BIG GIRL WORKSHOPS: Make larger than life representatives of women in a celebration of cultural diversity for Wahine o Te Ao - International Women’s Day. REACT workshops Monday February 27 - Friday March 3, Te Manawa Museum. Enquiries rangienviroartscentre.org/big-girls HEALTH AND SAFETY FOR NON
PROFIT BOARDS: Learn about the new Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 with June Hoddle, Worksafe accredited trainer, Monday, February 20, 12 - 2pm or 6 - 8pm. $15pp includes light meal, Hancock Community House, King St. Register firstname.lastname@example.org/ 354 3809.
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.
JUST HOPE: Free community meal from 5pm, Legacy, cnr Highbury/ Brentwood Ave. Enquiries John Faiz 3571276.
THE AVIARY SOCIETY: New club open to cagebird fanciers. Enquiries (evenings) 06 367 2525.
500 ON FRIDAYS: A fun evening of cards 1st, 3rd and 5th Fridays each month, 6.45 pm, PN Bridge Club, cnr Cuba and Cook St, $5 includes light refreshments. All welcome. Enquiries Jo 357 4910/021 139 5367.
PN RSA: Club night for members, partners and visitors, alternating Wednesdays and Thursdays, Distinction Hotel, Campbell St entrance, 4 - 7pm, Ode recited 6pm. Enquiries 354 8271. HOKOWHITU CLUB (Rebus Associate): Guest speakers, trips; dinners, activities. Visitors welcome. First Thursday each month, 9:30am. Community Leisure Centre, 569 Ferguson St. Enquiries: Carolyne 354 7609. MINDFULNESS MEDITATION: Non-sectarian group meditation with Dr Douglas Osto (Ph D) $5; Unwaged koha, Tuesdays 6 - 7 pm, Theosophical Society, 304 Church St. Enquiries Anthea 353 6221/ email@example.com
FALUN GONG: A meditation practice for improving body and mind, all ages and backgrounds; demonstration classes free. Tuesdays 6.30 - 8.30pm, Rangiora Community Hall, 100 Rangiora Ave.
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 SUNDAY MARKET:
Sundays 7am - 1pm, Cloverlea Tavern carpark, 301 Tremaine Ave. Enquiries Maruna 021 747 668/ 06 213 9902. SQUARE EDGE MARKET:
Supporting local artists and makers, 12 - 4pm every 1st Sunday of the month. Enquiries 357 7542/ firstname.lastname@example.org ASHHURST COMMUNITY
MARKET: 2nd Saturday, 10am - 1pm, rain or shine, local produce, sharing table, Village Green and library grounds, Ashhurst Village Centre. Enquiries Helen email@example.com. FOXTON BEACH SUMMER MARKET: Local produce, art and craft, 2nd Saturday of the month, 10am - 2pm, Holben Parade Pavilion opp Simply Balmy Cafe´. Enquiries Sonja Hart 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.
KIDS’ TRIATHLON `I TRIED THE
TRI` SERIES: Feb 13 - March 13, four age grade events 4 - 6yrs, 7yrs, 8 -9yrs, 10 - 12yrs, 5.20 - 7pm, Skoglund Park and Freyberg Community Pool, registration from 4.30 pm. Enquiries triclub.co.nz
SUPER 7S: Manawatu Striders Super Seven Series over seven Tuesday nights until February 28. 7km run/ walk at YMCA, Park Rd, 6.15pm. Entry $3. Enquiries email@example.com
QIGONG EXERCISES: Beginners and experienced practitioners welcome, 1.30 - 2.30pm, Wednesdays, Kairanga Hall, 1103 Kairanga-Bunnythorpe Rd. Enquiries Colleen 06 359 2883.
TAIJI & QIGONG: Improve health, breathing, balance, reduce stress/ pain. Mondays: Awapuni Community Centre, Newbury St, 6.45pm from February 13. Wednesdays: Leisure Centre, 569 Ferguson St., 10.15am from February 15.
BOWLS PALMERSTON NORTH:
‘‘Rock & Roll Up Bowls’’ for nonregistered bowlers (Old Mates In Bowls), February 1 - March 8. Enquiries Eric Cairncross,027 653 0933.
An outdoor pilates classes will be at the Hokowhitu lagoon to raise money for the Arohanui Hospice.