WHANGANUI HAP­PEN­INGS

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WED­NES­DAY

WAN­GANUI CAM­ERA CLUB

When: Wed­nes­day, No­vem­ber Shut­ter­bugs at 6.45.

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

THURS­DAY

14, 7.30pm.

SHE SHEARS NZ FILM

What: Award-win­ning doc­u­men­tary pro­moted by Ru­ral Women NZ lo­cal branch, in­cludes pre­screen­ing 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.

SATUR­DAY

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.

STAMPIN’ UP

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

When: Satur­day, No­vem­ber 17, 10am-12.30pm. Cost $10.

Where: Josephite Retreat Cen­tre, 14 Hill­side Tce. To regis­ter call Pam on 345 5047 ext 3, or email pam.hop­[email protected]

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.

SUN­DAY

LITURGY

What: Sa­cred Earth.

When: Sun­day, No­vem­ber 18, 4pm-5pm.

Where: Josephite Retreat Cen­tre, 14 Hill­side Tce. DI­A­BETES WAN­GANUI

What: Di­a­betes Wan­ganui Sup­port Group with guest speaker Les­ley Har­ri­son from EASIE Liv­ing in Palmer­ston North. Shared af­ter­noon tea. Pub­lic and new mem­bers wel­come.

When: Sun­day, No­vem­ber 18, 2pm.

Where: St James Church Lounge, Boyd­field St, Whanganui East. More info or need trans­port: Linda 027 6340007

WAN­GANUI FRIEND­SHIP FORCE

What: We are part of an In­ter­na­tional Home Host­ing Group. Each month we meet for friend­ship and con­ver­sa­tion.

When: 2.30pm on Sun­day, No­vem­ber 18.

Where: The Yel­low House, Dublin St.

Con­tact: Ngaire Ph 3456514.

SATUR­DAY / SUN­DAY

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.

ON NOW

RAYNER BROTH­ERS GALLERY

What: Mystery Box. A $50 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.

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.

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

‘cash-and-carry’

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, 7m-8.30pm. Where: Josephite Retreat Cen­tre, 14 Hill­side Tce. To regis­ter call Pam on 345 5047 ext 3, or email pam.hop­[email protected]

LYRIC SINGERS

What: Lyric Singers’ Lift Your Voices end of year con­cert. Fea­tur­ing guest artists: Hot Potato (sk­if­fle band); Marie Brooks & Rosie Ren­dell (vo­cal); Xavier Gre­gory (vi­o­lin).

When: Satur­day, No­vem­ber 24, 2pm.

Where: Christ Church, Wick­steed St.

Cost: Adults $15. Chil­dren Free.

In­quiries: Joanna Love (06 345 9073).

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, 9.30am-12.30pm. Cost: $10.

Where: Josephite Retreat Cen­tre, 14 Hill­side Tce. To regis­ter call Pam on 345 5047 ext 3, or email pam.hop­[email protected]

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.

FRIENDS OF THE WHANGANUI RIVER

What: The Whanganui River: Still the Rhine of New Zea­land? Speaker — Jim Par­nell, Whanganui River His­to­rian and ed­i­tor of the Whanganui River An­nual.

When: Satur­day, De­cem­ber 1, 2pm-4.30pm. Where: St Pauls Pres­by­te­rian Church Hall, 112 Guy­ton St.

Ad­mis­sion: Gold coin do­na­tion.

SE­NIOR CI­TI­ZENS’ OUT­ING

What: En­ter­tain­ment is Muir­sheen Durkin, Ir­ish band.

When: Sun­day, De­cem­ber 2, 2pm. Pick-up from your home at ap­prox 1.30.

Cost: $7 in­cludes af­ter­noon tea.

To book: Ring Pa­tri­cia Baudet 345 5282. REG­U­LAR

POWERTEX FOR BE­GIN­NERS

WHAT: Try some­thing dif­fer­ent by join­ing in a one­off work­shop or a fort­nightly group learn­ing to fur­ther en­hance your skills work­ing with the eco friendly prod­uct hard­ener Powertex. We work through­out the year with like-minded peo­ple to learn dif­fer­ent skills in mixed me­dia, giv­ing you the ex­pe­ri­ence of cre­at­ing unique items that you did not be­lieve that you could make, it that sim­ple. All re­quire­ments for work­shops are sup­plied, items can taken home af­ter the work­shop on the day. Cost de­pends on what is made.

Where: 50 Guy­ton St

When: Times ar­ranged to meet your needs, day or evening.

Con­tact: Jan 063453121/ 027 2841780. In­for­ma­tion: face­book: rish­worth tatty mixed me­dia, Rack cards: i-Site or 50 Guy­ton St. 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, 12.30pm-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, tcar­[email protected], 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.

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.

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.

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