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2-30: Malcolm Macaskill art exhibition, Emma Jean Gallery, 7 Agency Lane, Silverdale Village.
5–July 1: Artists Neville Bradley and Annette Denholm show new work in Splashes of Art at Estuary Arts Centre, Western Reserve, Orewa.
5–July 1: Creative Photography Group exhibition, part of the Auckland Festival of Photography, Estuary Arts Centre, Western Reserve, Orewa
18-22: Heaven and Earth glow in the dark giant puppet show, Centrestage Theatre, Centreway Rd, Orewa, 11am and 1pm each day. Tickets $7.50 from Estuary Arts Centre, Western Reserve, Orewa, phone 426 5570.
20: Leigh Winter Choir start, Whangateau Hall, 7pm for 7.30pm start
21: Forest & Bird Talk by DoC's Colin Christie talks about conservation dogs, what they do and their training, Totara Park Retirement Village Hall, Melwood Drive, Warkworth, 7.30pm . All welcome.
22: Matakantata Choir and Warkworth Brass “Swing” concert, Matakana Village Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets $20, $5 for children, from Harts Pharmacy, Warkworth and Gull, Matakana
23: Good as New Winter Pre Loved Kids Market, Orewa Community Centre, Hibiscus Coast Highway, 9am-12 noon. More than 50 stalls selling quality pre-loved clothes, toys, nursery furniture, books, games and accessories.
23: Light up your Bike ride around Te Ara Tahuna/Orewa Estuary cycleway. Meet in Western Reserve, 5.30pm. A fun ride for adults and children – decorate bikes with lights, bells and whistles! All welcome. Free. Info: www.tuac.co.nz
23: Blast from the Past play at the Hibiscus Coast Community RSA, 43a Vipond Road, Stanmore Bay, 7pm, $5 entry. Info: phone 424 9026.
23: Warkworth Music presents Ol'King Cole, Warkworth Town Hall, 5pm
23: Author's Talk, Mahurangi East Library, Snells Beach, with David Grant, author of We Gathered Here, A History of Matakana. 11am start, all welcome.
24: Puhoi Village Market, 9am-1pm, Puhoi sports grounds. A Bohemian themed market offers family activities and local live music.
24: Powerful and Feminine free workshop, Hungry Elephant, 2pm-4.30pm. All welcome. Info: 09 422 9176
25: Beginners' genealogy course, Whangaparaoa Library, Main Street, Whangaparaoa, 10am–12pm. Info: 09 427 3710.
28-30: Ice Skating at Red Beach School hall, 20 Albert Hall Dr, Red Beach, 3pm-6pm Thursday and Friday and Saturday 10am-4pm. All ages welcome. Admission: children $8, adults $12, and family $35. Info: email email@example.com
29: Matakantata Choir and Warkworth Brass “Swing” concert, Warkworth Town Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets $20, $5 for children, from Harts Pharmacy, Warkworth and Gull, Matakana
30: Matakana Community Group Planting Day, Wharf Road carpark, 10am-12 noon. Barbecue lunch provided. Rain date, July 1. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
30: Hibiscus Coast Orchid Society Winter Display, Orewa Community Hall, Orewa Square, Orewa, 9am-3.30pm. Orchids and posy bowls for sale. Raffle, free entry. All welcome.
30: The Steve Tulloch Band play at the Hibiscus Coast Community RSA, 43a Vipond Road, Stanmore Bay, 7pm, $5 entry. Info: phone 424 9026.
30: Matariki Kapahaka Festival, Rodney College, 10.30am. Kapahaka, mau rakau demonstrations, matariki art, kai stalls and more. All welcome.
30 & July 1: Hibiscus Coast Singers present A Winter's Feast, music by Vivaldi, Berlin and Abba, Red Beach Methodist Church, 76 Red Beach Road, Whangaparaoa, 3.30pm (both days). Tickets $25 from choir members, at door, or phone 426 6043.
2: Combined Rodney Seniors Mid Year Special, $49pp: Return coach fare, morning tea at the Tram Car Restaurant, entrance to Matakana Theatre to see a film, Lunch at Warkworth RSA. Trip subject to numbers. Depart Red Beach 9am. Bookings and payment to: Dot 426 6212, or post to: Mrs D Clarke, 256a Main Road, Orewa, 0931. No payment will be accepted on the day.
2: North Shore Miniatures Club Exhibition, Warkworth Museum, daily until July 29, 10am-3pm. See miniature models of houses, furniture and buildings, including Hogwarts Castle. Tickets $15 per family, $7 for adults, $3 per child. Info: 425 7093
2: Snells Beach Ratepayers & Residents Assn general meeting, with guest Cr Greg Sayers 'Understanding Auckland Council'; Mahurangi East Community Centre, Snells Beach, 7.30pm. All welcome.
4: Thinking of Living in a Retirement Village? Free seminar by The Commission for Financial Capability with support from the Retirement Villages Association and legal practitioners. Methodist Church, 945 Whangaparaoa Road, Manly, Whangaparaoa, 2pm-3.30pm. Find out your rights and information to consider. Question and answer session. Registration: www.eventfinda.co.nz (see story p16)
4: Warkworth Area Liaison Group meeting, RSA basement, Warkworth, 7pm. For everyone interested in Warkworth community issues. Info: Steve 0274 963711
5: Auckland Opera Studios' Winter Series, Sculptureum, Matakana. Info: www.aucklandoperastudio.co.nz
6: Junk Free July plastic bag crochet session, Warkworth Library, 3pm, anyone welcome.
7 & 8: Model Trains, Boats & Planes Show, Whangaparaoa Hall, 719 Whangaparaoa Rd, Whangaparaoa, open both days from 10am-4.30pm. Adults $5, children $2.50. Family $10. Operating train layouts, warships & radio controlled planes. Organised by the Auckland Marklin Club. Info: phone Phil 027 440 0409 or see EventFinda (search Marklin).
19: Forest & Bird winter talk series, Dr Kevin Parker on recent bird translocations, Totara Park Retirement Village Hall, Melwood Drive, Warkworth, 7.30pm. All welcome.
21: Boomerang Bags cutting/sewing bee, Orewa Library, Moana Ave, Orewa, 10am-12pm. Theme is Plastic Free July. Pop in and help prepare kitsets ready to be sewn. Share ideas about how to make NZ plastic free! Fabric provided, please bring own scissors. Info: visit Boomerang Bags Hibiscus Coast on Facebook or email email@example.com
24 & 25: Raranga flax weaving workshops, The Kauri Museum, bookings essential. Info: 09 431 7417 or firstname.lastname@example.org