Clutha Classic Kayak Race: starts at Lake Wanaka foreshore. More info on Southern Lakes Multisport Facebook page.
Cricket: Otago Volts take on Wellington Firebirds at Molyneux Park, in Alexandra
Maniototo Garden Club: annual garden open day, Ranfurly, 10am5pm. Tour of nine beautiful gardens in the Patearoa, Styx and Puketoi areas. Tickets $10. Enquiries : 0274726661 or 034449453 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.
Pilates: Lake Hawea Community Centre. Every Wednesday from 6pm. Cost $10.
Altrusa International Queenstown: meet first
Wednesday of each month at the Senior Citizens rooms, 10 Memorial Street. New members welcome. Enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
Queenstown Pure NRG (New Rotary Generation): meet every Wednesday. Contact email@example.com
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
Play bridge: Wanaka Bridge Club meets 7pm every Wednesday at its club rooms at 9 Cliff Wilson St.
Learn salsa: Wanaka Social Dance presents beginners and intermediate street Latin dancing every Wednesday at the Dance Out Loud Studio. For more info on 021 0396537.
Mixed craft group: 1pm every Wednesday at the Alexandra District Club. Learn how to do different crafts and share the knowledge of crafts that you participate in. No charge. Just come along. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
St John Cromwell Youth
Division: Meet every Wednesday at St John Rooms, Barry Ave. Penguins 5-6.15pm and cadets from 6pm7.30pm. Inquiries to Events in the Mirror coverage area are listed free of charge subject to space availability and may be removed without notice. Email listings to email@example.com by noon on the Friday before publication.
firstname.lastname@example.org or visit youth.stjohn.org.nz
Care and Friendship: 11am in the Catholic Church Hall in Sligo St, Cromwell. This is a light-hearted day out for senior people, all welcome. $8 for lunch, transport available. Phone 445 1044.
Rhythm and Alps: Starts at Robrosa Station in the Cardrona Valley at 12 noon and runs through to sunrise on Jan 1. More info: rhythmandalps.co.nz
Queenstown bookclub: Meeting last Thursday of every month at Queenstown Library from 6pm to 7pm during school term time. All welcome.
Queenstown Organ and Keyboard Club: meet fortnightly on Thursdays from 1.30pm to 4pm. Contact 441 4123.
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. Everyone welcome. Bikes available. Phone 445 4107
Bannockburn Mountainbike Classic: Take to the hills around Bannockburn and enjoy the stunning scenery while participating in one of the four ride options, including a new 56km adventure ride for experienced riders. More info: cromwell.org.nz.
Naseby book sale: starts at 10am at the Naseby Info Centre
Central Speedway: Round four of the Sprintcar War of the Wings plus Christmas Champs and Central
Otago Productions Champs in Cromwell
Beach St Market: Handmade goodies and crafts, buskers are welcome. Every Friday, 11am - 6pm at upper Beach St.
Simply Meditate: Escape the stress and busyness of life and discover the peace of meditation for yourself with Buddhist nun Kelsang Luma. Classes are suitable for everyone. Bookings not required. Friday’s from 10.15am to 11am at St Peter’s Parish Centre, 2 Church St, Queenstown. Suggested
donation of $5 per class.
Local Produce Market: Pioneer Park, Centennial Ave, Alexandra, 11 to 2.30pm. Seasonal fruits and vegetables, European bread, cheese, beef including sausages, smoked salmon and mussels, preserves, cordials, sweet treats and lunch time food. Contact Adrienne Lamb 027 248 8815.
Southern Fun Felters: First Friday of every month at Cromwell Anglican Church Hall, 10.30am - 3.30pm. BYO lunch, felting
equipment and fibres. Contacts: Bev Muir, Cromwell, 0272001057; Maureen McKenzie, Alexandra, 03 4488842; Jillian Shaw, Roxburgh, 03 4469009; Heather Kerr, Wanaka, 03 4434151.
New Years with The Hamiltones: Party your way into the New Year with local covers band live from 9:30pm at Skycity Queenstown. Free entry and a great view of the fireworks too.