Western Leader : February 16th 2012
www.westernleader.co.nz 14 WESTERN LEADER, FEBRUARY 16, 2012 NEWS www.aucklandtran It's an action-packed summer for cyclists, with events on throughout Auckland. You'll find them all in here, the Auckland Summer Cycle Event Guide. Make sure you pick up your FREE copy -- and then get out there on your bike! CYCLING'S THE GO THIS SUMMER www.aucklan Auckland SUMM CYCLE Event Guide FREE GUIDELINES To be included contact us at least two weeks before your event. Email email@example.com or write to What's On Guide, PO Box 21-167, Henderson. This section is for community groups, charities and non- profit organisations providing free or low-cost events. NOTICES Forest and Bird, Waitakere's first evening talk for 2012. Guest speaker John Staniland with an illustrated talk on his visit to Fiordland and an exhibition of the best books on NZ native plants and birds. February 16, 7.30pm. Kelston Community Centre, Great North Rd. Gold coin donation. Dancing, ballroom and latin dance. February 20, 7.30pm. Te Atatu South Community Centre, 595 Te Atatu Rd. Phone 813-1101 or 021-375-996. Adopt a grave, to tend volunteering with the Friends of Waikumete Inc. February 18, 9am. Chapel of Faith in the Oaks, Waikumete Cemetery, 4128 Great North Rd, Glen Eden. Phone Noeline 838-5429. Cervical screening, free to women who meet some criteria at the Cervical Smear Clinic with WONS: Well Women & Family Trust. No appointment necessary. February 20, 9.30am-3.30pm. WINZ New Lynn, 5-9 Hugh Brown Drive. February 22, 9.30am-3.30pm. Salvation Army Westgate, 532 Don Buck Rd. Phone 846-7886. Looking for work, Attend a free job search workshop with Auckland Regional Migrant Services on February 21. Phone 625-2440 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Ground breakers, well-known wine writer, author and broadcaster Keith Stewart talks about the early years of winegrowing in west Auckland and its influence on the New Zealand wine industry. Entry $2. February 21, 7.30pm. West Auckland Historical Society, St Michael's Church, Corban Estate, Henderson. Phone Grant 834-7133. Dance yourself fit, a chance for ladies over 30 to learn new moves with low to moderate impact. Ideal for fitness but work at your own pace. Every Tuesday from February 21, 11am. Blockhouse Bay Scout Hall, 524 Blockhouse Bay Rd. Get informed,onWINZ entitlements with Age Concern. February 22, 10am- noon. Te Atatu Peninsula Community House, 580 Te Atatu Road. Phone 820-0184 or 834-5827. Zumba for all, every Wednesday from February 22 to April 4, 6.30pm-7.30pm. Bruce McLaren Intermediate School, 61-69 Bruce Mclaren Rd, Henderson. Cost $2. Public tour, of Earthsong Eco- Neighbourhood. Cost $10. February 25, 2pm. 457 Swanson Rd, Ranui. Go to www.earthsong.org.nz. Healing, with guest speaker Brian Keneipp will be at the NZ Federation of Spiritual Healers meeting. February 28, 7.30pm. 19 Hendon Ave, Mt Albert. All welcome, no charge. Phone Warwick Harvey 636-5221 or 027-295-6545. Teenage brain,jointhe Brainwave Trust to hear the latest neurological findings about the teenage brain. Cost $10. March 2, 10am- 12.30pm. Dayspring Trust, 2 Seabrook Ave, New Lynn. Phone Pam or Kirsten 827-6321or email email@example.com. Mosaic Workshop, learn a new hobby and take home a finished piece. Materials are supplied. You choose your own design and item to make- paver, wall hanging, riverstone rock or terracotta saucer to hang. March 3, 9am-5pm. Green Bay Community House. 1 Barron Drive, Green Bay. Phone 817-4222 or sogaw@ xtra.co.nz. Spanish dance, a free concert celebrating 40 years of music and dance with Jane Luscombe's Spanish dance school. March 4, 2-3pm. Titirangi War Memorial Hall, 500 South Titirangi Rd. Phone 620-6942. Senior citizens, meet others of the same age for bowls, chess, mah jong and housie. New members welcome. Every Monday, 1pm-3pm. Glen Eden Community Centre, Glendale Rd. Phone Melva 818-6836. Waitakere Voices, the choir is looking for members. Rehearsals are on now. Tuesdays, 7.15pm. ACG Sunderland College, Waipareira Ave, Henderson. Phone Barbara 832-3306. BollyworX New Lynn, it's easy and it's fun. Come and enjoy Bollywood Music based group fitness workout for all ages and fitness levels. Every Saturday from 11.15am- 12.15pm at New Lynn Community Centre. Entry is $2. For more information please visit www.sprout.net.nz. Free meditation classes, every Sunday from 8am at Ceramco Park Community Centre, 120 Glendale Rd, Glen Eden. Call Vidula on 813-0083 or 021-262-7379 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Guide Leaders wanted, Arataki District needs some volunteer leaders. This is a great opportunity to get involved in your community, develop your skills and share your enthusiasm with a group of girls for a couple of hours each week. Ongoing training and support given. If you have the time we would love to hear from you. See www.girlguidingnz.org.nz or phone 638-9076. Volunteers needed,for helping non-English speakers learn through reading, conversation and practical activities. No experience necessary. Classes on a Wednesday from 12.30pm to 3pm and Thursdays 10-12 at New Lynn Community Centre. Call Wendy on 817-6076. Ladies Probus Club,of Avondale meets in the fourth Friday of every month at 10am. Avondale Baptist Church, cnr of New North and Blockhouse Bay Rds. This month's guest speaker Shannon Inglis from Miss Bon Bon. Phone Beryl 626-5675. Volunteer wanted, Communicare CMA Henderson requires a volunteer driver from Ranui-Henderson Valley area to transport their members to and from the centre one day a week on a Wednesday (9.15am and again at around 1pm, excluding school holidays). Held in the Waitemata Rugby Club Rooms, Swanson Rd, Henderson. Communicare is a non-profit multicultural organisation for the elderly, lonely and people with disabilities. Call in and have a chat or phone 631-5968 for more information. Toughlove Auckland,runs support groups in your area for parents experiencing unacceptable teenage behaviour. Phone 624-4363 or go to www.toughlove.org.nz for more details. Te Atatu Peninsula Community Care Centre, every Tuesday 9.30am to 1pm at the Baptist Church. Games, lunch, get-togethers and outings. Open to all. Lunch provided at a cost of $4.50. Phone Joyce 837-8900 for more information. Free yoga and meditation, every Tuesday, 6pm-7.30pm at Kelston Community Centre, 126 Awaroa Rd. Bring a yoga mat, blanket or shawl and a water bottle. Wear comfortable clothing. Phone Rina 837-1565. Waitakere Combined Probus Club, meets the third Wednesday of the month at 10am at St John Ambulance Hall, Edmonton Rd. Retired and semi-retired men and women welcome to join our fellowship with guest speakers and monthly outings. Phone Lynn 838-5803. Mah jong, new members welcome. Monday nights, 7.30pm-10.15pm. St John Ambulance Room, Edmonton Rd, Te Atatu South. Tuition for new players. Entry $10 for first three sessions. Annual subs $20. Phone 838-4472. Bridge, Blockhouse Bay Bridge Club, meets Tuesdays 7:30pm, at Blockhouse Bay Tennis Club, Rathlin St. Phone Victor 817-9772. All welcome. Cost $3. Stamp collecting, looking for a new hobby? join the Auckland Philatelic Society.All ages welcome. No previous knowledge required. Phone Victor 817-9772. Support group, for family and carers who support those with mental illness. Tuesdays 1pm to 2.30pm at Challenge Trust West Mobile Services, 6A Paramount Drive, Henderson. Listen, learn and share experiences in a safe confidential environment. Phone Nicki 839-7301. Communication skills, join a small friendly group where you can improve your public speaking and confidence. Powertalk meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month, Kelston Community Centre, 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Visitors very welcome. Phone Lynette 836-4294. Join up, to the Te Atatu Christian Care Centre for morning tea, games and outing. Pick-ups available. Tuesdays, 9.30am-1pm. Cost $4.50. Phone Joyce 837-8900 or Joan 833-5727. Table tennis, for all ages. Adult cost $2. Wednesday nights from 6pm. Flanshaw Rd School hall, Flanshaw Rd, Te Atatu. Phone Bill 834-3132. Place to enjoy, for fun, laughter, quizzes, games and gentle exercise for older adults run by the Massey Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd. Open every Thursday, 9am- noon. Massey Selwyn Centre, 24 Moire Rd, Massey. Phone 832-5992. Pilates, for beginners, intermediate and injury rehabilitation with experienced tutor. Mats and equipment provided. Mondays and Wednesdays in Oratia and Blockhouse Bay Community Centre. Cost $7-10. Concessions available. Phone Karina 813-6682, 027-278-8826 or email email@example.com. Pilates classes,in Henderson, Massey, Ranui, Oratia, New Lynn, Blockhouse Bay and Titirangi. First class free, casual rate $10. Concessions $8.50. Phone 021-026-95019 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Pregnancy pilates, for both pre and post. First class free, casual rate $10. Concessions $8.50. Wednesdays, 5.30pm at Titirangi Community House. Phone 02102695019/ email@example.com. Young parents, Thrive is a playgroup for parents aged 23 and under. Relax, connect with the community and learn how to parent in a positive way. New Lynn Community Centre, Totara Ave. Go to Thrive's Young Parent Playgroup West on Facebook. Appetite advice, for those who binge, purge, starve or just feel guilty after eating. Get free help from Overeaters Anonymous. Phone 376-3068 or visit www.oa.org. Volunteers wanted, for New Zealand Red Cross. Mature, fit and reliable people for one day a week at Auckland Hospital between 8am and 2pm. Phone Ian 376-0652. Fun tennis games, for all abilities. Every Thursday evening 7pm-9pm, $5 entry. Glen Eden Tennis Club, 42 Glendale Rd. Phone Colin 836-5345.
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