Sunday, August 30, 2015

SunLive - The Bay's news first
LATEST
TRENDING

OPINION POLL

Should Tauranga City Council fund floodlights for the Bay Oval to bring more international cricket to the region?

Yes
No
VOTE
RESULTS

What's On

Saturday 29 August

Alcoholics Anonymous

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

Andre Rieu Friendship Group BOP

For lovers of music of Andre Rieu, monthly weekend gatherings in each other's homes, annual garden party & celebrations at local cafes all to the music of Andre. Pete/Jennifer 574 4238

Bayfair Night Market

Arts, crafts, jewellery, fresh produce, food stalls & more. Bayfair Shopping Centre, cnr Maunganui Rd & Girven Rd, Mt Maunganui 6-11pm. Free entry. 022 588 2282 or email: tauranganightmarket@hotmail.com

Books Wanted

For Tauranga Harbour City Lions November Book Sale. CDs, DVDs & Jigsaws also wanted. Drop off points: Living Quarters, Bethlehem Town Centre; Payless Plastics, 414 Cameron Rd; Liquor King 140 Otumoetai Rd, Brookfield. 576 7105

BOP Scandinavian Group

For anyone with a Scandinavian heritage or similar welcome to come to Evans Rd Church Hall, Papamoa 11.30am for pot luck lunch & socialising. Barbara 542 1185

Gate Pa Car Boot Sale

Monthly car boot market in Gate Pa next to Tauranga Girls' College. Sept 5. Clothing, food, free items. To book your space, Wiki 578 3321. A community initiative of Chirp. www.chirp.org.nz

Ha Derech/The Way Messianic Kehilat

Now at Hillier Centre, Bayfair Shabbat/Saturday 10am. A one new man community & welcome all seekers of the truth. 544 7424 or 021 0226 3515

Let's Dance Ballroom & Latin Dance Club

Second Sat of month at Bethlehem Hall 7-10.30pm. Live dance tempo music. Bruce 576 5598

Recycled Women's Clothing

Sale at Historic Village 9am – 12pm. Designer labels & fashion brands all $5. Cash only. All proceeds to Turning Point Trust.

Sailing (IOM) International

One Meter Radio Controlled Yachts - The fastest growing sailing class of today. Come for a sail & get hooked. Every Sat & Weds at Landing Drive, The Lakes 1-4pm. Pat 0274 731 765

Taichi Qigong

Every Sat at Memorial Park between mini golf & playground 10am. Free to join. All welcome.

Tauranga Club

Presents Health & Wellbeing days to revitalise the mind & body Sept 5 at 72 Devonport Rd 8.30am - 1pm. $140 includes a pilates & cardio workout & a vital health management talk. Includes lunch. Raffle prizes valued up to $120. For bookings/info Tracey 021 205 6565

Tauranga Farmers Market

Fresh & artisian produced food. Tauranga Primary School cnr 5th Ave & Cameron Rd every Sat 7.45am - 12pm. Trixie 552 5278 or www.taurangafarmersmarket.co.nz

Te Puke Healing & Spiritual Centre

Sept 5 - Workshop: Robyn Teague on Face Reading, Constables Gallery, Commerce Lane, Te Puke 2-5pm. Cost $35, all welcome. Jill 573 7027 to book

Village Radio

Community radio broadcasting from Tauranga Historic Village 1368 kHz AM. Music of 1920's - 80's weekends 9am - 5pm, weekdays 10am - 5pm. Specialty programmes. www.villageradio.co.nz or 571 3710

Sunday 30 August

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. Guest preacher: Calvyn Jonker. All welcome. www.bbf.net.nz

Bee Interest Group

August meeting at Welcome Bay Community Centre (behind the hall) 2pm. Please bring something to share for afternoon tea. Gordon 027 544 2882

Bible Seminars

Every Sun at Greerton Senior Citizen's Hall, Maitland St, Greerton 1.45pm. Title: “The 4 Gospels: a message of hope.” Interactive, Q&A. Refreshments provided. Vic 543 0504

Children's Dance Class

7 weeks starts Oct 18 at Tauranga Primary School Hall, 5th Ave. Learn Latin America, Rock & Roll, Cha Chat & more. Sonia, Supreme Dance Centre 544 2337 or 027 322 1786

Choral Evensong

St Peter's Chancel sing a special service of Choral Evensong at St Peter's Church 4pm.

Gate Pa Tennis Club

Junior pre-season open days for new and existing members. Sundays September 6 & 13. Free Coaching. 10 years & under 10am, 11-16 years 11am. Graeme 576 5178 or 027 452 0600

Home Computer Club (Tga) Inc

Computer enthusiasts meet to share knowledge & experience at Arts & Crafts Centre, Elizabeth St West on last Sun of month 9.30am – 12.30pm approx. $3 door charge. Visitors welcome. 544 2067

Maketu Rotary Club Market

3rd & 5th Sunday at Village Green, Park Rd, Maketu. Stalls $10. Maureen 533 2340

Merchant Navy Day

Assemble 1.45pm. Service 2pm. Merchant Navy Memorial Sulphur Pt (next to TYPBC). All welcome. More info: merchantnavyday.wix.com/merchant-navy-day

Petanque Tga/BOP Club

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

Quakers in Tauranga

Mainly silent worship, hour long meeting followed by tea & talk. Every Sunday in hall behind Brain Watkins Historic House 10am. 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

Rifle Range Public Open Day

Open to public on last Sun of the month. Range at end of Ngawaro Rd, at the TECT All Terrain Park 9am - 3pm. Some targets available to purchase, or bring your own. Must bring own ammo, shooting rests, ear muffs etc. Firearms license must be presented at registration area. $15pp (cash only). No cellphone coverage. www.deerstalkersbop.org.nz

Tauranga Friendship & Social Club

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

Tauranga Spiritual Society Inc

Senior Citizen's Hall, 14 Norris St. Healers & Readers Expo. Doors open 6.30pm for 7pm. Members $3, non $5. 022 0670 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

Monday 31 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

Dance - Modern Sequence Dancing

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

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

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

Free Antenatal Classes

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

Free Budget Course

Learn how to budget, save & spend wisely. Held Aug 31, Sept 7 & 14 at Holy Trinity Church, 3rd Ave, Tauranga 7pm. Supper provided. 578 7718 or cap@holytrinitytauranga.com

Free Mindfulness for Change Course

Every Mon in Te Puke 6pm. 027 502 1188

Free Taster Event

Presented by Community Education BOP, A number of tutors offering a range of short introductory classes at Wesley Church, 100 13th Ave Sept 8 6-9pm. Join for a cuppa, chat & have a go at French, Cake decorating, calligraphy, NZ Sign Language, Pilates, belly dancing & more. Just turn up or pre-register at www.tasterevent.weebly.com or txt Charlotte 027 344 4278

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

Merge Tauranga

New residents recently moved to Tauranga welcome, at the Raft Restaurant, Chapel St, Tauranga every 1st & 3rd Mon of the month 4.30pm. Happy hour 4-6pm. Enjoy a couple of hours for social get together to make new friends. Elizabeth: merge.tauranga@gmail.com

Otumoetai Indoor Bowls

Graded Triples, 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

Taoist Tai Chi

Exercise your body & challenge your mind. Monday beginners class at 15 Koromiko St, Tauranga 9.30-11.30am. Come along. Yvonne 576 7216

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 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. Register by 12.45pm. $2 includes afternoon tea. New members welcome.

The Writing Project

Meet fourth Mon of month 7pm. Positive, supportive group for people who are working on a piece of writing or would like to be. Kaye 07 218 1411 or kaye.mclaren@gmail.com

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 1 September

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

Altrusa Club of Tauranga

Women's community service group. Dinner & business meeting 2nd Tues. Social programme 4th Tues, monthly. Interested? Marie 576 5495

Badminton (Social)

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

Bethlehem Pottery Club

Open Tues, Weds, Thurs 10am - 3pm until December. Call in to find out about joining or ph Jane 552 0046 after 6pm.

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

Cards 500

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

Does A Loved One have an Addiction?

Do you wonder what you can do? How to help? Hanmer Clinic Tauranga ‘Significant Other' programme for spouses, partners etc of people who have an addiction. Free. 8 weekly sessions. Starts Sept 15 at 1234 Cameron Rd, Tauranga 1-3pm. 579 6460 or 0800 842 426

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

Falun Dafa

Ancient practice for modern times. Easy to learn & free. Exercises & meditation classes at Hillier Centre 7pm. Judy 021 0425 398 Google: Falun Dafa, Mt Maunganui

Fire & Grace Nights

Worship, prayer, healing, presence, fellowship. Every Tues at Bethlehem Town Centre, above Metro Pharmacy 7pm. FB: The Father's House Aotearoa NZ Ministry School.

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

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

Israeli Dancing

Beginners class every Tues at Gate Pa Primary School, Cameron Rd 7-8pm. All ages welcome, no partner required. Maria 544 1680 or 022 165 2114

Otumoetai Toastmasters

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

Pack of Girls

Presented by Te Puke Repertory, by David Geary Sept 1-4 & 8-12 at Litt Park Theatre, Park Lane, Te Puke 8pm. Tickets at Te Puke Paper Plus. Admission $20, members $15.

Red Cross Charity Quiz

Held at Daniels in the Park 6pm. Teams of maximum 6 players, team entry $60. Heaps of prizes, gift basket raffle, mini auction, trophy awarded to winning team & a prize for team dress-up. To reserve a place Heather 578 6987 or email: heather.dabrowski@redcross.org.nz

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

Club night at Greerton Hall 7.30pm. New members welcome. Mary 541 0687

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 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 5153

Wednesday 2 September

Age Concern Walking Group

Meet at Mt Maunganui Hot Pools 10am. 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 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

Bowls Indoor

Mount Senior Citizens, 345 Maunganui Rd Weds & Fri 12.45-4pm. Beginners welcome. Come along & see if you like to play. 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

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 1411

FitSteps Dance Fitness

For depression, releasing endorphins, every Weds at Bethlehem Community Hall 9.30 – 10.15am & 6.15-7pm. Helen 022 882 0237 or 571 3107

Gate Pa Indoor Bowls

Carousel Triples (Ecclesfield Trophy), Greerton Hall 7.30pm. 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

Healing Rooms

Experience God's healing touch at Bethlehem Town Centre cnr shop behind PO/Bookstore every Weds 1-3pm. 021 110 0878. No appointment necessary, no charge. All ages welcome. www.healingrooms.co.nz

Leisure Marching Team

Requires new ladies 45+ for non competitive marching. No experience required. Marion 578 1108

Mount Healing & Spiritual Centre

Omanu Bowling Club, Golf Rd, Mount 7.30pm. Kerry Thompson - crystal bowls/clairvoyance. $3 entry. Janet 0272 640 226

Opera Forum

The Tales of Hoffman, Offebach's great opera. Sept 9. Complimentary wine & canapes. 577 0583

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

Tauranga Mid-Week Tramping Group

Woodland Rd to Ananui Falls & beyond. Grade mod, approx. 5.5hrs. Bob 571 3939

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

Thursday 3 September

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. Only $3 a bag, you pick. Historic Village, 17th Ave, Tauranga 9.30-10.30am. Organised by Turning Point Trust 578 6934

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

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 Course on Budgeting

Free 4 week course on budgeting could help you get ahead & save money. Starts today at Lifezone, 7 Oak Lane, Judea 10am or 7.15pm. To book 571 6525 or www.capmoney.org

Genealogy

Tauranga Branch NZ Soc of Genealogists meet at St James Church Hall, 72 Pooles Rd, Greerton 7.30pm. Topic: The Records of the English Parish Church. Visitors & new members welcome. Jennifer 576 7042

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 Sept 10 7-8.30pm. www.meditateintauranga.org

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. Presentation to be announced. 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

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

Taoist Tai Chi

Exercise your body, challenge your mind. Beginners class Thurs at Mount Senior Citizens Hall, 345 Maunganui Rd 6.15-7.45pm. Neale 576 7216

Tauranga Writers

Alzheimer's Society House, 116 13th Ave 7-9pm. Work in progress – sharing our writing for constructive feedback. New members welcome. www.taurangawriters.org.nz

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

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

Friday 4 September

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.

Botanical Road Kindergarten Fundraiser

It's in the Bag Bingo R18. Hosted by Chi Chi La ‘Aua & Nanu Sept 11 at Freemasons Centre, Hairini (cnr SH29 & Hairini Rd). Doors open 6.15pm for 7pm. Tickets $25pp & light supper provided. Cash bar only. For info & tickets Jo 027 621 8974

CAP money Course

In conjunction with “Money Week 2015” Week One 4 Sept, Week 2 11 Sept & Sept 18 at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 90 Bethlehem Rd 10-11.30am. Essential to book now to avoid disappointment by contacting Sylvia Bowden 544 6174 or 027 631 8524 sylvia@silbo.co.nz

Chess Tauranga

Every Fri at Tauranga RSA, Greerton 6pm 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

Saturday 5 September

Wish4Fish charity fishing competition. Briefing: Fri 4 Sept 7pm Saturday, Fishing: Fri 9pm – Sat 4pm. Weigh in Sat 5 Sept: 4-5.30pm. Prize giving: 7pm. Marble Bar, Gate Pa, Tauranga. Bryce@wish4fish.co.nz or 021 616 601. Entry fee $5pp or $150 per team (4 people max).


Contact Julie to place a listing here: julie@thesun.co.nz 

BAY TODAY


Fog in Waihi. Photo by Brent Trail. Send us your photos and stories from around the Bay of Plenty. Email: photos@thesun.co.nz