What’s On: Indie-folk and Aussie fundraiser

Good Habits will be performing at The Jam Factory this evening. Image: Eventfinda.

Good morning SunLive readers, I hope you are having a good weekend and are making the most of the sunshine.

Looking at the weather for this fine Sunday, it is going to be a fine day with some light winds about.

It is going to be a high of 26 degrees with a low of 17 degrees.

Looking ahead into the working week, Monday is set to be another fine day with some light winds and sea breezes. The high for Monday will also be 26 degrees.

Temperatures are predicted to stay high through the rest of the week with Tuesday’s high set for 26 degrees, Wednesday 27 degrees and 28 degrees for Thursday and Friday.

If you are looking for something to get you out and about today, an open Pilates class is being held as a fundraiser for the Australian bushfires.

The class is being held from 9.30am at Fergusson Park with all donations going towards various aids and funds set up to assist animals, communities, firefighters and more.

Everyone is welcome and no experience is required to join in with the class.

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An eclectic indie-folk band from Manchester, UK is in the Bay of Plenty today and will be performing at The Jam Factory from 6.30pm.

Formed of Singer-Cellist and Songwriter Bonnie Schwarz & international Klezmer accordionist, Pete Shaw, the band take their recent venture as a duo, touring New Zealand Jan-March 2020. Sitting between folk and pop, the eclectic duo present an upbeat yet intimate sound-world of musical storytelling.

General admission for the show is $15.

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To check out what else is going on around the Bay today, check out the What’s On listings below:

Sunday 19 January:

Argentine Tango In Tauranga
Starting soon 6:30pm every 3rd Sunday of month for a Free introduction to genuine Argentine Tango. No partner or experience required. FB:Tango In Tauranga

Athenree Homestead
Open every Sunday 12-4pm until end of March.

Blues Brothers Musical: Auditions
Want to audition for the world premiere of the musical The Blues Brothers: First Contact? Auditions in January 2020. Head to https://www.taurangamusicaltheatre.co.nz/shows/thebluesbrothers/ for audition info.

Enjoy Travel, New Friends?
Friendship Force could be for you! We are home-hosted overseas & internally. Meet Sundays monthly. Ph Jonathan 572 2091, Barbara 574 5711, www.friendshipforce.org.nz

Golf Croquet
At Croquet Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St; Tues, Thur, Sun; 9:15am for 9:30am start. Ph Nev 07 575 5121

Good Habits Concert
An eclectic indie-folk band from Manchester UK, creating immersive, multimedia gigs & projects. The Jam Factory, 17th Ave. Doors open 6:30pm $15

Mah Jong Te Puke
Thursdays & Sundays 12:45-4pm. All players visitors & beginners welcome (free lessons). Te Puke Lyceum club rooms, 8 Palmer Pl. Ph 027 430 6383

Model Train Show
At Mt Maunganui College hall 10am-4:30pm. Old Katikati station model, drive your own train, Thomas The Tank will be there too! Small entry fee.

Outdoor Bowls
Come & try outdoor bowls every Sunday from 12:30pm. Bowls supplied, refreshments available. Ph Mike 022 340 4152

Radio Controlled Model Yachts
Sundays & Thursdays 1:30-4pm. Pond behind 22 Montego Dr Papamoa. Sailing Electron radio controlled yachts for fun. Adult beginners welcome. Graham 572 5419

Spiritual Centre Psychic Cafe
Feel the buzz 2020! Greerton Community Hall. Doors open 6:45pm, starts 7pm. $10 onetime fee; once inside: free Psychics, Healers, Spiritualists & refreshments. www.psychicafe.nz

TePuke Country Music Club
1pm4pm at the Te Puke Citz & RSA Club. All welcome. Ph Gayle 573 8255

The Sociables
A group of males & females in 30s/40s/50s age group that meet up to dine out or go for bushwalks etc. Ph 022 012 0376

The Sociables
A group of males & females in 30s/40s/50s age group that meet up to dine out or go for bushwalks etc. Ph 022 012 0376

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