ALTRUSA: Rebecca Meade on her miniatures and dolls houses, Central Normal School Hall, 7pm. Enquiries Judith 021 2619 254. AL-ANON: To support families or friends concerned about someone’s drinking, 7 - 8pm, Plunket Rooms, Vogel St. Enquiries 0508 425 266.
LOCAL BODY ELECTIONS: Nominations close midday today for city council, regional council and district health board.
MANAWATU BUSINESS AWARDS: Nominations close today. Gala Awards Night, November 11, Silks Lounge, Awapuni Racecourse. See manawatubusinessawards.com
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.
MANAWATU FAMILY MICRO ADVENTURERS: Got young kids? Join us every Friday rain or shine, for local, outdoor adventures, Free and informal. See for location and time.
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 onWar Pensions, Surviving Spouse Benefits, Funeral Grants, other services, Senior Citizens Hall, Main St, Fridays and Tuesdays from 9.45am - 11.45am.
PLUNKET: Car Seat Education & Advocacy, 10 - 11.30am; Clothing Swap Shop, 10 -11.30am; Family Centre Playgroup (MoE Certified), 10am — midday, Family Centre, 42 Albert St. Enquiries Leandra 021 808 340.
RED CROSS CURTAIN BANK: Free curtains for Community Service Card holders, Friday & Wednesday 10am – 2pm. Enquiries Red Cross 356 8152.
PN LUNCH CLUB: ’’The Soundscape in Cinema’’ with Graham Slater, former media studies, Massey U, Cloverlea Tavern, 301 Tremaine Ave, 11.45pm. Visitors welcome. Enquiries Don 357 4872. HOKOWHITU INDOOR BOWLS: All welcome Fridays & Tuesdays, 1pm , Hokowhitu Bowling Club, Albert St.
INDOOR BOWLS: Senior Citizens Hall, Main St, opp the Globe 1 - 3.30pm, Fridays & Mondays. Enquiries Mick 357 8156.
PN RSA: Office open 1 - 4pm, Distinction Hotel, Campbell St entrance, Friday and Monday. Enquiries 354 8271 or firstname.lastname@example.org
TIRITEA WOMEN’S INSTITUTE: Quaker Hall, 1.30pm. Enquiries 358 2611.
SIT AND BE FIT: Gentle exercise programme, Church of Christ, Botanical Rd, 1.30pm. Free. Enquiries Janet 357 2659.
YOUTH HANGOUT: Youthline activity for intermediate years 7 & 8, dinner provided, Kelvin Grove Community Hall, 5 - 7pm. Register Eloise 027 537 8144/ email@example.com
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.
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.
YOGA: Saturdays yoga and meditation 9-10.30am; Wednesdays yoga 6 - 7pm, Manawatu Community Trust meeting room, 100 Awahuri Rd, Feilding. All welcome. Register Andrea Nicholls 0226 495 590/
CAR BOOT SALE: Takaro Rotary Club, Memorial Park carpark, 9am - 12noon. $10 car space. All welcome. Enquiries 021 254 2405
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.
DIABETES: Free Healthy Living Diabetes Management course, PN, 9.30 – 11.30am. Register MHT Diabetes Trust 357 5992/ firstname.lastname@example.org
PRENATAL PILATES: Breathing and relaxation techniques, pelvic floor exercises, and gentle exercises, Anomaly Dance Studio, Level 1, 310 Rangitikei St, 12:30pm to 1:30pm. No previous Pilates experience required. Register Paula, 356 3462.
Nominations for local body elections close this Friday.