What's On In Tauranga Community Notices

Community Notices

Tue-25-Oct-11 13:42

Jump Jam for Star Jam
Exciting news! Their has been sponsorship received to start up StarJam here in Tauranga! We are looking for Jammers, tutors & volunteers who can get in touch via hamilton@starjam.org. we also have our own page StarJam for Tauranga if people want to keep up with progress.
Visit their website www.starjam.org for more info!

Bay Of Plenty Charity Fishing Competition 
Competition details are as follows:
Briefing Night - Friday 25th September at 7:30pm - Omanu Golf Course/98 Matapihi Rd, Bayfair
Fishing Day - Saturday 26th September at 6am with Weigh-in/2pm to 4:30pm, Prize Giving and Auctions - 6pm, Band - 7:30pm to 11:30pm
All the above and after function will be held at Mount Maunganui Sports Centre - Corner of Hull and Maunganui Road
It costs $30 per angler limited to first 300 anglers.
An online entry form MUST be filled out by every angler which you can find at fishing.avlogic.co.nz

The Historic Village Volunteers 
This is a call out for help from anyone interested in helping out The Historic Village by donating your time and creative skills to things like prop building, artists to paint props, sign writing, graphic design, photographer of artwork for a very important project, dressmakers, writers and loads more! Email info@theincubator.co.nz for more details on how to join! 
Renew Your Vows
Sunday September 13th 
Starting at 2pm - Seventh Day Adventist Church on Bethlehem's Moffat Road 
A very special event is happening where you and your hubby can renew your vows if you have been married for 50 years or more! All your friends and family an go along and celebrate with you!
There will be music, entertainment and a high tea.
A cost of $10 for all attending, college age and over
Botanical Road Kindergarten Fundraiser 
It’s in the Bag Bingo R18.  Hosted by Chi Chi La ‘Aua and Nanu
Date: 11th September 2015
Venue:  Freemason Centre in Hairini, Tauranga (Corner of State Highway 29 and Hairini Road).
Doors Open at 6.15pm and Bingo begins at 7.00pm.
Tickets are 25.00 per person and a light supper will be provided.  Cash Bar only.  
For further information and tickets contact Jo 027 621 8974
Heart Kids Awareness Month
It’s Heart Kids Awareness Month and to fundraise for the Bay of Plenty branch, Papamoa College has donated artworks that are on sale now on Trade Me and on display at Bayfair until this Sunday.  Volunteers from Heart Kids will be in Bayfair this Saturday and Sunday – you can check out the art and make a donation.  You can also donate to Heart Kids BOP online at givealittle.co.nz to help them support over 120 local families!
Tauranga SPCA Cupcake Day 
On Saturday 22nd August thousands of people will be joining forces with their spatulas to help raise funds for Tauranga SPCA! 
Get your spatula working, bake some cupcakes and sell those cupcakes! 
Their will be cupcake baking competitions for kids club members, teenagers and adults so why not make a day of it? There will also be prizes up for grabs!
There will be cupcake stalls all around the Tauranga areas from 10:30 till 2:30pm at the Tauranga SPCA Shelter 
Help the animals in need with Tauranga SPCA
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 
Blue Ribbon Mystery Cruise, Quiz & Lunch
Software solutions have had the great idea of Blue September. After the success of the last two Pink Ribbon Events raising funds for breast cancer they now bring to you - Blue September with all funds going towards the Prostate Cancer Foundation. 
Therefore a Blue Ribbon Mystery Cruise, Quiz & Lunch will be held with 100% of the funds going towards this cause. So if you want to help out the details are as follows:
When: Sunday 27th of September at 9:00am
Where: Starting at Bushy Park, 627B Pyes Pa Road, Pyes Pa Tauranga and ending at Mystery Avenue
If you donate $10 per car to the Prostate Cancer Foundation and from the above venue there will be a mystery cruise around Tauranga including quiz questions, activites and a final mystery stop for lunch and/or a brew!
There will be prizes held for the best blue cars, person and many other spot prizes, a whole lot of fun for the whole family and at the same time helping alleviate the suffering of fellow New Zealanders. 
Head along dress in blue, dress your car in blue - no matter what ride you have go all out because it's all for a good cause!! 
Keep visiting www.softwaresolutions.co.nz/blue-ribbon for more details that pop up 
Kowhai Probus Club
If you live in the Bethlehem area and are retired or semi-retired, come along to the Kowhai Probus Club at Bethlehem. 
There is also a group that meets at the Tauranga Citizens Club (corner of Cameron Road and 13th Ave) on the first Friday of every month, commencing at 10am. Before and after morning tea, either club members or invited speakers talk on a variety of topics.
Members enjoy social events and outings which are held throughout the year.
On the second Tuesday of every month, members meet at 10.30am at various spots around the bay and there is also a film group which meets on the last Friday of each month to attend a film and a lunch.
For further information, please contact Secretary Joan Wilson on 563 2781 or Publicity and Liaison Officer Sid Pavett on 579 1093
Welcome Bay Markets
Are on the first Saturday of every month from 9am till midday at the Welcome Bay community centre. Cost of a stall is $5.00. The proceeds go back into the Community development projects run by the Welcome Bay Community Centre. There is always an opportunity for local community groups to run a sausage sizzle as a fundraiser (BYO BBQ). The stall holders are a mixture of regulars and casuals and include a natural medicine stall, clothing, seeds, plants, art, coffee, knick-knacks, Jewellery, worm fertiliser and many others who turn up on the day. We have a local band performing on the day. The market is a wonderful opportunity to meet new friends and old and find  a bargain.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
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
10:00 am - 12:00 noon  Bayfair Shopping Centre, Management Office.
10:00 am - 12:00 noon , 11:00 am - 01:00 pm at Te Tuinga Whanau, 190 Chadwick Road, Greerton and Mount Mainstreet Centre.
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.
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.
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.
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.
(07) 5786934  (ask for Noeline)
17th Ave, Historic Village
Awesome Clothing Sale!
Only $2 for a Large Bag. You Pick! All Good Quality!
Men’s Summer & winter Shoes, Sheets, Women’s All Sizes, Bags, Duvets, Kid’s All Styles, Hats, Bedspreads, Accessories, Cushions.
TIME – 9am-11:30am.
1st & 3rd Thursday of each month.

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