Your guide to what's happening in our region this week. If you have an item for this column please email the details to news@wanganuichronicle.co.nz. Deadline is 12 noon on Wednesday.

THURSDAY
WHAT: Inequality in N.Z. - The potential solutions.
WHEN: 7.30p.m. Thursday 28 July
WHERE: Davis Lecture Theatre, Whanganui Regional Musuem
Details: Jan Logie, Green MP; Lyn Williams, Living Wage movement; Sue Bradford, UBI spokeperson, discuss solutions to inequality.
Entry: Koha or contribution to Foodbank. Supper provided

WHAT: Operatunity presents Tribute to the Rat Pack
WHEN: 11am
WHERE: War Memorial Hall, Watt St
DETAILS: Book on 0508 266 237.

FRIDAY
WHAT: GovHackNZ
WHEN: 5pm Friday to 5pm Sunday
WHERE: Double Farley Creative Partners, 15 Watt St
DETAILS: Register at https://govhack-nz-2016.lilregie.com

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WHAT: Launch of book Avenues and Alleyways Whanganui
WHEN: 5.30pm
WHERE: Rayner Brothers Gallery, Guyton St
DETAILS: Book by Antonia Sims.

SATURDAY
WHAT: Wanganui Model Railway and Engineering Society open day
WHEN: 1-4pm
WHERE: 70A Alma Rd
DETAILS: Entry by gold coin.

WHAT: Whanganui Outrigger Canoe Club open day
WHEN: 10am -1pm, Saturday and Sunday
WHERE: Union Boat Club, Taupo Quay
DETAILS: Learn to paddle an outrigger club.

WHAT: Prime - Whanganui Men's Conference
WHEN: 9am start
WHERE: Central Baptist Church, Wicksteed St
DETAILS: Cost $30, register at allblokes@wcb.org.nz.

WHAT: Band Rock Heart Cult
WHEN: 9pm
WHERE: Mint Cafe, Watt St
DETAILS: Tickets $10 at the door.

SUNDAY
WHAT: Whanganui Airport open day to welcome Air Chathams
WHEN: 9am-3pm
WHERE: Whanganui Airport, Airport Dr
DETAILS: Free entry and parking, programme includes scenic flights and ground displays

WHAT: New Zealand String Quartet
WHEN: 3pm
WHERE: War Memorial Hall, Watt St
DETAILS: Book at www.ticketek.co.nz.

WHAT: Musicians Aaron Gash, Tim Archer and Stefan Bourke performing
WHEN: 4.30pm
WHERE: Sarjeant on the Quay, Taupo Quay
DETAILS: Tickets from the Sarjeant, $7.50 gallery members, $10 non-members.

MONDAY
WHAT: Whanganui Film Society presents Marketa Lazarova
WHEN: 7pm
WHERE: Davis Theatre, Watt St
DETAILS: Members only, see www.whanganuifilmsociety.org.nz for more details.

TUESDAY
WHAT: Screening of short film collection I am an open window
WHEN: 7.30pm
WHERE: Sarjeant on the Quay, Taupo Quay
DETAILS: Tickets from the Sarjeant, $7.50 gallery members, $10 non-members.