Springlands School Gala:
10am to 2pm. Chocolate wheel, white elephant, plant stall, climbing wall, bouncy castles, pony and trailer rides, Laser Tag, food stalls, candy floss, entertainment.
Scout Canoes and Rafts:
Free for use on the Taylor River at Riverside Park from 10am to 2pm. Canoes, life vests, helmets and mini rafts. BBQ and drinks for sale. Limited supervision, parents should also supervise children.
St Joseph’s School Closing Celebrations:
Commemorate 100 years since the church foundation stone was laid and mark the closing of the school. Liturgy held in the school grounds at 11am, lunch to follow. Shirley 0276253080.
Carnival themed festival for all ages. Performances and workshops by Momentum Dance Company students. Dance talent quest, bouncy castles, face painting and more. The Vines Village 10am to 2pm.
Short talks at the Linkwater Hall from 11am. BYO lunch to share. Topics like Google, Bluetooth, family history research, internet, backing up and You Tube.
With Hugo Del Mar. Marlborough Museum, 1pm to 3pm. $5. Bookings 5781712.
Top of the south orchestral extravaganza featuring nearly 100 musicians from Nelson, Marlborough and Golden Bay. ASB Theatre Marlborough, 7pm. TIckets $5 to $25.
Move It Dance Festival: Senior Net Open Day: Ukulele Workshop: Big Bang: Edwin Fox Evening Tour:
Hosted by Karen McLeod with supper to follow. 6.30pm to 8.30pm. $20. Bookings 5736868.
Kids Gone Fishin’:
Have fun fishing with the kids at theWaikawa Foreshore from 10am to 12.30pm. Bring your own line, some handlines available. Prizegiving at noon.
cross between archery, dodgeball and paintball. 1.30pm to 3pm, The Vines Village for Year 9 and 10 students. $10 includeds afternoon tea. Register email@example.com.
Ladies Give Golf a Go Day:
Club members will be there to give tips and get you started. 10am to 12.30pm, Blenheim Golf Club, Parker St. Children welcome. Chris 0272408821.
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. brrnz.webs.com
Join Clem Mellish and Lionel Jeffcoat for lunch at the Mussel Pot at noon followed
Lunch with The Talent:
by a tour of Havelock Gallery. Bookings 5781712.
Buddhism for Modern Life:
Guild of Woodworkers: Steam Engine: Ulysses:
Brayshaw Park, 1pm, Edward 5788482.
Marlborough Association of Modelers:
Miniature steam engine rides at Brayshaw Park, 1pm till 4pm, $2.
Miniature steam engine rides at Brayshaw Park, 1pm to 4pm, $2 per person.
Ride to Rhubarb Cafe´ at Wakefield. Meet at the Blenheim Railway Station south end, ride departs 10am.
Marlborough Farmers’ Market:
Every Sunday, 9am to noon, A&P Park, Maxwell Rd.
Monday Club for 60+:
11.30am, two course meal and entertainment, Renwick Anglican Church Hall, 54 High St. Dot 5788029 or Robyn 5729527.
Spring Creek Hall, 7pm. Brian 5780692 or Johan 5785789.
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.
Monday and Send details for Saturday Express listings by noon on Tuesdays to firstname.lastname@example.org Please include the venue, address, event name, date, time and cost.
Friday, 9.30am to noon. 0-6 years. 5728106.
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: Care and Craft Centre of NZ Trust:
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.
Community Potters’ Club:
Wheel throwing classes with Steve Holtrum. 7pm to 9pm, clubrooms, 2A Dillon’s Point Rd. Steve 0272404593 or Sarah 0211030464.
Blenheim Badminton Club:
Juniors 5.30 to 7pm, Seniors 7pm to 9pm, St Mary’s Hall, Cnr Hodson & Francis St. Mike 5791954.
Dillon’s Point Community Play Group:
9am to noon today and Wednesday, $2 per child, $3 family, morning tea. Wendy 5792089.
Get set for fun times a the Springlands School Gala on Saturday.