December 2023

Dear all,

With the holiday season upon us, we thank you all for your support of the Mt Eden Village Centre this year.

We celebrate the Artists in Eden Christmas Special here this Saturday 2 December. Artists will be at work from 10.00am to 3.00pm and will offer small works for sale as a nod to the festive season, with all works measuring no more than 200mm x 200mm and all offered at a flat rate of $200 each. This is a chance for the community to watch artists at work and purchase a special gift in time for Christmas.

The Mt Eden Craft Market is holding their final market of the year on Saturday 9 December from 9.30am to 3.00pm. There will be over 50 stallholders offering a wide range of quality crafts. Every purchase over $10 qualifies for an entry into their prize draw. There are two fantastic prizes up for grabs; a $100 Christmas hamper and a $50 Farmers voucher. Facebook for more.

Linda Kerr and Players invite you to join them this Sunday 3 December at 3.00pm for the Valley of the Lost Birds … a friendship, a quest, a tempest (yes, just like Shakespeare), a mysterious valley, a discovery of something so precious it will take your breath away … … pack up your billy and your sleeping bag and come walk with them on a musical journey into the wild …. All welcome.

In 2024 are celebrating 10 Years of classes here at the Mt Eden Village Centre!! To celebrate this huge milestone and to give back to the community, they are offering a full scholarship for Term 1 2024 valued at $225.00. To go into the draw, email by 9 January 2024 – Subject: Mt Eden Village Scholarship, Student Name and Age. Winner of the scholarship will be notified via email. Performing Arts Classes are on Tuesdays at 4.00pm for Juniors, 5.00pm for Intermediates and 6.00pm for Seniors.

You will be excited that Bricks 4 Kidz are back in January with an epic LEGO Holiday Programme perfect for your 5 – 12 year old. LEGO Film Frenzy and Summer Spectacle is the ultimate destination for kids to unleash their creativity, build friendships, and embark on exciting LEGO- filled quests! With hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths they will discover robotics and coding, conduct science experiments and complete exciting master builder challenges! More information and to book is here.

Support groups AA and NA continue through the December/January period. Alcoholics Anonymous meet every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10.00am in the Lounge, and Narcotics Anonymous meet every Friday from 12.15pm in the Hall.

We also have WW Weightwatchers here through the holidays every Thursday at 9.30am in the Lounge.

The Office will close for the summer break on Friday 22 December 2023 at 12.00noon and reopen on Monday 15 January 2024 at 9.00am.

On behalf of the Mt Eden Methodist Church Charitable Trust we wish you a Merry Christmas and a wonderful time with friends and family.

Ngā mihi/Best wishes

Sallyann Hingston & Ngaire Malpass

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