Mt Eden Village Centre In April
It’s April and with the change in season and longer nights settling in, it’s a great time to explore our events and classes at the Mt Eden Village Centre. We have books galore, our regular Markets,
music and movement classes and a popular school holiday drama workshop. We also introduce our new Pilates class. Lots to get out and about for in Mt Eden this month.
Local physiotherapist Aoife has started a weekly Pilates class here in the Hall every Wednesday at 6.00pm. Bring your own mat and water (mats available if needed) and classes are suitable for all ages and levels of fitness. Text or call Aoife on 027 225 3022 to secure your place, a very reasonable $15.
City Vision and Roskill Community Voice are hosting a second hand Book Bonanza! in the Lounge this Saturday 6th April from 10.00am to 4.00pm. There will be a huge range of fiction for adults, teens and children, as well as cooking, politics, travel, gardening, crafts, poetry and more! For more information Facebook: Book Bonanza and please BYO cloth bag for your purchased treasures.
The Mt Eden Village Craft Market is here on the second Saturday of every month. On Saturday 13th April, pop in from 10.00am to 4.00pm. There will be a great variety of interesting stalls to browse. A feature of the Market is that items are handmade in New Zealand by expert crafters. It’s an opportunity to support local artists and find loads of beautiful handmade treasures and tasty treats, perfect for yourself or to gift.
Pform.nz Dance and Drama is running a Kids Holiday Programme all day on Wednesday 17th April. It is a fun filled day with drama and dance exercises where they will learn routines and perform for each other. Suitable for 4 – 14 year olds. More information, and to book, is here.
Coffee with a Cop will be here on Thursday 18th April from 10.00am to 12.00noon. Pop in and have a chat to our local Community Police Officer, they would love to meet you and talk about what is going on in your neighbourhood.
Our regular Mt Eden Wellbeing Market is here on the last Saturday of every month. This month it is Saturday 27th April from 10.00am to 3.00pm. Central Auckland’s regular monthly mind, body and spirit Market has natural health therapies, advice and nutritional support, on-site massage, natural first aid kits and home remedies and much, much more. More information is here.
The Mt Eden Methodist Congregation invites you to join them on Easter Sunday in their beautiful historic Church. Services are held this and every Sunday at 10.00am with tea afterwards in the Lounge. On Easter Friday a procession will stop by the Church for a reading some time between 9.00-10.00am. On the 3rd Sunday of every month we have the Fiji-Indian Fellowship worship service at 3.00pm. Everyone is welcome.
For information about the many Dance, Yoga, Performance, Language and Baby Classes, and Support Groups here at the Centre, please visit our website calendar here.
Looking ahead to May, Village Music starts off their concert season with Hopetoun Brown on Friday 3rd May at 8.00pm, tickets listing on Eventfinda in the next few days. You are also warmly invited to the Rotary Club of Mt Eden’s Community Health & Happiness Expo on Saturday 4th May. More information in our May newsletter.
Sallyann Hingston & Ngaire Malpass
A big Thank You to all our wonderful sponsors and volunteers who helped make the Little Day Out such a wonderful day a few weeks ago. The weather and community certainly came out to play and everyone had a fabulous time. We acknowledge the support of Ray White Mt Eden, the Albert-Eden Local Board, the Village Centre Society, the Mt Eden Methodist Church, Snowplanet, Innocent Packaging, Eco Store and local businesses Roses Florist, City Cake Company, Time Out Bookstore, The Essential Deli, Chapter Tea Room, Frasers Café, KC Loo, Paris Mt Eden Bakery, Casa del Gelato and newly arrived Glengarry Mt Eden. Thank you also to all our performers and stall holders.