Manukau Courier : February 1st 2011
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FREE youth course for 16-17 year olds at the Onehunga campus, in a full commercial kitchen ❚ Radio & TV: Introduc- tion level 3 towards TV and radio careers ❚ Computing: Business administration levels 3 and 4 ❚ Retail: Level 3 course ❚ Early childcare: Level 3 ❚ Employment skills: ‘Pathways to Employ- ment’, designed to give you the skills to success- fully apply for jobs. Note: eligibility criteria required for this course. With small, focussed classes and a high level of one-to-one tutoring, it’s no wonder you hear comments from students like ‘‘... they really care about you’’. MSL guarantees assistance towards employment, and enjoys good relationships with industry employers and other training providers. Contact MSL on 0800 22 44 38 or call into any campus: 603 Great South Rd, Manukau City or 83 Church St Onehunga. ❚ www.msltraining.co .nz. ➤ NOTICES Ta’i chi, free ta’i chi classes every Tuesday, 12.30pm at the Mangere East Community Learning Centre. Ph: 275-6161. Choral society, South Auckland Choral Society starts rehearsals on February 8, from 7pm at Crossroads Church, Broadway, Papakura. Conductor is John Rosser, one of New Zealand’s leading musicians and conductors, and the first concert, Mozart’s Great Mass in C, will be held on May 15 at the Hawkins Theatre, Papakura. All interested singers are welcome to apply. Basses are particularly welcome. Ph: Lorna on 298-3536. Women’s Inn, Papatoetoe branch of Women’s Inn holds a dinner and entertainment on February 8, 7.15pm at the Papatoetoe Cosmopolitan Club, Dunnotar Rd, Papatoetoe. New members welcome. Ph: Diana 276-8313. Law course, Mangere Community Law Centre’s next Law in Our Communities education programme begins on February 9 for eight weeks every Wednesday, 9.30am- 12.30pm. Anyone wanting to learn more about the law and their rights is welcome. Cost $40 includes manual, all materials and morning tea. Ph: Vinita or Ida 275-4310. Breast friends, Auckland South Breast Friends meets on February 9, 7.30pm at 55 Marne Rd, Papakura, for an informal evening with a speaker and supper to follow. Ph: Annette 298-8172. Scottish dancing, Hillpark Scottish Country Dancing Club beginners class starts on February 9, and the club meets every Wednesday from March 2, 7.30pm-8.30pm at Hillpark School hall, Grandvue Rd, Manurewa. Great aerobic exercise, good music, fun, social dancing, no partner or special clothes needed. Ph: Heather 267-6375 or Sylvia 266-4026. Music lessons, Kedgley Music Centre is taking late enrolments for its after-school music programme at Kedgley Intermediate School, enrolments close February 11 or before if classes fill. Classes run weekdays and Saturday mornings for primary and intermediate school children, starting from age seven. Lessons available in clarinet, drums, flutes, guitar, keyboard, recorder, saxophone, singing, trumpet, ukulele and violin. Some instruments available for hire. Ph: 277-7043. Quilters meet, Counties Manukau Quilters Guild meets February 12, and the second Saturday of each month, 10am-2pm in the Old Central School, Wood St, Papakura. Anyone interested in patchwork/quilting welcome to join. Bring your own lunch. Ph: Mae 274-9325. Ostomy society, Auckland Ostomy Society meets on February 12, 10.30am at the Auckland Cancer Society rooms, Domain Lodge, Grafton. Speaker: Shona Grundy. Everyone welcome, morning tea supplied. Ph: 524-4582. Evacuees, The Auckland branch of the Evacuees Reunion Association meets on February 12, 1.30pm at the Guide Centre, 132 Grange Rd, Mt Eden (behind Davis Funeral Home). All evacuees, partners and friends welcome. Admission $1, bring a small small plate to share for afternoon tea. Remember your luggage label. Ph: Aline 626-7758. Birthday bash, Allergy New Zealand holds its 30th Birthday Bash on February 13, from 10.30am at Rocket Park, Mt Albert. Allergy-friendly barbecue and food from the Library Cafaacé , games for the kids, face painting, stalls, live music from singer-songwriter Phil Madsen and host Robert Scott. The first 200 people will receive a free goodie bag. See www.allergy.org.nz or ph: 0800-340-800 . Clevedon festival, Clevedon Lions Club hosts the annual Clevedon Jazz, Wine and Food Festival on February 13, 1pm- 6pm at the Log Cabin, 442 North Rd, Clevedon. Local wines, foods, produce, stalls, community groups and clubs and live bands. Entry $5 adult. Bring a blanket, sunshade and picnic. Plenty of parking. Ladies Probus, Papatoetoe Ladies Probus meets on February 15, and every third Tuesday of the month, 10am in the Methodist Church hall, Kolmar Rd. Interesting speakers and monthly trips. Ph: Laura 278-7811. Coffee morning, Papatoetoe Library’s Coffee-on-Tuesdays morning tea on February 15, 10.30am features guest speaker Brian Gidley from the Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society. All welcome. Ph: Sharleen 278-4392. Fertility support, Fertility NZ, the organisation that helps people with fertility issues, is running a contact group to help put people with fertility issues in touch with one another. Meets February 15 and 22 and March 1, 7.30pm- 9.30pm, in Remuera. Cost for three sessions is $10 pp or $20 per couple. Registrations essential, ph: 835-9812 or email: cg.fnzauckland@ gmail.com. Mystery tour, Onehunga Fencible & Historical Society holds a mystery bus trip on February 15 and invites friends, members and other historical societies to take part. Applications needed by February 4 so arrangements can be finalised. Ph: 636-7997 or 636-6260. Volunteers needed, Manurewa Citizens Advice Bureau is looking for volunteers and starts its next training course on March 8. As well as time volunteers need to have good listening skills and the ability and desire to learn. In return CAB provides training, supportive colleagues and real people with real issues. Ph: 266-5729. Car boot sale, Manurewa Plunket family centre holds a car boot sale on February 16, 8.30am-noon at St David’s Anglican Church, 813 Great South Rd, Manukau. Spaces $10, all proceeds go to the Manurewa Plunket Family Centre. Ph: Jade 299-5911 or Nikki 264-0167. Floral art, Otahuhu Garden and Floral Arts Social Club meets on February 19, and every third Saturday of the month, 2pm, at 197 Panama Rd. Venue changes each month. Friendly, fun group, share suggestions, hints and cuttings, ikebana demon- strations and floral arrange- ment competitions. All welcome. Ph: Jaynee 270-2612. Parents centre, Volunteers needed to help with the running of Franklin Parents Centre. Variety of roles available. Gain skills, help families and meet new people. See www. manukauparents centre. org.nz/manukau or ph: Charlie 235-2295. Sea Scouts, Papakura Sea Scouts are taking registrations from young people aged 6 to 19 and adults. Sea Scouts teach the life skills of problem- solving, teamwork, citizenship and healthy living and give young people access to outdoor activities. Ph Steven 299-1030. Acromegaly, support group has been formed to provide information and support to people with acromegaly. Ph: Catherine 021-293-5506.
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