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Wednesday 10 February

Age Concern Walking Group

Meet at Kulim Park 10am. Sausage sizzle. All welcome. 578 2631

Ash Wednesday 10 Feb Service Times

St Peter's Mt Maunganui 10am. Bayswater Village, Bayfair 3pm. St Mary's Bayfair 7pm.

Baywide Community Law Service

Drop in clinic every Weds at 63 Willow St 5-6.30pm. No appointment necessary. Free legal help. 571 6812. Every Tues morning at Te Puke Clinic. For appointment 573 5614. Every 1st & 3rd Thurs morning at Katikati Clinic. For appointment 549 0399

Bromeliad Club

At Yacht Club, Sulphur Pt 12.30-2.30pm. Bromeliad plant display open to the public with many plant sales tables. Raffles, free entry, plenty of parking & free spot prizes. Lynley 576 7711

Cards

Do you play cribbage or would like to learn the game? Every Weds at Tauranga RSA 1pm. New members welcome. Rona 578 7939

Community Bible Study

City Church, 252 Otumoetai Rd 7-9pm for a non denominational Bible Study for 7 weeks on Ephesians starts today. Julie 552 4068

Fernlands Spa Water Exercise Classes

Weds 10.45-11.45am held rain or shine but not during school holidays. New participants planning to attend ph Jennifer 571 14110

Healing Rooms

Experience God's healing touch at Bethlehem Town Centre, cnr shop behind PO/Bookstore, open Wednesday's 1-3pm. All inquiries 021 110 0878. And at Papamoa Healing Rooms, Baptist Church, cnr Dickson & Longview Rds every Weds 2.30-3.30pm. No appointment necessary, no charge, all ages welcome. www.healingrooms.co.nz

Law for Lunch

63 Willow St 12-1pm. What to ask Animal Control at your door - Brent Lincoln (Tga City Council).

Leisure Marching

Requires new ladies for non competitive marching. No experience required. Every Weds at Morland Fox Park, Greerton 8-9.30am. Tricia 543 4581

Mount Maunganui Badminton Club

Every Weds 6.30pm. $8 to play. All skills welcome. Eve 021 906 481

Mount RSA 8 Ball Club

Every Weds at Mount RSA 6.30pm. Enjoy a game of pool or learn to play. Come along. Gail 022 647 5314

Mountain Bike Group

Meet at RideBikes, 393 Cameron Rd 6.15pm. Jen 578 0016

Positively Me for Women Courses

Interested in building self-esteem, growing confidence, overcome fears of rejection, failure or criticism? Gain skills & insights to make changes to be who you want to be & live the life you want. Courses start Feb 17 & 18 for 6 weeks. Day & night option. Wednesday's 6-8pm. Thursday's 12.30-2.30pm at St Mary's Church, Bayfair. $55 for 6 week course. Ph 575 9945 or email: naudeen@mountanglican.org.nz

Public Talk

Come & hear about the work of Assistance Dogs Trust & how these dogs can sniff out hypos. March 2 at The Oak Room, RSA Greerton 7pm.

Single Coffee Club 60+

Mixed company for singles 60+ that meet once a week for coffee, enjoy socialising & making new friends. Email: mixandmingle@xtra.co.nz or 027 439 4267

Taoist Tai Chi

For good all round wellbeing. New class starts Feb 10 at 15 Koromiko St 1pm. Caroline 548 1209

Tauranga Embroiderers' Guild

Every Weds at Tauranga Rowing Club rooms, Memorial Park 10am - 2.30pm & 7.30-9.30pm. Juniors 4-5.30pm. Beginners & experienced stitchers welcome. Nancy 544 4778

Tauranga Floral Art Group

Meet at Baptist Hall cnr 13th Ave & Cameron Rd. AGM 10.30am followed by shared lunch (members a plate please) 12.30pm afternoon meeting. New members welcome. Barbara 281 1679

Tauranga Mid-Week Tramping Group

Ngatuhoa - to falls & return. Easy option. Grade mod, approx 5.5hrs. Robin 543 0940

Te Puke Spiritual & Healing Centre

Meditation development & learning night - what does 2016 hold for us? Constables Gallery, Commerce Lane, Te Puke. Doors open 7pm for 7.15pm start. $5. All welcome. Kerry 552 6768

Toastmasters

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 11 February

A Course in Miracles

Free study and support group in Tauranga. Text only for details: 021 0274 2502. For info www.acim.org

Awesome Clothing Sale

Good quality, all sizes & styles - men's, women's, children's, shoes, sheets, duvets etc. Only $3 a bag. You pick. Historic Village, 17th Ave, Tauranga 9.30-10.30am rain or sine. Organised by Turning Point Trust 578 6934

Argentine Tango

Social improvised dancing. Beginner classes starting soon. Please express your interest. Phillip 0273 091 355 or goldenaxistango@yahoo.com

Club Mt Maunganui

Social games club. Play indoor bowls, 500, bolivia & 5 crowns every Thurs 12.45pm. Prizes to be won & visits to other clubs. Gloria 575 0059

Community Bible Study International

Every Thurs at 14th Ave Gospel Centre 10am - 12pm for a non denominational Bible Study on “Return to Jerusalem” starts today. Jack/Betty 544 3809

Fitness League

Safe, effective, low impact exercise to music using the Bagot Stack technique, designed to help with posture, balance & stamina, combination of exercise, movement & dance. All ages & abilities. Complementary 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 Meditation

Join these classes any time over the next 6 weeks, till March 4. At Papamoa Community Centre/Library, Mako Room, 15 Gravatt Rd 7.45pm. Classes last just over 1 hr. www.freemeditationnz.com

French Connection

For lovers of all things French. Come & meet like-minded people over a relaxed drink. Meet every second Thurs at La Mexica, the Strand between 4.30-6.30pm. Andrea - agohns@yahoo.co.nz

Happiness & Our Mind

Drop-in meditation classes, beginners welcome. Classes are self-contained so start any date. Cost $14 per class. Tauranga Plunket, 471 Devonport Rd. Monthly classes, next class Feb 18 7-8.30pm. www.meditateintauranga.org

Keynotes 4 Part Harmony

Women's chorus meet every Thurs at Wesley Church Hall, 13th Ave 6.45pm. Sing for fun & health. Nora 544 2714

More Than Craft

Every Thurs during term time at Greerton Bible Church cnr Chadwick Rd & Fraser St 9.30-11.30am. Welcome to view. 544 0823

Mount Art Group

Have recommenced for 2016. Meet every Thurs at St Peter's Church Hall, Victoria Rd, Mount 9am - 1pm. Merilynn 575 6777

Smith's Sport Shoes Everyone's Run Walk

Thursday's (Daylight Saving) Fergusson Park 3km & 5km waterfront course options. Entries from 5.15pm. Students $3, adults $5. Measured course, times recorded with results available next day www.taurangaramblers.co.nz $100 weekly spot prize voucher with up to 15 minor spot prizes. Prizegiving 7pm Neighbourhood Beer Kitchen. Malcolm 027 292 4411

Taoist Tai Chi

New beginners class, Katikati Memorial Hall 5.30pm. Come & experience the Tai Chi way of exercising your body & mind. Neale 021 0212 7720

Tauranga Model Railway Club

Every Thurs at Mirrielees Rd 7.30pm.

Tauranga Rock & Roll Social Dancers

Have fun dancing to authentic rock & roll music every Thurs at Senior Citizens Hall, 14 Norris St (behind Pak n Save) 7.30-9.30pm. All welcome. 576 7326

Tennis Seniors WBOP

Players 35+, Tauranga Lawn Tennis Club, Wharepai Domain 9am - 12pm. $3 ball fee. New members welcome. Lynda 575 0627 or tswbop@gmail.com

Young Parents Group

Must be aged 20 or younger. Meet every Thurs during term time at 471 Devonport Rd (Plunket Rooms) 12noon. This week: Relationships/counselling/the Arty House with Janice Higgison (Counsellor). Lunch provided. Transport available on a “first in” basis. Rozi 027 293 0353

Friday 12 February

Alcoholics Anonymous

Open meeting every Fri at Hamner Clinic, 1235 Cameron Rd, Greerton (behind Bridgestone) 7.30pm. For more meetings or assistance 0800 229 6757

Chess Tauranga

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

Gourmet Night Market

Every Fri at Coronation Park, Mt Maunganui 5pm until dark. A diverse range of speciality streetfood from some of the Bay's top foodtrucks & restaurants.

TaiChi QingGoing 18 Moves

A good way to improve your health. Every Fri at Greerton Hall 6.30-7.15pm. Gold coin donation, all welcome. 571 5168.

Tauranga Lyceum Club

Women's friendship club. Catered lunch first Fri of month & dinner third Weds with varied & interesting speakers. Other activities include; painting, mah jong, music appreciation, bridge & book club. 68 1st Ave. June 926 9044

“Te Puke Art: Inspired”

Te Puke Art Society Exhibition, The Incubator, Historic Village, 17th Ave, until Feb 18 Mon- Sat 10am - 2pm. All welcome.

The Sociables

A 30's/40's age group of males & females that meet up once a week to socialise by dining out or participating in local activities & events. 022 0120 376

Saturday 13 February

A Gypsy Extravaganza

Feb 13 & 14 at Memorial Park, Devonport Rd 9am – 5pm. NZ's largest travelling festival/market. Arts, crafts & interesting market stalls.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Women's meeting at St Andrews, Dee St 10-11am, children welcome. 0800 229 6757

Arataki Markets

Every Saturday at Grenada St Park, off Girven Rd, Bayfair 9am - 1pm. Variety of quality foods. Pre-loved goods & more.

Baypark Family Speedway

Super Saloon Bay Champs 6.30-10pm. www.asbbaypark.co.nz

Earth Kids Open Day

58 Panorama Drive, Welcome Bay 11am – 2pm. 926 9277

Free Antenatal Programme

Qualified CBE. Weekend programme Feb 13 & 14. 578 7838

Katikati Bowling Club

Mixed roll up. Sat 12.45-3pm. Mon 9.30am - 12pm. Weds 12.24-3pm. Fri 1.45-4pm, & social roll up 4.30-6pm. All welcome. google katikatibowls

Mount Valentine's Day Sequence Dance

Theme: Red. Come & enjoy a cool evening, good company, live band & great supper. At Mount Sports Centre cnr Hull & Maunganui Rds, Mt Maunganui 7.30pm. Entrance $7. Organised by Mount Scottish Soc. Elizabeth 544 5633

Open Day

At Earth Kids Childcare Centre, 58 Panorama Drive, Welcome Bay 11am - 2pm.

Outdoor Movie Night

At Masonic Park 8.45pm. The Notebook. Entry via gold coin donation, all proceeds to Kids Can Charity. Presented by The Phoenix.

Taoist Tai Chi

For better health & well being, learn a moving meditation. New beginner class starts Feb 13 at 15 Koromiko St 8.30-10am. John 576 9836

Tauranga Airsoft Club Inc

Are you interested in Airsoft? We play games twice a month at TECT All Terrain Park. www.taurangaairsoftclub.co.nz

Tauranga Floral Art Group

Meet at Baptist Hall cnr 13th Ave & Cameron Rd 9.30-11.30am. New members welcome. Ruth 543 2157

Tauranga Ikebana Group

Meet at Methodist Hall 13th Ave 10am – 12pm. Julie 027 490 9732

“Te Puke Art: Inspired”

Te Puke Art Society Exhibition, The Incubator, Historic Village, 17th Ave, until Feb 18 Mon- Sat 10am - 2pm. All welcome.

Te Puke Scottish Society Monthly Dance

Feb 20 - Theme: Red. Te Puke Memorial Hall, Jellicoe St 7.30pm. Old time & sequence dancing with live band, good company, great supper. Entrance fee $7 for all. Valerie 573 7093

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 14 February

Athenree Station

And refreshment rooms open Sundays 10am-3pm for our famous Athenree Teas. Homestead open 12– 3pm 360 Athenree Road Athenree.

Bay Bible Fellowship/Lord's Day

Worship & communion service, Welcome Bay Primary School Hall, 309 Welcome Bay Rd 10am. Breathtaking Grace - Judges Series. Pastor Lincoln Forlong. All welcome. www.bbf.net.nz

Buddhist Introductory Meeting

Feb 28 - Free meeting to discover Buddhism basic principles & how to achieve lasting happiness. Otumoetai Plunket Rooms, 59 Otumoetai Rd 3-4pm.

Bible Seminars

Every Sun at Greerton Senior Citizen's Hall, Maitland St, Greerton 1.45pm. Title: “Jesus heals a demonic - lessons for us.” Interactive, Q&A. Refreshments provided. All welcome. Vic 543 0504

Children's Dance Class

Starts today at Tauranga Primary School Hall, 5th Ave 6.20pm. Learn Latin American, Rock & Roll, Cha Cha & more. Sonia, Supreme Dance Centre 544 2337 or 027 322 1786

Croquet

At Tauranga Domain Sun, Tues, Fri 12.45pm. Peter 571 0633

Katikati Town Ride

Start at Noble Johnson Drive, finish at the Dave Hume Pools. Registrations at 1.30pm, ride starts 2pm. A 12km ride through the trails & connecting roads of Katikati. Please book in advance info@katchkatikati.org.nz Bring your togs & money for a sausage sizzle for the Katikati Sea Scouts. If weather is bad the ride will be cancelled.

Katikati Tramping Club

Wairere Falls - Te Tuhi Track, moderate. Brett 07 863 6602

Petanque Tga/BOP Club

Every Sun & Thurs at Cliff Rd 12.45pm. Also at Club Mt Maunganui 12.45pm. Boules available, tuition given. 578 3606

Quakers in Tauranga

Meet each Sunday 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. Beginners welcome. Graham 572 5419

Sunday Scribbles

Creative writing sessions at Summerset Katikati 11am - 1.30pm. Starts today. Memoirs; poetry; fiction; non fiction etc. Fun warm up games to get your creative juices flowing. Gaye 577 1753 or ghemsley@clear.net.nz

Taize at St Georges

Join us for a contemplative service using the music of the Taize community as we enter Lent 7pm. http://www.stgeorgesgatepa.org.nz/

Taoist Tai Chi

Exciting new beginners class starts at new time 10am, 15 Koromiko St, Judea. Come & experience the Tai Chi way of exercising your mind & body. Neale 021 0212 7720

Tauranga Theosophical Society

Join us for a look at modern & urban Yogis. Tauranga Yoga Centre 2pm. All welcome, entry by donation. 577 6042

Vintage Wedding

Dresses on display. Reaffirm your wedding vows. At St Peter's Church, Katikati 8am & 10am. Family & friends welcome.

Monday 15 February

Bitz & Bobz Op Shop

Mon - Fri at 82 2nd Ave 9am - 4pm & Sat 9am - 1pm. Volunteers & good quality saleable items greatly appreciated. 579 9039

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 (no class Feb 18, instead walk at Kulim Park 9am) 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 Mt Maunganui

Mount RSA Chess Club every Mon at Mount RSA, 544 Maunganui Rd. Early program 6-7.30pm during school term. Late program 7.30pm onwards. Noel 579 5412

Citizens Advice Bureau

For free, confidential information and advice about anything call in Monday-Friday 9am-5pm 38 Hamilton Street, Tauranga or Freephone 0800 367 222 or 578 1592. Justice of the Peace Service every Mon 1-4pm, Weds & Thurs 9am-11.30am. Migrant Clinics Tues - Fri 1pm-4pm. – All welcome no appointment necessary.

Civic Choir Tauranga

Every Monday at Wesley Church, 13th Ave, Tauranga 7.30pm. www.taurangacivicchoir.org.nz or Heather 575 9092

Concert

Mount Senior Citizens, 345 Maunganui Rd 1.30pm. Entertainers Back Porch followed by afternoon tea. Door cover $3. Even the not so Seniors welcome. 575 4650

Do You Wanna Dance?

Monday sequence dance group starts Feb 29 6.30-8.30pm. Learn sequence dance, tango, cha cha, waltz & more. St Pats Hall, Beatty Ave, Te Puke. $3pp. Gordon 572 0060

Fitness League

Ladies 50 plus exercise with dance to music. Improve posture, energy, toned body, increase strength & fun. Every Mon at Greerton Senior Citizens Hall, 39 Maitland St 9.30-10.30am. Gloria 573 4429

Fitness League

Safe effective, low impact fun exercise set to music using the Bagot Stack technique, designed for women of all ages & abilities. First class free. Every Mon at Settlers Hall Omokoroa 9.30am & Tues St Johns Anglican Church Waihi 9.30am. Dorothy 549 3378

Forest & Bird Te Puke

Film “the Lost Sea” – a documentary on the Ross Sea at Masonic Hall, Oxford St, Te Puke 7.30pm.

Free Immigration Clinic

Every Monday - legal advice & information on immigration & citizenship issues. For appointment, Baywide Community Law 571 6812

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

Meditation Group

Free classes Mon 10am & Weds 7.30pm. Find peace, spiritual awareness & the meaning of your life. David 576 9764

Meditation & See What Unfolds

Every Mon 7-9pm with Kevin Reed. A variety of meditation techniques & spiritual discussion. Join in. Kevin 578 7205 or www.psychiccafe.nz

Missing things in Conversation?

Come to a 1:1 session or join a weekly support group to learn about how to manage the hearing difficulties you are experiencing. Topics include, hearing evaluation, communication strategies, tinnitus, possible funding. Groups for singles & couples with a trained Hearing Therapist. Angeline 927 6324

Mount Chess Club

Mondays at St Thomas More Church, 17 Gloucester Rd 1-4pm. The only place you can play standard length chess in Tauranga. $3 per session. Sets, boards, clocks & refreshments provided. Bob/Vic 575 5845 or 0274 786 282

Mount Maunganui RSA Indoor Bowls

Starting date Feb 22. Names in by 6.30pm, play commences 7pm. Bowls also played Thursday evening same time. Come along & have some fun.

Nam Wah Pai Papamoa

Training Mon & Thurs at Tahatai Coast School 6.15-7.15pm. New members welcome. Brian 021 241 7059

Otumoetai Indoor Bowls

Opening night Feb 22 at Matua Primary School Hall, Clivedene St 7.15pm. First 2 nights free. Coaching available - give bowls a go. Karen 576 0443

Overindulged During the Holidays?

Need help with your diabetes? Free confidential advice & support available. 571 3422

Papamoa Genealogy Branch

NZSG meet in the Tohora Room, Papamoa Community Centre 9.30am – 2pm. Small door charge. Coffee/tea provided. Bring own lunch. Daphne 575 4674

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. Jennifer 571 1411

Silver Singers Choir

Practice every Mon at St Stephens Church, Brookfield Tce 1-3pm. Tenors, bases & contraltos needed for our 35 voice choir. Pat 579 1036

St Columba Indoor Bowling Club

Every Mon at St Columba Church Hall, Cherrywood 7.30-9.30pm. Annual subs $10. Paul 576 6324

Tauranga Brass

Practice every Mon at Community Hall, Elizabeth St West 7-9pm. All players welcome. Alex 0274 920 185 or 571 8720

Tauranga Creative Fibre

Every Mon at Arts Centre, Elizabeth St from 9.30am. Spinning, weaving, felting, knitting, crochet & more. Learn & share in a mutually supportive club. Also on Thurs evening twice a month. Shirley 577 0188

Tauranga Heart Support Group

Low impact group exercise class for those with or at risk of heart disease. Every Mon at St Enoch's Church Hall, 16th Ave & every Thurs at City Church, Otumoetai. Both 9.30-10.30am. $4pp includes light refreshment. Hannah (Clinical Exercise Physiologist) 0508 227 342

Tauranga Rock n Roll Club Inc

Club night every Mon at Tauranga RSA, Cameron Rd 7pm. A relaxed, social evening of dancing. Members $3, non $5. Visitors welcome. Checkout FB. Trina 576 7461 after 5pm.

Tauranga Senior Citizens Club

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

Tuesday 16 February

Badminton (Social)

Every Tues & Fri at Otumoetai Baptist Hall 9.30am - 12pm. Racquets available. All welcome. Lorraine 579 3229

Balmoral Kilties

Marching team. Ladies aged 30-60yrs welcome to join this awesome sport for fun, friendship & travel. Experience preferred but not essential. Anita 571 4096 or 021 0257 6094

Bayfair Petanque Club

Tuition & boules available for learners & visitors. Every Tues & Thurs at Bayfair Reserve, Russley Drive 1pm. Margaret 572 3173

Bethlehem Pottery Club/Gallery

Open Tues, Weds, Thurs at 13 Bethlehem Rd 9.30am – 3.30pm. Email: bethlehempottery@gmail.com or 552 4460

Cards 500

Every Tues & Thurs at Mount Senior Citizens, 345 Maunganui Rd 12.45-4pm. 575 4650

Fitness League

Ladies 50 plus exercise with dance to music. Improve posture, energy, toned body, increased strength. Every Tues at St Columba Church, 502 Otumoetai Rd, Cherrywood 9.30-10.30am. Gloria 573 4429

Inachord Chorus

Womens 4 Part Harmony every Tues at Bethlehem Community Church, 183 Moffat Rd 6.55pm. Enjoy the challenge of singing & performing varied repertoire. Cathy 579 2040

Merge Tauranga

New residents recently moved to Tauranga welcome to join us at the Raft Restaurant, Chapel St, Tauranga every 1st & 3rd Tues of the month 5-7pm. Enjoy a couple of hours for social get together to make new friends. Casual group, no committees or subs. merge.tauranga@gmail.com

Nam Wah Pai Kung Fu

Chinese martial art training every Tues & Thurs at Tauranga Boys' College 6-7.30pm. New members welcome. Brian 021 241 7059

Neighbourhood Run/Walk

Tues, Thurs & Fri at Pyes Pa 6am start. Ask about free recovery shake. Svetlana 027 616 2124

New Social Book Club

Tues 10.30am & Sat 1.30pm. No fees. For venue, Joy 021 0243 9129

Ocean Running

5k Mount Fun Run every Tues 6pm. Run or walk, walkers start from 5.30pm, runners 6pm. Register at Mount Ocean Sports Club, Pilot Bay 5.15pm. $5 entry, includes free drink & opportunity to win a spot prize after the run. All welcome. Phil 021 383 354

Overeaters Anonymous

Do you or a family member of friend have a problem with over or under eating? Overeaters Anonymous can help - meetings Tues & Fri. 544 1213 or 022 0642 186

Petanque - Twilight

Every Tues at Club Mt Maunganui 4-6pm. Equip available, all coaching given. 578 3606

Recreational Cycle Group

Every Tues at Palmers, Ohauiti 9am. Pam/Andrew 544 3272. Every Weds at Sulphur Pt, near Nautilus, off Cross Rd 9am. Cam 552 4513. Every Sun at Papamoa Sports & Recreation Centre, Parton Rd 9am. Heinz 574 1543

Sequence Dancing

Tauranga Social & Leisure Club. St John's Anglican Church Hall, 94 Bureta Rd, Otumoetai every Tues 7-9.30pm except second Tues of the month 3.30-6pm. Visitors welcome. John 578 9716

South City Indoor Bowls Club

Meet every Tues in Greerton Community Hall 7pm. Shirley/Keith 577 1116

Taoist Tai Chi

Exercise your body, challenge your mind. New class at 15 Koromiko St, Judea 12.30pm, Susie 021 277 5027 & 7pm, Wade 021 606 133

Tauranga Continuing Education

(50+) Group at Historic Village, 17th Ave, Tauranga, 3rd Tues of month. Lectures start 10am. $4 charge to cover expenses. Speaker: Professor Jacqueline Rowarth, Prof of Agribusiness, University of Waikato. Topic: Facts, half truths & absolute nonsense (food, environment & education). David 544 4179 www.taurangacontinuingeducation.weebly.com

Tauranga Orchid Society

Monthly meeting at Wesley Church Hall, 13th Ave 7.30pm. We start the year with our Annual Auction - lots of fun & bargains galore. Natalie 543 0847

Tauranga Scrabble Club

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

Wednesday 17 February

Age Concern Walking Group

Meet at Waitui Grove, off Snodgrass Rd, Te Puna beach 10am. Take lunch. All welcome. 578 2631

Baywide Community Law Service

Drop in clinic every Weds at 63 Willow St 5-6.30pm. No appointment necessary. Free legal help. 571 6812. Every Tues morning at Te Puke Clinic. For appointment 573 5614. Every 1st & 3rd Thurs morning at Katikati Clinic. For appointment 549 0399

Bowls Indoor

Every Weds & Fri Mount Senior Citizens, 345 Maunganui Rd 12.45-4pm. Beginners welcome, 50yrs plus. 575 4650

Cards

Do you play cribbage or would like to learn the game? Every Weds at Tauranga RSA 1pm. New members welcome. Rona 578 7939

Community Bible Study

City Church, 252 Otumoetai Rd 7-9pm for a non denominational Bible Study for 7 weeks on Ephesians. Julie 552 4068

Fernlands Spa Water Exercise Classes

Weds 10.45-11.45am held rain or shine. Due to start after pool painting - watch this space!

Friends of the Library

Papamoa Library Book Group meet 10am. Topic this month – favourite authors. All welcome. Pam 571 2566

Gate Pa Indoor Bowls

Opening night at Greerton Hall 7.30pm. Kevin 543 4044

Guardians Aotearoa

Men changing men group, meets fortnightly Wednesday, at the Papamoa Surf Club 7-9pm. Colin 021 103 0429

Healing Rooms

Experience God's healing touch at Bethlehem Town Centre, cnr shop behind PO/Bookstore, open Wednesday's 1-3pm. All inquiries 021 110 0878. And at Papamoa Healing Rooms, Baptist Church, cnr Dickson & Longview Rds every Weds 2.30-3.30pm. No appointment necessary, no charge, all ages welcome. www.healingrooms.co.nz

Law for Lunch

63 Willow St 12-1pm. ACC Dispute Process explained – Hemi Leef (BWCL)

Leisure Marching

Requires new ladies for non competitive marching. No experience required. Every Weds at Moreland Fox Park, Greerton 8-9.30am. Tricia 543 4581

Mount Maunganui Badminton Club

Every Weds 6.30pm. $8 to play. All skills welcome. Eve 021 906 481

Mount RSA 8 Ball Club

Every Weds at Mount RSA 6.30pm. Enjoy a game of pool or learn to play. Come along. Gail 022 647 5314

Mountain Bike Group

Meet at RideBikes, 393 Cameron Rd 6.15pm. Jen 578 0016

Papamoa Garden Circle

Meet in the Dune Room, Papamoa Sport & Recreation Centre 1pm. Elaine 575 5044

Positively Me for Women Courses

Interested in building self-esteem, growing confidence, overcome fears of rejection, failure or criticism? Gain skills & insights to make changes to be who you want to be & live the life you want. Courses start Feb 17 & 18 for 6 weeks. Day & night option. Wednesday's 6-8pm. Thursday's 12.30-2.30pm at St Mary's Church, Bayfair. $55 for 6 week course. Ph 575 9945 or email: naudeen@mountanglican.org.nz

Public Talk

Come & hear about the work of Assistance Dogs Trust & how these dogs can sniff out hypos. March 2 at The Oak Room, RSA Greerton 7pm.

Single Coffee Club 60+

Mixed company for singles 60+ that meet once a week for coffee, enjoy socialising & making new friends. Email: mixandmingle@xtra.co.nz or 027 439 4267

Taoist Tai Chi

For good all round wellbeing. New class at 15 Koromiko St 1pm. Caroline 548 1209

Tauranga Embroiderers' Guild

Every Weds at Tauranga Rowing Club rooms, Memorial Park 10am - 2.30pm & 7.30-9.30pm. Juniors 4-5.30pm. Beginners & experienced stitchers welcome. Nancy 544 4778

Tauranga Mid-Week Tramping Group

Kaitarakihi summit, including Devcich kauri. Grade mod, approx. 5.5hrs. Garth 575 7293

Toastmasters

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 18 February

6 Week Social Beginner Dance Class

Starts Feb 25 at Greerton Hall, 1247 Cameron Rd (opp Caltex) 7pm or Feb 26 at Tauranga Primary School Hall, 5th Ave 8pm. Learn Rock & Roll, Cha Cha, Waltz & more. Sonia, Supreme Dance Centre 544 2337 or 027 322 1786 or just turn up.

A Course in Miracles

Free study and support group in Tauranga. Text only for details: 021 0274 2502. For an introduction to A Course In Miracles go to http://www.acim.org/AboutACIM/index.html

Argentine Tango

Social improvised dancing. Beginner classes starting soon. Please express your interest. Phillip 0273 091 355 or goldenaxistango@yahoo.com

Awesome Clothing Sale

Good quality, all sizes & styles - men's, women's, children's, shoes, sheets, duvets etc. Only $3 a bag. You pick. His-toric Village, 17th Ave, Tauranga 9.30-10.30am rain or sine. Organised by Turning Point Trust 578 6934

Club Mt Maunganui

Social games club. Play indoor bowls, 500, bolivia & 5 crowns every Thurs 12.45pm. Prizes to be won & visits to other clubs. Gloria 575 0059

Community Bible Study International

Every Thurs at 14th Ave Gospel Centre 10am - 12pm for a non denominational Bible Study on “Return to Jerusalem.” Jack/Betty 544 3809

Fitness League

Safe, effective, low impact exercise to music using the Bagot Stack technique, designed to help with posture, balance & stamina, combination of exercise, movement & dance. All ages & abilities. Complementary 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 Meditation

Join these classes any time over the next 6 weeks, till March 4. At Papamoa Community Centre/Library, Mako Room, 15 Gravatt Rd 7.45pm. Classes last just over 1 hr. www.freemeditationnz.com

Happiness & Our Mind

Drop-in meditation classes, beginners welcome. Classes are self-contained so start any date. Cost $14 per class. Tauranga Plunket, 471 Devonport Rd. Monthly classes, next class Feb 18 7-8.30pm. www.meditateintauranga.org

Keynotes 4 Part Harmony

Women's chorus meet every Thurs at Wesley Church Hall, 13th Ave 6.45pm. Sing for fun & health. Nora 544 2714

More Than Craft

Every Thurs during term time at Greerton Bible Church cnr Chadwick Rd & Fraser St 9.30-11.30am. Welcome to view. 544 0823

Mount Art Group

Meet every Thurs at St Peter's Church Hall, Victoria Rd, Mount 9am - 1pm. Merilynn 575 6777

Smith's Sport Shoes Everyone's Run Walk

Thursday's (Daylight Saving) Fergusson Park 3km & 5km waterfront course options. Entries from 5.15pm. Students $3, adults $5. Measured course, times recorded with results available next day www.taurangaramblers.co.nz $100 weekly spot prize voucher with up to 15 minor spot prizes. Prizegiving 7pm Neighbourhood Beer Kitchen. Malcolm 027 292 4411

Taoist Tai Chi

New beginners class, Katikati Memorial Hall 5.30pm. Come & experience the Tai Chi way of exercising your body & mind. Neale 021 0212 7720

Tauranga Model Railway Club

Every Thurs at Mirrielees Rd 7.30pm.

Tauranga Rock & Roll Social Dancers

Have fun dancing to authentic rock & roll music every Thurs at Senior Citizens Hall, 14 Norris St (behind Pak n Save) 7.30-9.30pm. All welcome. 576 7326

Tennis Seniors WBOP

Players 35+, Tauranga Lawn Tennis Club, Wharepai Domain 9am - 12pm. $3 ball fee. New members welcome. Lynda 575 0627 or tswbop@gmail.com

Ukulele Lessons

For primary age children. Every Thurs at Otumoetai Baptist Chapel 3.30-4.30pm. Enquires Linkt Community Trust email: learn@lead.co.nz

Walk - Heart Foundation Appeal

Meet at Kulim Park 9am. BYO morning tea & donation to the Heart Foundation. Dianne 576 5031

Young Parents Group

Must be aged 20 or younger. Meet every Thurs during term time at 471 Devonport Rd (Plunket Rooms) 12noon. This week: Career Choices/Study Options with Chrystal Bate (Employ NZ) Lunch provided. Transport available on a “first in” basis. Rozi 027 293 0353

Friday 19 February

Alcoholics Anonymous

Open meeting every Fri at Hamner Clinic, 1235 Cameron Rd, Greerton (behind Bridgestone) 7.30pm. For more meetings or assistance 0800 229 6757

Chess Tauranga

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

Gourmet Night Market

Every Fri at Coronation Park, Mt Maunganui 5pm until dark. A diverse range of speciality streetfood from some of the Bay's top foodtrucks & restaurants.

Living Empowered Workshop

Learn shamanic tools to clear & protect yourself & to visit the unseen worlds for guidance. Feb 19 7pm & Feb 21 9pm at Sacred Journeys Sanctuary. Ivo 549 3337 or www.sacredjourneys.co.nz

Ohauiti Market

Ohauiti Hall 5-6.30pm. Produce, craft, art.

TaiChi QingGoing 18 Moves

A good way to improve your health. Every Fri at Greerton Hall 6.30-7.15pm. Gold coin donation, all welcome. 571 5168.

Tauranga Lyceum Club

Women's friendship club. Catered lunch first Fri of month & dinner third Weds with varied & interesting speakers. Other activities include; painting, mah jong, music appreciation, bridge & book club. 68 1st Ave. June 926 9044

The Sociables

A 30's/40's age group of males & females that meet up once a week to socialise by dining out or participating in local activities & events. 022 0120 376

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