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Head to Head, an exhibition featuring Craig Collier and Paul Rayner, opens this Friday at 85 Glasgow St. Photo / Supplied
AGM
What: Friends of the Sarjeant AGM. Notice is hereby given that the annual general meeting of the Friends of the Sarjeant Gallery Incorporated will be held. Guest speaker Gaye Batty, project director for the Sarjeant Gallery redevelopment project, will provide an update on the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui.
When: Wednesday, September 28, 7.30pm.
Where: Sarjeant on the Quay.
Details: Free – all welcome. Enquiries: 06 349 0506.
OUTFIT OF THE MONTH FLOOR TALK
What: Whanganui Regional Museum collection manager Trish Nugent-Lyne will lead a 15-minute informal talk to present the Outfit of the Month for October — an elegant walking dress dating from the late 1830s.
When: 12.15pm, Friday, September 30.
Where: Whanganui Regional Museum, Pukenamu Queen’s Park.
Details: Entry is free.
WANGANUI MODEL RAILWAY AND ENGINEERING SOCIETY
What: Model Railway displays, Engineering displays, Lego and more.
When: Saturday, October 1 and Sunday, October 2, 10am-4pm.
Where: Wanganui City College Hall, Ingestre St.
Details: $6 Adults, $3 Children, $15 Family (2 adults & 3 children).
SPIRITUALITY AND WELLBEING
What: An exploration of a Spirituality of Pastoral Care in the context of an understanding of Shalom — The Reign of the Kin-dom.
Day 1 — Wellbeing, Spirituality, Dimensions. Day 2 — The Interplay of Gift and Shadow seen through the lens of Micha 6:8.
When: Saturday, October 8, 9am-3.30pm; Sunday, October 9, 9am-3.30pm. $20 for the weekend.
Where: Josephite Retreat Centre, Mount Saint Joseph, 14 Hillside Tce. With Christina Neunzerling rsj.
Details: Vaccinations required. To register call Pam on 3455047 ext 3 or email pam.hopper@sosj.org.au.
ST JOHN BOOK SALE
What: A huge selection of books at great prices. White Elephant stall Friday only.
When: Thursday, October 13, 10am-6pm; Friday, October 14, 10am-6pm; Saturday, October 15, 10am-4pm.
Where: 25 Tawa st.
COMMUNITY LITURGY
What: Hidden Gems.
When: Sunday, October 16, 4-5pm.
Where: Josephite Retreat Centre, Mount Saint Joseph, 14 Hillside Tce.
Details: Vaccinations required.
TUI MOTU GROUP
When: Wednesday, October 19, 4-5pm, with Liz Hickey rsj. Vaccinations required.
Where: Josephite Retreat Centre, Mount Saint Joseph, 14 Hillside Tce.
Details: Vaccinations required. To register call Pam on 3455047 ext 3 or email pam.hopper@sosj.org.au.
ON NOW
SPACE STUDIO & GALLERY
What: Gallery 1: Twelve Paintings (colour by numbers) — Chris Cantillon; Gallery 2: Treasures Beyond — Tineke McLean; Pop-Up Gallery: Double Happy — Sarah Flourish.
When: On view until October 8.
Where: Space Studio & Gallery, 18 St Hill St.
SARJEANT GALLERY
What: Twilight’s Edge. Paintings by Graham Fletcher, the Sarjeant Gallery’s artist-in-residence at Tylee Cottage from February-June, 2021.
When: Till November 20.
Where: Sarjeant on the Quay.
SARJEANT GALLERY
What: Bill Millbank: Selected Works. Works representative of collecting and programming strengths developed by the former Sarjeant Gallery director between 1978-2006.
When: Till October 24.
Where: Sarjeant on the Quay.
LOCKETT GALLERY
What: Donovan Bixley, illustrator and author, is exhibiting during Aug-Sep.
Where: Lockett Gallery, Guyton St.
85 GLASGOW STREET ART CENTRE
What: Head to Head — Craig Collier and Paul Rayner.
When: Opening on Friday at 5.30pm. Gallery open Wednesday & Thursday 10am-4pm, Friday 10am-6pm (openings 7pm), Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm. Also by appointment, and anytime when the flags are out. Viewing anytime online at agallery.nz.
Details: 027 629 2545.
SARJEANT GALLERY
What: The Pool Room. Ross Mitchell-Anyon works donated to the Gallery by his mother’s estate.
When: Till October 16.
Where: Object Space above i-Site, 31 Taupo Quay.
SARJEANT GALLERY
What: Testing Ground: A group show exploring new directions in contemporary craft. practice in Aotearoa.
When: Till October 16.
Where: Sarjeant on the Quay.
REGULAR
ANGLICAN INDOOR BOWLING CLUB
What: Indoor bowls in a warm, non-competitive environment.
When: Wednesdays, arrive 1.45pm for a 2pm start.
Where: Lower lounge, Christ Church Community Centre, Wicksteed St.
Details: $2 per session. Bowls supplied. Call Jan, 3477414 or 027 3762345.
BEYOND MINDFULNESS
What: Meditation in the tradition of the Dalai Lama.
When: 7pm Thursdays. Entry by koha.
Where: Chang Chup Ling Tibetan Buddhist Centre, 7 Waitote St, Castlecliff.
BOLIVIA CLUB WANGANUI
When: Every Monday from 1-4pm, with afternoon tea supplied.
Where: Gonville-Castlecliff Bowling Club, Caius Ave.
Details: Dianne 345 8809. All welcome $3. NO stairs & ramp entry.
CALM MIND, OPEN HEART
What: Practising engaged daily mindfulness, in Thich Nhat Hanh Plum Village tradition.
When: Thursdays 5.30-7pm.
Contact: Clare 021 0622 120.
COMMUNITY DRUMMING WHANGANUI
What: Fun drumming, suitable for all.
When: Every Thursday, 6.30pm.
Where: Arts Society Hall, Trafalgar Place (off Ridgway St).
Details: $5 per visit, plus gold coin for drum use. Contact Tracy on 022 682 0136 or on Facebook.
COMMUNITY MARKET/GARAGE SALE
What: Come and grab a bargain — minimum of 10 households. Mixed lots.
When: 2nd Sunday of the month, 10am-1pm.
Where: Bula Bure, 149 London St.
COTTON ON QUILTERS
What: Quilting, patchwork and stitching in fun and friendship. Bring your lunch. The first meeting is free.
Where: Masonic Hall, corner Dublin and Keith streets.
When: First Saturday of month (except January) at 10.30am.
Contacts: Veronica Davidson 06 348 4002 or 027 280 7882 and Lesley McFarlane 06 344 8477 or 021 174 3045.
FLORAL ART
What: Wanganui Floral Art Group.
When: 1st Tuesday of the month.
Where: Riverside Christian Church hall, Mathieson St.
Details: Shirley 927 6713 or 027 236 8046.
FOLK MUSIC
What: Instrumental folk music session: join in or listen.
When: Every Thursday, 7-9pm.
Where: Irish Bar, Grand Hotel.
Details: Adie, 021 023 84578.
KOWHAINUI DAY PROGRAMME
What: Programme for elders to socialise and participate in activities.
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9am-3pm. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided.
Where: Kowhainui Home, 88 Virginia Rd, Otamatea (participants can be picked up and taken home).
Details: Call 06 349 1400 or visit www.enlivencentral.org.nz.
LYRIC SINGERS
What: Mixed voice choir.
When: Thursdays 7.30-9.15pm (rehearsals).
Where: St Andrew’s Church hall, Glasgow St.
Details: New members welcome. Contact Mel, 02102294425.
MISSION WITHOUT BORDERS
What: Operation Cover Up, the knitting arm of Mission Without Borders, knitting for needy folk overseas.
When: Last Monday of month, 1.30pm.
Where: Salvation Army Church, 4 Indus St.
Inquiries: Susan 021 503817.
PARKINSON’S WHANGANUI
What: Counterpunch Boxing.
When: Wednesday 10-11am; Friday 11am-midday.
Where: River City Boxing Club, 10 Devon Rd.
Details: Gold coin donation. Fraser. 027 2477 242.
PETRE 60s UP
What: Speakers and/or entertainment, meals out, games afternoons, occasional trips.
When: Third Wednesday of every month, 2pm.
Where: St Andrew’s Church hall, Glasgow St.
Details: Jean 345 7187 or Jenny 348 2409.
PRESENTATIONS OF SPIRITUAL TOPICS/GIFTS/WISDOM
What: A speaker will share Spiritual Wisdom, presentations of clairvoyants, workshops and free spiritual healing and advice.
When: Saturdays 11.30am till 12.30pm.
Where: Dimensions of Light “spirits Sanctuary” 200 B Victoria Ave (carparks at back 59 Ingestre St).
Details: Cost is donation. 06 3455002 for more information.
RIVER CITY ARTISTS
What: From beginners to established artists. New members welcome.
When: Thursdays, 9.30am-3.30pm.
Where: Christ Church Community Hall, 243 Wicksteed St.
Details: Val 343 6316 or 027 4599448, Lynne 021 205 5991.
SATURDAY MEDITATION
What: Guided meditation. Koha.
When: Saturday 10.30-11am.
Where: Wisdom Is Yours Wellbeing Centre, 200B Victoria Ave.
Details: Natasha or Kevin on 06 345 5002.
SLIMMERS SUPPORT GROUP
What: Lose weight and keep it off.
When: Tuesdays, 5pm.
Cost: $10 to join; $2 weekly.
Inquiries: Ngaire 347 1613.
SOCIAL SCRABBLE
What: Friendly games of scrabble.
When: Every fortnight on a Tuesday at 1.30pm (same day as NZ superannuation)
Where: Christ Church hall — upper lounge 243 Wicksteed St.
Details: Cost $4. Contact Lynette 062130359.
SOCIAL MOTORCYCLE RIDES
What: Monthly rides of 200-300km. All riders welcome, and any brand of motorcycle with two or three wheels. Organised by Triumph Owners Motor Cycle Club.
When: 10am on the last Sunday of every month.
Where: Wanganui Motor Boat clubrooms on Anzac Pde, 500m north of Dublin St Bridge.
Details: Just turn up, or call Tim on 021 963 280.
WANGANUI BADMINTON
When: Monday evenings 7.30pm $8 per session timed games feather shuttles. Thursday morning 9am $6 per session timed games.
Details: Jude Hildreth 021 215 7542 or Kate Matthews 027 776 6015.
WHANGANUI BLIND & PARTIALLY BLIND CRAFT GROUP
What: Get-together. Open to people who are blind or have a visual impairment. Tutoring and assistance provided.
When: Mondays & Tuesdays, 1.30-3.30pm.
Contact: craft group co-ordinator Bev 348 4407 or 027 77 23236.
WANGANUI BRANCH 60’s UP
What: Speakers, music, raffles, lunches, etc.
When: 1st Monday of the month, 2pm.
Where: St Andrew’s Church hall, Glasgow St.
Contact: Christine 343 6690 or Dot 345 4701.
WHANGANUI CAMERA CLUB
When: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month. 7pm meet and greet, 7.30pm meeting. Visitors welcome.
Where: 2 Handley St, Gonville.
WHANGANUI CITY MARKET
What: Collectables, antiques, vintage, fashion, pottery, glass, crafts, art, food, baking, plants, produce, and more.
When: Saturdays, 9am to 3pm.
Where: 40 St Hill St carpark (vehicle and pedestrian access) and 39-41 Victoria Ave (pedestrian access).
Details: 021 943 799.
WANGANUI COMMUNITY CHOIR
What: A mixed choir singing four-part harmony — Soprano, Alto, Tenor & Bass. Join us if you love singing — no need to audition.
When: Mondays at 7pm.
Where: Riverside Christian Church, 4 Ingestre St.
Details: Contact our Secretary, Edwyna — 027 360 1335 / 06- 344 7974.
WHANGANUI CREATIVE SPACE
What: Art in Focus. Small groups, own pace and art medium supported by art tutor and assistant. Free art tuition and materials. Art for Wellbeing.
When: Tuesdays, 10am-2pm.
Where: Community Art Studio, 61 Dublin St.
Details: Call at the studio, 61 Dublin St, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday between 10am and 2pm, or phone/text the secretary 021 230 4095 or email whanganuics@gmail.com.
WHANGANUI GUIDED WALKING TOURS
What: Learn about Whanganui’s history through buildings, monuments, people and stories.
When: Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays at 10am and 2pm. Ring i-Site to book 349 0508.
Where: Start from the i-Site.
Details: Tours take about two hours, $10 per person.
WHANGANUI RIVERBANK PARKRUN
What: A free, timed 5km community walk or run.
Where: Whanganui Riverbank, opposite 282 Taupo Quay.
When: Every Saturday at 7.50am for 8am start.
Details: Register once for life, visit www.parkrun.co.nz and bring your printed barcode to the event.
WANGANUI GARDEN CLUB
When: Last Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm.
Where: Dempsey & Forrest function room, Guyton St.
Details: Yvonne 027 944 2166.
WHANGANUI RIVER MARKETS
What: Includes River Traders and Farmers Markets.
When: 8.30am-1pm every Saturday.
Where: Downtown Whanganui Riverbank.
WHANGANUI MALE CHOIR
What: Male voice choir singing and comradeship.
When: Tuesdays 7-9pm (rehearsals).
Where: Jane Winstone Chapel, 49 Oakland Ave, St John’s Hill.
Contact: Calvyn 021 663 587.
WHANGANUI TOASTMASTERS
What: A friendly and professional club, where people gain confidence, communication and leadership skills.
When: The 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesday of each month, 6.30pm.
Where: Salvation Army Centre, 4 Indus St.
WANGANUI WOMEN’S CLUB
What: Bolivia on Wednesdays $3. Bridge on Thursdays $4.
When: Weekly at 1.15pm.
Where: 39 Ingestre St.
Details: Contact Barbara 021 717 196 (Bridge) or Joy 021 0822 4949 (Bolivia). Afternoon tea provided, vaccine pass required.
YOGA AND PILATES WITH EDDY
Monday: 9.30am Yoga Slow, 6pm Classic Pilates. Wednesday: 6am Move! 9.30am Classic Pilates, 6pm Vinyasa Flow. Friday: 6am Move! 9.30am Yoga Slow. Saturday: 9.30am Classic Pilates, 4pm Restorative Yoga. Sunday: 9.30am Vinyasa Flow, 4pm Yin Yoga.
Where: 54A Moana St.
Details: Just turn up or check Yoga with Eddy Facebook page.
YOGA CLASSES
What: Yoga in a warm room with friendly people. Beginners and drop-ins welcome.
When: Mondays and Wednesdays from 5.30-6.45pm.
Where: Quaker Meeting House, 256 Wicksteed St.
Details: $10 per class. Contact: Kathy — email kgreensides@hotmail.com.
YOGA FOR MEN
What: Taught by experienced male teacher. Beginners welcome.
When: Wednesdays, 6-7.15pm.
Where: Harrison St Community Hall.
Details: 022 622 1711.
YIN YOGA WITH JADE
What: A Candle lit Yin Practice.
When: Tuesdays at 5.30pm and Thursdays at 7pm.
Where: Wisdom Is Yours – Wellbeing Centre 200 B Victoria Ave.
Details: $13 Call Jade 0212989898.
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