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Thursday 19 January

MORE FM Mount McDonalds Sand Sculpture
Thursday Jan 19th 10.30am next to Leisure Island on the Main Beach, Mount Maunganui

Friday 20 January

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/

Colouring Book City
Free chalk art event as part of this series to turn Tauranga into a giant colouring book. Outside BooksAPlenty, Grey St, Tauranga 3-4.30pm. Spot prizes, book readings, chalk provided. www.facebook.com/colouringbookcity

Free Chalk Art Event
Grey St carpark between Rydal House & Paper Plus 3-4.45pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/309850349397744/

Pato Entertainment presents TPAIN
At ASB Arena Feb 3. Early bird tickets $59. www.ticketfairy.co.nz

Saturday 21 January

Annual Book Sale
Tauranga Rotary Club looking for donations of books, records, CDs, DVDs, jigsaws & sheet music for its Easter Book Sale. For drops offs, pick ups etc, Ross 544 0817

Car Boot Sale/Car Wash
30 Evans Rd, Papamoa - postponed until Jan 28 8-11am.

Car Boot Sale
Greerton Village School, Greerton Road 7.30am - 12pm. Cost $5 per site. Shirley 577 1116 or 0274 146 040

Classics of the Sky
Tauranga City Air Show at Classic Flyers, 9 Jean Batten Drive, Mt Maunganui 1-9pm. Starting with static aviation & vehicle displays. The air & ‘live’ display starts 4pm. Adults $25, children $15. 572 4000 http://www.eventfinda.co.nz/

Horse Haven
Wairoa Road, Te Puna 11am, open day with horse riding demonstrations & a BBQ. http://www.horsehaven.co.nz or Michelle 579 9049

“Hunt for the Wilderpeople”
At Tye Park, Forrester Drive, Welcome Bay 6-8.30pm. Music, food, fun, activities. Movie rolls on the big screen at approx 8.45pm. Gold coin entry. Presented by Night Owl Cinema & Welcome Bay Community Centre.

Learn Basic Self Healing with Crystals
Learn about crystals & their healing properties & techniques to help you tune in to crystals. Feb 11 at Hair Linez, old Railway Station, Jellicoe St, Te Puke 1-3pm. $20. To book, Elaine 573 5361

Masonic Park Outdoor Movie Night
Terminator 2 - (R16) 8.45pm. Bring the family & enjoy some good times under the stars watching your favourite flicks. Entry via gold coin donation with all proceeds to Wish for Fish charity. Brought to you by The Phoenix.

Messianic Meetings
Every Sat at Hillier Centre, 31 Gloucester Rd, Mt Maunganui 10am. Seek to unite together in our walk to put truth into action on a daily basis. All ages welcome. 544 7424 or 0210 226 3515

Narcotics Anonymous
Open meeting every Sat 7.30- 8.30pm & every Sunday 7-8pm at Hanmer Clinic (behind Super Liquor) 1235 Cameron Rd, Greerton. Every Fri at Hillier Centre, 31 Gloucester Rd, Mt Maunganui 7.30-8.30pm. If using drugs is causing you problems, maybe we can help. 0800 NA TODAY

Oropi Hot Pools & Cafe
One year anniversary open weekend Jan 21 & 22 10am - 1pm. A range of large sides & castles, candy floss, face painting & a sausage sizzle, all free with entry to the pools. www.oropipools.co.nz 543 3913

Petanque at Blake Park
Every Saturday - coaching & competitive play 1pm. Equip available, all levels welcome. Jo Ann 578 3606

Taoist Tai Chi
New beginner class. Build your strength, flexibility & stillness. First session free. Starts Feb 4 at 15 Koromiko St, Judea 8.30-10am. John 576 9836

Tauranga Scrabble Club
Every Tues at Tauranga Bridge Club, Ngatai Rd 8.50am. 3 games $2.50. New players welcome. 544 8372

Village Radio
Community radio broadcasting from Tauranga Historic Village 1368 kHz AM. Music of 1940’s - 90’s weekends 9am - 5pm, weekdays 10am - 5pm. Specialty programmes. www.villageradio.co.nz or 571 3710

Sunday 22 January

A Course in Miracles
Join this free discussion group in the Conference Room, Grindz Cafe, 50 First Ave, Tauranga. 12pm coffee & chat. 1pm topic: How to be peaceful all the time.

Bay Bible Fellowship/Lord’s Day
Worship service at Welcome Bay Primary School Hall, 309 Welcome Bay Rd 10am. Series in Jude “A right relationship with God.” Preacher: Richard Roodt. www.bbf.net.nz

At Club Mt Maunganui every 1st & 3rd Sun 1-3pm.

Every Sun, Tues & Fri at Tauranga Domain, Cameron Rd 12.45pm. Peter 571 0633

Kids Go Wild
Gordon Spratt Reserve, Papamoa January 29 4-7pm. A free carnival for families. Mini jeeps, bungy tramp, giant slide, bouncy castles, face painting, live music & more. Brought to you by City Church. www.citychurch.nz

Mount Papamoa Adventist Fellowship
Speaker: Pastor Stephen Bohr, a well known Bible teacher from California. 4pm The Widow, the Judge & the Adversary. 7pm. Climate Change - is it real? ASB Baypark, 81 Truman Lane, Mount. Free admittance.

Papamoa Lions Club Market
Gordon Spratt Reserve, Parton Rd, Papamoa. Gates open 7am for stall holder entry. Ph Wayne 027 974 5699

Quakers in Tauranga
In hall behind Brain Watkins House, cnr Elizabeth St/Cameron Rd 10am for an hour of mainly silent worship followed by tea/coffee & talk. 544 0448 www.quaker.org.nz

Radio Controlled Model Yachts
Meet Sun 1.30pm & Thurs 5.30pm at pond behind 24 Montego Drive, Papamoa to sail Electron & similar 3ft long yachts, for fun. Adult beginners welcome. Graham 572 5419

Sunday Funday
Games & activities for the whole family. Parents & caregivers welcome & encouraged to participate. BBQ Hire $15. Greerton Aquatic & Leisure Centre 12-3pm.

Monday 23 January

Body & Soul Fun Fitness
For over 50’s, social events & guest speakers. Mon & Fri Greerton Hall Cameron Rd. Tues Wesley Church Hall, 13th Ave. Weds City Church cnr Otumoetai Rd/Sherwood St. Thurs at Tauranga Senior Citizens Hall, Norris St behind Pak n Save. All classes 9.15-10.15am. First class free. For men & women. Dianne 576 5031 Qualified Sport & Physical Recreation instructor’.

Chess Mount Maunganui
Mount RSA Chess Club every Mon at Mount RSA, 544 Maunganui Rd. Early programme 6-7.30pm during school term. Late programme 7.30pm onwards. Standard chess rules. Incl casual games. Noel 579 5412

Citizens Advice Bureau
For free, confidential information & advice about anything call in Mon -Fri 9am-5pm 38 Hamilton Street, Tauranga or Freephone 0800 367 222 or 578 1592. JP Service every Mon 1-4pm, Weds & Thurs 9 -11.30am & Fri 2-4pm & Migrant Clinics Tues - Fri 1-4pm. All welcome. No appointment necessary. Employments Disputes Clinic fortnightly Tues - appointments necessary. New CAB Papamoa Satellite Service each Tues, Weds & Thurs 10am - 1pm weekly. All welcome, no appointment necessary.

Harmony a Plenty Barbershop Chorus
Every Mon at Bethlehem Community Church, 183 Moffat Rd 7pm. New members welcome. Wilf 571 5576 or www.harmonyaplenty.co.nz

Let’s Learn
Do something, learn something new this year! Courses, classes, workshops, activities. Options galore on www.letslearn.co.nz Shelley 544 9557

Mah Jong
Every Mon at Tauranga South Bowling Club, 11th Ave 12.45-4pm. Visitors & beginners welcome. Free teaching available. Shirley 576 0014

Meditation - Free Classes
Mon 10am & Weds 7.30pm at Bellevue. Find peace, truth & wellbeing, its right inside you. David/Trisha 570 1204

Ohauiti/Welcome Bay Walking Group
Are you keen to meet others that want to walk, have fun & get fit? New group starting. A great way to get to know neighbours & network in this area. Bonnie 021 037 0486

Omanawa Hall - Kiwiana Day
Feb 6 - Waitangi Day 10.30am - 2.30pm. Car boot sale, art display, BBQ & Devonshire tea, baking & best costume competition & more. Find us on Facebook for details.

Plunket Car Seat Clinic
Mon & Thurs at 471 Devonport Rd, Tauranga 10am - 2pm. Car seats checked & fitted by qualified Child Restraint Technicians. No appointment necessary. Donation appreciated. 578 7813

Recycled Teenagers
Gentle exercise for 50’s forwards, & injury or illness rehabilitation. Mon & Weds, 14 Norris St, Tauranga Senior Citizens Club, behind Pak n Save. Tues at St Mary’s Church Hall, Girven Rd. All 9 - 10.30am. Classes taken by qualified instructor. First class free. New participants planning to attend, Jennifer 571 1411

Tauranga Rock n Roll Club Inc
Club night every Mon at Tauranga RSA, Cameron Rd, Greerton 8pm. Relaxed, social evening of dancing. Members $3, non-members $5. Visitors welcome. Check the Facebook pages. Trina 575 7461 a/hs

Tauranga Senior Citizens Club
Cards, 500 & Bridge Mon & Thurs. Indoor Bowls Tues, Weds & Sat at 14 Norris St, behind Pak n Save 1-4pm. Register by 12.45pm. $2 includes afternoon tea. New members welcome.

Tuesday 24 January

Adults Learner Taster Evening
Jan 31 - Wesley Church, 13th Ave 5.30-8.30pm. Over 25 courses & classes to sample. Free entry. www.letslearn.co.nz 544 9557

Art Class
Every Tues at Tauranga Society of Artists, 171a Elizabeth St West 7-9pm. 576 9592

Bureta Garden Circle
Monthly meeting at St John’s Church Hall, 94 Bureta Rd, Otumoetai 1.30pm. Visitors welcome. Colleen 576 7610

Line Dancing for Beginners
Get fit January 31 at Elizabeth St Extn Community Hall 5.30pm. Fay 578 4081

Ocean Running
5k run & walk around Mauao base track every Tues. Register from 5.15pm at Mt Ocean Sports Club, Pilot Bay. $5 entry includes free drink after run/walk & chance to win spot prize. Walkers start 5.45pm, runners 6pm. Phil 021 383 354

Papamoa Sports Indoor Bowls
Don Spratt Reserve, Parton Rd. Roll-ups Feb 7 & 9 with opening night 21st. Coaching available. Names in by 7.15pm for 7.30 start. Michael 542 0609 or 0274 888 598

Petanque - Tauranga/BOP Club
Every Tues & Sun at Blake Park 1pm. Equip available, all coaching given. All welcome. Jo Ann 578 3606

Significant Other Programme
Does your loved one have an addiction? Wonder what to do? How to help? Hanmer Clinic Tauranga have this programme for spouses, partners, family/whanau etc who have an addiction. 7 weekly sessions start Feb 28 at 1235 Cameron Rd, Greerton 1-3pm. Free. 579 6940 or 0800 842 426

Taoist Tai Chi
New beginners classes start Jan 31 at 15 Koromiko St, Judea 1pm & 5.30pm. Wade 021 606 133

Tauranga Scrabble Club
Every Tues at Tauranga Bridge Club, Ngatai Rd 8.50am. 3 games $2.50. New players welcome. 544 8372

Wednesday 25 January

Age Concern Walking Group
Kulim Park, sausage sizzle 10am. 578 2631

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

Healing Rooms
Experience God’s healing touch. No charge, all ages welcome. www.healingrooms.co.nz Change of venue now so please call/txt first. 021 110 0878

Kiwi Toasters
Every Toastmaster’s journey starts with a single speech. 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

Singles Coffee Club 60+
Every Weds 10am for coffee & once a month for lunch for a social get together. Looking for something new to do or meet new friends? This could be it. Gayle 0274 393 267 or mixandmingle@xtra.co.nz

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

Tauranga Jazz Society Jazz Jam
Mount Social Club, 305 Maunganui Rd 6.30-9.30pm. Jammers welcome. Jeff 021 820 513 or email: jazzjeff@thebakers.co.nz Free admission.

Tauranga Mid-Week Tramping Group
Wharawhara Road off-track to Wairoa shelter. Easier option to Cashmore’s clearing. Grade mod, approx. 6.5/5.5hrs. Sheryl 574 3743

Te Puke Spiritual & Healing Centre
New Year & new venue at Lyceum Club, Te Puke. Welcome back Sue Buckland & Kerry Thomson, new facilitators of the centre who bring loads of experience & wisdom to share. Doors open 6.45pm for 7.15pm. $5 entry. Kerry 021 607 797

Build your confidence, find your voice & open doors of opportunity in 2016. Join the happy bunch at City Early Start. Every Weds at Avgas Cafe, Classic Flyers 7-8.15am. 021 044 5654 or www.cityearlystart.co.nz

Thursday 26 January

Bay City Rockers
Social rock n roll dancing every Thurs at Senior Citizen’s Hall, Norris St 7.30-9.30pm. Gavin 027 643 6222

Club Mt Maunganui
Social games club. Play indoor bowls, 500, bolivia & 5 crowns every Thurs 12.45pm. Prizes & visits to other clubs. Subsidised monthly dinners. Gloria 575 0059

Dinner in the Domain
At Papamoa Domain, Papamoa next to Papamoa Beach Resort 5.30-9pm.

Immigration Clinics
At CAB, 38 Hamilton St, Tauranga every fortnight 1-3pm. To book, 578 1592

LOL Laughter Wellness
Laugh with us through 2017. Penguin Room, Arataki Community Centre, Mt Maunganui 7-7.45pm. $3 door charge. Trish 022 036 6768 email: lollaughterwellness@gmail.com

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

Friday 27 January

Art Waihi Exhibition
Anniversary weekend Jan 27 – 31 at Waihi Memorial Hall 10am – 4pm. Val Tubman & other artists & guest potter Andrew Killick. Gold coin donation.

Book Fair Mount Lions & Lioness Clubs
Mount Sports Centre, Blake Park, cnr Hull & Maunganui Rds. Books, puzzles, DVD’s, CD’s, vinyl records. Friday 5-9pm, Saturday 9am – 5pm, Sunday 9am – 4pm. Eftpos available. Bring your own bags.

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/

Pato Entertainment presents TPAIN
At ASB Arena Feb 3. Tickets $79.90, available from www.theticketfairy.com & limited hard copy tickets will also be available from Player @ Bayfair. www.ticketfairy.co.nz