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Un­cle Mon­key: 3-piece rock band, big on har­monies and de­liv­er­ing a party at­mos­phere ev­ery­where they go, fea­tur­ing Grey­town’s own crooner Steve Car­lin. Catch them at the Grey­town Ho­tel, 33 Main St, Grey­town Satur­day 16 Septem­ber 9:00pm – 12:00am Hill­billy to Hard Rock: Us­ing an open mic con­cert for­mat, Hill­billy to Hardrock is a genre in­clu­sive gath­er­ing for both emerg­ing and es­tab­lished singers and mu­sos (ei­ther in­di­vid­u­ally, as a group or a band). To per­form, the drill is sim­ple; just sign in when you ar­rive, get up and per­formwhen your turn comes. Back­ing band avail­able. If you’d rather just come along and lis­ten to the mu­sic, you’re more than wel­come to do so. Carter­ton RSA Me­mo­rial Club, Satur­day 16 Septem­ber 1:30pm – 4:30pm Koffie Fu­gah: If you are into danc­ing or mu­sic, rhythm, new ex­pe­ri­ences, or just up for a re­ally good evening, then you will want to come to a work­shop with Koffie Fu­gah. 22 Septem­ber, from 6.30pm - 9pm at Carter­ton School Hall Contact Koffie to book: email: fu­garo2g1@ya­hoo.com or african­dru­mand­dan­cenz@gmail.com Phone: 021 0268 0964 $30 own drum, $35 with drum hire. Lo­cal con­tacts: Glenys 3797060, Linda 377 4655 The DeSotos Hit the Acous­tic High­way: This Septem­ber The DeSotos are tour­ing with an acous­tic show fea­tur­ing Paul Gur­ney, Stu­art McIn­tyre and tour­ing drum­mer Vic Singe.The shows will be up close and per­sonal, and with some mu­si­cal sur­prises in store are not to be missed in th­ese heart­land venues; Clare­ville Bak­ery, Carter­ton – Wed­nes­day 20 Septem­ber. For more in­for­ma­tion please contact Stu­ar­tMcIn­tyre 0274 432111 Bounc­ers ‘90s remix: A funny, bril­liant, in­ven­tive and per­cep­tive de­con­struc­tion of the Satur­day night out. Set in the shad­owy por­tals of Mr. Cin­der’s night­club. Four bounc­ers stand and pon­der the pun­ters and the pass­ing of their lives. They boast and ar­gue with each other, look­ing for ex­cuses to un­leash their in­ner vi­o­lence. Into this litany of mis­spent youth, the four straight-laced, Bounc­ers sud­denly be­come young hair­dressers, primp­ing for their big night out ahead. Add a hand­bag and they’re on the disco floor. Add a leer and a slap of after­shave and they’re lads, try­ing to look old enough to be drink­ing, el­bow­ing at the bar, down­ing the pints. Please note that this play con­tains ma­ture themes not suit­able for those un­der 16. Gen­eral ad­mis­sion $24.00 at Carter­ton Events Cen­tre, Fri­day 15 Septem­ber 2017 8:00pm. Books Books Books!: Amaz­ing se­lec­tion of se­cond-hand books at 8 Lin­coln Rd 10am to 4pm Tues­day to Fri­day and Satur­day morn­ings as well. Fundrais­ing for Alzheimers Wairarapa. Magic’s Mo­torhome Tour with Mur­ray Lind­say: Magic’s Mur­ray Lind­say is com­ing to a town near you as he kicks off a na­tion­wide tour

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this week­end. Mur­ray and his wife Jo are pack­ing their 8.5 me­tre mo­torhome for a fort­night-long ex­pe­di­tion around New Zealand, vis­it­ing towns and cities as nom­i­nated by Magic lis­ten­ers. Club Wairarapa Thurs­day 14 Septem­ber 6:00pm – 8:00pm Film Talk­sWairarapa: The next Film Talk is Sun­day Sep 17 at 3.45 and Mon Sep 18 at 3.45 with vet­eran film­maker Hugh Mc­Don­ald for the film You will find fur­ther info on the nz­iff web­site and on Face­book page Film Talks Wairarapa. We’d love to en­cour­age wider com­mu­nity par­tic­i­pa­tion at th­ese Film Talks. They’d be great for as­pir­ing film­mak­ers and film en­thu­si­asts. Any­one can come along and learn about the cre­ative as­pects of film­mak­ing. Any queries phone 021 1462398. Fab­ric-a-bracWairarapa: At South End School, High Street South, Carter­ton on Satur­day 16th Septem­ber from 10am to 2pm. Free en­try, browse and pur­chase from stall­hold­ers and char­ity ta­ble. Scis­sor sharp­en­ing and a food truck at venue. In sup­port of Grand­par­ents Rais­ing Grand­chil­drenWairarapa Char­ity The Lake House Cafe & Bistro: at Queen El­iz­a­beth Park is open Wed­nes­day - Sun­day 10-4pm with a new brunch menu. Func­tions by re­quest. Phone: 3701555 for book­ings or see Face­book Fri­dayWind down 4.30pm un­til late. Tapa Plates: $8 or 3 for $20, beer, wine, spir­its and cock­tails. Book­ings es­sen­tial for large groups.

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