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6 — Howick and Botany Times, Wednesday, July 2, 2014 www.times.co.nz Visit Our Showroom: 9 Allens Road, East Tamaki (rear unit) Mon-Fri 9am-4.30pm; Sat: 10.30am-1pm • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ph: 272 2890 • www.jhf.co.nz Just Hardwood Floors 110353-V21 ‘enduring timber flooring solutions’ OG_AC2950_HBT If you have a community facility and it needs developing, this fund might be able to help. Auckland Council’s facility partnership fund provides for a facility. Find out more: phone Facility Partnership Fund – now open 125997 FIND YOUR BEST FRIEND AT THE AUCKLAND SPCA Auckland SPCA, 50 Westney Road, Mangere. Phone: 09 256 7300. Visit our website at www.spca.org.nz BOTANY BEAT is a free community notice-board for non-profit groups. Send notices to email@example.com, fax 271 8073, post to PO Box 259-243 Botany, Auckland 2163 or drop into our office at Times House, 50 Stonedon Dr, East Tamaki. Computing seniors SENIORNET, computer skills training for older people, meets on July 4, 10am at St Andrew’s Church Centre, Vincent Street, Howick. Topics are your compu- ter, the internet and virus prob- lems. Visitors welcome. Rural fare ALFRISTON Country Market is on July 5, 9am to noon, in the community hall beside Alfriston School, corner Mill and Alfriston Roads, Manurewa. Hand knit- ting and sewing for home and family, jewellery, cards, toys, preserves, bread, plants, and delicious morning tea. Phone Gendy on 266-5134. Favourite hymns ALL Saints Church, in Selwyn Road, Howick, invites you to join in an hour of favourite hymns, personal stories and musical items, followed by afternoon tea, on July 6 at 2pm. Phone church office on 534-6864. Centering meditation MEET at 6.50pm for a 7pm start on July 6. Music and meditation on a sacred text and centering prayer. Monthly meeting at All Saints Church, Howick. All wel- come. For enquiries, phone the church on 534-6864. Writing group ARE you interested in a week- day writing group that wants to write, and critique the work, with an aim of getting published or just to get your story finally on the page? The first meeting is at Botany Library on July 8 at 10.30am. If you’re interested, phone Ronwyn on 278-8394, or email lighthousegirl0@gmail. com. Coach Willering PAKURANGA 60s Up meets on July 8 at Te Tuhi Centre at 9.30am. Yvonne Willering is guest speaker talking about her time as a player and coach of the Silver Ferns. New members wel- come. Phone Maureen on 534- 5150 or Bonnie on 273-7538. Garden equipment PIGEON Mountain Garden Club meets on July 7, 7.30pm at St Andrew’s Church, corner Ridge Road and Vincent Street, How- ick. It’s friends and partners night and the speaker is from McGregor Seed talking about its products including seeds and garden tools. For enquiries, phone Gabby on 537-2979. Fun at the library JOIN the awesome fun at Wild@ Howick Library on July 7, 10.30- 11.30am. Rainbow looms is on July 9, 10.30-11.30am. Take a ride with the community con- stable on July 10, 10.30-11.30am, and on July 11 there are wild and wonderful games from 2-3pm. Phone the library on 534-5301. Family ancestry PANMURE branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists meets at the Family Research Centre, 159 Queen’s Road, on July 8 at 5pm for own research, 7.30pm for meeting. Topic is challenge night, plus supper. Phone Vivi- enne on 578-2525. Playing Bridge HOWICK Bridge Club, 563 Pakuranga Road, commences Bridge lessons on July 8 at 7.30pm. For more details, phone Ngaire on 576-9122 or Richard on 576-1136. Constellation study SEARCH the stars over Aotearoa and find out where they will take your imagination, on July 9, 10.30-11.30am, at the High- land Park Library for Matariki- themed story time, songs and craft activities. Mercy Ships BUCKLANDS Beach Combined Probus Club meets on July 7 at 10am in the War Memorial Hall, Wharf Road. The speaker is Graeme Walls on Mercy Ships. New members welcome. For more information, phone Rosalie on 273-6985. Meccano workshops THE Junior Engineer’s Club is running Meccano workshops during the school holidays. Learn how to use nuts and bolts and construct working models. Suitable for ages seven to 12. If you’ve been before come again and build a bigger model. High- land Park Community House, July 9 and 16, and Beachlands Log Cabin, Sunkist Bay, on July 14. Two-hour workshop starts at 1pm, all parts supplied, $20 per child. Bookings essential, phone 536-4188 or 027-671-6004. Final frontier U3A Pakuranga meets on July 7 at St Andrew’s Church, cor- ner of Ridge Road and Vincent Street, Howick, at 1.45pm. Guest speaker Dr Kira Bacal, formerly of NASA Johnson Space Centre, talks on the final part of Planning a Mission to Mars. The other speaker is Alan Small about Development of the Chinese Garden and gardens in general at Owairoa School. Phone Barry on 274-5739 or Robin on 576-5572. Holiday activities POLISH Heritage Trust Museum, 125 Elliot Street, How- ick, has school holiday work- shops for children. Wycinanki, paper cut-out creative workshop, is on July 10, 10am-noon, $6 per person. On July 18, a Polish tra- ditional costumes and paper flowers creative workshop is at 1-3pm. Make flowers from crepe paper and a traditional Polish hairband. Phone 533-3530. Country tunes EASTERN Districts Country Music Club meets on July 9 at Bucklands Beach Hall, Wharf Road, 7.30-10pm. Come along and listen to our singers or have a go yourself, $4 door charge for non-members. Phone Kevin on 534-5509. Strumming ukuleles THE Ukes of Howick group is holding a ukulele school holiday workshop for grandparents and grandchildren. Grab your uke – they have some spares too – and join the fun sessions on July 10 and 17. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Legendary former NZ netball player and coach Yvonne Willering is the guest speaker at the Pakuranga 60s Up meeting next Tuesday. Photo supplied While every effort 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 classified advertisement to ensure placement.
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