September 10 - 12
• Howick and Pakuranga Times
LEARN how to make the most of your wardrobe and buy smartly to mix and match and create versatile combinations at an evening workshop starting this week at Edgewater College. For details and to enrol, visit www.shortcoursesandworkshops.co.nz.
THE Panmure branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists meets at Family Research Centre, 159 Queens Road, on September 11 at 5pm for help and research, 7.30pm for meeting. Topic: Australian research. Phone Vivienne on 578-2525 for further details.
A TEEN comic book and drawing session is on September 13, 4-5pm at Pakuranga Library. Teenagers can discuss their favourite comics and learn about new ones, while working on comic drawing skills.
THERE’S a growing up with graphic novels session at Pakuranga Library on September 15 from noon-1pm. Teen librarian Aubrey Kirkpatrick talks about the advantages of reading graphic novels through different age groups and other suggestions for those new to the genre and looking to expand their readership.
HOWICK Horticultural Society Garden Circle meets on September 13, 10am at Haseler Hall, All Saints Church, Selwyn Road. Speaker, raffle, trading table, library and morning tea. Visitors are welcome. Phone 534-0249.
THE Men’s Probus Club of Howick meets on September 14, St Andrews Church Centre, Vincent Street, at 9.30am. The speaker is Miles Stratford on the dangers of the drug P and its regulation and control. New members and friends welcome. Phone Cliff on 534-5246.
HOWICK Children’s and Youth Theatre’s garage sale is on September 15, from 7am at the Old Star of the Sea building, 29 Granger Road. Early bird access $10 from 7-7.30am. Books, clothing, bric-a-brac, toys, furniture available. If you’d like to donate items, phone 537-4943.
CRAFTERS Janet Moore, with exquisite cards made from her own photographs, and Tina Greenwood with knitted garments including Fairisle, will be at the Classy Crafts market on September 15, 9am-1pm inside All Saints Community Centre, 30 Cook Street, Howick.
THE spring book sale at Howick Library opens on Monday, September 17 at 9am.
HIGHLIGHTS with David Dwerryhouse of his recent trip to South America will be the topic on September 13, 2.10pm at St Peters Church, corner Reeves and Udys Road, Pakuranga. Afternoon tea follows. Take something for trading table, newcomers welcome. A short communion service is held in the chapel at 1.30pm. Phone 576-7817.
EASTVIEW Baptist Church hosts a free financial health check seminar for the community on September 18 at 7pm. Hosted by Andrew L’Amont, it’ll provide individuals and families with practical advice from a professional with 36 years experience in the finance sector. He set up Ray White Financial Services (Australia), Harcourts Financial Services and Mortgage Express Ltd. 559 Chapel Road, East Tamaki Heights. Phone 271-1911.