Thursday Interest Groups
TIMETABLE – Members’ Interest Groups 2019
Groups meet from February to early December during the year, usually during the day.
|Joy of Mathematics||Every Thursday||9.30 am – 11.30 am||Convenor’s Home||929 1312|
|New Zealand History||1st & 3rd Thursday of month||1.30 pm – 3.00 pm||St Andrews Library, Conference room||850 1624 825 9888|
|Writing for Pleasure||1st Thursday of month||2.00 pm – 3.30 pm||Convenor’s Home||853 9377|
|French Language||Every Thursday (school terms)||1.00 pm – 3.00 pm||Boardroom Celebrating Age Centre||856 6380|
|Wine Appreciation||2nd Thursday of month||4.00 pm – 6.00 om||Convenor’s Home||854 6040|
|Play Reading||4th Thursday of month||10.00 am – noon||Members’ Homes||560 1698|
|Convenor: Telephone: Venue: Time: Date: Cost:|
|The Joy of Mathematics Group
This vigorous group meets from 9.30 am -12 noon every Thursday morning.
07 929 1312
9.30 am – 12.00 noon Every Thursday morning
|Group size - 10 Vacancies
New members welcome.
|Writing for Pleasure
Members of this group share the leadership, and each month each prepares a piece on a set topic. They also complete an impromptu writing exercise and a short reading at the meeting.
07 853 9377
or 027 698 6514 Convenor’s Home
2.00 pm – 4.00 pm
1st Thursday of the month
|Group Size – 8 Vacancies
New members welcome
|New Zealand History
A new group for 2019. The NZ History group will start in April by looking at pre-history – the Polynesian settlement of Aotearoa.
07 850 1624
St Andrews Library conference room 1.30 pm – 3.00 pm 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month
Modest charge for photocopying
|Group Size – 20
VacanciesNew members welcome
|Wine Appreciation Group
A new group for 2019. The group meets monthly to discuss and taste wine on a theme decided by the participants.
4.00 pm – 6.00 pm
2nd Thursday of the month
The cost varies depending on the contribution of each member.
|Group Size – 8 No Vacancies|
|Play Reading Group
Members of this group read or listen to play readings and enjoy a social time. There is no prerequisite to have had any prior acting experience at all!
07 560 1698
10.00 am - 12.30 pm
4th Thursday of the month
Contribution if play scripts are hired.
|Group size 12 Vacancies
New members welcome.
French Language group members meet together to improve their knowledge and use of the French language, to explore French culture past and present and of course to socialize and have fun.
07 856 6380 Boardroom Celebrating Age Centre, Victoria Street1.00 pm – 3.00 pm
Each Thursday of the month (During school term times only)
Modest charge per term (to cover room hire and photocopying)
|Group size – 10-12
If sufficient interest, we would like to establish a second group.