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

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.

Ac­tion-packed

Archery At­tack:

cross be­tween archery, dodge­ball and paint­ball. 1.30pm to 3pm, The Vines Vil­lage for Year 9 and 10 stu­dents. $10 in­clud­eds af­ter­noon tea. Reg­is­ter mel.g@sport­tas­man.org.nz.

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.

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. 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:

5735379.

Guild of Wood­work­ers: Steam En­gine: Ulysses:

10am.

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.

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 Send de­tails for Satur­day Ex­press list­ings by noon on Tues­days to me­gan.leov@mex.co.nz Please in­clude the venue, ad­dress, event name, date, time and cost.

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: 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.

PHOTO: ANNA WIL­LIAMS/STUFF

Get set for fun times a the Springlands School Gala on Satur­day.

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