Kiwanis: Second and fourth Monday of the month, Matamata Club, 6pm. National Council of Women: Meeting second Monday of the month, 1pm to 3pm in the Presbyterian Lounge, Meura St. All women welcome. Matamata Rose Society: Meeting fourth Monday of the month, Tainui Room, Matamata Memorial Centre, Tainui St. Matamata Floral Art Group: Union Parish Hall, Peria Rd, second Monday of every month at 10.30am. Power Talk: Every third Monday, 5.30pm at Railside by the Green. Matamata Society of Arts Inc: Monthly meeting third Monday of the month, Tower Gallery, 7pm. Matamata Women’s Institute: Second Tuesday in the month, 1.30pm, Anglican Church lounge. Senior Citizens Dance & Social: First Tuesday of every month, 1.30pm Head Injury Support Group: Fourth Wednesday of the month, 10.30am, at Railside by the Green. Don’s old time dance: Senior Citizens Hall, every second Wednesday of the month. Matamata Probus Club: Meets second Thursday of the month at the RSA Club at 9.30am. Matamata Patchwork Club: First
Second and fourth Thursday of month, 10:30am2:30pm at Tower Museum. Senior Citizens: Monthly meeting/ trip, third Thursday of the month, 1.30pm. Rural Women’s Social Group: First Thursday of each month, 7pm, Okoroire Pub. NZ Society of Genealogists Matamata Branch: Third Thursday of every month, 7.30pm Anglican Parish Lounge. Matamata Healing Rooms: Second and fourth Thursday of each month, 2pm - 4pm, Cnr Meura & Tui Sts. NZ Society of Genealogists Matamata: Second and fourth Friday, 1.30pm Anglican Parish Lounge. Matamata Country Music Club concert night: Third Friday of each month, Matamata Primary School, 7pm. Market day: Second Saturday of each month, at Matamata Primary School. Good Companion Dance Club: Third Saturday of each month, 7.30pm-11.30pm, Senior Citizens Hall, Cambridge. Railway Modellers Train Operating: 1pm - 3.30pm, fourth Sunday of every month, Firth Tower. Senior Citizens 500 Cards: Second third and fourth Tuesday of the month at 1pm. Matamata annual carnival. Sunday, February 7: Whitehall Horse Trek and Walking Whitehall. Walkers register by 9.15, start 9.30, riders register 9.30, start 10am. Saturday, February 13: Matamata Country Music Club presents Country Music on the Green, Matamata Railside, 11am-5pm, free entry, food stalls. Bring your chair and enjoy six hours of great country music from six of the best clubs around. A great family event for all ages. Sunday, February 14: Matamata Racing Club meeting, first race around 12.30pm.
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Wednesday, February 24: Compost for the Veggie Garden & Farm, Wallace corp. February 25 & 26: Putaruru, Tirau and Matamata Sheep Dog Trial, Kakahu Hills farm, 483 Kakahu Rd, Okoroire. Saturday, February 27: J Swap Contractors Breeders’ Stakes, Matamata Racing Club. Watch this space for new categories for Fashion in the Field. Sunday, February 28: Firth Tower Open Day. Gates open at 10am with entry by gold coin donation. Tuesday, March 1: Spud in a Bucket weigh-in, Railside by the Green, 5pm. Friday, March 4: The J Swap Tower Run, starting from Tom Grant Dr, up to the Firth Tower and back. A number of categories, both running and walking, available. Registrations open February 5. April 20-23: Matamata Festival of Flowers, Matamata Memorial Centre. Easter weekend, 2018: Matamata College centenary.
Whitehall Horse Trek and Walking Whitehall will be held on February 7.