What's On: September 1-7

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Whanganui Regional Museum building closes its doors on Sunday.
Whanganui Regional Museum building closes its doors 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.


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.

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.

- Wanganui Chronicle

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