Stokes Valley Community Events
December 2002

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Here you'll find a listing of all the up and coming events in Stokes Valley that we know about. If you have an event to add, please use the form at the bottom of this page to submit your information to us for inclusion (disabled in archive). Alternatively, you can write directly to the editor about your event by e-mailing

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Up and Coming Community Events

Christmas Parade - 7 December
From 12 Noon in the town centre.
Stalls, rides and entertainment from 10 a.m.

Carols in the Park - 7 December
Speldhurst Park - 7:00 p.m.
KIDS - Come dressed up as angels or shepherds!
Free Sausage Sizzle!
Food Bank Donations Welcome

Carol Service- Tuesday 10 December 7:30 p.m.
Christ Church; Eastern Hutt Road, Taita (Wellington's oldest church - first service 01.01.1854)

Event organised by the Christ Church Preservation Society
Call president Anne Irwin 0800 2 TAITA (0800-282-482) if you would like more information.

Services at St Philips Anglican Church for December

No Mid-week Communion Services for Dec & Jan.

8 December - Advent 2
P 456
8.30am - Eucharist
10am - Nine Lessons & Carols with Communion
10am - Children’s Church.
5pm - Prayer & Praise [final 5pm service until 12 Jan]

15 December - Advent 3
P 404 [Please note change]
8.30am - Eucharist
10am - Eucharist with music
10am - Children’s Church.

22 December - Advent 4
All-age [Please note change]
8.30am - Eucharist [FINAL UNTIL 19 Jan]
10am - Eucharist with contemporary music

24 December - Christmas Eve

25 December - Christmas Day

29 December - 1 after Christmas
10am - Eucharist with contemporary music

All Children’s programmes finish the week ending the 15 December.


Tiny Tots Preschool Story Time at SV library every Wednesday 2 - 2:30 pm

St Philips Kidz and Friendz Clubs
Kidz Club for 5-8 year olds on Tuesdays after school - 3.15 - 4.45pm in the St Philips Church Hall.
Friendz Club on Wednesday afternoons, same time, same place!

Kidz Club Organiser - Yvonne (Ph: 938-2861)
Friendz Club organiser - Heather (Ph: 563-8069)

Mainly Music.
Music for caregivers and preschoolers: Two sessions are held every Thursday; 10:00am at 1:30pm in the St Philips Church Hall.
Costs are $2.00 per child or $3.00 for a family per session. However, your first session is always free. $1 per family goes to Mainly Music.
There will be half an hour of interactive music and then time for a cuppa and a chat, so come on and give it a try!
For more information please call Penny Fisher (563-8007)
or Heather Macdonald (563-8069)

A great time is being had by all at these events. The opportunity to sing and move to music with toddlers and preschoolers is fantastic!

Kowhai Craft Market
Every Friday at 9 am. (Starting 22 March 2002)
Stokes Valley Community Hall
All welcome. New stall holders please contact the organisers. Contact Betty - Ph: 563-6426, or Val - Ph: 563-6567

60s Plus Friendship Group
Every Thursday at the Community Centre
Check the May Community Centre Report for more details.

$2.00 Sell or Swap Group
Every Tuesday at the Community Centre.
Check the May Community Centre Report for more details.


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