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Saturday 24 August


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


Bay Network Social Singles
Single, over 50? For weekend dinners, barbecues, pot lucks etc. & an annual trip away, Ph Jonathan 572 2091, Maureen 021 112 3307


Coffee n Chat 60+
R u interested in meeting up with a friendly group for a coffee n chat 10am. Marlene 027 342 0698 or marlenehurle@xtra.co.nz


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


Don't Dine Alone
Lets try Italian cuisine today! Ex professional or semi professional? Age 60-75? Ph Kate 027 484 7189 pilotbay420@gmail.com


Exciting New Stalls
At ZEE Market at Historic Village today. Come along to find that unique gift for Fathers Day, amazing food & more! 10am-2pm


Festival Of Adult Learning
Free Adult Learner Events around the Bay during September. Check the event calendar at www.letslearn.co.nz for more information. Brought to you by Let’s Learn!


Greerton Hall Market
Last Sat of the month. 8-12. Stalls inside/outside. Discounts for charity groups. Refreshments available. Ph/txt for site. Tricia 07 543 1487 or 027 908 2952, www facebook.com/greertonhallmarket


Here I Am Exhibition
By Froyle Davies. Opening 24 Aug 5-7pm. Until 19 Sept at The Art Lounge NZ, 117 Willow St. theartloungenz.com Tue-Sat 11-4. Free Entry


Katikati Lions Garage Sale
Monthly Garage Sale at the containers behind Caltex, Main Rd Katikati. 8am-11am. Furniture, bric-a-brac, garden & workshop tools, bicycles etc


Katikati Tramping Club
Lindemann Loop, moderate, 5-6 hours, start 8:30am, Ph leader Graeme Wicks 07 549 3186 before 7pm Friday.


Lion's Annual Book Sale
Books & jigsaws wanted for Tauranga Harbour City Lions late November book sale. Drop off points are Smith City Bethlehem Town Centre, Mitre 10 Cameron Rd, Golf Warehouse Chapel St & Gilmours at The Crossing. No magazines, Readers Digest or encyclopaedias. Ph 576 7105


LOL Laughter Wellness
Come & join us & laugh away your winter blues. Arataki Community Ctr, Zambuk Way, Mt Maunganui 11-11:45am. Ph Trish 022 036 6768


Mount Music Club
2nd Sat monthly. 1-4pm Old Folks Hall, Midway, Mount. Mostly country. Good backing band. Ph Dick 027 493 8458


Nick Charles
Australia’s virtuoso of acoustic roots & blues, encompasses a delightful mix of acoustic roots including blues, folk, country & early ragtime jazz. Supported by local musician Mike Garner. Jam Factory 7 Sept 6:30pm $20


Omokoroa Artists Art Show
Pick up a new painting! 28th & 29th Sept at Settlers Hall, Omokoroa 10am-4pm. Free entry. Eftpos available.


Petanque
Sat & Tues 12:50pm. No equipment needed. Nice low impact sport to enjoy outdooors. Ph Jo Ann 578 3606


Rhythm Foxtrot & Waltz
Ballroom dancing at Mt RSA Thurs 10am-12pm & tuitition at Tga Citz Club on Sat 3-4pm. Ph 572 4272


Sunshine Sequence Dance Group
Come & enjoy tea dance, Sat Aug 31 Baptist Church Hall, 13th Ave. 5-9pm. $5pp. BYO food, plates, cutlery, non alcoholic drinks. Jan 544 4379


Taoist Tai Chi
Celebrating 50 years internationally & 30 years in NZ. New beginner classes. 15 Koromiko St, Judea 8:30-10am. All welcome. Start anytime. Ph 578 6193 or visit www.taoisttaichi.org


Tauranga Farmers Market
7:45-12noon Tauranga Primary School cnr Cameron Rd & 5th Ave. Fresh & artisan products direct from producers. Ph 0274 915 876


Tauranga Fuchsia Group
Meet last Saturday of month 1:30pm Art/Craft Centre Elizabeth St . Workshops on growing fuchsias. New members welcome. Ph Pat 579 1655 or Noeleen 578 4643


Tauranga Scottish Soc Dance
At Wesley Church Hall, 100 13th Ave, 7-10pm, $7 includes supper, raffle & warm welcome. Ph Lucy 07 218 1318


The Blue 'Tache Bash
Come help raise money for Prostate Foundation Charity. Live music from Shabang, 14th Sept at The Black Sheep Restaurant. Tickets $25 from Steampunk Tauranga, Facebook.


Sunday 25 August


Atrium Art Artisan Fair
Atrium Art & Artisan Fair 11am-3pm. Locally handmade art & wares at The Black Sheep Restaurant, 21 Plummers Point Rd, Whakamarama


Bible Seminar
1:45pm Greerton Senior Citizen’s Hall, Maitland St, Greerton. Title: The Plagues in Egypt - Lessons for us. Interactive, Q&A. All welcome. Mary 573 5537


BOP Oodle Club
Playdates for dogs! Meet up first Sunday of each month at Fergusson Park (Beach Rd end). 2-3pm. Gold coin donation.


Computer Club (TGA) Inc
Art & Craft Centre, Elizabeth St West last Sunday of each month except Dec 9:30-12:30. Ph 572 1230


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


Free Beginner Dance Lesson
3pm upstairs Citizens Club cnr Cameron Rd & 13th Ave. Ph 027 497 8651


Friendship Force Travel Club
Enjoy international travel? Join our club. Be hosted by other clubs worldwide & host them. Ph Barbara 574 5711 or Jonathan 572 2091


Golf Croquet
Croquet Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St Tues, Thur & Sun 8:45am for 9am start. New players & visitors welcome. Nev 575 5121


Home Based Christian Church
Join us for a one-hour sharing from the teachings of Jesus Christ. 7pm Papamoa Sports & Recreation Centre, 80 Alice Way. John 022 680 7705


Lion's Annual Book Sale
Books & jigsaws wanted for Tauranga Harbour City Lions late November book sale. Drop off points are Smith City Bethlehem Town Centre, Mitre 10 Cameron Rd, Golf Warehouse Chapel St & Gilmours at The Crossing. No magazines, Readers Digest or encyclopaedias. Ph 576 7105


Maketu Market
Every 3rd & 5th Sunday at Village Green. Set up for vendors from 7am. Ph Carlyn 027 251 0388 or Pat 021 447 420


Omokoroa Artists Art Show
Pick up a new painting! 28th & 29th Sept at Settlers Hall, Omokoroa 10am-4pm. Free entry. Eftpos available.


Oropi Sunday Market
Fresh produce & a great range of quality stalls that vary monthly. A great day out for the whole family. 1295 Oropi Rd, Oropi


Papamoa Country Music Club
Music afternoon on today & includes afternoon tea. Come along & enjoy the music & tea. Ph 0274 597 505


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


Sunday Stitch Workshop
Textile Art casual get together. Create treasures with Kristy Clegg. First Sunday of the month, 10am-1pm. $10. The Artery, Historic Village. Info @ www.theincubator.co.nz. Ph 07 571 3232


Tibetan Buddhist Teachings
Teachings by Geshe Jamyang Sherab, held in Te Puna, 10am-12pm. Teachings free, grateful for dana/koha. Venue & program email susan.bagley@xtra.co.nz


Monday 26 August


Age Concern 500 Cards
Friendly group gets together 9:30-11:30am (except Public Holidays) held at Age Concern, 177a Fraser St, Tauranga. $2 Donation. All welcome


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


Argentine Tango in Tauranga
Free introduction to authentically danced close embrace, highlighting your sensibility. Welcome to our warm, open, fun group. Ph Denise 020 4006 1340 or Facebook Tango in Tauranga


Badminton
Aquinas College in Pyes Pa 7-9pm. Casual players welcome. Club racquets available. Players aged from year 10 upwards. Ph Sue 021 194 4335 www.taurangabadmintonclub.co.nz


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


Cancer Society Walking Group
Free walking group for people with cancer & their carers. Meet at Pilot Bay at 9:30am. angeliqueensor@cancersociety.org.nz


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


Chess In The Afternoon
Mount Chess Club, 1-4 pm, Hillier Centre, 31 Gloucester Rd Mt Maunganui. $4 a session. Equipment & refreshments provided. Bob 0274 786 282


Citizens Advice Bureau Tauranga
Free confidential impartial info & advice. Don’t know? Ask Us! Ph or visit us at 38 Hamilton St Tauranga. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm 07 578 1592 or 0800 367 222


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


Diabetes Help Tauranga
Drop-in clinic. 10am-12pm, no appointment necessary. Advice or support for anyone living with diabetes & their families. 174 11th Ave, Tauranga


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 Chorus
Men’s chorus affiliates to a NZ & worldwide network. We teach singing with specialist coaching . Meets 7pm 183 Moffat Rd, Bethlehem.


Indoor Bowling
St Columba Church Hall 7:15pm. $10 annual subs, $2 per night. Everyone/all levels welcome. Ph Paul 576 6324


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


Lion's Annual Book Sale
Books & jigsaws wanted for Tauranga Harbour City Lions late November book sale. Drop off points are Smith City Bethlehem Town Centre, Mitre 10 Cameron Rd, Golf Warehouse Chapel St & Gilmours at The Crossing. No magazines, Readers Digest or encyclopaedias. Ph 576 7105


Mah- Jong
12:30-4pm, visitors & beginners welcome. Free teaching available. Tauranga South Bowling Club, 11th Ave. Ph Shirley 576 0014


Postnatal Support Group
9:30-11am Bethlehem Birthing Centre. All parents & caregivers of 0-2 yr olds welcome. Ph 07 549 4522


Recycled Teenagers Gentle Exercise
Mon & Wed Tga Senior Citz Club 14 Norris st. 9:15-10:45am. Tues St Marys Hall cnr Girven & Marlin 9-10:30am. Jennifer 571 1411 or 027 206 0776


Silver Singers Choir
Soprano, alto, tenor, bass voices required. Practice at St Stephens Chapel, Brookfield Tce from 1-3 pm. Ph Pat at 579 1036


Taichi Internal Arts NZ
Greerton Senior Citizens Hall, beginner classes Mon 9:30am. Te Puke Memorial Hall, Tues 9:30am, Wed 5:30pm. LokHup Friday 11am. All incl Qigong. Ph 552 4425


Taichi Internal Arts NZ
Tai Chi beginner class. All welcome. Qigong set included. Non religious. Fun. Greerton Senior Citizens Hall, 33 Maitland St. 9:30-11am. Ph 552 4425 David (with SportBOP).


Taoist Tai Chi
New beginner classes. 15 Koromiko St, Judea 9:30-11am. Memorial Hall Te Puke 9-10:30am. Great for stress, suitable for all. Start anytime. Ph 578 6193 or visit www.taoisttaichi.org


Tauranga City Brass
Band practice at Band hall, 10 Yatton St Greerton. All welcome. 7-9pm. Ph Jeremy 021 132 3341


Tauranga Creative Fibre
Every Mon 9:30am & 2nd & 4th Thur 7:30pm. Learn spinning, weaving, knitting, felting, dyeing, crochet skills. 177 Elizabeth St. Ph Margaret 571 3483


Tauranga RocknRoll Club
Lessons 6:45pm & social dancing 7:30pm at Legion of Frontiersmen Hall, 165 Elizabeth St. Ph Rana 027 699 5571 or FBook: taurangarocknrollclub


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


Te Puke/Papamoa Floral Art
Meets Methodist Hall, Te Puke 1pm. Workshop on colour. All welcome


Vision Friendship Club (FNZI)
Friendship Fun Fellowship mixed club for retirees. Meets 4th Mon of month at Citizens Club 10am. Guest speakers interest groups. Ph Bryan 570 2483


Tuesday 27 August


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


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open meeting, 7:30pm St Peters Anglican Church, 11 Victoria Rd, Mt Maunganui. All welcome. Ph 0800 229 6757


Altrusa Int'l Tauranga Club
Womens service group, literacy focused meet 2nd Tues for dinner business meeting & 4th Tues for programme evening. Pam 027 253 7562 or president.tauranga@altrusa.org.nz www.altrusa.org.nz


Arataki Coastal Club
At Arataki Community Centre 9:30am for retirees, 2nd Tuesday of the month for morning tea, guest speakers, outings & activities. Ph 572 2908


Bayfair Pétanque Club
Play Tues & Thur 12:45. Bayfair Reserve, Russley Dr. All levels of play welcome. Equipment & training available. Ph Alf 570 0480


Beginner Social Dance Class
Tues 7pm Tauranga Primary School Hall, 5th Ave, or Wed 8pm Welcome Bay School Hall, Welcome Bay Rd. Ph 544 2337 or 027 322 1786


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


Citizens Advice Bureau Papamoa
Free confidential impartial info & advice. Don’t know? Ask Us! Ph or visit us at Community Ctr 15 Gravatt Rd Papamoa. Tues & Thurs 10am-1pm. 0800 367 222


Citizens Advice Bureau Tauranga
Free confidential impartial info & advice. Don’t know? Ask Us! Ph or visit us at 38 Hamilton St Tauranga. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm 07 578 1592 or 0800 367 222


Contemporary Issues In Religion
Earth Diverse & Tauranga Moana Interfaith Council course on Religious Fundamentalism, Extremism & Terrorism. 6-8:30pm, 1 Church St. More info & to register http://www.earthdiverse.org.nz/registration


Falun Dafa Free Classes
Cultivating one’s character results in a return to true health. https://letslearn.co.nz/falun-dafa/ 7pm, Hillier Ctr, 31 Gloucester Rd, Bayfair. Ph/txt Judy 021 0425 398


Fitness Fun
Cardio, weights, floor work, balance & dance. 9:30am St Columba Church, 502 Otumoetai Rd, Cherrywood. Ph Gloria 021 139 2448


Friends Of The Library
Mount Maunganui Library Book Group meets at 10am for morning tea & book chat. Visitors & new members welcome. Gail 574 3376


Golf Croquet
Croquet Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St Tues, Thur & Sun 8:45am for 9am start. New players & visitors welcome. Nev 575 5121


Israeli Dancing
Beginners class 6:30-7:30pm at Gate Pa primary school hall, Cameron Rd. Circle & line dances, all ages welcome. Ph Maria 022 165 2114


Keep On Your Feet
Strength & balance exercises for older adults, all levels of fitness welcome. 1-2pm at Katikati Catholic Church hall, 89 Beach Rd, Katikati. Sharnie 021 111 8617


Lion's Annual Book Sale
Books & jigsaws wanted for Tauranga Harbour City Lions late November book sale. Drop off points are Smith City Bethlehem Town Centre, Mitre 10 Cameron Rd, Golf Warehouse Chapel St & Gilmours at The Crossing. No magazines, Readers Digest or encyclopaedias. Ph 576 7105


Marching For Leisure
A non-competitive activity for mature ladies. Fun, Fitness & Friendship. For Tauranga teams’ details ph Frances 07 544 1318 or 021 297 3407


Merge: Social connections
For new residents to Tauranga. Meet 1st & 3rd Tuesday of month at The Raft, Chapel Street 5-7pm. Email Karen merge.tauranga@gmail.com


Midweek Music
1st Tuesday monthly. 7-10pm Cliff Road Hall, Tauranga. Mostly country. Good backing band. Ph Dick 0274 938 458


Mount Morning Badminton
9-11:30am. Mt Sports Centre, Blake Park. Social, all ages, racquets available, beginners welcome. $5 per day. Ph Margaret 575 9792


Mt Runners & Walkers
Mt Maunganui Runners & Walkers Club meet every Tues & Fri 9:30-10:30am, Scout Hall, 13 May St. All welcome. Babysitters available. www.mtrunnersandwalkers.co.nz


Oceanside Kiwanis Club
Join a friendly group & assist underprivileged children. Meetings 2nd & 4th Tues of each month @ The Club, 45 Kawaka St. Wayne 021 567 078


Oriana Singers Tauranga
A mixed-voice (SATB) choir. We welcome new members both men & women. 7pm Dee St, St Andrew’s Hall. https://www.orianasingers.nz/


Parents As Career Educators
Free seminar helping parents assist their teens to consider future career/study options & career pathways. 7pm at Papamoa Community Centre. Book here: www.canterbury.ac.nz/events/active/uc-events/parents-as-career-educators---tauranga.html


Petanque
Sat & Tues 12:50pm. No equipment needed. Nice low impact sport to enjoy outdooors. Ph Jo Ann 578 3606


Recycled Teenagers Gentle Exercise
Mon & Wed Tga Senior Citz Club 14 Norris st. 9:15-10:45am. Tues St Marys Hall cnr Girven & Marlin 9-10:30am. Jennifer 571 1411 or 027 206 0776


Scrabble
9:20am for 9:30 start. Tauranga Citz Club 13th Ave & Cameron Rd. All most welcome to exercise your brains! Ph Jo Ann 578 3606


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


Singles Dance Practice
7pm $2pp jukebox. Upstairs Citizens Club cnr Cameron Rd & 13th Ave. Ph 0274 978 651


Taichi Internal Arts NZ
Tai Chi beginner & regular classes. All welcome. 9:30-11am. Te Puke Memorial Hall. Fun times. Ph David 552 4425 (with SportBOP).


Taoist Tai Chi
New beginner classes. 15 Koromiko St, Judea 1-2:30pm. Memorial Hall KatiKati 1:15-2:45pm. 345 Maunganui Rd 5:30-7pm. Suitable for all. Ph 578 6193 or visit www.taoisttaichi.org


Tauranga Astronomical Society
Tonight a recent video documentary that further examines the outer edges beyond Pluto of the solar system. Telescope viewing weather dependent. Fergusson Park Observatory 7:30


Tauranga Diamond Friendship Club
For active retirees, monthly meetings 1:30pm 1st Tues each month at Tauranga Citz Club, guest speakers, social outings, numerous activities, all welcome. Ph Nancy 543 4468


Tauranga Morning Badminton Club
Keep fit the fun way. Play badminton at the QE Youth Ctr Tues & Thurs 9-11:30am. Visitors $6. Some racquets available. Bob 0274 786 282


Tauranga Samba Drumming Band
Learn our unique style of Brazilian batucada street drumming at our free workshops. Tuesday Sept 17, Oct 29. 7:15-9:15pm. Mount Sports Ctr. Ph 027 206 4970


Tauranga Target Rifle Club
Club meets 7pm at the range at the western end of Elizabeth St. Olympic style shooting with target rifles. Coaching provided


Waihi Beach Tennis Club
Adult social tennis, 8:30am. All year. Casual & new players welcome. Ph Barry 027 492 6475


Welcome Bay Lions
Coffee group 3rd Tues monthly. Welcome Bay Community Centre 10:30-11:30. All welcome. Ph Sue 571 8940


Yoga For All
Welcome Bay Community Ctr, 6:30-8pm. Traditional, relaxing yoga class. Beginners welcome. $12 for one or $90 for 9 classes. Bring a mat. Bhajan 07 929 7484


Yoga, Private Sessions
Feel uncomfortable in a group setting or have special needs? I can design a class to specifically suit your needs & capabilities. Asunta 021 061 4394


Wednesday 28 August


Age Concern Walking Group
10am Meet at Pak n Save, The Crossing, Tauriko


Alcoholics Anonymous
Open meeting 1st & 3rd, Wed of every month. Tauranga Central Baptist church, cnr 13th Ave/Cameron Rd. All welcome. Ph 0800 229 6757


Arabian Spice Bellydance
Beginners & advance Bellydance Classes, 6:30pm St Columba Church Hall, Otumoetai Rd, Tauranga. Learn, dance, keep fit, perform with us. Oriental Dance 021 124 5982, arabianspicebd@gmail.com


Beginner Social Dance Class
Tues 7pm Tauranga Primary School Hall, 5th Ave, or Wed 8pm Welcome Bay School Hall, Welcome Bay Rd. Ph 544 2337 or 027 322 1786


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


Citizens Advice Bureau Tauranga
Free confidential impartial info & advice. Don’t know? Ask Us! Ph or visit us at 38 Hamilton St Tauranga. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm 07 578 1592 or 0800 367 222


City Early Start Toastmasters
To improve public speaking & leadership skills, join friendly, motivated, enthusiastic City Early Start Toastmasters at Classic Flyers Cafe, 7am-8:15am. LaniDTM@gmail.com www.cityearlystart.co.nz or see Facebook.


Community Bible Study
Join us @ City Church 252 Otumoetai Rd 7-9pm for a Bible Study on the Book of Revelation. Ph Julie 552 4068


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


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


Festival Of Adult Learning
Free Adult Learner Events around the Bay during September. Check the event calendar at www.letslearn.co.nz for more information. Brought to you by Let’s Learn!


Fitness League
Exercise, movement & dance focusing on posture, stretching, strengthening & flexibilty suitable for all ages & abilities, 10am, Katikati Memorial Hall. Pam 549 4799


Gate Pa Midweek Tennis
Wed & Fri 9am-12pm. Come & make new friends. Visitors at all levels especially welcome. Ph Geoff 021 474 807


Healing Rooms
Come, experience God’s healing touch, whether physical, emotional, spiritual. Behind Graced Oppshop, cnr 11th Ave, Christopher St 1-3pm. No charge. Ph 021 110 0878 www.healingrooms.org.nz


Home Based Christian Church
Join us for a one-hour sharing from the teachings of Jesus Christ. 7:30pm Papamoa Community Centre (at library) 15 Gravatt Rd. John 022 680 7705


Lion's Annual Book Sale
Books & jigsaws wanted for Tauranga Harbour City Lions late November book sale. Drop off points are Smith City Bethlehem Town Centre, Mitre 10 Cameron Rd, Golf Warehouse Chapel St & Gilmours at The Crossing. No magazines, Readers Digest or encyclopaedias. Ph 576 7105


Mah Jong
Weekly Club meets Hillier Centre, Gloucester Rd, Mt. 6:15-9pm. Ph Vicki 0274 955 995


Mah Jong
Citz Club, 14th Ave/Cameron Rd. 1230-1600. All welcome, teaching available. Ph Joy 578 7310


Mount RSA Women's Section
Social day starts at 1:30pm in Clubrooms. Entertainers will be the popular Tony Dodunski & crew. Ladies requiring transport please ph office by Tuesday.


Pickleball at the Mount
10am-12 pm Mt Sports Centre, Blake Park. Social, all ages, equipment supplied. Beginners welcome. $5 session. Ph Viv 575 5845


Recycled Teenagers Gentle Exercise
Mon & Wed Tga Senior Citz Club 14 Norris st. 9:15-10:45am. Tues St Marys Hall cnr Girven & Marlin 9-10:30am. Jennifer 571 1411 or 027 206 0776


Sahaja Yoga Meditation
Always Free. Experience inner peace & joy. Connect to your Spiritual Essence. Sport BOP (next to Squash Courts) 406 Devonport Rd Tauranga. Ph Ian 027 884 2238


Singles Coffee Club 60+
Looking 4 coffee & meeting new friends? Gayle 027 439 3267 or Email mixandmingle@xtra.co.nz


Steady As You Go
Exercises at St Johns Church Hall Bureta, 2-3pm except 1st Wed of month. Improve balance & overall wellbeing. Ph Alison 07 576 4536


Taoist Tai Chi
Celebrating 30 years in NZ. New beginner classes. 15 Koromiko St, Judea 1-2:30pm & 5:30-7pm. Great for stress, suitable for all. Ph 578 6193 or visit www.taoisttaichi.org


Tauranga Embroiderers' Guild
At Tauranga Rowing Club, Devonport Rd 10am-2:30pm & 7-9pm. Beginners very welcome. Ph Jenny 021 581 951


Welcome Home Spiritual Community
Welcome to the world of Sue Buckland. Messages of love & inspiration. St Georges Lounge, 1 Church St. 7:15pm $5 entry. Get together afterwards.


Widows & Widowers Club
Meets at 2pm at Arts & Crafts Ctr, Elizabeth St West. Ph Margaret 576 5292


Thursday 29 August


Age Concern Monthly Meeting
Guest Speaker Barry Maurer, Health Consumer Service. Tauranga RSA, 1237 Cameron Rd, Hinton Lounge. 10-11:30am $3pp. Light refreshments provided. Open to the public


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


Bayfair Pétanque Club
Play Tues & Thur 12:45. Bayfair Reserve, Russley Dr. All levels of play welcome. Equipment & training available. Ph Alf 570 0480


Citizens Advice Bureau Papamoa
Free confidential impartial info & advice. Don’t know? Ask Us! Ph or visit us at Community Ctr 15 Gravatt Rd Papamoa. Tues & Thurs 10am-1pm. 0800 367 222


Citizens Advice Bureau Tauranga
Free confidential impartial info & advice. Don’t know? Ask Us! Ph or visit us at 38 Hamilton St Tauranga. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm 07 578 1592 or 0800 367 222


Coffee & Chat
Connecting people with children under 5. Drop in anytime between 10am-12pm. Abundant Life Ctr, 36 Sutherland Rd. Christina 021 173 0925


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


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


Golf Croquet
Croquet Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St Tues, Thur & Sun 8:45am for 9am start. New players & visitors welcome. Nev 575 5121


Katikati Concert Band
Katikati Bowling Club, 8 Park Rd, 7pm. Come & join our friendly band. All ages & abilities welcome. Ph Mick 021 217 1780


Keynotes Women's Barbershop Chorus
Meet 7pm in Wesley Hall 100 13th Ave. New members welcome, age no barrier. Sing for health. Ph Bernice 576 4848 Facebook Keynotes Inc


Kickstart Toastmasters Weekly Meeting
Gain public speaking, presenting, leadership skills in fun environment. 7-8am. Alimento Cafe, 74 First Ave. Ph Brian 027 543 2777 or turn up!


Lighthouse Cafe
Craft, coffee, cake, chit chat at Lighthouse Church Welcome Bay, 10am-12pm. All ages welcome. Gold coin donation. Ph Mel 027 576 3105


Lion's Annual Book Sale
Books & jigsaws wanted for Tauranga Harbour City Lions late November book sale. Drop off points are Smith City Bethlehem Town Centre, Mitre 10 Cameron Rd, Golf Warehouse Chapel St & Gilmours at The Crossing. No magazines, Readers Digest or encyclopaedias. Ph 576 7105


Orange City Squares Rounds
Club night 7:30pm, St Enoch’s Church Hall, 16th Ave Tauranga. Learners welcome. Ph 577 1100 or Facebook, Orange City Squares Rounds


Papamoa Social Garden Club
We meet last Thursday of month for a visit & lunch. Ph Claire 574 6025


Rhythm Foxtrot & Waltz
Ballroom dancing at Mt RSA Thurs 10am-12pm & tuitition at Tga Citz Club on Sat 3-4pm. Ph 572 4272


Social Games Club Mt
Play Indoor Bowls & Cards. Come along & have fun in the afternoon. Ph Dot 575 3780


Sunshine Sequence Dance Group
Learn dancing at a friendly club. Baptist Church Hall, 13th Ave, 6:30pm Learners tuition/revision. 7-9.30pm all dancers. $3 entry incl supper. Jan 544 4379


Taoist Tai Chi
New beginner classes. 15 Koromiko St, Judea 1-2:30pm & 5:30-7pm. 345 Maunganui Rd 6:15-7:45pm. Katikati Memorial Hall 5:30-7pm. All welcome. Ph 578 6193 or visit www.taoisttaichi.org


Tauranga Model Railway Club
Club meets Tues mornings & Thurs evenings at clubrooms, cnr Mirrilees Rd & Cross Rd, Sulphur Pt. Ph Mike 021 939 233


Zonta Tauranga Women’s Organisation
Leading Global Organisation, empowering women thru service & advocacy, warmly welcomes you! Meet others, fun informative meetings/guest speakers & more! Make a difference. Suzy 021 266 5044


Friday 30 August


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


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


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


Citizens Advice Bureau Tauranga
Free confidential impartial info & advice. Don’t know? Ask Us! Ph or visit us at 38 Hamilton St Tauranga. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm 07 578 1592 or 0800 367 222


Festival Of Adult Learning
Free Adult Learner Events around the Bay during September. Check the event calendar at www.letslearn.co.nz for more information. Brought to you by Let’s Learn!


Gate Pa Midweek Tennis
Wed & Fri 9am-12pm. Come & make new friends. Visitors at all levels especially welcome. Ph Geoff 021 474 807


Lion's Annual Book Sale
Books & jigsaws wanted for Tauranga Harbour City Lions late November book sale. Drop off points are Smith City Bethlehem Town Centre, Mitre 10 Cameron Rd, Golf Warehouse Chapel St & Gilmours at The Crossing. No magazines, Readers Digest or encyclopaedias. Ph 576 7105


Mt Runners & Walkers
Mt Maunganui Runners & Walkers Club meet every Tues & Fri 9:30-10:30am, Scout Hall, 13 May St. All welcome. Babysitters available. www.mtrunnersandwalkers.co.nz


Shaun Kirk Concert
On his Australia & NZ tour to launch his forthcoming EP. Hailing from Melbourne, blues/soul troubadour, is at The Jam Factory 6 Sept 6:30pm. Tickets $20


Taoist Tai Chi
Celebrating 30 years in NZ. New Beginner classes. 15 Koromiko St, Judea 9-10:30am. 242 Dickson Rd, Papamoa 9-10.30am. Suitable for all. Ph 578 6193 or visit www.taoisttaichi.org


The Sociables
Females & Males in their 30s/40s/50s that meet to dine out & participate in bushwalks & local events & activities. Ph 022 012 0376


Waihi Beach Tennis Club
Adult social tennis, 8:30am. All year. Casual & new players welcome. Ph Barry 027 492 6475


Saturday 31 August


Apollo Steam Train
At The Jam Factory, Historic Village, 17th Ave. Doors open at 6:30pm for 7pm start. Acoustic showcase with special guests The Sweetleaf Trio. Tickets $20 www.theincubator.co.nz


Bay Network Social Singles
Single, over 50? For weekend dinners, barbecues, pot lucks etc. & an annual trip away, Ph Jonathan 572 2091, Maureen 021 112 3307


Coffee n Chat 60+
R u interested in meeting up with a friendly group for a coffee n chat 10am. Marlene 027 342 0698 or marlenehurle@xtra.co.nz


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


Eckankar Sound of Soul
Experience the Sound of Soul spiritual HU chant. Spiritual chat & light refreshments follow. 1:30-2:30pm Papamoa Community Ctr 15 Gravatt Rd


Festival Of Adult Learning
Free Adult Learner Events around the Bay during September. Check the event calendar at www.letslearn.co.nz for more information. Brought to you by Let’s Learn!


Free Beginner Dance Lesson
3pm upstairs Citizens Club cnr Cameron Rd & 13th Ave. Ph 027 497 8651


Greerton Hall Market
Last Sat of the month. 8-12. Stalls inside/outside. Discounts for charity groups. Refreshments available. Ph/txt for site. Tricia 07 543 1487 or 027 908 2952, www facebook.com/greertonhallmarket


Here I Am Exhibition
By Froyle Davies. Until 19 Sept at The Art Lounge NZ, 117 Willow St. theartloungenz.com Tue-Sat 11-4. Free Entry


Lion's Annual Book Sale
Books & jigsaws wanted for Tauranga Harbour City Lions late November book sale. Drop off points are Smith City Bethlehem Town Centre, Mitre 10 Cameron Rd, Golf Warehouse Chapel St & Gilmours at The Crossing. No magazines, Readers Digest or encyclopaedias. Ph 576 7105


LOL Laughter Wellness
Come & join us & laugh away your winter blues. Arataki Community Ctr, Zambuk Way, Mt Maunganui 11-11:45am. Ph Trish 022 036 6768


Mount Music Club
2nd Sat monthly. 1-4pm Old Folks Hall, Midway, Mount. Mostly country. Good backing band. Ph Dick 027 493 8458


Nick Charles
Australia’s virtuoso of acoustic roots & blues, encompasses a delightful mix of acoustic roots including blues, folk, country & early ragtime jazz. Supported by local musician Mike Garner. Jam Factory 7 Sept 6:30pm $20


Omokoroa Artists Art Show
Pick up a new painting! 28th & 29th Sept at Settlers Hall, Omokoroa 10am-4pm. Free entry. Eftpos available.


Petanque
Sat & Tues 12:50pm. No equipment needed. Nice low impact sport to enjoy outdooors. Ph Jo Ann 578 3606


Rhythm Foxtrot & Waltz
Ballroom dancing at Mt RSA Thurs 10am-12pm & tuitition at Tga Citz Club on Sat 3-4pm. Ph 572 4272


Taoist Tai Chi
Celebrating 50 years internationally & 30 years in NZ. New beginner classes. 15 Koromiko St, Judea 8:30-10am. All welcome. Start anytime. Ph 578 6193 or visit www.taoisttaichi.org


Tauranga Farmers Market
7:45-12noon Tauranga Primary School cnr Cameron Rd & 5th Ave. Fresh & artisan products direct from producers. Ph 0274 915 876


Tauranga Fuchsia Group
Meet last Saturday of month 1:30pm Art/Craft Centre Elizabeth St . Workshops on growing fuchsias. New members welcome. Ph Pat 579 1655 or Noeleen 578 4643


The Blue 'Tache Bash
Come help raise money for Prostate Foundation Charity. Live music from Shabang, 14th Sept at The Black Sheep Restaurant. Tickets $25 from Steampunk Tauranga, Facebook.


Welcome Bay Market @Hall
10am-2pm at hall. Plentiful free parking, great food & coffee, relaxed family friendly shopping. Support locals while grabbing bargains! Ph 027 334 8301, tracey.king.BOP@gmail.com, or https://www.facebook.com/WelcomeBayMarket