MEMORY CAFE´ : Stratford for people affected by dementia. A morning tea for people with dementia and their carers at Sgt Peppers Cafe´, Prospero Place, Stratford on September 29 at 10am – a chance to catch up with old friends and make some new friends.
AGE CONCERN TARANAKI: Social morning tea held every third Friday of the month at 10am. 56 Cordelia Street, an interactive fun morning with good food and company. All over 65 welcome to join. Call 0800243625 for more information. TABLE TENNIS: Stratford Table Tennis Club meets every
Wednesday at the Stratford Scout Den, Fenton St, at 7.30pm. Cost is $2 per night with the first night free. Contact Alan Manning 067650730. BADMINTON: The Stratford Midweek Badminton group meets at the Stratford War Memorial Hall on Mondays from 10am to midday and costs $5. They have a toy box for littlies and there are racquets available to use and free coaching. Contact Ruth Taunt 06 765 6593. GIRL GUIDES: Stratford’s Pippin (5-7 years old), Brownie (7-9 years old), Guide (9-12) and Ranger unit for girls aged 12.5-17 welcome new members and leaders. Please contact Michelle Kivell (0273249371 or email@example.com) or visit www.girlguidingnz.org.nz for more information.
ELTHAM TOY LIBRARY: Located next to the Plunket Rooms High St, Eltham, 10.30am-12.30pm. Wide variety of toys for all ages.The library is a non-profit organisation that supplies quality big brand indoor and outdoor toys for preschoolers. Each visit you can take home four toys plus a puzzle or costume. Casual hire and birthday hire available. Contact Alecia Lawrence 021 515870.
FRIDAY MORNING MARKETS: Weather permitting, at Touchpoint carpark, High Street, Eltham, 8.30am to 12.30pm every Friday. Cooking, books, you name it. Email firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm Friday prior to publication. Photo and longer story welcome for consideration at editor’s discretion, space allowing. Photo must be a jpg of 850kb-1MB. While we make every effort to publish events we cannot guarantee that every one will get in the paper. You can also submit to neighbourly’s What’s On pages. All you need to do is go to nbly.nz/sts and a simple form will appear for you to fill in. You do not need to be a member of neighbourly to use this feature.
own entrance. Set up 1pm . Welcome and swap 1.30. Come along with your surplus seedlings, seeds, etc. Home grown or homemade. Enjoy a chat and a cuppa with like-minded people. Contact Lyn 2789182. or find us on facebook.
ALL ABOUT BEES: The Friends of Hawera Parks in conjunction with Lester Bulmer are holding a talk/ demonstration relating to the setting up, care and maintenance of a bee hive. Lester, who has been a hobbyist beekeeper for 45 years and has been to the Solomon Islands with VSA as a beekeeper advisor, will also discuss the trees and flowers for bees and the importance of bees for pollination. We will be meeting at the Main Gates of King Edward Park, corner of Camberwell and High Streets, at 9.45am on Tuesday September 12. As parking is limited we will car pool to the venue from there. For further information contact Judy Stockwell on 278 5915. CAFE SERVICE: Hawera Baptist Church, 6 Surrey St. 10am this Sunday September 10.. Drs John and Diana Rae speak on faith, elections issues and equity of access to health services in NZ. All welcome. More info ph 021 1891219.
DOGGY TESTS: Exam Time for all good dogs! The Hawera Dog Training Association holds its annual Obedience Championship Show on September 9 and 10. We welcome visitors. Come along and see how clever, and incredibly well-behaved these good-looking canines are. Competition begins each day at 9am,and runs through to midafternoon both days. We are at the HDTA Club and Normanby Domain, on Ketemarae Road near State
MONTHLY POP-UP MARKET: Hawera Town Square 10am till 4pm, September 14; October 12; November 9; December 14. Crystals, licorice, jewellery, wooden toys, bamboo products, pot plants, hippy accessories, orgone generators, lavender art, hand sewn treasures. SUNDAY SCHOOL: Methodist Church, Regent St, Hawera, 10am every Sunday. Lots of fun for the children.
NEW EXHIBITION: Hawera Art Club’s Exhibition Spring Forth is on at the Lysaght Watt Gallery in Union Street Hawera. This annual show is always popular with locals and visitors alike and displays the diverse the talent we have in our town. The exhibition is open from September 4-30 at 4-6 Union Street Hawera. Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm and Saturday 10am to 1pm. Ph 278 7611. ALZ CAFE´ : . A morning tea for people with dementia and their
carers at The Gelato Caffe, Cnr High Street and Regent Street, Hawera on Thursday September 28 at 9.30am at 9.30am. Cost $7.50.
MUSICAL THEATRE: The Hawera Memorial Theatre Trust’s musical theatre extravaganza Hear the People Sing, is on from November 18-25, at Hawera Memorial Theatre. Early bird bookings opened August 14 at Ticketdirect and i site Hawera.