WAN­GANUI HAP­PEN­INGS

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MED­I­TA­TION

What: open med­i­ta­tion class.

When: Wed­nes­days, 12.30pm; Satur­days 10.30am.

Cost: Koha

Where: Wis­dom is Yours 200b Vic­to­ria Ave

De­tails: 063455002 or 0272531858.

YOGA CLASSES

What: Early morn­ing yoga class.

When: Mon­days 6.15am

Where: Wis­dom is Yours 200b Vic­to­ria Ave.

Cost $10

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.

CALE­DO­NIAN SO­CI­ETY

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.

MED­I­TA­TION CLASS

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).

De­tails: www.med­i­tatein­palmer­ston­north.org.

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.

IN­DOOR BOWLS

What: All wel­come; no ex­pe­ri­ence nec­es­sary.

When: Thurs­days, 1pm.

Where: Sr Mary’s Hall, Guy­ton St. In­quiries: Brian Cum­mings 06 3476460.

YOGA CLASSES

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.

TA­BLE TENNIS

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.

MAHJONG

What: Learn this fas­ci­nat­ing game. More info: Jane Bleack­ley 343 7687 or Jenny Williams 027 5232409.

SO­CIAL BADMINTON

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.

AL-ANON MEET­INGS

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.

Cost: $2.

CRAFT CLUB

What: Cen­tral Bap­tist Craft Club.

Creche pro­vided.

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

LYRIC SINGERS

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 joan­nalove52@gmail.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.

TRAM RIDES

When: Pub­lic ser­vice Sun­days, 1pm -3pm. Pri­vate groups by ar­range­ment. Where: The Tram Barn, 29 Taupo Quay. In­for­ma­tion: Ph 345 7034.

ART CLASSES

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 steve@steve­baron.co.nz 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.

MIND­FUL­NESS

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.

OUT­RA­GEOUS GALLERY

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 kay­wozhere@gmail.com.

SUN­DAY MAR­KET

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.

BREAST­FEED­ING SUP­PORT

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.

Whanganui Hap­pen­ings is a free Mid­week ser­vice for com­mu­nity groups. Con­tact the edi­tor at paul.brooks@wan­ganuichron­i­cle.co.nz

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