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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 michellekiv­ell@hot­ or visit www.girl­guid­ 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 star@dai­ 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 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

High­way 3.

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.

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