‘Fabric-aholics’ rejoice because Fabric-a-brac is back.
When Josie Brennan’s mother went into a rest home, Brennan inherited her mother’s stash of fabric and sewing accessories.
“I thought if I didn’t know what to do with it all, there must be others, so I started an event where people could sell on things they had no use for, but that others might value.”
Fabric-a-brac provides a venue and a table people can hire to on-sell fabric and materials they no longer have a use or storage for. Read the full story here.
Thousands of books will be for sale at the first Arohanui Hospice Marie’s Main Street Books, Book Fair on Saturday 29th October.The fair will be held at the Otaki Memorial Hall, Main Street in Otaki Township between 10.00am and 3.00pm.There will be a huge variety of books for sale including sci-fi, cooking, gardening, overseas travel, westerns, health, fiction, religion, war books, children’s books, literature classics, New Zealand books and more. Read the full story here.
A record $18,500.00 was raised last night at Arohanui Hospice’s annual Heritage Sale. Pre-sold opening night entry tickets sold out, giving 200 people the opportunity to view the heritage items first at the Palmerston North Arohanui Hospice Rangitikei Street Store. Ticket holders arrived early, queuing on deck chairs to secure there place from 3.00pm for an opening of 5pm. Read the full story here.
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Arohanui Hospice is calling for people to brave the cold and bare their knees to raise money for its services to the region. The Palmerston North-based palliative care provider is holding Shorts for Hospice on Tuesday, the year’s shortest day. Read the full story here.