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13 & 20: Late night Christmas shopping till 7pm in Warkworth
14-16: Nativity scene exhibition, St Albans Church, Kaipara Flats, 10am-4pm. Entry by koha
15: Hibiscus Coast Concert Band, Silverdale Pioneer Village, 15 Wainui Rd, Silverdale, 11am.
15: Christmas market, Silverdale Street, Silverdale. Stalls with gifts and food, visit from Santa.
15: Gulf Harbour's Carols on the Canal, Harbour Village Drive, Gulf Harbour,11am-2pm. Santa arrives around 12 noon. (see story p37)
15: Stillwater Christmas in the Park, Stillwater Community Hall, 1a Duck Creek Road. Starts 3pm. Water slide, face painting, kdis games, Santa visiting, 5.30pm.
15: Klassic Trax, Hibiscus Coast Community RSA, 43a Vipond Road, Stanmore Bay, 7pm. $5 door charge. Info: phone 424 9026.
15: The Beths at Leigh Sawmill Cafe, 8pm start. R18, tickets $20 from undertheradar.co.nz/tour/9226/Beths-NZ-Xmas-Shows.utr
15: Matakana Hall Market, Matakana Community Hall, 8.30am-1pm
15: Open day to discuss the future of the ‘village green' in Warkworth at the Old masonic Hall, 10am to 12noon.
16: Mangawhai Santa Parade, starting from reserve car park, Alamar Crescent/North Avenue, 10.30am to Managawhai Activity Zone. Info: John on 021 339329
16: Sunday Market, Oaks on Neville promenade, 9am-1pm
16: Kaukapakapa Village Market, SH16, 8.30am to 1pm. Great stalls, fresh coffee, food, live music & see Santa in his grotto. Info: Sarah 0274 831542 or email@example.com
20: Late night Christmas shopping – Warkworth until 7pm, Matakana Village until 8pm
22: Orewa Surf Sounds, Western Reserve, 5pm-9pm. Fun, food and fireworks. Incorporates elements of Santa Parade.
22: Christmas Parade & Festival, Maungaturoto Main Street and Primary School, 4-7pm. Info: Maungaturoto Christmas Parade & Festival on Facebook
22: Kavaliers Hibiscus Coast Community RSA, 43a Vipond Road, Stanmore Bay, 7pm. $5 door charge, Info: phone 424 9026.
23: Free Christmas dinner put on by Love Soup Hibiscus Coast, Whangaparaoa Hall, 6pm. RSVP essential, email firstname.lastname@example.org with numbers attending.
24: Christmas Carol Service. Featuring organist Dr John Wells, Snells Beach Baptist Church, 7.30pm
24: Waipu Christmas Parade, 7pm onwards with prizegiving at the Caledonian Park.
24: Carols on the Beach, Opahi Bay boat ramp. Bring blankets and drinks. Download song sheet at mahurangiwest.org.nz/christmas-at-the-bay, 7.30pm.
29: Matakana Hall Market, Matakana Community Hall, 8.30am-1pm
29: Point Wells Library book sale. Grab a bargain for the beach or bach, Point Wells Community Hall, 9am-12.30pm.
31: New Year's Eve Buddy Holly & Roy Orbison Tribute Show, Hibiscus Coast Community RSA, 43a Vipond Road, Stanmore Bay, from 8pm. Tickets $20. Info” phone 424 9026.
29-Jan 1: Great Summer Art Exhibition, Mahurangi east Community Centre
1: Warkworth Rodeo, Warkworth Showgrounds
2: Mangawhai Gala, Mangawhai Domain
5: Black Swamp Rod Run, Mangawhai Domain, 9am. Info: BlackSwampRodRun@gmail.com
5: Owen Chapman Surf Carnival, Red Beach.
6: Hibiscus Coast Country Music Club, Orewa Community Centre, 1pm. $4 entry. All welcome
12: Puhoi Woodchopping, Puhoi Hotel grounds
12: Matakana Hall Market, Matakana Community Hall, 8.30am-1pm
13: Andy Richards at Leigh Sawmill Cafe, 4.30pm. Tickets $10 at the door
19: The Big Dig, Orewa Beach, 10am
20: Kaukapakapa Village Market, SH16, 8.30am to 1pm. Great stalls, fresh coffee, food, live music, see Santa in his grotto & much more. Info: Sarah 0274 831542 or email@example.com
25-27: Rodders Beach Festival, Orewa.
26: Mahurangi Regatta, games at Sullivans Bay from 9.30am, racing from 12.40pm. Prizegiving at Scotts Landing from 7pm.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com.
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/