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THIS WEEK

THURS­DAY JUNE 8: Mil­i­tary his­tory pre­sen­ta­tion: ’NZ Med­i­cal Sup­port at the Bat­tle of the Somme - 100 years on’ by Wing Com­man­der Peter Hurly, RNZAF, 12mid­day - 1.15pm, Level 2, City Li­brary, $3 koha.

THURS­DAY JUNE 8: NZCT sec­ondary Cham­ber Mu­sic Con­test Manawatu District Round, 4.30pm & 7pm, Spiers Cen­tre, ad­ju­di­ca­tor Ben Hoadley.$5 / $8, chil­dren and pupils free. En­quiries cham­ber­mu­sic.co.nz/

THURS­DAY JUNE 8 - SATUR­DAY JUNE 10: TeRe¯hia Theatre Com­pany Present Larger Than Life by Tainui Tuki­waho and Chris Rex Martin, 7.30pm, The Dark Room, Church & Pitt St, $10/$15. En­quiries Cen­tre­point box of­fice 354 5740/thedark­roomnz.com

FRI­DAY JUNE 9: Celtic mu­sic, Palmer­ston North Folk Mu­sic Club, 8pm, Theo­soph­i­cal Hall, 304 Church St. Mem­bers $3, non-mem­bers $5, school chil­dren and first-com­ers free. En­quiries 355 9076/ pn­folk­club.wee­bly.com/

FRI­DAY JUNE 9 - SATUR­DAY 10: The Gov­ern­ment In­spec­tor by Nick­o­lai Go­gol, Feild­ing Lit­tle Theatre Play­ers, 8pm, Feild­ing Lit­tle Theatre, Stafford St. Tick­ets 323 5051/ Eventfinda.

FRI­DAY JUNE 9 : Queen - It’s a Kinda Magic with Giles Tay­lor as Fred­die Mer­cury, 8pm, Re­gent on Broad­way.

SATUR­DAY JUNE 10: Baby Sen­sory Ka¯piti – Manawatu birth­day bash in sup­port of Palmy Rev­o­lu­tion, with food trucks, mar­ket stalls, raf­fles, prizes, 11am - 1.30pm, St Al­ban’s Church, Al­bert St, Hokowhitu. En­quiries Amy 021 515 996.

SATUR­DAY JUNE 10: Woodville Lions’Mon­ster Garage Sale, 11am - 3pm, Woodville Events Cen­tre, Vo­gel St. Pro­ceeds to Aro­hanui Hospice and other lo­cal health char­i­ties. Do­na­tions: Mike James 027 445 6594/ Ste­wart Sin­clair 027 474 4004/ Neil Brumby 027 682 6929.

SATUR­DAY JUNE 10 - SUN­DAY JUNE 11: Star Quest au­di­tions for ages 8 - 18, Re­gent Theatre, Main St, Pahiatua. En­quiries Shane Brown 027 465 7627.

SATUR­DAY JUNE 10 - SUN­DAY JUNE 11: Manawatu Poul­try & Pi­geon Show, over 1000 birds on dis­play and many for sale, Satur­day 1.30pm - 5pm, Sun­day 9.30am to 1pm, Bar­ber Hall, Walde­grave St. $5 adults, $2 child, fam­ily con­ces­sion.

SATUR­DAY JUNE 10 - SATUR­DAY JUNE 24: Not In Our Neigh­bour­hood by Jamie McCaskill, and an award-win­ning per­for­mance by Kali Kopae, 8pm/5pm/6.30pm, Cen­tre­point Theatre. Book­ings cen­tre­point.co.nz/ 280 Church St/ 354 5740.

SUN­DAY JUNE 11: Green Cor­ri­dors Ri­coh Com­mu­nity Planting Day, 9.30am, Lower Ti­toki Re­serve, Vau­cluse Heights cul-de- sac, Sum­mer­hill. Lunch sup­plied, BYO spade, gum­boots, drink bot­tle and ap­pro­pri­ate cloth­ing. En­quiries Green Cor­ri­dors face­book page.

SUN­DAY JUNE 11: TimeBank Manawatu launch. Cel­e­bra­tions in­clude time­bank­ing events, mini work­shops and shar­ing of skills, food and fun, 1 - 4.30pm, 298, Church St, near ACROSS. En­quiries An­drea Horne 021 713 190/ info@time­bankmanawatu.org.nz

SUN­DAY JUNE 11: Four Sea­sons In One Day - free Unity Singers va­ri­ety concert with Hato Paora Col­lege choir, Mau­reen Ax School of Dance, Sav­age Club Swing Band, ABC Hip Hop Dance troupe, Me­lanie Pinkney and Guy Don­ald­son, and the Manawatu Skat­ing Club, 1.30pm, Re­gent on Broad­way.

MON­DAY JUNE 12: Pub­lic meet­ing on the Ed­u­ca­tion (Ter­tiary) Amend­ment Bill and how it could af­fect Palmer­ston North, with the Ter­tiary Ed­u­ca­tion Union, 5pm, City Li­brary, Ge­orge St.

TUES­DAY JUNE 13: For­est & Bird Manawatu Branch Night with Dean Richards on pest erad­i­ca­tion on Mac­quarie Is­land, 7.30pm, City Li­brary, Ge­orge St. All wel­come. En­quiries na­turesvoice­m­anawatu.org.nz

WED­NES­DAY JUNE 14: The Big Sing sec­ondary choral fes­ti­val, Manawatu/Wan­ganui, 10am – 4.30pm; Gala Concert 7 - 8.30pm, Re­gent on Broad­way. En­quiries johnlove132@hot­mail.com

WED­NES­DAY JUNE 14: Best Years presents South African Sa­fari with Chris­tine McArthur, 9.30 - 11.30am, St David’s Church, Main St, Ter­race End. Vis­i­tors $5. En­quiries 356 9972. WED­NES­DAY JUNE 14:

Oper­atu­nity Day­time Concert Se­ries present From Phan­tom to LesMis with Karl Perigo, Tizane McEvoy and Re­becca Wright, 11am, Life Church, 590 Feather­ston St, Book­ings 0508 266 237/ oper­atu­nity.co.nz

MU­SIC, THEATRE & DANCE

COUN­TRY MU­SIC: Junc­tion Coun­try Mu­sic Club Day, 1.30pm, Sun­day, June 11, Old Folks Hall, McLean St, Woodville. En­quiries Anne 323 6481.

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 guyju­dith@clear.net.nz/ 357 5932.

PHOENIX SINGERS: Kathi Craig’s new en­sem­ble to present the NZ pre­miere of Broad­way Goes to Church at the Cathe­dral Of the Holy Spirit in July. Voices wel­come, espe­cially men. En­quiries Kathi 353 2225.

SINGERS: Prepa­ra­tions for Palmer­ston North Choral So­ci­ety Satur­day July 1 concert are un­der way. In­ter­ested singers are wel­come at 7:30 - 9:30pm re­hearsals, Mon­days, St Peters Church Hall, Ruahine St. En­quiries Karen Hall 021 707 440.

CEN­TRAL CON­NEC­TIONS: A singing group for peo­ple with ac­quired neu­ro­log­i­cal dis­abil­i­ties, Tues­days 1.30 – 3pm, South Lounge, Cen­tral Bap­tist Church, Church St, $5 koha. En­quiries Ja­nine 021 050 3593/ sound­mat­ters@sling­shot.co.nz

FAM­ILY

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.

GIRLS’ BRIGADE: Af­ford­able ac­tiv­i­ties for girls in High­bury/Takaro & Hokowhitu, Tues­days; Mil­son, 4.30pm to 6pm, Thurs­days. En­quiries Joanne 355 3124/ girls­bri­gade.nz.

GIRL GUIDES: Fun, ad­ven­ture, life skills and friend­ship, for girls aged 5 - 18. En­quiries 0800 22 22 92.

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 Pl. En­quiries Nick 355 4008 or nick@cross­man.co.nz.

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.

MAINLY MU­SIC@ LIFE CHURCH: Tues­days, 10am. $3 per fam­ily, new fam­i­lies wel­come, Life Church, 590 Feather­ston St. En­quiries Pip McCracken 027 408 6955.

TWIN­KLE TOES: Mu­sic, move­ment and morn­ing tea for pre-school­ers, par­ents and care­givers, Mil­son Com­bined Church Hall, cnr Mil­son Line and Pur­die Pl, 9.30am, Fri­days. $20 per term, $3 ca­sual per fam­ily. En­quiries Anne 355 3128.

TWINKLETOES: Mu­sic, move­ment & morn­ing tea for un­der 5s, 10am Tues­days and Wed­nes­days, St Matthews 109 Col­lege St, Awa­puni. Gold coin per child. All wel­come. En­quiries Jac­qui 021 057 6722.

LIT­TLE GROOVERS: Mu­sic and move­ment for pre-school chil­dren, par­ents & care­givers, Thurs­days, 9.30am to 12pm, St David’s, Main St op­po­site Me­mo­rial Park. MoE ap­proved. Koha. En­quiries Pam 358 1964.

PAR­ENT­ING WORK­SHOPS: Triple P ses­sions - Par­ent­ing in a Blended Fam­ily - cou­ples work­shop for cou­ples, 9.30am - 4pm, Satur­days TBC, $25. En­quiries and reg­is­tra­tions par­ent­line­m­anawatu.org.nz/ 355 1655.

COM­MU­NITY

CITY TO SEA RAIL TRAIL: Open day Satur­day, June 10, Long­burn Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Ngaire St, Long­burn. En­quiries Ed­die Mil­lard 329 6860/ band­d­cdtrust@gmail.com

AWA­PUNI GARDEN CLUB:

Morn­ing tea, 9.30am fol­lowed by a va­ri­ety of speak­ers, 10am ev­ery third Tues­day, Awa­puni Com­mu­nity Hall, New­bury St. En­quiries Peggy 357 5600.

SENIORNET: 20th an­niver­sary lunch cel­e­bra­tion of com­puter sup­port and train­ing to those over 50, Chalet, July 12, $39. All mem­bers past and present wel­come. En­quiries 359 4367/ seniornet@in­spire.net.nz

Giles Tay­lor per­forms as Fred­die Mer­cury in Queen: It’s A Kinda Magic.

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