HAP­PEN­INGS

Whanganui Midweek - - News -

HYMN FEST

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, tcar­mody2003@gmail.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 pam.hop­per@sosj.org.au

PLANT FAIR

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.

GALA DAY

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.

PLAY TEN­NIS

What: Free ten­nis ses­sions

When: Any time dur­ing Oc­to­ber

Where: Whanganui Ten­nis Club, 3 Bas­sett Street

JU­NIOR TEN­NIS

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

MED­I­TA­TION

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

MED­I­TA­TION

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

SARJEANT GALLERY

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.

SARJEANT GALLERY

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 glen­dar­roch@dancescot­tish.org.nz

DANCE SCOT­TISH

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 glen­dar­roch@dancescot­tish.org.nz

HANDCRAFTS

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 ste­ve­an­deve05@gmail.com

PROD­UCT DEMON­STRA­TION

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.

Whanganui Hap­pen­ings is a free Mid­week Ser­vice for com­mu­nity groups. Con­tact the ed­i­tor at Paul.brooks@nzme.co.nz

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