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What‘s on - blues, art, dragon racing

Derek Jacombs, along with Grant Bullot and the TJS Blues Band are celebrating International Blues Music Day this evening at The Jam Factory. Photo: Supplied.

Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira.

MetService are forecasting a mostly sunny day with southerwesterlies, easing this evening.

It’s a three-clothing-layer day with an expected high of 17 degrees, and an overnight low of 6 degrees. High tide is at 6.33pm and low tide at 12.05pm. Sunset is at 5.34pm.

What’s on today?

Celebrate International Blues Music Day with a helping of electric and acoustic blues from Derek Jacombs and Grant Bullot from Kokomo, and the TJS Blues Band, this evening at The Jam Factory.  For more information click here

Tauranga abstract artist Anna Fox has an exhibition of work at The Incubator Creative Hub. The exhibition runs until August 23, and gallery is open today from 10am – 2pm.

For more events visit My Tauranga.

The Mission House at The Elms | Te Papa Tauranga. Photo: Rosalie Liddle Crawford.

The Elms | Te Papa Tauranga in Mission St is open from 10am - 4pm. Come and view the Mission House and gardens. For more information click here

Take a walk through Tauranga Art Gallery and view the many exhibitions on display there this week. The gallery, in Willow St, is open from 10am - 4pm.

Love public art? CITY ART WALK TAURANGA app is a free to download walking tour of 20 public artworks in Tauranga's city centre. For more information click here

Enjoy workshops at ReMaker, with the community of makers, located at Our Place in Willow St. Click here for more information.

Diana Bomford, Tony Fraser and Hugh Bomford at the Lion and Tusk Museum at Mount Maunganui. Photo: Daniel Hines.

Have you been to the Lion and Tusk Museum yet? It's open today from 10am - 3pm at Unit 4, 14 Portside Dr, Mount Maunganui. Come and see a massive display of Rhodesian military history records and exhibits of uniforms, medals and equipment. Opening hours are 10am – 3pm Thursday to Sunday. For more information click here

 The Incubator. Photo: Supplied.

At The Incubator Creative Hub at Tauranga Historic Village, there are many exhibitions, workshops and events happening daily. For more information click here. Exhibition hours are 10am – 2.30pm.

What else is on today?

A Course in Miracles
A powerful transformational teaching to find inner peace. Stuck in past grievances and resentments? Get over it! Free Internet forgiveness workshop. https://jenniferhadley.com/how-get-over-it Txt 210 274 2502.


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


Association Croquet
At Club Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St. Mon, Wed, Sat; 9:15am for 9:30am start. New players & visitors welcome. Ph Jacqui 574 9232


Bay Singles Social Group
Join a bunch of over 50’s young singles. Weekend dinners, pot-lucks, occasional outings. Have a go! Ph Delia 027 284 8762 or Andrea 021 133 0313


Beth-El Messianic Family
Celebrate Shabbat (Sabbath) as did Messiah Yeshua (Jesus), his disciples and early believers. It’s time. All are welcome @ Otumoetai Primary 10am. Joel 02 176 8043 info@bethel.org.nz


Bethlehem Pottery Kids Classes
Kids love playing with mud? Sign them up to Kids Pottery Classes, various projectsMax 8 Kids, FIFS, for more info Contact Juliet 021 271 1433 BPC.kidsclasses@gmail.com


Car Boot Sale
Evans Road Community Church, Papamoa. 7:30-11am. $5 Site. $5 Car wash. Free Bibles. Muffins, coffee & sausage sizzle. Info Ph Iain 027 572 2987


Dragon Boating
Every Saturday 8.30am at Sulphur Pt. Come & enjoy some fun & fitness on the water. Ages 12+ Contact: Brooke 0220782308


Greerton Hall Market
2nd and last Saturday of each month. 8am-12pm. Stalls inside/outside. Discounts for charity groups. Refreshments at kitchen. Phone/txt for site. Tricia 07 543 1487 or 0279082952, www.facebook.com/greertonhallmarket


Justice of the Peace
10am-12pm The Crossing Shopping Mall


Kids Pottery Class,
Kids come and make a pottery. 9am-12:30pm. $65 each child. All materials provided to enroll. Ph 021 271 1433 BPC.kidsclasses@gmail.com. First In First Served


Leisure Marching Display Day
Come and watch 24 Tauranga and visiting marching teams present their displays - QE Youth Centre, 11th Ave. 10am-2:30pm


Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult tennis. Start 1:30pm. Bellevue Park Windsor Road (adjacent to swimming pool). New players and visitors welcome. Ph Victor 0275771818 a/hrs


Papamos Friendly Group (55-65s)
Want to join a small group for social get togethers? This is not a singles only nor a dating group. Anyone interested please text 0274034130


St Stephens Jigsaw Library
Every Saturday 10am-12pm500 puzzles availableHire: 1000p for $1, 500p for 50c Large pieces available. Choose from childrens, Landscape, animals, Collections. See you at Highmore Terrace, Brookfield


Taoist Tai Chi Arts
Cultivating Balance, New beginning classes, Mon - Sat, Tauranga, Te Puke, Papamoa, Mt Maunganui, Katikati.www.taoisttaichi.org for schedule & times or Margie Ph 02 150 0320


Tauranga Farmers Market
7.45am-noon at Tauranga Primary School cnr Cameron Road & 5th Avenue. Rain, hail or shine. Direct from the Producers. Support Local.


Tauranga Fuchsia Group
Last Sat each month at Art & Craft Centre, Elizabeth St West, 1pm. Learn how to care for fuchsias. Ph Pat 579 1655 or Noeleen 578 4643


Tauranga Social Dance
7-10pm Baptist Church 13th Ave. Every 2nd Saturday of month, next dance 14th August Phone Jan 576 3455


The Sociables
A group of males and females in the 30’s/40’s and 50’s age group. That meet for dining out, bushwalks etc. Ph 022 012 0376

 

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