THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8: Altrusa meeting at Central Normal School Hall, Featherston St, 7pm. Alzheimers Manawatu manager Donna Hedley speaking. Contact Judith 021 2619 254.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8: Palmerston North Mac Users Group meeting. Discussion on Apple keynote announcements, followed by an overview of notification options. Milson Community Hall, Palmerston North, 7.30pm.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9: Seasons & Changes a musical celebration, PN Folk Music Club, Theosophical Hall, Church St, 8pm. Non members $5, school age free. Enquiries 355 9076/ pnfolkclub.weebly.com/
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9: Palmerston North Lunch Club meets at Cloverlea Tavern, 301 Tremaine Avenue, 11.45am. Wildlife consultant Fiona Gordon speaking. Visitors welcome. Contact Don 357 4872.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10: Rally for Democracy, live music 12.30 - 1pm, rally 1 - 3pm, The Square. Enquiries It’s Our Future Facebook page.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10: Cat Show at Palmerston North Community Leisure Centre, 569 Ferguson St. Speakers and craft stalls. 10am to 4pm. Adults $4, children and seniors $2, family $10.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11: Meet The Women Candidates, National Council of Women have invited female candidates for Horizons Regional Council, Mid-Central District Health Board and Palmerston North City Council, to make presentations, City Library, 1.30pm to 3.30pm. Enquiries Robyn Barnett 356 3444/ 027 454 3564/ email@example.com
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11: Manawatu Jazz Club featuring The Savage Club Swing band, 5pm at Carlton 1 at the Distinction Hotel, Cuba St. $15. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11: Junction Country Music Club Day. 1.30pm, Old Folks Hall, McLean St, Woodville. Contact Anne 323 6481.
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 12: Diabetes Manawatu Support Group meetings, Te Patikitiki Community Library, Monrad Park, 157 Highbury Ave, 2pm. Enquiries Elizabeth 355 3233.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13: Free refugee support training course starts. Volunteers wanted to provide practical support for newly arrived families. Enquiries Tina 356 8152
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13: Forest and Bird Manawatu branch night. Vince Neall, emeritus professor in Earth science, speaking on trip to coastal Fiordland. Palmerston North City Library George St entrance, 7.30pm.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14: Lunch-hour concert, pianist Guy Donaldson plays music by Helen Caskie and Graham Parsons, St Andrews in the City, Church St, 12.15 - 1.15pm.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14: NZ troops at the Somme 1916, talk by Prof Glyn Harper, City Library, George St, 6.15pm. Enquiries City Library.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15: Rock ‘n Roll six-week course with Rose City Rock ‘n Roll Revival Club. Kelvin Grove Community Hall, Kaimanawa St, 7pm. $20. Contact Christine 329 2616.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15: Gallipoli 2016 - a search for family connections with Selwyn Ponga-Davis, Elliot VC Centre, Linton Camp, 12noon, $3.
MUSIC, THEATRE & DANCE
TWINKLE TOES: Music and movement for pre-schoolers, parents and caregivers, Milson Combined Church Hall, cnr Milson Line and Purdie Pl, 9.30am, Fridays. $3 casual per family. Contact Anne 355 3128.
ORGAN & KEYBOARD CLUB: All levels and styles of players and listeners welcome, Manchester Unity Hall, 26Walding St, 1pm, Mondays. Small door charge includes afternoon tea. Enquiries Bev 358 5769/ Tricia 357 5518.
HIP HOP DANCE CLASSES: Professional teacher with free community dance classes, Legacy, cnr Highbury/ Brentwood Ave. Enquiries John Faiz 3571276.
CHILDREN’S SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE CLASS: Manawatu Scottish Country Dance Club class for primary-aged children. Scottish Society Hall, Berryman’s Ln off Princess St, 6.45pm to 7.30pm, Mondays. Enquiries Nicole 027 766 1461/ Helen 355 2665.
ESTRELLITA LATIN DANCE: Salsa, merengue, bachata, cha-cha-cha, Argentine tango and kizomba. All abilities and ages, 7.30pm to 9pm, Mondays, Square Edge Dance Studio, Jersey Lane, $5. Enquiries Linda 323 0408.
Cats of all kinds will be on show in the city this weekend.