Event list­ings

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Na­tional Vol­un­teer Week cel­e­bra­tions in Cromwell: From 1.30 to 2.30pm at St Johns. Trust­power Youth Com­mu­nity Spirit Award Court­ney An­der­son speak­ing. RSVP to Trudy An­der­son on 027 506 5777 or trudy@vol­un­teer­ing­cen­tral.org.nz Na­tional Vol­un­teer Week cel­e­bra­tions in Alexan­dra: From 5.30 to 6.30pm at Alexan­dra Com­mu­nity House. Vol­un­teer­ing ad­dict Bruce McPher­son speak­ing. RSVP to Trudy An­der­son on 027 506 5777 or trudy@vol­un­teer­ing­cen­tral.org.nz Fam­ily of twelve Win­ter Feast: Twelve of New Zealand’s most pres­ti­gious ar­ti­san winer­ies put on a five course din­ner at Rata for friends and fam­ily. Starts 6.30pm. For tick­ets visit Rata, $180 per per­son.

Pi­anist Jian Liu: Per­form­ing at the Lake Wanaka Cen­tre at 7.30pm.

Cash sales at Gifted De­sign Store or door sales

Polytro­pos: Welling­ton-based duo play­ing Celtic mu­sic at Dun­stan High School, in Alexan­dra from 7.30 to 9.15pm. $10 door sales only. Nar­cotics Anony­mous: weekly 6pm at Cromwell Re­source Cen­tre, 5 Mur­ray Tce. Phone 0800 628 632 Tod­dler story and craft time: Cromwell li­brary 2-3pm

Tod­dler story time: Ar­row­town li­brary 10.30am to 11.30am Queenstown Pure NRG (New Ro­tary Gen­er­a­tion): meet ev­ery Wednesday. Con­tact puren­rgqt@gmail.com

Play bridge: Wanaka Bridge Club meets 6.50pm ev­ery Wednesday at its club rooms at 9 Cliff Wil­son St. Vis­i­tors wel­come.

Preschool story time: Bring your 3-5 year old to Wanaka Li­brary for crafts and books from 10am - 11am. Events in the Mir­ror cov­er­age area are listed free of charge sub­ject to space avail­abil­ity and may be re­moved with­out no­tice. Email list­ings to mir­ror@stl.co.nz by noon on the Fri­day be­fore pub­li­ca­tion. Na­tional Vol­un­teer Week cel­e­bra­tions in Wanaka: From 1.30 to 2.30pm at St Johns. New Zealand Youth Awards win­ner Leo Mun­roHe­ward speak­ing. RSVP to Gil­lian White on 027 506 5705 or gil­lian@vol­un­teer­ing­cen­tral.org.nz Move­ment in Wa­ter: For Golden Oldies at Cromwell Swim Cen­tre, 10.30am

Queenstown book club: Meet­ing last Thurs­day of ev­ery month at Queenstown Li­brary from 6pm to 7pm dur­ing school term time. All wel­come.

Quiz Night at 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

Cromwell Pot­tery Group: Meets ev­ery Thurs­day 10am-4pm, Satur­day is club day 10am-4pm at 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. Wanaka Ar­ti­san Mar­ket: (for­merly Wanaka Farm­ers Mar­ket). Ev­ery Thurs­day at Bul­lock Creek from 3pm-6pm. More info:wanakaar­ti­san­mar­ket.co.nz

pre­serves, smoked sal­mon, salami, cheeses, cin­na­mon buns, cof­fee and more. Pi­o­neer Park 11am til 2.30pm. Con­tact: Adri­enne Lamb 0272488815

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 wasp­wanaka.co.nz/. More info on Face­book.

Be a Queenstown am­bas­sador: Spend a morn­ing ex­plor­ing what

makes this re­gion spe­cial to make the vis­i­tor ex­pe­ri­ence unique and gen­uine. The course is about sto­ries you can con­nect with and share. Fri­day morn­ings from 9am to 12pm at Queenstown Re­sort Col­lege and cost $30 (plus GST). To book or for more info train­ing@qrc.ac.nz

Day on the Bay: From 12pm see the Queenstown Win­ter Fes­ti­val Undie 500 race, a Mega Raft race on hand­made ves­sels and dressed up

peo­ple jump into an icy lake Wakatipu for the Bird­man. Moun­tain Bikes on Snow: Race down a snowy Coronet Peak. Moun­tain Bikes on Snow is back with men and women com­pet­ing for loads of prizes.Race starts at 10.30am, tick­ets are $15.

Bob­sled Cham­pi­onship: Dress up and jump on your bob at the Olym­pus Bob­sled Cham­pi­onships, dur­ing Open­ing of Night Ski­ing at Coronet Peak. Prizes up for grabs.

Ski pass re­quired.

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