Marlborough Mid-Week : March 18th 2015
14 MARLBOROUGH MIDWEEK, MARCH 18, 2015 CALENDAR ➤WEDNESDAY Indoor Bowls, Grovetown Indoor Bowls at 7.30pm at the Foundry Hall, John St, Blenheim. Ph Morris 03 578 6699 for more. Blenheim South Indoor Bowling Club, Redwoodtown Community Hall, 7.30pm. 579 3346 for more. Games Afternoon,meet friends and stimulate the brain. 2pm, Riversdale Community House, 131 Budge St. $2. 578 0469. Picton Poets, 10.30am. Ruby 573 7437. Blenheim Playcentre, parent-led early childhood education. Monday to Friday 9.15am to 11.45am, 17 Eltham Rd. Visitors always welcome. Nia Dance, get fit while having fun. Draws from martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. 207 Oakwood Lane Blenheim, 5.30pm to 6.30pm. Just turn up in comfortable clothes and bare feet. For prices and more info call Corinne on 03 578 1756, 027 324 5757. Sit and Be Fit with Jeanette, 10.30am at Crossroads, 2 Redwood St, Blenheim. Also at 1pm on Mondays. Easy exercise for all ages. Donations welcome. 03 578 5395. Picton Menz Shed, Today 1pm to 4pm and Saturday 10am to 1pm for plant sales. 8 Wairau Rd, Picton. Bill Rogers 573 5507. Quest, intermediate age youth group, 7pm to 8.30pm, Picton Baptist Church, 293 Waikawa Rd, Bronwyn 021 046 2434. MarlboroughMuseum, Brayshaw Heritage Park, 10am to 4pm daily. 578 1712. Vintage Car Club, Car museum, Brayshaw Park 1.30pm to 3.30pm today and Sunday, entry by donation. Woodbourne Playgroup,meets today and Monday, 9.30am to 11.30am, Woodbourne Community Centre, Tracey 572 8999 or Michaela 572 7078. Sandra-JaneWilson 573 6994. Yoga, Monday 6am and 6pm. Tuesday 6pm, Thursday 6am and 6pm. lokayoga.co.nz for class descriptions or contact Sharon on 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 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 from 10am, bookings essential, 578 4851. Croquet, Blenheim Croquet Club, Parker St. 1pm, today, Saturday andMonday. Anne 578 3519. Quizmaster Quiz, Clubs of Marlborough, 7.15pm, fun, friendly and free. Glenn 578 4184. Picton Squash Club, Coaching for children, Dublin St courts, 4pm to 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, 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. Sit and Be Fit, with Sue at Riversdale Community House, 131 Budge St. 10.30am to 11.30am today and 1pm to 2.30pm Mondays. 03 578 0469. ➤THURSDAY Forest and Bird talk, Dr Jamie Wood of v Landcare Research talk on the moa. Blenheim School hall, free. SPCA Quiz Night, 6.30pm, quiz starts at 7pm, Woodbourne Tavern, Renwick. Entry is $120 for a team of up to eight people, which includes food platter. For tickets or enquiries please call Karina on 021995704. Seniors’ Club, 2pm, Senior Citizens Hall, 172 High St. John 578 7767. Older Person Seminar, St Christopher’s Hall, Redwoodtown. 10am to 1pm. Morning tea and lunch provided. Voluntary coin donation towards food would be appreciated. Guest speakers. Wendy 579 4446 (Leave your name and number) or 021 223 0160. Red Cross van available for those without transport. Society of Authors, 7.30pm, Dot 578 8029. Picton Playcentre, 9.30am to noon today and Tuesday. 573 5665. M&Ms,Music and Movement, Elim Centre Hall, Burleigh Rd, 9am and 10.30am, $2 family, 578 9053. Not on April 9 or 16 during the school holidays. Blenheim Menz Shed, Today and Monday, 1pm to 4pm and Saturday 9am to noon. Gerry Drummond 578 1835. Picton Table Tennis Club, 7.30pm to 9.30pm and Tuesdays 10am to noon. Picton Little Theatre, Dublin St. $2, bat and balls supplied. Kundalini Yoga, 9.30am to 11am, and 6pm to 7.30pm, ancientsbest.co.nz, Nicky 577 6099. 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 email@example.com Board Games, Free. 10am to noon, Crossroads, 2 Redwood St. Robert 578 5395. Community Craft Group, Fortnightly, 10am to 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 Rd, 9am. Faye 5783858. Highland Pipe Band, 7.30pm, The Foundry, Wesley Hall, John St. Noel 578 6365. Tai Chi and Qigong with Nancy, Redwoodtown Hall 11am to noon, Giesen Sports Centre class 6pm to 7pm. Also on Monday at Redwoodtown Hall 11am to noon and at the Dharma Shed 5.30pm to 6.30pm on Tuesdays. Rock and Roll Club, Clubs of Marlborough, 7.30pm, 578 1059. Adult Learn to Swim, Stadium 2000, 12.30pm $100 per 10 week term, 577 8300. Masters swimming, 7pm, Stadium 2000, Barbara 572 8418. ➤FRIDAY Queen Charlotte Yacht Club fund raiser, guest speaker is Peter Lester well-known sailor and America’s Cup commentator, DrylandsWinery. He’ll talk about what happened at the cup last year and what’s going on now. Christel Hopkins 03 5722816, 0276 175179. Tunes for Tots, Music, a snack and play for preschoolers. 9.30am Nativity Church Hall. $2 per child. 578 3909. 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 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, Senior Citizens’ Hall, High St, Blenheim, Liz 027 748 6666. Pastel Painting, Marlborough Art Society, 10am Puppy love: Marlborough SPCA Volunteer Ashleigh Blick and manager Kaycee Polkinghorne with some of the puppies which will benefit from the quiz night fundraiser being held on Thursday night. Evening Pregnancy Yoga, lokayoga.co.nz or contact Sharon on 021 981 135. ➤SATURDAY Marlborough Artisan Market, 9am to 1pm, Wynen St car park, Blenheim. The best of Marlborough’s arts, crafts, food andmore. Registrations of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cruisey Church, St Andrew’s Church and hall from 5pm. Join in for games, crafts, worship and a meal. Games and crafts suitable for preschool and primary aged children. All welcome. Johanna 03 579 1164 or church office 03 578 7119. Ulysses Club, 10am, Old Orchard Cafe ´, The Vines Village. Prospective members welcome. Picton Museum, 10am to 4pm daily, 9 London Quay, 573 8283. Brooklyn Croquet Club, Golf croquet at Whitehead Park, 15 Brooklyn Dr. 1pm, today, Tuesday and Thursday. Afternoon tea supplied. Boot Sale, 8am to 2pm Blenheim Railway Station car park, Grove Rd. John 578 3918. Redwood Market, 8am to noon, Redwood Tavern car park. Plants, produce and craft. Yoga, 7.30am, lokayoga.co.nz or call Sharon on 021 981 135 for more. ➤SUNDAY Dive Right In, race 3 of the series, 5pm to 6pm. Dive Right In Race Series is run over the swim season and allows swimmers to see improvements in their swimming ability. Visit blenheimswimmng.org.nz. Cost: Pool entry $3. Helen 577 8480 or Carol 577 9782. Flaxbourne A&P Show,8.15amto7pm.The 90th Flaxbourne A&P Show, lots to see and do. Horses and sheep, dog trial yarding, shearing, Iron man competition. Trade, craft and food sites. Picton Rotary Club Mount Freeth Walk, registrations at the Waitohi Domain, Dublin St between 8am and 9am. Cost is $10 per adult, $5 per child (12 to 18 years). Note extra cash required at the top of the hill for the raffle, Barbeque and a badge. All funds to Child Cancer and Youth Rotary projects. Clay Target Club, Keith 575 7065 ah. Ulysses Club, Ride to Havelock via Queen Charlotte Drive to meet up with Nelson Ulyssians, then ride back to Blenheim to the Speights Ale House for lunch. Meet at the Railway Station at 10.15am ride departs at 10.30am. Prospective members welcome. Marlborough Rock andMineral Club, Brayshaw Park. 10am to 4pm, rocks,minerals, crystals, work room and books. Free admission. Rail Sail,miniature train and yachts, Picton Foreshore. 10am to 4pm. Cost 20c per ride. Sunday recreational ride, all year round, ‘‘it’s all about the coffee’’. Departs 9am from AvantiPlus Blenheim 61 Queen St. All welcome. bikemarlborough.co.nz. Marlborough Farmers’ Market, 9am to noon, A&P Park,Maxwell Rd, Blenheim. Kapahaka, Tua Marina Hall, noon to 3pm, all welcome. 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, for more information call Mary 572 8762. Sunday recreational ride, cycling, all year round. 9am from AvantiPlus Blenheim 61 Queen St Everyone welcome bikemarlborough.co.nz. Photo: FILE to 3pm, Prue 578 8888. Kidzone, Riversdale Community House, 3pm to 5pm. ➤MONDAY Women only rides, meet at AvantiPlus Blenheim 61 Queen St, depart at 6pm. Ride to suit all levels from beginner/recreational rider/ elite rider. Stay in the loop register your interest bikemarlborough.co.nz/women or search them on Facebook. 50 Plus Walking Group, Walk leaves the Nativity Church car park at 10am. Rarangi to White’s Bay. Bring lunch. $5. Blenheim Scottish Country Dancers, 7.30pm, Whitney Street School Hall. Ph Miriam 928 4479. Picton Girl Guides, 6pm to 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 Pavilion, 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. Marlborough Guild of Woodworkers,9amto 9pm, Brayshaw Park. Visitors welcome. Malcolm 578 8809. 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, 5.30 to 6.30pm, Bohally Intermediate School hall, $5. Huia 021 072410. Blenheim Badminton Club, Juniors 5.30 to 7pm, Seniors 7 to 9pm, St Mary’s Hall, Cnr Hodson & Francis St.Mike 579 1954 or sportsground.co.nz/blenheimbadminton. 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 to 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. ➤TUESDAY Mon 16th - Sat 21st March 2015 While stocks last No. 12 Free Range Chicken frozen $7 .95 each Bacon Ends 1kg pack .00 $5 (White, Wheatmeal, Grain) DAILY BREAD per pack Pork Spare Ribs plain or marinated .90 $7 per kg Pork Ribeye Steaks free flow frozen .95 $9 (Chocadee Choc, Cookies & Cream, Dream, Lemon, Pineapple, Red Velvet) CUPCAKES EACH NO LIMIT 2 FOR $ Or $3.65 2 FOR 0 Open 7 Days 6.00am - 6.00pm 16/03/15 to 22/03/15 Save $1.98 Cnr Grove Rd & Nelson St, Blenheim Ph: 03 579 4153 While stocks last. 6510744AA per kg Store Hours: Mon - Fri 7am-5pm, Sat 7am-12.30pm - Phone: (03) 578 4554 - Cnr Main Road Sth & Alabama Rd - www.westmeat.co.nz WESTMEAT NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE at westmeatonline.co.nz QUALITY WITHOUT COMPROMISE DAIRY DALEMILK(2L Varieties) BAKERIES Chicken Wings free flow frozen $3 .50 per kg Summer running, Avantiplus Blenheim annual, timed summer running series each Tuesday until March 31. Start at the Taylor Rive fountain. Walkers and hybrid runners meet at 5.30pm and runners at 5.45pm for 5km course. Entry is $5, children by gold coin donation with race bibs handed in at Fairweathers for spot prizes each week. 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 Herb Society, 7.30pm, Bright Centre, Dillon’s Point Rd, Wendy 577 6651. Combined Beavertown Probus Club,10amto noon, St Mary’s Parish Centre, Maxwell, Rd .Blenheim. Offering fun, friends, fellowship. Felting, Brayshaw Park from 5pm. Katie 570 5445. Barnardos KidStart Childcare playgroup, 9.30am to 11.30am, Dillons Point Community Centre. New families welcome. Anne 578 6491. Renwick Plunket Playgroup, Renwick Playcentre. 26 Havelock St, 9am to 11.30am. Morning tea. Gold coin donation. 578 5633. Young Superans’ Pool Club, play starts 1.30pm at Redwood Tavern. $2. Renwick Tuesday Market, Anglican Church Hall, 10am to 2pm. Fresh veges, clothing, walnuts, jams, all variety household goods plus. Sales tables available. Donations accepted. Stalls cost $5 table or commission sales, call 03 572 9511. Marlborough Creative Artisans’ shop, open daily 10am to 4pm, 35 High St, Picton. Marlborough Fayre Morris Dance Group, Spring Creek Community Hall, Ferry Rd, 7.30pm, $2 per person, Miriam 928 4479 or Phyllis 577 5098. 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 to 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, Ruth 578 0550. The Yoga Room, 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 to 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. 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, 10.30am, Picton Library. Fibre spinning, with Marlborough Creative Fibre, 10am to 2pm, Beavertown Hall, Brayshaw Park. Lessons available no charge. Bring your own lunch and new members welcome. Lynn 5202072 Tai Chi and Qigong with Nancy,dharmashed, Wairau Valley 5.30 to 6.30pm. Central Badminton Club, March to October, juniors 6.30pm to 7.30pm, seniors 7.30pm to 9.30pm, Marlborough Boys’ Gym. Lynn 578 3183. ■ Would you like to publicise your event in our Express calendar? Phone 03 520 8926 or email email@example.com. WHAT’S ON 9 C $ 6 0 1 0 9 .6 0.
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