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THURSDAY, November 8
Invercargill Parents Centre events: 7.30pm 25
Exmouth St, Invercargill. Free to members, $5, non
members. Family Matters Talk: Literacy &
Language Joy Brown, from Young Reflections will talk
about child development, reading to babies and
toddlers. Phone 214 7990, or e-mail
Plunket Coffee Group, first and third Thursday each
month. 2pm till 3.30pm. Plunket Family Centre, 132
Kelvin St, Invercargill. Ph Judy Cook 214 2544 or email
Plunket Mini Movers to Music, (birth-12mths) 10am till
11am. Plunket Family Centre, 132 Kelvin St, Invercargill.
Ph Judy Cook 214 2544 or email
Community Choir -- South Alive Singers. Every
Thursday 7pm at St Andrew s Church, Elles Rd. Gold
coin. All welcome, any level of ability. Ph Jo 214 2373.
Southland Herb Society meets on the last Thursday
of the month, 7.30pm, at Foundation of the Blind,
Queens Dr. Ph Christine Whittaker 217 4563.
Waihopai Indoor Bowls, Park St, at 1pm. New
members are welcome. Ph Margaret Dixon 218 7788.
Mainly Music, Bluff New Life Church, 10.15am. Ph
Darlene Roderique 212 7554.
Forum Toastmasters meet every Thursday evening
at 5.30pm at SIT, Tay St Rm B1-10. Phone 0800 736 753
or 0274 366 822.
Southland Photographic Society. 7.30pm Age
Concern Rooms, Cnr Forth and Nith streets Invercargill.
Meetings 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month. Ph Lionel
215 8080 or Liz 215 7722.
Central Silo Soup Kitchen open to anyone at Central
Baptist Community Centre, 11 Deveron St. 6pm till 7pm.
Come enjoy good food and fellowship.
Southern Poker League Poker Tournament. Free to
play. Re-buys, add-ons and raffles available for a cost.
New members welcome. 7.30pm every Thursday at
Saints and Sinners function room.Contact Keith
021 1648 392 or Facebook Southern Poker League.
Senior Citizens Housie, Senior Citizens Centre, Bluff,
2pm. Joy Reece 212 8021.
Cards for Seniors 500, John Collie Hall, Windsor
Community Church, 1.30pm. 217 5692.
The Salvation Army Invercargill Kids Play Cafe, cnr
Tay and Conon streets, now on Thursdays, 9.30am till
11.30am, during term. Gold coin donations appreciated.
Foveaux Harmony Chorus -- women s a capella with
attitude. We are looking for women who love to sing.
Every Thursday, Christmas Carol practice from
6.30-7.30pm. Normal Chorus rehearsal from 7.30 -
9.30pm, at the UFS Hall, 76 Tay St, down the alleyway.
Just come along to the practice or for further
information please call Robyn on 217 7678.
Jazz fun with the The Paddington Players, at The
Paddington Arms, October 25, 7pm-8.30pm.
Sport Southland s Invercargill BNZ Active Walkers
KiwiSeniors walk group meet every Thursday for a
group walk in locations throughout Southland. There
are also groups in Te Anau, Eastern Southland and
Northern Southland for walkers 50yrs+. Please phone
Ann at Sport Southland on 03 211 2150 for more
Newfield Friendship Club. Mainly for seniors. Bowls,
board games, cards, occasional outings. First and Third
Thursday of the month. St David s Church Hall, Regent
St. 216 9883 or 217 2234.
St Paul s Presbyterian Church Soup Cafe. Come into
Hardie Hall at the back of the church for a delicious
home-style lunch free of charge. 11.30am till 1.30pm. All
FRIDAY, November 9
October 26-November 15: Southland Woodworkers
Guild annual exhibition is on in the Invercargill City
Gallery in Don St, Invercargill, from October 26 to
Wynton Lawson -- favourite vocals. Eat on Windsor.
6.30pm till 8pm. Free entry. Meals, drinks available.
The Lorax -- Te Anau Primary School production. 7pm.
$3pp and preschoolers free. Tickets available from the
school office, Te Anau Primary School. Ph 249 7131.
Plunket South Invercargill Music and Movement.
10am till 11.30am St Andrews Church Community
Centre. Cnr Elles Rd and Manse St, Invercargill. Ph Judy
Cook or email email@example.com.
Plunket Family Centre Music and Movement. 10am till
11am Plunket Family Centre, 132 Kelvin St, Invercargill.
Ph Judy Cook 214 2544 or email
Solid Rock Youth Group, Bluff Co-operating Parish
Hall, 6.45pm till 8pm.
Table Tennis at Richmond Grove Presbyterian
Church, cnr Yarrow and Margaret streets, 7pm. Free
entry and supper provided.
Fun With Music programme for preschoolers,
accompanied by a parent or caregiver. 10am till noon
at Freedom Community Centre, cnr Yarrow St and
Adamson Cres. $2 donation. Gerald: 217 7886.
Music and meals. Eat on Windsor, Friday, October 26,
6.30pm-8pm. Kipu classy jazz guitar and vocals. Free
entry. Meals, drinks available.
SATURDAY, November 10
Southland Hospice quiz night. Holy Trinity Angligan
Church Hall, 7.30pm. $20 per four-person team. To
register, phone: 217 7729, 217 6696, 216 6913.
Southland Branch NZ Genealogy Society Resource
Room upstairs at Invercargill City Library. Last
Saturday each month 10am till noon. Come and get
help with tracing your family tree. $3 donation. Lesley,
ph 217 8825.
Buy Sell & Swap Market. Toys, children s clothing,
plants, jams and pickles. Usually first and third
Saturday of the month. Car boot space $5 and tables
$7. Newfield Hall, 707 Tweed St. 9am till 12.30pm. Ph
218 8189 or 216 6904.
Glengarry Community Market & Car Boot Sale,
9.30am till 12.30pm. Held on the last Saturday of each
month. A great market with a fun family atmosphere.
Foveaux Pearls Leisure Marching, Softball Diamond
Robinson Park. 9.30am till 11.30am. Diane Blair
M.E. Information & Support Group Meetings held 1st
Saturday of each month at Eastside Baptist Church
Yarrow St. Ph Sandra Lea 973 0401.
Al-Anon family group, for families and friends of
problem drinkers. For inquiries phone 213 0027.
meeting today 10.30am till 11.30am.
Church Service, St Mary s Star of the Sea, Barrow St.
Invercargill Toy and Puzzle Library open from
9.30am till noon, corner of Layard and Ward streets.
For more info look up invercargilltoylibrary.co.nz or
just call in for a look.
SUNDAY, November 11
Orienteering: Tara Downs, Omaui. Signposted from
Greenhills, 11.30am-1pm. Courses for all abilities. A
warm welcome to everyone.
Waihopai Junior Football Centre. Welcome all players
to join our qualified coaches at Surrey Park from 9.30
to 11am. Registration and sessions free. Phone Dave
Price: 211 2103.
Family Matters Talk: Children s Health, Invercargill
Parents Centre, 25 Exmouth Street, Invercargill,
7.30pm. Free to members, $5 nonmembers Nathan
Lyall, a pharmacist from Mills Care Chemist, will cover
everyday illnesses and will also cover issues such as
the role vitamins play in a child s diet and how a
pharmacist can help with health issues. Phone
214 7990 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Cornerstone New Life s open day, 10am. Cnr Tay &
Clyde Streets, Invercargill.
Monster Garage Sale, Newfield Hall, 707 Tweed St.
10am till 3pm. Nothing over $2.
Bluff New Life Church Service, 154 Gore St, 10am.
Daniel & Kim Kent 212 8830.
Deep South Rhythm Accordion band will be playing
at the Southland Museum and Art Gallery on the last
Sunday of each month, 2pm till 3pm. Contact Len Diack
Southern Farmers Market, Southland Boys High
School, Herbert St, Invercargill, 9.30am till 12.30pm.
Church Service, Bluff Greenhills Co-operating Parish,
10.30am, cnr Palmer and Foyle streets. Rab
McNaughton 212 8403.
MONDAY, November 12
Plunket Messy Play Group 10am till 11am Plunket
Family Centre, 132 Kelvin St, Invercargill. Ph Judy Cook
214 2544 email@example.com
Parents Centre -- Music & Movement 9.30am till
10.30am: walkers to 3 years; 10.30am till 11.30am 3
years + (during term time). Invercargill Parents Centre,
25 Exmouth St. Ph 214 7990. Free for Parent Centre
members; non-members $3/session or $15/term.
Southland Embroiderers Guild meets 1st, 3rd, 4th
and 5th Mondays of the month, 7.30pm till 9.30pm.
Hearing Assn Rooms, 126 Leet St. Ph Betty Snell
Playgroup for the Under 5s, Bluff Kindergarten,
1.30pm till 2.45pm.
Queens Park Croquet Club. Cards afternoon 1.30pm.
Richmond Grove Indoor Bowls in the church hall, cnr
of Margaret and Yarrow St at 7pm. Ph May 217 6039 or
Doris 217 7068.
Southern Sounz Men s Harmony Chorus. Meeting
every Monday 7.30pm at Richmond Grove Church Hall
cnr Margaret and Yarrow St. Men welcome to come
along and have a go. Ph Finlay 213 0135.
Southland Businesswomen s Bowling Section,
Waihopai Bowling Club, Park St, Invercargill at 6.15pm.
Flat shoes required. Jane 217 7123 or Carmel 217 7772.
Invercargill Citizens Bowling Club, corner of Tay and
Deveron streets (old RSA Hall). Winter sessions lawn
Mamas and Midgets Playgroup, at Elles Rd Bible
Chapel 10am till noon (during school term). Phone
Rachel 213 1380.
Al-Anon Family Group for families and friends of
problem drinkers. For inquiries phone 215 9866.
7.30pm, including public holidays.
Sport Southland s low cost Zumba lead by qualified
instructor 10am Mondays or 7pm Thursdays. $6 per
session or $2 CSC holders and children. Please phone
Sport Southland 03 211 2150 for more information.
Girls Brigade -- variety of fun activities designed to
educate, inspire and develop girls aged 5+. Held at
Windsor Community Church halls: 3.30 till 5pm (5-8
years) and 6.30 till 8pm (9-18 years). Contact Cindy
Bluff Alpha Omega Weight Loss Group. 6pm. Church
Hall, Palmer St. Fran 212 8626.
Waverley Scottish Country Dance club 7.30pm till
9.30pm. Holy Trinity church hall, King St. Phone Daphne
217 4905. New members welcome.
Invercargill Floral Art Club meeting at 7.30pm at First
Presbyterian Church meeting room, Tay St.
TUESDAY, November 13
Bluff Promotions AGM and monthly meeting, St John
Ambulance Hall, Lee St, Bluff 7.30pm. Ph Roy Horwell
Buddhism and Meditation. Every Tuesday at 7.30pm.
Southland Community Centre, 46 Kelvin St. $10 per
class. Phone 332 2076 or 021 0272 6409
Plunket Gladstone Music and Movement 10am till
11.30am. All Saints Church Hall, cnr Dee St and
Hollywood Tce, Invercargill. Ph Judy Cook 214 2544
Federation of Graduate Women meets 4th Tuesday of
each month. Special Education Service, 190 Forth St .
7.30pm. All graduate women welcome.
Playgroup for the Under 5s, Bluff Kindergarten,
1.30pm till 2.45pm.
Southern Movie Makers, meet 2nd and 4th Tuesday
each month in Girl Guides Rooms, Forth St, 7.45pm. Ph
Collin Adamson 218 9756.
Waikiwi Euchre. Every Tuesday at 1.30pm. Waikiwi
Bowling Club, just off Durham St. Afternoon tea and
raffle only $3.50. Ph Edith 215 7248.
Windsor Community Church Indoor Bowling Club
meeting at Church Jubilee Hall, 7pm. Everyone
welcome. Ph Gwen 217 8181 or Jack 217 2972.
Southern Models & Modellers Club. Monthly Meeting
third Tuesday in each month. Held in Club Rooms, Mary
St behind Harvey Norman. 7.30pm. All ages welcome.
Ph Ron 216 4716.
Ocean Beach Women s Institute, Masonic Hall, cnr
Foyle and Palmer St. 7.15pm. New members welcome.
Glenda Bigwood 212 8399.
Senior Citizens Games Day, Senior Citizens Centre,
1pm. Joy Reece 212 8021
Fun with Music preschool programme for children
0-5 years at Freedom Community Centre, cnr Yarrow
St and Adamson Cres. 10am till noon. $2 donation. For
more information phone Gerald on 217 7886.
Would you like a friendly game of scrabble? Meet at
the Invercargill Workingmen s Club at 7.30pm. $2 entry
fee. All welcome. Transport may be available. 214 5000.
YMCA Ladies walk group, 9.30am. Short, medium and
long walks. Bus leaves Forth St, between Ness St and
Elles Rd. Bring lunch and a stool. $10 annual
subscription and bus fare, which is costed on distance
travelled on any one day. Programme available.
Women In Touch Crafts group, 9.30am till 11.30am
every Tuesday during the school term, New Life
Church, Palmerston St, Riverton. Free entry. For
women of all ages and stages. Any craft welcome.
Morning tea provided free of charge. Glenda 234 8309
or text 027 209 3234.
Invercargill Lacemakers meet every fourth Tuesday
of the month 7 till 9pm, Southland Enterprises, 28
Ettrick St. Lacemaking tuition available so come along
and try a new skill. New members welcome. Phone
Elizabeth 217 4391.
Forest and Bird: Brian Rance -- Wetlands of
Southland . Masonic Lodge, 86 Forth St 7.30pm.
Contact M Lockie: 217 8720
WEDNESDAY, November 14L
Australian Drew Hutton s Lock the Gate NZ Tour to
raise awareness of fracking, CSG and fossil fuel
exploration in New Zealand. James Cumming Wing,
Ardwick St, Gore. 7.30pm. Gold coin donation. Ph Jenny
Campbell 027 351 0180.
I.H.S Garden Club evening visit to Diacks Nursery,
Tweed St, 7pm. New members welcome. Phone: 218
2900 or 217 4322.
The Southland Home Birth Association meets 10am
the last Wednesday each month (excl December),
South Centre, 9 Jenkin St, Invercargill. Birth pools and
library available. All welcome. Contact
firstname.lastname@example.org or Jodi 931 0670.
Movement for Health exercise group. Richmond
Grove Church Hall every Wednesday 9.30 till 10.30am.
$4 per session. Ph Sport Southland 211 2150.
St Andrew s Indoor Bowling Club, 7.30pm at the St
Andrew s Community Centre, Elles Rd. Ph Daphne
Parents Centre -- Mini Music & Movement. 11am till
noon: 3 months to crawlers (during term time).
Invercargill Parents Centre, 25 Exmouth St. Ph
214 7990. Free for Parent Centre Members: Non-
Members $3/session or $15/term.
Invercargill Spinners And Weavers Group Inc, Pirates
Old Boys rugby clubrooms off Lithgow St at 9.30am.
Te Ara O Kiwa Sea Scouts, 6.30pm. Boatshed, Bluff.
Lara Stevens 212 7888.
Bluff St Johns Ambulance Training Night, 6.30pm till
8pm. New volunteers always welcome. Sol 212 7430 or
Wyma 212 7200.
Mainly Music every Wednesday (during term time)
9.30am till 10.30am. Upstairs at Invercargill Central
Baptist Church, 11 Deveron St.
The Invercargill Machine Knitting Room, 96 Morton
St, 10am till 3pm. 217 3250. Help available for new
Busy Bees Playgroup, For 0 to 5-year-olds and their
caregivers. Runs every Wednesday (during term time)
10.30am till 11.30am. Held upstairs at Invercargill
Central Baptist Church (following on from Mainly Music
in adjoining room). 50c.
Scottish Country Dancing, 7.30am till 9.30pm, St
Stephen s Church Hall, North Rd, Waikiwi. Joan 216
Invercargill Rock n Roll Club, 7.30pm till 9pm at the
club hall, North Rd by the Bainfield Rd traffic lights.
Tuition available. 03 230 4946.
Grand Toastmasters. Learn communication and
leaderships skills in a fun, friendly supportive
environment. 7am, Frontline Training, Dee St. Phone
Al-Anon Family Group, for families and friends of
problem drinkers. For inquiries phone 217 6596.
7.30pm. Including public holidays.
Friday, November 16, 7.30pm.
Southern Storytellers Night of Storytelling.
Lindisfarne Community Centre. Adults $10. Seniors/
Students/Children $5. Light supper provided.
Sunday, November 18, 10am-4pm
Country Marketeers Craft and Produce Market
Winton Memorial Hall & outside area
Free admission. Contact Jane: 0273 209023
Saturday, December 8, 9am
DILLIGAF Motorcycle Club 9th Annual Poker Run
Club Southland, 115 Leet St, Invercargill. Inquires to
David Valli on: 230 4407
Te Anau market days (11am-3pm)
November 24, December 15, December 29, January 12,
January 26, February 23, March 30.
Further details, phone Donna on: 249 4202, or email:
Also visit the Te Anau Community Market page on
Tuesday, November 27: Bellbirds November concert
(Shona Alderson, Colin and Pat Sinclair), Jubilee Hall,
Windsor Community Church, Windsor Street,
Invercargill, from 1.30pm. Entry is a gold coin, which
includes a sandwich and cup of tea.
Invercargill Parents Centre events:
November 22, 7.30pm
Family Matters Talk: Pets and Kids
Guest: Veterinarian, Dr Sandy Cooper, from Elles Road
December 6, 7.30pm
Family Matters Talk: Naturopathic Remedies
Registered Naturopath Margaret Walker will be the
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