BOPShirley Club Walking Group: Meet outside Mount Surf Club every Tuesday at 9.20am. Easy walking. Cafe after.
Bowls Mount Maunganui: Tawa St. Club days— Tuesday and Friday, 12pm start. Names in by 11am. Visitors welcome. Ph 575 3838. Bridge lessons for beginners: Tuesdays at 7.15pm for Tauranga and Mount Clubs. Ring 576 5022, or visit [email protected]
Carers cancer support group: Specifically for people supporting a loved one with cancer. Meet 10-11.30am on the fourth Tuesday of each month— Cancer Society’s Tauranga office, 111 Cameron Rd. Ph 571 2035.
ChenWuKuan Kung Fu: Traditional Chinese Shaolin Kung Fu developing strength, stamina and flexibility. Seniors Tuesday and Thursday, 6-7.30pm, The Martial Arts Academy, 154 First Ave West. Ph 578 5344. Children’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Under the Gracie anti-bullying programme. Kids’ classes Tuesday/Thursday 4-5pm, The Martial Arts Academy, 154 First Ave West. Ph 578 5344.
Club Mount Maunganui Social Darts: Every Tuesday at 7pm. 45 Kawaka St. Faye 0274 748 061. Creative Fibre Club: Meets at Omokoroa Settlers Hall first, third and fifth Tuesday of each month. Ph 579 1230.
Drawing/Painting Group: A varied art programme. Meets 7-9pm, 171 Elizabeth St West. Ph 576 9592. Drop-in centre: On Tuesdays, 10am12pm at Otumoetai Community Centre, Highmore Pl. Also Allsorts Op Shop open 10am-4pm.
Excel Toastmasters: Arataki Community Centre, second, fourth and fifth Tuesday, 6.15pm. Kaaren 572 5988.
Friends of the Library BookGroup: Meets at Mount Maunganui Library fourth Tuesday of the month at 10am. Gail 574 3376. www.foltauranga.org.nz
Greerton Lions Club (mixed): Meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 6pm, in the Fairway Lounge Tauranga Racecourse. Bill 543 4424. Falun Dafa meditation classes: Free gentle exercises and seated meditation, from 7-8.20pm at the Hillier Centre, 31 GloucesterRd. Ph Judy 021 042 5398.
Free Community Fit Club: Tuesdays 9.15am at Historic Village. Low impact, full muscle workout, perfect for any age or fitness level. Ph Jen 576 3642 [email protected]now.com
Gate Pa Tennis Club: Mid week tennis every Wednesday from 9am12pm. Ph Geoff 570 1168.
Golden Kiwi Leisure marching team: Require ladies. Practice Tuesday at 10am Blake Park, netball courts. Coreen 570 0172. Grandparents raising grandchildren: Group support meetings, first Tuesday of the month. From 10.30am-12.30pm at St Peter’s, corner of Cameron Rd and Spring St. Phone or text Karen on 021 225 5108 for info.
Greerton Mainly Music and Playgroup: Tuesdays from 9am12pm at Greerton Bible Church, cnr Oropi and Chadwick Rds. Phone 578 6971.
Inachord Womens Chorus: Tuesdays evenings 7-9 pm at Bethlehem Church, 183 Moffat Rd. Ph Sabine 021 1118659.
Israeli Dancing: 7-8pm, beginner class, Gate Pa Primary School hall. Maria 544 1680.
Justice of the Peace free clinics: Tuesdays 10am-12pm, Te Tuinga Whanau, 190 Chadwick Rd. 11am1pm Mount Mainstreet Centre. Jungle Jam: Playgroup with face painting, dancing, storytelling at Juni Uni Preschool every Tuesday, 9am12pm. Ph 578 2040.
Lodge Meridian 449— Daylight: Meets second Tuesday of February, March (installation), May, July, September and November at the Masonic Centre, 33 Hairini St. Visiting members welcome. Ph Keith 544 4109.
Nia Dance: Great fun and no experience needed. First class free. Tuesdays 6pm. Papamoa Community Centre. Alex 021 659 219.
Mahjong: 12.45pm Tuesdays at St Mary’s Church, Bayfair. Ph 575 9945. Mah Jong: Tuesday 12.15-3.30pm Tauranga South Bowling Club. Raewyne 5793987 or Pearl 5786556. Mount Lions Club: Meets at Club Mount Maunganui, cnr Kawaka/Tawa St, 5.45pm first and third Tuesdays. Ph 575 6489.
Mount Social Table Tennis: Tuesdays 7.30-9.30pm. Arataki Community Centre. Ph 575 2048. Machine Embroidery Quilting, sewing and crafts, first Tuesday of the month at Arts & Crafts Centre, Elizabeth St. From 9.30am. Contact 543 5193.
Meridian Daylight Lodge: Meets at Masonic Centre, 33 Hairini St. Wives/ partners welcome from 11am. Keith 544 4109.
Otumoetai Badminton Club: 7.30pm, Otumoetai College Gym. Graeme 576 7874.
Otumoetai TennisClub. Adult tennis 9am— 10.30am Bellevue Park. Windsor Road. New players and visitors welcome. (Coaching available.) Ph Pam 570 0302 Overeaters Anonymous: 7-8pm, Church of Christ, 1400 Cameron Rd. Ph 544 1213.
Papamoa Beach Women’s Institute: Meets on the third Tuesday of each month at Papamoa Sports Centre, Parton Rd, Papamoa at 11am. Janet on 574 5914 or [email protected] Petanque Tga/BOP Club: Blake Park at Club Mount Maunganui, 1pm Tuesday, ph Arnold 544 5598. Petanque Summer Twilight Series: Club Mt Maunganui, from 4-6pm Tuesday, equipment available, all coaching given. Phone 578 3606. Raft support group— Cancer Society: Informal cancer support group. Meet people with similar experiences, and help each other. 10-11.30am on third Tuesday of each month at Raft Cafe, 65 Chapel St. Ph 571 2035.
Recreational Cycle Group: Meet at Palmers, Ohauiti Rd 9.30am. For more info, ring Pam or Andrew 544 3272. Scrabble: Bridge Club Ngatai Rd. Tuesdays 8.50am-noon, three games $3. New players most welcome ph 578 3606.
Separated Fathers: Require support after separation? Need help to understand the documents you have been served? Union of Fathers meet every Tuesday at Dad’s Place, 538 Fraser St at 7.30pm. Ph 928 4323. Social Badminton: 6.30-9.30pm, MemorialHall, 11th Ave. Ph 578 6090. Sydenham Botanic Park garden group: Tuesdays, 10am-12pm at 6 Millers Rd Brookfield. Light gardening to tidy the park. Bring own tools. Brian 021 122 8735.
Tauranga Samba (Brazillian Percussion): Tuesday evening 7.15-9.15pm atMount Maunganui Sports Hall, cnr Hull and Maunganui Rds. No experience needed. Ph Rob 021 232 7185.
Tauranga Target Rifle Club: Shooting every Tuesday night from 7pm. All welcome, ph Ellis 578 0098. Tauranga Acoustic Music Club: Greerton RSA, 7.30pm, phone Sheryl 552 5906.
Tauranga Central Ladies Rebus Club: Third Tuesday of the month, 9.30am at Daniels in the Park. Meeting, morning tea and speaker. Ph Wynn 543 2118. TaurangaMorning Badminton Club: From 9am-11.30am atQE Youth Centre. Heather 574 0976. TaurangaOrchid Society: Meets third Tuesdays, 7.30pm, Wesley Church Hall, 13th Ave. Brian 543 0847.
Tauranga Patchwork and Quilters Club: First and third Tuesdays, 7pm, Arts and CraftsCentre. Maureen 578 5289.
Tauranga Pipers Club: Meets Tuesdays. Ph 579 1689.
Tauranga Samba: Brazillian drumming and percussion, Instruments provided, no experience needed, 7-9pm at Mount Maunganui Sports Centre, cnr Maunganui and Hull Rd. Cost $4 or $3 with discount card. Rob 021 232 7185.
Tauranga Society of Artists: Evening group meets every Tuesday 7-9pm at the clubrooms, 171a Elizabeth StWest. All welcome. Ph 576 9592.
Tauranga ScrabbleClub: Meet at Tauranga Bridge Club, Ngatai Road, 8.50am. Three games for $3. Ph 544 8372.
Tauranga Social and Leisure Club: Sequence dancing. 7-9.30pm (second Tuesday 3-6pm), St John’sChurch hall, 94 Bureta Road, Otumoetai. Ph 576 3294.
Tauranga Target Rifle Club: Meets from 7pm onwards. The indoor range is at the bottom of Elizabeth St (the Legion of Frontiersmen hall). New shooters welcome. Email Alan, ajdick[email protected]
Tauranga Diamond Club Meets first Tuesday of the month 1.30pm at Tauranga CitizensClub, guest speakers, social activities and outings. Jan 579 5815.
Tauranga UFO and Paranormal Society: Meets second Tuesday of the month, 7.30pm at the Senior CitizensHall, 14 Norris St. $4. Ph Ian 544 2811.
Te Puna Quarry Park Society: Tuesday mornings 8.30am. Volunteers needed. Ian 578 8735. Toddle InCoffee Group: 10.30am, Wellness Lifestyle Centre, 316 Cameron Rd. Ph 571 0441. TheBOPLinux Users: 7pm first Tuesday at LJ Hooker, Cameron Rd. Robert 578 6024.
Toastmasters Tauranga: 7.30pm, Tauranga Lyceum Club. Ph 577 0628. Te Puke Kiwicoast Lions: Meet second and fourth Tuesdays at 6pm, Settlers Lounge. Ann 543 9790. Welcome Bay Lions Club (mixed): Meet at Greenwood Park Village second Tuesday at 6.30pm. Trevor 544 2469.
YPC— Young Person’s Clinic: Free, confidential, contraceptive and sexual health care for under 25s. Farm St Family Health Centre. First and third Tuesdays 5-7pm. Bipolar Support Group: Third Wednesdays from 1-2pm. Ph 579 9890.
Bromeliad Club: Meets second Wednesday of the month at Yacht Club, Sulphur Point 12.30-2.30pm. Visitorswelcome. Ph Lynley 567 7711. Cards Cibbage (Crib): Every Wednesday at Greerton RSA 1pm sharp. Phone Michael 562 0517. Care and Craft Otumoetai: 9am12.45pm, St Columba Church Hall. Dawn 576 7783.
City Early Start Toastmasters Club: Learn about public speaking. Wednesdays 6.45-8.15am at AvGas Cafe´ atClassic Flyers.
Cleft NZ (Tauranga): Last Wednesday of month, 10am. Davina 0800 425 338.
Community Bible Study: Join us at City Church, 252 Otumoetai Rd 7-9pm Wednesday’s for a Bible study on the “Book of Acts”. Call Julie 552 4068. Dadz and Kidz Playgroup: For Dads who are primary caregivers and their preschool children. Wednesdays, 10am-12pm, at 538 Fraser St. Entry by koha. Ph 571 0379.
Evening Mountain Bike Group: Meet at RideBikes, 393 Cameron Rd at 6.15pm. For more info, ring Jen 578 0016.
Free prayer for physical healing: Wednesdays at the Tauranga Central Healing Rooms, 1-3pm, Graced Oppshop, cnr 11th Avenue, Christopher St. Ph Faye 021 110 0878.
Freemasons, Gate Pa Lodge: Fourth Wednesday of each month. Glen 572 4972.
Free Meditation Welcome Bay Community Centre at 7.30pm phone David or Trisha on 570 1204 for more info.
Friends of the Library Book Group: Meets at Papamoa Library third Wednesday of the month at 10am. Patti 572 0201. www.foltauranga.org.nz
Floral Art Group Tauranga: Meets second Wednesday ofmonth at Baptist Hall, cnr 13th Ave and Cameron Rd, from 10am-12pm. Also on following Saturday from 9.30-11.30am. Fay 543 5176 or Ruth 543 2157.
Gate Pa Bowling Club: Housie, 11am. June 543 0465.
Gate Pa Tennis: Every Wednesday, from 9am-12pm. Beginners welcome. No commitment, three free trial days. Ph Geoff Bird 570 1168. Genealogy: Third Wednesday at 1.30pm at 8Cornwall St. Ph 578 1689. Genealogy at the Mount: First Wednesdays at 10am-12pm. Arataki Community Centre. Ken 575 6260.
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Papamoa Patchers meet on the first and third Mondays in the Arataki Community Centre from 9.30am-2pm.