Community News and Events
What's up and what's on in Wellington, Porirua, and the Hutt Valley!
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Well Homes aims to ensure all families in Wellington and Hutt Valley have access to warm, dry, and safe homes. It’s a free service that can help you with beds and bedding, carpet, curtains, heating, MSD/Work and Income assistance, and more. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Steady as You Go Exercise Classes for Seniors are being held around the Wellington region. Classes designed to improve strength and balance and help prevent a fall. Classes resume 24 September 2021 under Delta Alert Level 2. Go to Age Concern Wellington for more.
2021 MASSIVE Plant Sale is on at Pauatahanui School, Sunday 24 October, 9am–2pm. A major fundraiser for Pauatahanui School. Selling grasses, shrubs, fruit, veges, & herbs all ready to plant, and more. Running under level 2 Covid safety requirements.
Golder Cottage is holding an event as part of Wellington Heritage Week - Upper Hutt's Early Settlers in the Spotlight. Join Lynly Yates, well-known researcher and genealogist, for assistance with researching family history, 1.30-4pm, Monday 25 and Saturday 30 October. For more information phone 04 528 9855.
Evolve Wellington Youth Service is running free Learner Licence Workshops at Strathmore Park Community Centre. These are workshops for young people aged 15-25, running Mondays, 3.30-5.30pm—During the school term. If you’re interested, contact the Projects Team on 022 059 1986 or email@example.com.
Porirua Libraries run a series of programmes to help combat social isolation and enrich people’s daily lives. From book clubs and board games to free digital courses and technology help. For more info on all the programmes, visit porirualibrary.org.nz or drop into your local branch.
The Salon runs at Strathmore Park Community Centre the 4th Monday of the month, 11am-2pm. Providing free haircuts for people. Bookings essential, email firstname.lastname@example.org or 04 388 2776 or 021 027 91402.
Claire Harris’ exhibition Wound Whistled Air is on at Toi Pōneke 9 October – 5 November. Harris’ video and performance art focuses on humour, trauma, and longing. Toi Pōneke Gallery is operating under Alert level 2 guidelines.
Voice Arts is running Free Social Drama Clubs for ages 65+ at Newtown Community and Cultural Centre, Thursdays, 10.30am-12 midday. Tea and coffee provided. To sign up email email@example.com, or call 021 306 413 or 027 2132 032
Mothers Network is a non-profit organisation run by mums, for mums. They support and connect women facing the changes and challenges of being a mum. Facilitated group sessions offer a safe, non-judgemental space for you to share. For more info and to register go to mothersnetwork.org.nz.
For the last 120 years, the Compassion Soup Kitchen has served hot meals to those who need it most. Now, more than ever, they need our support to continue their work. Donate to their appeal today and provide a nutritious meal for Wellingtonians doing it tough. Go to soupkitchen.org.nz/donate for more.
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