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Upper Hutt Leader : November 16th 2011
61 UPPER HUTT LEADER, NOVEMBER 16, 2011 www.activation.org.nz Sign-up to receive news about the latest events and physical activity options in Upper Hutt email: firstname.lastname@example.org with subscribe in the subject feld more Upper Hutt people, more active, more often What's On in Our Region Every Sunday Women Only Swim Night From 7pm. Female staff only, curtained from road, fun and safe. All women, all abilities, all cultures. For info visit: www.h2oxtream.com Every Monday & Thursday Squash at Upper Hutt Social Nights From 6.45pm, McLean St. All levels. For info visit www.squashupperhutt.co.nz Every Tuesday & Thursday Zumba Classes 7-8pm, Timberlea Community Hall, 72 Norana Road, Timberlea. $5 per person. For info tel: Kathy 04 526 4911 or 027 662 1115. 20 November Orienteering at Te Marua 10.30am - 12.30pm, Forbidden Lakes Map, State Highway 2, Te Marua. Adults $10, Kids $6, Families $20. Orienteering Hutt Valley hosts an event with a range of courses to suit all levels. Runners and walkers can participate as individuals or in groups. Help will be available to get newcomers started. For more information contact Gaven Scott 021 0278 3958 or visit www.ohv.org.nz 20 November St Brendan's School Gala 11am - 2pm, St Brendan's School, 56 Palmer Cres, Upper Hutt. FREE. Quality handmade crafts, homemade cakes and sweets, cafe and a variety of other food stalls, plants and tadpoles, rapid raffes, white elephant, hair braiding, pony rides, face painting and games, old fashioned fun for everyone. Only 5 minutes walk from Heretaunga Railway Station. White elephant donations welcome. Please tel: Patrick 04 977 9642 or Louise 04 527 4948 21 November Get Set Go Workshop 1 - 4.30pm, Te Awakairangi Building, 47 Laings Road, Lower Hutt. An essential workshop for organisers of community programmes and events. You'll fnd out everything you need to know about running a successful recreation programme or event including - budgets and funding, promotion and publicity, designing programmes to suit your community, trouble shooting tips for events, and effective evaluations. Register with: Community Grants Offcer, Hutt City Council, tel: 04 570 6955, email: email@example.com - Please register at least fve days before the workshop. 22 October Casino Night Fundraising for Upper Hutt Roller Skating Club skaters to attend the NZ Skating Nationals in Timaru. 7 - 10pm, Upper Hutt Cossie Club, 18 Logan Street, Upper Hutt. R18. Spot prizes, mystery envelopes, auctions. Tickets available from Debbie Bougen 04 527 2218 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org 22-23 October Partners Relief & Development Run for Relief 2pm, Hikoikoi Reserve, Petone. A 7Km run/walk along the Hutt Trail from Hikoikoi Reserve to raise money for Partners work with displaced people from Burma. Run for Relief is an annual event. For millions of villagers running is not a choice. They have to run from the military regime that illegally runs their country. All the money raised goes toward helping those who are without homes, especially children. Partners is an NZ registered charity. Come join us and run for a cause. To register go to: www.runforrelief.org.nz or visit our website: www.partnersworld.org.nz 3 December The Upper Hutt Leader Santa Parade 2pm, Main Street, Upper Hutt. Santa will be here as will many foats and colourful entries all celebrating the spirit of Christmas. One of Upper Hutt's biggest community events sure to get you in the mood for the festive season. Rain, hail or shine. FYI: The parade will be starting from King Street, down Main St and fnishing at Royal St. For more information email Belinda on: email@example.com Kindly supported by: The Upper Hutt Leader, Rimutaka Trust, Upper Hutt City Council and Anything Goes Costume Hire. For more info about events, please visit www.activation.org.nz Introduction to the Outdoors in Upper Hutt! Upper Hutt has so much to offer in the area of outdoor recreation, with many contrasting natural landscapes, from hills, to farmland, bush to river. With these beautiful landscapes come a huge variety of recreation options to get you outside in the summer weather! Activation have worked on a schedule to show you what's available and where, to make it easy for you and your family to enjoy every opportunity that exists in our beautiful city. Following is a list of some of the options, but for the full details and what to bring, visit www.activation.org.nz and get out, about and enjoy! Activity: Where: When: $: Age: Sport Wellington Buggy Walk Harcourt Park 1 Dec, 10am FREE Revolve - Women's MTB Ride Rimutaka Incline 21 Feb, 6pm FREE 16+ Nature Discovery Treasure Hunt Kaitoke Regional Park 8 Jan, 11am FREE Summer Sampler Kaitoke Regional Park 22 Jan, 10am FREE Rimutaka Rail Trail Pakutarahi Forest 29 Jan, 31 Mar, 9am $14 kids, $27 adults Hutt Valley Gliding Club Open Weekend Pakuratahi Forest 18 & 19 Feb $100 pp 4WD Back Country Akatarawa Forest 26 Feb $20 per vehicle Glow Worm Grotto Tunnell Gulley 14 Mar, 7.45pm FREE YMCA Kaitoke Marchant Rd, Kaitoke 26 Jan Gold Coin 16+ Hutt Valley Angling Club Awa Kairangi Park 28 Jan, 8.45am $5 per session 16+ Kev the Wandering Kiwi Tunnel Gulley 5 Jan, 10.30am FREE Kev the Wandering Kiwi Poets Park 12 Jan, 10.30am FREE Kev the Wandering Kiwi Waiunuiomata Recreation Area 19 Jan, 10.30am FREE Upper Hutt Martial Arts Festival 2011 Leave your online games at home! Upper Hutt's leading Martial Arts Clubs are putting on an exciting free demonstration. Armed and unarmed combat, anything goes with knifes, swords, staffs, punches, kicks, throws, rolls, locks and ground holds. Great fun and entertainment for the whole family as our trained martial artists and students show their stuff. Sat 3th December 10:40am - 4:40pm (2-3 Break) Ground Floor, The Mall Upper Hutt Shopping Centre Participating clubs for 2011 are; Aikido, Combat Hapkido, Hapkido, Judo, Kung Fu, Primate Tae Kwon Do, Self Defence Upper Hutt and Taichi. If you are interested in joining a club, details are available on the day. Proudly promoted and supported by Activation and The Mall Upper Hutt.
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