River City Hoopers Date: 28th of April Time: 7pm Location: River City Hoopers @ 42 Bedford Avenue Gonville, Whanganui The River City Hoopers are a diverse group of people who get together once a week to hula hoop and socialise. Everyone is welcome to join us! No experience is necessary. There is a small cost of $5 per session. Bring your own hoop, or use one of ours. So why not come on down tonight and have some fun :):):).
Animal Watch Whanganui "Dog-A-Thon" Date: 26th of April Time: 11am Location: Kowhai Park @ The Giant Pumpkin on Anzac Parade, Whanganui. Come down and have some fun with your furry friends in the "Dog-A-Thon" for a fun walk around the bridges. We will head off from there towards the town bridge, along the River walkway, down Somme Parade, over the Dublin St bridge and back to the start! Cost is just $5 per family, with all proceeds going towards helping animals in our local community.
Whanganui River Traders Market Date: 26th of April Time: Start 8:30am and Finish 1pm Location: Downtown River Bank @ Moutoa Quay, Whanganui. Whanganui River Traders Market is great little market for those looking for a bargain. At the markets you can find all sorts of goods and services like food stalls, arts and crafts, fruit and vege's and lots lots more. So come on down and take part and support your local community :):):).
Space Studio & Gallery "Wayward Bound" Date: 26th of April Time: Saturday 5:30pm and Tue to Fri 12pm to 4pm Location: Space Studio & Gallery @ 64 Taupo Quay, Whanganui. Space Studio & Gallery provides opportunity for artists from a range of artistic disciplines to produce and exhibit work within a contemporary venue. Today Space Studio & Gallery will display one of its very own artist, Kristy Bollard in her solo art exhibition called "Wayward Bound".
Wanganui Riding For The Disabled "Variety Concert" Date: 26th of April Time: 7pm Location: Wanganui Riding For The Disabled @ The Indoor Arena on Purnell Street, Whanganui. Wanganui Riding for the Disabled is a voluntary organization providing therapeutic aid both physical and emotional for riders of all ages and disabilities. Currently we have approximately 60 riders and 10 horses and 15 volunteers.
Rayner Brothers Gallery "Royal Show" Date: 25th of April Time: 5:30pm Location: Rayner Brother Gallery @ 52 Guyton Street, Whanganui. Rayner Brothers Gallery have an exhibition tonight showcasing the "Royal Show" which includes many Royal pieces of artistry works.
Royal Wanganui Opera House "Grumpy Old Women - Fifty Shades Of Beige" Date: 25th of April Time: 7:30pm Location: Royal Wanganui Opera House @ 69 St Hill Street, Whanganui. Come and enjoy an evening of Olympic-class whingeing about the state of the world, the collapse of good manners and the general ineptitude of men. . . Some of the mediations on mortality and the fading of desire could almost have been lifted from a Beckett play.
Anzac Day Today we remember ... "They shall not grow old as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them."
Plunket Wanganui "The Peggy Project" Date: 23rd of April Time: 10:30am Location: Gonville Cafe Library @ 46 Abbot Street Gonville, Whanganui. Plunket Wanganui have a fantastic new project happening at the Gonville Cafe Library, "The Peggy Project". This wonderful project is about knitting squares for Whanganui babies and will be an on going every Wednesday at the same time and place. So get your groove on, your knitting fingers together and help support a really good cause.
Gonville Cafe Library "Books By Moonlight" Date: 23rd of April Time: Start 6pm and Finish 7pm Location: Gonville Cafe Library @ 46 Abbot Street Gonville, Whanganui. Come on down to the Gonville Cafe Library tonight and get you jim-jams on and enjoy a yummy hot chocolate while you listen to some great stories.