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March 12th, 2018

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There's always something happening in Helensville and the surrounding area!

Here's a list of up-coming events - just click on the month you want to view. Make sure you visit our Things To Do page for all the regular attractions in town.

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Al Anon
Family group meetings are held every Wednesday, 10:30am-11:30am, at the Christian Life Centre, 120 Commercial Road, Helensville. For anyone concerned by someone's drinking.

Art Fuel
Every second Tuesday of the month, 7pm-8.30pm, at the Art Centre, Karaka Street, Helensville. Gold coin donation.
A relaxed chat group covering everything from personal critique, how to use various media, art history and what's current, overcoming mental blocks and self doubt, taking it from hobby to more professional and more. Enjoy a hot drink (and baking if you're lucky), ask questions, discuss answers.
For more information email Arwen Flowers: or phone 021 710 367.

Helensville Aglow
An interdenominational Christian meeting with excellent speakers. Meets at the Helensville War Memorial Hall on the last Friday of the month at 7.30pm to 9.00pm. Contact: Yvonne, email:

Helensville River Valley Country Music Club
Club meets at the Helensville War Memorial Hall from 1pm to 4pm on the 3rd Sunday of the month. Afternoon tea provided. $3 entry.
Linda McCardle. Ph 09 420 8246. Email:

Helensville Hospice Shop Garage Sale
Every second Saturday of the month apart from January, 10am-3pm at 36b Mill Rd, Helensville. Quality recycled goods for everyone in the family. Contact: Jane Webber, email:

Helensville Mainly Music Pre-school music sessions
Pre-school music 1/2 hr session, 9:30am Fridays during school terms, at St Matthews Church lounge. Fun for mums and their children. Cost $3 per family, morning tea provided. Come and have fun making memories with music.
Enquiries: Katey Jackson, Ph 09 420 2019 Email:

Helensville Variety Music Evening
First Sunday of each month, 7pm at St Andrews, Garfield Rd.  Performers and listeners welcome. Contact: Gordon Piesse, 09 420 7170

Kaipara Music Club
Last Friday of month, 7.30pm to approx 10.30pm in the back room at St Mathews Church, Garfield Road, Helensville. Cost: $2pp. A fun evening playing any instrument, group music available. Play, sing or be a spectator. Contact: Pam Arden, email:

Kaukapakapa Village Market
Third Sunday of each month, 9am to 1pm. Crafts, gifts, plants, bric a brac, collectables, jewellery, dog food, pet products, wood products, etc. Enquiries to Sarah, Phone/text 0274 831 542, freephone 0800 831 542 or email

Meditation Group
Held weekly at The Healing Heart of Helensville, 58 Commercial Road Helensville.  Thursday evenings 6-8pm. All welcome.  $2. Guided meditations, spiritual teachings. Relax and enjoy with like minded people.
Any queries phone Marie 4209098 or 0273034877

Open Studio Day
Every Friday, 10am and 6pm at the Art Centre, Karaka Street, behind Art Stop Cafe. Cost: $5. Anyone can bring what they're working on and hire a table to work on their project. Max. 7 tables available. Contact: Pauline Mee, email:

Painting Group at the Art Centre
Every Monday, 10am-2pm at The Art Centre, Karaka Street, Helensville. Cost: Gold coin donation. A relaxed meeting place for local artists to get together and work on their own projects. We have artists drawing, working with pastels and painting. Contact: Valarie Arthur, Group Leader. Email:

Salt Youth Events
For young people 13-18yrs, 7:30-9pm, Thursdays at Helensville Christian Life Centre, 118 Commercial Rd, Helensvile. Ph Tim Forlong, 09 420 8911

South Kaipara Harvest & Artisan Market
Last Sunday of every month from 9am to 1pm at Te Whare Oranga o Parakai. A place where people can come together to enjoy fresh produce, delicious food, live music and unique homewares, clothing and art.
Stall holder enquiries to Amy Wood, ph: 021 142 3029, email:

Waimauku RSA Market Day
Last Sunday of every month, 10am til 2pm at the Waimauku RSA, 891 State Highway 16, Waimauku. Stalls $10, inside and outside avaliable. All fees donated to
the RSA's building fund. New and used goods, food and bar. Free Entry to all public and free parking. Note: The market is not held in December and January.
Contact Linda Lewis, email:

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Vipassana Centre Open Day
Sunday, 18th March, 1pm – 4pm at 153 Burnside Road, Makarau. 9.2 km north of Kaukapakapa on SH16. Turn right onto Makarau Rd. After 2.5 km turn left onto Burnside Rd. The Vipassana Centre is 1.7 km along Burnside Rd on the left. A chance to look around the centre, enjoy afternoon tea and take bush walks.
Ph: 420 5319

Music In Parks: Jordan Luck Band, TheSlacks and Ms Sandy Mill
Sunday, 18th March, 4pm – 7pm at the Helensville River Reserve, Mill Road, Helensville. All Ages, free admission.

Makarau Hall Buy, Sell & Swap Market
Sunday, 25th March, 9am – 2.30pm at the Makarau Hall. To book a stall ($10) email:

Acrylic Painting In a Watercolour Technique On Paper
Saturday, 31st March, 9:30am – 4:30pm and Sunday 1st April, 9:30am – 4:30pm at the Art Centre Helensville, War Memorial Hall basement. Two day workshop with award artist Jan Alldritt-Miller. $280 includes all materials and notes. Email Pauline, for bank account details.

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Turning the Tide Walk
Saturday, 27th May. 17km walk along Muriwai Beach from RImmer Road to the Muriwai Surf Club, to raise funds for family violence free northwest Auckland. Register online at

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Supper Theatre
Date and time tba. By the 'Mad Makarau Players', in the Makarau Hall.

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Helensville Christmas Parade
Saturday, 8th December, Details TBA but parade starts at midday in Commercial Road.