The dark art of shadow pup­petry

The Leader (Nelson) - - WHAT’S ON -

Vic­tory Com­mu­nity Cen­tre is host­ing a shadow pup­pet per­for­mance on Thurs­day 26 and Fri­day 27 of Jan­uary.

10.30am shows: Mo­mo­taro (Peach Boy), Mr Pray­ing Man­tis and Dragon Dance fol­lowed by arts ac­tiv­i­ties.

1.30pm shows: The Very Hun­gry Cater­pil­lar & The Rat who Wres­tled.

This will be fol­lowed by a cre­atey­our-own shadow pup­pet work­shop and per­for­mance. Bring a shoe box and torch with you.

Cost $15 per fam­ily (up to 5

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NEW Pow­ertalk Club Com­mu­ni­cate with Con­fi­dence: New de­tails 1st Tues­day mthly from March 7 Rich­mond Town Hall 1pm till 3pm en­hance your speak­ing, lis­ten­ing & pre­sen­ta­tion skills Ph 021910621 pow­ertalknel­son1.word­ SING HU: A love song to God, to help you ex­pe­ri­ence di­vine love and in­ner peace Wed­nes­day 5.30pm till 6pm at 44c Bronte St Ph Lyndy 548 1450 or 021 156 7914.

DRIV­ING Men­tors Needed: to help former refugees gain their

Re­stricted Li­cence. Vol­un­teers are given full train­ing, sup­port and use of our dual con­trol car. Email nel­son­ or Ph Rhon­wyn 021 255 8550. PRES­BY­TE­RIAN Sup­port: Could you give a few hours one day a week to as­sist with ac­tiv­i­ties, serve re­fresh­ments/chat? En­liven Pos­i­tive Age­ing day pro­grammes for the el­derly, Stoke – Please Ph Tr­ish 547 9350 Ext 710. peo­ple) $3 per in­di­vid­ual.

Tick­ets avail­able at the Vic­tory Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. To­tara Street Mon­day to Fri­day 8.30 to 4.30pm. The cen­tre re­opens from Mon­day Jan­uary 16.

Per­form­ers on the day will be Akiko Miyamoto and Roger San­ders.

In ad­di­tion, a cafe will be run­ning with light meals, healthy snacks plus hot and cold drinks from 11am-1.30pm. Cash only

Proudly sup­ported by Nel­son Cre­ative Com­mu­ni­ties Fund


BREAST Can­cer Sup­port Group: Novem­ber 28 Can­cer So­ci­ety Nel­son 102 Hardy St, if you have or have had breast can­cer come along to this friendly at­mos­phere. Reg­is­ter 539 1137 or­info@can­cer­nel­ HEAR­ING Aid Clin­ics: Stoke, Rich­mond, Motueka. Hear­ing aid clean­ing and mois­ture re­moval in Ul­travac, bat­tery sales and tub­ing re­pairs. Free to mem­bers, $5 non mem­bers. Ph 548 3270 for ap­point­ment Hear­ing Nel­son. AL­CO­HOLICS Anony­mous: Is al­co­hol caus­ing prob­lems for you in your life? Want to stop drink­ing but cant?. Maybe we can help, sup­port meet­ings ev­ery day. Ph 0800 229 6757.

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WAIMEA Tramp­ing Club: Sun­day Jan­uary 22, Lake Ro­toiti cir­cuit, mod­er­ate, Ph David 021 201 5682. Jan­uary 28 till 30, Croe­sus Track, mod­er­ate, Ph Chris 544 7038. BELLYFIT and Belly Dance Fush­ion: Open Evening Mon­day Jan­uary 23 at Stoke Methodist Hall. 3 ses­sions avali­able for $5 each. Please con­tact Deb­bie for more info db­sum­ or 027 689 0558.

NEL­SON 50+ Mini Walk­ers: Jan­uary 24, Wai-Iti Do­main. Meet 10am at Wai-Iti Do­main car park. Ph Jenny 542 3136.

NEL­SON 50+ Walk­ing Group: Jan­uary 26, Ca­ble Bay Walk­way. 9.30am start. Ph Jane 548 3404 or

Jil 548 6744.

SO­CIAL lndoor bowls: ev­ery Wed­nes­day and Fri­day 1.15pm till 4pm. Join in the fun, Trafal­gar St Hall op­po­site Trail­ways. Ph Roger 546 6562 or Maria 548 9006.

YOGA Vinyasa Flow: Tues­days 9.30am till 10.45am at River­side Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 289 Main Rd, Lower Moutere. Thurs­days 6.30pm till 7.45pm at Park­lands School, 9

Pah St, Motueka. $10. Ph Jo 021 170 9495.

KIDS Yoga Classes: start­ing Fe­bru­ary, al­ter­nate Satur­days morn­ings. Ages 4-6 and 7-9. At Park­lands School, Motueka. Book­ing and info Ph Jo 021 170 9495.

YOGA Space Com­mu­nity Yoga Class: Tues­days 7.30pm 1 hour. Koha. De­tails at www.yo­ganel­ or Ph Franki 027 362 3714.

RUGBY: Rangers senior pre-season con­di­tion­ing on Tues­days at 6pm at Ranger’s Up­per Moutere

Com­mu­nity Cet­nre. New play­ers wel­come. Ph Mark 027 422 9949.

Akiko Miyamoto

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