THE LOW­DOWN

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Email: ed­i­tor@kmananews.co.nz. For the full low­down: www.kapi­mananews.co.nz On to­day PLIM­MER­TON - A COLOURFUL HIS­TORY, From Taupo Pa, ar­rival of the rail­way, week­end re­sort and beach baches to the birth of a vil­lage, war years, fires ga­lore, skele­tons and rusty pis­tols, Plim­mer­ton has had a fas­ci­nat­ing past. At Pataka til Novem­ber 11.

THE ART OF TEACH­ING, An ex­hi­bi­tion of works from art teach­ers from Porirua, Welling­ton and Kapiti. At Pataka un­til Au­gust 19. Wed­nes­day, Au­gust 15 AGM, Ranui Res­i­dents As­so­ci­a­tion, Porirua RSA, McKIl­lop St. 6.30pm. All wel­come. Thurs­day, Au­gust 16 BIG SING, The Na­tional Fi­nale gets un­der way at the Welling­ton Town Hall, fea­tur­ing five fi­nale choirs and two guest choirs from the re­gion. The gala concert is on Au­gust 18 from 6.30pm til 9.30pm – tick­ets $25/$15 from Tick­etek. Satur­day, Au­gust 18 TAWA CRAFT MAR­KET, Tawa Community Cen­tre, Cam­bridge Street, Tawa. Crafters from all over the Welling­ton re­gion with new crafters ev­ery month. Still look­ing for some­one to run the fundrais­ing BBQ and they can contact Toni on 2324370 or in­ot_ ynot­stoker@ xtra. co. nz. Do­na­tion bucket for the Welling­ton Free Am­bu­lance. 9.30pm til1.30pm.

THE IN­CRED­I­BLE TOUR, Tawa Angli­can Church is ex­pect­ing 60-150 peo­ple to at­tend this chil­dren’s event of songs, pup­pets and games. 5pm til 6.30pm at St Christo­pher’s Church.

PLIM­MER­TON CRO­QUET CLUB is host­ing a train­ing week­end for women’s in­ter­na­tional As­so­ci­a­tion Cro­quet play­ers be­fore the world champs in Mel­bourne. Both Satur­day and Sun­day af­ter­noon at the cro­quet club in Ul­ric St. Thurs­day, Au­gust 23 GIRLS’ NIGHT OUT, Mana Montes­sori is hold­ing a film night fundraiser at Light House Pau­ata­hanui with a scree­ing of Hope Springs. Tick­ets are $25 and in­clude a goodie bag, sup­per and spot prizes. Phone 234 1489. Satur­day, Septem­ber 1 VEC­TOR Welling­ton Or­ches­tra, Welling­ton Town Hall, 7.30pm. The Toy Box, fea­tur­ing Haydn’s Sym­phony No 60 in C ma­jor, Il Dis­tratto, Chris Gen­dall’s Triple Concerto and De­bussy’s The Toy Box (La boite a jou­joux). Free pre-concert talk by Marc Tad­dei, 6.30pm. Tick­ets from Tick­etek. Fri­day, Septem­ber 7 STRING QUAR­TET, The New Zealand String Quar­tet is play­ing a pro­gramme of Beethoven’s late string quar­tets at St Mary of the An­gels Church in Welling­ton. Pro­gramme 5, Sept 7 (by can­dle­light); Pro­gramme 6, Sept 8. Both at 6.30pm. Satur­day, Septem­ber 8 HOB­NAIL plays at Meow in Welling­ton City in sup­port of lat­est al­bum, Bag­gage. Tues­day, Septem­ber 18 FILM NIGHT fundraiser for Pau­ata­hanui Pre-school is a screening of com­edy-drama Your Sis­ter’s Sis­ter, star­ring Emily Blunt and Mark Du­plass, at Light House Pau­ata­hanui. Tick­ets $25 from the per­school of­fice.

Spot prizes and a raf­fle. Screening at 7.30pm.

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