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Tuesday 27 June

ABC - Avenues Badminton Club

Every Tues at Tauranga Boys' College Gym. Juniors 6-7.30pm (term time), seniors (adults) 7.30-9.30pm. Adults $7, student $5. Delwyn 027 212 4720

Aglow Mt Maunganui

Salvation Army Hall, 57 Eversham Rd 9.30am. Overcoming. Teachings from Graeme Cook's material. Come, be inspired & enjoy prayer, praise & fellowship. Barbara 576 5870

Alcoholics Anonymous

Meet every Tues at St Peter's Church Hall, 11 Victoria Rd, Mount 7.30-8.30pm. 0800 229 6757

Altrusa Women's Community Service Grp

Meet 2nd Tues evening for dinner/business. 4th Tues for social evening monthly. Email: president.tauranga@altrusa.org.nz

Bureta Garden Circle

Monthly meeting at St. John's Church Hall, 94 Bureta Road, Otumoetai at 1.30. Visitors welcome. Jenny 576 3026

Cards 500

Every Tues & Thurs at Mount Senior Citizen's, 345 Maunganui Rd 12.45pm. Garry 576 3033

Euchre

Have fun playing Euchre. Tuesday at Greerton RSA 7-9pm. $2 per session. 543 3441.

Fitness League

Ladies exercise with dance, weights, floor work every Tues at St Columba Church, 502 Otumoetai Rd, Cherrywood 9.30-10.30am. Gloria 021 139 2448

Free Community Fit Club

Low impact, full muscle workout. Historic Village 9.15am. 576 3642 or jen@nzhealthnow.com

Friends of the Library

Mt Maunganui Library Book Group. Theme this month – Britain. Meet 10am. Gail 574 3376

Greerton Lions Club

1st & 3rd Tues of month at Fairway Lounge, Tauranga Racecourse 6pm. Bill 543 4424

What's Hare Krishna all about?

Local Krishna devotees present the tenets of their faith. Includes kirtan and vegetarian supper. 7-9pm. St Georges Anglican Church. 1 Church St, Gate Pa.

Inachord Chorus

Womens singing group. New director, new direction Bethlehem Community Church Building. 183 Moffat Rd, Bethlehem 7.15. Debbie 021 1291 126 or 548 2483

Israeli Dancing

Every Tues, Gate Pa Primary School, Cameron Rd 7-8pm. All ages welcome, no partner required. Maria 544 1680/022 165 2114

Junction Mental Health

Peer Support & Advocacy. Coffee & chat at St James' Hall, Greerton 10am-12pm. 543 3010

Katikati Bridge Club

2 sessions a week. Tues 1pm & Weds 7pm. Alison 549 0797 (Tues) or Lyn 552 0924 (Weds)

Petanque

Bayfair Petanque Club, every Tues & Thurs at Russley Drive 1pm. Equipment & coaching available. Margie 542 0084 or 021 0293 7459

Petanque - Tga/BOP Club

Club Mt Maunganui 1pm start. Equip available, coaching given. Linda 544 2818

Sequence Dancing

Tauranga Social & Leisure Club, every Tues in St John Anglican Church Hall, 94 Bureta Rd 7-9.30pm except 2nd Tues each month, afternoon dancing 3.30-6pm. Visitors welcome. Murray 576 3294

South City Indoor Bowls

Box Drawn Rinks (Groucott/Ace Trophy) at Greerton Hall 7.30pm. Mary 541 0687

Tauranga Astronomical Society.

The evening's programme looks at the star closest to earth, our sun. Telescope viewing weather permitting. Fergusson Park Hall 7.30.

Tauranga Meditation Group

Intro to meditation classes 1st Tues of month 7-8.30pm. General classes every 2nd & 4th Saturdays of the month. $5 koha. Blind Foundation, 160 17th Ave, Tauranga. (Vehicular access opposite Historic Village)

Tauranga Samba

Brazilian drumming/percussion at Mount Sports Centre cnr Hull & Maunganui Rds 7.15-9.15pm. No experience needed. Rob 021 232 7185

Tauranga Scrabble Club

Tues at Tauranga Bridge Club, Ngatai Rd 8.50am. 3 games $3. New players welcome. 544 8372

Tauranga Target Rifle Club

Shooting every Tues 7pm. Ellis 578 0098

Tauranga Toastmasters

Weekly at Tauranga Lyceum Club 7.15 - 9.30pm. Learn public speaking & leadership skills. Alan 544 5989

Widows' and Widowers' Club

The club invites people living alone to join us at the Arts & Crafts Centre, Elizabeth Street, at 2.00p.m. For more information ring Margaret on 576 5292.

 

Wednesday 28 June

Age Concern Walking Group

Mid Winters Christmas at Nautilus. Renee 576 6699

Alcoholics Anonymous

Reflections at Te Puke every Weds at Te Puke Baptist Church, Station Rd 7.30-8.30pm. 0800 229 6757

Belly Dancing with Arabian Spice

Every Weds at St Columba Church Hall, 502 Otumoetai Rd, Tauranga 6.30-8.30pm. 0211 245 982 or 576 4112 arabianspicebd@gmail.com

Bipolar Support Group

Support for people with Bipolar. 6.30-7.30pm. Junction 543 3010 for info or if you require transport.

Bowls Indoor

Every Weds & Fri at Mount Senior Citizen's, 345 Maunganui Rd 12.45pm. Nancy/Ernie 575 4650

Community Bible Study International

Every Weds at City Church, 252 Otumoetai Rd 7-9pm. Bible study on “The Book of Genesis.” Julie 552 4068

Community Tai Chi Class

Bethlehem Hall 1-2pm. First lesson free. Term concession rate. Qualified tutor & instructor Trish member AATC.

Fernlands Water Exercise Class

Every Weds 10.45-11.45am. Suitable for accident or illness rehabilitation. Helpful in weightloss or arthritis. Classes held rain or shine. Jennifer 571 1411

Gate Pa Indoor Bowls

Championship Triples at Greerton Hall 7pm. Names in book. Wallace Cup. Kevin 543 4044

Greerton Scout Group - Cub Pack

Open to boys/girls yrs 4-6. Meet Weds during school term at Greerton Scout Hal, Hynds Rd, Tauranga 5.30-7pm. Email: greertonscouts@outlook.com

Healing Rooms

Experience God's healing touch, Weds 1-3pm. No charge all ages welcome. Now upstairs at Graced Op Shop, cnr 11th Ave & Christopher St. 021 110 0878.

Jazz Jam

Last Weds of month at Mount Social Club, 305 Maunganui Rd 6.30pm. Led by the TJS house band, plus a variety of guest musicians. Free entry.

Kiwi Toasters

Every 1st, 3rd & 5th Weds of the month at 3 Palm Springs Boulevard (same building as Palm Springs Pharmacy) 5.30-7pm. Chrissy 027 296 7939

Let's Learn

Courses, classes, workshops, activities - options galore. www.letslearn.co.nz Shelley 544 9557

Lyon O'Neale Arnold

Library Law Services. Free legal advice seminars on Buying & Selling a Business. Tauranga City Library 12.30-1.30pm & 5.30-6.30pm. 577 7177 or email: library@tauranga.govt.nz to register

Mah Jong

Every Weds at Tauranga Citz Club cnr Cameron Rd/13th Ave 12.45-4pm. Wendy 579 2851

Papamoa Outdoor Bowls

Roll Ups Weds & Sun, Gordon Spratt Reserve 12.45pm. Gail 574 0177

Scottish Country Dancing

Every Weds at Senior Citizen's Hall, Maunganui Rd 7pm. Lynne 573 5055

Tauranga Embroiderers' Guild

Every Weds at Tauranga Rowing Club, Devonport Rd 10am - 2.30pm & 7.30-9.30pm. Beginners welcome. Jenny 07 219 7740

Tauranga Jazz Society Jazz Jam

Head to the Mount Social Club for an open jazz jam. Jam starts at 6.30. Ph Jeff 021 820 513

Tauranga Mid-Week Tramping Group

Tuahu from Hot Springs Rd towards Motutapere Hut via Abseil Rock. Grade mod/hard, approx. 6.0 hrs. Bruce 543 1034

Tauranga Table Tennis

All grades. Singles & Doubles. Memorial Hall 12.45 - 3pm. Mixed Social Doubles 7.30 - 9.30pm. Roy 578 7800

Te Puke Spiritual & Healing Centre

Meeting 2nd & 4th Wednesdays. Doors open 6.30 Entry $5 includes raffles & refreshments. Lyceum Club 8 Palmer Court. Kerry 021 607 797

Toastmasters - City Early Start

Build your confidence, find your voice & open doors of opportunity in 2017 Classic Flyers Avgas Cafe every Weds 7.00-8.15am. Lani 0210 445 654 www.cityearlystart.co.nz

 

Thursday 29 June

A Place to Bee

Free craft session every Thurs at Lighthouse Church 11am - 1pm. Learn a new skill, have coffee, meet new friends & have a chat.

Bay City Rockers

Social Rock n Roll dancing as well as Neon Moon, Rock n Roll Waltz. Every Thurs at Senior Citizen's Hall, Norris St 7-9.30pm. $3 entry. Gavin 027 643 6222 or Steve 027 277 9569

Community Bible Study International

Every Thurs at 14th Ave Gospel Centre 10am - 12pm for a Bible study on “The Book of Matthew.” Jack/Betty 544 3809

EmployNZ Free Course

Tauranga Library 10 – 11am to find out more about the free Retail, Hospitality, IT, Foundation Skills & Fitness Courses. Sally 027 652 1429

Fitness League

Safe, effective, low impact exercise to music using the Bagot Stack technique. Helps posture, balance & stamina. Free 1st class. Thurs: Central Baptist Church Hall, cnr 13th Ave/Cameron Rd 9.30am. Weds: Katikati Memorial Hall 10am. Pam 549 4799 or 021 117 7170

Free Guitar Lessons

Every Thurs at Historic Village 10-11.30am. Limited to 3 people per day. Register with Joseph 020 408 97462

Free Meditation Classes

Every Thurs at Meredith Hall, Fraser St, Merivale (near Yatton Park) 7.30pm. Enjoy good health & better quality of sleep. David 570 1204

French Connection

For lovers of all things French. Meet fortnightly Thurs at La Mexica on the Strand 4.30-6.30pm. agohns@yahoo.co.nz

Happiness & Our Mind

Drop-in meditation classes, beginners welcome. Classes are self-contained so start any date. Every Thurs at Greerton Library, 139 Greerton Rd 7-8.30pm. Cost $15 per class. www.meditateintauranga.org

Mount/Papamoa Coffee & Chat

Junction Mental Health Peer Support & Advocacy 1-2pm. Transport available if required. 543 3010

Narcotics Anonymous

Closed men's meeting every Thurs at Waipuna Park Hall, 25 Kaitemako Rd, Welcome Bay 7.30-8.30pm.

Orange City Square & Round Dance Club.

Thursday Club Night & New Learner Class, 7.30pm. Plus, Tuesday morning 10.00. Wednesday Frontiersmen's Hall. Phone 543-1063.

Petanque

Bayfair Petanque Club, every Tues & Thurs at Russley Drive 1pm. Equipment & coaching available. Try a new sport. Margie 542 0084 or 021 0293 7459

Simplee Cre8ive

Every Thurs at Arataki Community Centre, Bayfair 9am - 2.30pm. All crafts. Jenny 574 7401

Sunshine Dance Group

Learn sequence dancing every Thurs at Baptist Church Hall, cnr 13th Ave/Cameron Rd 7-8.30pm followed by dancing until 10pm. $2pp entrance includes supper. Jan 544 4379

Taoist Tai Chi

Exercise for body and mind. A new beginners class starts Thursday 6th July 5:30-7.00pm, 15 Koromiko Street. All welcome. Diane 021 343324.

Taoist Tai Chi -

6 July - New weekly beginners class. Strength - Flexibility - Stillness. Suitable for everyone. Non-competitive & supportive learning environment. 15 Koromiko Street, Judea. 1-2.30. Ph: John 576 9836

Tauranga Heart Support Group

Low impact group exercise class for those with or at risk of heart & associated diseases. Mon & Thurs at City Church, Otumoetai Rd 9.30-10.30am. $4pp. Diana 021 0476 155

Tennis Seniors WBOP

Players 35 years plus. Tauranga Lawn Tennis Club, Wharepai Domain 9am - 12pm. $3 ball fee. Lynda tsw-bop@gmail.com 021 057 6601

Women's Singing Group

Every Thurs at 68 1st Ave 11am. Beginners welcome. Marie 576 1300

 

Friday 30 June

Chess Tauranga

Tauranga RSA, Greerton 5-7pm, for the whole family. Longer if necessary for longer games. Incl casual games. Standard chess rules. Werner 548 1111 http:/www.westernbopchess.weebly.com/

Counselling

Need to talk? First session free at Arataki Community Centre. To book your appointment Karen 021 579 249

Embrace Dancing Classes

Learn West Coast Swing. First class free. Elizabeth Street Community Centre 6.45pm. Vero 021 191 161 embrace.dancing@gmail.com

Falun Dafa

Ancient wisdom applicable in 2017. Welcome to Free Exercise & Meditation Classes. Huia Rm, Hillier Centre, 31 Gloucester Rd, 7pm. Judy 021 0425 398

Friday Fun Night Light Party

Come on down to Greerton Aquatic & Leisure Centre for Friday Fun Night. Enjoy heaps of fun, music & games.

Tickets: Only $5 per child with family passes available! Greerton Aquatic & Leisure Centre

Genealogy Research

Members of Papamoa Genealogy Branch at Papamoa Library 10am – 12pm to assist researchers with their family history.

Greerton Indoor Bowling Club

Amity Triples, Tauranga City Silver Band Hall, Yatton St. Names in by 7.15pm. Sally 571 8914

Mah Jong - Mt Maunganui

Every Fri at St Andrew's Church Hall, Dee St 12.45-4pm. Joy 578 7310

Oceanside Mah Jong Club

Friday afternoons. St Peter's church hall, Victoria Rd, downtown Mount. Jayne 574 6903 or 021 611 974

Table Tennis Tauranga

Memorial Hall. Social doubles singles 1-3pm. Junior Club 3.30-5.30pm. Training squad 5.30-7pm. Club night 7.30-9.30pm. Paul 021 884 021

Tauranga Lyceum Club

Women's friendship club. Catered lunch first Fri of month & dinner 3rd Weds with interesting speakers. Other activities include painting, music & bridge. 68 1st Ave. Margaret 543 3244

The Shades

July 7 at Holy Trinity Church, 215 Devonport Rd, Tauranga 8pm. 4 fine young men, 4 divine voices. Adults $45, students $20. Tickets available from Hospice Shops & www.waipuna-hospice.co.nz

 

Contact Julie to place a listing here: julie@thesun.co.nz



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