KAPI MANA COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB: Porirua Club, Lodge Place, third Saturday of each month, 7pm, $3 for adults. North City Country Music Club: Porirua Club, Lodge Place, third Sunday of each month, 1pm, $4 for adults, 50c for children. The CrossWinter Series: Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant, 39 Abel Smith St, Te Aro, Wellington, dust off your dancing shoes and get ready for live bands. Japanese Film Festival 2017: Ask This of Rikyu - The Paramount Theatre, 25 Courtenay Place, Wellington, the festival offers a mixture of drama, action and comedy. All movies are free admission, September 14, 6.30pm till 8.45pm Playshop: BATS Theatre, 1 Kent Tce, Wellington, late-night improvised comedy without limits, fast, physical, and unpredictable. A team of four actors and amusician create spontaneous theatre with nothing but each other, the audience, and their fiendish imaginations, Fridays, 9pm till 10pm, see www.playshop.co.nz for more information. Shopping with Mother - The Old Department Stores: Nga Taonga Sound & Vision, 84 Taranaki St, Te Aro, Wellington, a nostalgic look at the grand old days of department stores through the eyes of the customers who shopped in them and the staff who worked there. This is a ‘Soup & Seat’ screening so the ticket includes a cup of soup. A different documentary will screen every Friday lunchtime until October 20. Dark Horizons: Fear of an Imagined Threat, PatakaMuseum and Art Gallery, Porirua, a suite of three solo exhibitions by Abdul Abdullah, Abdul-Rahman Abdullah and Khaled Sabsabi exploring the duality of fear through aMuslim lens, from August 27. He Tohu: Signatures that shape New Zealand, 70 Molesworth St, National Library, a permanent exhibition of three iconic constitutional documents that shape Aotearoa New Zealand, Monday to Sunday, 9am to 5pm, free admission.
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Breast and Cervical Screening Day: Kenepuru Hospital, Porirua, free screening test: if you are aged 20-69 years you are eligible for a smear test, if you are aged 45-69 years you are eligible for a breast screen, November 11, phone 0800270200 for breast screening and 0800729729 for cervical screening. Chicken Noodle Chats: Newtown Cultural Community Centre, Cnr Rintoul and Colombo Sts, Newtown, Wellington, pop in for some healthy and warmsoup (vegetarian available) and some awesome people to yarn to. Fridays, 12.30pm till 1.30pm. Club dinners: Linkline Social Club Inc, 17McEnroe Grove, Naenae, dinners every fourth Saturday of the month, most members are retirees, welcome inquires from all ages, call Jocelyn on 577 1876 for more information. Collage Art No.2 Workship: PatakaMuseum, cnr Parumoana and Norrie St, Porirua, explore colour, design and draw inspiration from Pataka’s current exhibition, suitable for beginners and experienced artists, bookings essential, October 28, 10.15am till 12.45pm. Community Gala: TeWananga o Aotearoa, Heriot Drive, Porirua, fun for all the wha¯nau, kai, performances, music and stalls, if you would like to be a stall holder please contact: email@example.com, for all other enquiries please call 04 2377 166. October 29, 10am till 4pm. CORD/COPD Porirua Support Group: 1 Lodge Pl, Porirua Club, the group supports people with chronic breathing problems such as asthma, chronic bronchitis and emphysema and has regular guest features, first Wednesday of the month, for more information contact Fiona Wright on 235 8532 or Doug Tait on 027 812 5596. Feldenkrais Classes: Pataka Museum and Art Gallery, Porirua, every Tuesday 5:30pm and 7pm, see www.bodyreset.nz or contact Conrad 021 843 467 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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