Onehunga Community House, fundraising Mother’s Day afternoon tea. May 9, 2pm4pm, $25pp includes entertainment. Bookings essential. Ph 636 9900. Free concert, featuring the many beautiful meditative compositions by musiciancomposer Sri Chinmoy. Celebrated women’s vocal/ instrumental group Agnikana & Friends from the Czech Republic will be offering this free concert as part of their world tour, on May 9 at 7.30pm, 449 Mt Eden Road, Mt Eden Village. Just turn up on the day. Inquiries call or text 027 2881424. Final Book Fair, The annual Epsom Rotary Book Fair will be held at Mt Eden War Memorial Hall, 489 Dominion Road. Well known for its variety and quality of books, CDs, DVDs and old vinyl. After 19 years this is the last one, so come along and stock up big for winter reading, 8am to 5pm on May 9; and 9am to 3pm on May 10. $10 door charge for first hour Saturday. Call David 021 677 351 for details. Mt Roskill Probus Club, next meeting May 11. Guest Dianne Kenterdine will speak on the topic of cheese tasting. Our club provides fun, friendship, fellowship and interesting speakers for retired men and women. Meets at St John’s Presbyterian Church, 422 Mt Albert Rd on the second Monday of the month at 10am preceded by morning tea at 9.30am. We welcome visitors and new members. Thumbs Up Adventure Club, invites you to join us, May 12, 8pm, at the Stardome for a music and laser light show. Double feature of Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd. Contact Ann 021 157 6005. Art demonstration, Lance O’Gorman, NZ Fellowship of Artists. At Gifford Gallery, 27a Poronui St, Mt Eden, on May 13, 10am to 12pm. ‘‘Exploring the creative freedom of the paint brush’’ by Lance O’Gorman in acrylics. $10 for non-members including tea / coffee / refreshments. Money Management Course, The CAP Money Course is a free, money management course that teaches people budgeting skills and a simple system that really works. This course will help you prioritize the things that are important to you, manage any debt that you have, live well within your means and save for your future – just as it has for thousands of New Zealanders. Run over three Wednesday nights in Royal Oak. Course starts May 13, 7.30pm-9pm. Contact Jan Cleave 634 3419 029 772 1139 or firstname.lastname@example.org to enrol or find out more. Three Kings Toastmasters, Improve your confidence to speak and present in public. We meet every second Thursday evening from 7pm to 9.30pm at the Fickling Centre 546 Mt Albert Road, below the library building. Lots of free parking and a fabulous complimentary buffet for all. Next meeting May 14. Contact Kevin Prohl at 0274 933 186, email email@example.com or just pop along and join in the fun on the night. UFOs and their Spiritual Mission, free multimedia presentation by Share International NZ, May 16, 7pm-9pm, Mt Eden Village Centre, 449 Mt Eden Rd, all welcome. Phone 021 079 9980. Children’s storybook yoga, May 16 and June 13. From 11am – 11.30am, for 5 – 8 years. From 12pm – 12.30pm, 9 – 14 years. Parental involvement encouraged. Bookings essential. At the band rotunda, Cornwall Park. Join yoga instructor Natasya Yusoff for a fun workshop, weave a story with yoga. Make your body a bean, a tree, even a mouse. Ph 630 8485 or see cornwallpark.co.nz for more information. The Fair, May 17, 9.30am – 2pm at Blockhouse Bay Community Centre, 524 Blockhouse Bay Road, Blockhouse Bay. Large collection of antiques, collectables and memorabilia plus a separate section devoted to crafts. Entry is $2 per adult, children free. Proceeds to upkeep of Armanasco House, Blockhouse Bay main street. Contact Sue on 445 1227 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Children’s nature journal and art workshop, May 23, Cornwall Park Information Centre, 11am-1pm. Suitable for ages 5 and up. Parent supervision encouraged. Bookings essential. Create a shared artwork from leaves, twigs, seeds and other natural material outside in the park with artist and author Sandra Morris. Take your own creation home. Ph 630 8485 or see cornwallpark.co.nz for more information. Free, Barnardos Parenting through Separation Programme. When parents separate the whole family is affected, so this Ministry of Justice approved programme helps parents focus on the needs of their children, so they can support them through the process and make the best possible contact arrangements. The sessions are run in small groups by experienced family workers and cover everything from how the Family Court works to how separation affects children. Run on the last Monday of each month (May 25) from 1pm-5pm at Barnardos, 72 Dominion Road, Mt. Eden. To enrol or for further information please contact Lesley on 625 3687. Auckland Grey Power Annual General Meeting, May 28, 1pm – 1.45 pm to be held in the Fickling Centre, 546 Mt Albert Rd, underneath the Mt Roskill library. Presentation by Anne-Marie Coury, president, and election of new committee members. Doors open 12.30pm so you can pay fees and register to vote. Come and find out about our cheaper electricity deal for members. At 2 pm, our guest speaker is the Hon Winston Peters. Member’s friends and neighbours and members of the public are all welcome. Refreshments follow, gold coin donation requested. All inquiries to Jens Meder ph 846 2525. Annual General Meeting, Mount Eden Maungawhau Village Center Society Inc. May 27, 7.30pm. The Village Centre, Corner Mt Eden Rd and Ngauruhoe St. Mt Eden. Thumbs Up Adventure Club, invites you to join us on May 30 for an educational and informative guided volcano walk on Mangere mountain. Our guest geologist will guide and explain how a volcano is born and also examine rock formation. Contact Mike 0274 784 779. For past and future events check out our website, see tuac.co.nz
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