There are a few great events drawing to a close around Auckland in the coming weeks, so check out our list and then go out enjoy some of what's on offer!
Celebrate NZ music month
First up, music month is nearly over, but there are still plenty of great kiwi acts performing across the city. Take Anika Moa for example; she'll be playing with the Family Cactus at the Paddington in Parnell on Saturday night, complete with her full backing band. Tickets cost $35, see www.facebook.com/paddingtonlive for details.
When: Saturday May 26, 8pm-12am
Where: Paddington Live, 117 St. George's Bay Rd, Parnell
Appreciate some Art
While we are on the subject of events drawing to a close, let's not forget the excellent Degas to Dali exhibition currently on at the Auckland Art Gallery. This popular show will be finishing on June 10, so if you haven't been along to see some of the masters' works yet, make time this weekend to take them all in! The Art Gallery is also open late on Tuesday nights, see Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki for more details.
When: Open Daily, 10am-5pm
Where: Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Cnr Kitchener and Wellesley Streets
Get a little Greek
Once a month, Tasca in Newmarket hosts a Greek Party night, celebrating all things Greek with live music, traditional dishes and dancing. If you fancy being transported to an old taverna in the Mediterranean, why not head along for a meal and music?
When: Saturday May 26, 7.30 - 9.30pm
When: Tasca, 23-35 Nuffield St, Newmarket
Mid-Week Meet and Greet
Acclaimed dietician MaryRose Spence will be at Whitcoulls in Sylvia Park this coming Wednesday to sign copies of her new book Size Does Matter. Spence is well known for her WeightWise practice, which has helped thousands of kiwis lose weight. See the Whitcoull's website for more details...
When: Wednesday May 30, 10.45 - 11.15am
Where: Sylvia Park, 286 Mt Wellington Highway, Mt Wellington
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