Treat mum to an early Mother’s Day gift with tickets to St Leo’s School’s Heavenly High Tea fundraiser on Sunday 6th May. The Heavenly High Tea will be held at McHugh’s of Cheltenham from 3:30pm-6pm. Hear from speaker Dr Michelle Dickinson (NANOGIRL), be in for a chance to win a Kitchenaid Platinum Mixer plus there will be luxury goodie bags, spot prizes and more. Tickets cost $50, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
On Thursday 10th May, the Devonport Quarterly Community Network meeting is being held at Devonport Yacht Club, 25 King Edward Parade, from 10am to 12pm. The purpose of the meeting is to promote networking among residents and local community groups. Included will be guest speakers on topical matters. All are welcome and morning tea provided. The building is also wheelchair accessible. For more information contact Maria ph: 445 9533 or email: email@example.com.
Company Theatre presents Ben Elton’s ‘Popcorn’, directed by Suzy Sampson. Performances will be held from 12th May to 26th May; Wednesday to Saturday 8pm, Sunday at 4pm, at the Rose Centre in School Rd, Belmont. The themes in Ben Elton’s R16 black comedy Popcorn are as relevant today as they were when the play was written in 1996. Sexploitation in the film industry still prevails, gun violence is worse than ever and the debate continues over who should take responsibility for the actions of the disaffected.Tickets cost $27 adults and $22 concessions. For further information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 021 0613808.
The Devonport Seasonal Ceilidh is back on Sunday 19th May, 7:30pm-10:30pm at the Holy Trinity Hall in Church Street. Dance to live Irish and Scottish music with the Gaidhealtachd band. Please bring a plate for a shared supper and a bottle of water is recommended to keep hydrated. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $20 per family and under 16s are free – cash only.
At the end of the month, Takapuna Grammar School presents musical "Little Women", produced for and by the Music Theatre classes in Years 11-13. A rapid version of the classic novel which opened on Broadway in 2005, expect great songs and an energetic performance by the cast of highly talented young performers. A relaxed performance with low level lighting, sound and break out space is offered for those on the autism spectrum at the matinee show on 2 June. Performances will be held in the made-over school hall at 210 Lake Rd, Belmont from May 29 - June 2, 7.30pm plus 2pm matinee show on 2 June. Tickets cost $15 and $10 and bookings can be made via www.facebook.com/TGSPERFORMINGARTS/
Devonport Community Coordinator, Devonport Peninsula Trust
Also published in Channel Magazine May 2018