The musicians will pay tribute to a range of artistic styles...
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association mid-winter fly-in: Alexandra Airport, free.
Alexandra Musical Society performance of Grease: Alexandra Memorial Hall, matinee 2pm, Adults $45, seniors $35, children $20, family $100. More info:alexmusical.co.nz
NZ Guitar Quartet: Artistic styles including gypsy jazz, bluegrass, Celtic, flamenco. The Cellar Door, Alexandra, Tickets: Alexandra i-Site, $25/$20/$10.
Alexandra Musical Society performance of Grease: Alexandra Memorial Hall, 8pm, Adults $45, Four accomplished guitarists will bring an infectious energy to the concert stage in Central Otago this weekend. The musicians will pay tribute to a range of artistic styles, including gypsy jazz, bluegrass, Celtic and flamenco.
The New Zealand Guitar Quartet is building an international reputation, with their performances of contemporary and world music gaining wide audience appreciation.
The Christchurch Arts Festival has described the quartet’s performances as having ’’technical brilliance and emotional depth’’, while the Whangarei Music Society says the four provide ‘‘sublime musical entertainment’’.
The tour is supported by the
Arts On Tour NZ Trust.
The quartet includes UK-born classical guitarist Jane Curry, now based in NZ. Curry has won
seniors $35, children $20, family $100. More info:alexmusical.co.nz Art and Craft Holiday Programme: Sherwood is hosting four full of art and craft workshops with local artists Jessica Marni Winchcombe and Claire Todd coming up on the first week of School Holidays. Registrations at email@example.com
Naseby Luge Camp: A five day holiday camp goes until Friday at Naseby Luge Track with single day attendance permitted. Cost $125 or $30 per day. Contact Geoff on 027 4958 923
Toddler story time: Queenstown library 10.30am to 11.30am.
Toddler story time and activity: Hawea library 10.30am to 11.30am. 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. Wanaka Playgroup: Meet at the Squash Club in Stone Street, 9.30am international awards and is head of Victoria University School of Music’s guitar programme.
John Couch was born in NZ but is based in Australia. The international prize-winning guitarist directs the Taranaki Classical Guitar Summer. Christopher Hill was raised in the Hawkes Bay and completed an honours degree at Victoria University, under Bill Bower before travelling to Spain to study flamenco guitar. Owen Moriarty completed his masters degree in 2003 and then studied at the University of Southern California, where he was mentored by top guitar practitioners including Scott Tennant and Bill Kanengiser.
HEAR THEM: Wanaka, Holy Family Church, July 7, 7.30pm; Bannockburn, Coronation Hall, July 8, 3pm. Alexandra, The Cellar Door, July 9, 7.30pm.
- 11.30am for 0-5 years and caregiver. More info Rachel 0211029 or 443 5147.
Hawea Library: 10am Wriggle and Rhyme 0-2 year olds
Art Group: Mondays 9.30am-2pm. 44b Inniscort St. Inquiries 4451359. New members welcome.
Table Tennis: Cromwell Presbyterian Church hall every Monday 7-9pm. Contact Jim 022 187 3224.
Hawea flat yoga: Hawea Flat Hall, 7pm - 8.15pm $12. Text/call Kate 027695772 for more info.
Alexandra Musical Society performance of Grease: Alexandra Memorial Hall, 8pm, Adults $45, seniors $35, children $20, family $100. More info:alexmusical.co.nz Bridge: Play Bridge Tuesday evenings, Queenstown Events Centre 7pm. Enquiries 027 771 6660 Weight Watchers: Alexandra meeting 6pm at Central Stories side room. All welcome, membership fees apply. Contact Amelia.Paterson@weightwatcher- s.co.nz for more details or just pop along to a meeting.
Wriggle and Rhyme: parents and babies aged 6mths to 2yrs Tuesdays during term time, at Queenstown Library from 10.30am-11am.
Wriggle and Rhyme Wanaka: Free songs and rhymes for 0-2 year olds at Wanaka Library, 10 - 10.30am. Rotary Club: Wanaka Rotarians meet at the Mt Iron Garden Bar and Function Centre, Albert Town
Tavern, 6pm for 6.30pm.
Meet a Justice of the Peace: JP services are available at Community Networks, 73 Brownston Street, 10-2pm. Make an appointment 4437799.
Alexandra Pipe Band: meets Tuesdays 7.30pm. Transport from Cromwell available. Contact Duncan 4450400.
Cromwell Rotary Summer Book Exchange: at Freeway Orchard Carpark, SH 8. Books for sale $5 each, books for exchange $2 each. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Hawea Playgroup: 9am-12.30pm on Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays during school term, in the pink and yellow building opposite Hawea Flat Hall on Camphill Road. Pop in for a coffee and a play.
Queenstown Art Group: Join at Queenstown Art Centre, Ballarat St. Wednesday 9.30am-2pm. Bring your own equipment and work with other artists. $5 per session Contact : Ruth 03 442 9193.
Artists exhibition: from visual artists throughout Central Otago at 2 Church St 10am to 4pm daily - Contact (03) 448 6230 - Entry by donation.
Wakatipu Senior Citizens: residents aged 60+ invited to Memorial St rooms for Tai Chi, cardmaking, big screen movies, plus a Friday hot lunch, performances, games and entertainment included. Open Tuesday: 12-3pm, Wednesday and Friday: 10.30am to 3pm.
Contact: 442 9214.
The New Zealand Guitar Quartet plays Wanaka, Bannockburn and Alexandra July 7-9.