday-Friday 8.30am- 12.30pm. World Laughter Day Sunday, Laugh for world peace with thousands of people around the world. Join us for a laughter yoga session followed by complimentary tea and coffee. Held May 1 from 5pm at Western Springs Garden Community Hall, 956 Great North Rd, Western Springs. Optional meal: $15 (must be prepaid). Ph Bob 021-646-280 or visit www.laughter yoga.org.nz for more information. Onehunga Toastmasters Open Meeting, Learn communication and speaking skills with the Onehunga Toastmasters. We are a group of highly diverse people of all ages and levels of experience and from many different walks of life. We are holding a special and fun open meeting on April 27 from 7pm at the Onehunga Community Centre. Visit www.onehunga.gen.nz for more information. Theatre Seminar, A one-day seminar presented by Merrin Cavel will help clarify stage intricacies seldom taught but vitally important to developing a true passion for stagecraft. This is an opportunity for drama society hopefuls and veterans hoping to acquire a more comprehensive overview of stagecraft and stage etiquette. It will be held April 30, 10am-2pm at Theatre Pitt, 78 Pitt St, Auckland CBD and cost $40 on the day. Contact email@example.com to register. Volunteers Wanted,Doyou have time to help us make a difference in your community? The Heart Foundation Auckland Branch is looking for volunteers to place and manage donation boxes within their local area. This role is suited to people who would like to promote the Heart Foundation within their community and raise vital funds for cardiovascular research and community initiatives. For more information visit www.heart foundation.org.nz or call 526-8422. Retreat Day, Project Rachel is hosting a retreat day to support baby loss May 21 from 10am-4.30pm in Central Auckland. Free but please register as we provide lunch and refreshments. Project Rachael is a ministry of hope and healing and provides a safe and confidential environment. Call 0800-111-111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Books Wanted, New Zealand Red Cross is asking for donations of good quality second-hand books for their upcoming Book Fair. Books can be donated to the Auckland Service Centre at 33 Lambie Drive, Manukau. Ph 0800-733-276. Caledonian Tea Dance, Saturday April 30 from 3-7.30pm at the Mt Albert Presbyterian Church Hall, 14 Mt Albert Road. Enjoy a mix of Old Time and Ceildh dances with live Music by the Celtic Music Group. The $7 entry includes afternoon tea. Phone Russell 828-6793 for more information. Antiques and Collectables, The Blockhouse Bay antiques and collectables fair will be held May 15 from 9.30am- 2pm to maintain the upkeep of Armanasco House. Cost is $2 per adult. Large collection of antiques, collectables and memorabilia. Contact Sue on 445-1227 or hyattfam@ xtra.co.nz for more information. Rotary Book Fair, Secondhand books wanted for the annual Rotary book fair at Royal Oak Primary School, April 30 and May 1. First hour entry is $10 per person. Drop your books off at Shell Service Station, Mt Albert Rd in Royal Oak, Mayne Automotive in Onehunga or to have them collected contact 625-4535. Christianity Courses, Alpha courses begin at Blockhouse Bay Baptist Church May 5 with an introductory evening and dinner from 6.30pm. The course deals with key questions and is being offered in English, Korean and Mandarin. Ph 626-6980 to register. Oakley Creek, Friends of Oakley Creek Community Tree Planting will be held May 1 from 10am at the Oakley Creek Walkway -- west side of the creek. Look for the pink ribbon trail -- from the Plane Tree Bridge, downstream of the orange distance marker 0.60 -- or upstream of distance marker 0.65. Bring sturdy footwear, garden gloves and a spade. Bring your family and friends -- and spread the word. Refreshments provided. Contact Wendy John 815-3101, 027-232-6454 or David Bowden 301-0101 for further information. Blooms 'n Bites, Ladies, join us for an inspiring afternoon of ideas for food and home decoration for autumn. Jenny and Lynda have many years experience in the hospitality industry and will share their expertise with us. At Balmoral Baptist Church, cnr Dominion Road and Queens Avenue, Balmoral, from 2-4pm on April 30. Gold coin donation. Contact Margaret J on 625-9262 for more information. No Cages, Caged for life with less space than an A4 sheet of paper, battery hens suffer. They need you to act now. Please go to www.nocages. org.nz to make a submission before April 29. Help free hens from cages and refuse to buy cage eggs. Support SAFE's campaign for no cages. St Albans Market, Saturday May 1, 9am-12pm, at 443 Dominion Rd. Special prices. All clothes 50 cents and $1. Lots of cheap bric-a-brac. Widowed Society, The next meeting for the Auckland Widowed Society will be held May8from2pmattheSt John Church Hall, 6 Chandler Ave, Royal Oak. There will be entertainment followed by afternoon tea, new members welcome. Call Loretta 634-6116 for more information. Wanted, A God I can believe in. Come along and hear a free talk by an international speaker May 6 from 1pm-2pm at the Christian Science Reading Room, Shop 4, corner of Symonds St and Karangahape Rd. March for Social Justice, Rally at Britomart (Bottom of Queen St) for food prices, govt cuts asset sales, electricity, water. Stand up NZ. May 1 from 2pm. Phone Meredydd Barrar 836-6389, mobile 021-210-6720 from more information. Coalition for social Justice. Show and Tell, Mt Albert Historical Society invite you to join us at our annual ''Show and Tell'' on My 7 from 2pm at Ferndale House, 830 New North Road, Mt Albert. We invite you to share your memories and memorabilia. Open to all. Gold coin donation. Refreshments. Ph. Suzanne 846 6569 for more information. Spin a Yarn, Open Day at Textile Arts Centre May 21, 10.30am-1.30pm. Come and try felting, knitting, spinning and weaving. Activities for the kids, sales table, yarn/fleece room open, refreshments. Free entry. Handweavers and Spinners Guild Inc, Nicholson Park, 25 Poronui St, Mt Eden. Ph 638-7138 for more information. Autism programmes, The Dance Movement Therapy Programmes for children on the autism spectrum will be held at the Mt Albert YMCA on Fridays in term 2 (from May 6-July 15). Preschool (2-4 years): 1.45pm-2.30pm, school age: 3-3.45, 12-14 years: 3.45pm-4.35pm and 4.45pm-5.35pm. Please contact Anaia 021-184-9676 or email@example.com to register or find to out more. Money Management,A money management course will be held at the Greenlane Christian Centre on May 16 for people to learn budget and money management skills. It will be held over three consecutive Monday nights and is free to register. Visit www.capmoney.org, email Tim Garland at capmoney firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 377-0460 for more information or registering. Royal Oak Market, Stallholders are sought for the Royal Oak market to be held May 22. There will be artisan food, organic produce, contemporary art, antiques and collectables, fashion and design. The market is held once a season from 10am- 2pm, with the winter market scheduled for August 21. It will be held at 14 Erson Ave, Royal Oak. Contact Shirin Jayawant on 625-9378 or 027-203-4083 or shirin.jayawant@ccs disabilityaction.org.nz for more information. DVD Sessions, Free DVD sessions to be held in The Studio 36 St.Leonards Road Kelston. Bluebeard -- May 8 from 1pm, The Pearl Fishers -- May 23 from 7pm, La Bayadere -- June 12 from 1pm and Rossini's Cinderella -- June 27 from 7pm. Contact Cyril 818-7645 for more details. Anyone for tennis?, Come and join us at Winstone Park Tennis Club, 17 Akarana Avenue, Mt Roskill (down the right of way). Open evening May 10 from 5pm-7.30pm. Just rollup. All welcome. For further details phone Judy on 623-8482.
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