■ Spring Into Nature School Holiday Programme, Thursday, October 11, 10am, Whanga¯ rei Central Library, Whanga¯ rei.
■ Teen Breakfast Club, Thursday, October 11 and Friday, October 12, 9.30am, Whanga¯ rei Central Library, Whanga¯ rei.
■ Beginning Your Eco Journey, Thursday, October 11, 5.30pm, The Old Stone Butter Factory, Whanga¯ rei.
■ Y Girls Holiday Fun, Thursday, October 11, 9am, YWCA, Whanga¯ rei.
■ Professional Speaking Course, Thursday, October 11, 6pm, Multicultural Whanga¯ rei, Whanga¯ rei.
■ Communication Skills Training, Thursday, October 11, 9.30am, Sierra Motel, Whanga¯ rei.
■ Funky Jandal and The Murray Brothers, Friday, October 11, 7pm, The Old Stone Butter Factory, Whanga¯ rei.
■ Ruud Kleinpaste, the ‘Bug Man', Friday October 12, 10.30-11.30am presentation Onerahi Community Centre; workshop (11.30-1.30am), family fun (2.30-4pm) Dragonfly Spring Wetlands Reserve; Whanga¯ rei Library's Spring into Summer Talk Series 5.30-7.30pm, Forum North.
■ Dance With the Basin City Big Band, Saturday, October 13, 7.30pm, Riverbank Centre, Whanga¯ rei.
■ Canine Nose Work – Intro to odour, Saturday October 13, 1.30 pm. Bookings: Happy Tails Dog Training.
■ 2018 City of Whanga¯ rei Mens Classic October 13-14, Sherwood Park Golf Club. All golfers welcome.
■ Tea Dance, Sunday October 14, 3pm-6pm, Instep Dance Studio, 42 Reyburn House Lane.
■ Northland Car Club Hillclimb, Sunday, October 14, 10.30am, Hillclimb, Doctors Hill Road, Bream Bay, Northland.
■ Waipu Life Drawing, Sunday, October 14, 6.30pm, Waipu Primary School, Bream Bay, Whanga¯ rei District.
■ Sew Good Make, Mend and Upcycle, Sunday, October 14, 11am, Eco Solutions, Whanga¯ rei.
■ An introduction to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Monday, October 15, 8.45am, Terenga Paraoa Marae, Whanga¯ rei.
■ Mangakahia Yoga, Monday, October 15, 6pm, Mangakahia Sports Complex, Maungatapere, Whanga¯ rei District.
■ Everyday English, Tuesday, October 16, 9am, Multicultural Whanga¯ rei, Whanga¯ rei.
■ Scottish Movie, The Groove is NOT trivial, Tuesday October 16, 7.30pm, Waipu Celtic Barn.
■ Intercultural Awareness & Communication Skills Workshop, Wednesday, October 17, 9am, Multicultural Whanga¯ rei, Whanga¯ rei.
■ Toastmasters Whanga¯ rei, Wednesday, October 17, 7pm, Maunu Masonic Village Hall, Whanga¯ rei.
■ Kara Kokopu Yoga, Wednesday, October 17, 6pm, Kara Kokopu Community Hall, Maungatapere, Whanga¯ rei District.
■ Te Reo Cafe, Thursday, October 18, 6pm, The Old Stone Butter Factory, Whanga¯ rei.
■ 1st Kamo Girls' Brigade, Thursday, October 18, 6pm, Saint John's Golden Church Centre, Whanga¯ rei.
■ Nursing Information Evening, Thursday, October 18, 5pm, Northtec Interactive Learning Centre, Whanga¯ rei.
■ MARKETS .....................................
■ Artisans Fair Markets, starts October 20, every Saturday until end of January; February 9 and 23; March 9 and 23; and April 20, email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org, mobile 021 140 5639, phone 09 437 0292.
■ Fusion Market, 2a Kamo Rd, Third Saturday every month 9am1pm. Co-ordinator Jan Gough, 027 629 6953, Jjgough@xtra.co.nz . www.facebook.com/ Fusionmarket/ .
■ Hikurangi Market, 2nd Saturday of the month, Hall, King St, 9am-1pm, Contact Gloria 0212456742.
■ Mangapai Hall Summer Markets, 1st Sunday each month, 9am-1pm, Mangapai Hall, Mangapai Road, Mangapai.
■ Mid Week market, Wednesdays from Oct 10, 12noon-4pm, Cobham Oval, past Toll Stadium. Lesley 09 438 7868 a/h.
■ Ngunguru Craft & Produce Market, fourth Sunday of the month, Ngunguru Sports Complex. Vicki 021 165-1964.
■ Onerahi Markets, Onerahi Hall, Church St, Onerahi. First Saturday of month, 8am-12pm. Mel 021 08110259.
■ Ruatangata Market. Every second Saturday of the month, Ruatangata Hall, 1180 Pipiwai Rd. 9am-12pm. Ph/text Anna 0212108909.
■ Tikipunga Market, Cnr Wanaka St and Denby Cres, Tikipunga. Every Sunday, 7am12pm. Angie, 438 9135.
■ Waipu Boutique Sunday Market. Second Sunday of month, Waipu Coronation Hall, 9am-1pm. Phone Ginny, 432 1721.
■ Whanga¯ rei Growers' Market, Water St Carpark, every Saturday, 6am-10am. Murray, (09) 435 3161.
■ Claphams National Clock Museum. Town Basin, Dent Street, Whanga¯ rei, ‘‘Now's the time to explore time''. Open daily (except Christmas Day) 9am-5pm, Phone 09 4383 993. Email:email@example.com, www.claphamsclocks.com
■ Geoff Wilson Gallery Northtec, 4-6pm, Gate 3, 51 Raumanga Valley Road.
■ Hangar Art and Framing Gallery, 14 Cross St Regent, Whanga¯ rei, 09 4381260, Open Monday to Thursday 9am-5pm, Fri 8am-4pm, Sat 9am-12pm.
■ Packard Motor Museum, Old Dairy Factory, Maungatapere. Open Wednesday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm. Phone: 09 434 8214, www.packardmuseum.co.nz
■ Quarry Arts Centre, 21 Selwyn Ave. quarryarts.org. Exhibition: Into the Sunshine - Celebrating 125 years of Women's Suffrage. Runs 'till October 4.
■ Reyburn House Art Gallery, Reyburn House Lane, Town Basin. Open Tuesday to Friday, 10am4pm, Saturday and Sunday, 10am2pm. www.reyburnhouse.co.nz.
■ The Bach, Northland artists gallery and shop, Town Basin, open 9.30am-4.30pm daily. Phone (09) 438 2787 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
■ The Shutter Room, Old Library Building, Rust Avenue, Whanga¯ rei. Photographic exhibitions.
New exhibitions monthly. Wed-fri 12pm-4pm, Sat 10m-2pm. www.theshutterroom.com for details of current exhibition.
■ Whanga¯ rei Art Museum, Edwards + Johann from the Edge of Spaces, runs until November 11, The Hub, Town Basin, 09 4304240. Open daily 10am-4pm. Access is through the Hub Information Centre.
■ Whanga¯ rei Museum at Kiwi North, Puanga - star of the New Year, star of Abundance, June 9-October 14, Mim Ringer Gallery; 'till February 3, “Anne Frank, let me be myself” exhibition. 10am to 4pm daily, Maunu. www.kiwinorth.co.nz / www.annefranknz.org.nz .
■ Whanga¯ rei Woodturners exhibition, Jack Morgan Museum SH1, Hukerenui 10am-4pm daily (from September 1). Exhibits for sale. Great Christmas presents.
CLUBS AND GROUPS ....................... Whanga¯ rei Hash House Harriers Social runners and walkers. Meet every Tuesday at 6pm. Check the blackboard on the fence at Walton Street exit of Pack n Save for run details on the day. Phone Simon or Lynda 435 1299.
Whanga¯ rei Lesbian Wahine Takataapui Bisexual Queer Women’s Circle meets first Thursday of the month. Phone Denise 021 182 3926 or Heather 459 4547.
Whanga¯ rei Migrant Centre located 71 Bank Street — the upstairs of the Citizens Advice Bureau. We celebrate cultural diversity in our community, provide information, support services, social networks and a meeting place for migrants and newcomers to gather and share cultural activities.
Contact: Sophia 09-4300571, email: Whanga¯ email@example.com
■ To update your club’s details or list an event on the What’s On page, email firstname.lastname@example.org .