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Monday 9 December


Mah-Jong
12:45-4pm visitors & beginners welcome. Free teaching available. Tauranga South Mah-Jong at Tauranga Rowing Club. Ph Shirley 576 0014


111 Annual Group Exhibition
Presented by The Incubator, Historic Village. 30x30cm works from the Bay’s most sought after artists on display every day until Dec 21st at The People’s Gallery.


Achieve Toastmasters
Build a Better You! Achieve Toastmasters meets 1st, 3rd, 5th Monday of month, St Stephens Church Hall, Brookfield. 7:30pm start. Ph Dee 027 636 2100


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open meeting 10am at Tauranga Central Baptist Church, 13th Ave/Cameron Rd. All welcome. Ph 0800 229 6757


Chess at Mount Maunganui
Mount RSA Chess Club, 544 Maunganui Rd, 6-7pm. Late program 7pm onwards. Incl casual games. Noel 579 5412


Chess In The Afternoon
Keep mentally fit. Chess 1pm Hillier Centre 31 Gloucester Rd Mt Maunganui. $4. Equipment & refreshments provided. Ph Bob or Viv 575 5845 or 027 478 6282


Croquet
At Croquet Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St; Mon, Wed, Sat; 9am for 9:30 start. Ph Jacqui 07 574 9232


Diabetes NZ Tauranga Branch
Drop-In Clinic. 10am-12. 174 11th Ave Tauranga. Information, education or support for anyone living with diabetes or their families. 07 571 3422


Dutch Friendly Support Network
Coffee morning (1st Monday of month) 10am-12noon. $3 entry. Vintage Car Club Rooms, Cliff Rd, Tauranga. Ph Bernadette 07 572 3968


Holiday Programmes
House of Science Tauranga holiday programmes. Robotics 13th-17th Jan, Science 20th-24th Jan. Book at https://houseofscience.nz/tauranga/shop/


Let's Learn Lifelong Learning
Want something to do, to learn, to meet people? Check out www.letslearn.co.nz for night classes, workshops, lectures, courses, clubs of all sorts. Ph 07 544 9557 https://www.facebook.com/letslearnbop


Omokoroa Beach Indoor Bowls
Settlers Hall, Omokoroa Rd 1pm for 1:30pm start. $3 per session, first session free. Please wear smooth-soled shoes. Equipment provided. All welcome.


Petanque Tauranga BOP
At Club Mount Maunganui Tuesday play starts 4pm, second game 5pm. Saturday play starts from 10am. Maryan 07 552 4346 or 022 070 8200


Pickleball at the Mount
What is Pickleball? Lots of fun! Join us at Mt Sports Ctr, Blake Park 10am-12pm. Equipment provided. Ph Viv 575 5845 or 021 162 3342


PrettyUgly Exhibition
The first solo exhibition of lowercase g AKA Clare Birch, PrettyUgly in The Incubator Gallery, 17th Ave. Multi media visual art exhibition. Open daily until Dec 21.


Recycled Teenagers gentle exercise
Mon/Wed Tga Senior Citz Club 14 Norris St. 9:15-10:45. Tues St Mary’s church hall cnr Girven & Marlin 9-10:30. Jennifer 571 1411 or 027 206 0776


Silver Singers Choir
Soprano, alto, tenor, bass voices required. Practice at St Stephens Chapel, Brookfield Tce 1-3 pm. Ph Pat 579 1036


Tai Chi Bethlehem
New Beginner class. Bethlehem Hall 1:30pm. All welcome. $5. Ph David 027 222 2824


Tauranga Anglers Club
Friendly trout fishing club; trips, talks, tuition & magazine. Club Nights, 7.30pm third Monday every month, Fish & Dive Club Rooms, Sulphur Pt. Guests welcome. taurangaanglersclub@hotmail.com


Tauranga City Brass
Practices at the Band Hall, 10 Yatton St, Greerton. 7-9pm. All welcome, especially kit drummers/percusionists. Ph Jeremy 021 132 334


Tauranga Senior Citizens Club
CARDS 500 Mon & Thurs. INDOOR BOWLS Tues, Wed & Sat. 14 Norris St (behind PaknSave) 12:45pm for 1pm start. Entry $2 includes afternoon tea. All welcome.


Tauranga Theatre Organ Society
1pm Baycourt Theatre, 38 Durham St. Hear & play the mighty Wurlitzer theatre organ. All welcome. Ph 552 0243


Tga Citizens' Indoor Bowls
Summer Bowls every Monday & Thursday. Monday, names in by 7pm & Thursday, 1pm. Everyone welcome. $2


Yoga, Private Sessions
Feel uncomfortable in a group setting? Or have special needs? I can design a class to specifically suit your needs & capabilities. Asunta 021 061 4394


Tuesday 10 December


111 Annual Group Exhibition
Presented by The Incubator, Historic Village. 30x30cm works from the Bay’s most sought after artists on display every day until Dec 21st at The People’s Gallery.


Age Concern Coffee Group
Chat over a relaxing cuppa at Te Puke Citizens RSA Club, 179 Jellicoe St. 10-11am $3.50pp. Open to the public. Ph 578 2631


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open meeting every Tuesday night. 7:30pm. St Peters Anglican Church, 11 Victoria Rd, Mt Maunganui. All welcome. Ph 0800 229 6757


Altrusa Ladies Group
Community focused group meet every 2nd Tues for business & every 4th Tues for a programme evening. Ph Pam 027 253 7562 or altrusa.org.nz


Badminton Tauranga Morning Club
Keep fit the fun way. Badminton Tues & Thur 9am Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre 71 11th Ave. Racquets available. Ph Bob 0274 786 282 or Judy 579 4495


Conversation Cafe For Seniors
10am-12pm St Andrews Church, Dee St Mt Maunganui. Enjoy conversation, companionship, activities, & sharing, along with tasty morning tea. $5. Ph 575 9347


Croquet
Tauranga Domain, Cameron Rd, Tues, Fri, Sun, 12:45 for 1pm start. Beginners welcome. Peter 571 0633


Dads' Support Group
Join us for coffee & chat 7:30pm at 538 Fraser St. Ph 07 571 0371 for more info


Ethnic Womens' Coffee Morning
Join us at Merivale Community Centre, have a free coffee & make some friends 10-11:30am. Ph 07 579 0532 shaktitauranga@gmail.com for more info


Golf Croquet
At Croquet Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St; Tues, Thur, Sun; 9:15am for 9:30am start. Ph Nev 07 575 5121


Holiday Programmes
House of Science Tauranga holiday programmes. Robotics 13th-17th Jan, Science 20th-24th Jan. Book at https://houseofscience.nz/tauranga/shop/


Inachord Womens' Chorus
If you like singing, dance, make friends & have fun, join us! Great Musical Director. 7-9pm Bethlehem Community Church 183 Moffat Rd. Ph Sabine 021 111 8659


Marching For Leisure
A non-competitive activity for mature ladies. Fun, fitness & friendship. Ph Coreen 570 0172 or 021 298 3480


Meditations On Life
Guided meditations & interactive group discussion on things that are important to you. 7-9pm $10. Ph Kevin Reed 578 7205, Psychic Cafe kevinreednz@gmail.com


Midweek Music
1st Tues in the month 7-10pm. Cliff Rd Hall. Mostly country. Good backing band. $3 entry. Ph Dick 027 493 8458


Mount Senior Citizens Assn
Afternoon 500 Cards, Mount Senior’s Hall Lounge, 345 Maunganui Rd, Tues & Thurs 12:30pm. New members welcome. Ph Barry 021 950 028


Multicultural Tauranga Italian
Speak Italian with a native Italian teacher. A key to Italy! An interactive learning & friendly environment. Grazie. Ph 571 6419, enquiries@trmc.co.nz


Multicultural Tauranga TaiChi
Slow movement Tai Chi classes 10-11am. All welcome! $5 per class. Ph 571 6419, enquiries@trmc.co.nz


Ocean Running Fun Run
Weekly 5k Mauao base track run & walk. Entry $6 Mount Ocean Sports Club 5:15pm. Run starts 6pm. Free drink, spot prizes. Phil 021 383 354


Omokoroa Beach Indoor Bowls
Settlers Hall, Omokoroa Rd 6:30pm for 7pm start. $3 per session, first session free. Please wear smooth-soled shoes. Equipment provided. All welcome.


Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult tennis. 9am Tues & Thur. Bellevue Park Windsor Rd (adjacent to swimming pool). New players & visitors welcome. Ph Pam 570 0302


Overeaters Anonymous
Do you eat compulsively? Obsessions? Compulsions? Remorse? Resolutions? OA meet Tue 7-8pm & Fri 1-2pm to get out of this cycle. Ph 544 1213 or 022 064 2186


Pétanque
At Club Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St. Tues 4pm, 2nd game 5pm. Sat 1pm. Boules, coaching on site. Ph Maryan 552 4346 or 022 070 8200


Petanque Tauranga BOP
At Club Mount Maunganui Tuesday play starts 4pm, second game 5pm. Saturday play starts from 10am. Maryan 07 552 4346 or 022 070 8200


Poetry Read Between Wines
Casual get together welcoming emerging/established poets & lovers of poems. Last Tuesday of month, 7pm $5 The Incubator, Historic Village. Info@www.theincubator.co.nz. Ph 07 571 3232


PrettyUgly Exhibition
The first solo exhibition of lowercase g AKA Clare Birch, PrettyUgly in The Incubator Gallery, 17th Ave. Multi media visual art exhibition. Open daily until Dec 21.


Recycled Teenagers gentle exercise
Mon/Wed Tga Senior Citz Club 14 Norris St. 9:15-10:45. Tues St Mary’s church hall cnr Girven & Marlin 9-10:30. Jennifer 571 1411 or 027 206 0776


Taoist Tai Chi
New Beginner classes, 15 Koromiko St, Judea, 1-2:30pm. Memorial Hall, KatiKati, 1:15-2:45pm. 345 Maunganui Rd, 5:30-7pm. Suitable for all. Ph 578 6193 or visit www.taoisttaichi.org


Tauranga Model Railway Club
Club rooms, upstairs cnr Mirrielees & Cross Rds. 9:30am Tues & 7:30pm Thurs. Ph Mike 021 939 233


Tauranga UFO & Paranormal
Monthly meeting 7:30pm in Senior Citizens Clubrooms 14 Norris St. Entrance at rear. Visitors welcome. Door $4 including supper. Ph Ian 544 2811


Te Puna Chair Yoga
Improve strength, balance & flexibility. A fun, supportive class for over 60s. 11-12. $10. 8A Vernon Rd. Ph Michelle 021 044 1042


Te Puna Tennis Club
Small but friendly tennis club welcomes new members. Social tennis Tues at 9am. Also twilight tennis on Wednesday evenings. Ph 021 506 855 tptennisclub@gmail.com


Yoga for All
Welcome Bay Community Centre, 6:30-8pm. Traditional, relaxing Yoga class. Beginners welcome. $12 one or $90 nine classes. Bring a mat. Ph Bhajan 07 929 7484


Yoga in the park
Only $5 for yoga in the park all summer! Tuesdays at Kulim park, Tauranga & Thursdays Moa park, Mount Maunganui. More info at www.jarofhearts.yoga


Yoga, Private Sessions
Feel uncomfortable in a group setting? Or have special needs? I can design a class to specifically suit your needs & capabilities. Asunta 021 061 4394


Wednesday 11 December


111 Annual Group Exhibition
Presented by The Incubator, Historic Village. 30x30cm works from the Bay’s most sought after artists on display every day until Dec 21st at The People’s Gallery.


500 Cards Club
Friendly 500 club meets 1pm at St Thomas More Church, 17 Gloucester Rd, Mt Maunganui. $3. Prizes, refreshments. Ph Barbara 572 4962 or Bob 027 478 6282


Carer's Morning
10-11:15am @ Te Puke Library board room. Morning tea provided. Speaker: Naturopath Marie Tamatea, on Dealing with Stress. Ph Lesley 021 152 5173


Croquet
At Croquet Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St; Mon, Wed, Sat; 9am for 9:30 start. Ph Jacqui 07 574 9232


Holiday Programmes
House of Science Tauranga holiday programmes. Robotics 13th-17th Jan, Science 20th-24th Jan. Book at https://houseofscience.nz/tauranga/shop/


Mount Senior Citizens Association
Afternoon Indoor Bowls, Mount Seniors’ Hall 345 Maunganui Rd. Names in 12:45 pm, New members & beginners welcome. Ph Nancy 575 4675


Multicultural Morning Tea
Come have free cuppa with us & meet people from all over the world 10:30-12. Multicultural Office, 17th Ave Historic Village


Papamoa Toastmasters
Build a Better You! Papamoa Toastmasters meets 1st, 3rd, 5th Wed of month at 3 Palm Springs Boulevard. 5:30pm start. Ph Chrissy 027 296 7939


Petanque
At Kulim Park. Come & join our social group. Tuition & boules available. 9:30am start. Bring a thermos & a chair.


Pickleball at the Mount
What is Pickleball? Lots of fun! Join us at Mt Sports Ctr, Blake Park 10am-12pm. Equipment provided. Ph Viv 575 5845 or 021 162 3342


PrettyUgly Exhibition
The first solo exhibition of lowercase g AKA Clare Birch, PrettyUgly in The Incubator Gallery, 17th Ave. Multi media visual art exhibition. Open daily until Dec 21.


Recycled Teenagers gentle exercise
Mon/Wed Tga Senior Citz Club 14 Norris St. 9:15-10:45. Tues St Mary’s church hall cnr Girven & Marlin 9-10:30. Jennifer 571 1411 or 027 206 0776


SayGo Exercises
Excercises St Johns Church Hall Bureta 2-3pm except 1st Weds each month. Improve balance & overall wellbeing. Ph Alison 07 576 4536


Tai Chi Papamoa
New Beginner class 9:30am. Papamoa Library, Tohora Rm. All welcome. Great for health & aging. $5. Ph Steven 027 333 1315


Tai Chi Te Puke
Beginner Class. Te Puke Memorial Hall. Settlers Rm. 5.30pm. Great for after work mind body rejuv. All welcome. $5. Linda 027 948 6385


Tauranga MidWeek Tramping Group
Rats Tooth track, Hikutaia. Grade moderate. Ian 548 2351


Twilight Tennis
Te Puna Tennis Club welcomes new members to twilight tennis. Ph Catherine on 021 506 855


Welcome Home Spiritual Community
Community Christmas Party. Trixie-May Moss & Elaine Sollitt, messages from loved ones. Bring plate to share. St Georges Lounge, 1 Church St, Gate-Pa. 7:15pm $5 entry


Thursday 12 December


111 Annual Group Exhibition
Presented by The Incubator, Historic Village. 30x30cm works from the Bay’s most sought after artists on display every day until Dec 21st at The People’s Gallery.


500 Cards Club Papamoa
Keep your brain active. Play 500 cards 1pm at Papamoa Sports & Recreation Ctr. $4 incl afternoon tea. Ph Bob 027 478 6282


Art Therapy
12:30-3:30 Papamoa Community Centre for people with experience of mental illness. Mosaics, decopage, card making etc. Free.


Badminton Tauranga Morning Club
Keep fit the fun way. Badminton Tues & Thur 9am Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre 71 11th Ave. Racquets available. Ph Bob 0274 786 282 or Judy 579 4495


Bay City Rockers
Social RocknRoll Dancing, plus other popular dances at Senior Citizens Hall Norris St. 7-9:30pm. $3 entry incl supper. Ph Gavin 027 643 6222


Bridge Lessons 2020
Starting Feb 13th evenings. Want to have fun? Mt Maunganui Bridge Club $70 12 weeks lessons. Ph Bren 027 256 0774


Golf Croquet
At Croquet Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St; Tues, Thur, Sun; 9:15am for 9:30am start. Ph Nev 07 575 5121


Holiday Programmes
House of Science Tauranga holiday programmes. Robotics 13th-17th Jan, Science 20th-24th Jan. Book at https://houseofscience.nz/tauranga/shop/


Katikati Concert Band
We welcome brass, woodwind & percussion players of all ages & experience. We meet at Katikati Bowling Club, 7pm every Thursday. Ph Mick 021 217 1780


Katikati Toastmasters
Build a Better You! Katikati Toastmasters meets 1st, 3rd, 5th Thursday of month, Katikati Community Ctr, Beach Rd. 7:30pm start. Ph Chrissy 0272 967 939


Keynotes Womens' Barbershop Chorus
7pm Wesley Hall 100 13th Ave. Come & join us. All ages welcome. Singing keeps you young. Ph Bernice 576 4848, Facebook Keynotes Inc.


Ladies Social Craft Club
All crafts very welcome 9am-2pm. Arataki Community Centre Bayfair. Pop in & have a look! Ph Sandy 0210 836 7671


Mah Jong Te Puke
Thursdays & Sundays 12:45-4pm. All players visitors & beginners welcome (free lessons). Te Puke Lyceum club rooms, 8 Palmer Pl. Ph 027 430 6383


Mount Senior Citizens Assn
Afternoon 500 Cards, Mount Senior’s Hall Lounge, 345 Maunganui Rd, Tues & Thurs 12:30pm. New members welcome. Ph Barry 021 950 028


Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult tennis. 9am Tues & Thur. Bellevue Park Windsor Rd (adjacent to swimming pool). New players & visitors welcome. Ph Pam 570 0302


Petanque Tauranga BOP
At Club Mount Maunganui Tuesday play starts 4pm, second game 5pm. Saturday play starts from 10am. Maryan 07 552 4346 or 022 070 8200


PrettyUgly Exhibition
The first solo exhibition of lowercase g AKA Clare Birch, PrettyUgly in The Incubator Gallery, 17th Ave. Multi media visual art exhibition. Open daily until Dec 21.


Sign Bomb
Let’s talk about/with NZSL (NZ Sign Language)! World’s End Bar & Restaurant @ Fraser Cove 11am-12:30pm. More info Yuko email:hunyako3@gmail.com or FB:Visual Voices


Social Games
Club Mount Maunganui. Come along & play indoor bowls or cards. Have a fun afternoon. Everyone welcome. Ph Dot 575 3780


Taoist Tai Chi
New Beginner classes: 15 Koromiko St, Judea, 1-2:30pm & 5:30-7pm. 345 Maunganui Rd, 6:15-7:45pm. Katikati Memorial Hall, 5:30-7pm. All welcome. Ph 578 6193 or visit www.taoisttaichi.org


Tauranga Model Railway Club
Club rooms, upstairs cnr Mirrielees & Cross Rds. 9:30am Tues & 7:30pm Thurs. Ph Mike 021 939 233


Tga Citizens' Indoor Bowls
Summer Bowls every Monday & Thursday. Monday, names in by 7pm & Thursday, 1pm. Everyone welcome. $2


Yoga in the park
Only $5 for yoga in the park all summer! Tuesdays at Kulim park, Tauranga & Thursdays Moa park, Mount Maunganui. More info at www.jarofhearts.yoga


Yoga, Private Sessions
Feel uncomfortable in a group setting? Or have special needs? I can design a class to specifically suit your needs & capabilities. Asunta 021 061 4394


Friday 13 December


111 Annual Group Exhibition
Presented by The Incubator, Historic Village. 30x30cm works from the Bay’s most sought after artists on display every day until Dec 21st at The People’s Gallery.


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open meeting 10am at Tauranga Central Baptist Church, 13th Ave/Cameron Rd. All welcome. Ph 0800 229 6757


Artists Feedback Lab
Casual group discussing pricing, exhibiting, materials, selling, critiques of your art. 2nd Friday of month, 10am-12pm $5 The Artery, Historic Village. Info@www.theincubator.co.nz. Ph 571 3232


Bingo
Senior Citizens Hall, Norris St. 1pm start. Everyone welcome.


Bring The Family
Or a friend to TAURANGA VILLAGE NIGHT MARKET tonight! Have dinner & browse the stalls at HISTORIC VILLAGE 5pm - 9pm


Chess Tauranga
Tauranga RSA Chess Club, Greerton 5-7pm, Casual & Standard length games. Standard Chess rules. Werner 548 1111 http:/www.westernbopchess.weebly.com/


Community Night Market Bethlehem
5:30-8:30pm, Bethlehem Hall, SH2 Bethlehem. A wide range of local stallholders with perfect Christmas gift ideas. Last market before Christmas. www.facebook.com/cnmbethlehem


Holiday Programmes
House of Science Tauranga holiday programmes. Robotics 13th-17th Jan, Science 20th-24th Jan. Book at https://houseofscience.nz/tauranga/shop/


Jack & The Beanstalk
By Dance Education Centre the story of Jack & the Beanstalk comes to life on stage as a full work ballet. Baycourt 6:30pm. Go to www.baycourt.co.nz for more info & tickets.


Mount Senior Citizens Association
Afternoon Indoor Bowls, Mount Seniors’ Hall 345 Maunganui Rd. Names in 12:45 pm, New members & beginners welcome. Ph Nancy 575 4675


Overeaters Anonymous
Do you eat compulsively? Obsessions? Compulsions? Remorse? Resolutions? OA meet Tue 7-8pm & Fri 1-2pm to get out of this cycle. Ph 544 1213 or 022 064 2186


Paint With Arataki Artists
Paint socially 9am-12pm at Arataki Community Ctr. Occasional tutor. Beginners welcome. Ph Fran 021 136 8173 or 575 2520


Petanque Tauranga BOP
At Club Mount Maunganui Tuesday play starts 4pm, second game 5pm. Saturday play starts from 10am. Maryan 07 552 4346 or 022 070 8200


PrettyUgly Exhibition
The first solo exhibition of lowercase g AKA Clare Birch, PrettyUgly in The Incubator Gallery, 17th Ave. Multi media visual art exhibition. Open daily until Dec 21.


WANTED Books/CDs/DVDs/Puzzles
For Mount Lions Lioness Clubs 2020 Annual Bookfair. Ph Shirley (Mount) 575 2725, Coleen (Papamoa) 572 5544, Colleen (Tauranga) 579 5133


Whakamarama Farmers Market
3pm at Whakamarama Community Hall, 469 Whakamarama Rd, 5 mins from SH2. Local produce, food, handcrafted gifts & products. www.facebook.com/whakamaramafarmersmarket


Saturday 14 December


111 Annual Group Exhibition
Presented by The Incubator, Historic Village. 30x30cm works from the Bay’s most sought after artists on display every day until Dec 21st at The People’s Gallery.


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


Bay Network Singles Club
Join a social club for over 50s with weekend dining out, barbecues, pot-lucks, year round & annual trip away. Ph Maureen 021 112 3307, Jonathan 572 2091


Beth-El Messianic Family
Celebrate the Sabbath (Sat) as Yeshua (Jesus) & all early believers did. All Welcome. 10am Otumoetai Primary Hall. Joel van Ameringen 021 768 043 www.BethEl.org.nz


Bethlehem Christmas Market
Bethlehem Hall (opposite Countdown) great food & coffee, giftware, art/crafts, kids gear, man cave supplies, fresh produce. Support locals & grab bargains! FB BethlehemMarket. Ph 027 334 8301 tracey.king.BOP@gmail.com


Christmas In The Park
3-7pm Jubilee Park Te Puke. Fabulous stalls, food & entertainment. Free entry but donations to the Food Bank gratefully received. Santa will be there too!


Community Yoga Class
9am. Bring your friends. Enjoy community chai after class. $5 or free to LightRoom Members, 325 Maunganui Rd. Ph Rayna 027 464 0691 rayna@thelightroom.studio


Croquet
At Croquet Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St; Mon, Wed, Sat; 9am for 9:30 start. Ph Jacqui 07 574 9232


Jack & The Beanstalk
By Dance Education Centre the story of Jack & the Beanstalk comes to life on stage as a full work ballet. Baycourt 1pm & 6:30pm. Go to www.baycourt.co.nz for tickets.


Jigsaw Library
Welcome to the St Stephens Jigsaw Library 10am-12noon. Hire: $1 for 1000+ piece, 50c under 1000 piece. Cnr Highmore & Brookfield Tce, Brookfield


Katikati Lions Moggies Market
8am-noon Memorial Hall Main Rd Katikati. Final market for the year. Plants, veges, crafts, & great bargains for your last minute Christmas shopping. Ph Sharon 022 318 0196


LOL Laughter Wellness
We don’t laugh because we’re happy, we’re happy because we laugh. Come join us. Arataki CommunityCtr, Zambuk Way, Mt Maunganui 11-11:45am. Ph Trish 022 036 6768


Mount Maunganui Society Dance
Final Sequence Dance, Sat 14th 7:30pm Arataki Community Centre, Bayfair, Sheldon’s Dance Band, Lovely Supper, Raffles. $7. Erica 576 0578


Mount Sequence Dance
Starting Sat 8 Feb Arataki Community Centre, Grenada St, Mt. 7:30-10:30pm. Entry $5. Ph Gordon 572 0060 or Bill 572 1669


Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult tennis 1:30pm Bellevue Park Windsor Road (adjacent to swimming pool). New players & visitors welcome. Ph Victor 027 577 1818 a/hrs


Pétanque
At Club Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St. Tues 4pm, 2nd game 5pm. Sat 1pm. Boules, coaching on site. Ph Maryan 552 4346 or 022 070 8200


Petanque Tauranga BOP
At Club Mount Maunganui Tuesday play starts 4pm, second game 5pm. Saturday play starts from 10am. Maryan 07 552 4346 or 022 070 8200


PrettyUgly Exhibition
The first solo exhibition of lowercase g AKA Clare Birch, PrettyUgly in The Incubator Gallery, 17th Ave. Multi media visual art exhibition. Open daily until Dec 21.


Sign Bomb
Let’s talk about/with NZSL (NZ Sign Language)! Cafe Botannix Welcome Bay 10am-12pm. More info Yuko email:hunyako3@gmail.com or FB: Visual Voices


Tauranga City Brass
Will be performing at Mitre 10 Mega on 1066 Cameron Rd at 11am. Christmas music, etc.


Tauranga Synchronised Swimming Club
Friendly synchronised swimming club based at Baywave. Beginners train Sat mornings. First lesson free. Ph Jo 027 543 1697, www.taurangasynchro.co.nz or Facebook @taurangasynchroNZ


Yoga, Private Sessions
Feel uncomfortable in a group setting? Or have special needs? I can design a class to specifically suit your needs & capabilities. Asunta 021 061 4394


Sunday 15 December


111 Annual Group Exhibition
Presented by The Incubator, Historic Village. 30x30cm works from the Bay’s most sought after artists on display every day until Dec 21st at The People’s Gallery.


Accordion-Keyboard
Old time music-makers, Welcome Bay Hall 1-4pm. $3 entry & Ladies a plate please. All welcome. Ph Ces or Joy 544 3849


Atrium Art+Artisan Fair
11am-3pm. Locally Handmade Art & Wares at the Black Sheep Restaurant, 21 Plummers Pt Rd, Whakamarama


Croquet
Tauranga Domain, Cameron Rd, 12:45 for 1pm start, Sun, Tues, Fri. Beginners welcome. Peter 571 0633


Dickens' A Christmas Carol
Free family event! Reading of Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” plus carol singing with Scholars Baroque Aotearoa chamber choir. St Peter’s, Victoria Rd, Mt Maunganui, 4pm.


Golf Croquet
At Croquet Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St; Tues, Thur, Sun; 9:15am for 9:30am start. Ph Nev 07 575 5121


Historic Village Market
17th Ave, 1st & 3rd Sunday of each month, 8am-12pm, wet or fine. A Bethlehem Te Puna Lions Project. Ph Bernie Allen 021 0422 612


Mah Jong Te Puke
Thursdays & Sundays 12:45-4pm. All players visitors & beginners welcome (free lessons). Te Puke Lyceum club rooms, 8 Palmer Pl. Ph 027 430 6383


Ninja Knits Hook Up
Social knitting group of mad yarn bombers, sultry stitchers & happy hookers. First Sunday of month, 9am-12pm, The Incubator, Historic Village. info@www.theincubator.co.nz. Ph 571 3232


PrettyUgly Exhibition
The first solo exhibition of lowercase g AKA Clare Birch, PrettyUgly in The Incubator Gallery, 17th Ave. Multi media visual art exhibition. Open daily until Dec 21.


Radio Controlled Model Yachts
Sun & Thurs 1:30-4pm, in pond behind 24 Montego Drive Papamoa, sailing Electron Yachts for fun. Adult beginners welcome. Graham 572 5419


Sunday Stitch Workshop
Textile Art casual get together. Create treasures with Kristy Clegg. First Sunday of month, 10am-1pm. $10. The Artery, Historic Village. Info@www.theincubator.co.nz. Ph 571 3232


Tauranga Underwater Hockey Club
Have a go at underwater hockey at Baywave at 5pm. No experience needed. Just come with your togs & we’ll provide the gear. https://www.sporty.co.nz/taurangauhc emailtuwh@gmail.com


TePuke Country Music Club
At Te Puke Citz & RSA Club 1pm-4pm. Please bring a plate to share. Ph Gayle 07 573 8255


The Sociables
A group of males & females in 30s/40s/50s age group that meet up to dine out or go for bushwalks etc. Ph 022 012 0376


The Sociables
A group of males & females in 30s/40s/50s age group that meet up to dine out or go for bushwalks etc. Ph 022 012 0376


Travel Friendship Force
Interested in international travel with home hosting? Tauranga Western BOP Friendship Force is part of a worldwide organisation! Ph Barbara 574 5711 or Jonathan 572 2091


Monday 16 December


Mah-Jong
12:45-4pm visitors & beginners welcome. Free teaching available. Tauranga South Mah-Jong at Tauranga Rowing Club. Ph Shirley 576 0014


111 Annual Group Exhibition
Presented by The Incubator, Historic Village. 30x30cm works from the Bay’s most sought after artists on display every day until Dec 21st at The People’s Gallery.


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open meeting 10am at Tauranga Central Baptist Church, 13th Ave/Cameron Rd. All welcome. Ph 0800 229 6757


Chess at Mount Maunganui
Mount RSA Chess Club, 544 Maunganui Rd, 6-7pm. Late program 7pm onwards. Incl casual games. Noel 579 5412


Croquet
At Croquet Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St; Mon, Wed, Sat; 9am for 9:30 start. Ph Jacqui 07 574 9232


Diabetes NZ Tauranga Branch
Drop-In Clinic. 10am-12. 174 11th Ave Tauranga. Information, education or support for anyone living with diabetes or their families. 07 571 3422


Dutch Friendly Support Network
Coffee morning (1st Monday of month) 10am-12noon. $3 entry. Vintage Car Club Rooms, Cliff Rd, Tauranga. Ph Bernadette 07 572 3968


Friends Of The Library
Greerton Library Book Group meets at 10:30am. Topic this month: Best Book of 2019. Visitors & new members are always welcome. Jenny 543 4760


Holiday Programmes
House of Science Tauranga holiday programmes. Robotics 13th-17th Jan, Science 20th-24th Jan. Book at https://houseofscience.nz/tauranga/shop/


Let's Learn Lifelong Learning
Want something to do, to learn, to meet people? Check out www.letslearn.co.nz for night classes, workshops, lectures, courses, clubs of all sorts. Ph 07 544 9557 https://www.facebook.com/letslearnbop


Petanque Tauranga BOP
At Club Mount Maunganui Tuesday play starts 4pm, second game 5pm. Saturday play starts from 10am. Maryan 07 552 4346 or 022 070 8200


Pickleball at the Mount
What is Pickleball? Lots of fun! Join us at Mt Sports Ctr, Blake Park 10am-12pm. Equipment provided. Ph Viv 575 5845 or 021 162 3342


PrettyUgly Exhibition
The first solo exhibition of lowercase g AKA Clare Birch, PrettyUgly in The Incubator Gallery, 17th Ave. Multi media visual art exhibition. Open daily until Dec 21.


Silver Singers Choir
Soprano, alto, tenor, bass voices required. Practice at St Stephens Chapel, Brookfield Tce 1-3 pm. Ph Pat 579 1036


Tai Chi Bethlehem
New Beginner class. Bethlehem Hall 1:30pm. All welcome. $5. Ph David 027 222 2824


Tauranga Anglers Club
Friendly trout fishing club; trips, talks, tuition & magazine. Club Nights, 7.30pm third Monday every month, Fish & Dive Club Rooms, Sulphur Pt. Guests welcome. taurangaanglersclub@hotmail.com


Tauranga City Brass
Practices at the Band Hall, 10 Yatton St, Greerton. 7-9pm. All welcome, especially kit drummers/percusionists. Ph Jeremy 021 132 334


Tga Citizens' Indoor Bowls
Summer Bowls every Monday & Thursday. Monday, names in by 7pm & Thursday, 1pm. Everyone welcome. $2


Yoga, Private Sessions
Feel uncomfortable in a group setting? Or have special needs? I can design a class to specifically suit your needs & capabilities. Asunta 021 061 4394




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