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21 Ukulele for Beginners, Mahurangi East Library, 3.30pm. Info: May.Clulee@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz
22: Orewa College bands Trom Bomb, Sax Bomb, Sax Grenades and a clarinet quintet play at Orewa Library, Moana Ave, Orewa, 3.30pm
22: Walking Track Workshop, Plume Vineyard, 9.30am
23 & 24: Monster Book Sale at Tui House, 32 Glenmore Drive Warkworth, 8am-4pm each day. All proceeds go to Warkworth Wellsford Hospice, Info: 09 425 9535 or email email@example.com
25: Birth of A Story, Orewa Library, 12 Moana Avenue, 10.30am to 12.30pm. Four local authors share stories and how their works came to fruition. Free, and all welcome.
25: Warkworth Grey Power meeting, guest speakers Tracey Martin & Beth Houlbrooke,
26: Atiu Creek Regional Park Community Planting Day, 8.30am to 4.30pm. All welcome. Transport can be provided from Warkworth and Wellsford, spaces limited. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 0800 567 686
26: The Sound of Heaven, an evening of divine music, at the Orewa Arts and Event Centre, 76 Riverside Rd, 6.30pm. Tickets $15 (early bird $10), www.eventbrite.co.nz
26: Roger and the Ramjets play at the Hibiscus Coast Community RSA, 43a Vipond Road, Stanmore Bay, 7pm, $5 door charge. Info: 424 9026.
26: Local Vocals Choir, world famous in Wellsford, performing free as part of NZ Music Month, Wellsford Library, 11am
26: From Inspiration to Publication, creative writing workshop with Whangarei author Michael Botur, Friends of Mahurangi East Library, Betty Paxton Room, Mahurangi Community Centre, 10am-3pm. $25 for non-members. Bookings: email@example.com
26 & 27: Weiti riverbank Community Planting Days, meet by the river at the end of Titan Place, Silverdale, 9am-12noon (both days). Wear suitable clothing for planting and gardening gloves (optional).
27: Beverley Gomez talks about growing up in Red Beach in the 1950s, Whangaparaoa Library, Main Street, Whangaparaoa, 1pm. Beverley wrote a book called Memories of Pinewoods Motor Park Red Beach. Free, refreshments provided – all welcome.
27: Pink Ribbon High Tea, Snowplanet, 91 Small Rd, Silverdale. Info and tickets: www.snowplanet.co.nz
27: Puhoi Village Market, 9am-1pm, with ethnic theme, live music, great food and variety of stalls and activities. Info: 0274 27 0440 or firstname.lastname@example.org
27: Terry Hicks plays a variety of tunes from the American Songbook on the Bechstein grand piano, Leigh Sawmill Cafe, 5-7pm. Koha entry.
27: Singer/songwriter Aidan Ripley performs, Whangaparaoa Library, Main Street, Whangaparaoa, 2pm. Free and all welcome.
28: Hibiscus Coast Artists Inc. Join a friendly group to paint, sketch, socialise every Monday 9am to 12pm, Stanmore Bay Community Hall, Waiora Road.
30: Winter Words creative writing evening at Mahurangi East Library, 7-9pm. Gold coin donation, all welcome. Info: email@example.com
31: Hibiscus Hospice Art Exhibition – Opening Night and Auction, Estuary Arts Centre, Western Reserve, Orewa, 7pm-9pm. Tickets $25, includes wine and hors d'oeuvres. Ticket sales ph 09 421 9180 or www.hibiscushospice.org.nz
1: Warkworth Police Pink Breakfast, Warkworth RSA
1&2: Kawau Bay Artists exhibition, old Masonic Hall Warkworth
1-3: Sounds on Screen music documentary film festival, Warkworth Town Hall. Info: Sounds on Screen NZ on Facebook
1-4: Hibiscus Hospice Art Exhibition and Sale, Estuary Arts Centre, Western Reserve, Orewa. Open Friday to Sunday, 9am-4pm, Monday, 9am-2pm. Entry by gold coin donation.
2&3: Warkworth Gamefish Club's 10kg Fishing Tournament, 6am start Saturday to weigh-in by 4pm Sunday, Sandspit Yacht Club. Entry $70 ($20 junior) including prizegiving supper. Tickets from Matakana Marine, Warkworth Hunting & Fishing, Snells Beach Fish & Dive, Warkworth Tackle & Outdoor, or Louise on 027 425 7224
2-8: Giant Book Sale, Wellsford, in the Wharehine building, 1650 SH1, Wellsford, Sat-Mon 9-4pm; Tues-Fri 10am-3pm. Books, dvds, records, music, puzzles and more.
3: Planting day, Tawharanui Regional Park, 9am. Follow the signs, volunteers will be rewarded with a delicious bbq lunch. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
6: Warkworth Beekeepers host Clifton King, national compliance manager of the American Foulbrood Pest Management Plan, Warkworth Primary School, 7.30pm. All welcome.
8: Ocean's 8 movie night fundraiser for Mahurangi Kindergarten, Matakana Cinemas, 7pm for 8pm start. Tickets $25, including drink, from the kindergarten on 425 7096
10: Orewa Estuary waders bird count, meet outside Estuary Arts Centre, Western Reserve, Orewa, 3pm. Counting birds on the sand islands in the estuary. Bring binoculars and/or a camera. All welcome.
18-22: Heaven and Earth glow in the dark giant puppet show, at Centrestage Theatre, Centreway Rd, Orewa, 11am and 1pm each day. Tickets $7.50 from Estuary Arts Centre, Western Reserve, Orewa, phone 426 5570.