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.


FRIDAY
WHAT: Whanganui Literary Festival and Paige's Book Gallery presents an evening with author Stephen Daisley
WHEN: 5.30pm
WHERE: Opera House Annexe, St Hill St
DETAILS: Entry $10 at the door.

WHAT: Whanganui Musicians' Club presents Jhan Lindsay and the Chattelaines
WHEN: 7pm
WHERE: Savage Club Hall, Drews Ave
DETAILS: Entry $10 at the door.

SATURDAY
WHAT: Wisdom Is Yours open day
WHEN: 10am-2pm
WHERE: Wisdom Is Yours, 208 Victoria Ave {entry from Ingestre St}
DETAILS: Come along and try a variety of complementary therapies and practices including reiki, reflexology, massage, mediation, kinesiology, and others. $5 for 10 minutes.

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WHAT: Merchant Navy Day
WHEN: 11am
WHERE: The cenotaph, Queens Park
DETAILS: All welcome. Refreshments afterwards at the Wanganui RSA.

WHAT: Closing gala for the Whanganui Regional Museum
WHEN: Saturday and Sunday
WHERE: Whanganui Regional Museum, Watt St
DETAILS: A chance to farewell the museum building as it will be closed till 2018.

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


SUNDAY
WHAT: Organology - a variety of organists
WHEN: 2.30pm
WHERE: St Stephen's Anglican Church, Maunder St, Marton
DETAILS: Entry $10 per person.

WHAT: Closing gala for the Whanganui Regional Museum
WHEN: Saturday and Sunday
WHERE: Whanganui Regional Museum, Watt St
DETAILS: A chance to farewell the museum building as it will be closed till 2018. Doors close at 4.15pm Sunday.


MONDAY
WHAT: Open day at Plunket
WHEN: 6pm
WHERE: Plunket Hub, 6 Bates St
DETAILS: A chance to look through Plunket's new premises.

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


TUESDAY
WHAT: MacDiarmid Institute presents a talk - A Materials History of the World
WHEN: 6pm
WHERE: Whanganui War Memorial Hall, Watt St
DETAILS: Speakers Dr Laura Domigan and Dr Mark Waterland, free entry.


WEDNESDAY
WHAT: Save The Children open day
WHEN: 10am-3pm
WHERE: 25 Gilligan Close {off Purnell St}
DETAILS: Many items for sale, for more info phone Sue on 345 2211.

WHAT: Whanganui District Council candidates' forum
WHEN: Doors open 6pm
WHERE: Whanganui War Memorial Hall, Watt St
DETAILS: Come along and hear from candidates standing in the local government elections.