2017 Programme February to May

Tuesday, 28 February – Visit to Whitefriars House on Main Road. 5 Kms south of Wakefield. New Owners are Susie and Bryan Houston. Meet at 2.00 pm for tour of property. Bring your own afternoon tea.

Saturday, 18 March – Combined Meeting with the Motueka and Districts Historical Association at The Grange, 276 Whakarewa Street, Motueka at 11.00 am to 2.00 pm. There will be a talk by the owner, Martyn Whittaker and a tour of the house. Bring your own lunch, picnic chair. After lunch there will be time for discussion and comment about any concerns and upcoming events. (Members planning to go should arrange their own car pooling).

Thursday, 27 April
– A talk by Colin Mann at 2.00pm at the Tasman District Council Library. Colin will talk about his time in Compulsory Military Training in the Marine Section of the Air Force at Hobsonville in 1952.

Tuesday, 23 May – AGM, at 2.00 at TDC Library
. It is hoped to have a “Show and Tell” session with about six Members volunteering or being invited to talk about a Book OR about an Incident from their Childhood that was significant to them.( Five minute maximum for each speech).

Meetings for the second half of the year already confirmed are:

Tuesday, 27 June – Committee Planning Meeting.
Thursday, 27 July – Workshop on Book Binding by Rosie-Anne Pinney

Our normal meeting day is a Tuesday, but note the alternative days listed above.
Remember to bring a small plate for afternoon tea for the meetings held in the Library and elsewhere, where stated above.

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