Good morning Sunners,
Forty-seven sailors are once again out on the lake today for the 2014 International One Metre Radio Yacht Championship at The Lakes.
Tauranga Radio Sailing Club commodore Gary Denniston with friend Ken Fox are racing this weekend.
Beginning with registration and seeding races on Friday, the four-day championship sees keen yacht racers race one-metre long boats across Taurikura.
This includes 11 Bay of Plenty entries as well as 11 racers from Australia and one from South Africa travelling here for the event.
This is the second time Tauranga Radio Sailing Club has hosted the championship, which is open to public.
Racing from Saturday to Monday, May 5, starts 9.30am.
Sunday 4 May
24th Toy Run
Held by Ulysses Club. Starts 9.30am at Nikau Crescent, downtown Mt Maunganui - leave 11am. Support the ride by: joining the ride, buying a badge, bringing colouring books, reading books, pencils, felt tip pens, puzzles or cash donation. The Auckland Ulysses Motorcycle Drill will do a display of formation riding.
Bay Bible Fellowship/Lord’s Day
Welcome Bay Primary School Hall, 309 Welcome Bay Rd 10am. Praise & worship. Pastor Lincoln Forlong - John 4:7-11 ‘Love that God makes complete’. All welcome. Gerald 021 938 618 www.baybiblefellowship.co.nz
Bethlehem Lions Market
1st & 3rd Sun of month at Bethlehem Town Centre 8am - 12pm.
Sunday’s at Greerton Senior Citizen’s Hall, Maitland St, Greerton 1.45pm. Title: “God’s special promises.” Interactive, Q&A. Refreshments provided. Vic 543 0504
Chutney Making Workshop
Join Nyree for a fun, educational workshop & make Indian Fijian Chutney using seasonal fruit. Bring a small clean glass jar with lid to take home some gourmet chutney. Envirohub, Historic Village, 17th Ave (enter by Little Sweethearts) 2-4pm. $10pp. email@example.com
Tauranga Domain Sun, Tues, Fri 12.45pm. Peter 571 0633
Jennian Homes Mother’s Day Fun Run/Walk
May 11 at Kulim Park, Tauranga, scenic harbourside run/walk or stroll with family & friends. Check in from 9am, 10am start. For tickets ph 0800 Jennian. Supporting Heart Foundations Go Red for Women campaign.
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
National Alpaca Day
Go to www.alpaca.org.nz to find a farm near you open to the public to promote alpacas, alpaca fibre & alpaca products.
Radio Controlled Model Yachts
Meet Sun & Thurs at pond behind 24 Montego Drive, Papamoa 1.30pm, to sail electron & similar 3ft long yachts. Graham 572 5419
Tauranga Rainbow Social Network
For gay, bi, lesbian, trans & intersex. Meet 2nd Sun of month 3pm. Kaye 021 239 7142 or 07 218 1411
Tauranga Rainbow Youth
For gay, bi, lesbian, trans & intersex 25 yrs & under. Kaye 021 239 7142 or 07 218 1411
Tauranga Spiritual Society
Senior Citizen’s Hall, 14 Norris St. Doors open 6.30pm for 7pm start. Clairvoyant: Angel Readings - Marryanne Brunetti. Members $3. Non $5. AGM May 18 - attending AGM gives you free entry to fellowship afterwards at 7pm. 022 067 0467
Te Puke Spiritual Discussion Group
1st, 3rd & 5th Sun of month at Hair Linez Hair Salon, old railway station, Jellicoe St 10.30-11.30am. Meeting of spiritual minds, learning & growing from each other. Door entry $3. Elaine 573 5361
Western Bay Harness Club
AGM at 1 Sherston Street, Greerton 1pm. 543 2152