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12 — Howick and Pakuranga Times, Thursday, March 30, 2017 www.times.co.nz JH10924 Enjoy Authentic Indian taste at an extraordinary location only at Darbar lounge $10.00 Mains Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday (09)533 5200 23A, The Parade, Bucklands Beach, Auckland JH11684-V7 Choose 2 Grilled options for $25.99 Fr omt he g ri ll t o t h e Pan! e Dine in Special at LJs Ti Rakau between 30th March - 16th April. T&Cs apply. Not to be used in conjuction with any other offer. Ê LJ’s Ti Rakau, 500 Ti Rakau Drive | Phone 274 4022 www.ljs.co.nz | Like us on Facebook KC12355 BYO Device Day Tuesday, April 4, 11am-12pm at the Pakuranga Library. Bring your smartphones, tablets or iPads and learn how to get the best out of your device. Come along to this casual workshop, ask your questions and pick up some tips and tricks to make the most of your device. Centring meditation Sunday, April 2, meet at 6.50pm for 7pm start. All wel- come. Music and meditation on a sacred text and a time of stillness and quiet. We meet on the first Sunday of every month at the historic Selwyn Church, corner of Selwyn Road and Cook Street, Howick. Enquir- ies 534-6864. College debate Teams from Sancta Maria and Botany College will compete in the annual debate hosted by the Zonta East Auckland Club at the Howick Club, Botany Road. Visitors are welcome to the debate which starts at 7.15pm or to join the club’s din- ner at 6.15pm. Contact Presi- dent Elizabeth on 021-1694411. Bible seminar series You are invited to a six-part seminar series on The Letter to the Galatians at The Pakuranga Christadelphian Hall, 51 Dale Crescent, Pakuranga. Semi- nar 2 is on Sunday, April 2, 7pm. Come along to consider how the letter is relevant to us today. All welcome. Light refreshments will be served. No Collection. Mandarin story time Join us for stories and songs in Mandarin Chinese suitable for children aged 2-5 years old, Highland Park Library, Friday, April 7, 10am; Sunday, April 9, 10.30am. Construction Wizards School Holiday Programme, Tuesday, April 18 – Friday, April 28. Free. Join the fun and games at Howick Library. We’ll have Lego, a treasure hunt, paper plane launch- ing, monster making, wizard events and much more! Come along to the library and get your timetable of events. Bring the family We will have a pot luck of snacks and activities includ- ing singing, dancing, and mak- ing our own Pasifika treat to share and eat. Bring your own Pasifika treat to share and tell us a story about it. RSVP for catering purposes to John 021- 165-3772 or 535-5935. High- land Park Library, Thursday, March 30, 6pm-7.50pm. Free. 60+ luncheon Ria van Rooyen, artist and teacher, is the guest speaker at the next community luncheon on Tuesday, April 4, 12.30pm, St Columba Church, 480 Ti Rakau Drive, Botany. Ria will create a painting while she tells her life and faith story and this painting will be auctioned for charity. Everyone wel- come. Cost $12pp. Bookings essential. Phone 274-4864. Probus meeting The Bucklands Beach Com- bined Probus Club next meets at the Bucklands Beach Bowl- ing Club, 21 Morrow Avenue, Bucklands Beach, Monday, April 3, commencing 10am. New members and visitors welcome. Free entry. Meeting includes interesting talks and morning tea. Great opportu- nity for friendship and fellow- ship. Phone Patricia 533-5666. Highland Park Ladies Club meets at 10am on the first Friday of each month at the Trinity Methodist Church, 474 Pakuranga Road. The next meeting is on April 7. The guest speaker is Robin Brown who will give a floral demonstration. Visitors and new members most welcome. Phone Kay Williams 534-5381. School productions Howick College proudly pre- sents two comedy plays by our Year 13 Drama students. Tues- day, April 4 and Wednesday, April 5: Revenge of the Ama- zons, by Jean Betts, directed by Jessica Bennett. Thursday, April 6 and Friday, April 7: Niu Sila, by Oscar Kightly and Dave Armstrong. Door sales, $10 pp – includes tea or coffee and programme. Shows start at 7pm, Howick College Theatre. SeniorNet Pakuranga SeniorNet’s next monthly meeting is at 10am, Friday, April 7 at St Andrew’s Church, corner Ridge Road and Vincent Street. Our main speaker is Deborah Wilkin- son-Gray, on “Where is your password”? Visitors welcome. Phone Warren 534-3482. Neighbourhood Support Howick/Botany/Flatbush Neighbourhood Support AGM. Come and find out what is hap- pening in your community. Thursday, April 6, 6.30pm at Focus Room, Botany Library, Level 1, Sunset Terrace, Bot- any Town Centre. Art gallery Green Gables Art Gallery, Haw- thornden Reserve, 66 Cook Street, Howick will feature artists Pat Neilson and Leslie Keane from Friday, March 31 to Sunday, April 29. Sales help to support the South Auckland Totara Hospice. Entry is free and all are welcome. Gallery hours Friday-Sunday 10am- 3pm. Phone Beryl 534-5448. Hand fan collection Highland Park Library, Satur- day, April 1, 2pm. Join Nerida who will talk about her beau- tiful collection of 100 decora- tive hand fans collected from all around the world. You will have the opportunity to see them on display and learn the fascinating stories behind them. Refreshments to follow. Phone 377-0209. Nutrition for seniors Age Concern presents, Nutri- tion in a Nutshell on Thurs- day, April 6, 10am-12 noon at St Hilda Community Hall, 3 Wakelin Road, Beachlands. Morning tea included at 10am. Bookings essential – phone the Age Concern office on 279- 4331 ext 800 or email recep- email@example.com. Favourite hymns All Saints Church, Selwyn Road, Howick, invites you to join in an hour of favourite hymns, personal stories and musical items, followed by afternoon tea, Sunday, April 2, 2pm. Phone 534-6864. Pakuranga Toastmasters Do you have to speak at the next anniversary, wedding, birthday, fare- well? Are your speaking skills restric- ting your career? Are you confident? We will train you in a friendly sup- portive environment. Monday, April 3, 6.30pm-8.30pm. Email pakuranga@ toastmasters.org.nz or visit pakuranga. toastmastersclubs.org. Step towards Employment A free club for job seekers, helping you step-by-step into employment. The CAP Job Club has a friendly, relaxed environment where you will get to join other job seekers once a week and be supported by our trained coaches as you take practical steps towards employment. Goal setting, CVs, interview skills and all other essential skills covered in the bril- liant Steps to Employment course. The club is open on Monday, and the course starts on April 10 at 7pm, East- gate Christian Centre, 5 Ben Lomond Cres, Pakuranga. Spaces limited, reg- istrations essential! For more details or to book in, call 0508 227 222 (Free- phone). Theatre holiday programme Howick Childrens and Youth Thea- tre holiday programme, art and craft activities from Tuesday, April 18 to Friday, April 28 (excluding Anzac Day Tuesday, April 25), around the theme of Kiwi Magic, $25 per child per day. Programme runs from 9am- 3pm, but children can be dropped off from 8am. Email HCYT on hcyt@ xtra.co.nz or phone 537 4943. Craft market Classy Crafts Indoor Market, Satur- day, April 1 inside All Saints Commu- nity Centre, 30 Cook Street, Howick, 9am-1pm, offers a wide variety of quality NZ-made crafts made by tal- ented artisans. Phone Ruth 535-7513. What’s On A free community notice-board for non-profit groups. Send notices to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax 271 8073, post to PO Box 259-243, Botany, Auckland 2163 or drop into our office at Level 1, The Lane, Botany Town Centre, 588 Chapel Road, East Tamaki.
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