AT THE HOP: Get ready for a night of Hits from the 50s and 60s. Stratford Singers and guests bring you At The Hop - a programme of sizzling hits and Jukebox favourites. Saturday, September 30 at 7.30pm and Sunday, October 1 at 2pm, in the Midhirst Hall. Tickets are available from Stratford iSite. $26, BYO – Supper provided.
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 Friday, 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. 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.
accessories, orgone generators, lavender art, hand sewn treasures. BOOK FAIR: Ha¯wera Genealogy and South Taranaki Museum Annual Book Fair, October 5,6 and 7 in St Joseph Hall Victoria St Ha¯wera. 8.30am - 7pm Thursday, 8.30 - 6pm Friday, 9am - 2pm Saturday.
PIPE BAND: Hawera Highland Pipe Band is holding a concert on Friday, September 22 at 7pm. Featuring the Foundation New Zealand Youth Pipe Band along with other Scottish entertainment. The concert is being held in the Ha¯wera Memorial
Theatre with tickets available from the South Taranaki iSite, 55 High Street, phone 062788599. Tickets are $20 an adult or $10 per school age child.
TOUCH TOURNAMENT: To bring people together during South Taranaki Mental Health Awareness Week, a touch tournament has been organised. Open to everyone, it will take place on October 12 from 10am14pm at the Hawera Soccer club on Turuturu Road. Six people in a team and send registrations to Hannah Kelly at Hannah@sporttaranaki.org.nz by September 29.
SUNDAY SCHOOL: Methodist Church, Regent St, Ha¯wera, 10am every Sunday. Lots of fun for the children.
NEW EXHIBITION: Ha¯wera Art Club’s Exhibition Spring Forth is on at the Lysaght Watt Gallery in Union Street Ha¯wera. 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 Ha¯wera. Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm and
Saturday 10am to 1pm. Ph 278 7611. ALZ CAFE´ : For people affected by dementia. A morning tea for people with dementia and their carers at The Gelato Caffe, Cnr High Street and Regent Street, Ha¯wera on Thursday September 28 at 9.30am at 9:30am – a chance to catch up with old friends and make some new friends. Cost $7.50.
SPACE PROGRAMME: Space is for mainly first time Mums with babies under six months. Meet new friends
and share your parenting journey in a safe and welcoming environment. For more information or to enrol visit www.facebook.com/ taranakispace or email email@example.com
QUIRKY EXHIBITION: One of Quirky Fox’s most popular artists, Santie Cronje, returns with a new twist on her affordable miniature works. Rather than miniature prints the exhibition is made up of a range of small graphite originals. Each of
the petite originals captures a moment in time; inspired by love, life and family, the subjects range from floral studies to favourite foods. Each work is accompanied by a sentence or two explaining why the piece was drawn.
MAKERSPACE: Fun free Makerspace sessions are held at Ha¯wera LibraryPlus for children aged 5+ every second Wednesday from 3.30-4.30pm during the school terms.