Manukau Courier : December 9th 2010
15 MANUKAU COURIER, DECEMBER 9, 2010 NEWS Christmas holidays are just around the corner! Make sure your child has a fun, safe and exciting experience by enrolling them in your local recreation centres holiday programme. Our holiday programmes are affordable, varied and heaps of fun. Were CYFs approved and OSCAR registered so WINZ subsidies may apply. Each Manukau Leisure centre has a timetable of exciting adventures including sports, day trips, outdoor pursuits, and arts n crafts. All activities are supervised by experienced staff and children are grouped with others of similar age to participate in age-appropriate activities. Our structured programme runs from 9am-4pm each day, with complementary before and after hours care 7.30-9am and 4-6pm. Were taking enrolments now. Dont miss out, see your local centre or check out www.manukauleisure.co.nz for a full programme of activities. Bookings are essential. What: Fun holiday programmes at your local rec centre Who: All school kids aged 5 to 13 years When: Friday 17 December 2010 - Friday 28 January 2011 Cost: Varies from $16-$45 per day depending on activity (WINZ subsidies may apply) Te Matariki Clendon Community Centre Manurewa Recreation Centre Palmers Rd, Clendon Frances St, Manurewa Ph 269 0500 Ph 267 4646 Moana-Nui-ã-Kiwa Leisure Centre Allan Brewster Recreation Centre Cnr Mascot and Waddon Pl, Mangere Tavern Lane, Papatoetoe Ph 275 8979 Ph 262 5965 Otara Leisure Centre Cnr Newbury St and Bairds Rd Ph 274 6917 ACTIVE AND ENTERTAINING HOLIDAY PROGRAMMES www.manukauleisure.co.nz firstname.lastname@example.org www.watersfunerals.co.nz 426 Great South Rd Papatoetoe Manukau City Auckland Caring, professional service for all cultures & communities Intimate Chapel facilities Nicole, Keong & Richie hR d, y Ph: 09 278 8742 3258240AC NOTICES Horticultural society, The Manurewa Horticultural Society meets tonight, December 9, and every second Thursday of the month, 7pm at Nathan Homestead, Hill Rd. Ph: 267-8688. Breast screening, Free breast screening for women aged 45 to 69 until tomorrow, December 10, at Counties Manukau BreastScreen's mobile clinic in the Otara Car park next to the clock tower. Ph: 0800-270-200 or 250-8000 for an appointment. Selwyn Seniors, Selwyn Seniors meet every Friday, 9.30am-noon at St Paul's Church hall, 141 Chapel Rd, East Tamaki. Fellowship, friendship and gentle exercise. Ph: Ann 535-2271. Christmas chapel, Manukau City Baptist Church invites all previous Friendship Centre supporters and new visitors to its Christmas Celebration on December 10, 11am in the chapel, 9 Lambie Drive (Puhinui Rd end). Choir, items and speaker, followed by lunch. Please bring a party plate. All welcome. Ph: Bill 278-4605. Market day, Stallholders needed for Clendon Community House's Massive Market Day on December 11, 8am-noon at 60 Finlayson Ave, Clendon, Manurewa. Fundraising for Pike River miners families and free playgroup. Ph: Kira 021-0229-3055. Car boot sale, Manurewa Methodist Church runs a car boot sale on December 11, and the second Saturday of every month, 8am-11am at the church on the corner of Great South and Alfriston roads. Stalls cost $5. Ph: Joan 266-7408. Quilters meet, Counties Manukau Quilters Guild meets December 11, and the second Saturday of each month, 10am-2pm in the Old Central School, Wood St, Papakura. Anyone interested in patchwork/quilting welcome. Bring lunch. Ph: Mae 274-9325. CMT meets, The Compulsory Military Trainees Association meets on December 11, and every second Saturday of the month, 10am at the Papakura RSA clubrooms. Ph: John 298-6847. Neighbourhood Support, Papatoetoe Neighbourhood Support holds its last community meeting for 2010 on December 11, 10am, Papatoetoe Chambers (next to Papatoetoe Town Hall), St George St. Guest speaker Jenny Clark. All residents welcome, light refreshments afterwards. Meetings resume on February 13. Laughter club, Alfriston Laughter Club meets on December 11, and every second and fourth Saturday of the month, 10am-11am at Alfriston Hall, corner Alfriston and Mill Rds, Papakura. A combination of breathing, gentle stretches, laughter exercises and relaxation for all ages. Entry by gold coin donation. All welcome. Ph: Noel 021-237-2063 or Gavin 027-223-8720. Country & Western, Seabreez Country Music Club holds a combined Christmas break-up with Manukau Cruising Club on December 11, 4.30pm till late at the cruising club, Orpheus Drive. Theme night, all Seabreez members are asked to dress in something nautical and cruising club members in country and western gear. Band, food will be provided, eftpos and bar facilities available, open mike, all welcome. Children $2, adults $5. Ph: Junior 266-4908. Community dance, Zena and Ken's Community Dance holds a Christmas dance on December 11, 7.30pm- 10.30pm at Papakura Anglican Church hall, Coles Cres (opposite The Warehouse). Modern sequence, old time, new vogue, ballroom and latin. Cost $8 and a plate of food to help with supper. All welcome. Ph: Zena or Ken 278-7418. Forest & Bird, South Auckland Forest and Bird holds its final outing for the year, a summer social outing to Kawakawa Bay on December 11, from 10.30am. Come and relax at John and Rosemary Cotman's home, 8 Te Papa Rd, set in 17 acres of bush and close to safe swimming beach. Ph: Rosemary 292-2512. Soup kitchen, Elim Church runs a soup kitchen on December 11 and every second Saturday of the month, 11.30am-1pm at 44 Weymouth Rd, Manurewa. Donations to help run the kitchen appreciated. Kitchen also open every Wednesday. Ph: Angela 268-2798 or 021-049-5095. Bark for sale, Manurewa Lions are holding their annual fundraising bark and compost sale. Medium bark 50ltr $9, nugget bark 50ltr $9, garden mix 40 ltr $9, compost 40ltr $9. free delivery in Manurewa. A small fee may apply elsewhere. Ph: Ricky 266-7884 or Noel 274-0609. Breast cancer, If you've had a breast cancer diagnosis at anytime you're welcome to join Breast Cancer Support on December 13, and the second Monday of every month, 1pm at Domain Lodge, 1 Boyle Cres. Grafton. Ph: Christine 416-7114 or Joan 630-3031. Gambling problems, The Problem Gambling Foundation holds a free mutual support group meeting in Manukau for men and women every Monday, 6pm-7pm. For venue details ph: Julie 368-1520. Al-Anon, Troubled by someone else's drinking? Al-Anon may be for you. Meetings on Tuesdays, 1pm at St Andrews Church, Great South Rd, Manurewa (annex behind church). Ph: Kathryn 536-4224. Coffee morning, You and Your Grandchildren is the topic for Papatoetoe Library's special Christmas Coffee-on-Tuesdays morning tea December 14, 10.30am. Pick up ideas for having fun with your grandchildren from a very young-at-heart grandmother. Ph: Sharleen 278-4392. Grey Power, Counties Manukau Grey Power meets on December 14, and the second Tuesday of every month, 10.30am at Tadmor House, Great South Rd, Manurewa. Ph: John 266-7583 or Ron 267-2599. Music classes, Kedgley Music Centre enrolments for its 2011 after-school music programme at Kedgley Intermediate School close on December 15. Classes run weekdays and Saturday mornings for primary and intermediate school children, starting from age 7. Lessons in clarinet, drums, flute, guitar, keyboard, recorder, saxophone, singing, trumpet, ukulele and violin. Ph: 277-7043.
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