Arataki Omanu Scouts: Keas 5.5- to 8-year-olds, 5.45-6.45pm, at Arataki Omanu Scout Hall, Moa Park, Valley Rd. Ph Christine McCahill 572 2606. Bolivia: Matua Bowling Club 1pm. Good tutors. Raye 543 2319. Baywide Community Law Service: 63 Willow St. Drop-in clinic every Wednesday 5-6.30pm. Bipolar Support Group: Third Wednesdays from 1-2pm. Ph 579 9890. Bromeliad Club: Meets second Wednesday of the month at Yacht Club, Sulphur Point 12.30-2.30pm. Visitors welcome. Ph Lynley 567 7711. Care and Craft Otumoetai: 9am12.45pm, St Columba Church Hall. Dawn 576 7783. City Early Start Toastmasters Club: Learn about public speaking. Wednesdays 6.45-8.15am at AvGas Cafe´ atClassic Flyers. Cleft NZ (Tauranga): Last Wednesday of month, 10am. Davina 0800 425 338. Community Bible Study International: Join us at City Church 252 Otumoetai Rd every Wednesday for a Bible study on The Book of Genesis. Ph Julie 552 4068. Dadz and Kidz Playgroup: For Dads who are primary caregivers and their preschool children. Wednesdays, 10am-12pm, at 538 Fraser St. Entry by koha. Ph 571 0379. Evening Mountain Bike Group: Meet at RideBikes, 393 Cameron Rd at 6.15pm. For more info, ring Jen 578 0016. Free prayer for physical healing: Wednesdays at the Tauranga Central Healing Rooms, 1-3pm, Graced Oppshop, cnr 11th Avenue, Christopher St. Ph Faye 021 110 0878. Freemasons, Gate Pa Lodge: Fourth Wednesday of each month. Glen 572 4972. Free Meditation: Welcome Bay Community Centre at 7.30pm phone David or Trisha on 570 1204 for more info. Floral Art Group Tauranga: Meets second Wednesday of month at Baptist Hall, cnr 13th Ave and Cameron Rd, from 10am-12pm. Also on following Saturday from 9.30-11.30am. Fay 543 5176 or Ruth 543 2157. Gate Pa Bowling Club: Housie, 11am. June 543 0465. Gate Pa Tennis: Every Wednesday, from 9am-12pm. Beginners welcome. No commitment, three free trial days. Ph Geoff Bird 570 1168. Genealogy: ThirdWednesday at 1.30pm at 8Cornwall St. Ph 578 1689. Genealogy at the Mount: First Wednesdays at 10am-12pm. Arataki Community Centre. Ken 575 6260. Greerton Gold Leisure Marching Team: Invite ladies, all ages, to practice with them at Morland Fox Park on Wednesdays 8-9.30am, no experience required. Marion 578 1108. Guardians Aotearoa: Men changing men group meets fortnightly at Papamoa Surf Club, 7-9pm. Colin Gardiner 021 103 0429. Justice of the Peace free clinics: Wednesdays 9-11.30am Citizens Advice Bureau. 6.30-7.30pm Te Puna School. 10am-12pm Papamoa Library. Kaimai Ramblers: Tramping every Wednesday. kaimairamblers.net Kiwi Toasters Papamoa East: First and third Wednesday of the month, from 5.30-7pm at Beach Haven, 3 Palm Springs Boulevard. PhChrissy 027 296 7939. Matua Bowling Club Bolivia: Wednesdays, names in by 12.45pm. All welcome. Ph Barbara 576 5942. Mount Maunganui Masonic Lodge: Meets BOP Centre, Hairini second Wednesdays, 7.30pm. Charles 574 9509. Nak Rop Muay Thai Kickboxing: A unique and challenging form of self discipline and fitness. Youth classes, 5.30pm, school terms only, The Martial Arts Academy, 154 First Ave West. Phone 578 5344, email@example.com. NZ J-Force: Third Wednesday 10.30am, Mount Maunganui RSA. Ron 575 8916. Ohauiti IndoorBowling Club: Meets Wednesdays at Ohauiti Settlers Hall, 7.15-9.30pm. Glennis 544 4022. Oneness group: Chakra Dhyana meditation on Wednesdays 7-9pm. Sue 575 7183. Orange City Square and Round Dance Club: Wednesdays, first and third advanced, second and fourth plus, fifth combined. Thursdays is club night, Frontiersmen’s Hall, 7.30pm, ph 543 1063. Otumoetai Toastmasters: 7.30pm, St George’s Church. Papamoa Bowls: Gordon Spratt Reserve, Papamoa. Roll-ups Wednesdays and Sundays, names in by 12.45— coaching available. Ph 574 0177. Papamoa Garden Circle: Meets secondWednesday 1pm in Dune Room, Papamoa Sport and Recreation Centre. Fern 575 2857. Papamoa Palms Friendship Club: Meets every first Wednesday at 11.15am at Sports Centre in Parton Rd. Guest speakers s. Sue 574 3280. Papamoa Sunset W.I.: An evening group for ladies, first Wednesdays at Papamoa Sports Club, 7.30pm. Ph 021 996 517. Recreational Cycle Group: Meet near Nautilus, off Cross Rd at 9am. For more info, ring Cam 552 4513. Satsang: For lovers of truth. Third Wednesdays. 7-8.30pm Arataki Community Centre. Ph 562 2048. Sea Of Faith Group : Exploring values, spirituality and meaning. Meet monthly on the secondWednesday. Ph 576 1849. Scottish Country Dancing: 7.30pm Mount Senior Citizens Hall. Lynne 573 5055. The Floral Art Group Tauranga meets every second Wednesday of month at Baptist Hall, cnr 13th Ave and Cameron Rd.
Senior Citizens: Indoor bowls and housie afternoons, Maitland St Hall. Ph Joy 541 1725. Shakti Ethnic Women's Support Group: Coffee morning, first Wednesday, Tauranga Plunket, 11am-12pm. Rupal 579 0532. Social tennis: 9am, Welcome Bay Tennis Club. Doreen 577 0462. Soulfood: Sacred and inspirational writings and music, last Wednesday from 7.30pm, 6Moiri Pl, ph 544 2786. Snooker: 6.15pm, Mount Maunganui RSA. New members welcome. Tuition available. Ph Keith 021 1702394 or Lynne 021 183 6667. St John Youth— Tauranga Division: Wednesdays 6.20-8pm at the St John Hall beside the ambulance station, 17th Ave. Learn first aid, life skills and drill. Nicole 021 022 92639. Table Tennis Tauranga: Memorial Hall QEYC11TH Ave, 12.45-3pm Social mixed doubles, 7-7pm club night social/competitive. Ph Roy 578 7800. Tauranga Bridge Club: At 252 Ngatai Rd. Bridge lessons at 7.15pm. Norm 576 5022. Tauranga Dog Training Club: Morland Fox Park, puppy and basic training classes for all age dogs, 6pm. Day classes may be available. Phone 544 2264. Tauranga Embroiderers'Guild: Meets every Wednesday at the Tauranga Rowing Club. 10am2.30pm, 7.30-9.30pm. Beginners very welcome. Ph Jenny Williams 219 7740. Tauranga Floral Art Group: Meets every second Wednesday 10am plus the following Saturday 9.30am at the Baptist Church Hall. Fay 543 5176. New members welcome. Tauranga Midweek Tramping Group: 8am, for local bush tramps ph 544 0670. Tauranga Sequence Dance Club: 7.30pm Come dancing, tutoring. Ph Alwyn 574 0458. Tauranga South Garden Club: First Wednesday of month at Central Baptist Church Hall, cnr 13th Ave and Cameron Rd. 1.30-3pm. Visitors very welcome. Margaret 578 1017. Te Puke Amateur Athletic Club: Litt Park, Te Puke, from 5.30-7.30pm. Ph Jo Mackie 021 225 2469. Toastmasters City Early Start: At Classic Flyers Avgas Cafe 6.50-8.5am. Ph Lani 571 1545. Tauranga RSA Indoor Bowls Club: 7.30pm. Ph Bill 578 7667. Time out for women over craft and coffee: At Lifezone Church, 7 Oaklane. Fortnightly at 9.50am. Kaye 572 1999. Triathlon Tauranga: Youth training 4pm, club nights 6pm Salisbury Wharf. WBOPGrey Power Nordic Walking Group: 10am Wednesdays at Grey Power office. Ph 571 2558. Yoga Group: 5pm, St Stephen’s Church hall. Ph Steve 5712 210. Young Stroke Survivors (over 20s): First Wednesdays for friendship and chat. PhRoy 544 5005. THURSDAY APlace to Bee: Free and friendly craft session 11am-1pm, Thursday at the Lighthouse Church, knitting, crochet, adult colouring and handmade cards. Mel 027 576 3105. Alcoholics Anonymous Papamoa group open meeting: Salvation Army, Eversham Rd, Thursdays 7.30pm. Ph 0800 229 6757. Alcoholics Anonymous: 7.30pm, Tauranga Christian Fellowship Hall, 934 Cameron Rd. Ph 544 4465. Arataki Omanu Scouts: Scout 10.5 to 14-year-olds, 6-8pm, Arataki Omanu Scout Hall, Moa Park, Valley Rd. Christine McCahill 572 2606. Bay City Rockers Social Dance Group: Thursdays from 7.30-9.30pm at Senior CitizensHall, Norris St. Ph Gavin 027 643 6222. Bolivia Tauranga Bridge Club: NgataiRd. Tuition, cards, cuppa. 12.50pm. Toby 543 5358. Bowel cancer support group: Support group open to anyone living with bowel cancer, and/or their carer. Meet 10-11.30am second Thursday of each month – Cancer Society’s Tauranga office, 111 Cameron Rd. Ph 571 2035. Capoeira Tauranga: Brazilian Martial Art combining elements of dance, acrobatics and music. Thursdays 7pm. The Martial Arts Academy, 154 First Ave West. Scott 578 5344. ChenWuKuan Kung Fu: Traditional Chinese Shaolin kung fu developing strength, stamina and flexibility. Seniors 12 and over, Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-7.30pm; Juniors 7-12yrs old, Fridays 4.30-5.30pm, The Martial Arts Academy, 154 First Ave West. Ray 022 077 6484, firstname.lastname@example.org Children's Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Kids Ages 4-7yrs, Tuesdays 4-4.50pm. Ages 8-11yrs, Tuesdays 5-6pm and Thursdays 4-5pm, The Martial Arts Academy, 154 First Ave West. Phone 578 5344, email@example.com Craft Club: Every Thursday 9am2.30pm. All crafts welcome at Arataki Community Centre Bayfair. Ladies come along and be inspired by what others are doing. Jan 021 062 3660. CreativeArt Therapy: 1-4pm Papamoa Library, for people with experience of mental illness. Ph 578 6934. Free meditation class: Thursday evenings, 7.30pm. Merideth Hall, Fraser Street, Merivale (opposite Yatton Park). Ring Ian 576 2032 for details. Find peace, joy, pure knowledge, sleep well and be confident. Friendlywalking group: For age 60+ in Papamoa East. Beachaven Community House, 9am. Naarah 542 1725. Hassles with housing: Having hassles with housing, landlords, flatmates or government departments? Free drop in clinic on Thursdays from 5.30-7.30pm at Baywide Community Law Offices, 63 Willow St. Joseph Campbell Round Table: First Thursday, philosophy book club. 7.30-9pm at Astrolabe map room. Emily 021 662 852. Keynotes 4 part harmony Women's Chorus: 6.45pm at Wesley Church Hall. Nora 544 2714. Living Without Violence: Free courses. Katharina ph 577 6019. Mainly Music: St Enoch’s Church every Thursday at 9.30am. Ph 578 3040. Mainly Music: Holy Trinity 9.30am and 10.30am. Ph 577 9664. Maungatapu/Welcome Bay Plunket Playgroup: 9.30-11.30am, Welcome Bay Plunket rooms. Jandhe 544 8321. More Than Crafts: Greerton Bible Church on Thursdays 9.30am start during school terms. Ph Ruth on 543 4879. Mount Maunganui Creative Fibre: Meet at Arataki Community Centre every Thursday 9am-1pm. Jan 574 1265. Mount Maunganui RSA Bowls: Monday and Thursday evenings, names in by 6.30, play starts 7pm. All welcome. Phone Diane 575 3480. Otumoetai Golf: New members welcome with free coaching offered. Men and women’s nine-hole competition, 8am with 9am start. Ph Graeme 576 2436. Otumoetai Tennis Club: Adult tennis 9am – 10.30am Bellevue Park. Windsor Road. New players and visitors welcome. (Coaching available.) Ph Pam 570 0302 Papamoa 50s Plus SupportGroup: Second and fourth Thursdays at 11am. Beachaven Family Services ph 542 1725. Papamoa 500 Card Club: Every Thursday at 12.45pm. Gordon Spratt Reserve. Dave 575 5887. Pleasant Point Garden Club: First Thursday of month at 1.30pm. For more information Claire Spiers 544 1289.