TAI CHI: Tues­days and Wed­nes­days, 9.15 – 10.15am, Chi­nese As­so­ci­a­tion Hall, 98 Napier Rd. Be­gin­ners and ex­pe­ri­enced welcome. Con­tact: PN Tai Chi Club, 357 1377. TEN­NIS So­cial Dou­bles: Manawatu Lawn Ten­nis Club, Fitzher­bert Ave next to PNGHS, 9 – 11am fol­lowed by morn­ing tea. 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. In­side and out­side free play plus mu­sic. MOE ap­proved. Koha/do­na­tion wel­comed. Con­tact 358 3246. MENZSHEDMANAWATU: Com­mu­nity wood­work­ing work­shop mainly for older men. Work on your own pro­ject or a group com­mu­nity pro­ject, Man­gaone Park, Race­course Rd, 9am – 2pm. New mem­bers welcome. Con­tact David 357 4045. HOUSIE TUES­DAYS: 40 games, su­per house, keno, 10am, Ter­race End Bowl­ing Club, Sum­mer­hays St. All welcome, plenty of park­ing. Con­tact Jac­quie RSAWel­fare Trust, 356 7673. MAINLYMUSIC: Par­ents and preschool­ers mu­sic and danc­ing and morn­ing tea with lo­cally roasted fair­trade cof­fee, cor­ner Feather­ston and Kingswood St, 10am. $4 per fam­ily – First ses­sion free. Con­tac­tMar­garet Barsanti 027 406 6315 or Tim Dux­field 021 205 2328. PLUN­KET HOKOWHITU Cof­fee Group: 27 Franklin Ave, 10 – 11am. Con­tact He­len 351 6509. MEET­ING POINT: Crafts, cards, sewing, bud­get cook­ing, St David’s Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, cnr Main and Rain­forth Sts (opp Me­mo­rial Park) 10am – 12noon. All welcome. Preschool play­group avail­able. Gold coin koha. Con­tact church of­fice morn­ings, 358 3246. BE­YOND THE BUMP: Post Natal Pi­lates for new­mums, 10.45 – 11.45am, Manawatu Dance Academy (Level 1, 310 Ran­gi­tikei Street). Ba­bies welcome (6 weeks to pre-crawl­ing); no pre­vi­ous Pi­lates ex­pe­ri­ence re­quired. Con­tact Paula – move@flu­id­form­fit­ness.co.nz or phone 356 3462 to register. BREAST­FEED­ING SUP­PORT: Ques­tions an­swered by mid­wife Avon Look­mire and lac­ta­tion con­sul­tant Jacque Nutt. No ap­point­ment nec­es­sary. Com­mu­nity Birth Ser­vices, West­side Cham­bers, 151 The Square. Con­tact 354 6455. IN­DOOR BOWLS: North­ern Bowl­ing Club, North St, 1.15pm, 3 games and a cuppa. Con­tact Be­van 354 7466. TUES­DAY CON­CERT: 1.30pm Se­nior Cit­i­zens Hall, 309 Main St (op­po­site Globe Theatre), en­try $2. Come early for raf­fles. All ages welcome. Con­tact Elsie 358 0994 (evenings). SKAT­ING: MSSC Learn to Skate weekly classes with NZ rep­re­sen­ta­tive skaters and coaches. Skates avail­able or BYO, 4.45 – 5.30pm, Bell Hall, Arena 5, Walde­grave St. Con­tact Kylie Shirley 358 2301. TREA­SUR­ERS: Free and friendly per­son­alised ad­vice and sup­port from Massey ac­count­ing stu­dents with su­per­vis­ing char­tered ac­coun­tant from PN Com­mu­nity Ac­count­ing for non-profit clubs and or­gan­i­sa­tions, 5.15pm and 6.15pm. Con­tact com­mu­nity­ac­count­ing@pncsc.org.nz, 354 3809 to register. TWI­LIGHT BOWLS: Non bowlers come and have a go, 5.30pm, Takaro Bowl­ing Club. Con­tact Ivy 358 2552 or Brian 355 2919. DI­A­BETES: Got Di­a­betes? Get ed­u­cated in an in­for­ma­tive and in­ter­ac­tive en­vi­ron­ment. Free Healthy Liv­ing Di­a­betes Man­age­ment course, PN, 5.30 – 7.30pm. Con­tac­tMHT Di­a­betes Trust 357 5992 or email ad­min@di­a­betestrust.org.nz to register TPP & FRACK­ING AC­TION: it­sour­future.org.nz for those op­posed to the Trans-Pa­cific Part­ner­ship (TPP) & frack­ing, 6pm, 20 Lyn­d­hurst St, to plan com­mu­nity ac­tiv­i­ties. All welcome. NON-SEC­TAR­IAN Group Med­i­ta­tion: 6 – 7 pm., Theo­soph­i­cal So­ci­ety 304 Church St. Do­na­tion please. Con­tact Anthea 353 6221, or email pn@theos­o­phy.org.nz LOVE YOUR HEART: An evening for women. Liv­ing with heart dis­ease, de­fib­ril­la­tor, heart-healthy treats, la­bels and nutri­tion, spot prizes and raf­fles, Curves Gym, Pahiatua St, Hokowhitu, 7 – 9pm. En­try by do­na­tion. Pro­ceeds to the Heart Foun­da­tion. RSVP to Curves Gym, 358 1008. DIABETESManawatu Sup­port Group: Peo­ple with di­a­betes help­ing peo­ple with di­a­betes. Supper, dis­cus­sions, friend­ship, The Blue Room, Han­cock House, 77-85 King St, 7pm. All welcome. Con­tact Tr­ish, 355 3233 for ses­sion speaker and topic. CAN YOU SING?: Can you har­monise? Con­fi­dent singers wanted for all-women’s cho­rus. Fun, mu­sic and friend­ship with the Manawatu Over­tones, Mil­son Com­bined Church Hall, 7pm. Con­tact Jenni 356 8585 (A/H) or Linda 358 5883. TALK of the Town Toast­mas­ters Club: fort­nightly, Square Edge, 7 – 9pm. Con­tact Graeme 0800 2 SPEAK. IN­DOOR BOWLS: Takaro Sports Club, Feather­ston St, 7.15pm. Con­tact Marj 027 772 5864. IN­DOOR BOWLS: Rus­sell Street School Hall, 7.30pm. $1 mat fee. Be­gin­ners and fam­i­lies welcome. Con­tact Les 357 6281 or Melva 356 8219. UNITY SINGERS CHOIR: 7.30pm, St Marys Church Hall, Ruahine St. Con­tact He­len 358 7069 or Sue 354 3295. BAD­MINTON: B&M Cen­tre, Pas­cal St, 7.30 – 9.30pm. First night free. Ca­sual $10 per night. Con­tact Steve, Palmer­ston North Bad­minton Club, 021 027 53825 or pnbc.org.nz 10am – 12 noon. Num­bers lim­ited. Con­tact 354 3809 or progleader@pncsc.org.nz to register. PN RSA: Club night for mem­bers, part­ners and visi­tors, Dis­tinc­tion Ho­tel, Camp­bell St en­trance, 4 – 7pm. Ode re­cited at 6pm. TWI­LIGHT SO­CIAL TEN­NIS: Awa­puni Ten­nis Club, New­bury Park, New­bury St. Con­tact Bill 356 7767. SPEED SKAT­ING: MSSC Learn to Skate weekly classes run by NZ rep­re­sen­ta­tive skaters and coaches. Skates avail­able or BYO, 5.30 – 6.30pm, Bell Hall Arena 5, Walde­grave St. Con­tact Vikki Gibbs 358 9387. IN­NER SMILE Tai Chi Club: 5.30-6.30 pm, Se­nior Cit­i­zens Club Rooms, Main St. No charge first ses­sion. Con­tact Terry 358 8253. DUN­GEONS AND DRAGONS: Join and jour­ney across fan­tasy lands, slay­ing mon­sters and find­ing trea­sures. 6.30pm and 8pm starts@ The Bad­cave 86 Broad­way Ave (up­stairs). All-ages, no en­try fees, stand-alone ad­ven­ture each week. Con­tact info@the­bad­cave.com MED­I­TA­TION for a HAPPY LIFE: Drop-in classes with Gen Demo, 7 – 8.30pm, Amitabha Bud­dhist Cen­tre, 174 Al­bert St. all welcome. Sug­gested do­na­tion $12 or af­ford­able con­tri­bu­tion. Con­tact med­i­tatein­palmer­ston­north.org MANAWATUNES CHO­RUS: A cap­pella, 4-part har­mony singing, 7.15pm, NZ Red Cross Train­ing Rooms, 245 Main St West. All men welcome. Con­tact Owen 354 1951 or Clive 323 4953. Face­book: Manawatunes Cho­rus. CARD EVENINGS: Whist Club meets fort­nightly for so­cial games, 7.30pm. New mem­bers and learn­ers welcome. Con­tact Vir­ginia 356 9153 or Yvonne 357 4796. SCOT­TISH Coun­try Danc­ing: Fun and fit­ness, be­gin­ners welcome, no kilts re­quired, Whakarongo Hall, cnr Stoney Creek and Napier Rd, 7.30pm. Con­tact Joy 359 1977 or Mary 356 3416. Cooke, Fri­day Septem­ber 25, 7pm. Tick­ets $2 in­clude com­pli­men­tary bub­bles & nib­bles. Con­tact Maryann,maryannp@pis­man­awatu.co.nz, Face­book.com/ Frock­S­wopPalmy LEARN TO DANCE: The Rose City Rock n Roll Re­vival Club fi­nal 2015 6-week block course starts Septem­ber 24, 7pm, Kelvin Grove com­mu­nity hall, Kaimanawa St, $20 per per­son. Con­tact Chris­tine 06 329 2616. DANCE COM­PE­TI­TIONS: Fea­tur­ing clas­si­cal bal­let, jazz, con­tem­po­rary, hip-hop and tap, in­di­vid­ual and group items, Globe Theatre, Main St, Fri­day Septem­ber 25 – Wed­nes­day Septem­ber 30. Three ses­sions daily $5 per adult $3 per child and se­nior cit­i­zens. Free ad­mis­sion to Gala Event Mon­day Septem­ber 28. Con­tac­tMichelle 353 6602 or Maryanne 356 3997. THE BUZZ Hol­i­day Pro­gramme: For years 1 – 9, Septem­ber 28 – Oc­to­ber 9. Fun, games, crafts and food pro­vided, St Albans Pres­by­te­rian Church, 339 Al­bert St. Con­tact the­buzz@stal­bans.org.nz, 326 7305, or the­buzz.org.nz WORLD OS­TOMY DAY: Oc­to­ber 3, pic­nic 10am, Vic­to­ria Es­planade. Con­tact Len 021 101 6346/357 5799. SAV­AGE CLUB Va­ri­ety Con­cert: Sun­day Oc­to­ber 4, 2pm, Speirs Cen­tre PNBHS. $15 from Beggs Mu­sic World, door sales from 1pm on the day. TWI­LIGHT GALA: West End School’s Twi­light Gala, Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 29, 5 – 8pm. Rides, stalls, food, raf­fles, prizes. West End School, 196 Col­lege St. Con­tact Sa­man­tha Bleak­ley 021 845 712 s.bleakely@massey.ac.nz to be in­volved. HEARTS & HOMES: 10th bi­en­nial fundraiser for Aro­hanui Hos­pice, Novem­ber 13 & 14. Tick­ets $65 from heart­sand­homes.co.nz. Con­tact Felic­ity Hay 350 2312 or fundrais­ing@aro­hanui­hos­pice.org.nz ASH­HURST 2 ES­PLANADE: New safe and scenic course along the river­way, Novem­ber 23, 20km or 12km. Free buses for reg­is­tered run­ners. De­tails man­awa­tustrid­ers.org.nz

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