FETE: Under the Mountain Arts and Crafts Fete, Saturday October 21 (Labour Weekend) 10am-3pm. Fourth annual Arts and Crafts Fete at St Mary’s Diocesan School. One hundred quality arts and crafts & food stalls. Entry via Pembroke Rd. Gold coin donation gate entry. FIBRE GROUP: THE Stratford – Eltham Creative Fibre Group meets on the first Saturday of each month 10am to 3pm and weavers meet on the third Saturday of each month 10am to 3pm at the Wharehuia Community Centre, Beaconsfield Rd, Midhirst. inquiries to Pauline
7628616 or Dalwyn 765 4060. 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, October 27 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. We have plenty of spare bats for those who don’t have one. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org) or visit www.girlguidingnz.org.nz for more information. Email email@example.com 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.
along and join in the fun.
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. New and old.
MONTHLY POPUP MARKET: Ha¯wera Town Square 10am till 4pm, October 12. Crystals, licorice, jewellery, wooden toys, bamboo products, pot plants, hippy accessories, orgone generators, lavender art, hand sewn treasures. CAKE DECORATING: Unfortunately, we have no access to the hall for what should have been our monthly meeting on Wednesday October 11 so this meeting has had to be cancelled. Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday November 8th at St John’s Hall, Princes Street, Hawera at 7.30 pm with our workshop topic being
Brush Embroidery. For further information look in Facebook under Cake Art Taranaki South or please contact Lynn on 06-2786249, Lynda on 06-3466482 or Steve on 06-7656762.
LEARNING SESSION: Hospice Taranaki would like to invite you to an information presentation. You
can learn more about what Hospice does in the community, what the Hospice Palliative care nurses do and you can ask questions. On Sunday October 8 at 2pm in the Theatre Lounge, Hawera
Community Centre, Albion St. Rose Whitaker / Marketing & Promotions Coordinator/Monday – Friday 9am – 3pm/ 027 589 8771.
GOSPEL MUSIC AFTERNOON : At the Salvation Army Complex, Regent St, Hawera. Saturday October 7,
1-30pm. Contact Dianne 0279244884.
CHRISTMAS HOUSE TOUR: December 2. Enter your decorated homes now to help raise funds for Food Bank and Presbyterian Centre upgrade. Ph 2784313.
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.
CHILDREN’S MARKET: For Hawera/South Taranaki. Toys, books, children’s clothes, baby gear and accessories, pre-loved or new. An opportunity to have a clean out before Christmas. Saturday, October 14, from 9am to 12pm at the Salvation Army Complex, 19 Regent Street, Hawera. Book a sales table today by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or 021 2511 615.