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Rotorua Floral Art Group: Meets on the first Thursday of every month, 1pm, (between March and November). Held in Studio 2 at The Arts Village. New members welcome. Call club president Uria Jenkins (027) 467 7327. Line dancing learners: 10.00am to 11.00am Thursday mornings at Parksyde Community Centre. Contact Jeanette (07) 348 4845. Rotorua Central Scout Group - Scouts: 6.30pm to 8.30pm. School years 7 to 10. Rotorua Central Scout Group Hall, Pererika St. We offer team building, problem solving, leadership, challenges (boys and girls). Contact ● As our club listings are a free service, whether they run or not is entirely dependent on space. In order to be fair to the hundreds of clubs that have listings, we run them on a rotating basis. Should you wish to advertise on a weekly basis, you can book a classified ad by phoning (07) 348 6199. rotoruacentral@group.scouts.nz for information. Samurai Arts - Ju Jutsu (Self Defence) and Ken Jutsu (Samurai swordsmanship): Learn to protect yourself and your family, and get fit in a safe environment. 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Top floor, Advocate Print Building, 248 Fenton St. First lesson free. Call Paul on (027) 829 9751. Pioneers Toastmasters: Every Thursday morning, 7am. Meeting room at Mcdonalds Fenton St. Join us and find out what Toastmasters is about. For more information ring Carol on (07) 345 7627 or (027) 307 4493. Geyserland Art Group: Meets Thursday mornings from 9.30am to 12.30pm at Studio Two, The Arts Village, Hinemoa St to paint, draw, take part in artistic workshops and hold regular art exhibitions. Contact Robin (07) 348 6863. Website: geyserlandart.com. Seniors Card 500 Group: Meet every Thursday. 1pm to 4pm. For details phone (07) 349 2898. ‘Home’ Ngongotahā Life Memories: Our community has come together and created a wonderful ‘Home’ for Ngongotahā Life Memories. People welcome to view this taonga/treasure. 11.30am to 4pm. 180 Ngongotahā Rd (in the Village opposite Post Shop). Gold coin donation appreciated. Proudly supported by Progress Ngongotaha-kokiri Inc. Rotorua Croquet Club: Twilight croquet begins November 4. Play starts at 5.30pm on Mondays and Thursdays throughout the summer. New players are welcome to join. All equipment will be provided. Rotorua Settlers and Steam Museum: Thursdays and Sundays from 10am to 4pm. Volunteers welcome. Meet other volunteers and help maintain and improve the museum site. Drop in or email teamorangimuseum@xtra.co.nz Cancer Society Walk for Wellness: Every Thursday at the Redwoods from 9.30am. Call (07) 349 4556 for more information. Probus Club of Rotorua: Meets on the first Thursday of every month at the Rotorua Golf Club. Guest speaker and morning tea. For more information call Kevin (07) 348 6755. Rotorua Tasters & Wine Club: Meet last Thursday of month for wine tasting with matching food at Terrace Kitchen. Hosted by winemaker from different vineyard across New Zealand each month. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members, annual subscription to club is $25. No obligation to purchase, but if you like the taste of the wine you sample, price of wine is discounted for Tasters Club. Meet at Terrace Kitchen at 5.30/6pm. For more information contact Vivien Cooper at (027) 270 3594. Rotorua Genealogy Group: Meets third Thursday each month, February to November, at 6pm at the Public Library. New members and visitors welcome. Learn how to research your family history. Contact: Wayne at (07) 345 3867. Rotorua Life Drawing Group: Artists who meet to draw. Beginners welcome. No tuition given. Alternate Thursdays. 7pm to 9pm. Cost $10 (model fee). Please contact Ingrid for information - iguana.i@xtra.co.nz. Rotorua Bridge Club: 7pm at the Rotorua Bridge Club, Neil Hunt Park. Sessions of play, everybody welcome. Contact (07) 345 5114. Rotorua Astronomical Society: Meets first Thursday of the month from 7.30pm. We have regular Speakers, videos, and some telescope viewing nights (weather dependent). Rotorua Arts Village, Hinemaru St. $5 koha for nonmembers. Contact the secretary at rotorua.astronomy@gmail.com for more details. Ukulele and Guitar Club: Every Thursday, 10am to 12pm, Rotorua Citizens Club, no charge. For more information call the Rotorua Citizens Club on (07) 348 3066. DIY Shed Rotorua: Wednesdays 9am to 2.30pm and Thursdays 5pm to 10pm. 7/11 Dinsdale St, entry through the gate, next to Bunnings. off-street parking only. “Empowering women to learn basic trade skills.” A space for you to work in while learning new skills or increasing those you already have. There are three classes you must complete first and bookings for these are essential. $10 for each visit, extra charges will apply for classes, tutors and special events. Contact - Jocelyn (021) 065 8329, email: diybop@gmail.com or visit the Facebook page DIY Shed Aotearoa. Ngongotahā and use volunteers at our major pest control project at Tikitapu Scenic Reserve. For more information look at our website and Facebook page, email rotorua. branch@forestandbird.org.nz or contact Margaret (07) 357 2024 or Judy (07) 345 7477. Wine and Food Society: A club about enjoying good wine and food with fun people. Organised functions every six to eight weeks. New members welcome. For more information and upcoming events contact Ian or Judy (07) 348 5303 or 027 280 5605. Growing Through Grief: A nonprofit organisation who run support groups for children and young people between ages of 5 and 18 years who are suffering grief and loss in their lives. Each programme runs through a school term and enrolments can be taken anytime by calling Wendy (07) 350 3384, (021) 814 816, or email gtgrotorua@waiapu.com. Curtainbank Rotorua Charitable Trust: We gift donated pre-loved curtains to families in need of warmth. Open Wednesdays, and Fridays 10am to 11am. Second building on the left, Rotorua Racecourse. Call (021) 2020 129 to see if you fit our criteria to qualify for curtains. The QE Health Patients’ Association: We are supporters of QE Health — past and present patients, staff and users of QE facilities and services. Contact Pat Cowbourne (07) 346 1655 or Judy O'sullivan President of the QE Health Patients' Association on (07) 348 4248 or (0210) 393758. Achilles International: A worldwide organisation whose mission is to enable people with all types of disabilities to participate in mainstream athletics. For enquiries please contact Glennys Kereopa, Regional Co-ordinator: Tel. (07) 350 2391 & (0273) 644440 & email: glennys.whtye@gmail.com. Girlguiding Rotorua: For more information contact Helena Martin at helenalmartin68@gmail.com or phone (0219) 40853, or visit our website at www.girlguidingnz.org. nz. Friendship group for 60+: A small group who meets regularly for companionship and arrange activities and outings for enjoyment and support. New members welcome. Contact: Bryan Palmer (027) 446 9092 or Shirley Knudsen (027) 404 4035. Bujinkan Sen Dojo Rotorua: Teaches people authentic Japanese martial art designed for self defence and survival. For all enquiries please contact Chief Instructor: Leighton White Telephone: (0223) 290 413 or email closequarter0@gmail.com. Quota International: We are involved in a wide range of projects with special emphasis in the areas of hearing and speech, and disadvantaged women and children. For more information visit our website www.quotanz.org. Swim Rotorua: Classes available for all. Literacy Rotorua: Rotorua Genealogy Society: Meets February to November at Rotorua Library. 6pm. Anyone interested is welcome. Any enquiries to secretary Mary Anne Cameron (07) 349 3388 or Wayne Hall convenor (07) 345 3867 or email Rotorua@genealogy.org.nz. Parksyde Community Centre:

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