A PLACE TO MEET FRIENDS AND STAY IN TOUCH WITH YOUR COMMUNITY

You are welcome to join us for any of our regular groups that meet at the Centre. If you have a group or a club that you’d like to run, we’d love to support you with that! Get in touch here and we will do our best to make it happen.

Community Events

COMING UP 

AGM - July 13th 7 - 9pm

Join us for our rescheduled annual general meeting in the hall at the community centre. Special guest speaker Ruth Dyson.
 

If you'd like to nominate someone for the committee, you need to be a member of the Resident's Association. You can learn about becoming a member here. Nominations should be returned by 7pm July 12th, 2020, though nominations will be accepted from the floor on the night.

Find a form in the office the office or email current president Kate Rawlings katerawlings@xtra.co.nz

ADVANCE VOTING - Sat 5th Sept - Fri 18th Sept

Advance voting for the 2020 General Election will be in the atrium at the community centre every day from the 5th - 18th September. Weekdays 9am - 4pm, weekends 9am - 2pm.

Your closest polling booth on Election Day, Saturday 19th September is up at Mt Pleasant School.

Meet The Candidates - Thurs 27th August 7pm

Meet the Candidates for the Banks Peninsula Electorate who are hoping for your vote this General Election. Each candidate will have a chance to speak and we will take questions from the audience on the night. 

Any questions contact Kathy community@mpcc.org.nz

PINK RIBBON BREAKFAST - Tues 13th Oct 7.30am

Join us for our second annual Pink Ribbon Breakfast. All funds raised go to help the Breast Cancer Foundation continue their support services, like free counselling, breast cancer-specific exercise classes, and the 0800 BC NURSE helpline.

Enjoy a delicious breakfast and support a wonderful cause. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at the Front Room Cafe Mon - Sat 9am - 2pm.  

All enquiries to community@mpcc.org.nz

MPCC SHOWCASE - Friday, August 14th 6.30pm

Join us for an evening full of live performances. Featuring many of the groups that use our community centre - think latin and ballroom dance, martial arts, hip hop, and more! 

There will be a cash bar and a light supper is provided. 

 

Entry is by paper koha/donation at the door. We need your RSVP for catering purposes. Please sign up in the Front Room Cafe Mon - Sat or email Kathy community@mpcc.org.nz

REGULAR EVENTS

Mt Pleasant Singers

All are welcome to join this community group sing along. Nothing required apart from an enthusiasm for singing together! Meeting in the hall the last Thursday of each month at 1.30pm – 3pm. We sing a range of tunes and are accompanied by a pianist and ukuleles.

 

For more info contact Rebekah.

Soup & A Show

This social group meets for a communal lunch and a movie every Thursday apart from the last Thurs of each month, when the Mt Pleasant Singers meet. 

Soup or another simple lunch is served at 11.30am and is $5 and the vintage movie starts at midday, entry by koha/donation. 

 

For more info or if you have vintage movie suggestions contact Kathy.

You can download current movie schedule here

Playgroup

Playgroup is back! Meet 9.30 - 11am in the hall on Thursdays in term time for a play with all the toys.

For all pre-schoolers and their grownups. 

For more info contact Kathy.

Community Garden Weekly Working Bee

Interested in contributing time & sweat to our community garden? If so, join Jocelyn at the weekly working bees Thursdays at 10-11.30am. You can find the newly established Mt Pleasant Memorial Community Garden between the community centre and the kindy.

Contact Jocelyn for more information.

Te Tapuwae O Rakau Trust

Te Tapuwae O Rakau Trust are working hard to  plant 10,000 native trees in the Port Hills. TTORT works with private landowners, Ngāi Tahu, central and local government, community groups and individuals to carry out a planned cultural and ecological reforestation programs. They will welcome any volunteers at their monthly meetings in the Blue Room at the Mt Pleasant Centre on the last Tuesday of each month from 3 - 5pm. 

For more information come along to a meeting or check out their website here

Got An Idea?

We are always looking to host new community groups. If you have an idea you'd like to try out for a club or regular group get in touch with Kathy here. We can provide the venue as well as support with promotion and admin related to your group. If you have a community not for profit group that is open to members of the public and looking for a home, we may be able to help with that, too. 

One Stitch at a Time

Craft Group

This friendly group meets every Thursday from 10am - midday. Group members practice a creative and diverse range of craft which include quilting, cross-stitch, hexagon patchwork, knitting, crocheting, and plant dyed blanket art, plus more. 

Contact Susan for further information here

Mt Pleasant Walking Group

Mt Pleasant Walking Group meets every Tuesday and Thursday morning, departing from  the Community Centre car park at 9:30am. Walkers are welcome to walk either or both days to suit individuals. Walks cover a wide range of areas, providing hill and flat options.  A medium level of fitness is required.  Most walks are up to one and a half hours and conclude with coffee at a nearby cafe.

For further information contact:

Judy           Ph  384-1269           Email   judycalder@hotmail.com

Beverley   Ph  376-4960            Email  candbbuist@xtra.co.nz

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