What's On: August 11-17

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Author Katherine Dewar will give a talk in Whanganui this weekend.
Author Katherine Dewar will give a talk in Whanganui this weekend.

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 noon on Wednesday.

THURSDAY
WHAT: Waste-Free Parenting workshop with The Nappy Lady
WHEN: 6.30pm
WHERE: St Paul's Church hall, Guyton St
DETAILS: Call 027-2211242 to book.

WHAT: Absolutely Fabulous - the movie
WHEN: 6.30pm
WHERE: Embassy 3 Cinema, Victoria Ave
DETAILS: Fundraiser for Whanganui Girls' College, tickets $20 from the school office.


FRIDAY
WHAT: DANCENZMADE - Whanganui
WHEN: 6pm
WHERE: Royal Wanganui Opera House
DETAILS: Tickets from the opera house, adults $20, seniors $12, children $9.50.

WHAT: Bassoon and guitar concert by Oscar Laven and Marion Arts
WHEN: 7.30pm
WHERE: Davis Theatre, Watt St
DETAILS: Entry $10 at the door.

WHAT: Winter Fest featuring El-Dee-Vee, Fashions, Clazzmatic Boogie Orchestra, Stoopid Llama
WHEN: 9pm
WHERE: Stellar Bar, Taupo Quay
DETAILS: Entry $10 at the door.


SATURDAY
WHAT: Morsbag making workshop
WHEN: 10am
WHERE: Education Room, Resource Recover Centre, Maria Pl
DETAILS: Morsbags are alternatives to plastic bags. Please bring your own fabric and sewing equipment.

WHAT: Q&A with author Katherine Dewar
WHEN: 1pm
WHERE: Gonville Library, Abbot St
DETAILS: Please RSVP to 3456833.

WHAT: Wanganui Community Choir presents Sing25
WHEN: 2pm
WHERE: Central Baptist Church, Wicksteed St
DETAILS: Adults $20, seniors/students $15, children free at the door.

WHAT: The Great Ball - fundraiser for Whanganui Women's Refuge
WHEN: 8pm
WHERE: Whanganui War Memorial Hall, Watt St
DETAILS: To book tickets, call Sharon on 021-623600

WHAT: Whanganui River Traders Market
WHEN: 9am-1pm
WHERE: Whanganui Riverbank
DETAILS: Food, music, clothes, crafts, and much more.

SUNDAY
WHAT: Artist Caroline Mcquarrie presents the No Town Project
WHEN: 1pm
WHERE: Women's Network Whanganui, St Hill St
DETAILS: Please RSVP to 3456833.

WHAT: Dan Bolton Quartet presents New York Stories
WHEN: 7pm
WHERE: Wanganui Repertory Theatre, Ridgway St
DETAILS: Tickets $30 from the Royal Wanganui Opera House.


MONDAY
WHAT: Whanganui Film Society presents 9x10 Novanta
WHEN: 7pm
WHERE: Davis Theatre, Watt St
DETAILS: Members only, see www.whanganuifilmsociety.org.nz for more details.


TUESDAY
WHAT: Surveying the scenery: the watercolour landscapes of JT Stewart and GF Allen
WHEN: 5.30pm
WHERE: Davis Theatre, Watt St
DETAILS: Talk by Whanganui Regional Museum senior curator Libby Sharpe.

WHAT: Film screening: She's Beautiful When She's Angry
WHEN: 7pm
WHERE: Women's Network Whanganui, St Hill St
DETAILS: Entry by koha.


WEDNESDAY
WHAT: Margi Keys' talk on outdoor education programme, Bush Walk & Talk
WHEN: 7pm
WHERE: Education Room, Resource Recovery Centre, Maria Pl
DETAILS: Free entry, all welcome.

- Wanganui Chronicle

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