MUSIC, THEATRE & DANCE
MANAWATU COMMUNITY CHOIR: ‘‘The city’s choir’’ meets Mondays, 7pm, Shed 23 (23 Princess St). All welcome. No experience needed, just turn up. Enquiries manawatucommunitychoir.org.nz
RENAISSANCE SINGERS: 30-voice choir performing music from the 16th century to present day. Experienced singers are invited to contact musical director, Guy Donaldson email@example.com/ 357 5932.
CAN YOU SING?: Confident singers wanted for all-women’s chorus. Manawatu Overtones, Scottish Hall, Berrymans Lane (off Princess St), 7pm, Tuesdays. Enquiries Jenni 356 8585 (A/H)/ Linda 358 5883.
UKES ON THE TERRACE: From school kids to seniors, 3.30pm Thursdays from February 9, St Peter’s Church Community Hall, Ruahine St. Ukuleles available, koha. Enquiries Beverly Procter 021 210 8074.
ROSE CITY ROCK N ROLL REVIVAL CLUB: 6-week learn to dance block course from February 23, 7pm, Kelvin Grove Community Hall, Kaimanawa St. Course $20. Bring flat shoes and a smile. Enquiries Christine 329 2616.
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MUSIC CLUB: Bring out your protest songs – TPP, ban the bomb, damn the dam, 8pm, Friday, February 10, Theosophical Hall, 304 Church St. Members $3, nonmembers $5, school children and first comers free. Enquiries 355 9076/ pnfolkclub.weebly.com/
YOUNG FILM MAKERS AWARD: Reel Earth Environmental Film Festival competition open to under-- 23s. Entries close March 31. Enquiries and entries pncet.org.nz/ Julia 021 050 5741 MARTON BARBER’S ART
GALLERY: Selected abstracts by David Taylor, and landscapes by local artists, 26 High St Marton, 10am – 2pm, Tuesday to Saturday. Enquiries John 027 489 6101.
TAYLOR JENSEN: ‘‘Across the Ditch’’ a travelling international fine art print collaboration between Australian and New Zealand print makers, Taylor-Jensen Fine Arts Gallery, 33 George St. Enquiries Stuart Schwartz, 355 4278/ firstname.lastname@example.org.
ZIMMERMAN: ‘‘Perspective / Possession’’ - new works by Palmerston North artist, Naga Tsutsumi., 359 Main St. Enquiries 353 0122/ zimmerman.co.nz/ email@example.com
TEMANAWA: ‘‘Matatau 2016’’ - work by graduates of Massey’s Toi Rauwharangi College of Creative Arts; ‘‘Nova’’ - new additions to the collection; Bruce Rennie - ‘‘The Generous Heart’’. SQUARE EDGE GALLERY: 1975 photographic exhibition ‘‘Not One More Acre - Maori Land March - 40 years on’’, The Square. Enquiries 353 2800.
HOMESTAY INFORMATION EVENING: Find out about hosting international students in your home, Wednesday, February 15, 5 - 7pm, City Library, Oroua meeting room, George St. RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org FAMILY/WHANAU MORNING:
Fridays during termtime for preschoolers under 3 and caregivers. Music, dance and games, morning tea provided, $2. 8.30am - 12.30pm, Te Aroha Noa Community Services, Brentwood Ave, Highbury. Enquiries Vikki Gibbs 358 2259.
MANAWATU FAMILY MICRO ADVENTURERS: Got young kids? Join us every Friday rain or shine, for local, outdoor adventures, Free and informal. See .facebook.com/groups/ 806407356100464/ for location and time.
MANAWATU TOY LIBRARY:
Families and community groups, open Monday, Thursday, Saturday 9.30am - 12.30pm, 200 Church St. Enquiries 027 364 6911.
GIRL GUIDES: Fun, adventure, life skills and friendship, for girls aged 5 - 18. Enquiries 0800 22 22 92.
GIRLS’ BRIGADE: Affordable activities for girls in Highbury/Takaro & Hokowhitu, 4.30pm to 6pm, Tuesdays, and Milson Thursdays. Enquiries Joanne 355 3124, girlsbrigade.nz.
HOKOWHITU SCOUTS: Keas (year 1-3) Mondays 5 – 6pm, Cubs (Year 4-6), Mondays 6.15 – 7.45pm, Scouts (Year 6 – 10) Thursdays 6.30 – 8-30. Hokowhitu Scout Hall off Ayr Place. Enquiries Chris 356 2635, email@example.com.
ROLLER DISCO: Friday nights 6.30 - 8 pm. Games, prizes, $5 includes skate hire. Cash only, no eftpos. Snacks and drinks available, Manawatu Skating Club, Bell Hall, Arena 5, Waldegrave St. Enquiries Vikki 358 9387.
The 25th Manakau Medieval Market is on Saturday at Levin Showgrounds.