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THURSDAY, January 31
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 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.
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
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
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.
Summer badminton recommences at the Surrey
Park Badminton Hall commencing at 7pm. $6 each
player and open to all. Family groups are most
welcome. Contact John 217 7499 for further details.
Southland Photographic Society. Age Concern
Southland Rooms. Cnr Nith and Forth St, Invercargill.
Commencing at 7.30pm open/social night. Print and
digital display. If you are interested in photography
you are most welcome. Contact Lionel 218 8969 or
Liz 215 7722
FRIDAY, February 1
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.
Classy jazz vocals and guitars at Eat on Windsor
from 6.30pm till 8pm.
SATURDAY, February 2
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.
Toys, children s clothing, plants, jams, school
uniforms 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. Inquiries firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
BIG garage sale at Newfield Hall, nothing over $5,
9.30am till 1.30pm.
SUNDAY, February 3
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 Cooperating Church, 10am,
cnr Palmer and Foyle streets. Rab MacNaughton
River Safety, $25, Athol, Mountain Safety
Southland, 03 216 3555.
MONDAY, February 4
Queens Park Croquet Club will hold golf croquet
every Monday night at 6.30pm. Everybody is
welcome. Phone Wendy Baker for more information
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.
Southland businesswomen s bowling section,
Waihopai Bowling Club, Park St, Invercargill, at
6.15pm. Flat shoes required. Jane, 217 7123 or Carmel
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 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
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, February 5
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
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 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.
Buddhism and Meditation classes. Every Tuesday
at 7.30pm. Southland Community Centre, 46 Kelvin
St, Invercargill. $10 per class. Phone 021 0272 6409.
Southern Sounz Men s Harmony Chorus. Meeting
every Tuesday 7.30pm at Richmond Grove Church
Hall, cnr Margaret and Yarrow streets. Men
welcome. Christmas carol practice from 7.30pm till
8.30pm. Ph Findlay, 213 0135.
Foveaux Toastmasters. Learn communication and
leadership skills in a fun, friendly supportive
environment. Age Concern, Forth St, 7.30pm. Phone
WEDNESDAY, February 6
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 and
other crafts, 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
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
Al-Anon Family Group, for families and friends of
problem drinkers. For inquiries phone 217 6596.
7.30pm. Including public holidays.
Te Anau Market Days, 11am till 3pm. 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.
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.
Learn to dance Salsa. A great way to keep fit,
have fun and meet new people. Beginners Course
starting February 18, enrol now with Latin Dance
Invercargill. Contact Rachelle, 022 015 2377 or Jules
027 279 2133.
February 20. A free breakfast will be provided by
the Invercargill Environment Centre to celebrate
Bike Wise month from 7.30am to 9.30pm at St
John s Church, opposite Pak n Save. Breakfast is
provided for those who travel to the event by bike.
February 23. A Family Fun Bike Day will be held in
Queens Park with lots of activities to take part in.
The event will begin at noon and include a free
sausage sizzle, a best dressed bike competition and
a bike challenge.
Jazz performances will be held at Eat On Windsor
for the following Fridays -- 8th, 15th and 22nd.
Tuesday, February 19. Foveaux Toastmasters.
Learn communication and leadership skills in a fun,
friendly supportive environment. Age Concern,
Forth St, 7.30pm. Phone 0800 PEOPLE.
Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society;
Saturday, February 9 : Field trip to Bluff -- talk to
Tracker Black, winner of ES Environmental Award,
and tramp around Barracouta Point. Visit to Omaui
to look at proposed track -- Lloyd Esler. Car pool at
Museum. Leader Arthur Williams, ph 216 8985.
February 7 -- Stamp collecting. If this is your
interest, you are welcome to attend a meeting of
the Southland Stamp Club being held in the Age
Concern Hall, corner of Nith and Forth streets,
commencing at 7pm. Join with members to view
interesting displays and material you may be
interested in on the sales table.
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