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

Wairau Coun­try Gardens Tour:

Self drive tour to­day and Sun­day. Tick­ets from Selmes Gar­den Nurs­ery, Rose­lands Pets & Plants, Devon Nurs­ery, Ren­wick Dairy, Is­ling­ton Gar­den Cen­tre. $20, chil­dren free. Tea, scones, sausage siz­zle at se­lected gardens.

Ed­win FoxMar­itime Mu­seum arts and crafts. To­day and Sun­day 9am to 5pm. En­try $5 to $15.

Pi­rate School: Lorna Clarke and Friends:

Ex­hi­bi­tion at the Yealands Marl­bor­ough Art Gallery, to­day un­til Novem­ber 5.

Get Ready Work­shop:

Make a take-home emer­gency board and wrist band that in­cludes vi­tal in­for­ma­tion to ‘grab and go’ in the case of an emer­gency. Bun­nings Ware­house, 12.30pm to­day and Sun­day.

Fu­ture Projects for Her­itage:

John Or­chard speak­ing as part of the Marl­bor­ough Mu­seum Her­itage Festival. Marl­bor­ough Mu­seum, 1pm to 3pm. Gold coin.

Wy­nen St, 9am to 1pm ev­ery Saturday.

Ar­ti­san Market: Ni­co­las Dil­lon Ex­hi­bi­tion:

Ob­serv­ing Na­ture, the Mil­len­nium Pub­lic Art Gallery, daily.

Shades of Na­ture in a range of me­dia. Mil­len­nium Pub­lic Art Gallery, daily.

Ex­hi­bi­tion: Go Ca­noe­ing:

(POST­PONED) Slightly down­stream from Raupo. Scouts are pro­vid­ing 10 ca­noes for pub­lic use. All welcome, par­ents should su­per­vise chil­dren. 65 life vests avail­able, small chang­ing tent.

Boats on dis­play, bouncy titanic, sausages, life ring throw­ing com­pe­ti­tions, St John Am­bu­lance, Fire Brigade, Marine Ra­dio and the Har­bour­mas­ter. Ol­gilvie-Lee Emer­gency Op­er­a­tions Cen­tre 10am to 2pm.

Want­wood Com­mu­nity Room. Devon­shire tea, BBQ, his­tory dis­play, raf­fles, lucky dip, old ve­hi­cle dis­play, book ex­change, vin­tage games and more. Morse St, Wairau Val­ley, 1.30pm.

Coast­guard Open Day: Grand Opening: Big Dad­dyWil­son and Band:

High­field Ter­raVin Restau­rant, Sun­day Oct 15 at 1pm. Tick­ets $45 at the door 5729244

Em­broi­dered Portraits and Ki­wiana:

Ex­hi­bi­tion at Marl­bor­ough Mu­seum, opening 2pm to 3pm.

Old TuaMa­rina Church with Barry Parker. $5 to­wards church restora­tion. 3pm to 4.30pm.

Favourite Hymns: John­ston/e Clan:

Re­union lunch, Red­wood Tav­ern, 12.30pm. Spe­cial guest Les Hewett. Heather 5783115. Nel­son

Jenk­ins Can­tataMe­mo­ria:

Civic Choir and Or­ches­tra, Nel­son Col­lege, 2pm.

Blen­heim Coun­try Mu­sic Club:

Con­cert day with spe­cial guest artist. Red­wood­town School Hall, 2pm to 5pm. $3 in­cludes af­ter­noon tea pro­vided. Kathy 5779659 or Brian 5736556.

Marl­bor­ough Farmers’ Market:

9am to noon, A&P Park.

Song­writer Hugh McGin­lay and trou­ba­dour Jer­sey Bob, 7.30pm.

Sea­mus’s Ir­ish Bar: Fam­ily His­tory Group:

In­tro­duc­tion to fam­ily his­tory re­sources. Brayshaw Her­itage Park, 12.45pm. Free.

Marl­bor­ough As­so­ci­a­tion of Model­ers:

Minia­ture steam en­gine rides at Brayshaw Park, 1pm till 4pm, $2.

Steam En­gine:

Minia­ture steam en­gine rides at Brayshaw Park, 1pm to 4pm, $2 per per­son.

En­durance Trail Rides:

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The Blen­heim Fam­ily His­tory Group:

1:30pm, Brayshaw Park Club Rooms, Lauri 578 8385 or Jenny 577 7770.


Ride to Lam­bret­tas cafe´ in Nel­son. Meet at the Blen­heim Rail­way Sta­tion south end, ride de­parts 10.30am.

Bring your own board and pieces along to Joocy Loocy Cafe at 4 John St for friendly matches, be­tween 10am and 1pm.

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. br­

Chess: River­side Rail­way: Dr Libby:

‘What am I sup­posed to eat?’ Marl­bor­ough Con­ven­tion Cen­tre, 7pm to 9pm.

A one-woman mu­si­cal play pay­ing tribute to Amer­ica’s singing sweet­heart. ASB Theatre Marl­bor­ough, 7.30pm.

Doris Day Spe­cial: Patch­work and Quilt­ing:

Marl­bor­ough Women’s Club, High St. 10am to 4pm.

Com­mu­nity Pot­ters’ Club:

7pm to 9pm, clu­b­rooms, 2A Dil­lon’s Point Rd. Sarah 0211030464.

Stamp Col­lec­tors Club:

Clu­b­rooms, Brayshaw Park, 7.30pm. All welcome. Rick 5793475.

For 60+, 11.30am, Ren­wick Angli­can Church Hall, 54 High St. Dot 5788029 or Robyn 5729527.

Soup and Games Day: Poul­try Pi­geon and Cage Bird Club:

7pm, Pi­geon Club Rooms, Dil­lon’s Point Rd, Sunny 578 6042. 7.30pm, Red Cross rooms, Red­wood St. Louise 578 3566.

Stamp Col­lec­tors Club: Em­broi­der­ers Guild:

Em­broi­der­ers Guild: NMIT, Block E1, 85 Budge St. 7.30pm. Roz 5782471.

Ex Girl Guide lead­ers, Guides and Guide minded ladies. 1.30pm to 3.30pm, 36 Eltham Rd. Elaine 5789071.

Tre­foil Guild: Weavers’ Group:

10,30am, Beaver­town Hall, Brayshaw Park. Chris 5725083 or Joan 5722860. Bring along lunch.

Blen­heim Bowl­ing Club Hall, 12.45pm to 4pm. $4. Doug


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

5779061 or Ge­off 5788143.

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 sports­ blenheim­bad­minton.

12.45pm, BBC Hall 65a Weld St, Doug 5779061 or Gil­lian 5783140.

Rummy O Club: Bar­ber­shop Cho­rus:

Re­hearsals 7pm, Spring Creek Hall, Jim 5786927. 7.15pm, Clubs of Marl­bor­ough. $4. Ali­son 5776554 or 021212797.

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. St Ninian’s Hall, Alabama Rd, Blen­heim, 10am, Rose­mary 5788865. Clubs of Marl­bor­ough, 7pm, 5781059.

50+ Walk­ing Group: Lace­mak­ers: Euchre:

Dil­lon’s Point Com­mu­nity Play Group:

9am to noon to­day and Wednesday, $2 per child, $3 fam­ily, morn­ing tea. Wendy 5792089. 10am, Brook­lyn Cro­quet Club. June 5788891.

Porce­lain artists: Scot­tish Coun­try Danc­ing Club:

Mon­day 7.30pm to 9.30pm, Whit­ney Street School Hall, Heather 02102587325 or Miriam 9284479.


Pi­rates of the Caribbean is screen­ing for teens at the Al­fred St park­ing build­ing on Saturday night.

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