Success Starts Here Event

Saturday 21st August | 3:00 – 6:00pm

Highbury House has teamed up with Dress for Success to bring a team of wonderful experts to help you get that job. Our aim is to give you that confidence boost to start looking for work. We will style you with work clothing (that you get to keep), give you make up tips, talk to you about interview tips & techniques & then end the event with any questions you may have.

We have Dressing Up with Monique Doy & Fromjess2you Makeup Artistry joining us to share their pro tips.

Please note this is a FREE workshop, but spaces are limited & booking is essential. You can email us at admin@highburyhouse.org.nz

High Tea at the House

Tuesday 14th September | 10:00 – 11:30am

Our popular High Tea is back!!

This one is for the Seniors in recognition of the International Day of the Older person. We are holding our high tea & booking is essential.

Please email admin@highburyhouse.org.nz or phone 094805279.

Mini-Preneur Market

Saturday 6th November | 9:00am – 12:00pm

By popular demand we are having another kids market this year. It’s time for your kids to get creative & come up with something to sell, it can be anything from baking, to homemade boats, upcycled clothes, jewelry & so much more.
Let your imagination go wild kids & secure your space now as we book up very fast with this market.
It is free to have a stall at our market but we do ask that a small portion of your earnings on the day goes towards a charity of your choice.
Email admin@highburyhouse.org.nz or phone 094805279

Learners Licence Workshop

Saturday 2nd October | 10:00am-4:00pm (lunch provided)

This is a FREE workshop for the community. Come and learn everything you need to know out there for your learners license test.
  • what is needed for sitting the test
  • details about sitting the test
  • key driving skills required
  • night driving
  • dealing with hazards and so much more…
To book please email admin@highburyhouse.org.nz or phone 094805279

Sewing Bee

Last Thursday of the month | 7:00-8:30pm

Starting August 26th

Come & learn to sew while giving back to the community.

Our new monthly evening sewing bee is all about learning to sew while mending clothes for the community or yourself. We have the machines & a tutor who is volunteering her time to teach us.

Each month we will be dedicating the time to mend clothes from a community group or school. You can also bring that growing pile of clothes that you want to fix rather than it all going to landfill.

This is a casual group, you can come every month or just once. We have limited machines so booking is essential. Email admin@highburyhouse.org.nz or phone 09 4805279.

Its Free, snacks & refreshments will be provided.

Love Your Leftovers – At The Back of Your Fridge

Saturday 25th September| 10:30am – 12:30pm

Learn creative new ideas to use up those forgotten ingredients hiding at the back of your fridge, at this free local workshop.

Feed your family for less by loving your leftovers, with hints on how to create delicious and nutritious dishes from common leftovers. You’ll also get great advice about how to store your fresh food and leftovers, to help them last longer. Making the most of the food we have helps save money and is better for the environment.

Get Your tickets here: https://events.humanitix.com/love-your-leftovers-love-food-hate-waste-fxiq1u8s

Hosted by Love Food Hate Waste tutor Pip and proudly brought to you by EcoMatters, thanks to Auckland Council

Art & Tea – For Seniors

From Monday 21st June, fortnightly | 11:00am – 12:00pm

Art & Tea is a workshop that allows Seniors to get involved in Art projects and practices of Mindfulness. The intention of these sessions is to offer a creative way to connect with others, reducing the feelings of isolation and loneliness.

Bookings via contactus.artyoga@gmail.com.

Art For Beginners

8-week course | 29th July – 16th September

This term we will be using pattern to define our creations being inspired by the artists Mondrian and Matisse for some of our references. Using real life to inspire the basis for the abstraction and pattern, beginning with working drawings and using mixed media to explore the art making process.

I welcome you to come and enjoy the flow of your creativity…

The term fee is $165; this includes all materials. Booking is essential, please email admin@highburyhouse.org.nz

Bokashi Composting Talk & DIY

Saturday October 30th | 2:00-3:30pm

Come & learn how to compost with a Bokashi & then make one yourself to take home.

Book your tickets here: https://compostcollective.org.nz/events/bokashi-talk-and-diy-birkenhead/

Kokedama Class

Saturday September 28th | 11:00am-1:00pm

This class is a light and fun approach to the traditional Japanese Garden Art that has become so popular all over the world. The cost is $70 per person, this covers everything you need to make two Kokedama and lite refreshments. By the time you leave, you will be ready to create and gift your own beautiful living Kokedama

Email lisa@surreal.net.nz to secure your spot.

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