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THURSDAY, December 20
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
Waihopai Indoor Bowls, Park St, at 1pm. New
members are welcome. Ph Margaret Dixon
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
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.
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. All welcome.
FRIDAY, December 21
Jazz at Eat on Windsor from 6.30pm till 8pm.
Solid Rock Youth Group, Bluff Co-operating
Parish Hall, 6.45pm till 8pm.
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 22
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 218 67815.
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. Inquiries
Foveaux Pearls leisure marching, softball
diamond Robinson Park. 9.30am till 11.30am.
Diane Blair 218 8229.
M.E. Information and Support Group meetings
held first 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
Te Anau market day, 11am till 3pm. 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 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 23
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
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.
MONDAY 24, December
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 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 $15/term.
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 bowls indoors.
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
Invercargill Floral Art Club meeting at 7.30pm
at First Presbyterian Church meeting room, Tay
TUESDAY, December 25
Federation of graduate women meets fourth
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 second and
fourth Tuesday each month in Girl Guides
Rooms, Forth St, 7.45pm. Ph Collin Adamson
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 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. 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
WEDNESDAY, December 26
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
9.30am till 10.30am. $4 per session. Phone 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 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 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.
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). 50 cents.
Scottish Country Dancing, 7.30am Till 9.30pm,
St Stephen s Church hall, North Rd, Waikiwi.
Joan 216 7377.
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.
Scottish Hogmanay Dance, New Year s Eve, 31
December at the Scottish Hall, Esk Street.8pm
Live Band.Supper provided.Adults $10. All
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 email@example.com. 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 at 9.30am.
January 27 -- Southland Ulysses display at
Edendale Crankup. Leave Caltex service station,
Tay St at 9.30am.
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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