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Wednesday, August 05, 2015

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Now that they’ve finally been unveiled on Tauranga’s waterfront, what do you think of the bronze Hairy Maclary sculptures?

Amazing! They look great and bring character to The Strand.
I suppose they are okay if you are a kid or a tourist.
They are a complete waste of space and money.
I genuinely do not care.
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Sunday 2 August

Athenree Homestead

Salute Fathers' Day Sept 6. Celebrate this special day at the Station & Refreshment Rooms, Athenree Homestead. Ploughman's Platters served from 11am. Bookings essential. www.athenreehomestead.org.nz

Bay Bible Fellowship/Lord's Day

Worship service, Welcome Bay Primary School Hall, 309 Welcome Bay Rd 10am. “To live is Christ” series in Philippians. “Citizens worthy of the Gospel”. Richard Roodt. All welcome. www.bbf.net.nz

Belvedere Tauranga City United

Vs Takapuna, Links Ave. Kick off 2.30pm. Reserve League Fixture 12.30pm kick off.

Bethlehem Lions Market

First & third Sun at Historic Village, 17th Ave 8am - 1pm. Email: bethlehemmarket@lionsclubs.org.nz

Bible Seminars

Greerton Senior Citizen's Hall, Maitland St, Greerton 1.45pm. Title: “The return of Jesus - what it means to you.” Interactive, Q&A. Refreshments provided. Vic 543 0504

BOP Rose Society

Have a go at rose pruning. 3 Te Puke venues commencing 1.30pm at 185 Boucher Ave, where a society member will show you how. Bring your gloves & secateurs. Rose 573 8481

Children's Dance Club

7 weeks, starts Aug 9 at Tauranga Primary School Hall, 5th Ave. Learn Latin American, Rock & Roll, Cha Cha & more. Sonia, Supreme Dance Centre 544 2337 or 027 322 1786

Georgie Cup Charity Golf Tourny

At Omokoroa Golf Club, Links View Drive 11.30am – rain or shine. Featuring: Free BBQ lunch, huge prize gable, free club hire; raffles, special hole prizes. Entry $30 each – teams of up to 4. Entry available at Omokoroa Golf Club, from Liz at Omokoroa Library, or Malcolm 548 2776 or merlemal1@kinect.co.nz

Peace Vigil

Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki Aug 9 at Tauranga Domain inside the main gate 2pm. Coming together to remember, reflect & recommit to peaceful means of resolving conflict. Free & open to the public.

Petanque Tga/BOP Club

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

Quakers in Tauranga

Change of venue this week only: Alzheimers, 116 13th Ave 10am. Mainly silent worship, hour long meeting followed by business meeting & shared lunch. 544 0448

Radio Controlled Model Yachts

Meet Sun & Thurs 1.30pm at pond behind 24 Montego Drive, Papamoa, to sail electron & similar 3ft long yachts for fun. Beginners welcome. Graham 572 5419

Taize at St Georges

Join us for a contemplative service using the music of the Taize Community 7pm. www.stgeorgesgatepa.org.nz/

Tauranga Friendship & Social Club

Walks, dinners & outings for over 50's. Barbara 544 7461

Tauranga Organ & Keyboard Soc

Meet at Carmel Country Estate, 11 Hollister Lane, Ohauiti 1.30pm. Play or listen, Organ EL900, Clavinova 405. Carole 572 2919

Tauranga Spiritual Society Inc

Guest speaker: Ray Mensell, homeopathy-healer at Senior Citizens Hall, 14 Norris St. Doors open 6.30pm for 7pm. Members $3, non $5. Free healing & refreshments. 0220 670 467

Underwater Hockey

Every Sunday at Baywave. Gear & coaching available for beginners. New members welcome. Juniors (under 15) 5-6.15pm. Seniors (over 15) 6-7.40pm. Lance 027 287 4731 or lancepotaka@orcon.net.nz

Weekend Activities for the Over 60's

Walks, dinners, day trips & good times. Gloria 544 1834

Your Voice...And You

Group support to find your voice, give confidence when you speak & sing. At The Gym, 19 Glencarron Pl, Bethlehem 10am - 12pm. Cost $20, students free, beneficiaries by donation. Bookings essential. Ingrid 09 810 8218/021 952 690 or ingridward15@gmail.com

Monday 3 August

Achieve Toastmasters

Making it on Mondays. 1st, 3rd & 5th Mon at St Stephen's Church Hall, Brookfield, Tga 7.30pm. Chrissy 543 9493

Badminton

Tauranga Badminton Club every Mon & Weds at Bethlehem College Events Centre 7.30-9.30pm. All players welcome. Sue 021 194 4335

Badminton Junior Club

Bethlehem College Events Centre every Mon 6-7.30pm. Racquets available. Sue 021 194 4335 www.taurangabadmintonclub.co.nz

Bethlehem Bowls

Every Mon at Bethlehem Hall 7.15pm. First 3 nights free. Wendy 578 2585

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 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. Juniors 6.15-7.15pm during school term. Open club 6pm & 7.30pm onwards. Noel 579 5412

Citizens Advice Bureau

Free, confidential info & advice about anything call in Mon - Fri at 38 Hamilton St, Tauranga 9am - 5pm or free-phone 0800 367 222 or 578 1592. Justice of Peace service every Mon 1-4pm, Weds & Thurs 9-11.30am & Weds CAB Service at Welcome Bay Community Centre 9.30am - 12.30pm. Migrant clinics Tues - Fri 1-4pm. No appointment necessary.

Civic Choir Tauranga

At Wesley Church, 13th Ave, Tauranga 7.30pm. New members welcome. Heather 575 9092

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

Free Antenatal Classes

Te Ha Ora. Day & night classes. Kaupapa Maori - but open to all cultures. TeRina 552 4573 or in-fo@pirirakauhauora.org.nz

Free Mindfulness for Change Course

Every Mon in Te Puke 6pm. 027 502 1188

Free Money Management Course

Learn to budget & manage your money better. Starts today & runs Aug 10 & 17 at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 90 Bethlehem Rd 7-9pm. Alternatively arrive 6.30pm for a meal for gold coin donation. To register or find out more 027 284 8302 or email: eunice@bethlehem.org.nz www.capmoney.org

Friendly Support Network

Coffee morning first Mon of month at the Vintage Car Clubrooms, Cliff Rd 10am for those with Dutch roots. All welcome (we speak English). $2 donation. 548 2835

Friends of the Library

No meeting at Tauranga Library in August.

Harmony a Plenty Barbershop Chorus

Every Mon at Bethlehem Community Church, 183 Moffat Rd 7pm. New members welcome. Alan 579 3177 or www.harmonyaplenty.co.nz

Learn to Dance

St Pats Hall, Beatty Ave Te Puke with sequence dancers. New vogue & sequence dancing for learners & people wishing to improve. More lady dancers required. Learners 6.30pm, followed by sequence dancing until 8.30pm approx. $3pp. Gordon 572 0060

Leisure Marching

For exercise, fun & fellowship for ladies 55+, no experienced required. Coreen 570 0172

Meditation Group

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

Otumoetai Indoor Bowls

Aggregate Night, Matua Primary School Hall, Clivedene St, 7.15pm. New members welcome. Karen 576 0443

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

Tauranga Brass

Practice every Mon at Elizabeth St West Community Hall 7-9pm. New players welcome. Alex 571 8720

Tauranga City Silver Band

Meet every Mon at their band room, Yatton St. Brass & percussion players welcome. www.taurangacitysilver.tk

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. Joan 577 6781

Tauranga Rock n Roll Club Inc

Club night every Mon at Tauranga RSA, Cameron Rd 8pm. A relaxed, social evening of dancing. Members $3, non $5. Visitors welcome. Checkout FB. Trina 575 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. Register by 12.45pm. $2 includes afternoon tea. New members welcome.

TGA UFO & Paranormal Soc

Meet in hall behind Historic House, cnr Cameron Rd & Elizabeth St 7.30pm. Door $3 inc light supper. All welcome. Ian 578 5373

Tiny House Theatre

A variety of thought provoking documentaries screening second Mon of month 7pm. For info & to be added to email list Kim 576 9427 or 027 285 9611

Triple P-Positive Parenting Program

For parents, whanau or caregivers with children aged from birth to 12yrs to manage common parenting challenges. Free, with resources. Ardell 571 0144 or 027 311 2140

Volunteer WBOP

Looking for a place to volunteer? Free advice Mon - Thur at Historic Village, 17th Ave 10am - 2pm. 571 3714 or volunteerwbop.com

Welcome Bay Art Group

Meet every Mon at Lighthouse Church 9.30am - 12pm. Bob 544 4499

YMCA - ALFS

Active Lifestyles For Seniors. First class free. Open to both men & women. Mon: Matua Community Hall, Levers Rd 9am & 10.15am. Arataki Hall, Zambuk Way (off Grenada St) 9am. Tues: Papamoa Community Centre, Gravatt Rd 9am & 10.30am. Sit & Be Fit at Papamoa Community Centre 11.30am. Smooth Movers Weds Welcome Bay Hall, Welcome Bay Rd 9.15am. Sit & Be Fit Greenwood Park Village, Welcome Bay 11am. Thurs: Otumoetai Action Centre, Windsor Rd 9am. Bethlehem Hall, Bethlehem Rd 10.30am. Fri: Papamoa Community Centre, Gravatt Rd 9am & 10.15am. 578 9272 www.ymcatauranga.org.nz 

Tuesday 4 August

ABC - Avenues Badminton Club

Every Tues at Tauranga Intermediate School Sports Centre. Juniors 6-7.30pm (term time). Seniors (Adults) 7.30-9.30pm. Club racquets & coaching available. Delwyn 027 212 4720

Alcoholics Anonymous Mt Maunganui

Open meeting every Tues at St Peters Hall, 11 Victoria Rd 7.30pm. Ph 0800 229 6757 for more meetings or assistance.

Altrusa Club of Tauranga

Women's community service group. Dinner & business meeting 2nd Tues. Social programme 4th Tues, monthly. Interested? Denise 570 3134

Badminton (Social)

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

Balmoral Kilties

Masters grade 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

BOP Linux Users

Share & learn about free Open Source software & the Linux computer operating system. 1st Tues of month , LJ Hooker cnr Cameron Rd & 8th Ave 7-9pm. Experts & beginners welcome. $2. 578 6024 www.boplug.co.nz

Excel Toastmasters

Meet every 2nd, 4th & 5th Tues of the month at Arataki Community Centre, Zambuk Way, Bayfair 6.15-8.30pm. Learn leadership & public speaking skills. Kaaren 572 5988

Fire & Grace Nights

Releasing the fire of the Father's love for the restoration of a nation. Every Tues at Bethlehem Town Centre, above Metro Pharmacy 7pm. FB: The Father's House Aotearoa NZ Ministry School.

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

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Group support meetings first Tues of month at St Peters in the City, cnr Cameron Rd/Spring St 10.30am -12.30pm. Karen 021 225 5108

Greerton Village Community Music

Morning for seniors – come along & join us in a morning of music. 1st Tues of month at Greerton Hall 10-11.30am. Guest artist. Entry $4, includes morning tea. Di/Charley 027 626 2496

Hei Tiki Pumau

A free antenatal & parenting programme designed to foster & preserve traditional Maori birthing practices within the modern context of birthing in hospital & home. 5 day programme. Consecutive days. Held at Te Puke 10am – 12pm. For information/referral details 578 7838 or txt 027 324 8487 or email: heitikipumau@huriatrust.co.nz

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 email: inachordchorus@gmail.com

Leisure Marching Team

Seeking new members aged 30-50+ for friendly leisure marching. Practice Tues 6-8pm. Ph/txt Ardell 027 937 4248

Mount Morning Badminton

Social, competitive, all ages, beginners welcome. Racquets available. Visitors $5 per session. Every Tues at Mount Sports Centre, Blake Park 9am - 12pm. Maxeen 575 0162

Oriana Singers

Community choir meet every Tues at St Andrew's Church Hall, Dee St, Mount 7-9pm. New members welcome. Ladies - Altos please & Men - Tenors or Basses. Terry 578 5937

Otumoetai Toastmasters

Leadership skills, speaking skills. At Lyceum Club rooms, 68 1st Ave 7.15-9.30pm. Alan 544 5989

Recreational Cycle Groups

Every Tues meet at Palmers, Ohauiti 9.30am. Pam/Andrew 544 3272. Every Weds at Sulphur Pt, near Nautilus, off Cross Rd 9am. Cam 552 4513. Every Sunday at Papamoa Sports & Recreation Centre, Parton Rd 9.30am. 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 month 3.30-6pm. Visitors welcome. John 578 9716

South City Bowling Club

Open Fours Day Tournament at Greerton Hall 10am. (Plate & raffle item). New members welcome. Mary 541 0687

Taoist Tai Chi

Exercise your body, challenge your mind. New class starts today at 15 Koromiko St, Judea 7pm. Wade 021 606 133

Tauranga Acoustic Music Club

Jam sessions. Sing, play or just listen & enjoy. Greerton RSA 7.30-10pm. Sheryl 552 5906

Tauranga Machine Embroidery Club

Meet 1st Tues of month at Methodist Church, 13th Ave 9am - 3.30pm. New members welcome. 543 5168

Tauranga Patchwork & Quilters Group

Meet every 1st & 3rd Tues 7pm & 2nd & 4th Fri 10am at Tauranga Art Centre, 177 Elizabeth St, Tauranga. Helen 0274 177 581

Tauranga Scrabble Club

Every Tues at Tauranga Bridge Club, Ngatai Rd 9am. 3 games $3. New players welcome. 544 8372

Tauranga Toastmasters

Tga Lyceum Club 7.15-9.30pm. Confidence building, speaking skills, leadership skills. Alan 544 5989

Te Puke Lyceum Club

Garden Circle 1.30pm. 573 515311

We Could Be Heroes

Scarlet Black is a young girl with a big secret, she will gain super powers on her 14th birthday. Held at Baycourt Theatre Aug 4 & 5 7pm. Tickets from $7. www.baycourtboxoffice@tauranga.govt.nz or 577 7189

Wednesday 5 August

Age Concern Walking Group

Meet at Matua Shops off Tilby Drive 10am. 578 2631

Baywide Community Law Service

Drop in clinic every Weds at 63 Willow St 5-6.30pm. No appointment necessary. Free legal assistance. 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

Bolivia

If you enjoy the game, join us every Weds at the Te Puke Senior Citz Club, Jocelyn St 1pm. Marie 573 9219

Cards

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

Club Mt Maunganui Indoor Bowls

Every Weds night. Jim 572 1983

Dance, Modern Sequence

Every Mon 7.30-10pm & Weds 7-10pm Senior Citizens Hall, Norris St. Tauranga Sequence Dance Club. Partners required. Owen 574 2714

Healing Rooms

Experience God's healing touch at Bethlehem Town Centre cnr shop behind PO/Bookstore every Weds 1-3pm. 021 110 0878 or at Papamoa Fashion Island, 42 Gravatt Rd, next to Esquires every Weds 3-4pm. 022 120 5406. No appointment necessary, no charge. All ages welcome. www.healingrooms.co.nz

Gate Pa Indoor Bowls

Club night, Greerton Hall 7.30pm. Champ Finals 7pm. Kevin 543 4044

Gate Pa Tennis

Every Weds 9am - 12pm. Come along & join in, make new friends. The aim is to introduce tennis on a social level, beginners welcome. No commitment 3 free trials Weds. Geoff 570 1168 or 021 474 807

Genealogy at the Mount

Every first Weds of month at Helier's Community Centre, Zambuka Way, Bayfair 10am – 12pm. Excellent help offered & shared. Ken 575 6260

Mount Healing & Spiritual Centre

Omanu Bowling Club, Golf Rd, Mount 7.30pm start. Guest speaker: Annis Parker, internationally acclaimed speaker/healer of people & animals (wild, zoo & domestic). annisparker.co.nz $3 entry. Janet 0272 640 226

Otumoetai Lions

Assist in community based activities & enjoy fellowship & social. Meet 1st & 3rd Weds of month. Fellowship 5.30pm followed by meal 6.30pm. Visitors & new members welcome. Robert 576 8445 or http://www.lionsclubs.org.nz/Clubs/202L/Zone-9/Otumoetai

Scottish Country Dancing

Every Weds at Senior Citizens Hall, Maunganui Rd, Mt Maunganui. Beginners class 6pm, regular class 7.30pm. Lynne 573 5055

Single Coffee Club 60+

Mixed company of singles 60+ that meet up once a week for coffee, enjoy socialising & meeting new friends. Email: mixandmingle@xtra.co.nz or 027 439 3267

Table Tennis Tauranga

At Memorial Hall, QEYC every Weds 1-3pm & 7-9pm & every Fri 7-9pm. Bill 578 1662 www.sportsground.co.nz/tabletennistauranga

Tauranga Embroiderers' Guild

Every Weds at Wesley Church Hall, 100 13th Ave 10am - 2.30pm & 7.30-9.30pm. Juniors 4-5.30pm. Beginners & experienced stitchers welcome. Nancy 544 4778

Tauranga Mid-Week Tramping Group

Wairongomai to Te Aroha. Grade mod, approx. 5.5hrs. Paula 07 889 7420

Tauranga South Garden Club

First Weds of month at Central Baptist Church Hall cnr 13th Ave & Cameron Rd 1.30-3pm. Visitors welcome. Margaret 578 1017

Toastmasters City Early Start

The 6 F's Club - Fast, focused, flexible, feedback, friendly & fun. Confidence & leadership building. Every Weds at Avgas Cafe, Classic Flyers 6.50-8.15am. 021 044 5654 LaniDTM@gmail.com or www.cityearlystart.co.nz

Wednesday Night Mountain Bike Grp

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

Thursday 6 August

Aqua Aerobics

Every Thurs at Ocean Shores Village, Maranui St, Arataki 9.15-10.15am. Exercise to music indoor pool. Men & women welcome, all abilities. Cost $7. Lynda 574 0457 or 029 230 0162

Awesome Clothing Sale

Good quality, all sizes & styles - men's, women's, children's, shoes, sheets, duvets etc. You pick. Historic Village, 17th Ave 9.30-10.30am. Rain or shine. Organised by Turning Point Trust 578 6934

Christian Services

Held every Thurs 7.30-8.30pm & Sun 3.30-4.30pm at Welcome Bay Hall, Welcome Bay Rd. 021 026 86421

Club Mt Maunganui

Social games club. Every Thurs 12.45pm play indoor bowls, 500 & Bolivia. John 575 2422

Community Bible Study International

Join us at 14th Ave Gospel Centre 10am - 12pm for a non denominational Bible Study on Deuteronomy. Jack/Betty 544 3809. And at City Church, 252 Otumoetai Rd 7-9pm on 1 & 2 Thessalonians. Charmaine 576 0467

Divorce Care

Weekly seminar/support group featuring biblical principals for healing from a marriage breakup. Thurs Aug 6-Oct 29 7-9pm. Holy Trinity 578 7718. Register online www.holytrinitytauranga.com

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

Genealogy

Tauranga Branch of NZ Soc of Genealogists meet at St James Church Hall, 72 Pooles Rd, Greerton 7.30pm. Speaker: Betty Atkinson - “Scrapbooking & digital book making for genealogy.” Visitors & new members welcome. Jennifer 576 7042

Group Ukulele Lessons

The Linkt Community Trust a Non for profit registered charity offers group Ukulele music lessons on Thursdays 3-30pm to 4-30pm for primary age children at the Otumoetai Baptist Church. $20 for 4 week's lessons

Enquiries email learn@lead.co.nz

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

Mainly Music

Every Thurs at St Enoch's Church, 134 16th Ave 9.30am. $3 per family. New members welcome. 578 3040

Mount Underwater Club

Club night at Mount Ocean Sports Clubrooms (Cnr The Mall & Salisbury Ave, Mt Maunganui) 7.30pm. Photo presentation on PNG Trip. New members welcome. Gail 021 471 768 or gail.bingham58@gmail.com

Orange City Square & Round Dance Club

Tues, morning class 10am - 12pm. Weds Advanced, Thurs club night & new dancers 7.30pm. Frontiersmen's Hall. 543 1063

Papamoa 500 Card Club

Every Thurs at Gordon Spratt Reserve 12.45pm. Dave 575 5887

Papamoa Table Tennis

Every Thurs at Papamoa College Gym 7-9pm. New members welcome. John 572 0129

Sunshine Dance Group

Learn sequence dancing at a friendly club. Meet every Thurs at Baptist Church Hall, cnr 13th Ave & Cameron Rd 7-8.30pm, followed by dancing till 10pm. $2pp, entrance includes supper. Jan 544 4379

Tai Chi Qingong

Every Thurs at Ohauiti Rd Settlers Hall 11am. Class takes approx 1hr. $1pp. All welcome. Eric 577 1988

Tauranga Citizens' Bureau

AGM Aug 13 at St Stephen's Methodist Church, Otumoetai 10am.

Tauranga Heart Support Group

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

Tauranga Model Railway Club

Every Thurs 7.30pm. Ed 543 1108 www.taurangamodelrailwayclub.co.nz

Tauranga Rock n Roll Social Dancers

Every Thurs at Snr Citizens Club, 14 Norris St (behind Pak n Save) 7.30-9.30pm. $3pp. Maria 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

Toastmasters - Kickstart Breakfast Club

Speak confidently in a fun environment. Alimento Cafe 7am, guests welcome. Helen 571 6181

Winter Delights

Free cup of soup & entertainment held by Mount Lions, at Arataki Community Centre 6.30-8pm 6 August, 27 August. If you'd like to help contact Brenda 021 188 8308

Young Parents Group

(For ages 20 & under) every Thurs at Plunket, 471 Devonport Rd, Tauranga 12pm. Lunch provided. Text Rozi 027 924 6526

Friday 7 August

Adult Learner's Week Awards

Are you an adult student? An education provider? An adult taking a community class...we want your nominations. Nominations close Aug 21. Email: alw@communityedbop.co.nz for forms & info. Check out FB - Community Education Bay of Plenty.

Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Breast Cancer Support Trust

200 Club Legacy Lunch at ASB Arena, 81 Truman Lane, Mt Maunganui 1-4pm. Includes prize draws for members; an opportunity to network with other 200 club members; an address from guest speaker Lotta Dann – author of ‘Mrs D is going without.' To register 571 3346 or email: support@breastcancerbop.org.nz

Chess Tauranga

Every Fri at Tauranga RSA, Greerton 6pm & 7pm onwards for the whole family. Werner 548 1111 http://www.westernbopchess.weebly.com/

Free Immigration Clinic

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

Kowhai Probus Club Bethlehem

Meet first Fri of month at Tauranga Citizens Club, cnr Cameron Rd & 13th Ave 10am. Second Tues of month meet 10.30am at various venues in Tauranga. Film group meet last Fri of month to attend a film at local cinemas. Sid 579 1093

Mobile Phone Workshop

Not sure how to use your technology devices? Book now for your lessons & learn the basics. Gayle 0274 393 267

NZ Family History Month

Meet every Fri during August in the NZ Room of Tauranga Public Library 11am - 4pm a genealogist from the Tauranga Branch will be available. www.genealogy.org.nz

Tauranga Careers & Business Expo

At Baypark August 7 & 8 9am – 3.30pm. Come & discover the many, varied & exciting career & training opportunities we have, right here in Tauranga & the Western Bay. Free admission. www.bayvenues.co.nz

Te Puke Forest & Bird

Annual street stall, outside the Te Puke Post office 8am - 4pm, selling bargain native trees

The Sociables

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 & event. 022 0120 376

 

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