Your guide to what's happening in our region this week. If you have an item for this column please email the details to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is 12 noon on Wednesday.
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
WHERE: Central/St John's area
DETAILS: Contact Clare for more information, phone 3477492.
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.
WHAT: Whanganui River Traders' Market
WHERE: Whanganui riverbank, next to the PS Waimarie berth
DETAILS: Food, music, clothes, crafts and more.
WHAT: Marton School 150th anniversary gala
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
WHERE: Cooks Garden, St Hill St
DETAILS: Semi-final between Wanganui and Wairarapa Bush.
WHAT: Mint Rocktober Fest
WHERE: Mint Cafe and Bar, Maria Place
DETAILS: $10 entry, entertainment by GreenFloor, craft beers available.
WHAT: Castlecliff Market
WHEN: Noon to 4pm.
WHERE: Bryce St, Castlecliff.
DETAILS: Variety of stalls. For more information call 027 264 4399.
WHAT: Not Qute Live drawing
WHERE: Museum on Ridgway, 62 Ridgway St
DETAILS: Entry by koha. To book, call 349 1110.
WHAT: Save The Children open day
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
WHERE: Pioneer Room, War Memorial Hall, Watt St
DETAILS: Members of the public are welcome to attend.