DOODLEBUGS PLAYGROUP: For babies and pre-school children with parents/caregivers, Tuesdays, 9 - 11.30am. St David’s Church, Main St opposite Memorial Park. MoE approved. Koha. Enquiries Pam 358 1964.
ESTRANGED PARENTS GROUP: Support group for parents whose children have broken contact, 11am, every third Wednesday from May 31. Venue enquiries Jacque Parents33@gmail.com/ 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/ 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 Nick 355 4008 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
PARENTING WORKSHOPS: Triple P sessions - Parenting in a Blended Family - couples workshop for couples, 9.30am - 4pm, Saturdays TBC, $25. Enquiries and registrations parentlinemanawatu.org.nz/ 355 1655.