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THURSDAY, November 15
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 email@example.com
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-12 mths) 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, Chorus rehearsal from 7pm till 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.
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 16
Glengarry Kindergarten is having an Open Day on
Friday, November 16 at 116 Derwent Cres, Invercargill.
Families can attend between 1.30pm and 3.30pm to
explore the natural environment, meet the teachers
and enrol their child.
Southern Storytellers Night of Storytelling.
Lindisfarne Community Centre. Adults $10. Seniors/
Students/Children $5. Light supper provided.
Wynton Lawson -- favourite vocals. Eat on Windsor.
6.30pm till 8pm. Free entry. Meals, drinks available.
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
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
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 till 8pm. Kipu classy jazz guitar and vocals. Free
entry. Meals, drinks available.
SATURDAY, November 17
Southland Multicultural Council pot luck dinner
6.30pm at Holy Trinity Church Hall, King St, Windsor.
Please bring a plate of food to share. Members of
Multicultural Southland free, non-members a gold coin
donation. Everyone welcome.
Championship Dog Agility & Obedience
Show,Southland Dog Training Club, Lindisfarne St. All
day Saturday and Sunday. Free entry. All welcome to
SIT SKATEJAM, Southland s Skateboard, BMX and
Scooter Competition. Bluff Skate Park, 9am till 5.30pm.
Full information at skatejam.co.nz. Raoul Butler
03 212 7870
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
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. 9.30 am till 1.30pm. Ph 931 0403 or
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. Inquiries
Foveaux Pearls Leisure Marching, Softball Diamond
Robinson Park. 9.30am till 11.30am. Diane Blair 218 8229.
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 18
Bluff Promotions Monster Garage Sale at the Bluff
Town Hall10am till 2pm. Gold coin donation.
The Southland Mountain Bike Club will hold the
Invercargill Breweries & Ride Cycles Mountain Bike
Single Speed Championships on the trails of Bluff Hill
starting at 2pm. The event is open to all.
Orienteering, Tara Downs, Omaui. Signposted from
Greenhills, 11.30am till 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
till 11am. Registration and sessions free. Phone Dave
Price: 211 2103.
Family Matters Talk: Children s Health, Invercargill
Parents Centre, 25 Exmouth St, Invercargill, 7.30pm.
Free to members, $5 non-members 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 email
Cornerstone New Life s open day, 10am. Cnr Tay and
Clyde streets, Invercargill.
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.
Country Marketeers Craft & Produce Market 10am-
4pm. Over 55 individual stalls. Winton Memorial Hall and
outside area. Free admission
Church Service, Bluff Greenhills Co-operating Parish,
10.30am, cnr Palmer and Foyle streets. Rab McNaughton
MONDAY, November 19
Plunket Messy Play Group 10am till 11am Plunket
Family Centre, 132 Kelvin St, Invercargill. Ph Judy Cook
214 2544 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 217 6815.
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 streets. 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: 3.30pm till 5pm (5 to
8 years) and 6.30pm till 8pm (9 to 18 years). Contact
Cindy 221 7017.
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 20
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, cr 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
Forest and Bird: Brian Rance -- Wetlands of
Southland . Masonic Lodge, 86 Forth St, 7.30pm.
Contact M Lockie: 217 8720.
WEDNESDAY, November 21
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.
IHS 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 email@example.com
or Jodi 931 0670.
Movement for Health exercise group. Richmond Grove
Church Hall every Wednesday 9.30am 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 knitters.
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.
Thursday, November 22: Bluff promotions Burt
MUnro Challenge Bluff Hillclimb and New Zealand
Hillclimb Championship. Bluff Hill -- 10am. Admission $15
-- includes transport to spectator points/programme.
Otatara Community Group Inc. General Meeting at
Otatara Community Hall, Dunn s Rd, Otatara, 7.30 pm. Ph
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Also visit
the Te Anau Community Market page on Facebook.
Tuesday, November 27: Bellbirds November concert
(Shona Alderson, Colin and Pat Sinclair), Jubilee Hall,
Windsor Community Church, Windsor St, 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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