TENNIS: Social Doubles 9 - 11am, Manawatu Lawn Tennis Club, Fitzherbert Ave next to PNGHS. Members free, casual $5. Enquiries Jenny 354 6271.
AGE FRIENDLY CITY FORUM:
PNCC chambers, 10am - 12pm. Enquiries Robyn Baker Age Concern Manawatu 355 2832.
EXHIBITION: Inked Up - selected works by printmaker Desiree Singer, Marton Barbers Art Gallery until September 3, 26 High St, Marton, 10am - 3pm, Tuesday - Saturday.
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.
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 carpark. 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. 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.
TE REO: Te Ataarangi Maori language classes, Highbury Whanau Centre, 6 - 9pm. Enquiries Tahi 022 431 9354.
PN LUNCH CLUB: John Annabell, electoral officer PNCC on local body elections and STV, 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.
500 ON FRIDAYS: A fun evening of cards, 6.45pm , PN Bridge Club, cnr Cuba/Cook St. $5 includes light refreshments. All welcome. Enquiries Joanne Burmeister 357 4910.
TANGERINE IN CONCERT: Liz Merton & Tim Barrie playing Middle Eastern and Andalusian inspired music PN Folk Music Club, 8pm, Theosophical Hall, 304 Church St. All welcome. Members $10, $15 nonmembers, school age and under free. Enquiries 355 9076, pnfolkclub.weebly.com/
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/
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 Diabetes– 11.30am.Trust 357 Register 5992/ MHT email@example.com TEASPOON ENTHUSIASTS:
Collectors and traders 1.30pm, Community Lounge, Kopeka Court, PN. Enquiries Bill 06 364 5588. CHRONIC FATIGUE Syndrome/ ME Group: Enjoy a chat and share ideas, 1.30pm, small computer room, City Library. Enquiries Leah Baken firstname.lastname@example.org. FAMILY CONCERT: Peter and the Wolf, Carnival of Animals - Manawatu Youth Orchestra and Sinfonia combined concert, 3pm, Salvation Army, 431 Church St. Entry by donation.
SOCIAL DANCE: With the Manawatu Dancing Club, Senior Citizens Hall, 309 Main St., 7.30 - 11pm. $7, supper provided. Enquiries Adrienne & Tom 356 9620.
RANGITIKEI STREET MARKET: Fresh fish, plants, pickled onions from 7am, 78 Rangitikei St. 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.
HOKOWHITU VILLAGE FARMERS MARKET: Local produce, artisan food stalls, street food, live music, Hokowhitu Village Courtyard, 9am - 1pm. Enquiries Robin 027 283 6853.
NETWORK FOR SKILLED MIGRANTS: Job finding with Network of Skilled migrants Manawatu to help find that dream job, Tech Space, City Library, 3 - 4pm. Enquiries: / Dmitry 027 448 0941/ Ari 021 025 09399/ Himani 022 312 4126.
PUSH PLAY AEROBICS: Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 - 10am, Barber Hall, Arena 5, Waldegrave St. $3. Enquiries Sport Manawatu 357 5349, ORGAN & KEYBOARD Club: All levels and styles of players and listeners welcome, Manchester Unity Hall, 26 Walding St, 1pm. Small door charge includes afternoon tea. Enquiries Bev 358 5769/ Tricia 357 5518
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 email@example.com 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.
MEET THE MAYORAL CANDIDATES: Mayoral wannabes, 12 midday, Palmerston North Convention Centre.
TUESDAY CONCERT: Come early for raffles. All ages welcome, 1.30pm, Senior Citizens Hall, 309 Main St (opposite Globe Theatre), gold coin koha. Enquiries Elsie 358 0994 (evenings).
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 3680 383, firstname.lastname@example.org
FREE DANCE LESSONS: Walking to Music. 7.30pm, St Peters Church Hall, 229 Ruahine St. All welcome. No partner needed. Enquiries 356 5692.
TPP ACTION: Public meeting in support of September 10 Nationwide Action Day, 6pm, Youth Space, Coleman Pl. Enquiries email@example.com
TABLE TENNIS: Feilding Junior Table Tennis Club 6.30 - 8pm, Caledonian Hall, Weld St. Enquiries Matthew Ball 027 341 2246/
NATIONAL POETRY DAY -Friday
26: The Big Listen with Access Radio and poet Jo Aitchison, free, City Library, Thursday 25, 6 - 8pm.
DAFFODIL DAY: Volunteer collectors wanted for Friday August 26. Enquiries 356 5355, centraldistricts.cancernz.org.nz
TURBO TIME: Manawatu Turbos v Southland Stags, Friday, August 26, Central Energy Trust Arena, 5.45pm.
OFF ROAD RUNNING: 25km North Road Traverse from top o’ the Pahiatua Track through the Te Rere Hau and Tararua windfarms to the Bridge Cafe, Ballance, 9am. The Hall Block Humdinger, 5.5km up and 5.5km back, Bridge Cafe, 10.30am, Saturday, August 27. Pre-entry by August 22 includes bus to Traverse start and aid stations. Enquiries
Includes latin showcase from Kristijan and Sandra Pavlovic, 1pm, Saturday 27, Barber Hall, Waldegrave St.
CANDIDATES EXPO: Local body hopefuls, Monday, August 29, 5 - 7pm, Centennial Convention Centre.
The Manawatu Sinfonia will perform Peter and the Wolf on Saturday.
You can meet the mayoral candidates on Tuesday at midday.