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

Cul­tural Fest:

Cul­tural di­ver­sity will be show­cased at Pol­lard Park on Satur­day from 11am to 4pm with eth­nic foods, craft stalls, mu­sic, dance and cos­tume pa­rade.

Wood chop­ping, pet tent, gi­ant pump­kins, vin­tage farm ma­chin­ery, Rai kids/adults chal­lenge, craft and food stalls, mini young farmer com­pe­ti­tion, live mu­sic and more. Satur­day 7am to 5pm.

Rai Show: Ra­paura School Coun­try Fair:

Crazy trailer ride, silent auc­tions, choco­late wheel, Lemon Heaven, fresh fruit and veg­eta­bles and home bak­ing. Ra­paura School, 10am to 2pm.

An­tique and Clas­sic Boat Show:

To­day and Sun­day from 9am. Dis­plays, boat drive past and races. Peter 021747383.

Pic­ton Foot­ball Club Muster:

Sign up for the com­ing sea­son. All ages. Poart Marl­bor­ough Pavil­ion, 10.30am to 12.30pm.

Fur­ni­ture, tools, art glass, clocks, books, jew­ellery, col­lectibles and more. Marl­bor­ough Con­ven­tion Cen­tre, to­day and Sun­day,10am to 4pm. Gold coin en­try

An­tique Fair: Elec­tric Ve­hi­cle Own­ers:

Share your sto­ries and ex­pe­ri­ences with a pic­nic at the Whata­mango camp­ground at noon. Dianne 5735509.

Beach Net­ball:

Busi­nesses, club teams, so­cial play­ers, fam­i­lies make up a team of 5-8 play­ers. Sausage siz­zle, raf­fle and prizes. $50 per team. Whites Bay 10am to 6pm.

Learn some moves to im­press your friends. 10am to 11am, Blen­heim Skat­ing Rink, 34 Stephen­son St. $2 if you have your own skates or $5 skate hire. Ange 021897426.

Learn to Skate: Walk for Kate:

En­joy the na­tive walk­ing tracks at Dog Point Vine­yard. Bring a pic­nic or sup­por the sausage siz­zle, Mr Whippy, Cof­fee Cart, raf­fle, life mu­sic and more. Adults $20, chil­dren free. Fundraiser for Kate Moe­tua’s melanoma treat­ment.

Rides for the un­der 5’s from 11am at The Vines Vil­lage. Hard­ings Pony Par­ties trainer Rose with Wee Dove a gen­tle horse. Rides around the grounds for $5, 11am to 1pm.

Pony Rides: Mums and Bubs Pic­nic:

Pic­nic for mums, dads and un­der-5s. Pol­lard Park at the grass patch be­side the BBQ pit. 11am to pm.

Waikawa Tri Se­ries:

Swim, bike, run. Short or long course. Reg­is­ter at theWaikawa fore­shore re­serve from 8.30am. Brief­ing 9.50am. Start 10am.

Meet at the Waikawa Dive Cen­tre shop at 8.30am. Gather as much rub­bish as

Un­der­wa­ter Clean Up:

pos­si­ble then re­turn for a free BBQ. Reg­is­ter 5735939.

Join Con­ser­va­tion Kids clean­ing up the Pic­ton fore­shore and Bob’s Bay. Meet at the fore­shore at 9.30am.

New track de­signed with young­sters in mind. Helps to im­prove their bal­ance and tech­nique. Pub­lic BBQ 4pm. Tay­lor River re­serve near the Monro St en­trance.

Clean Up Event: Pump Cy­cle Track: Blen­heim Coun­try Mu­sic Club:

Red­wood­town School Hall, Cleghorn St. 2pm to 5pm. $3 in­cludes af­ter­noon tea. Kathy 5779659 or Brian 5736556.

Bee­keep­ing Work­shop:

Re­queen­ing and honey har­vest with Dale and Re­nee De Luca from Pu­take Honey. 2pm to 4pm, at the club hives in the Com­mu­nity Gar­dens, Budge St.

Bud­dhism for Modern Life:


Guild of Wood­work­ers: Pic­ton Table Ten­nis Club: Blen­heim Pe­tanque Club: Ka­pa­haka:

Se­nior Net 10am.

Brayshaw Park, 1pm, Ed­ward 5788482.

To­day and Tues­day. 10am to noon. Pic­ton Lit­tle Theatre, Dublin St. $3,equip­ment sup­plied plus tea/ cof­fee and bis­cuits. All adults wel­come. Ernie 0275888453.

To­day 10am and Wed­nes­day 1pm. 65A Weld St. Rus­sell 791952 or Chris 5787303. Tua Ma­rina Hall, 12 to 3pm, all wel­come. Send de­tails for Satur­day Ex­press list­ings by noon on Tues­day to me­ Please in­clude the venue, ad­dress, event name, date, time and cost.

Marl­bor­ough Sounds can as­sist. Pic­ton Li­brary, 10am.

Pic­ton Li­brary, 11.30am, Irene 5735501.

Writ­ers of Pic­ton: Com­mu­nity Pot­ters’ Club:

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

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.

In­door Bowls:

7pm start, St Ninian’s Hall, cor­ner Alabama Rd and Riley Cres. Gary 5784706 or Heather 5789350.

Blen­heim Olympic Taek­wondo Club:

Adults and chil­dren 6pm to 7.30pm tonight, Wed­nes­day and Fri­day. Red­wood­town School Hall, Cleghorn St. New mem­bers/ be­gin­ners wel­come. First month trial free. Jem 0212521999.

Scot­tish Coun­try Danc­ing Club:

Whit­ney St School Hall. 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Miriam 0212563057 or Heather 5782177.

Red­wood­town Plun­ket Play­group:

10am-12pm, 21 Bythell St. Gold coin do­na­tion and morn­ing tea pro­vided. Chil­dren 0-5yrs wel­come Sam021701413.

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:


Ra­paura School Coun­try Har­vest Fair.

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