Regular free public events in and around Motueka
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Every Monday, 6pm at 23 Jocelyn Avenue. Bring a cushion. Enquiries to Ian 528 4338 or Dana 528 0146.
Motueka Amateur Radio Club
The first Monday of each month at 7.30pm, at the Search and Rescue rooms, Motueka police station. Join the world of radio communications. Phone Steve 528 8707 (day only).
Acorn Parents & Toddlers Group
Every Monday (during school term), 10.00am - 12 noon, at the Motueka Family Service Centre, 27 Talbot Street. Enquiries to Mary, 528 0234. Details and programme here »
Patchwork, quilting, sewing, embroidery
Every Monday evening at 7.30pm. Beginners to experts, sharing knowledge with each other. Phone Diane 528 8640.
Every Monday evening, at 7.30pm, in the Motueka RSA dining room. In support of the Motueka Brass and Pipe Bands.
Motueka Cadet Unit
Parade on Mondays at 6.45pm at the Recreation Centre, for a range of activities including weekend camps. Phone 528 5271.
Motueka COPD Group (Better Breathers Club)
Every third Monday of each month, 2.00 — 3.15pm at Community Health (old Community Hospital), Courtney Street. For people living with the challenges of long-term pulmonary (or lung) disease. $2 per session or free to Nelson Asthma Society Members (membership $10/year). Phone Tamsin (528 6829) or Shelley (027 627 8799).
Indoor Walking Group
Mondays 9.30am at the Recreation Centre. Walk an indoor all-weather walking track that includes strength and balance circuits, plus pedometers to count your steps and monitor progress. $4 with cup of tea provided. Contact: Jody Maru, 528 8228.
Every second Monday of the month at 10am, at Avalon Court. Learning and sharing skills, interests and techniques for a wide range of crafts, modern and old. Information here. Contact: Val Armstrong, 528 4046.
60+ Social Club
Every Tuesday from 9.30am to 1.30pm. Transport provided, morning tea, lunch, fun activities, outings to places of interest. $12.50. Phone 528 4418.
Story time for pre-schoolers
Every Tuesday afternoon (except during school holidays), from 2.00pm to 2.30pm, at the Motueka Public Library. Enquiries, phone 528 1047.
Every Tuesday at 7.30pm at 15 Greenwood St. A bi monthly group for women of all ages providing a chance to discover, learn, create, connect and share life togther. Come along for an evening of inspirational fun, food and music.
Motueka Business Network International (BNI)
Every Tuesday at noon at Motueka Top Ten Holiday Park conference centre. Contact Oliver Weber if interested, 03 970 0020.
Motueka Public Library book group, Babbling Books
Every first Tuesday of the month at 5.30pm at the library. For keen readers and people who would like to meet with other like-minded book lovers to share a love of reading.
Fun Ukelele classes
Every Wednesday, 7.00 - 8.30pm at the Municipal Band rooms, Old Wharf Road. Phone Jane for information at 528 4995.
Every Wednesday, 7.15pm, at the Motueka Memorial RSA Club.
Every Wednesday night, 7.30pm at the Recreation Centre. For 16 years plus. Phone David, 528 1220.
Every Wednesday, 10.30am, at Muses Cafe beside the museum for coffee. New to the region? Meet new friends.
Every Wednesday (during school term), 10.00am, at Tasman Bible Church. Musical activities aiding pre-schoolers in the development of coordination, movement and balance. Contact Judy 526 6801.
Every Wednesday 7:30pm, at the Salvation Army Hall, 6 Greenwood Street. If you want to drink that's your business. If you want to stop we can help.
Community Whanau meeting
First Wednesday of the month, 12 noon, at Community House, Decks Reserve. Enquiries to Rae Dozell, 526 7842. Information here »
Acorn Parents & Babies Group
Every Wednesday (during school term), 10.00am - 12 noon, at Motueka Family Service Centre, 27 Talbot Street. Enquiries to Phillipa, 528 0234. Details and programme here »
Every Wednesday 6pm - 7.30pm at the Scout Den, Riwaka Domain. For 8 to 10 year olds. Phone Heather or Dave, 528 4601.
Motueka Art Group
Every Wednesday 9.30am - noon at Bridge Club Hall, Tudor Street. Selection of tutors in all mediums. Contact Lynne, 528 4521.
Old time dance group
Every Thursday, starting at 7.30pm, at Uniting Church Hall. Social dancing. Beginners welcome, suitable for all ages. Contact Margaret, 528 7564.
Lighthouse Spiritual Awareness Centre
Every Thursday, 7.30pm at the Band Hall, Recreation Centre.
Motueka Branch NZ Labour Party
First Thursday of the month, 6.30pm, at Community House, Decks Reserve.
Motueka Amnesty International
Second Thursday, 7.30pm, venue changes. Contact Steve or Tammy on 528 7761.
Every Thursday 6.30pm - 8.30pm at the Scout Den, Riwaka Domain. For 10 to 14 year olds. Phone Heather or Dave, 528 4601.
Third Thursday of the month, 1.30pm at the fire station. Phone Faith, 528 7409.
Capoeira Brazillian art
Every Thursday, 6.00pm to 8.00pm at the Recreation Centre. Phone Vovo, 528 0472.
Tom Thumbs playgroup
Every Thursday (school terms) 9:30am - 12noon. For families with preschool children. Inside crafts, painting, playdough. Large outside area with sandpit, swings climbing equipment and ride-ons. Wet or fine, $1 per child, morning tea provided. 101 High Street behind St Thomas church. Phone Phillipa Adams 5288879.
Thursday Biking Group
Every Thursday during lighter months, 5.45pm out the back of Coppins. Approx 10km on the flat, no fancy gear required. Phone 027 544 3002.
Rotary Club of Motueka
Every Thursday at 6pm at the Motueka RSA Clubrooms. Contact Secretary Pauline O'Beirne tel (03) 546 6912.
Every Friday 7:00pm, at the Salvation Army Hall, 6 Greenwood Street. If you want to drink that's your business. If you want to stop we can help.
Laughter Yoga Club
Every Friday, 9.30am to 10.30am, at the Arcadia Cafe Lounge, 265 High Street.
Probus Club of Motueka
First Friday of the month, for retired gentlemen.Contact our visitor's officer, Terry Sargent (528 8280) who will ensure you are made welcome.
Babytime at Motueka Public Library
Every Friday (during school term), 10am, at the library. A fun, hands-on session with songs, movement, rhymes and stories for children two years and younger with their caregivers.
Every Friday, 10am - 12 noon, at the Drop In Centre, Community House in Decks Reserve. New to the region? Meet new friends.
Scottish Country Dancing
Every Friday, 7.30pm, at the Uniting Church Hall. Enquiries to Robin, 528 5455.
Total Body Health
Every Friday, 10.30am, at Arcadia Lounge. Free talks on how to help yourself the natural way.
Mum4Mum Breastfeeding Support Group
First Friday of the month, 10.30am - 12 noon, at Motueka Family Service Centre, 27 Talbot Street. More information contact Phillipa 5280234 or 02102971506 or email email@example.com.
Pied Piper Playgroup
Meets last Friday of every month, 10am to 12. A chance for mums to catch up, have a cuppa and children to play. Held at the School hall of St Peter Chanel on High St. Enquiries to Cherie, 528 4964.
Motueka Classical Ballet School
From ages 3 and up, places still available for students for 2013 program. Classical RAD (Royal Academy of dance) and BBO (British Ballet organisation) trained teacher. Every Friday afternoon at Imagine Theatre hall. Contact Rebecca Adams Ph 027 2593899, Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Fourth Saturday of the month, 1.30pm, at Community House, Decks Reserve. Enquiries to Patsy O'Shea, 528 6416.
Pregnancy dance classes for active childbirth preparation
Every Saturday, 10am at Community House, Decks Reserve. Only $8 per session. Whichever trimester you're in please come join us for an hour's dancing followed by refreshments, aromatherapy, reflexology, birth chants, deep breathing and birth wisdom. Contact Helen on 0226289454 or email@example.com.
Celebrate being single on the first Sunday of every month from 7.30pm at 623 In The City (Hardy Street, Nelson). Friendly networking with 100+ other singles over 30 in Nelson. Call Adrienne 544-2088.
Folk Music sessions
Third Sunday of each month at the Motueka Sprig and Fern, 3 - 6pm. Folk sessions are open to all levels, a friendly relaxed sharing of traditional folk music. Contact Helen, 528 6887 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Weekly on Sundays, 3pm, 15 Greenwood Street (next to Parkes Automotive). Learn multicultural waiata and kapahaka. Contact Diana at 022 125 7387.
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