TUES­DAY 12

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TEN­NIS So­cial Dou­bles: Manawatu Lawn Ten­nis Club, Fitzher­bert Ave next to PNGHS, 9 – 11am fol­lowed by morn­ing tea. Mem­bers free, ca­sual $5. En­quiries Jenny 354 6271. MEN­ZSHED MANAWATU: 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. En­quiries David 357 4045. TAI CHI: Tues­days and Wed­nes­days, 9.15 – 10.15am, Chi­nese As­so­ci­a­tion Hall, 98 Napier Rd. Begin­ners and ex­pe­ri­enced wel­come. En­quiries PN Tai Chi Club, 357 1377. 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, morn­ing tea. MOE ap­proved. Koha/do­na­tion wel­comed. En­quiries Pam 358 1964. HOUSIE TUES­DAYS: 40 games, su­per house, keno, 10am, Ter­race End Bowl­ing Club, Sum­mer­hays St. All wel­come, plenty of park­ing. En­quiries Jac­quie RSA Wel­fare Trust, 356 7673. MAINLY MU­SIC: Par­ents and preschool­ers mu­sic and danc­ing and morn­ing tea with lo­cally roasted fair­trade cof­fee, cor­ner Feather­ston and Kingswood St, 10am. Gold coin koha. En­quiries Mar­garet Barsanti 027 406 6315. OSTOMY SO­CI­ETY: Monthly meet­ing at Sosky’s Cafe, cnr Napier Rd and Lim­brick St, 10am. En­quiries Len 021 101 6346/357 5799. PLUN­KET: Hokowhitu Cof­fee Group, 10 – 11am. 27 Franklin Ave. En­quiries He­len 351 6509. MEET­ING POINT: Crafts, knitting, sewing, cro­chet­ing, painting, bud­get cook­ing, tai chi, cards, morn­ing tea, St David’s Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, cnr Main and Rain­forth Sts (opp Me­mo­rial Park) 10am – 12noon. All wel­come. Creche avail­able. Gold coin koha. En­quiries 358 3246. BREAST­FEED­ING SUP­PORT: Free Head Start Par­ent­ing Ses­sions – baby ba­sics, car seat safety, baby­wear­ing & den­tal hy­giene for you & your baby. Af­ter­noon tea pro­vided. Com­mu­nity Birth Ser­vices, West­side Cham­bers, 151 The Square. En­quiries 354 6455. TUES­DAY CON­CERT: Come early for raf­fles. All ages wel­come, 1.30pm, Se­nior Cit­i­zens Hall, 309 Main St (op­po­site Globe Theatre), en­try $2. En­quiries Elsie 358 0994 (evenings). CEN­TRAL CON­NEC­TIONS: A singing group for peo­ple with neu­ro­log­i­cal dis­abil­i­ties, 1.30 – 3pm, Cen­tral Bap­tist Church, CThurch St. En­quiries Ja­nine Dann, 06 324 7172 / 021 050 3593

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MAHJONG: Tuition for begin­ners, PN Mahjong Club. All wel­come, Quaker Hall, 227 Col­lege St, 1.30 – 4.30pm. En­quiries Faith 357 4775 or Aileen 357 7421. 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. En­quiries Kylie Shirley 358 2301. TWI­LIGHT BOWLS: Non bowlers come and have a go, 5.30pm, Takaro Bowl­ing Club. En­quiries Ivy 358 2552 or Brian 355 2919. DI­A­BETES: Free Healthy Liv­ing Di­a­betes Man­age­ment course, PN, 5.30 – 7.30pm. Regis­ter MHT Di­a­betes Trust 357 5992 or ad­min@di­a­betestrust.org.nz NON-SEC­TAR­IAN Group Med­i­ta­tion: 6 – 7 pm., Theo­soph­i­cal So­ci­ety 304 Church St. Do­na­tion please. En­quiries Anthea 353 6221, or email pn@theos­o­phy.org.nz MARCH­ING: Fun, fit­ness, friend­ship for ex marchers want­ing to get back into march­ing, or any­one want­ing to try it out, 6 – 8pm. En­quiries Jen­nie 358 0585, 027 3680 383, gnb­supremes@gmail.com MODEL RAIL­WAY Club: Pa­paioea Pl clu­b­rooms, 7pm. Bri­tish OO gauge ex­hi­bi­tion lay­out to run stock on. New mem­bers wel­come. En­quiries 354 1208 or 022 068 1821. 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. En­quiries Jenni 356 8585 (A/H) or Linda 358 5883. WESTEND IN­DOOR BOWL­ING CLUB: New sea­son com­mences, Westend School Hall, 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. New mem­bers wel­come. Tuition given. En­quiries Karen 353 0665. RUS­SELL STREET IN­DOOR BOWLS: All abil­i­ties and ages wel­come, Rus­sell Street School, 7.15pm. En­quiries Ray­monda, 357 5298 or Les 357 6281. WHAKARONGO IN­DOOR BOWLS: Whakarongo School Hall, 7.30pm. All ages wel­come. En­quiries Shirley 356 2930, Roger 353 3850. FOR­EST & BIRD: Kevin Hack­well on the threat posed to na­tive species by two con­sec­u­tive beech mast years, 7.30pm, City Li­brary, Ge­orge St. En­quiries na­turesvoice­m­anawatu.org.nz EVENING FLORA: A friendly, in­for­mal flo­ral art club, 7.30pm Awa­puni Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. New mem­bers and visi­tors wel­come. En­quiries Liz 356 7654, Colleen 357 2185. UNITY SINGERS CHOIR: 7.30pm, St Marys Church Hall, Ruahine St. En­quiries He­len 358 7069 or Sue 354 3295. RE­NAIS­SANCE SINGERS: Mu­sic from the 16th cen­tury to present day, 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Ex­pe­ri­enced singers are in­vited to con­tact mu­si­cal di­rec­tor, Guy Don­ald­son, guyju­dith@clear.net.nz or 357-5932. BAD­MINTON: B&M Cen­tre, Pas­cal St, 7.30 – 9.30pm. First night free. Ca­sual $10 per night, subs $120. En­quiries Steve, Palmer­ston North Bad­minton Club, 021 027 53825 or pnbc.org.nz

5-year-old cancer sur­vivor Tiana Gray at the wheel and horn of a Big Rig. The bi­en­nial Big Rig Ride has been run­ning in the city since 2004, and based at the Rail­way Land takes to the streets this Sun­day be­tween 10am – 4pm rais­ing funds for the Child Cancer Foun­da­tion. Pro­ceeds go to sup­port­ing lo­cal fam­i­lies whose chil­dren are be­ing treated in Auck­land’s Starship Hospital.

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