Leigh News & Events

Jun
21
Thu
QUIZ with PETRUS @ leigh sawmill cafe
Jun 21 @ 8:00 pm

The annual quiz series is back
Prizes on the night + 1/2 each nights prize pool is accumulated and gets donated to a local community group, of the series winners choice
max 6 per team $5pp

Jun
22
Fri
WHANGATEAU HALL 120TH BIRTHDAY PARTY @ WHANGATEAU HALL
Jun 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come celebrate 120 Years of Whangateau Hall. Pot Luck dinner, bring a plate, and BYO drinks. Join us for a fun social evening with reminiscences from long time residents, and more. All welcome!!

Jun
23
Sat
A WINTER SHINDIG @ LEIGH SAWMILL CAFE
Jun 23 @ 7:30 pm

Brought to you by Ed and Rapley, and the letter C
Come talk shit, dance away your winter blues and get dressed up
*prizes for most creative costumes

Jun
24
Sun
AMY COTTINGHAM @ LEIGH SAWMILL CAFE
Jun 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

We are delighted to have this very accomplished pianist back to the Sawmill to play our beautiful Bechstein Grand.

Amy was the pianist for the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra for 8 years, and the pianist for the Tulsa Signature Symphony for 5 years. She has also been featured at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame numerous times as a solo performer with her own show and as a guest on the Annual Keyboard Concert.  Amy plays jazz, rags, tangos, improvisations and classical music.

For her full, extensive bio, check out www.amy.org

Jun
25
Mon
Whangateau Folk Club – Diane Ponzio @ Whangateau Hall
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm

Diane Ponzio has been a Martin Guitar ambassador, performing and doing clinics and writing songs on her Martin since the 1980s. She travels the world spreading her music and love of Martin Guitars. In June she’s coming to perform songs from her deep back catalog and latest release “On the Inside.”

June club night is Monday the 25th.  Door is $10, floor singers first half, doors open at 6:45.

Jun
29
Fri
MIKE LINDSAY MAGICIAN! @ LEIGH SAWMILL CAFE
Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm

Come and witness one of New Zealand’s youngest professional magicians Mike Lindsay with his jam-packed 60min comedy magic spectacular!
Featuring live animals, plenty of audience participation and amazing magic suited for all ages!

ADULTS $10 KIDS $5

Jul
1
Sun
FRANCIS / LEE CHAMBER ENSEMBLE @ LEIGH SAWMILL CAFE
Jul 1 @ 5:30 pm

Formed in 2016, Francis-Lee Duo consists of University of Auckland School of Music graduates, violinist Charlotte Francis and pianist Gemma Lee.
Both have gained individual successes in chamber music throughout New Zealand and overseas, and are quickly gaining recognition locally as an exciting upcoming chamber ensemble.
Programme:
Mozart Violin Sonata No. 35 in A major, K. 526 (1787) 23′
Selection of salon music composed/arranged by Kreisler 20′
Bartok Romanian Folk Dances, Sz. 56 (1915) 9′

$20 on the door – please ring the cafe to book a tabl

Jul
2
Mon
QUIZ NIGHT @ Leigh Bar
Jul 2 @ 6:30 pm

$5 per person – create your own team.

Book a table by contacting Richard at the Leigh Bar or on 021 041 9242 or richard.ostmo.scott@gmail.com

Jul
13
Fri
Mahurangi Winter Festival of Lights @ Various locations around the Matakana Coast Region
Jul 13 – Jul 15 all-day
Jul
19
Thu
QUIZ with PETRUS @ leigh sawmill cafe
Jul 19 @ 8:00 pm

The annual quiz series is back
Prizes on the night + 1/2 each nights prize pool is accumulated and gets donated to a local community group, of the series winners choice
max 6 per team $5pp

Jul
28
Sat
Leigh Midwinter Dance @ Leigh Central
Jul 28 @ 7:30 pm – 11:59 pm

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SAVE THE DATE!! – JULY 28th – for the inaugural Leigh Midwinter Dance. Live band, late night supper, cash bar.

Single tickets @ $45 – limited to 150 guests

Contact Leigh Central 021 2460757 or enquiries@leighcentral.co.nz

GOAT ISLAND MARINE DISCOVERY CENTRE

SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAMME

  • For children ages 8-13 years.
  • Tuesday 17 & Thursday 19: 1 pm – 3 pm.
  • Monday 23 & Tuesday  24: 1 pm – 3 pm.

This well-rounded program includes:- Interactive talk on marine conservation and underwater marine sound;- Visual Learning at the big eye microscope – echinoderm biology and function;- Workstation – marine plastics;- Workstation – species adaptations;- Touch tank – species ID; feeding; and Art. Bookings are essential – session cost $18 per head. Tel. 09 923-3645

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ATM IN LEIGH GENERAL STORE!

The automatic money machine is located inside the Leigh General Store which is open from 7am – 6pm daily except Christmas Day.

Leigh General Store, Leigh Village

Leigh General Store

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Email: Jan Scott (Secretary)

 

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