What: open meditation class.
When: Wednesdays, 12.30pm; Saturdays 10.30am.
Where: Wisdom is Yours 200b Victoria Ave
Details: 063455002 or 0272531858.
What: Early morning yoga class.
When: Mondays 6.15am
Where: Wisdom is Yours 200b Victoria Ave.
Details: 063455002 or 0272531858.
EUCHRE AND HOUSIE
When: Every Tuesday starting at 1pm. Where: Gonville Bowling Club, 15 Caius Ave, afternoon tea, all welcome. Contact: Janice 345-6286.
What: Music, dancing, entertainment and a home-cooked supper at 10pm. When: Every third Saturday, 7.30pm10.30pm.
Where: St Andrews Hall, Bell St. Admission: adults $5, students with ID $3, children $1. All welcome.
Details: Joey or Karen on 343 2588 or Elizabeth 022 188 4369.
What: Drop-in class to help solve daily problems, experience deep and lasting happiness, and help others do the same. When: Thursdays 6pm-7.30pm, with Gen Demo.
Where: Arts Centre, 19 Taupo Quay (riverside entry).
MISSION WITHOUT BORDERS
What: Operation Cover Up, the knitting arm of Mission Without Borders, knitting for needy folk overseas.
When: Last Monday of every month at 1.30pm. Please note change of day. Where: Salvation Army Church, 2 Indus St. Inquiries: Jenny 343 6865.
CREATIVE ART WORKSHOPS
What: Information re Powertex Workshops and supplies: View work on display and classes available in the creative art area.
Where: Relocated from Creations, Drews Ave, to 50 Guyton St.
Contact: Jan 06 3453121. Facebook — Rishworth tatty mixed media.
What: All welcome; no experience necessary.
When: Thursdays, 1pm.
Where: Sr Mary’s Hall, Guyton St. Inquiries: Brian Cummings 06 3476460.
What: Try yoga in a warm, carpeted room with friendly people. Beginners and drop-ins welcome.
When: Wednesdays from 5.30pm6.45pm.
Where: Quaker Meeting House, 256 Wicksteed St.
Cost: $10 per class.
Contact: Kathy 348 0020.
What: Social table tennis for all ages and abilities.
When: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9am-midday, Monday 7.30pm-9pm. Where: Jubilee Stadium.
Cost: $4 per session.
Contact: Jenny 343 7461.
What: Learn this fascinating game. More info: Jane Bleackley 343 7687 or Jenny Williams 027 5232409.
When: Thursdays from 9.30am. Where: Springvale Stadium. Contact: Enid 3478290.
WHANGANUI SCRABBLE CLUB
What: Players of all abilities welcome. We use dictionaries and offer training. When: Most Mondays at 1pm. Where: Gonville Library (back room). Contact: Lynne 027 428 5758 (after 1pm).
BOLIVIA CARD GROUP
What: Learn a social card game and meet new friends.
When: Every Monday, 1pm-4pm. Where: Laird Park Bowling Club, 92 Peat St (next to netball courts).
Cost: $3 per person per session. Contact: Serena 345 1664, or Pauline or Liz at the club on 347 8808.
What: Confidential and anonymous programme for those affected by a friend’s or family member’s drinking. When: Tuesdays, 7.30pm. Where: Quaker Rooms, 256 Wicksteed St.
Cost: No fees but koha appreciated.
ADULT COLOURING-IN GROUP
What: Small friendly group who love colouring in.
When: Thursdays 9.30am-midday. Where: Central Baptist Church, Wicksteed St.
What: Central Baptist Craft Club.
When: Friday mornings from 9.30am11.30am in school terms. Where: Central Baptist Church, Wicksteed St.
SCRAPBOOKING AND CARD MAKING CLASSES
When: 2nd Thursday (7pm-9pm) and 3rd Tuesday (10am-midday) of each month.
Where: 12 Sydney Place.
Cost: $10 cards, $20 scrapbooking. Information: Davina 027 3414328
What: Lyric Singers is an unauditioned choir for male and female voices. New singers welcome.
When: Rehearsals Thursdays, 7.30pm, St Andrew’s Church, Glasgow St.
Inquiries: Contact Joanna Love 345 9073 or email email@example.com
KNITTERS AND CROCHETERS
What: Stitch ‘n’ Chat. BYO yarncraft project; or develop existing skills. When: Thursdays, 2-4pm. Where: Fredette School of Arts, 69 Ridgway St.
Charge: $3 per person.
Contact: Maria, 0210 841 3112.
When: Public service Sundays, 1pm -3pm. Private groups by arrangement. Where: The Tram Barn, 29 Taupo Quay. Information: Ph 345 7034.
What: Learn painting and drawing with individualised lessons.
When: Tuesday to Saturday, 10am, 1pm, 3.30pm. Evening classes Wednesday and Saturday at 7pm.
Where: Fredette School of Arts, 69 Ridgway St.
Contact: Maria Fredette 021 0841 3112.
FREE MARKETING & ADVERTISING ADVICE
What: Free advice for small and medium Whanganui businesses.
Details: Phone 021 1651882, email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
PUTIKI PARISH HALL WHANAUTANGA
What: Euchre and Table Tennis. When: Wednesdays, 6.30-9pm. Where: Putiki Parish Hall, Anaua St, Putiki. Next to church. Supper provided.
Contact: Wally 06-3452628, Bux 06-3445478.
What: A small group practising mindfulness in everyday life. All welcome.
When: Thursdays 5.30pm-7pm and some Sunday afternoons. Contact Clare 021 0622 120. www.plumvillage.org.
What: Local artists showcase art in a gallery setting, alongside a working potter.
Where: 112 Carlton Ave, Tawhero. When: Thursday to Sunday 10am-4pm. Contact: Tony or Chris 063477970.
WIDOWS’ CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
What: Companionship, support and laughter for widows.
When: Casual weekly meeting in a cafe´ . Contact: Kay text/ph 0276947952 or email email@example.com.
What: Castlecliff Sunday Market.
Where: 5 Bryce St. Opposite old fire station.
When: Every Sunday 11am to 3pm. Sites $5. Free for charities. Contact: Community Event Services 027-2644-399 or www.marketdays.nz.
What: Mothers offering peer breastfeeding support.
When: First Friday of month, 10am12noon.
Where: 75 St Hill St. Contact: Jacqueline Brand-Holt 0211359948 for more information or support between meetings.
WHANGANUI GUIDED WALKING TOURS
When: By appointment, weather permitting.
Where: Depart from Whanganui i-Site. Details: $10 per person. For appointment phone i-Site 349 0508.
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