Smashing time

Smashproof will be in Whangarei tonight for their 10-year Anniversary Tour. The hip hop/rap group, comprised of Young Sid, Tyree and Deach, will be performing at The Old Stone Butter Factory to celebrate the 10 years since their first release,

Ride Til I Die

, came out. The performance starts at 10pm with $25 door sales.

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Battle for throne
To celebrate the long weekend, Queens of the 'Rei present "A Queen of Thrones: Winter is Here". Local and guest drag queens, including Meesha Swallows, Poison Ivy, Mia Deer and Miss Safari, will battle it out for the throne with solo, duo and group acts "full of flair". Join the theme and dress in drag to receive a prize from the bar. The event will be held at The Old Stone Butter Factory from 7pm tomorrow.

Rave waves for kids
If your kids like glowsticks and waves - this is the event for them. Tomorrow from 6.30-8.30pm, the Whangarei Aquatic Centre will be hosting Glow Party Wave Rave. There will be games, competitions, prizes, music, aqua run and more. If you need somewhere to drop the kids off for a few hours come on down or you can come with them and help supervise. The event is for ages 8 to 16 and entry is $8.

Paihia run on
Runners and walkers will be able to find out how fit they are when the Paihia Explore Paihia Half Marathon and 12km start from the Copthorne Hotel in Waitangi on Sunday. The 21km course goes along Paihia waterfront through Waitangi and the Haruru Falls bush track while the new 12km course will head through the Haruru Falls track around the back roads and back to the Copthorne. The run/walk starts at 8am on Sunday. For more information visit www.paihiahalfmarathon.com.

Today
•Smashproof -- 10 Year Anniversary Tour, 10pm, The Old Stone Butter Factory, 8 Butter Factory Lane, Whangarei.

•Charlotte Jones, 6.30-9.30pm, The Old Stone Butter Factory, 8 Butter Factory Lane, Whangarei.

•Cousins Shield & Mitchell Cup, 12pm, The Old Stone Butter Factory, 8 Butter Factory Lane, Whangarei.

•Whangagay -- Love it Queer, 7-10pm, The Old Stone Butter Factory, 8 Butter Factory Lane, Whangarei.

Saturday
•The Long Brunch, 10am-12.30pm, Cameron St Mall, Cameron St, Whangarei

•A Queen of Thrones, 7pm, The Old Stone Butter Factory, 8 Butter Factory Lane, Whangarei

•Everybody's Reading Room, 8pm, Dargaville Little Theatre, 241 Victoria St, Dargaville.

•Brown Sugar, the Rolling Stones Experience, 6pm-midnight, Mangawhai Tavern, Moir St, Mangawhai.

•Whangarei Choral Society presents Mendelssohn's Elijah, 2pm, Christ Church, Kamo Rd, Whangarei.

•Fifa U-20: Group match US vs WYA, 6.30-8.30pm, Northland Events Centre (Toll Stadium), Okara Park, Okara Dr, Whangarei.

•Chill Out Glow Party Wave Rave, 4pm, Whangarei Aquatic Centre, 3 Ewing Road, Whangarei.

•Olly Knox with special guest Dan Collett, 7pm, Aratapu Tavern, Poutu Rd, Dargaville.

•Pilates Intro Class 10am-noon, Stream Pilates, 321 Western Hills Drive, Whangarei.

•The Royal Bash, 4pm-midnight, Village Green, Paihia.

•Mangonui Craft Market, 9am-2pm, Mangonui Hall, 132 Waterfront Drive, Mangonui, Doubtless Bay.

•Market, 9am-1pm, Doubtless Bay Christian Centre, SH10, Mangonui , Doubtless Bay.

•Market Kerikeri, 8am-1.30pm, The Old Packhouse, 505 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri.

Sunday
•Rock'n'Roll Lessons, 4.30-5.40pm, Ratana Hall, 124 Kamo Road, Whangarei.

•Ngunguru School Fun Run/Walk, 11am, Ngunguru School, Te Maika Road, Ngunguru.

•Waipu Antique & Collectables Fair, 9.30am-4pm, Waipu Coronation Hall, 47 The Centre, Waipu.

•Explore Paihia Half Marathon & 12km, 8am-11am, Copthorne Hotel and Resort, Tau Henare Drive, Waitangi, Paihia.

•Bay of Islands Farmers' Market, 8.30am-12pm, Kerikeri Farmers Market, Hobson Avenue, Kerikeri.

•Market, 7am-11.30am, Cnr Wanaka St and Denby Cres, Tikipunga, Whangarei.

Coming up
•Art, Craft and Food Show, Monday, June 1, 9am-3pm, Parua Bay Community Centre, 1347 Whangarei Heads Rd, Parua Bay, Whangarei Heads.

•After Schools Kids - Paper, Cloth Scissors, Monday, June 1, 4-5.30pm, Quarry Arts Centre, 21 Selwyn Ave, Whangarei.

•Skating Class For Kids, Monday, June 1, 4-5.30pm, Quarry Arts Centre, 21 Selwyn Ave, Whangarei.

•Fifa U-20: Group Match MYA vs UKR, June 2, 1pm, Northland Events Centre (Toll Stadium), Okara Park, Okara Dr, Whangarei.

•Jesse + Rogan, Tuesday, June 2, 4-7pm, The Old Stone Butter Factory, 8 Butter Factory Lane, Whangarei.