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Taieri Scottish Society 50th Anniversary

May 9, 2015 (All day)
May 10, 2015 (All day)

The Taieri Scottish Society are holding their 50th Anniversary on the weekend of the 9th and 10th May. Any ex-members interested please contact either Ian 4893820 or Frank 4536689 for information.

Dunedin Model Train Show 2015

May 9, 2015 - 9:30am
May 10, 2015 - 4:00pm

Dunedin Model Train Show 2015

When: Saturday 9th May & Sunday 10th May
2015
Where: Forbury Park, Victoria Road, Dunedin
Public Hours: 9.30 am – 4.30 pm Saturday,
9.30 am – 4 pm Sunday

The One & Only Dunedin Model Train Show!
The Facts

The 25th Annual Dunedin Model Train Show is Dunedin’s most respected model train show.

Each year this illustrious event is held in at Forbury Park, Victoria Road, Dunedin which showcases all aspects of the hobby that is model trains.

This year, after quite a long absence, a small Lego® layout will be displayed.
This Lego® layout has been created by a mum and her two small boys.

For children of all ages there are two layouts to operate. There is a new Thomas and Friends layout that is running, but will most likely not be fully scenicked for the show.
The area is chaperoned at all times and is free of charge.

There are over 16 layouts, ranging from large to small.
What are the show hours?
The show is open on Saturday from 9.30 am to 4:30 pm and Sunday from 9:30 am to 4 pm. Plenty of parking outside, and wheelchair friendly.
How much is admission?
Admission at the show is $8.00 for adults and $1 children (being those under 14 years of age), with Family Admission of Two (2) Adults and up to three (3) Children at $15, enabling families to experience this great hobby.

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)

Disabled Persons Assembly - Dunedin and Districts Employment Hui

May 20, 2015 - 1:00pm
May 20, 2015 - 7:00pm

Open the Door Otago
Employment and Disability Hui
20 May 2015 | 1.00 pm-7.00 pm
Dunningham Suite, Dunedin City Library
Promoting positive attitudes towards disabled people
in employment
Featuring motivational speakers Julie Woods (‘That Blind Woman’),
Paralympian gold medallist Adam Hall,
an adaptive workplace equipment display and more!
Employers: if you’re looking for enthusiastic, able workers for your business/
organisation then come along!
Disabled job seekers of any age: network with local employers and enjoy a
great day of fun and information!
Wine and cheese will wrap up the day with country musician Bevan Gardiner
New Zealand Sign Language interpreters available
Entry is free and assistance is available to disabled people for transport costs
ENQUIRIES: Chris Ford, 03 476 7579, cj.ford@xtra.co.nz

Plunket & Pye Foudation Present:A Celebration of Creative Artists

May 19, 2015 - 7:00pm
May 22, 2015 - 4:30pm

Dunedin Community Gallery, 20 Princes Street from 19th – 22nd of May 2015

The exhibition opening is on the evening of Tuesday 19th May
at 7pm and will be opened by well known children's illustrator Robyn Belton. Tickets cost $20 light refreshmentS included.
Book at www.iticket.co.nz or Plunket Centre, 18 Lorne Street South Dunedin

The exhibition will be open to the public from 9.30am – 4.30pm on the Wednesday – Friday.

The Pye Foundation is providing artwork for this exhibition of 36 artists those illustrations featured in the Sunshine Reading Series of books for a travelling art exhibition. Plunket has been chosen as the partnering and benefiting charity. All money raised at the launch will go towards parenting education programmes that will benefit plunket families and babies. Tea towels and Aprons will be on sale depicting the artwork also throughout the exhibition.

For more information contact: Catherine Caley 027 275 8674 or 03 474 0490 or catherine.caley@plunket.org.nz

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

Ronald McDonald House Street Day Appeal 2015

April 11, 2015 (All day)
June 6, 2015 (All day)

We are currently seeking volunteers to help in the Dunedin area that are willing to help out on Friday, 5 June and
Saturday, 6 June 2015.

If you, your friends or colleagues want to make a difference and could spare 2+ hours we would love to hear from you!

Please contact Melanie Pearson on
0211947475 or melanie.hamlin85@gmail.com

Calling All Hairdressers, Past & Present!

June 27, 2015 - 7:30pm
June 27, 2015 - 7:30pm

THE RETRO
HAIRDRESSERS
BALL 2015
All Proceeds to the Otago Association of Registered Hairdressers

SATURDAY 27 JUNE, 7.30 PM
THE SAVOY, DUNEDIN

LIVE BAND
ROLLING SUPPER
COMPLIMENTARY DRINK ON ENTRY FROM NAK
DRESS CODE: 60’S & 70’S GLAMOUR

TICKETS ONLY $55
Available from Southern Salon Supplies 0800 10 44 10
& Headquarters Hairdressing 03 477 0472

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE PHONE JAMIE – 027 666 4448

SPONSORED BY:
L'Oreal Professionnel
Southern Salon Supplies
NAK