THURSDAYFRIDAY OCTOBER OCTOBER21: Arohanui20 - Hospice5pm. EnquiriesShop Heritage356 6606/ Sale, 9am - arohanuihospice.org.nzFRIDAY, OCTOBER 21: How Horizons rates contribute towards the future of our region, plus native fish, weedbusters and transport planning seminars, TeManawa, 10am - 1pm. Free.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21: Palmerston North Lunch Club, Kevin Gray talks about the life of a horse trainer, Cloverlea Tavern, 301 Tremaine Ave, 11.45am. Visitors welcome. Enquiries Don 357 4872.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21: PN Folk Music Club Jam Session, 8pm, Theosophical Hall, Church St, $3, $5, school age and first timers free. Enquiries 355 9076/ pnfolkclub.weebly.com/
FRIDAY OCTOBER 21 - SUNDAY 23: 125th celebrations, Wanganui Girls’ College reunion. Enquiries Faith 357 4775/ Margaret 323 8041/ email@example.com
SATURDAY OCTOBER 22 - MONDAY 24: Manawatu Marine Boating Club free sailing lessons, all ages, no previous experience or special gear, Manawatu River, Foxton Beach. Register David 027 280 7353/ Caroline 021 056 0608/ mmbc.org.nz
SATURDAY OCTOBER 22: Olde English Faire: Lions Market Day, The Square, 85 craft stalls - collectables, arts & crafts, clothing, jewellery, trinkets, hot food, Manawatu Scottish Pipe Band, school music groups, 9am -4pm, Enquiries Shane 021 248 0586/ firstname.lastname@example.org
SUNDAY OCTOBER 23:
Tangimoana Art & Craft Festival - exhibitions, sales cafe, 10am -4pm, McKelvie Hall, Tangimoana. Enquiries Cat 06 324 8807.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 22:
Manawatu Jazz Club 50th anniversary, gathering, photos and jam, Savage Club Hall, Campbell St, from 12midday. Free. Bring your own instruments (drums, piano & amps provided). Enquiriesmjc.org.nz, Terry email@example.com or David firstname.lastname@example.org.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 22: Italian gathering - travel and language, Il Capo restaurant. Summerhill, 7pm. Enquiries Bev 027 278 3120.
SUNDAY OCTOBER 23: Manawatu Jazz Club 50th anniversary concert 2pm, Cloverlea Tavern, Tremaine Ave. MJC Big Swing Band, James Tait Jamieson & friends, BopCats, Mac Attack, Rose City Seven. Free. Enquiriesmjc.org.nz, Terry email@example.com or David firstname.lastname@example.org. MONDAY OCTOBER 24: Esplanade Scenic Railway Halloween Train, Victoria Esplanade station, 6 - 9pm. TUESDAY OCTOBER 25:
Teenagers in the house! - Triple P group for parents of teens – improve family life with your teen, build positive relationships and manage difficult situations, starting, 6.30 - 8.45pm. Register Parentline 3551655.
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 26: Best Years ‘‘The Story of Cheese Making’’ with Rod Bennett, 9.30 -11.30am, St David’s Church, Main St. Visitors $5. Enquiries 356 9972. WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 26:
Genealogy, PN Branch NZ Society. Cathy Moore on ancestral family locations in Nova Scotia, USA and UK, Kilwinning Lodge, Church St, opp Ashley St, 7.30pm. Visitors welcome. Supper. Enquiries Rose 359 1952.
MUSIC, THEATRE & DANCE
LITTLE GROOVERS: Music and movement for pre-school children, parents & caregivers, 9.30am to 12pm, Thursdays, yellow gate, St David’s, opposite Memorial Park, Main St. Koha. Enquiries Pam 358 1964.
MAINLY MUSIC: Christian Community Church, 54 Pascal St, 10am, Thursdays. Musical fun for pre-schoolers followed by morning tea and play. $3 per family, first visit free. Contact 357 8925.
OVER 50’S DANCE: For fun, fitness and friendship - folk, tap, jazz and musical comedy. Thursdays and Mondays 2pm to 3pm. Contact Joyce 358 7463, Val 021 059 2157.
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. PN CHORAL SOCIETY: New singers welcome for this four-part unauditioned community choir, St Peter’s Community Hall, Ruahine St. Enquiries Karen Hall, 021 707 440
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 or email@example.com
MAINLY MUSIC: Parents and preschoolers music, dancing and fair-trade coffee, corner Featherston and Kingswood St, 10am. Gold coin koha. EnquiriesMargaret Barsanti 027 406 6315.
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).
CAN YOU SING?: Can you harmonise? Confident singers wanted for all-women’s chorus. Fun, music and friendship with the Manawatu Overtones, Milson Combined Church Hall, 7pm, Tuesdays. Enquiries Jenni 356 8585 (A/H)/ Linda 358 5883.
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, StMarys Church Hall, Ruahine St. Enquiries Helen 358 7069/ Sue 354 3295.
RENAISSANCE SINGERS: Music from the 16th century to present day, 7.30pm to 9.30pm, Tuesdays. Experienced singers are invited to contactmusical director, Guy Donaldson firstname.lastname@example.org/ 357 5932.
MANAWATUNES CHORUS: A capella, four-part harmony singing, 7.15pm, Wednesdays, NZ Red Cross Training Rooms, 245 Main St West. All men welcome. Enquiries Owen 354 1951/ Clive 323 4953. Facebook: Manawatunes Chorus.
SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING:
For fun and fitness, no kilts required, Beginners welcome, Whakarongo Hall, cnr Stoney Creek Road and Napier Hwy, 7.30pm, Wednesdays. Enquiries Joy 027 776 2397/ Mary 356 3416.
WAGON WHEELS COUNTRY MUSIC GROUP: Xmas & Auction Event, December 24, West End School Hall, Botanical Rd, 1pm. Enquiries Ian Franklin email@example.com ARTS
MARTON BARBER’S ART
GALLERY: Selected works by Don Hill and John Archbold, 24 High St Marton, 10am – 3pm Tuesday to Saturday, until October 14. David Taylor exhibition opens October 18.
FREE ARTS WORKSHOP: Paper mache/ own projects, Saturdays October 15, 22 and 29, 1:30 - 3:30pm, Ruahine Room, City Library, children and adults welcome. Enquiries firstname.lastname@example.org
FAMILY & COMMUNITY
NETWORK OF SKILLED MIGRANTSMANAWATU: Meet to share employment ideas and experiences and find solutions, City library (Tech space), Sundays 3 - 4pm. Enquiries email@example.com/ Dmitry 027 448 0941/ Ari 02102509399/ Himani 022 312 4126 JUSTICE OF THE PEACE CLINIC:
Hokowhitu Village Community Centre, Albert St, 10.30am to 12.30pm, Thursdays. GAMES AFTERNOON: 1st and 3rd Thursdays, 1.30pm. Free. Afternoon tea provided. All welcome. St Mark’s Hall, 117 College Street, Awapuni. Enquires Reita 357 5869. FRIENDSHIP CENTRE FOR
SENIORS: Cards, scrabble, chat. Transport available, Thursdays, Milson Combined Church, Milson Line. Mondays and Fridays All Saints Community Centre. $2 donation. Contact Judy/Theresa 355 1204.
TE REO: Te Ataarangi Maori language classes, Highbury Whanau Centre, 6pm to 9pm, Thursdays. Contact Tahi 022 431 9354. MANAWATU FAMILY MICROADVENTURERS: Got young kids? Join us every Friday rain or shine, for local, outdoor adventures, Free and informal. See .facebook.com/groups/ 806407356100464/. TIRITEA WOMEN’S INSTITUTE:
Quaker Hall every 2nd Friday of the month, 1.30pm. Enquiries 358 2611.
JUST HOPE: Free community meal from 5pm, Legacy, cnr Highbury/ Brentwood Ave. Enquiries John Faiz 3571276. MENZSHEDMANAWATU:
Community woodworking workshop mainly for older men. Mangaone Park, Racecourse Rd, 9am to 2pm, Tuesdays. New members welcome. Enquiries David 357 4045.
The Manawatu Jazz Club celebrates its 50th anniversary on Saturday.