CLINICS: Free help and advice for clubs and charities on everything from bookkeeping to end of year reporting, Monday evenings. Register email@example.com/ 354 3809. Enquiries communityaccounting.org.nz
HEARING HELP: Independent support for the hearing impaired. Micro-suction ear wax removal, Hearing Association Manawatu, 435 Church St, 9am to 3pm, Thursdays. Contact Helen 357 8708. 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, Thursdays. Enquiries Merilyn 356 4512. HEARTWALK AND SUPPORT: For people living with a heart condition, 2pm, Thursdays, Victoria Esplanade by the children’s playground carpark. Contact Adrienne Kennedy, Central PHO 354 9107.
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. YOUNG WIDOW AND WIDOWERS CLUB: First Sunday of the month, support and social group for people of all ages who have experienced a loss. Lunchtime meeting. Enquiries Pat 354 3654/ Lorraine 354 6420. GRANDPARENTS RAISING GRANDCHILDREN: Active Grandparents programme for mokopuna and kin carers, 3.45 - 4.45pm, Thursdays, Somerset Crescent School. Contact Martha 027 266 2653.
AL-ANON: To support families or friends concerned about someone’s drinking, 7pm to 8pm, Thursday, Plunket Rooms, Vogel St. Enquiries 0508 425 266.