August 29: Black Top Blur band, 7: 30pm, Putaruru District Services Memorial Club. Tickets can be purchased from the club or any committee member. Ph: 8838591 for enquiries. 29: Daffodil Day. 29: South Waikato Country Music Club Night, Putaruru Plaza, 7pm. Admission $3. Contact Lorraine Gyde 8838577. September 4: Rural Women’s Social Group, 7pm. Okoroire Pub. Conatact Sian 02102366566.
6: Quiz Night Fundraiser,7pm. Tokoroa Club. CureKids fundraiser. Register a team of four on the night. $40 entry. Prizes up for grabs and a charity auction.
11-13: Salvation Army Book Fair, 10am-7pm. Old Countdown building, 50 Mannering St, Tokoroa. All ages. Our What’s On column is a free service offering clubs, community groups, and non profit organisations an opportunity to advise upcoming public events. Space constraints mean there is no guarantee of publication - those wanting to be certain theirs even appears need to consider placing an advertisement. The deadline for the listing is 10am Mondays. Material must include name, date, time and location of the event and a contact name and phone number. Send listings to Caitlin Wallace at the South Waikato News on firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 886 9159.
12: 89th Daffodil & Camelia Show, St Paul’s Church, Putaruru. 12 noon - 3.30pm. Admission: Adults - Gold coin donation, Children- free. Light refreshments: $7. Contact: Cheryl 883 8509.
13: Torpedo7 Day- Night Thriller, 10am- 10pm. Tokoroa Sports and Events Centre. Contact 073483301 for entry details.
18: Beauty and the Bro, Tokoroa Little Theatre, 34 Manaia St. All ages, contact 886 8488 for more information.
20: Young stars coming home charity concert, Tokoroa Cricket Club. Country singers and Hannah and Dan Cosgrove. Tickets $ 15 from Tokoroa Clothing Company.
27:Rangiura His and Her Variety night, Kensington Theatre, Putaruru, 6pm. Fundraiser for rest home upgrade. $40 includes 3 course meal and entertainment also 3 lucky ladies and 1 male will receive a free makeover. Tickets at Heslop Pharmacy and BNZ Putaruru.
28: Kartsport Race Meeting, Tokoroa, Next to the Tokoroa Airfield, Round 1. Spectators welcome and anyone interested in information go to www.kartsporttokoroa.co.nz or contact Glenn Tremain 027 755 9814.
Drawcard: The Torpedo7 Day Night Thriller is set to bring riders from all across the country to Tokoroa next month.