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,
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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.