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5.30pm, Warkworth Town Hall. Tickets $35. Two hilarious debates MC'd and judged by Darryl Soljan: Toastmasters vs Warkworth Rotary & Warkworth Lions: “MEN GOSSIP MORE THAN WOMEN”. Toastmasters vs Warkworth Theatre Group: “ARE CHILDREN NECESSARY?” Delicious finger food & cash bar. Tickets available from Hospice House, Harts Pharmacy Warkworth, Mahurangi Matters, Neville St Warkworth, or contact Murray Chapman email@example.com Limited door sales available.
Classic launches and steam boats on the river with onshore displays of stationary engines and classic motorbikes and MG cars.
16: The Pollinators movie screening, Matakana Cinemas, 6pm. Film will only be shown if enough online pre-bookings received by October 5. Info and bookings: tickets.demand.film/event/8333 ... read more
18: Warkworth Floral Art club, Matakana Hall, with a workshop on how to make a decorative panel, 9.30 to 2.30pm. Info: Delwyn 09 422 6201
19: Writing Workshop with Jane Bissell, The Building Blocks of Story, Whangaparaoa Library, 10.30am-3.30pm, $25pp. Kick-start your writing. Info and registration: www.janebissellwriting.com or phone 428 3385.
19: The Troubles, featuring New Zealand's most accomplished jazz musicians, Warkworth Town Hall, 7pm ... read more
20: Warkworth Floral Art club meets at the Matakana Hall for a competition day, 1pm-2pm. Info: Delwyn on 422 6201
20: Tuatara Encounters with children's author Ngaire Dolphin, Kaukapakapa Library, 10am-1pm
20: Kaukapakapa Village Market, SH16, 8.30am-1pm
20: Kowhai Festival Teddy Bears Picnic, Warkworth & District Museum, 10am.
20: Mahurangi East Bowling Club HAVE-A-GO-DAY is on Sunday, from 10.00 am to 2.00pm, 41 Hamatana Road, Snells Beach. Come along and enjoy a game of bowls, tuition and bowls supplied. Flat-soled shoes please. Enquiries Norm Fisher 425 4510.
20: Have-A-Go-Day, Mahurangi East Bowling Club, 41 Hamatana Road, Snells Beach, 10am-2pm. Tuition and bowls supplied; flat-soled shoes. Info: Norm Fisher 425 4510
20: Teddy Bears Picnic, Warkworth Museum, 11am-3pm. Info: 425 7093
21: Horizon School Garage Sale, fundraising for students heading to Beijing. Lower auditorium, 20 Goodall Road, Snells Beach, 8am-noon.
Oct 21-Nov 17: Expressions of Unity exhibition, by members of the Rodney Baha'i faith, Estuary Arts Centre. Special Holy Day event on October 29, from 7-9pm. All welcome.
24: Warkworth Town Hall Talk, Dr Andrew Jeffs on the Mahurangi green-lipped mussel reef restoration research, 5pm for 5.30pm start
24: Mangawhai Central public meeting, The Mangawhai Club, Molesworth Drive. Masterplan update and streetscape details. Info: Email firstname.lastname@example.org
24: Sports blues Mahurangi College is holding its Sports Blues Awards dinner on Tuesday October 24. It is an inaugural event being hosted at Stables Restaurant. Doors open at 6:30pm
25: Victim Support sculpture trail experience, Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park, 10am-2pm. See New Zealand's largest collection of large-scale outdoor sculptures. Tickets: www.iticket.co.nz
25: Warkworth Museum Tea & Talk, In Their Own Words, 10am. Heritage talk on the journeys and experiences of early settlers and groups who travelled to the Mahurangi area. Tea and coffee, entry by koha. Info: 425 7093
26: Grey Power Warkworth & District meeting, Totara Park Retirement Village, 10am. Heather Proven shares her adventures aboard the Mercy Ship. Bring a plate for lunch.
25: Victim Support sculpture trail experience, Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park, Kaipara Coast Highway, 10am-2pm. Fundraiser at New Zealand's largest collection of large-scale outdoor sculptures. Tickets: www.iticket.co.nz
26: Point Wells Library book sale, 9am-1pm. Big selection at reasonable prices.
27: Leigh Preschool Gala
27: Waipu Street & Park Market, The Centre & Caledonian Park, 9am-2pm. Over 140 craft, food, produce, fashion, art, jewellery and bric a brac stalls. Info: email@example.com
27: Eden: The Complete Inside Story. Film about the largest rainforest in captivity, Warkworth Town Hall, 1pm. Tickets: eventfinda.co.nz. ... read more
30: Summer hockey Teams for the Warkworth Hockey summer season must be submitted by September 30. The competition runs 10 weeks before Christmas and six weeks after. Seven-a-side will be held on Tuesdays, 6-9pm, and nine-a-side will be held on Thursday evenings 6-9pm. Entry fees are from $200 to $600 with community fundraising support available. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
6: Warkworth Area Liaison Group for all interested in Warkworth community issues. RSA basement meeting room, 7.30pm. Info: Steve Haycock 0274 963 711
9: Matakana Hall Market, 8.30am-1pm
23: Matakana Hall Market, 8.30am-1pm
28: Kaipara Flats Sports Club christmas market. 4pm-8.30pm. Gold coin entry. Odette 027 676 8522.
Bowling Club for partially sighted Every Wednesday 9.30am–11.30am, St. Andrews Church Hall, Centreway Rd, Orewa. Ph Virginia 09 426 8454.
Cafe Connect, For the retired age group to meet in a cafe style atmosphere. 10am, 2nd Monday of each month @ Orewa Community Church. Gold coin donation. Ph 424 3159.
Empathy Support Group for those bereaved by suicide. Held last Monday of every month, 7pm. Hibiscus Coast Community House, Western Reserve, 214 Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa. Gold coin donation. Contact Susan 021 884 162.
Friday Art Group, Friday 10am - 1pm @ Orewa Community Church. Ph Alan Smith 09 962 4929.
Hibiscus Coast Concert Band is a local community band for members of all ages and abilities. Rehearsal, from 7pm-9pm fortnight, Orewa College. Visit www.hccb.org.nz, or ph 021 186 4599 to check next rehearsal.
Hibiscus Men's Shed Coffee Club. 1st Wednesday every month at 11am, Red Beach Surf Club, Ngapara Road, Red Beach.
Hibiscus Coast VIP Club (Visually Impaired Peoples Club) Meet on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Presbyterian Church Hall in Centreway Rd. 10am till 12.15pm. Ph Shelley 426 2298.
Hibiscus Spirit Awakening And Healing Centre Meet fortnightly, Wednesday 7.30pm-9pm. 9e Annalise Road, Orewa. For details and development class enquiries ph Lynda 424 1998.
Orewa Communtiy Craft Group meets 2nd & 4th Thursday 1-3pm Orewa Presbyterian Church Hall, 107 Centreway Rd. Bring your own work or join with others to make a community craft project. Ph Maureen 427 9948.
Orewa Keep Fit Club Gentle exercises to music for ladies. Every Thursday at 9.30am, Presbyterian Church hall, 107 Centreway Rd, Orewa. Ph Anne 424 5365 or email email@example.com
Orewa Ladies Club 1st Thursday of the month, 10am, St John's Catholic Church Orewa. Friendship, speakers and outings. Ph Audrey 426 7115.
Orewa Ladies Garden club meeting 2nd Thursday of each month. Next meeting Oct 11, 12.30pm, Orewa Catholic Church Hall, 180 Centreway Road.
Silverdale-Orewa Toastmasters Club Meeting. Every second Wednesday, from 7.20pm-9.30pm. Theosophical Society, 9 Forest Glen, Orewa. www.orewa.toastmastersclubs.org for more information. Next meetings, Oct 17 and 31, Nov 14 and 28.
A Sunday Social dance - ballroom, Latin American etc. All welcome. 4th Sunday of month, 5pm-8pm. Silverdale Hall, Silverdale Ph 427 5542. Next event Oct 28.
Hibiscus Coast Highland Pipes and Drums Wednesday 7.30pm practices, St Johns Ambulance Hall 36 Silverdale Rd. Ph Gayle Robinson 424 1166 or 021 104 3497 or Bob Logan 4241838.
Hibiscus Coast U3A Members meet at the Salvation Army Hall, Silverdale, the third Monday of every second month, 10am. If you are over 55 and would like to join visit www.u3ahbc.co.nz, or ph Kaye 424 5855.
Rodney Aphasia Support Meeting for people with aphasia and their caregivers, 4th Thursday of month, Rotary House Silverdale, 1.30pm-3.30pm. Contact Lisa Administrator firstname.lastname@example.org.
Escape Monday Morning Blues Join us for coffee and company or Manly Methodist Church, 9.30am. Ph Jackie 427 0428.
Hibiscus Coast Toastmasters. Every second Tuesday from 7.30pm-9.30pm at the Bridge Club in Edith Hopper Park, Whangaparaoa. Next meeting Tues October 16.
Hibiscus Coast Stamp Club meets the 2nd Thursday each month, Methodist Church Hall Whangaparaoa Road opposite the Fire Station, 1.30pm. Ph 427 6344.
Whangaparaoa Community Hub, Health Pop-In, every Tuesday 2pm-4pm. Free health advice for 3-18 year olds from Sue & El, WDHB Nurses. No appointment necessary. 707 Whangaparaoa Rd. www.facebook.com/events/264714820739169/