Rodney Times : February 20th 2014
www.rodneytimes.co.nz RODNEY TIMES, FEBRUARY 20, 2014 17 Your free community events column for charitable and non-profit community groups rodstewartshows.com for information. What’s on ➤NOTICES February 21, closing date to buy tickets to Hibiscus Coast Blue Light Ambrose Golf Day. The actual event on on March 7 at Whangaparaoa Golf Club from 9am. Entry is $75 a person or $300 per team of four. Includes charity auction, buffet, drinks and prizes. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 022 191 3484. February 21, Argo, Kaiwaka Community Cinema, Kaiwaka Hall, 7.30pm. February 21, D-flat Blues Band and Friends jam night, Dairy Flat Community Hall, 8pm11pm. Bring your instument. $2 entry. Visit dairyflatlive.com for information. February 22, Wellsford/Warkworth Vintage Car Club annual Swap Meet, Wellsford/ Warkworth Vintage Car Clubrooms, Satellite Station Rd, 7am. Vintage car display, car parts old and new, motoring books and more. Contact 09 423 8122 for more information. February 22, Helensville A&P Show, Helensville Showgrounds, Railway St, 9am4.30pm. Free parking. Go to helensvilleshowgrounds.co.nz for information. February 22, one-hour excursion aboard the historic scow Jane Gifford, departs Warkworth Wharf at 12.30pm. Phone 09 425 5006, 027 484 9935. February 22, The Wonderfish Collective supported by Marmaduke, Leigh Sawmill, 9pm. February 23, Mangawhai Beach and Country Market, Mangawhai Domain, 9am1pm. Contact 027 458 6144 for bookings. February 23, Puhoi Farmers Market 6th Birthday, 9am-1pm, Spot prizes, face painting, pony rides, balloons, lolly scramble, best tomato competition, clown and more. Contact 021 722 266 for information. February 23, Community weeding/releasing day, Old Cementworks Walkway, Warkworth, 10am-noon. Help clear weeds around the 2500 natives planted over the past two years. Contact Tony Dunlop 09 422 3110 for information. February 23, Weiti River Festival, Wade Landing, Silverdale, 10am-2pm. February 23, three-hour excursion aboard the historic scow Jane Gifford to Scotts Landing, and return. Departs Warkworth Wharf at 12.45pm. Bring picnic, drinks and jacket. Reservations essential, phone 09 425 5006, 027 484 9935. February 23, ‘Rodney’s Sacred Spaces’, Red Cross Hall, Silverdale, 2pm. The Theosophical Society hosts guest speaker ➤GUIDELINES What’s on is a free community events column for charitable and non-profit community groups. Commercial listings may not be included unless there is a community component, such as some funds going to a local cause. Entries must be brief and include name of event, location, date, time and contact information. Email details to email@example.com or chris.thompson@ fairfaxmedia.co.nz. Publication is subject to the editor’s discretion and a fortnight’s notice is required. For a public notice contact classifieds, free phone 0800 022 812 or email north.class@ snl.co.nz for details. Vincent Maire. Phone 09 428 3691 for information. February 24, free phonics classes at Whangaparaoa library. Monday afternoon classes for 6 to 8-year-olds who require extra help with reading/writing/spelling. Inquire at the Whangaparaoa library desk for details. Febraury 27, Mothers’ Oasis, Whangaparaoa Baptist Church, 9.30am11.30am. Take time out and meet with other mums. Meets fortnightly on Thursdays. Contact Kay 09 426 6320. February 27, Dame Alison Holst reads Horton Hatches the Egg by Dr Seuss during Storytime, Orewa library, 11am-noon. Visit aucklandlibraries.govt.nz for more. February 27, Rodney Aphasia Group meeting, Rotary House, Silverdale, 1.30pm. Special guest will demonstrate music and breathing techniques for people with aphasia, following a stroke. Contact Lisa on 09 428 0414. February 28, Grey Power quarterly meeting, Friday, St John’s Catholic Church hall, 180 Centreway Rd, Orewa, 1.30pm. The speaker will be from AMI Insurance and will answer questions on how to make sure your home has adequate insurance protection under the new regulations. Afternoon tea provided. Over 50s welcome. February 28, The Last Ocean, Kaiwaka Community Cinema, Kaiwaka Hall, 7pm. March 1, Warkworth RSA fishing tournament, 5am, weigh-in time 3pm. For $30 entry, compete to catch the heaviest snapper ($200 prize), heaviest kingfish, trevally and gurnard ($100); the mystery weight prize is a $500 World Travellers voucher. Tickets, available from Warkworth RSA, NZ Diving, Hunting & Fishing, Mahurangi Marine and Mowers, World Travellers Warkworth and Snells Beach Gull, include barbecue dinner. Contact Jacko 021 423 815 or RSA 09 425 8568. March 1, Waipu Country Market, Presbyterian Church hall, 9am-1pm. Contact 027 458 6144 for bookings. March 1, Eaves Bush Appreciation Group, Kensington Park entrance to the reserve, 9am. Work continues on the wet land area. Some tools supplied but bring your own gloves and spade. Cuppa at 10.30am. Contact Don Turner 09 426 4761 or Laurie Rands 09 426 3122 for information March 1, Learn to be a Citizen Scientist, Leigh Marine Reserve, 1pm–3pm. Survey a square metre of rocky shore and enter your findings into the online database. Bookings to firstname.lastname@example.org or 09 422 6127. Visit mm2.net.nz for information. March 2, Kiara’s Angel Walk, charity walk around Te Ara Tahuna estuary walkway followed by a Family Funday at Western Reserve, Orewa. Registration opens 8am, walk begins 9am. Visit angelwalk.co.nz to buy tickets. March 2, Lions Roses Festival, Riverside Reserve, Helensville. Markets and entertainment start from about 9.30am. Purchase a ticket for a rose from Pauline on 09 420 6208. March 2, The Smurfs, Kaiwaka Community Cinema, Kaiwaka Hall, 2pm. March 2, 10am-3pm, Children’s Day old time open day, Pioneer Village, 15 Wainui Rd, Silverdale. March 7, Dairy Flat Live Blues Club presents The Undercover Band, Dairy Flat Community Hall, 8pm-11pm. $10 entry. Go to dairyflatlIve.com for information. March 7, Silverdale & District Historical Society trip to Queendom Gardens, artist Jeff Thompson’s workshop and the refurbished Railway Museum in Helensville. Cost $36 includes a light lunch. Ring Ngaire 09 424 8615 to book. March 8, Leigh Family Fishing Contest, charity fundraiser for the Westpac rescue helicopter, $50,000 in cash and prizes. Tickets from Lynn and Keith at the Leigh Fishing Lodge on 09 422 6780, visit Hunting & Fishing, Warkworth, or visit leighfamilyfishing.co.nz to register. March 8 and 9, The 92nd Kumeu Show, Access Rd, 8.30am-5pm. Free parking. Alpacas, cattle, dairy goats, equestrian, highland dancing, indoor exhibits, poultry, sheep, shearing and timber sports. Visit kumeushow.co.nz for the programme. March 8, free annual Seaweek Community Snorkel Event, Tawharanui Marine Reserve, guided sessions run from 10am-2pm. Join the Department of Conservation and Auckland Council for snorkelling sessions. All snorkelling equipment supplied, just bring your own swimsuit, sunscreen, food and drink. March 8, one-hour excursion aboard the historic scow Jane Gifford, departs Warkworth Wharf at 1pm. Phone 09 425 5006, 027 484 9935. March 8, Rod Stewart tribute artist Rud Stewart at the Warkworth RSA. Visit March 9, Warkworth Trolley Derby, Morrison Dr. Visit warkworthtrolleyclub.co.nz for details. March 9, Round the Bays Fun Run, run starts 9.30am. Pound the pavement from Quay St in Auckland to St Heliers Bay, a total of 8.4km. Visit roundthebays.co.nz to register. March 13, Orewa Garden Club Meeting, Catholic Church of St John, Orewa, 12.15pm. Guest speakers Bev and Lester Ching on staghorns, tllandsias and bromeliads. Club meets second Thursday of the month. Contact Ann 09 427 8377. March 14, Ritchies Transport Kaukapakapa School Golf Tournament, Helensville Golf Course, shotgun start at 9.30am. Enter as a team of four or individually. For further information or to sponsor a hole email email@example.com or phone 09 420 4581 or Sandy on 09 420 4534. March 22, Trivia Night, Helensville War Memorial Hall, Commercial Rd, Helensville, 7pm-9pm. Fundraiser for the South Kaipara Community Patrol. Phone 09 420 7408 for more information. March 23, Louis Baker EP release, Leigh Sawmill. March 23,Mansion House Picnic Day. Travel to Kawau Island from Downtown Auckland on historic steam tugWilliam C Daldy. Book online at daldy.com. Alternatively, ferry service from Sandspit departs 10.30am. Call 0800 111 616 to book. March 23, three-hour excursion aboard the historic scow Jane Gifford to Scotts Landing, and return. Departs Warkworth Wharf at 11.30am. Bring picnic, drinks and jacket. Reservations essential, phone 09 425 5006, 027 484 9935. March 28-30, Mangawhai Walking Weekend and Food and Wine Festival. For more information contact Jean Goldschmidt on Ph 09 431 5096 or Dorothy Freeman 09 431 5950, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit mangawhaiwalkingweekend.co.nz. March 29, Big Nui Music Fiesta featuring Jason Kerrison and Don McGlashan, Wainui School, Waitoki Rd, noon-10pm. Visit bignui.net for information. March 29-30, 2014 Soap Box Derby. Regional competition on March 29 followed by national finals on March 30. For information contact Terry Clarkson on 09 600 5202 or email email@example.com. March 30, Fifth Sunday of theMonth Concert, Saint Cuthbert’s Church, North Crescent, Kaukapakapa, 2.30pm. Entertainmentby Robin Goudge and friends. Contact Daphne Stevens 09 426 6383 or 0274344941 for information. April 1, 3 Tenors and a Soprano, Centrestage Theatre, Orewa. Susan Boland, Bonaventure Allan- Moetaua, Derek Hill and Kalauni Pouvalu and Ludwig Treviranus will be performing popular arias and songs made famous by the likes of Mario Lanza, Pavarotti and Richard Tauber. Go to daytimeconcerts.co.nz to book. April 6, George Heaven Wellsford to Te Hana Run, starts Wellsford School, 1pm. Register on the day at 12.30pm. Contact Keith and Caroline Marshall 09 423 7191. April 11-12, Quilts Ahoy, Mahurangi East Community Centre, Hamatana St, Snells Beach, 10am-5pm. An exhibition by Warkworth Quilt Group. April 12, Omaha Classic Run/Walk. Events include 10km run, 8km run/walk, 5km run and 2km kids dash and junior beach dash. See omahaclassic.co.nz for more info and to register. April 13, Orewa Beach Half Marathon. Enter the 21km walk/run, the 10.5km walk/run, or the 5km beach walk/run. See orewabeachhalfmarathon.com for info and to register. April 24, 26 and 27, Leigh Coastal Walk and Fire Brigade Open Day. Guided walks on Goat Island Walkway, Cape Rodney, Leigh Harbour, Goat Island to Pink Beach, Matheson Bay Family Walk, Leigh Coastal Walkway,Mt Tamahunga and Little Barrier Island. Walks supported by Leigh Volunteer Fire Brigade, which has an Open Day on April 26. Visit leighbythesea.co.nz for more information or call Tony on 09 422 6127 or Jan on 021 204 2999. June 27-28, Art n TartanWearable Art Awards, Waipu Museum. Entries close May 2. Celebrate tartan. Visit waipumuseum.com/html/events.htm for an entry form or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You’re winners Congratulations, if you were among the lucky four selected in our ‘‘Framed by the Rodney Times’’ photos then you win a family pass to a Hoyts cinema. If this is you call in the Rodney Times office on the corner of Alice Ave and Florence Ave in Orewa to collect your prize.
February 18th 2014
February 25th 2014