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April


4:   Warkworth Museum summer markets, outside old Masonic Hall, Baxter Street, 8am CANCELLED

4:   Fashion in the Field – A High Tea Affair, Dairy Flat School hall, 1220 Dairy Flat Highway, 2pm-5pm. Fashion show by Siren Boutique. Treats by Chef Kevin Blakeman. Tickets $40 at the school office. All profits to PTA fundraising for school hall upgrades. CANCELLED

4:   Whangaparaoa Community Hub ‘hub warming' event, 5 Link Crescent, Whangaparaoa, 11.30am-1.30pm. Info: www.facebook.com/events/510812562970392/ ... read more ... CANCELLED

5:   Hot Diggety Dog Show, hosted by Orewa Lions Club, Western Reserve, Orewa. Registrations from 9am and competitions from 10am. Stalls and fun for owners and their dogs. Funds go to Coast Pet Care's desexing and microchipping service.  CANCELLED

5:  Plunket Challenge, Action Matakana, Omaha Valley Road, 9am. Fundraiser for Wellsford Plunket Rooms. Info: Tania Hamilton on 021 264 0424 ... POSTPONED

5:  Duo Möller-Fraticelli, Warkworth Town Hall, 4pm. A unique fusion of Swedish perfection and Argentinian passion ... CANCELLED

5:  Composting workshop, Matakana Hall, 10am-noon. Introduction to three basic composting systems. Registered participants will receive $40 off a new composting system. Free. Info and booking: Look under Workshops at compostcollective.org.nz  CANCELLED

9:  Gibbs Farm tour, fundraiser for Albertland Museum. Info: albertlandmuseum.co.nz ... read more  CANCELLED

11:  Waipu Easter Carnival, Caledonian Park ... CANCELLED

11 & 12:  Whangarei Heads Art Trail, 17 studio artist locations, 10am-5pm. Info: whangareiartstrail.org.nz CANCELLED

11 & 12:   Easter at Pioneer Village, 10am-3pm. Free entry, gold coin donation appreciated. Bunny hunt for the children, children's games room open. Devonshire Teas available.  CANCELLED

12:  Outdoor cinema: How to Train Your Dragon - Hidden World, Kaipara Flats Sports Club. Bring your chairs, bean bags and blankets. Tickets $10 adults, $7 kids and under 5s free .... CANCELLED

13:   Czech Mates, original music from the streets and cafes of Prague, Whangateau Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets $15 at door. CANCELLED

18:   New Horizon Variety Show, Orewa Arts and Events Centre, Orewa College, Riverside Rd, Orewa, 2pm and 7pm. Tickets $25 from EventFinda ... ... CANCELLED

20:  Worm Farming for Children Workshop, Warkworth Library, Baxter Street, 10.30-11.30am. Free. Registered participants will receive $40 off a new composting system. Free. Info and booking: Look under Workshops at compostcollective.org.nz  CANCELLED


COMMUNITY NOTICES

ALL GATHERINGS CANCELLED


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/