THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1-7: Farm-Based Yoga and Meditation Retreat 5:30pm - 8pm, Feilding. Phone 021806071. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3:
Manawatū Backyard Cricket Championships 9am - 7pm, Rongotea Tavern.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3:
Rangitīkei Shearing Sports, in the Marton Memorial Hall, 8.30am. Free admission. Come along and watch a thrilling day of competitive shearing and wool handling.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5: Tenors and Divas Singing Group, Feilding, re-commencing 5:30pm - 6:30pm, St John’s Anglican Church.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6: Rongotea Lions Waitangi Day Monster Auction and Gala 8am - 3pm, Te Kawau Memorial Recreation Centre, Wye St.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6: Waitangi Day Fun: Mt Biggs Community Concert and Picnic. Live music, sausage sizzle, ice cream truck. Pack a picnic and bring all the family. See Mt Biggs Home and School Facebook page. 3pm-7pm, Mt Biggs School, Sandon Road, Feilding.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9-11: NZ Grand Prix, Manfeild. FRIDAY, MARCH 9-11: The Hilux
Rural Games, Feilding and Palmerston North. THURSDAY, MARCH 15-17: Central
District Field Days, Manfeild.
FRIDAY, MARCH 23-25: Glen Oroua School and District Reunion. Contact Lyndon to register 06 329 7863.
MUSIC, THEATRE & DANCE
COUNTRY MUSIC GROUP: Meets every second Saturday of each month - 1pm St John’s Hall – All welcome. Phone John 027 2903103.
BRASS PLAYERS: Thinking about getting back in to playing. Enquiries feildingbrass/org.nz/join TAIHAPE UKULELE GROUP:
Ukulele get Together- every second Tuesday. Ring Phyllis 06 3880816. FEILDING UKULELE GROUP:
Thursdays 5.10pm. Come and enjoy playing together. At various venues. Phone 323 8575.
CHILDREN’S AFTER SCHOOL ART CLASSES: run during termtime on Wednesdays. Feilding Art Centre, 104 Manchester St, 06 3232323.
ART HAVE-A-GO: Groups meet on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings starting from 10.00am. Bring your own work and materials. Phone 323 2323.
ART WORKSHOPS: Workshops
offered in Drawing, Japanese Art, Watercolour and Creative Bookbinding. Contact Feilding Art Centre 3232323. FEILDING WRITERS’ CIRCLE:
10.15am - 1.15pm, third Tuesday every month, Feilding Public Library, 60 Stafford Street, Feilding. Entry gold coin. COLLECTORS CLUB: New members welcome! Call Stu 06 355 4278. POTTERY: Manawatu¯ Pottery Society. Kowhai Park pavilion. Come along and enjoy creating your own ceramic work of art. Wednesdays 5.30 - 8.30pm, 1st & 3rd Saturdays 10 - 4pm. Phone John 323 6828.
ART GALLERY: Marton Barber’s Art Gallery, 330 Wellington Rd. New exhibition of work by local artists. 9am - 2pm, Tuesday to Saturday. Contact John Archbold 0274896101.
FAMILY & COMMUNITY
ENGLISH LESSONS: Class for speakers of English as a second language. Minimal charge. Fridays,
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9.30 am-11.30am at the Salvation Army Corp, 124 Manchester St, Feilding. TAIHAPE MUSEUM: Opens every Sunday 11am - 2pm and by request. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. FEILDING STEAM RAIL: Working bees Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9am - 4pm Gladstone St, Feilding. All skills considered including catering. Enquiries Rod 323 5444. COMMUNITY PLAYCENTRE: Come along and play beside your children, Wednesday 9am to 12pm. From birth to 6 years, free visits. 42 North Street, Feilding. Ph 027 414 1418 or email@example.com
FAMILY & COMMUNITY
MANAWATŪ FAMILY MICRO-ADVENTURERS: Got young kids? Join us every Friday rain or shine, for local, outdoor adventures, Free and informal. See .facebook.com/groups/ 806407356100464/ for location and time.
FREE LEARNER DRIVER LICENCE
THEORY LESSONS: Literacy Feilding each Thursday and Friday mornings. Phone 06 323 1256 or call into Community House, 131 Manchester Street for more info.
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE: Available at JP desk each Friday. 11.30am-1.30pm, Feilding Public Library, 60 Stafford Street.
SENIOR GAMES: Including Rummikub, Crib and Scrabble, cup of tea provided, Feilding Library, Thursdays 1pm - 3pm, Fridays 10am-12pm.
EDEN EXPLORERS PLAYGROUP:
Creative, imaginative, fun and friendly learning adventures for ages 0-5 every Friday between 9am-12pm, at Lifepoint Church Creche, Derby St. $3 per family, morning tea provided. Enquiries Eden Kindergarten 323 8057 or www.edenkindy.co.nz
FEILDING TOY LIBRARY: Open 10.30am – 11.30am Wednesday and Saturday, 65 Stafford St.
RADIO CONTROLLED MODEL
PLANES: Spur Road, Colyton, follow signs from Taonui Road from 9am, Sundays, all welcome. Enquiries firstname.lastname@example.org FEILDING SPIRITUAL & AWARENESS CENTRE: 10.30am, Sundays, Feilding Little Theatre. All welcome.
MANAWATU ¯ AVIATION CLUB:
Trial flights and instruction, Taonui Airfield, Feilding. Enquiries 0210423666 (Sundays).
MONDAY CARDS: Euchre 1pm 3pm Community Trust conference room, contact Coral 323 1955.
MODEL RAILWAY CLUB: Papaioea Pl clubrooms, 7pm, Tuesdays. British OO gauge exhibition layout to run stock on. New members welcome. Enquiries 354 1208/ 022 068 1821.
FEILDING TOASTMASTERS: 7pm to 9pm. Come along and learn, practice or refine your public speaking skills. Upstairs at the Civic Centre. Every 1st, 3rd and 5th
Tuesday of the month. Ph: Desiree 021 172 7261.
FEILDING SPINNERS: Tuesdays 10.30am to 2.30pm at Life Point Church, 116 Derby Street. Contact Melissa 328 8707.
NEWBIES: New People to Feilding, second Wednesday every month 10:30am at KRs Cafe Feilding. Contact Jill 3233901.
CADETS: Feilding Cadet Unit for young men and women aged 13-18. Must enjoy the outdoors, adventure and personal development. Gain NCEA credits and meet new people, 6.30pm to 9pm, Wednesdays, Old Tote, Manfeild Park, South St. Enquiries Karen Browne 027 358 0064. MEDITATION: Weekly drop-in class, Mondays, 7pm to 8.30pm, Feilding Community House, 131 Manchester St with Gen Demo, Amitabha Buddhist Centre. Practical meditations to calm the mind and develop a more positive approach to life. Suitable all levels. Suggested donation $12. meditateinpalmerstonnorth.org FEILDING JIG SAW LIBRARY:
Open every Wednesday and Friday 2-4pm, Salvation Army Church, 124 Manchester Street.
BULLS MUSEUM: Open daily 10 3pm, Chris Amon, Flockhouse, WW1 Mounted Rifles including Bess, plus more. January to May display on Sanson Tramway.
THE ATC COMMUNITY MARKET: Runs the first Saturday of each month in the town square in Feilding, 9am-1pm. Anyone wanting a stall needs to contact Lynne on 021 606 423 or 06 323 0604.
SANSON MARKET: 7.30am - 2pm, Sunday, Main Rd, Sanson. Fresh fruit & veges, plants, garden items, food, collectibles, clothing, books, tools, crafts etc. Enquiries Mike 027 450 5646.
FOOTGOLF: Play 9 or 18 holes at the Feilding Golf Club. $10 Green Fee plus ball hire. Available from 4pm Saturdays and 1.30pm Sundays. Other days by arrangement. Phone 06 323-5976.
FEILDING CROQUET: Feilding Croquet. Johnston Park. 9am and 1pm Mondays, 9am Wednesdays and Saturdays. Phone 323 3222.
SENIOR EXERCISES: Monday and Fridays 9-10am, $2 per session, Feilding Health Centre, contact Cheryle 06 323 1702.
YOGA CLASS: Andrea Nicholls - $10 classes in Feilding on Wednesdays. 022 649 5590. BOWLS, JOHNSTON Park: 1pm Wednesdays and Saturday. Phone 323 5259. Need flat sole footwear.
Jeanne Purdy, director of Tenors & Divas Singing Group, which meets in Feilding on Monday.
The Backyard Bash cricket tournament is on in Rongotea this weekend.