AUGUST.......................................... .................■ Guided Volunteering Workshop, Friday August 31, 1pm2pm, Multicultural Whanga¯ rei, 71 Bank St.
■ Join Us for A Shared Lunch, Friday August 31, 12pm-1pm, Multicultural Whanga¯ rei.
■ No Holds Bard, Friday August 31, 7.30pm, Riverbank Centre, Reyburn House Lanei.
■ Native Plant Propagation, Friday August 31, 10am-2pm, He Kakano Community Nursery, 8 First Ave.
■ The Mikado - Whangarei Choral Society concert, Saturday September 1, 2.30pm-4.30pm, Saint John's Golden Church Centre, 149 Kamo Rd.
■ Annual Pirate Party With 5K, Saturday September 1, 8pm, The Old Stone Butter Factory, 8 Butter Factory Lane.
■ Northland Performing Arts Speech & Drama Competitions, Saturday & Sunday, September 1 & 2, 10am, 1.30pm & 6pm, Forum North.
■ Whangarei Woodturners exhibition, , Saturday September 1, 10am-4pm, Jack Morgan Museum SH1, Hukerenui.
■ Northland v Taranaki Mitre 10 Cup Draw, Sunday September 2, 4.35pm, Northland Events Centre, Okara Park.
■ Sunday Salsa Night, Sunday September 2, 4.30pm-8.15pm, Whanga¯ rei RSA, 9 Rust Avenue.
■ Multicultural Morning Tea, Monday September 3, 10am-11am, Multicultural Whanga¯ rei, 71 Bank St.
■ Socrates Cafe Discussion Group, Monday September 3, 6pm8pm, Dickens Inn, 71 Cameron St.
■ Yoga for Young People, Monday September 3, 4pm-5.15pm, Yoga Soma 69 Bank Street, Level 1, Room 8.
■ Zumba With Del, Monday September 3, 6pm-7pm, Kamo War Memorial Hall, Cnr Boswell and Grant Sts, Kamo.
■ Health & Disability Advocate “How to speak up when you have concerns”, Tuesday September 4, 12-1pm. Anglican Care, Regent.
■ Yoga With Graeme Lockett, Tuesday September 4, 6pm-7.30pm, Glenbervie Primary School, 151 Ngunguru Rd.
■ Butters Beer Club, Wednesday September 5, 6pm-8pm, The Old Stone Butter Factory, 8 Butter Factory Lane.
■ Information Session: Study Teaching, Wednesday September 5, 6pm-7.30pm, The University of Auckland, 13 Alexander St.
■ Northland Youth Summit Arts Festival 2018, Wednesday September 5-Friday Sep 7 (Weds 9am-10pm, Thurs 6am-10pm, Fri 6am-5pm), Northtec, 51 Raumanga Valley Road.
■ Toastmasters Whanga¯ rei, Wednesday September 5, 7pm-9pm, Maunu Masonic Village Hall, 224 Maunu Rd.
■ WINGS Multi-discipline presentation by CAB, Epilepsy NZ, Health & Disability Advocacy, Wednesday September 5, 6.30pm, WWC, cnr. Rust Ave/alexander St.
■ 1st Kamo Girls' Brigade, Thursday September 6, 6pm7.45pm, Saint John's Golden Church Centre, 149 Kamo Rd.
■ Communication Skills Training, Thursday September 6, 6pm-9pm, Sierra Motel, 26 Western Hills Drive.
■ Community Yoga, Thursday September 6, 5pm-6.15pm, The Pulse, 13 Whaka Street, Raumanga.
■ Professional Speaking Course, Thursday September 6pm-9pm, Multicultural Whanga¯ rei, 71 Bank St.
■ Whangarei Film Society screenings, Thursday September 6, 6pm: Paterson Drama & 8pm: Divine Order Comedy, Forum North. MARKETS............................................
■ Mangapai Hall Summer Markets, Sunday September 2, 9am-1pm, Mangapai.
■ Onerahi Markets, Onerahi Hall, Church St, Onerahi. First Saturday of month, 8am-12pm. Mel 021 08110259.
■ Tikipunga Market, Cnr Wanaka St and Denby Cres, Tikipunga. Every Sunday, 7am12pm. Angie, 438 9135.
■ Whangarei Growers’ Market, Water St Carpark, every Saturday, 6am-10am. Murray, (09) 435 3161.
■ Claphams National Clock Museum. Town Basin, Dent Street, Whangarei, open daily (except Christmas Day) 9am-5pm, Phone 09 4383 993. Email:firstname.lastname@example.org, www.claphamsclocks.com
■ Hangar Art and Framing Gallery, 14 Cross St Regent, Whangarei, 09 4381260, Open Monday to Thursday 9am-5pm, Fri 8am-4pm, Sat 9am-12pm.
■ Packard Motor Museum, Old Dairy Factory, Maungatapere. Open Wednesday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm. Phone: 09 434 8214. visit: www.packardmuseum.co.nz .
■ Quarry Arts Centre, 21 Selwyn Ave. quarryarts.org. Exhibition: Open Ceramics Award: Showcasing the broad range of talent from NZ potters and sculptors, including locals. Guest judge Peter Lange MNZM. Runs until September 10, Yvonne Rust Gallery.
■ Reyburn House Art Gallery, Reyburn House Lane, Town Basin. Open Tuesday to Friday, 10am4pm, Saturday and Sunday, 10am2pm. Visit www.reyburnhouse.co.nz.
■ The Bach, Northland artists gallery and shop, Town Basin, open 9.30am-4.30pm daily. Phone (09) 438 2787 or email email@example.com
■ The Shutter Room, Old Library Building, Rust Avenue, Whangarei. Photographic exhibitions. New exhibitions monthly. Wed-fri 12pm-4pm, Sat 10m-2pm. www.theshutterroom.com for details of current exhibition.
■ Whangarei Art Museum, The Hub at the Town Basin, phone 09 4304240. Open daily 10am-4pm. Access is through the Hub Information Centre.
■ Whangarei Museum at Kiwi North, Puanga - star of the New Year, star of Abundance, June 9-October 14, Mim Ringer Gallery, 10am to 4pm daily, included in general admission
Gate 1, 500 SH14, Maunu, Whangarei www.kiwinorth.co.nz, 500 SH14, Maunu. Open 10am-4pm daily. Phone (09) 438 9630.
■ Whangarei Woodturners exhibition, Jack Morgan Museum SH1, Hukerenui 10am-4pm daily (from September 1). Exhibits for sale. Great Christmas presents.
CLUBS AND GROUPS ....................... Social table tennis Monday and Friday 12.30-3.30pm. Kensington stadium, mixed doubles for over 40s. Enquiries Doug (09) 435-2798.
Society of Authors Northland branch, meets once a month on a Saturday afternoon around the north. Enquiries Daphne (09) 434-6701, or Phyll (09) 435-2948.
South End Country Club Starts 15 Feb, meet every third Sunday of the month at the Grand Hotel, Lower Bank Street, 1-4pm, Enquiries Maani (09) 4389228
Spinners & Weavers meet every second and fourth Monday of month in Trinity Church Hall, Tikipunga, 10am-2pm. Enquiries Karen (09) 4354403.
Sport Northland Kiwiseniors — 50+ group meet every Monday morning at 9am ASB Lounge, Kensington Facility, Kensington for walking/badminton. 9.30am seated exercise class, SITFIT followed by morning tea 10.30am. Enquiries (09) 437-4404.
St John Hospitallers Club, meet third Wednesday of the month, 1.30pm Ambulance Station. Enquiries (09) 437-2199.
Stand Up Paddleboarding. After work cruise leaves every second Tuesday 5-30pm from Riverside Drive Marina. Beginners welcome. Boards and a quick lesson available if arranged beforehand. Call Karl at The Paddleboard Shop (09) 438 2248.
Swing Dance Company B Fun, sociable dancing from the 1930s and 40s. Lindy hop, charleston, eastcoast swing. Beginners lessons Thursday nights. Intermediate lessons Tuesday nights during school terms. Enquiries Lynda (09) 4356286 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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