Friday, October 3, 2014

Community Notices - October 2014



ONSLOW AMATEUR ATHLETIC CLUB - Get your children involved in weekly
athletics with the Onslow Amateur Athletic Club. Suitable for 5-13 year
boys and girls, club members meet every Monday night at Khandallah's
Nairnville Park from 5.50 - 7.20pm. Online enrolments -
www.sportsground.co.nz/onslowaac or join us on Monday 3rd November to
find out more.

The 3rd Annual Gully Gutbuster will take place on Sunday 2nd November from 9am - 1pm
Enteronline at enteronline.co.nz
The Gully Gutbuster is fun event designed for the whole family and caters for all fitness levels. Participants will enjoy a 5k or 10 Fun Run/Walk through the beautiful Seton Nossiter Park, the surrounding streets of Newlands and Paparangi and finish back on the Paparangi School grounds in Beazley Ave, Paparangi. The Kids Challenge will take place on the school grounds at 11am. The approx 1km Challenge will offer a few fun obstacles along the way. Children will receive a medal for their efforts at the end of the race. And we can't forget the Under 5's! Following the kids challenge there will be a short distance 'Dash' for anyone under 5 - gold coin entry on the day. Rain, hail or shine the Gully Gutbuster will go ahead.There is also a heap of entertainment and food available on the school grounds to keep everyone occupied for the morning. Full details of this event are available atwww.paparangi.school.nz and you can “like” us on https://www.facebook.com/GullyGutbuster

SWIMMING LESSONS 

Easyswim Swim School Ltd is now taking bookings for term 4
and holiday courses in both weeks of the holidays.
To book call: 234 7946, email: book@easyswim.co.nz or visitwww.easyswim.co.nz


ONSLOW AMATEUR ATHLETIC CLUB - Registrations open now. Fun Open Night Monday 20th October
Get your children involved in weekly athletics with the Onslow Amateur Athletic Club. Suitable for 5-13 year boys and girls, club members meet every Monday night at Khandallah's Nairnville Park from 5.50 - 7.20pm.
Online enrolments - www.sportsground.co.nz/onslowaac or join us on Monday 20th October to find out more.
Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision and the New Zealand Children's Film Foundation present a brand spanking new Mini-Sized Square Eyes compilation programme for the upcoming school holidays.
Featuring thirteen animated films selected to amuse, excite and inspire, we've got some of the favourites you've been begging to see again and a whole load of new shorts that we just know you're going to love. Ideal for those aged 3 - 10, we hope you'll join us for unforgettable short films, perfect for the smallest of cinephiles.
When: 1,2,3 and 10,11,12 October 2014
Time: 11:00am
Where: Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, Wellington
Running time: 60 mins
RatingG
Ticket price
: 6 years and over: $6, Under 6s: Pay your age!
Contactinfo@ngataonga.org.nz or phone (04) 384 7647
Check our website for updated details on each of the short films in the programme: http://www.ngataonga.org.nz/now-showing/mini-sized-square-eyes-3
Looking for a Summer Sport? Bigair Gym offers classes in Trampoline, Toddler Gym, Preschool and School Aged Gymnastics, Cheer and Tumbling. Bookings are open for Term 4 NOW! Call the office on 232 3508 for enquiries and bookings or email  office@bigairgym.co.nz.  Classes fill up fast so call Bigair today!
Bigair Gyms ever popular Holiday Programme is open for bookings. Half days ($20) or Full days ($36) available. Book in one or groups of friends to have active fun learning gym and exploring the gym facility these school holidays. To book call 232 3508 or email office@bigairgym.co.nz today!
Wonderplay drama classes have places available for next term for ages 3-17yrs Classes are after school at local community centres. First lesson is free to try. Please contact Debs wonderplydrama@gmail.com 021-172-2836. 
Kids Have FUN at Craft House - School Holiday Craft Classes and Birthday Parties
Our crafty classes schedule for the September/October school holidays is out now. Projects include clocks, cards, crackers, covered coat hangers, scrapbooking, art journalling, creative gardens and many more. Join us for a two hour session, a whole day, a week … it’s up to you! See all the details at www.CraftHouse.co.nz or call in to Craft House at 108 Hutt Rd, Kaiwharawhara. (Just along from Spotlight in the Otis Elevators building.) For more information or to book, call us on 499 4499 or emailinfo@CraftHouse.co.nz
Summer Series Indoor Soccer and Netball
Are you interested in getting some friends together to play 5-a-side indoor soccer or 6-a-side indoor netball at Porirua Indoor Sports.  We have leagues starting the second week of Term 4.  For primary, intermediate and college age students.  After school on Wednesdays for netball and Fridays for soccer.  For more info go to www.poriruaindoorsports.co.nz or contact Jo Murray on 021 976116 or jo@kellysports.co.nz 
International Football Camps NZ are bringing ACMilan Junior Camps to NZ in 2015. ACMilan are one of the iconic football giants, and this is an incredible opportunity to receive tuition from their Coaches. Please visit our website to register your interest asap, as we have limited numbers and interest has been phenomenal. http://internationalfootballcamps.co.nz
Holiday Funclub: Baking and Craft Holiday Programmes for children aged from 4 - 10 are being offered by Hayley Balmer, a teacher, in Redwood, Tawa on 8 & 9 October. Each 3 hour session is different and children can come for as many sessions as they like. All groups are limited to only 10 children and a reservation is necessary.  E-mail hayley.balmer@xtra.co.nz for further details.
John Kirwan Wellington event for Stand By Me: Helping your teen through tough times. The father of three teenagers, and an advocate for depression awareness, Sir John Kirwan will be in Wellington for an author event this October.
Learning to navigate feelings of teenage anxiety and depression is the subject of his new book, "Stand By Me: Helping your teen through tough times".
"The goal of this book is to help give people the knowledge and courage to be active and supportive,” says JK. “I’m a dad and I’m looking to share answers from the professionals, and the kids, their mums, dads, and their other supporters who’ve all been there.” If you've got a question around anxiety or depression that you'd like JK to help you find an answer to, email it today to: standbyme@penguin.co.nz with ‘Wellington’ in the subject line.
Honest, enlightening and impossible to ignore, JK's new book is a powerful tool for parents, teachers and other care givers who're helping teens tackle mental health issues. His books will be available for sale on the night courtesy of Whitcoulls and JK will be available for an author signing after the event.  
WHERE: Wellington Girls College auditorium, Pipitea Street, Thorndon.
WHEN: Tuesday 7 October, 2014, 6.15-7.15pm (Doors open at 5.45pm).
TICKETING: $19 and $15 (plus booking fee) through Eventfinder.co.nz or on the door on the night (cash only).  Light refreshments will be available on arrival and are included in the ticket price.
Join this challenging and fun sport T4 fencing classes (15/10 – 10/12) Wednesdays: 3.30pm-4.30pm at Newlands Community Centre. Fee: $155/per term
For further information and to book a place contact PING YUAN at nz_wfc@outlook.com or 021 059 2558

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