THURSDAY AUGUST 3 : Network of Skilled Migrants-Manawatu on Kiwi Culture in the Workplace - how to identify your strengths; the right fit -what to look for in the company with Nicky Dargie, Work Skills training and Wayne Dellow /Good Communications Ltd, 6 - 7.30pm, Globe Theatre. Enquiries firstname.lastname@example.org THURSDAY AUGUST 3 - SATURDAY AUGUST 5: Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare, directed by Aaron McLean, 7.30pm, The Dark Room. Bookings Centrepoint Theatre 354 5740 and email@example.com
THURSDAY AUGUST 3 - SATURDAY AUGUST 5: William Golding’s Lord of the Flies adapted by Nigel Williams, directed by Jeff Kingsford-Brown, Wednesday - Sunday 6.30pm, 8pm, 5pm, Centrepoint Theatre. Enquiries & bookings 354 5740/ firstname.lastname@example.org
FRIDAY AUGUST 4: Big Latch On with Community Birthing Services, 10am, Christian Community Church, 54 Pascal St. Enquiries email@example.com
SATURDAY AUGUST 5: Hot Rod Show & Swap Meet & Display, 8am - 5pm, Manfeild Park, $10 (under15 free). No eftpos. Enquiries Vicky Connors 027 304 2109/ Tim Olsen 027 457 7994.
SUNDAY AUGUST 6: Toy Collectors Fair, 11am - 2pm, Community Leisure Centre, 569 Ferguson St, $3 (under 15 free). Enquiries Bernie 353 7475.
SUNDAY AUGUST 6: Three Phantoms - Tim Beveridge, Chris Crowe & Karl Perigo have all played ‘The Phantom’ - and for the first time the three will meet and perform together songs from that show and others, directed by Pat Snoxell, 6pm, Regent on Broadway. Enquiries Ticket Direct.
TUESDAY AUGUST 8: The Road To Beervana Road Trip - part of the week-long celebration of all things beer in Wellington, with brewers and beer fans and the Goodbye Pork Pie Mini Cooper, 6pm, Brew Union, Broadway.
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 9: Best Years present ‘Is Turkey Becoming An Islamic Autocracy?’ with Nigel Parsons on Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the apparent move from democracy to autocracy and from secular to Islamic state,
9.30 – 11.30am, St David’s Church, Main St. Visitors $5. Enquiries 356 9972. WEDNESDAY AUGUST 9: Book launch - The Storm by Walter de la Mare, illustrated by Joanna Kangisher, Jumping Jellybeans session, 10am, Palmerston North Central Library.
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 9: Forest & Bird Manawatu branch night, Dr Mike Dickison from Whanganui Regional Museum will speak on ‘‘What is a Native Bird?’’, 7.30pm, City Library, George St. All welcome. Enquiries naturesvoicemanawatu.org.nz
MUSIC, THEATRE & DANCE
PHOENIX SINGERS: Kathi Craig’s new ensemble. Voices welcome, especially men. Enquiries Kathi 353 2225. MANAWATU COUNTRY MUSIC
CLUB: Meet monthly 3rd Sundays, 12.45pm, Rangiora Community Centre, Rangiora Ave. Enquiries Eileen 354 5607.
COUNTRY: Rendezvous Music Group, meets every first and third Friday of the month, 7pm all welcome. Enquiries 357 8950.
SINGERS: Voices are welcome to join the Palmerston North Choral Society, 7.30 pm to 9.30pm,
Mondays, St. Peters Church, Ruahine St. Enquiries Heather Murphy 021 150 5383. PALMERSTON NORTH BRASS:
Players welcome to Monday and Thursday rehearsals, 7.30 - 9.30pm, band rooms, 57 Totara Rd. Enquiries firstname.lastname@example.org/ phone - text David Maas 021 455 327/ Chrissie Butts 027 308 6644.
UNITY SINGERS: On the look out for male voices, Tuesdays 7.30 - 9.30pm, St Marys Hall Ruahine St. Enquiries Helen 358 7069/ Sue 354 3295. 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 contactmusical director, Guy Donaldson email@example.com/ 357 5932. CAN YOU SING?: Can you harmonise? Confident singers wanted for all-women’s 4-part harmony barbershop chorus. Fun, music and friendship with the Manawatu Overtones, Scottish Hall, Berrymans Lane (off Princess St), 7pm, Tuesdays. Enquiries Jenni 356
8585 (A/H)/ Linda 358 5883.
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/ firstname.lastname@example.org
UKES ON THE TERRACE: From school kids to seniors, 3.30pm Thursdays, St Peter’s Church Community Hall, Ruahine St. Ukuleles available, koha. Enquiries Beverly Procter 021 210 8074.
OVER 50’S DANCE: For fun, fitness and friendship - folk, tap, jazz and musical comedy. Thursdays and Mondays 2 - 3pm. Enquiries Joyce 358 7463, Val 021 059 2157/ email@example.com/ facebook.com/over50sdance CROWS FEET DANCE COLLECTIVE: Performance based contemporary dance project. Fun, welcoming, friendly and creative, 7 - 8.30pm, Thursdays, dance studio behind Church of Christ Scientist, 409 Church St (opp Police Station). Enquiries firstname.lastname@example.org 027 631 0105. SCOTTISH COUNTRY (FOLK) DANCING: Children’s class 6.45pm, adults class 7.30pm, Mondays, Scottish Society Hall, Berryman’s Ln off Princess St. Adult classes 7.30pm, Wednesdays, Whakarongo Hall,
Napier Hwy. Enquiries Helen 355 2665/ Joy 027 776 2397. MANAWATU ORGAN &
KEYBOARD CLUB: All levels and styles of music players and listeners welcome, Mondays, 1pm, Manchester Unity Hall, 26Walding St. Small door charge includes afternoon tea. Enquiries Bev 022 434 0023/ Tricia 021 149 3519.
TAYLOR JENSEN: ‘‘Exploring the Intersection Between Detail and Suggestion’’ - paintings by John Tidball until August 9, Taylor-Jensen Fine Arts Gallery, 33 George St. Enquiries Stuart Schwartz, 355 4278/ email@example.com.
SQUARE EDGE GALLERY: ‘This Is Me’ - Creative Journeys, The Square. Enquiries 353 2800.
ART STARS: Art classes for kids aged 5 - 7yrs, Tuesdays, 3.30 - 4.30pm, Square Edge, term3 start. Register Jo, 027 525 2273/ firstname.lastname@example.org
ZIMMERMAN: Elspeth Shannon: Bloom -new paintings; Fran Dibble small bronze sculptures; Paul Dibble large bronze on corten steel sculpture, 359 Main St. Enquiries 353 0122/ zimmerman.co.nz/ email@example.com
TEMANAWA: The Topp Twins, 10am - 5pm, until October 29, 326 Main St. Enquiries 355 5000.
STUDIO ON THE SQUARE ARTS & CRAFT CLASSES: Adults and children’s art classes, specialist workshops in water colour, oils, charcoal, portraiture and intensive colour. Enquiries 353 2802. PALMERSTON NORTH FILM SOCIETY: Mondays 6pm, Cinema 2, Events Cinemas, Downtown Shopping Centre. Enquiries Myra 354 1493/ firstname.lastname@example.org
UPCYCLING CLUB 1: Improve wellbeing and creativity at free arts and craft workshops, third Saturday each month, 1pm - 3 pm, Te Manawa. Enquiries email@example.com
ROLLER DISCO: Fun for all, 6.30 - 8 pm every Friday, Skating Rink, Bell Hall, Arena 5, Waldegrave St. Doors open from 6.30 - 8 pm. Hire skates from $5. Shop open for snacks and drinks. All ages and abilities welcome. No eftpos. Enquiries Vikki Gibbs 358 9387. ESTRANGED PARENTS GROUP:
For parents estranged from their adult children meet 11am, Wednesday August 2. Saturday meeting for working parents, 11am, Saturday September 2. Enquiries Parents33@gmail.com/ 353 7742.
STEINER PLAYGROUP: Teacher co-ordinated, small, friendly, playgroup. Babies and children up to six. Free-play with natural toys, circle time, story, morning tea, every Tuesday during termtime, 9.30am - 12pm, Matariki Rudolf Steiner Kindergarten, 187 Ruahine St, $2.
DOODLEBUGS PLAYGROUP: For babies and pre-school children with parents/caregivers, Tuesdays, 9 - 11.30am. St David’s Church, Main St opposite Memorial Park. MoE approved. Koha. Enquiries Pam 358 1964.
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.
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.
MAINLYMUSIC@ 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.
VEGETARIAN LIVING: Learn more about being a vegetarian and how to achieve it over two Sunday afternoons, 3pm, Seventh Day Adventist Church, 257 Ferguson St. There will be a charge to cover the cost of ingredients. Register 359 0977 between 9am and 12.30pm. WAITOETOE RESERVE COMMUNITY: Native trees, shrubs, fruit and nut tree planting; restore native vegetation; release and mulch plants, remove weeds working bees, last Sunday of each month (except December), 10am to noon. All welcome. Enquiries Jenny 358 2905/ Heather 354 1765/ WRC Facebook. TIRITEA WOMEN’S INSTITUTE:
Meets Quaker Hall, 227 College St, every 2nd Friday of the month, 1.30pm. Enquiries 358 2611.
RAISE UP CREW: Enthusiastic, motivated community-minded young people aged 14-24 years-old wanted for crew membership. Enquiries Jenn Chapman, youth work co-ordinator, YMCA Central 358 8921/ 0800 YMCA 4 U/ 027 504 4194/ firstname.lastname@example.org
ALTRUSA INTERNATIONAL: A women-only group focused on promoting literacy in the community meets every second Thursday of the month. New members welcome, The Tile Room, Central Normal School Hall, Featherston St. Enquiries Fiona 357 0199. HOKOWHITU REBUS CLUB: Guest speakers, outings; dinners, day-trips, activities, friendship. Visitors and new members welcome. First Thursday each month, 9.15am. Community Leisure Centre, 569 Ferguson St. Enquiries: Carolyne 354 7609. 500 ON FRIDAYS: A fun evening of cards 1st, 3rd and 5th Fridays each month, 6.45pm, July 7, PN Bridge Club, cnr Cuba and Cook St, $5 includes light refreshments. All welcome. Enquiries Jo 357 4910/ 021 139 5367. IT’S OUR FUTURE MANAWATU:
Monthly meeting for anyone interested in becoming involved in environmental and social concerns that affect our local, regional or wider community. First Thursday of each month, next meeting Thursday, July 6, 6.30 – 8pm, FX Theatre, Square Edge, all welcome.
RAILWAY REUNION: Saturday and Sunday August 19 & 20, 11am, Cosmopolitan Club, Linton St. Enquiries and bookings Eric Cairncross 027 653 0933. TIMEBANK MANAWATU: Share skills and value people. Trade time at no cost. Timebank champions wanted. Register timebankmanawatu.org.nz 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. IPU TOASTMASTERS: Improve public speaking skills, Senior Common room IPU, Wednesdays 7.30 pm. Enquiries Helena 354 0313/ 021 107 2814. TOASTMASTERS: Learn to speak confidently with the Palmerston North club 1st, 3rd and 5th Mondays, 7:30pm, Hearing House, 435 Church St. All welcome. Enquiries Sheryl 358 8313. CHRISTIAN OUTREACH: Looking for people interested in joining a monthly outreach group meeting. Enquiries 027 558 6806. ALTERNATIVES TO VIOLENCE PROJECT: Practical and fun workshop, Quaker Meeting House 7, meals provided. Register 353 7742/ Jacque.Aldridge@gmail.com FITZHERBERT REBUS CLUB:
Visitors and new members welcome (retired/semi-retired) for friendship, activities, outings and guest speakers, PN Golf Club, Brightwater Tce, 9.45am, 2nd Wed. each month. Enquiries Derrick 357 6630/ Allain 358 5632. REBUS CLUB of PALMERSTON NORTH: New members welcome for good company, great talks and outings, 9.30am, Community Leisure Centre, 569 Ferguson St, 1st Tuesday each month). Enquiries Sue 363 8629/ Dean 354 5795. BEGINNERS ITALIAN CLASSES:
QEC, 6.30 - 8.30pm, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Intermediate classes also available. Enquiries Lucy QEC/ Bev 027 278 3120. GAMES AFTERNOON: 1st and 3rd Thursdays, 1.30pm. Free. Afternoon tea provided. All welcome. St Mark’s Hall, 117 College Street, Awapuni.
Enquires Reita 357 5869.
JUST HOPE: Free community meal from 5pm, Mondays, Legacy, cnr Highbury/ Brentwood Ave. Enquiries John Faiz 357 1276. THE AVIARY SOCIETY: New club open to cagebird fanciers. Enquiries (evenings) 06 367 2525.
HOUSIE: 40 games, super house, keno, money raffle; RSA Trust Welfare Fund, 10am, Tuesdays, Terrace End Bowling Club, Summerhays St. Enquiries Jacquie 356 7673.
BOLIVIA/ MAH-JONG: Learn to play, Monday and Wednesday afternoons. Enquiries Ray 350 3021/ Lorna 356 4405
PN RSA: Club night for members, partners and visitors, alternating Wednesdays and Thursdays, Distinction Hotel, Cuba St, Campbell St entrance, 4 - 7pm. Enquiries 354 8271. MEETING POINT: Crafts, knitting, sewing, crocheting, painting, budget cooking, tai chi, cards, morning tea, St David’s Community Centre, cnr Main and Rainforth Sts (opp Memorial Park), 10am to 12noon, Tuesdays. All welcome. Creche available. Gold coin koha. Enquiries 358 3246. CLAIRVOYANCE AND HEALING:
New guest mediums each week, all welcome, Sundays, 7pm, Manawatu Spiritual and Healing Centre, Milson Community Centre. Enquiries Margaret 06 329 3894.
SQUARE MARKET: EDGE Supporting MAKERS local artists and makers, 12 - 4pm every 1st Sunday of the month. Enquiries 357 7542/ email@example.com ALBERT STREETMARKET:
Saturdays, 6am to 11am, cnr Albert and Church St. Enquiries: Tony 06 353 6494. RANGITIKEI STREET MARKET:
Sundays from 7am, 78 Rangitikei St. Sheltered sites available $10. Enquiries Belinda 021 263 3586. CLOVERLEA SUNDAY MARKET:
Sundays 7am - 1pm, Cloverlea Tavern carpark, 301 Tremaine Ave. Enquiries Maruna 021 747 668/ 06 213 9902. HOKOWHITU VILLAGE FARMERS
MARKET: Every 3rd Sunday of the month. Local produce, artisan food stalls, street food, live music, Hokowhitu Village Courtyard, 9am - 1pm. Enquiries Robin 027 283 6853.
SPORT & FITNESS
ANDREA NICHOLLS YOGA: $10 classes for beginners, pregnant women, gentle chair yoga for seniors, Feilding. Enquiries 022 649 5590, firstname.lastname@example.org, FB@AndreaNicholls: Yoga Art Tarot TAKARO TABLE TENNIS CLUB:
Monday’s 7.30pm, Takaro Sports Club, corner Featherston St/ Botanical Rd. $40 a season or $5 a night. Enquiries Barry Wynks 027 457 1378.
DANCEXERCISE: Fun, innovative, dance fitness project for adults. Wide variety of dance styles plus core strengthening and stretching. Tuesday and Thursday 10 - 11am Square Edge Dance Studio. Enquiries Tania 027 631 0105 email@example.com
LINTON 9-HOLE GOLF: Tees off 9.30am Friday mornings at the course inside the army camp. Provide photo ID at camp gate. All welcome, $5 for members, $10 for others. Enquiries 356 7492/ 027 224 2171/ firstname.lastname@example.org
BADMINTON: Palmerston North Badminton Club, juniors Mondays, 6pm-7.30pm (excl school & public holidays), PNBHS New Gym, Wellesbourne St. Enquiries Cheerie, 021 023 09994, seniors Tuesday, 7.30pm-9.30pm,B&M Centre, Pascal St. Enquiries James, 020 409 70530. www.pnbc.org.nz
QIGONG EXERCISES: Beginners and experienced practitioners welcome, 1.30 - 2.30pm, Wednesdays, Kairanga Hall, 1103 Kairanga-Bunnythorpe Rd. Enquiries Colleen 06 359 2883.
INDOOR BOWLS: Northern Bowling Club, North St, Tuesdays, 1.15pm, three games and a cuppa. Phone Max 354 4339.
INDOOR BOWLS: Hokowhitu Bowling Club indoor bowls, 1pm, Tuesdays and Fridays INDOOR BOWLS: Senior Citizens Rooms, Main St (opp Globe Theatre), 1.15– 3.30pm, newcomers welcome, lessons. Enquiries Keith Bellhouse 357 1710.
INDOOR BOWLS: Westend Indoor Bowling Club’s new season, 7.30pm, Westend School Hall, Tuesdays. All welcome. Tuition given. Enquiries Karen 353 0665.
INDOOR BOWLS: Linton Indoor Bowling Club, 6.45 - 9pm, Mondays, Linton Camp Community Hall. Enquiries Laureen Holdaway 358 2611.
INDOOR BOWLS: Russell Street Indoor Bowling Club, 7.15pm, Tuesdays, Russell Street School Hall. New members welcome. Enquiries Les 357 6281/ Raymonda 357 5298.
INDOOR BOWLS: Whakarongo Community Hall., 7.30pm, Tuesday. Enquiries Shirley 356 2930/ Helen 357 3352. ST BRIGID’S INDOOR BOWLING:
Coaching, social and competitive bowls, 10 mats, 7.15pm, Tuesdays, St John’s Hall, Camden St, Feilding. Subs $25, under 18’s $10. Wear flat soled shoes. Enquiries Jeanette (president) 323 8968/ Brent (club captain) 323 8770.
CROQUET: Rose Gardens Croquet Club, The Esplanade. Tuesdays and Saturdays, Manawaroa Pavilion car park behind Cafe´ Esplanade, 12.45pm. Enquiries Rex 359 2334. MANAWATU PETANQUE CLUB:
1.15pm for 1.30 start, Thursdays and Sundays. Tuition given 74 North St, PN. Tuition given. Enquiries David 354 2632.
TENNIS: Social Doubles 9 to 11am, Thursdays, Manawatu Lawn Tennis Club, Fitzherbert Ave next to PNGHS. Members free, casual $5. Enquiries Jenny 354 6271. SOCIAL TENNIS: Adult players of all ages. Awapuni Park, Newbury St, 1.30pm, Saturdays. Enquiries Bill, 355 2290.
SENIORS TENNIS: For players over 35yrs. All grades welcome. Manawatu Veterans Tennis, 9.30am, Sundays, Awapuni Park, Newbury St. Enquiries Roger 027 555 6447.
TEN-PIN BOWLING: Experienced players and beginners are welcome to join the Prime Time League for fun and friendship. Enquiries Jan 021 023 99333.
ARTISTIC SKATING: Learn to skate classes with NZ reps and coaches, Tuesdays 4.30 - 5.45pm, Bell Hall, Arena 5, Waldegrave St. Skates provided or BYO. Enquiries Kylie Shirley 358 2301.
SPEED SKATING: Learn to skate classes with NZ reps and coaches, Wednesdays 5.30 - 6.30pm, Bell Hall, Arena 5, Waldegrave St. Skates provided or BYO. Until Dec 18Enquiries Vikki Gibbs 358 9387.
MARCHING: Gold n Black Supremes leisure marching team offers fun, fitness and friendship for exmarchers wanting to get back into marching, or anyone wanting to try it out, 6 - 8pm, Tuesdays. Enquiries Jennie 359 3663/ 027 3680 383, email@example.com
SIT AND BE FIT: Gentle exercise programme, Church of Christ, Botanical Rd, 1.30pm, Fridays. Free. Enquiries Janet 357 2659.
HEALING ROOMS: Using the healing power of prayer, All Saints, The Square, Wednesdays 12 - 2pm, Thursdays 7.30 -8.30pm. No appointments, no charge. Enquiries Ginny Norris 355 4420. YOUNG WIDOW AND WIDOWERS CLUB: First Sunday of the month, support and social group for people of all ages who have experienced a loss. Lunchtime meeting. Enquiries Colleen 3570037 and Lee 3530201.
ARTHRITIS SUPPORT EXERCISE GROUP: Gentle exercise based on folk dancing, squeezee ball exercises, tai chi and qi gong. Experienced instructors. $3, includes afternoon tea, Community Leisure Centre, Ferguson St, 2pm, Thursdays. Enquiries Merilyn 356 4512.
GRIEF COURSE: Explore grief in a safe and confidential environment. Surviving Loss groups facilitated by Paul Ranby and sponsored by St. Davids Presbyterian Church, 7.30pm, 5Monday nights from August 28. Registrations and enquiries 357 4112/ 027 357 4115 / firstname.lastname@example.org
MANAWATU BREATHE EASY SUPPORT GROUP: Meets socially for adults with chronic asthma,
emphysema and other respiratory diseases, 10.30am, third Thursday of each month, Community Leisure Centre, Ferguson St. Enquiries Owen 358 7491.
HEARTWALK AND SUPPORT: For people living with a heart condition, and their whanau, 2pm, Thursdays, Victoria Esplanade by the children’s playground carpark. Register Heart Foundation 358 7745.
EZZEMEALS: Frozen meals available from St Matthews Church, 109 College St, Tuesdays 4 - 5pm, Thursdays 11 - 12pm. Large meals $9; medium $6. Home delivery Wednesday or Friday mornings ($2.50 fee). Enquiries, brochures and orders 355 2254.
LGBT: Find groups intimidating? Drop into MaLGRA’s clubrooms, 2pm to 5pm, Thursdays. Icebreakers open 7pm to 9pm, room 203, 2nd floor, Square Edge, Church St.
ACA: Adult Children of Alcoholic or dysfunctional homes. A support group for those who grew up in alcoholic or dysfunctional homes, starting soon. Enquiries Briana 021 0295 3642.
AL-ANON: To support families or friends concerned about someone’s drinking, 7pm to 8pm, Thursday, Plunket Rooms, Vogel St. Enquiries 0508 425 266.
FRIDAY AUGUST 11: Our Generation United for PNBHS and World Vision Syrian refugee appeal, with Kalvin Hart, Mike Allsop and Thomas Nash, musical entertainment, wine & cheese, Regent on Broadway. SATURDAY AUGUST 19: David Friend Concert - 10th anniversary fundraising gig in support of Dr David Friend’s work in Zambia, 7pm, Crossroads Bible Centre, Church St, Enquiries Facebook/ Crossroads 356 6677.
FRIDAY AUGUST 25: Saturday Music 50th Anniversary Concert with 30-piece Manawatu Training Orchestra and 60-voice children’s choir in concert, conducted by Nigel Tongs, 1.30pm, Christian Community Church, Pascal St. Entry by donation.
SATURDAY AUGUST 26: North Range Trio off-road running event, 12.5km Hall Block Humdinger, 25km North Range Traverse, 50km Catchment Ultramarathon solo/ relay event. Race HQ, Ferry Reserve, Ballance Bridge, SH3.
Chris Crowe, Tim Beveridge and Karl Perigo have all played ‘The Phantom of the Opera’s’ Phantom. The three are joined by ‘‘Christine’ Barbara Graham, with Vicki Lee and Roger Buchanan for a concert in the Regent on Broadway on August 6.
Indoor bowlers enjoy an end at Palmerston North’s Senior Citizens’ Hall. From left is Keith Bellhouse, Tony Cull, Elsie Downing, Mick Eichler, Brian Robinson and Rex Oldfield.
The Square Edge Makers Market takes place on the first Sunday of every month, showcasing the work of local artists, crafts-people and artisans from 1.30pm - 4pm.