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THURSDAY, December 13
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
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 first and third 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. 214 0223.
Foveaux Harmony Chorus -- Womens 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 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
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.
FRIDAY, December 14
Jazz at Eat on Windsor from 6.30pm till 8pm.
Graeme Woller will be performing. Free entry.
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.
Saturday December 15
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 and swap market. Toys, childrens 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
Glengarry Community Market and 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 and Support Group meetings held
first 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
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.
Te Anau market day, 11am till 3pm. Further details,
phone Donna on 249 4202 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org. Also visit the Te Anau
Community Market page on Facebook.
Glengarry Community Market will be held on
December 15 from 9.30 till 2.30 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.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16
Windsor Christmas Market, North Hall, Windsor St.
10am till 3pm. Great variety of crafts, gifts, produce,
plants and lots more. Free entry. Phone Ron 216 4716.
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.
Bluff New Life church service, 154 Gore St, 10am.
Daniel and 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 12.30pm.
Country Marketeers Craft & Produce Market, 10am
till 4pm. More than 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 212 8403.
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
MONDAY, December 17
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 and 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
Southland Embroiderers Guild meets first, third,
fourth and fifth 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 Mens Harmony Chorus. Meeting
every Monday 7.30pm at Richmond Grove Church Hall
cnr Margaret and Yarrow streets. Men welcome.
Christmas carol practice from 7.30pm till 8.30pm. Ph
Finlay 213 0135.
Southland businesswomens 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, December 18
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 fourth
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 second and fourth
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.
Southern Models and 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.
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
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.
WEDNESDAY, December 19
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. Phone Sport Southland
St Andrew s Indoor Bowling Club, 7.30pm at the St
Andrew s Community Centre, Elles Rd. Ph Daphne
Parents centre -- mini music and 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
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
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). 50 cents.
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.
Southland Jazz Club will hold a jazz concert on
December 21 at Eat on Windsor, between 6.30 till 8pm.
For full details and to find out more about jazz in the
south see: jazzmataz.webs.com
Te Anau Market Days, 11am till 3pm. 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.
January 26 -- Southland Ulysses at Edendale
Crankup Day. Leave Caltex Service Station in Tay St
January 27 -- Southland Ulysses display at Edendale
Crankup . Leave Caltex service station, Tay St at
Lands End Flower Show and Garden Walk with the
Southland Dahlia Circle at the Bluff Town Hall.
February 9 1.30pm till 4.30pm and February 10 11am
till 4pm. Make a day of it. Tickets at the town hall for
the garden walk.
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