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

HEAR­ING HELP: In­de­pen­dent sup­port for the hear­ing im­paired. Ear wax re­moval by mi­cro-suc­tion, Hear­ing As­so­ci­a­tion Manawatu, 435 Church St, 9am – 3pm. En­quiries He­len 357 8708.

PLUN­KET: Roslyn Cof­fee Group, Roslyn Plun­ket Rooms, 177 Vo­gel St, 9.30 – 11.30am. Un­der 1’s Cof­fee Group, Fam­ily Cen­tre, 42 Al­bert St. 9.30 – 11.30am. Cloth­ing Swap Shop, 10am – 12noon, Fam­ily Cen­tre, 42 Al­bert St, also Fri­day and Tues­day. Ash­hurst Cof­fee Group, 63 Cam­bridge St, Ash­hurst, 2.30 – 3.30pm. En­quiries He­len 351 6509.

FREE KIDS HOL­I­DAY SES­SIONS: Learn about pet rab­bits, guinea pigs, rats and mice, An­i­mates, Church St, 11am, to­day and Thurs­day 28, 11am. Please ar­rive early. En­quiries an­i­

MANAWATU TOY LI­BRARY: Bor­row new toys. Open Thurs­day, Satur­day & Mon­day 9.30am – 12.30pm, 51 Am­ber­ley Ave. New mem­bers wel­come. Info-line: 027 364 6911, man­awatu­toyli­

PASI­FIKA OUTREACH CLINIC: Free health clin­ics for Pasi­fika, Mil­son Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Pur­die Pl, 10am – 4pm. En­quiries Fo­lale Fai 027 452 3615, Aluisi Vu­dini­abola 027 274 8109, Saane Ma’u 021 662 118.

RED CROSS BOOK SHOP: REaD Books 245 Main St. Open Thurs­day, Satur­day, Tues­day, Wed­nes­day from 10am. Books, puz­zles and games, mu­sic, jig­saws. In sup­port of Red Cross hu­man­i­tar­ian pro­grammes. En­quiries 356 8152. KIDS DIY WORK­SHOP: Ba­sic car­pen­try skills, to­day, Tues­day 26 and Thurs­day 28, 10am – 2pm, Bun­nings Ware­house, 23 Rail­way Rd. Reg­is­ter 355 7100.

JUS­TICE of the PEACE CLINIC: Hokowhitu Vil­lage Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Al­bert St, 10.30am – 12.30pm.

EZEE MEALS: Nu­tri­tional frozen din­ners/ roast­meals, St Matthew’s Angli­can Church 109 Col­lege St, open 11am – 12noon and Tues­days 4 – 5pm. Large meals $8, medium $5, desserts $3.50. Phone or­ders Fri­day or Wed­nes­day for home de­liv­ery dur­ing shop hours 355 2254 (fee $2.50).

MANAWATU PE­TANQUE Club: 1.15pm for 1.30 start Thurs­days and Sun­days, 74 North St, PN. Tu­ition given. En­quiries David 354 2632.

GAMES AF­TER­NOON: Board games, 500, 1.30pm, St Mark’s Hall, 117 Col­lege St, Awa­puni. Free. Af­ter­noon tea sup­plied. En­quiries Reita 357 5869.

FRIEND­SHIP CEN­TRE for Se­niors: Cards, scrabble, chat-room. Af­ter­noon tea pro­vided, trans­port avail­able, Mil­son Com­bined Church, Mil­son Line, 1.30 – 3.30pm $2 do­na­tion. En­quiries Judy or Theresa 355 1204.

QUEEN’S BIRTH­DAY: HRH turns 90. Spe­cial 90th birth­day ser­vice for head of the Church of Eng­land. Prayers, hymns and eu­logy, 2pm Saint Peter’s Angli­can Church, Ter­race End. Ser­vice pre­lude by or­gan­ist Robert Cleaver. All wel­come, es­pe­cially nono­genar­i­ans. Light re­fresh­ments fol­low. En­quiries Don Jones 357 4872, par­ish of­fice 358 5403.

ARTHRI­TIS SUP­PORT Ex­er­cise Group: Gen­tle ex­er­cise based on Mid­dle East­ern danc­ing, squeezee ball ex­er­cises, tai chi and qi gong. Ex­pe­ri­enced in­struc­tors. $3, in­cludes af­ter­noon tea, Com­mu­nity Leisure Cen­tre, Fer­gu­son St, 2pm. En­quiries Anne 356 2476. OVER 50’S DANCE: For fun, fit­ness and friend­ship – folk, tap, jazz and mu­si­cal com­edy. Thurs­days and Mon­days 2 – 3pm. En­quiries Joyce 358 7463 or Val 021 059 2157.

LGBT?: Find group’s in­tim­i­dat­ing? Drop into MaLGRA’s clu­b­rooms ev­ery 2nd, 3rd and 4th Thurs­days, 2 – 5pm. Ice­break­ers open ev­ery Thurs­day 7 – 9pm, room 203/2nd floor, Square Edge, Church St.

AC­TIVE GRANDS & GRAND­CHIL­DREN/Mokop­una Pro­gramme: All mem­bers of GRG are in­vited to get fit, have fun and learn new ac­tiv­i­ties with the ‘‘grandies’’ and ex­pert train­ers from Sport Manawatu, Som­er­set Crescent School, 45 Som­er­set Cres, 3.45 – 4.45pm. En­quiries co­or­di­na­tor 027 266 2653.

NIN­JUTSU CLASSES: Prac­ti­cal self pro­tec­tion suitable all ages, Thurs­days and Tues­days, Cen­tral Nor­mal School. Kids 6 – 7pm, adults 7 – 9pm. En­quiries 354 0813 for a free les­son.

UNI­VER­SAL SHO­TOKAN KARATE: Suitable for all ages and phys­i­cal abil­i­ties. Great for con­fi­dence, fit­ness and self-de­fence, Thurs­days and Mon­days, PNINS gym­na­sium. Kids 6 – 7pm Adults 7 – 8pm. First few lessons free. En­quiries Mor­gan on 027 511 8622.

AL-ANON: To sup­port fam­i­lies or friends con­cerned about some­one’s drink­ing. Meet­ings Thurs­days & Tues­days, 7 – 8pm, Plun­ket Rooms, Vo­gel St. En­quiries 0508 425 266.

CORPS­ING: Four 1-act come­dies by Olivier Award-win­ning play­wright, Peter Barnes, Globe Theatre Thurs­day, Fri­day and Satur­day 7.30pm; Sun­day and Mon­day, 6pm. Book­ings glo­bethe­

AL­CO­HOLICS ANONY­MOUS: St Mark’s Pres­by­te­rian Church Hall, 117 Col­lege St, PN, 8pm. En­quiries 022 038 0220 or 0800 AA­WORKS.

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