FAMILY & COMMUNITY
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. MENZSHED MANAWATU:
Community woodworking workshop mainly for older men. Mangaone Park, Racecourse Rd, 9am to 2pm, Tuesdays. New members welcome. Enquiries David 357 4045.
HOUSIE TUESDAYS: 40 games, super house, keno, 10am, Terrace End Bowling Club, Summerhays St. All welcome. Enquiries Jacquie RSA Welfare Trust, 356 7673.
PN RSA: Club night for members, partners and visitors, Distinction Hotel, Campbell St entrance, 4 pm to 7pm, Wednesdays. Ode recited at 6pm. BEGINNERS ITALIAN CLASSES:
QEC, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, Wednesday. Enquiries QEC/ Bev on 027 278 3120. EVENING FLORA: Informal floral art club, 2nd Tuesday of the month, 7.30pm, Awapuni Community Centre. Enquiries Liz 356 7654/ Colleen 357 2185. FITZHERBERT REBUS CLUB : New members welcome (retired/ semi-retired) for friendship, activities, outings and speakers, 9.45am PN Golf Club, Brightwater Tce., 2nd Wed each month). Enquiries Derrick 357 6630/ Allain 358 5632.
ALBERT Saturdays, STREETMARKET:6am to 11am, cnr Albert and Church St. Enquiries: Brian 022 364 6151. RANGITIKEI STREETMARKET:
Sundays from 7am, 78 Rangitikei St. Sheltered sites available $10. Enquiries Belinda 021 263 3586. CLOVERLEA & PALMY FARMERS MARKET: Sundays 7am to 1pm, Cloverlea Tavern carpark, 301 Tremaine Ave. Enquiries Erana 027 441 2028 or 356 9345. ASHHURST COMMUNITY MARKET: 2nd Saturdays, 10am - 1pm, rain or shine, local produce, sharing table, Village Green and library grounds, Ashhurst Village Centre. Enquiries Helen firstname.lastname@example.org. HOKOWHITU VILLAGE
FARMERS MARKET: Every 3rd Sunday of the month. Local produce, artisan food stalls, street food, live music, Hokowhitu Village Courtyard, 9am - 1pm. Enquiries Robin 027 283 6853. EARLYBIRD CHRISTMAS MARKET: Hand-crafted gifts, cash sales only, 9am - 2pm, Sunday, October 30, Ohau Community Hall, Muhunoa West Rd, Ohau. Enquiries 021 1269 416.
BOWLS PALMERSTON NORTH: ‘‘Rock & Roll Up Bowls’’ for nonregistered bowlers(Old Mates In Bowls), 10 week tournament.5 before & 5 after Christmas. October 26 - November 23; February 1 - March 8. Enquiies Eric Cairncross,027 653 0933. NORTHERN BOWLING CLUB:
Looking for a new summer sport? Why not try lawn bowls? Northern Bowling Club welcomes new members, coaching provided. Call Doug 359 5383 or Noeleen 3568302. HOKOWHITU BOWLING CLUB:
Twilight - every Thursday, 5.30pm. $7 per person includes barbecue tea. Have a go day for new players,Sunday November 6, 1.30pm. All welcome. Enquiries
Doreen 353 1222.
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.
MANAWATU PETANQUE CLUB:
1.15pm for 1.30 start, Thursdays and Sundays, 74 North St, PN. Tuition given. Contact David 354 2632.
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. ContactMorgan 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.
INDOOR BOWLS: Senior Citizens Hall, Main St, opp the Globe 1pm to 3.30pm, Fridays and Mondays. EnquiriesMick 357 8156.
TENNIS SOCIAL DOUBLES:
Manawatu Lawn Tennis Club, Fitzherbert Ave next to PNGHS, 9am to 11am followed by morning tea. Members free, casual $5. Enquiries Jenny 354 6271.
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.
YOGA CLASSES: Wednesday 6 - 7pm, Saturday + meditation 9 - 10.30am; preggy yoga 11am - 12noon. Manawatu Community Trustmeeting room, 1/100 Awahuri Rd, Feilding. Enquiries Andrea Nicholls 022 649 5590.
MANAWATU BREATHE EASY
SUPPORT GROUP: Meet at the Community Leisure Centre Ferguson St third Thursday of the month at 10.30am for those with breathing problems like COPD and chronic respiratory conditions. Join us for a cuppa, chat, speaker and raffles. Contact Owen 358 7491.
SIT AND BE FIT: Gentle exercise programme, Church of Christ, Botanical Rd, 1.30pm, Fridays. Free. Enquiries Janet 357 2659.
COMMUNITY ACCOUNTING 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/Sally Darragh, Heart Foundation 358 7745.