Run Walk, Napier every Wednesday, 6pm. Winter meet at Hawke's Bay Lawn Tennis Club, Higgins St, Marewa and summer (daylight savings)meet at Napier City Rovers Clubrooms, Park Island. A friendly, non competitive club catering for all. Opportunity to socialise after with a drink. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Hawke’s Bay Comedy Open Mic Night first Wednesday of every month, 8pm, Paisley Stage, 17 Carlyle St, info on Facebook: me/ hawkesbaycomedy. Providing budding comedians with a safe place to strut their stuff. Come and give standup comedy a go or enjoy being entertained. Spiritual Development: Discussion group, noon1pm. Info: Jo, 021 261 1457. Parkinson’s Hawke’s Bay Exercise Classes: 10.30-11.30am, St Mary's Parish Centre, Osier Rd. Essential exercise for those living with Parkinson's. Qualified instructor. Members: $2 per class. Non-members: $5 per class. Info: 844-9135.
Friends of Napier Library: All library members welcome to FONL meetings, third Wednesday each month, 5.15pm, temporarily at Beattie & Forbes Books, Bridge St, Ahuriri. Info: Susan 835-4363.
Napier Spinning Club: Second and fourth
Wednesday each month. Spinning and associated wool craft welcome. 9.30am -noon. Info: Beryl, 843-7682. Circle Dancing: St Francis Church, Beach Rd, Haumoana, first Wednesday of month, 7.30-9pm. Gold coin entry. Info: 835-2122.
HB Amateur Winemakers and Brewers Club: Information, free wine and beer tastings, third Wednesday of month, Deaf Clubrooms, Lee Rd, Taradale. Info: 876-0312 or visit wine-and-beerhb.org.nz
Probus Club of Ahuriri: Fourth Wednesday of the month. Fellowship and friendship for retired professional and businessmen. Westshore School Hall, 9.45am for morning tea. Info: David (845-4888) or Arthur (843-2378).
Friendship Club of Taradale: A men's club which meets the second Wednesday each month, 9.30am at the Taradale Club, for friendship, fun and fellowship. Info: Eric, 844-2712
Tamatea Floral Art Group: First Wednesday of the
month, 7.30pm, Tamatea Community Church, York Ave. No experience necessary, just enthusiasm to meet new people and enjoy all things floral. Info: Sue, 844-4122.
City of Napier Army Cadets: Parade night every Wednesday, except during school holidays. Recruiting nights January, February and second and third terms. Headquarters: Coote Rd, ex Army Drill Hall. Info: Lt Harley Benton, 027 367 7007 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Bridge: Learn to play at the Napier Bridge Clubrooms, Whitmore Park, Marewa. 7-9pm. Starts May 8. Info: Jane O'Brien, 833-6118 or email@example.com Napier Weaving Club: From 7pm. Also Tuesdays, 10am-3pm. Club rooms, Latham St. Weaving, spinning, felting, knitting. Info: Glenis, 835-4104. Plunket Single Parent Support Group: 1-2.30pm, Plunket Hub building, 62 Flanders Ave, Onekawa. Info: 870-5009.-
Napier Toy Library & Bouncy Castle: Wednesdays, 9am-5pm (Saturdays, 9am12.30pm), Westshore School, Alfred St. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 021 026 06426.
Elderberry Book Chat: first Wednesday of every month, 10.30-11.30am, Napier Library.
Taradale Table Tennis Club: Wednesdays, April-September, 7.30pm. Bowls Omarunui Club Rooms, Lee Rd, Taradale. Five tables. Info: Mark (845-2206) or Eric (844-2712). Hawke’s Bay Modellers Club: first Wednesday of the month. Beginners welcome. Info: Alex Smith, 027 230 7725 or email@example.com Napier Host Lions: First and third Wednesday of the month, 5.30pm, Napier RSA. Meet new friends and help your community. Mixed club. Info: Wendy, 836-5331.
Hawke’s Bay Amateur Winemakers & Brewers Club: Third Wednesday of the month, 7.30pm, 22 Lee Rd, Taradale. Learn how to make wine, beer and liqueurs. Info: Brian, 876-0313 or wine-and-beer-hb.org.nz Newcomers Lunch Group: New to Hawke’s Bay? Meet others from various nationalities at our popular lunches and events. Info: Shirley 873 7740 or Lynda 929-0033.
Bay View Bowling Club: 1pm, Onehunga Rd, Bay View. Free coaching. Info: Garry or Lynne Ravenwood, 843-1054.
Gamblers Anonymous: Is your gambling becoming a problem? 7pm, Greenmeadows Community Hall, Tait Drive. Info: 021 432 572.
Hip Hop Dance Classes: Bright Futures home-based care and learning is offering free hip hop dance classes for all children under 5 every Wednesday from 10.30-11am. No need to register, just turn up at the church building on corner of Morris Spence Ave and Wycliffe St, Onekawa.
Acapella Fellas: Male barbershop group. Meets Wednesdays, 7-9pm, Balmoral Retirement Village Hall, Balmoral St. Info: Roy, 844-2544. Hip Hop For Under-5s: Free lessons. 10:30-11am, Napier Family Centre. Info: 843-7280.
Sands Hawke’s Bay: Pregnancy, baby and infant loss support. Meets first Wednesday of the month, 7.30-9.30pm, Deco City Motor Lodge, Conference Room, 308 Kennedy Rd. Info: Kerry Debenham (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Deborah Biggs (email@example.com). Bowls Omarunui: Roll-ups Wednesdays and Saturdays, 1.30pm through the summer season (September-April) and 1pm Wednesdays and Saturdays through winter. All welcome. Info: Jeanette Drieberg (845-1365) or Bill Smoothy (845-1329). Taradale Lions Club: Dinner meeting, second Wednesday of the month, 6pm, Taradale RSA. Supper meeting, fourth Wednesday of the month, 6.45pm, Taradale RSA. Info: Carla, 845-1323 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Shake Rattle & Roll: A music and dance group for adults with intellectual disabilities to socialise and have fun. Each Wednesday, 10-11.15am. Napier Baptist Church, 36 Riverbend Rd, Maraenui. $3, includes morning tea (caregivers free). Info: Gail, 027 495 5172.
Essential Oils Workshop: Every Wednesday, 7pm. Free. Info: Lisa at Oily Vibes, 022 617 4705 or email@example.com
Hawke’s Bay Aquarium Society: For those interested in fish-keeping of all types. Meets third Wednesday of each month at the National Aquarium. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or hbas.org.nz Meeanee Wednesday Badminton Club: 9-11.30am every Wednesday. Meeanee Indoor Sports Centre, Gavin Black St. New members welcome.
Peoples Advocacy Society: Free service available to anyone seeking advice and assistance in dealing with WINZ, IRD and the general field of welfare. Tuesday to Friday, 9.30am-1.30pm. Info: 834-0206 or email@example.com
BikeNZ Intro to Road & Everyday Cycling: Free cycle skills training for adults. Bookings essential. Info: Vicki Butterworth, BikeNZ, 845-9336 x 722 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Andrew’s Op Shop: 110 Charles St, Westshore. Tuesday to Friday, 9.30am-3pm. Great selection of clothes, linen, books, jigsaw puzzles, shoes and lots more. Info: 835-0116.
St Augustine’s Op Shop: Cnr Riverbend Rd and Latham St. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8.30am-12.30pm.
Two Fold Op Shop: St Columba Church, Taradale. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. 10am-4pm. Wheelchair access.
Napier & Hawke’s Bay SPCA Fetch Op Shop: 256 Emerson St. Open MondayFriday, 9am-4pm, Saturday, 9am-1pm. Assortment of items, including clothes, books, kitchenware and knickknacks.
Knox Op Shop: Hardinge Rd, Ahuriri. Open Tuesday and Thursday, 9.30am-3.30pm. Clothing, shoes, books, kitchenware, linen, etc.
Napier Red Cross Shop: 128 Dalton St. Open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, Saturday, 10am-3pm.
Napier Red Cross Shop: 35 Cadbury Road, Onekawa, Monday-Friday, 10am4pm, Pre-loved clothing, shoes, linen, kitchenware, toys, etc.
Age Concern: 98 Taradale Rd, MondayFriday, 8am-3pm. Fun, social activities for seniors: luncheons, morning teas, Sit’n Be Fit, tai chi, BYO craft, shopping trips and outings. Info: 842-1346.
Age Concern Family Shoppe: 98 Taradale Rd, Tuesday-Friday, 10am3.30pm. Clothing, bric-a-brac, etc. Donations kindly received. No electrical, please.
Salvation Army Family Stores: 120 Carlyle St, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, Saturday, 9am-3pm; 96 Gloucester St, Greenmeadows, Monday-Friday, 8.30am4.30pm, Sat 9.30am-12.30pm; 273 Gloucester St, Taradale. Monday-Friday, 9am-4.30pm, Saturday, 9am-3pm. To arrange pickup: 835-7140, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.
Free Advice: Confidential information/ advice at Napier Citizens Advice Bureau, Community Hub, 62 Raffles Street Napier, 9am-4pm. Info: 835-9664.
Plunket Practical Parenting Nest (formally Plunket Karitane Family Centre): - Plunket Community Hub, 62 Flanders Ave. Wednesday-Friday, 8.30am-4.30pm. Crawlers: Thursday, 10am-noon. New Parents: Friday, 9.30-11.30am. Info: 870-5009.
Plunket Kids2Kids op shop: located in Plunket Hub building, 62 Flanders Ave, Onekawa. Good-quality secondhand kids’ clothes (0-12yr). Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-1pm. Info: 870-5010 or email@example.com
SPACE sessions: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday. Discussions on child development and relevant parenting topics, music and movement, play and socialising. Info: Nic, 876-8448 or firstname.lastname@example.org-
Meeanee Playgroup: Preschoolers to learn through play. $2 per family. Info: 844-4297. Playcentre Sessions: Info: Pip, 878-5908, or playcentre.org.nz Faraday Centre: Technology Museum, open Mon, Wed, Fri, 9am-1pm; Sat, 9-11.30am. Info: 844-7468.
Legacy Family Tree: Tuition and help available through meetings, phone and email. Info: Diane, 877-3141.” Meeanee Badminton Club: Seniors: Monday: 7.30-9.30pm; Wednesday: