TENNIS: Social Doubles 9 – 11am followed by morning tea, Manawatu Lawn Tennis Club, Fitzherbert Ave next to PNGHS. Members free, casual fees $5. Contact Jenny 354 6271. MENZSHED: Manawatu, Mangaone Park, Racecourse Rd, Thursdays and Tuesdays 9am – 2pm. Community woodworking workshop mainly for older men. Work on your own or on a group community project. New members welcome. Contact David 357 4045. HEARING HELP: Independent support for the hearing impaired. Ear wax removal by micro-suction, Hearing Association Manawatu, 435 Church St, 9am – 3pm. Contact Helen 357 8708. HOKOWHITU PROBUS CLUB: monthly meeting, 9.15am, Leisure Centre, 569 Ferguson St, PN. Guest speakers, trips, dinners, activities. Newmembers welcome. Contact Colin 354 6181. TINY YS: Active Play for preschoolers. Soft gym activities. Public sessions, Park Rd 9.30 – 11.30am, also Friday, Monday and Wednesday. $5 entry. Contact Amber 358 8921. PLUNKET: Ashhurst Coffee Group, 63 Cambridge St, Ashhurst. Under 1’s Coffee Group, Family Centre, 42 Albert St. PN. Multicultural Coffee Group, Roslyn Plunket Rooms, 177 Vogel St. All 9.30 – 11.30am. Contact Helen 351 6509. LITTLE GROOVERS: Music and Movement for pre-school children and their parents/caregivers, 9.30am – 12noon, yellow gate, St David’s, opposite Memorial Park, Main St. MOE approved. Koha/donations. Contact 358 1964. FINDINGWORK!: CAP (Christians Against Poverty) Job Club, helps equip and support jobless people back into paid work . Free, one on one coaching, CV writing, interview skills and a supportive community, 9.30am – 1pm, All Saints on The Square Community Centre, 338 Church St. Contact 0508 227 222. INNER SMILE: Tai Chi Club, Thursdays and Mondays 10 – 11am, Wednesdays 5.30 – 6.30 pm, Senior Citizens Club Rooms, Main St. No charge first session. Contact Terry 358 8253. JUSTICE of the Peace: Hokowhitu Village Community Centre, Albert St, PN, 10.30am – 12.30pm. NEWPARENTS: Coffee Group, Community Birth Services, Level 2, Westside Chambers, 151 The Square, PN, 11.30am – 1.30pm. Contact 354 6455. MANAWATU PETANQUE: Club, 1pm for 1.30pm start, and Sundays at 1pm for 1.30pm start, 74 North St. Tuition given. Contact David 354 2632 or Keith 354 4880. FRIENDSHIP CENTRE: Milson Combined Church, 1.20 – 3.30pm, cards, scrabble, chatrooms. All seniors welcome, afternoon tea, transport available, $2 donation. Contact Judy or Theresa 355 1204. GAMES AFTERNOONS: for board games enthusiasts, 1.30pm, St Mark’s Hall, 117 College Street, Awapuni. Free. Contact Reita 357 5869. PRIME TIMERS: a friendly group for senior citizens, 1.30-2.30pm, Crossroads Church, cnr Church and Cook St. Entertainment, talks and afternoon tea. Contact Crossroads 357 6677. ARTHRITIS SUPPORT EXERCISE GROUP: Community Leisure Centre, Ferguson St, 2pm. Gentle exercise based on Middle Eastern dancing, tai chi and qi gong. Experienced instructors. $2, includes afternoon tea. Contact Anne 356 2476. OVER 50’S DANCE: for fun and fitness – folk, tap, jazz and musical comedy. No partners required. Thursdays and Mondays 2 – 3pm. Contact Joyce 358 7463 or Val 021 059 2157. UKES ON THE TERRACE: St Peter’s Community Hall, Ruahine St. Beginners 3.40 – 4pm, nonbeginners 4 – 4.45pm. All welcome, ukuleles available, gold coin koha. Contact Beverley 021 210 8074. GIRLS BRIGADE: – make new friends, enjoy challenging activities in a nurturing environment. Companiesmeet in Milson, 4.30 – 6pm. Tuesdays: Highbury/Takaro – Juniors (5-9yrs) 4.45 – 6.15pm, Seniors/Pioneers (9-17yrs) 6 – 8pm; Hokowhitu, 6 – 7.30pm. $30 – $40 per term. Contact Joanne 355 3124, girlsbrigade.nz TWILIGHT CROQUET: – Takaro Sports Club cnr Featherston St and Botanical Rd. Members free, visitors $2. Equipment provided, flat shoes please. Contact Allan 356 8850 or Carole 356 8673. NINJUTSU CLASSES: practical self protection suitable for all ages, Thursdays and Tuesdays, Central Normal School. Kids 6 – 7pm, adults 7 – 9pm. Contact 354 0813 for a free lesson. TAEKWONDOMANAWATU: Thursdays and Mondays, 6 – 8pm, Unit 5, 15 Bounty Pl, Kelvin Grove. All ages and families welcome. Contact 021 565 973 or firstname.lastname@example.org TE REO MAORI: lessons for beginners and advanced, Highbury Whanau Centre 6 – 9pm. Contact Tahi 022 431 9354. AL-ANON: to support families or friends concerned about someone’s drinking. Meetings Thursdays & Tuesdays, 7 – 8pm, Plunket Rooms, Vogel St. Contact 355 2694. MANAWATU SPINNERS AND WEAVERS GUILD: 7.15 – 9.30pm, Rangiora Community Hall, Rangiora Ave. Newcomers welcome. Contact Maureen 358 0377. HEALING ROOMS: The healing power of prayer, All Saints on The Square 7.30 – 8.30pm. AIKIDO ACADEMY: 7.30 – 9pm, 10 Downing St, Thursday and Tuesday. Friendly, suitable for all ages. Contact Steve 356 9751, Pete 353 8227 or see www.aikidoacademy.co.nz BRASS BAND: rehearsals Thursdays and Mondays 7.30 – 9.30pm, Palmerston North Brass 57 Totara Rd, Awapuni. Contact David Maas 021 455 327. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: St Mark’s Presbyterian Church Hall, 117 College St, PN, 8pm. Contact 022 038 0220 or 0800 AAWORKS.