MUSIC & COMEDY
Fringe Bar, Allen St. Keep Up New Zealand – a socio-political comedy show with Jundas Capone and Louis Tait, Feb 18 till 20, 8pm, tickets $10-$15. Poetry at The Fringe, Feb 21, 4pm, free. The Menagerie – Monthly Variety Show, Feb 27, 8pm, tickets $30 from eventfinda.co.nz. Michael Fowler Centre, Wakefield St. Jhene Aiko, Feb 24, 8.30pm, tickets $65-$90 at ticketek.co.nz. NationalWarMemorial Hall of Memories, Buckle St, Mt Cook. Un Orgue et une Clarinette – organist Christopher Hainsworth and clarinetist Andrei Freidine, Feb 26, 6.30pm, tickets $28 from eventbrite.com. Porirua Club, Lodge Place. North City Country Music Club meets on the third Sunday of each month at 1pm. $4 for adults, 50c for children. Kapi Mana Country Music Club meets on the third Saturday of each month from 7pm. $3 entry. Te Rauparaha Arena, Parumoana St. Eclipse – Pink Floyd Tribute, Mar 19, 7.30pm, see eventfinder.co.nz for info. TSB Bank Arena, Queens Wharf, Wellington. Sol3 Mio’s
tour, Mar 19, 8pm. Tickets from ticketek.co.nz. Westpac Stadium, Waterloo Quay. The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Feb 18 till 21, 8.30pm, tickets $55-$189. Bats Theatre, Kent Tce. Fringe Festival 2016, visit bats.co.nz for details. Circa Theatre, Taranaki St.
until Feb 20, 7.30pm, Sundays 4.30pm. Embassy Theatre, Kent Tce. Alliance Francaise French Film Festival, Feb 17 till Mar 6, info at frenchfilmfestival.co.nz. Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, Taranaki St. Berlinale Spotlight – Shorts 2015 Programme 1:
Feb 18 and 20 at 7pm, tickets $8-10. Berlinale Spotlight – Shorts 2015 Programme 2:
Feb 19 at 7pm, Feb 20 at 4.30pm, tickets $8-10. Opera House, Manners St.
Mar 21, 22, 23, 8pm.
Feb 26 till Mar 2, various times, tickets $39-$79. Tickets from Ticketek. St James Theatre, Courtenay Place. Feb 17, 2.30pm and 7.30pm, tickets $70-$80 from ticketek.co.nz. Space Place at Carter Observatory, Salamanca Rd, Kelburn. Fringe Festival performances, Feb 17, 29 and Mar 1, 6.30pm and 8.30pm, Victoria University Memorial Theatre. Tickets $15-$20 at fringe.co.nz. Various locations , Wellington. New Zealand Fringe Festival details, go to Fringe.co.nz. City Gallery, Civic Square.
– Gary Baigent, Rodney Charters and Robert Ellis in until Mar 13. Grayson Perry and Kushana Bush exhibition, until Mar 20. Camille Henrot, until Mar 23. Julian Dashper and Friends, until Apr 25. Embassy Theatre, Wellington.
produced by Matthew Barney and Laurenz Foundation, till Mar 19. Pataka, 17 Parumoana St, Porirua.
– wayang kulit shadow puppets of Indonesia, till Mar 13; Bob Jahnke – till May 15; George Nuku – Feb 21 till May 15; Kelcy
Feb Taratoa – 21 till May 15.
Mar 10, 7pm. Te Papa, Wellington waterfront.
till Mar 28. Tickets from tepapastore.co.nz. Battle Hill Farm Forest Park, Pauatahanui. Valley Views and Hilltops, Mar 13; Little Sprouts Easter Country Fair, Mar 20. See gw.govt.nz/summerevents for details. Bothamley Park, Cannons Creek. Community Black Berry Harvest, Feb 20, 11am till 1pm Pack a picnic, bring the pet and the entire whanau, and a container for berries. Cable CarMuseum, Upland Rd, Kelburn. Tales and Rails Tour, bookings must be made 1 week prior, tour takes 2.5 hours, tickets $25-$29. Capital E, Queens Wharf. Discover Dance with Java Dance, Thursdays, 10am, $5 per child. Cara’s Crafts, Wednesdays, 9.30am till 3.30pm, free. Children’s Bookshop, Kilbirnie. Tawa author’s book launch
THEATRE, FILM & DANCE
EXHIBITIONS FAMILY & COMMUNITY
Feb 17, 6pm. City Gallery, Civic Square. Summer weekend tours, Saturdays and Sundays until Mar 20, 12.15pm till 12.45pm, free. Cobham Court, Porirua. Food Truck night market, last Thursday of every month, 5.30pm. Kiwi Room, North City Shopping Centre, Porirua. Women’s business network meeting, Feb 19, 9am till 11am, $10. Topic: What really networking and how can you make it work for you? All welcome. Book via chrysalisforwomen.com. Mana Montessori, 1 Albatross Cl, Whitby. Mana Montessori Fair, Feb 27, noon till 2pm. Bouncy castle, face painting, stalls, a cafe and more. Ngatitoa Domain Hall, Pascoe Ave, Mana. Gear Woolshed Fibrecraft’s Fibre Fayre, Mar 17, 10am till 3pm. Demonstrations, traders, weaving, spinning, felting, knitting and crochet. $5 entry, BYO lunch, all welcome. Pataka, 17 Parumoana St, Porirua.
Feb 27, 7.30pm;
Mar 10, 7pm. Plimmerton Domain, Plimmerton. Mana Arts Society’s first summer exhibition, Feb 20 and 21, 10am till 4pm. Free. For info, call Jill Sutton on 027 315 6848. Porirua Club, Lodge Pl, Porirua. Rotary Club of Porirua meets every Wednesday from 5.45pm. Next meeting, Feb 17. Tawa Community Centre, 5 Cambridge St, Tawa. SPCA adoption day, cats and kittens, Feb 20, noon till 3pm. Community walk from community centre toWillowbank Reserve with Tawa Historical Society’s Bruce Murray, Mar 13, 2pm. $2. Te Rauparaha Arena, 17 Parumoana St, Porirua. Wellington Gluten Free Food and Allergy Show, Mar 19 and 20, 10am till 5pm. Tickets only from the door on the day. Weekly events: Baby Gym, Feb 22, 29 and Mar 7, 16, 23, 30, 11.15am till noon, $21 per child. Musical Tots, Tuesdays, Feb 23 till Apr 12, 9.15am till 10am, Wednesdays, Feb 24 till Apr 13, 10.15am till 11am, $55 per child. Groovy Movers, Feb 23, Mar 1, 8, and 15, 11am till 11.45am, $25 per child. Sporty Stars, Mar 22, 29, Apr 5, and 12, 11am till 11.45am, $25 per child. Titahi Bay Community Church Hall, 25 Mana Ave. Titahi Bay Horticultural Society’s first meeting of the year, Feb 16, 7.30pm. Waitangirua Mall car park, Waitangirua. Lions Club of Titahi Bay’s Porirua Saturday market, 4am till noon. Wellington Chocolate Factory, Eva St. Weekend tours, Saturdays 11am and Sundays 2pm, $15 from eventfinder.co.nz. Wellington Museum, Queens Wharf. Ship ‘n’ Chip Tour – Voyage through Wellington Museum’s nautical history, then take a trip to Matiu Somes Island for a fish ‘n’ chips lunch. Tour runs daily, weekdays 11am till 3.45pm, weekends 11am till 2pm, $49 adults, $37 children. Wellington Zoo, Daniell St, Newtown. Zoo Twilights – experience the zoo after hours including evening talks, Feb 17 and 24, 5pm till 8pm, book at wellingtonzoo.com. Whitby. WhitbyWalking Group, every Sunday, 9am till 10am. Meet at Whitby shopping centre car park. Everyone welcome. For info, call 234 7700. Whitford Brown Community Trust Hall, Titahi Bay. Lions Club of Titahi Baymeets first and third Monday of every month at 7pm.
Frank Kitts Park, Jervois Quay. Round the Bays – half marathon, 10km, 6.5km fun run/walk, 6.5km buggy walk, Feb 21, to enter visit cignaroundthebays.co.nz. Fraser Park, Lower Hutt. Pare Plim v HVMarist, premier reserve men’s softball, Feb 20, 3.30pm. Porirua Park, Mungavin Ave, Porirua. PCU v Cardinals, premier 2 men’s softball, Feb 20, 3.30pm. Redwood Park, Tawa. Porirua Club Incorporated v Saints, premier 2 women’s softball, Feb 20, 1.30pm. Petone Recreation Ground, Petone. Premier reserve cricket, North City v Petone-Eastbourne, Feb 27, 11am.
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