What's on in South Canterbury: 19-21 May, 2017

Wayne Dyche pictured with Levi and Zeus ahead of the Timaru Scooter Derby this weekend.
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Wayne Dyche pictured with Levi and Zeus ahead of the Timaru Scooter Derby this weekend.

Ongoing

Exhibitions at Aigantighe: Pat White's Gallipoli, and Jane Powell's Fluidity. At the Aigantighe Art Gallery on Wai-iti Rd. Up until Sunday, May 21. Free entry.

Exhibition at York Street Gallery of Fine Art: Ruth Killoran, a collection of her paintings and sculptures, at 21 York St, up until June 4.

Waimate Theatre Company's Wizard of Oz: 7.30pm and a 2pm matinee, at Waimate's Regent Theatre. May 19 is gala night from 6.45pm, and May 20, 26, 27 show starts at 7.30pm. Matinee at 2pm on May 21. Tickets on sale from Parkers, Queen Street, Waimate (03 689 8772). Prices are $30 for adults, $20 for senior citizens, $15 for students, and a family (2 children, 2 adults) $75 with extra children $15 each.

Show: The South Canterbury Drama League presents Winston's Birthday, at The Playhouse. Winston's Birthday will be staged at The Playhouse on Church St, Timaru, from 7.30pm on May 19, May 20, May 24 and May 26. A matinee will be staged from 3pm on May 21. Tickets cost $24 and are available from Newman's MusicWorks on Stafford St or on online from iticket.co.nz

FRIDAYS

Friendly meet up: 9.30am - 1.30pm at Harlequins Rugby Club rooms on Church St. Morning tea, $3 and a two course meal for $12 at noon. We have Housie in the morning, a movie and also other entertainment every month. Everyone is welcome, just pop in, no booking required. For further information please contact Robyn on 6877581 between 10am and 3pm.

Rock 'n roll lessons: 7.30pm at the RSA on Wai-iti Rd. Phone Pierre 027 546 3896.

Saturday and Sunday

Timaru Scooter Derby:  Three events running. The first at 6am on Saturday at Centennial Park, the second at 5pm on Saturday at Phar Lap Raceway, and the third at 6am on Sunday at the Timaru International Motor Raceway. An opportunity for anyone to have a go racing with their dogs on either scooters, bikes or just running. Costs $10 per event, or $25 for all three. See facebook.com/InSouthCanterbury/ for further details.

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Saturday

Timaru Farmers Market: 9am to 12.30pm at Community House car park on Strathallan St. Fresh seasonal produce, local growers, producers and farmers.

Waimate Market: 9.30am to 12pm at the Waimate District Council car park. Fresh produce, craft, and more. Phone 03 689 7967 or 03 689 7905.

Car wash: 9am to 1pm at the RSA building on Wai-iti Rd. Phone 688 4123. Car for $5, SUV or van for $8.

Justice of the Peace: 10am to 12pm at the Timaru Library. South Canterbury Justices of the Peace are in attendance to witness and certify documents. No charge.

Band playing: 7pm at the RSA building on Wai-iti Rd. Th' Art of Cheese will perform.

Sunday

Cultivating Calm: 9.30am - 16.30pm at Stonebridge Gardens Venue, 842 Winchester-Geraldine Road SH72, Geraldine, a transformational 1-day event that will help you reduce stress and learn to live the life you want. Contact Christine Macfarlane 021 2843040 or chris@mindfulme.nz to register or for further details.

Friends of the Library: 1.30pm at the Timaru Library. A Friends of the Library meeting, guest speaker Moana Tipa, an arts writer and researcher who has been involved in the New Zealand Prison Arts Strategy. All welcome.

Genealogy: 1.30pm to 4.30pm in the research room at the South Canterbury Museum. South Canterbury Branch of New Zealand Society of Genealogists can help with your family history at South Canterbury Museum.

 - Stuff

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