Papakura Courier : October 3rd 2012
www.papakuracourier.co.nz 9 PAPAKURA COURIER, OCTOBER 3, 2012 NEWS LADIES NIGHT Register In Store now at Customer Services Desk. Limited Spaces! PHONE: 299 6342 Thursday 11th Oct 2012 6.30pm to 8.30pm JOIN US FOR A FUN NIGHT OUT! Wine & Nibbles Provided $5 entry fee All proceeds donated to Competitions, Spot Prizes and Giveaways First 100 registrations receive a free GOODY BAG Hands on DIY Demos Register in Store for Takanini's LADIES NIGHT 2012 TAKANINI'S NOTICES Air Force Association, The Royal New Zealand Air Force Association invites former airwomen and airmen who have recently retired or been discharged from the RNZAF to join its South Auckland branch, which covers the Franklin, Pukekohe, Manukau, Manurewa, Papakura, Howick and Botany. Welfare information for veterans, support services for recent retirees, fellowship, and social outings. Ph Murray 299 5986. Embroiderers, Counties Embroiderers Guild meets tomorrow, October 4, and the first Thursday of the month, 9.30am- 12.30pm at the Old Central School, corner of Great South Rd and Wood St. Ph Claire 266 4084. Woodturning, South Auckland Woodturners Guild holds a woodturning symposium October 4-7 at Wesley College. Small fee to see demonstrations by international woodturners. Woodturning gallery with hundreds of items on display and for sale and the trade hall with 12 vendors of woodworking tools, wood, and books, free to visit. Go to sawg.org.nz for details. Garden group, Papakura Baptist Church Garden Group meets tomorrow, October 4, 7.30pm in the upstairs hall, 44 Clevedon Rd, Papakura. Guest speakers Bob and Joyce Martin on their recent marathon run in Africa. Ph Jim or Muriel 299 6945. Al-Anon, Al-Anon family group meets every Thursday, 7.30pm at the Papakura Baptist Church (hall downstairs), 44 Clevedon Rd, Papakura. The groups are for family and friends affected by someone's drinking problem. Ph Tasha 266 3070 or Barbara 266 8870. Weeding bee, Friends of Kirks Bush holds its annual clean-up of Willis Bush on October 6, meet at the Great South Rd entrance opposite the YMCA at 9am with strong gloves. Ph Nadene 299 7440 or Muriel 299 6945. Dance night, Manurewa Caledonian Society holds its monthly dance on October 6, 8pm at Hillpark School Hall, Grandvue Rd, Manurewa. Good music, home-made supper, raffles. Cost $6 members, $7 non-members. Ph Pat 298 4818 or Stewart 267 5307. Bromeliad group, South Auckland Bromeliad Group meets on October 7, 1.30pm in the covered courtyard at the Auckland Botanical Gardens, Hill Rd. Subject: Members' bromeliads in unusual containers. Visitors and new members welcome. Ph Graham 298 3479. Variety show, The Summer Breeze Whanau Entertainment committee stages a Variety Celebration Show at the Papakura RSA on October 7, 12.30pm- 5pm. Tickets $20. Ph Murray or Mana 299 5986. Floral art, Papakura Floral Art Club meets on October 8, and every second Monday of the month, at the Radio Hall, Wellington Park, 1 Great South Rd. Visitors welcome. Start times vary. Ph Shirley 298 8077. Ladies Probus, Papakura West Ladies Probus Club meets on October 9, and the second Tuesday of the month, 10am at the Hawkins Theatre, Ray Small Dr, Papakura. New members welcome. Ph Ivy 296 0062 or Bev 299 8098. Country music, Papakura Country Music Club holds a club night on October 9, and every second and fourth Tuesday, 7pm- 10pm at the Drury hall. Light supper. All welcome. Ph 297 7355. Knitwits, Learn to knit with Papakura Knitwits on October 10, and every second and fourth Wednesday of the month, 10am-noon at Sir Edmund Hillary Library, 209 Great South Rd. Ph Kathy 298 4368. Breast friends, Auckland South Breast Friends meets on October 10, 7.30pm at 55 Marne Rd, Papakura, for an informal evening with a speaker and supper to follow. Ph Annette 298 8172. Writers, Sir Edmund Hillary Library hosts a writers get-together on October 12, and the second Friday of the month, 10am- noon at the library, Great South Rd. Want to write but not sure where to start? Got writers block? New and beginning writers welcome. Ph Althea 266 6442 or Hanneke 296 6252. Weeding bee, Friends of Margan's Bush holds a weeding bee on October 13, and the second Saturday of every month, 9am. Volunteers needed to help clear weeds, bring gardening gloves and loppers. Meeting Chrisandra Reserve entrance. Ph Elizabeth 298 6358 or Lesley 296 8618. Open day, SeniorNet Papakura holds an open day on October 13, 9.30am-2.30pm in the clubrooms, Old Courthouse, opposite the police station, Wood St. Community-based organisation gives people aged 50-plus the chance to learn about new communication and information technology tools in a supportive and friendly peer-to-peer environment for PCs and Macs. Courses include how to use a computer, word processing, email, internet, digital photography and more. Ph 296 7263. Children's market, Manukau Parents Centre holds its Children's Market on October 13. Book now to sell pre-loved baby, kids and maternity gear, stalls $20 for private sellers and $35 for businesses. Ph Belinda 269 3683. Quilters meet, Counties Manukau Quilters Guild meets on October 13, and the second Saturday of each month, 10am-2pm in the Old Central School, Wood St, Papakura. Anyone interested in patchwork/quilting welcome to join. Bring your own lunch. Ph Mae 274 9325. CMT meets, The Compulsory Military Trainees Association meets on October 13, and every second Saturday of the month, 10am at the Papakura RSA clubrooms. Ph John 298 6847. Community dance, Zena and Ken's Community Dance holds a dance on October 13, 7.30pm-10.30pm at Papakura Anglican Church hall, Coles Cres (opposite The Warehouse). Popular well-known sequence, ballroom and latin. Cost $8 includes home-baked supper. All welcome. Ph Zena or Ken 278 7418. Miniatures, Papakura District Miniatures Club meets on October 14, and the second Sunday of every month, 9.30am- 3.30pm, the Old Central School, corner Wood St and Great South Rd. Anyone interested in the "small world" of making miniature furniture and accessories in 1/12th scale or smaller welcome to attend. Entry $4 for visitors plus small charge for materials. Tea and coffee available. Ph Anne 278 6262. Breast cancer, Encore, a free YMCA exercise programme designed for women who have had breast cancer surgery at any time in their lives, runs every Wednesday 7pm-9pm October 17 to December 5 at Longford Park Village, Takanini. Based around pool and floor exercises and relaxation techniques, restores mobility, flexibility and confidence. Enrolment essential. Ph Connie 636 9439 or 0800 ENCORE.
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