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
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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 email@example.com) or visit www.girlguidingnz.org.nz 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.
MONTHLY POPUP MARKET: