Your guide to what's happening in our region this week. If you have an item for this column email details to Deadline is noon on Wednesday.

WHAT: Wanganui Harrier Club's Pumpkin Series
WHEN: 5.30pm
WHERE: Kowhai Park, at the giant pumpkin
DETAILS: $3 entry

WHAT: My Baby band
WHEN: 8pm
WHERE: Riverside Bar, Taupo Quay
DETAILS: Tickets $10

WHAT: Tipene, DJ Jayrasik, and DJ Huta
WHEN: 8pm
WHERE: Shotz Bar, Guyton St
DETAILS: Tickets $10


WHAT: BePure, talk on health and wellness
WHEN: 7pm
WHERE: Wanganui War Memorial Hall, Watt St
DETAILS: Tickets available from

WHAT: Shakespeare In The Park - Macbeth
WHEN: Friday 7.30pm, Saturday 2pm, 7.30pm
WHERE: Bason Botanic Gardens, Rapanui Rd
DETAILS: Tickets $20 from the Royal Wanganui Opera House

WHAT: Remnant Youth's Armour Up camp
WHEN: Friday 5pm-Sunday noon
WHERE: Faith City Church, Springvale Rd
DETAILS: To register call the church on 3450265

WHAT: Bushy Park Bioblitz - counting all the species at Bushy Park
WHEN: Saturday noon-Sunday 3pm
WHERE: Bushy Park Homestead, Rangitatau East Rd
DETAILS: For more information

WHAT: Equippers Church fundraising book sale
WHEN: 8am-2pm
WHERE: Equippers, Glasgow St
DETAILS: Fundraising for a missions trip to Brazil

WHAT: Talk by curators Jessica Kidd and Kimberley Stephenson
WHEN: 10am
WHERE: Sarjeant Gallery, Taupo Quay
DETAILS: The curators will discuss two exhibition currently on display at the Sarjeant

WHAT: Talk by glass artist Emma Camden
WHEN: 3.30pm
WHERE: i-Site Gallery, Taupo Quay
DETAILS: Emma Camden will discuss her latest exhibition, Now.

WHAT: Nat Lover and Dirty Harry
WHEN: 9pm
WHERE: Lucky Bar, behind Riverside Bar, Taupo Quay
DETAILS: No cover charge

WHAT: The Great Bason Fair
WHEN: 10am-4pm
WHERE: Bason Botanic Gardens, Rapanui Rd
DETAILS: Under 15 free, 15 and over $10 at the gate

WHAT: Talk on arthritis
WHEN: 10.30am
WHERE: Community House, 60 Ridgway St
DETAILS: Donations appreciated

WHAT: Talk by Dr Mike Dickison - Can We Bring Back Moa?
WHEN: 7.30pm
WHERE: Davis Theatre, Watt St
DETAILS: Gold coin koha entry

WHAT: Talk by social expert Jo Brothers
WHEN: 6pm
WHERE: War Memorial Hall, Watt St
DETAILS: Tickets $30 at the door