HANDCRAFTS

What: Handcraft Wanganui quality handcrafts sold by local people.

When: First Saturday of each month, 9am-1pm

Where: Wanganui Community Arts Centre, 19 Taupo Quay, rear room also accessible from the river.

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Contact: Carol Neal, 064273711670

TENNIS
What: Fun tennis games for children and adults. BBQ, Radar Gun, and fun games - FREE pizza voucher for everyone.
When: 1-4pm on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 September.
Where: Wanganui Tennis Club courts at 3 Bassett St

BOWLING CLUB
What: Laird Park Bowling Club Opening Day Bring a friend and a plate for afternoon tea. Wear club shirts or whites. New members welcome.
When: Saturday, September 1, 1.30pm.

NOURISH YOUR SOUL DAY
What: Expo day showcasing local healers, therapists and practitioners plus natural products.
When: Saturday, September 1, 9am-5pm.
Where: Whanganui Girls' College Hall, Jones St.
Entry: Gold coin.

SENIOR CITIZENS' OUTING
What: Entertainment is The Kerry Dalton Ukulele Group. Cost $7 includes afternoon tea.
When: Sunday, September 2, 2pm. Pick up from your home about 1.30pm.
To book: Ring Patricia Baudet 345 5282.

CAREERS SEMINAR
What: Free careers seminar for parents of teens.
When: Wednesday, August 29, 7-8.30pm.
Where: Whanganui Community House, Ridgway Room, 60 Ridgway St.
Contact: Book a free place at www.canterbury.ac.nz/events

RAYNER BROTHERS GALLERY
What: Killer Moulds — a group exhibition.
When: Wednesday to Saturday, 11am-3pm.
Where: Rayner Brothers Gallery, 85 Glasgow St. Free entry.

GALLERY 85
What: Mantle. An exhibition of photographs and paintings by Frances Jill Studd.
When: Wednesday to Saturday, 11am-3pm.
Where: Gallery 85, 85 Glasgow St. Free entry.

SCOTTISH DANCING FOR CHILDREN
What: Glendarroch Scottish Country Dance Club is holding classes for children aged 7 and over.
When: Friday evenings 7-8pm
Where: Carlton School Hall, Carlton Ave
Contact: 021 715 771 or glendarroch@dancescottish.org.nz

DANCE SCOTTISH
What: Social dancing for adults — a great way to keep fit.
When: Monday and Friday evenings 8-10pm
Where: Carlton School Hall, Carlton Ave
Contact: 021 715 771 or glendarroch@dancescottish.org.nz

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.

MERCHANT NAVY DAY
What: The Merchant Navy, past and present, has often been the unsung service but many who have sailed the globe under our country's colours have shown sacrifice and bravery. Merchant Navy Day is a way to commemorate and celebrate all those who have carried out a range of roles over the years.
When: Monday, September 3. Service at 11am to commemorate those serving and who have served.
Where: Service at Cenotaph in Queens Park.

ESOL HOME TUTORS
What: Why not help someone from another culture by learning to teach English as a volunteer tutor? English Language Partners Wanganui is running a free volunteer ESOL Home Tutor Training course running for 4 weeks.
When: Monday and Wednesday afternoons beginning September 3 from 1-4pm.
Contact: Jane for details on 345 1778 or email wanganui@englishlanguage.org.nz

ECZEMA HELP
What: A mother will share her child's story and visit to a Wellington allergy specialist. Before and after photos will be shown.
When: Tuesday, Sept 4, 7.30pm
Where: Riverside Church, cnr Ingestre St & Somme Pde
Cost: Koha donation
Contact: For details: 345 8393 or allergyadhd@gmail.com

WAIATA, KORERO & KARAKIA
What: Join us as we celebrate Maori Language Week 2018 with Kura & Kahu Simon.
When: Tuesday, September 4, 10am-midday.
Where: Josephite Retreat Centre, 14 Hillside Tce. To register call Pam on 345 5047 ext 3, or email pam.hopper@sosj.org.au

SMALL BUSINESS FORUM
What: Wanganui Small Business Forum will be meeting again. All small business owners welcome. No charge just buy a coffee and or lunch.
When: Wednesday, September 5, 12.30pm.
Where: 25 Somme Cafe on Somme Parade.
Contact: Colin Thompson — 348 2498 or colin.thompson@nztravelbrokers.co.nz

STAMPIN' UP — GENERAL CARD MAKING
What: Another opportunity to make special cards with Julia Martin. Koha.
When: Saturday, September 8, 10am-12.30pm.
Where: Josephite Retreat Centre, 14 Hillside Tce. To register call Pam on 345 5047 ext 3, or email pam.hopper@sosj.org.au

SARJEANT GALLERY
What: Mervyn Williams: Recent additions to the collection.
When: Until September 9.
Where: Sarjeant on the Quay.

LITURGY
When: Sunday, September 16, 4-5pm.
Where: Josephite Retreat Centre, 14 Hillside Tce.

TUI MOTU GROUP
What: Tui Motu, an Independent Catholic Magazine, will challenge us to look with fresh eyes, with gospel eyes, at current social, ecological and spiritual values. Come along and contribute to the discussion — inter-church and inter-faith dialogue is welcomed. With Sr Rita Cahill rsj.
When: Wednesday, September 19, 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

SUE COOKE EXHIBITION
What: CENTRAL, North Island — Central Plateau, South Island — Central Otago.
When: Till September 30, Monday-Friday 1-5pm or by appointment.
Where: SUE COOKE-ARTIST, 68a Guyton St, Whanganui
Contact: 027 6150 634, 06 3450156
Website: www.suecooke.co.nz

SARJEANT GALLERY
What: Edith Collier: Ahead of her Time.
When: until November 4
Where: Sarjeant on the Quay, 38 Taupo Quay

WANGANUI LIONS CLUB
What: International Service Club. Our motto "WE SERVE".
When: 2nd and 4th Monday, 5.30pm start.
Where: The Grand Hotel, Whanganui.
Contact: Terry Carmody, tcarmody2003@gmail.com, 027 344 4440

BUSINESS NETWORKING GROUP
What: Want to grow your business? Why not join Business Network International?
When: Wednesdays at 7am.
Where: Aramoho Rowing Club on Somme Pde.
Contact: colin.thompson@nztravelbrokers.co.nz or 06 348 2498.

EMOTIONS ANONYMOUS
What: Emotional Wellness 12 step programme and support group.
When: Sundays, 1.30pm.
Where: Castlecliff Pavillion.
Cost: No fees but Koha appreciated.

CREATE AND CONNECT
What: Free community art space. Be creative in a supportive environment.
When: Tuesdays 9.30am-12.30pm.
Where: 48 Alma Rd.

CREATIVE ART WORKSHOPS
What: dream-imagine-create. View creative items using different mediums. Classes at times to suit.
When: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday midday to 4pm. Saturday 10am-4pm.
Where: 50 Guyton St.
Contact: Jan 06 3453121. Facebook — Rishworth tatty mixed media.

WANGANUI GARDEN CLUB
What: Raffles, speakers, friendly competitions. Garden visits and activities throughout the year. Reasonable annual subscription.
When: 7.30pm last Wednesday of the month.
Where: Dempsey and Forrest lounge Guyton St.
Contact: Club Secretary Yvonne 0279442166 or steveandeve05@gmail.com

SLIMMERS' SUPPORT GROUP
What: Lose weight and keep it off.
When: Tuesdays, 4.30-5.30pm.
Cost: $10 joining fee with $2 weekly.
Enquiries: Ngaire 347 1613.

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.

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: Club Metro, 13 Ridgway 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
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.
Contact: Val Donkervoort 343 6316, 0274 599448, or Wendy Kelly 344 5495.

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.

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

MEDITATION CLASS
What: Drop-in class to help solve daily problems, experience 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, 4 Indus St.
Inquiries: Jenny 343 6865.

INDOOR BOWLS
What: All welcome; no experience necessary.
When: Thursdays, 1pm.
Where: Sr Mary's Hall, Guyton St.
Inquiries: Brian Cummings 06 3476460.

YOGA CLASSES
What: 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: Learn this fascinating game.
More info: Jane Bleackley 343 7687 or Jenny Williams 027 5232409.

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.
When: Most Mondays at 1pm.
Where: Gonville Library (back room).
Contact: Lynne 027 428 5758 (after 1pm).

BOLIVIA CARD GROUP
What: Learn 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

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.

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

TRAM RIDES
When: Public service Sundays, 1pm -3pm. Private groups by arrangement.
Where: The Tram Barn, 29 Taupo Quay.
Information: Ph 345 7034.

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

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

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.

ADULT COLOURING-IN GROUP
What: Small friendly group who love colouring in.
When: Thursdays 9.30am-midday.
Where: Central Baptist Church, Wicksteed St.
Cost: $2.

CALEDONIAN SOCIETY
What: 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.

EUCHRE AND TABLE TENNIS (SOCIAL)
When: Wednesdays, 6.30-9pm.
Where: Putiki Parish Hall, Anaua St, Putiki. Next to church.
Details: Supper provided. $2 door charge, Euchre $3.
Contact: Wally 3452628, Bux 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.
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.

BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT
What: Mothers offering peer breastfeeding support.
When: First Friday of month, 10am-12noon.
Where: 75 St Hill St.
Contact: Jacqueline Brand-Holt 0211359948.

WHANGANUI MUSICIANS' CLUB
What: Featuring TamaKmuzik. Bring nibbles and drinks and enjoy the historic and relaxed atmosphere.
When: Friday, September 7 at 7pm. Open Mike followed by Tama K.
Where: 45 Drews Avenue opposite rear entry to the Whanganui Memorial Hall.
Cost: Members $5, non-members $10. Yearly membership $20.
Contact: Annie Keating, 021 154 6159 , Clare Gibney, 021 022 79729.

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