What’s on – events for everyone this Saturday
Good morning SunLive readers and welcome to Saturday, where there are activities and events for all to enjoy.
Today there is a high of 23 degrees and an overnight temperature of 17 degrees. Tauranga residents can expect cloudy periods with occasional showers.
Despite the gloomy weather, there are plenty of events to get involved in today.
The Historic Village is playing host to the Gincredible event, a boutique celebration of food, entertainment and artisan craft gin.
The Gincredible event kicks off at 12.00pm. Today’s tickets have sold out, however they are still up for grabs for tomorrow at eventfinda.
Another event not to be missed is the Trustpower National Community Awards presentation, where viewers are welcome to listen and be inspired by volunteers who are vying for the top voluntary award.
The Trustpower National Community Awards begin today at the Holy Trinity Church.
The awards are taking place at Holy Trinity Church from 8.15am-4.15pm and it is a free event. For more information, click here.
Saturday 30 March
‘Her Colours’ Art Exhibition
Beautiful artworks by Tamzin Blair that celebrates femininity & the artist’s identity. Unique multi-layers works. The Art Lounge NZ Gallery at Willow Street. 11am-4pm Tue-Sat
Aro at Jam Factory
Distinctly Aotearoa. Inspired by the melodies & rhythms of native birds. RnB, Jazz, & Kapahaka. 6:30pm. $15 door sales.
Art In The Park
Original Art for sale. Weather permitting. Coronation Park, Mt Maunganui. 9am-4pm Tauranga Society of Artists
Bay Network Singles Club
50plus. Make new friends. Barbeques, outings, dining out & pot-lucks. Ph Jonathan 572 2091 or Maureen 021 112 3307
Baypark Family Speedway
Bay Championships tonight at 6:30pm. www.baypark.co.nz
Beth-El Messianic Family
Come celebrate Shabbat (Sabbath) as Yeshua (Jesus) & all early disciples did, both Jews & Gentiles together. All welcome. 10am Otumoetai Primary. Joel 021 768 043
BOPMPBC March Sprint Day
Its time for the 2 lap sprints at Thunder Valley lake. Come & watch r/c boats run against the clock at high speed!
Car Boot Sale
Tauranga South Community Patrol Car Boot Sale, Greerton Village School Greerton Rd. Setup 7am onwards. Site $5. Double $10. Ph Shirley 577 1116
Christchurch Memorial Rutter's Requiem
Combined Tauranga choirs perform Rutter’s Requiem 7:30pm Sat & 1:30pm Sun, St Peter’s Anglican Church, Victoria Rd, Mt Maunganui. All donations to Christchurch Foundation.
Experience Sound of Soul
Sing HU to experience the Sound of Soul. Spiritual chat & cup of tea follows. Papamoa Community Centre 1:30-2:30, 15 Gravatt Rd Papamoa
Greerton Hall Market
Last Saturday of month. 8am-12pm. Stalls inside/outside. Discounts for charity groups. Refreshments available. Phone/txt for site. Tricia 07 543 1487 or 027 908 2952, www facebook.com/greertonhallmarket
Jam Session/Open Mic
3rd Saturday of every month at Mount RSA. All genres welcome. Backing band available. Keith Dickson 021 170 239
Jigsaw Puzzle Library
10am-12 noon. Choose from of 300 puzzles. Hire $1 per 1000+ puzzle, 50c under 1000. Cnr Highmore Tce & Brookfield Tce. Ph 576 0698
6:30pm Dance show in Addison Theatre, Baycourt. www.baycourt.co.nz for tickets & info.
LOL Laughter Wellness
Laugh your way to wellness. To learn how, come & join us at Arataki Community Centre, Zambuk Way, Mt Maunganui. 11-11:45am. Ph Trish 022 036 6768
Matua School Gala
Family fun, food & entertainment! Enjoy carnival rides, pony rides, petting zoo, a massive white elephant sale, market stalls, games & a flour bomb battle!
Multicultural Mandarin Classes
Monday conversational all levels Mandarin classes 6pm-7pm. Saturday academic classes 10am-12pm. Registration required to firstname.lastname@example.org
National Youth Jazz Competition
Young jazz stars of the future compete for trophies & glory! Sat 6th Apr 8:30am-4pm, Baycourt. Info at www.baycourt.co.nz
Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult Tennis. Start time 1:30pm Bellevue Park Windsor Road (adjacent to swimming pool complex). New players & visitors welcome. Ph Fred 544 5088
Bethlehem Pottery Gallery is open 10am-2pm Tues,Thurs & Sat. Come along & purchase locally made pottery.
Retro & Mod Sale
Vintage/retro clothing & bric-a-brac sale. The Historic Village, 17th Ave Tauranga. 9-12, cash only. All proceeds to Turning Point Trust
Sabbath Worship Services (Hairini)
Experience God’s Love worshipping at 10:30am Saturdays at Baden Powell Centre Harrisfield Dr, Hairini. Ph David at Church of God’s Love 7th day 020 4128 3124. www.churchofgodslove.com
Sunshine Sequence Dance Group
Come & enjoy tea dance, Baptist Church Hall, 13th Avenue. Tonight 5-9pm. $5pp. BYO food, plates, cutlery, non alcoholic drinks. Jan 544 4379
Taoist Tai Chi
Beginners Tai Chi classes Mon-Sat, 15 Koromiko St, Tauranga. Also KatiKati, Mount, Papamoa & Te Puke. For times visit www.taoist.org or ph 578 9116
Tauranga Social Dance Club
First Saturday monthly at the Baptist Hall, Cameron Rd/13th Ave. Old & modern sequence dances, supper & raffles. 7pm. $7 entry. Ph Faye 543 3280
Tauranga Synchronised Swimming Club
Have a go at synchro! Beginners train Saturday mornings at Baywave. Supportive & friendly environment. First lesson free. Ph Jo 027 543 1697, www.taurangasynchro.co.nz.
Te Puke Toy Library
New opening hours Wed-Sat 10am-1pm Thurs 3:30-5:30pm during Terms 1 and 4. 7 Stock Road Playgroup Friday 10am-12pm. Come on down & join to hire toys & have some fun.
The Rusty Mannequin Sale
Fabulous womens pre-loved clothing sale. The Historic Village, 17th Ave, TGA. 9-12, cash only. All proceeds to Turning Point Trust
Females & males in the 30s/40s/50s age group that meet up to participate in local activities & events, bushwalks & dining out. Ph 022 012 0376
Trendy Mender, Kerry Funnell
Turn a flaw into a feature using the Japanese stitching technique Boro to patch & embellish your much-loved garments. The Jam Factory 9am www.theincubator.co.nz/
Yoga, Private Sessions
Feel uncomfortable in a group setting? or have a disability? I am a registered health professional with 25 years yoga teaching experience. Ph Asunta 021 061 4394