Onehunga Toastmasters, if you’re interested in improving your public speaking and leadership skills then Onehunga Toastmasters is the right place for you. We meet every second Wednesday, 7pm-9pm at the Onehunga Community House. Room 8, 83 Selwyn Street, Onehunga. Upcoming meetings are February 18, March 4, March 18. Please contact Jim Walker on 021 274 6060 or visit our website for more information. STARS dance movement therapy groups, for children on the autism spectrum and related disorders including ADHD, anxiety, PDD and developmental delays. Programme activities include dance, movement, music, play and body awareness with a focus on developing social skills and emotional literacy. Weekly during term 1 and 2, in Onehunga and Mt Albert. Groups for preschool through to teenage years, including a homeschool group. If dance therapy might be a good fit for your child, please contact Dance Therapy NZ for a free assessment: email@example.com, 636 3029 or see dancetherapy.co.nz. New Lynn Lions, $1 book sale, to be held at The Friendship Hall 3063 Great North Rd, New Lynn, 8am to 4pm, February 21. Thousands of quality new and used books, CDs, games, puzzles and magazines all for only $1. Drop off your old books and stock up again. All proceeds to charity. Mt Roskill Library, 546 Mt Albert Rd, Three Kings, celebrates the Year of the Ram in the community on February 21 at 11am. It will be an hour of music, dance and treats. No charge. Blockhouse Bay Quilters’ Circle, meets on the third Saturday of most months in the Community Room underneath Church of the Saviour, Heaphy St. Car park on Kinross St. First meeting of 2015 is 1pm4pm on February 21. Please bring own materials, sewing machine if needed and $2 donation. Phone Mary 820 4421 or Nicky 627 5864 for information. Have a go day, come to Mt Albert Croquet Club, 50 Lloyd Avenue on February 22, 1.30pm-4pm and have a go at playing golf croquet. Our friendly club members will show you the basics of this tactical and fun game which is suitable for all ages. Refreshments available free of charge. Just turn up, or phone Anne 626 7643 or Martin 027 279 2410. Croquet, Have a Go day, February 22, 1.30pm to 4pm at Epsom Remuera Croquet Club, 259 Gillies Ave, Epsom. Please wear flat-soled shoes, all equipment supplied. Suitable for all ages. Visit our web site at sportsground.co.nz/ epsomremcroquet.
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