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THURS­DAY MAY 11: St Vin­nies ’re­or­gan­ised’ re­open­ing day, 10am, 252 Ran­gi­tikei St. En­quiries Toni 357 6779. THURS­DAY MAY 11: ‘RNZAF - The First 80 Years’ with avi­a­tion his­to­rian, au­thor and for­mer squadron leader Paul Har­ri­son re­view­ing Royal New Zealand Air Force his­tory 1937 - 2017, 12mid­day, Level 2, City Li­brary. En­try $3 do­na­tion.

THURS­DAY MAY 11: Reel Earth En­vi­ron­men­tal Film Fes­ti­val Young Film­mak­ers Award Night, 5:30 – 8pm, Globe Theatre. Free. En­quiries pncet.org.nz/young-film­mak­er­saward/ Ju­lia Pan­fylova 021 050 5741.

THURS­DAY MAY 11 - SATUR­DAY MAY 13: The Su­per­mar­ket Sis­ter­hood by DevonWil­liamson, di­rected for MTI by Max­ine Dale, Globe Theatre, 7.30pm. Book­ings 351 4409.

FRI­DAY MAY 12 - SUN­DAY MAY 14: 3rd an­nual S+ART Some­thing Fes­ti­val, fea­tur­ing in­stal­la­tion The Exquisite Wound that pre­miered at the Auck­land Arts Fes­ti­val in March. This unique, in­ter­ac­tive sci­ence-art col­lab­o­ra­tion opens, 8.30am, Te Manawa Mu­seum, free en­try. En­quiries start­newzealand.co.nz

FRI­DAY MAY 12: ’Doom & Gloom’ songs, PN Folk Mu­sic Club, 8pm, Fri­day 3, Theo­soph­i­cal Hall, 304 Church St. Mem­bers $3, non­mem­bers $5, school chil­dren and first-com­ers free. En­quiries 355 9076 /pn­folk­club.wee­bly.com/

SATUR­DAY MAY 13 - SUN­DAY 14: Fu­tures PastManawatu Steam­punk Ex­pe­ri­ence in­clud­ing Nerf Gun and cuff cre­ation work­shops, teapot time tri­als, para­sol du­elling, high tea, fash­ion pa­rade, movie Vin­tage To­mor­rows. En­quiries Pearl 027 682 8246/ steam­punkex­pe­ri­ence2017.com

SATUR­DAY MAY 13: Rose City Quil­ters Tote & Gloat, with guest speaker Rachel Maw (Ash­bur­ton), chal­lenges, ex­hi­bi­tions, mer­chant mall, $15, 8.30am - 4pm, Arena 2, SATUR­DAY MAY 13: Au­tumn Food & Fun Fair, fea­tur­ing luxury mo­tor­bikes, a pipe band, pipe or­gan, Indian and East Asian food, gourmet sausage siz­zle, cakes, crafts, raf­fles, jams, white ele­phant, jumble books, lucky dips & more, 9am, St Peter’s Church, Ruahine St, Ter­race End. En­quiries Alyson 358 5053.

SATUR­DAY MAY 13: World Fair Trade Day cel­e­brated from 10am with mu­sic, food and craft, face paint­ing 11am to 2pm, chil­dren’s craft ta­ble 11.30am - 2pm, Canta Con­migo 12 noon, out­side Trade Aid, Broad­way Ave. En­quiries Nicky Armstrong 356 1775.

SATUR­DAY MAY 13: Feed­ing the planet – chal­lenges for the fu­ture with Ralph Sims, Pro­fes­sor of Sus­tain­able En­ergy at Massey, 7.30pm, Theo­soph­i­cal So­ci­ety, 304 Church St, $5& $2. En­quiries Anthea 353 6221/ pn@theos­o­phy.org.nz

SUN­DAY MAY 14: Moth­ers Day Fun Run/ Walk in sup­port of the Heart Foun­da­tion For Women cam­paign, Manawaroa Park, 9am. In­for­ma­tion and regis­tra­tions jen­ni­an­moth­ers­day.com/

SUN­DAY MAY 14: MG Char­ity Clas­sic, a clas­sic mo­tor race meet­ing with his­toric sin­gle seaters and sports cars, with char­ity rides, 10am, Man­feild, South St, Feild­ing. En­quiries Ron Robert­son 027 443 9969/ Paul Chipp 027 248 3430.

SUN­DAY MAY 14: Reel Earth En­vi­ron­men­tal Film Fes­ti­val Watch & Talk with Film­mak­ers. Watch New Zealand short films and talk to their film­mak­ers and en­vi­ron­men­tal ad­vo­cates, 11am – 4:30pm, Square Edge, 47 The Square. Free. En­quiries Ju­lia Pan­fylova 021 050 5741.

SUN­DAY MAY 14: An­nual Manawatu Jazz Club’s High Schools’ Jazz Con­cert. Bands from PNBHS, PNGHS, Frey­berg HS, Feild­ing HS and Awat­apu Col­lege, 5pm, Dis­tinc­tion Ho­tel, 175 Cuba St. Door sales $5, H/S stu­dents free. En­quiries www.mjc.org.nz /Face­book/ Dave 358 5883. WED­NES­DAY, MAY 17: Best Years presents Val Mills on the Ash­ley Street town baths, 9.30 - 11.30am, St David’s Church, Main St. Vis­i­tors $5. En­quiries 356 9972. WED­NES­DAY, MAY 17: Coeliac sup­port meet­ing with UCOL se­nior chef/lec­turer Hay­den Robin­son. All wel­come. Ross In­ter­me­di­ate School staff room, $2 gluten-free sup­per plate. Jann 06 357 0457.


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 guyju­dith@clear.net.nz/ 357 5932. PHOENIX SINGERS: Kathi Craig’s new en­sem­ble to present the NZ pre­miere of Broad­way Goes to Church at the Cathe­dral Of the Holy Spirit in July. Voices wel­come, es­pe­cially men. En­quiries Kathi 353 2225.

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/ sound­mat­ters@sling­shot.co.nz

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/ over50s­dance@gmail.com/ 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 tani­akopy­tko@gmail.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. COUN­TRY: Ren­dezvous Mu­sic Group, meets ev­ery first and third Fri­day of the month, 7pm all wel­come. En­quiries 357 8950.

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. En­quiriesMyra 354 1493/ mp­shot­ton@kinect.co.nz

UP­CY­CLING CLUB 1: Im­prove well­be­ing and cre­ativ­ity at free arts and craft work­shops, third Satur­day each month, 1pm - 3 pm, Te Manawa. Try Tan­gram Chal­lenge and more. Adults and chil­dren wel­come. En­quiries up­cy­cling­club1@gmail.com

ZIM­MER­MAN: Fran and Paul Dib­ble - ‘Strange Fruit’ paint­ings and ‘Once There Were Huia’ sculp­tures, 359 Main St. En­quiries 353 0122/ zim­mer­man.co.nz/ art@zim­mer­man.co.nz


ES­TRANGED PAR­ENTS GROUP: Sup­port group for par­ents who have lost con­tact with, or who have been cut off from their chil­dren and grand­chil­dren, 11am, Wed­nes­days. Venue en­quiries Jacque 353 7742. 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/.

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.


MAINLYMUSIC@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.


IPU TOAST­MAS­TERS: Im­prove pub­lic speak­ing skills, Se­nior Com­mon room IPU, Wed­nes­days 7.30 pm. En­quiries He­lena 354 0313/ 021 107 2814.

CHRIS­TIAN OUT­REACH: Look­ing for peo­ple in­ter­ested in join­ing a monthly out­reach group meet­ing. En­quiries 027 558 6806.

SELF- RE­AL­IZA­TION FEL­LOW­SHIP: Founded in 1920 by Parama­hansa Yo­gananda, the Palmer­ston North Cir­cle of­fers inspirational ser­vices that fo­cus on med­i­ta­tion and spir­i­tual ideals for ev­ery­day liv­ing, Sun­days, 6.45pm. En­quiries 358 4368.

THE BRIGHT PATH - ISHAYAS AS­CEN­SION: Learn about As­cen­sion Med­i­ta­tion and par­tic­i­pate in group med­i­ta­tion meet­ings. Text Ekanta 027 649 3849

AL­TER­NA­TIVES TO VI­O­LENCE PROJECT: Prac­ti­cal and fun work­shop, Quaker Meet­ing House 7, meals pro­vided. Reg­is­ter 353 7742/ Jacque.Aldridge@gmail.com

TIME BANK MANAWATU: Share skills and value peo­ple. Trade time at no cost. Cham­pi­ons wanted to pilot Time­bank con­cept. Ori­en­ta­tion

Thurs­day March 2, 1.30pm and Satur­day March 11, 11am. Reg­is­ter time­bankmanawatu.org.nz

BE­GIN­NERS ITALIAN CLASSES: QEC, 6.30 - 8.30pm, Wed­nes­days and Thurs­days. In­ter­me­di­ate classes also avail­able. En­quiries Lucy QEC/ Bev 027 278 3120. 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.

HOUSIE: 40 games, su­per house, keno, money raf­fle; RSA Trust Wel­fare Fund, 10am, Tues­days, Ter­race End Bowl­ing Club, Sum­mer­hays St. En­quiries Jac­quie 356 7673.

500 ON FRI­DAYS: A fun evening of cards 1st, 3rd and 5th Fri­days each month, 6.45pm, PN Bridge Club, cnr Cuba and Cook St, $5 in­cludes light re­fresh­ments. All wel­come. En­quiries Jo 357 4910/021 139 5367.

BO­LIVIA/ MAH-JONG: Learn to play, Mon­day and Wed­nes­day af­ter­noons. En­quiries Ray 350 3021/ Lorna 356 4405

PN RSA: Club night for mem­bers, part­ners and vis­i­tors, al­ter­nat­ing Wed­nes­days and Thurs­days, Dis­tinc­tion Ho­tel, Cuba St, Camp­bell St en­trance, 4 - 7pm. En­quiries 354 8271.

MEET­ING POINT: Crafts, knit­ting, sewing, cro­chet­ing, paint­ing, bud­get cook­ing, tai chi, cards, morn­ing tea, St David’s Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, cnr Main and Rain­forth Sts (opp Me­mo­rial Park), 10am to 12noon, Tues­days. All wel­come. Creche avail­able. Gold coin koha. En­quiries 358 3246.

TOAST­MAS­TERS: Learn to speak con­fi­dently with the Palmer­ston North club 1st, 3rd and 5th Mon­days, 7:30pm, Hear­ing House, 435 Church St. All wel­come. En­quiries Sheryl 358 8313.


AL­BERT STREET MAR­KET: Satur­days, 6am to 11am, cnr Al­bert and Church St. En­quiries: Tony 06 353 6494.

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.

ASHHURST COM­MU­NITY MAR­KET: 2nd Satur­day, 12 -3pm, lo­cal pro­duce, shar­ing ta­ble, Vil­lage Val­ley Cen­tre, Ashhurst. En­quiries He­len ash­hurst­com­mu­ni­ty­mar­ket@gmail.com.


DANCEXERCISE: New to PN. Fun, in­no­va­tive, dance fit­ness project for adults. Wide va­ri­ety of dance styles plus core strength­en­ing and stretch­ing. Tues 10 - 11am Square Edge Dance Studio. En­quiries Ta­nia 027 631 0105 dancexercise.ta­nia@gmail.com

QIGONG EX­ER­CISES: Be­gin­ners and ex­pe­ri­enced practitioners wel­come, 1.30 - 2.30pm,

Wed­nes­days, Kairanga-Bun­nythorpe Kairanga Rd. Hall, En­quiries1103 Colleen LINTON 06 GOLF:359 2883.Club days Wed­nes­days and Sun­days, 9am tee­offs. $5 en­try fee. Course is in­side the army camp; pro­vide photo ID at the main gate. Green fee play­ers and new mem­bers wel­come; first-year subs $300. En­quiries Huia 357 4702.

NORTH­ERN BOWL­ING CLUB: North­ern Bowl­ing Club wel­comes new mem­bers, coach­ing pro­vided. En­quiries Doug 359 5383 or Noeleen 3568302.

IN­DOOR BOWLS: Hokowhitu Bowl­ing Club in­door bowls starts Tues­day, May 10, and con­tin­ues 1pm, Tues­days and Fri­days

IN­DOOR BOWLS: Se­nior Ci­ti­zens Rooms, Main St (opp Globe Theatre), 1.15– 3.30pm, new­com­ers wel­come, lessons. En­quiries Keith Bell­house 357 1710.

IN­DOOR BOWLS: Wes­tend In­door Bowl­ing Club’s new sea­son, 7.30pm, Wes­tend School Hall, Tues­days. All wel­come. Tuition given. En­quiries Karen 353 0665.

IN­DOOR BOWLS: Linton In­door Bowl­ing Club, 6.45 - 9pm, Mon­days, Linton Camp Com­mu­nity Hall. En­quiries Lau­reen Hold­away 358 2611.

IN­DOOR BOWLS: Rus­sell Street In­door Bowl­ing Club, 7.15pm, Tues­days, Rus­sell Street School Hall. Newmem­bers wel­come. En­quiries Les 357 6281/ Ray­monda 357 5298.

IN­DOOR BOWLS: Whakarongo Com­mu­nity Hall., 7.30pm, Tues­day. En­quiries Shirley 356 2930/ He­len 357 3352.

ST BRIGID’S IN­DOOR BOWL­ING: Coach­ing, so­cial and com­pet­i­tive bowls, 10 mats, 7.15pm, Tues­days, St John’s Hall, Cam­den St, Feild­ing. Subs $25, un­der 18’s $10. Wear flat soled shoes. En­quiries Jeanette (pres­i­dent) 323 8968/ Brent (club cap­tain) 323 8770.

CRO­QUET: Rose Gar­dens Cro­quet Club, The Es­planade. Tues­days and Satur­days, Manawaroa Pav­il­ion car park be­hind Cafe´ Es­planade, 12.45pm. En­quiries Rex 359 2334.

MANAWATU PETANQUE CLUB: 1.15pm for 1.30 start, Thurs­days and Sun­days. Tuition given 74 North St, PN. Tuition given. En­quiries David 354 2632.

TEN-PIN BOWL­ING: Ex­pe­ri­enced play­ers and be­gin­ners are wel­come to join the Prime Time League for fun and friend­ship. En­quiries Jan 021 023 99333.


ENOUGH IS ENOUGH: Free Manawatu Abuse In­ter­ven­tion Net­work train­ing in sup­port of those ex­pe­ri­enc­ing fam­ily vi­o­lence, 9am - 3pm, Thurs­day, May 18, Across Build­ing, 298 Church St. Regis­tra­tions Gail Wood main.nz@gmail.com

TORCH OUT­REACH: Look­ing to start a Palmer­ston North group to help the sight im­paired and peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties. En­quiries 027 558 6806.

DI­A­BETES: Free, in­for­ma­tive and in­ter­ac­tive Healthy Liv­ing di­a­betes man­age­ment course, Pahiatua, 9.30 - 11.30am, Satur­day, May 13 & 20. Car­bo­hy­drate Aware­ness Course, PN, 10am - 12mid­day, Tues­day, May 16. Reg­is­ter Sharon MHT Di­a­betes Trust 357 5992/ ad­min@di­a­betestrust.org.nz

HEARTWALK AND SUP­PORT: For peo­ple liv­ing with a heart con­di­tion, and their whanau, 2pm, Thurs­days, Vic­to­ria Es­planade by the chil­dren’s play­ground carpark. Reg­is­ter Heart Foun­da­tion 358 7745.

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. En­quiriesMer­i­lyn 356 4512.

EZZEMEALS: Frozen meals avail­able from St Matthews Church, 109 Col­lege St, Tues­days 4 - 5pm, Thurs­days 11 - 12mid­day. Large meals $9; medium $6. Home de­liv­ery Wed­nes­day or Fri­day morn­ings ($2.50 fee). En­quiries, brochures and orders 355 2254.

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.

ACA: Adult Chil­dren of Al­co­holic or dys­func­tional homes. A sup­port group for those who grew up in al­co­holic or dys­func­tional homes, start­ing soon. En­quiries Bri­ana 021 0295 3642.

AL-ANON: To sup­port fam­i­lies or friends con­cerned about some­one’s drink­ing, 7pm to 8pm, Thurs­day, Plun­ket Rooms, Vo­gel St. En­quiries 0508 425 266.

FREE CUR­TAINS: Avail­able to Com­mu­nity Ser­vice Card hold­ers from Cur­tain Bank. En­quiries 021 143 3800.

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