YOUNG WIDOW AND WIDOWERS CLUB: First Sunday of the month, support and social group
for people of all ages who have experienced a loss. Lunchtime meeting. Enquiries Colleen 3570037 and Lee 3530201. ARTHRITIS SUPPORT EXERCISE GROUP: Gentle exercise based on folk dancing, squeezee ball exercises, tai chi and qi gong. Experienced instructors. $3, includes afternoon tea, Community Leisure Centre, Ferguson St, 2pm, Thursdays. Enquiries Merilyn 356 4512. GRIEF COURSE: Explore grief in a safe and confidential environment. Surviving Loss groups facilitated by Paul Ranby and sponsored by St. Davids Presbyterian Church, 7.30pm, 5 Monday nights from August 28. Registrations and enquiries 357 4112/ 027 357 4115 / firstname.lastname@example.org MANAWATU BREATHE EASY SUPPORT GROUP: Meets socially for adults with chronic asthma, emphysema and other respiratory diseases, 10.30am, third Thursday of each month, Community Leisure Centre, Ferguson St. Enquiries Owen 358 7491.
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.
EZZE MEALS: Frozen meals available from St Matthews Church, 109 College St, Tuesdays 4 - 5pm, Thursdays 11 - 12pm. 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.