Posts Tagged ‘ Tamahere Lions ’

Funds sought for park bbq

Jun 9th, 2019 | By

Tamahere Lions are appealing for community support for barbecue facilities it is developing in the Tamahere Park.

The ground work and floor slab have been completed and the Lions are now raising funds for the rest of the project in the central Tamahere recreation area.

The plan is for a double electric barbecue and two sets of seating under an attractive weatherproof shelter.



Arts, crafts at market

May 27th, 2019 | By

The latest Best Artisan Market is on Saturday morning, June 8, in the Tamahere Community Centre.

Sponsored by the Tamahere Lions, the market from 9am to 1pm, will have more than 70 mostly indoor stalls.

The Lions will also be collecting good quality toys, books and clothes for Kids in Need Waikato, and fundraising to build the Tamahere community barbecue for the recreation area adjacent to the hall.



Indoor market for August

Jul 27th, 2018 | By

The latest Tamahere Lions-hosted Best Artisan Market is on Saturday, August 4 from 9am to 1pm.

More than 60 stalls, mostly indoors, will offer food, cosmetics, gifts, crafts, plants, photography, coffee, jewellery, knitwear, furniture and more in the Tamahere Community Centre on Devine Rd.

Another two indoor markets are planned for upcoming Saturday mornings on October 6 and December 1.



Artisan market in June

Jun 2nd, 2018 | By

The countdown has started for the next Tamahere Lions’ Best Artisan Market, indoors at Tamahere Community Centre on Saturday, June 23.

Expect more than 60 stalls with food, craft, gifts, perfumes, cosmetics, clothing, and furniture for sale between 9am and 1pm.

Another four indoor markets at the Tamahere Community Centre are planned for upcoming Saturday mornings on August 4, October 6 and December 1.



‘Best’ markets feature artisans

Feb 2nd, 2018 | By

Following the success of its ‘Best Christmas market’ in December the Tamahere Lions are sponsoring another five markets this year.

More than 1400 shoppers checked out the Christmas market, many stall holders sold all their stock and there were many calls for more markets, said Lions’ spokeswoman Susan McHugh.

Styled this time as the ‘Best Artisan Market’, they will be held 9am to 1pm on Saturday, April 14, June 23, August 4 and December 1.



Lions back diabetes, paras

Oct 29th, 2017 | By

Tamahere Lions’ fundraising gets into high gear during November with events supporting diabetes awareness and paralympians.

During the month, Lions worldwide are joining together to combat diabetes and the Tamahere group will do that with knowledgeable speaker, Justina Wu, a clinical Director for the Diabetes Services in Hamilton.

Wu’s address on the education, management and research of diabetes will take place at Inspirit Gallery, 380 Pencarrow Rd on Thursday, November 16 from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.



Movie premier for paralympians

Aug 20th, 2017 | By

Tamahere Lions are supporting the NZ Paralympic team by screening the soon-to-be released movie 6 Days at the Tivoli Theatre in Cambridge on September 6.

The movie, directed by Toa Fraser, tells the story of the 1980, 6-day armed storming of the Iranian Embassy in London.

The Lions have booked the entire theatre – 140 seats – and half the amount from the $20 tickets will be donated to the Paralympic team.



Eat your cake and donate it too

Jul 19th, 2017 | By

Thinking well ahead Tamahere Lions are appealing for people to get in the Christmas spirit early and plan their Christmas cake purchases.

This year the club is working with the Salvation Army to enable people to buy cakes and donate them to brighten a needy family’s Christmas.

It would be a double act of generosity as $5 from the $18 price of the Ernest Adams cakes also goes toward community projects.



Tamahere Lions turn two

May 7th, 2017 | By

The Tamahere Lions Club will look back on two busy years when it celebrates its second birthday next month.

The list of events and activities the club has helped locally and further afield includes the Tamahere Reserve, Allan Turner Memorial Walkway, Tamahere School pumpkin night, Tamahere Market, Matangi School and Dynamo cycle events.

And the club has distributed more than $3000 to a number of community groups.



Lions bowling along

Feb 10th, 2016 | By

Lawn bowls are on the agenda for Tamahere Lions next week as the club mixes pleasure with business.

The club, which welcomes new members, has a regular business meeting on the first Thursday of each month at Punnet Café in Newell Road.

It also has a social event each month, on the third Thursday of the month, and on February 18 it will be bowls in Cambridge.