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TUESDAY

KidStart Playgroup, 9.30am till 11.30am, Dillons Point Community Centre. New families welcome. Anne 578 6491.

Services Smallbore Rifle Club, Athletic Park range, 7.30pm. Visiting and new shooters welcome. Malcolm 570 5542 or Dave 578 1529.

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 570 5666 or 027 357 2515.

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 7pm, 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.

Yoga for Teens, 4pm, Sharon 021 981 135.

Zumba, 6.15am, Whitney St School, $5. Huia 021 072 4107.

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.

Line Dancing, Fairhall Hall, 6.30pm. Beginners $6, $3 under 15. Judith 578 7554.

Redwoodtown Plunket Group, 21 Bythell St, 9.30am till 11.30am, gold coin donation. 578 5633.

Storytime Picton: Today 10.30am, Picton Library.

 


WEDNESDAY

Wairau Garden Club, Sandi 578 9283 or Jean 578 0078..

Riverside Railway, Train departs Brayshaw Park Station (Check weekly) at 1.45pm only for Beaver Station central Blenheim. Return trips takes approximately one hour. Adults $10, Child $5. No EFTPOS. Chris 578 3211 or John 578 1621.

Under 5s stories and crafts, 10.30am, Picton Library.

Body Rock, High energy cardiovascular and muscle toning workout at Endeavour Park Pavilion, Waikawa Rd, Picton. $5. Today, Friday and Monday at 9.15am and Wednesday evening at 6pm. 027 308 2254.

Picton Scottish Country Dancing Club, 7.30pm till 9.30pm, Picton Little Theatre, Dublin St. New members welcome. Dianne 573 7784 or Dorothy 578 3766.

Quest, intermediate age youth group, 7pm till 8.30pm, Picton Baptist Church, 293 Waikawa Rd, Bronwyn 021 046 2434.

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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.

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 Hannah 021 070 3362

Vinyasa Yoga, 9.30am till 11am. lokayoga.co.nz Sharon 021 981 135.

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.

Golden Oldies Rugby, Training 6.30pm, Awarua Park, Paul 027 249 5887 or Ray 027 445 2970.

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.

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, Ginny 577 6405 or 027 756 0717 or Nancy 579 1966.

Dance Club, Ballroom and social 7.30pm, Nurses Recreation Hall, Taylor Pass Rd, Marilyn 579 5427 or Margaret 578 7323.

Salsa Groove, Improvers dance class today and Thursday. Star Dance Academy Studio, Annies, State Highway 1, Grovetown. Karen 027 309 0268, kmoathens@yahoo.com

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.

THURSDAY

Supporting families in mental wellbeing Marlborough, Free education session, noon, 4 Scott St, 577 5491.

Strand Indoor Bowls, Redwoodtown community hall, 7.30pm, Debbie 577 6750..

Menz Shed, Today and Monday, 1pm till 4pm and Saturday 9am till noon. Gerry Drummond 578 1835.

Picton Tennis Club, 7.30pm till 9.30pm and Tuesdays 10am till noon. Picton Little Theatre, Dublin St. $2, bat and balls supplied.

Kundalini Yoga, 9.30am till 11am, Studio 88, Nicky 577 6099.

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 info@blenheimindoorsports.co.nz

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 5783858.

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.

FRIDAY

Picton Wine Club, New members welcome. Social evenings to experience excellent wine and food. James 573 6334 james@vinote.com or Glenys 573 8317.

Bubbles and Bounce, Music session for preschoolers followed by morning tea and play. Gold coin donation. 10am, St Ninians Church Hall, Riley Cres. Alyson 0272612852

Sit & Be Fit, Safe, effective exercise for the aging and physically limited. $5 includes tea/coffee. Endeavour Park Pavillion, Waikawa Rd, Picton. Today and Monday at 10.15am. 027 308 2254.

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.

General Yoga, Loka Yoga, 9.30am today, Monday and Tuesday. 5.30pm, Wednesday and Friday. lokayoga.co.nz Sharon 021 981 135.

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.

Basic Buddhist teaching, from 7pm to 8.30pm at the Alzheimers Rooms, 8 Wither Road, Blenheim. Entry is by koha/donation at the door. Everyone warmly welcome. All inquiries to Jan 578 2737 or Maree 572 2774.

SATURDAY

Embroiderers Guild, St Johns Building, 93 Seymour St, 1.30pm. Noeline 577 6055 or Roz 578 2471.

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, Golf croquet at Whitehead Park, 15 Brooklyn Dr. 1pm, today, Tuesday and Thursday. Afternoon tea supplied. 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.

Saturday meditation Class, from 10am to 11.30am followed by shared lunch, at Alzheimers Rooms, 8 Wither Road, Blenheim. Entry by koha/donation at the door, everyone warmly welcome. All inquiries to Jan 578 2737 or Maree 572 2774.

Piano master class, by international pianist and teacher Philip Fowke from 10am to noon and 1pm to 3pm. This is a fabulous opportunity for music teachers, music students and the general public to come along and glean lots of amazing tips on practising, technique, performing, playing the piano and music in general. Entry is $5 per session with free tea/coffee if attending both. BYO lunch. Contact Linda Lloyd 578 9176 or tempoconcert@hotmail.com to register.

Anneka Thwaites, Pure and simple album release concert. The Boathouse Theatre, 3rd May @ 7.30pm. Tickets $10 available at Ken Ham's Musicworks. Email: anneka@annekamusic.com. Mob: 021 1411 132 Ph: 03 578 5036

Annual Hall fundraiser for Papatuanuka Trust, Bring out your glad rags and dance the night away at the Arapawa Rowing Club from 7pm. Entry $25 a head, BYO drinks and supper plate. Dancing to Rockova. Tickets from Helen 573 8352 or Mary 573 8191.

SUNDAY

Associated Modellers Society, Miniature steam engine rides at Brayshaw Park, 1pm till 4pm, $2.

Riverside Railway, Train departs Brayshaw Park Station at 1.45pm and 3pm for Beaver Station central Blenheim. Return trips takes approximately one hour. Adults $10, Child $5. No EFTPOS. Chris 578 3211 or John 578 1621.

Buddhism for Modern Life, 10am. 573 5379.

Guild of Woodworkers, Brayshaw Park, 1pm, Edward 578 8482.

Association of Modellers. Miniature steam engine rides at Brayshaw Park, 1pm till 4pm. $2.

Ulysses Club, Ride to Kaiteretere for lunch. Meet at the railway station (south end) at 9.15am ride departs at 9.30am. 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.

Car Boot Sale, Bring your car and sell items from the boot, 9am till 1pm, Picton RSA car park. Sheira 573 7390.

Kapahaka, Tua Marina Hall, noon till 3pm, all welcome.

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.

All Shook Up - The best rock 'n' roll music since Grease, an irresistible show with toe-tapping, finger-snapping songs of Elvis Presley at the Blenheim Musical Theatre 81a Lakings Rd, Blenheim. Tickets - Dinner admit one $67, table of 6 $62 each, dessert admit one $47. Tickets available to purchase from the Floor Pride Civic Theatre or by phoning 520 8560.

Picton Toy Library's Teddy Bear's Picnic, Teddy Bear's Picnic to celebrate their 20th anniversary. Bring your favourite teddy and enjoy a sausage sizzle, face painting and spot prizes from 11am - 3pm. At the Picton Foreshore, with Picton Model Railway. For more info email pictontoylib@hotmail.co.nz or visit www.facebook.com/pictonlibrary

Pink Ribbon Brunch, In support of Breast Cancer Awareness at Spinnaker Restaurant and Bar Waikawa Marine, Picton. Tickets $25 per person, bookings essential on 5739152.

Blenheim fly casting group, Learn to cast a fly ride to up your chances of catching trout. Meets at Burleigh Park from 10am to noon. Bring your own rod and line and a snack for half time. All welcome. No charge. Contact Hendersons on Grove Rd, Blenheim 578 9960.

MONDAY

50 Plus Walking Group, Walks leave the Nativity Church car park at 10am for Hancocks - Wairau Valley. Cost is $12.50. Bring lunch.

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.

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 five. During school terms. Megan 021 111 3303.

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 & Be fit, Today and Friday at 1pm. $2 entry. 'Riversdale Community House', 131 Budge St.

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.

Mobility and Flexibility Yoga, Loka Yoga, 6pm, lokayoga.co.nz Sharon 021 981 135.

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.

Barbershop 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. Alison 577 6554 or 021 212 2797.

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 12noon 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.

TUESDAY

Search and Rescue, Training nights, Emergency Operations Centre, Wither Rd extension, 7.30pm, John 572 9730.

Picton Women's Institute, noon, Fran 573 9242.

Services Smallbore Rifle Club, Athletic Park range, 7.30pm. Visiting and new shooters welcome. Malcolm 570 5542 or Dave 578 1529.

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 570 5666 or 027 357 2515.

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 7pm, Auditorium, Wesley Centre, 3 Henry St, Marie 577 7766.

The Yoga Room, 9am and 6pm. Wednesday, 5.45pm. Thursday 9am and 6pm. Trudy 579 6036.

Yoga for Teens, 4pm, Sharon 021 981 135.

Zumba, 6.15am, Whitney St School, $5. Huia 021 072 4107.

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.

Line Dancing, Fairhall Hall, 6.30pm. Beginners $6, $3 under 15. Judith 578 7554.

Redwoodtown Plunket Group, 21 Bythell St, 9.30am till 11.30am, gold coin donation. 578 5633.

Storytime Picton, Today 10.30am, Picton Library.

Blenheim Library Cheeky Monkeys, each Tuesday - a fun filled session of stories, songs and simple craft for under 5s. All welcome - no need to register. Contact Tracey McKean, Children's Librarian, Marlborough District Library Ph. 520 7491.

■ Would you like to publicise your event in our Express calendar? Email sven.herselman@mex.co.nz or phone 03 520 8926.

 

 

- The Marlborough Express

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