TAEKWONDO MANAWATU: Thursdays and Mondays, 6 – 8pm, Unit 5, 15 Bounty Pl, Kelvin Grove. All ages and families welcome. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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, email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.