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Event guide: What's on in Marlborough


Last updated 09:16, November 17 2016

Legendary country crooner Eddie Low

Benn Bathgate

Legendary country crooner Eddie Low


The President: Picton Little Theatre. One-man comedy. Doors open 7.30pm, show starts 8pm.

Book Sale: Brayshaw Park, today and Sunday, 10am to 4pm. All books 50 cents each. Large selection to choose from, includes an estate collection.

Ladies Bubbles and Brunch: Holy Trinity Community Hall, Wairau Rd, Picton. Speakers Simone Hill, Interior Designer & Colour Consultant and councillor Nadine Taylor. $20. Cathy 5739111 or Jane 5735955.

BonaNZa: Four of New Zealand's top trombonists. ASB Theatre Marlborough, 7.30pm.

Lochmara Lodge Half Marathon: Cruise to the Anakiwa start line then run to Lochmara Lodge. Fundraiser for the Bread of Life Foundation.

Summer Beach Salsa Party: 8pm, Harlequins rugby clubrooms, Lansdowne Park. $5, BYO drinks. Free dance lessons, costume prizes.

Artisan Market: Wynen St, 9am to 1pm. Food, coffee, jewellery, preserves, veggies, art, crafts, woodwork, pottery and more.

The Big Picture: Marlborough Landscape Photographs by Bernard Vavasour. Daily at Marlborough Museum.

Redwood Market: 8am to noon, Cleghorn St car park. Plants, produce, cards, jewellery, flowers, handcrafts. Supporting hospice. Alison 5785109.

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Cruisey Church: St Andrew's Church and hall from 5pm. Games, crafts, worship and a meal. Johanna 5791164 or the church office 5787119. Orchid Society: Wesley Centre, 1.30pm, Rosie 5783490.

Ulysses Club: 10am, meet at The Vines Village. Prospective members welcome.

Picton Museum: 10am to 4pm daily, 9 London Quay, 5738283.

Vintage Farm Machinery: 10am to 3pm, Brayshaw Vintage farm. Guided tours available, Doris 5794357.

Brooklyn Croquet Club: Golf croquet at Whitehead Park, 15 Brooklyn Dr. 1pm, Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday. Afternoon tea supplied.

Boot Sale: 8am to 2pm Blenheim Railway Station car park, Grove Rd. John 5783918.


Country Music: Fundraiser for the Gourmet Paradise Country Music awards. Downstairs in the Clubs of Marlborough main hall, 7.30pm to 11.30pm. Eddy Low and Allan Barron. Tickets $15  from reception at Clubs of Marlborough. Bar open, tea and coffee supplied.

Open Studio: Four artists are holding an open studio at Tai Tane at 810 Queen Charlotte Dr, 10am to 4pm.

Foreshore Fun: Support Child Abuse Prevention and enjoy a family day out. Free aquarium visit 9am to noon, MVIP champions, sausage sizzle, bouncy castle, train rides, face painting, SPCA Marlborough, interactive activities. 10am to 1pm, Picton Foreshore.

Picton Rail & Sail: 10am to 4pm weather permitting.

Nutcracker: Russian Ballet Company. ASB Theatre Marlborough, 7pm.

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

Steam Engine: Miniature steam engine rides at Brayshaw Park, 1pm to 4pm, $2 per person.

Reboot Group: Wesley Centre, Blenheim from 4pm. Be refreshed and encouraged. Steve 0273688343.

Endurance Trail Rides: Heidi 021 544 576 marlboroughendctr.wwebly.com

Ulysses: Ride to Mapua camp ground coffee shop. Meet at the Blenheim Railway Station south end, ride departs 10am.

Marlborough Golf Club: Marlborough residents golf, Sunday afternoons and all day Mondays. Play 18 holes $15 or 9 holes $10. Plus half price green-fees after 4pm every day.

Marlborough Rock and Mineral Club: Brayshaw Park. 10am to 4pm, rocks, minerals, crystals, work room and books. Free.

Modellers Society: Model boat and yacht sailing at Brayshaw Park, 1pm to 4pm.

Riverside Railway: Train departs from Brayshaw Park Station 1.15pm and 3pm for Omaka and return. 1.45pm for Beaver Station, Riverside Park, central Blenheim and return. Cash only. brrnz.webs.com

Kapahaka, Tua Marina Hall: 12 to 3pm, all welcome.

Keyboard Club: 1.45pm, electronic keyboards. Adrienne 5786589.

Model Aero Club: ARA, Wairau Valley, 9am, Murray 5789199 or Tony 5779776.

Petanque: 10am, 65A Weld St, Chris 5787303. or John 5779789.

Sunday recreational ride: Departs 9am from AvantiPlus Blenheim 61 Queen. bikemarlborough.co.nz.


Sports Tasman Awards: Dinner and awards, Marlborough Convention Centre, 6pm.

Barbershop Singing: Springcreek Hall, 7pm. Brian 5780692 or Johan 5785789.

Soup and Games Day: For 60+, 11.30am, Renwick Anglican Church Hall, 54 High St.  Dot 5788029 or Robyn 5729527.

Poultry Pigeon and Cage Bird Club: 7pm, Pigeon Club Rooms, Dillon's Point Rd, Sunny 578 6042.

Stamp Collectors Club: 7.30pm, Red Cross rooms, Redwood St. Louise 578 3566.

Embroiders Guild: Embroiderers Guild: NMIT, Block E1, 85 Budge St. 7.30pm. Roz 5782471.

Marlborough Creative Fibre Guild:  Weavers meet at 10.30am in the Beavertown Hall at Brayshaw Park. Bring your own lunch. Judy 5742419 or Rose 5783065. third Monday of the month

Spring Creek Playcentre: Today and Wednesday, 9.30am to noon, 46A Ferry Rd, gold coin donation. Smyth 021 748 635.

Renwick Playcentre: Monday and Friday, 9.30am to noon. 0-6 years. 572 8106. school term only

Linkwater Playcentre: 9.30am to noon. Linkwater Hall, 1353 Queen Charlotte Dr. linkwaterplaycentre@gmail.com or 0210380751.

Kinder Music Programme: Education through music for children newborn to 5. Megan 0211113303..

Women only rides:  Departs 6pm from AvantiPlus Blenheim, for beginners to elite. Finish with coffee at Fairweathers.

Dillons Point Playgroup: Today and Wednesday, 9am to noon, Bright Centre, 2 Dillons Point Rd. Wendy 5792089.

Boys Brigade: Juniors 6pm, seniors 7pm. The Foundry behind the Wesley Centre. Chris 0274579004.

Care and Craft Centre of NZ Trust: Nativity Centre, 10am. Dawn 5775002 or Judith 5786209.

Scottish Country Dancing Club: 7.30pm to 9.30pm, Whitney Street School Hall.  Miriam 9284479 or Heather 5782177.

Community Centre, Nicola 5793009.

Community Potters' Club: Wheel throwing classes with Steve Holtrum. 7pm to 9pm, clubrooms, 2A Dillon's Point Rd. Steve 0272404593 or Sarah 0211030464.

Picton Girl Guides: 6pm to 8pm, St Josephs School. Girls aged 9 and a half to year 9. Fun and adventure. 0211700401.

Marlborough Guild of Woodworkers: 9am to 9pm, Brayshaw Park. Philip 5705188.

Blenheim Badminton Club: Juniors 5.30 to 7pm, Seniors 7pm to 9pm, St Mary's Hall, Cnr Hodson & Francis St. Mike 5791954 or sportsground.co.nz/blenheimbadminton.

Rummy O Club: 12.45pm, BBC Hall 65a Weld St, Doug 5779061 or Gillian 5783140.

RSA Entertainment Group: 10am, RSA lounge, Clubs of Marlborough. Russell 5778716 or Merlene 5788212.

Barbershop Chorus: Rehearsals 7pm, Spring Creek Hall, Jim 5786927.

Bridge Club: 7.15pm, Clubs of Marlborough. $4. Alison 5776554 or 021212797.

Porcelain Artists: 10am, Brooklyn Croquet Club, June 5788891 or Marjorie 5777015.

Picton Walking Group: 9.30am, Picton RSA car park. Val 5736614.

50+ Walking Group: All walks leave the Nativity Church car park at 10am. Phone Colin 5793101 for the destination this week.

Weavers' Group: 10,30am, Beavertown Hall, Brayshaw Park. Rose 5783065 or Judy 5742419. Bring along lunch.

Lacemakers: St Ninian's Hall, Alabama Rd, Blenheim, 10am, Rosemary 5728865.

Euchre: Clubs of Marlborough, 7pm, 5781059.

Dillon's Point Community Play Group: 9am to noon today and Wednesday, $2 per child, $3 family, morning tea. Wendy 5792089.


Blessing: Iwi will bless the new library site in Picton at 5.50am.

Senior Citizen Variety Concert: Wesley Centre, 2pm. For all seniors and rest homes to come along and enjoy an afternoon of entertainment and afternoon tea with friends.

Girls Brigade: All ages, 5.30pm to 7pm. The Foundry, John St. Jeanette 5783806.

Blenheim Rangers: 6pm to 8pm, Eltham Rd Guide Hall, Blenheim.  For girls 13 to 18 years. Jaimee 0277776025.

Hands for Humanity: Youth group, 5.30pm to 7pm, Riversdale Community House, Budge St. Suzie 0276444708.

Fun Fitness: Redwoodtown Hall, today and Thursday 11am.

Spinning: 7pm, Lynne 5729201 or Pauline 5729989.

Toastmasters Club: Sunbelt Speakers, Learn public speaking and improve your confidence. Marlborough Community College, 65 Scott St, 6.30pm. Jenny 5781506

Herb Society: 7.30pm, Bright Centre, Dillon's Point Rd, Wendy 57 6651. Felting: Brayshaw Park from 5pm. Katie 5705445.

Picton Table Tennis Club: 10am to noon. $3 casual play, bats supplied, tea and coffee. Picton Little Theatre, Dublin St. Chris 0210488582.

Cribbage: Clubs of Marlborough, 7.25pm.

Badminton: Central Badminton Club, 7pm to 9pm, Marlborough Boys' College gym, new members welcome. Lyn 0272402814.

Housie: Picton Club and RSA. 7pm start.. Big fun for small outlay. Sandy 573 6016

Renwick Plunket Playgroup: Renwick Playcentre,. 26 Havelock St, 9am to 11.30am. Morning tea. Gold coin donation. 5785633.

Tai Chi: For agility and balance. Keep mobile, make friends, have fun. 10am, Redwoodtown Community Hall. $4. Jilly 5705666 or 0273572515.

Music 4 Minors: 9.30am to 10.15am, The Foundry, John St. Gold coin donation. All preschoolers and their caregivers are welcome, morning tea is provided.  Supported by Oasis Family Church.

Over 60 Pool Group: Every non-pension Tuesday, Redwood Tavern, 1.30pm. Free.

Salvation Army Toy Library: Today 10am to 11.30am, Wednesday 3.15 to 4.30pm and Friday 10am to 4.30pm.

Superans' Pool Club: Redwood Tavern and other venues. 1.30pm to 3.30pm,  $2. Nancy 5782551 or Colin 5793101.

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