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The fragrance of incense filled the air as the young and old gathered near the main shrine at the temple on Friday evening to make light offerings and seek the blessings of the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas. Venerable Abbess Manshin led a prayer service and wished everyone a Lunar Happy New Year hoping that they may be granted the gift of wisdom. After which everyone queued up to receive little red packets from the Venerable. The little red enveloped contained nuggets of wisdom for people to follow through the year. The Lunar New year was welcomed with the ringing of the morning bell, a roll of drums and the traditional Lion dance. Bringing in the Lunar New Year with blessings What’s On Forest and Bird South Auckland Forest and Bird Monday, February 13 at 7.30pm. Environmental educator Laura Torre-Williams will give a presen- tation on freshwater eels. Meet at the Gardens community hall, 5 Mt Lebanon Crescent, Manurewa. All welcome. Howick Probus The Probus Club of Howick will meet at St Andrews Church Cen- tre, Vincent Street, Howick at 10am on Friday, February 10. We are a group on retired/semi- retired men and ladies who enjoy hearing good speakers, enjoy out- ings to the theatre and other ven- ues, and meeting new people. We welcome visitors and members of other clubs. Our main speaker this month is sporting legend Precious McKenzie informing us all about his life adventures. Phone Cliff 534-5246. Parent education Baby and You starts Tuesday, Feb- ruary 14 and continues for the fol- lowing three Tuesdays, giving new mums an opportunity to learn tips, tricks, and methods for feeding, changing and sleeping patterns of babies. It features highly quali- fied consultants, including a chi- ropractor, nurse, early childhood specialists and post natal exercise professional. At the Picton Centre in Howick for parents with babies up to three-months old. For infor- mation www.aepc.org.nz Botany Crime Watch Patrol If you are interested in crime pre- vention and would like to assist us in making your community a safer place to live and work, please con- tact us. We patrol Burswood, Gol- flands, Botany, Dannemora, Flat Bush, Clover Park and Ormiston areas. Join our patrol and we will train you to become an effective patroller working to make your community safer. We need more volunteers to help us. Please email margaret.westwood@botanycwp. co.nz or phone 021-324 126 to become part of a great team help- ing your community. Garden club Pigeon Mountain Garden Club meets Monday, February 13, 7.30pm at Saint Andrews Church corner Ridge Rd and Vincent St, Howick. Guest speaker is Deb- bie Lewis talking on perennials. Phone Gabby 537-2979. Howick Orchid Society The first meeting for 2017 will be held on Sunday, February 12, the Fencible Lounge Uxbridge Rd, Howick at 1.30pm. Greg Barnes will give a further talk on “Uncom- mon practices in growing orchids”. Afternoon tea, orchid plant raffles, orchid flowers displayed, visitors welcome, entry $2. Phone Anton 537-1251. Sunday fun time for kids Want something interesting to do on the weekend? We have cool kids’ science and simple engineer- ing activities to challenge your mind. Come and check it out at Pakuranga Library on Sunday, February 12, 1.30 pm. Contact 576- 5269. U5s playgroup New weekly playgroup starting on Friday, February 17, East City Wesleyan Church, 219 Burswood Drive, Botany, from 9.30am- 11.30am. Please bring $4 per fam- ily, and your children’s morning tea. All under 5s are welcome. Lots of fun activities, meet new friends in a caring learning environment. Email email@example.com or phone 273-9044. Breast cancer support The East Auckland Breast Can- cer Support Group will meet on Wednesday, February 15, 7.30pm, Highland Park Community House, 47 Aviemore Drive. This will be our first meeting for the year, so come along with your ideas for guest speakers or activities of interest. Phone Jenny 576-6776 or Wynne 534-7265. Car boot sale Saturday February 25, 7am -11am, 177 Botany Road, Elim House Car park, all welcome, Bric a Brac, books, household items and many more. 6:30am. Limited spaces. Book your space now. Phone Nora Jack Mobile 021 126 0656, email firstname.lastname@example.org or Aroha Datt 027 635 9747, email aro- email@example.com. Digital device workshop Highland Park Library, Wednes- day, February 15, 10.30am-11.30am. Have a tablet or phone you need some help with? Bring along your device and any questions to this workshop where our skilled staff will share their knowledge with you. Places are limited, so book- ings are essential. Phone 261-8054.
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