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Thursday 7 August

Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting

Salvation Army, Eversham Rd, Bayfair 7.30-8.30pm.

Army Cadets (WBOP Cadet Unit)

Every Thurs at Tauranga Army Hall 6-9.30pm. Ages 13-17 youth development with a military flavour. Email: admin@wbopcu.org.nz

Art3 - Tauranga Art Gallery

A new performance/exhibition hybrid by New Zealand's foremost chamber musicians, NZTrio, taking place at the Tauranga Art Gallery on August 7th. Art3 (art to the power of three) demonstrates the sheer versatility of NZTrio; creating a multi-faceted arts experience that combines musical feeling with visual pleasure.  The group respond to the art and the conceptual elements behind the work – in effect, “playing” the artworks chosen using a carefully considered programme.

Awesome Clothing Sale

Good quality, all sizes & styles - men's, women's, children's, shoes, sheets, duvets etc. Only $2 a bag. You pick. At Historic Village, 17th Ave 9.30-10.30am. Rain or shine. Organised by Turning Point Trust 578 6934

Club Mt Maunganui

Social games club. Every Thurs 1.45pm. 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 in-depth Bible study until Sept 25. Jack/Betty 544 3809

DivorceCare for Kids

Designed for children between the ages of 5-12 who parents are separated or divorced. Every Thurs from Aug 7 - Oct 30 3.30-5pm. Rachel 578 7718

Envirohub AGM

Aug 14 at TECT Theatre, Historic Village, 17th Ave 5.30pm. All welcome. RSVP 578 6664 or email: tauranga@envirohub.org.nz

Fitness League

Safe, effective, low impact exercise to music using the Bagot Stack technique, designed for females. All ages & abilities, complementary first class, every Thurs Central Baptist Church Hall, cnr 13th Ave & Cameron Rd 9.30am & Weds at Katikati Memorial Hall 10am. Pam 549 4799 or 021 117 170

Happiness & Our Mind

Drop in meditation classes. Classes are self-contained so start any date, beginners welcome. Cost $14 per class. Otumoetai Plunket, 59 Otumoetai Rd. Monthly classes - next class Aug 21 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

Mainly Music

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

More Than Craft

Every Thurs at Greerton Bible Church Hall cnr Chadwick Rd & Oropi Rd 9.30-11.30am. 10 crafts with talented tutors. Inspection welcome. June 544 0823

Mount Art Group

Every Thurs at St Peter's Church Hall, 11 Victoria Rd, Mt Maunganui 9am - 1pm. Visitors welcome. Merilynn 575 6777

Mount Militia Roller Derby Crew

Fresh meat info nights for anyone interested in learning more about what roller derby is about. Held at Groove Bar, Hamilton St opp fruit & vege shop) 7.30-3pm. Kid friendly event.

Mount Underwater Club

Club night at Mount Ocean Sports Clubrooms (cnr The Mall & Salisbury Ave, Mt Maunganui) 7.30pm. New members welcome. Gail 570 1935

Mt Maunganui Creative Fibre

Meet every Thurs at Arataki Community Centre 9am - 1pm. Share & learn spinning, weaving, crochet, knitting, felting & other creative crafts. Visitors & new members welcome. Jan 574 1265

Petanque Tauranga/BOP Club

Every Thurs & Sun at Cliff Rd venue 1pm start. Jo Ann 578 3606

Salsa on the Strand

Every Thurs at La Mexica presented by Bay Salsa. Intro class 8pm followed by social dancing. Really social, no partner required. $2 entry, members free. www.baysalsa.co.nz

Taoist Tai Chi

Exercise your body, challenge your mind. New class starts today at 15 Koromiko St, Judea 5.15pm. Caroline 548 1209

Tauranga Heart Support Group

Phase 3 rehab exercise, social events & guest speakers for those with or at risk of heart disease. Every Thurs at City Church Hall, Otumoetai Rd/Sherwood St 9.30-10.45am. Men & women welcome. Dianne 576 5031 Qualified instructor/Cardiac Care leader.

Tauranga Herb Society

Meet at St Enoch's Church Hall, 16th Ave 7pm. Topic: massage oils & hand massage.

Tauranga Model Railway Club

Meet every Thurs & Tues evening 7.30pm. Ed 543 1108

Tauranga Pryde Youth Group

For lesbian, gay, bi, trans. Meet 6.30pm 1st & 3rd Weds of each month & 2nd & 4th Thurs. 22 3536 968

Tauranga Rock n Roll Social Dancers

Authentic music every Thurs at 14 Norris St, behind Pak n Save 7.30-9.30pm. $3 entry pp - supper included. Maria 576 7326

Tauranga Storytellers' Group

Meet last Thurs of month. Learn how to develop your storytelling skills. Claire 577 7220

Tennis Seniors WBOP

Every Thurs at Tauranga Lawn Tennis Club, Wharepai Domain, Cameron Rd 9am - 12pm. $3 ball fee. New members & visitors welcome. Lynda 575 0627

Te Puke Table Tennis Club

Every Thurs at Te Puke Intermediate School Hall 7-9pm. Ted 573 7216

Toastmasters - Kickstart Club

Have fun while learning to speak confidently. Breakfast meeting at Alimento Cafe, 1st Ave, Tauranga 7-8.15am. Guests welcome. Helen 571 6181

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Thursday 7 August

Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting

Salvation Army, Eversham Rd, Bayfair 7.30-8.30pm.

Army Cadets (WBOP Cadet Unit)

Every Thurs at Tauranga Army Hall 6-9.30pm. Ages 13-17 youth development with a military flavour. Email: admin@wbopcu.org.nz

Art3 - Tauranga Art Gallery

A new performance/exhibition hybrid by New Zealand's foremost chamber musicians, NZTrio, taking place at the Tauranga Art Gallery on August 7th. Art3 (art to the power of three) demonstrates the sheer versatility of NZTrio; creating a multi-faceted arts experience that combines musical feeling with visual pleasure.  The group respond to the art and the conceptual elements behind the work – in effect, “playing” the artworks chosen using a carefully considered programme.

Awesome Clothing Sale

Good quality, all sizes & styles - men's, women's, children's, shoes, sheets, duvets etc. Only $2 a bag. You pick. At Historic Village, 17th Ave 9.30-10.30am. Rain or shine. Organised by Turning Point Trust 578 6934

Club Mt Maunganui

Social games club. Every Thurs 1.45pm. 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 in-depth Bible study until Sept 25. Jack/Betty 544 3809

DivorceCare for Kids

Designed for children between the ages of 5-12 who parents are separated or divorced. Every Thurs from Aug 7 - Oct 30 3.30-5pm. Rachel 578 7718

Envirohub AGM

Aug 14 at TECT Theatre, Historic Village, 17th Ave 5.30pm. All welcome. RSVP 578 6664 or email: tauranga@envirohub.org.nz

Fitness League

Safe, effective, low impact exercise to music using the Bagot Stack technique, designed for females. All ages & abilities, complementary first class, every Thurs Central Baptist Church Hall, cnr 13th Ave & Cameron Rd 9.30am & Weds at Katikati Memorial Hall 10am. Pam 549 4799 or 021 117 170

Happiness & Our Mind

Drop in meditation classes. Classes are self-contained so start any date, beginners welcome. Cost $14 per class. Otumoetai Plunket, 59 Otumoetai Rd. Monthly classes - next class Aug 21 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

Mainly Music

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

More Than Craft

Every Thurs at Greerton Bible Church Hall cnr Chadwick Rd & Oropi Rd 9.30-11.30am. 10 crafts with talented tutors. Inspection welcome. June 544 0823

Mount Art Group

Every Thurs at St Peter's Church Hall, 11 Victoria Rd, Mt Maunganui 9am - 1pm. Visitors welcome. Merilynn 575 6777

Mount Militia Roller Derby Crew

Fresh meat info nights for anyone interested in learning more about what roller derby is about. Held at Groove Bar, Hamilton St opp fruit & vege shop) 7.30-3pm. Kid friendly event.

Mount Underwater Club

Club night at Mount Ocean Sports Clubrooms (cnr The Mall & Salisbury Ave, Mt Maunganui) 7.30pm. New members welcome. Gail 570 1935

Mt Maunganui Creative Fibre

Meet every Thurs at Arataki Community Centre 9am - 1pm. Share & learn spinning, weaving, crochet, knitting, felting & other creative crafts. Visitors & new members welcome. Jan 574 1265

Petanque Tauranga/BOP Club

Every Thurs & Sun at Cliff Rd venue 1pm start. Jo Ann 578 3606

Salsa on the Strand

Every Thurs at La Mexica presented by Bay Salsa. Intro class 8pm followed by social dancing. Really social, no partner required. $2 entry, members free. www.baysalsa.co.nz

Taoist Tai Chi

Exercise your body, challenge your mind. New class starts today at 15 Koromiko St, Judea 5.15pm. Caroline 548 1209

Tauranga Heart Support Group

Phase 3 rehab exercise, social events & guest speakers for those with or at risk of heart disease. Every Thurs at City Church Hall, Otumoetai Rd/Sherwood St 9.30-10.45am. Men & women welcome. Dianne 576 5031 Qualified instructor/Cardiac Care leader.

Tauranga Herb Society

Meet at St Enoch's Church Hall, 16th Ave 7pm. Topic: massage oils & hand massage.

Tauranga Model Railway Club

Meet every Thurs & Tues evening 7.30pm. Ed 543 1108

Tauranga Pryde Youth Group

For lesbian, gay, bi, trans. Meet 6.30pm 1st & 3rd Weds of each month & 2nd & 4th Thurs. 22 3536 968

Tauranga Rock n Roll Social Dancers

Authentic music every Thurs at 14 Norris St, behind Pak n Save 7.30-9.30pm. $3 entry pp - supper included. Maria 576 7326

Tauranga Storytellers' Group

Meet last Thurs of month. Learn how to develop your storytelling skills. Claire 577 7220

Tennis Seniors WBOP

Every Thurs at Tauranga Lawn Tennis Club, Wharepai Domain, Cameron Rd 9am - 12pm. $3 ball fee. New members & visitors welcome. Lynda 575 0627

Te Puke Table Tennis Club

Every Thurs at Te Puke Intermediate School Hall 7-9pm. Ted 573 7216

Toastmasters - Kickstart Club

Have fun while learning to speak confidently. Breakfast meeting at Alimento Cafe, 1st Ave, Tauranga 7-8.15am. Guests welcome. Helen 571 6181

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Sunday 24 August

Bay Bible Fellowship/Lord's Day

Welcome Bay Primary School Hall, 309 Welcome Bay Rd 10am. Praise & worship. Lincoln Forlong teaching from Galatians 5:1-15 “Stand firm in Christ's freedom.” www.baybiblefellowship.co.nz

Bible Seminars

Every Sun at Greerton Senior Citizen's Hall, Maitland St, Greerton. Title: “A Christian's responsibilities.” Interactive, Q&A. Refreshments provided. Vic 543 0504

Czech School for Children

With Czech/Slovak background every Sun at Arataki Community Centre 10am - 12pm. New members welcome. www.facebook.com/ceskyaslovenskyclubtauranga, email: csclubtauranga@hotmail.com

Gate Pa Tennis Club

Holding 2 pre-season open days for new & current members Aug 24 & Sept 7 10am - 12pm for ages 5-16. Racquets available for new players. Free coaching. Graeme 576 5178 or 0274 520 600

ITM Rugby Cup Match

Steamers vs Tasman at ASB Baypark Stadium 4.35pm. 574 2037

Otumoetai Indoor Bowls

Champion of Champion Fours, Mount Sports Centre 9am. Karen 576 0443

Mix & Mingle Friendship Group 60+

Mixed company of singles 60+ that meet once a week for coffee, enjoy social dining & events. Email: mixandmingle@xtra.co.nz or 027 439 3267

Mount Mainstreet Farmers Market

Every Sun in Phoenix car park 9am - 1pm. Fresh fruit & veges, breads, cheese, oils, plants & more. All home grown & home made. 575 9911 mountmaunganui.org.nz

Mount Militia Roller Derby

Recruiting skaters, referees & off-skates officials 12-2pm. Open to men & women aged over 15 yrs. (Skaters under 18 need parental/guardian consent.) Skates, helmets & pads available for hire $5. Wear comfortable sports gear & bring thick pair of socks & water. www.mountmilitia.co.nz

Palm Beach Plaza Lions Market

On the grass by McDonalds 7am – 12.30pm. Stalls must be set up by 7.30am. Great range of goods for sale including fruit & vege, arts & crafts. Fundraising stalls to support needy causes. $10 per car space. 542 2559 a/hs

Petanque

Every Sun, Tues & Thurs at Cliff Rd 12.45pm. Boules available, tuition given. 1st 3 visits free. 578 3606

Radio Controlled Model Yachts

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

Spiritual Centre, the Psychic Cafe

Crystal ball, auras, tarot, handwriting analysis, clairvoyance, mini workshops & more at Greerton Community Hall, Greerton. Doors open 7pm. Door charge $10 & everything else free. 578 7205

Tauranga Underwater Hockey Club

Baywave Aquatic Centre 12.30-1.30pm Juniors up to & including Year 10 students) 1.30-2.30pm Seniors (Year 11 - adults) meet every Sunday unless an event on at Baywave. Lance 027 287 4731 or 578 7573

Te Puke Spiritual Discussion Group

1st, 3rd & 5th Sun of month at Hair Linez, old railway Station, Jellicoe St 10.30-11.30am. $3 door. Meeting of spiritual minds, to learn & share with each other. Elaine 573 5361 or FB Hair Linez for details.

Theosophical Society

“Adyar: The Flaming Centre - Significance of International HQ of the Theosophical Soc” presented by Sushma Webber, guest speaker from Wellington, at Tauranga Yoga Centre, Elizabeth St West 2pm. Entry by donation to cover costs. June 576 6106

Weekend Activities for over 50's

Walks, dinners, movies, day trips & good times. Zeana 544 1513

Winter Duathlon Series

Kids, short & long course options at Hotuhotu St, The Lakes, Tauriko from 9am. Paul 027 270 5300 or email: info@triathlontauranga.org.nz


Monday 25 August

Achieve Toastmasters

Feeling anxious about that forthcoming presentation. Learn to speak with confidence. 1st, 3rd Mon at St Stephens Hall, Otumoetai 7.30pm. Fraser 544 4579

Badminton Tauranga

Badminton Club every Mon & Weds at Bethlehem College Events Centre 7.30pm. Sue 021 194 4335 or www.taurangabadmintonclub.co.nz

Bay of Plenty Pipes & Drums

Army Hall, 11th Ave & Devonport Rd 6.45pm. Annette 577 9272

Beginner Salsa Lessons

Presented by Bay Salsa at Otumoetai Action Centre 6.45pm. New intake every 4 weeks. Improver Salsa lessons, walk in classes 7.45pm. $15 per class. www.baysalsa.co.nz

Bethlehem Bowls

Every Mon at Bethlehem Hall, Main highway 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. All classes 9.15-10.15am. First class free. For men & women. Dianne 576 5031 Qualified Instructor/Cardiac Care leader.

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 6-11pm Noel 579 5412

Citizens Advice Bureau

Free, confidential info & advice about anything call in Mon - Fri at 38 Hamilton St, Tauranga 9am - 5pm or freephone 0800 367 222 or 578 1592. JP service every Mon 1-5pm, Weds & Thurs 9am - 11.30am. Weds CAB service at Welcome Bay Community Centre 9.30am - 12.30pm, Fri at Mount Library 11.30am - 1.30pm. No appointment necessary.

Diabetes Support

Call the Diabetes Support Line Mon - Fri for confidential & free diabetes advice & support 571 3422

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

Genealogy Friendly Group

Meet in the Mako Room, Papamoa Community Centre 1pm. Assistance offered to anyone with an interest in researching their family history. Daphne 575 4674

Harmony a Plenty Barbershop Chorus

Every Mon at Bethlehem Community Church, Moffat Rd 7pm. New members welcome. 572 3345 or www.harmonyaplenty.co.nz

Junction Mental Health Peer Support

And advocacy: coffee & chat 10am – 12pm. Junction 579 9890

Learn to Dance Te Puke

Every Mon at St Pats Hall, Beatty Ave 6.30pm. Sequence dancing for beginners & experienced dancers. Partners required for dancers. $3pp. Gordon 572 0060

Meditation

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

Mt Maunganui Bridge Club

Sessions Mon - Fri 1pm. Weds 7pm. Novice Mon 7pm. Social Thurs 11am. Golf Rd, Mount. Judy 575 9910

Otumoetai Indoor Bowls

Ladies vs Men, Matua Primary School Hall, Clivedene St 7.15pm. New members welcome. Karen 576 0443

Papamoa Mah Jong Club

Meet every Mon at Papamoa Sports 12.30-4pm. Counting & non counting tables. Afternoon tea mid afternoon. $3 per session.

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

Taekwon Do

The Silla Club train Mon & Thurs at Te Puna School Hall. All ages welcome. Gwyn 0274 587 871

Tauranga Brass Band

Practice at Legion of Frontiersmen's Hall, 165 Elizabeth St 7-9pm. New players welcome. Peter 572 4358

Tauranga Bridge Club

Sessions Mon, Weds, Thurs 7.30pm. Tues & Fri 1pm. Social bridge Thurs 1pm. 252 Ngatai Rd. 576 5022

Tauranga Civic Choir

New members welcome to join & rehearse every Mon 7.30-9.30pm. 574 6366

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

Monday club nights 8-9.30pm. Lessons 7-8pm. Tauranga RSA Cameron Rd. Website: Taurangarocknrollclub.org  Liz 578 9063 after 5pm.

Tauranga RSA Indoor Bowls

Mon report 12.45pm for 1pm start. Ladies Day. Weds 3.45 for 4pm start. Leanne 570 0154

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.

Tauranga Senior Citizens Club Indoor Bowls

Every Mon at St Columba Church Hall, 502 Otumoetai Rd 1-4pm. Names in by 12.45pm. $3 entry includes afternoon tea. 571 6663

The Writing Project

For people who are working on a piece of writing or who would like to be. Meet 7pm. Kaye 07 218 1411 or 021 239 7142

Toughlove Parent Support Group

Every Mon at Totara House, 1428 Cameron Rd, Greerton 7-9pm. No need to register. 543 3194

Vision Probus Club

Meets fourth Mon in the Citizens Club cnr Cameron Rd & 13th Ave 10am. 579 2289

YMCA - ALFS

(Active lifestyle for seniors). Smooth Movers class Mon 9-10am & 10.15-11.15am at Matua Community Hall, Levers Rd. Also 9-9.55am & 10-10.55am at Arataki Hall, Zambuk Way (off Grenada St). Tues 9.15-10.15am & 10.30-11.30am at Papamoa Community Centre, Gravatt Rd. Weds 9.15-10.15am Welcome Bay Hall, Welcome Bay Rd. First class free. Thurs 9-10am at Otumoetai Action Centre, Windsor Rd. Also 10.30-11.30am at Bethlehem Hall, Bethlehem Rd. Fri 9.15-10.15am at Papamoa Community Centre, Gravatt Rd. Also Fri at Papamoa Library 10.20am. 578 9272


Tuesday 26 August

2014 @ The Clothesline

Quality pre-loved clothing babies - adults 50c - $2, & prayer for the sick. 36D MacDonald St, Mt Maunganui 10am - 2pm.

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

Active Nutrition Women's Fitness Class

Every Tues & Fri meet at Mount cenotaph, Marine Pde, Mt Maunganui 9am. Aimed at women 35 & over. Improve strength, core & flexibility, have fun. Free introductory class, $8 thereafter. 0210 476 155 email: info@activenutrition.co.nz

Altrusa Club of Tauranga

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

Arataki Table Tennis

Every Tues at Arataki Community Centre 7.30pm. Social table tennis. $4 per player.

Badminton (Social)

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

Balmorals Leisure Marching Team

Ladies welcome to join aged 20-60 for fun, friendship & travel. Training every Tues at Greerton 6-8pm. Anita 571 4096 or 021 0257 6094

Bayfair Petanque Club

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

Bethlehem Pottery Club

Tues & Thurs at 13 Bethlehem Rd 10am - 3pm. Jane 552 0046

BOP Shirley Club Walking Group

Meet every Tues outside the Mount Surf Club 9.20am. Easy walking. Cafe jaunt after. See you there.

Bureta Garden Circle

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

Business Circle

Meet last Tues of month. Forum for like minded people (practical help to succeed & grow): start-ups & small businesses. bizcircle@xtra.co.nz 027 655 6198

Conversation Cafe for Seniors

Every Tues at St Andrew's Church, Dee St, Mount 10am - 12pm. Morning tea, fellowship, games. $5. 575 9347

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

Fibromyalgia Support Meeting

Hillier Centre, Gloucester Rd 1.30pm. Speaker: Julia Sich - nutritional weeds.

Friends of the Libraries

Mount Book Group, Mt Maunganui Library 10am. Theme: New Zealand authors. All welcome.

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

Inner Wheel Club of Otumoetai

Women's community service group - sister organisation of Rotary. Meet 2nd Tues of month. New members wanted. Sue 579 2347

Israeli Dancing

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

Mount Aglow

All ladies invited to meet at Salvation Army, 57 Eversham Rd, Mt Maunganui 9.45am. Join us if you need a new direction to your life. Guest speaker: Nirmala Gounder. Shared lunch to follow. Raewyn 574 6967

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. Maxene 575 0162

Mount Social Table Tennis Group

Every Tues at Arataki Community Centre 7.30-9.30pm. Friendly social table tennis of all levels. $4. 575 2048

Neighbourhood Run for Beginners

Cheyne Rd neighbourhood. Warm up/running/cooling down. Free Tues/Thurs/Fri. 6am start. 027 616 2124

Orange City Square & Round Dance Club

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

Otumoetai Toastmasters

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

Overeaters Anonymous

Is your eating affecting the way you, or someone else, live your lives? Overeating, undereating - meet every Tues at Church of Christ, 1400 Cameron Rd 7-8pm. 544 1213

Public Election Meeting - Vote for the Environment

Sept 2 at Wesley Centre, 100 13th Ave, Tauranga 7pm. Chance to hear Tauranga candidates plus some extra candidates from Waiariki & BOP electorates answer questions on their party's environmental policies.

Saintly Shakers Preschool Music

Every Tues at St Peter's Church, Victoria St, Mt Maunganui 10-11am & Thurs at St Mary's Church, 1 Marlin St, Bayfair 9.30-10.30am. School term only. Music, dance, play, fun & morning tea.

Sequence Dancing

Tauranga Social & Leisure Club. Every Tues at St John's Anglican Church Hall, 94 Bureta Rd, Otumoetai 7-9.30pm. Second Tues of month 3-5.30pm. John 578 9716

South City Indoor Bowls Club

Club night (at Tauranga RSA). Names in by 7.15pm. Mary 541 0687

Tauranga Acoustic Music Club

Blackboard Concert at McSwiggans Irish Pub, 158 Cambridge Rd, Tauranga 7.30pm. Paul 579 2346 or www.tamc.org.nz

Tauranga Astronomical Soc

An Astronomy special. Professor Brian Cox presents a really excellent video lecture - The Universe. Fergusson Park observatory 7.30pm. Telescope viewing.

Tauranga Morning Badminton Club

Every Tues & Thurs at QEII Youth Centre, Memorial Park, Tauranga 9-11.30am. Heather 574 0976

Tauranga Scrabble Club

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

The Widows' & Widowers' Club

People living alone invited to join at Arts & Crafts Centre, Elizabeth St 2pm. Margaret 576 5292


Wednesday 27 August

Abortion?

Even decades ago? Start ‘Living in colour', an 8 week healing & recovering course 2 hrs/week. Email: livingincolournz@gmail.com

Age Concern Walking Group

Meet at Waimarino Adventure Park, 36 Taniwha Place, Bethlehem 9.30am. All welcome. 578 2631

Badminton Mt Maunganui

Club night Weds at Mount Sports Centre, Maunganui Rd 7-9pm. Janice 575 2438 or 027 201 0529

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 Thurs morning at Katikati Clinic. For appointment 549 0399

Bethlehem Mah Jong Club

Every Weds at the Pavilion, Kempton Park Village, 40 Te Paeroa Rd, Bethlehem 1-4pm. Arrive 15 mins before play so tables can be allocated. Mah Jong lessons available for beginners (by prior arrangement only). Shona 552 6230

Bipolar Support Group

Support for people with bipolar 1-2pm. Junction 579 9890 for info or if you need a ride.

Cribbage Club

Tauranga RSA Greerton New members wanted for this long established club, all ages. Every Weds 1-3.30pm. Entrance $3. Robert 579 1342

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

Freemasons

Gate Pa Lodge meets at Hairini Masonic Centre. Ph/txt Glen 572 4972 or 027 918 9096

Global Hearts Exercise Group

Weds 2-3pm & Fri 11am - 12pm. Provides group activities combined with health education that encourages members to live a healthy & active lifestyle. Proudly supported by NZ Heart Foundation. Mark 0274 444 945

Greerton Gold Leisure Marching Team

Ladies all ages invited to join them for fun, fitness & friendship every Weds at Morland Fox Park 8-9.30am. No experience required. Marion 578 1108

Healing Rooms

Every Weds at Bethlehem Town Centre, corner shop behind PO 1-3pm. Christian prayer for healing. 021 110 0878 healingrooms.co.nz

ICONZ for Girls

Every Weds at Welcome Bay Community Centre, W/Bay Rd, behind hall 4.15-5.45pm. For girls aged 7-11yrs (yr 3-6). Badges, games, stories & more. Carolyn 544 0400

Kiwi Toasters

Learn to speak with confidence & grow leadership skills. Meet 2nd & 4th Weds at Te Puke Hotel 5.30-7pm. Guests welcome. Chrissy 543 9493 or c.meyer@xtra.co.nz

Living in Harmony Evening

Presented by Multicultural Tauranga at Historic Village Hall, 17th Ave 6.30pm. Tonight: “Beautiful Korea”, presentation of culture, traditions & information, followed by potluck tea. Entry open with a plate of food to share & a donation to cover costs. 571 6419

Mt Maunganui Indoor Bowls

Play Weds nights & Sun afternoons. Allen 575 0059

Otumoetai Care & Craft Group

Every Weds during school term at St Columba Church, Cherrywood 9am - 12.30pm. Dawn 576 7783

Pasifika Playgroup

Presented by Pacific island Community Tauranga Trust, 562 Cameron Rd every Weds during school term at Gate Pa School 9.30am - 12.30pm for 01-6yr olds. Parents/caregivers welcome. Music, stories, dance & activities. Free entry. Emma 577 1270

Scottish Country Dancing

Weds at Senior Citizens Hall, Maunganui Rd Beginners class 6pm, regular class 7.30pm. Fri at Papamoa Primary School Hall, Dickson Rd 7pm Children over 8 years welcome. 573 5055

Social Tennis

Every Weds at Welcome Bay Tennis Courts 9am. Men & women. Dorreen 577 0462

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 Lawn Tennis Club

Every Weds at Wharepai Domain, Cameron Rd 9am - 12pm. All levels welcome. Gaynor 544 7071

Tauranga Mid-Week Tramping Group

Waiorongomai towards Waipapa Junction & return. Longer option available. Grade moderate, approx 5.5/6.5hrs. Pat 544 0670

Tauranga Pryde

For gay, lesbian, bi, trans & intersex youth & friends or questioning. Social & support, 4.30pm fortnightly. Look for Tauranga Pryde on Facebook or 09 376 4155

Te Puke Spiritual & Healing Centre

Mini rotational expo (clairvoyant readings & healings) at Settlers Lounge, Memorial Hall (note change of venue). Doors open 6.45pm for 7pm start. $5.

Te Puke Toy Library

Weds - Sat at 248 Jellicoe St opp Atuaroa Ave, Te Puke 9.30am - 12pm. 021 130 6476

Toastmasters - City Early Start

Improve communication, leadership & teamwork skills. Every Weds at Classic Flyers Avgas Cafe 6.45-8.15am. Toastmasters is the answer for building confidence & leadership skills. To find a club near you email: LaniDTM@gmail.com or 571 1545. http://cityearlystart.toastmastersclubs.org

T.S Chatham (Sea Cadets)

Weds during school term at TYPBC, Keith Allan Drive, Sulphur Pt 6.15-9pm. Micah 021 336 719 or cucdr@tschathamorg.nz or www.tschatham.org.nz

Yoga with Ocean Views

Every Weds & Fri 9.30am & Tues 7pm at Fergusson Park, Matua. Stella 021 0249 6390

 

Thursday 28 August

Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting

Salvation Army, Eversham Rd, Bayfair 7.30-8.30pm.

Age Concern Tauranga

Monthly meeting at Hinton Lounge, Tauranga RSA, 1237 Cameron Rd 10-11.30am. Speaker: Ruth Thomas – ‘Dementia, what it is & where to find information.' $3pp, refreshments provided.

Army Cadets (WBOP Cadet Unit)

Every Thurs at Tauranga Army Hall 6-9.30pm. Ages 13-17 youth development with a military flavour. Email: admin@wbopcu.org.nz

Citizens Advice Bureau

Tauranga Te Pou Whakawhirinaki O Aotearoa AGM at St Stephens Church, Brookfield Tce, Otumoetai 10am.

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 in-depth Bible study until Sept 25. Jack/Betty 544 3809

Fitness League

Safe, effective, low impact exercise to music using the Bagot Stack technique, designed for females. All ages & abilities, complementary first class, every Thurs Central Baptist Church Hall, cnr 13th Ave & Cameron Rd 9.30am & Weds at Katikati Memorial Hall 10am. Pam 549 4799 or 021 117 170

Friends of the Libraries

Greerton Chat Group, Villaggio Café 10am. Life member Barbara Murray will share some history of the Friends, formed 29 years ago this month.

French Connection

For lovers of all things French. Come & meet like minded people over a relaxed drink. Meet every second Thurs at Comida (note new venue) between 4.30-6.30pm. Email Andrea: agohns@yahoo.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

Knitting Classes

For children 8yrs onwards (adults also welcome) every Thurs at St Andrew's Church, Dee St, Mount 3-4.30pm. Free 575 9347

Mainly Music

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

More Than Craft

Every Thurs at Greerton Bible Church Hall cnr Chadwick Rd & Oropi Rd 9.30-11.30am. 10 crafts with talented tutors. Inspection welcome. June 544 0823

Mount Art Group

Every Thurs at St Peter's Church Hall, 11 Victoria Rd, Mt Maunganui 9am - 1pm. Visitors welcome. Merilynn 575 6777

Mt Maunganui Creative Fibre

Every Thurs at Arataki Community Centre 9am - 1pm. Share & learn spinning, weaving, crochet, knitting, felting & other creative crafts. Jan 574 1265

Petanque Tauranga/BOP Club

Every Thurs & Sun at Cliff Rd venue 1pm start. Jo Ann 578 3606

Salsa on the Strand

Every Thurs at La Mexica presented by Bay Salsa. Intro class 8pm followed by social dancing. Really social, no partner required. $2 entry, members free. www.baysalsa.co.nz

Simplee Cr8ive

All crafts welcome every Thurs at Arataki Community Centre, Bayfair 9am - 2.30pm. Jenny 572 5396

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

Tauranga Heart Support Group

Phase 3 rehab exercise, social events & guest speakers for those with or at risk of heart disease. Every Thurs at City Church Hall, Otumoetai Rd/Sherwood St 9.30-10.45am. Men & women welcome. Please bring finger food. Dianne 576 5031 Qualified instructor/Cardiac Care leader.

Tauranga Model Railway Club

Every Thurs & Tues 7.30pm. Ed 543 1108

Tauranga Pryde Youth Group

For lesbian, gay, bi, trans. Meet 6.30pm 1st & 3rd Weds of each month & 2nd & 4th Thurs. 22 3536 968

Tauranga Rock n Roll Social Dancers

Authentic music - DJ Pete, every Thurs at 14 Norris St, behind Pak n Save 7.30-9.30pm. $3 entry pp - supper included. Maria 576 7326

Tennis Seniors WBOP

Every Thurs at Tauranga Lawn Tennis Club, Wharepai Domain, Cameron Rd 9am - 12pm. $3 ball fee. Lynda 575 0627

Toastmasters - Kickstart Club

Have fun while learning to speak confidently. Breakfast meeting at Alimento Cafe, 1st Ave, Tauranga 7-8.15am. Guests welcome. Helen 571 6181

Tauranga Storytellers' Group

Meet last Thurs of month. Learn how to develop your storytelling skills. Claire 577 7220
Te Puke Table Tennis Club Every Thurs at Te Puke Intermediate School Hall 7-9pm. Ted 573 7216


Friday 29 August

10-Pin Bowling Quicksilver League

Every Fri at 13th Ave 10.30am. Come for a fun morning. Play in pairs. Ngaire 575 3806
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.

Chess Tauranga

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

Documentary Nights

Every 2nd Fri at 7pm. Many interesting & thought provoking subjects covered. Kim 576 9427 or 027 285 9611

Family History Month

Every Fri in Aug in the NZ Room, Tauranga Library 11am - 4pm, a genealogist is on duty to assist with your research. Heather 578 1689

Free Immigration Assessment

By Licenced Immigration Adviser. Tauranga Multicultural Ethnic Council, Historic Village, 17th Ave. Iryna Stewart 543 9125 or 021 0226 2619

Free Immigration Clinic

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

Fundraising Quiz Night

Sept 26 at Otumoetai Golf Club 7pm. $60 a team - up to 6 people in a team. Limit of 15 tables. Lots of spot prizes along with fundraising auction. Melanoma Foundation fundraiser. To reserve a table email aegissecurity@xtra.co.nz or Heather 021 323 535

Gay/Bi Men Support Group

Do you need a trusting person to talk to? Discretion assured. For meetings & locations ph/txt Alex 027 358 5934

Greerton Indoor Bowling Club

Handicap 4's at Band Hall, Yatton St. Names in by 7.15pm. Sally 571 8914
Kirtan Gathering Last Fri of month at Yoga Ananda in Historic Village, 17th Ave 7.30-9pm. Bhadra or Bela 552 0073

Mount Militia Roller Derby

Recruiting skaters, referees & off-skates officials 6-7.30pm. Open to men & women aged over 15 yrs. (Skaters under 18 will need parental/guardian consent.) Skates, helmets & pads available for hire $5. Wear comfortable sports gear & bring thick pair of socks & water. www.mountmilitia.co.nz

St George's Pre-School Music

Every Fri at St George's Church, 1 Church St, Gate Pa 9.30-10.30am & morning tea. Koha. 578 79162

 

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