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WIDOWED Friendship Club, for over-
60s, Awapuni Community Hall,
Newbury St, PN, second Wednesday of
month, 7pm. Contact Joy, 328 8840 or
John, 353 0027.
SOCIAL Tennis, Awapuni Tennis Club,
Newbury St, PN. From 5.30pm. Contact
Bill, 355 2290.
LESBIAN social group, for lesbians
and women questioning their sexuality,
meet every second Wednesday,
6.30pm, at a cafe. We also have
barbecues, movie nights and women's
dances. Contact malgra_lesbian_
WOMEN'S Centre Friendship Group,
9.30am till 11.30am every
Wednesday. Contact Katie, 355 9088.
MANAWATUNES Chorus, men's
harmony chorus, Wednesdays.
Salvation Army Hall, Church St, PN,
7.15pm. Free. Contact Ross,
500 CARDS, Wednesdays, 1pm till
3.30pm and Thursdays, 1pm till
3.30pm. Senior Citizens clubrooms,
309 Main St, PN. 50-plus welcome.
Contact 357 8207.
PALMERSTON North Chess Club,
Hearing House, 435 Church St, PN.
7.30pm. Contact Dennis, 353 0193 or
Stewart, 027 329 4399.
CHI Kung classes, introduction to deep
breathing, stretching, slapping,
massage and health care exercises.
Beneficial for all ages. Kairanga
Community Centre Hall, Bunnythorpe
Rd, Wednesdays, 2pm till 3pm. $3.
Contact Teresa, 353 3819.
JUSTICE of the Peace, JPs available to
witness signatures etc, Hokowhitu
Village Centre, Hokowhitu Village,
Thursdays 10.30am till 12.30pm. No
appointment necessary. Contact
Margaret Gregory, 358 1898.
BUSINESS House Bowls, Hokowhitu
Bowling Club, six weeks at 6pm. Make
up a team of three players of bowlers
or non-bowlers, friends or workmates.
$30 per team. Contact Mary,
AL-ANON, Roslyn Plunket Rooms,
Vogel St, PN, 7pm till 8pm, every
Thursday. Support for people
concerned about someone's drinking.
Contact 355 2693.
MS Art Group, 10.30am, MS Central
Districts, 51 Waldegrave St, PN.
Contact 357 3188;
PALMERSTON North Altrusa Club,
second Thursday of month. Our focus
is supporting literacy in the community
with fundraising and projects as well as
social events. Contact Robyn,
353 3262 or Bev, 357 1822;
MANAWATU Petanque Club, 74 North
St, PN, Thursdays and Sundays,
1.30pm. Boules provided. Tuition given
by club members. Contact Keith,
354 4880 or Cath, 357 0356.
NEW Parents Coffee Group,
Community Birth Services, Level 2,
Westside Chambers, 151 The Square,
PN, 11.30am till 1.30pm. Tea, coffee
provided. Bring own lunch.
EPILEPSY Seminar, free, first Thursday
of month 10am till 11am. Hearing
Association Rooms, 435 Church St,
PN. To register contact Lyn
0800 202 122.
MANAWATU Breathe Easy Support
Group, supporting those with
respiratory conditions. Third Thursdays,
10.30am till 12.30pm, Cloverlea
Tavern, Tremaine Ave, PN. Contact
Owen, 358 7491.
MS Stretch Class, 10am followed by
coffee 10.45am, MS Central Districts.
Contact 357 3188; mmss@inspire.
SIT and Be Fit, Church of Christ, 37
Botanical Rd, PN, 1.30pm. Free.
Gentle exercise. Contact Ian,
COUNTRY Rondayvu Music Club,
Rangiora Community Centre Hall,
Rangiora Ave, PN, first and third Fridays
of month, 7.15pm till 10.30pm. Live
entertainment. $2 entry. Contact
MARTON Friendship Club, meets every
Friday, 2pm, Morris St, Marton.
Contact Jean, 327 6943.
DANCING, sequence and ballroom,
3.45pm. Senior Citizens Clubrooms,
309 Main St, PN. Contact 357 8207.
SADDLE Up Country Music Club,
fourth Friday Awapuni Community
Centre Hall, Newbury St, PN, 7pm.
SOCIAL Tennis, Awapuni Tennis Club,
Newbury St, PN, from 1.30pm. Contact
Bill, 355 2290.
CRAFT Group, Art Room, Square Edge,
PN. 1.30pm till 4.30pm. Contact Yoko,
354 4780 (7pm till 8pm) or
MAINLY Music, Associated Church of
Christ, Botanical Rd, PN. Mums and
dads welcome with under 5-year-olds.
$3 per family. Contact Lee, 355 2275.
SIXTY and Single, women meet for
friendship and outings. Dinner fourth
Sunday of the month. Contact Robyn,
355 5651 or Betty, 355 5902.
BREASTFEEDING Cafe, mother-to-
mother support group offers
breastfeeding peer counsellors with a
lactation consultant available. 1pm till
3pm, Community Birth Services, Level
2, Westside Chambers, 151 The
MANAWATU Organ and Keyboard
Club, Manchester Unity Hall, 26
Walding St, PN, every Monday, 1pm.
Small door charge includes afternoon
tea. All levels and styles of music
players welcome. Contact Lesley,
356 2834 or Tricia, 357 5518
PALMERSTON North Toastmasters,
first, third and fifth Monday of month,
Hearing Association, 435 Church St,
PN, 7.30pm. Contact Barb, 324 0308.
MM Knitting Club, Literacy House,
131 Manchester St, Feilding, second
Monday of month, 11.30am. New
members welcome. Contact 354 7403
or 358 9275; email@example.com.
MANAWATU Embroiderers' Guild, first
Monday of the month at Red Cross
Rooms, Main St, PN, 7.30pm. New
AWAPUNI Playgroup, 9.30am till
11am, Awapuni Community Hall,
Newbury St. Gold coin donation per
family. Contact Megan, 354 3138.
MS Yoga, 10am, MS Central Districts,
51 Waldegrave St, PN. Contact
357 3188; firstname.lastname@example.org.
WOMEN'S Walking Club, every
Tuesday, Palmerston North Women's
Centre, 10am till noon. Light
refreshments provided. Contact Katie,
UNITY Singers, every Tuesday 7.30pm
till 9.30pm. St Mary's Hall, Ruahine St.
More members wanted, especially
sopranos and basses. Contact Helen,
MANAWATU Overtones, women's four-
part harmony chorus, Milson Combined
Church Hall, PN, 7pm. We need high,
low and all voices in between. Contact
Linda 358 5883,
TALK of the Town Toastmasters, every
second Tuesday, 7pm till 9pm at
Square Edge. Contact Robyn,
354 2448 or 357 1441 (at home).
PRAYER for the Nation, Grace City
Church, (opposite McDonald's, corner
Princess and Ferguson streets), PN,
noon till 1pm. Contact Richard,
022 542 9017.
RECREATIONAL Gymnastics, School
Holiday Programme. Small groups
catering for girls and boys aged five to
16 years of all abilities, from beginners
to advanced, run by qualified staff in a
safe and fun gymnastics environment.
Lessons will incorporate the use of
trampolines, beam, bars, rings, foam
pads and sprung floor. Sessions, week
one, January 16, 18 and 20, and week
two, January 23, 25 and 27, 9am till
noon at Manawatu Gymsports, 10
Downing St, PN. $25 per session (day)
or $60 for three days. Contact
357 7065; manawatugymsports
MENZSHED Manawatu, open day,
Rangitaane Pavilion, Racecourse Rd,
January 28, 9.30am till noon, sausage
sizzle and a look around the building.
MANAWATU Ukulele Group, MUG Lite
(16-plus): beginner workshops, start
January 28, 3.30pm. MUG Pro
(16-plus): fortnightly sessions, start
January 29, 3.30pm, both at Wesley
Centre Hall. Visit mugsite.org.nz.
CEMETERY tour, conducted tour of the
Woodville Historic Gorge Cemetery,
January 29, 2.30pm. Meet at the
upper gate. Contact 376 5089 or
TRIATHLON, Lido Aquatic Centre,
January 29, registration 8am till
8.45am, race start 9am. Come and
enjoy a family-orientated event run by
Manawatu Triathlon Club with
competitor safety a priority. Spot prizes
and drink at completion of race.
Contact: Malcolm Brown, 358 9980,
SINGING, you know you want to!
Manawatu Community Choir meets
Mondays during school term from
January 30, 7pm, Wesley Centre. Any
age or level of experience welcome, no
ENGLISH Language Partners, classes
recommence Monday, January 30. If
you are a migrant or refugee, (or know
somebody who is) and want to improve
your English, contact Dennis,
359 2332 for information on classes
or home tutoring.
MANAWATU African Drumming,no
experience necessary. Drums available
for hire. Fortnightly Wednesdays, 7pm
till 8pm, starts February 1, Oval Room,
Christian Community Church, 54
Pascal St, $40 for term. Visit
VOYAGE, a free education programme
for children who have experienced
family violence. ARCS Manawatu.
Spaces available for term one. Contact
Ruth, 353 6257.
RADIO Cars, New Zealand Radio Car
Association, Electric On-Road
Nationals, Manawatu Car Club,
Kawakawa Rd, Feilding, February 3 till
February 5, 8am till 5pm. Contact
Jason, 027 733 6243.
ABBEYFIELD Roslyn House car boot
sale, February 4, 115 Vogel St, PN,
9am. Set up by 8.45am. Contact Carol,
357 2662 to book site.
TEENAGERS in the house, Triple P
group for parents of teens. Improve
family life with your teen, build positive
relationships and manage difficult
situations. Starting Palmerston North
February 9, 9.30am till 11.45am;
Foxton February 21 (TBC), mornings;
Feilding February 9, 6.45pm till 9pm.
Contact Parentline, 355 1655 or
Lesley, Manchester House 323 7191
(Feilding group only) to register.
EFFECTIVE Parenting, a parenting
group. Looks at parents' and children's
needs, how families interact, parenting
styles, strategies for your family. Six
sessions, starting February 10,
9.30am till 11.30am in PN. Contact
Parentline, 355 1655 to register.
WHAT Pushes Your Buttons,a
parenting group with Elayne Johnson.
Explore the triggers to your anger and
frustration, their origins and how to
deal with them. Six two-hour sessions
starting in Palmerston North, February
29, 9.30am till 11.30am. Contact
Parentline, 355 1655.
ARE you interested in teaching
English to a migrant or refugee?
English Language Partners provides a
free 3 day training course for the
Certificate in Esol. For an information
pack contact Dennis, 359 2332,
org.nz. First course starts in March.
PARENTING in a Blended Family,
parenting someone else's children. A
workshop for adults, with solutions and
strategies for parenting as a non-
nuclear combination of adults and
children. March 3 (to be confirmed)
9.30am till 4pm. $20 (lunch provided).
Contact Parentline, 355 1655 to
THE Incredible Years, a 14-week
programme for parents of 3 to 8-year-
olds with challenging behaviour.
Parents transfer practical group
learning into their family environment
to improve family relationships and
promote positive behaviour. Groups
start in the first term. Contact Di,
350 9859 or Parentline 355 1655.
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