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AUCKLAND CITY HARBOUR NEWS, FEBRUARY 1, 2013
Keep notices brief,
mentioning the event, venue,
date, time and contact
number. If you have a photo
of your club we'd love to see
it. Fax your details to:
630 5432, email:
email@example.com or write to:
Community Notices, Private
Bag 56910, Dominion Rd, Mt
Eden, Auckland 1446.
Preference will be given to
local, free, community and
Spiritual singers aim for world record
Record attempt: Krishna Rocks is attempting to make history through spiritual
entertainment with a 32-hour kirtan singing event, beginning February 8 at 8am
and finishing on February 10 at 5pm. Blockhouse Bay Community Centre, 524
Blockhouse Bay Rd. Phone Siva 022 475 7762 or Kumar 021 253 1771.
Study advice, get expert study
and career advice at Unitec's
Info Evening. February 14,
4pm-7pm, at the Mt Albert
campus, 139 Carrington Rd,
Mt Albert. Visit infoevening.
Wriggle & Rhyme, free active movement
sessions for 0-2s at the Leys Institute
Library, 20 St Marys Rd, Ponsonby.
Sessions run on Thursdays during term
time, 10.30am-11am. The first session
back for 2013 will be February 7. Phone
374 1315 or visit aucklandlibraries.govt.nz
for more information.
Home education celebration,
homeschooling or thinking about it? Take
your family along for a dose of fun, support,
networking and sense of belonging at the
13th Annual Regional Home Education
Celebration. February 7, 10.30am-2pm at
One Tree Hill Domain, Cornwall Park,
Manukau Rd, Epsom. Visit ahe.org.nz.
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.
Teddy bears picnic, Abe's Bagels Teddy
Bears Picnic is celebrating its 30th picnic
at the Western Springs Lakeside on
February 10, 10am-3pm. There will be a
vast array of entertainment from stage
show to strolling performers, magicians to
musicians. Children under the age of 12
can travel free on the bus to the park, just
board with your teddy bear.
Volunteers needed, to teach English and
become a volunteer tutor. A few hours of
teaching a week can make a real difference
in the lives of NZ migrants and refugees.
Next training course starts mid-February.
Phone English Language Partners on 523
0071 or email
Orchestra, Mozart string orchestra
rehearses Monday evenings and gives
concerts in resthomes and retirement
villages. New players welcome. Phone
Joanna on 814 9971.
Sculpture walks, every Sunday from
February 10. Meet at Silo Six at 3pm for a
group walk to enjoy the Summer of
Sculpture installations. Walk will take
about one hour. No charge. Summer of
Sculpture is a series of artworks installed
on Wynyard Quarter from February 1 until
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
Yoga and meditation, Satyananda Yoga
and Meditation offers weekly classes for
$5 at its Pt Chevalier centre. It also holds
a yoga class at Coyle Park by donation,
with all proceeds going to charity. In
addition there are six-week introductory
courses to meditation or yoga held
regularly. Visit mycyoga.com for more
Volunteers wanted, The Ambury Park
Centre for Riding Therapy needs volunteers
for one to two hours a week assisting
riders with disabilities, previous horse
experience required. Training given. Phone
Lee 634 0763.
Shortland Street Toastmasters Club, learn
to speak confidently, listen effectively,
think on your feet, run meetings and
confidently give feedback. Meetings every
Tuesday at the Vero Centre, 48 Shortland
St, from 7am-8.20am. Email Graham Gunn
Chinamans Hill Bazaar, every Saturday in
the Farmville Grocery carpark, Grey Lynn,
9am-4pm. Inspiring arts and fashion.
Phone 021 620 961.
Auckland Garden Club, invites new
members to come along on the first Friday
of every month. Meeting from 11am at 990
Great North Rd, Western Springs. Club
offers good speakers, interesting trips,
raffles, trading table, floral/produce
comps, refreshments. Phone Brian 849
Diabetes, self-management education
courses held across Auckland. New and
refresher courses available. Registrations
necessary. Phone Priscilla Williams
973 0787 ext 706.
Badminton, The Mt Albert Badminton Club
plays at the Mt Albert Recreation Centre
Tuesdays and Sundays at 7pm. Phone
Diane 846 6572.
The Grey Lynn Toy Library,isopen
Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9.30am-
11.30am, at St Columba Church Hall, 92
Surrey Cres, Grey Lynn. More than 1000
toys for children aged six months to six
years. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mt Albert Toy Library, is open
Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from
9.15am-11.15am during term time, at 732
New North Rd, Mt Albert. Phone 627 0187.
The Ponsonby Toy Library, 3 Dedwood
Terrace, is open Saturday, 9am-noon, and
Tuesday and Friday 9.30am-11.45am.
Garden Club, Mt Albert Horticultural
Society. Experienced and beginner
gardeners are most welcome. Meets first
Tuesday night of the month, 7.30pm at the
Horticultural Headquarters, 990 Great
North Rd. Phone Betty 626 6673.
Scouts, Fun games, healthy outdoor
activities and learning await at your local
Scout group. Phone Rosanna 627 5443.
Healing, Experience the gift of healing with
the opportunity for discussion afterwards,
morning tea included, at the New Zealand
Federation of Spiritual Healers. Meetings
every Tuesday, 10am-noon, at Pt Chevalier
Community Centre, 18 Huia Rd, Pt
Chevalier. Donation appreciated for all
healing sessions. Phone Patricia Stephens
Quit smoking, Free quit smoking
programme held Mondays at the Grey Lynn
Community Centre, 10am-11am. Phone
Kiriwai 578 0967.
La Leche, The Central Auckland La Leche
League group meets on the third
Wednesday of the month at Ferndale
House, 830 New North Rd, Mt Albert, at
10am. The group offers mother-to-mother
support and information for women who
want to breastfeed their babies. Phone
Donna 940 6455.
Singles Club, aged 65-plus. Are you active,
single and would like to meet like-minded
people. Phone Betty 626-6673.
Waikeria bus, The PARS Waikeria Visitors
Bus departs downtown Auckland on the
last Sunday of each month. Phone
Prisoners Aid 630 0862.
Indoor bowls at the West End Tennis
Club, corner Fife St and West End Rd,
Westmere. Every Thursday, from 7.30pm.
Beginners welcome, any age, for a fun
night. Phone 376 1339.
St Francis Indoor Bowling Club, plays
Tuesdays, 7.15pm, in the hall behind St
Francis School, Montrose St, Pt Chevalier.
Lessons given for beginners, bowls
supplied. Phone Steve 846 8312.
Sexaholics Anonymous, are you engaging
in internet pornography or other out-of-
control sexual behaviour despite solemn
promises to yourself and others to stop?
Sexaholics Anonymous is a 12-step group
holding weekly meetings in Auckland.
Phone 08 327 9789 or email
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.
Different view: This 1909 photo shows Ponsonby Rd looking east from Three
Photo: REF 7-A7638
1912 photo was
taken from a ship at
Kings Wharf and
looks south over the
city towards Mt
Eden. In the centre it
Rd, which is now
Britomart Pl. Photo:
Community centre: This photo shows Richmond Hall, on Francis St, in 1912.
Photo: HENRY WINKELMANN, REF 1-W1550
Unveiling: The Leys
Institute opens in
Ponsonby in 1905.
Photo: REF 7-A2197
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