What‘s on - carboot sale, parasol duelling, art

Shirley and Keith Carter who help organise Tauranga South Community Patrol's car boot sale and sausage sizzle which is on from 6.30am - 12noon today at Tauranga racecourse. Photo: John Borren.

Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira.

MetService are forecasting a partly cloudy day with a morning shower or two, becoming fine in the afternoon, with light winds.

It’s a one-to-two clothing-layer day with an expected high of 21 degrees, and an overnight low of 11 degrees. Low tide is at 12.45pm and high tide is at 7.05pm. Sunset is at 5.48pm.

What’s on today?

Tauranga South Community Patrol's car boot sale and sausage sizzle is on this morning at Tauranga racecourse. The car boot sale is usually held on the third Saturday of each month from 6.30am-12noon. A single site is $5 and a double site $10. For more information click here

Steampunk parasol duelling at Yatton Park. Photo: Supplied.

Come and learn how to do steampunk parasol duelling at Yatton Park today from 10.30am - 1.30pm with splendidly attired ladies and gentlemen from Steampunk Tauranga. Meet under the trees by the carpark at Yatton Park with your parasol. Bring some lunch and wear your best Easter bonnet. There will be prizes for best bonnet/hat and prizes for duelling. For more information click here

The Downtown Tauranga Easter Kiwi Hunt is on in the Tauranga CBD with 17 kiwis hidden around the city centre. For more information click here

The Little Big Market is happening today from 9am - 2pm at Coronation Park, Mount Maunganui. Come along for a huge range of gourmet street food and food truck vendors, as well as a curated selection of stallholders for you to peruse. You won't be short of things to do. There'll be live music and lots of activities to entertain the little ones.

Pepi Toot Beach Express. 

Pepi Toot is out and about today at Mount Maunganui. Leaving from outside Spongedrop Cafe in Salisbury Ave, the train takes in local views of both beaches as well as Mount Mainstreet. Pepi Toot operates from 10am - 2pm. 

For more events visit My Tauranga.

The Mission House at The Elms | Te Papa Tauranga. Photo: Rosalie Liddle Crawford.

The Elms | Te Papa Tauranga in Mission St is open from 10am - 4pm. Come and view the Mission House and gardens. For more information click here

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Tauranga Art Gallery in Willow St. Photo: Supplied.

Take a walk through Tauranga Art Gallery and view the many exhibitions on display there this week. The gallery, in Willow St, is open from 10am - 4pm.

Love public art? CITY ART WALK TAURANGA app is a free to download walking tour of 20 public artworks in Tauranga's city centre. For more information click here

Diana Bomford, Tony Fraser and Hugh Bomford at the Lion and Tusk Museum at Mount Maunganui. Photo: Daniel Hines.

Have you been to the Lion and Tusk Museum yet? It's open today from 10am - 3pm at Unit 4, 14 Portside Dr, Mount Maunganui. Come and see a massive display of Rhodesian military history records and exhibits of uniforms, medals and equipment. Opening hours are 10am – 3pm Thursday to Sunday. For more information click here

The Incubator. Photo: Supplied.

At The Incubator Creative Hub at Tauranga Historic Village, there are many exhibitions, workshops and events happening daily. For more information click here. Exhibition hours are 10am – 2.30pm.

What else is on today?

A Course In Miracles
This is A Course In Miracles, a required course. Study this life transforming course for free in your home. Full support given. Txt/Ph 0210 274 2502


Art in the Park
Original art for sale. Weather permitting. 9am-4pm. Coronation Park, Mt Maunganui. Tauranga Society of Artists


Association Croquet
Sat, Mon & Wed at Club Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St. 9.15am for 9.30am start. New players & visitors welcome. Ph Jacqui 07 574 9293


Bay Singles Social Group
Join a bunch of over 50’s young singles. Weekend dinners, pot lucks, occasional outings. Have a go! ph Delia 027 284 8762, Andrea 021 133 0313


Bay Singles Social Group
Join a bunch of over 50’s young singles. Weekend dinners, pot-lucks, occasional outings. Have a go! Ph Delia 027 284 8762 Andrea 021 133 0313


Beth-El Messianic Family

Celebrate Shabbat (Sabbath) as did Messiah Yeshua (Jesus), his disciples and early believers. Everyone Welcome. Otumoetai Primary 10am, or Facebook Live 11am. Joel 02 176 8043 info@bethel.org.nz


Car Boot Sale
Gate 4 Tauranga Racecourse 1383 Cameron Rd. Sellers setup 7am onwards. Single site $5 double $10. Info: Shirley 577 1116 / 027 414 6040, carboot@tscp.org.nz


Free Community Dinner Saturday
Under the Stars provides dinner every Saturday for our homeless and hungry guests. 45 Cliff Rd, near the rose garden. Takeaway only for now, 5-6pm


Gig Photography Group Exhibition
The Peoples Gallery (Historic Village, Tauranga) welcomes 9 talented NZ photographers. Varied photos ranging from the Jam Factory to the Jazz Festival and Woodcock. 19th March-1st May, 10am-3pm weekdays, 10am-2pm weekends. info@theincubator.co.nz


Greerton Hall Market
Last Saturday of each month. 8am-12pm. Stalls inside/outside. Discounts for charity groups. Refreshments at kitchen. Ph/txt for site. Tricia 07 543 1487/ 027 908 2952 www facebook.com/greertonhallmarket


Indoor Bowls
12.30pm Sat, Tues & Weds. Tauranga Senior Citizen’s Club Hall 14 Norris Street. $3 refreshments. Must be fully vaccinated. Come join us. Carol 022 639 2411


Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult tennis. Start 1.30pm. Bellevue Park, Windsor Rd (adjacent to swimming pool). New players & visitors welcome. Ph Victor 027 577 1818 a/hrs.


Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult tennis. Start time 1.30pm. Bellevue Park Windsor Road (adjacent to swimming pool). New players and visitors welcome. Ph Victor 027 577 1818 a/hrs


Outside In-Inside Out Exhibition
The Incubator Gallery (Historic Village, Tauranga) welcomes John Baxter. A solo exhibition about the inter-connectivity of life forces from the cellular to the celestial. 9th April-2nd May, 9am-4:30pm weekdays, 10am-2pm weekends. info@theincubator.co.nz


Petanque Tauranga BOP Association
Club days Saturday, Tuesday & Thursday. Tawa Street, Mt Maunganui. French game played with Kiwi flair, boules available. Ph John 022 075 4251 for playing times.


Pukemapu Potters & Friends
The Pot House Gallery (Historic Village, Tauranga) welcomes Pukemapu Potters, Maureen Ball, and Sophie Evans. A ceramics exhibition of different styles and techniques. 19th March-1st May, 10am-3pm weekdays, 10am-2pm weekends. info@theincubator.co.nz


Senior Net Technology Classes
Get the most from your smart phone, tablet, iPad, computer & more. Registration Day April 19th 10-2pm at Historic Village,17th Ave. Tauranga.


Taijiquan and Qigong
9am Saturday & Weds free Taiji and Qigong group. Kulim park on beach by big rock. All welcome. Ph Petro 021 751 665


Tauranga Scottish Society
Sequence Dance Saturday 23rd April, Wesley Church Hall, 100 13th Ave, 7-10pm. $7 includes supper & raffle, warm welcome, Ph 218 1318


Watercolour Pencil Portraiture
Tutor: Helen English 10am-4pm at The Artery. $120, all materials supplied as well as tea, coffee and nibbles. Book here at www.theincubator.co.nz/the-artery




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