Mount your bike and put on your ghost shoes for the 6thannual Bayswater Halloween Trail!
Taking place on Friday 26th October, 5pm-7pm, starting at Bayswater Park, we promise another fun filled evening with new games and activities and some fantastic prizes up for grabs – visit www.devonportpeninsulatrust.nz for more details.
Auckland Heritage Festival continues during the first part of October. If you haven’t checked out any of the events yet, there is still time!
Local Devonport events include free guided tours of historic coastal defences on North Head and Fort Takapuna on 6th/7thand 13th/14thOctober, 10am to 2pm. Bookings are required.
Contact Royal New Zealand Navy Museum on 09 445 5186 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Sunday 6thOctober, 10am-3pm, The Navy Museum is also holding a Fun Palaces event highlighting the diversity of the heritage and culture of Tāmaki Makaurau. Devonport Museum is having a Devonport Founding Families Down Under display - 33A Vauxhall Rd, Devonport. Viewing times are Mon - Fri 10am -12pm, Sat - Sun 12pm - 4pm until 14thOctober. Ask Devonport Museum about their Devonport Founding Families Downunder guided walk on the slopes of Mt Victoria/Takarunga Cemeteryas well.
Stanley Bay Bowling Club, located at 20 Stanley Point Rd, is holding a visitor day on Saturday 13thOctober at 1pm. There is no charge and bowls and tuition is provided – please wear flat shoes. The Stanley Bay Bowling Club is a friendly active group, playing every Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday afternoon. Enquiries to Charles Digby ph: 445 3525.
Devonport Folk Club present the Andrew London Trio “in the Hot Club Sandwich style with a touch of Noel Coward’ on Monday 8th October at the Bunker, Takarunga/Mt Victoria. Tickets $20 - book early 445-2227. Also on Monday 29thOctober, Rich Leschen's Flying Children will be performing at The Bunker. Rich, a talented guitarist and balladeer, will be accompanied by jazz percussionist and composer, Steve Cournane. Tickets $15.
We are finding it hard to believe that it’s the last few weeks of our Winter Fun Preschool Play programme – the weeks seem to have flown by! Winter Fun Preschool Play mornings continue every Tuesday (including the school holidays) until Tuesday 30thOctober, 9:30am-11am at The Rose Centre in Belmont. Enjoy a morning of free play with your little ones while you meet other locals and make new friends. Our Summer Fun Preschool Play mornings start the same week on Thursday 1stNovember at Bayswater Park, Bayswater.
For more community news about what’s happening in Devonport each month, sign up to our monthly community e-newsletter at www.devonportpeninsulatrust.nz
Ka kite ano
Maria Teape - Devonport Community Coordinator, Devonport Peninsula Trust