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: Kaumatua Olympics
WHEN: Begins 9.30am
WHERE: Jubilee Stadium, London St
DETAILS: To register contact Mel on 027 467 7084.

WHAT: Small group mindfulness practice
WHEN: 5.40pm
WHERE: Central/St John's area
DETAILS: Contact Clare for more information, phone 3477492.

FRIDAY
WHAT: Whanganui Girls' College 125th anniversary celebrations
WHEN: Begins at 4pm, runs until Sunday
WHERE: Variety of locations
DETAILS: Visit www.whanganui-girls.school.nz for more information.

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SATURDAY
WHAT: Whanganui River Traders' Market
WHEN: 9am-1pm
WHERE: Whanganui riverbank, next to the PS Waimarie berth
DETAILS: Food, music, clothes, crafts and more.

WHAT: Marton School 150th anniversary gala
WHEN: 10am-3pm
WHERE: Marton School, Hereford St, Marton
DETAILS: Fun for everyone, including vintage cars and farm machinery, pony rides, carousels, food, music and games.

WHAT: Heartland Rugby
WHEN: 2.30pm
WHERE: Cooks Garden, St Hill St
DETAILS: Semi-final between Wanganui and Wairarapa Bush.

WHAT: Mint Rocktober Fest
WHEN: 6pm
WHERE: Mint Cafe and Bar, Maria Place
DETAILS: $10 entry, entertainment by GreenFloor, craft beers available.


SUNDAY
WHAT: Castlecliff Market
WHEN: Noon to 4pm.
WHERE: Bryce St, Castlecliff.
DETAILS: Variety of stalls. For more information call 027 264 4399.

TUESDAY
WHAT: Not Qute Live drawing
WHEN: 5.30pm
WHERE: Museum on Ridgway, 62 Ridgway St
DETAILS: Entry by koha. To book, call 349 1110.


WEDNESDAY
WHAT: Save The Children open day
WHEN: 10am-3pm
WHERE: 25 Gilligan Close, off Purnell St
DETAILS: Lots of new stock has arrived. Phone 3452211 for more information.

WHAT: Swearing-in of the new Whanganui District Council
WHEN: 2pm
WHERE: Pioneer Room, War Memorial Hall, Watt St
DETAILS: Members of the public are welcome to attend.