SQUARE EDGE GALLERY: MS Central Districts Art Exhibition, ‘‘Messages’’, August 30 – September 26, opening night Friday, September 1, The Square. Enquiries 353 2800/ 357 3188/ firstname.lastname@example.org.
TAYLOR JENSEN: ‘‘Moments of Transcendent Beauty’’ - paintings by Paul Lyons, Taylor-Jensen Fine Arts Gallery, 33 George St. Enquiries Stuart Schwartz, 355 4278/ email@example.com.
ZIMMERMAN: Paige Williams - new paintings; Fran Dibble small bronze sculptures; Paul Dibble large bronze on corten steel sculpture, 359 Main St. Enquiries 353 0122/ zimmerman.co.nz/ firstname.lastname@example.org
ART STARS: Art classes for kids aged 5 - 7yrs, Tuesdays, 3.30 - 4.30pm, Square Edge, term3 start. Register Jo, 027 525 2273/ email@example.com
TEMANAWA: The Topp Twins, 10am - 5pm, 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/ firstname.lastname@example.org
MANAWATU POTTERY SOCIETY: Enjoy creating your own ceramic work of art, 5.30 - 8.30pm Wednesdays; 10am - 4pm 1st & 3rd Saturdays, Kowhai Park Pavilion, South St, Feilding. Enquiries Shalome 021 1573135/ John 323 6828/ Lucia 021 065 3667.
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. 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. . 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.
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/ email@example.com
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, 10am to 12noon, Tuesdays. 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.
Palmy Rocks is celebrating its first birthday with an exhibition at US Studio.