2pm. Beginners, $20. Starter kit will enable you to start and complete a small korowai, and commence another larger one. $10 for loan of a frame and will be refunded when you leave. If you have already attended the beginners course, then there is no fee. Herapia Cairns 07 8836075, 0273999880. Putaruru Toy Library turns 25: Celebratory dinner, May 20, $30 and for the children: Fun Open Day at the library on Sunday May 21, 11am, contact Tracey 022 1280 292 to book. Tokoroa Leisure Marching: Has just started up and is 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. Car boot sales: Putaruru Timber Museum, first Sunday of every month, 9am, from March 5, vendors $5, buskers welcome, bring a picnic and make a day of it! For more details check out the NZ Timber Museum Facebook page or call the Museum Tuesday to Saturday on 07 883 7621. Putaruru Theatre Players present The Amorous Ambassador directed by Hilton Woodroofe on stage at The Kensington Theatre Putaruru. The show is on May 3, 4 and 5 at 7.30pm. Bookings at Van Dyks Putaruru 8837309 Door Sales Tickets $20 Dinner/show $45.00 Scottish Country Dancing: All welcome to join the weekly Club Nights of social dancing. No partner needed. Younger dancers meet from 6.30 to 8pm with adults continuing after this. Amisfield School Hall. Queries to 886 6590 or 886 7733 Putaruru Community Garden : If you want to help or need help call at the Putaruru Community Garden, 12 Scotia Glen St., Tuesdays 9.00 – 10.00. Elderly and disabled activities: Every Mon, Wed, Fri. 9.30am to 1pm at the meeting room next to Elim
Tokoroa and Putaruru Bridge Club: 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.