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Howick and Pakuranga Times : Howick and Pakuranga Times, Thurs, March 7, 2013
www.times.co.nz Howick and Pakuranga Times, Thursday, March 7, 2013 — 13 Wags Dog Grooming is pleased to host a Doggie Easter Parade at the Highland Park Shopping Centre. Great Prizes to be won for the best dressed dog or cat and there will be spot prizes as well! A fun outing and entertainment for the entire family! See you on Saturday... with your pet! Date: Sunday, March 10, 2013 Time: 10am-1pm Shop 39 Highland Park Shopping Centre Pakuranga. Ph 551 3549 / Mob 022 645 8783. COPY TO GO HERE FOODTOWN HIGHLAND PARK IS NOW AVIEMORE DRIVE 120898THISS UN DAY M ARCH10,2013 Large range of products available in bulk and in bags. Free loan trailers. Delivery service available. 64 Ormiston Road, East Tamaki Ph 09 273 9271 / 0800 TOP SOIL www.centrallandscapes.co.nz 112042-V3 115417-V2 www.resthavenfunerals.co.nz Cnr Picton & Walter MacDonald Sts, Howick Ph 533 7493 (also in Manurewa) 121318-V3 Nikee Jaimie Alex Shannon QR code generated on http://qrcode.littleidiot.be Word games PAKURANGA Scrabble Club meets at Highland Park Commu- nity House, 47 Aviemore Drive, on Tuesdays at 12.30pm (mainly for beginners), and Thursdays at 7pm for the more committed. We need more members and hope you’ll phone Jeannette on 534-4453 for further details. Shakespeare Aloud THE next gathering to read Henry IV Part 1 at Highland Park Library is on March 7 at 7pm. All welcome. Phone Teresa on 535-3092 for more details. Traditional jazz SPECIAL guest Greg Sumner from Canada will join the Vintage Jazz Band playing cornet and banjo on March 8 from 7.30-10pm at the Nixon Centre, Sale Street, Howick. Members $10, non $15. Cash bar, all welcome. Phone Peter on 534- 4541. Polish traditions EXPERIENCE a traditional Polish Easter. The Polish Heritage Trust Museum invites you to an Easter workshop on March 10, 2-4pm, $6 per person. Decorate Easter eggs, Pisanki, create an Easter palm. Taste sweet Polish Easter cake, Ma- zurek. See what’s in a Polish Easter basket and enjoy Smigusdyngus. Other dates are available, bookings essential, phone 533-3530. Seaside market BEACHLANDS mini market and car boot sale is on March 9, 9am to noon at Beachlands Chartered Club. Gather unwanted items and have a car boot sale for $10 or a stall and sell crafts, jewellery, health and beauty products, preserves, plants, or promote your business for $20. Sausage sizzle, raffles, cafe open. To book, phone/text Margaret on 536-6735 or 0274-954-312. Auckland as it was THE Panmure branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists meets at the Family Research Centre, 159 Queen’s Road, on March 12 at 5pm for own research and 7.30pm for meeting. The topic is “Auckland as it was”, and there’s supper. For enquiries, phone Vivienne on 578- 2525. Women’s fuel FUN, friendship, food, create – are you finding life demanding and busy, needing time to refuel? A morning to have time out, relax, make new friends, explore your creative side, and get input on rel- evant issues is held on Tuesdays, 10am during term time, at Eastgate Christian Centre, Ben Lomond Crescent, for women of all ages. Cost $5 per session. Separate chil- dren’s programme operates for preschoolers. Phone Raewyn on 535-2327. Concert series OPERATUNITY is launching its Evening Concert Series, making music and the theatre an occasion. New Zealand’s king of rock n’ roll Tom Sharplin starts the series with his band the Cadillacs and support- ing artists on March 9, 7.30pm, at Raye Freeman Arts Centre, corner Gillies Avenue and Silver Road, Epsom. For enquiries, free phone 0508-266-237, or go to www. eveningconcerts.co.nz. 60-Plus lunch RETIRED District Court Judge Stan Thorburn is the speaker at the 60-Plus community luncheon held at St Columba Church, 480 Ti Rakau Drive, Botany, on March 12 at 12.30pm. Cost $12 per person, bookings essential. Phone recep- tion on 274-4864. Forest and Bird SOUTH Auckland Forest and Bird’s Howick meeting is on March 11, 7.30pm at Haseler Hall, All Saints Church, Selwyn Road. Simon Cook, a landscape advisor for council parks, talks about Dutch Elm dis- ease and recent outbreaks in South Auckland. All welcome. Family trees THE Howick branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists meets on March 9, 1.30pm at St Andrew’s Church Centre, Vincent Street. Stephanie van Gaalen speaks about research sources at Archives NZ, including war records. Door charge $5. Visitors welcome. Phone 576- 4715 or 576-5400. Cooking classes ANCHORAGE Park Community House cooking classes: Kiwi cook- ing, Friday 10am; Middle Eastern cooking, Monday 12.30pm. For more details, phone Tina on 534- 5584. Dog handling 60’S UP Pakuranga is entertained this month by senior sergeant Peter Pederson displaying his dog-han- dling skills on March 12, 9.30am at Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts. Mem- bers going to Smales Farm can book now, $30. New members welcome. Phone Heather on 576-3614 for more details. GETTING THERE: For locals unable to leave home alone, a service assists with errands such as shopping. Organised by the Manukau East Council of Social Services and Botany Town Centre, the shopping shuttle picks up locals from their home and transports them to and from the centre. Columbus Coffee, The Coffee Club and Starbucks are also on-board, providing free tea and coffee. It runs every second Thursday, costing $5, and to book, phone on the Monday prior to 0800-632-677. 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