Your guide to what's happening in the Whanganui region this week. If you have an item for this free column, email with the details. The deadline for information about events from, and including, Thursday, June 21, to Wednesday, June 27, is noon on Tuesday, June 19.

WHAT: Drop-in meditation class
WHEN: 6pm to 7.30pm
WHERE: Arts Centre, 19 Taupo Quay (riverside entry)
DETAILS: www.meditate in

WHAT: Open Mic Night
WHEN: 7.30pm to 9.30pm
WHERE: Lucky Bar + Kitchen, 53 Wilson St
DETAILS: Show off your talent.

WHAT: Twinkle Toes at St Paul's
WHEN: 10am to 11.15am
WHERE: St Paul's hall, Cooks St
DETAILS: Music for preschoolers. Gold coin entry.


WHAT: Whanganui City Guided Walking Tours
WHEN: By appointment
WHERE: Depart from Whanganui i-Site
DETAILS: Cost $10 per person. Contact 06 349 3258.

WHAT: Ceroc Dancing
WHEN: From 6pm (Friday and Wednesday)
WHERE: 82-92 Peat St.
DETAILS: Modern jive – beginner, intermediate and social dancing. $10 casual, concession cards are also available. See to find out more.

WHAT: Undercover
WHEN: From 7.30pm
WHERE: Lucky Bar + Kitchen, 53 Wilson St
DETAILS: Acoustic trio – premium covers band. $10 cover charge.

WHAT: Scottish dancing for children
WHEN: 7pm to 8pm
WHERE: Carlton School hall, Carlton Ave

WHAT: Whanganui River Markets
WHEN: 8.30am to 1pm
WHERE: Downtown Whanganui riverbank
DETAILS: Goods, produce, food

WHAT: Meditation class.
WHEN: 10.30am
WHERE: Wisdom is Yours, 200b Victoria Ave
DETAILS: 06 345 5002 or 027 253 1858. Koha entry

WHAT: Lyric Singers' Concert
WHEN: 2pm
WHERE: Trinity Methodist Church, Wicksteed St
DETAILS: Homeward Bound concert featuring talented youth musicians. Adults $15, Children Free.

WHAT: Model Railway open day
WHEN: 1pm to 4pm
WHERE: Society club rooms, 70a Alma Road
DETAILS: Gold coin entry


WHAT: International Cultural Festival
WHEN: From 6.30pm
WHERE: Whanganui High School Hall, Purnell St
DETAILS: International food stalls followed by cultural performances. Limited free tickets available from the Student Centre.

WHAT: Taihape Traders Market
WHEN: From 10am to 2pm
WHERE: Taihape Town Hall
DETAILS: Contact Kerry Stephens 027 484 7507

WHAT: Mable the Tram
WHEN: 1pm to 3 pm
WHERE: Tram Shed, 27 Taupo Quay
DETAILS: Take a ride on the No12 vintage electric tram, $2

WHAT: Castlecliff Sunday Market
WHEN: 11am to 3pm
WHERE: 5 Bryce St
DETAILS: Goods, produce, food

WHAT: Vocal and instrumental recital
WHEN: 2pm
WHERE: St Pauls Hall, Cooks St
DETAILS: Wanganui Music Society performances followed by afternoon tea. $5 door charge, all welcome.

WHAT: Diabetes Wanganui Support Group
WHEN: 2pm
WHERE: St James Church lounge, Boydfield St
DETAILS: Guest speaker Jennifer Clarke on travelling overseas with diabetes followed by shared afternoon tea. All welcome. Want to know more or need transport phone Linda 027 6340007

WHAT: Morning yoga class
WHEN: 6.15am
WHERE: Wisdom is Yours, 200b Victoria Ave
DETAILS: 06 345 5002 or 027 253 1858, $10

WHAT: Bolivia Card Group
WHEN: 1pm to 4pm every Monday
WHERE: Laird Park Bowling Club, 92 Peat St
DETAILS: $3 per session. Contact Serena 06 345 1664

WHAT: Whanganui Scrabble Club
WHEN: 1pm (most Mondays)
WHERE: Gonville Library (back room)
DETAILS: Players of all abilities welcome. Contact Lynne 027 428 5758 (after 1pm)

WHAT: Whanganui Film Society
WHEN: 7pm
WHERE: Davis Theatre, Watt St
DETAILS: Mustang - Five young sisters in a small coastal Turkish town come of age.
WHAT: Euchre and Housie
WHEN: Every Tuesday at 1pm
WHERE: Gonville Bowling Club
DETAILS: Contact Janice 06 345 6286

WHAT: Al-Anon meeting
WHEN: 7.30pm
WHERE: Quaker rooms, 256 Wicksteed St
DETAILS: Confidential and anonymous support for people affected by another's drinking. Koha appreciated.

WHAT: An open class to learn meditation.
WHEN: 12.30pm, koha entry
WHERE: Wisdom is Yours, 200b Victoria Ave
DETAILS: 06 345 5002 or 027 253 1858

WHAT: Sharpen up your Shuffle
WHEN: 6pm to 8pm
WHERE: Lucky Bar, 53 Wilson St
DETAILS: Guest DJ slot

WHAT: Grassroots Singers
WHEN: Wednesdays, 7pm
WHERE: Duncan Pavilion, Castlecliff Beach
DETAILS: Join an organic choir.
Cost $60 per term, $55 if paid up front