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date, time and contact
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club we'd love to see it.
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5432, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
or write to: Community
Notices, Private Bag 56910,
Dominion Rd, Mt Eden,
Preference will be given to
local, free, community and
Monthly demos from floral experts
Floral art, Would you like to learn more about floral designing? The Mt Roskill
Floral Art Club meets on the first Monday each month at the Horticultural Rooms,
990 Great North Rd, Western Springs, from 10am. There is tuition by nationally
qualified demonstrators each month. Beginners through to the more experienced
are welcome. The first meeting for the year is February 4 with tutor Leigh
Greenstreet. Phone Barbara 827 8487 or email Jan email@example.com.
Toughlove parent support
groups, helping parents to
help their teens. Meetings
held weekly. No need to
book. Phone 624 4363 or
toughlove.org.nz for more
Hearing voices, a whanau forum to gain
understanding and insight into the
experience of hearing voices, along with
tips and techniques to help you cope and
support a family member or friend who
hears voices. February 4, 6.30pm-9pm at
Western Springs Garden Community Hall,
956 Great North Rd, Pt Chevalier. Ph Leigh
307 4949 xtn 26520. Free event.
Sequence and ceilidh dancing,attheMt
Albert Presbyterian Church Hall, 14 Mt
Albert Rd, Mt Albert. The Sandringham
Caledonian Society's Dance is on February
9 and every second Saturday of the month
until December from 8pm-11.30pm. Door
price $8 per adult. Includes supper.
Nepal night, fundraiser for bamboo
schools in Nepal. Experience live Nepali
performances, traditional dinner and
displays of Nepalese arts and crafts.
February 17 from 5pm at Mt Eden War
Memorial Hall, 487 Dominion Rd. For
tickets phone Rebat on 021 299 4316 or
Performance classes, TAPAC has a variety
of fantastic term classes for circus, acting,
dance, singing and voice for children, teens
and adults. Enrol at tapac.org.nz or phone
Classes for disabled youth, calling all
young people with a disability. Community
classes starting at Corbans, Tapac, Nathan
Homestead and PHAB on the North Shore
in film making, drama and wearable arts.
Interacting is a disability arts theatre
company set up to showcase the talents of
people with a disability. Visit
interacting.org.nz or phone Paula on
849 5595 for more details.
Dance mobility, for the over 65s. New
classes starting up in February. Mondays
at St Lukes hall; Thursdays at City Dance;
Fridays at TAPAC. To register your interest
phone Susan 849 5042 or email
Ponsonby Laughter Club, Laugh for no
reason at all -- have fun and feel good.
Meetings held Saturdays 10am-10.45am
at the Pohutukawa Room, Youthline
House, 13 Maidstone St, Grey Lynn. Gold
coin koha. Visit laughteryoga.org.nz.
Information Service, Mental Health
Foundation lending library and information
service is open weekdays, 81 New North
Rd, Eden Tce. Phone 300 7030.
Hearing loss speakers, available to speak
to groups on everything you need to know
about hearing loss and how to come to
terms with it. Phone Henrietta at the
Hearing Association 524 9847.
Acromegaly Support, A new group to
provide information and support to New
Zealanders with acromegaly. Phone
Catherine 021 293 5506.
Ponsonby U3A, Meetings held 9.40am on
the second Friday of the month at the Leys
Institute, St Mary's Rd. Visitors (potential
members) are welcome. Phone Alex
Drama, for young people with a disability.
Classes at TAPAC, 100 Motions Rd every
Friday from 12.30-2pm. This group gives
people the opportunity to perform on stage
in an interacting show. Cost $10 per class.
Phone Paula 849 5595.
Women's choir, Central City Songbirds
women's choir meets fortnightly Mondays
8pm-9.30pm at St Columba Church, 92
Surrey Cres, Grey Lynn. All welcome -- no
auditions. Phone Liz 376 6285.
Rosicrucian meetings, Rosicrucian
Introduction to AMORC meetings are held
from 8pm on the second Thursday of the
month at the Auckland Rosicrucian Centre,
1 Coleridge St, Grey Lynn. Phone
Pilates, Transform the way your body
looks, feels and performs. Classes $10.
Run by a qualified physiotherapist and a
specialist in pilates. Phone Julie
0800 723 676.
Breast Cancer Support, meetings are held
at the Domain Lodge, 1 Boyle Cres,
Grafton from 1pm on the second Monday
of every month. Phone Christine
The Phoenix Club, Has cancer touched
your family? The Phoenix Club is seeking
more women members to help with
ongoing fundraising to provide medical
equipment for terminally ill patients in
hospices and hospitals. Funds are raised
through friendship and service. Phone
Sylvia Jones 534 9093.
Leys Community Orchestra, rehearses
Thursdays 7.30pm in Ponsonby Library.
New players always welcome, especially
violins. Contact Carolyn 021 292 0501.
Girl Guiding, We need fun, enthusiastic
volunteer leaders from all backgrounds to
help teach our girls a thing or two about
life. If you are arty, crafty, sporty or just
want to share your life skills to help the
girls and young women in your community
be the best they can be then we'd love to
hear from you. Phone Liz 638 9076
Meet Drama Queens, Dress-ups, make
believe and musical mayhem,
Wednesdays, 10am, at the Leys Institute,
20 St Marys Rd, Ponsonby. $5 per family
per session. Phone 527 8145.
Free evening classes, and Saturday
classes for English in the workplace. Must
be working and a NZ permanent resident.
Phone Roza 846 0398.
Language classes, morning tea and
friendship every Monday, 9.30am-
11.30am at the Mt Albert Methodist
Church, 831 New North Rd. Phone Beth
Auckland Regional Migrant Services,
offers pronunciation classes. Phone 625
English conversation classes, are held
at the Eden Community Church, 72-74
View Rd, Mt Eden, every Saturday,
9.30am, during term time. Phone Sheila
JP Services, at the Pt Chevalier Library
every Saturday 10am-noon. Free service to
the community including affidavits,
witnessing, statutory declarations and
certified copies. All JP services are
available. Just turn up at the room to the
left just inside the library main door.
Sex and Love Addiction, Troubled with an
addiction to pornography? Is your sexual or
romantic behaviour out of control and
harming your relationships? We could help.
Phone 377 1800.
Rock'n'roll, The Auckland Rock'n'Roll Club
meets Wednesdays from 8pm at the
Freemans Bay Community Hall, Hepburn
St, Freemans Bay. $5 door charge. Free
lessons during the evening for those who
require them. Phone Dave 479 5235.
Tramping, The Auckland Tramping club
welcomes new members and visitors. Day
tramps in the Waitakeres on Wednesdays
and Sundays. Club bus from Mt Eden and
New Lynn. Visit aucklandtramping.org.nz.
Organic NZ, The Auckland branch of the
Soil and Health Association meets from
7.30pm on the third Tuesday of the month,
at the Horticultural Centre, 990 Gt North
Rd, Western Springs. There are speakers
and a trading table, cover charge $2.
Phone Ian 298 8693.
Welcome to Looking Back -- a spread of historic photos generously donated by
the Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries.
For more information go to aucklandlibraries.govt.nz.
Play time: Boys with cricket bats, sticks and hoops line up in front of the Ponsonby
Hall in 1910.
Photo: REF 1058-9828
Athletes: This photo
from the Leys
Institute Gym in
Photo: REF 7-A11031
Flash back: The Great Northern Hotel, better known as the Old Stone Jug Hotel,
is shown in this photo taken in 1895. Behind it is the area that became
Chamberlain Park and part of Oakley Hospital.
Photo: REF 7-A3076
This photo from
1918 shows the
Beaney Foundry in
Grey Lynn, next door
to St Joseph's
Photo: REF 7-A10490
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