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Marlborough Express - The Saturday Express, Marlborough - - WHAT’S ON -

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,

Cruisey Church:

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.

Rock Hunt:

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.

Moun­tain­bike Ride:

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

Aquar­ium Club:

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.

Modellers So­ci­ety:

Model boat and yacht sail­ing at Brayshaw Park, 1pm to 4pm.

River­side Rail­way:

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:

Sed­don.

Women only rides: Dil­lons Point Play­group: Boys Bri­gade:

Care and Craft Cen­tre of NZ Trust: Com­mu­nity Pot­ters’ Club:

12 to

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 me­gan.leov@mex.co.nz Please in­clude the venue, ad­dress, event name, date, time and cost.

Sarah 0211030464.

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.

SUN­DAY MON­DAY

Bar­ber­shop Cho­rus: Bridge Club: Porce­lain Artists:

10am, Brook­lyn Cro­quet Club, June 5788891 or Marjorie 5777015.

Pic­tonWalk­ing Group:

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:

PHOTO: DAVID JAMES/FAIR­FAX NZ

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.

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