■ School Holiday Fun, Monday, October 1 to Friday October, 12, 10am-4pm, Kiwi North Museum, Kiwi House & Heritage Park, 500 State Highway 14, Maunu, Whanga¯ rei.
■ Spring Into Nature School Holiday Programme, Tuesdays Wednesdays and Thursdays until October 11, 10am, Central Library.
■ School Holiday Clay, Kathryn Batchelor's kids clay days. Wednesday October 3, Thursday October 4, 9.30-11.30am, Quarry Arts Centre, Selwyn Ave. Bookings 4381215.
■ Teen Breakfast Club, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday until October 12, 9.30am-12pm, Central Library.
■ The Chills - Snow Bound Tour With Steve Gunn (USA), Thursday, October 4, 7pm, The Old Stone Butter Factory.
■ Improv Theatresports - Fun Jam Sessions, Thursday, October 4, 5.45pm, Oneonesix.
■ Professional Speaking Course, Thursday, October 4, 6pm, Multicultural Whangarei.
■ Year of the Slade, Friday, October 5, 9pm, The Old Stone Butter Factory .
■ Adam Mcgrath's Roaring Days, Friday, October 5, 7.30pm, Riverbank Centre.
■ Sink or Swim, Friday, October 5, 5.30pm, The Old Stone Butter Factory.
■ Public Roller Skating, Friday, October 5, 6.30pm, Portland Recreation Centre.
■ Northland vs Waikato, Saturday, October 6, 2.35pm, Northland Events Centre.
■ Ethel Mckeown Memorial Show, Saturday, October 6, 10am, Saint John's Golden Church Centre.
■ Uce Juice, Saturday, October 6, 8pm, Ruakaka Tavern, Bream Bay. ■ Introduction to Canine Nose Work, Saturday Oct 6, 1.30pm. Bookings: Happy Tails Dog Training.
■ Roller Disco, Saturday, October 6, 7pm, Parua Bay Community Centre, Whangarei Heads.
■ Moondogs Blues Some Poor Fools, Saturday, October 6, 8pm, The Old Stone Butter Factory.
■ Antique & Collectables Fair, Saturday, October 6, 10am, Table Tennis Northland Inc.
■ Childrens Craft Class, Saturday, October 6, 10am, Northland Arts Centre.
■ Triumph Owners Motor Cycle Club of NZ Northland Chapter Bike Show, Saturday October 6, 10am-2pm, Northland Powersport, Rewa Rewa Road.
■ Waipu Golf Club Spring Strokeplay 54 Hole Tournament, Saturday October 6th and Sunday 7th. Tee off Saturday 8.30 am, Sunday 7.30 am.
■ Sunday Jazz, Sunday, October 7, 2pm, Whangarei Golf Club.
■ Mangapai Antiques & Collectables Market, Sunday, October 7, 9am, Mangapai Hall.
■ Storytelling and Felting Workshop, Sunday, October 7, 10am, Northland Arts Centre.
■ Oh What A Night!, Monday, October 8, 7.30pm, Forum North.
■ Animenz & Theishter Live 2018, Monday, October 8, 7pm, Octagon Theatre.
■ True? Short Story Collection Book Launch, Wednesday, October 10, 6pm, The Old Stone Butter Factory.
■ Dirty Word, Wednesday, October 10, 7pm, The Old Stone Butter Factory.
■ Beginning Your Eco Journey, Thursday, October 11, 5.30pm, The Old Stone Butter Factory.
■ Fusion Market, 2a Kamo Rd, Third Saturday of month 9am-1pm. 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 021 2108909.
■ Tikipunga Market, Cnr Wanaka St and Denby Cres, Tikipunga. Every Sunday, 7am-12pm. 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, ‘‘Now’s the time to explore time’’. Open daily (except Christmas Day) 9am-5pm, Phone 09 4383-993. Email:i 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, , 09 4381260, Open Monday to Thursday 9am-5pm, Fri 8am-4pm, Sat 9am-12pm.
■ Packard Motor Museum, Old Dairy Factory, Maungatapere. Open Wed to Sat, 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. Photographic exhibitions. New exhibitions monthly. Wed-fri 12pm-4pm, Sat 10m-2pm. www.theshutterroom.com for details of current exhibition.
■ Whangarei Art Museum, Edwards + Johann from the Edge of Spaces, runs until November 11, The Hub, Town Basin, phone 09 430-4240. Open daily 10am-4pm. Access is through the Hub Information Centre.
■ Whangarei Museum at Kiwi North, Puanga - star of the New Year, star of Abundance, June 9-October 14, Mim Ringer Gallery; October - February 3, 2019, “Anne Frank, let me be myself” exhibition. 10am to 4pm daily, included in general admission. Gate 1, 500 SH14 Maunu. 09-438-9630.
■ Whangarei Woodturners exhibition, Jack Morgan Museum SH1, Hukerenui 10am-4pm daily.
CLUBS AND GROUPS
Whangarei Central Line Dancing meets at Senior Citizens Hall. Easy Intermediate Friday afternoon 1-3pm. Enquiries to Joan 438-9852.
Whangarei Choral Society meets for practice Monday evenings, St John's Golden Church, 149 Kamo Rd, 7.30pm. Open to all. Phone Judith 437-6786.
Whangarei Country Music Club meets Golden Church Hall, Kamo Rd, second and fourth Sunday 7-10pm, third Sunday from 12.30-4pm. Phone Kim 459-6657.
Whangarei Croquet Club 2 Third Ave. The croquet playing season is September to April, with Club Days every Thursday and Saturday from 10am-4pm. Phone Kathleen 438 0576. Activities during the winter season (May-August) include mahjong (Saturday). Ph Margaret 436-1342 and rummikub (Thursday). Phone Tangi 430-8513 all starting at 1pm.
Whangarei WI meets every fourth Wednesday of the month at Trinity Church Hall, Tikipunga. Phone Betty (09) 438-3173.
Whangarei Dog Training Association holds domestic training classes on Monday evenings 6.30-7.30pm at the Harvey Norman carpark. See our website www.wdta.co.nz for details.
Whangarei Folk Music Club meets every third Friday of month, Kamo Swifts Soccer Rooms, 595 Kamo Rd from 7.30pm. Phone Dave 436-3003.
Whangarei Harmony Chorus affiliated with Sweet Adelines International. Join us Monday nights, 7pm at the Brass Band Hall in Dyer St, Otaika. Phone Sheryl Cumming 430-2255 day time or 435-3780 evenings or visit www.whangareiharmony.org.nz
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