What‘s on - markets, bands, musuems

The Welcome Bay Farmers Market is open from 9am - 1pm at Changepoint Church, 131 Poike Rd Hairini, and today includes a Curriculum Sale for homeschool book needs. 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 is forecasting a cloudy day with westerlies developing this morning.

 It’s a two-clothing-layer day with an expected high of 18 degrees, and an overnight low of 13 degrees. Low tide is at 11.20am and high tide is at 5.30pm. Sunset is at 5.15pm.

What’s on today?

Katikati Moggies Market. Photo: Supplied.

Head along to the Moggies Market at the Katikati War Memorial Hall today from 9am-12pm. Come and check out this long standing local community market. Plants, in-house cafe, arts, crafts and produce.

Kiwi Bandits. Photo: Supplied.

The Kiwi Bandits are playing at Jack Dusty's Ale House from 7.30pm - 10.30pm.  Kiwi Bandits features Tim Armstrong on keyboard and guitar - and can also sing anything from AC DC and the Beatles through to Dean Martin and The Foo Fighters - also Nigel Sanderson on drums (ex John Rowles band) and Don McClumpha on bass.

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


Tauranga Art Gallery in Willow St. Photo: Supplied.

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

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

This is A Course In Miracles, a required course. Study this life transforming course for free in your home. Full support given. Txt/Ph 0210 274 2502

Art and Craft Fair
10am-3pm at Greenwood Park Retirement Village, Hairini. Bring cash to buy unique and creative work

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

Association Croquet
Sat, Mon & Wed at Club Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St. 9.15am for 9.30am start. New players & visitors welcome. Ph Jacqui 07 574 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, Andrea 021 133 0313

Beth-El Messianic Family
Celebrate Shabbat (Sabbath) as did Messiah Yeshua (Jesus), his disciples and early believers. All welcome Otumoetai Primary 10am or Facebook Live 11am. Joel 021 768 043 info@bethel.org.nz

Cousineau Solo Exhibition

The Incubator Gallery (Historic Village, Tauranga) welcomes Christine Cousineau. Works inspired by Japanese aesthetics, exploring the visual dialogue between two mediums; clay and oil painting. 7th-28th May, 9am-4:30pm (weekdays), 10am-2pm (Saturday). info@theincubator.co.nz

Exhibition Zentangle Pattern
Intricately decorated pottery by renowned potter Anett Pilz @ The Pothouse (Historic Village, Tauranga) will be on display and for sale from 7th-29th May.

Free Community Dinner Saturday
Under the Stars provides dinner every Saturday for our homeless and hungry guests. 45 Cliff Rd, near the rose garden. Takeaway only for now, 5-6pm

Free Library in Greerton
The Library at the Senior Centre, 33 Maitland St. Open from 1-2pm this week. Free refreshments, books and puzzles. Ph librarian 543 0355

Healing Meeting
Christian Healing Meeting 10.30am at St Enoch’s Church Hall, corner 16th Avenue and Cameron Road. All welcome. Bring lunch. Jesus does miracles today!

Indoor Bowls
12.30pm Sat, Tues & Weds. Tauranga Senior Citizen’s Club Hall 14 Norris Street. $3 refreshments. Must be fully vaccinated. Come join us. Carol 022 639 2411

LEGACY Exhibition Silent Auction Fundraiser
The Peoples Gallery (Historic Village, Tauranga) presents LEGACY. A vast range of donated works will be on display. All proceeds go towards future Incubator exhibitions/events. 7th-28th May, 10am-3pm (weekdays), 10am-2pm (Saturday). info@theincubator.co.nz

Moggies Market
Katikati War Memorial Hall 9am-12pm. Come and check out this long standing local community market. Plants, in-house cafe, arts + crafts, produce, its here! moggiesmarket21@gmail.com

Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult tennis. Start 1.30pm. Bellevue Park, Windsor Rd (adjacent to swimming pool). New players & visitors welcome. Ph Victor 027 577 1818 a/hrs.

Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult tennis. Start time 1.30pm. Bellevue Park Windsor Road (adjacent to swimming pool). New players and visitors welcome. Ph Victor 027 577 1818 a/hrs

Petanque Tauranga BOP Association
Club days Saturday, Tuesday & Thursday. Tawa Street, Mt Maunganui. French game played with Kiwi flair, boules available. Ph Ray 027 756 3565 for playing times.

St Stephen's Jigsaw Library
Every Saturday 10am-12noon. Hire a variety of 500 puzzles, of 100 to 2000 pieces. Please wear masks and bring Vaccine Pass. Located behind church at Highmore Terrace, Brookfield.

Taijiquan and Qigong
9am Saturday & Weds free Taiji and Qigong group. Kulim park on beach by big rock. All welcome. Ph Petro 021 751 665

Tauranga Social Dance
7-10pm Wesley Church Hall, 100 Thirteenth Ave. Ph 576 3455

Te Puke Scottish Society
Dance, Saturday 21st May, 7-10.30pm, Memorial Hall, Jellicoe St, Te Puke. Great music, air-conditioned hall, light supper, raffles, great company. Entry $7. Valerie 573 7093

Zentangle Pottery Exhibition
The Pot House Gallery (Historic Village, Tauranga) presents award-winning Whakamarama-based artist Anett Pilz first solo exhibition. Ceramic works inspired by nature, ancient, and zentangle patterns. 7th-28th May,10am-3pm (weekdays), 10am-2pm(Saturday). info@theincubator.co.nz

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