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8 --- Howick and Botany Times, Wednesday, October 10, 2012 www.times.co.nz YOU can be in to win any of these fabulous prizes, simply by going to www.times.co.nz, clicking on the competitions link and entering your details. Competitions are added regularly so check back for more chances to win! Win! A copy of Back to the Land “When I left the country for the city, I vowed I’d never again fnd myself at the back end of a cow. Andyet,hereIam. . .” In Back to the Land, Lynda Hallinan, with characteristic wit and good humour, shares with readers a year of her gardening exploits. Peppered with practical advice and recipes for making the most of her harvests, her accounts of country life reveal unstoppable energy and down-to-earth enthusiasm for living off the land. Gardener or not, cook or not, it’s easy to love this book. We have one copy to give away to a lucky reader. Win! 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To celebrate the launch of this fabulous new range of skin care products, the team at Vision Prod- ucts have given Times an Ultimate Super Food Skin Care Prize Pack valued at $199 to give away. www.times.co.nz BEINTOWIN 121392 By Daniel Silverton SHOWING the diversity of ages involved in the hot rod scene, as well as their meticulously maintained pieces of automotive engineering, is the goal for a car enthusiast club’s upcoming show. Southside Streeters Hot Rod Club stages its ﬁrst indoor show in ﬁve years this weekend, with more than 40 cars on display under cover at Howick Recreation Centre. A group of the Howick club’s younger members have stepped up to organise the show. For 21-year-old Chris Williams, hot-rodding has been a part of his life since his dad bought a ’56 Chevy a month after he was born. “I’ve been brought up with it and want to keep it going,” says the ’63 Chevy Impala owner. New Zealand’s top pre-1949 hot rod, the 1936 Ford Coupe of Howick’s Howard and Carol Bond, will be on display, as well as a number of other national win- ners. Hot Rods in Howick takes place this Saturday and Sunday at How- ick Recreation Centre, from 9am to 3.30pm. Tickets cost $10 for adults, those under 12 get in free. Southside Streeters Hot Rod Club members with a sample of what will be on display at their upcoming show. Left, Greg Stokes and his '32 Ford Roadster, and Chris Williams with his '63 Chevy Impala. Times photo Wayne Martin BOTANY BEAT is a free community notice-board for non-pro t groups. Send notices to email@example.com, fax 271 8073, post to PO Box 259-243 Botany, Auckland 2163 or drop into our o ce at Times House, 50 Stonedon Dr, East Tamaki. Classy crafts CRAFTERS Peter Davison (wooden trucks, trains and bird-feeders) and Sandie Wells (Christmas and Kiwiana runners, placemats and wheat bags) will be at Classy Crafts on October 13, 9am-1pm, inside All Saints Com- munity Centre, 30 Cook Street, Howick. For remaining tables, phone Ruth on 535-7513. Evacuees' reunion THE Auckland Branch of Evacu- ees Reunion Association meets on October 13, at the Guide Cen- tre, 132 Grange Road, Mt Eden, at 1.30pm. Hear about the work of Coastguard. Partners and friends welcome. Donation of $2 towards expenses. Bring small plate to share. Rafﬂe prizes, luggage label. Phone Aline on 416-5255, Jean 576-9266. New courses EDGEWATER Community Edu- cation is offering new courses in term four, including introduction to tarot, natural remedies for pets, and the right diet for you. Phone 576-4731. Have a go PAKURANGA Bowls, Bells Road, Lloyd Elsmore Park, is holding a have a go at lawn bowls session on October 14, 1-4pm. All you need is ﬂat soled shoes and a smile. It’s free and the club provides playing gear and coaches. Come along for an afternoon of fun and introduc- tion to bowls. Play centre COCKLE Bay Playcentre is hold- ing its annual general meeting on October 16, 7.30pm, at 69 Mirra- booka Avenue, Howick. Past and present members welcome. Family history THE Howick branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists meets on October 13, at St Andrews Church Centre, Vincent Street, at 1.30pm. Robyn and Barbara demonstrate online family history resources. Door charge $5. Visitors welcome. Phone 576-4715 or 576-5400. Church fair CRAFTS, cakes, bouncy castle, games, toys, lucky dip, white ele- phant, plus lots of bargains are at the Pohutukawa Coast Presbyte- rian Church fair, 54 Second View Avenue, Beachlands, on October 13 at 8am. Phone Marjorie on 536- 6990. Fun walk BICHON Frise dogs, owners, fam- ily and friends join us for a fun walk and BYO picnic on October 14 in the car park on Twin Oaks Drive, Cornwall Park, at 11.30am. Phone Marion on 533-7969 or 021- 955-056. Saturday market BEACHLANDS mini market and car boot sale is on October 13, 9am-12pm, at Beachlands Char- tered Club. Variety of stalls, car boot $10, or stall $20. To book, phone/text Margaret on 536-6735 or 0274-954-312. 20th anniversary THE Pride of Howick Service Club is 20 this year and to celebrate a luncheon is being held at Fisher House, 117 Kerwyn Drive, High- brook, on October 14 at 12.30pm. Past members or friends of the club are invited. Phone Joy on 274-0071, Patricia on 534-9059 or Maureen on 576-6458. Ikebana exhibition JAPANESE ﬂower arrangement annual exhibition by Sogetsu Teachers’ Association of Ikebana is at Eden Gardens, 24 Omana Avenue, Epsom, on October 13, 10am-4pm. Ofﬁcial opening 11am, demonstrations 11.30am and 2pm. On October 14, 10am-3pm, demon- strations 11am and 1.30pm. Entry $10, includes garden viewing. Fencible society DOES your family have forefathers who were early settlers in Auck- land? They may have been Fenci- bles from UK, Ireland or Scotland. The NZ Fencible Society meets on October 13, 1.30pm, upstairs at Panmure Library, 7 Pilkington Road. Guest speaker David Bryant talks about new internet sites for genealogical research. Join us for afternoon tea and have a look at our records on the Fencibles who settled in Auckland in the mid- 1800s. Phone Nancy on 298-9202. Hot autos drive into centre While every e ort is made to run the notices, volume and space restrictions may mean events will not run. Where publication of a notice is time-critical, groups should consider paying for a classi ed advertisement to ensure placement.
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