Events and dates for your calendar
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Saturday, 8th December, 2018. Kamo Shared path opening
10.00 am – 12.30 pm. Starting outside the Whangārei Central Library
Join Mayor Sheryl Mai to celebrate completion of the first two stages of the Kamo Shared Path. Attend the ribbon cutting, join the festivities and have some fun on the new walkway. Be in to win some awesome including a brand new E-Bike
Kids ‘best dressed bike’ competition
three categories - under 5's; 5-10 years; 10-12 years
Open theme - create a rocket ship bike or decorate for Christmas.
No Bike? Decorate your shoes - (open to all ages).
Free face painting, live music interactive entertainment.
Enter the draw on the day to win a brand new E-Bike (Terms and Conditions apply)
Nau mai, haere mai
Mauri Tū, Mauri Ora
Contact : email@example.com
Saturday, 8th December, 2018. Co-housing Eco-neighbourhood, Whangarei. 10.00 – 12.00 midday. 13B Cross St. Whangarei.
Anyone interested in this central Whangarei project, please come to the end of year catch up and hear the progress they have made in 2018 and their plans for 2019.
Contact: Shaun Davison & Carmel firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, 9th December, 2018. Sewgood Workshop, Whangarei.
11.00am – 2.00pm. CBEC Ecosolutions, 141A Cameron Street.
Bring your project - get some help if you need it and contribute to making some Boomerang Bags to support the end to Plastic Bags in Whangarei.
No skills necessary. All materials available. Everyone Welcome!
We are also always looking for those to come and support beginners and those needing help with making, upcycling and mending.
Contact. Anne email@example.com or Sewgood on Facebook.
Note: If folk would like to use a sewing machine and 3 thread overlocker, then both are left set up for use at Ecosolutions - just, just phone to confirm. There's also an iron and ironing board and plenty of sewing supplies available. Koha appreciated.
Sunday, 16th December, 2018. Forest Gardening Workshop, Kaiwaka.
10.00am - 4.00pm. This is an approach to gardening that works with natural succession to provide year round food, natural medicines, firewood, animal fodder, bee fodder, diverse ecosystems and resilience in times of uncertainty - not to mention providing wonderful aesthetics and space to relax.
Topics covered: soil building, species composition, working with plant succession, dealing with problem plants, plant layout and guilds, designing access, plant propagation and includes the propagation of up to 20 species via seed, cuttings and division.
The workshop is $80 adults, $40 teenagers. For bookings contact Nick Rountree on 021 0532620 or firstname.lastname@example.org or make a booking at https://www.theforestgarden.co.nz/workshops.html.
Tuesdays, - Boomerang Bag workshop, Whangarei.
1pm - 4pm, Bahai Centre, 82 Mill Road Road, Whangarei
To sew reusable bags to distribute, in conjunction with Plastic Bag Free Northland, to the Whangarei Grower's Market, the Regent Countdown Supermarket Project and Bin Inn Kamo, as supply allows. The bags will not necessarily have to be returned - the main point is that they are used.
They have some machines and equipment ready to go, plus a supply of fabric. It doesn't matter if people can't sew - there is cutting/ ironing/ assembling. They invite anyone to pop in or stay the whole time, or they will provide material to sew from home. A Boomerang Bags Whangarei Facebook page will be running soon.
Contact. Anne email@example.com Website Boomerangbags.org
Once per month - Sew Good – Community Sewing workshop 11am - 1pm. Eco Solutions, 141 Cameron Street, Whangarei. Contact Anne for dates.
Come along to learn to sew, use machines, fix old stuff and share ideas. Sewing machines and overlocker are available for use, plus we have donated patterns, material and sewing notions.
Koha appreciated. Contact Anne ph 09 946 0336 or firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook page SewGood Whangarei.
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays. Whangarei Men’s Shed.
9.30 am – 3.00 pm Whangarei Railway Station, Railway Road, Whangarei.
Now open again after restoration with metal as well as wood working area.
A multiple workshop area for the pursuit of an array of pastimes and projects, but also is a “Work in Progress” in its own right. The W.M.S. has set itself a target for restoring the interior of the old station (badly deteriorated) with the guidance of an architect employed by the Shed and the National Historic Places Trust.