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The Emer­alds: The Emer­alds bring their much loved mu­si­cal stylings back to Master­ton. Get down and en­joy some live mu­sic, there’s noth­ing quite like hear­ing good mu­si­cians live. Fri­day, 30th June from 7.30pm at ClubWairarapa, 20 Es­sex Street, Master­ton Mem­bers, Af­fil­i­ated Mem­bers and their guests wel­come Youth Char­ity Concert: The stu­dents of high schools in the Wairarapa have de­vel­oped a plan to use art as a for­mof power for change. They are hold­ing a show­case of re­gional Youth tal­ent at theWairarapa Col­lege hall in or­der to raise money for the chil­dren of Syria. Wairarapa Col­lege, 83 Pow­nall St, Wed­nes­day 28 June 2017 6:30pm – 9:00pm Eb & Spar­row: One of NZ’s new favourite acts are com­ing to play new­mu­sic at Ven­tana Cre­ative Col­lec­tive gallery space in Mart­in­bor­ough. Welling­ton mu­sic re­viewer Si­mon Sweet­man had the fol­low­ing to say about them, ‘‘This is a Kiwi coun­try mu­sic that has songs at the heart of it and a vi­sion/ aes­thetic that in­cor­po­rates as­pects of a David Lynch-ian world. Muted trum­pets and brushed drums hover around down-stroked acous­tic gui­tars and then Ebony Lamb’s voice calls out the siren song.’’ Satur­day July 1 at 7:30pm at Ven­tana Cre­ative Col­lec­tive gallery space in Mart­in­bor­ough Oper­atu­nity: Day­time concert se­ries Present’s ‘‘Its Rainin’ Men!’’ Carter­ton Events Cen­tre, 50 Hol­loway Street, at 11am Fri­day 7th of July. Tick­ets $34 in­clud­ing lunch. To book call toll free 0508 266 237 or visit www.oper­atu­nity.co.nz Our House: Rathkeale/St Matthew’s Se­nior Col­lege is thrilled to present ‘‘Our House’’, amu­si­cal writ­ten by play­wright TimFirth. The show, di­rected by Co­lette Nick­elsen, fea­tures­mu­sic and songs from ska/ pop band Mad­ness. It ex­plores ‘‘themes of love, fam­ily val­ues, grow­ing up, re­spon­si­bil­ity and deal­ing with los­ing the peo­ple that shape us.’’ Rathkeale Col­lege, Shows on the 30 June, 1 July, 3,4,5,July at 7:00pm – 9:30pm Tick­ets Adult $20, Youth $12 Con­ces­sion $15 An Unsea­son­able Fall of Snow: A play by Gary Hen­der­son. The play con­tains se­ri­ous themes and coarse lan­guage and is not suit­able for chil­dren. Grey­town Lit­tle Theatre, 68 Main Street, Grey­town. Wed­nes­day 5th July to Satur­day 8th July at 7.30pm. Mati­nee at 2pm on Sun­day 9th July. Tick­ets: Adults $20.00, Stu­dents $10.00 avail­able from Good Mood Com­pany, Main Street,

LIVE MU­SIC & COMEDY

Grey­town, 06 304 9108 door sales will also be avail­able.

FAM­ILY & COM­MU­NITY

Dr. Don Hu­ber: Dr Hu­ber is ar­guably the lead­ing GMO ex­pert in the world. He is an award-win­ning, in­ter­na­tion­ally recog­nised sci­en­tist, and pro­fes­sor of plant pathol­ogy at Pur­due Uni­ver­sity for the past 35 years. He will give two talks in Wairarapa. On 9 July: 7.00pm Feather­ston Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Wake­field Street and on 10 July: Te Pare Farm, 1403 Kahutara Road. Phone Claire Bleak­ley 06 3089842 for de­tails. Sin­gles night: Peo­ple look­ing for com­pan­ion­ship / re­la­tion­ship or a friend­ship are wel­come to come along. Drinks/ nib­bles/ or­gan­ised speed dat­ing and spot prizes are all part of a fun night out. 46+ night is July 1. Tick­ets are avail­able from Master­ton Mo­tor Lodge. $20 prior pur­chase or $25 on night. Free Li­ons TV matches: Master­ton Dis­trict Coun­cil and Con­nect­ing Com­mu­ni­tiesWairarapa have part­nered to pro­vide a public screen­ing of the two welling­ton­based Li­ons matches – vs. the Hur­ri­canes on 27 June and vs. the All Blacks on 1 July. Play­cen­tre: ‘‘Fam­i­lies grow­ing to­gether’’, Play­cen­tre is a par­ent co­op­er­a­tive of­fer­ing Gov­ern­ment funded, qual­ity pre- school education for chil­dren aged 0- 6 years. Ses­sions run from 9 amto 12 noon and are mixed age, so they are fan­tas­tic for the whole fam­ily to at­tend. There are three Play­cen­tres in­Wairarapa. Find us on Face­book for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion or phone 0800PLAYNZ or www.Play­cen­tre.org.nz Peter Bush-Hard on the heels: Hard on the Heels fea­tures 95 of Bush’s per­sonal favourite photos that were taken over an in­cred­i­ble 60-year pe­riod and in­clude great All Black mo­ments. The ex­hi­bi­tion will be show­ing from June 3rd un­til July 9 at Ara­toi.

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