Dance & Arts Therapy New Zealand offers the Dance 4 Us programme on Thursdays 10.30-11.30am throughout the school term at Takapuna Methodist Church. Dance 4 Us is a therapeutic, community-focused programme designed to support adults and young adults with disabilities (including Cerebral Palsy, Downs Syndrome, cognitive delays & physical disabilities – wheelchairs and mobility issues). By participating in Dance 4 Us, attendees develop a further sense of belonging along with experiencing being part of a positive, accepting community. Attendees are given opportunities to discover their own unique talents and strengths, as well as the chance to learn and value cultural diversity. Sessions are drop-in style, koha entry. All sessions are led by a qualified Dance Movement Therapist and can have up to 30 individuals.
Sunday 19th May, 4pm
TMC is delighted to host premier Westlake Girls’ High School choir,
Cantare. In 2018 Cantare were runners up in the Te Manu
Waiata award at the Auckland regional Big Sing competition
for best performance of a work using Maori text.
They went on to win Gold at the National Finale in Wellington.
This year Cantare are looking forward to sharing a concert with the
Toronto Children’s Chorus when they visit NZ and Australia.
Entry by Programme Suggested donation $20. All funds go to organ restoration.
Get to know your neighbours over a sausage at Takapuna Methodist Church
Sunday 24 and Sunday 31 March, 427 Lake Road.
8.30am – 12.30pm
Come along with your family for a fun filled afternoon of creating crafts (pre-school to intermediate age). Afternoon tea provided.
Friday 5 April, 3.30pm
A free community event. All very welcome
Come and grab a bargain at the Church garage sale on Saturday 9 March, from 8 am to 12.30.
Takapuna Methodist Church, 427 Lake Road, Takapuna.
Winds of Change – a musical journey through changing soundscapes and landscapes with jazz trio TriBus.
Featuring Ben Fernandez – Piano, Andrew Hall – saxophone and Paul Naveen – Drums.
Saturday September 8, 7pm Takapuna Methodist Church, 429 Lake Road, Takapuna, Entry by programme. Suggested donation $20 School age free.
In support of our Shore to Thrive programmes – Repair Cafe and Kaitahi dinners. Enquiries phone TMC office 489 4590.
Sunday 11th March 2018 at 4pm
TMC welcomes this vibrant musical duo, featuring artists :
Michael Bell, a fascinating organist, free-lance performer and composer. Michael has a strong memory for musical structure, and is able to create an improvisation around any theme.
Alison Dunlop has played principal oboe in Bach Musica, she’s also principal oboe of Pipers Sinfonia, and plays regularly with Auckland Chamber Orchestra, Auckland Philharmonia, Dunedin Symphony Orchestra and the Handel Consort and Quire.
Entry by Programme. Suggested donation $20
For all children Pre-school to Intermediate age
Saturday 11th November 2017 10am
A new Pop up event – a Repair Café – begins 10am at TMC. Bring your broken and damaged items and get them repaired for free, or learn how to fix them again in the future. It’s about saving money, bringing people together, learning new skills and reducing waste.
15 October 2017 at 4pm
Organ & Baroque Cello
Join us for a musical extravaganza.
Julien Hainsworth resides in Burgundy, performs around Europe with top French baroque ensembles, and plays regularly in prestigious festivals. Julien’s father, kiwi born Chris Hainsworth, taught at Waikato University and Beziers Conservatoire in the South of France before devoting himself entirely to performance on organ, fortepiano and harpsichord. Together they are the “Rata-Tui Duo”.
Entry by programme: suggested donation $20
Proceeds to the Organ Refurbishment Fund