WEDNESDAY Lions Club of Blenheim, Tea meeting, 5.30pm, Clubs of Marlborough. Marie 573 7108. Wairau Garden Club, Sandi 578 9283 or Jean 578 0078.. Under 5s stories and crafts, 10.30am, Picton Library. Bizzy Bees, 10am till 11.30am, Beaver Rd, Blenheim, today and Tuesday. Play, bible stories, music and songs for pre-school children. Bouncy castles each fortnight. $2 per child over one-year-old, discount for families. Morning tea for children and carers. Safe, fun environment for pre-schoolers. 78 3676. Kindy Gym, today 1.30pm till 2.30pm and Thursday 11am till noon. $3 each child. Blenheim Gymnastics Club, Opawa St extension, Maureen 578 6434. Picton Scottish Country Dancing Club, 7.30pm till 9.30pm, Picton Little Theatre, Dublin St. New members welcome. Dianne 573 7784 or Dorothy 578 3766. Quest, intermediate age youth group, 7pm till 8.30pm, Picton Baptist Church, 293 Waikawa Rd, Bronwyn 021 046 2434. Marlborough Museum, Brayshaw Heritage Park, 10am till 4pm daily. 578 1712. Vintage Car Club, Car museum, Brayshaw Park 1.30pm till 3.30pm today and Sunday, entry by donation. Woodbourne Playgroup, meets today and Monday, 9.30am till 11.30am, Woodbourne Community Centre, Tracey 572 8999 or Michaela 572 7078. Mah-Jong, 1pm till 4pm, Marina Cove Retirement Village, Waikawa Rd, Picton .$2. Lessons arranged for learners. All welcome. Gretchen 573 8093 or Lynne 573 5227. General Yoga 6pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and 9.30am Monday, Friday. lokayoga.co.nz or Sharon on 021 981 135. Belly Dance, Beginners and Improvers, 6pm to 7pm, Fun while improving fitness. Senior Citizens Hall, High St. Ruth 579 4545 or 027 246 0633 Heartsong Singers, 7pm till 9pm, Fun singing group, Vivienne 577 8486. Golden Oldies Rugby, Training 6.30pm, Awarua Park, Paul 027 249 5887 or Ray 027 445 2970. Ten Pin Bowling, Simcox Stadium, Batty’s Rd, Daily 10am till 10pm, bookings essential, 578 4851. Painting for Pleasure, all mediums, Marlborough Art Society, 10am, Prue 578 8888. Croquet, Blenheim Croquet Club, Parker St. 1pm, today, Saturday and Monday. Anne 578 3519. Quizmaster Quiz, Clubs of Marlborough, 7.15pm, fun, friendly and free. Glenn 578 4184. Believe it or Not Quiz, Paddy Barrys Irish Pub, 7.30pm. Picton Toy Library, 3.15pm till 4pm for families to hire toys at a minimal rental. Nicola 573 9005. Picton Squash Club, Coaching for children, Dublin St courts, 4pm till 5pm. Adam 573 7009 or Shirley 573 7227. Petanque, 1pm, 65A Weld St, John 577 9789 or Chris 578 7303. Bridge Club, 1.10pm, Clubs of Marlborough, $3, Ginny 577 6405 or 027 756 0717 or Nancy 579 1966. Dance Club, Ballroom and social 7.30pm, Nurses Recreation Hall, Taylor Pass Rd, Marilyn 579 5427 or Margaret 578 7323. Salsa Groove, Improvers dance class today and Thursday. Star Dance Academy Studio, Annies, State Highway 1, Grovetown. Karen 027 309 0268, email@example.com Clay Target Club, Keith 575 7065 ah. Housie, Clubs of Marlborough, 7pm, $500 super house. Community Knitters Group, St Christopher’s, cnr Cleghorn and Weld St 1.30pm, Mrs Brown 578 6033.
THURSDAY Full council meeting, 3pm at council chambers, Blenheim. Adopt annual plan and set rates. Card & Paper Arts, Nativity lounge, 11am, Templates supplied, bring your own paper etc. Pamela 572 4839. Supporting families in mental wellbeing Marlborough, Free education session, noon, 4 Scott St, 577 5491. Picton Playcentre, 9.30am till noon today and Tuesday. 573 5665. Youth Orchestra, 3.45pm, Blenheim School. Alison 579 5533 M& Ms, Music and Movement, Elim Centre Hall, Burleigh Rd, 9am and 10.30am, $2 family, 578 9053. Strand Indoor Bowls, Redwoodtown community hall, 7.30pm, Debbie 577 6750.. Menz Shed, Today and Monday, 1pm till 4pm and Saturday 9am till noon. Gerry Drummond 578 1835. Picton Table Tennis Club, 7.30pm till 9.30pm and Tuesdays 10am till noon. Picton Little Theatre, Dublin St. $2, bat and balls supplied. Kundalini Yoga, 9.30am till 11am, ancientsbest.co.nz, Nicky 577 6099. Heavens Above Meditation, 6.30pm, 8 Wither Rd, 579 1032. Time Out on Thursday, Mixed media painting sessions, 10am till 1.30pm. Marlborough Art Society. Jennifer 579 3967. Kick N Catch with Mums Circuit Class, today, Friday and Tuesday 9.30am. Take a circuit class while the kids learn kick and catch skills. Circuit Class $5, child $3 more than 1 child $10 total. Blenheim Indoor Sports and Ten Pin Bowling. 578 4851 or firstname.lastname@example.org Board Games, Free. 10am till noon, Crossroads, 2 Redwood St. Robert 578 5395. Community Craft Group, Fortnightly, 10am till 2pm, Bright Centre, Dillons Point Rd. Elaine 577 5373 or Janet 572 7557. Yoga, 6pm, Mayfield School Hall, 577 6200 huia.com Bridge Club, 7.15pm, Clubs of Marlborough, $3, Thelma 578 8422. Redwoodtown Social Badminton, Blenheim Indoor Sports Centre, Battys Road, 9am. Faye 5783858. Picton Cribbage Group, 1.30pm, Marina Cove Village, Waikawa Rd, Picton. $1. Wilma 573 7037. Highland Pipe Band, 7.30pm, The Foundry, Wesley Hall, John St. Noel 578 6365. Tai Chi and Qi’gong , Redwoodtown Hall 11am, Renwick Sports Centre 6pm with Nancy Rock and Roll Club, Clubs of Marlborough, 7.30pm, 579 1579. Adult Learn to Swim, Stadium 2000, 12.30pm $100 per 10 week term, 577 8300. Masters swimming, 7pm, Stadium 2000, Barbara 572 8418.
FRIDAY The Nutcracker, presented by the Marlborough Dance Centre, Floor Pride Marlborough Civic Theatre, Blenheim, tonight and Saturday 6.30pm, Sunday 4pm. Tickets $25 for adults, $15 for children under 16. Whale Chasers documentary, Picton Little Theatre tonight and Saturday 7pm, with a talk by the film-makers. Tickets available at Take Note Picton or email email@example.com. Tunes for Tots, Music, a snack and play for preschoolers. 9.30am. Nativity Church Hall. $2 per child. 578 3909. Bubbles and Bounce, Music session for preschoolers followed by morning tea and play. Gold coin donation. 10am, St Ninians Church Hall, Riley Cres. Alyson 0272612852 Bolivia Cards Group, 12.45pm, St Christophers. Bob 578 9957 or Doug 577 9061. Zumba, Friday 5.30pm 6.30pm, Nurses Hall, Gate 4, Maxwell Rd, Wairau Hospital. $4, Helena 027 323 4148 Bring own towel and water bottle. Bathrooms on site. Tai Chi, 10am, 11.30am and 1pm, Seniors Citizen Hall, High St, Blenheim, Liz 027 748 6666. Pastel Painting, Marlborough Art Society, 10am till 3pm, Prue 578 8888. Sit and Be Fit, Kaikoura community gym 10am. Exercise in a chair. Kidzone, Riversdale Community House, 3pm till 5pm. Blenheim Stroke Club, Fortnightly, St Mary’s Hall. Brian 578 8370. Sit and Be Fit with Jeanette, 10am at Crossroads, 2 Redwood St. Easy exercise for all ages - no special gear required. Donations welcome. 578 5395.
SATURDAY Mini putt and merry-go-round, Picton foreshore, today and Sunday. Ulysses Club, 10am, coffee and a catch up, Shelly’s Cafe, The Vines Village, Rapaura Rd. Prospective members welcome. Picton Museum, 10am till 4pm daily, 9 London Quay, 573 8283. Pelorus Gallery, 70 Main Rd, Havelock, open daily 10.30am till 4.30pm, 574 2128. Vintage Farm Machinery, 10am till 3pm, Brayshaw Vintage farm. Guided tours available, Doris 579 4357. Brooklyn Croquet Club, Golf croquet at Whitehead Park, 15 Brooklyn Dr. 1pm, today, Tuesday and Thursday. Afternoon tea supplied. Boot Sale, 8am till 2pm Blenheim Railway Winter warmers: Jeremy Watts, left, and Matt Broughan at the Marlborough Thermette’s Society winter series last year. The society are holding the series again from Sunday. Station car park, Grove Rd. John 578 3918. Redwood Market, 8am till noon, Redwood Tavern car park. Plants, produce and craft.
SUNDAY Marlborough District Brass Band, pre-contest concert at Floor Pride Marlborough Civic Theatre, Blenheim 2pm. Tickets $20 for adults, $15 for 65 and over, $8 for children under 18 from 035208560. Marlborough Thermette Society Winter Series, Wairau River - the first of a series of three winter meetings at 2.30pm just above the confluence of the Wairau River and Spring Creek. Adults, children and dogs welcome. Bring a chair, food to share, a tea or coffee pot – and if you have one, a thermette. Bill McEwan 035786667 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Picton in Years Gone By, photo display at the Picton Little Theatre, 1.30pm, $5 entry includes afternoon tea. Fundraiser for the Picton Community Men’s Shed. Marlborough Wedding Show, New Zealands top wedding professionals. $5 entry fee donated to the Child Cancer Society. Giveaways, goodie bags, travel prize, 10am to 3pm, Rangitane Cultural Centre, Grovetown. 027 257 2451 or marlboroughbridalexpo.co.nz. Blenheim Western Riding Club, 10am, club grounds, Maxwell Rd behind RDA, Swan 021 309 155. Ulysses Club, Decide the destination on the day. Meet at the railway station at 12.45pm ride departs at 1pm. Prospective members welcome. Marlborough Rock and Mineral Club, Brayshaw Park. 10am till 4pm, rocks, minerals, crystals, work room and books. Free admission. Marlborough Farmers’ Market, 9am till 12noon, A&P Park, Maxwell Rd, Blenheim. Car Boot Sale, Bring your car and sell items from the boot, 9am till 1pm, Picton RSA car park. Sheira 573 7390. Kapahaka, Tua Marina Hall, noon till 3pm, all welcome. Country music club, Fortnightly, Redwoodtown School Hall, 2pm. Ross 578 3922. Keyboard Club, 1.45pm, electronic keyboards. Adrienne 578 6589. Blenheim Bonsai, 2pm till 4pm, 7 Hale St. Dave 577 8679. Model Aero Club, ARA, Wairau Valley, 9am, Murray 578 9199 or Tony 577 9776. Petanque, 10am, 65A Weld St, Chris 578 7303. or John 577 9789. Tramping Club, Mary 572 8762. ➤ MONDAY Blenheim Residents & Ratepayers Association meeting, At Dodson St Beer Garden, 7pm to 9pm the. All residents from Blenheim welcome. Email email@example.com or 03 577 5088. Tuamarina Waikakaho residents’ association AGM, Tuamarina Hall, 7.30pm. Spring Creek Playcentre, Today and Wednesday, 9.30am till noon, 46A Ferry Rd, gold coin donation. Gynelle 577 8095. Renwick Playcentre, Today, Wednesday and Friday, 9.30am till noon. 0-6 years. 572 8106. Children’s Art Classes, Today, Wednesday and Thursday, 3.45pm, Marlborough Art Society, Craig 021 735 410. 50 Plus Walking Group, Walk leaves the Nativity Church car park at 10am for Love Block, Redwood Pass. Bring lunch. $7.50. Community Potters’ Club, Fortnightly, 7pm till 9pm, clubrooms, 2A Dillons Point Rd. Wendy 578 8881. Picton Girl Guides, 6pm till 8pm, St Josephs School. Girls aged 9 and a half to year 9. Fun and adventure. HJ 021 170 0401. Brownies and Pippins starting soon. Pippins age 5 to 6 years, Tracey 021 069 1707 and Brownies aged 7 to 9 years, Tracy 021 068 2794. Zumba Fitness, Endeavour Park Pavillion, Picton. 6pm $5 adult, $3 children. Vicki 573 8584 or 027 748 4172. Kinder music programme, Education through music for children newborn to five. During school terms. Megan 021 111 3303. Tai Chi, 10.30am and 1pm, Senior Citizens Hall, High St, Blenheim. Liz 027 748 6666. Belly Dance, Advanced Group, Senior Citizens Hall, High St. Ruth 579 4545 or 027 246 0633. Sit&Bfit, Today and Friday at 1pm. $2 entry. ’Riversdale Community House’, 131 Budge St. Marlborough Guild of Woodworkers, 9am till 9pm, Brayshaw Park. Visitors welcome. Malcolm 578 8809. Tai Chi and Qi’gong, Redwoodtown Hall 11am with Nancy. Witherlea Indoor Bowling Club, Witherlea School Hall, 7pm. Joy 577 6191. Zumba, Spring Creek Hall, 5.30pm, $5 or $30 for 10 sessions. Sarah 027 535 5123. Zumba, Today and Wednesday, 5.30pm to 6.30pm, Bohally Intermediate Hall. $4, $35 for 10 sessions. Maataa Waka 578 9256. Mobility and Flexibility Yoga, 6pm Monday, 9.30am Wednesday. lokayoga.co.nz or Sharon on 021 981 135. Blenheim Badminton Club, Juniors 5.30-7pm, Seniors 7-9pm, St Mary’s Hall, Cnr Hodson & Francis Stt. Mike 579 1954 or sportsground.co.nz/blenheimbadminton. Rummy O Club, 12.45pm, BBC Hall 65a Weld St, Doug 577 9061 or Gillian 578 3140. RSA Entertainment Group, 10am, RSA lounge, Clubs of Marlborough. Russell 577 8716 or Merlene 578 8212. Indoor bowls, Clubs of Marlborough, 7pm, Ken 577 8190. Barbershop Chorus, Rehearsals 7pm, Spring Creek Hall, Jim 578 6927. Mini Golf and Merry-go-round, Picton foreshore, 9am until late. 573 7136. Bridge Club, 7.15pm, Clubs of Marlborough. $3. Alison 577 6554 or 021 212 2797. Porcelain Artists, 10am, Brooklyn Croquet Club, June 578 8891 or Marjorie 577 7015. Picton Walking Group, 9.30am, Picton RSA car park. Val 573 6614. Weavers’ Group, 7.30pm Beavertown Hall, Brayshaw Park. Win 578 9502. Lacemakers, St Ninian’s Hall, Alabama Rd,
Blenheim 10am, Rosemary 572 8865. Euchre, Clubs of Marlborough, 7.30pm, 578 0663. Dillons Point Community Play Group, 9am till 12noon today and Wednesday, $2 per child, $3 family, morning tea. Wendy 579 2089. Porcelain Artists, 10am, Brooklyn Croquet Club. June 578 8891. Irish Session, Amateur music, 8.30pm, the Irish Pub, Picton. Terry 573 5000.
TUESDAY Ward water scheme AGM, Ward town hall, 7.30pm. Search and Rescue, Training night, Emergency Operations Centre, Wither Rd extension, 7.30pm, John 572 9730. Picton Women’s Institute, noon, Fran 573 9242. Renwick Plunket Playgroup, Renwick Playcentre. 26 Havelock St, 9am till 11:30am. Morning tea. Gold coin donation. 578 5633. Marlborough Creative Artisans’ shop, open daily 10am to 4pm, 35 High Street, Picton. Services Smallbore Rifle Club, Athletic Park range, 7.30pm. Visiting and new shooters welcome. Malcolm 570 5542 or Dave 578 1529. Marlborough Fayre Morris Dance Group, St Andrews Church Hall, 7.30pm, $2 per person. Miriam 578 4391. Mobility & Balance with Tai Chi, Fun Classes. 10am Redwoodtown Community Hall. $4. Jilly 570 5666 or 027 357 2515. Drawing Group, Marlborough Art Society, 1pm till 3pm, Prue 578 8888. Golf Croquet, Today, Thursday and Sunday, 1.30pm, Blenheim Croquet Club, Parker St. Christine 572 7988. Marlborough Singers, Rehearsal 7pm, Auditorium, Wesley Centre, 3 Henry St, Ruth 578 0550. The Yoga Room, Today, 9am and 6pm. Wednesday, 5.45pm. Thursday 9am and 6pm. Trudy 579 6036. Picton Squash Club, Social games, Dublin St courts, 7pm, Adam 573 7009 or Shirley 573 7227. Sketching Club, Marlborough Art Society rooms, 204 High St, 1pm till 3pm. Paper Tole, Today and Wednesday, 10am, Kathy 577 9368. Brayshaw Park Spinners, Beavertown Hall, 10am, Lyne 570 2072. Bridge Club, 7.15pm, Clubs of Marlborough, $3 per person. Carolyn 578 4856. Central Badminton Club, MBC, 7.30pm, social badminton. Raewyn 577 9890. Picton Badminton Club, QCC Gym, 7pm, $2.50. Tennis Club, Ladies morning, 9am, morning tea 10am. Perena 570 5390. Line Dancing, Fairhall Hall, 6.30pm. Beginners $6, $3 under 15. Judith 578 7554. Redwoodtown Plunket Group, 21 Bythell St, 9.30am till 11.30am, gold coin donation. 578 5633. Storytime Picton: Today 10.30am, Picton Library. Beginners Yoga, 6pm. lokayoga.co.nz or Sharon on 021 981 135.
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