ST MARKS MARKET DAY: Corner Koputara Rd & Kawhata St, Himatangi Beach, Saturday October 24, Labour Weekend, 9am – 1pm. Stall sites $10. Inquiries Ruth 329 9642. PLAY BOWLS: Fee free, all ages, no registration, bowls supplied, coaching available, Monday October 26, 1 – 5pm, Terrace End Bowling Club, 17 Summerhays St, Terrace End. Wear flat soled shoes, jandals or bare feet. Inquiries Scot Crawford, club captain 357 0118. FAMILY CONCERT: Manawatu Youth Orchestra charity event for Methodist Social Services, St Andrews in the City, Church St, Monday, October 26, 7 – 9pm. Conductor Isaac Henderson. Tickets adults $15, students $10, children $5@ MSS 663Main St. Inquiries Rachael Henson 350 0307, firstname.lastname@example.org TEENAGERS in the House: Triple P group for Parents of Teens [Until October 23]starting Tuesday October 27, 6.30 – 8.45pm. Register@ Parentline 355 1655. PARENTING GROUP: What Pushes Your Buttons with Elayne Johnston. 6 x 2 hour sessions from Wednesday October 28, 9.30am-11.30am. [Until October 23] Hancock Community House. Register@ Parentline 355 1655. PARENTING WORKSHOP: Parenting in a Blended Family, 9.30am-4pm, Saturday TBC. $25 (lunch provided). Register@ Parentline 35 51655. HUNTERVILLE HUNTAWAY Festival: From 12noon, Saturday October 31, incorporating the 18th Shepherd’s Shemozzle from 3pm. Inquiries shemozzle.co.nz MANAGING FIGHTING & Aggression: Triple P DG parenting session dealing behaviours in 3-10 year olds, Monday, November 2, 9.30 – 11.45am, Awapuni. [5th Oct – 23 Oct]Register@ Parentline 355 1655. GOOD BEDTIME ROUTINES: Triple P DG parenting session dealing with 3-10 year olds, Monday, November 9, 9.30-11.45am, Awapuni. [Until 23rd Oct] Register@ Parentline 355 1655. HASSLE-FREE SHOPPING: Triple P DG parenting session. Strategies to improve shopping with your 3-10 year old(s)Monday November 16, Roslyn. [until 6 Nov] Register@ Parentline 355 1655. EFFECTIVE PARENTING Styles: Parenting session, [19th Oct – 6th November] Monday, November 23 9.30-11.45am, Roslyn. Register@ Parentline 355 1655. DEALING WITH DISOBEDIENCE: Triple P DG practical parenting session [28th Oct – 20th Nov] dealing with 3-10 year olds, Monday, November 30, 9.30-11.45am, Roslyn. Register@ Parentline 355 1655. TWILIGHT GALA: West End School’s Twilight Gala, Thursday, October 29, 5 – 8pm. Rides, stalls, food, raffles, prizes. West End School, 196 College St. Inquiries Samantha Bleakley 021 845 712 email@example.com to be involved. FOXTON BAR CROSSING Day: With Manawatu Volunteer Coastguard, November 1, Manawatu Marine Boating Club, Hartly St, Foxton Beach. 10.30am theory/afternoon practical – byb. Donations. Inquiries firstname.lastname@example.org AWESOME AWAPUNI Day: Alexander Park, Alexander St, 11am – 2pm, Saturday November 7. Stages, stalls, fun & games and Pancake Attack – the play performed by the Awapuni community. DAD’S DAY OUT: Te Aroha Noa fun day. Kai, music, entertainment and heaps of family activities, 11am – 3pm, Monrad Park, Marriner St, Sunday November 8. See Te-Aroha-Noa-Community-Services on Facebook. SOLAR FLAIR: Cost effective solar energy in action – Ladakh, India & Castlecliff, Whanganui with Dr Nelson Lebo, Friday November 13, City Library, George St. Tea & coffee provided. All welcome. Inquiries John Edwards, Engineers Without Borders, 356 9099, ext 83924. HEARTS & HOMES: 10th biennial fundraiser for Arohanui Hospice, November 13 & 14. Tickets $65 from heartsandhomes.co.nz. Inquiries Felicity Hay 350 2312 or email@example.com ALL SAINTS GALA: In support of All Saints building development – bouncy castle, sausage sizzle, face painting, stalls, live music, Sunday November 14, 10am – 2pm, 338 Church St. ASHHURST 2 ESPLANADE: New safe and scenic course along the riverway, November 23, 20km or 12km. Free buses for registered runners. Inquiries manawatustriders.org.nz 23RD SUZUKI COAST TO COAST Motorcycle Ride: Registration $20, Cossie Club, Himatangi Beach 9.15am, Saturday December 12. Woodville Lions Club fundraiser for the PN Rescue Helicopter. Inquiries Neil Candy 06 376 4448, Mike James 027 445 6594. CHRISTMAS IN THE SQUARE: December 19, 5 – 9pm.