Gourmet Paradise Country MusicAwards:
ASB Theatre Marlborough. Showcase concert Friday. Auditions today and Sunday 8.30am to 4pm. Rock ‘n Roll singing competitions at Combined Clubs of Marlborough Saturday 7.30pm. Finals concert Sunday 6.45pm, ASB Theatre Marlborough.
Community Cricket Match:
South Ward v NorthWard. Ward Domain. 11am. BBQ and drinks available. Activities for the kids.
Enter as an individual or team. Registration 8.15am to 8.45am, briefing 9am, race start 9.30am.
Anakiwa Triathlon: Picton Maritime Festival:
raft race. Rafts provided for teams of four or build your own for the novelty race. Free entry. Prizes for best dressed team, most entertaining, best team name, wooden spoon award. Food stalls, music, static displays, water activities, row the dory boats, free rides on clinker and classic boats, demonstration by Rarangi Life Savers. Treasure Island for toddlers and primary school children, face painting, balloon creators, bouncy castles, fireworks display 10pm.
Open day from 9am, extra displays and knowledgeable staff on hand to chat to you about our new research on the people of The Edwin Fox. Gold coin donation.
Edwin Fox Museum: Havelock Lions Market:
9am to 1pm. Main St, Havelock near the Town Hall. Books, plants, pork products, toys, clothing,general items, sausage sizzle and raffle.
8am to noon, Cleghorn St car park. Plants, produce, cards, jewellery, flowers, handcrafts. Supporting hospice. Alison 5785109.
Redwood Market: Kaikoura Schoolyard Market:
9am to 1pm. Stalls $10 (3.5m x 3.5m.), no need to book as there is plenty of room. Marlene 033195759.
St Andrew’s Church and hall from 5pm. Games,
crafts, worship and a meal. Johanna 5791164 or the church office 5787119. Orchid Society: Wesley Centre, 1.30pm, Rosie 5783490.
10am, meet at The Vines Village. Prospective members welcome.
Ulysses Club: Marlborough Museum:
Brayshaw Heritage Park, daily 10am to 4pm. 5781712. New exhibition Sole Mates.
10am to 4pm daily, 9 London Quay, 5738283.
10am to 3pm, Brayshaw Vintage farm. Guided tours available, Doris 5794357.
Golf croquet at Whitehead Park, 15 Brooklyn Dr. 1pm, Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday. Afternoon tea supplied.
Picton Museum: Vintage Farm Machinery: Brooklyn Croquet Club: Boot Sale:
8am to 2pm Blenheim Railway Station car park, Grove Rd. John 5783918.
Junior club field trip for all budding geologists, to the Pelorus River, hunting for minerals. Departs from the Rock and Mineral Club rooms, Brayshaw Park 10am. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring lunch, drink bottle, sunblock, insect repellent, hat, good walking shoes and bag to carry specimens. Maureen 5785654.
Gourmet Paradise Country MusicAwards:
ASB Theatre Marlborough. Auditions 8.30am to 4pm. Finals concert 6.45pm.
A and P Park, Maxwell Rd. 9am to noon every Sunday. Fresh produce, delicious food.
Farmers Market: Races:
Waterlea Racecourse from 9am. Lots of activities for children, colouring competitions, face painting, sack races, tug-o-war, goodie bags, hobby horse race, music.
Ride the trail out past theWairau Lagoons to the Wairau River mouth. Bring bike and helmet. Meet 4.30pm, Wairau Lagoon car park, Hardings Rd. 2pm, Helen 5778480 or Carol 5779782. Keith 5757065ah. Ride to Rai Valley for an ice cream. All riders welcome. Meet at the Blenheim Railway Station south
Clay Target Club: Ulysses: Marlborough Golf Club:
Marlborough residents golf, Sunday afternoons and all day Mondays. Play 18 holes $15 or 9 holes $10. Plus half price green-fees after 4pm every day.
Marlborough Rock and Mineral Club:
Brayshaw Park. 10am to 4pm, rocks, minerals, crystals, work room and books. Free.
Model boat and yacht sailing at Brayshaw Park, 1pm to 4pm.
Train departs from Brayshaw Park Station 1.15pm and 3pm for Omaka and return. 1.45pm for Beaver Station, Riverside Park, central Blenheim and return. Cash only.
Kapahaka, Tua Marina Hall: Keyboard Club: Model Aero Club: Petanque: Water Fun Event:
Women only rides: Dillons Point Playgroup: Boys Brigade:
Care and Craft Centre of NZ Trust: Community Potters’ Club:
3pm, all welcome. 1.45pm, electronic keyboards. Adrienne 5786589. ARA, Wairau Valley, 9am, Murray 5789199 or Tony 5779776. 10am, 65A Weld St, Chris 5787303. or John 5779789.
Noon to 3pm,
Departs 6pm from AvantiPlus Blenheim, for beginners to elite. Finish with coffee at Fairweathers.
Today and Wednesday, 9am to noon, Bright Centre, 2 Dillons Point Rd. Wendy 5792089.
Juniors 6pm, seniors 7pm. The Foundry behind the Wesley Centre. Chris 0274579004.
Nativity Centre, 10am. Dawn 5775002 or Judith 5786209.
Scottish Country Dancing Club:
7.30pm to 9.30pm, Whitney Street School Hall. Miriam 9284479 or Heather 5782177.
Wheel throwing classes with Steve Holtrum. 7pm to 9pm, clubrooms, 2A Dillon’s Point Rd. Steve 0272404593 or Send details for Saturday Express listings by noon on Wednesdays to email@example.com Please include the venue, address, event name, date, time and cost.
Picton Girl Guides:
6pm to 8pm, St Josephs School. Girls aged 9 and a half to year 9. Fun and adventure. 0211700401.
Marlborough Guild of Woodworkers:
9am to 9pm, Brayshaw Park. Philip 5705188.
Blenheim Badminton Club:
Juniors 5.30 to 7pm, Seniors 7pm to 9pm, St Mary’s Hall, Cnr Hodson & Francis St. Mike 5791954 or sportsground.co.nz/ blenheimbadminton.
12.45pm, BBC Hall 65a Weld St, Doug 5779061 or Gillian 5783140.
Rummy O Club: RSA Entertainment Group:
10am, RSA lounge, Clubs of Marlborough. Russell 5778716 or Merlene 5788212. Rehearsals 7pm, Spring Creek Hall, Jim 5786927. 7.15pm, Clubs of Marlborough. $4. Alison 5776554 or 021212797.
Barbershop Chorus: Bridge Club: Porcelain Artists:
10am, Brooklyn Croquet Club, June 5788891 or Marjorie 5777015.
9.30am, Picton RSA car park. Val 5736614.
All walks leave the Nativity Church car park at 10am. Phone Colin 5793101 for the destination this week.
10,30am, Beavertown Hall, Brayshaw Park. Rose 5783065 or Judy 5742419. Bring along lunch.
St Ninian’s Hall, Alabama Rd, Blenheim, 10am, Rosemary 5728865.
50+ Walking Group: Weavers’ Group: Lacemakers:
Looking forward to the raft race at the Picton Maritime Festival on Saturday are, from left, Stallion Huntley, Soldier Huntley, Daisy Huntley and Kaleb Pook.