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THURS­DAY 5

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

PARK ROAD PLAYCENTRE: Huia St Ex­ten­sion (PNGHS) Thurs­day, Fri­day, Mon­day, Tues­day 0-6yrs, Wed­nes­day 3.5-6yrs, 9am – 12noon. Winz sub­si­dies avail­able. 3 free ses­sions. En­quiries 357 0791, parkrdpc@gmail.com – In­for­ma­tion Of­fi­cer.

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.

HOKOWHITU CLUB for Re­tired and Busi­ness peo­ple: Guest speak­ers, trips, din­ners, ac­tiv­i­ties; Com­mu­nity Leisure Cen­tre, 569 Fer­gu­son St, 9.30am. Vis­i­tors and new mem­bers wel­come.

PLUNKET: Plunket Puz­zle Li­brary, 27 Franklin Ave, 1st & 3rd Thurs­day, 9.30 – 10am. Ash­hurst Cof­fee Group, 63 Cam­bridge St, 9.30 – 11.30am. Un­der 1’s Cof­fee Group, Fam­ily Cen­tre, 42 Al­bert St. 9.30 – 11.30am. Hokowhitu Baby Sign Play­group, 27 Franklin Ave, 9.30 – 11.30am. En­quiries Le­an­dra 021 808 340.

LIT­TLE GROOVERS: Mu­sic and move­ment for pre-school chil­dren and their par­ents/care­givers, 9.30am – 12noon, yel­low gate, St David’s, op­po­site Me­mo­rial Park, Main St. MOE ap­proved. Koha/dona­tions. En­quiries Pam 358 1964.

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, man­awatu­toyli­brary.nz

MAINLY MU­SIC: Chris­tian Com­mu­nity Church, 54 Pas­cal St-10am. Mu­si­cal fun for preschool­ers fol­lowed by morn­ing tea & play. $3 per fam­ily, first visit free. En­quiries 357 8925.

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.

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

EZEE MEALS: Nu­tri­tional frozen din­ners/roast meals, 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).

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

PRIME TIMERS: En­ter­tain­ment, talks and af­ter­noon tea – a friendly group for se­nior cit­i­zens,1.30 – 3pm, Cross­roads Church, cnr Church and Cook St. Gold coin koha. Af­ter­noon tea in­cluded. En­quiries Cross­roads 357 6677.

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.

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?: Ice­break­ers open ev­ery Thurs­day 7 – 9pm, room 203/2nd floor, Square Edge, Church St. UKES ON THE TER­RACE: St Peter’s Com­mu­nity Hall, Ruahine St. Begin­ners 3.40 – 4pm, non­be­gin­ners 4 – 4.45pm. All wel­come, ukule­les avail­able, gold coin koha. En­quiries Bev­er­ley 021 210 8074.

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

MIL­SON GIRLS’ BRI­GADE: Af­ford­able ac­tiv­i­ties for girls, 4.30 – 6pm. En­quiries Joanne 355 3124, girls­bri­gade.nz. 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.

TEENAGERS IN THE HOUSE: Triple P group for Par­ents of Teens – im­prove fam­ily life, build pos­i­tive re­la­tion­ships and man­age dif­fi­cult sit­u­a­tions, starts Thurs­day May 26, 6.30-8.45pm. Reg­is­ter Par­ent­line 355 1655.

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.

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

FRI­DAY 6

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. En­quiries Anne 355 3128.

FRIEND­SHIP CEN­TRE for Se­niors: Cards, scrab­ble, chat-room. Af­ter­noon tea pro­vided, trans­port avail­able, All Saints Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Church St, 9.30 – 11.30pm $2 do­na­tion. En­quiries Judy or Theresa 355 1204.

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.

PLUNKET: Fam­ily Cen­tre Play­group (MoE Cer­ti­fied), 10am — mid­day, Fam­ily Cen­tre, 42 Al­bert St. 10-week free Healthy Life­style Pro­gramme start­ing May 6, 10am -11.30am, Rose City Aquatic Club Rooms, Park Rd, next to Lido. En­quiries Le­an­dra 021 808 340.

FRI­DAY 6

ARO­HANUI HOS­PICE AN­NIVER­SARY: Cel­e­brate 25 years of spe­cial­ist com­mu­nity pal­lia­tive care. Open day 10am – 2pm, 1 Here­taunga St. En­quiries aro­hanui­hos­pice.org.nz/25years , 356 6066, and reg­is­ter 25years@aro­hanui­hos­pice.org.nz.

PN LUNCH CLUB: Clover­lea Tav­ern, 301 Tre­maine Ave, 11.45pm. Vis­i­tors wel­come. En­quiries Don 357 4872. PN RSA: Of­fice open 1 – 4pm, Dis­tinc­tion Ho­tel, Camp­bell St en­trance, Fri­day and Mon­day. En­quiries 354 8271 or pnrsa@voda­fone.co.nz

SIT AND BE FIT: Gen­tle ex­er­cise pro­gramme, Church of Christ, Botan­i­cal Rd, 1.30pm. Free. En­quiries Janet 357 2659.

ROLLER DISCO: Skat­ing Rink, Arena 5, Bell Hall, Walde­grave St, 6.30 – 8pm. Hire skates from $5. No eft­pos. Shop open for snacks and drinks. All ages and abil­i­ties wel­come. En­quiries Vikki Gibbs 358 9387. 500

ON FRI­DAYS: A fun even­ing of cards, 6.45pm, PN Bridge Club, cnr Cuba and Cook St. $5 in­cludes light re­fresh­ments. All wel­come. En­quiries Joanne Burmeis­ter 357 4910.

REN­DEZVOUS Coun­try Mu­sic Club: 7 – 10pm, Ran­giora Ave Com­mu­nity Hall. Mem­bers $2, non mem­bers $3. En­quiries 357 8950.

ANONY­MOUS: Songs by the world’s most preva­lent com­poser, PN Folk Mu­sic Club, 8pm, Theo­soph­i­cal Hall, 304 Church St. All wel­come. $5 non­mem­bers, school age and un­der free. En­quiries 355 9076 or pn­folk­club.wee­bly.com/

MS Q MANAWATU: Women’s LBGT com­mu­nity monthly so­cial get to­gether. En­quiries 022 451 6617 or mal­gra_les­bian_­sup­port@hot­mail.com, 24 hours info and con­fi­den­tial sup­port.

SATUR­DAY 7

AL­BERT STREET MAR­KET: Sea­sonal fruit, veg­eta­bles, bread, bak­ing, flow­ers, fish, eggs, honey, pre­serves, hot break­fasts and cof­fee, eth­nic food, bric-a-brac, col­lecta­bles, cloth­ing and more, 6 – 11am, cnr Al­bert and Church St. En­quiries: Brian 022 364 6151.

WA­TER-BASED EX­ER­CISE: PN Arthri­tis Sup­port Group ses­sions, Hospi­tal Star Cen­tre heated pool, 9.30am full; 10.05am only; Tues­day 4.30pm full; 5.05pm only, $3 a ses­sion. Reg­is­ter Katharine 356 3615.

MANAWATU POT­TERY SO­CI­ETY: Cre­ate your own ce­ramic art­works, 10am – 4pm, Feild­ing Rail­way Sta­tion, Ao­rangi St, Feild­ing. All wel­come. En­quiries Shalome 021 157 3135, John 323 6828, Lu­cia 021 065 3667.

DI­A­BETES: Free in­for­ma­tive and in­ter­ac­tive Healthy Liv­ing Di­a­betes Man­age­ment course for Bhutanese peo­ple, 11am – 1pm. Reg­is­ter MHT Di­a­betes Trust 357 5992 or email ad­min@di­a­betestrust.org.nz or con­tact your com­mu­nity leader.

ESPLANADE SCENIC RAIL­WAY: Train op­er­ates weather per­mit­ting, 1 – 4pm, Satur­day & Sun­day. $2.50 per per­son, Vic­to­ria Esplanade. SO­CIAL TEN­NIS: Adult play­ers of all ages. Awa­puni Park, New­bury St, 1.30pm. En­quiries Bill, 355 2290.

ARO­HANUI HOS­PICE AN­NIVER­SARY: Cel­e­brate 25 years of spe­cial­ist com­mu­nity pal­lia­tive care. Af­ter­noon tea 3pm, 1 Here­taunga St. Even­ing Func­tion 6.30pm, Or­lando Coun­try Club, Ran­gi­tikei Line. En­quiries aro­hanui­hos­pice.org.nz/25years, 356 6066, and reg­is­ter 25years@aro­hanui­hos­pice.org.nz.

ITAL­IAN GATH­ER­ING: The story be­hind Lynn Kirk­land’s book My Ital­ian Destiny, Herb Farm, 86 Grove Rd, Ash­hurst, 6.30pm, BYO nib­bles and drink. En­quiries Bev 027 278 3120.

SUN­DAY 8 – MOTHER’S DAY

RAN­GI­TIKEI STREET SUN­DAY Mar­ket: Tem­po­rary lo­ca­tion, 11 Botan­i­cal Rd. Fresh fruit & veges, eggs, cloth­ing, bric a brac, food, cof­fee, plants & flow­ers, jams, from 7am. Shel­tered sites avail­able $10. En­quiries 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. En­quiries Erana 027 441 2028 or 356 9345.

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

GO RED FORWOMEN: Heart Foun­da­tion 5km Moth­ers Day fun run/walk, Manawaroa Park, 9am. En­quiries jen­ni­an­moth­ers­day.com

SE­NIORS TEN­NIS: For play­ers over 35yrs. All grades wel­come. Manawatu Vets Ten­nis at Awa­puni Park, New­bury St, 9.30am. En­quiries 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. Ac­tiv­i­ties avail­able for older chil­dren. En­quiries Pam 358 1964.

ARO­HANUI HOS­PICE AN­NIVER­SARY: Cel­e­brate 25 years of spe­cial­ist com­mu­nity pal­lia­tive care. Remembrance Ser­vice 10am, 1 Here­taunga St. En­quiries aro­hanui­hos­pice.org.nz/25years, 356 6066, and reg­is­ter 25years@aro­hanui­hos­pice.org.nz.

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. En­quiries 323 9861 (Sun­days).

ESPLANADE SCENIC RAIL­WAY: Free rides for mum with a pay­ing cus­tomer on Mother’s Day. Do­na­tion to Plunket from the day’s turnover. 1pm to 4pm, weather per­mit­ting, $2.50 per per­son.

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

SUN­DAY 8

CHI­NESE HANDICRAFT Work­shops: Chi­nese knit­ting with the Manawatu Chi­nese Com­mu­nity Trust, free, 2 – 4pm, City Li­brary.

SIL­VER SER­VICE HIGH TEA: With Vic­to­rian lin­gerie fash­ion pa­rade, Aro­hanui Hos­pice fundraiser – New­bury Hall, Ran­gi­tikei Line, 2.30 – 4pm, $25 per per­son. En­quiries Aro­hanui Hos­pice, 356 6606.

GLOBE THE­ATRE SUN­DAY MATI­NEE Se­ries: In­grid Cul­li­ford – flute and Kris Zuelicke – pi­ano, Globe The­atre, 2.30pm, koha.

CLAIRVOYANCE & HEAL­ING: Manawatu Spir­i­tual & Heal­ing Cen­tre, Mil­son Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Mil­son shop­ping cen­tre, All wel­come, 7pm.

AL­CO­HOLICS ANONY­MOUS: Fox­ton Beach Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 7.30pm. En­quiries 363 6126 or 0800 AAWorks.

MON­DAY 9

PUSH PLAY AEROBICS: Mon­days & Wed­nes­days, 9 – 10am, Bar­ber Hall, Arena 5, Walde­grave St. $3. En­quiries Sport Manawatu 357 5349, ka­t­rina.gem­mell@sport­manawatu.org.nz

MAINLY MU­SIC for Preschool­ers: Feild­ing Bap­tist Church, Bowen St, 9.30am – 10.30am. En­quiries Sandy 328 8558.

DEAL­ING WITH DIS­OBE­DI­ENCE: Triple P DG par­ent­ing ses­sion: Prac­ti­cal ad­vice for tack­ling dif­fi­cult be­hav­iour of 3-10s, Mon­day, May 16, 9.30-11.45am, Awa­puni. Reg­is­ter Par­ent­line 355 1655.

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

FRIEND­SHIP CEN­TRE En­ter­tain­ment Mon­days: All se­niors wel­come, af­ter­noon tea pro­vided and trans­port avail­able, $2 do­na­tion. All Saints Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 2 – 3.15pm. En­quiries Judy or Theresa 355 1204.

HIP HOP DANCE CLASSES: Pro­fes­sional teacher with free com­mu­nity dance classes, 8 – 10yrs, 3.30 – 4.15pm; 11 – 13yrs, 4.15 – 5pm, Legacy, cnr High­bury & Brent­wood Ave. Places lim­ited to 25 per class. En­quiries John Faiz 3571276.

JUST HOPE: Free com­mu­nity meal from 5pm, Legacy, cnr High­bury & Brent­wood Ave. En­quiries John Faiz 3571276.

AC­COUNT­ING AD­VICE CLIN­ICS: Free ac­count­ing ad­vice and sup­port for com­mu­nity groups and clubs, 5.15pm. Reg­is­ter com­mu­nity­ac­count­ing.org.nz, com­mu­nity­ac­count­ing@pncsc.org.nz, 354 3809.

BAD­MINTON: Ju­nior Club, first night free, PNBHS New Gym, Welles­bourne St, 6 – 7:30pm. Ca­sual play­ers $5 per night. Yearly subs $70. En­quiries Steve, PN Bad­minton Club 021 027 53825 or pnbc.org.nz

TA­BLE TEN­NIS: Manawatu Ju­nior Ta­ble Ten­nis Club, 5-18 year olds, 6 – 7.30pm, Walde­grave Lounge, Cen­tral En­ergy Trust Arena. Ca­sual fees $5. En­quiries Matthew Ball 027 341 2246 or mattb.tableten­nis@gmail.com

AIKIDO ACADEMY: Suitable ages 12+, 6.30 – 8pm, Mil­son Scout Hall, JFK Drive. En­quiries Pete 353 8227, aikido-academy.co.nz

PN CHORAL SO­CI­ETY: New singers wel­come for 4-part unau­di­tioned com­mu­nity choir, St Peter’s Com­mu­nity Hall, Ruahine St. En­quiries Karen Hall, 021 707-440

WOMEN’S SINGING GROUP: Mainly Celtic tunes, Mon­days 7.30 – 8.30pm. Friendly, re­laxed at­mos­phere. En­quiries Jeanne 353 0399.

ESTRELLITA LATIN DANCE: Salsa, merengue, bachata, cha-cha-cha, Ar­gen­tine tango and ki­zomba. All abil­i­ties and ages, 7.30 – 9pm, Square Edge Dance Stu­dio, Jer­sey Lane, $5. En­quiries Linda 323 0408 or estrellita.latin­dance@ya­hoo.co.nz

SCOT­TISH COUN­TRY DANC­ING: New dancers wel­come, tu­ition given, wear comfy clothes and soft shoes, Scot­tish So­ci­ety Hall, Ber­ry­man’s Lane, Princess St. 7.30 – 9pm. En­quiries He­len 355 2665.

BRIDGE LESSONS: 10 begin­ners lessons, 7.30 – 9.30pm, Palmer­ston North Bridge Club cr Cook and Cuba St. $20 ($10 for youth) in­cludes free club mem­ber­ship for 2016. En­quiries pn­bridge@xtra.co.nz or An­drew Brodie 358 6576.

TUES­DAY 10

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, park­ing. En­quiries Jac­quie RSA Wel­fare Trust, 356 7673.

MAINLY MU­SIC: Par­ents and preschool­ers mu­sic, danc­ing and fair-trade 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: Cloth­ing Swap Shop 10 – 11.30am, Fam­ily Cen­tre, 42 Al­bert St. En­quiries Le­an­dra 021 808 340.

MEET­ING POINT: Crafts, knit­ting, sewing, cro­chet­ing, paint­ing, bud­get cook­ing, tai chi, cards, morn­ing tea, St David’s Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, cnr Main and Rain­forth Sts, 10am – 12noon. All wel­come. Creche avail­able. Gold coin koha. En­quiries church of­fice, 358 3246. Con­tin­ued P29

TUES­DAY 10

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.

IN­DOOR BOWLS: Three games and a cuppa, North­ern Bowl­ing Club, 1.15pm. En­quiries Be­van 354 7466.

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

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.

GIRLS’ BRI­GADE: Af­ford­able ac­tiv­i­ties for girls in High­bury/Takaro & Hokowhitu, 4.30 – 6pm. En­quiries Joanne 355 3124, girls­bri­gade.nz. 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.

DI­A­BETES: Free in­for­ma­tive and in­ter­ac­tive cook­ing demon­stra­tion, PN, 5.30 – 7.30pm. Reg­is­ter MHT Di­a­betes Trust 357 5992 or email 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, 027 368 0383, 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.

TAKARO IN­DOOR BOWLS: Coach­ing avail­able, 7.15pm for 7.30pm start, Takaro Sports Club cnr Botan­i­cal & Feather­ston St. En­quiries Marj 027 772 5864.

WESTEND IN­DOOR BOWL­ING CLUB: 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 MANAWATU: Branch Night with Su­liana Teas­dale on ‘‘Fungi of the For­est’’, 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

WED­NES­DAY 11

PLUNKET: Roslyn Un­der-1s Cof­fee Group, 177 Vo­gel St, 9.30 – 11am. En­quiries Le­an­dra 021 808 340.

MANAWATU NURSES GROUP: Reg­is­tered Nurses work­ing or re­tired monthly meet­ing for friend­ship, so­cial­i­sa­tion, and guest speak­ers, Bridge Club, Cuba & Cook St, 9.30am – 11.30am. En­quiries Jan Yax­ley 357 8327. BEST YEARS: ‘‘The Story of Bees’’ with John Liv­ing­stone, bee keeper, 9.30 – 11.30am, St David’s Church, Main St. Vis­i­tors $5. En­quiries 356 9972.

MAINLY PLAY: Fun play with your preschool aged chil­dren. Morn­ing tea and barista made cof­fee, St Oswald’s Hall, cor­ner Kingswood and Feather­ston St, 10am. Gold coin koha. En­quiries Marg 027 406 6315. WOMEN’S FEL­LOW­SHIP: Pro­gramme fol­lowed by af­ter­noon tea. All wel­come. 1.30 – 2.30pm, Sal­va­tion Army, Church St. En­quiries 358 7455. U3A MANAWATU: ‘On the Move’ lec­ture se­ries, ‘The magic of mi­gra­tion’ with en­to­mol­o­gist Jim Es­son, All Saints Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 338 Church St, 2.15pm. Ad­mis­sion free. Re­fresh­ments gold coin. En­quiries Mar­garet, 358 6980.

PN RSA: Club night for mem­bers, part­ners and vis­i­tors, Dis­tinc­tion Ho­tel, Camp­bell St en­trance, 4 – 7pm. Ode re­cited at 6pm.

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. En­quiries Vikki Gibbs 358 9387.

MANAWATU POT­TERY SO­CI­ETY: Cre­ate your own ce­ramic art­works, 5.30pm – 8.30pm, Feild­ing Rail­way Sta­tion, Ao­rangi St, Feild­ing. All wel­come. Shalome 021 157 3135, John 323 6828, Lu­cia 021 065 3667.

TRAV­EL­LING TO ITALY?: Begin­ners Ital­ian classes, QEC, 6.30 – 8.30pm. En­quiries QEC or Bev on 027 278 3120.

TA­BLE TEN­NIS: Feild­ing Ju­nior Ta­ble Ten­nis Club 6.30 – 8pm, Cale­do­nian Hall, Weld St. En­quiries Matthew Ball 027 341 2246 or mattb.tableten­nis@gmail.com

MANAWATUNES CHO­RUS: A capella, 4-part har­mony singing, 7.15pm, NZ Red Cross Train­ing Rooms, 245 Main St West. All men wel­come. En­quiries 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. En­quiries Vir­ginia 356 9153 or Yvonne 357 4796.

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