What: An evening of hymns
When: Saturday, October 27, 7.30pm Where: Christ Church Wicksteed Street Whanganui
Details: Presented by the Friends of the Christ Church Organ; free entry — donations appreciated.
WHANGANUI IHC ASSOCIATION
What: AGM with keynote speaker Marshall Te Tau, head of the System Enabling Team in Manawatu. He will speak about the Disability System Transformation process taking place there. Parents of children with disabilities, or other carers are all welcome. When: Monday, October 29, 5.30pm. Where: Alma Gardens, 46 Alma Rd, Gonville.
WHANGANUI OSTEOPOROSIS SUPPORT GROUP
What: This month's speaker is Sheena from Proactive, a new multidisciplinary holistic health centre offering a range of professional services.
When: Tuesday, October 30 at 2pm. Where: Club Metro, Ridgway St.
WANGANUI CAMERA CLUB
When: Wednesday, October 31, 7.30. Shutterbugs at 6.45
Where: Clubrooms, 2 Handley St, Gonville (old Bowling Clubrooms).
WANGANUI LIONS CLUB
What: International Service Club. Our motto "WE SERVE".
When: 2nd and 4th Monday, 5-30pm start.
Where: The Grand Hotel. Whanganui. Contact: Terry Carmody, email@example.com, 027 344 4440.
SELF CARE DAY
What: Nurturing body, mind and soul, with foot spa, self-massage, aromatherapy, tips to relax, healing nutrition and more.
When: Saturday, November 3, 10am 3pm JUNIOR TENNIS: Hot shots tennis for primary school age players on Thursdays 3.45pm throughout October at the Whanganui Tennis Club, 3 Bassett St. Where: Josephite Retreat Centre, 14 Hillside Tce
Details: $20 with Sandra Brunner; to register, call Pam on 345 5047 ext 3, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
What: The Famous Plant Fair is Back! Excellent bargains for all areas of your garden. Plus trading table of tools, raffles etc.
When: Saturday, November 3, 10am. Where: All Saints' Hall, 70 Moana St, Whanganui East.
ART IN THE GARDEN
What: Pottery, wooden furniture, painted artwork, mosaics, sculpture, pallet craft, plants etc
When: November 3-4, 10am-4pm. Where: QT Nursery, Papaiti.
SLIMMERS’ SUPPORT GROUP
What: Lose weight and keep it off. When: Tuesdays, 5pm.
Cost: $10 joining fee with $2 weekly. Enquiries: Ngaire 347 1613.
OFF THE WALL GALLERY
What: Exhibition Mellow Magnificent Yellow. Were: 180 Victoria Ave.
When: Wed-Sat, 11am-3pm or by appointment ph Christine 021 988387.
RIVER CITY UKES
What: Bring your ukulele to gain confidence and improve your skills. When: Second and fourth Tuesday of each month, 7pm-9pm.
Where: Club Metro, 13 Ridgway St.
What: St Anne's Catholic School gala. When: Saturday, October 27, 11am 2pm
Where: St Anne's Catholic School, Raine Street, Whanganui East.
Details: Fun for young and old with raffles, stalls and activities for kids.
What: Free tennis sessions
When: Any time during October
Where: Whanganui Tennis Club, 3 Bassett Street
What: Hot shots tennis for primary school age players
When: Thursdays 3.45pm throughout October
Where: Whanganui Tennis Club, 3 Bassett St Details: Contact Leela Beatie 021 02732756
What: Drop-in classes from Gen Demo from Amitabha Buddhist Centre
When: Thursday 6pm to 7.30pm Where: Whanganui Community Arts Centre, 19 Taupo Quay
Details: Suggested donation $12
What: Half-day course — Letting Go Of Anxiety with Gen Demo
When: Sunday, October 28, 10am to 1pm Where: Whanganui Community Arts Centre, 19 Taupo Quay
Details: Cost $30, includes morning tea; bookings necessary — www.meditateinpalmerstonnorth.org
What: Edith Collier: Ahead of her Time (until November 4); Glen Hayward, DENDROCHRONOLOGY (until December 2); 125: Celebrating Women from the Collection (until February 2).
Where: Sarjeant on the Quay, 38 Taupo Quay.
What: In the Hand, a group show of artworks on an intimate scale.
When: Until January 20
Where: Sarjeant object gallery, above the iSite, 31 Taupo Quay.
SCOTTISH DANCING FOR CHILDREN
What: Glendarroch Scottish Country Dance Club is holding classes for children aged 7 and over.
When: Friday evenings 7-8pm
Where: Carlton School Hall, Carlton Ave Contact: 021 715 771 or email@example.com
What: Social dancing for adults — a great way to keep fit.
When: Monday and Friday evenings 8-10pm Where: Carlton School Hall, Carlton Ave Contact: 021 715 771 or firstname.lastname@example.org
What: Handcraft Wanganui quality handcrafts sold by local people.
When: First Saturday of each month, 9am-1pm
Where: Wanganui Community Arts Centre, 19 Taupo Quay, rear room also accessible from the river.
Contact: Carol Neal, 064273711670
WANGANUI GARDEN CLUB
What: Raffles, speakers, friendly competitions. Garden visits and activities throughout the year. New members welcome. Reasonable annual subscription.
When: 7.30pm last Wednesday of the month.
Where: Dempsey and Forrest lounge Guyton St.
Contact: Club Secretary Yvonne 0279442166 or email@example.com
What: Learn how to use Powertex and related products to create a unique item. When: Morning, afternoon or evening — times can be arranged.
Where: Mosaic Art Teaching Studio, 50 Guyton Street, Whanganui
Details: All requirements for workshops are supplied and finished work can be taken home — inquiries Jan Penn on 06 3453121, 027 2841780.
WHANGANUI HISTORIC WALKING TOURS
What: Learn about Whanganui's fascinating 19th and 20th century buildings and monuments.
When: Tours leave the i-Site at 10am and 2pm each Saturday and Sunday. Bookings appreciated.
Cost: $10 per person.
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