Date14 July 2021
Published date14 July 2021
■ WANGANUI COMPETITIONS - PERFORMING ARTS FESTIVAL

What: Students from throughout the Whanganui & Manawatu district will be filling the RWOH with a week of music, song and drama!

When: Wednesday, July 14 - Instrumental Competition; Thursday, July 15 - Piano Competition; Friday, July 16 - Concert Competition & PACANZ Nomination for Piano & Instrumental; Saturday, July 17 - Singing Competition; Sunday, July 18 - Speech & Drama Competition & PACANZ Nomination for S&D.

Where: Royal Whanganui Opera House.

Details: wanganuicompetitions.weebly.com. Ticket price: Festival Pass Adult $17.50 / Child U18 $12.50 / Day Pass Adult $12.50 / Child U18 $7.50.

■ SHARE AND CREATE WORKSHOP

What: a Mid-Winter/Matariki Holiday Share and Create Workshop. Families and whanau especially welcome. Bring food to share for lunch. Tea and coffee provided.

When: Friday, July 16, 10.30am-2.30pm.

Where: Harekeke Room at WRRC, 83 Maria Place, next to Fire Station.

Details: Free but please enrol with Sustainable Whanganui on (06) 345 6000.

■ CREATIVE CARD-MAKING

What: Suitable for beginners and regular crafters alike.

When: Saturday, July 17, 10am-12.30pm, $10, with Julia Martin.

Where: Josephite Retreat Centre, Mount Saint Joseph, 14 Hillside Tce, Whanganui.

Details: Koha. To register please call Pam on 3455047 ext 3 or email pam.hopper@sosj.org.au.

■ COMMUNITY LITURGY

What: Trust, whatever happens.

When: Sunday, July 18, 4-5pm.

Where: Josephite Retreat Centre, Mount Saint Joseph, 14 Hillside Tce, Whanganui.

■ WHANGANUI FILM SOCIETY

What: Leviathan. An involving, magnificently envisaged and blackly funny tale of one man’s struggle in a densely corrupt world. Andrey Zvyagintsev • Russia • 2014 • 139 mins • HD • M violence & sexual references • In Russian with English subtitles.

When: Monday, July 19, 7pm.

Where: Davis Theatre, Whanganui Regional Museum, Watt St.

Details: Members only. Membership can be bought at the door starting from a 3-film sampler for $30, or go to www.nzfilmsociety.org.nz/whanganui.html for other membership options.

■ TAI CHI for HEALTH

What: a modified form of tai chi taught specifically for health. Suitable all ages and fitness.

When: New Beginners classes start Tuesday, July 20 at 5.30pm and/or Thursday, July 22 at 8.45am.

Where: Trinity Methodist Church, Wicksteed St.

Details: 1 session/wk $5, 2+ sessions per week $3 per session.

Inquiries: Miriam 345 1395, 022 658 6311 or kevin.miriamas@gmail.com.

■ TUI MOTU GROUP

What: With Liz Hickey rsj

When: Wednesday, July 21, 4.30-5.45pm

Where: Josephite Retreat Centre, Mount Saint Joseph, 14 Hillside Tce, Whanganui.

Details: Koha. To register please call Pam on 3455047 ext 3 or email pam.hopper@sosj.org.au

■ WHANGANUI POTTERS STUDIO

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