UNTIL NOVEMBER 11
Dollectables Cloth Doll Group Exhibition, 10am till 4pm daily, Odlin Gallery, Myrtle St.
Exhibition of small embroidery works by Caroline Strachan in the Odlin Galley foyer, Myrtle St, open daily, 10am till 4pm, free entry.
UNTIL NOVEMBER 15
Naturally Expressed, an exhibition by Lower Hutt artist Stella Enting at the Farsite Gallery, under the clock tower, Jackson St, Petone, open daily 10am till 3pm.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7
Organic Baby Coffee mornings with guest speaker from Petone Toy Library, 11am till noon, 41a Bay St, Petone, free entry.
Waterloo School Christmas Cottage with all sorts of Christmas related crafts and products, 7pm till 9pm, Waterloo School hall, Hardy St, gold coin entry.
D Christmas Card Making, 7pm till 8pm, a free class at the Naenae Christian Church, 1 Seddon St, Naenae, call Ralph on 567 9731 to register.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8
Barbara Francis talks about - A Wellington woman in China, 1930 to 1946 - to the Hutt branch of the NZ Society of Genealogists. It's the story of Agnes (Nessie) Moncrieff who worked for the YWCA in China, the talk is based around her letters home. From 7.30pm, Heritage Centre, Petone Library meeting room, 7-11 Britannia St, visitors $4.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9
Opening of Creations by Sharmila Pillay at Mix Gallery, 212 Knights Rd, 5.30pm till 7pm, all welcome. Exhibition runs until December 6, open Tuesday, 3.30pm till 5pm
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10
Craft Market at Knox Church hall, 574 High St, 9.30am till 1.30pm, crafts, Xmas goods, baking etc.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11
MIA Latin Festival 2012 with music, food, dancing, craft, raffles, noon to 4pm, Newtown Park Function Rooms, Roy Street, Wellington, Entry $3.
Wainuiomata Pioneer Church Garden Ramble, 10am-4pm, view 7 Wainuiomata gardens (on wet or fine). Tickets $10 (early bird) or $15 on the day, under 14s free, available from Hammer Hardware Wainui, Clive's Pharmacy, Hutt City i-SITE, or 8 Whitcher Gr on the day. Enquiries Annette ph. 564 7355.
Remembrance Day at Wainuiomata Memorial RSA, parade will assemble outside the clubrooms, 42 Burden Ave, at 10.50am for an 11am start. MP Trevor Mallard will be guest speaker.
Dowse Performing Arts Group presents 2 concerts, one at 2pm with dance, voice and instruments and one at 4pm for flute, voice and piano. In the Little Theatre, Queens Drive, entry by donation, for info contact 567 9331.
Hutt Valley Horticulture Society Festival of Flowers - Including the Rose Society's 66th Show. Open noon till 5pm Saturday, 10am till 4.30pm Sunday, entry $2.50 (members and kids free), Horticultural Hall, Laings Rd.
Free croquet training, starts 3.30pm at the Wainuiomata Club, Heath St. Book with Joyce 970 8990 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11
Brookfield Butt Buster, start from 10am at Brookfield Scout Camp, an offbeat event that mixes a range of different exercise from running to an obstacle course and heaps more. Suitable for all ages, do as much or as little as you wish. For details see: www.capitalmultisports.com
Bill Wollerman plays jazz piano, 6pm Days Bay Pavilion.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12
Save the Children fundraiser, hear Alison and John Bowis talk about their volunteer adventure in South Africa, focusing on their 2 years with Volunteer Abroad. 8pm, Waiwhetu Uniting church, cnr Trafalgar and Grenville Sts, tickets $15 adult, $10 student from SCF Shop. 704a High St or 567 8205, Shirley Baker at 569 9635 or Pam 569 5338. Proceeds to the West Africa Food Crisis.
Powertalk Speakwell, 7.30pm till 9.30pm, learn public speaking in a relaxed, friendly environment. Guests welcome, first 3 meetings free, Petone Library, 7-11 Britannia St, annual sub $140, www.powertalkspeakwell.org.nz, email: email@example.com
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13
MP gives talk, Dr Kennedy Graham MP speaks about the RIO+20 Conference to the Waiwhetu Lower Hutt Peace Group, 7.30pm, Uniting Church hall, cnr Trafalgar and Grenville streets, Woburn.
- Hutt News