What’s On in Rotorua
■ Until August 24: Family History Month activities. Range of activities and workshops at Rotorua Library. For details go to library website. Free.
■ Until October 23: Anne Frank – Let me be myself exhibition. Rotorua Library. Library hours. Free.
■ Until Tuesday, November 1: A Tribute to Jean Batten by Jon Marett. Rotorua Lakes Council, Galleria. 8am to 5pm, weekdays. Free.
■ Saturday, August 13: Kuirau Park Saturday Market. 8am to 1pm. Kuirau Park. Free entry.
■ Sunday, August 14: Steam Day. 10am to 4pm. Te Amorangi Trust Museum, Robinson Ave. Free entry for children under 16.
■ Tuesday, August 16: Book launch of Michael Bennett’s new book Better the Blood. 6pm. Mcleods Booksellers. Free entry.
■ Wednesday, August 17 - Saturday, August 27: Rotorua Little Theatre presents Spider’s Web. Shambles Theatre. Tickets and show dates/ times at www.eventfinda.co.nz.
■ Thursday, August 18: Teen Tech Information Evening. 3.45pm to 4.45pm. Rotorua Library. Free. Ages 14-18.
■ Thursday, August 18: Community Techs Information Evening. 6pm to 7pm. Rotorua Library. Free. Ages 18+.
■ Saturday, August 20: Harcourts Dancing for Hospice. Energy Events Centre. Tickets go on sale July 14.
■ Saturday, August 20: Dog Logic – Dog Talk. A talk about your dog’s behaviour. 10am to 11.30am. Lynmore Scout Hall, Lewis Rd. Book tickets at www.eventfinda.co.nz.
■ Saturday, August 20: Friends of the Rotorua Library Book Sale. 9am to 1pm. 2 Kuirau St. Free entry.
■ Sunday, August 21: Rotorua Ukebox: Ukulele Open Mic and Strum Along. 3pm to 4.30pm. Te Rūnanga Tea House. Gold coin koha. Register at www.eventfinda.co.nz
■ Monday, August 22: The Big Sing 2022 Cadenza Gala Concert. 7pm to 9pm. Energy Events Centre. Tickets $5-$20, available at Ticketmaster from July 25.
■ Wednesday, August 24 - Thursday, August 25: Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge. Lakes Ranch, Rotokawau Rd. 8.30am to 12.30pm. Enter at eventpromotions.co. nz
■ Wednesday, August 24: Composting 101 Workshop. 12.30pm to 1.30pm. Linton Park Community Centre, 16 Kamahi Place. Free. To register contact Meghan at Rotorua Lakes Council: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (027) 206 9551.
■ Saturday, August 27: Tough Guy and Gal Challenge. Lakes Ranch, Rotokawau Rd. 10am to 2pm. Enter at eventpromotions.co.nz
■ Saturday, August 27: Glow Lab Tough Gal Team Challenge. Lakes Ranch, Rotokawau Rd. 12pm to 2pm. Enter at eventpromotions.co.nz
■ Wednesday, August 31: Worm Farming Workshop. 12.30pm to 1.30pm. Linton Park Community Centre, 16 Kamahi Place. Free. To register contact Meghan at Rotorua Lakes Council: email email@example.com or call (027) 206 9551.
■ Wednesday, August 31: 2022 Pitch Night. 5.30pm to 8.30pm. Free. Pitch Night introduces investment ready businesses to prospective investors and helps builds an active local investor community in Rotorua. More information and apply to pitch at firestation.nz.
■ Saturday, September 3 - Saturday, September 24: He Kākano exhibition - The Beginnings of our new Whare Taonga. An opportunity to share your ideas for the future of the Rotorua Museum. The Arts Village. Arts Village opening hours: Tuesday – Friday 9am to 3.30pm, and Saturday: 10am to 2pm. Free.
■ Saturday, September 3: Let’s Connect – Ubuntu African Society BOP. 12pm to 4pm. Linton Park Community Centre. Free. There will be African entertainment and free African food provided.
■ Sunday, September 4: Dixon Nacey at Rotorua Jazz Club. 5pm to 8pm. Rotorua Citizens Club. $10 Jazz club members, $20 casual.
■ Wednesday, September 7: Bokashi Compost Workshops. 12.30pm to 1.30pm. Rotorua Recycling Centre, 20 Te Ngae Rd. Free. To register contact Meghan at Rotorua Lakes Council: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (027) 206 9551.
■ Saturday, September 17: 2022 Rotorua Marathon. Government Gardens, Queens Drive. 8am to 5pm. Includes Full Marathon, Red Stag Timber off-road Half Marathon (21km), and Go Media 10km and 5.5km fun run. Enter at www. rotoruamarathon.co.nz.
■ Friday, September 30 - Sunday, October 2: 2022 Pickleball Rotorua Doubles Tournament. 28 Tarewa Place. Free entry to spectate.