Manukau Courier : February 8th 2011
14 MANUKAU COURIER, FEBRUARY 8, 2011 NEWS Are you looking for a venue? We have a variety of rooms for hire to the public at unbelievably low rates Website: www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz Keywords: Community Houses Randwick Park 137-139 Shifnal Drive, Manurewa Ph: (09) 267-5941 or (027) 267-5941 Te Whare Awhina Community Services Centre 4 Tamworth Close, Manurewa Ph: (09) 267-2860 or (027) 267-2860 Clendon Park 60 Finlayson Ave, Manurewa Ph: 09 267 5327 and 027 267 5941 Te Whare Awhina o Tamworth Inc Randwick Park Community House Proudly supported by our sponsors rewa Community Houses Term 1, 2011 Te Whare Clendon Park Community House & Te Whare Awhina Community Services Centre Services Centre Driver Education Learner License: Cost $95. Starts March 7th Restricted & Full License Practical Assessments HT Theory course Health & Firness Healthy Eating on a Budget Starts 28 Feb 10 - 11am Come learn about food choices, shopping on a budget, food labelling, recipes and much more Healthy Cooking on a Budget Starts 15 & 16 Feb Zumba:Mon 14Feb,6.30-7.30pm,Tues 15Feb,1-2pm Cost: $2 Adults; $1 Youth The New You programme- 8 week weight loss challenge $20; Starts Fri 25 Feb 6am - 7am Gardening for Health Learn about composting, seedlings, planting, managing your garden. Starts Tuesday 22 Feb 10.30am Project Y After & Before School Care service Are you interested in placing your child in our before and after school care service while you train or work? Contact 267 5941 to enrol your child/ren Randwick Park Residents group Meets here at Randwick Park Community House 2 - 4pm on the 4th Sunday of every month. Next meeting dates: 27 Feb, 27 March, 24 April Church services Morning ,10.30am: Harvest Baptist Manurewa Afternoon , 4pm: Manurewa Spiritual Centre Family Social Services, Budgeting and Parenting courses Healthy Eating on a Budget, FREE! (7wks) Learn how to cook healthy food on a budget. Evening class starts Wednesday 23 February 5pm-7pm Morning class starts Thursday, 24 February 9.30-11.30am Bible Study Hour FREE! (school terms only) Simple fellowship and teachings for young ones delivered by the Living Word Fellowship Starts Tuesday 8 February 3.304.45pm HIPPY Prepare your toddler for school by giving them a head start through HIPPY. The programme helps parents teach their children through interaction and activities Little Cookie Monsters Playgroup FREE! Daily activities for Mums and toddlers Mon-Frid (school terms only) 9am-1pm Te Waka Uea Playgroup FREE! A bilingual playgroup that nurtures the Kiribati culture, traditions and language Fridays 10am-2pm (school terms only) Tai Chi FREE ! (7wks) Come and join in this gentle fowing exercise class and strengthen your well being Starts Tuesday 22 February 10.4511.45am Self Defense for Women FREE ! (5wks) For women and young ladies wanting to feel more confdent and secure in an ever changing environment. Starts Thursday 3 March 5-6pm Driver Education Learners License Cost:$95 (2 courses) Our tutor will prepare you for your licensing theory test Starts 7 March and 21 March, 5.30-7.30pm. Restricted License Cost:$30 (assessment only) Starts March 2011 Basic Computing FREE ! (7wks) Come and join this free computer class for beginners and learn your way around the computer. Starts Thursday, 24 February,10am - 12noon Photoshop It. Cost $10. For the more advanced computer user, learn techniques and tips to master Photoshop. Starts Thursday, 24 February, 5-7pm Te Ataarangi FREE ! (7wks) Acclaimed by some as the best form of learning Te Reo Maori. Day and Night classes. Starts Wednesday 23 February 9.30-12noon and 5.30 7.30pm Budgeting for change FREE ! (5wks) Introducing basic budgeting principles to develop skills needed to enable families to manage fnances effectively Start date- TBC Community Garage Sales/ Market Day As a well advertised activity, it will give you the chance to help fund your group/ whanau activities as well as promoting your purpose! 2nd Saturday of each month from 7am - 12pm FROM Page 13 NOTICES Neighbourhood Support, Papatoetoe Neighbourhood Support holds a community meeting on February 12, 10am, Papatoetoe Chambers (next to Papatoetoe Town Hall), St George St. Guest speaker. All residents welcome, light refreshments afterwards. Community trust, Papatoetoe Caring Community Trust holds its next community meeting on February 12, 10am at the Methodist Church Hall, Kolmar Rd. Guest speaker is senior sergeant Spencer Matthews of the International Service Group of NZ Police speaking on his work in Bougainville. Light lunch provided. All welcome. 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. Soup kitchen, Elim Church runs a soup kitchen on February 12 and every Wednesday, 11.30am-1pm at 44 Weymouth Rd, Manurewa. Donations to help run the kitchen appreciated. Ph: Angela 268-2798 or 021-049-5095. 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. Community dance, Zena and Ken's next Community Dance is on February 12, 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 includes home-baked supper. All welcome. Ph: Zena or Ken 278-7418. 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 Cafe, games for the kids, face painting, stalls, live music from singer-songwriter Phil Madsen and host Robert Scott. Meet other families from around Auckland. The first 200 people will receive a free goodie bag. See www.allergy.org.nz or ph: 0800-34-0800. 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. Country and western, South Auckland Traditional Country and Western Club meets on February 13, and every fortnight, 1pm-5pm, at the Metro Theatre, Massey Rd, Mangere. Afternoon tea, good band. All welcome. Ph: Dave 275-6258. U3A, Manurewa U3A meets on February 14, 10am at St Andrew's Presbyterian Church hall, Great South Rd, Manurewa. Guest speaker is women's prison chaplain Liz Richards. New members and visitors welcome. Ph: Janet 267-7451. Breast cancer, If you've had a breast cancer diagnosis at anytime you're welcome to join Breast Cancer Support on February 14, and the second Monday of every month, 1pm at Domain Lodge, 1 Boyle Cres. Grafton. Ph: Christine 416 7114 or Joan 630-3031. Scouts, Papatoetoe East Scouts meet at Kimpton Park Scout den, 57A Cornwall Rd, Papatoetoe. Keas aged 5-8 Mondays 5pm-6.30pm; Cubs 8-10 Tuesday 6pm-7.30pm; Scouts 11-15 Mondays 7pm- 9pm. All boys and girls welcome. Ph 278-0286. Forest and Bird, South Auckland branch of the Forest and Bird Society meets on February 14, 7.30pm at Methodist Lounge, corner of Alfriston and Great South roads, Manurewa. Speaker Mike Wilcox on Auckland's urban forest. All welcome. Ph: 534-8917. 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. Historical society, Mangere Historical Society meets on February 15, and every third Tuesday of the month, 1.30pm at St James Church hall, Church Rd, Mangere Bridge. Speaker. New members welcome. Ph: Janet 636-8386. Youth courses, Te Matariki Clendon Park Community Centre's Youth Services holds courses for 12 to 19-year-olds throughout February, including endurance challenge, orienteering, boot camp, leisure, careers and leadership. Open day on February 17. Ph: Joseph 269-0500. Parenting class, Free positive parenting workshops at the Mangere East Community Learning Centre. Ph: 275-6161. Op shop, St Andrew's Church op shop is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 150 Great South Rd, Manurewa. Specials on good quality used clothing. Volunteers welcome, Communicare CMA runs friendship centres for older, lonely and disabled people, offering support, compan- ionship and activities. Morning tea and lunch available, 9.30am-1pm one day a week. New members and helpers welcome. Ph: Cheryl 631-5968.
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