Stars in their eyes

Those who have been be­fore, they will know that they get a good night’s en­ter­tain­ment...

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Re­mark­ables Mar­ket: Food, wine and crafts. At the Red Shed, Re­mark­ables Park from 9am to 2pm, ev­ery Satur­day.

Man­iototo Mar­kets: Vil­lage Green out­side the Ran­furly i-Site from 10am.

Alexan­dra Sum­mer Mar­kets: 10am-2pm ev­ery Satur­day. Re­mark­able Run­ners: Queen­stown run­ning club meets ev­ery Satur­day for so­cial fun run. All wel­come. More info on re­mark­ablerun­ Ex­actly who Alexan­dra per­form­ers will trans­form into for this year’s ver­sion of Stars In Their Eyes is, as usual, a closely guarded se­cret.

The Alexan­dra Mu­si­cal So­ci­ety’s adap­ta­tion of the well-known 90s tele­vi­sion show starts at the Alexan­dra Com­mu­nity Cen­tre on Jan­uary 31.

Show di­rec­tor Barry Gib­bons said the pub­lic could ex­pect a night of qual­ity en­ter­tain­ment from 22 per­form­ers in the style and dress of a fa­mous mu­si­cian.

‘‘Those who have been be­fore, they will know that they get a good night’s en­ter­tain­ment.’’

Songs were mostly in the pop and rock genre but there were other gen­res to look for­ward to, Gib­bons said.

The au­di­tion process was com­plete and now per­form­ers and be­hind-the-scenes staff were

Cat­a­lyst Trust and the Dodd-Walls Cen­tre for Pho­tonic and Quan­tum Tech­nolo­gies, Univer­sity of Otago. 5-6.30pm. Queen­stown Me­mo­rial Cen­tre.

Kiwi com­edy: Michele A’Court & Jeremy El­wood at the Sher­wood in Queen­stown from 8pm. Tick­ets: eventfinda

Cromwell Farm­ers’ and Craft Mar­ket: Lo­cated in Cromwell Her­itage Precinct, with a wide range of re­gion­ally sup­plied pro­duce and crafts on of­fer, in­clud­ing fruit and veg­eta­bles, bread, cheese, wine, meat, baked goods, fresh flow­ers, soap, can­dles and crafts. 9am to

1pm. Con­tact Me­gan: 021 131 5125. Alexan­dra Cro­quet Club: Learn and play 1pm Sun­days and

Tues­days. Ken­mare St, Green, Alexan­dra. New mem­bers wel­come. Con­tact Carol on 448 6511. Pe­tanque Cromwell: Ev­ery Sun­day and Wed­nes­days 1.30pm at Old Cromwell Town. In­quiries Mar­garet Ball 445 3678. putting the fi­nal touches to the show be­fore open­ing night.

Gib­bons en­cour­aged the pub­lic to get along and sup­port the event and said pre­vi­ous shows over the last 15 years had sold out so peo­ple needed to get in quick.

Re­fresh­ments and a cash bar would be on of­fer over all five shows run­ning from Jan­uary 31 to Fe­bru­ary 4.

Alexan­dra Mu­si­cal So­ci­ety presents Stars In Their Eyes 2017, Jan 31 to Feb 4, Alexan­dra Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 7.30pm. More info: 034486871 Raspberry in Wanaka from 8pm. Tick­ets: eventfinda

Queen­stown Pho­tog­ra­phy Club: Meet first Mon­day each month at 7pm at Goldridge re­sort . More info on info@qto­ho­to­ of qt­pho­to­

Wanaka Walk­ers: Pack a lunch and meet on the lake­front op­po­site the show­grounds, Mon­days 9.30am. For more info call 021474904 Al­co­holics Anony­mous: Plun­ket Rooms, Ard­more Street, Wanaka, 8pm. Open meet­ing, all wel­come. Art Group: Mon­days 9.30am-2pm. Craft clu­b­rooms 44b In­nis­cort St. In­quiries 4451359. New mem­bers wel­come.

Age Con­cern Tai Chi: for arthri­tis and gen­eral well­be­ing 9.30am10.25am at Anglican Church Hall. Ph Clare 4451291. Steady as you go: 10.30-11.30am, Ph Gwenda 4450510. Ta­ble Ten­nis: Cromwell Pres­by­te­rian Church hall ev­ery Mon­day 7-9pm. Con­tact Jim 022 187 3224. fea­tur­ing songs from Lloyd Cole and the Com­mo­tions al­bums Rat­tlesnakes, Easy Pieces and Main­stream, along with tracks from his first four solo al­bums. At the Sher­wood from 8pm. Tick­ets: eventfinda

Bridge: Play Bridge in Queen­stown. 7pm, Events Cen­tre. Be­gin­ners lessons in New Year. En­quiries 027 771 6660

Weight Watch­ers: Alexan­dra meet­ing 6pm at Cen­tral Sto­ries side room. All wel­come, mem­ber­ship fees ap­ply. Con­tact Amelia.Pater­son@weight­watch­ for more de­tails or just pop along to a meet­ing.

Queen­stown Toast­mas­ters: Meet ev­ery 1st, 3rd and when ap­pli­ca­ble 5th Tues­day from 7 pm to 8.30 pm at St John Rooms, Dou­glas St, Frank­ton. Vis­i­tors al­ways wel­come. Con­tact Char­lotte on 0279333464 or visit queen­stown­toast­mas­ Med­i­ta­tion Class: ev­ery Tues­day 11am and Thurs­day 5.45pm. Classes on­go­ing-ev­ery­one wel­come, no pre­vi­ous ex­pe­ri­ence needed. Koha ac­cepted. Queen­stown Dharma Cen­tre, 12 Lake St. Con­tact An­drea

Kids pot­tery classes: Dublin Bay Hol­i­day Pro­gramme in Wanaka for chil­dren 6-13 years. Mon-Fri un­til Jan 30, 10am-12 noon. Book­ings es­sen­tial. Ring Joy 4431158 or 027460041.

Kahu Youth Sum­mer Hol­i­day Pro­gramme: Wanaka’s youth club (11-24 years), wide range of ac­tiv­i­ties un­til Jan 28. Games day, devil stick mak­ing, drop in ses­sions, pool, paint­ing, draw­ing, bak­ing, hik­ing, can­dle mak­ing, paintball and more. Full pro­gramme on Face­book. All ses­sions $5. Book in ad­vance. Con­tact Angie and Richard, 443 5880. Gen­tle yoga: Lake Hawea yoga col­lec­tive presents weekly yoga classes. Ro­tat­ing teach­ers. Ev­ery Mon­day 5.45pm - 7.15pm and ev­ery Tues­day 9:15 to 10:45. Cost $15/$12. Con­tact jen.grat­i­ Cof­fee Chat and Craft: Ev­ery first Thurs­day of the month at 10am at St Peters Church Lounge.

Artists ex­hi­bi­tion: Vis­ual artists through­out Cen­tral Otago at 2 Church St 10am to 4pm daily - Ph (03) 448 6230 - En­try by do­na­tion. Wakatipu Se­nior Cit­i­zens: res­i­dents aged 60+, Me­mo­rial St rooms for Tai Chi, card-mak­ing, big screen movies, plus a Fri­day hot lunch with tea/cof­fee, per­for­mances and en­ter­tain­ment in­cluded. Open Tues­day: 12-3pm, Wed­nes­day and Fri­day: 10.30am to 3pm. Con­tact: 442 9214


So­phie Hull had the au­di­ence wowed with her per­for­mance as Lady Gaga dur­ing the Alexan­dra Mu­si­cal So­ci­ety’s Stars in their Eyes in 2011.

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