THURSDAY FEBRUARY 23: Aglow with Pat Bailey on how God has used her grief for good, 10am, Bridge Club Rooms, Cook & Cuba St. Enquiries Jennifer Shaw 356 1891.
THURSDAY 23: MUSA Future Fest Orientation 2017 Fresh Music Lunchbox, lunchtime concert featuring Auckland indie band The Beths, Massey U Concourse.
THURSDAY 23: AS@U Clubs Day, UCOL Atrium, outside Block 3, 11am.
THURSDAY 23: Summer of DIYLucky dip catch-up on missed workshops, Reclaimed Timber Traders, 4 Matipo Lane, 12.30 - 5.30pm. Pay for materials. Enquiries Nelson Lebo 356 8199/ firstname.lastname@example.org
THURSDAY 23: Thursday Night Food Truck Feast, 5pm, The Square.
THURSDAY 23: Collectors Club - humorous and comic postcards and unusually-shaped bottles, 7.30pm, PN Leisure Centre, Ferguson St. Tea & coffee provided, all welcome, annual subs $10. Enquiries Stu 355 4278 THURSDAY 23: MUSA Future Fest Orientation 2017 Comedy Gala with 7 Days’ Ben Hurley, Justine Smith and David Correos. Tix bit.ly/ Future Fest Tix FRIDAY FEBRUARY 24 - SUNDAY 26: The Great Living Room Book Sale, City Library 9.30am - 9pm (Fri); 10am - 4pm (Sat); 12midday - 4pm (Sun). FRIDAY 24: Palmerston North Lunch Club, with new creative director of Centrepoint Theatre, Daniel Pengelly, 11.45am, Hotel Coachman, 140 Fitzherbert Ave. Visitors welcome. Enquiries Don 357 4872. FRIDAY 24: Festival of Cultures free lantern workshop with REACT, old Public Trust, The Square, 4 - 8pm.
FRIDAY 24: Free concert by Paraguayan folk harpist Eduard Klassen, SDA Church 257 Ferguson St. See www.eduardklassen.com
FRIDAY 24: Globe Theatre Awards - acknowledging the best regional theatre productions of 2016, Globe Theatre, 7.30pm.
FRIDAY 24: $10 Race Night, fundraiser with fabulous prizes for the Manawatu Scottish Pipe Band to the nationals in Nelson. Door sales, tickets $10, 7.30pm, Willow Park Tavern. Enquiries/tickets Brent Le Quesne 027 289 8711/ Facebook.
FRIDAY 24: MUSA Future Fest
Orientation 2017 Opportunity Shop Ball, MUSA, Student Services Building, The Concourse, 7.30 - 11.30pm. Tix bit.ly/FutureFestTix SATURDAY FEBRUARY 25 - TUESDAY 28: Big Girls puppet workshops for International Women’s Day, 10am - 4pm, upstairs, Te Manawa Museum. See rangienviroartscentre.org/big-girls SATURDAY FEBRUARY 25 - SUNDAY 26: RNZAF 80th anniversary Air Tattoo with the Black Falcons aerobatics team, RNZAF Base Ohakea, 10am - 4pm. Adults $35, children $10, under 5s free. Enquiries airforce.mil.nz
SATURDAY 25: Ethkick 6-a-side football tournament, 40 teams, Central Energy Trust Arena fields, 8:30 am - 5pm. Register sportmanawatu.org.nz.
SATURDAY 25: Festival of Cultures free lantern workshop with REACT, old Public Trust, The Square, 10 - 3pm.
SATURDAY 25: 131stWoodville Horticultural-Industrial Society, entries accepted from 8am and staged by 11am sharp. No entry fees. Judging 11.15am. Free public admission 1.30 - 4pm, Woodville Sports Stadium, Ross St.
SATURDAY 25: Jurassic Park - Design your own at TeManawa, 1 - 4pm. Free, all materials provided. Enquiries email@example.com
SATURDAY 25: Social dancing with the Manawatu Dancing Club, $7, supper provided, 7.30pm to 11pm, Senior Citizens Hall, 309 Main St.
Enquiries Tom and Adrienne 356 9620.
SUNDAY 26: Festival of Cultures free lantern workshop with REACT, old Public Trust, The Square, 10 - 3pm.
SUNDAY 26: MUSA Future Fest Orientation 2017 Come Down Picnic. 12-2pm. Shannen Peterson, Parc Sun, Lake South. Free BBQ, chill out music.
SUNDAY 26: Antipodeans by Toi Warbrick, includes a marae experience, musical and visual arts workshops and refreshments, 1.30 - 5.30pm, Te Rangimarie Marae, SH56, Rangiotu. No door sales. Enquiries facebook.com/ToiWarbrick/ firstname.lastname@example.org, tickets eventfinda.
SUNDAY 26: Globe Sunday Matinee Performances present Neild Trio – Diana, Sylvia and David Neild flute, violin/viola, piano, 2.30pm, Globe Theatre. Entry by koha.
TUESDAY FEBRUARY 28: St David’sMeeting Point, crafts, board games, cards, tai chi, morning tea & chat, all welcome, gold coin appreciated, 10am -12 midday, St Peter’s Church Hall, Ruahine St (temporarily). Enquiries 354 9267.
TUESDAY 28: Healing Our Past Lives – Exploring the Many Lives of the Soul introductory workshop with Julie Jeffrey, 7.30pm, Theosophical Society, 304 Church St. Enquiries Anthea 353 6221/ email@example.com
The Palmerston North Library’s great book sale is on for three days this weekend.