5. RED NOSE RUGBY
The Manawatu Turbos take on the Counties-Manukau Steelers at Central Energy Trust Arena on Thursday evening, along with a Red Nose promotion for Cure Kids.
THURSDAY OCTOBER 5: The changing patterns of sport and leisure in Palmerston North since the 1870s with GeoffWatson, 6 - 7pm, Wilkins Theatrette, Te Manawa Museum. Enquiries City Library. THURSDAY OCTOBER 5:
Envirofest 2017 discussion ‘‘The Value of Food’’, 6pm, Te Manawa Museum, Main St; documentary The
Bentley Effect, 7.30pm, Te Manawa Museum, Main St. Details pncet.org.nz.
THURSDAY OCTOBER 5 -
OCTOBER 14: Wit by Margaret Edson with Gael Haining Eade, 7.30, the Rare Theatre, Shed 23, 23 Princess St. Tix Shed23bookings@gmail.com
THURSDAY OCTOBER 5: ITM Cup rugby, Red Nose match, Manawatu Turbos v Counties-Manukau Steelers, 7.35pm, Central Energy Trust Arena.
THURSDAY OCTOBER 5 - OCTOBER 21: Swamp Fest 2017, live local music festival with Creative Sounds and Radio Control, various bands, times and venues. Enquiries Facebook
FRIDAY OCTOBER 6: International Day of the Older Person celebrations with entertainment by Ian Farmer and the Older Person of the Year Awards, from 12.30pm, Senior Citizens Hall, Main St. Enquiries Age Concern Manawatu 355 2832.
FRIDAY OCTOBER 6: Envirofest 2017 documentary Tomorrow, 6.30pm, FX theatrette, Square Edge, Church St. Details pncet.org.nz
FRIDAY OCTOBER 6: Tribesmen Dance Crew to the World Hip Hop Champs Showcase, with Anomaly Dance Studio, The Company NZ, Dance Works Studios, Kate Martin School of Dance, Dance Unlimited, Maureen Ax School of Dance, Mr Levi Lewis and MC Nikora Lewis, 7pm, QEC School Hall, $10.
FRIDAY OCTOBER 6: Swamp Fest 2017, live local music festival, 8pm, The Stomach, Lombard St. Enquiries Facebook. SATURDAY OCTOBER 7: DeStash Market: buy and sell unused craft supplies - fabric, wool, scrapbooking, sewing notions, jewellery making, papercrafts, sewing patterns, knitting patterns, 10am, Freemasons Hall, 168 Fitzherbert Ave. Enquiries PalmyCraftMarkets@clear.net.nz.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 7: Beats, Bites & Brushes in Berryman’s Lane Part II - 7 mural artists create murals on the wall outside The Daily from midday till late. SATURDAY OCTOBER 7: Social dancing with the Manawatu Dancing Club 7.30 - 11pm, Senior Citizens Hall, 309 Main St. $10, free for ladies with a plate. Enquiries Tom and Adrienne
356 9620. SATURDAY OCTOBER 7: Swamp Fest 2017, live local music festival, 8pm, Us Studio, 188 Cuba St. Enquiries Facebook.
SUNDAY OCTOBER 8: Massey University Veterinary Students Association Family Fun & Pet Education Day, 9am - 1pm, Barber Hall, Waldegrave St. Free training tips, special guests, face painting, bouncy castle. Bring koha for St Johns Ambulance and pet food donations for a local shelter.
SUNDAY OCTOBER 8: Learn to meditate in half a day, 10am -1pm, Amitabha Buddhist Centre, 174 Albert St. $30 (incl morning tea). Register meditateinpalmerstonnorth.org
SUNDAY OCTOBER 8: Envirofest 2017 composting workshop, 10.30am, Te Manawa Museum; Turitea Stream walk and electrofishing demonstration, Ngahere Park, 2pm. Details pncet.org.nz.
TUESDAY OCTOBER 10: Forest & BirdManawatu Branch Night, Nicola
Toki from DOC on ‘‘Why we need to look beyond feathers for the future of our threatened species’’, 7.30pm, Globe Theatre, Main St. See naturesvoicemanawatu.org.nz WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 11:
National Council of Women Manawatu Branch breakfast with Dr Farah Palmer. Enquiries and tix NCWMtreasurer@gmail.com/ Krys 022 046 4268. WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 11:
Organpower concert with Roy Tankersley playing J S Bach, Vierne and NZ composer Alison Carey, 12.15pm, Central Baptist Church. Church St. Free, donations invited. WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 11:
Swamp Fest 2017, live local music festival, 12pm, Massey University Concourse. 6pm, Studio Mixing Workshop, The Stomach. Enquiries Facebook.
Organist Roy Tankersley plays another in his Organpower series at Central Baptist Church next Wednesday lunchtime.