Bay Autism Support Group: For information contact Sharron on 0211648406 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Run Walk, Napier every Wednesday, 6pm. Winter meet at Hawke's Bay Lawn Tennis Club, Higgins St, Marewa and summer (daylight savings)meet at Napier City Rovers Clubrooms, Park Island. A friendly, non competitive club catering for all. Opportunity to socialise after with a drink. For more information email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Hawke’s Bay Comedy Open Mic Night first Wednesday of every month, 8pm, Paisley Stage, 17 Carlyle St, info on Facebook: me/ hawkesbaycomedy. Providing budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff. Come and give standup comedy a go or enjoy being entertained.
Spiritual Development: Discussion group, noon-1pm. Info: Jo, 021 261 1457.
Parkinson’s Hawke’s Bay Exercise Classes: 10.30-11.30am, St Mary's Parish Centre, Osier Rd. Essential exercise for those living with Parkinson's. Qualified instructor. Members: $2 per class. Nonmembers: $5 per class. Info: 844-9135.
Friends of Napier Library: Are you concerned about the future of your library? Join us to ensure a great library, all library members welcome. We meet 5.15pm, 3rd Wednesday each month. Info: Susan 835 4363.
Napier Spinning Club: Second and fourth Wednesday each month. Spinning and associated wool craft welcome. 9.30am -noon. Info: Beryl, 843-7682.
Circle Dancing: St Francis Church, Beach Rd, Haumoana, first Wednesday of month, 7.30-9pm. Gold coin entry. Info: 835-2122.
HB Amateur Winemakers and Brewers Club: Information, free wine and beer tastings, third Wednesday of month, Deaf Clubrooms, Lee Rd, Taradale. Info: 876-0312 or visit wine-and-beerhb.org.nz
Probus Club of Ahuriri: Fourth Wednesday of the month. Fellowship and friendship for retired professional and businessmen. Westshore School Hall, 9.45am for morning tea. Info: David (845-4888) or Arthur (843-2378).
Friendship Club of Taradale: men's club which meets the second Wednesday each month, 9.30am at the Taradale Club, for friendship, fun and fellowship. Info: Eric, 844-2712
Tamatea Floral Art Group: First Wednesday of the month, 7.30pm, Tamatea Community Church, York Ave. No experience necessary, just enthusiasm to meet new people and enjoy all things floral. Info: Sue, 844-4122.
City of Napier Army Cadets: Parade night every Wednesday, except during school holidays. Recruiting nights January, February and second and third terms. Headquarters: Coote Rd, ex Army Drill Hall. Info: Lt Harley Benton, 027 367 7007 or email@example.com Bridge: Learn to play at the Napier Bridge Clubrooms, Whitmore Park, Marewa. 7-9pm. Starts May 8. Info: Jane O'Brien, 833-6118 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Napier Weaving Club: From 7pm. Also Tuesdays, 10am-3pm. Club rooms, Latham St. Weaving, spinning, felting, knitting. Info:
Plunket Single Parent Support Group: 1-2.30pm, Plunket Hub building, 62 Flanders Ave, Onekawa. Info: 870-5009. Napier Toy Library & Bouncy Castle: Wednesdays, 9am-5pm (Saturdays, 9am-12.30pm), Westshore School, Alfred St. Info: email@example.com or 021 026 06426.
Read ’n Chat: first Wednesday of every month, 10.30-11.30am, Napier Library.
Taradale Table Tennis Club: Wednesdays, April-September, 7.30pm. Bowls Omarunui Club Rooms, Lee Rd, Taradale. Five tables. Info: Mark (845-2206) or Eric (844-2712). Hawke’s Bay Modellers Club: first Wednesday of the month. Beginners welcome. Info: Alex Smith, 027 230 7725 or firstname.lastname@example.org Napier Host Lions: First and third Wednesday of the month, 5.30pm, Napier RSA. Meet new friends and help your community. Mixed club. Info: Wendy, 836-5331. Hawke’s Bay Amateur Winemakers & Brewers Club: Third Wednesday of the month, 7.30pm, 22 Lee Rd, Taradale. Learn how to make wine, beer and liqueurs. Info: Brian, 876-0313 or wine-and-beer-hb.org.nz Newcomers Lunch Group: New to Hawke's Bay? Meet others from various nationalities at our popular lunches and events. Info: Shirley 873 7740 or Lynda 929-0033.
Bay View Bowling Club: 1pm, Onehunga Rd, Bay View. Free coaching. Info: Garry or Lynne Ravenwood, 843-1054. Gamblers Anonymous: Is your gambling becoming a problem? 7pm, Greenmeadows Community Hall, Tait Drive. Info: 021 432 572. Hip Hop Dance Classes: Bright Futures home-based care and learning is offering free hip hop dance classes for all children under 5 every Wednesday from 10.30-11am. No need to register, just turn up at the church building on corner of Morris Spence Ave and Wycliffe St, Onekawa. Acapella Fellas: Male barbershop group. Meets Wednesdays, 7-9pm, Balmoral Retirement Village Hall, Balmoral St. Info: Roy, 844-2544. Hip Hop For Under-5s: Free lessons. 10:30-11am, Napier Family Centre. Info: 843-7280. Sands Hawke’s Bay: Pregnancy, baby and infant loss support. Meets first Wednesday of the month, 7.30-9.30pm, Deco City Motor Lodge, Conference Room, 308 Kennedy Rd. Info: Kerry Debenham (email@example.com) or Deborah Biggs (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Taradale Lions Club: Dinner meeting, second Wednesday of the month, 6pm, Taradale RSA. Supper meeting, fourth Wednesday of the month, 6.45pm, Taradale RSA. Info: Carla, 845-1323 or email@example.com Shake Rattle & Roll: A music and dance group for adults with intellectual disabilities to socialise and have fun. Each Wednesday, 10-11.15am. Napier Baptist Church, 36 Riverbend Rd, Maraenui. $3, includes morning tea (caregivers free). Info: Gail, 027 495 5172.
Essential Oils Workshop: Every Wednesday, 7pm. Free. Info: Lisa at Oily Vibes, 022 617 4705 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Hawke’s Bay Aquarium Society: For those interested in fish-keeping of all types. Meets third Wednesday of each month at the National Aquarium. Info: email@example.com or hbas.org.nz Meeanee Wednesday Badminton Club: 9-11.30am every Wednesday. Meeanee Indoor Sports Centre, Gavin Black St. New members welcome.
Kids Dance Fit: 3.30 - 4.15 at Army Hall, Centenial Gardens Coote Rd $5 for children 6-10. Dancing for fitness and for fun. Napier Girls' High School Old Girls Association: Meets third Thursday of each month. All ex-Napier Girls' High School students welcome. Info: 844-5900.
Napier Al-Anon Family Group: To help families of alcoholics. 7.30pm. Trinity Methodist Church, Clive Square East. Info: 845-4720. Taradale Rotary Club: 5.30-7.30pm in the Rotary Lounge, Taradale Town Hall, for meeting and meal. Info: www.taradalerotary.co.nz Scrabble: Every Thursday, 1.30-3.30pm. Info: 845-1685. Hawke’s Bay Parents Centre Childbirth Education courses: Havelock North and Napier. Learn about the practical elements of pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and caring for your newborn. Info: 835-3743 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit parentscentre.org.nz/hawkesbay.
Crawlers Group: 10am, Plunket Community Hub, 62 Flanders Ave. Info: 870-5009.
Post-Natal Depression Group: 1-2.30pm, as required. Plunket Community Hub, 62 Flanders Ave. Info: 870-5009.
Scouts: Greendale/Tamatea Scout Group, boys and girls aged 5.5-18.5. Info: Gavin Menzies, 845-1621, or scouts.org.nz