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March 25, 2019

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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 first 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

Hot Pool Exercise Class
Every Tuesday, 8.30am - 9.30am at Parakai Springs. Cost: $6 Pool Entrance, $5 for the class
Sore muscles?  Stiff Joints?  Not as flexible as you used to be?  Arthritis sufferer?  Join our small class of mature ladies - you will feel better and enjoy meeting others.  Bring water bottle, change of clothes, a towel.  Its fun and beneficial.  Class runs all year.
Contact: Chrissy Jones, Email:

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

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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Helensville Women's Institute AGM
Thursday, 7th March. 1.30pm at the Masonic Lodge, Kowhai Street. All welcome.

Breakfast to Celebrate Local Women
Friday, 8th March. at Te Whare Oranga o Parakai. Speakaers Jas Sergeant and Janet McLeod. Celebrating local women who make a difference in the community. Organised by Helensville Women & Family Centre. Tickets $35 plus $2 booking fee from:

U3A Public Launch Meeting
Tuesday, 19th March. 10am at Te Whare Oranga o Parakai. Speakaers Dianne Kidd and Heather Baigent, president of U3A network.

River Valley Baptist Church Gala
Saturday, 23rd March. 10am to 2pm at the church, corner Parkhurst & Fordyce Roads, Parakai. Bouncy castle, magic carpet rides, Easter Egg hunt, water balloons, plate smash, face painting, produce, preserves & baking, cafe and barbeque.

How to Respond in a Crisis Seminar
Saturday, 30th March. 9am to 4.15pm at the Magnify Church, Commercial Road. Registrations from 8.30am, cost $40pp. Hosted by combined churches of Helensville and Parakai.

Women's Self Defense Workshop
Saturday, 30th March. 10am to 4.30pm at Helensville Primary School hall. Registration $10. Email: or ph Charlie on 027 368 9245.

Film and Pizza Evening
Saturday, 30th March. from 6.30pm at Waitoki Hall. Fresh-cooked gluten-free pizzas followed by a screening of the movie 'Babe'. Adults $10, Children 10-16 years $5, under 10 free. Family ticket $20. Fundraiser for Waitoki Hall.

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Gibbs Sculpture Farm Visit
Thursday, 11th April. Fundraiser for Helensville School's new senior playground.Tickets $45 adult, $25 child 5-17 years, pre-schoolers free with paying adult. Tickets online at:

Turning the Tide Fundraiser Walk
Sunday, 28th April. Fundraiser for Kia Timata Ano Trust, to raise funds to help stop family violence. 17km walk down Muriwai Beach (4km option). Tickets available online at:

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Lions Club Book Fair
Saturday, 25th & Sunday 26th May. In the Helensville War Memorial Hall.

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Helensville Christmas Festival
Saturday, 7th December. Festival starts 10am, parade midday. Festival at Helensville Musuem after parade.

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