What's On

Updated Every Week

Wednesday 26 April

Age Concern Walking Group
The Crossing, Warehouse Shopping Centre 10am. 578 2631

Alcoholics Anonymous
Reflections at Te Puke every Weds at Te Puke Baptist Church, Station Rd 7.30-8.30pm. 0800 229 6757

Bipolar Support Group
For people with bipolar 1-2pm. Transport available if required. Junction 543 3010

Bowls Indoor
Every Weds & Fri at Mount Senior Citizen’s, 345 Maunganui Rd 12.45pm. Nancy/Ernie 575 4650

Bravehearts NZ
Informal discussion at The Local, 324 Maunganui Rd, Mount 7pm.

Do you play crib or would like to learn? Every Weds at Greerton RSA 1pm. Rona 578 7939

Club Mount Indoor Bowls
Every Weds at 45 Kawaka St. Names in by 6.45 for 7pm start. Val 027 302 8149 or 543 4168

Community Bible Study International
Every Weds at City Church, 252 Otumoetai Rd 7-9pm. Bible study on “The Book of Genesis.” Julie 552 4068

Fernlands Water Exercise Class
Every Weds 10.45-11.45am. Suitable for accident or illness rehabilitation. Helpful in weightloss or arthritis. Classes held rain or shine. Jennifer 571 1411

Free Meditation Classes in Bellevue
Every Weds 7.30pm. Find peace & the joy of life. Stop those thoughts. Enjoy good health & better quality of sleep. David/Trisha 570 1204

Gate Pa Indoor Bowls
Champion Singles (Seagar Trophy) at Greerton Hall 7.30pm. Markers required 7pm. Names in book. Kevin 543 4044

Healing Rooms
Experience God’s healing touch. No charge, all ages welcome. Upstairs at Graced Op Shop, cnr 11th Ave & Christopher St 1-3pm. 021 110 0878 www.healingrooms.co.nz

Jazz Jam
Last Weds of month at Mount Social Club, 305 Maunganui Rd 6.30pm. Led by the TJS house band, plus a variety of guest musicians. Free entry.

Kiwi Toasters
Every 1st, 3rd & 5th Weds of the month at 3 Palm Springs Boulevard (same building as Palm Springs Pharmacy) 5.30-7pm. Chrissy 027 296 7939

Let’s Learn
Courses, classes, workshops, activities - options galore. www.letslearn.co.nz Shelley 544 9557

Meet Annette King MP
Speaking about her time in politics. Bob Owen’s Village Centre, 112 Carmichael Rd. RSVP by 24th. 579 3041

Mt Maunganui RSA
Women’s Section Social Day 1.30pm. Entertainment by Ray Solomon. Fresh produce or preserves for sales table appreciated. Need transport? Ph RSA office before Weds 26th.

Narcotics Anonymous
Working the Steps. Closed meeting every Weds 7.30-9pm, Downstairs Hall (accessed from bottom carpark), Salvation Army Recovery Church, 375 Cameron Rd. Ph 0800 NA TODAY

Otumoetai Care & Craft
Every Weds at St Columba Church Hall, Cherrywood, Otumoetai 9am - 12.30pm during school term. . Crafts, fun, games, entertainment. Lunch provided. Dawn 576 7783

Papamoa Outdoor Bowls
Roll Ups Weds & Sun, George Spratt Reserve 12.45pm. Gail 574 0177

SAYgo - Falls Prevention Class
Gentle exercise for the elderly, held 3 Weds each month. Hall not available 1st Weds of month. At St John’s Church Hall, 94 Bureta Rd, Otumoetai 2-3pm. Allison 576 4536

Scottish Country Dancing
Every Weds at Senior Citizen’s Hall, Maunganui Rd 7pm. Lynne 573 5055

Singles Coffee Club 60+
Every Weds 10am for coffee & once a month for lunch for a social get together. Looking for something new or meet new friends? Gayle 27 439 3267 or email: mixandmingle@xtra.co.nz

Tauranga Embroiderers’ Guild
Every Weds at Tauranga Rowing Club, Devonport Rd 10am - 2.30pm & 7.30-9.30pm. Beginners welcome. Jenny 07 219 7740

Te Puke Spiritual & Healing Centre
2nd & 4th Weds. This week: Mini expo with healers & readers. Lyceum Club, Palmer Court, Te Puke. Coors open 6.30 for 7pm start. Entry $10 includes raffles & refreshments. Proceeds towards Edgecumbe Recover. Kerry 021 607 797

Te Puke Toy Library
Weds - Sat 9.30am - 12pm. Thurs 3.30-5.30pm. 242.1 Jellicoe St, Te Puke. 027 263 9309

Toastmasters - City Early Start

Thursday 27 April

A Place to Bee
Craft, conversation, coffee, knitting. Every Thurs at Lighthouse Church, next to Welcome Bay shops on the hill 11am - 1pm. Mel 027 576 3105

Adult Adoptee’s Support Tauranga
Meet every 2nd Thurs at Oyster Catcher Room, Arataki Community Centre, Zambuk way, Bayfair. Scott 027 565 6459

Amazing Weekly Bag Sale
Every Thurs at Historic Village 9-10am. Fill a large bag for $5 with women’s, men’s & kids clothing & linen. Bags supplied.

Bay City Rockers
Social Rock n Roll dancing as well as Neon Moon, Rock n Roll Waltz. Every Thurs at Senior Citizen’s Hall, Norris St 7-9.30pm. $3 entry. Gavin 027 643 6222

Club Mt Maunganui
Social games club. Play indoor bowls & cards every Thurs 12.45-3.30pm. Prizes to be won & visits to other clubs. Monthly subsidised dinners. Gloria 575 0059

Community Bible Study International
Every Thurs at 14th Ave Gospel Centre 10am - 12pm for a Bible study on “The Book of Matthew.” Jack/Betty 544 3809

Concert Band Katikati
Musicians wanted, especially wood-wind to join community based wind & brass band. All ages welcome. Rehearse Katikati town hall in the arts room 7-9pm. Wendy 022 387 2947

EMPLOYNZ Free Course
Tauranga Library 10-11am, Papamoa 12-1pm & Greerton 2-3pm. Sally 027 652 1429

Fitness League
Safe, effective, low impact exercise to music using the Bagot Stack technique. Helps posture, balance & stamina. Free 1st class. Thurs: Central Baptist Church Hall, cnr 13th Ave/Cameron Rd 9.30am. Weds: Katikati Memorial Hall 10am. Pam 549 4799 or 021 117 7170

Free Guitar Lessons
Every Thurs at Historic Village 10-11.30am. Limited to 3 people per day. Register with Joseph 020 408 97462

Free Meditation Classes
Every Thurs at Meredith Hall, Fraser St, Merivale (near Yatton Park) 7.30pm. Enjoy good health & better quality of sleep. Ian 576 2032

Friends of the Library
Greerton Library Chat Group 10am for tea/coffee. Speaker: Leanne Fairbairn, Greerton community constable – “her role in the community.” Pam 571 2566

Happiness & Our Mind
Drop-in meditation classes, beginners welcome. Classes are self-contained so start any date. Every Thurs at Greerton Library, 139 Greerton Rd 7-8.30pm. Cost $15 per class. www.meditateintauranga.org

Keynotes 4 Part Harmony
Women’s chorus meet every Thurs at Wesley Church Hall, 13th Ave 7pm. Sing for fun & health. Nora 544 2614

More Than Crafts
Every Thurs at Greerton Bible Church (cnr Chadwick & Oropi Rds) 9.30-11.30am. All types of crafts. $3 entry. Ruth 543 4879

Mount/Papamoa Coffee & Chat
1-2pm, transport available if required. Junction Mental Health Peer Support & Advocacy 543 3010

Orange City Square & Round Dance Club
Tuesday 10am. Weds Plus, Thurs Club night & New Learner Class 7.30pm. Frontiersmen’s Hall. 543 1063

Papamoa 500 Club
Every Thurs at Gordon Spratt Reserve 12.45pm. Dave 575 5887

Salsa on the Strand
Presented by Bay Salsa at La Mexica 8pm. Intro class, followed by social dancing. No partner required. www.baysalsa.co.nz

Simplee Cre8ive
Every Thurs at Arataki Community Centre, Bayfair 9am - 2.30pm. All crafts. Jenny 574 7401

Sunshine Dance Group
Learn sequence dancing every Thurs at Baptist Church Hall, cnr 13th Ave/Cameron Rd 7-8.30pm followed by dancing until 10pm. $2pp entrance includes supper. Jan 544 4379

Tauranga Heart Support Group
Low impact group exercise class for those with or at risk of heart & associated diseases. Mon & Thurs at City Church, Otumoetai Rd 9.30-10.30am. $4pp. Diana 021 0476 155

Tauranga Machine Knitters Club
AGM at Wesley Church, small hall, 13th Ave, Tauranga 1.30pm.

Tauranga Races
Midweek Autumn Race day. General admission free. Members Day pass $10.

Tennis Seniors WBOP
Players 35 years +. Tauranga Lawn Tennis Club, Wharepai Domain 9am - 12pm. $4 ball fee. Lynda tsw-bop@gmail.com 0210 576 601

Women’s Singing Group

Friday 28 April

Brick Kids Te Puke - Lego Club
Term time school aged children. Every Fri at Te Puke Library 3.30-4.30pm. Free entry.

Chess Tauranga
Tauranga RSA, Greerton 5-7pm, for the whole family. Longer if necessary for longer games. Incl casual games. Standard chess rules. Werner 548 1111 http:/www.westernbopchess.weebly.com/

Need to talk? First session free at Arataki Community Centre. To book your appointment, Karen 021 579 249

Genealogy Research
Members of Papamoa Genealogy Branch & Papamoa Library available 10am – 12pm to assist researchers with their family history. Daphne 575 4676

Greerton Indoor Bowling Club
Club night, Tauranga City Silver Band Hall, Yatton St. Names in by 7.15pm. Sally 571 8914

Sport Nutrition
For ladies who train boxing or martial art, or mix martial arts. Svetlana 027 616 2124

Sunshine Dance Group
Sequence dancing & socialising. First tea dance Baptist Church Hall, cnr Cameron Rd/13th Ave 5-9pm. Theme: Autumn colours.” Bring own food, plates, cutlery. Not a shared tea. BYO non alcoholic drinks. Good music & pro-gramme.

Tauranga Lyceum Club
Catered lunch first Fri of month & dinner third Weds with varied & interesting speakers. Other activities include; painting, mah jong, music, bridge & Rummikub. 68 First Ave. Margaret 543 3244

Te Puke Senior Citizen’s Club
500 cards every Fri 1-3pm. Brian 573 8465. Bolivia every Weds 1-4pm. Marie 573 9219. At Te Puke Lyceum Rooms. Refreshments provided.

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