What‘s on - markets, fun run and Mother’s Day

Sunrise in Tauranga Harbour on Sunday morning about 6.50am. Photo: Rosalie Liddle Crawford

Kia ora and welcome to Sunday! It’s also Mother’s Day, and we had a lovely pink, orange and purple-hued sunrise this morning.

The weather forecast is for showers developing in the morning, and northerlies strengthening. Expect rain from the evening. Temperatures are expected to go to a high of 21 and an overnight low of 16 degrees.

On Monday there are likely to be a few showers until early afternoon, then becoming fine. Tuesday should be mainly fine, Wednesday may have a few showers, Thursday fine, Friday more showers, and then settling into a fine weekend.

There are many activities on today, so let’s go enjoy them!

The Ohauiti Country Market is on today from 10am – 2pm at the Ohauiti Hall, 459 Ohauiti Rd. Held indoors, it’s a lovely friendly market where all stallholders make their own products. More here

The Papamoa Pup Playdate is planned for 2pm – 4pm at Simpson Reserve in Papamoa today, despite the weather looking less than ideal.  Keep updated on this through their Facebook page.

The Jennian Homes Mother’s Day Fun Run/Walk 2019 is being held at Kulim Park today from 9am – 12noon. The event is offering families across the country the chance to have fun on Mother’s Day, get active together and support the Heart Foundation along the way. Check out more here

High tide is at 1pm andTauranga Windsurfers are holding an Autumn Board meet at Kulim Park with barbecue following, from 11am – 5pm.

The Torch Songs Band is playing at The Entertainers Club cnr Cameron Rd and 13th Ave, from 5pm – 8pm. Torch Songs Band is a long standing local seven-piece jazz and blues fusion concert band with vocalist Carol Storey, pianist Liam Ryan, Grant Mason on trumpet, guitarist Dave Maybee, bass player Wayne Melville, Neil Reynolds on drums and vocalist Nataalia Liunson. More here

Kendall Lee

You’ll find a Mothers Day Roast at The Hop House ; a Mother’s Day Treat hosted by Tauranga Parent Centre at RYE Bar & Grill from 11am – 12noon;  Mother’s Day Tunes with Kendall Lee at BlackBerry Eatery at Fashion Island in Papamoa from 10.30am- 2.30pm;  Mother’s Day celebration with live Music at The Rising Tide from 11am – 10pm; a Mother’s Day Muso Jam at The Black Sheep Bar & Grill in Whakamarama; and a Mother’s Day Dinner at Oscar and Otto on the Strand from 5pm – 10pm.

Doreen McNeill’s exhibition ‘XCBition’ is running at The Incubator Creative Hub until May 15, and celebrates the work of renowned local artist Doreen McNeill on her 90th birthday. Check out the exhibition here.

For other activities on today:

Bible seminar
1:45pm Greerton Senior Citizens Hall, Maitland St, Greerton. Title: Jesus teaching about resurrection - The Bible hope Interactive, Q & A. All welcome. Ph: Vic 07-543 0504.

Computer Club (Tga) Inc
At Art & Craft Centre, Elizabeth St West on last Sunday of month 9:30-12:30. Ph 572 1230

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

Free First Home Seminar
Free First Home buyers seminar @ the Smart Business Centre: 65 Chapel St, Tauranga. Sunday 12th May, industry specialists talking about the process to first home buying.

Historic Village Market
1st & 3rd Sunday every month. 17th Ave Tauranga. 8-12 wet or fine. Crafts, plants, health, merchandise, food. A Bethlehem Lions Project.

Maketu Market
Maketu Market is held 3rd & 5th Sundays of the month, 7am-12pm at Maketu Village Green. Ph Carolyn 027 251 0388 or Pat 021 447 420

Messy Church
Join us for fun activities, faith exploration, celebration time, meal provided. 4pm to 6pm at St Johns Anglican Church, 94 Bureta Road.

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

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