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. All welcome $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. Lots of fun, great band. For more info contact Loma 886 6372. All sorts Dancing group, Tokoroa Club: Don’t be shy to get involved. Free entry for club members. $20 to join the club for one year. Community Art Classes: Tuesdays 10-12 noon, Creative Art, Bridge Street Tokoroa. All materials supplied. Why not learn how to make a Korowai (feather cloak). Classes run run on August 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 and 16. 10am til 2pm at the Ngatira Marae. $20 plus $10 frame use refunded on return. Raranga (weaving) $20 Beginners. Ph 0273999880, 883 6085 tutor Herapia Cairns
South Waikato sports and events centre Monday 6.30pm until 7.30pm Wednesday 7pm until 8pm ages 6+ $5 per class or $40 per month Powerhoop Classes: SWDC Sport and Events Centre 5pm-6pm every Monday. $5 per class if you have your own hoop; $10 per class including hoop hire. Contact: Jude 021 2609971. Midweek Badminton: S.W. Sports & Event Centre. Wednesday mornings at 9.00am to midday. April to September. All welcome. Tokoroa Taekwondo Club: St. Pius Catholic Church Hall, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5.30 – 7pm. From 7-years-old. Contact head instructor Harold Petera 027 246 5638, 886 0854. Putaruru Boxfit Classes: Every Monday and Wednesday nights from 6 – 7.30 pm at Putaruru Sports Stadium. $5 per session. Contact Tracy on 027 4300 689 Tai Chi: Classes for all ages and fitness levels in Tokoroa, Putaruru and Arapuni. Contact Jan 886 4640 at the Taoist Tai Chi Society. Movit Fitness exercise classes: Sport Waikato office, 43 Swanston St,
Competitions Thursday night at the Tokoroa Cosmopolitan Club Balmoral Drive from 7.30pm. Tokoroa Squash Club: Round 5 starting September 1, $125 per team of 5 players – contact Wayne Ryder 021 0299 0708. Golf Croquet: Mondays and Thursdays, 9.30am until midday at the Putaruru Croquet Club. 82 Arapuni St, Putaruru. Equipment available. Contact: Ron 883 3203 or Elaine 883 7134. Zen Do Kai Martial Arts: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Tokoroa High School Gymnasium. 5yrs to 7yrs, 5pm to 5.30pm. 8yrs to 12yrs, 5.30pm to 6.30pm. 13yrs over, 5.30pm to 7pm. We teach self defence, Muay Thai, Jiu jitsu and boxing techniques. We value self respect, self confidence, respect for others, training in a safe friendly environment. Contact Sensei Tangiwai Tepana 027 407 0978. Tokoroa Track and Field Club: Club nights Tuesday 5.30 pm to 7pm at the Tokoroa Memorial Sportsground. Grades tiny tots to 14-years-old. Contact Leander Rangi on 021 139 0234 Junior Cycling: Amisfield Raceway every Tuesday at 5.30pm Moffat Rd. $1 a night. Contact Shane Hutchinson 027 4164088. Business House Indoor and outdoor bowls: Thursday nights at the Tokoroa Club. Check out availability of teams or go and support your favourite business. Outdoor starts at 6pm indoor at 7pm.