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20: Wainui School Ag Day & Country Fair, 492 Wainui Road, 9am-3pm. Animals, stalls, food, entertainment, raffles, games and more.
20: Tomarata School Show Day, calves, lambs and garden. Info: 423 7022
20-22: Splashes of Art exhibition and sale, Coast Plaza, featuring the work of local and visiting artists.
20-23: Morris & James Labour Weekend Sale, 9am-5pm
21 & 22: Baha'i celebration, a garden party lunch will be held in Waimauku on Saturday and again at Waitoki central on Sunday, starting 11am with a formal ceremony. Members of the public are warmly invited to attend
21: Shane and the Shazam Band, Dairy Flat Hall, rock ‘n' roll, 8pm-11. Entry $ 12.50. Info: Facebook.com/DFlatBluesAndJazzClub
21: Mangawhai Beach School Ag Day, Insley Street, 9am. Info: Abby Meagher 021 468195 (see story)
21: Tauhoa School Calf Club Day & Gala, Tauhoa Road, 9.30am. Info: Vivienne Goldsmith 422 5722
21: Mangawhai Museum book fair, 10am to 4pm
21: Snells Beach Community Church Hall, Nip in Quick Sale, 8am-noon. Plants, clothing, books, white elephant stalls and car boot sale. Info: Len 425 5785
22: Leigh Preschool Gala, Leigh school grounds, vintage country style gala, local seafood, quick fire raffles, rides, silent auctions and more, 9am-2pm (see story)
22-29: Hibiscus Coast Artists exhibition, Coast Plaza (see story)
25: Forest & Bird's climate advocate Adelia Hallett talks about how natural places and species will be affected by climate change, Estuary Arts Centre, Western Reserve, Orewa, 7.30pm. Info: email Hibiscuscoast.firstname.lastname@example.org
26-Nov 8: Umbreallas! Colour & Texture exhibition, Mangawhai Art Gallery, featuring the work of Bevan Lawrence and Pauline Gough (see story)
27: The Trail Benders, Dairy Flat Hall, rock ‘n' roll. Info: Facebook.com/DFlatBluesAndJazzClub
27: Ghostbusters (the original), free festival movie night, Shoesmith Domain, from 7pm (see story)
27: Living Way Christian School, Wellsford, pet and open day. Info: 423 7727
27: Mangawhai Museum, Live Night at the Museum, see our stories come alive. Lots of fun and a little bit scary, 6pm-8pm. Admission: Adults $10, child $5, family $20.
27: Kiwi Morning Tea fundraising for kiwi conservation. Info: kiwisforkiwi.org
27 & 28: Kowhai Art & Craft Festival Exhibition & Fair, Old Masonic Hall, Baxter St, view and purchase art produced by local artists. Friday 10am-4pm, Saturday 9am-4pm.
28: Kowhai Festival Huge Day Out, Warkworth town centre, 9.30am to 4pm (see story)
28: Spooky Gala, Gulf Harbour School, 65 Alec Craig Way, Gulf Harbour, 11am-4pm. (see story)
28: Halloween market, Whangaparaoa Hall, 10am-2pm. Dress up prizes and pumpkin carving. All welcome.
28: Family Fun Day, 10am–2pm, Mariner Rise Park, Link Crescent. A free Family Fun Day is being held to celebrate the opening of Mariner Rise Reserve. Join in the fun with a bouncy castle and face painting for the kids. There will also be coffee and a free sausage sizzle for all to enjoy!
28: Tribute to Divas, Hibiscus Coast Community RSA. Ph 424 9026 for ticket details
28: Dairy Flat School Ag Day, 1220 Dairy Flat Highway, Dairy Flat, 8.30am–2pm. Animal judging starts at 9am. Raffles, market stalls, great country food. White Elephant, silent auction, games, rides and lots of fun for the whole family.
28: Wellsford School Ag & Gala Day, School Road, 9am. Info: Sylvia Adams 0210 256 5874
28: Silverdale School Country Show Day, Longmore Lane, Silverdale, 10am–2pm. Stalls, food, entertainment, raffles, rides and more. Fun for the whole family.
28: Living Way Christian School 25th Anniversary Dance, Port Albert Hall, '50s theme, dancing to Conundrum and Jazz Connection. Refreshments and supper; no alcohol allowed. Tickets $15, $5 under 16s, $40 families. Info: 423 7727 or email@example.com
28-Nov 18: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Centrestage Theatre, Orewa. Info & tickets: centrestagetheatre.co.nz or 426 7282.
28 & 29: Art Weekend Belinda Barnao exhibition, Matakana School Hall
29: Boats Bits Sale & Open Day, all boaties welcome to this opportunity to buy or sell boat bits & look around the facilities at the Gulf Harbour Yacht Club, Laurie Southwick Parade, 9am-11am. Sellers (non-members) $5 per table. Coffee & Sausage Sizzle available. Info: GHYC 09 424 2118 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
29: Westie Walk, Orewa Estuary walkway (Te Ara Tahuna), 11am–1pm, meet at Western Reserve, by the skatepark. Do as little or as much of the walk as you like. Meet other dog owners. Dogs other than Westies also welcome.
29: Warkworth Dressage Group first competition of the season, Matakana Country Park 9am-3pm. Info: Info@warkworthdressage.com
29: Kowhai Festival Combined Church Service, with guest speaker Michael Jones, Mahurangi College auditorium, 10am (see story)
29: Warkworth Street Party, Morrison Drive, from 9am. Fundraising for local emergency services (see story)
3: Designer Christmas Shopping Night, Kingsway School, 6pm–9pm
3: Kowhai Festival Great Debate, Warkworth Town Hall, from 6.30pm. Toastmasters take on a combined Rotary/Lions team and a celebrity team (see story)
3: Whangateau Folk Club presents Albi & The Wolves plus Looking for Alaska, Whangateau Hall, 7pm for 7pm start (see story)
4: Weiti Festival, Te Herenga Waka Marae, off Tavern Road, Silverdale, 10am–2pm. Market and entertainment. All welcome (see story)
4: Warkworth Museum Summer Markets, Old Masonic Hall in Baxter Street, 8am-1pm
4: Kaipara Flats School Country Show Day. Info: 422 5819
5: Mangawhai Museum, classical piano concert, from Bach to Copland, 4.30pm. Refreshments available. Tickets $10. Info: 431 4645
5: Twas the Moon of Wintertime, Kowhai Singers, Warkworth Town Hall, 4pm. Tickets $25 (children free) from Briars Rose Flowers, Not Just Hats or at the door.
8: Rotary fundraising movie night, Murder on the Orient Express, Matakana Cinemas. Info: Terry on 422 3237
8: Snells Beach Garden Circle meeting, Mahurangi East Community Centre, at 1.30pm. Speaker, sales table, competition entries and afternoon tea. Info: Barbara 425 5371
8: Warkworth Hockey Turf Trust AGM, LJ Hooker office, Warkworth, 7.30pm. Info: email@example.com
15: Polio Support Group, gathering for polio survivors, family and carers, share a cup of coffee with us at Whangaparaoa Library, 9 Main St, from 10am-12 noon. Info: Anne 027 283 1763 or firstname.lastname@example.org