Fuyuko's Fables and Groeni and Pales National Tour, Le Cafe, 7.30pm, free entry.
Floral Art Group, Senior Citizens Hall, High St, 10.15am, Cheryl 578 1425.
Blenheim Probus Club, Wesley Church Hall, 10am. Pauline 578 3037.
Toastmasters, Wider Horizons Toastmaster, learn public speaking, leadership, build your confidence and have fun. St Mary's Parish Hall. 10am till noon. Cindy 573 6938.
Under 5s stories and crafts, 10.30am, Blenheim Library.
COPD Asthma, 1.30pm, Wesley Centre. Diana 578 6062 (starting Feb).
Games Afternoon, meet friends and stimulate the brain. 2pm, Riversdale Community House, 131 Budge St. $2. 578 0469.
Bookchat, Second Wednesday each month, 10am, Blenheim Library, 10.30am Picton Library.
Marlborough Museum, Brayshaw Heritage Park, 10am till 4pm daily. 578 1712.
Vintage Car Club, Car museum, Brayshaw Park 1.30pm till 3.30pm today and Sunday, entry by donation.
Woodbourne Playgroup, meets today and Monday, 9.30am till 11.30am, Woodbourne Community Centre, Tracey 572 8999 or Michaela 572 7078.
Kindy Gym, today 1.30pm till 2.30pm and Thursday 10.45am till noon. $3 each child. Blenheim Gymnastics Club, Opawa St extension, Maureen 578 6434.
Menz Shed, Today and Monday, 1pm till 4pm and Saturday 9am till noon. Gerry Drummond 578 1835.
Mah-Jong, 1pm till 4pm, Marina Cove Retirement Village, Waikawa Rd, Picton. $2. Lessons arranged for learners. All welcome. Gretchen 573 8093 or Lynne 573 5227.
Yoga at Studio 88, Variety of classes available most days. studio-88.co.nz or Hannah 021 070 3362.
Belly Dance, Beginners and Improvers, 6pm to 7pm, Fun while improving fitness. Senior Citizens Hall, High St. Ruth 579 4545 or 027 246 0633.
Heartsong Singers, 7pm till 9pm, Fun singing group, Vivienne 577 8486.
Woodbourne Playgroup, meets today and Mondays, 9.30am till 11.30am.
Woodbourne Golden Oldies Rugby, Training 6.30pm, Awarua Park, Paul 027 249 5887 or Ray 027 445 2970.
John's Kitchen Koha Cafe, Crossroads, 2 Redwood St. 8am till 1.30pm weekdays, bread, breakfast and lunch. Free or donation. John 578 5395.
John's Kitchen Community Dinner, Crossroads, 2 Redwood St. 5.30pm. Two-course dinner for a donation. All welcome. John 578 5395.
Ten Pin Bowling, Simcox Stadium, Batty's Rd, Daily 10am till 10pm, bookings essential, 578 4851.
Painting for Pleasure, all mediums, Marlborough Art Society, 10am, Prue 578 8888.
Croquet, Blenheim Croquet Club, Parker St. 1pm, today, Saturday and Monday. Anne 578 3519.
Quizmaster Quiz, Clubs of Marlborough, 7.15pm, fun, friendly and free. Glenn 578 4184.
Believe it or Not Quiz, Paddy Barrys Irish Pub, 7.30pm.
Picton Toy Library, 3.15pm till 4pm for families to hire toys at a minimal rental. Nicola 573 9005.
Picton Squash Club, Coaching for children, Dublin St courts, 4pm till 5pm. Adam 573 7009 or Shirley 573 7227.
Petanque, 1pm, 65A Weld St, John 577 9789 or Chris 578 7303.
Bridge Club, 1.10pm, Clubs of Marlborough, $3, Harold 577 5205.
Dance Club, Ballroom and social 7.30pm, Nurses Recreation Hall, Taylor Pass Rd, Marilyn 579 5427 or Margaret 578 7323.
Salsa Groove, Beginners salsa class. Star Dance Academy Studio, Annies, State Highway 1, Grovetown. Karen 027 309 0268, firstname.lastname@example.org
Clay Target Club, Keith 575 7065 ah.
Housie, Clubs of Marlborough, 7pm, $500 super house.
Community Knitters Group, St Christopher's, cnr Cleghorn and Weld St 1.30pm, Mrs Brown 578 6033.
Felters Group, Beavertown Hall, Brayshaw Park 10am, Christine 578 5841 or Adie 573 8822.
Seniors' Club, 2pm, Senior Citizens Hall, 172 High St. John 578 7767.
Picton Playcentre, 9.30am till noon today and Tuesday. 573 5665.
Youth Orchestra, 3.45pm, Blenheim School. Alison 579 5533.
Strand Indoor Bowls, Redwoodtown community hall, 7.30pm, Pat 578 1683.
M & Ms, Music and Movement, Elim Centre Hall, Burleigh Rd, 9am and 10.30am, $2 family, 578 9053.
Kundalini Yoga, 9.30am till 11am, Studio 88, Alana Pl. Nicky 577 6099.
Salsa Groove, Improvers dance class. Star Dance Academy Studio, Annies, State Highway 1, Grovetown. Karen 027 309 0268, email@example.com
Heavens Above Meditation, 6.30pm, 8 Wither Rd, 579 1032.
Time Out on Thursday, Mixed media painting sessions, 10am till 1.30pm. Marlborough Art Society. Jennifer 579 3967.
Kick N Catch with Mums Circuit Class, today, Friday and Tuesday 9.30am. Take a circuit class while the kids learn kick and catch skills. Circuit Class $5, child $3 more than 1 child $10 total. Blenheim Indoor Sports and Ten Pin Bowling. 578 4851 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Farmers Market, 2pm till 5pm, Market Place, Blenheim.
Board Games, Free. 10am till noon, Crossroads, 2 Redwood St. Robert 578 5395.
Community Craft Group, Fortnightly, 10am till 2pm, Bright Centre, Dillons Point Rd. Elaine 577 5373 or Janet 572 7557.
Yoga, 6pm, Mayfield School Hall, 577 6200, huia.com
Bridge Club, 7.15pm, Clubs of Marlborough, $3, Thelma 578 8422.
Redwoodtown Social Badminton, Blenheim Indoor Sports Centre, Battys Road, 9am. Faye 578 3858.
Picton Cribbage Group, 1.30pm, Marina Cove Village, Waikawa Rd, Picton. $1. Wilma 573 7037.
Highland Pipe Band, 7.30pm, The Foundry, Wesley Hall, John St. Noel 578 6365.
Tai Chi and Qi'gong , Redwoodtown Hall 11am, Renwick Sports Centre 6pm with Nancy
Rock and Roll Club, Clubs of Marlborough, 7.30pm, 579 1579.
Adult Learn to Swim, Stadium 2000, 12.30pm $100 per 10-week term, 577 8300.
Masters swimming, 7pm, Stadium 2000, Barbara 572 8418.
Housie, Blenheim Bowling Club, 65a Weld St, 7pm. Ronnie 578 2282.
Water Skirmish, Giant water fight for students years 7 to 13. More water bombs than you have ever seen. Santa will be there. Bring canned goods as a donation to the Blenheim Food Bank and be in to win great prizes. 3.30pm till 5pm, Taylor riverside on the grass near the Henry St Bridge, Marlborough Youth Trust, Paul Humphreys 021 375 965.
Mama Hapu Kaupapa Antenatal Classes, Two-day antenatal workshop, 10am till 3pm today and 11am till 3pm Saturday. Visit the maternity ward, nutritional advice and discussion on preferred birthing options, immunisation, breast v bottle-feeding. Maataa Waka, 56 Main St. Huia 577 9256 or 021 072 4107.
Gig, The Upbeats and Truth, high energy dance music Happy New Year Outdoor Festival Warmup Tour with Nelson band Alion and Narm Heavy. Paddy Barrys, 9pm. Tickets $20 or $25 on the night.
Basic Buddhist Teaching, Tsog offering, including shared finger food. 7pm till 9pm, seminar room, Alzheimers Rooms, 8 Wither Rd, Blenheim. Entry by donation, all welcome. Jan 578 2737 or Maree 572 2774.
Bubbles and Bounce, Music session for preschoolers followed by morning tea and play. Gold coin donation. 10am, St Ninians Church Hall, Riley Cres. Alyson 0272 612 852.
Picton Wine Club, New members welcome. Social evenings to experience excellent wine and food. James 573 6334 email@example.com or Glenys 573 8317.
Quest, Intermediate age youth group, 3.30pm till 5pm, Picton Baptist Church, 293 Waikawa Rd, Picton, text Bronwyn 021 046 2434.
Tunes for Tots, Preschool music sessions, morning tea. 9.30am and 10.30am. Nativity Church Hall. $2 family. 578 3909.
Bolivia Cards Group, 12.45pm, St Christophers. Bob 578 9957 or Doug 577 9061.
Zumba, Friday 5.30pm-6.30pm, Nurses Hall, Gate 4, Maxwell Rd, Wairau Hospital. $4, Helena 027 323 4148. Bring own towel and water bottle. Bathrooms on site.
Tai Chi, 10am, 11.30am and 1pm, Seniors Citizen Hall, High St, Blenheim, Liz 027 748 6666.
Pastel Painting, Marlborough Art Society, 10am till 3pm, Prue 578 8888.
Sit and Be Fit, Exercises at Crossroads, 2 Redwood St with Jeanette, 10am. Free.
Tai Chi, Today and Monday 10am, 11.30am and 1pm. Liz 027 748 6666
Sit and Be Fit, Kaikoura community gym 10am. Exercise in a chair.
Kidzone, Riversdale Community House, 3pm till 5pm.
Blenheim Stroke Club, Fortnightly, St Mary's Hall. Brian 578 8370.
Mistletoe Market, 8.45am start. Over 100 stalls, Market Pl.
Concert and Street Performers, 2pm, Liz Davidson Pl.
Christmas Parade, 3pm. Dozens of displays and floats with a Christmas theme. Followed by the Cracker Christmas Festival, face painting, children's activities, Santa, Avi Diva performing Christmas songs, plus guest performers.
Dog Agility Championship Show, Blenheim Canine Training Club, Renwick Rugby grounds, today and Sunday. Around 100 competitors with 160 dogs from all around NZ. Jumps, tunnels, see-saws, weaves, long jumps, hoops, dog walks and A-frames. Karina 579 4910 or 021 995 704.
South Island Marching Championships, today 1pm and Sunday 10.30am, Lansdowne Park, gold coin donation.
Car Boot Sale, Waikawa Bay School, 9am till noon. Sausage sizzle, live music, car wash $5. 573 6636.
Floral Art Display, Celebrate Advent and the 12 days of Christmas. St Lukes Church, Spring Creek. 2pm till 4pm, afternoon teas, gold coin donation.
Jungle Book Story, Marlborough Dance Centre production, Floor Price Civic Theatre, today, Monday and Tuesday 6.30pm and Sunday 4pm. Tickets $32 adults, $20 under 15. Jeannie 021 472 885 or Robyn 021 985 313.
Santa's Grotto, Visit Santa at the Beachcomber Inn today and Sunday, decorations on display. Noon till 5pm. Gold coin donation
The Money or The Bag, MGC fundraiser, Marlborough Girls' College Hall, 7pm. Tickets $15, prizes ranging from $1-$250. Light supper and a free drink. Cash bar, drinks $5, crèche, raffles, auction. Tickets from Marlborough Girls College finance office or 520 8448.
Kiwi Conservation Club, Black-backed gull banding. Meet 10am, Renwick end of Rapara Rd where it meets SH6 in the parking area (Sunday if wet). Bring lunch, firm shoes and sunhat. Kathryn 027 351 5428.
Meditation Class, 10am till 11.30am, followed by shared lunch. Alzheimers Rooms, 8 Wither Rd. Entry by donation. Jan 578 2737 or Maree 572 2774.
Dancesport Nelson Christmas Dance Party, Richmond School Hall, 7.30pm, music by Panama Boys, $10. BYO and glasses and a supper plate, Pauline 547 4523.
Embroiderers Guild, St Johns Building, 93 Seymour St, 1.30pm. Noeline 577 6055 or Roz 578 2471.
Orchid Society, Wesley Centre, 1.30pm, Rosie 578 3490.
Mini putt and merry-go-round, Picton foreshore, today and Sunday.
Artisan Market, Wynen St car park, 9.30am till 1.30pm, fruit, vegetables, woodwork, handicrafts, pottery, soaps, lavender products, toiletries, oils and wines, nuts, flowers etc.
Ulysses Club, 10am, coffee and a catch up, Shelly's Cafe, The Vines Village, Rapaura Rd.
Picton Museum, 10am till 4pm daily, 9 London Quay, 573 8283.
Pelorus Gallery, 70 Main Rd, Havelock, open daily 10.30am till 4.30pm, 574 2128.
Vintage Farm Machinery, 10am till 3pm, Brayshaw Vintage farm. Guided tours available, Doris 579 4357.
Brooklyn Croquet Club, 1pm, today, Tuesday and Thursday. Jeff 570 5226 or John 579 4616.
Boot Sale, 8am till 2pm Blenheim Railway Station car park, Grove Rd. John 578 3918.
Redwood Market, 8am till noon, Redwood Tavern car park. Plants, produce and craft.
Fairhall Gourmet Christmas Festival, 11am till 3pm, Fairhall School. All day entertainment, bring a chair, gourmet food stalls, children's entertainment area, and Santa. Auction and Christmas trees to purchase. Debbie 570 5124 or 027 315 4715.
Dog Agility Championship Show, Blenheim Canine Training Club, Renwick Rugby grounds. Around 100 competitors with 160 dogs from all around NZ. Jumps, tunnels, see-saws, weaves, long jumps, hoops, dog walks and A-frames. Karina 579 4910 or 021 995 704.
South Island Marching Championships, 10.30am, Lansdowne Park, gold coin donation.
Against All Oddz Paintball Open day, Face painting $10, field fee $15, gear hire $10 for 100 paintballs, $30 for 500 paintballs, $100 for 2000 paintballs. 10am till 4pm. Paintball field is across the Taylor River between the Transfer station and the Recycling Center. 022 422 4556.
Pony Club, Pony Club Grounds, New Renwick Rd, 10.30am. Richard 578 2422 or Robyn 578 1555.
Ulysses Club, Ride to Murchison for lunch at Beechwoods Cafe. Meet at the Blenheim Railway Station south end at 10.15am departing 10.30am. Prospective members welcome.
Marlborough Rock and Mineral Club, Brayshaw Park. 10am till 4pm, rocks, minerals, crystals, work room and books. Free admission.
Rail Sail, Miniature train and yachts, 10am till 4pm, Picton foreshore.
Marlborough Farmers' Market, 9am till 12noon, A&P Park, Maxwell Rd, Blenheim.
Peoples Sunday market, Queen St, 9am till 1pm. Crafts, produce, books, preserves, plants & eggs, flowers, olive oil sausage sizzle, crepes and more. $5 sites.
Country music club, Fortnightly, Redwoodtown School Hall, 2pm. Ross 578 3922.
Keyboard Club, 1.45pm, electronic keyboards. Adrienne 578 6589.
Blenheim Bonsai, 2pm till 4pm, 7 Hale St. Dave 577 8679.
Model Aero Club, ARA, Wairau Valley, 9am, Murray 578 9199 or Tony 577 9776.
Petanque, 10am, 65A Weld St, Chris 578 7303. or John 577 9789.
Tramping Club, Mary 572 8762.
Rose Society, 7.30pm, Senior Citizens Hall, High St, Margaret 570 5414.
Cake Decorators Guild, Salvation Army Rooms, 7pm Kay 578 1337.
University for the Third Age, A place where those who are retired or nearing retirement can keep their brain active. Includes guest speakers, classes and wine appreciation. Neville 577 5688.
Community Potters' Club, Fortnightly, 7pm till 9pm, clubrooms, 2A Dillons Point Rd. Wendy 578 8881.
Picton Girl Guides, 6pm till 8pm, St Josephs School. Girls aged 9 and a half to year 9. Fun and adventure. HJ 021 170 0401. Brownies and Pippins starting soon. Pippins age 5 to 6 years, Tracey 021 069 1707 and Brownies aged 7 to 9 years, Tracy 021 068 2794.
Children's Art Classes, During school terms Today, Wednesday and Thursday, 3.45pm, Marlborough Art Society, Craig 021 735 410.
Zumba Fitness, Endeavour Park Pavillion, Picton. 6pm $5 adult, $3 children. Vicki 573 8584 or 027 748 4172.
Kinder music programme, Education through music for children newborn to 5. During school terms. Megan 021 111 3303.
Spring Creek Playcentre, Today and Wednesday, 9.30am till noon, 46A Ferry Rd, gold coin donation. Gynelle 577 8095.
Renwick Playcentre, Today, Wednesday and Friday, 9.30am till noon. 0-6 years. 572 8106.
Tai Chi, 10.30am and 1pm, Senior Citizens Hall, High St, Blenheim. Liz 027 748 6666.
Belly Dance, Advanced Group, Senior Citizens Hall, High St. Ruth 579 4545 or 027 246 0633.
Sit&Bfit, Today and Friday at 1pm. $2 entry. Riversdale Community House, 131 Budge St.
50 Plus Walking Group, Walk leaves the Nativity Church car park at 10am for Wye, Wairau Valley, $14.50. Bring lunch.
Marlborough Guild of Woodworkers, 9am till 9pm, Brayshaw Park. Visitors welcome. Malcolm 578 8809.
Tai Chi and Qi'gong, Redwoodtown Hall 11am with Nancy.
Witherlea Indoor Bowling Club, Witherlea School Hall, 7pm. Joy 577 6191.
Zumba, Spring Creek Hall, 5.30pm, $5 or $30 for 10 sessions. Sarah 027 535 5123.
Zumba, Today and Wednesday, 5.30pm to 6.30pm, Bohally Intermediate Hall. $4, $35 for 10 sessions. Maataa Waka 578 9256.
Badminton Club, 7pm, St Mary's Hall, cnr Hodson and Francis St. Mike 579 1954.
Rummy O Club, 12.45pm, BBC Hall 65a Weld St, Doug 577 9061 or Gillian 578 3140.
RSA Entertainment Group, 10am, RSA lounge, Clubs of Marlborough. Russell 577 8716 or Merlene 578 8212.
Indoor bowls, Clubs of Marlborough, 7pm, Ken 577 8190.
Babershop Chorus, Rehearsals 7pm, Spring Creek Hall, Jim 578 6927.
Mini Golf and Merry-go-round, Picton foreshore, 9am until late. 573 7136.
Bridge Club, 7.15pm, Clubs of Marlborough. $3. Bev 579 3990.
Porcelain Artists, 10am, Brooklyn Croquet Club, June 578 8891 or Marjorie 577 7015.
Picton Walking Group, 9.30am, Picton RSA car park. Val 573 6614.
Weavers' Group, 7.30pm Beavertown Hall, Brayshaw Park. Win 578 9502.
Lacemakers, St Ninian's Hall, Alabama Rd, Blenheim 10am, Rosemary 572 8865.
Euchre, Clubs of Marlborough, 7.30pm, 578 0663.
Dillons Point Community Play Group, 9am till noon today and Wednesday, $2 per child, $3 family, morning tea. Wendy 579 2089.
Porcelain Artists, 10am, Brooklyn Croquet Club. June 578 8891.
Irish Session, Amateur music, 8.30pm, the Irish Pub, Picton. Terry 573 5000.
Young Farmers Club, ages 18-31, Sue 027 445 0815 or Paul 027 696 1552.
Friendship Group, Riversdale Community House 10am, gold coin donation. Judith 578 5981.
Story Time, Marlborough Libraries, 10.30am.
Spinning, 7pm, Lynne 572 9201 or Pauline 572 9989.
Toastmasters Club, Sunbelt Speakers, Learn public speaking and improve your confidence. Marlborough Community College, 65 Scott St, 6.30pm. Jenny 578 1506.
Renwick Plunket Playgroup, Renwick Playcentre. 26 Havelock St, 9am till 11:30am. Morning tea. Gold coin donation. 578 5633.
Bizzy Beez, 10am till 11.30am during school terms at the Cave, 8 Beaver Rd for children up to 4 years old and their carers. Play, bible stories, music, crafts, bouncy castles, morning tea. $2 or $4 per family. 578 3676.
Friendship Group, 10am till 1pm, lunch included, $2 entry. Riversdale Community House, 131 Budge St.
Table Tennis Club, 10am and Thursday 7.30pm, Picton Little Theatre. $2. No experience necessary.
Marlborough Fayre Morris Dance Group, St Andrews Church Hall, 7.30pm, $2 per person. Miriam 578 4391.
Mobility & Balance with Tai Chi, Fun Classes. 10am Redwoodtown Community Hall. $4. Jilly 03 570 5666 or 027 357 2515.
Renwick Market, 10am till 2pm, Anglican Church Hall. Fresh vegetables, preserves, crafts, pre-loved clothing and bric-a-brac. Free tea and coffee.
Drawing Group, Marlborough Art Society, 1pm till 3pm, Prue 578 8888.
Golf Croquet, Today, Thursday and Sunday, 1.30pm, Blenheim Croquet Club, Parker St. Christine 572 7988.
Marlborough Singers, Rehearsal 7.30pm, Auditorium, Wesley Centre, 3 Henry St, Marie 577 7766.
The Yoga Room: Today, 9am and 6pm. Wednesday, 5.45pm. Thursday 9am and 6pm. Trudy 579 6036.
Picton Squash Club, Social games, Dublin St courts, 7pm, Adam 573 7009 or Shirley 573 7227.
Sketching Club, Marlborough Art Society rooms, 204 High St, 1pm till 3pm.
Paper Tole, Today and Wednesday, 10am, Kathy 577 9368.
Brayshaw Park Spinners, Beavertown Hall, 10am, Lyne 570 2072.
Bridge Club, 7.15pm, Clubs of Marlborough, $3 per person. Carolyn 578 4856.
Central Badminton Club, MBC, 7.30pm, social badminton. Raewyn 577 9890.
Picton Badminton Club, QCC Gym, 7pm, $2.50.
Tennis Club, Ladies morning, 9am, morning tea 10am. Perena 570 5390.
Redwoodtown Plunket Group, 21 Bythell St, 9.30am till 11.30am, gold coin donation. 578 5633.
Storytime Picton: Today 10.30am, Picton Library.
Overeaters anonymous, Problems with food or weight? Phone 570 5137.
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