Marlborough Express - The Saturday Express, Marlborough



Great Gatsby Casino Night: Roaring Twenties. 6-11pm, Springland­s Tavern, 18 Boyce St, Blenheim. Tickets, website: $40, incl nibbles and playing chips. 578

2686. R18. Proceeds: local youth programs run by Rotary.

Picton Summer Concert: 4-7pm, Picton Foreshore. Local musicians/ entertaine­rs, food trucks, vendors. All ages, activities for kids. Hosts: Marlboroug­h 4 Fun.

Marl Horticultu­ral Soc Late Summer Show: 9am-3pm, St Christophe­r’s Anglican Church, 92 Weld St, Blenheim. $2. All ages. Dahlias, plants, produce, art/craft stalls, etc.

Art Wairau Valley Exhibition: Sat/Sun, 10am-4pm, Wairau Valley Peace Memorial Hall, Morse St, Wairau Valley. Showcasing work of people who live in our region. Gold coin entry. Info: Facebook.

Out of the Box: Sat, Tue-Fri, 10am4pm; Sun: 12-4pm, until Mar 13. Return to Eden, Selmes Rd, Blenheim. 4 passionate abstract artists: Francie Ryder, Sue Law, Barbara Wiltshire & Karen Burns. Donations for WAI (women’s art initiative).

Wither Hills Perfect Pairs Dinner: 6-9:30pm, Wither Hills Winery. Bookings: website or 520 8284., $99. Adults only.

Vino & Watercolou­r Florals with Sarah Higgins: 4:30-6:30pm, Return to Eden Gallery. $60-$100. R18. Text Sarah 027 7794 570 your email address details to receive booking info.

Crop Swap Blenheim: 2-3pm, Crossroads Cafe´, 2 Redwood St. $2 to our hosts. Sharing from our gardens: Fruit, vegetables, preserves, relishes, jams, herbs, eggs, flowers, seedlings, baking. Giving generously and mindfully taking. 027 372 2897

Justice of the Peace: Every Sat, 10am-12pm, Marlboroug­h District Library, Blenheim. Free. All ages.

Avail for certifying or witnessing documents.

Waipunaran­gi: New works by Joanna Dudson-Scott. Today-until Mar 21. M-F, 10.30am-4.30pm; Sat/ Sun: 1-4pm. Millennium Public Art Gallery, Seymour Sq, Blenheim. Free. All ages. Informed by Matariki’s rising in 2020.

Kevin Judd, Travel Snaps Exhib: Hear Kevin talk today, 4pm. Exhib on until Mar 21. M-F, 10.30am4.30pm; Sat/Sun: 1-4pm. Millennium Public Art Gallery, Seymour Sq, Blenheim. Free. All ages. Marlboroug­h Museum Exhibition­s: Tiki Taonga. Email self-image wearing your tiki (high res file, about 1MB), saying what wearing this tiki means to you. E: info@marlboroug­ . Also sewing tables, boxes & kits. Free on Sat (Blenheim residents). 26 Arthur Baker Pl, Blenheim. 5781712.

Artisan Craft Market: 9:30am2pm, Blenheim CBD. Large range crafted products. Kids activity zone/outdoor games for all ages. Salvation Army Toy Library: Today 10am to 12pm and Thursday 3.30pm to 4.30pm.

Narcotics Anonymous: 5.30-6.30pm, Riversdale Community House, 131 Budge St. 0800 726 786.

Tai Chi: Havelock Sports Pavilion, 10-10.45am. $5. Susan 0226931273. Redwoodtow­n Market:

Redwood Tavern car park, 8-12. Crafts, flowers, knife/tool sharpening, preserves, health foods, garden plants, honey, jewellery. Alison 5785109.

Ulysses Club: Branch coffee morning at Runway Cafe´ (formerly Argosy Cafe´), Woodbourne, 10am. Marlboroug­h Civic Orchestra: Rehearsals 4pm to 6pm, Cloudy Bay Funeral Service rooms, Boyce St. marlboroug­hcivicorch­estra@gmail. com

Picton Heritage and Whaling Museum: 11am-3pm daily. 9

London Quay. 5738283.

Vintage Farm Machinery: Open daily, 10am to 3pm, Brayshaw Vintage farm. John 5777442. Brooklyn Croquet Club: Golf croquet at Whitehead Park, 15 Brooklyn Dr. 1pm, Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday. Afternoon tea supplied.

Boot Sale: 8am to 12pm, Blenheim Railway Station car park, Grove Rd.

Prenatal Yoga: Today-Mar 28, 5wk block course, 8:45-10am, Well & Good Health, 1 Grove Rd, Blenheim. Tickets, website: $75. 0212992100. All ages.

Marl Beekeepers Assn Workshop: Compound, end Ballinger Dr, 2pm. Honey harvest, varroa mite assessment/treatment, assessing queen’s condition. Details: Facebook. All welcome. Bluelight Kids Gone Fishin Event: 10am-12:30pm, Waikawa Foreshore Reserve. Free. Fishing, outdoor activities. Sausage sizzle, competitio­n (spot prizes). Fun for the whole family.

Omaka Maze: Every Sunday until end March, 9am-7pm, 200 Dog Point Rd, Hawkesbury, Blenheim. Adults $9, kids $6. Family: 2 adults, 2 kids $28. Come and get lost in the moment!

Yoga at Rock Ferry Wines: 10-11am, weekly, until Mar 28, Rock Ferry Cellar Door. $18, website. 5796421. All ages. Power Vinyasa Flow to Yin with Laura, Lydia, Violette. BYO mat.

Forrest Estate Winery Sunday Sessions: Weekly until Feb 28, 1-4pm. Free entry. All ages. Live local music, Forrest Wines & Double Vision Brewing Co beers! Bring your families, dogs, picnics. Forrest Wines Cellar Door open daily, 10am-4.30pm.

Sunday Social Tennis: 1-3pm, every Sunday, Marlboroug­h Tennis Club, Parker St, Blenheim. Visitors $2ea. Joanna 0211349110. Cornerston­e Church: Join us for fellowship, 10am, 8 Wither Rd, Blenheim.

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Fellowship Church: 10am-12pm, Senior Citizens Hall, 166 High Street, Blenheim. All ages. Free. Stay for a chat and cuppa after the service. Model Yacht and Boat Sailing: Brayshaw Park, 1-4pm. Marlboroug­h Farmers’ Market: A&P Showground­s, 9-12. Local, fresh and seasonal produce and products, buskers. Rain or shine. Ulysses: Reefton for Lunch. Meet at the Blenheim Railway Station south end, ride departs 11am. Community Golf: Sunday afternoons and all day Monday and Tuesday, Marlboroug­h Golf Club, Fairhall. 9 hole $15, 18 hole $30. Must be a Marlboroug­h resident. Blenheim Petanque Club: Today 10am and Wednesday 1pm. 65A Weld St. Chris 5787303. Marlboroug­h Rock and Mineral Club: Brayshaw Park. 10am to 4pm, rocks, minerals, crystals, work room and books. Admission free.

Model Aero Club: Indevin, Bankhouse, Wairau Valley, 9am. Murray 5789199 or Tony 5779776.

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