WHAT’S ON

Wel­come to the Waitaki Her­ald’s ‘Whats On’, if you have an event you would like in­cluded in our cal­en­dar please email jude.blair@fair­fax­me­dia .co.nz by Thurs­day 5pm the week be­fore pub­li­ca­tion.

Waitaki Herald - - NEWS -

WED­NES­DAY, APRIL 22 TILL SUN­DAY APRIL 26

Jour­ney’s End, Oa­maru Reper­tory Presents ‘Jour­ney’s End’ by R C Sher­riff, di­rected by June Blakey, set in the trenches in 1928, to­wards the end of the first world war. A mov­ing story about the ex­pe­ri­ences of of­fi­cers of a Bri­tish Army in­fantry. Book now, email tick­ets@oa­marureper­tory.co.nz or phone 434 8868, adults $20 in­cludes com­mem­o­ra­tive pro­gramme. Block bookings (10 or more) $15, stu­dents $10.

THURS­DAY, APRIL 23

Gal­lipoli, 6pm, Oa­maru Li­brary, Join writer and his­to­rian Ron Palenski for an in-depth ap­praisal if the Gal­lipoli cam­paign form the New Zealand & Aus­tralian per­spec­tives. Mel Par­sons, Per­form­ing at the Loan & Merc. New al­bum tour with spe­cial guest Christof.

FRI­DAY, APRIL 24

Lunchtime recital, we re­mem­ber AN­ZAC day. Held at the Oa­maru Opera House Ink Box 12.15pm- 1pm. Erik Bad­cock Bass/Bari­tone, Colin Hayes Eu­pho­nium, ac­com­pa­nist June Cameron. Do­na­tion to the For­rester Gallery would be ap­pre­ci­ated. Anna Kirt­lan, a talk and book sign­ing. Adventure books presents a cap­ti­vat­ing yacht­ing tale that’s not all plain sail­ing. ‘‘Which way is Star­board again’’ 6pm, 7 Har­bour St, drinks and nib­bles, no charge, all wel­come.

SATUR­DAY, APRIL 25

Waitaki Boys’ High School AN­ZAC Con­cert, Hall of Mem­o­ries from 2.30-3.30pm with af­ter­noon tea to fol­low in dining room. The Rec­tor, Paul Jack­son, and the Old Boys in­vite you to a free con­cert for a poignant but some­times hu­mor­ous look at World War I and how it all started. Sung and re­cited by Richard Bow­er­ing ac­com­pa­nied by June Cameron. All Wel­come.

SATUR­DAY, APRIL 25 TILL MON­DAY, 27

NO Tramp­ing and Moun­taineer­ing Club, Wanaka Trip with sev­eral op­tions of walks. Con­tact Karyl 439 5518. De­parts Med­way car park 6pm Fri­day 24.

MON­DAY, 27 APRIL

Dunedin RSA Choirs AN­ZAC Re­vue, The Dunedin RSA Choir had its ori­gins on the grim Gal­lipoli bat­tle­field in 1915 and are now recog­nised as one of Dunedin’s pre­mier choirs and were re­cently de­scribed by one re­viewer as ‘iconic’. The Choir will be pre­sent­ing their AN­ZAC re­vue – Gal­lipoli 100 Years On. Per­for­mance starts at 2.00pm at The Oa­maru Opera House. Tick­ets can be pur­chased through Ticket Di­rect or at The Opera House.

TUES­DAY, 28 APRIL

Artist Talk, For­rester Gallery 5.30pm. Come along to hear Jackie Mar­garet, lo­cal artist with an ex­hi­bi­tion of in­spired still life and botan­i­cal paint­ings. Wed­nes­day 29th Jews Broth­ers Band: Pre­sented by Arts on Tour. Oa­maru Opera House Ink Box. $25 adult plus book­ing fee. Tick­ets from the Opera House or Ticket Di­rect. Thurs­day 30th ‘‘QUEEN"- It’s a Kind of Magic: Oa­maru Opera House 8pm. Tick­ets avail­able from the Opera House or Ticket Di­rect.

WED­NES­DAY, APRIL 29

Jews Broth­ers Band, Pre­sented by Arts on Tour. Oa­maru Opera House Ink Box. $25 adult plus book­ing fee. Tick­ets from the Opera House or Ticket Di­rect.

THURS­DAY, APRIL 30

Queen – It’s a Kind of Magic, Oa­maru Opera House 8pm. Tick­ets avail­able from the Opera House or Ticket Di­rect.

SATUR­DAY, MAY 2

Book Launch, ‘‘Ch­mielow Our Par­adise Lost’’ by Czeska Panek. In 1944 the Rt Hon Peter Fraser, Prime Min­is­ter of New Zealand in­vited 700 Plish refugee chil­dren and their care­givers to en­joy safe haven here dur­ing World War ll. Cze­sia was one of them and this is her story. Czeska wel­comes the Waitaki Com­mu­nity to join for af­ter­noon tea, 2pm, St Joseph’s School Hall, 36 Usk St, Oa­maru. RSVP by Wed­nes­day April 29, to San­dra Tonkin Text or call 027 778 9753 or 437 0148 or email swtonkin@xtra.co.nz for cater­ing pur­poses. Ham­p­den Mar­ket, 9am till noon, Ham­p­den Hall. Con­tact El­iz­a­beth 439 4887.

SATUR­DAY, MAY 2 AND SUN­DAY, MAY 3

North Otago Hor­ti­cul­tural So­ci­ety, Au­tumn Flower Show, Scot­tish Hall. Doors open to the public 2pm -4pm on Satur­day with Of­fi­cial open­ing and pre­sen­ta­tion at 3pm. Sun­day open 10am to 4pm. En­tries close 1pm Thurs­day 30 April with Reg, phone 4395 578. Evening with Allyson Gofton, 7.30pm, tick­ets $15 per head form Oa­maru Pa­per Plus, 03 434 7498 ticket in­cludes drink and food. Venue, Loan & Mer­can­tile Build­ing, Vic­to­rian Precinct. Funds to lo­cal Hospice Build­ing, or­gan­ised by Li­ons Club of Oa­maru, Hospice & Oa­maru Pa­per Plus.

FRI­DAY, MAY 15 TILL SUN­DAY MAY 17

Oa­maru Per­form­ing Arts So­ci­ety Inc. 78th fes­ti­val, will be held May 15, 16, 17. En­tries close March 15. Get your en­tries in.

SATUR­DAY, MAY 22

Ham­p­den Mar­ket, 9am till noon, Ham­p­den Hall. Con­tact El­iz­a­beth 439 4887

SATUR­DAY, JUNE 6

Kurow Sub Branch of Plun­ket 100yr Cel­e­bra­tion, Kurow. Ex­pres­sions of in­ter­est con­tact Marie-Claire Kay, (03) 436 0465.

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