FAMILY AND COMMUNITY EVENTS
Korowai (feather cloak) class August 15 and 16. 10am til 2pm. Ngatira Marae. $20 plus $10 frame use refunded on return. Raranga (weaving) $20 Beginners. Ph 0273999880, 883 6085 tutor Herapia Cairns. Waotu-puketurua Playcentre Thursdays, 9.30am – 12 noon. Caters for 0-6 year olds and their families. 1262 Waotu Road. Contact Rebecca Sneddon 8836822. Tokoroa District Lions Club An all ladies club. Meets 2nd and 4th Monday each month. All fundraising goes back into our community so head along . Contact Maureen 8868217 Liz 8868043. South Waikato Embroiderers Guild Second and fourth Tuesday of every month from 10am till 3pm. St Francis Anglican Church lounge, Chris Jacobs 886 8548. Tokoroa Playcentre Every Wednesday and Friday of the school term. 9:45-12:30pm. Free early childhood education for all 0-6yr olds and their parents. Balmoral drive opposite 4 square. Contact Rose 02108293934 Putaruru Choir St Aidan’s Church, Overdale St, every JP services Do you need the services of a JP? Head along to the Tokoroa library on Wednesday’s from 2pm to 4pm. Tokoroa Scottish Country Dance Club Holding its Annual Dance in the Tirau Hall Saturday, August 13. Dancing from 6.15pm. $12 Adult Dancers $5 Students and spectators. Come and join us. Putaruru Painting Group This social painting group meets every Wednesday from 10am to 3pm at the Timber Museum. Provide your own painting kit plus a gold coin donation. Just turn up or contact Frances on 883-1543. SW Fiber Twiddlers St. Marks Comm. Hall, Bridge str, Tokoroa. Spin, knit, crochet and weave. Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 7-9 pm. Gold coin donation. Esther 07 886 4252. 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. Putaruru JP service desk A Justice of the Peace will be available Fridays 10am-12pm at the Putaruru Library and 10am-12pm Wednesdays at Arts & Craft Shop, 35 Princes St, Putaruru. Tokoroa Women’s Institute Tokoroa Bowling club. Every second Thursday of each month at 10.30am. New members welcome. Please bring a plate to share for lunch. Contact for further information. Isobel 07-886-2380 Putaruru Patchwork and Quilting Club Meetings held fortnightly on Mondays at 7pm (Jill Sjaarda 07 8838622 ) and the second Thursday of each month 10am (Ann Jenkins 07 8835705). All meetings are held at the Rangiura Rest Home Hall. Email your event to email@example.com by 5pm Friday before the edition is to go to print.
Tokoroa Rock’n’roll Club Learn rock’n’roll dancing every Monday, 7.30 - 10pm, 1st Tokoroa Scout Hall, Kauri St. Lessons $5 per night, first night free. Call or text Hayden for more details on 022 104 6079. Tokoroa Arthritis Support Group August meeting cancelled due to ill health. See you all on September 2 and 14. Ph Jean 8861288. 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. 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.
The Waotu-puketurua playcentre would love to see you from 9.30am to 12 noon on Thursdays. Contact Rebecca on 883 6822.