CITYdays 10amTO SEA- 2pm, RAIL Saturday, TRAIL: May Open 27, Rangiotu Memorial Hall, Rangiotu; Sunday, May 28, Himatangi Beach Community Hall, Himatangi Beach; Saturday, June 10, Longburn Community Centre, Ngaire St, Longburn. Enquiries Eddie Millard 329 6860/ firstname.lastname@example.org AWAPUNI GARDEN CLUB:
Morning tea, 9.30am followed by a variety of speakers, 10am every third Tuesday, Awapuni Community Hall, Newbury St. Enquiries Peggy 357 5600.
SENIORNET: 20th anniversary lunch celebration of computer support and training to those over 50, Chalet, July 12, $39. All members past and present welcome. Enquiries 359 4367/ email@example.com
CHRISTIAN OUTREACH: Looking for people interested in joining a monthly outreach group meeting. Enquiries 027 558 6806.
FITZHERBERT REBUS CLUB: Visitors and new members welcome (retired/semi-retired) for friendship, activities, outings and guest speakers, PN Golf Club, Brightwater Tce, 9.45am, 2nd Wed. each month. Enquiries Derrick 357 6630/ Allain 358 5632.
REBUS CLUB of PALMERSTON NORTH: New members welcome for good company, great talks and outings, 9.30am, Community Leisure Centre, 569 Ferguson St, 1st Tuesday each month). Enquiries Sue 363 8629/ Dean 354 5795.
HOKOWHITU REBUS CLUB: Guest speakers, trips; dinners, activities. Visitors welcome. First Thursday each month, 9:30am. Community Leisure Centre, 569 Ferguson St. Enquiries: Carolyne 354 7609.
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.
JUST HOPE: Free community meal from 5pm, Mondays, Legacy, cnr Highbury/ Brentwood Ave. Enquiries John Faiz 357 1276. THE AVIARY SOCIETY: New club open to cagebird fanciers. Enquiries (evenings) 06 367 2525.
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. REALITY CHECK: Getting it right meditation classes to become more mindful of what is going on both around and within us. Wednesday
classes with Gen Demo, 7 - 8.30pm at Amitabha Buddhist Centre, 174 Albert St. Enquiries 355 3524/ http:/ /www.meditateinpalmerstonnorth.org/ 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/ firstname.lastname@example.org CLAIRVOYANCE AND HEALING:
New guest mediums each week, all welcome, Sundays, 7pm, Manawatu Spiritual and Healing Centre, Milson Community Centre. Enquiries Margaret 06 329 3894.
FALUN GONG: A meditation practice for improving body and mind, all ages and backgrounds; free demonstration classes. Tuesdays 6.30 - 8.30pm, Rangiora Community Hall, 100 Rangiora Ave. 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.
ALBERT STREET MARKET: Saturdays, 6am to 11am, cnr Albert and353 6494. Church St. Enquiries: Tony 06 RANGITIKEISundays from STREET7am, 78 Rangitikei MARKET: 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/ email@example.com
ASHHURST COMMUNITY MARKET: 2nd Saturday, 12 -3pm, local produce, sharing table, Village Valley Centre, Ashhurst. 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.
SPORT & FITNESS
LINTON 9-HOLE GOLF: Tees off 9.30am Friday mornings at the course inside the army camp. Provide photo ID at camp gate. All welcome, $5 for members, $10 for others. Prizes for all, social golf and home for lunch. Enquiries 356 7492/ 027.224.2171/ 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.
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, 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. New members welcome. Enquiries Les 357 6281/ Raymonda 357 5298.
INDOOR BOWLS: Whakarongo Community Hall., 7.30pm, Tuesday. Enquiries Shirley 356 2930/ Helen 357 3352. 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.
DIABETES: Free, informative and interactive Healthy Living diabetes management course, PN, 5.30 – 7.30pm, Tuesday, June 6. Register Sharon MHT Diabetes Trust 357 5992/ firstname.lastname@example.org
TORCH OUTREACH: Looking to start a Palmerston North group to help the sight impaired and people with other disabilities. Enquiries Allan 027 558 6806.
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. $3, Community Leisure Centre, Ferguson St, 2pm, Thursdays. Enquiries Merilyn 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. Enquiries Briana 021 0295 3642.
The Manawatu Striders marathon and half marathon is on Sunday.