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Casino and Auc­tion Night:

Bear’s young fam­ily fundraiser. En­deav­our Park Pavil­ion. Doors open 6.30pm, auc­tion starts 8pm, mu­sic from 10.30pm. Tick­ets $20 in­clude drink on ar­rival and nib­bles. Jimmy 0275255548. All funds raised go to the Be­vanMoody Chil­dren’s Trust.

To­day 9:30am to 6:30pm and Sun­day 9am to 5pm, Sta­dium 2000. Tas­man’s best bas­ket­ball play­ers bat­tle it out over two days to see who will take home the tro­phy. Free en­try.

Tas­man Tro­phy: GlowWorm BushWalk:

Whites Bay 5.30pm to 6:30pm. Take a short bush walk by torch light. Ex­pe­ri­ence the bush at night, see the stars and visit a pop­u­la­tion of glow worms. Bring warm­clothes, torch, gum­boots. Gold coin do­na­tion and re­ceive some glow sticks. Reg­is­ter Kathryn 0273515428.

Couch-Bind-En­gage:

Guests, Billy Bush, Bo­sun Hunt­ley, Greg Somerville & Marty Ver­coe telling a few rugby yarns on the couch. Cash bar, fin­ger food, mys­tery en­velopes, silent & live auc­tion. Marl­bor­ough Boys’ Col­lege Rugby Club fundraiser. 6pm to 10pm, Marl­bor­ough Boys’ Col­lege. Tick­ets $40 0276309681.

A ‘pop up’ show ofmixed me­dia work with a dif­fer­ence. Marl­bor­ough Art So­ci­ety, to­day and Sun­day, Yealands Es­tate Marl­bor­ough Gallery.

EIGHT: Marl­bor­ough Singers Go Topsy Turvy:

To­day 7pm and Sun­day 4pm. Wes­ley Cen­tre. Best-known songs from the Gil­bert & Sul­li­van mu­si­cals "H.M.S. Pi­nafore", "Mikado", "The Pi­rates of Pen­zance" and more.

8am to noon, Cleghorn St car park. Plants, pro­duce, cards, jew­ellery, flow­ers, hand­crafts. Sup­port­ing hos­pice. Ali­son 5785109.

10am, meet at The Vines Vil­lage. Prospec­tive mem­bers wel­come.

Red­wood Mar­ket: Ulysses Club: Marl­bor­ough Mu­seum:

Brayshaw Her­itage Park, daily 10am to 4pm. 5781712.

Pic­ton Mu­seum:

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.

Vin­tage Farm Ma­chin­ery: Brook­lyn Cro­quet Club: Boot Sale:

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

Sim­ply The Breast:

Dragon Boat Team fundraiser, Dod­son St Beer Gar­den 5.30pm. Tick­ets for pizza and silent auc­tion $20 from Susie on 0277766388.

Steve Mitchell:

Le Cafe, 1pm to 7pm. Solo acous­tic show com­bines his orig­i­nal songs with fin­ger­style and bot­tle­neck blues, Amer­i­cana and lo-fi funk.

Marl­bor­ough Sound Record­ings, Mu­sic and Words:

Pre­sented by Marl­bor­ough His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety, Marl­bor­ough Mu­seum, 2pm. Con­tri­bu­tions from Trevor Jane, Ian Con­way, RienWa­gen­voort and Steve Austin. Gold coin do­na­tion.

Marl­bor­ough Ther­mette So­ci­ety:

Wairau River bank from 2.30pm, down­stream from the bridge be­tween Spring Creek and Tua Ma­rina, ap­prox 500m past the Gills and Firth gravel plants. Bring a ther­mette if you have one (not manda­tory), food to share, a chair, gum­boots or ro­bust shoes, wood for a fire. Chil­dren and dogs wel­come. Bill 0277108229.

Blen­heimWestern Rid­ing Club:

10am, club grounds, Maxwell Rd be­hind RDA, Swan 021309155.

So­cial ride to Pelorus Bridge Cafe´ for lunch. Meet at the Blenheim Rail­way Sta­tion south end, ride de­parts 11am.

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.

Ka­pa­haka, TuaMa­rina Hall: Key­board Club:

12 to

3pm, all wel­come.

1.45pm, elec­tronic key­boards. Adri­enne 5786589.

Plun­ket Meet­ing:

Have your say, 10.30am, Pic­ton Li­brary. For Pic­ton fam­i­lies with chil­dren un­der fives or peo­ple with an in­ter­est in sup­port­ing fam­i­lies in this area. We want your thoughts and vi­sions to help us de­velop a plan to fur­ther sup­port fam­i­lies in your area. Join us for a cuppa, cake and a chat. Sam 021701413.

Mon­day Club for 60+:

11.30am, two course meal and en­ter­tain­ment, Ren­wick Angli­can Church Hall, 54 High St. Dot 5788029 or Robyn 5729527.

Bar­ber­shop Sing­ing:

Spring Creek Hall, 7pm. Brian 5780692 or Jo­han 5785789.

Bridge Club:

Clubs of Marl­bor­ough, $4. Mon­day, 7.10pm, Ali­son 021212797. Tues­day, 7.10pm, Carolyn 5784856. Wed­nes­day, 1.10pm, Nancy 5779401. Thurs­day, 7.10pm, Thelma 5788422.

Spring Creek Play­cen­tre:

To­day and Wed­nes­day, 9.30am to noon, 46A Ferry Rd, gold coin do­na­tion. Smyth 021748635.

Ren­wick Play­cen­tre:

Mon­day and Fri­day, 9.30am to noon. 0-6 years. 5728106.

Linkwa­ter Play­cen­tre:

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

Kin­der Mu­sic Pro­gramme:

Ed­u­ca­tion through mu­sic for chil­dren new­born to 5. Me­gan 0211113303.

Women only rides:

De­parts 6pm from Avan­tiPlus Blenheim, for be­gin­ners to elite. Fin­ish with cof­fee at Fair­weath­ers.

Dil­lons Point Play­group:

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.

Boys Bri­gade:

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.

Care and Craft Cen­tre of NZ Trust:

Na­tiv­ity Cen­tre, 10am. Dawn 5775002 or Ju­dith 5786209.

. Com­mu­nity Pot­ters’ Club:

Wheel throw­ing classes with Steve Holtrum. 7pm to 9pm, clu­b­rooms, 2A Dil­lon’s Point Rd. Steve 0272404593 or 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.

10am, RSA lounge, Clubs of Marl­bor­ough. Rus­sell 5778716 or Mer­lene 5788212.

Re­hearsals 7pm, Spring Creek Hall, Jim 5786927. Porce­lain Artists: 10am, Brook­lyn Cro­quet Club, June 5788891 or Marjorie 5777015.

RSA En­ter­tain­ment Group: Bar­ber­shop Cho­rus: 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.

Clubs of Marl­bor­ough, 7pm, 5781059.

SUN­DAY

50+ Walk­ing Group: Weavers’ Group: Lace­mak­ers: Euchre: Dil­lons Point Com­mu­nity Play Group:

9am to noon to­day and Wed­nes­day, $2 per child, $3 fam­ily, morn­ing tea. Wendy 5792089.

PHOTO: RICKY WIL­SON/STUFF

Book in a night out and head to the Casino and Auc­tion Night at En­deav­our Park Pavil­ion. All funds raised go to the Be­van Moody Chil­dren’s Trust.

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