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THURS­DAY AU­GUST 3 : Net­work of Skilled Mi­grants-Manawatu on Kiwi Cul­ture in the Work­place - how to iden­tify your strengths; the right fit -what to look for in the com­pany with Nicky Dargie, Work Skills train­ing and Wayne Del­low /Good Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Ltd, 6 - 7.30pm, Globe The­atre. En­quiries info@skilled­mi­grants.org THURS­DAY AU­GUST 3 - SATUR­DAY AU­GUST 5: Ti­tus An­dron­i­cus by Wil­liam Shake­speare, di­rected by Aaron McLean, 7.30pm, The Dark Room. Book­ings Cen­tre­point The­atre 354 5740 and hello@cen­tre­point.co.nz

THURS­DAY AU­GUST 3 - SATUR­DAY AU­GUST 5: Wil­liam Gold­ing’s Lord of the Flies adapted by Nigel Wil­liams, di­rected by Jeff Kings­ford-Brown, Wed­nes­day - Sun­day 6.30pm, 8pm, 5pm, Cen­tre­point The­atre. En­quiries & book­ings 354 5740/ mar­ket­ing@cen­tre­point.co.nz

FRI­DAY AU­GUST 4: Big Latch On with Com­mu­nity Birthing Ser­vices, 10am, Chris­tian Com­mu­nity Church, 54 Pas­cal St. En­quiries ad­min@com­mu­ni­ty­birthingser­vices.org.nz

SATUR­DAY AU­GUST 5: Hot Rod Show & Swap Meet & Display, 8am - 5pm, Man­feild Park, $10 (un­der15 free). No eftpos. En­quiries Vicky Con­nors 027 304 2109/ Tim Olsen 027 457 7994.

SUN­DAY AU­GUST 6: Toy Col­lec­tors Fair, 11am - 2pm, Com­mu­nity Leisure Cen­tre, 569 Fer­gu­son St, $3 (un­der 15 free). En­quiries Bernie 353 7475.

SUN­DAY AU­GUST 6: Three Phan­toms - Tim Bev­eridge, Chris Crowe & Karl Perigo have all played ‘The Phan­tom’ - and for the first time the three will meet and per­form to­gether songs from that show and oth­ers, di­rected by Pat Snox­ell, 6pm, Re­gent on Broad­way. En­quiries Ticket Di­rect.

TUES­DAY AU­GUST 8: The Road To Beer­vana Road Trip - part of the week-long cel­e­bra­tion of all things beer in Welling­ton, with brew­ers and beer fans and the Good­bye Pork Pie Mini Cooper, 6pm, Brew Union, Broad­way.

WED­NES­DAY AU­GUST 9: Best Years present ‘Is Turkey Be­com­ing An Is­lamic Au­toc­racy?’ with Nigel Par­sons on Turk­ish pres­i­dent Re­cep Tayyip Er­do­gan and the ap­par­ent move from democ­racy to au­toc­racy and from sec­u­lar to Is­lamic state,

9.30 – 11.30am, St David’s Church, Main St. Vis­i­tors $5. En­quiries 356 9972. WED­NES­DAY AU­GUST 9: Book launch - The Storm by Wal­ter de la Mare, il­lus­trated by Joanna Kangisher, Jump­ing Jelly­beans session, 10am, Palmer­ston North Cen­tral Li­brary.

WED­NES­DAY AU­GUST 9: For­est & Bird Manawatu branch night, Dr Mike Dick­i­son from Whanganui Re­gional Museum will speak on ‘‘What is a Na­tive Bird?’’, 7.30pm, City Li­brary, Ge­orge St. All wel­come. En­quiries na­turesvoice­m­anawatu.org.nz


PHOENIX SINGERS: Kathi Craig’s new en­sem­ble. Voices wel­come, es­pe­cially men. En­quiries Kathi 353 2225. MANAWATU COUN­TRY MU­SIC

CLUB: Meet monthly 3rd Sun­days, 12.45pm, Ran­giora Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Ran­giora Ave. En­quiries Eileen 354 5607.

COUN­TRY: Ren­dezvous Mu­sic Group, meets ev­ery first and third Fri­day of the month, 7pm all wel­come. En­quiries 357 8950.

SINGERS: Voices are wel­come to join the Palmer­ston North Choral So­ci­ety, 7.30 pm to 9.30pm,

Mon­days, St. Peters Church, Ruahine St. En­quiries Heather Mur­phy 021 150 5383. PALMER­STON NORTH BRASS:

Play­ers wel­come to Mon­day and Thurs­day re­hearsals, 7.30 - 9.30pm, band rooms, 57 To­tara Rd. En­quiries palmy­brass@gmail.com/ phone - text David Maas 021 455 327/ Chrissie Butts 027 308 6644.

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 con­tact­mu­si­cal di­rec­tor, Guy Don­ald­son guyju­dith@clear.net.nz/ 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.

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

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/ 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. 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.


TAY­LOR JENSEN: ‘‘Ex­plor­ing the In­ter­sec­tion Be­tween De­tail and Sug­ges­tion’’ - paint­ings by John Tid­ball un­til Au­gust 9, Tay­lor-Jensen Fine Arts Gallery, 33 Ge­orge St. En­quiries Stu­art Schwartz, 355 4278/ fin­earts@tay­lor-jensen.co.nz.

SQUARE EDGE GALLERY: ‘This Is Me’ - Cre­ative Jour­neys, The Square. En­quiries 353 2800.

ART STARS: Art classes for kids aged 5 - 7yrs, Tues­days, 3.30 - 4.30pm, Square Edge, term3 start. Reg­is­ter Jo, 027 525 2273/ art­stars4kids@gmail.com

ZIM­MER­MAN: El­speth Shan­non: Bloom -new paint­ings; Fran Dib­ble small bronze sculp­tures; Paul Dib­ble large bronze on corten steel sculp­ture, 359 Main St. En­quiries 353 0122/ zim­mer­man.co.nz/ art@zim­mer­man.co.nz

TEMANAWA: The Topp Twins, 10am - 5pm, un­til Oc­to­ber 29, 326 Main St. En­quiries 355 5000.

STU­DIO ON THE SQUARE ARTS & CRAFT CLASSES: Adults and chil­dren’s art classes, spe­cial­ist work­shops in wa­ter colour, oils, char­coal, por­trai­ture and in­ten­sive colour. En­quiries 353 2802. PALMER­STON NORTH FILM SO­CI­ETY: Mon­days 6pm, Cin­ema 2, Events Cin­e­mas, Down­town Shop­ping Cen­tre. En­quiries Myra 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. En­quiries up­cy­cling­club1@gmail.com


ROLLER DISCO: Fun for all, 6.30 - 8 pm ev­ery Fri­day, Skat­ing Rink, Bell Hall, Arena 5, Walde­grave St. Doors open from 6.30 - 8 pm. Hire skates from $5. Shop open for snacks and drinks. All ages and abil­i­ties wel­come. No eftpos. En­quiries Vikki Gibbs 358 9387. ES­TRANGED PAR­ENTS GROUP:

For par­ents es­tranged from their adult chil­dren meet 11am, Wed­nes­day Au­gust 2. Satur­day meet­ing for work­ing par­ents, 11am, Satur­day Septem­ber 2. En­quiries Par­ents33@gmail.com/ 353 7742.

STEINER PLAY­GROUP: Teacher co-or­di­nated, small, friendly, play­group. Babies and chil­dren up to six. Free-play with nat­u­ral toys, cir­cle time, story, morn­ing tea, ev­ery Tues­day dur­ing termtime, 9.30am - 12pm, Matariki Rudolf Steiner Kinder­garten, 187 Ruahine St, $2.

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.


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.

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.


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.


VEG­E­TAR­IAN LIV­ING: Learn more about be­ing a veg­e­tar­ian and how to achieve it over two Sun­day after­noons, 3pm, Sev­enth Day Ad­ven­tist Church, 257 Fer­gu­son St. There will be a charge to cover the cost of in­gre­di­ents. Reg­is­ter 359 0977 be­tween 9am and 12.30pm. WAITOETOE RE­SERVE COM­MU­NITY: Na­tive trees, shrubs, fruit and nut tree plant­ing; re­store na­tive veg­e­ta­tion; re­lease and mulch plants, re­move weeds work­ing bees, last Sun­day of each month (ex­cept De­cem­ber), 10am to noon. All wel­come. En­quiries Jenny 358 2905/ Heather 354 1765/ WRC Face­book. TIRITEA WOMEN’S IN­STI­TUTE:

Meets Quaker Hall, 227 Col­lege St, ev­ery 2nd Fri­day of the month, 1.30pm. En­quiries 358 2611.

RAISE UP CREW: En­thu­si­as­tic, mo­ti­vated com­mu­nity-minded young peo­ple aged 14-24 years-old wanted for crew mem­ber­ship. En­quiries Jenn Chap­man, youth work co-or­di­na­tor, YMCA Cen­tral 358 8921/ 0800 YMCA 4 U/ 027 504 4194/ jenn.chap­man@ym­ca­cen­tral.org.nz

AL­TRUSA IN­TER­NA­TIONAL: A women-only group fo­cused on pro­mot­ing lit­er­acy in the com­mu­nity meets ev­ery sec­ond Thurs­day of the month. New mem­bers wel­come, The Tile Room, Cen­tral Nor­mal School Hall, Feather­ston St. En­quiries Fiona 357 0199. HOKOWHITU REBUS CLUB: Guest speak­ers, out­ings; din­ners, day-trips, ac­tiv­i­ties, friend­ship. Vis­i­tors and new mem­bers wel­come. First Thurs­day each month, 9.15am. Com­mu­nity Leisure Cen­tre, 569 Fer­gu­son St. En­quiries: Carolyne 354 7609. 500 ON FRI­DAYS: A fun evening of cards 1st, 3rd and 5th Fri­days each month, 6.45pm, July 7, PN Bridge Club, cnr Cuba and Cook St, $5 in­cludes light re­fresh­ments. All wel­come. En­quiries Jo 357 4910/ 021 139 5367. IT’S OUR FU­TURE MANAWATU:

Monthly meet­ing for any­one in­ter­ested in be­com­ing in­volved in en­vi­ron­men­tal and so­cial con­cerns that af­fect our lo­cal, re­gional or wider com­mu­nity. First Thurs­day of each month, next meet­ing Thurs­day, July 6, 6.30 – 8pm, FX The­atre, Square Edge, all wel­come.

RAILWAY RE­U­NION: Satur­day and Sun­day Au­gust 19 & 20, 11am, Cos­mopoli­tan Club, Lin­ton St. En­quiries and book­ings Eric Cairn­cross 027 653 0933. TIMEBANK MANAWATU: Share skills and value peo­ple. Trade time at no cost. Timebank cham­pi­ons wanted. Reg­is­ter time­bankmanawatu.org.nz 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. IPU TOASTMASTERS: Im­prove pub­lic speak­ing skills, Se­nior Com­mon room IPU, Wed­nes­days 7.30 pm. En­quiries He­lena 354 0313/ 021 107 2814. 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. CHRIS­TIAN OUTREACH: Look­ing for peo­ple in­ter­ested in join­ing a monthly outreach group meet­ing. En­quiries 027 558 6806. AL­TER­NA­TIVES TO VI­O­LENCE PRO­JECT: Prac­ti­cal and fun work­shop, Quaker Meet­ing House 7, meals pro­vided. Reg­is­ter 353 7742/ Jacque.Aldridge@gmail.com 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. 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.

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. 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.


SQUARE MAR­KET: EDGE Sup­port­ing MAK­ERS lo­cal artists and mak­ers, 12 - 4pm ev­ery 1st Sun­day of the month. En­quiries 357 7542/ carol@ca.org.nz ALBERT STREETMARKET:

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. 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.


AN­DREA NI­CHOLLS YOGA: $10 classes for be­gin­ners, preg­nant women, gen­tle chair yoga for se­niors, Feild­ing. En­quiries 022 649 5590, an­dreani­choll­snz@gmail.com, FB@An­dreaNi­cholls: Yoga Art Tarot TAKARO TA­BLE TEN­NIS CLUB:

Mon­day’s 7.30pm, Takaro Sports Club, corner Feather­ston St/ Botan­i­cal Rd. $40 a sea­son or $5 a night. En­quiries Barry Wynks 027 457 1378.

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

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. En­quiries 356 7492/ 027 224 2171/ lin­ton­camp­golf@gmail.com

BADMINTON: Palmer­ston North Badminton Club, ju­niors Mon­days, 6pm-7.30pm (excl school & pub­lic hol­i­days), PNBHS New Gym, Welles­bourne St. En­quiries Cheerie, 021 023 09994, se­niors Tues­day, 7.30pm-9.30pm,B&M Cen­tre, Pas­cal St. En­quiries James, 020 409 70530. www.pnbc.org.nz

QIGONG EX­ER­CISES: Be­gin­ners and ex­pe­ri­enced prac­ti­tion­ers wel­come, 1.30 - 2.30pm, Wed­nes­days, Kairanga Hall, 1103 Kairanga-Bun­nythorpe Rd. En­quiries Colleen 06 359 2883.

IN­DOOR BOWLS: North­ern Bowl­ing Club, North St, Tues­days, 1.15pm, three games and a cuppa. Phone Max 354 4339.

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. 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.

TEN­NIS: So­cial Dou­bles 9 to 11am, Thurs­days, Manawatu Lawn Ten­nis Club, Fitzherbert Ave next to PNGHS. Mem­bers free, ca­sual $5. En­quiries Jenny 354 6271. SO­CIAL TEN­NIS: Adult play­ers of all ages. Awa­puni Park, New­bury St, 1.30pm, Satur­days. En­quiries Bill, 355 2290.

SE­NIORS TEN­NIS: For play­ers over 35yrs. All grades wel­come. Manawatu Vet­er­ans Ten­nis, 9.30am, Sun­days, Awa­puni Park, New­bury St. En­quiries Roger 027 555 6447.

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

ARTIS­TIC SKAT­ING: Learn to skate classes with NZ reps and coaches, Tues­days 4.30 - 5.45pm, Bell Hall, Arena 5, Walde­grave St. Skates pro­vided or BYO. En­quiries Kylie Shirley 358 2301.

SPEED SKAT­ING: Learn to skate classes with NZ reps and coaches, Wed­nes­days 5.30 - 6.30pm, Bell Hall, Arena 5, Walde­grave St. Skates pro­vided or BYO. Un­til Dec 18En­quiries Vikki Gibbs 358 9387.

MARCH­ING: Gold n Black Supremes leisure march­ing team of­fers fun, fit­ness and friend­ship for ex­marchers want­ing to get back into march­ing, or any­one want­ing to try it out, 6 - 8pm, Tues­days. En­quiries Jen­nie 359 3663/ 027 3680 383, gnb­supremes@gmail.com

SIT AND BE FIT: Gen­tle ex­er­cise pro­gramme, Church of Christ, Botan­i­cal Rd, 1.30pm, Fri­days. Free. En­quiries Janet 357 2659.


HEAL­ING ROOMS: Us­ing the heal­ing power of prayer, All Saints, The Square, Wed­nes­days 12 - 2pm, Thurs­days 7.30 -8.30pm. No ap­point­ments, no charge. En­quiries Ginny Nor­ris 355 4420. 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, 5Mon­day nights from Au­gust 28. Reg­is­tra­tions and en­quiries 357 4112/ 027 357 4115 / dljde­vans@in­spire.net.nz

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.

EZZEMEALS: 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.


FRI­DAY AU­GUST 11: Our Gen­er­a­tion United for PNBHS and World Vi­sion Syr­ian refugee ap­peal, with Kalvin Hart, Mike All­sop and Thomas Nash, mu­si­cal en­ter­tain­ment, wine & cheese, Re­gent on Broad­way. SATUR­DAY AU­GUST 19: David Friend Con­cert - 10th an­niver­sary fundrais­ing gig in sup­port of Dr David Friend’s work in Zam­bia, 7pm, Crossroads Bi­ble Cen­tre, Church St, En­quiries Face­book/ Crossroads 356 6677.

FRI­DAY AU­GUST 25: Satur­day Mu­sic 50th An­niver­sary Con­cert with 30-piece Manawatu Train­ing Or­ches­tra and 60-voice chil­dren’s choir in con­cert, con­ducted by Nigel Tongs, 1.30pm, Chris­tian Com­mu­nity Church, Pas­cal St. En­try by do­na­tion.

SATUR­DAY AU­GUST 26: North Range Trio off-road run­ning event, 12.5km Hall Block Humdinger, 25km North Range Tra­verse, 50km Catch­ment Ul­tra­ma­rathon solo/ re­lay event. Race HQ, Ferry Re­serve, Bal­lance Bridge, SH3.

Chris Crowe, Tim Bev­eridge and Karl Perigo have all played ‘The Phan­tom of the Opera’s’ Phan­tom. The three are joined by ‘‘Chris­tine’ Bar­bara Gra­ham, with Vicki Lee and Roger Buchanan for a con­cert in the Re­gent on Broad­way on Au­gust 6.

In­door bowlers en­joy an end at Palmer­ston North’s Se­nior Cit­i­zens’ Hall. From left is Keith Bell­house, Tony Cull, Elsie Down­ing, Mick Eich­ler, Brian Robin­son and Rex Old­field.


The Square Edge Mak­ers Mar­ket takes place on the first Sun­day of ev­ery month, show­cas­ing the work of lo­cal artists, crafts-peo­ple and ar­ti­sans from 1.30pm - 4pm.

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