South Taranaki Star - - GARDENING -

LO­CAL HAND­CRAFTS: An­nual Fair will be held in the Memo­rial Hall, Mi­randa St Strat­ford. Satur­day Oc­to­ber 28. There will be all sorts of crafts for sale. Plants, wooden toys, jeweler, lin­gere, knit­ting, cards, dolls clothes, can­dles, cush­ions.snow freeze, There will some­thing for ev­ery­one. Free ad­mis­sion, 9.30am to 3pm.

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.

OPEN DAY: Oc­to­ber 23 Labour Day, Blair Athol Al­pacs, 408 CLIMIE Road STRAT­FORD 10am to 4pm. Come and let us share our love of al­pacas with you. Al­pacas and al­paca prod­ucts for sale. For more info phone 027 6691747. Free 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. FUN DAY: Taranaki Pioneer Vil­lage Fam­ily Fun Day Oc­to­ber 22, 10am4pm. All day sausage siz­zle, on site will be the black­smith, wood turn­ers, print­ing shop, Strat­ford pipe band, (long)bow-maker, wood chop­ping team and var­i­ous craft stalls: Vin­tage cars and Vin­tage ma­chin­ery and a pho­tog­ra­pher to take your photo in Pe­riod cos­tume. Bring a pic­nic and join us for a fun-filled day. Usual en­try fees ap­ply.

CALF & LAMB DAY: North Taranaki Boys & Girls Calf and Lamb Champs Labour Day Mon­day Oc­to­ber 23, 10.30am at Strat­ford A & P Show­grounds. Reg­is­ter on day for $2 per an­i­mal. Sec­tions for pre-school, pri­mary, in­ter­me­di­ate and sec­ondary stu­dents. Call 06 765

6173 for more in­for­ma­tion. 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.

AGE CON­CERN TARANAKI: So­cial morn­ing tea held ev­ery third Fri­day of the month at 10am. 56 Cordelia St, 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 michellekiv­ell@hot­ or visit www.girl­guid­ for more in­for­ma­tion.

PET DAY: Rawhitiroa School - Pet /Gala Day Satur­day Oc­to­ber 28, 10am. All wel­come to at­tend. Raf­fles, Games and Bounc­ing Cas­tle. Come 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 St, Eltham, 8.30am to 12.30pm ev­ery Fri­day. Cook­ing, books, you name it. New and old.


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