EVENTS

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FLAX WEAVING

We have a few spaces available for the flax weaving in the Sustainable Backyard Garden on Sunday 22nd.  The cost is $50 for the course starting at 10am. to 3pm.

If you are interested please get back to me at permaham@actrix.co.nz

 

LUCKY LAST SPECIAL SHAPE

Simba tops off the balloons in our Flying with the Animals themed Festival this year. We look forward to 3 wonderful shapes joining us from around the world next month.

Michelle from Classic Events

 

ACTION: JOB ADVERT FOR NEW COORDINATOR

Please circulate amongst your networks.

Job description national coordinator-1 2802.pdf

 

KIT COLLECTION

Kit Collection Poster_December.pdf

Think of all the things you could do if you only had a tool kit or a sewing machine; think of the fantastic party you could throw if you had the means to bake a variety of sumptuous novelty cakes! The kit collection is all about taking the time - to learn something new or to dust off an existing skill, maybe even gain a new hobby. Don't put off that DIY job because you don't have the right equipment - borrow it from your local library! Let us help you discover your hidden talent for knitting... or stargazing. Get ready to open up a world of possibilities! Kit Collection.

• 2 week loan period

$1.00 loan/hire charge

Held at Garden Place and Chartwell Libraries only

Items can be returned to any of our libraries during opening hours

No reserves and no renewals

Overdue charge 50 cents per day

• We would love to hear your thoughts about the Kit collection. Please help us by completing this short survey.

Lisa Pritchard

Lifelong Learning Librarian | Hamilton City Libraries

Phone: 07 8386410 | Email: lisa.pritchard@hcc.govt.nz

 

SECONDHAND SUNDAY

Second Hand Sunday Flyer Final.pdf

We are promoting this under Sustainable Cambridge and the SHS in Te

Awamutu on 15 March will be under Sustainable Waipa.

Jenny

 

WAIKATO BUGGY RUN/FAMILY DAY

Buggy Run Poster.pdf

Please spread the word about this fun day coming up on Sunday! Even if you don’t have kids, come along to watch some live music and munch down a saussie and some cakes!  It’s all cheap and for a great cause!

Nga mihi

The htwnyouth Team

 

FARM TOUR AND OFF THE GRID LIVING : 1ST MARCH 2015

A reminder about our 2nd Chapter meeting for 2015 will be a Farm Tour:

• Sunday 1st March 1-4pm ish

• 22 Dodd Road, Motumaoho, 332 Link to map

• Wear sensible shoes and togs for a swim.

• Be punctual for 1pm

The farm location is between Hamilton and Morrinsville. We will be guests on Bill Grant's farm so please be punctual and respect farm etiquette at all times. Gates are to to closed behind you, keep your distance from the animals and always ask permission before going anywhere not on the tour.

Featuring:

• Farm Tour of certified organic beef farm practicing homeopathy with a variety of other activities which include sheep, goats, chickens/pheasants/turkeys, pumpkins for seed/oil/pigs, and self-sufficiency food production

• Tour of Self-sufficiency/ off the grid set up. See sustainable/ carbon neutral, self-sufficiency, low cost, traditional farming practice/certified organic and heritage where possible and many other ideas are translated to the quarter acre.

• WAPF friendly shared afternoon tea and there will be the opportunity to have a swim. Children are to be supervised by their family. So bring your togs and a plate.

Bring along an excess produce you might like to share with others. If you want any specific cultures you could enquire via our facebook page.

 

REQUEST FOR HELP FROM HAMILTON HOMELESS TRUST

Hamilton Homeless Trust is a Charitable Trust made up of volunteers that work to provide immediate and long term help to people in need. They aspire to provide food and resources essential to survival on a nightly basis to no and low income individuals and families living in Hamilton. They also aspire to contribute to poverty alleviation by directing our patrons to other resources and services that can help improve their living conditions and livelihoods.

The Hamilton Homeless Trust are wanting to become more sustainable in the long term and require some support to do this. They are looking for someone, on a volunteer basis, to help them with funding applications and project management work. If you are interested in volunteering for this, or require further information, please contact Alvina on 027 221 6864 or hamiltonhomelesstrust@gmail.com.

Jen Murray

Community Wellbeing Manager | Community Development and Leisure

Mob: 021 243 9217| Email: jennifer.murray@hcc.govt.nz

 



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