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FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL

March 19, 2015 - 5:45pm
March 29, 2015 - 5:45pm

ALLIANCE FRANCAISE DE DUNEDIN

"ALLIANCE FRANCAISE FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL"

THURSDAY 19 TO SUNDAY 29 MARCH 2015

An Outstanding Selection of Recent French Cinema

GALA OPENING
THURSDAY 19 MARCH 2015 AT 5.45PM

Reception followed by opening film
"The Belier Family"

For Information:
Email: president@afdunedin.org.nz
Website: www.frenchfilmfestival.co.nz

FIRST CHURCH OF OTAGO, MORAY PLACE, DUNEDIN

April 11, 2015 - 11:00am
April 11, 2015 - 1:30pm

ANNUAL FAIR - SATURDAY 11TH APRIL, 11.00 am TO 1.30 pm.

BOOKS & MAGAZINES, HOME BAKING, GOOD CLEAN CLOTHING, FRESH PRODUCE, TRASH & TREASURE, PIKELETS, ETHNIC FOOD, BBQ, BRIC-A-BRAC, JEWELLERY, BOUNCY CASTLE.

PLENTY OF BARGAINS.................ALL WELCOME...........

Regent Coca-Cola Truck Collection Day

April 12, 2015 - 9:00am
April 12, 2015 - 4:00pm

If you have anything you would like to donate to the Star Regent 24-Hour Book Sale, please drop it off to the cheery crew on the truck. Find us at:

9am-10am – Anderson’s Bay Countdown (by the BP)
10am-11am – Richardson Street, St Clair
11am-12 noon – Green Island main street
12 noon-1pm – Mornington Countdown
1pm-2pm – Wakari Hospital entrance
2pm-3pm – Fresh Choice Roslyn
3pm-4pm – Gardens New World

You are also welcome to drop items off at the Regent Theatre in the Octagon or call 03 477 8597 to have them picked up.

9am - 4pm
Sunday 12 April

Poppy Day 17th April

April 17, 2015 (All day)
April 17, 2015 (All day)

Poppy day this year is Friday 17th April.

Volunteers are needed to help collect at various sites around Dunedin.

Proceeds to the Dunedin RSA Welfare Trust which makes support available to all ex-service people and their families.

Please phone 466 4882 if you are available to assist.

The Pianist

May 1, 2015 - 7:00pm
May 1, 2015 - 7:00pm

7pm, Friday 1 May
Tickets - Adults $35, Children $18, Families (4 tickets) $60

The tuxedoed love child of Rik Mayall and Mr Bean, NZ’s international circus star Thomas Monckton uses his gangly limbs and wild mop to jaw-dropping effect create a charming piece of comedy for the whole family about the lure of luxury in The Pianist.

This inventive and hilarious work unravels on, in, under and around one of the most magnificent instruments of all time – the grand piano. Poised, immaculate, and dressed to impress, Monckton’s Pianist is all set for an elegant recital …until his piano rebels and all hell breaks loose. Desperately frazzled, Monckton will swing from the chandelier, chase down his spotlight, juggle sheet music, scramble on, slide under, leap over and battle with his magnificent nemesis.

The Pianist is an exciting new collaboration by New Zealander Thomas Monckton and Finnish company Circo Aereo, a one man circus show about a spectacularly funny catastrophe that’s perfect for the whole family.

Thomas Monckton is a comic genius. Miss him at your peril. – The Dominion Post

Everything that could go wrong does go wrong and it’s wonderful. - Broadway Baby (UK)

Amazingly physical jaw-droppingly wonderful - Theatreview

There is a fundraiser for Dunedin schools attached to this show for tickets purchased from the Regent Box Office or by phone – if you would like to know more, please call the Regent Theatre on 477 8597 or visit the Box Office.

Introduction to Astronomy 2015

May 12, 2015 (All day)
May 12, 2015 (All day)

Dunedin Astronomical Society is now taking bookings for our popular "Introduction to Astronomy" course.

Runs on 4 consecutive Tuesday evenings from 12th May and costs $40, including 5 months DAS membership.

For more information or booking form, please email the secretary on dunedin.astronomy@gmail.com OR contact on 027 663 1711.

The Dunedin Fetish Ball 2015

May 16, 2015 - 9:30pm
May 16, 2015 - 9:30pm

Saturday, May 16, 2015 · 9:30 PM – 2:00 AM
Location: SAMMYS
65 CRAWFORD ST DUNEDIN
Cost: $40 from Cosmic ( www.cosmicticketing.co.nz) or $55 at the door
Dress code: R.O.A.R No costume, no admittance. Be your Fetish is the Theme

Facebook The Fetish Ball group here .. https://www.facebook.com/groups/846532515404184/
Event page here .. https://www.facebook.com/events/598327510302298/

A Fetish Ball where Science, Magic and BDSM meets flight and explosions are the game.
An adult exhibition of the extreme and unusual coupled with a costume and dance party

Doors open at 9.30pm and close at 10pm .. acts start at 10pm

Announcer The outrageous, amazing and Intriguingly unusual Mandy Makes Mayhem

Stage Acts Include
Ch'hkt-a Cydonia - A Fusion of the exotic East mixed with the magic of the West
Desirè Mè - A Burlesque delight ....Ropes that tangle entwine and entice
Latex mayhem - Twisted minds twisted costumes and a woman's Fetish fantasy
Skin Puppets (Wellington) .. Flying with Steel and feathers
Dodgy Rope - Shibari explosions on high
Deviant Queen and Night Dragon - Hooks, needles, chains, Wings and spikes...

Audience participation Events:
Prove you were at the Fetish Ball with a Temporary Cold Brand from Deviant Queen - Side Stage
Ever wondered what it felt like Fly? Cyran wrapping and suspension for a limited few - main Stage

More Stage Acts will be added as they are confirmed.

Prizes on the night will be presented by Deviant Queen for:
-Best Costume
-Most Vibrant personality
-Spot Prizes just for being there

Cameras .. are allowed to photograph stage performances (NOT from the Stage) and NO photographs of the audience.
Official Photographers will be (Head Photographer) - Andrew MacKay (Poparazzi) , assistant photographers Davine Mercer (MLA Photography) and Anne Marie Griffiths (AG Photography)

The Star Regent 24-Hour Book Sale

May 22, 2015 - 12:00pm
May 23, 2015 - 12:00pm

The Star Regent 24 Hour Book Sale is one of the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest events of its kind and people schedule it into their calendars well in advance.

Come along and be sure to find a treasure – one you haven’t read before, or an old favourite.

If you have items to donate, you are welcome to drop them off at the Regent Theatre in the Octagon or call 03 477 8597 to have them picked up.

Noon, 22 May until noon, 23 May
Regent Theatre

Age Concern Classes starting soon

January 28, 2015 - 12:00pm
July 26, 2015 - 12:00pm

Falls Prevention.
Keeping you fit, balanced, strong and free from falls.
Steady As You Go and Tai Chi classes are resuming this year as always. If you live in or near Portobello, Ranfurly or Wanaka, check out the new classes.

Portobello Steady As You Go, Coronation Hall, 1.30 pm – 2.30 pm starting Wednesday 28th January. Phone Margaret 477-1040.

Ranfurly Steady As You Go, St John’s Rooms, 10.30 am – 11.30 am starting Tuesday 17 February. Phone Hospital reception 444-9420.

Wanaka & Hawea Steady As You Go, St Johns Rooms, Link Way, Wanaka. 2pm – 3pm starting Friday 20 February. Phone Binsey 443-5515 or 027 646 8856.

Senior Chef.
A social and relaxed 8 week course for improving cooking skills and food knowledge. Bookings are essential.

Free if you are
Over 65 years of age
Living on your own or with one other person
Keen to learn some new culinary skills and meet new people
 
Dunedin classes are held at Age Concern, 9 The Octagon.
Course One: Mondays from Feb 9 – March 30
Course Two: Mondays from May 11 – July 6th (9 weeks due to Queens Birthday)

Central Otago classes are held at Presbyterian Church Centre, 91 Tenby St, Wanaka.
Wednesdays from Feb 14 – April 1

Tea & Talk.
Learning, sharing and changing over a cuppa.
Bookings are essential.
Session One: Recipes for Life. A fun-filled session looking at life ingredients for ageing well. Come and try out a cooking class with a difference. Thursday 26 Feb, at Age Concern, 9 The Octagon
Session Two: Safe & Sound – Scams. Door-to-door, internet and mail scams – learn how to protect yourself. Wednesday 18 March, in Mosgiel

Staying Safe.
A refresher workshop for senior road users. Bookings are essential.
Calling all senior road users
Fine tune your safe driving knowledge
Improve your safe driving practices
FREE 4 hour classroom based refresher workshop for senior road users
Friendly, low stress, no exams
Lunch provided

This year’s courses are:
Feb 23 – Mosgiel Senior Citizens
Mar 5 – Octagon Club, Dunedin
April 20 – Mosgiel Senior Citizens
April 29 – Dunford Place, Musselburgh Rise
May 21 – Octagon Club, Dunedin

English for Elders. Conversational English speaking classes for immigrants over 65. All classes are held at Age Concern, 9 The Octagon.
Class One: begins on Monday February 2nd.
Class Two: begins on Friday February 6th (Beginners)

Contact Age Concern for all inquiries and to make a booking 03 477 1040