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Monday 23 May

Achieve Toastmasters

Keep speaking, keep helping, keep succeeding. 1st, 3rd & 5th Mon of month at St Stephen's Church Hall, Brookfield, Tga 7.30-9.30pm. Craig 027 587 5115

Alanon Family Group

Meet every Mon at St George's Anglican Church, Gate Pa & Cameron Rd 7-8pm. 0508 425 266

Badminton Club: Seniors & Juniors

Juniors: Mon 6-7.30pm. Seniors: Mon & Weds 7.30-9.30pm. Bethlehem College Events Centre, Elder Lane. All levels of players welcome. Sue 021 194 4335 or www.taurangabadmintonclub.co.nz

Bethlehem Bowls

Every Monday 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. Early program 6-7.30pm during school term. Late program 7.30pm onwards. Noel 579 5412

Chess, The Mount Club

Every Mon at St Thomas More Church, 17 Gloucester Rd 1-4pm. The only place you play standard chess in Tga. $3 a session. Sets, boards, clocks & refreshments provided. Bob/Viv 575 5845 or 0274 786 282

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. JP Service every Mon 1-4pm, Weds & Thurs 9am-11.30am. Migrant Clinics Tues - Fri 1pm-4pm. – All welcome no appointment necessary.

City of Tauranga Pipe Band Grade 3

Meet every Mon at Otumoetai Primary School Hall 7.30pm. Comprehensive learning programme for pipers & drummers. Experienced players welcome to join the competitive band. Sharon 576 7874

Civic Choir Tauranga

Wesley Church, 13th Ave, Tga 7.30pm. New members welcome. Heather 575 9092 www.taurangacivicchoir.org.nz


Get fit, while having fun. At Bethlehem Hall, Waihi Rd. Mondays 9.30am & Thurs 9.15am. $5 a class, first class free. Ruth 0274 156 819

Dancing@Te Puke

Sequence dance group meet at St Pats Hall, Beatty Ave, Te Puke 6.30-8.30pm. For learners & improvers, waltz, foxtrot, tango, cha cha & more. Partners required. $3pp. Gordon 572 0060 or email: gordoncadman@gmail.com

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

Free Meditation Classes

Mon 10am & Weds 7.30pm in Bellevue, Tauranga. Gain a new awareness. David/Trisha 570 1204

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

Omokoroa Indoor Bowling Club

Meet at Settler's Hall, Omokoroa Rd every Mon 1.30pm & Tues 7.30pm. $3 mat fee. New players free first 3 weeks. Anne 548 1636

Optimal Emotional Freedom Technique

Practice group meets via Skype Mondays 7pm. “Put away your skepticism. This really works.” Dr. Wayne Dyer. Txt 021 0274 2502

Otumoetai Indoor Bowls

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

Plant Based Cooking Seminar

May 30 Arataki Community Centre, Zambuk Way, Mt Maunganui 6.30-8.30pm. Talk, teach, taste presented by local Mount chef, Arna Buckley. Entry $10. Book now 574 1107 or 021 0232 9895

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

Otumoetai Rd, Cherrywood. Names in by 7.15pm, 7.30pm start. All playing levels welcome. Paul 576 6324

Tai Chi & Taoist Qi Gong

At Arataki Community Centre 9-10am. Warren 574 2464 or 0274 745 389

Taoist Tai Chi

Daily classes. For days/times www.taoist.org.nz

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. Also on Thurs evening twice a month. Shirley 577 0188

Tauranga Rock n Roll Club Inc

Club night every Mon at Tauranga RSA, Cameron Rd, Greerton 8pm. A relaxed, social evening of dancing. Members $3, non-members $5. Visitors welcome. Check the Facebook pages. Trina 575 7461 a/hs

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.

Te Puna Indoor Bowling Club

Every Mon at Te Puna Memorial Hall 7.15pm. Ian 579 3024

The Writing Project

Support, encouragement, info for people working on a piece or wanting to. 4th Mon of month 7pm. Kaye 07 218 1411 or 022 034 0115 or kaye.mclaren@gmail.com

Womens Art Group

Every Mon at Lyceum Club Rooms, 68 1st Ave 9am - 12pm. New members welcome. Margaret 543 3244

Tuesday 24 May

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 Community Service Club

Business/dinner meeting 2nd Tues. Social night 4th Tues, each month. Julie 544 0277

Badminton (Social)

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

Baby Classes

Learn how to settle your baby in 3 months with former Karitane nurse Lyndsay Morgan. Every Tues at Arataki Community Centre 10am. 577 1355

Bayfair Petanque Club

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

Bureta Garden Circle

Monthly meeting at St John's Church Hall, 94 Bureta Rd, Otumoetai 1.30pm. Visitors welcome. Colleen 576 7610

Cards 500

Every Tues & Thurs Mount Senior Citizens, 345 Maunganui Rd. Names in by 12.45pm. 575 4650

Centre for Nonviolence & Conscious Living

Want to speak more compassionately to yourself & others? Learn non violent communication Tues or Weds at Historic Village 7pm. 021 0238 0340 RhondaLAPowers@gmail.com

CV Writing Clinics (Free Service)

Need help to create a basic CV? Complete the CV form, available at your local library & bring it to one of the CV writing clinics. Tauranga Library Tues 10am. Weds 10am. Papamoa Library Fri 12.30pm. Greerton Library Mon 12.30pm & Thurs 12.30pm. Times are subject to the availability of Volunteers.

Excel Toastmasters

Every 2nd, 4th & 5th Tues at Arataki Community Centre, Zambuk Way 6.15-8.30pm. Learn public speaking & leadership skills. brooke_bop@hotmail.com

Falun Dafa

Free exercises & meditation classes. Every Tues at Hillier Centre, 31 Gloucester Rd, Mt Maunganui 7pm. Judy 021 0425 398

Fibromyalgia Support Meeting

At Hillier Centre, Gloucester Rd, Mt Maunganui 1.30pm.

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

Friends of the Library

Mt Maunganui Library Book Group meet 10am. Topic this month: Gothic (spooky) stories. Gail 574 3376

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

Junction Mental Health

Peer support & advocacy: coffee & chat at St James' Hall, Greerton 10am – 12pm. 543 3010

Learn Self Defence

And get fit, a Chinese style martial art training every Tues & Thurs at Tauranga Boys College Gym 6-7.30pm. Mon & Thurs at Tahatai Coast School 6.15-7.45pm. Free lesson first time. Brian 021 241 7059


Every Tues at Gate Pa Bowling Club 1-4pm. Beginners welcome. Pearl 578 6556

Matua Otumoetai City on its Feet

Meet every Tues at Kulim Park 9am. 576 7339

Mount Aglow

Salvation Army Hall 9.45am. 36th birthday celebration. Guest speaker: Judith Turner. Shared lunch to follow. Corrin 542 1304

Mount Morning Badminton

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

Overeaters Anonymous

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


Tauranga/BOP Club every Tues & Sun at Blake Park 1pm. Equip available, coaching given. Jo Ann 578 3606

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 mystery night at Greerton Hall 7.30pm. Keith 577 1116

Tauranga Astronomical Society

AGM tonight, followed by presentation on different types of rockets used to get into space & how they work. Telescope viewing weather dependent. Fergusson Park Observatory 7.30pm.

Tauranga Morning Badminton Club

Every Tues & Thurs at Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre, Memorial Park, cnr 11th Ave/Devonport Rd 9-11.30am. Heather 574 0976

Tauranga Scrabble Club

Every Tues at Tauranga Bridge Club, Ngatai Rd 8.50am. 3 games $2.50. New players welcome. 544 8372

Tauranga Society of Artists

Tuesday evening group meet at 171a Elizabeth St West 7-9pm. Friendly & supportive, any level of ability welcome. 576 9592

Tauranga Target Rifle Club

Club night every Tues at Elizabeth St West 7pm. Casual shooters $7.50 per 13 shot card. All equipment & coaching supplied. Tauranga Target Rifle Club Inc .

Te Puke Lyceum Club

Meet every Tues. Also have readers & garden groups. Mah Jong meet every Thurs & Sun. Singing every Fri. 8 Palmer Court. Jenny 573 7487

Welcome Bay Wheelers

Recreational cycle group meet every Tues at Palmers, Ohauiti Rd 9am. Pam/Andrew 544 3272

Wednesday 25 May

Advancing Your Drawing Skills

With Nick Eggleston at The Incubator, Historic Village, 17th Ave 9-11am. Starts today for 6 weeks. $160. 571 3232 or info@theincubator.co.nz

Age Concern Walking Group

Meet at 83 Pyes Pa Road 10am. 578 2631

Alcoholics Anonymous

Reflections at Te Puke, Te Puke Baptist Church cnr Malyon St/Station Rd 7.30-8.30pm. 0800 229 6757

Bipolar Support Group

For people with bipolar 1-2pm. Transport available if required. 543 3010

Bowls Indoor

Every Weds & Fri at Mount Senior Citizens, 345 Maunganui Rd 12.45pm. Beginners welcome. 575 4650


Do you play crib or would like to learn? Every Weds at Greerton RSA 1pm. Rona 578 7939

Comedy Convoy

Presented by NZ Comedy Trust at Baycourt Addison Theatre 8pm. Prices from $39.50. www.baycourt.co.nz

Community Bible Study International

Every Weds at City Church, 252 Otumoetai Rd 7-9pm. Bible study on Galatians. Julie 552 4068

Dance Fitness

Getaway fun for mums & others. Get your grove fix, disco, hip hop, Latin & more. Free trials & discounts. Every Weds at Matua Hall 9.30-10.30am. Helen 022 882 0237

Fernland Spa Water Exercise Class

Every Weds 10.45-11.45am. Held rain or shine but not during school holidays. Classes taken by qualified instructor & lifeguard. New participants ph Jennifer 571 1411

Fitness League Te Puke

Ladies 50 plus exercise with dance to music. Improve posture, energy, increased strength. Every Weds at St An-drew's Church Hall, Oxford St 9.30-10.30am. Gloria 573 4429


Gate Pa Lodge meet at Hairini Masonic Centre 7.30pm. Glen 027 918 9096

Gate Pa Indoor Bowls

Champion Pairs (Roycroft Trophy) at Greerton Hall 7pm. Names in book. Kevin 543 4044

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. No appointment necessary, no charge, all ages welcome. 022 120 5406 www.healingrooms.co.nz

Insight Endometriosis

Fertility treatment options at Heart Foundation Offices, Unit 8a, 26 Tawa St, Tauranga 6.30-9.30pm. Speaker: Brad Chittenden, Fertility Associates - “Fertility Treatments.” Free admission.

Kiwi Toasters

Building communication & confidence 1st, 3rd & 5th Weds at 3 Palm Springs Blvd (same building as Palm Springs Pharmacy) 5.30-7pm. Chrissy 027 296 7939

Lyon O'Neale Arnold Library Law Series

Free legal advice seminar on buying or selling real estate. Tauranga City Library 12.30-1.30pm & 5.30-6.30pm. 577 7177 or email: library@tauranga.govt.nz to register.

Micosoft Word

Styles & themes, headers & footers, watermarks & table of contents screenshots 1.30-2.30pm or 5.30-6.30pm. $8. Tauranga Library Learning Centre, Bookings essential. 577 7085

Mount Maunganui Badminton Club

Every Weds 6.30pm for 2 hrs. $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

Multicultural Tauranga

Living in Harmony Evening at Village Hall, Historic Village, 17th Ave 7pm. Meet the community originally from the Russian Federation & learn about their country, food & costumes. Bring a plate of food to share for a potluck dinner & gold coin donation.

Otumoetai Care & Craft

Every Weds at St Columba Church Hall, Cherrywood, Otumoetai 9am - 12.30pm during school term. . Crafts, fun, games, entertainment. Lunch provided. Dawn 576 7783

Papamoa Outdoor Bowls

Roll-ups every Weds & Sun, Gordon Spratt Reserve 1pm. 574 8334

Scottish Country Dancing

Every Weds at Senior Citizens Hall, Maunganui Rd. Step practice & formation revision 7pm, regular class 7.30pm. Lynne 573 5055

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

Tauranga Badminton Club

Weds at Bethlehem College 7.30-9.30pm. Some racquets available, casual players welcome. Sue 0211 944 335 www.taurangabadmintonclub.co.nz

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 Club

Tarawera Falls to outlet. Grade easy, approx. 5.0hrs. Bob 571 3939

Te Puke Spiritual Centre

Guest speaker: Chrissie Shirley - international access consciousness certified facilitator. Settlers Lounge, Te Puke Memorial Hall, doors open 6.45pm for 87.15pm. Cost $5 entry.


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

Wednesday Evening Mountain Bike Ride

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

Wednesday Recreational Cycle Group

Meet at Sulphur Point, near Nautilus, off Cross Rd 9am. Cam 552 4513

Women's Bridge Group

Every Weds at Lyceum Club rooms, 68 1st Ave 12.50pm. New members welcome. Helen 579 1947 

Thursday 26 May

Abstract Painting with Oils

Every Thurs for 6 weeks 6-.30-8.30pm with Kristian Lomath at The Incubator, Historic Village, 17th Ave. $190. 571 3232 or info@theincubator.co.nz

Argentine Tango

Social dancing for men & women. Beginner course (4 one hour classes) starts 2 June. More details on FB “Golden Asix Tango”. Phillip 027 309 1355 or goldenaxistango@yahoo.com

Awesome Clothing Sale

Good quality, all sizes & styles - men's, women's, children's, shoes, sheets, duvets etc. Only $5 a bag. You pick. Historic Village, 17th Ave, Tauranga 9.30-10.30am. Organised by Turning Point Trust 578 6934

Bay City Rockers

Social Rock n Roll dancing every Thurs at Senior Citizens 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. John 575 2422

Community Bible Study International

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

Craft Club - Ladies

Every Thurs at Arataki Community Centre, Bayfair 9am - 2pm. All crafts welcome. Social day. Jenny 574 7401

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

Friends of the Library

Greerton Library Chat Group meet at Tauranga RSA, 1237 Cameron Rd 10am for coffee. Speaker: Joanna Thomas – Greerton Library update. All welcome. Pam 571 2566

Free Mediation Classes

Every Thurs at Papamoa Sports & Rec Centre, 80 Alice Way, off Parton Rd 7pm. Find peace, love & joy & make your life rewarding. Ian 576 2032

Happiness & Our Mind

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

Katikati College Fundraiser

Treading the Boards - a variety of scenes from senior drama students will be showcased. Held at Katikati College Hall 7pm. Tickets $10, available from the school office or KatiKopy & print.

Keynotes 4 Part Harmony

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

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

Lodge Te Puke

Thinking of joining the oldest fraternity - Freemasons? Lodge Te Puke meet 4th Thurs. Graeme 576 1539


Every Thurs at Bowls Matua Bowling Club, 108 Levers Rd, Matua 1-4pm. Beginners welcome. Julia 576 4127

Mount/Papamoa Coffee & Chat

From 1-2pm. Transport available if required. Junction Mental Health Peer Support & Advocacy 543 3010

More Than Craft

Every Thurs at Greerton Bible Church, cnr Chadwick Rd & Fraser St 9.30-11.30am. 10 crafts available. Talented tutors. $3 entry. June 544 0823

Orange City Square & Round Dance Club

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

Otumoetai Golf

Men & women 9 hole competition 8-9am start. Free coaching offered for new members. Graeme 576 2436

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

Tai Chi Que Gong

Every Thurs at Ohauiti Hall 11am - 12pm. Eric 577 1988

Tai Chi & Taoist Qigoing

Every Thurs morning at Elizabeth St Community Centre. Warren 574 2464 or 0274 745 389

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. Hannah (Clinical Exercise Physiologist) 0508 227 342

Tauranga Machine Knitters Club

Meet 4th Thurs of month at Wesley Methodist Church, 13th Ave, Tauranga 1.30pm.

The Ten Tenors

Presented by Event Entertainment Ltd May 26 & 27 at Baycourt Addison Theatre 8pm. Prices from $79. www.baycourt.co.nz

Toastmasters - Kickstart

Every Thurs at Alimento Cafe, First Ave, Tauranga 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 27 May

A World Class Performance

Will Martin & Rebecca Nelson in concert June 17 at Holy Trinity Tauranga 8pm. Joined by LBD, Tauranga Girls College 12 voice choir & 3 piece band. Adults $45, students $25. Tickets available from Waipuna Hospice, Hospice Shops & www.waipuna-hospice.co.nz

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

BroYoga (Men Only)

At Fergusson Park Soccer Hall 7-8pm. An intro to yoga which will enable you to join any regular yoga class. No booking needed. Please wear comfortable clothes. Stella 0210 249 6390

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/

Diabetes Help Tauranga

Drop-In Centre WBOP PHO 154 First Ave West. www.diabeteshelp.org.nz

Genealogy Research

Members of Papamoa Genealogy Branch at Papamoa Library 10am – 12pm to assist researchers with their family history. Daphne 575 4674

Greerton Indoor Bowling Club

Bethlehem visiting (a plate please). Tauranga City Silver Band Hall, Yatton St. Names in by 7.15pm. Sally 571 8914

Narcotics Anonymous

Open meeting every Friday at Hillier Centre, 31 Gloucester Rd, Mt Maunganui 7.30-8.30pm. If using drugs is causing you problems, maybe we can help. 0800 NA TODAY

Public Screening of “5 Broken Cameras”

Documentary about Palestinians' life under Israeli occupation. Wesley centre, 100 13th Ave 7pm. Hosted by Tga Monthly Film Nights & Trade Aid Tga. Guest speakers & audience discussion. $8 entry (cash only) at door. Includes refreshments & Palestinian products. RSVP if poss tmfn2007@gmail.com

Savage Night Out

June 3 at ASB Baypark, Mount 7.30pm. Savage, P Money, Jupiter Project, Dan Aux, Prestige Hustlar. $35 early birds/$45 general tickets from eventfinda.co.nz Door sales $55 on the night.

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. Wendy 543 1146

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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