ALTRUSA INTERNATIONAL: A women-only group focused on promoting literacy in the community, meets 2nd Thursday of the month. Enquiries Fiona 357 0199.
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. Enquiries Jo 357 4910/ 021 139 5367. EVENING FLORA: Informal floral art club, second Tuesday each month, 7.30pm, Awapuni Community Centre. Enquiries Liz 356 7654/ Colleen 357 2185. IT’S OUR FUTUREMANAWATU:
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, September 5, 6.30 – 8pm, FX Theatre, Square Edge.
IPU TOASTMASTERS: Improve public speaking skills, Conference Room, by main reception office IPU, Wednesdays 7.30 pm. Enquiries Helena 354 0313/ 021 107 2814.
REBUS CLUBMANAWATU: First Wednesday each month 9.45am, PN Bridge Club, cnr Cook and Cuba St. Enquiries Goff 356 2968.
PIT PARK PEOPLE: Working parties every third Sunday of the month, 1.30 - 3.30pm, Pit Park, Featherston St, Roslyn. Enquiries 354 0062/ facebook.com/pitpark.palmerstonnorth
PN RSA: Club night for members, partners, visitors, 4 - 7pm, Wednesdays, Distinction Hotel, Campbell St entrance. Enquiries Mon and Fri 1 - 4pm, 354 8271. 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, 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/ firstname.lastname@example.org
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. 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. 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.