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Friday, May 16
Jeans Only Day: As part of Hospice Awareness Week from May 12 to 16 workers are being encouraged to pay $5 or more for the privilege of wearing jeans to work and all funds collected go to South Canterbury Hospice.
On until Saturday May 24 Calendar Girls, by Tim Firth, presented by SCDL, directed by Alice Sollis. On stage at the Playhouse, Church St, Timaru. Bookings at Newmans Music Works.
Saturday, May 17
Bargain shop: Waimate Childcare Garage Sale, is at the Waimate Childcare, 18 John Street, Waimate. 9am start. Come and grab a bargain, something for everyone.
Timaru Farmers Market: Fresh seasonal local produce, 9.30am-12.30pm, at Community House carpark, Strathallan St, Timaru, timarufarmersmarket.org.nz
Relax: Body And Soul Expo is on at the Red Cross Hall, Bank St, Timaru, 10am-4pm. Reasonable prices on clairvoyant readings, palmistry, massage, bowen therapy, speciality hand-made candles, numerology, crystals and jewellery, reflexology, holistic pulsing, card reading, aura balancing and more. Free sessions: Channelling with Donna at 1pm. Healing gong meditation with Artma at 2pm. Admission $3. [Proceeds To Charity]. Sorry no eftpos at hall.
Crohn's & Colitis (IBD) Seminar: On at the Education Facility at Timaru Hospital from 9.15am-4.30pm. Cost $25. Contact Details: Marion Veitch, 021 187 5295 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, May 18
You Choose: 2014 Timaru Careers Expo is running over two days, Sunday and Monday, with exhibitors present from education and training institutes, employers and lifestyle promotions from across New Zealand. Universities, polytechnics, defence forces and tertiary providers are among the many exhibitors. The exhibitions are manned by experts in their field who are available to answer any questions and give advice, so there is something for everyone.
Run around: Knottingley Park Relay is on at Waihao Back Rd, Waimate. 12.30pm start. Get your teams together and join us for an afternoon of fun for everyone. Fun teams and competitive teams. $5 entry per person includes afternoon tea at Main School Hall after the event and a chance to win a spot prize. For more information and entry forms phone Ivan Hill, 689 7038 or Geoff Lienert, 689 7747.
To market: Phar Lap Market Day is on at the Phar Lap Raceway off Pleasant Point Highway from 9am-1pm. Stall sites $10
Sound of Music: Pipe Organ concert is on at the Sacred Heart Basilica, Craigie Ave, Timaru from 2.30-4pm. Joseph Nolan, Organist and Master of the Choristers St Georges Cathedral Perth and formerly of Her Majesty's Chapels Royal London, returns to present a programme including Bach, Widor and Rawsthorne. Cost $20.00, students free.
- The Timaru Herald