What's On

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

Tauranga Seniornet Computer Courses

Held at the Learning Centre in the Historic Village. Join Tauranga SeniorNet Club Inc. for introductory courses to Windows 10, Windows 10 new features, iPad and iPhone, Android tablets and phones. Enrolments take place January 24-27, from 10am - 2pm. Please park on the road. No EFTPOS available. All enquiries to 577 1912 or visit www.taurangaseniornet.co.nz

Wednesday 25 January

Age Concern Walking Group

Kulim Park, sausage sizzle 10am. 578 2631

Cards

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

Tauranga Seniornet Computer Courses

Held at the Learning Centre in the Historic Village. Join Tauranga SeniorNet Club Inc. for introductory courses to Windows 10, Windows 10 new features, iPad and iPhone, Android tablets and phones. Enrolments take place January 25-27, from 10am - 2pm. Please park on the road. No EFTPOS available. All enquiries to 577 1912 or visit www.taurangaseniornet.co.nz

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

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 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

Tauranga Seniornet Computer Courses

Held at the Learning Centre in the Historic Village. Join Tauranga SeniorNet Club Inc. for introductory courses to Windows 10, Windows 10 new features, iPad and iPhone, Android tablets and phones. Enrolments take place January 26-27, from 10am - 2pm. Please park on the road. No EFTPOS available. All enquiries to 577 1912 or visit www.taurangaseniornet.co.nz

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

Tauranga Seniornet Computer Courses

Held at the Learning Centre in the Historic Village. Join Tauranga SeniorNet Club Inc. for introductory courses to Windows 10, Windows 10 new features, iPad and iPhone, Android tablets and phones. Enrolments from 10am - 2pm. Please park on the road. No EFTPOS available. All enquiries to 577 1912 or visit www.taurangaseniornet.co.nz

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