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An­nual Gen­eral Meet­ing, Mount Eden Maun­gawhau Vil­lage Cen­tre So­ci­ety Inc. May 27, 7.30pm. The Vil­lage Cen­tre, cor­ner Mt Eden Rd and Ngau­ruhoe St, Mt Eden. One­hunga Toast­mas­ters, if you’re in­ter­ested in im­prov­ing your public speak­ing and lead­er­ship skills then One­hunga Toast­mas­ters is the right place for you. A friendly, sup­port­ive en­vi­ron­ment with a great at­mos­phere. Come and see for your­self. We meet ev­ery sec­ond Wed­nes­day, 7pm-9pm at the One­hunga Com­mu­nity House. Room 8, 83 Sel­wyn St, One­hunga. Up­com­ing meet­ings are May 27, June 10 and June 24. Sim­ply turn up or con­tact Jim Walker on 021 274 6060 or visit http:// one­hunga. for more in­for­ma­tion. Three Kings Toast­mas­ters, im­prove your con­fi­dence to speak and present in public. Join our warm, fun, friendly ex­cit­ing club and ex­pe­ri­ence the Toast­mas­ters’ world­fa­mous meth­ods that will help you do so. We meet ev­ery sec­ond Thurs­day 7pm-9.30pm at the Fick­ling Cen­tre, 546 Mt Al­bert Rd, be­low the li­brary build­ing. Free park­ing and a fab­u­lous com­pli­men­tary buf­fet for all. Next meet­ings May 28 and June 11. Con­tact Kevin Prohl at 0274 933 186, email kevin@speech­ or just pop along and join in the fun on the night. 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 pres­i­dent Anne-Marie Coury 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 2pm, our guest speaker is MP Win­ston Peters. Mem­bers’ 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. Mo­bil­ity scooter club, call­ing all past, present and fu­ture mo­bil­ity scooter own­ers to come along to our mo­bil­ity scooter club be­ing held at In­de­pen­dent Living Ser­vice. Lis­ten to our guest speaker fol­lowed by a cup of tea. Free to at­tend, May 28, 14 Er­son Ave, Royal Oak, at 10am. Call Tony on 625 0322 for more info. 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 Mt Roskill Gram­mar School stu­dents, free per­for­mance at Mt Roskill Li­brary for NZ Mu­sic Month. May 30, 11.30am. En­gage, en­cour­age and en­joy the mu­sic played by our bud­ding mu­si­cians. Toast­mas­ters, would you like to gain con­fi­dence and learn speak­ing and com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills while hav­ing fun? We can help. Why not give it a try, come and join us. Fort­nightly meet­ings, next is June 2, 7.25pm-9.30pm at Church Hall, 67 Vic­to­ria St, One­hunga. Email lance or phone Lance 028 241 4805 for more in­for­ma­tion. An­nual gen­eral meet­ing, NZ Cal­lig­ra­phers are hold­ing their AGM on June 2 at 6.30pm at Gif­ford Gallery, Poronui St, Mt Eden. All wel­come. In­quiries phone Rose 021 457 673. Golf cro­quet, come to our Open Day at Mt Al­bert Cro­quet Club, 50 Lloyd Ave, on June 7, 2pm or come any Satur­day at 10am or Wed­nes­day at 2pm and have a go at play­ing golf cro­quet. Morn­ing/af­ter­noon tea pro­vided and the first few vis­its are free. Ph Anne 626 7643. Po­etry and song, the Singers Club in­vite one and all to an en­joy­able evening of po­etry and song com­mem­o­rat­ing our World War I sol­diers. One­hunga Com­mu­nity House, 83 Sel­wyn Ave. June 7, 7.30pm-9.30pm, $5 charge. Supper in­cluded. In­quiries phone Ash­ley 622 1737. Flo­ral art, have you al­ways wanted to cre­ate fab­u­lous de­signs with flow­ers and plant ma­te­rial? Come along to our Flo­ral Art Club at the Hor­ti­cul­tural Rooms, 990 Gt North Rd, West­ern Springs. We of­fer work­shops, demon­stra­tions and the op­por­tu­nity to take part and en­joy flo­ral designing through­out the Auck­land area. Begin­ners and vis­i­tors wel­come. Our next club day is June 8. Con­tact Verna phone 817 7677 or email bvhar­ for more in­for­ma­tion. Auck­land Re­gional Mi­grant Ser­vices, Char­i­ta­ble Trust (ARMS) is hold­ing an em­ploy­ment work­shop for new mi­grants on June 11 from 9.15am-3pm at St He­liers Church and Com­mu­nity Cen­tre at 100 St He­liers Bay Rd. It will pro­vide guid­ance on writ­ing a CV and cover let­ter, per­form­ing well in a job in­ter­view and com­mu­ni­cat­ing in the New Zealand work­place. It is free for mi­grants who have been in New Zealand for less than two years and who hold a full work or res­i­dency visa. Con­tact ARMS on 625 2440 or email re­cep­ for in­for­ma­tion. Chil­dren’s sto­ry­book yoga, June 13. From 11am11.30am, for 5-8 years. From noon-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 corn­wall­ for more in­for­ma­tion. Speaker, June 16, 11am-1pm at Block­house Bay Li­brary, 578 Block­house Bay Rd, Block­house Bay. Come and hear Max Cryer talk about his new book.

sheds light on all things fe­line, from their phys­i­cal make-up to their unique habits and be­hav­iours, as well as their place in his­tory and the roles they have played in films, car­toons and lit­er­a­ture. The talk will start at 11am, to be fol­lowed by tea and bis­cuits and a chance to talk to the au­thor. Copies of the book will be avail­able for pur­chase. Look­ing for a new hobby, stamp col­lect­ing could be for you. Join the Auck­land Philatelic So­ci­ety which meets fort­nightly at the Mt Al­bert Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 773 New North Rd. Call Vic­tor Sut­cliffe on 817 9772 for more in­for­ma­tion. Free Chi­nese (Man­darin) sto­ry­time, Ep­som com­mu­nity li­brary, ev­ery Fri­day at 11am. Songs and sto­ries pre­sented in Man­darin. Join us to en­cour­age your preschooler or ju­nior schooler’s love of books and read­ing, learn some pingyin (pho­netic sym­bols). All wel­come. At 195 Manukau Rd, Ep­som.

To be in­cluded, con­tact us at least two weeks be­fore your event is due to take place. Fax your de­tails to: 909 6802, email: or write to: What’s On, Cen­tral Leader, PO Box 6341, Welles­ley St, Auck­land 1141. Pref­er­ence will be given to lo­cal, free, com­mu­nity and char­ity events.

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