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Musical event You're Invited
Silo Sessions, to mark the two-year anniversary of the Christchurch earthquakes
Silo park is presenting Silo Sessions -- Christchurch Edition on March 30, noon-
6pm. This musical event features an amazing lineup including The Eastern,
pictured, Marlon & Delaney, Lindon Puffin and Al Park.
Workshops on the Wharf,
free weekly workshops for
kids held at Wynyard
Quarter. March 31, 11am-
2pm is Come & Play: Hoola
Hoops & Skittles.
Adopt-a-thon, Lonely Miaow is a non-profit
organisation dedicated to the rescue and
care of stray and abandoned cats in the
greater Auckland area. It is trying to find
permanent homes for over 100 cats and
kittens at a special adopt-a-thon on March
31, 10am-3pm at the Grey Lynn Library
Hall. Visit lonelymiaow.co.nz.
Autism Awareness Day, join Autism NZ for
morning tea on April 2 from 10am for World
Autism Awareness Day. National list MPs
Dr Jackie Blue and Melissa Lee will be
making an appearance. Phone 815 0278
or email MPLee@parliament.govt.nz for
Single parents, Refresh Community Group
are meeting for afternoon tea on April 6,
2pm-4pm at Grey Lynn Community Centre,
510 Richmond Rd, Grey Lynn. Phone
Lianne on 527 4916 or 021 134 2285.
School gala, Richmond Road School is
holding its annual gala on April 6, 10am-
2pm. There will be an 18 metre long
obstacle course bouncy castle and good
old fashioned games like smash palace,
coconut shy, nail and hammer and face
painting. Enjoy diverse kai and grab a
bargain in the white elephant.
Seminar for women, the Breast Cancer
Network is presenting a talk with Dr Libby
Weaver on April 6, 9.30am-noon at
Takapuna Senior Citizens Hall on The
Strand, Takapuna (behind library). Dr
Weaver will talk about Rushing Woman's
Syndrome and the health consequences
that urgency elicits. This will be followed by
a presentation by Look Good Feel Better,
which helps women feel good as they are
going through their cancer treatment.
Bookings essential. Phone Bonnie on 636
Spiritual discussion group, the Foundation
of Spiritualist Mediums is holding a
seminar on expressing your spiritual being
through art. Guest speaker is Janeen
Hunter, followed by communication from
the Spirit World. Refreshments available.
Entry $5. April 9, 12.30pm-2.30pm. The
Ley's Institute, 20 St Mary's Rd. Phone
Ruth 410 9130.
Learn to meditate, classes taught by
Khenpo Ngawang Sangay at the Grey Lynn
Community Centre, 510 Richmond Rd,
Grey Lynn on Thursday evenings, 6.30pm-
8pm, until April 25. Suggested donation is
$10 per session. Contact
Grey Lynn Community Choir, If you love to
sing, join the choir. It is open to all with no
auditions. Sopranos, tenors and basses
are especially welcome. Rehearsals every
Monday from 7.45pm-9.15pm during
school terms at the Grey Lynn Community
Centre. $10 a week or $80 a term. Visit
contact Philip on 027 217 9911 or
Dancers wanted, Measina Dance Group
are looking for Samoan female dancers,
aged 18-25 years. Must have Samoan
dance experience and not currently part of
a dance group. Committed individuals
please. Phone 021 207 2910 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org for an
Pt Chevalier Lions Club, is looking for new
members. If you have some free time and
would like to help the Pt Chevalier
community please phone Rob 846 4783 or
Ali 623 3293.
Auckland Seido Karate, Adult beginners
courses -- first four classes are free. Held
Mondays from 6pm, Thursdays from 6pm
and Saturdays from 10am at 25 Taylors
Rd, Morningside. Phone 845 2070.
Social group, for single, unattached 60
plus. Established group that enjoys home
dinners, live theatre, musicals, shows,
ferry trips, dancing and more. We cover the
Auckland area. Great way to make new
friends and enjoy a great social life. Phone
Yvonne 534 2732.
Car boot sale, last Sunday of the month,
8.30am-11.30am, RSC carpark, Francis
St, Grey Lynn. Visit greylynn2030.co.nz.
Communication seminars, Finding some
people a challenge? Get a taste of an
efficient, practical and simple way to
connection, mutual understanding and
solutions that works for all. Phone
Shine, Safer Homes in NZ Everyday, needs
volunteers to join its after hours callout
advocacy team and make a difference in
the lives of children and adult victims of
domestic violence. Full training given.
Phone 815 4601 xtn 813.
Overeaters Anonymous, Does food control
your life? Do you overeat, binge, purge or
starve, even if you don't want to? Do you
constantly diet and still not lose weight?
We can help -- there are no dues or fees.
Phone 376 3068.
Herb Group, The Central Herb Society meet
every third Wednesday of the month at
10am. A friendly group with excellent guest
speakers. Meeting is held at the
Horticultural Headquarters, 990 Great
North Rd. Phone Jan 378 6685.
Point Chevalier Croquet Club, Come try
this challenging and stimulating game at
our friendly club, 25 Dignan St, Pt
Chevalier. Free coaching for association
and golf croquet. Phone Kim 416 7700.
Walking meditation, chanting ''Amitofo'' in
a relaxed manner can help people who are
suffering from all sorts of stress. Saturdays
9.30am-noon and Sundays 1.30pm-4pm.
35 Wilkinson Rd, Ellerslie. Free of charge.
Made and Found, every first Saturday of
the month in the Grey Lynn library hall. New
stallholders every month. Handmade
crafts, recycled goods, vintage retro goods,
handmade cakes, Atomic coffee, kids
corner and music by guest Djs.
Grey Lynn Farmers Market, held every
Sunday from 9am-12.30pm at the Grey
Lynn Community Centre, 510 Richmond Rd
and the last Sunday of the month at the
Grey Lynn Neighbourhood Law Office car
park, 449 Richmond Rd. One hundred per
cent community owned and operated
market providing fresh locally grown
produce and artisan foods.
Grafton Community Market,held
Saturdays 10am-3pm, 136 Grafton Rd.
Crafts, food and unique products. Phone
021 340 341.
Food stall, European style baked goods:
pies, strudels, slices, breads and much
more. First Saturday of the month, 9am-
1pm at the Serbian Orthodox Church, 315
Pt Chevalier Rd, Pt Chevalier.
Shamrock Fishing Club, monthly trips on
the east and west coast. Experienced and
novice fishers can join the new season.
Assistance given. Join a group of keen
fishing people and have fun. Email the
Toughlove Auckland, runs support groups
for parents experiencing unacceptable
teenage behaviour. Phone 624 4363.
Guitar Club, Meet other guitarists to jam
and discuss gear. GANZ meets every
Wednesday from 7.30pm at the Ponsonby
Cruising Club, Westhaven Dr. All styles and
abilities welcome. Phone Dennis 021 419
Emergency response: The Auckland City Fire Brigade ready for service on Pitt St in 1902.
Photo: REF AWNS-19020710-8-2
Testing times: A crowd gathered on Queen St after the the April 14, 1932, riot.
The riot started with a demonstration by postal workers opposing wage cuts during
the Depression. Hundreds were injured in the fighting and looters ran through
Queen St smashing shop windows and raiding stores.
Photo: REF 7-A4325
Industry: A timber merchants, boat building factory, and cafe on Customs St West
in the 1880s.
Photo: REF 4-RIC372
Old view: This 1908 photo was taken looking down Dominion Rd from Eden
Welcome to Looking Back-- a spread of historic photos courtesy of
the Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries.
For more information go to aucklandlibraries.govt.nz.
We'd like to see your historic
photos. Email high resolution copies
of any pre-1960s photos you've got
of Auckland landmarks or events to
media.co.nz. Please include a
simple description of what is
happening in the image, your name,
address and a daytime phone
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