Your guide to what's happening in the Whanganui region this week. If you have an item for this free column, email news@wanganuichronicle.co.nz 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.

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

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

FRIDAY
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.

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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 ceroc.co.nz 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
DETAILS: glendarroch@dancescottish.org.nz.

SATURDAY
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.

SUNDAY
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

MONDAY
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. nzfilmsociety.org.nz
TUESDAY
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.

WEDNESDAY
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