Nor West News : January 20th 2011
19 NOR-WEST NEWS, JANUARY 20, 2011 SUNDAY 13TH MARCH 2011 START TIME 9.30AM rOunD THe BaYs PORTS OF AUCKLAND www.roundthebays.co.nz ENTER NOW! SUPPORTING THESE GREAT CHARITIES 3 2 & Advertising F Dining entertainment 0800 TOTALSPAN stardome.org.nz Bookings Essential - 09 624 1246 Suits 5 -12 Years. $10 Child / $7 Adult Summer School Holiday Sessions January 10 th - 28th 10 am & 1pm Each Weekday Ph 412 9851 Sun Jan 23 Black Rose Band 3.30pm Sun 30 Jan NZ Blues Brothers Show From 3.30pm Bistro Open 7 Days Great Pub Fare Children's Menu Coming Events in Feb JAM & Open Mic Day The Calm Mojo Vibe Creme Brulee Great Sunday Entertainment 3424262AA Diverse fringe fest popular Auckland Fringe Festi- val is back with a bang. Shows about time machines, failed rock bands, surprising lift encounters, jelly setting, water nymphs, Shake- speare, the Chatham Islands, speed dating and a men s knitting group feature. The second annual fes- tival runs from February 25 until March 13 across Auckland. More than 100 events will be at theatres, gar- dens, galleries, lounges, lifts and alleyways from the Waitakere Ranges to Waiheke Island. Performers from throughout New Zealand and overseas will take part in cabaret/bur- lesque, comedy, dance, theatre, music and vis- ual arts. Last year s festival drew about 40,000 people across 75 shows. Fringe in the Park is on from 2pm until 6pm at Myers Park in central Auckland. Installations, opera, pole dancing and hula hooping will be among the entertainment. All are welcome to a free opening event on February 26. Visit www.auckland fringe.co.nz for more information. IN BRIEF Waitoki market Pick up home-made bargains and breakfast at the same time at the Waitoki market on February 5. The event is at Waitoki hall from 8.30am to noon. Stalls include home-baked goodies, preserves, jams, plants and a barbecue. Proceeds go back to the community. Stall bookings, phone: Shirley (09) 420-5111. Family event The Kaukapakapa School country fair on February 19 features plenty of fun for all. The event, from 10am to 2pm, includes activities and games for all ages, a major auction, face painting, silent auction, white elephant sale, food, plant and herb stalls, quick fire raffles, sweets and food. Sky views Parakai Airfield Open Day and Fly-in is on February 19. Helicopters, micro- lights, home-built and general aviation aircraft will be on display from 10.30am. Entry and parking is free at the event off South Head Rd, Parakai. No pets. Phone (09) 425-5887 or 0211-587-065. Scottish picnic Nor-west residents with Scottish connections can enjoy a Scottish family picnic this Saturday. The event at Auckland Domain from 10.30am to 4pm features learning about the culture, Burns recitations, the Haggis ceremony and the Scottish West Highland Terriers. It is sponsored by Fletchers. There is also Highland dancing, Scottish country danc- ing, piping, fiddling and singing. Phone Auckland Burns Association presi- dent Tom Shiels 483-6832, Dave Small 576-5985 or Trevor Pol- lard 817-8822. Choreographers fellowship Nor-west established choreographers can apply for the prestigious Creative New Zealand Choreographic Fellow- ship 2011. The $65,000 fellowship is open to choreo- graphers who have already produced a sig- nificant body of work. Applications close on March 18. Contact Felicity Birch on felicity.birch@creativenz. govt.nz, or phone (04) 498-0735.
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