DIABETES: Free, informative and interactive diabetes management course, 5.30 - 7.30pm, Tuesday, September 19. Register Sharon MHT Diabetes Trust 357 5992/ diabetestrust.org.nz/ email@example.com ARTHRITIS SUPPORT EXERCISE GROUP: Gentle exercise based on folk dancing, tai chi and qi gong. Experienced instructors, 2pm, Thursdays, Community Leisure Centre, Ferguson St,.$3 includes afternoon tea. Enquiries Merrilyn 356 4512. WATER-BASED EXERCISE: PN Arthritis Support Group 30-minute sessions, Hospital Star Centre heated pool, 9.30am Saturdays and 4pm Tuesdays, $3 a session. Enquiries Julie 358 1155. MS CENTRAL DISTRICTS:
Information, support and advocacy for people with multiple sclerosis, and their families. Enquiries 357 3188/ firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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.