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THE TRIBUNE, FEBRUARY 1, 2012
MANAWATU African Drumming,no
experience necessary. Drums available
for hire. Fortnightly Wednesdays, 7pm
till 8pm, starting today, Oval Room,
Christian Community Church, 54
Pascal St, PN, $40 for term. Visit
MANAWATU Philatelic Society,St
David's Church Lounge, corner Main
and Rainforth streets, PN, 7.30pm.
Speaker, Clace Schwabe on France in
World War I. Visitors welcome. Free.
Contact Clace, 329 2812.
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.
LITTLE Groovers Music Group,St
David's Church, corner Main and
Rainforth streets, PN, 9.30am till noon
during term time. $2 per family.
Contact Rosanne, 329 2595.
GAMES Afternoon, St Mark's Hall, 117
College St, Awapuni, PN, 1.30pm
hosted by the parish of St Mark's and
St Andrew's. Contact Reita, 357 5869.
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.
PN Lunch Club, meets every Friday at
new venue, the Terrace Tavern
(previously Princess Tavern), 789 Main
St, Terrace End, PN. Visitors welcome.
Contact Don, 353 5353.
RADIO Cars, New Zealand Radio Car
Association, Electric On-Road
Nationals, Manawatu Car Club,
Kawakawa Rd, Feilding, today till
Sunday, 8am till 5pm. Contact Jason,
027 733 6243.
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.
ABBEYFIELD Roslyn House car boot
sale, 115 Vogel St, PN, 9am. Set up by
8.45am. Contact Carol, 357 2662 to
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.
TAI JI and Qigong (Chi Kung),
beginners' classes, 6.45pm till
8.15pm, Awapuni Community Centre,
Newbury St, PN, and Wednesdays
10.15am till 11.45am, Community
Leisure Centre, 569 Ferguson St, PN.
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.
MURMURS Coffee Group @Heart,
supports families of children born with
a heart condition from pre-birth to
adulthood. Meet other families with
young children at our monthly coffee
group. Plunket Family Centre, 42 Albert
St, PN, 10am till 11.30am. Contact
0800 432 786 or visit heartnz.org.nz.
ROSE City Rock n' Roll Revival, club
nights, Kaimanawa Community Hall,
PN, 7pm. $2 members, $4 non
members. Contact Marcus, 353 0312.
DOODLEBUGS Playgroup, St David's
Church, corner Main and Rainforth
streets, PN, 9.30am till noon during
term time. $2 per family. Contact
Rosanne, 329 2595.
ST Peter's Free Lunchtime Concert,St
Peter's Church, Terrace End, PN,
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.
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; email@example.com.
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.
VOYAGE, a free education programme
for children who have experienced
family violence. ARCS Manawatu.
Spaces available for term one. Contact
Ruth, 353 6257.
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. Contact Joanne,
355 3124 or Helen, 356 3831.
TAI Chi for health, wellbeing and self
defence with Lester Wong. Beginners'
classes Mondays and Wednesdays
from February 8, Community Leisure
Centre, 569 Ferguson St, PN, 6.30pm
till 7.30pm. Contact Tom, 358 9622,
027 249 0912 or visit
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.
REFUGEE Services needs volunteers,
from Palmerston North and Feilding to
work with refugee families. Training
begins evening of February 10 and
continues February 11 and 12. Gain
cross-cultural experience and make a
difference in your community while
being a valuable member of a team.
Contact, Tecia 355 1415,
OLD Time Social Dance, Newbury Hall,
Rangitikei Line, PN, February 11,
7.30pm till 11pm. Manawatu Dancing
Club. $7, includes supper. Contact
June, 358 0998.
JUNCTION Country Music Club Day,
Old Folks Hall, McLean St, Woodville,
February 12, 1.30pm. Contact Anne,
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;
firstname.lastname@example.org or visit
triclub.co.nz for entry form.
MANAWATU Coeliac Support, casual
meeting at OE Cafe, Square Edge, PN,
February 15, 7.30pm. Tea, coffee and
gluten free cake. $8. All welcome.
Contact Jann, 357 0457 or Pam,
YOUTH Orchestra auditions, February
16 and 17. Sinfonia rehearsals starting
February 19. Contact 355 5370
or visit manawatuorchestra.org.nz.
MAD Hatters Ball, charity event for
Manawatu Cancer Society. At Linton
Community Centre, February 18. R18.
Tickets, $30, available from Addis
House, Linton Camp AGI store or
ROSE City Rock'n'Roll, six-week block
course starting February 23,
Kaimanawa Hall, PN. $20 per person.
Contact Marcus, 353 0312; Pat,
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.
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 (TBC), 9.30am till
4pm. $20 (lunch provided). Contact
Parentline, 355 1655 to register.
SYMINGTONS/Libertyland, March 10,
2012, Palmerston North. Contact Judy,
355 1948 or email
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