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 31⁄ 2-6yrs, 9am – 12noon. Winz subsidies available. 3 free sessions. Enquiries 357 0791, firstname.lastname@example.org – Information Officer. HEARING HELP: Independent support for the hearing impaired. Micro-suction ear wax removal, Hearing Association Manawatu, 435 Church St, 9am – 3pm. Enquiries Helen 357 8708. PLUNKET: Hokowhitu Baby Sign Playgroup, 27 Franklin Ave, 9.30 – 11am. Roslyn Under 1’s Coffee Group, Roslyn Plunket Rooms, 177 Vogel St, 9.30 – 11am. Ashhurst Coffee Group, 63 Cambridge St, 9.30 – 11.30am. Under 1’s Coffee Group, 9.30 – 11.30am and Connected Coffee Group, 10am -12midday, Family Centre, 42 Albert Street. Enquiries Leandra 021 808 340. LITTLE GROOVERS: Music and movement for pre-school children, parents & caregivers, 9.30am – 12noon, yellow gate, St David’s, opposite Memorial Park, Main St. MOE approved. Koha. Enquiries Pam 358 1964. MANAWATU TOY LIBRARY: Borrow new toys, 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 pre-schoolers followed by morning tea & play. $3 per family, first visit free. Enquiries 357 8925. ST JOHN OPPORTUNITY SHOP: Quality clothing, books, furniture, toys at competitive prices. Open weekdays 9am -4.30pm, Saturday 10am – 3pm, 304 Broadway Ave (opp Melody’s New World). Donations always accepted, free pick up. Enquiries 353 8698. RED CROSS BOOK SHOP: read Books 245 Main St, Thursday, Saturday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 10am. Books, puzzles and games, music, jigsaws. Supporting Red Cross humanitarian programmes. Enquiries 356 8152.
JUSTICE of the PEACE CLINIC: Hokowhitu Village Community Centre, Albert St, 10.30am – 12.30pm. EZEE MEALS: Frozen meals, St Matthew’s Anglican Church 109 College St, open 11am – 12noon and Tuesdays 4 – 5pm. Large meals $8.50, medium $6. Home delivery Friday and Wednesday (fee $2.50). Order during shop hours 355 2254. MANAWATU PETANQUE Club: 1.15pm for 1.30 start Thursdays and Sundays, 74 North St, PN. Tuition given. Enquiries David 354 2632. 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/ 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, Val 021 059 2157. LGBT?: Find group’s intimidating? Drop into MaLGRA’s clubrooms 2 – 5pm. Icebreakers open 7 – 9pm, room 203/2nd floor, Square Edge, Church St. GRANDPARENTS RAISING GRANDCHILDREN: Active Grandparents programme for mokopuna and kin carers, 3.45 – 4.45pm, Somerset Crescent School, Somerset Cres. Enquiries Martha 027 266 2653. MILSON GIRLS’ BRIGADE: Affordable activities for girls, 4.30 – 6pm. Enquiries Joanne 355 3124, girlsbrigade.nz. DRAGON’S DEN 2016: 11 business teams from Manawatu & Rangitikei pitch their ideas for cash, 6pm, UCOL Atrium. RSVP email@example.com
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 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. TE REO: Te Ataarangi Maori language classes, Highbury Whanau Centre, 6 – 9pm. Enquiries Tahi 022 431 9354. AGLOW: Speaker Faye Griffiths, Crossroads youth pastor, 6.30pm worship, 7.30pm dessert & speaker, Bridge Club Rooms, Cook and Cuba St. Enquiries Jennifer 356 1891 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.
REGIONAL SPORTS CONFERENCE: Developing Stronger Sports Providers with Wayne Goldsmith, June 24. Enquiries sportmanawatu.org.nz 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. AUTISM Manawatu: preschool friendly support/playgroup, 9.30 – 11.30am. Enquiries Ange 357 7846. 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/ Theresa 355 1204. RSA TRUST Welfare Officers and JPs: Advice on War Pensions, Surviving Spouse Benefits, Funeral Grants, other services, Senior Citizens Hall, Main St, Fridays and Tuesdays from 9.45am – 11.45am. PN LUNCH CLUB: Cloverlea Tavern, 301 Tremaine Ave, 11.45am. Visitors welcome. Enquiries Don 357 4872.