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MAY


23:  Warkworth RSA Fishing Club, annual general meeting, 6pm

24:   Warkworth Library Sustainability Showcase Day, Old Masonic Hall, Baxter Street, 10am-4pm. Clothes swap, gardening advice, heating tips and more.
Info: katherine.mitchell@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz ...read more

24:  Aysha Robertson, ukulele and vocal, Warkworth Library, 2pm

25: Men's Shed open day, A&P Showgrounds, 9am-2pm.

25:  Brass With Bruce, Mahurangi East Library, Snells Beach, 10am. Local musician Bruce Borthwick will demonstrate a range of instruments with brass band sounds. Morning tea provided, gold coin donation appreciated.

25:  Genealogy Lock In, Wellsford Library, 1pm-4pm. Join us in a free afternoon learning about & doing genealogy research. All welcome. Info: 09 377 0209

25:   Duo Col Legno (marimba & cello), presented by Warkworth Music, Warkworth Town Hall, 4pm. Info: warkworthmusic.org.nz

26:  Puhoi Village Market, celebrate Puhoi's ethnic and national diversity, 10am-1pm. Ph Jaqui 021 977181 for space.

26:  Rocketman film, Rotary fundraiser. Matakana Cinemas, 5pm. An epic musical about Elton John in his breakthrough years. Tickets $25 from Mahurangi Matters or Terry 09 422 3237.

26:   Autumn Leaves concert by Kowhai Singers, with violinist Marika Balzat and Amy Cottingham conducting, Warkworth Town Hall, 4pm. Tickets $25, students free ... read more

27:   Pianist Amy Cottingham solo concert, Warkworth Town Hall, 6pm-7.30pm

27:   Warkworth SeniorNet with guest speaker, SeniorNet Centre, off Warkworth RSA carpark, 2.30pm. Info: 425 9643

28:   Orewa College Band, Orewa Library, 12 Moana Avenue, Orewa, 3.45pm-5pm

30:   Motherpluckers, ukulele and vocals free performance, Warkworth Library, 10am

30:   Hospice Hibiscus Art Exhibition – Opening Night and Auction, Estuary Arts Centre, Western Reserve, Orewa, 7pm-9pm. Tickets $25, ph 09 421 9180 or harbourhospice.org.nz/event/hibiscus-art-exhibition-2019/

31:  Pink Ribbon Breakfast for Breast Cancer NZ, Warkworth Town Hall, 10am-noon ... read more

31-Jun 2:  Kawau Bay Painters Queen's Birthday Exhibition, Warkworth Old Masonic Hall, 10am-3pm. Free entry ... read more

31-June 3:  Hospice Hibiscus Art Exhibition, Estuary Arts Centre, Western Reserve, Orewa, Friday to Sunday 9am-4pm; Monday 9am-2pm. Entry by donation.


JUNE


1:  The Music of Leonard Cohen, Ascension Wine Estate, 7pm. A journey through Cohen's music from 1967 to 2016. Info: imperfectoffering.co.nz ... read more

2:  Tawharanui Regional Park planting day, follow the signs, 9am start ... read more

3:  Bingo, Old Masonic Hall Warkworth, 7pm. Fundraising for Warkworth Museum.

5:  Warkworth Area Liaison Group for all interested in Warkworth community issues. RSA basement meeting room, 7pm. Info Steve Haycock 0274 963 711

7:   Kowhai Arts & Craft Open Day, clubrooms at Warkworth Showgrounds, 10am-2pm. Demonstrations and discussion, refreshments. All welcome.

8:  Planting Cement Works Walkway, a Forest and Bird project, 9am-noon. Info: 425 9127

9:  Planting Heritage Lane via Mellwood/Ashmore, a Forest and Bird project, 9am-noon. Info 425 9127

9:   Atiu Creek Regional park planting day ... read more

12:   Wilde Taylor, Whangateau Folk Club concert, Whangateau Hall, 7.30pm ... read more

16:   Public planting at Shakespear Regional Park, 10am-midday. All welcome. Follow the signs to the assembly point at the park's new woolshed. Wear sturdy footwear and dress for the weather. Free barbecue at midday.

 


COMMUNITY NOTICES


OREWA:

Bowling Club for partially sighted Every Wednesday 9.30am–11.30am, St. Andrews Church Hall, Centreway Rd, Orewa.  Ph Virginia 09 426 8454.

Cafe Connect, For the retired age group to meet in a cafe style atmosphere. 10am, 2nd Monday of each month @ Orewa Community Church. Gold coin donation. Ph 424 3159.

Empathy Support Group for those bereaved by suicide. Held last Monday of every month, 7pm. Hibiscus Coast Community House, Western Reserve, 214 Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa. Gold coin donation. Contact Susan 021 884 162.

Friday Art Group, Friday 10am - 1pm @ Orewa Community Church. Ph Alan Smith 09 962 4929.

Hibiscus Coast Concert Band is a local community band for members of all ages and abilities. Rehearsal, from 7pm-9pm fortnight, Orewa College. Visit www.hccb.org.nz, or ph 021 186 4599 to check next rehearsal.

Hibiscus Men's Shed Coffee Club. 1st Wednesday every month at 11am, Red Beach Surf Club, Ngapara Road, Red Beach.

Hibiscus Coast VIP Club (Visually Impaired Peoples Club) Meet on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Presbyterian Church Hall in Centreway Rd. 10am till 12.15pm. Ph Shelley 426 2298.

Hibiscus Spirit Awakening And Healing Centre Meet fortnightly, Wednesday 7.30pm-9pm. 9e Annalise Road, Orewa. For details and development class enquiries ph Lynda 424 1998.

Orewa Communtiy Craft Group meets 2nd & 4th Thursday 1-3pm Orewa Presbyterian Church Hall, 107 Centreway Rd. Bring your own work or join with others to make a community craft project. Ph Maureen 427 9948.

Orewa Keep Fit Club Gentle exercises to music for ladies. Every Thursday at 9.30am, Presbyterian Church hall, 107 Centreway Rd, Orewa. Ph Anne 424 5365 or email anne@kiwipride.co.nz

Orewa Ladies Club 1st Thursday of the month, 10am, St John's Catholic Church Orewa. Friendship, speakers and outings. Ph Audrey 426 7115.

Orewa Ladies Garden club meeting 2nd Thursday of each month. Next meeting Oct 11, 12.30pm, Orewa Catholic Church Hall, 180 Centreway Road.

Silverdale-Orewa Toastmasters Club Meeting. Every second Wednesday, from 7.20pm-9.30pm. Theosophical Society, 9 Forest Glen, Orewa. www.orewa.toastmastersclubs.org for more information. Next meetings, Oct 17 and 31, Nov 14 and 28.

SILVERDALE:

A Sunday Social dance - ballroom, Latin American etc. All welcome. 4th Sunday of month, 5pm-8pm. Silverdale Hall, Silverdale Ph 427 5542. Next event Oct 28.

Hibiscus Coast Highland Pipes and Drums Wednesday 7.30pm practices, St Johns Ambulance Hall 36 Silverdale Rd. Ph Gayle Robinson 424 1166 or 021 104 3497 or Bob Logan 4241838.

Hibiscus Coast U3A Members meet at the Salvation Army Hall, Silverdale, the third Monday of every second month, 10am. If you are over 55 and would like to join visit www.u3ahbc.co.nz, or ph Kaye 424 5855.

Rodney Aphasia Support Meeting for people with aphasia and their caregivers, 4th Thursday of month, Rotary House Silverdale, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Contact Lisa Administrator rodneyaphasiagroup@gmail.com.

WHANGAPARAOA:

Escape Monday Morning Blues Join us for coffee and company or Manly Methodist Church, 9.30am. Ph Jackie 427 0428.

Hibiscus Coast Toastmasters. Every second Tuesday from 7.30pm-9.30pm at the Bridge Club in Edith Hopper Park, Whangaparaoa. Next meeting Tues October 16.

Hibiscus Coast Stamp Club meets the 2nd Thursday each month, Methodist Church Hall Whangaparaoa Road opposite the Fire Station, 1.30pm. Ph 427 6344.

Whangaparaoa Community Hub, Health Pop-In, every Tuesday 2pm-4pm. Free health advice for 3-18 year olds from Sue & El, WDHB Nurses. No appointment necessary. 707 Whangaparaoa Rd. www.facebook.com/events/264714820739169/