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Thursday 18 April


A Place to Bee
Come & join us for knitting, card making or anything you want to craft while we chat at Lighthouse Church Welcome Bay 11am-1pm


Adult Conversational English Classes
Using the Bible. All learners welcome @ St Andrews Church, 3 Macville Rd, Mt Maunganui, 10-12. Starts 2 May. Ph 575 9347 Tues-Fri 9-3


Art and Craft Workshops
ArtyCraft presents art & craft workshops Tues & Thur 4-6 at St Enoch’s Presbyterian Church. Ph Minette 021 995 875


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


Community Bible Study
Join us @ 14th Ave Gospel Centre 10am-12pm for Bible Study on the Book of Daniel. Ph Gay 021 225 5981


Easter Service
What is Easter all about? Cecil Peasley will speak on “The Wonder of Easter” at Mt Bible Chapel, Monowai St, Mt Maunganui @ 7.30pm. Ph Len 021 230 2210


Fitness League
Exercise, movement, dance focusing on posture, stretching, strengthening & flexibility, suitable for all ages & abilities. Central Baptist Church, 13th Ave, 10am. Ph Pam 07 549 4799


Forest & Bird Walk
Harrison’s Cut to Papamoa East, beach & green belt, commence Surf Club. Meet Kulim Park 8:45am. Leader Eddie Ph 576 1849


Heart Support Exercise Group
Strength, balance, cardio for seniors. Fun with exercise at City Church Otumoetai Rd. Low intensity class 11am & more advanced class 9:30am.


Indoor Bowls
At Tauranga Citizens Club Mon 7pm & Thur 1pm. All levels, beginner to experienced, juniors included. Everyone welcome. Ph Andrew Matthews 0210 298 5047


Katikati Concert Band
7-9pm, Katikati Bowling Club, 8 Park Rd, Katikati. Welcome all ages & experience. Ph Mick 07 549 2105


Katikati Toastmasters
Meetings 1st 3rd & 5th Thursday at Katikati Community Centre 45 Beach Rd Katikati 7:30pm-9pm. Ph Chrissy 027 296 7939


Keynotes Women's Chorus
We sing 4-part harmony a cappella style. Keynotes meet at the Wesley Centre 100 13th Ave 7pm. New members welcome. Ph Bernice 576 4848, facebook Keynotes Inc.


Ladies Craft Group
A fun group of crafting ladies that meet 9am-2pm at Arataki Community Centre. BYO craft. Tea & coffee provided. $6. Sam 027 270 4383


Let's Learn Lifelong Learning
Are you a lifelong learner? Check out the range of courses, workshops, classes, lectures, lessons & events on www.letslearn.co.nz or ph 544 9557


Mainly Music
Music & dance for preschoolers, mums & carers. $4/family. Morning tea provided. 9:30-10am. Holy Trinity Church, 215 Devonport Rd.


Morning Badminton
9-11:30 Tues & Thurs, Queen Elizabeth Youth Ctr. Racquets available, everyone welcome. Ph Rachael 027 446 2959


Mount Spiritual&Healing Centre
Tea cup readings with Sue Buckland. Bowling Club, Golf Rd, Mount Maunganui. All welcome, 7:30 start. Entry $5. Ph Sue 0210 223 2052


Mount Underwater Club
Club night 1st Thursday of month. Guest speakers & other Club events. New members welcome. See website for details www.mmuc.co.nz


Orange City Square Dance
7:30pm at St Enochs Hall 16th Ave. Have fun, get active, new dancer class begins soon, first night free, flat shoes please. Ph 578 6516


Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult Tennis. Start time 9am Bellevue Park Windsor Road (adjacent to swimming pool complex). New players & visitors welcome. Ph Pam 570 0302


Pottery Gallery
Bethlehem Pottery Gallery is open 10am-2pm Tues,Thurs & Sat. Come along & purchase locally made pottery.


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


Retro & Mod Sale
Vintage & retro clothing, fabrics, linen etc. 9:30-1 at Historic Village. Proceeds to Turning Point Trust. Cash only.


Rhythm, Foxtrot & Waltz
Ballroom dancing at Mt RSA Thurs 10am-12pm & Tga Citz Club on Sat afternoons. Ph 572 4272


Secret Islands Sextet
Eclectic ensemble of Auckland’s jazz musicians by Jim Langabeer. Baycourt 8pm. Go to www.baycourt.co.nz for tickets & info.


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


Social Games
Club Mt Maunganui Indoor Bowls & Cards. Have an afternoon out. New members welcome. Ph Dot 5753780


Sunshine Sequence Dance Group
Learn dancing at a friendly club. Baptist Church Hall, 13th Avenue, 7pm-9:30pm. $3 entrance includes supper. 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 Jazz Festival 2019
Runs from Thursday 18th through to Sunday 21st. Go to www.jazz.org.nz for more info & programme.


Tauranga Model Railway Club
Meet at 7:30 Club rooms, cnr Mirrielees & Cross Rds, Sulphur Point. Ph Mike Oldfield 021 939 233


Tauranga Opera Forum Larondine
Great Puccini comedy, DVD Screening. Tickets $20 from House of Travel. 5:30pm Tauranga Boys’ College. Complimentary wine & canapes. Ph 027 284 9738


Tauranga TePapa Probus Club
Meets first Thursdays 9:30am at Daniels in the Park. Ph Robbie 578 1051


YMCA Gold Fit Classes
Smooth Movers exercise group 10:30 Bethlehem Hall. $8 casual with concession rates available. Ph YMCA 07 578 9272


Friday 19 April


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


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open meeting 7:30pm, Hamner Clinic 1235 Cameron Rd, Greerton (behind Bridgestone). Ph 0800 229 6757


Allana Goldsmith
Allana & her band present a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald & Sarah Vaughan. Baycourt 6pm. Go to www.baycourt.co.nz for tickets and more info.


Arataki Artists
Every Friday 9am-12pm at Arataki Community Centre. Paint with friends. Occasional tuition with local artists. All levels welcome. Ph Lillybeth 021 150 1605


Charlie Parker With Strings
Classical & jazz worlds find common ground! Baycourt Addison Theatre at 8pm. Go to www.baycourt.co.nz for tickets & more info.


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


Hindu Mandir Weekly Worship
Weekly gathering at the Sanatan Dharam Mandir for worship. Dinner also provided. Ph 07 543 2906 for more info.


Jazz At Hotel Armitage
Jazz in the Clipper Lounge 6-9pm. Come along & check out top jazz musicians. You never know who may turn up! $10 cover charge.


Jazz at Tauranga Airport
Welcoming visitors to Tauranga with jazz in the lounge. 1pm-3pm. Free!


Jazz In The Lobby
Pianist playing the grand piano in the Hotel Armitage lobby. 2-4pm. Enjoy bubbles or a coffee in the Clipper Lounge & while away the afternoon.


Jazz Sunset Cruise
Join historic cruiser, Kewpie on a gentle harbour tour of Tauranga Moana. Enjoy on-board jazz band & fine wine & beers. 4:30-6pm. www.baycourt.co.nz for bookings


Never 2 Old
Strength/balance classes & workouts for over 55s. Mon, Wed & Fri 7:30am-9am. Ph Keith 557 8765


Taichi Internal Arts NZ
Te Puke Memorial Hall, Settlers Room 9:30am. Regular 85 Yang form plus Qigong $5/class. Lok Hup Ba Fa. 11am $2/class. Ph David 552 4425


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 Patchwork & Quilters
1st & 3rd Tuesday 7-9:30pm & 2nd & 4th Fridays 10-3. At Arts&Craft Centre, 177 Elizabeth St. Helen 027 475 3632


YMCA Gold Fit classes
Smooth Movers classes 9am & 10:15am Tues & Fri at the Papamoa Community Ctr. $8 with concession available. Ph YMCA 07 578 9272


Saturday 20 April


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


Art on the Strand
Today’s art showing cancelled due to Jazz Festival. Next dates are May 4th & 18th. 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


Bella Kalolo
A tribute to Aretha, Queen of Soul. 7pm at Baycourt Addison Theatre. Go to www.baycourt.co.nz for tickets & info.


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


Downtown Tauranga Carnival
City comes alive with jazz! Family fun zone 11am-6pm. Music 12-6pm. Entry by gold coin, free for children 14 & under. See www.jazz.org.nz for programme.


Duelling Pianos
A boogie woogie play off as jazz piano gunslingers Ben Wilcock & Dayle Jellyman go head to head. Baycourt 5pm. www.baycourt for tickets & info.


Family Fun Afternoon
Free Family Fun afternoon. Food, fun, bouncy castle, games, face painting at Mt Bible Chapel, Cnr Monowai St & Bedford Ave, Mt Maunganui @ 4:30pm. Len 021 230 2210


Greerton Hall Market
Last Saturday of the month. 8am-12pm. Stalls inside/outside. Discounts for charity groups. Refreshments available. Ph/txt for site. Tricia 543 1487 or 027 908 2952, www facebook.com/greertonhallmarket


Hurricane Party
Dancing shoes on? Two acts! The Big Ticket band from Auckland & Lou’Ana, jazz-soul-funk vocalist & her band. 9pm at Totara Street. www.baycourt.co.nz for tickets.


Jam Session/Open Mic
3rd Saturday of every month at Mount RSA. All genres welcome. Backing band available. Keith Dickson 021 170 239


Jazz At Hotel Armitage
Jazz in the Clipper Lounge 6-9pm. Come along & check out top jazz musicians. You never know who may turn up! $10 cover charge.


Jazz At The Movies
Classic jazz movie featuring The Glenn Miller Story (1954) at Rialto Cinema 1pm. $40 includes a drink on arrival. www.rialtotauranga.co.nz


Jazz Sunset Cruise
Join historic cruiser, Kewpie on a gentle harbour tour of Tauranga Moana. Enjoy on-board jazz band & fine wine & beers. 4:30-6pm. www.baycourt.co.nz for bookings


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


Katikati Art Group
Odyssey Exhibition running until 22 April at The People’s Gallery, The Incubator, Historic Village, 17th Ave, Tauranga.


Kids & Community Market
Last Market of the season, Kids theme. Come on down & have a stall $10. Kids stalls free, activities, prizes, entertainment, food. Ph Monique 027 356 9545


Kitten Adoption Drive
Wild Whiskers Tauranga are holding a kitten adoption drive at 4 Manson St, Greerton, Easter weekend Sat-Mon, 10-2


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


Petanque
1pm Tuesday & Saturday 45 Kawaka St, Club Mt Maunganui. No Equipment needed, come & try this low-impact sport. Jo Ann 578 3606


Pottery Gallery
Bethlehem Pottery Gallery is open 10am-2pm Tues,Thurs & Sat. Come along & purchase locally made pottery.


Queen City Big Band
Matinee show of classic Big Band music. 1pm Baycourt Addison Theatre. www.baycourt.co.nz for tickets & more info.


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


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 Scottish Society Dance
New venue, Wesley Methodist Church Hall 100 13th Ave Tauranga 7-10pm. $7 incl supper raffles. Air conditioned. New sound system. Ph 576 5076


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 Scottish Society
Easter dance, War Memorial Hall, Te Puke, 7:30-11pm, air conditioned hall, live band, great company, lovely supper. All welcome to join us.


Sunday 21 April


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


Antipodes
An ocean-spanning collaboration featuring musicians from Wellington, Sydney & Berlin! Baycourt 9pm. Go to www.baycourt.co.nz for tickets & info.


Bible Seminar
1:45pm Greerton Senior Citizen’s Hall, Maitland St, Greerton. Title: The resurrection of Jesus, the Bible’s promise. Interactive, Q&A. All welcome. Vic 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


Corkers Toastmasters
Corkers Toastmasters meets 3rd Sunday of month at 2pm at Zone Cafe (upstairs) Owens Pl Mount Maunganui. Ph Chrissy 027 296 7939


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


Downtown Tauranga Carnival
City comes alive with jazz! Family fun zone 11am-6pm. Music 12-6pm. Entry by gold coin, free for children 14 & under. See www.jazz.org.nz for programme.


Easter Service
What is Easter all about? Cecil Peasley will speak on “The Wonder of Easter” at Mt Bible Chapel, Monowai St, Mt Maunganui @ 7.30pm. Ph Len 021 230 2210


Friendship Force Travel Club
Enjoy travel & meeting visitors? For world-wide exchange travel ph Jonathan 572 2091, Barbara 574 5711, www.friendshipforce.org.nz


Hollie Smith
Presents a one-off jazz inspired concert with her band of leading jazz musicians. Baycourt, Addison Theatre at 7pm. Go to www.baycourt.co.nz for tickets & info.


Jazz High Tea
Enjoy stand of sweet & savoury delights, glass of bubbles, tea/coffee while enjoying music from Carol Storey & Friends. Hotel Armitage 12-3pm. www.baycourt.co.nz for tickets


Jazz Sunset Cruise
Join historic cruiser, Kewpie on a gentle harbour tour of Tauranga Moana. Enjoy on-board jazz band & fine wine & beers. 4:30-6pm. www.baycourt.co.nz for bookings


Kim Paterson Quintet
Presents Kim’s originals, each with a story that brought the music to life. Baycourt 5pm. Go to www.baycourt.co.nz for tickets & info.


Kitten Adoption Drive
Wild Whiskers Tauranga are holding a kitten adoption drive at 4 Manson St, Greerton, Easter weekend Sat-Mon, 10-2


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 Holy Trinity
Cnr 3rd Ave & Devonport Rd. 4-6pm Theme: Easter, New Life with Jesus. Varied activities, short Christian story, simple meal, GF, vegetarian options. All free. Ph 578 7718


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


Spiritual Centre Psychic Cafe
Greerton Community Hall. Doors open 6:45pm, starts 7pm sharp. Door-charge $10, then everything free. Bay’s top 30 Psychics, Healers. Refreshments & more. Ph 578 7205 or www.psychiccafe.nz


Tauranga Spiritual Growth Centre
Meet the mediums & energy healers. Citz Club, 14 Norris St. Every 2nd & 4th Sunday, 6:45pm. $5 door charge


TePuke Country Music Club
1pm at Te Puke Citz RSA Club. All welcome. Put on your Easter bonnet! Ph Gayle 573 8255


Tibetan Buddhist Teachings
Teachings by Geshe Jamyang Sherab held at Papamoa Community Centre, alternate Sundays 10am-12pm. Teachings free, donations appreciated. For dates contact Jaki on 021 216 1102


Monday 22 April


Achieve Toastmasters
Meets 1st 3rd & 5th Monday at St Stephens Church Hall Brookfield Tce Tauranga 7:30pm-9:30pm. Ph Frank/Chrissy 543 9493 or 027 296 7939


Adult Social Ballroom/Latin Dance
Free introductory beginner dance lesson 29th April 7pm at Club Mt Maunganui. Partner not necessary, just come along! Ph Dean Smith 021 230 3187 or www.udance2.co.nz


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


Argentine Tango in Tauranga
Free introductory classes! Embrace your authentic Tango journey with fun people. No partner required although more guys welcomed 6:30pm. Ph. 020 4006 1340


Badminton: Tauranga Club
7:30-9:30pm at Aquinas College, suitable for Year 11 upwards. Club racquets available. Casual fee $8 per night. Ph Sue 021 194 4335 or FaceBook: Tauranga Badminton Club www.taurangabadmintoclub.co.nz


Bethlehem Indoor Bowls
Meets in Bethlehem Hall Monday nights starting 7:30 start, names in by 7:15. New members of all ages welcome. Ph John 027 654 1298


Bethlehem Indoor Bowls
Meets in Bethlehem Hall. New members of all ages welcome. Names in by 7:15pm for 7:30pm start. Ph John 027 654 1298 Judy 562 0557


Bolivia Tauranga Citizens Club
Arrive 12:15pm, play starts at 12:30pm. Beginners to experienced. Everyone welcome. Ph Jill Meldrum 578 3421 (evenings)


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


Czech Easter Matua Hall
Traditional Easter for children from 10:30am. Guests welcome. $5 per child, adults free. Please bring a plate to share! Register online https://www.csclubtauranga.nz/cs/akce/velikonoce-2019/


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


Harmony-A-Plenty Barbershop
Guys! Join our men’s barbershop chorus. We teach singing too. Community Church Bethlehem 183 Moffatt Road. Ph Alan 282 8435


Heart Support Exercise Group
Strength, balance, cardio for seniors. Fun with exercise at City Church Otumoetai Rd. Low intensity class 11am & more advanced class 9:30am.


Indoor Bowls
At Tauranga Citizens Club Mon 7pm & Thur 1pm. All levels, beginner to experienced, juniors included. Everyone welcome. Ph Andrew Matthews 0210 298 5047


Kitten Adoption Drive
Wild Whiskers Tauranga are holding a kitten adoption drive at 4 Manson St, Greerton, Easter weekend Sat-Mon, 10-2


Let's Learn Lifelong Learning
Are you a lifelong learner? Check out the range of courses, workshops, classes, lectures, lessons & events on www.letslearn.co.nz or ph 544 9557


Mah-Jong
12:30-4pm vistors & beginners welcome. Free teaching available. Tauranga Bowling Club, 11th Ave. Ph Shirley 576 0014 or Pam 544 0616


Never 2 Old
Strength/balance classes & workouts for over 55s. Mon, Wed & Fri 7:30am-9am. Ph Keith 557 8765


Otumoetai Indoor Bowling Club
Meets at 7.15pm in the Matua Primary School hall. New members welcome. Come along & give bowls ago. Ph Karen 576 0443


Rebus Club Otumoetai
Rebus Mens Club meets every third Monday of month at St Johns Hall, Bureta Rd. Interesting speakers & good fellowship. Interested? Ph David Lowe 544 029


Silver Singers Choir
All singing voices required. Alto, Soprano, Bass, & Tenor. Ph Gaynor 579 2465


Taichi Internal Arts NZ
Beginner class 9:30-11am Greerton Senior Citizens Hall 33 Maitland St, Greerton. All welcome. $5 per class. Concesssion card avail. Ph David 552 4425


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 City Brass
Practises at band room 10 Yatton St Greerton 7-9pm. Instruments available. Percussionists needed, ie. kit player. Ph Jeremy 021 132 3341


Tauranga Creative Fibre
Monday 9:30am, also 2nd & 4th Thursday 7pm. Learn & share spinning weaving knitting felting crochet skills. 177 Elizabeth St. Margaret 571 3483


Tauranga RocknRoll Club
Lessons 6:45pm & social dancing 7:30pm Legion of Frontiersmen Hall, 165 Elizabeth Street Ph Rana 027 699 5571, Trina 027 315 6674 or www.taurangarocknrollclub.org.nz


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


Vision Friendship Club (FNZI)
Meets 4th Monday each month at Citizens Club, 10-12. Varied activities. Interested? Ph Bryan 570 2483


Walk For Wellness Group
For people living with cancer & their carers. Departs from Pilot Bay at 9:30am every Monday. Ph Tammy 07 927 6503 or tammyburgess@cancersociety.org.nz


YMCA Gold Fit Classes
Smooth Movers classes 9:30am at Matua Hall. $8 per class with concessions available. Ph YMCA 07 578 9272


Tuesday 23 April


ABC-Avenues Badminton Club
At Tauranga Boys College Gym. Juniors 6-7:30pm (term time). Seniors (Adults) 7:30-9:30pm. Ph Delwyn 027 212 4720


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 International Tauranga
Ladies service group meet 2nd Tuesday for business & 4th Tuesday fun programme evening. Ph Denise 027 284 6828 or email president.tauranga@altrusa.org.nz


Art and Craft Workshops
ArtyCraft presents art & craft workshops Tues & Thur 4-6 at St Enoch’s Presbyterian Church. Ph Minette 021 995 875


Beginner Social Dance Class
Tuesday 7pm Tauranga Primary School Hall, 5th Ave or Wednesday 8pm, Welcome Bay School Hall, 309 Welcome Bay Road. Ph 027 322 1786


BOP Linux Users Group
7-9pm first Tuesday of month. Tremains, Cameron Rd/8th Ave. Linux PC operating system. Smarter, safer, faster & free. Take charge of your computer. 578 6024 http://boplug.co.nz/event-calendar/


Bureta Garden Circle
Meeting at St John’s Church Hall, 94 Bureta Rd, Otumoetai, 1:30pm. Visitors welcome. Ph Jenny 576 3026


Cards, Mount Senior Citizens
345 Maunganui Road, every Tuesday & Thursday 12:30pm. All welcome. Ph Ernie 575 4650


Dads' Support Group
Support Group for Dads from 7:30pm at Kidz Need Dadz, 538 Fraser St Greerton. Support for separated Dads


Friends of the Library
Mt Maunganui Library Book Group meets 10am. Theme this month, New Zealand fiction, non-fiction or NZ author. Visitors, new members welcome. Gail 574 3376


Israeli Dancing
Beginners class 6:30-7:30pm at Gate Pa Primary School hall, Cameron Rd. All ages welcome, no partners required. Ph Maria 022 165 2114


Keep On Your Feet
10:30-11:30am at Katikati Catholic Church hall, 89 Beach Rd, Katikati. Strength & balance classes for older adults. Sharnie 021 111 8617


Morning Badminton
9-11:30 Tues & Thurs, Queen Elizabeth Youth Ctr. Racquets available, everyone welcome. Ph Rachael 027 446 2959


Oriana Singers Community Choir
Rehearsals every Tuesday 7pm at St Andrews Church, Mt Maunganui. New Members (all voice parts) welcome. Contact Terry 0210 266 8684


Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult Tennis. Start time 9am Bellevue Park Windsor Road (adjacent to swimming pool complex). New players & visitors welcome. Ph Pam 570 0302


Petanque
1pm Tuesday & Saturday 45 Kawaka St, Club Mt Maunganui. No Equipment needed, come & try this low-impact sport. Jo Ann 578 3606


Pottery Gallery
Bethlehem Pottery Gallery is open 10am-2pm Tues,Thurs & Sat. Come along & purchase locally made pottery.


Proactive4Health
Strength & balance classes at Proactive4Health Physio, Papamoa Plaza. 2-3pm. For those >65 or falls risks. Ph Proactive4Health for more info 0800 868 259


Scrabble
New venue is Tga Citz Club 13th Ave. New time 9:50am. All levels most welcome. Come & use that brain power! Ph Jo Ann 578 3606


Squence Dancing
Tauranga Social & Leisure Club, St John Anglican Church Hall,94 Bureta Rd Otumoetai 7pm-9:30pm except 2nd Tues month 3:30pm-6pm. Faye 543 3280


Taichi Internal Arts NZ
Beginner Class Memorial Hall, Te Puke. 9.30-11am. Settlers Room. $5/class. All welcome. Airconditioning. Ph David 552 4425


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 Astronomical Society
Tonight’s programme features Black Holes. Their origin, what they are, & now, very recent news of their existance. Telescope viewing weather dependent. Fergusson Park Observatory 7:30


Tauranga Diamond Friendship Club
For active retirees, meetings 1:30pm 1st Tuesday each month at Tauranga Citizens Club. Guest speakers, social outings, numerous activities. All welcome. Ph Nancy 543 4468


Tauranga Patchwork & Quilters
1st & 3rd Tuesday 7-9:30pm & 2nd & 4th Fridays 10-3. At Arts&Craft Centre, 177 Elizabeth St. Helen 027 475 3632


Tauranga Target Rifle Club
Tauranga Target Rifle Club 7pm April-October. Everyone welcome. Ph Ellis 578 0098


Tauranga Tennis Midweek Ladies
Tauranga Lawn Tennis Club Midweek Ladies. Rusty racquet skills? Reignite your passion for tennis. Ph Erika 021 746 779


Welcome Bay Strength Balance
Welcome Bay Hall 11am-12. Strength & balance class for older adults. Great music, qualified instructor. $6, spouse free. Ph Raewyn 027 607 7437


YMCA Gold Fit classes
Smooth Movers classes 9am & 10:15am Tues & Fri at the Papamoa Community Ctr. $8 with concession available. Ph YMCA 07 578 9272


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, Private Sessions
Feel uncomfortable in a group setting or have a disability? Registered health professional with 25 years yoga teaching experience. Ph Asunta 021 061 4394


Wednesday 24 April


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open Meeting 10am, 1st/3rd Wed of each month. Tauranga Baptist Church, 13th Ave/Cameron Rd. All Welcome. Ph 0800 229 6747


Arabian Spice Bellydance
Beginner classes. Learn the moves, keep fit, dance with us. No partner required. St Columba Church Hall. 502 Otumoetai Rd. 6:30pm. Ph 021 124 5982 arabianspicebd@gmail.com


Beginner Social Dance Class
Tuesday 7pm Tauranga Primary School Hall, 5th Ave or Wednesday 8pm, Welcome Bay School Hall, 309 Welcome Bay Road. Ph 027 322 1786


Bowls, Mount Senior Citizens
345 Maunganui Rd, every Wed & Fri. Names in by 12:45pm. We need more players. Beginners welcome. Ph Nancy 575 465


Cards Cribbage (Crib)
Join a friendly group who meet at Tauranga RSA, Greerton any Wednesday 12:50pm. Ph Michael 562 0517


Chrissie Hart Live
Release of debut EP at The Jam Factory, Historic Village, 17th Ave at 8pm. Starting solo, then inviting the band members to the stage! $10


Community Bible Study
Join us @ City Church 252 Otumoetai Road 7-9 for a Bible Study on the “Book of Daniel”. Ph Julie 552 4068


Community Tai Chi NZ
Classes at Bethlehem Hall 1-2pm during school terms. Suitable all levels of fitness. Quality International program strengthens lower body for posture & balance. Trish Qualified Instructor AATC 021 482 842 communitytaichinz@gmail.com


Doreen McNeill XCbition
Celebrating 90 years of this extraordinary celebrated BOP artist. An exhibition of new works. The Incubator Gallery. Opens 5:30pm for 3 weeks


Fernland Spa Water Exercise
Gentle exercise in the warm water. Suitable for joint replacements, arthritics & recovery from illness or injury. Good for strength, coordination & balance. Jennifer 571 1411


Free Meditation
At Sport BOP offices (next to Squash Courts) 406 Devonport Rd Tauranga. 7:30pm-8:30pm. Learn to meditate for inner peace. Ph Ian 027 884 2238


Gate Pa Midweek Tennis
Keep fit, make new friends, enjoy social tennis 9-12. Don’t let the winter blues get you down. Ph Geoff 021 474 807


Indoor Bowls Club Mt
Kawaka St. Names in by 6:45pm for 7pm start. Ph Val 543 4168


Kiwi Toasters Toastmasters
Find your Voice Kiwi Toasters meets 1st 3rd & 5th Wednesday at 3 Palm Springs Blvd Papamoa 5:30-7pm. Ph Chrissy 027 296 7939


Mah Jong
Tauranga Citz Club, 13th Ave & Cameron Rd. 12:45-4. All welcome, free teaching available for beginners. Tauranga Citz Club, 13th Ave & Cameron Rd. Ph Joy 578 7310


Mount RSA Women's Section
Social Day starts at 1:30pm. Entertainers, The Barber Shop Boys. Ph office if transport is required. Fresh produce for sales table please.


Mt Maunganui Lioness Club
Meet 1st & 3rd Wed. New members welcome. Meet new friends & enjoy community services & social activities. Ph Christine 575 2144


Multicultural Morning Tea
Want to meet people from other countries? Come to our morning tea 10:30am-12pm at Historic Village office, 17th Ave Tauranga


Never 2 Old
Strength/balance classes & workouts for over 55s. Mon, Wed & Fri 7:30am-9am. Ph Keith 557 8765


Papamoa Toastmasters
Find your Voice Papamoa Toastmasters meets 1st 3rd & 5th Wednesday at 3 Palm Springs Blvd, Papamoa 5:30-7pm. Ph Chrissy 027 296 7939


Scottish Country Dancing
Mount Senior Citizens Hall 345 Maunganui Rd. Beginners 6pm, General dancing 7:30pm. Mary 574 8687 Lynne 021 140 7912


Singles Coffee Club 60+
Feel like a coffee & meeting new friends? 10am. Ph Gayle 027 439 3267 or email mixandmingle@xtra.co.nz to find out where.


Taichi Internal Arts NZ
Beginner Class, Memorial Hall, Te Puke Settlers Room. 6-7:30pm. All welcome. $5/ class. Ph David 552 4425


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 Embroiderers' Guild
Meets at the Tauranga Rowing Club, Devonport Rd 10-2:30 & 7-9. Beginners very welcome. Ph Jenny Williams 07 219 7740


Tauranga Film Society
“Western” 6pm at Rialto Cinema. 3-film taster membership $30. Join any time. Full season membership $90. www.nzfilmsociety.org.nz


Tauranga MidWeek Tramping Group
Mt Putauaki/Edgecumbe. Grade moderate. Chris 542 0957


Toastmasters Early Start
City Early Start club. Improve communication & leadership skills. Join motivated, enthusiastic group. Classic Flyers Avgas Cafe 7am-8:15am. LaniDTM@gmail.com, www.cityearlystart.co.nz and FB


Widows' & Widowers Club
2pm at the Arts & Crafts Centre. Ph Margaret 576 5292


YMCA Gold Fit
Smooth Movers exercise 9am at Welcome Bay Hall. $8 per class with concessions available. Ph YMCA 07 578 9272


YMCA Gold Fit classes
Sit & Be Fit classes 11am at Greenwood Park Retirement Village. Ph YMCA 07 578 9272


YMCA Gold Fit classes
Keep on your Feet class 10:45am at Bethlehem Hall. Ph YMCA for more info 07 578 9272


Thursday 25 April


A Place to Bee
Come & join us for knitting, card making or anything you want to craft while we chat at Lighthouse Church Welcome Bay 11am-1pm


Adult Conversational English Classes
Using the Bible. All learners welcome @ St Andrews Church, 3 Macville Rd, Mt Maunganui, 10-12. Starts 2 May. Ph 575 9347 Tues-Fri 9-3


ANZAC Day Service
Civic Memorial Service, 9am at Memorial Park. For more info go to www.tauranga.govt.nz/anzacday


Art and Craft Workshops
ArtyCraft presents art & craft workshops Tues & Thur 4-6 at St Enoch’s Presbyterian Church. Ph Minette 021 995 875


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


Community Bible Study
Join us @ 14th Ave Gospel Centre 10am-12pm for Bible Study on the Book of Daniel. Ph Gay 021 225 5981


Friends of the Library
Anzac Day. There will be no Monthly General Meeting at the Greerton Library.


Indoor Bowls
At Tauranga Citizens Club Mon 7pm & Thur 1pm. All levels, beginner to experienced, juniors included. Everyone welcome. Ph Andrew Matthews 0210 298 5047


Katikati Concert Band
7-9pm, Katikati Bowling Club, 8 Park Rd, Katikati. Welcome all ages & experience. Ph Mick 07 549 2105


Katikati Toastmasters
Meetings 1st 3rd & 5th Thursday at Katikati Community Centre 45 Beach Rd Katikati 7:30pm-9pm. Ph Chrissy 027 296 7939


Keynotes Women's Chorus
We sing 4-part harmony a cappella style. Keynotes meet at the Wesley Centre 100 13th Ave 7pm. New members welcome. Ph Bernice 576 4848, facebook Keynotes Inc.


Let's Learn Lifelong Learning
Are you a lifelong learner? Check out the range of courses, workshops, classes, lectures, lessons & events on www.letslearn.co.nz or ph 544 9557


Mainly Music
Music & dance for preschoolers, mums & carers. $4/family. Morning tea provided. 9:30-10am. Holy Trinity Church, 215 Devonport Rd.


Morning Badminton
9-11:30 Tues & Thurs, Queen Elizabeth Youth Ctr. Racquets available, everyone welcome. Ph Rachael 027 446 2959


Mount Underwater Club
Club night 1st Thursday of month. Guest speakers & other Club events. New members welcome. See website for details www.mmuc.co.nz


Orange City Square Dance
7:30pm at St Enochs Hall 16th Ave. Have fun, get active, new dancer class begins soon, first night free, flat shoes please. Ph 578 6516


Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult Tennis. Start time 9am Bellevue Park Windsor Road (adjacent to swimming pool complex). New players & visitors welcome. Ph Pam 570 0302


Pottery Gallery
Bethlehem Pottery Gallery is open 10am-2pm Tues,Thurs & Sat. Come along & purchase locally made pottery.


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


Retro & Mod Sale
Vintage & retro clothing, fabrics, linen etc. 9:30-1 at Historic Village. Proceeds to Turning Point Trust. Cash only.


Rhythm, Foxtrot & Waltz
Ballroom dancing at Mt RSA Thurs 10am-12pm & Tga Citz Club on Sat afternoons. Ph 572 4272


Social Games
Club Mt Maunganui Indoor Bowls & Cards. Have an afternoon out. New members welcome. Ph Dot 5753780


Sunshine Sequence Dance Group
Learn dancing at a friendly club. Baptist Church Hall, 13th Avenue, 7pm-9:30pm. $3 entrance includes supper. 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 Model Railway Club
Meet at 7:30 Club rooms, cnr Mirrielees & Cross Rds, Sulphur Point. Ph Mike Oldfield 021 939 233


Tauranga TePapa Probus Club
Meets first Thursdays 9:30am at Daniels in the Park. Ph Robbie 578 1051


YMCA Gold Fit Classes
Smooth Movers exercise group 10:30 Bethlehem Hall. $8 casual with concession rates available. Ph YMCA 07 578 9272