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Otahuhu his­tor­i­cal so­ci­ety, meet­ings for June, July and Au­gust will be held at 1.30pm on the fourth mon­day as usual in the room at the back of the li­brary, 12 High St. Plenty of park­ing avail­able. Good speak­ers, trad­ing ta­ble, raf­fle and af­ter­noon tea or cof­fee. The mu­seum will be open ev­ery wed­nes­day from 10am till noon or by ap­point­ment. Phone Mary 276 5109 or ray 276 8225. 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 Street, One­hunga. Up­com­ing meet­ing June 24. Sim­ply turn up or con­tact Jim Walker on 021 274 6060 or visit our web­site one­ for more in­for­ma­tion. Three Kings Toast­mas­ters, im­prove your con­fi­dence to speak and present in public. Join our friendly, ex­cit­ing club and ex­pe­ri­ence the Toast­mas­ters world fa­mous meth­ods that will help you do so. 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 com­pli­men­tary buf­fet for all. Our next meet­ings are on June 25 and July 9. Call Kevin Prohl at 0274 933 186 or email kevin@speech­, or just pop along on the night. Pt Che­va­lier, an­nual get to­gether, from 1930s to 1970s, June 27 at 1pm, Pt Che­va­lier RSA, Great North Rd. Con­tact Elaine 626 7877 for in­for­ma­tion. Mis­sion, free mul­ti­me­dia pre­sen­ta­tion by Share In­ter­na­tional NZ, June 27, 7pm-9pm, Fern­dale House, 830 New North Rd, Mt Al­bert, all welcome. Phone 021 0799980. Con­cert, mem­bers of the Or­gan Pi­ano and Key­board So­ci­ety of Auck­land (for­merly Or­gan So­ci­ety of NZ) will present a Va­ri­ety Con­cert of light easy lis­ten­ing mu­sic on June 28, 2pm–4pm at 98 Cap­tain Springs Road, One­hunga, (Dale­wool Auck­land Brass Band Hall). Our mem­bers will be play­ing the fol­low­ing in­stru­ments. Arnie Rule on Lowrey Or­gan, Rob & Bar­bara Pow­ell duets on Clavinova Pi­ano, Lowrey Or­gan and Ty­ros 5 Key­board. Door tick­ets sales will be $5 which in­cludes light re­fresh­ments. Fur­ther en­quiries to Rob Pow­ell 838 7346. Free Club Phys­i­cal 10 Week Can­cer Well­ness Pro­gramme, starts June 30, 10am. Free for peo­ple with and re­cov­er­ing from can­cer. For more de­tails call Sasha 414 3978. Tai chi, free class of­fered. New in­take June 2015. Learn to de­crease stress, ten­sion and phys­i­cal pain. Also im­prove emo­tional bal­ance and vi­tal­ity. Classes at Grey Lynn, Mt Eden, Block­house Bay, Mt Al­bert. Register by June 30 (lim­ited places avail­able) email or ph 816 8649. Vol­un­teers needed for Amitabha Hos­pice, free com­pas­sion­ate care for the el­derly and the in­cur­ably ill through­out Auck­land. Our next free care­giver vol­un­teer train­ing will start July 1 from 6.30pm till 9pm – for eight con­sec­u­tive Wed­nes­days, fin­ish­ing Au­gust 19. The course is given in Avon­dale. For more in­for­ma­tion de­tails please go to amitab­ha­hos­ or call 828 3321. In­ter­na­tional choir con­cert, The Choir of Christ’s Col­lege Cam­bridge will present a con­cert in aid of ‘Sea­sons One­hunga’ Grief and Loss Sup­port Ser­vices, Auck­land at St Peter’s Angli­can Church, One­hunga on July 3 at 7.30pm. This is a chance to hear a world class choir. CDs will be on sale af­ter the con­cert. Price $20, chil­dren un­der 10 are free. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion and to ob­tain tick­ets please con­tact: or 636 6368. Free pre­sen­ta­tion, about glau­coma. Speaker, Dr He­len Danesh-Meyer, eye spe­cial­ist. July 4, 10am–11.30am at Alexan­dra Park Func­tion Cen­tre, Green Lane West, Gate B, Hob­son Room, Level 3. Free ad­mis­sion. Friends and fam­ily welcome. Ques­tion and an­swer ses­sion. Singing, friend­ship and fun, if you en­joy singing or lis­ten­ing to mu­sic, if you play an in­stru­ment, can de­liver a mono­logue or re­cite a poem, then The Singers Club is for you. All welcome to come to an en­joy­able evening com­mem­o­rat­ing the US In­de­pen­dence Day. One­hunga Com­mu­nity House, 83 Sel­wyn Av­enue, July 5, 7.30pm– 9.30pm. Supper pro­vided. In­quiries phone Ash­ley 622 Probus, the Com­bined Ep­som Probus Club will at St John’s Angli­can Church Hall, 6 Chan­dler Ave, Royal Oak at 10am on July 6. Our speaker this month will be Tony Kee­gan whose sub­ject will be Mind­ful­ness. New mem­bers, both men and women are al­ways welcome. Please tele­phone Eileen 634 4277. Art demon­stra­tion, by Jan Leonard, NZ Fel­low­ship of Artists. Head along to Gif­ford Gallery, 27a Poronui St, Mt Eden, on July 8, for a cal­lig­ra­phy demon­stra­tion by artist Jan Leonard. From 10am to noon. Cost $10 for non­mem­bers in­clud­ing tea, cof­fee, re­fresh­ments. At Gif­ford Gallery, 27A Poronui Street, Mt Eden. Or­gan Pi­ano and Key­board So­ci­ety of Auck­land Inc, (For­merly Or­gan So­ci­ety of NZ), meets ev­ery Wed­nes­day from 9.30am to 2.30pm at 98 Cap­tain Springs Rd, One­hunga. To en­cour­age new mem­ber­ship the So­ci­ety is now go­ing to ex­tend their meet­ing days to the third Sun­day of the month. The first meet­ing will be on July 19, 2pm-4pm. The so­ci­ety has a Rodgers Theatre Or­gan, Lowrey Or­gan, Yamaha Clavinova Pi­ano and Yamaha PSR 8000 key­board for mem­bers to play. The so­ci­ety is seek­ing new mem­bers, or come as a ca­sual visi­tor for a small ad­mis­sion charge of $5. Time out for you, be cre­ative from home. Ladies come and join us with Penny Shivas who has a pas­sion for be­ing cre­ative. She will be your cre­ative coach, give you fun pro­ject ideas with photos, flow­ers, gift wrap­ping and teach you about fan­tas­tic stamp­ing prod­ucts. July 25, 2pm-4pm, Bal­moral Bap­tist Church, cnr Do­min­ion Road and Queens Ave Bal­moral. Gold coin do­na­tion please. Register with Mar­garet, email redl­izzie@hot­ or phone 625 9262. STARS Dance Move­ment Ther­apy Groups, register now for Term 3. 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 start­ing July 28, in One­hunga and Mt Al­bert, from preschool to teenage years. Women’s Out­door Pur­suits, women of all ages who en­joy the bush and would like to re­fresh your skills in the out­doors. Join our Women’s Out­door Pur­suits in­tro­duc­tory course on Au­gust 1 and 8. Visit: to en­rol or ring Anne at 480 5424. Sel­wyn Cen­tre at Royal Oak, 6 Chan­dler Ave. Tues­days 9.30am–noon, cost $3. A warm welcome. Truly so­cia­ble folk. Loads of fun. Not ‘churchy’ at all. You de­serve an out­ing. Come join us. Con­tact Heather Cor­let­tKris­tensen 021 0502 987. English Lan­guage Part­ners, Free English classes are now avail­able at Stoddard Road and Wes­ley Com­mu­nity Cen­tre for refugees and mi­grants with less than 9 years for­mal ed­u­ca­tion in your own coun­try. Classes are for 10 hours a week. Con­tact 09 827 7882 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 Road, Ep­som.

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