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THE TRIBUNE, JANUARY 25, 2012
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Are you being served?
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.
MANCHESTER Unity Friendly Society,
26 Walding St, PN, 7.30pm, fortnightly.
Join us for fun, friendship, outings and
a cuppa. We welcome new members
and give encouragement to anyone
wanting to learn meeting skills. Contact
Rose, 357 6420.
HOKOWHITU Bowling Club, PN,
twilight bowls, 5.45pm. $3. Contact M
Richard, 356 8517.
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.
AL-ANON, Roslyn Plunket Rooms,
Vogel St, PN, 7pm till 8pm, every
Thursday. Support for people
concerned about someone's drinking.
Contact 355 2693.
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.
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.
MANAWATU Ukulele Group, MUG Lite
(16-plus): beginner workshops starting
today, 3.30pm. MUG Pro (16-plus):
fortnightly sessions, starting January
29, 3.30pm, both at Wesley Centre
Hall. Visit mugsite.org.nz.
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.
MOVIE, Forks Over Knives, examines
the claim that most degenerative
diseases affecting us can be
controlled. View at Adventist
Community Centre, 257 Ferguson St,
PN, 7pm today or February 1. Gold
TRIATHLON, Lido Aquatic Centre,
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, triathlon@
CEMETERY tour, conducted tour of the
Woodville Historic Gorge Cemetery,
2.30pm. Meet at the upper gate.
Contact 376 5089 or 376 4472.
SIXTY and Single, women meet for
friendship and outings. Dinner fourth
Sunday of the month. Contact Robyn,
355 5651 or Betty, 355 5902.
ENGLISH Language Partners, classes
recommence today. 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
LA Leche League meeting, St David's
Community Hall, cnr Main and
Rainforth Sts, PN, 9.45am. We aim to
equip breastfeeding mothers with
information, resources and new
friendships. Contact Jackie, 358 0189
or Christie, 323 2359.
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.
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, dedge@inspire.
TALK of the Town Toastmasters, every
second Tuesday, 7pm till 9pm at
Square Edge. Contact Robyn,
354 2448 or 357 1441.
PRAYER for the Nation, Grace City
Church, (opposite McDonald's, corner
Princess and Ferguson streets), PN,
noon till 1pm. Contact Richard,
022 542 9017.
PARENTLINE, volunteer training for
Parent Telephone Support Line. Learn
new skills and support great parenting.
Ongoing training and support, friendly
environment, qualified supervision.
Contact 355 1655, (Parentline).
VOYAGE, a free education programme
for children who have experienced
family violence. ARCS Manawatu.
Spaces available for term one. Contact
Ruth, 353 6257.
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
MANAWATU Philatelic Society,St
David's Church Lounge, cnr Main and
Rainforth Sts, PN, February 1, 7.30pm.
Speaker, Clace Schwabe on France in
World War I. Visitors welcome. Free.
Contact Clace, 329 2812.
BEST Years, St David's Church, Main
St, PN, February 1, 9.30am till
11.30am -- Sending a Letter Today and
In The Past. Philatelist Michael
Christensen on how modern technology
has sped up the passage of the mail.
Visitors $5. Contact 356 9972.
MILSON Girls' Brigade, summer
programme starting in February,
Thursdays, 4.30pm till 6pm. We offer a
well-balanced programme for girls (5 to
18 years), in a safe supportive
environment. Learn new skills and
make friends. Contact Joanne,
355 3124 or Helen, 356 3831.
MILSON Women's Institute, barbecue
lunch followed by meeting. At Milson
Combined Church Hall, PN, February 1,
noon. New members welcome. $7,
includes lunch. Contact Bev,
GAMES Afternoon, St Mark's Hall, 117
College St, Awapuni, PN, February 2,
1.30pm hosted by the parish of St
Mark's and St Andrew's. Contact Reita,
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.
ROSE City Rock n' Roll Revival, club
nights, Tuesdays, starting February 7,
Kaimanawa Community Hall, PN, 7pm.
$2 members, $4 non members.
Contact Marcus, 353 0312.
ST Peter's Free Lunchtime Concert,St
Peter's Church, Terrace End, PN,
February 7, 12.15pm till 12.45pm.
Features the Neild family, Diana,
Michael and Sylvia performing a mainly
classical programme including works
by Shostakovich, Greig and Bartok on
the piano, cello, violin and flute. Bring
your lunch. Tea and coffee provided.
Contact Alyson, 358 5053.
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.
LADIES Only Triathlon, Lido Aquatic
Centre, Park Road, PN, February 12,
organised by the Manawatu Triathlon
Club. Registration from 6.30am, race
start 8am. Major spot prizes. Contact
Malcolm, 358 9980;
email@example.com or visit
triclub.co.nz for entry form.
YOUTH Orchestra auditions, February
16 and 17. Sinfonia rehearsals starting
February 19. Contact 355 5370
or visit manawatuorchestra.org.nz.
ROSE City Rock n' Roll, six week block
course starting February 23,
Kaimanawa Hall, PN. $20 per person.
Contact Marcus, 353 0312; Pat,
ARE you interested in teaching
English to a migrant or refugee?
English Language Partners provides a
free three-day training course for the
Certificate in Esol. For an information
pack contact Dennis, 359 2332,
org.nz. First course starts in March.
REUNION -- SYMINGTONS/
Libertyland, March 10, 2012,
Palmerston North. Contact Judy,
355 1948 or email
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