THURSDAY JUNE 15 - SUNDAY JUNE 18: Zirka Circus presents Send in the Clowns, Railway Land. Daily shows at various times 7pm, 2pm, 1pm & 4.30pm. Tix 0800 BUY TIX (289 849) See Eventfinda. THURSDAY JUNE 15 - SATURDAY JUNE 24: Not In Our Neighbourhood by Jamie McCaskill, with an award-winning performance by Kali Kopae, 8pm/5pm/6.30pm, Centrepoint Theatre. Bookings centrepoint.co.nz/ 280 Church St/ 354 5740.
FRIDAY JUNE 16: World Vision Art For Syria exhibition opening, live music and refreshments, 5.30pm, Square Edge Gallery, The Square. Enquiries 353 2800.
FRIDAY JUNE 16: Mid-winter madness & nutty songs, 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 16 - SUNDAY 25: Circus Aotearoa, young Kiwi and Aussie aerialists, jugglers, acrobats, trapeze artists, clowns, CET Arena Manawatu, Pascal St. Daily shows at various times 7pm, 2pm, 12midday, 5pm. Door sales. See Eventfinda.
FRIDAY JUNE 16 - SATURDAY JULY 1: George Orwell’s 1984 adapted by Michael Gene Sullivan, Globe Theatre, 6.30/ 7.30pm. Enquiries/tix 354 4409/globetheatre.co.nz
SATURDAY JUNE 17: 2nd Manawatu Craft and Food Fair, 80+ stalls, 10am - 3pm, Barber Hall, Waldegrave St. Free entry. See manawatucraftandfoodfair.co.nz
SATURDAY JUNE 17: Feˆte de la Musique - World Music Day celebrations with Alliance Francaise, 2 - 10pm, includes Sam Manzanza and the Afro Beat Machine, 8.30pm, City Library, George St. Enquiries 560 0749/ firstname.lastname@example.org
SATURDAY JUNE 17: Manawatu Youth Orchestra plays Mozart, Moana and more, 7.30pm, Speirs Centre, Boys High. Tickets on door $20/ $15/ $5 or Eventfinda. Enquiries manawatuorchestra.org.nz
SATURDAY JUNE 17: Social dancing with the Manawatu Dancing Club, 7.30pm, Senior Citizens Hall, 309 Main St. 7.30pm. $10, supper provided. Enquiries Adrienne & Tom 356 9620.
SUNDAY JUNE 18: REACT Day Trip, coppicing willow for lanterns and sculptures, veg for food, short bushwalk. Free bus leaves PN 9:30am via Feilding, returns 4:30pm, Rangiwahia Rd, Rangiwahia. BYO lunch. Register 06 328 2823/ email@example.com
SUNDAY JUNE 18: Manawatu Country Music Club, 12.45pm, Rangiora Community Centre, Rangiora Ave, Enquiries: Eileen 354 5607. SUNDAY JUNE 18: Solstice
Harmony with the Manawatunes, B-Flads, RoseWu - piano, and Soul-E Brass Quintet, 2pm & 7pm, Spiers Centre. Tickets $20@ Beggs.. Enquiries Greg 027 243 3199
WEDNESDAY JUNE 21: Shorts For Hospice, marking the shortest day of the year. Get a group together, wear shorts and raise essential funds for Arohanui Hospice. Register arohanuihospice.org.nz WEDNESDAY JUNE 21: Organpower, Roy Tankersley plays Bach, Boellmann and Mascagni. Free, donations invited, 12.15pm. Central Baptist, Church St.