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THURSDAY, December 6
Plunket Family Matters Talk: Naturopathic
Remedies: Registered Naturopath Margaret
Walker will be the guest speaker 7.30pm.
Parents Centre rooms at 25 Exmouth St.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Southland Herb Society meets on the last
Thursday of the month, 7.30pm, at Foundation
of the Blind, Queens Dr. Ph Christine Whittaker
Waihopai Indoor Bowls, Park St, at 1pm. New
members 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
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. 214 0223.
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 call Robyn on
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+. Phone Ann at
Sport Southland on 03 211 2150 for more
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 welcome.
FRIDAY, December 7
Jazz (laid back vocals and trombone) at Eat
on Windsor from 6.30pm-8pm. Free Entry.
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
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:
Saturday December 8
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. Tables $7.
Newfield Hall, 707 Tweed St. 9.30am till 1.30pm.
Ph 931 0403 or 218 67815.
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 email@example.com
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
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. 6.30pm.
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
Dilligaf Motorcycle Club will hold their 9th
Annual Poker Run. Proceeds to Hospice
Southland. Starting at Club Southland,115 Leet St,
Invercargill at 9am. Registration $30 pp.
Inquiries to David 03 230 4407.
SUNDAY, December 9
Windsor Monthly Market, North Hall, Windsor
St. 10am till 3pm, free entry. A variety of crafts,
gifts, produce, valuables, flowers and plants.
Contact Ron for more information 216 47126.
Waihopai Junior Football centre. Welcome all
players to join our qualified coaches at Surrey
Park from 9.30am till 11am. Registration and
sessions free. Phone Dave Price: 211 2103.
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 217 8142.
Southern Farmers Market, Southland Boys
High School, Herbert St, Invercargill, 9.30am till
Country marketeers craft & produce market,
10am till 4pm. More than 55 individual stalls.
Winton memorial hall and outside area. Free
Church service, Bluff Greenhills Co-operating
Parish, 10.30am, cnr Palmer and Foyle streets.
Rab McNaughton 212 8403.
Christmas Appeal Variety Concert St Andrews
Church Hall, 2pm. A great lineup of talented
performers. Entry -- gold coin and please bring
refreshments to share for afternoon tea.
MONDAY, December 10
Queens Park Croquet Club will hold golf
croquet every Monday night at 6.30pm.
Everybody is welcome. Phone Wendy Baker for
more information 218 9826.
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.
Southern Sounz Men s Harmony Chorus.
Meeting every Monday 7.30pm at Richmond
Grove Church Hall cnr Margaret and Yarrow
streets. Men welcome. Christmas carol practice
7.30pm till 8.30pm. 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. 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 led 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
Invercargill floral art club meeting at 7.30pm
at First Presbyterian Church meeting room, Tay
TUESDAY, December 11
Buddhism and Meditation. Every Tuesday at
7.30pm. Southland Community Centre, 46 Kelvin
St. $10 per class. Phone 332 2076 or
021 0272 6409.
Federation of graduate women meets 4th
Tuesday of each month. Special education
service, 190 Forth st. 7.30pm. All graduate
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
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 streets. 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 7pm 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.
WEDNESDAY, December 12
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
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 216 7009.
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
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.
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
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 0800 PEOPLE.
Al-Anon Family Group, for families and friends
of problem drinkers. For inquiries phone
217 6596. 7.30pm. Including public holidays.
Southland Jazz Club will hold jazz concerts on
December 14, 21 at Eat on Windsor, between
6.30-8pm. For full details and to find out more
about jazz in the south: jazzmataz.webs.com/
Te Anau market days (11am till 3pm):
December 15, December 29, January 12, January
26, February 23, March 30. Further details,
phone Donna on: 249 4202 or email:
email@example.com. Also visit the Te Anau
community market page on facebook.
Glengarry Community Market will be held on
December 15, 9.30 till 12.30 in the Yarrow St car
park in Glengarry or Eastside Baptist if it s wet.
A great chance to do some Christmas shopping
with more than 25 stalls.
Christmas pop up market will be held at Ascot
Park Hotel on December 16 from 10am till 4pm.
Free entry. Contact Linda 027 915 7828
January 26 -- Southland Ulysses at Edendale
Crankup Day. Leave Caltex Service Station, Tay
St, at 9.30am.
January 27 -- Southland Ulysses display at
Edendale Crankup day. Leave Caltex Service
station, Tay St, at 9.30am.
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