TENNIS: Social Doubles 9-11am followed by morning tea, Manawatu Lawn Tennis Club, Fitzherbert Ave next to PNGHS. Members free, casual $5. Call Jenny 354 6271. MENZSHEDMANAWATU: Community woodworking workshop mainly for older men. Work on your own or on a group community project. Mangaone Park, Racecourse Rd, Thursdays and Tuesdays 9am-2pm. 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. PLUNKET: Ashhurst Coffee Group, 63 Cambridge St, Ashhurst. Under 1’s Coffee Group, Family Centre, 42 Albert St. Multicultural Coffee Group, Roslyn Plunket Rooms, 177 Vogel St. All 9.30am-11.30am. Contact Helen 351 6509. THE BUZZ: Holiday Programme for years 1-9, and Friday. Fun, games, crafts, challenges, food provided. St Albans Presbyterian Church, 339 Albert St. Contact 326 7305, firstname.lastname@example.org, thebuzz.org.nz LITTLE GROOVERS: Music and movement for pre-school children and their parents/caregivers, 9.30am-noon, 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-onone 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 10am-11am, Wednesdays 5.30pm-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, 10.30am-12.30pm. MANAWATU BREATHE: Easy Support Group, support for respiratory conditions, Community Leisure Centre, Ferguson St, 10.30am-12.30pm. Contact Owen 358 7491.
NEWPARENTS Coffee Group: Community Birth Services, Level 2, Westside Chambers, 151 The Square, 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, 1.20pm-3.30pm, cards, scrabble, chatrooms. All seniors welcome, afternoon tea provided, transport available, $2 donation. Contact Judy or Theresa 355 1204. GAMES AFTERNOONS: Board games enthusiasts, 1.30pm, St Mark’s Hall, 117 College St, Awapuni. Free. Contact Reita 357 5869. 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. Thursdays and Mondays 2pm-3pm. Contact Joyce 358 7463 or Val 021 059 2157. UKES ON THE TERRACE: St Peter’s
Community Hall, Ruahine St. Beginners 3.4pm-4pm, nonbeginners 4pm-4.45pm. All welcome, ukuleles available, gold coin koha. Contact Beverley 021 210 8074. 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 all ages, Thursdays and Tuesdays, Central Normal School. Kids 6pm-7pm, adults 7pm-9pm. Contact 354 0813 for a free lesson. TAEKWONDOMANAWATU: Thursdays and Mondays, 6pm-8pm, Unit 5, 15 Bounty Pl, Kelvin Grove. All ages and families welcome. Contact 021 565 973 or email@example.com TE REO MAORI: Lessons for beginners and advanced, Highbury Whanau Centre 6pm-9pm. Contact Tahi 022 431 9354. AL-ANON: To support families or friends concerned about someone’s drinking. Meetings Thursdays & Tuesdays, 7pm-8pm, Plunket Rooms, Vogel St. Contact 355 2694.
MANAWATU SPINNERS AND WEAVERS GUILD: 7.15pm-9.30pm, Rangiora Community Hall, Rangiora Ave. Newcomers welcome. Contact Maureen 358 0377. MANAWATU FRESHWATER Angler’s Club night: Newbury Hall, Awapuni, 7.30pm. New members welcome. Contact Jim 357 1569 or Don 355 1436. AIKIDO ACADEMY: 7.30pm-9pm, 10 Downing St, Thursday and Tuesday. Friendly, suitable for all ages. Contact Steve 356 9751, Pete 353 8227 or see www.aikido-academy.co.nz BRASS BAND rehearsals: Thursdays and Mondays 7.30pm9.30pm, 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.