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

Wa­ter Polo:

To­day and Sun­day from 7am, Sta­dium 2000. Un­der 12 mixed teams, un­der 14 boys, un­der 14 girls, un­der 16 boys, un­der 16 boys.

Marl­bor­ough Ken­nel As­so­ci­a­tion Cham­pi­onship Show:

To­day and Sun­day, club grounds Omaka, 9am to 4pm, lots of lovely dogs to see, stalls, re­fresh­ments, cof­fee cart. Gold coin en­try, 5787996.

Vin­tage Bur­lesque Work­shop:

Co-hosted by Maid Mar­ian Bur­lesque, 10am to 11.30am, Dance on Grove, 44 Grove Rd. $25 per per­son.

Work­ing Bee:

Burleigh Memo­rial Olive Grove, 9am. Do as much as or as lit­tle as you can. Great ca­ma­raderie. An­nual har­vest is com­ing up at Queen’s Birth­day week­end.

Zirka Cir­cus:

Queen Char­lotte Col­lege, To­day 2pm and 7pm, Sun­day noon.

Mistle­toe Foun­da­tion Ball:

The Func­tion Cen­tre, River­lands. Live mu­sic, food by Ar­bour, silent and live auc­tions. 5727989.

I Could Have Stayed Sin­gle:

Co­me­dian Kevin Tate sup­ported by Marc Ryan, Wood­bourne Tav­ern, 8pm, $25.

Waka Ama Races:

In con­junc­tion with the Portage kayak race. Kayak­ers race from the Pic­ton fore­shore to the Kenepuru Sound and back via Torea Bay and Ona­hau Bay. Waka crews race 10km and 20km routes. Reg­is­tra­tion at Pic­ton Fore­shore or come along to watch 7.30am to 2.30pm.

Marl­bor­ough Civic Orches­tra:

Re­hearsals 4pm to 6pm, band rooms, Auck­land St. Linda 0221099242.

Marl­bor­ough Mu­seum:

New ex­hi­bi­tion, RED,high­lights from the tex­tiles col­lec­tion in­clud­ing fash­ion, flags and fine em­broi­dery. Brayshaw Her­itage Park, 10am to 4pm daily. 5781712.

Salsa Party:

‘Pi­rates of the Caribbean’ theme, 8pm to mid­night, Har­lequins Rugby Clu­b­rooms, Lans­downe Park. $5, BYO. Prize for best cos­tume. Free dance les­son 8pm.


A Place to Re­mem­ber fea­tures land­scape art­works of the for­est, land, and Sea. De­tour Art Gallery, Mar­ket St, 11am to 4pm daily.

A group ex­hi­bi­tion show­cas­ing sculp­ture, paint­ings and prints - some un­framed and some on the wild side! - from lead­ing col­lectible NZ artists along­side some very dis­tinc­tive emerg­ing artists. 11am to 4pm all week.

8am to 2pm Blen­heim Rail­way Sta­tion car park, Grove Rd. John 5783918.

Di­ver­sion Gallery: Boot Sale: River­side Rail­way:

Train de­parts Brayshaw Park Sta­tion at 1.15pm and 3pm for Omaka and re­turn. 1.45pm for Beaver Sta­tion, River­side Park, cen­tral Blen­heim and re­turn. Adult $10, child $5 (Omaka $6 and $3) cash only. Br­

Marl­bor­ough Farm­er­sMar­ket:

A&P Park, Maxwell Rd. Fresh fruit, veg­eta­bles, meats and pro­duce. 9am to noon.


Ride to Ma­pua via Nelso for lunch. De­cide re­turn jour­ney over lunch.Meet at the Blen­heim Rail­way Sta­tion south end, ride de­parts 10.30am.

Ta­ble Ten­nis:

Adults and teens, 7pm to 9pm. Fit­ness and fun, learn­ers to com­pet­i­tive play­ers. $3 per ses­sion, equip­ment avail­able. Su­per­vi­sion and as­sis­tance by ex­pe­ri­enced play­ers.

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. Chris 5783211 or John 5781716. Check timetable

River­side Rail­way: Ka­pa­haka, TuaMa­rina Hall: Key­board Club: Model Aero Club: Pe­tanque:

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. Send de­tails for Satur­day Ex­press list­ings by noon on Wed­nes­days to me­ Please in­clude the venue, ad­dress, event name, date, time and cost.

Spring Creek Play­cen­tre:

To­day and Wed­nes­day, 9.30am to noon, 46A Ferry Rd, gold coin dona­tion. Smyth 021 748 635.

Ren­wick Play­cen­tre:

To­day, Wed­nes­day and Fri­day, 9am to 11.30am. 0-6 years. 572 8106.

9.30am to 10.30am,Have­lock Sports Pavil­ion, Neil St, Have­lock. Chil­dren un­der 5 to ex­plore move­ment, while gain­ing es­sen­tial fun­da­men­tal move­ment skills. Janet 5741256.

Tum­ble Tots: Linkwa­ter Play­cen­tre:

9.30am to noon. Linkwa­ter Hall, 1353 Queen Char­lotte Dr. linkwa­ter­play­cen­ or 0210380751.

Blen­heim Bad­minton Club:

Ju­niors 5.30 to 7pm, Se­niors 7pm to 9pm, St Mary’s Hall, Cnr Hod­son & Fran­cis St. Mike 5791954 or sports­ blenheim­bad­minton.

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: 50+ Walk­ing Group:

All walks leave the Na­tiv­ity Church car park at 10am. Phone Colin 5793101 for the des­ti­na­tion this week.

St Ninian’s Hall, Alabama Rd, Blen­heim, 10am, Rose­mary 5728865.

Clubs of Marl­bor­ough, 7pm, 5781059.

Lace­mak­ers: Euchre:


Ju­nior Wa­ter Polo com­pe­ti­tion at Sta­dium 2000 on Fri­day, Satur­day and Sun­day.

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