ARTS & CRAFTS
Crafts & Laughs: Every Thursday 9am -3pm $5 incl morning teas and use of tools. 8 Tui St. Ph Deborah 027 4303 781 or 573 5041
Handcraft House: Meets Mondays 1pm – 4pm inside Te Puke Baptist Church building. No cost, and a cuppa, no child minding available. Bring your own craft and enjoy good company. Ph Marcia 573 6152. Te Puke Creative Fibre: Second and fourth Tuesday, 10am – 3pm, Revival Fellowship Church, Seddon St. Ph Leigh 573 5668 or Margaret 573 4609.
Friday Arvo Craft Group: 1pm – 5pm. Afternoon tea, gold coin. Ph Jannz 573 4228 or text 027 272 3913. Craft Cafe: Thursday, 9.30am – 11.30am, $2, incl morning tea, Baptist Church Te Puke. Ph Lyn 542 3001.
Te Puke Art Society: Thursday, Constables Gallery, 9.30am – mid-afternoon and from 7pm – 9pm. Beginners welcome. Ph Necia McKinley 533 1087 or Marie Brown 573 4442.
Teddy Bears: Third Friday of month, bearmakers get-together, 10am – 3pm. Ph Wendy 573-4465.
Saturday Sewers: Hand and machine sewing, 9.30am – 4pm, morning tea $5. Ph Joe 573 5668.
Te Puke Quilters: Tuesdays, 9.30am – 3pm, patchwork, needlework, crafts. Constables Gallery. Ph Joe 573 5668.
St Paul's Friendship Group: Crafts, games, fun and friendship, Thursday, 10am, St Paul's Church, Dickson Rd, Papamoa, $2. Ph Elma 574 8993 or Margaret 542 1633.
Community Markets: Held on third Saturday of month. 9am – 1pm. Jubilee Park. Phone Monique 027 356 9545.
Car boot sale: Third Saturday of month, Evans Rd Church, Papamoa, $5/ car. Ph 021 1338 986.
Maketu Market: Third and fifth Sunday of month, 8am – 1pm, Maketu Village Reserve. Ph Pat 533 2687.
Car boot sale: Last Saturday of month, 7am – 11am, sausage sizzle, Te Puke Cits Club.
Pa¯pa¯moa Lions Markets: Second and fourth Sunday of month, 7am – noon, Gordon Spratt Reserve, Pa¯pa¯moa. Phone Adam on 021 266 8922.
Te Puke Library: Baby Book Boogie, Pukapuka Kanikani Pepi, Wednesday 10.30am – 11am, stories, rhymes and fun times for 0-2 year olds, during school terms. Read Sing Move (formally Little Kiwis), Friday 10.30am – 11am, story time fun for under-5s.
Mainly Music: Tuesday, 10am, for preschoolers and caregivers. Te Puke Baptist Church. $2 per child.
Mainly Music: Thursday, 10am, The Orchard Church, 20 MacLoughlin Drive, Te Puke.
Pongakawa Playcentre: On Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9.30am to noon, Old Coach Rd. Next to Pongakawa School. For more information ph 533 3250. SPACE: For first-time parents with newborn babies, 9am – noon, Te Puke Playcentre, Stock Rd, Te Puke. Ph Ruth 570 0085.
Family Support Services: Social workers available daily, Community Care Centre, 100 Jellicoe St. Ph 573-5614.
Te Puke Toy Library: Tuesday to Thursday from 9am-1pm, Friday open for business and Playgroup, gold coin donation 1.30am-12.30pm, Saturday 10.30amnoon. Located at 7 Stock Rd, Te Puke off King St. For more information phone 027 263 9309.
Le Club Francais: For all primary-aged students, Monday, 3.30pm, St Andrew's Hall, Oxford St, Te Puke. Ph Karyn 022 635 6595.