MUSIC, THEATRE & DANCE
MAINLY MUSIC: Parents and preschoolers music, dancing and fair-trade coffee, corner Featherston and Kingswood St, 10am. Gold coin koha. Enquiries Margaret Barsanti 027 406 6315.
FREE DANCE LESSONS: Walking to Music. 7.30pm, Tuesdays, St Peters Church Hall, 229 Ruahine St. All welcome. No partner needed. Enquiries 356 5692.
UNITY SINGERS CHOIR: 7.30pm, Tuesdays, St Marys Church Hall, Ruahine St. Enquiries Helen 358 7069/ Sue 354 3295.
MS ART EXHIBITION: August 31 to September 27, Square Edge Gallery, The Square. Official opening Friday, September 2, 5.30pm – All Welcome. Enquiries 357 3188/ email@example.com.
FAMILY & COMMUNITY
MANAWATU FAMILY MICRO ADVENTURERS: Got young kids? Join us every Friday rain or shine, for local, outdoor adventures, Free and informal. See .facebook.com/groups/ 806407356100464/ for location and time.
FRIENDSHIP CENTRE for Seniors: Cards, scrabble, chat-room. Afternoon tea provided, transport available, All Saints Community Centre, Church St, 9.30pm to 11.30pm, Fridays, $2 donation. Contact Judy/Theresa 355 1204.
NETWORK FOR SKILLED MIGRANTS: Job finding with Network of Skilled migrants Manawatu, Tech Space, City Library, 3pm to 4pm, Sundays. Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org/ Dmitry 027 448 0941/ Ari 021 025 09399/ Himani 022 312 4126.
GIRLS’ BRIGADE: Affordable activities for girls in Highbury/Takaro & Hokowhitu, 4.30pm to 6pm, Tuesdays. Enquiries Joanne 355 3124, girlsbrigade.nz.
HOKOWHITU SCOUTS: Cubs (Year 4-6), 6.15 – 7.45pm Mondays, Keas (year 1-3) Mondays 5 – 6pm, Scouts (Year 6 – 10) Thursdays 6.30 – 8-30. Hokowhitu Scout Hall off Ayr Place. Enquiries Chris 356-2635, email@example.com.
CARD EVENINGS: Whist Club meets fortnightly for social games, 7.30pm. New members and learners welcome. Enquiries Virginia 356 9153/ Yvonne 357 4796.
MODEL RAILWAY Club: Papaioea Pl clubrooms, 7pm, Tuesdays. British OO gauge exhibition layout to run stock on. New members welcome. Enquiries 354 1208/ 022 068 1821.
HEALING ROOMS: The healing power of prayer, All Saints on The Square, Wednesday 12 to 2pm, Thursday 7.30 to 8.30pm.
PN RSA: Club night for members, partners and visitors, Distinction Hotel, Campbell St entrance, 4 pmto 7pm, Wednesdays. Ode at 6pm.
BEGINNERS ITALIAN CLASSES: QEC, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, Wednesday. Enquiries QEC/ Bev on 027 278 3120.
ALBERT STREET MARKET: Saturdays, 6am to 11am, cnr Albert and Church St. Enquiries: Brian 022 364 6151.
RANGITIKEI STREET MARKET: Sundays from 7am, 78 Rangitikei St. Sheltered sites available $10. Enquiries Belinda 021 263 3586.
CLOVERLEA & PALMY FARMERS MARKET: 7am to 1pm, Cloverlea Tavern carpark, 301 Tremaine Ave. Enquiries Erana 027 441 2028 or 356 9345. SPORT
TEN-PIN BOWLING: Whether you have played before or are just a beginner, the Prime Time League would love to have you join us for fun and friendship. Contact Jan 021 023 99333.
CROQUET: Rose Gardens Croquet Club, The Esplanade. Tuesdays and Saturdays. Be at the Manawaroa Pavilion, by the car park behind Cafe´ Esplanade, by 12.45pm. Contact Rex 359 2334.
TENNIS: Social Doubles 9 to 11am, Thursdays, Manawatu Lawn Tennis Club, Fitzherbert Ave next to PNGHS. Members free, casual $5. Contact Jenny 354 6271. UNIVERSAL SHOTOKAN
KARATE: Suitable for all ages and physical abilities for confidence, fitness and self-defence, Thursdays and Mondays, PNINS gymnasium. Kids 6pm to 7pm, adults 7pm to 8pm. Contact Morgan 027 511 8622.
NINJUTSU CLASSES: Practical self protection, suitable all ages, Thursdays and Tuesdays, Central Normal School. Kids 6pm to 7pm, adults 7pm to 9pm. Contact 354 0813.
HOKOWHITU INDOOR BOWLS: All welcome Fridays and Tuesdays, 1pm, Hokowhitu Bowling Club, Albert St.
INDOOR BOWLS: Senior Citizens Hall, Main St, opp the Globe 1pm to 3.30pm, Fridays and Mondays. Enquiries Mick 357 8156.
BADMINTON: Junior club, first night free, PNBHS New Gym, Wellesbourne St, 6 - 7:30pm, Mondays. Enquiries Steve, PN Badminton Club 021 027 53825/ pnbc.org.nz
MARCHING: Fun, fitness, friendship for ex marchers wanting to get back into marching, or anyone wanting to try it out, 6pm to 8pm, Tuesdays. Enquiries Jennie 358 0585/ 027 3680 383, firstname.lastname@example.org
WESTEND INDOOR BOWLING CLUB: Westend School Hall, 7.15pm for 7.30pm start, Tuesdays. New members welcome. Tuition given. Enquiries Karen 353 0665.
RUSSELL STREET INDOOR BOWLS: All abilities and ages welcome, Russell Street School, 7.15pm, Tuesdays. Enquiries Raymonda, 357 5298/ Les 357 6281.
WHAKARONGO INDOOR BOWLS: Whakarongo School Hall, 7.30pm, Tuesdays. All ages welcome. Enquiries Shirley 356 2930/ Roger 353 3850.
HEARTWALK AND SUPPORT: For people living with a heart condition, 2pm, Thursdays, Victoria Esplanade by the children’s playground carpark. Contact Adrienne 354 9107/Sally 358 7745.
LGBT?: Find groups intimidating? Drop into MaLGRA’s clubrooms, 2pm to 5pm, Thursdays. Icebreakers open 7pm to 9pm, room 203, 2nd floor, Square Edge, Church St.
CENTRAL CONNECTIONS: A singing group for people with neurological disabilities, 1.30pm to 3pm, Tuesdays, Central Baptist Church, Church St. Enquiries Janine Dann, 06 324 7172/ 021 050 3593.
EVENING FLORA: Informal floral art club, 2nd Tuesday of the month, 7.30pm, Awapuni Community Centre. Enquiries Liz 356 7654/ Colleen 357 2185.