FAMILY AND COMMUNITY EVENTS
Tirau Playcentre Every Tuesday and Wednesday of the school term. 9.30am- 12 noon. Free early childhood education for all 0-6 yr olds and their parents. 9 Goodwin St, Tirau. Contact Melissa 0210719181. Scottish Country Dancing Club Nights, every Thursday at Amisfield School Hall, Moffat Rd, 6.30 to 10pm. Ages 6 plus welcome. Social dancing. No charge for first 2 nights – see if its for you! Some shoes available for hire. www.tokoroascd.co.nz Pink Ribbon Breakfast 25 May from 7am @ Wooden Farmer Putaruru $25 hosted by BNZ Putaruru & The Wooden Farmer to register or more info contact BNZ Putaruru or The Wooden Farmer Putaruru All welcome Support group for special needs carers April 14 at 11.30am. Tcoss Building, at the front entrance to the Tokoroa Hospital. More information firstname.lastname@example.org Epilepsy Meeting Wednesday, April 20. Creative Arts, Tokoroa. Everyone welcome. Tokoroa Love Soup Meals will be served at the Salvation Army Hall, Balmoral Dr, every Monday, at 5pm. Town & Country Women’s Dinner Club Meet at the District Services Memorial Club Buckland St, Putaruru, on 2nd Thursday each month from 6pm mix and mingle, dinner at 6.30pm followed by a Guest Speaker. Contact Rosemary Ward 8838320 or Lyn Janssen 8834744. Tokoroa Bridge Club Free Lessons are starting soon to learn. If you like 500 you are sure to love bridge. Contact Willy on 021 1250 565 or 8864452 wk. Putaruru fifty plus group Meet every Tues at 1pm. Activities include: 500 Cards – indoor bowls – Rumikub. We also have bus trips and dinners that are subsidised by the club. For more information contact Leo (07) 883 8518. South Waikato Seniornet Inc Teaches technology skills to 50 plus. The next term starts on Monday 2 May at Duke St, Putaruru. To enrol or
for further details contact Maureen on (07) 883 7289. Leisure Marching Kaimai Guards are looking for ladies to join their team. Come have a go, great fun, friendship, frivolity, travel & exercise for body & brain. Contact Val 027 255 2998 Tokoroa activities centre for elderly and disabled: Held every Mon, Wed, Fri. 9.30am to 1pm at the meeting room next to Elim Church Aotea Street. Free to join, free van pick up, tea coffee, biscuits supplied, bring own lunch. Hot lunch provided every 2nd Friday. Meet new people, talk, games, crafts. Contact Robin 8864602 or Bev 027 728 2587. Music Lessons Putaruru Mondays, Putaruru College 3.30 – 5.30pm. Instrument and reading music tuition in guitar, keyboard, flute, recorder and brass. Small classes, enrolling now. Enquiries to Patricia 07 883 1181. Ages approx. 8 upwards. CHAMP weekly Dance classes: Hip Hop/street/urban Dance and Breaking with Zacchaeus Te Uri
Karaka. 4pm every Thursday. This is a dynamic youth mentoring programme for 11-17 year olds run by Transform Aotearoa. Venueputaruru Youth Centre. For more info contact: 021 563 695. Tokoroa Senior Citizens 50+: Monday bowls, Tuesday Hot Meal for lunch and Rummikub, Wednesday knitting, sewing, canasta and socialising, Friday exercise, hot meal for lunch and housie. Contact Lynne 886 0813 Forestland Variety Music Club: meet at the Old Boys Rugby Clubrooms on Mossop Road on the first Sunday of every month, 1.30pm start with a $3 entry all are welcome. Ph Gaynor Ngapo on 0276943051. Mini Musos: A pre-school music group for children under 5 at the South Waikato Sports and Events Centre. Held on every Tuesday at 10am during the school term activities include singing, dancing, parachute games, experimenting with instruments. Parental supervision is required. Entry for children cost $5 then $2 for extra
siblings and 15 months and under are free. Mangakino 50+ Club: held at the Mangakino Senior Citizen Hall every Tuesday and Thursday from 1.30pm. Regular activities include indoor bowls, 8 ball, 500 cards, lunch every six weeks and scenic outings. Contact Brian Hill on 027 3431380 Putaruru Market every third Sunday of the month, 9am to midday, Princes St. $5 per stall, bring your own table. Enquires 883 1573. Tokoroa and Putaruru Bridge Club: hold weekly meetings and new members are always welcome. Sessions are held at The Tokoroa Club every Tuesday starting at 7pm to 10pm. Putaruru members meet on Monday at 7pm to 10pm and on Thursday at 1pm to 4pm at Overdale Rd opposite the Library. Contact Eileen Barker in Putaruru on 833 1839 and Gary Cuttriss on 886 8915. Tokoroa Farmers Market: every Saturday morning outside the old RSA on SH1. Tirau 50+: held every Wednesday at the Tirau Memorial Hall from 12.45pm to 3.30pm. Come down for a social game of 500 cards, indoor bowls, or Rumicub. Contact John Wood 883 1742. South Waikato Country Music Club: If you enjoy a night of foot tapping, good singers and very talented musicians from Rotorua, Putaruru and Matamata join members on the fourth Friday of each month at 7pm. Entry Fee is $3 and includes supper. Ph President Les Whyte 07 883 7991. Tokoroa Country and Western Club: meets every second Sunday of each month at the Tokoroa Cosmopolitan Club at 1.30pm. Call Loma 886 6372.