The Lighten Up lantern Festival finishes today with a mid-winter festival held for people to enjoy the art form.
It is a craft event and is on at Palm Beach Plaza in Papamoa today for people to get out, connect with others, have a good laugh and show off their creations. The event starts at 6pm and finishes at 9pm.
Saturday 18 June
12 Step Recovery Group for Women
Every Sat 10am at Hanmer Clinic meeting rooms, 1234 Cameron Rd, Greerton (behind Tyre Master). Ph/txt 021 022 05550 or email: email@example.com
50th Birthday Reunion
Tauranga Machine Knitters club August 13. RSVP by 30 July to Janice 576 9070 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Every Saturday at Elizabeth St Community Centre 11am - 1pm. Beginners welcome. Gold coin donation. Phil 021 075 4300 or www.taurangasmba.org
Come Dancing Tonight
Sequence & old time dancing at Te Puke Memorial Hall 7.30-11pm. Friendly atmosphere, live band, good supper. Midwinter Christmas dance. Entry $7, $6 members. All welcome. Run by Te Puke Scottish Society. Gordon 572 0060
June 25. Porcelain & others. Deceased collection. Some old. At Greerton Hall 8am - 12pm. All dolls for sale, start from $3. Free entry. All welcome.
Friendship Dining Group
Males/females 30’s/40’s. 022 012 0376
Fun for Women
Te Puke Lions club women are hosting a hats, tea & fashion fundraiser. All women invited to dress up & meet in Te Puke Hotel 2.30pm for an afternoon of fun. Spot prizes, guest speaker, fashion show, raffles & afternoon tea. Tickets $35 available from Lynette’s Fashion, Te Puke. All profits to go Canterbury Earthquake relief.
Greerton Village Car Boot Sale
Third Sat of month at Greerton School grounds 7.30-11.30am. Sites $4 each. Weather permitting. 577 1116
In Concert - Bob Fitts
International singer/songwriter performs at Holy Trinity Church 7pm. Door sales $10 per ticket.
Katikati Tramping Club
Tramp to Te Waihou Walkway & the Pokaiwhenua Bridge to Arapuni river walk 8am start. Barry 07 863 4597
Rotorua Tramping & Skiing Club
Looking for new members. Lodge at top of the Bruce. Interested? Pua 579 9064 or 0274 199 201
Add some carnival to your life. Learn all the basic steps & more - no previous dance experience needed. Every Sat at Elizabeth St Community Centre, second door down 11.30am - 12.30pm. $5 donation. Maya 021 995 065
Tauranga Farmers Market
Tauranga Primary School cnr 5th Ave & Cameron Rd every Sat 7.45am - 12pm. Trixie 552 5278 or www.taurangafarmersmarket.co.nz
Tauranga Radio Sailing Club
Model yacht racing every sat 11am - 4pm & Weds 1.30-5pm at Lake Taurikura, Scoria Close, The Lakes, Tauriko.
Tauranga Synchronised Swimming Club
Beginners training at Baywave 12-1pm every Sat during term time. Girls of any age, as long as they are confident swimmers & enjoy the water. Free tryout any Saturday. Pool entry fee applies. Ange 552 5416
Tauranga Woodcrafters Club
Meet 3rd Sat of month at clubrooms, Yatton St, Greerton 1pm. Visitors or interested folk welcome. Geoff 579 3637
Te Puke Forest & Bird
Day trip - Mokoia Island visit. Rain or shine, but cancelled if too windy. 4 hours, moderate grade. Meet 7.45am at Boucher Ave car park near Export Meats. Bring food, jacket, togs, 50c trip fee & $12 pp if carpooling. Red 573 8151
The Art of Breathing
Workshop & masterclass by Judy Bellingham, Senior Lecturer in Voice, Otago University. Presented by BOP Registered Music Teachers - of interest to all singers & wind instrumentalists at Village Hall on 17th, Tauranga 2-4.30pm. Admission $3.
Sunday 19 June
Bay Blokart Club
Friendly club sailing race days on second Sunday of each month, weather permitting. 027 391 8300
Bethlehem Lions Market
Now incorporating Arts & Crafts indoors at Bethlehem Town Centre carpark (second entrance to town centre off Bethlehem Rd) 8am - 12pm. Stallholders $10 per site. On wet or fine. 543 3523
Greerton Senior Citizens Hall, Maitland St 1.45pm. Title: “Stephen’s speech - Acts 7” interactive, Q&A. Refreshments provided. All welcome. Vic 543 0504
Maketu Community Market
Maketu Park 8am – 12pm. Variety of stalls including fresh veges, baking, plants, bric-a-brac, books & more.
Mount Mainstreet Farmers Market
Every Sun 9am - 1pm in Phoenix car park, rain or shine. Fresh fruit, breads, cheese, plants, veges & more. Downtown the Mount open 7 days. 575 9911
Otanewainuku Kiwi Trust Open Day
Meet at Otanewainuku shelter, Mountain Rd, Oropi 12pm. Sausage sizzle provided. Bring warm clothes, sturdy footwear, raincoat, extra food & drink & a donation. Listen to talks about the forest, enjoy a guided walk & learn about our future plans. All welcome. 578 3083
Every Sun, Tues & Thurs at Cliff Rd 12.45pm. Boules available, tuition given. 1st 3 visits free. Neita 572 3766
Presented by BOP Rose Society at Palmers Gardenworld, Bethlehem 2pm. Demonstrator: Laurie Jeyes. Bring your pruning questions. 573 8070
Radio Controlled Model Yachts
Meet Sun & Thurs 1.30pm at pond behind 24 Montego Drive, Papamoa to race electron class yachts. Graham 572 5419
Singles Mix & Mingle 40+
Coffee afternoon at Zaggers Cafe, Chapel St 2.30pm. Looking for friendship or companionship? Join like minded individuals who want to meet new singles in a relaxed atmosphere. Gayle 027 439 3267
Tauranga BMX Club
Racing Sunday afternoons at Sulphur Point track. Registration 1.30pm, racing 2pm. First 2 nights free. All welcome. www.taurangabmx.co.nz
Tauranga Motorcycle Club
Maize Paddock Fun day June 26 751 Welcome Bay Rd. Sign on from 8.30am. Riding 10am - 3.30pm. Cash or cheque - no eftpos. Craig 552 5181 or 021 870 117
Tauranga Spiritual Society
Senior Citizens Hall, Norris St. Doors open 6.30pm for 7.30pm start. Guest speaker: Karina Williams - clairvoyant/medium. Door charge $3, members $2.
Te Puke Country Music Club
St Patricks Hall 1pm. Members a plate please.
Western BOP Friendship Force
Do you love travel & meeting people? This is the club for you. Omokoroa Hall 12pm. All welcome. Rex 021 294 1678