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Slimy Al­gae: what we know - and don’t - about the ‘Lake Snot’ in­vad­ing Queen­stown Lakes, by Dr Marc Schal­len­berg, the Rees Ho­tel Queen­stown con­fer­ence room, 5.30 to 7 pm, $5 do­na­tion at the door, please reg­is­ter at con­nect@cat­a­lystnz.org Bike’vm­ber: Wanaka’s in­au­gu­ral Bike’vem­ber fes­ti­val aims to get peo­ple walk­ing and bik­ing all month. Get your Bike’vem­ber ‘pass­port’ stamped at events across the Up­per Clutha. More info: www.bikevem­ber.nz.

Mid-week markets: Fresh pro­duce markets are on at Sher­wood Queen­stown ev­ery Wed­nes­day

4pm- 7pm. Live mu­sic, com­mu­nity stalls, bak­ing, wine, fresh pro­duce and BBQ. Bring your own bag - the markets are zero waste.

Al­trusa In­ter­na­tional Queen­stown: meet first

Wed­nes­day of each month at the Se­nior Ci­ti­zens rooms, 10 Me­mo­rial Street. New mem­bers wel­come. En­quiries to pres­i­dent.queen­stown@al­trusa.org.nz

Sho­tover 4WD Club: meet first Wed­nes­day each month at 7.30pm at St Johns rooms, Frank­ton,

Con­tact; 442 9168

Line Danc­ing: Ev­ery Wed­nes­day from 12.30pm to 2.30pm at the Ar­row­town Hall. Con­tact: Jackie (03) 974 4682 or 021 284 0681 Events in the Mir­ror cov­er­age area are listed free of charge sub­ject to space avail­abil­ity and may be re­moved with­out no­tice. Email list­ings to dasha.ku­prienko@fair­fax­me­dia.co.nz by noon on the Fri­day be­fore pub­li­ca­tion.

Queen­stown Car Club: meet first Thurs­day of each month at Goldridge Ho­tel at 7.30pm. Con­tact 442 2746

Quiz Night @ Ar­mando`s: Mel­more Ter­race. 6pm start, $5 per­per­son. Pizza and drinks avail­able through­out the evening. Get your team to­gether and come and en­joy our fun al­ter­na­tive quiz nights. Crank Cy­cles Ride Night: 7pm ev­ery Thurs­day, de­part­ing from the Golden Gate Lodge. Bikes avail­able. Phone 445 4107.

Cromwell Pot­tery Group: Meets ev­ery Thurs­day 10am-4pm, Satur­days club day 10am-4pm @ the clu­b­rooms on In­nis­cort St. In­quiries 4453010.

Wanaka Farm­ers Mar­ket: Ev­ery Thurs­day, 3pm - 6pm out­side Speight’s Ale House on Ard­more Street. Now with arts and crafts.

Knit Club Wanaka: Ev­ery

Thurs­day, Alchemy Bar, 5.30pm. Con­tact shop@wo­ven.co.nz.

Re­tire­ment sem­i­nar: An in­de­pen­dent ex­pert to talk about re­tire­ment vil­lages, to give tips and answer all the ques­tions. The sem­i­nar is or­gan­ised by Grey Power and all are wel­come at St. Mar­garet’s Pres­by­te­rian Church, 1.30pm.

Fri­day Novem­ber 25: Lizards with Dunedin sci­en­tist Carey Knox. Learn about some of the most world’s rarest, beau­ti­ful, and se­cre­tive lizards, that just hap­pen to call Up­per Clutha home. Ad­mis­sion fee $10, school pupils free. Wanaka Pres­by­te­rian Church 7pm.

Wanaka Kids Club: Ev­ery Fri­day dur­ing school term Wanaka Kids Club go moun­tain bik­ing! Suit­able for chil­dren of all abil­i­ties and aged from 5 – 13 years. Book on web­site http://www.wasp­wanaka.co.nz/.

More info on Face­book.

Mums Day Out: Par­ent to Par­ent Otago and South­land com to­gether for a mums day out in Ar­row­town.

Join for a movie with nib­bles and a lunch out at the restau­rant. Meet at Dorothy Browns cin­ema at 10.30. Movie cost $20 and we will pay for your lunch. RSVP to Sh­eryl on 02780823949

Thriller in a Chiller: Queen­stown’s pre­mium an­nual char­ity box­ing ex­trav­a­ganza is al­ways a sell out. Cock­tail dress code wih drinks and food for sale at the Event Cen­tre.

Coronet Car Climb: Lock in the date and come and see the cars racing fast up Coronet Peak, 2.7km to the base build­ing.

Queen­stown 9s car­ni­val: Great fam­ily day out with rugby league tour­na­ment, food stalls, mu­sic, bouncy cas­tles. 10 teams com­pet­ing. Free en­try, Queen­stown recre­ation grounds.

Ban­nock­burn Gut­buster: A 75km Scenic MTB ride from Garston through the Ne­vis Val­ley. This is a

clas­sic ride - very wor­thy and fin­ishes at the Ban­nock­burn pub. More de­tails avail­able on High­land Events web­site.

Wanaka Craft Beer Fes­ti­val: The South­ern Lakes re­gion is fast be­com­ing a thriv­ing hub for small qual­ity craft beer brew­eries and now is your chance to try them at the Wanaka Beer Fest, 11.30am - 5.00 pm, Post Of­fice Lane. Tick­ets $25, limited to 200. Con­tact James Hay james@bef­fect.co.nz.

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