What’s On


TAEK­WONDO MANAWATU: Thurs­days and Mon­days, 6 – 8pm, Unit 5, 15 Bounty Pl, Kelvin Grove. All ages and fam­i­lies welcome. Con­tact taek­won­do­manawatu@voda­fone.co.nz or 021 565 973.

TE REO MAORI: Lessons for be­gin­ners and ad­vanced, High­bury Whanau Cen­tre 6 – 9pm. Con­tact Tahi 022 431 9354.

ALTRUSA: Short­land Street’s Sarah Potts had mul­ti­ple scle­ro­sis but what do you know about the con­di­tion? MS Cen­tral Dis­tricts field worker Philippa Rus­sell talks about her work, 7pm, Cen­tral Nor­mal School Hall, 7pm. Con­tact Ali­son 357 7030 or Bev 357 1822.

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.

MAC USERS Group: Tips and tricks, Chrome, Google, Google Drive and You Tube videos. Mil­son Com­mu­nity Hall, 7.30pm. Free ad­mis­sion. Con­tact Roger 357 8875.

HEAL­ING ROOMS: The heal­ing power of prayer. No ap­point­ments, no charge. All Saints on The Square 7.30 – 8.30pm and Wed­nes­days 12noon – 2pm.

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 AA WORKS.


TWIN­KLE TOES: Mu­sic and move­ment, for pre-school­ers, par­ents and care­givers. Mil­son Com­bined Church Hall, cnr Mil­son Line and Pur­die Pl, 9.30am. $3 ca­sual per fam­ily. Con­tact Anne 355 3128.

AUTISM Manawatu: preschool friendly sup­port/play­group, 9.30 – 11.30am. Con­tact Ange 357 7846.

PLUN­KET: Fam­ily Cen­tre Play­group (MoE Cer­ti­fied), 42 Al­bert St. PN. 9.30 — 11.30am. Con­tact He­len 351 6509.

TINY YS: Ac­tive play for preschool­ers. Soft gym ac­tiv­i­ties. Public ses­sions, St Johns Hall, Feild­ing, 9.30 – 11.30am. $5 en­try. Con­tact Am­ber 358 8921.

RSA TRUST Wel­fare Of­fi­cers and JPs: Ad­vice on War Pen­sions, Sur­viv­ing Spouse Ben­e­fits, Fu­neral Grants and other ser­vices, Se­nior Cit­i­zens Hall, Main St, Fri­days and Tues­days from 9.45am – 11.45am.

NEW BABY: First Child? SPACE (Sup­port­ing Par­ents Along­side Chil­dren’s Ed­u­ca­tion) may be for you, 10am. Con­tact Ros­alie or Yvonne on 027 907 6093.

PN LUNCH CLUB: Graeme Mun­ford on the work of ACROSS, St. Peter’s Church Hall, Ruahine St, 12.15pm. Visi­tors welcome. Con­tact Don 357 4872.

IN­DOOR BOWLS: Fri­days and Tues­days, 1pm, Hokowhitu Bowl­ing Club, Al­bert St. All welcome.

PN RSA: Of­fice open 1 – 4pm, Dis­tinc­tion Ho­tel, Camp­bell St en­trance, Fri­day and Mon­day. Con­tact 354 8271 or pnrsa@voda­fone.co.nz SIT AND BE FIT: Gen­tle ex­er­cise pro­gramme, Church of Christ, Botan­i­cal Rd, 1.30pm. Free. Con­tact Janet 357 2659.

COL­LAGE: And lots more at free arts and craft work­shops, 2 – 4pm, Room 112, Square Edge; Satur­day 1 – 3pm, Te Manawa. Con­tact 354 4780 or up­cy­cling­club1@gmail.com

BE­GIN­NERS SE­QUENCE DANC­ING: A small group of friendly folk en­joy­ing a so­cial af­ter­noon; gen­tle ex­er­cise for mind and body. All welcome, 3.30 – 5pm, 309 Main St. Con­tact Merv or Aud 357 9227.

ROLLER DISCO: Skat­ing rink, Bell Hall, Walde­grave St, 6.30 – 8pm. Hire skates from $5. No eftpos. Shop open for snacks and drinks. All ages welcome.


ARTHRI­TIS SUP­PORT: Water­based ex­er­cise, Star Cen­tre Pool, 9.30 & 10.05am; Tues­day 4.30 & 5.05pm, $3 a ses­sion. Con­tact Anne 356 2476 to register.

LEISURE MARCH­ING: Fun and fit­ness for se­nior marchers, Takaro School, Brighton Cres, 10am. Con­tact 357 2425 af­ter mid­day or txt 021 137 8996.

MINIA­TURE MAK­ERS Dolls and Fur­ni­ture Show: Satur­day 12 and Sun­day 13, 10am – 4pm, PN Com­mu­nity Leisure Cen­tre, 569 Fer­gu­son St. Con­tact Sh­eryl 323 5174.

PRE­NA­TAL PI­LATES: Breath­ing and re­lax­ation tech­niques, pelvic floor ex­er­cises, gen­tle ex­er­cises, 12.30 – 1.30pm, Ano­maly Dance Stu­dio, Level 1, 310 Ran­gi­tikei St. No pre­vi­ous Pi­lates ex­pe­ri­ence re­quired. Con­tact Paula move@flu­id­form­fit­ness.co.nz or 356 3462 to register.

CRO­QUET: Rose Gar­dens As­so­ci­a­tion Cro­quet and Golf Cro­quet Club Day, The Es­planade, 12.45pm. Visi­tors and be­gin­ners welcome, car park pav­il­ion ev­ery Satur­day and Tues­day in sea­son.

SO­CIAL TEN­NIS: Adult play­ers of all ages. Awa­puni Park, New­bury St, 1.30pm. Con­tact Bill, 355 2290.

MINECRAFT CLUB for Kids: Minecraft Chal­lenge – fast paced play for en­thu­si­asts, 4 – 5.30pm, BYO lap­top & $5, Cafe Royale, Square Edge. Con­tact 354 7479.


RAN­GI­TIKEI STREET SUN­DAY Mar­ket: Fresh fruit & veges, eggs, cloth­ing, bric a brac, food, cof­fee, plants & flow­ers, jams, from 7am. Shel­tered sites avail­able $10. Con­tact Belinda 021 263 3586.

CLOVERLEA & PALMY FARM­ERS Mar­ket: 7am – 1pm, Cloverlea Tav­ern carpark, 301 Tre­maine Ave. Fresh fruit and veg­eta­bles, plants, rewena, dough­nuts, fried bread, hot food, cloth­ing, col­lectibles, elec­tron­ics and more. Con­tact Erana 027 441 2028 or 356 9345.

SANSON– 2pm, Main SUN­DAY Rd, Sanson. Mar­ket: Fresh 7.30am fruit & veges, col­lectibles, plants, cloth­ing, gar­den books, items, food, tools, crafts 5646. etc. Con­tact Mike 027 450

SE­NIORS TEN­NIS: For play­ers over 35yrs. All grades welcome. Manawatu Vets Ten­nis at Awa­puni Park, New­bury St, 9.30am. Con­tact Roger 027 555 6447.

SMALL MIR­A­CLES Play­group: Pre-school chil­dren and their par­ents/care­givers, 9.30-11.30am, yel­low gate, St David’s Church op­po­site Me­mo­rial Park on Main St. MOE ap­proved. Koha/do­na­tion. Con­tact 358 3246.

FEILD­ING SPIR­I­TUAL & Aware­ness Cen­tre: 10.30am, Feild­ing & Dis­trict Cale­do­nian So­ci­ety Hall, 55 Weld St, Feild­ing. All welcome.

MANAWATU MICROLIGHT Club: Fly­ing lessons, Taonui Air­field, Feild­ing. Con­tact 323 9861 (Sun­days).

SUF­FRAGE DAY cel­e­bra­tions: Na­tional Coun­cil of Women Manawatu branch meet­ing to en­cour­age women to stand as can­di­dates for lo­cal body elec­tions in 2016. City Li­brary, 1.30pm.

JUNCTION COUN­TRY MU­SIC Club Day: Old Folks Hall, McLean St, Woodville, 1.30pm. Con­tact Anne 323 6481.

GREAT JAZZ: The Danc­ing and Drink­ing So­ci­ety swing blues band from Welly with Nils Olsen, Dis­tinc­tion Ho­tel, Carl­ton 2, 5pm, Manawatu Jazz Club. Open­ing act Metrobop (Awat­apu High) and Neon Fu­sion (Feild­ing High) . Door sales $15, mem­bers $10, school-age free. Con­tact Dave 358 5883.

MINECRAFT CLUB for Kids: Minecraft Cre­ative – de­sign, build, play, com­pete. BYO lap­top &$5, 4 – 5.30pm, Cafe Royale, Square Edge. Con­tact 354 7479.

CLAIR­VOY­ANCE and Heal­ing: Manawatu Spir­i­tual & Heal­ing Cen­tre, Mil­son Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Mil­son shop­ping cen­tre, 7pm.

AL­CO­HOLICS Anony­mous: Fox­ton Beach Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 7.30pm. Con­tact 363 6126 or 0800 AAWorks.


PUSH PLAY AER­O­BICS: Mon­days and Wed­nes­days, 9 – 10am, Bar­ber Hall, Arena 5, Walde­grave St. $3. Con­tact Sport Manawatu 357 5349.

TRIPLE P Dis­cus­sion Groups: Strate­gies for par­ents tack­ling spe­cific prob­lem be­hav­iours 9.30 – 11.45am. Deal­ing with Dis­obe­di­ence, St Matthews Church, Awa­puni. Register@ Par­ent­line 355 1655.

MANAWATU SPIN­NERS and Weavers Guild: Ran­giora Com­mu­nity Hall, Ran­giora Ave, 9.30 – 12noon. New­com­ers welcome. Con­tact Mau­reen 358 0377.

DI­A­BETES: Got Di­a­betes? Get Ed­u­cated. Di­a­betes and Kid­ney Health free pre­sen­ta­tion, PN, 10am – 12noon. Con­tact Kay at MHT Di­a­betes Trust, 357 5992 or ad­min@di­a­betestrust.org.nz to register.

SU­PER­GRANS: Knit­ting & Cro­chet class 10am – noon; Sewing class noon – 2pm, 74 The Square. Gold coin koha. Con­tact Cyn­thia or Lisa 354 3804 ext 700/701 to register, ser­vices@sg­manawatu.org.nz

OR­GAN & KEY­BOARD Club: All lev­els and styles of play­ers and lis­ten­ers welcome, Manch­ester Unity Hall, 26Wald­ing St, 1pm. Small door charge in­cludes af­ter­noon tea. Con­tact Bev 358 5769 or Tricia 357 5518 evenings.

DI­A­BETES Manawatu Sup­port Group: Af­ter­noon tea, dis­cus­sions, friend­ship. All welcome. Level 2 Con­fer­ence Room, Grand Ho­tel build­ing, cor­ner The Square and Church St, 1.30pm. Con­tact Tr­ish 355 3233 for speaker and topic.

FRIEND­SHIP CEN­TRE En­ter­tain­ment Mon­days: All Saints Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 2 – 3.30pm. All se­niors welcome, af­ter­noon tea pro­vided and trans­port avail­able, $2 do­na­tion. Con­tact Judy or Theresa 355 1204.

PLAY BRASS: Learn a brass in­stru­ment with PN City Brass, 57 To­tara Rd, 5.45 – 6.45pm. Con­tact mu­si­cal di­rec­tor David Maas 021 455 327, Chrissie Butts 027 308 6644 or email palmy­brass@gmail.com.

BAD­MINTON: Ju­nior Club, first night free, PNBHS New Gym, Welles­bourne St, 6 – 7.30pm. Ca­sual play­ers $5 per night. Yearly subs $70. Con­tact Steve, PN Bad­minton Club 021 027 53825 or pnbc.org.nz

TA­BLE TEN­NIS: 7pm, Hokowhitu School Hall, Al­bert St. Con­tact Allen 356 4522 email al.bb2@clear.net.nz.

BAD­MINTON: Mon­rad Club, St Peter’s Col­lege Gym, Ren­nie Ave, 7 – 9.30pm. Mem­ber­ship $100 or $8 ca­sual. Con­tact sports­ground.co.nz/ mon­rad bad­minton. PIPERS and drum­mers: Wanted for non-com­pet­i­tive Feild­ing Pipe Band. Con­tact Pipe Ma­jor Colin Sin­clair 359 2862.

IN­DOOR BOWLS: 7.30pm, Feild­ing Civic Cen­tre. Con­tact Ray 323 6624.

TAKARO TA­BLE Ten­nis Club: So­cial fun for all abil­i­ties, cnr Feather­ston St and Botan­i­cal Rd, 7.30pm. Con­tact Mar­cus Wat­son 021 858 445. WOMEN’S SINGING GROUP: Mainly Celtic tunes, Mon­days 7.30 – 8.30pm. Re­laxed at­mos­phere. Con­tact: Jeanne 353 0399.

ENERGY HEAL­ING: Feel­ing tired, stressed? Ex­pe­ri­ence an au­ric/ mag­netic heal­ing with Golden Touch Heal­ers, 7.30 – 9 pm, Theo­soph­i­cal So­ci­ety Hall, 310 Church St. Do­na­tion. Con­tact Ken or Lyn 323 7468.

ESTREL­LITA LATIN DANCE: All abil­i­ties and ages, 7.30 – 9pm, Square Edge Dance Stu­dio, Jersey Lane, $5. Con­tact Linda 323 0408 or estrel­lita.latin­dance@ya­hoo.co.nz

BRIDGE LESSONS: Be­gin­ners lessons, 7.30 – 9.30pm, PN Bridge Club cnr Cook & Cuba St. $20 ($10 youth) in­cludes free mem­ber­ship. Con­tact Ross Quayle, 358 6307 or rossquayle@sling­shot.co.nz

SINGERS: Re­hearsals for PN Choral So­ci­ety Nov 28 con­cert, 7.30 – 9.30pm, St Peter’s Church hall, Ruahine St. Con­tact Karen Hall 021 707 440.

SCOT­TISH COUN­TRY DANC­ING: New and ex­pe­ri­enced dancers welcome, no part­ners needed, bring soft shoes. 7.30 – 9.30pm, Scot­tish So­ci­ety Hall, Ber­ry­mans Lane, Princess St. Con­tact He­len 355 2665 or Yvonne 354 1993.

AIKIDO: New mem­bers welcome. IPC Dojo (off Pa­cific Drive), 8 – 9.30pm. Mon­day & Wed­nes­day. Con­tact Ian 021 036 1423 email i.drew@aikido-manawatu.org.nz or www.aikido­manawatu.org.nz


PROBUS CLUB: Mem­bers and prospec­tive mem­bers visit to Gov­ern­ment House and Peter Jack­son’s dis­play, Septem­ber 15. Spare seats on the Fitzher­bert Probus Club bus. Con­tact Rangi or Val 357 5744.

TEN­NIS So­cial Dou­bles: Manawatu Lawn Ten­nis Club, Fitzher­bert Ave, 9 – 11am. Mem­bers free, ca­sual $5. Con­tact Jenny 354 6271.

DOODLEBUGS Play­group: Preschool chil­dren and their par­ents/ care­givers, 9.30am – 12noon yel­low gate, St David’s Church, op­po­site Me­mo­rial Park, Main St. MOE ap­proved. Con­tact 358 3246.

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