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 firstname.lastname@example.org/ 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.
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.
AL-ANON: To support families or friends concerned about someone’s drinking, 7pm to 8pm, Thursday, Plunket Rooms, Vogel St. Enquiries 0508 425 266.
WATER-BASED EXERCISE: PN Arthritis Support Group sessions, Hospital Star Centre heated pool, Fridays and Tuesdays, $3 a session. Register Katharine 356 3615.
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.
DIABETES: Free and informative Healthy Living Diabetes Management course, PN and Feilding, Tuesday, November 22, 5.30 – 7.30pm. Register MHT Diabetes Trust 357 5992/ email@example.com