FAM­ILY & COM­MU­NITY

Wairarapa News - - CONVERSATIONS -

Eat UpWairarapa - With Al Brown: Al is back with his big­gest and best book yet, re­vis­it­ing and up­dat­ing clas­sic New Zealand heart­land meals and bring­ing sto­ries from around New Zealand. Join us for a drink as Al chats about the new book, our amazing lo­cal in­gre­di­ents, and his cook­ing ad­ven­tures. Make sure you get Al to sign your copy! Carter­ton Events Cen­tre Thurs­day 5 Oc­to­ber 7:30pm – 9:30pm En­try $20. Bags of books: Alzheimers Wairarapa fundraiser at 8 Lin­coln Road. 10 am to 4pm from 3rd un­til 7th Oc­to­ber (fi­nal week). The Lake House Cafe & Bistro: at Queen El­iz­a­beth Park is open Wed­nes­day - Sun­day 10-4pm with a new brunch menu. Func­tions by re­quest. Phone: 3701555 for book­ings or see Face­book Fri­dayWind down 4.30pm un­til late. Tapa Plates: $8 or 3 for $20, beer, wine, spir­its and cock­tails. Book­ings es­sen­tial for large groups. Play­cen­tre: ‘‘Fam­i­lies grow­ing to­gether’’, Play­cen­tre is a par­ent co­op­er­a­tive of­fer­ing Govern­ment funded, qual­ity pre- school ed­u­ca­tion for chil­dren aged 0- 6 years. Ses­sions run from 9 amto 12 noon and are mixed age, so they are fan­tas­tic for the whole fam­ily to at­tend, with the added ben­e­fit of of­fer­ing free NZQA recog­nised adult ed­u­ca­tion. There are three Play­cen­tres in theWairarapa. Find us on Face­book for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion or phone 0800PLAYNZ or www.Play­cen­tre.org.nz Fam­ily His­tory Re­search Rooms: (Ge­neal­ogy) next toWairarapa Ar­chive, Queen Street, Master­ton – Re­search as­sis­tance avail­able. Open Tues­days and Thurs­days from 1-4 pm, and Satur­days 10 am – 4 pm. Guest speak­ers on spe­cialised sub­jects 3rd Sun­day of each month at 1.30 pm – the speaker this month is Gill Knox, Look­ing Be­hind the Cur­tain – In­ten­tions to Marry . Sun­day Oc­to­ber 15 at 1.30pm. (small door charge for non-members). Carter­ton Dis­trict His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety: 44 Broad­way, Carter­ton. Ar­chive and Re­source Room open every Tues­day 2pm-4pm, or open by ap­point­ment. Con­tact: Diane 06 379 7150 or Chris 027 271 6280 Dance club: Carter­ton Club, 35 Broad­way, Carter­ton, every sec­ond Fri­day; 7.30pm. Wairarapa Dance

NORTH KOREA LEC­TURE

Paul Sin­clair served in the Min­istry of De­fence and the De­fence Force for more than 40 years, in­clud­ing twelve years as head of In­ter­na­tional De­fence Re­la­tions. He is now a senior fel­low at the Cen­tre for Strate­gic Stud­ies, Vic­to­ria Univer­sity and an ex­pert on North Korea. His talk is ti­tled: The Chal­lenge North Korea presents to the in­ter­na­tional com­mu­nity. 8pm on Wed­nes­day 11 Oc­to­ber, Wairarapa Sports House, cor­ner Chapel and Jackson Streets, Master­ton. All wel­come. Vis­i­tors: $5.00. For info con­tact Aileen We­ston: (06) 372 5741, email: aileen.we­ston@or­con.net.nz Club, con­tact: Liz 3795108. Carter­ton farm­ers­mar­ket: Me­mo­rial Square, Carter­ton every Sun­day 9am-12pm. You’ll find fresh pro­duce, wine, olive oil, art, and award win­ning ar­ti­san foods and wares­made right here in the Wairarapa. Se­niorNet: pro­vides peo­ple aged 50+ to learn about new com­mu­ni­ca­tion and in­for­ma­tion tech­nol­ogy in a friendly sup­port­ive peer to peer en­vi­ron­ment. Meet at De­part­men­tal Build­ings, 33 Chapel Street, Master­ton tel. 06 370 8803

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