Justice of the Peace free clinics: Thursdays, 9-11.30am Citizens Advice Bureau, 10am-12pm Te Puke Anglican Church, 11.30am-1.30pm Tauranga Ethnic Council. Wednesdays, 1-3pm Welcome Bay Community Centre. Ph ph 578 2058. Gate Pa Tennis Club: Junior tennis, Thursdays 4.30pm for intermediate and advanced children. Saturdays: 9-10am, hotshots 5-6 years, 10-11am 7 years and up. Midweek Social tennis Wednesdays and Fridays 9am-12pm. Saturday seniors 1.15-4.30pm. All welcome.
Give ItAGo paddling sessions: Held weekly Mondays/Thursdays 5.30pm and Saturday 7.30am, Sulphur Point. RSVP by text to Brooke 022 078 238 for an info pack.
Golf Croquet Tauranga: Tuesday, Friday and Sunday at 12.45pm. Ph Peter 571 0633.
Greerton Senior Citizens: Afternoons, weekdays, in the Maitland St Hall. Phone 541 2225.
Grief Support Services. Loss and grief counselling. Subsidised service — donations welcome. Phone 578 4480.
Home hosting: With other travel clubs worldwide. Ph 022 011 4776 email reg.cloth[email protected] or check out thefriendshipforce.org
Hwa Rang Tae Kwon Do: Dynamic martial art suitable for the family ages four and up. Kids/beginners classes seven days from 4pm and Saturday, 9.30am. New class for 4-6 year-olds Tuesdays at 3.45pm.
Indoor bowls/housie afternoons: For seniors (50 plus), GSCHall, 33 Maitland St. Ph Shirely 541 2225. Leisure Marching: Ladies in all areas required, no experience necessary. Phone Frances 544 1318.
Let’s Learn: Wanting to learn something new? Check out the wide variety of classes, workshops and activities listed on www.letslearn.co.nz or phone 544 9557. Become a life-long learner today.
Merge Connections: Meet on first and third Monday of each month at The Raft at Chapel St, from 4.30pm. Karen: merge.tau[email protected] Metal Detecting Club: Looking for members, metal/gold detecting. Graeme 021 828 098.
Migrant Clinic: Free, will be held for all every Tuesday-Friday 1-4pm no appointment necessary. Call in to the Citizens Advice Bureau 38, Hamilton St.
Mount Joggers and Walkers Club: 9.15am Fridays and Tuesdays, Scout Hall, May St. Ph 578 4493.
Mount Maunganui Bridge Club: Golf Rd. Monday 1pm, Wednesday 7pm, Thursday 11am, Friday 1pm. Jean 574 1974.
Mount Maunganui CricketClub Registrations open 2017/18 Season: Junior (5-18yrs old) and senior men’s players can register at www.mountcricket.co.nz email mmjc.member[email protected]
Mount Maunganui Menz Shed: Open every Wednesday, thursday and Saturday. From 9am. See us at www.menzshed.org.nz New members welcome. Inquiries to Keith Dickson 021 0259 6454.
Mount Maunganui RSA indoor bowls: Monday and Thursday names in by 6.45pm starts Feb 23. Diane 575 3480.
Mount Maunganui/Papamoa Croquet Club: May St greens. Association Croquet MondaysWednesdays and Saturdays, 9-15am. Ph Robin 576 8153. Golf Croquet Thursdays and Sundays, 9-45am. Ph Sue 575 4569.
Mount Maunganui Senior Citizens Club: 345 Maunganui Rd, Wednesdays and Fridays bowls at 1pm. Tuesdays and Thursday is cards at 1pm. Ph 575 4650.
Musical memories: At Village Radio 1368khzAM seven days aweek. Ph 571 3710.
Nak Rop Muay Thai Kickboxing: A form of self discipline and fitness. Kids Fri 4.30pm, adult beginners Weds 6.30pm/Sat 10am. The Martial Arts Academy, 154 First Ave West. Alexis 578 5344.
Neighbourhood Support: Be a supportive neighbour and have a strong, safe neighbourhood. Start a Neighbourhood Support group in your street. It’s easy, we will help you to do it. Ph 0800 463 444 or see website for local contacts www.wbopns.org.nz Never2old: Award-winning exercise programme at the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic three mornings aweek from 7.30-9am. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, individual and group training. Phone 557 8765. Omanu Lawn Bowling Club: Golf Rd, Mount Maunganui, instruction for
novices. Ph club 575 6315.
Orange City Square and Round Dance Club: First and third Wednesday advanced, second and fourth Wednesday, Thursday Club Night, Frontiersmen’sHall, 7.30pm, 543 1063.
Otumoetai Hockey Club: Season starts early April. Teams cater for both social and competitive players. Phone 576 5178 or 027 452 0600. Otumoetai Tennis Club: Tuesdays and Thursdays. Adult tennis— Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-10.30am Bellevue Park. Windsor Rd. New players and visitors welcome (coaching available). Ph Pam 570 0302.
Parkinson’s Society: If someone you know has Parkinson’s disease, there are regular seminars or support meetings led by the community educators, as well as weekly exercise meetings led by qualified personnel throughout the BOP. Liz 021 844 566. Papamoa Patchers: Patchwork and Quilting Group meets fortnightly in the Arataki Community Centre from 9.30am-2pm. Devon Harland on 022 1553 994.
Papamoa Paradise Probus Club: Friendship, fellowship and fun for seniors. Lots of activities and guest speakers. Meetings fourth Wednesday each month, 11am. Papamoa Sports and Recreation Centre, 80 Alice Way. Sydney Shepherd on 542 0533 or 021 107 9415.
Papamoa Outdoor Bowls: Parton Rd Sports complex. Every Wednesday and Sunday at 1pm. Ph Don Davis 574 6674.
Petanque Tga/BOP Club: Blake Park at Club Mount Maunganui, 1pm start Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday, ph Jo Ann 578 3606. Radio controlled model yachts: Sundays and Thursdays, 1.30pm Montego Dr pond. Ph Graham 572 5419.
Red Cross First Aid Courses: Workplace certificates new/refresher. Sue 578 6987.
Saintly Shakers Preschool Music: Fun, music, dance, play and morning tea. Every Thursday from 9.30am at St Mary’s Church. Tuesdays at St Peter’s Church, 10am.
Socialites: Friendly group ages 30-45 for independent people with amild disability. Fortnightly outings phone 575 3739.
Taoist Tai Chi Tauranga: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 1-2.30pm. 15 Koromiko St. Ph Kay 021 668 468.
Taoist Tai Chi Society: Beginners classes, Tuesdays 6-7.30pm and Thursdays 6-7.30pm. Mount Maunganui Senior CitizensHall, 345 Maunganui Rd. Ian 027 600 1547. Tauranga BridgeClub: Sessions Monday and Thursday at 7.30pm, Wednesday at 7.15pm, Tuesday and Friday at 1pm. 252 Ngatai Rd, ph 576 5022.
Tauranga Bowling Club: Club day. Visiting bowlers welcome. Tuesdays and Fridays. Casual Sunday from 1pm.
Tauranga Friendship and Social Group: Walks, dinners and outings for over 50s. Phone Barbara 544-7461. Tauranga Living Without Violence: Free programmes for women who are or have been in abusive relationships. Ph 577 6019.
Tauranga Midweek Tramping Group: 8am for local bush tramps. Ph 544 0670.
Tauranga Morning Badminton Club: 9am-11.30pmQE Youth Centre. Ph Heather 574 0976. Tauranga Multicultural Ethnic Council: Free immigration assessment by licensed immigration adviser. Iryna 543 9125.
Tauranga Multiple Sclerosis Society: Pilates and physiotherapy sessions, social and support group meetings. Ph Cheryl 571 6898. Tauranga Petanque Association: Thursday, Sunday and Tuesday at Cliff Rd, 12.45pm. Neita 572 3768. Tauranga Regional Multicultural Council: Centre open 10am-2pm Tuesday-Thursday, Forresters Hall. Ph 571 6419
Tauranga Scrabble Club: Tuesday, 8.50am. Tauranga Bridge Club. Ph 544 8372.
Tauranga Senior Citizens Club: 14 Norris St. Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday 1pm indoor bowls. Ph 578 7543.
Tauranga Sequence Dance Club: Come dancing 7.30pm Monday and Wednesdays. Tutoring given. Ph Alwyn 574 0458.
Tauranga Target Rifle Club: Meets Tuesdays from 7pm, from April to end of September. The indoor range is at the bottom of Elizabeth St (the Legion of Frontiersmen hall). New shooters welcome. Ph Andy Lawson 022 012 4427.
Table Tennis Tauranga: Memorial Hall on Wednesday and Fridays. 1-3pm. Social doubles and singles. Nightime from 9-7pm club night doubles and singles. Roy North 578 7800.
Tauranga Video Club: First Monday and third Tuesday, 7.15pm, St Enoch’s Church Hall. John 57 65032. Tauranga Yacht& Power Boat Club: Learn-to-sail and coaching programmes. Ph 578 5512. Tauranga Writers: Meet first Thursdays 7-9pm and third Sundays 2-4pm at The Alzheimer’s Society House, 116 13th Ave. www.taurangawriters.org.nz
Tennis Seniors WBOP: Thursdays 9am-12pm at Tauranga Lawn Tennis Club, Wharepai Domain. Ph Lynda 575 0627.
Te Puke Kiwicoast Lions: Meet second and fourth Tuesdays 6pm. Settlers Lounge. Pat 533 4345.
Tiny House Theatre: A small group of documentary lovers getting together fortnightly to share wide ranging and thought provoking topics. Kim 576 9427.
Toastmasters: Clubs in Te Puke, Tauranga, Katikati. Lani 021 044 5654. Volunteering BOP: Looking for a place to volunteer? Free advice, Monday to Thursday, 10am-2pm at Historic Village on 17th Avenue, phone 571 3714 or see volbop.org.nz for information.
— This column is a free service provided by the Bay News to allow community and non-profit organisations to list their details. To contribute please send details to [email protected] with “local clubs” in the subject line by Monday, 9am before publication.
Give It A Go paddling sessions held Mondays and Thursdays at Sulphur Point.