WHANGANUI CAMERA CLUB

When: Wednesday, June 13, 7.30pm. Shutterbugs at 6.45pm.

Where: Clubrooms, 2 Handley St, Gonville (old bowling club). New members welcome.

MODEL RAILWAY AND ENGINEERING SOCIETY
What: Wanganui Model Railway and Engineering Society open day.
When: Saturday, June 16, 1-4pm.
Where: Clubrooms, 70a Alma Rd.
Admission: Gold coin.

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LYRIC SINGERS' CONCERT
What: Lyric Singers present mid-year concert Homeward Bound, featuring youth musicians.
When: Saturday, June 16, 2pm.
Where: Trinity Methodist Church.
Admission: Adults $15 Children Free. Tickets at the door.
Enquiries: Joanna Love (345 9073)

LITURGY
When: Sunday, June 17, 4pm-5pm.
Where: Josephite Retreat Centre, 14 Hillside Tce.

DIABETES WANGANUI SUPPORT GROUP
What: Meeting with guest speaker and shared afternoon tea. Speaker is Jennifer Clarke, Travelling overseas with Diabetes, Tasmania. Public and new members welcome.
When: Sunday, June 17, 2pm.
Where: St James Church Lounge, Boydfield St, Wanganui East.
Contact: Want to know more or need transport phone Linda 027 6340007

DANCESPORT WANGANUI
What: Monthly social dance. Theme: "1970s". Ballroom, New Vogue, Latin, Social dances.
When: Sunday, June 17, 7-9.30pm followed by supper.
Where: St Andrews Hall, Bell St.
Contact: Members $5, non-members $10. Info Kathleen 3442245 or Graeme 0274341823.

TENDING THE SOUL
What: A Quiet Day of Prayer and Reflection.
When: Monday, June 18, 10am-3pm. Koha.
Where: Josephite Retreat Centre, 14 Hillside Tce. To register call Pam on 345 5047 ext 3, or email pam.hopper@sosj.org.au

WANGANUI STROKE SUPPORT GROUP
What: Social afternoons. Guest speakers, entertainment, indoor bowls, boccia, stroke support.
When: Third Tuesday of the month. Next social Tuesday, June 19, from 1.30pm.
Where: Social Centre for the Blind, Peat St.

TUI MOTU GROUP
What: Tui Motu, an Independent Catholic Magazine, challenges us to look with gospel eyes at social, ecological and spiritual values. Contribute to the discussion — inter-church and inter-faith dialogue is welcomed. With Sr Rita Cahill rsj.
When: Wednesday, June 20, 7-8.30pm.
Where: Josephite Retreat Centre, 14 Hillside Tce. To register call Pam on 345 5047 ext 3, or email pam.hopper@sosj.org.au

'THIS WE BELIEVE ...'
What: Cullinane College Students share their ideas and beliefs. Followed by questions and supper.
When: Thursday, June 21, 7-9pm. Koha.
Where: Josephite Retreat Centre, 14 Hillside Tce. To register call Pam on 345 5047 ext 3, or email pam.hopper@sosj.org.au

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SARJEANT GALLERY
What: Creature, object based group show.
When: Until July 15.
Where: Sarjeant Gallery upstairs at i-Site, 31 Taupo Quay.
Cost: Free.
Inquiries: Sarjeant.org.nz or 06 349 0506.

SLIMMERS' SUPPORT GROUP
What: Join people who want to lose weight and keep it off. Past members wish to rejoin, free up to July 17.
When: Every Tuesday, 4.30-5.30pm.
Cost: $10 joining fee with $2 weekly contribution.
Enquiries: Ngaire 347 1613.

TAI CHI FOR HEALTH
What: a form of tai chi taught specifically for health. Suitable for all.
When: Beginners classes start Tues July 17, 5.30pm and Thurs July 19, 9am.
Where: 97 Putiki Dr
Cost: $3 per session ($5 for 2 sessions)
Inquiries: Miriam 345 1395 or kevin.miriamas@gmail.com

SARJEANT GALLERY
What: Flat-Pack Whakapapa, Maureen Landers.
When: Until July 22
Where: Sarjeant on the Quay.
Cost: Free.

SARJEANT GALLERY
What: Beyond the Frame, works from the Sarjeant Collection.
When: Until August 12.
Where: Sarjeant on the Quay, 38 Taupo Quay.
Details: Free.

SARJEANT GALLERY
What: Ghost Shelter 2016 — 2018, new video and sculpture — Brit Bunkley.
When: Until August 26.
Where: Sarjeant on the Quay, 38 Taupo Quay.
Cost: Free.

PIPE BAND DINNER
What: City of Wanganui Highland Pipe Band Centennial Dinner. Previous members and supporters welcome.
When: Saturday, September 1.
Details: Robert Allen 027 537 1238.

OFF THE WALL GALLERY
What: Exhibition Mellow Magnificent Yellow.
Were: 180 Victoria Ave.
When: Wed-Sat, 11am-3pm or by appointment ph Christine 021 988 387.

CRAFT CLUB
What: Central Baptist Craft Club. Creche provided.
When: Friday mornings from 9.30am-11.30am in school terms.
Where: Central Baptist Church, Wicksteed St.

SCRAPBOOKING AND CARD MAKING CLASSES
What: Make cards and scrapbooking pages.
When: 2nd Thursday (7pm-9pm) and 3rd Tuesday (10am-midday) of each month.
Where: 12 Sydney Place.
Cost: $10 cards, $20 scrapbooking.
Information: Davina 027 3414328

RIVER CITY UKES
What: Bring your ukulele to gain confidence and improve your skills.
When: Second and fourth Tuesday of each month, 7pm-9pm.
Where: RSA Bunker Bar, 170 St Hill St.
Entry: $5. All welcome.

EXPLORARTZ
What: Free community Art Space.
When: Wednesdays and Thursdays 9am till 3pm.
Where: 61 Dublin St.
Contact: wcsarttutor@gmail.com or phone 027 333 5217.

CARD MAKING CLASSES
What: Create beautiful cards.
When & where: First Thursday each month, 1pm-2.30pm or 7pm-9pm at Suite 6/66 Ingestre St.
Cost: $15.

RIVER CITY ARTISTS
What: Artists of all levels, all media.
When: Thursdays, 9.30am-4pm.
Where: Christ Church Community Hall, Wicksteed St.

MEDITATION
What: open meditation class.
When: Wednesdays, 12.30pm; Saturdays 10.30am.
Cost: Koha
Where: Wisdom is Yours 200b Victoria Ave
Details: 063455002 or 0272531858.

YOGA CLASSES
What: Early morning yoga class.
When: Mondays 6.15am
Where: Wisdom is Yours 200b Victoria Ave.
Cost $10
Details: casuals 063455002 or 0272531858.

EUCHRE AND HOUSIE
When: Every Tuesday starting at 1pm.
Where: Gonville Bowling Club, 15 Caius Ave, afternoon tea, all welcome.
Contact: Janice 345-6286.

CALEDONIAN SOCIETY
What: Family fun. Music, dancing, entertainment and a home-cooked supper at 10pm.
When: Every third Saturday, 7.30pm-10.30pm.
Where: St Andrews Hall, Bell St.
Admission: adults $5, students with ID $3, children $1. All welcome.
Details: Joey or Karen on 343 2588 or Elizabeth 022 188 4369.

MEDITATION CLASS
What: Drop-in meditation class to help solve daily problems, experience deep and lasting happiness, and help others do the same.
When: Thursdays 6pm-7.30pm, with Gen Demo.
Where: Arts Centre, 19 Taupo Quay (riverside entry).
Details: www.meditateinpalmerstonnorth.org.

MISSION WITHOUT BORDERS
What: Operation Cover Up, the knitting arm of Mission Without Borders, knitting for needy folk overseas.
When: Last Monday of every month at 1.30pm. Please note change of day.
Where: Salvation Army Church, 2 Indus St.
Inquiries: Jenny 343 6865.

CREATIVE ART WORKSHOPS
What: Powertex — eco friendly fabric hardener used to create unique items. Chalk paint — eco friendly paint used for upcycling. Eco dyeing — used to transfer plant colour to paper and fabric. All requirements for these workshops are supplied. Visit the Creative art workshop, display and sales area to view.
Where: 50 Guyton St.
Contact: Jan 06 3453121.

INDOOR BOWLS
What: Indoor bowls — all welcome; no experience necessary.
When: Every Thursday, 1pm.
Where: Sr Mary's Hall, Guyton St.
Inquiries: Brian Cummings 06 3476460.

YOGA CLASSES
What: Try yoga in a warm, carpeted room with friendly people. Beginners and drop-ins welcome.
When: Wednesdays from 5.30pm-6.45pm.
Where: Quaker Meeting House, 256 Wicksteed St.
Cost: $10 per class.
Contact: Kathy 348 0020.

TABLE TENNIS
What: Social table tennis for all ages and abilities.
When: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9am-midday, Monday 7.30pm-9pm.
Where: Jubilee Stadium.
Cost: $4 per session.
Contact: Jenny 343 7461.

MAHJONG
What: Come and learn this fascinating game.
More info: Jane Bleackley 343 7687 or Jenny Williams 027 5232409.

BADMINTON
What: Social Badminton.
When: Thursdays from 9.30am.
Where: Springvale Stadium.
Contact: Enid 3478290.

WHANGANUI SCRABBLE CLUB
What: Players of all abilities welcome. We use dictionaries and offer training to new members.
When: Most Mondays at 1pm.
Where: Gonville Library (back room).
Contact: Lynne 027 428 5758 (after 1pm).

BOLIVIA CARD GROUP
What: Join a friendly group for a social card game and meet new friends.
When: Every Monday, 1pm-4pm.
Where: Laird Park Bowling Club, 92 Peat St (next to netball courts).
Cost: $3 per person per session.
Contact: Serena 345 1664, or Pauline or Liz at the club on 347 8808.

AL-ANON MEETINGS
What: Confidential and anonymous programme for those affected by a friend's or family member's drinking.
When: Tuesdays, 7.30pm.
Where: Quaker Rooms, 256 Wicksteed St.
Cost: No fees but koha appreciated.

SCOTTISH DANCING FOR CHILDREN
What: Glendarroch Scottish Country Dance Club has classes for children aged 7 and over.
When: Friday evenings 7pm-8pm.
Where: Carlton School Hall, Carlton Ave.
Details: glendarroch@dancescottish.org.nz.

LYRIC SINGERS
What: Lyric Singers is an unauditioned choir for male and female voices. New singers are welcome, especially male singers.
When: Rehearsals on Thursdays, 7.30pm, St Andrew's Church, Glasgow St.
Inquiries: Contact Joanna Love (musical director) 345 9073 or email joannalove52@gmail.com.

PUTIKI PARISH HALL WHANAUTANGA
What: Euchre and Table Tennis.
When: Wednesdays, 6.30-9pm.
Where: Putiki Parish Hall, Anaua St, Putiki. Next to church. Supper provided.
Contact: Wally 06-3452628, Bux 06-3445478.

MINDFULNESS
What: A small group practising mindfulness in everyday life. All welcome.
When: Thursdays 5.30pm-7pm and some Sunday afternoons. Contact Clare 021 0622 120. www.plumvillage.org.

OUTRAGEOUS GALLERY
What: Local artists showcase art in a gallery setting, alongside a working potter.
Where: 112 Carlton Ave, Tawhero.
When: Thursday to Sunday 10am-4pm.
Contact: Tony or Chris 063477970.

WIDOWS' CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
What: Companionship, support and laughter for widows.
When: Casual weekly meeting in a café.
Contact: Kay text/ph 0276947952 or email kaywozhere@gmail.com.

SUNDAY MARKET
What: Castlecliff Sunday Market.
Where: 5 Bryce St. Opposite old fire station.
When: Every Sunday 11am to 3pm. Sites $5. Free for charities.
Contact: Community Event Services on 027-2644-399 or www.marketdays.nz.

BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT
What: A group of mothers offering peer breastfeeding support.
When: First Friday of each month, 10am-12noon.
Where: 75 St Hill St.
Contact: Jacqueline Brand-Holt 0211359948 for more information or support between meetings.

WHANGANUI GUIDED WALKING TOURS
When: By appointment, weather permitting.
Where: Depart from Whanganui i-Site.
Details: $10 per person. For appointment phone i-Site 349 0508.

KNITTERS AND CROCHETERS
What: Stitch 'n' Chat. BYO yarncraft project; or develop existing skills.
When: Thursdays, 2pm-4pm.
Where: Fredette School of Arts, 69 Ridgway St.
Charge: $3 per person.
Contact: Maria, 0210 841 3112.

TRAM RIDES
What: Short trips on Whanganui's tram.
When: Public service Sundays, 1pm -3pm. Private groups by arrangement.
Where: The Tram Barn, 29 Taupo Quay.
Information: Ph 345 7034.

ART CLASSES
What: Learn painting and drawing with individualised lessons.
When: Tuesday to Saturday, 10am, 1pm, 3.30pm. Evening classes Wednesday and Saturday at 7pm.
Where: Fredette School of Arts, 69 Ridgway St.
Contact: Maria Fredette 021 0841 3112.

FREE MARKETING & ADVERTISING ADVICE
What: Free advice for small and medium Whanganui businesses.
Details: Phone 021 1651882, email steve@stevebaron.co.nz for information.

Whanganui Happenings is a free Midweek service for community groups. Contact editor at paul.brooks@wanganuichronicle.co.nz