Given the high energy of the event, photographers were commended on their photos. Club members beautifully captured the character of the animals they were photographing.
WED SEPTEMBER 6
Waiheke Radio Auckland Central candidates debate: Figure out who to vote for by listening to the debate at Artworks Theatre on from 7pm to 8.30pm. Bring your own vase floral workshop: An evening of fun will be offered at Flower Gallery in Ostend from 6pm to 8pm. Book on 3726987 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
THURS SEPTEMBER 7
The Pin-up Boys: Waiheke Theatre Company’s new comedy, directed by David Charteris, opens at 7.30pm at Artworks Theatre and closes on Saturday, September 16. Matinee show on Sunday, September 10, at 3pm. Tickets are available at www.artworkstheatre.org.nz.
FRI SEPTEMBER 8
Alt Music Film Festival: A documentary about Laurie Anderson, Heart of a Dog, will screen tonight at 8pm and at 4.30pm on September 10. Eat that Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words will be shown on September 15 at 8pm and at 4.30pm on September 17. Miss Sharon Jones, a documentary about Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings, will screen at 8pm on September 22 and at 7.30pm on September 24. Kai Conscious Cafe: Every Friday from 11am to 12pm at The Sustainability Centre, Mako Street. Each week is a different workshop and a lunch for all. Bring your excess food. RSA night out: Members’ draw and weekly entertainment. Call 3729019. Live music: Aperitivowine Bar, Oneroa, from 6pm. Free. Live music: Vino Vino, Oneroa, 6.30pm. Call 3729888. Bowling and Cosmopolitan club night out: Live sport on the screen, membership draw, joker raffle, bar snacks, restaurant, 6pm. Surfdale.
SAT SEPTEMBER 9
Ostend market: Ostendwar Memorial Hall from 8.30am to 1pm. Amusical Potpourri : Waiheke Choral Society will present a concert at Palm Beach Hall at 2pm. Tickets are $15 for adults, $35 for a family, $12 for seniors and students, and $8 for children and are available from Dee on 3723456, Shop the Rock and at the door. All proceeds will go to a local charity.
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Play with clay: Judy Rae will offer a clay session atwaiheke Community Art Gallery on September 16, from 11am to 2pm. Phone 3729907 for information. What is the state ofwater in NZ?: Freshwater ecologistmike Joy will offer a free presentation on water issues relevant to the upcoming elections. The talk will be on Sunday, September 17, from 1pm to 3.45pm atwaiheke Library. Fullers Festival of Football: Auckland City football team will offer a free children’s coaching clinic on Friday, September 22. Three games of football, with celebrity guests, will be held from 10.30am to 5pm on Saturday, September 23, at Onetangi Sports Park. Free entry. Last Laughs: Thewaiheke Comedy Show troupe offer improvised comedy games at Artworks theatre on Tuesday, September 26 from 7pm. Entry by koha, bar open. Music movies: Films from top bands will be screened at Artworks Theatre in Oneroa over coming months. Stop Making Sense will screen on Friday, October 13 and The Doors on Friday, November 10. Waiheke Community Cinema will showmusic movies every Friday in September. Tickets for the Artworks shows will be $15 from www.artworkstheatre.org.nz, with the bar open and local bands playing before and after the film.
Friends of the Street: Available on Friday and Saturday nights for teenagers needing a lift home. Call 0276290596. Piripoho/consolation: Support group for people affected by the loss of a loved one through suicide. Meetings on the first Thursday of the month, 5pm to 6.30pm at Hau Ora Building/piritahi Marae. Call 3720022. Historic Village: Open Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and public holiday Mondays, noon to 4pm. Onetangi Straight. Bus 1, 1A or 3. Call 3722970. Toy Library: Open every Saturday 9.30am to 11.30am at Old Surfdale Post Office. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Tennis club: At Onetangi Sports Park tennis courts. Call 0274800632. Whittaker’s Music Museum: Artworks, Korora Rd, Oneroa. Open seven days 1pm to 4pm, meet Lloyd and Joan Whittaker on Saturdays 1.30pm for a live performance. Ph 3725573 or 3729627. French club: Artworks cinema first Monday of every month. Call 3726109. Horizonswaiheke: Mental wellbeing coffee group. Call 3726688 or 3727605. Gymnastics and playgym: Call 3727804. Junior golf: Atwaiheke Golf Club, Onetangi Straight. Enrolment essential. Email email@example.com.
Over 40s social club: Fourth Wednesday of the month at 1.30pm, at St John Hall, Ostend. Call 3729997. Rsawomen’s section: 10.30am on firstwednesday of every month at the clubrooms, Belgium St, Ostend. Newmembers welcome. Puna Reo: Bilingual Maori playgroup, 9am-noon. Pavilion, Donald Bruce Rd. Call 3726991. Waiheke Playcentre: 9am to 12noon, for ages 0-5. 5A Albert Crescent. Also Fri, Mon and Tues. Email firstname.lastname@example.org Dementia support group: RSA Club, Ostend. 10am to noon. Morning tea provided. Call Wendy Ford 3720022 or text 0212242673 or Laurene Butler at 0272378837. Waiheke Bowling and Cosmopolitan Club: 1.45pm social bowling, 2Marama Ave, Surfdale. Please wear flat-soled shoes. Golf: Ladies’ 18-hole competition, 9am. Haggle $5, Waiheke Golf Club. Feldenkrais: Awareness through movement, Red Cross Hall, 2pm. Waiheke Tennis Club: Onetangi Sports Club tennis courts available for club members 4pm to 7pm. Mountain Bike Club: Evening rides, Onetangi Sports Park, 6.30pm. Call 0274818363. Waiheke Poker Club: 6.30pm at Solar, Oneroa. $25 buy-in. Call 3728752. Eight ball: 7.30pm atwaiheke RSA, tables free.
She Jays: Young women can learn fromwaiheke’s top female DJS at Sandbar on the second Thursday of every month. Dancing with experienced DJS from 10pm. Register your interest in learning at email@example.com. The Song and Poetry Thing: Open mic evening at Sandbar, Oneroa, last Thursday of the month. Share your original poems and songs. Sign up at 6.30pm or come and watch. Care and Craft: Care and companionship at 10am at the Ostend Sports Club. Call 3727516. La Leche League: Breastfeeding Cafe, first Thursday of every month, 11am at Solar’s back room, Oneroa. Pregnant mums welcome, toddlers also. Free telephone counselling any time. Call 3722210. Fitness league: 10am to 11am, Red Cross Hall, Oneroa. Ladies’ tennis: 9.30am at Onetangi Sports Park. Waiheke Playgroup: Old Blackpool School Hall. 8.45am to 11.30am, $3 per family plus piece of fruit. Also on Tue. Call 021540404. Wriggle and rhyme: Free 30-minute programme for babies and toddlers up to 2. 10am, Waiheke Library. Call 3741325. Housie: 10am, RSA. Call 3725453. Cards: 500, 2pm, RSA. Call 3727419. Golf croquet: Mako St, Oneroa, 2pm. Also on Sun and Tues. Call 3726003. Waiheke Dirt Track Social Club: Woolshed, O’brien Rd, 4pm. Social evening includes club prices and complimentary bar snacks, meat and money raffles. Friday mornings at 9am, upstairs at Waiheke Transfer Station. Call 3727662. Waiheke Tennis Club: 4pm to 7pm, Onetangi Sports Club tennis courts available for club members. All differently abled people: Family, friends and supporters meet 5pm for a shared meal at Melanna House, 1 Crescent Rd East. Call 0221910208.