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12 — Howick and Pakuranga Times, Thursday, March 14, 2013 www.times.co.nz 120164 122181FREE CRUISE EXPO 121202 CAMBELT REPLACEMENT 274 5122 0800 CAMBELT (226 235) 9c Lady Ruby Drive, East Tamaki RING THE EXPERTS FOR A QUOTE DON’T TAKE THE RISK WITH YOUR CAMBELT SERVICES116967 FREE LOAN CARS the women’s guide to everything! QR code generated on http://qrcode.littleidiot.be Mums with young kids TAKE Five meets for a St Patrick’s special on March 15, 10am to noon at the Picton Centre, 120 Picton Street, Howick, so come wearing green. Playgroup is held in a nearby room for children to enjoy, while mothers attend their programme. Morning tea provided. New mums welcome. Phone Bronwyn on 532- 9240. 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. The cost is $5 a session. A separate programme operates for preschool children. Phone Raewyn on 535- 2327. Lady singers MELODY Makers is practicing each Monday in March, and all volunteer lady singers are very welcome. We sing at retirement villages in Howick and Pakuranga, so come and join in the social com- panionship our group enjoys. Own transport required. For enquiries, phone Kitty on 534-6918. Free advice BOTANY Citizens Advice Bureau is open weekdays from 9.30am- 1pm, at the movie theatre end of Botany Town Centre. A Justice of the Peace service is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-2pm. For more details, phone 271-5382. Dogs’ day out JOIN us at Milford School Hall on March 17 at 2pm for a bichon frise fun day. Dogs don’t need to be perfectly groomed or behaved, but must be pure-bred bichon frise. En- try is $2 per adult and bring a plate to share for afternoon tea. Phone Barry on 021-336 -652. Country and Western EASTERN Districts Country Music Club meets on March 20 at Buck- lands Beach Hall, Wharf Road, from 7.30-10pm. Come along and listen to our singers or have a go yourself, $4 door charge for non-members. Phone Kevin on 534-5509. Riding for disabled COME along and watch the fun at Totara Park Riding for the Disa- bled Teams Day, on March 17, at 251 Redoubt Road, Manukau, 9.30- 11am. Each team will have a disa- bled rider, a pony club rider and adult rider. Friends and family all welcome. Phone Anne on 530-8673 or Caryl on 537-0436. Garden club HIGHLAND Park Garden Circle meets on March 18, 1.30pm at Pa- kuranga Bowling Clubrooms, Lloyd Elsmore Park, Sir Lloyd Drive. Guest speakers, monthly coach trips and new members most wel- come. Phone Jenny on 534-6581 or Elizabeth on 537-9491. Public speaking DO YOU have to speak at an an- niversary, wedding, birthday or farewell? Are your speaking skills restricting your career? Pakuranga Toastmasters meets fortnightly for friendly training in a supportive environment. The next meeting is on March 18. For more informa- tion, phone Tony on 277-2864 or Alun on 576-5597. Breast cancer EAST Auckland breast cancer sup- port group meets on March 20, 7.30pm at Highland Park Com- munity House. Guest speakers this month will be various members, each speaking about a country they’ve visited recently. For enquir- ies, phone Jennifer on 274-1192 or Wynne on 534-7265. Birdwatchers THE Auckland Metro Bird Club meets on the third Tuesday of each month at Panmure Commu- nity Rooms, 1 Pilkington Road, at 7.30pm. Guest speakers, interesting discussions on pet, cage and aviary birds, with birds often for sale. A friendly environment with supper to conclude. All welcome. Phone 576-2535. Road to recovery COMMUNITY Alcohol and Drug Services’ rehabilitation support programme is offered at Highland Park Community House, 47 Avie- more Drive, on Mondays from 2.30-4.30pm. To enrol, phone the duty counsellor at CADS on 263- 2028. GRASS ROOTS: Eastern Districts Country Music Club meets on March 20 at Bucklands Beach Hall, Wharf Road, from 7.30-10pm. Listen to the singers, or have a go yourself. Photo supplied VILLAGE VOICE is a free community notice-board for non-profit groups. Send notices to email@example.com, fax 271 8073, post to PO Box 259-243 Botany, Auckland 2163 or drop into our office at Times House, 50 Stonedon Dr, East Tamaki.
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