Western Leader : February 15th 2011
13 WESTERN LEADER, FEBRUARY 15, 2011 NEWS • NZQA Accredited Programmes • Career Planning • Work Based Training • Supportive environment with strong leadership *Enrolment criteria applies. FIGHT 4 our youth Achieve qualifications, confidence, life skills, good jobs and careers with BEST Youth Academy CAMPUSES AT MANUKAU & WAITAKERE • Computing • Travel and Tourism • Freight Operations • Sport • Business Administration • Employment Skills • Performing Arts BEST YOUTH ACADEMY NO FEES Tertiary Education for 16 -- 18 year olds* NCEA RESULTS DISAPPOINTING? CALL US TODAY! GUIDELINES To be included, contact us at least two weeks before your event. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or write to What's On Guide, PO Box 21167, Henderson. This section is for community groups, charities and non- profit organisations providing free or low-cost events. NOTICES T'ai chi, for people over 65, starting February. In Titirangi, New Lynn, Te Atatu, Henderson, Hobsonville, Kelston. Eight free classes. Phone 816-8649. Club Physical Toastmasters, learn public speaking, next meeting 7am, February 17 at Kelston Community Centre. Contact Paul 027-291-7989. N ew Lynn Toastmasters, next meeting February 22, 7am at Lincoln Green Motor Hotel. Contact Ernst 021-140-5415. New Lynn group meets every fortnight at the New Lynn Community centre, Totara Ave. Next meeting March 8, 7.30pm. Contact Bruce 832-1399. Speaker, Jacqui Knight on the magnificent butterfly and moth at Forest and Bird Waitakere. Kelston Community Centre, February 17, 7.30pm. Support group, for blind and vision impaired people, February 17, 1.30pm, at the community centre, Ratanui St, Henderson. Call Anne 838-7689 for more information. Probus, Henderson Ladies Probus Club for retired and semi-retired women. Next meeting February 18. Meets monthly on a Friday morning at Kelston Community Centre. Come along for an entertaining get-together with interesting guest speakers, friendship and a cuppa. Phone Joan 832-5399. Volunteers wanted, for Motu/ Manawa Pollen Island clean- up, February 19, 9am-noon. Join Waitemata Clean-Up Trust and Waitakere Forest & Bird for a rubbish clean-up around the island. Meet at the wharf at Te Atatu Boating Club, Bridge Ave. Must be comfortable using a kayak. Bring gloves and strong lace- up shoes. Suggested donation $10 to the Trust. Wellness and eco fair, February 20. A free monthly event at Titirangi War Memorial Hall. 10am-3pm. Inquiries email@example.com. Waitakere DVD group, February 21, 7pm Strauss Elektra. March 20, 1pm, Natalie Dessay -- Great Moments in Opera. March 21, 7pm, Il Viaggio a Reims -- Rossini. Contact Cyril 818-7645 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. English, for absolute beginners, starts February 21 for six weeks, 9.30am to noon. Focuses on practical aspects of New Zealand life. At Glen Eden Community House, phone 818-2194 for details. Retired persons association, next meeting February 21, meets 12.30pm at the New Lynn RSA. Speaker, entertainers. Cost $2. Phone David 845-5004. Free career workshop, February 22, 10am to 1pm at Whau ACE Community Centre, 3072 Great North Rd, New Lynn. Run by the government agency Career Services. Phone Andrew 262-4357. Free seminar, February 23, 7pm on speaking with confidence and performing professional presentations. Bookings required. Contact Glen Eden Community House on 818-2194 for further details. Family forum, for whanau to give confidential feedback on local mental health services, February 23 at Massey Community House, 4pm to 7pm. Contact Noelene Te Pania for information, 486-1491 ext 7548. Networking group, Con- necting0604 is a networking group for business profes- sionals who work from home. Next meeting February 25. Contact Liz 817-5189 or visit our website www.connecting 0604.co.nz. Basic cooking classes, held over six Friday mornings, beginning February 25 at 24 Moire Rd, Massey, 9.45am to noon. $30 covers costs. Register with Church of the Good Shepherd, phone 832-5998. Learn to follow a recipe, measure accurately and understand cooking terms while cooking a variety of food in a supportive environment. Volunteers, for Whau estuary clean-up, February 26. Contact Sandra 021-295-0302 for details. Seminar, on fibromyalgia, February 26, 9.30am- 12.30pm at Kelston Community Centre. free to Arthritis NZ members, $10 for non-members. Phone Sue 835-9653. Laughter yoga, weekly sessions of gentle exercise and breathing for well-being. Tuesday afternoons, 1.30pm at Massey Leisure Centre. Gold coin donation. Contact Louise 444-7247.
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