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ROLLER DERBY POP-UP BOUT

November 2, 2014 - 10:00am
November 2, 2014 - 10:00am

Come along to the Sunday Market at the Forsyth Barr Stadium on the East Slab and check out a 'pop up bout' by Dunedin Derby! It will be a normal roller derby game (with all the usual hits, competition and fun!) but in an unusual location - we're getting out and about in Dunedin!

The best bit - no ticket required! If you're feeling generous, there will be a donation box, all proceeds go directly to Dunedin Derby!

We will have a BBQ, DD merchandise available and lots of fun to be had! Limited seats, bring a cushion or pop down and check us out while you're at the market!

The car park will be open for use (with a gold coin donation to Rotary).

For more details visit www.dunedinderby.co.nz

School of Social Services and Foundation Learning Information Evening

November 5, 2014 - 5:30pm
November 5, 2014 - 7:30pm

School of Social Services and Foundation Learning Information Evening - Otago Polytechnic

Come along to our Information evening and find our about a wide range of Social Services careers, each focused on helping people to improve their quality of life.

Wednesday 5 November
H Block, Floor Six, Room H601,
Entrance of Forth and Union Streets
5.30-7.30pm

Enquiries please contact Erin Marlow 03 4796162

St Vincent de Paul Society - 5 Cans for 5km Fun Run and Walk - Help fill the food bank for Christmas!

November 6, 2014 - 5:15pm
November 6, 2014 - 6:00pm

Many families need a little helping hand to make Christmas less stressful for them and their children. This is where St Vincent de Paul help. Come along - enter or just watch - cheer everyone along.

When: Thursday November 6th
Where: Hill City University Clubrooms, tops of the drive, Logan Park.
Time: Registration from 5.15pm. Walkers start at 6.00pm and runners at pm. 2km option for children - 2 kms = 2 cans!

A novel way to fill our food bank for the Christmas season.

HEAPS OF NICE SPOT PRIZES.

Cans can be of any kind: soup, fish, baked beans, spaghetti, fruit etc.

For further information phone Philippa on 4790294.

The NORMAn Conquest: 4 centuries of French Organ Music

November 9, 2014 - 3:00pm
November 9, 2014 - 3:00pm

Sunday 9 November at 3pm
Dunedin Town Hall, Dunedin Centre, Moray Place

David Burchell (Dunedin City Organist) plays Norma, the Town Hall Organ in a varied programme of music by French composers from the 17th to the 20th century.  Includes music by Racquet, Clerambault, Franck, Salome, Guilmant, Widor, Alain, Durufle and Hakim

$10 at the door (no eftpos)

Presented by the Dunedin Town Hall Organ Trust

St Mary’s School Kaikorai - Car Boot Sale

November 16, 2014 - 9:00am
November 16, 2014 - 1:00pm

November 16th 2014, 9am-1 pm

Come one come all, St Mary’s is running a car boot sale. Gather up your unwanted items and sell them or come along and score a bargain.

There will be a sausage sizzle, cake stall, raffle tickets, plants, don’t worry if its raining we have plenty of space under cover.

$10 per car, Set up and registration from 9:00 am or early registration contact:
Holly Wilson 022 640 9929 or holly@wilsons.org.nz

Encore: A free 8 week light exercise programme post breast cancer

September 30, 2014 - 6:30pm
November 18, 2014 - 8:30pm

Join a free 8 week programme designed specifically for women who have had breast cancer treatment at any time in their lives.
Safe, fun therapeutic and facilitated by women.
Encore incorporates gentle exercise, relaxation techniques, information and support.
Dunedin: 30th September -18th November: Chatsford Lifestyle Village, Mosgiel. 6.30pm -8.30pm
(03) 456 7903; 0800 ENCORE; encore.dunedin@ywca.org.nz

OTAGO IRIS CLUB

November 22, 2014 - 11:00am
November 22, 2014 - 3:00pm

IRIS SHOW
DATE; Saturday 22nd November 2014
VENUE:Dunedin North Intermediate School
TIME: 11am - 3pm
ENTRY FEE: Gold Coin Donation

The public are invited to enter blooms on the competition table

Further information details
Contact Laurol O3 465 7727 before Friday 21st November

ZUMBA DUNEDIN PINK PARTY 2014

November 23, 2014 - 12:00pm
November 23, 2014 - 1:30pm

WHERE: Stadium Market, Forsyth Barr Stadium
WHEN: Sunday November 23rd
TIME: 12pm – 1.30pm
Come join the fight against breast & ovarian cancer at the Zumba Dunedin Pink Party 2014 this November. Over 12 qualified Zumba instructors will lead the Party which is being held on the pitch of the Forsyth Barr Stadium where sporting legends are made, so put on your pinkest gear and come along to show your support.

All proceeds raised go towards The Gift of Knowledge, a NZ charity who provide support and knowledge to those with a disposition towards breast & ovarian cancer, for more information go to www.giftofknowledge.co.nz.

The Stadium Market opens at 10am with loads of great local food, produce & stalls and a free bouncy castle to entertain the kids. And there will be demos from 10.30am onwards which include performances by the Otago Dancers and Zumba Kids with raffles and spot prizes for the pinkest part goers.

The carpark will be open for use (with a gold coin donation to Rotary)

Gloria! A Baroque Christmas

December 19, 2014 - 7:30pm
December 19, 2014 - 7:30pm

Friday 19 December 2014, 7:30 pm
Knox Church, 449 George Street, Dunedin

Conductor: David Burchell
Soloists: Lois Johnston, Cathy Sim, Claire Barton, Ben Madden
City Choir Dunedin
Southern Sinfonia

The featured work in this Baroque Christmas concert is the familiar and popular ‘Gloria’ by Vivaldi. The wonderfully sunny nature of the ‘Gloria’, with its distinctive melodies and rhythms, and the brilliance and variety of textures displayed in the eleven movements of this work, make it tremendously appealing.

Charpentier’s ‘In Nativitatem Domini Nostri Jesu Christi’ portrays, with delicacy and passion, the age-old story of the Evangelist calling the shepherds to Bethlehem, there to find Joseph, Mary and the infant wrapped in swaddling clothes and lying in a manger.

Bach composed the Christmas cantata ‘Ich freue mich in dir’ in Leipzig in 1724 for the Third Day of Christmas. The work is suffused with earthy and realistic touches bathed in an otherworldly heavenly glow. It is surprising that the final chorale harmonization has not become famous as a Christmas carol, for it is a wonderful melody, beautifully harmonized.

These three works form the backbone of this celebration of the birth of Christ in our Baroque Christmas concert, and together with other shorter works by Buxtehude, Schein, Praetorius, Handel, Telemann and Clérambault, the music is presented in the spirit of joy that is Christmas!

Tickets available from Beggs MusicWorks, Knox Church Office, or phone Leta 03 464 0855
Adult $40, Concession $30, Student $10, Children free

www.citychoirdunedin.org.nz