RECYCLED CLOTHING SHOP: Open Thursday mornings, St Mark’s, 117 College Street, Awapuni, 8.30am -12 noon. Enquiries Monica 357 2644.
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, - 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.
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, Super Centre, 200 Church St. New members welcome. Infotext: 027 364 6911/
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.
EXHIBITION: Inked Up - selected works by printmaker Desiree Singer, Marton Barbers Art Gallery until September 3, 26 High St, Marton, 10am - 3pm, Tuesday - Saturday. ART &
CRAFT: Small, friendly leisure group monthly get together, Quaker Hall, College St, 10.45am. Enquiries Pauline 358 9319.
MILITARY HISTORY: The Falklands War by Maj Tom Woodman, Elliot VC Centre, Linton Army Camp, 12.05 – 1.15pm. Entry $3. Enquiries
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 Merilyn 356 4512.
HEARTWALK AND SUPPORT: For people living with a heart condition, 2pm Victoria Esplanade by the children’s playground car park. Enquiries Adrienne Kennedy, Central PHO 354 9107/ Sally Darragh, Heart Foundation 358 7745.
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. 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.
HOKOWHITU SCOUTS: Scouts (Year 6 – 10), 6.30 – 8-30. Hokowhitu Scout Hall off Ayr Pl. Enquiries Chris 356 2635/ .
Manawatu Blokart Club will be doing land sailing on Saturday at the Sanson Domain.