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Tuesday 22 August

ABC - Avenues Badminton Club
Every Tues at Tauranga Boys’ College Gym. Juniors 6-7.30pm (term time), seniors (adults) 7.30-9.30pm. Adults $7, student $5. Delwyn 027 212 4720


Addiction Help Programme
Hanmer Clinic Tauranga ‘Significant Other’ Programme for spouses, partners, family/whanau etc who have an addiction. 7 weekly sessions starts Tues 5 Sept-17 Oct, 1pm-3pm, 1235 Cameron Rd, Greerton. Free. 579 6940 or 0800 842 426


Alcoholics Anonymous
Meet every Tues at St Peter’s Church Hall, 11 Victoria Rd, Mount 7.30-8.30pm. 0800 229 6757


Altrusa Women’s Community Service
Meet 2nd Tues evening for dinner/business. 4th Tues for social evening monthly. Email: president.tauranga@altrusa.org.nz


Argentine Tango
“The dance that makes you feel” *FREE Intro classes. *No partner required...(need more guys). Come challenge your senses. FB/”Tango in Tauranga”. Denise 0204 006 1340


Bureta Garden Circle
Bureta Garden Circle’s monthly meeting at St. John’s Church Hall, 94 Bureta Rd, Otumoetai at 1.30 p.m. Visitors welcome. Jenny 576 3026


BOP Linux Users
Share and learn about the Linux computer operating system 1st Tuesday 7-9 pm L J Hooker, Cnr Cameron Rd, 8th Ave. Experts and beginners welcome. $2


BOP Plenty Shirley Club Walking Group
Meet outside Mount Surf Club every Tuesday 9.20am sharp. Walks about an hour and at Deckchair afterwards for refreshments and chat. New members welcome. Fran 574 9060


Cards 500
Every Tues & Thurs at Mount Senior Citizen’s, 345 Maunganui Rd 12.45pm. Garry 576 3033


Changing Lives Opportunity
Want to be financially rewarded for Helping People? Come to our No Obligation evening 021 811 779 to register


Euchre
Have fun playing Euchre. Tuesday at Greerton RSA 7-9pm. $2 per session. 543 3441


Falun Dafa
Ancient wisdom applicable in 2017. Welcome to Free Exercise and Meditation Classes during school terms. Huia Rm, Hillier Centre, 31 Gloucester Rd, Bayfair @ 7pm. Ph/text Judy on 021 0425 398


Fitness League
Ladies exercise with dance, weights, floor work every Tues at St Columba Church, 502 Otumoetai Rd, Cherrywood 9.30-10.30am. Gloria 021 139 2448


Free Community Fit Club
Low impact, full muscle workout. Historic Village 9.15am. 576 3642 or jen@nzhealthnow.com


Friends of the Library
Mt Maunganui Library Book Group meets 10am. Theme this month – Middle East. All welcome. Gail 574 3376


Greerton Lions Club
1st & 3rd Tues of month at Fairway Lounge, Tauranga Racecourse 6pm. Bill 543 4424


Inachord Chorus
Womens singing group. New director, new direction Bethlehem Community Church Building. 183 Moffat Rd, Bethlehem 7.15. Debbie 021 1291 126 or 548 2483


Israeli Dancing
Every Tues, Gate Pa Primary School, Cameron Rd 7-8pm. All ages welcome, no partner required. Maria 544 1680/022 165 2114


Katikati Bridge Club
2 sessions a week. Tues 1pm & Weds 7pm. Alison 549 0797 (Tues) or Lyn 552 0924 (Weds)


Meet the Candidates Event
Today in the Wesley Church Hall in 13th Av. 7pm Confirmed: Emma Leigh Hodge, Vanessa Lee, Clayton Mitchell, Todd Muller, Jan Tinetti


Mount Morning Badminton
From 9-11.30am. Mount Sports Centre, Blake Park. Social all ages. Beginners welcome. Racquets available. $5pp. Margaret 575 9792


Otumoetai Matua Walking Group
Every Tues at Kulim Park 9am. 576 7339


Petanque
Bayfair Petanque Club, every Tues & Thurs at Russley Drive 1pm. Equipment & coaching available. Margie 542 0084 or 021 0293 7459


Petanque - Tga/BOP Club
Club Mt Maunganui 1pm start. Equip available, coaching given. Linda 544 2818


Pilates Classes
Weekly 11:15-12:15 at Arataki Community Centre. $12 per class. Claudia 0211927706


Saintly Shakers Preschool Music
Every Tues during the School Term at St Peter’s Church, 15 Victoria Rd. $3 per family includes morning tea. Ph 575 9945


Sequence Dancing
Tauranga Social & Leisure Club, every Tues in St John Anglican Church Hall, 94 Bureta Rd 7-9.30pm except 2nd Tues each month, afternoon dancing 3.30-6pm. Visitors welcome. Murray 576 3294


South City Indoor Bowls Club
Box Drawn Mixed Pairs (Mounted Bowl). Greerton Hall. Mary 541 0687


Taoist Tai Chi
New beginners class starting July 1pm, 15 Kiromiko St Judea, all welcome to come and give it a go Ph/Text Wade 021 606 133


Tauranga Astronomical Society
Tonight, 2 separate speaker presentations - star clusters and relative sizes and distances of objects in our solar system. Fergusson Park Observatory 7.30pm


Tauranga Meditation Group
Intro to meditation classes 1st Tues of month 7-8.30pm. General classes every 2nd & 4th Saturdays of the month. $5 koha. Blind Foundation, 160 17th Ave, Tauranga. (Vehicular access opposite Historic Village)


Tauranga Samba
Brazilian drumming/percussion at Mount Sports Centre cnr Hull & Maunganui Rds 7.15-9.15pm. No experience needed. Rob 021 232 7185


Tauranga Scrabble Club
Tues at Tauranga Bridge Club, Ngatai Rd 8.50am. 3 games $3. New players welcome. 544 8372


Tauranga Target Rifle Club
Shooting every Tues 7pm. Ellis 578 0098


Tauranga Toastmasters
Weekly at Tauranga Lyceum Club 7.15 - 9.30pm. Learn public speaking & leadership skills. Alan 544 5989


Widows’ and Widowers’ Club
The club invites people living alone to join us at the Arts & Crafts Centre, Elizabeth Street, at 2.00p.m. For more information ring Margaret on 576 5292.


Wednesday 23 August

Age Concern Walking Group
Mt Maunganui Pacific Ave Carpark Ph 578 2631


Alcoholics Anonymous
Reflections at Te Puke every Weds at Te Puke Baptist Church, Station Rd 7.30-8.30pm. 0800 229 6757


Baycourt : Te Puna School Show
Te Moana 11.30am & 7.30pm Addison Theatre www.ticketek.co.nz or 0800 TICKETEK


Belly Dancing with Arabian Spice
Every Weds at St Columba Church Hall, 502 Otumoetai Rd, Tauranga 6.30-8.30pm. 0211 245 982 or 576 4112 arabianspicebd@gmail.com


Bipolar Support Group
Support for people with Bipolar. 6.30-7.30pm. Junction 543 3010 for info or if you require transport


Bolivia
Every Wednesday 1-4pm Lyceum Club, 8 Palmer Court Te Puke. Entry $3 includes refreshments. Beginners welcome. Ph Marie 573 9219


Bowls Indoor
Every Weds & Fri at Mount Senior Citizen’s, 345 Maunganui Rd 12.45pm. Nancy/Ernie 575 4650


Community Bible Study Int
Every Weds at City Church, 252 Otumoetai Rd 7-9pm. Bible study on “The Book of Genesis.” Julie 552 4068


Community Tai Chi Class
Bethlehem Hall 1-2pm. First lesson free. Term concession rate. Qualified tutor & instructor Trish member AATC.


EmployNZ Offer Free Courses
Welcome Bay Community Centre 9.30am to 10.30am, find out more about the free Retail, Hospitality, IT, Foundation Skills and Fitness Courses. Call Sally on 027 652 1429 for more information.


Fernlands Water Exercise Class
Every Weds 10.45-11.45am. Suitable for accident or illness rehabilitation. Helpful in weight loss or arthritis. Classes held rain or shine. Jennifer 571 1411


Gate Pa Indoor Bowls
Championship Triples at Greerton Hall 7pm. Names in book. Wallace Cup. Kevin 543 4044


Greerton Scout Group - Cub Pack
Open to boys/girls yrs 4-6. Meet Weds during school term at Greerton Scout Hal, Hynds Rd, Tauranga 5.30-7pm. Email: greertonscouts@outlook.com


Healing Rooms
Experience God’s healing touch, Weds 1-3pm. No charge all ages welcome. Now upstairs at Graced Op Shop, cnr 11th Ave & Christopher St. 021 110 0878.


Kiwi Toasters
Building communication & leadership. 1st, 3rd & 5th Weds of the month 3 Palm Springs Boulevard (same building as Palm Springs Pharmacy) 5.30pm-7 pm. Chrissy 027 296 7939


Let’s Learn
Courses, classes, workshops, activities - options galore. www.letslearn.co.nz Shelley 544 9557


Mah Jong
Every Weds at Tauranga Citz Club cnr Cameron Rd/13th Ave 12.45-4pm. Wendy 579 2851


Papamoa Outdoor Bowls
Roll Ups Weds & Sun, Gordon Spratt Reserve 12.45pm. Gail 574 0177


SAYGo (Steady As You Go)
Falls Prevention Programme – meets Wed’s 2pm (except 1st Wed of each month). St John’s Anglican Church, 94 Bureta Road. All welcome to join this friendly group. Ph 570 2196 or 576 4536


Sequence dancing
At Norris St Senior Citizens rooms, 7-10pm. Come, look learn and enjoy. Ph 543 9125. www.sequencedancing.org.nz/plenty


Scottish Country Dancing
Every Weds at Senior Citizen’s Hall, Maunganui Rd 7pm. Lynne 573 5055


Singles Social Coffee Club 60+
Looking for something new to do or make new friends, this could be it. Gayle 027 439 3267 or 578 1878 E: mixandmingle@xtra.co.nz


Steady As You Go
Exercises at St Johns Church Hall Bureta, Weds 2-3.00pm EXCEPT 1st Weds each month. Improve balance and overall wellbeing. Contact Alison (07)576 4536


Tauranga Embroiderers’ Guild
Every Weds at Tauranga Rowing Club, Devonport Rd 10am - 2.30pm & 7.30-9.30pm. Beginners welcome. Jenny 07 219 7740


Tauranga Mid-Week Tramping Group
Tuahu from Hot Springs Rd towards Motutapere Hut via Abseil Rock. Grade mod/hard, approx. 6.0 hrs. Bruce 543 1034


Tauranga Table Tennis
All grades. Singles & Doubles. Memorial Hall 12.45 - 3pm. Mixed Social Doubles 7.30 - 9.30pm. Roy 578 7800


Te Puke Spiritual & Healing Centre
Meet the Mediums. Sue Buckland, Kevin Reed. Lyceum Club, 8 Palmer Court, TePuke. Doors open 6.30pm $10 includes light supper. Proceeds to Daffodil Day


Toastmasters - City Early Start
Build your confidence, find your voice & open doors of opportunity in 2017 Classic Flyers Avgas Cafe every Weds 7.00-8.15am. Lani 0210 445 654 www.cityearlystart.co.nz


Yoga Body & Mind
Every Weds 9.45am-11am at Greerton Hall 1263 Cameron Rd, Tauranga. Ph Julia 021 0268 1046 email: juliathuy26@gmail.com


Thursday 24 August

A Place to Bee
Free craft session every Thurs at Lighthouse Church 11am - 1pm. Learn a new skill, have coffee, meet new friends & have a chat


Adult Adoptee’s Support Tauranga
Meet every 2nd Thursday 6pm Oyster Catcher room Arataki Community Center Zambuk Way Bayfair. Scott 027 565 6459


An Improved Memory
Preserve and improve your memory. Documentary, discussion and practice. 2-4pm Arataki Community Centre. Booking essential. Koha entry. info www.eventspronto.co.nz/meaningfullife Text 0210 274 2502


Bay City Rockers
Social Rock n Roll dancing as well as Neon Moon, Rock n Roll Waltz. Every Thurs at Senior Citizen’s Hall, Norris St 7-9.30pm. $3 entry. Gavin 027 643 6222 or Steve 027 277 9569


BOP Plenty Shirley Club Walking
Meet in carpark outside ‘Maudes’ at the Lakes Shopping Centre every Thursday 9am sharp. Walks about an hour and at Maudes Cafe afterwards for refreshments and chat. Shirl 543 1170


Community Bible Study International
Every Thurs at 14th Ave Gospel Centre 10am - 12pm for a Bible study on “The Book of Matthew.” Jack/Betty 544 3809


EmployNZ Free Course
Tauranga Library 10 – 11am to find out more about the free Retail, Hospitality, IT, Foundation Skills & Fitness Courses. Sally 027 652 1429


Fitness League
Safe, effective, low impact exercise Bagot Stack technique. Free 1st class. Thurs: Central Baptist Church Hall, cnr 13th Ave/Cameron Rd 9.30am. Weds: Katikati Memorial Hall 10am. Pam 549 4799 or 021 117 7170


Free Guitar Lessons
Every Thurs at Historic Village 10-11.30am. Limited to 3 people per day. Register with Joseph 020 408 97462


Free Meditation Classes
Every Thurs at Meredith Hall, Fraser St, Merivale (near Yatton Park) 7.30pm. Enjoy good health & better quality of sleep. David 570 1204


French Connection
For lovers of all things French. Meet fortnightly Thurs at La Mexica on the Strand 4.30-6.30pm. agohns@yahoo.co.nz


Friends of the Library
Greerton Library Chat Group 10am tea/coffee. Speaker Leslie Goodliffe - ‘Services provided by the Information Team and future of Information Services in Libraries’. Pam 571 2566


Happiness & Our Mind
Drop-in meditation classes, beginners welcome. Classes are self-contained so start any date. Every Thurs at Greerton Library, 139 Greerton Rd 7-8.30pm. Cost $15 per class. www.meditateintauranga.org


Katikati Toastmasters
Building communication & leadership1st, 3rd & 5th Thurs of the month. Katikati Community Resource Centre, 45 Beach Rd Katikati. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Chrissy 027 296 7939


Keynote’s Inc
Keynotes 4 part harmony Women’s Chorus Meet Thursday 7.00 pm @ Wesley Church hall 13th Ave Sing for fun and health Phone Nora 5442714


More Than Crafts
Greerton Bible Church cnr Oropi Rd and Chadwick Rd. 9.30am. Crafts and a cuppa $3. Enquiries Ruth 543 4879


Narcotics Anonymous
Closed men’s meeting every Thurs at Waipuna Park Hall, 25 Kaitemako Rd, Welcome Bay 7.30-8.30pm.


Petanque
Bayfair Petanque Club, every Tues & Thurs at Russley Drive 1pm. Equipment & coaching available. Try a new sport. Cherie 570 0480 or 021 044 989


Pilates Classes
Weekly 11:00-12:00 at Omokoroa Settlers’ Hall. $12 per class. Claudia 0211927706


Saintly Shakers Preschool Music
Every Thurs at St Mary’s Church, Cnr Girven Rd & Marlin St. $3 per family includes morning tea. Ph 575 9945


Simplee Cre8ive
Every Thurs at Arataki Community Centre, Bayfair 9am - 2.30pm. All crafts. Jenny 574 7401


Square Dancing Fun
Easy walking dance, learners welcome club night Thurs. 7.30pm. Frontiersmen’s Hall Elizabeth St. Tga. details other sessions Ph 543 1063. View Facebook, Orange City Squares Rounds.


Sunshine Dance Group
Learn sequence dancing every Thurs at Baptist Church Hall, cnr 13th Ave/Cameron Rd 7-8.30pm followed by dancing until 10pm. $2pp entrance includes supper. Jan 544 4379


Taoist Tai Chi
Exercise for body and mind. A new beginners class starts Thursday 6th July 5:30-7.00pm, 15 Koromiko Street. All welcome. Diane 021 343 324


Tauranga Creative Fibre
Every second and fourth Thursday of the month from 7pm. Learn and share spinning, weaving, knitting, crochet, felting. Margaret 571 3483


Tauranga Heart Support Group
Low impact group exercise class for those with or at risk of heart & associated diseases. Mon & Thurs at City Church, Otumoetai Rd 9.30-10.30am. $4pp. Diana 021 0476 155


Tauranga Model Railway Club
Meets every Thursday at 7.30 pm in the club rooms cnr of Cross Rd & Mirrielees Rd, Sulphur Point. Ph Alex 544 5230


Tennis Seniors WBOP
Players 35 years plus. Tauranga Lawn Tennis Club, Wharepai Domain 9am - 12pm. $3 ball fee. Lynda tswbop@gmail.com 021 057 6601


Women’s Singing Group
Every Thurs at 68 1st Ave 11am. Beginners welcome. Marie 576 1300


Friday 25 August

Baycourt : On The Couch
Bay of Plenty Garden & Art Festival 7.30pm Addison Theatre, live talk show. www.ticketek.co.nz or 0800 TICKETEK


Cards 500
Senior Citizens Te Puke every Friday 12.45 -3pm. Lyceum Club, 8 Palmer Court Te Puke. New members welcome. Brian 573 9444


Chess Tauranga
At Tauranga RSA, Greerton 5-7pm, for the whole family. Longer if necessary for longer games. Incl casual games. Standard Chess Rules. Werner 548 1111 http:/www.westernbopchess.weebly.com/


Citizens Advice Bureau Tauranga
AGM today 10am Community Centre Gravatt Road Papamoa


Counselling
Need to talk? First session free at Arataki Community Centre. To book your appointment Karen 021 579 249


Embrace Dancing Classes
Learn West Coast Swing. First class free. Elizabeth Street Community Centre 6.45pm. Vero 021 191 161 embrace.dancing@gmail.com


Genealogy Research
Members of Papamoa Genealogy Branch at Papamoa Library 10am – 12pm to assist researchers with their family history.


Greerton Indoor Bowling Club
Amity Triples, Tauranga City Silver Band Hall, Yatton St. Names in by 7.15pm. Sally 571 8914


Mah Jong - Mt Maunganui
Every Fri at St Andrew’s Church Hall, Dee St 12.45-4pm. Joy 578 7310


Papamoa Genealogy
10-12noon at the Papamoa Library. Members will assist researchers with family history. Betty 0274475448 or Kate 079297884.


Table Tennis Tauranga
Memorial Hall. Social doubles singles 1-3pm. Junior Club 3.30-5.30pm. Training squad 5.30-7pm. Club night 7.30-9.30pm. Paul 021 884 021


Tauranga Leisure Marching
Display Day QE Centre. Free admission. Come along to watch this fabulous spectacle of marching precision. 27 teams from Tauranga, Waikato & Auckland


Tauranga Lyceum Club
Women’s friendship club. Catered lunch first Fri of month & dinner 3rd Weds with interesting speakers. Other activities include painting, music & bridge. 68 1st Ave. Margaret 543 3244


Tauranga Society of Artists
Life drawing classes every 1st & 3rd Friday of month. 9.30am-12.30pm All skill levels welcome. 171A Elizabeth St West 576 9592


Yoga Body & Mind
Every Fri 6.15pm - 7.30pm at Waipuna Park Hall 25 Kaitemako Rd, Tauranga. Ph Julia 0210 268 1046 email: juliathuy26@gmail.com