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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12: Healthy Living Pre-Diabetes Management course, 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Register with MHT Diabetes Trust on 357 5992 or email@example.com WEDNESDAY APRIL 12:
Operatunity Daytime Concert Series present Glenn Miller and the Andrews Sisters, 11am, Life Church, 590 Featherston St, Bookings 0508 266 237/ operatunity.co.nz
SUNDAY, APRIL 16: Manawatu Country Music Club, Rangiora Community Centre, 12:45pm, enquiries: phone Eileen on 3545607.
TUESDAY, APRIL 18-28: St Albans – The Buzz, School Holiday Programme, Year 1 – Year 9, Turn your school holidays from boring to buzzing! Easter School Holidays.
MUSIC, THEATRE & DANCE
UNITY SINGERS: On the look out for male voices, Tuesdays 7.30 - 9.30pm, St Marys Hall Ruahine St. Enquiries Helen 358 7069/ Sue 354 3295. MANAWATU COMMUNITY
CHOIR: ‘‘The city’s choir’’ meets Mondays, 7pm, Shed 23 (23 Princess St). All welcome. No experience needed, just turn up. Enquiries manawatucommunitychoir.org.nz
RENAISSANCE SINGERS: 30-voice choir performing music from the
16th century to present day. Experienced singers are invited to contact musical director, Guy Donaldson firstname.lastname@example.org/ 357 5932.
CAN YOU SING?: Can you harmonise? Confident singers wanted for all-women’s 4-part harmony barbershop chorus. Fun, music and friendship with the Manawatu Overtones, Scottish Hall, Berrymans Lane (off Princess St), 7pm, Tuesdays. Enquiries Jenni 356 8585 (A/H)/ Linda 358 5883.
SINGERS: Preparations for Palmerston North Choral Society Saturday July 1 concert are underway. Interested singers are welcome at 7:30 - 9:30pm rehearsals, Mondays, St Peters Church Hall, Ruahine St. Enquiries Karen Hall 021 707 440. CENTRAL CONNECTIONS: A singing group for people with acquired neurological disabilities, Tuesdays 1.30 – 3pm, South Lounge, Central Baptist Church, Church St, $5 koha. Enquiries Janine 021 050 3593/ email@example.com
UKES ON THE TERRACE: From school kids to seniors, 3.30pm Thursdays, St Peter’s Church Community Hall, Ruahine St. Ukuleles available, koha. Enquiries Beverly Procter 021 210 8074.
OVER 50’S DANCE: For fun, fitness and friendship - folk, tap, jazz and
musical comedy. Thursdays and Mondays 2 - 3pm. Enquiries Joyce 358 7463, Val 021 059 2157/ firstname.lastname@example.org/ facebook.com/over50sdance CROWS FEET DANCE
COLLECTIVE: Performance based contemporary dance project. Fun, welcoming, friendly and creative, 7 - 8.30pm, Thursdays, dance studio behind Church of Christ Scientist, 409 Church St (opp Police Station). Enquiries email@example.com 027 631 0105.
SCOTTISH COUNTRY (FOLK)
DANCING: Children’s class 6.45pm, adults class 7.30pm, Mondays, Scottish Society Hall, Berryman’s Ln off Princess St. Adult classes 7.30pm, Wednesdays, Whakarongo Hall, Napier Hwy. Enquiries Helen 355 2665/ Joy 027 776 2397. CHEYENNE COUNTRYMUSIC CLUB: Live band, singing, line dancing, 2nd & 4th Sundays, 1 - 4.30pm, Newbury Hall, Rangitikei Line, 1pm till 4.30pm. Light afternoon tea served. Enquiries 027 953 3789/
359 3306. PALMERSTON NORTH FOLK MUSIC CLUB: 8pm, Fridays, Theosophical Hall, 304 Church St. Members $3, non-members $5, school children and first-comers free. Enquiries 355 9076/ pnfolkclub.weebly.com/ MANAWATU ORGAN &
KEYBOARD CLUB: All levels and styles of music players and listeners welcome, Mondays, 1pm, Manchester Unity Hall, 26Walding St. Small door charge includes afternoon tea. Enquiries Bev 022 434 0023/ Tricia 021 149 3519.
STUDIO ON THE SQUARE ARTS & CRAFT CLASSES: Adults and children’s art classes, specialist workshops in water colour, oils, charcoal, portraiture and intensive colour. Phone 06 353 2802.
PALMERSTON NORTH FILM
SOCIETY: Mondays 6pm, Cinema 2, Events Cinemas, Downtown Shopping Centre. Enquiries Myra 354 1493/ firstname.lastname@example.org
ZIMMERMAN: Lorraine Rastorfer - selected works from the Wellington artist, 359 Main St. Enquiries 353 0122/ zimmerman.co.nz/ email@example.com
TEMANAWA: ‘‘Rembrandt Remastered’’, 57 digital restorations and reproductions by Rembrandt van Rijn, 10am - 5pm, until April 25, 326 Main St. Enquiries 355 5000.
SQUARE EDGE GALLERY: The Space Between - photographic exhibition by Eleven, with work by UCOL’s Ian Rotherham, the Manawatu Standard’s Warwick Smith, David Unwin and Carly Thomas, and 7 others, The Square. Enquiries 353 2800.
TAYLOR JENSEN: ‘‘The Watercolour World of Alfred Memelink’’, Taylor-Jensen Fine Arts Gallery, 33 George St. Enquiries Stuart Schwartz, 355 4278/ firstname.lastname@example.org
FAMILY/WHANAU MORNING: Fridays during termtime for preschoolers under 3 and caregivers. Music, dance and games,
morning tea provided, $2. 8.30am - 12.30pm, Te Aroha Noa Community Services, Brentwood Ave, Highbury. Enquiries Vikki Gibbs 358 2259. MANAWATU FAMILY
MICRO-ADVENTURERS: Got young kids? Join us every Friday rain or shine, for local, outdoor adventures, Free and informal. See .facebook.com/groups/ 806407356100464/ for location and time. MANAWATU TOY LIBRARY:
Families and community groups, open Monday, Thursday, Saturday 9.30am - 12.30pm, 200 Church St. Enquiries 027 364 6911.
GIRLS’ BRIGADE: Affordable activities for girls in Highbury/Takaro & Hokowhitu, Tuesdays; Milson, 4.30pm to 6pm, Thursdays. Enquiries Joanne 355 3124/ girlsbrigade.nz.
GIRL GUIDES: Fun, adventure, life skills and friendship, for girls aged 5 - 18. Enquiries 0800 22 22 92.
HOKOWHITU SCOUTS: Keas (year 1-3) Mondays 5 – 6pm, Cubs (Year 4-6), Mondays 6.15 – 7.45pm, Scouts (Year 6 – 10) Thursdays 6.30 – 8-30.
Hokowhitu Scout Hall off Ayr Pl. Enquiries Chris 356 2635, email@example.com. ROLLER DISCO: Friday nights 6.30 - 8 pm. Games, prizes, $5 includes skate hire. Cash only, no eftpos. Snacks and drinks available, Manawatu Skating Club, Bell Hall, Arena 5, Waldegrave St. Enquiries Vikki 358 9387. MAINLY MUSIC@ LIFE CHURCH: Tuesdays, 10am. $3 per family, new families welcome, Life Church, 590 Featherston St. Enquiries Pip McCracken 027 408 6955. TWINKLE TOES: Music, movement and morning tea for pre-schoolers, parents and caregivers, Milson Combined Church Hall, cnr Milson Line and Purdie Pl, 9.30am, Fridays. $20 per term, $3 casual per family. Enquiries Anne 355 3128. TWINKLETOES: Music, movement & morning tea for under 5s, 10am Tuesdays and Wednesdays, St Matthews 109 College St, Awapuni. Gold coin per child. All welcome. Enquiries Jacqui 021 057 6722. DOODLEBUGS PLAYGROUP: For babies and pre-school children with parents/caregivers, Tuesdays, 9.30am - 12pm. St David’s Church, Main St opposite Memorial Park. MoE approved. Koha. Enquiries Pam 358 1964. LITTLE GROOVERS: Music and movement for pre-school children, parents & caregivers, Thursdays, 9.30am to 12pm, St David’s, Main St opposite Memorial Park. MoE approved. Koha. Enquiries Pam 358 1964.
ARTS AND CRAFTS: Make a card for someone special at free arts and craft workshop. 1pm - 3pm, Saturday, April 15 at Te Manawa. Everyone welcome. Enquiry: please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
From the documentary film Embrace, directed by Taryn Bramfitt (pictured).