WHANGANUI HAP­PEN­INGS

Whanganui Midweek - - CARING FOR THE ELDERLY - ■ Con­tact the ed­i­tor at Paul.brooks@nzme.co.nz

WED­NES­DAY

WHANGANUI MU­SI­CIANS’ CLUB

What: Folk Blues — The Leg­ends with Man­i­toba Hal and Paul Jon­son. Kiwi blues ukulele leg­end, Paul Jon­son has teamed up with Cana­dian based Man­i­toba Hal and they are mak­ing a one night stopover at the Club.

When: Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 7, 8pm

Where: Whanganui Mu­si­cians Club, Sav­age Club, Drews Ave

Cost: $20 and $15 Club mem­bers.

THURS­DAY

DVD EVENING

What: The Ul­ti­mate Legacy. Fol­low­ing his ex­pe­ri­ences in two pre­vi­ous movies, Ja­son Stevens’ life car­ries on. Hav­ing dealt with the tragedies and per­ils of his own fam­ily, he now tries to help a friend on a sim­i­lar jour­ney.

When: Thurs­day, Novem­ber 8, 6.30pm. Koha.

Where: Josephite Re­treat Cen­tre, 14 Hill­side Tce. To reg­is­ter call Pam on 345 5047 ext 3, or email pam.hop­per@sosj.org.au

FRI­DAY

REGENER8

What: De­scribed as Kinder­garten for grownups, Regener8 uses gen­tle arts pro­cesses to ex­plore and deepen the tran­si­tions in our lives. Al­low­ing us to cel­e­brate the jour­ney we have been on and po­si­tion us to en­joy the next stage. A se­ries of 3 work­shops where par­tic­i­pants may use arts re­sources to find clar­ity around where they are in their lives and open up cre­ative ways for­ward. Come and have a play with your in­ner child.

When: Start­ing Fri­day, Novem­ber 9, 10am.

Where: Harekeke Room, Sus­tain­able Whanganui.

To book: email Deirdra Deirdra@xtra.co.nz

SATUR­DAY

GARAGE SALE

What: Tu­rak­ina Beach Com­mu­nity Gi­ant Garage Sale. House­hold Items, cloth­ing, food, white­bait frit­ters, bar­gains etc.

When: Satur­day, Novem­ber 10, 9am2pm

Where: Koiti­ata Hall

POUL­TRY CLUB

What: Cuppa and sales ta­ble mid­day12.30pm, fol­lowed by an in­ter­est­ing poul­try talk and dis­cus­sion lead by Ian Selby (Taranaki). All wel­come, in­clud­ing be­gin­ners.

When: Satur­day, Novem­ber 10.

Where: Mathieson Street Hall. $2 door charge.

SUN­DAY

TU­RAK­INA AR­MISTICE DAY SER­VICE

What: Ar­mistice Day Ser­vice

When: Sun­day, Novem­ber 11 at 10am.

Where: St An­drews Pres­by­te­rian Church Tu­rak­ina

IR­ISH MU­SIC

What: Ir­ish Band Muir­sheen Durkin.

When: Sun­day, Nove­mebr 11, mid­day1.30pm.

Where: Grand Ho­tel.

CASTLE­CLIFF KORERO

What: Peo­ple who signed the pe­ti­tion on speed at beach re­serve sand­dunes are wel­come to a hui. Speak to what you want, re­spect­fully and safely.

When: Sun­day, Novem­ber 11, 2pm.

Where: Castle­cliff School.

More info: Ruth Tide­mann, 022 6020095.

MON­DAY

NZ SO­CI­ETY of GENEALOGISTS

What: Whanganui Branch. Mem­bers’ sto­ries of fam­ily mem­bers in­volved in WW1 on ac­tive ser­vice or the home front. Plus dis­play of WW1 mem­o­ra­bilia. In­di­vid­ual re­search avail­able from 5pm be­fore the meet­ing.

When: Mon­day, Novem­ber 12, 6.30pm.

Where: Alexan­der Her­itage and Re­search Li­brary.

ON NOW

RAYNER BROTH­ERS GALLERY

What: Mys­tery Box. A $50 ‘cash-and­carry’ ex­hi­bi­tion.

When: Wed­nes­day to Satur­day, 11am to 3pm. Un­til Satur­day, Novem­ber 17.

Where: 85 Glas­gow St

Free en­try

GALLERY 85

What: Wally Kirby — Mid-cen­tury Mod­ern. A ret­ro­spec­tive ex­hi­bi­tion of paint­ings by Wally Kirby.

When: Wed­nes­day to Satur­day, 11am to 3pm. Un­til Satur­day Novem­ber 17. Where: 85 Glas­gow St

Free en­try

SARJEANT GALLERY

What: Edith Col­lier: Ahead of her Time (un­til Novem­ber 25); 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.

COM­ING UP

WAN­GANUI CAM­ERA CLUB

When: Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 14, 7.30. Shut­ter­bugs at 6.45

Where: Clu­b­rooms, 2 Han­d­ley St, Gonville (old Bowl­ing Clu­b­rooms).

SHE SHEARS NZ FILM

What: Award-win­ning doc­u­men­tary pro­moted by Ru­ral Women NZ lo­cal branch, in­cludes pre-screen­ing drinks, nib­bles and spot prizes.

When: Thurs­day, Novem­ber 15, 7pm.

Where: Em­bassy 3.

Cost: $20, lim­ited to pre-pur­chase ticket hold­ers.

Con­tacts: Leonora 027 908 5370; Clare 027 918 8001; Carol 027 331 6638; Em­bassy 06 345 7958.

GARAGE SALE

What: Rent a stall for $10 and as­sist Fordell Hall and Fordell Play­group. Or shop at the stalls and en­joy the play­group sausage siz­zle.

When: Satur­day, Novem­ber 17, 8am start.

Where: Fordell Hall.

To book a stall: 342 7551

RETRO VIN­TAGE

What: St John Op Shop are host­ing an­other Retro Vin­tage col­lec­tors event. When: Novem­ber 17-18.

Where: St John Train­ing Room, 25 Tawa St.

More info: on Face­book Page - St John Op Shop Wan­ganui.

STAMPIN’ UP

What: Make cre­ative cards this Christ­mas. With Ju­lia Mar­tin.

When: Satur­day, Novem­ber 17, 10am12.30pm.

Cost $10.

Where: Josephite Re­treat Cen­tre, 14 Hill­side Tce. To reg­is­ter call Pam on 345 5047 ext 3, or email pam.hop­per@sosj.org.au

HAND­CRAFT SALE

What: Hand­craft Wan­ganui Christ­mas Mar­kets

When: Satur­day, Novem­ber 17 Where: Com­mu­nity Arts Cen­tre, 19 Taupo Quay, back room

Con­tact: Carol Neal, ph 344 8081

LI­TURGY

When: Sun­day, Novem­ber 18, 4-5pm.

Where: Josephite Re­treat Cen­tre, 14 Hill­side Tce.

TUI MOTU GROUP

What: Tui Motu, an In­de­pen­dent Catholic Mag­a­zine, will chal­lenge us to look with fresh eyes, with gospel eyes, at cur­rent so­cial, eco­log­i­cal and spir­i­tual val­ues. Come along and con­trib­ute to the dis­cus­sion — in­ter-church and in­ter-faith di­a­logue is wel­comed. With Sr Rita Cahill rsj.

When: Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 21, 7-8.30pm.

Where: Josephite Re­treat Cen­tre, 14 Hill­side Tce. To reg­is­ter call Pam on 345 5047 ext 3, or email pam.hop­per@sosj.org.au

WIN­DOW STARS FOR CHRIST­MAS

What: Prac­ti­cal work­shop mak­ing colour­ful stars which make a vivid dis­play on a win­dow. With Car­lotta Penton.

When: Satur­day, Novem­ber 24, 9.30am12.30pm.

Cost: $10.

Where: Josephite Re­treat Cen­tre, 14 Hill­side Tce. To reg­is­ter call Pam on 345 5047 ext 3, or email pam.hop­per@sosj.org.au

WHANGANUI MU­SI­CIANS’ CLUB What: Va­ri­ety Con­cert “T’was the month be­fore Christ­mas”. A va­ri­ety show fea­tur­ing lo­cal mu­si­cians and singers — mu­sic of the ‘50s and ‘60s.

When: Sun­day, Novem­ber 25, 1pm.

Where: Whanganui Mu­si­cians Club, Sav­age Club, Drews Ave.

Cost: $10 in­cludes af­ter­noon tea.

ALANON FAM­ILY GROUP

What: When you don’t know where to turn be­cause some­one drinks too much. Alanon Fam­ily groups can help. Con­fi­den­tial meet­ing.

When: Fri­days, 12.30-1.30pm. Where: Gonville Com­mu­nity Room (next to li­brary).

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.

TEN­NIS LES­SONS

What: FREE one hour ten­nis les­sons for Se­nior non club mem­bers.

When: From 5-45pm on all Wed­nes­day nights in Novem­ber.

Where: 3 Bas­sett St courts.

GRASS­ROOTS SINGERS

What: We warmly wel­come new singers to our choir.

When: Mon­days, 6.30pm.

Where: Dun­can Pav­il­ion, Castle­cliff Beach.

De­tails: con­tact Mary Ann 0226561949.

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.

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

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.

PIC­TURE / SUP­PLIED

Edith Col­lier: Ahead of her Time at Sarjeant on the Quay in­cludes ThePout­ing Girl from the Col­lec­tion of the Edith Col­lier Trust, which is in the per­ma­nent care of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Re­hua Whanganui.

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