1. BEEFING UP FOOD BANK
The annual city-wide food drive is on Saturday afternoon. Boost stocks of non-perishable food for those in need over the Christmas, New Year and back-to-school period. See P4.
2. DUSTING OFF DUSTY
The life of 60s Brit-pop diva Dusty Springfield is celebrated in the latest Abbey Musical Theatre show. See P12.
3. COWING THE COW
Ben Elton’s social satire Silly Cow continues at the Globe. Win tickets on The Tribune Facebook page. See review P10.
4. WHAT THE FLOCK?
Beautiful piece of home-grown boutique theatre at Feilding’s Saleyards Cafe. See review on stuff.co.nz/manawatu-standard.
5. MAGNIFICENT MIRTHQUAKE
7 Days Live with the usual TV suspects is certain to crack up the Regent on Broadway. See P5.