What's On: July 28-August 3

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The New Zealand String Quartet will perform in Whanganui on Sunday.
The New Zealand String Quartet will perform in Whanganui on Sunday.

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

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.

- Wanganui Chronicle

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