What's On In the Bay of Plenty Community Notices

Community Notices

00:00 20 July, 2014

Lifezone Church Alpha Marriage Course
A 7 week course starting July 27th at 7:15pm - $50 per couple at  7 Oak Lane Judea, Tauranga. A seven session course set in a fantastic atmosphere. You will be served coffee, tea and dessert at a table for two while listening to practical talks that are informative and fun, either given live or played on DVD. There is never any group work and you will never be asked to share anything about your relationship with anyone other than your partner. A strong, loving and lifelong relationship doesn’t happen by chance. It takes effort and dedication to keep the fun and romance alive. We can all learn how to make even the happiest marriage better. Register to: office@lifezone.church
 
Friends of Baycourt What: Presents : The Night is Young
Showcasing local Colleges performing Arts . Held on Wednesday 10th August 2016  at 7.30pm at Baycourt Theatre, Tauranga. Tickets available from Ticketek and Baycourt Theatre FOB and Students $9.50, Adults $15 ( plus Service Charges )
 
Community Education Bay of Plenty. Nominations Wanted for Adult Learners Week Awards Celebration
Attention Adult Learners, we are calling for Nominations for the Adult Learner Week Awards. You can nominate any Tutor/Teacher/Course Leader/Course Provider from any adult education setting whether private or public or community based. The 4 Categories are : * Outstanding Adult Learner Award, * Exceptional Adult Educator Award, *Innovative Provider Award and *Life Long Learner Award. Nominations close on 19 th August. Awards will be presented at the Adult Learner Awards Evening on 8 th September.  Email: alw@communityedbop.co.nz or contact Shelley on 544-9557. 
 
The following free diabetes groups/meetings are available in the WBOP in July
Type One Diabetes Group - Greers Gastrobar, Greerton 7pm, Thurs 7th July Bob Owens Retirement Village 10 am Weds13th July St Enochs Church Hall 2pm, Weds 27th July Drop In - WBOP PHO 154 First Ave Friday 29th July 2-3pm Clinic- Bongard Pharmacy, Greerton Thurs21st July Clinic - Life Pharmacy Te Puke Monday 11th July Ring our INFOLine on (07) 571 3422 for more details Do you have type one or type two diabetes? Would you like to meet others living with diabetes? Ring our INFOLine now on 5713422
 
Tauranga Creative Fibre Exhibition & Fibre Fair
29th - 31st July at Tauranga Racecourse from 10am till 4pm. We are having 20 trader stalls selling everything a fibre person could wish for, so you can buy all the wool, silk and dyeing requirements which are usually quite difficult to access. There will be a café where you can bring you knitting and 'knit and natter' and relax among like minded people.  For further information contact Margaret Russell, Vice President and Trader 021 08170 350 www.facebook.com/taurangacreativefibre and www.taurangacreativefibre.org.nz Entrance Fee is $2
 
Red Cross in Tauranga is holding a third Book Fair On the weekend of 3rd and 4th of September
If you have any books, C.D’s, DVDs, games or jigsaws that you would like to donate to this worthy cause please deliver them to Our Red Cross Office 245 Chadwick Rd, Tauranga Or ph Jane Ford on 07 578 6987
 
Otumoetain College PTA Bookarama 13th and 14th August
Bookarama is second hand book sale and more, which is fundraiser held by the PTA for the College Initially we are looking for donations of Second hand books Music(Vinyl records, CDs,Sheet Music) Sewing Patterns Games Puzzles. Event will be atthe Otumoetai College, 105 Windsor Road, Otumoetai
on the 13th and 14th August, with entertainment by the students and of course a coffee cart.  Donations can be dropped off at School Office in office hours at Otumoetai College, or to arrange pick up contact 0272 442 659. No entry fee. Plenty of parking.  
 
The Artery at the Incubator
Stacks of classes and workshops coming up involving art, writing and music. Including creating a twisted art doll, greenman mask making, writing, printmaking, weaving and more. At the incubator in the Historic Village, 17th Ave, Tauranga 
The full programme is online at theincubator.co.nz and you can register there too. Many of the classes are even free!
  
'Plant Based Goodness' TALK TEACH TASTE cooking program.
Presented at the Arataki Community Centre, Zambuk Way, Mt Maunganui at 6:30 - 8:30pm on the 4th Monday of each month til Oct. To register by text/email/ph Frances 0210 778210 frdowney@xtra.co.nz. Entry is $10 per head for all of the above and a 3 course meal While this program has been running successfully for 7 years in Hamilton it will be coming shortly to Mt Maunganui. Presented by a chef who works in one of the top Mount Cafes the philosophy fits right in with the latest NZ Ministry of Health Eating Statement that "Dietary patterns high in vegetables, fruit, whole grains, legumes, nuts, milk and milk products and seafood are linked with better health and lower rates of disease." (Ministry of Health. 2015. Eating and Activity Guidelines for New Zealand Adults. Wellington).
 
Omanu Swim Club
Is a not-for-profit organisation that runs swimming lessons and fitness squads. We have been fortunate to receive community funding which has allowed to us to install additional heating equipment to heat the pool to over 28 degrees celsius over the winter months. The times for adults are Monday to Friday, 6.00am-7.30am, and 7.30am-8.30am. Monday and Friday mornings, 8.45-9.45am. And Monday to Thursday evenings, 6.30pm-7.30pm. at the Mount College Pool, Mount Maunganui. We offer a range of lessons and squads to cater for children and adults. Adults who wish to learn to swim, improve their technique or fitness, for whichever sport they are involved in, are welcome to come along to meet our Coach, Kevin, and give it a go. There is no charge for a one off swim to see how it goes, from there it will cost either $80.00 per month for 2 swims per week, or $95.00 per month for 3 or more swims per week. For further information on classes please email: info@omanuswimclub.co.nz; visit our webiste: https://www.teamunify.com; or phone Trish: 07 572 4136,
 
The National Speakers Association of New Zealand NSANZ Bay of Plenty Branch
Are you Interested in the business of speaking? Maybe you’re a coach, trainer or speaker and want to up-skill, network and expand your business? Why dont you join us in the monthly meetings. The Topics for 2016 are (change to suit upcoming date) 11th May: Topic Development to meet client needs,
8th June: Presentation and Performing 13th July: Authorship and Product Development 10th August: Professional Relationships 14th September: Professional Awareness 12th October: Platform Mechanics 9th November: Managing the Business Each meeting will have either a local, national or international speaker share their expertise and wisdom with the audience. Where: 7pm – 9pm at the Tauranga Club, 5th Floor of the Devonport Hotel, Tauranga.  Visitors and new members welcome. for More details www.nsanz.org.nz/eventsor any other Enquiries: Roberta 07 576 0922 or 027 6854229
 
Greerton Hall Market July 30th 
Come along to our monthly market which is on the last Saturday of each month at the Greerton Community Hall at 1247 Cameron Road.  Browse our stalls and then grab a cup of tea or coffee, and some eats and have a chat with your friends in the warm atmosphere of the hall. Still a few stalls available. So get your craft, bric-a-brac, plants etc together and book a table inside or space outside. If you only have a small amount of stuff, share a table with a friend. Discounts for stall hireage for charity groups. For  more information Contact: Tricia or Gary, 543 1487 or 027 908 2952, greertonmarket@actrix.co.nz, www.facebook. com/greertonhallmarket
 
Teaching Disadvantaged to Grow Food
Grow Food Instead has launched a pledge me campaign to raise money to to create small scale educational market gardens dedicated to showing disadvantaged youth how they can earn a living growing nutrient dense food in their own communities. Please contact Visit http://pldg.me/growfoodinstead or If you are a business and may want to sponsor or donate equipment please get in touch with Rachel at sprout@growfoodinstead.co.nz.
 
Bethlehem 'UP' Market.
Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month 10am till 2pm. Being held at  Bethlehem Hall {opposite countdown} state highway 2. Come along and enjoy Handmade Craft and Art. Music . Food Available.
 
Grief Support Services- After Suicide Support Group
If you have lost a loved one to suicide we invite you to our safe and caring group. Held every second Monday of each month at 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Please note that we have not included a venue as this is subject to change if too many people decide to attend. For information contact Grief Support Services Phone 578 4480 Email support@griefsupport.org.nz. Counselling is also offered
  
Diabetes Drop-In Centre
Need free diabetes information, support or resources? Visit the Diabetes Drop in Centre on the last Friday of each month at the WBOP PHO, 154 First Ave West Tauranga to get more info: ring our INFOline (07 571 3422) for details of diabetes support groups, and other services in your area contact
 
Smiths Sport Shoes are collecting shoes for our Fijian friends
Trade in your old trainers for a $20 discount and go into the draw for $5000 worth of travel. Contact Smith Sports Shoes at 100 Grey street, Tauranga or Telephone  07 578 6363.
 
Gate Pa Car Boot Market
If you are a fan of markets, or just have a few things spare to sell, this market is just the thing for you! On the first Saturday of every month, this market will be kicking off! The next market will be taking place on the 5th of March, so if you'd like to book your $10 car space, call Wiki on 07 578 3321! 
 
Kidz Need Dadz Charitable Trust
Kidz Need Dadz Charitable Trust was established to strengthen families by supporting and educating Dads on the importance of them being involved in their children's lives.
They have a new opportunity shop called 'Bits and Bobs' opening soon! Any donations of good quality saleable items would be much appreciated and can be dropped off at 538 Fraser Street or call 07 5710379 for pick up. They also need positive, fun people to become part of the op shop team. If you would like to volunteer please call 07 5710379

Legacy Trust Project - Alf Rendell's Historic Tauranga from Above
Legacy Trust Project have the perfect gift - share what Tauranga was like 70 years ago with this great coffee table book: Alf Rendell's Historic Tauranga from Above which is on sale now at Books a Plenty on Grey Street - a limited edition publication thanks to Legacy Trust and Alf Rendell, don't miss out!

Diabetes Help Tauranga
Diabetes Tauranga offer FREE information, support and advice for anyone living with diabetes. For more information contact Debbie on (07) 571 3422 or check out their website www.diabeteshelp.org.nz for details of support groups or drop in clinics in your area

Pyes Pa Sunday Walking Group
Join Pyes Pa Sunday Walking Group every Sunday 9am at Roberts Coffee Bar, 83 Pyes Pa Road. Meet new people, get active and stay motivated!
 
Volunteers are needed for our busy Dadzkare Crisis Phone line, and to help out in the office and around the refuge
Full Crisis Intervention training will be given to all volunteers working on the crisis phone.
If you would like to Volunteer with Kidz Need Dadz please phone Pam on 07 571 0379 or call into the office 538 Fraser Street Greerton 
 
Waipuna Hospice Shop
If your walls are buckling and your cupboards are bulging, perhaps it’s time for a sort out? Waipuna Hospice shops are seeking donations of good quality household items and furniture that you no longer have need for. Goods that are clean, in working order, and have some value will be gratefully received.  You can take them to the Shop Depot at Unit G, 4 Brook Street (behind the Fraser Street Shop) or phone 571 5083 for free pick-up. Waipuna Hospice Shops, turning second hand goods into first class care.
 
Monthly meeting of Zonta International Tauranga
Held the second Monday of the month commencing at 5.30pm at Mount Maunganui Club, corner Totara and Kawaka Streets, Mount Maunganui. Visitors and new members welcome. Enquiries 027 5333 501 or 5792 335.
  
Monthly meeting of the National Council of Women, Tauranga
Held on the second Thursday of the month at the Salvation Army Community Centre, 51 Fifth Ave, at 7.15p.m. Organizational representatives or individual members welcome. Enquiries to  5792 335.          

Tauranga Citizens Advice Bureau
Do you have a few hours a week to spare, why not volunteer with the Tauranga Citizens Advice Bureau. Volunteers give free confidential and impartial information, advice and support. If this sounds like you please call Kim on 578 1596 for more information and an application form.

Tauranga Miniature Railway
- Operates every Sunday at Memorial Park from 10 til 4
- Train rides are just $1 or $10 for a 12 ride concession ticket

Justice of the Peace Service Centres
These centres used to be known as JP Clinics, currently there are 14 of them serving the wider Western Bays area. Each of these Centres is open for 2 hours or so per week to enable members of the public to drop by for any service that can be performed by a JP. We have found that many people prefer to use these Centres rather than make an appointment to visit a JP in their home
MONDAY
10:00 am - 12:00 noon  Bayfair Shopping Centre, Management Office.
TUESDAY
10:00 am - 12:00 noon , 11:00 am - 01:00 pm at Te Tuinga Whanau, 190 Chadwick Road, Greerton and Mount Mainstreet Centre.
WEDNESDAY
09:00 am - 11:30 am , 06:30 pm - 07:30 pm , 10:00 am - 12:00 noon at the Citizens Advice Bureau, Hamilton Street,  Te Puna School and the Papamoa Library.
THURSDAY
09:00 am - 11:30 am , 10:00 am - 12:00 noon , 11:30 am - 01:30 pm , 12:00 noon - 03:00 pm  Citizens Advice Bureau, Hamilton Street , Te Puke Anglican Church , Tauranga Ethnic Council, Historic Village and the Welcome Bay Community Centre.
FRIDAY
12:00 noon - 02:00 pm , 10:00 am - 12:00 noon , 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm , 10:00 am - 12:00 noon , 11.30 am -  1.30.pm at the Tauranga Library, NZ Room
Katikati Resource Centre, Tauranga RSA, Greerton, Bethlehem Community Church, 183 Moffatts Road and the Mount Manganui Library.
                          
SAVING  SPECTACLES
Don't throw your old glasses away!
Spec Savers in Devonport  Rd  are now saving your old glasses - they collect them then pass them on to the Greerton Lions Club.
They in turn gather them up then send them to Auckland where they are cleaned and indexed. Then  N.Z. optomotrists take them to the Paicfic Islands where they can be passed on to those in need. The glasses you no  longer require may well be exactly what the visiting optomotrists has
prescribed. This is an on going project. Old glasses are welcomed at Spec Savers or any member of the  Greerton Lions Club.

Donate $4 to The 4 good charitable trust and 100% of your monthly donation will go to the charity of choice for the month. Sign up and donate your $4 now at 4good.org.nz
We love helping out NZ charities, but sometimes it's hard to choose who to help. That's why we created 4good. With a new charity every month it's easy to spread the love! Get amongst it at www.4good.org.nz
Dan and Sheldon from 4 Good have been busy spreading the word about how feel good '4 good' is.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EeQYTIdHdEg&feature=youtu.be
      
TURNING POINT TRUST
(07) 5786934  (ask for Noeline)
17th Ave, Historic Village
Awesome Clothing Sale!
Only $3 for a Large Bag. You Pick! All Good Quality! Rain or Shine.
Men’s Summer & winter Shoes, Sheets, Women’s All Sizes, Bags, Duvets, Kid’s All Styles, Hats, Bedspreads, Accessories, Cushions.
TIME – 9:30am-10:30am.
Every 2nd Thursday of each month.
 
 

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