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

Out­door Movie:

Bring a low chair or blan­ket to The Vines Vil­lage on Satur­day night from 6pm. The movie, Bot­tle Shock, starts 8pm. BBQ, plat­ters, food and drinks avail­able. Tick­ets $20 in­cludes a glass ofWhite­haven wine.

The OmakaMaze hor­ror night. Theme - Bak­ers­field Asy­lum, In­sti­tute for the crim­i­nally in­sane. Tick­ets from The Omaka Maze or The Blen­heim Cinema. 8.30pm to 11pm, R15.

Field of Hor­rors: Fire­fighter Chal­lenge:

The Com­bat Chal­lenge is like a Fire­fighter Iron Man. A test of skill and fit­ness and sim­u­lates the phys­i­cal de­mands of real life fire­fight­ing. Come cheer for your lo­cal vol­un­teers. Hor­ton Park, Satur­day 9am to 4pm.

Lots of ex­cite­ment with trailer rides, games of skill, photo booth, choco­late wheel, white­bait and spit roast sand­wiches, plants and pre­serves, raf­fle and auc­tions. 10am to 2pm

The Marl­bor­ough Civic Orches­tra with pi­anistMichael Tsalka and the Clas­si­cal Jazz Quar­tet fea­tur­ing Cathy Irons. ASB Theatre Marl­bor­ough, 7.30pm.

St Mary’s Gala: Chopin and Co: Eastern States Speed­way:

Ren­wick Trans­port 2K Cup, street­stock fun day, rally cars. $12 adults, $25 fam­ily. Gates open 5pm, race starts 6pm.

Cruiser Fo­rum:

For any­one think­ing about a cruis­ing jour­ney. David and Pa­tri­cia from Gulf Har­bour Ra­dio and Yachts in Tran­sit will share their ex­pe­ri­ence. To­day and Sun­day, reg­is­ter oce@waikawaboat­ing­club.co.nz.

Join the Marl­bor­ough Fresh­wa­ter An­glers Club in clean­ing up the Tay­lor River. Meet at the Henry St car park, 10am to 2pm. Bring gar­den­ing gloves, drink, snacks and solid footwear.

Port Marl­bor­ough Pav­il­ion, 6pm. Food and a drink on ar­rival. Tick­ets from

River Clean Up: Sup­port a Sport Quiz:

Pav­il­ion at En­deav­our Park, $60 for non mem­bers, $55 for mem­bers or $500 for a full ta­ble of 10 peo­ple.

Solo show star­ring Chris Green. Un­der ex­plores an un­named nar­ra­tor’s re­la­tion­ship with his wife May. Tick­ets $20 from Take Note Pic­ton.

Un­der: An Evening with Scot­land:

Whit­ney St School hall. Danc­ing, mu­sic, hag­gis and sup­per. 7.30pm. Gold coin en­try. Blen­heim and Pic­ton Scot­tish Coun­try Dance Clubs. Miriam 9284479.

Ar­ti­san Mar­ket:

Veg­gies and crafty items, brunch, cof­fee and food. Wy­nen St car park, 9am to 1pm.

Marl­bor­ough Civic Orches­tra:

Re­hearsals 4pm to 6pm, Cloudy Bay Fu­neral Ser­vice rooms, Boyce St. Linda 0221099242.

Ve­hi­cle Dis­play:

Fundraiser for Marl­bor­ough Hospice atWater­lea Race­course, McLauch­lan St, from 9.30am. Food and drinks avail­able. All ve­hi­cles wel­come, $5 per car. In­cludes 100 years of Ford trac­tors with trac­tors from the old­est in NZ to the new­est.

Rain­bowRam­ble:

Be­come a walk­ing rain­bow as wa­ter and colour­ful pow­der is splashed over you on a 3km course along the Tay­lor River Re­serve. Regis­tra­tion 8.30am, brief­ing 9.45am, start 10am.

For the over 5s from 11am to 1pm at The Vines Vil­lage. Trainer Rose will be there with Royal. $5.

Pony Rides: Beach Clean Up:

Meet at the Rarangi Com­mu­nity Cen­tre at 10am. Wear solid footwear, bring gloves, sun­screen and wa­ter. Sausage siz­zle to fol­low at noon.

Take a short cruise to Lochmara Lodge, ex­plore the trails, meet the NZ species and take a tour at ‘The Reef’. Book­ings es­sen­tial, 9am or 12.15pm de­par­ture.

The Old Tua Ma­rina Church, Brayshaw Park, 10am. Bring a can for Food­bank. Bring a pic­nic and chair to en­joy lunch in the Har­ris Glade af­ter the ser­vice.

Kids go Free: Har­vest Ser­vice: Bud­dhism:

In­tro­duc­tion to bud­dhism of Nichiren Dais­honin. 1pm to 3pm, 68 Seymour St, free en­try.

Marl­bor­ough Farm­ers’ Mar­ket:

A&P Park, Maxwell Rd, 9am to noon. Send de­tails for Satur­day Ex­press list­ings by noon on Tuesday to me­gan.leov@stuff.co.nz Please in­clude the venue, ad­dress, event name, date, time and cost.

Fruit, veg­eta­bles, eggs, olive oil, jams, pre­serves, honey, raw foods, cof­fee, nuts, plants, flow­ers, fish, game meats, bread and a num­ber of food trucks.

Ori­en­teer­ing:

Sun­day sprint at Rarangi Beach. Meet at car park near the Mon­key Bay end of Rarangi Beach Rd, 10.30am to 11.30am starts. Child friendly.

4Wheel Drive Trek:

Ex­plore the views at Awapiri and the Jor­dan on tracks nor­mally closed to the pub­lic. Meet at the cor­ner of SH1 and Awa­tere Rd at 9am for a 9.30am start. Bring lunch. Reg­is­ter Mike 5757049 or Ron 5757196.

Check out what life is like at NZ Po­lice and meet your lo­cal cops. AOS, Search and Res­cue, dogs, fin­ger­print­ing, uni­for­m­dress up and pho­tos, prison vans, Women’s Refuge, Neigh­bor­hood Sup­port, pro­tec­tion gear, booze bus.

Pony Club Grounds, New Ren­wick Rd, 10am Michelle 5728984 or Grant 5782100.

In­trigued by Bon­sai trees and want to know more? Dis­play and tree work­shop, Selmes Nurs­ery, 141 Bat­tys Rd, 1pm till 3pm . John 0294783464 or Rod 021755100

Lunch ride to Happy Val­ley Cafe´, Hira Meet at the Blen­heim Rail­way Sta­tion south end, ride de­parts 10am.

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

Po­lice Open Day: Blen­heim Pony Club: Blen­heim Bon­sai Group: Ulysses: Chess:

STUFF

Po­lice open day on Sun­day.

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