What's on this week in Gisborne?

Saturday September 15 to Sunday September 23.

Saturday September 15 to Sunday September 23.

St Joseph’s Aliqua Hubbard on the beam.

Saturday, September 15

Gisborne Parkrun. Timed, weekly 5km run or walk, for all abilities. Meet at Waikanae Beach Playground for 8am start. Kid, dog and pram-friendly. See http://www.parkrun.co.nz/gisborne/

EV Test Drive. Test drive an Electric Vehicle, e-scooter or e-bike. Marina Carpark, Vogel St, 10am-midday.

Poverty Bay Golf Club: Ambrose Competition (to Sep 16). The most social and quickest game of mixed golf. Poverty Bay Golf Club, cnr Lytton & Awapuni Rds, $20 for two days. Register at the club or info@gisbornegolf.co.nz before 10am today, shotgun start at 11am.

Lingynoiid: Diamonds In The Rough Tour. Social media sensation with her unique twist on everyday struggles. Emerald Hotel, 13 Gladstone Rd, 12.30pm, R18. Tickets: $30+Bfee at http://www.eventbrite.com.au

Queen Bee live. Singing Dusty Springfield hits and other 60s classics. The White House, 69 Peel Street, 1-3pm, free entry. For lunch bookings ph 867 1112.

Have-A-Go Golf Croquet afternoon (to Sep 16). Try this fun and interesting game. Barry Memorial Croquet Club, 530 Aberdeen Rd, from 1pm, free. Equipment and tuition included.

Tennis for beginners to experienced players. Ormond Tennis Club, Hill Rd, Ormond, 2-4pm, ph Geoff 862 5741 or Tania 862 5856.

TRAMPS. Beginners to experienced singers, musicians and poetry readers are welcome to come along and perform. The Band Room, 200 Childers Rd, 2-4pm, $2 in the jar, ph John 868 9658.

Quiz Night. A fundraiser for Erica Ransfield’s journey to walk on the runway at San Francisco Fashion Week. RSA, Childers Rd, 3-8pm, doors open 3pm, quiz starts 4pm, $60/team of six. Bookings: Andrea at avhb13@hotmail.co.nz or ph 027 257 8780.

Musical Theatre Gisborne Quiz Night. Get your quiz hat on and have fun. MTG Clubrooms, 99 Innes St, 7-11pm. Tickets: tables of six, $10 each incl supper, at Stephen Jones Photography.

Fun Dancing Gisborne Dance. Guests welcome for modern, sequence and social ballroom dancing, raffles and spot prizes. St Mark's Church Hall, 776 Childers Rd, 7.30-11pm, $7 door-sales, incl supper. Theme: Black and White. Details ph Kev/Isabel 867 0074.

The Chills Tour. An exclusive tour coinciding with the release of Snow Bound, featuring Reb Fountain. Dome Room, PBC, 38 Childers Rd, 8.30pm, R18. Tickets: pre-sale cash-only $45 from The Aviary, or $45+Bfee at http://www.undertheradar.co.nz/tour/8473/The-Chills---Snow-Bound-Tour.utr

Sunday, September 16

Gisborne Runners and Walkers Club. Varied weekly 1.5 hour walk with a friendly cuppa and chat afterwards. 8am start. Meeting place details: gisbornerunnersandwalkers@gmail.com

Forest & Bird Walk: Motu Scenic Reserve. Informative talk by a DoC ranger about restoration work. Meet: 8.45am, Fitzherbert St, opposite council building, $10 for carpooling expenses. Register: 868 8236 or gisborne.branch@forestandbird.org.nz

Poverty Bay Golf Club: 9-hole Ambrose Competition. Have an enjoyable day of golf, a few laughs, with a longest drive and chipping competition. Poverty Bay Golf Club, cnr Lytton & Awapuni Rds, $20 per golfer or free if competing in Saturday's Ambrose game. Tee off at 10am, BBQ lunch at midday. Register at the club or info@gisbornegolf.co.nz before 9am today.

Gisborne Sceptic Group, 11am. Information on topics and venue ph 867 3715 or 867 7122.

Gisborne Country Music Club. Singers and musicians welcome. Blind Foundation Rooms, 39 Grey St, 1-4pm, members $2, non-members $3, incl afternoon tea, ph Flo 867 7637 or flo.ross@xtra.co.nz

Have-A-Go Golf Croquet afternoon, from 1pm. See Saturday Sep 15 listing.

48-Hour Play Festival Performance. Original 10-minute plays created over the weekend will be presented onstage. War Memorial Theatre, 159 Bright St, 7pm, $10 door-sales.

Monday, September 17

Titirangi Mount Everest Challenge (to Nov 4). A seven-week challenge for all ages to walk, run or cycle up Kaiti Hill 68 times, equalling the height of Mt Everest. Fundraiser for Tairawhiti bowel cancer sufferers. For details, or to register: http://www.sportgisborne.org.nz

Alzheimer’s Gisborne: Spud-in-a-Bucket competition (to judging on Dec 8). Pick your bucket of spuds up and get growing. Morris Adair Building, Gisborne Hospital, 421 Ormond Rd, during office hours: 9am-3.30pm on Mon, Wed and Fri, $10 cash or cheque only.

Gisborne Contract Bridge Club. Supervised play, new players welcome. 572 Gladstone Rd, 9.15-11.30am, $4, ph Jean 867 2383.

Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd. New players welcome/rackets available. Social Morning, 9.15-11.30am, $4, ph 867 2584.

Teen Anime and Manga Club: for ages 13 plus. If you are a fan join to watch a show and take part in a themed activity. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 3.30-5pm, free.

Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd. Kiwi Badminton for Year 3-7 players, 4.30-5.30pm, $5, ph 027 350 9482. Junior Badminton for Year 7-11 players, 6-7pm, $5, ph 027 548 1133. Gisborne Badminton, 7-9pm, $10, ph 867 1416.

Hibernian Club Indoor Bowls, Gisborne Intermediate Hall, 7pm, ph Arnold 868 5529.

Fun Dancing Gisborne. Beginners classes for modern, sequence and social ballroom dancing. St Andrew’s Church hall, 176 Cobden St, 7-8pm beginners class, 8-10pm review of dances, $5 including supper, ph Kev/Isabel 867 0074.

Tuesday, September 18

Baby Time: for ages 0-2. Parents or caregivers help your baby become an active early learner with songs, rhymes, play and stories. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10am, free.

Gisborne Wainui Lions meeting. A friendly club, who have fun while making a difference in our community. The White House, 69 Peel Street, 5.30pm.

Huringa Pai: Whanau fitness on the mountain. TStarting with fun and games at the bottom of the hill, a climb to the first carpark and finishing with a climb to the top of the mountain. Queens Drive, Kaiti Hill, 5.30pm, free.

Patutahi Badminton Club. New players welcome, rackets available. Patutahi Hall, Biggs St, 7.30pm, ph 862 7783.

Wednesday, September 19

Social Tennis. For beginners to experienced players. Gisborne Tennis Club, 418 Childers Rd, 9.30-11.30am, $5 including a cuppa, ph Dusk 863 0218.

Donner’s Bush Micro-reserve Planting Session. Help plant the micro-reserve and restore the lower Waimata riverside. Meet: 9am at DoC, 63 Carnarvon St or 9.30am at Donner’s Bush, Riverside Rd, 9.30am-12.30pm, bring drink bottle, gloves and suitable footwear, ph Charles 027 539 6692.

Ambitious Gisborne Women. Public talk by Jean Johnston on her research on the women’s suffrage movement. Tairawhiti Museum, 5.30-6.30pm, free.

Night Trail Huringa Pai: Titirangi Everest Challenge. Join in for a night trail run series and go as far as you like. Start and finish at the railway crossing, Customhouse St, 5.30pm, free.

Thursday, September 20

Leading in Communities Workshop. Explore tools and strategies to grow and challenge your leadership skills with Margy-Jean Malcolm, Inspiring Communities. HB Williams Memorial Library Mahutonga Room, 9.30am-4pm including lunch. For various costs and registration: refer to info@gisbornevolunteercentre.org.nz or ph 868 4522.

Community Planting Day. Help plant native trees in recognition of the New Zealand Defence Force. Meet at the top of the carpark, Rere Rockslide, Wharekopae Rd, midday-3pm, bring lunch, boots, jacket, hat, gloves and a spade. Cold drinks provided, for queries ph Sandy 027 204 9183.

Huringa Pai: Whanau fitness on the mountain, 5.30pm. See Tuesday listing.

Pecha Kucha: Volume 21. An intriguing night of entertainment with 20 images in 20 seconds, Dome Room, PBC, 38 Childers Rd, 5.30pm, $5 cash-only entry.

Gisborne Caledonian Society Dance. Modern, sequence and social dancing for beginners. St Mark's Church Hall, 776 Childers Rd, 7.30-9.30pm, $4. All welcome.

Gisborne Camera Club. Photography enthusiasts welcome. Blind Foundation Rooms, 39 Grey St, 7.30pm. Details: gisbornecameraclub@gmail.com

Friday, September 21

Toddler Time: for ages 2-5. Bring your children and their friends along for songs and stories. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10-10.30am, free.

Conservation Week Quiz Night. A fun family evening out to test your skills and challenge whanau or friends. East Cape Hunting and Fishing Club, 10 Pohutu Rd, Te Araroa, 6-8pm, $2 each.

Springfest of Gymnastics. Bring your family and try out some gymnastics activities, with a fundraising BBQ, spot prizes and displays by the Gisborne Gymnastics Club competitive squad and aerial silk team. Electrinet Sports Centre, cnr Aberdeen & Stanley Rds, 5.30-7.30pm, free entry.

Build-a-Band. Turn up and jam. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 8pm, free entry, R18.

Sold Out! Don McGlashan’s Free Flight Tour. Recent songs and plenty of gems from the past. Dome Room, PBC, 38 Childers Rd, 8-11pm.

Saturday, September 22

St Andrew’s Car Boot Sale. A variety of realistically-priced bargains. 8am set-up in carpark behind church (access off Childers Rd), 9am-midday, $5/car, ph 868 5513.

Gisborne Parkrun, 8am start. See Saturday Sep 15 listing.

Suffragette Walk. A rolling footpath walk in period costume, or in purple to mark women’s suffrage. From different points around town to the Margaret Sievwright Obelisk, Rose Garden, Fitzherbert St, 9.30am. For details: Jaki 027 335 5319, evansbaconco@xtra.co.nz

Conservation Week visit and working bee. Help to weed the Rene Orchiston flax collection. Meet at the new shelter along the mowed track, Sisterton’s Lagoon, MacDonald Rd, opposite Ravensdown, 10am-12pm. Cancelled if wet. Some weeding tools will be provided. Contact: Tui 027 313 5428, fostertui@gmail.com

Gisborne Country Music Club Concert. Featuring local artists and Grant Timoti-Reha from Rotorua. House of Breakthrough, cnr Lytton Rd & Ormond Rd, 1.30pm. Tickets: door-sales or from our club night on Sep 16: adult $15, seniors $10 and primary age children $5, ph Flo 867 7637 or 027 494 6979.

Ormond Tennis Club, 2-4pm. See Saturday Sep 15 listing.

Heartland Championship Rugby. East Coast vs Poverty Bay game. Whakarua Park, Ruatoria, 2.30pm.

Hear My Heart Zumba Master Class. NZs own next Rising Presenter Finalist 2018, Kelly Ann takes this class. Freedom Health and Fitness, 16 Fitzherbert St, 5.30-7pm. Pre-sales: $10 at info@freedomgisborne.co.nz or 020 4092 7662. Door-sales $15.

Homeschool Group presents Peter Pan. Live production with fun for the whole family. War Memorial Theatre, 159 Bright St, 6–8pm, $8 cash-only door-sales.

Gisborne Caledonian Society Dance. All welcome for modern, sequence and social dancing with The Sheldon's Band. St Mark's Church Hall, 776 Childers Rd, 7.30-11pm, $10 door-sales, semi-formal dress.

Gisborne Orphans Club: Best of the Best Concert. Senior Citizens Hall, 30 Grey St, 7.30-11.30pm, guests $10, members free, supper provided, ph Keith 868 9849 or Phil pjshn@xtra.co.nz

Sunday, September 23

Huringa Pai: Mountain Marathon Session. All welcome for a fun day climbing Titirangi as many times as you can. Kaiti Hill, 6am-6pm. An aid station will be at the top with shade, recovery area, toilet, food/water (bring your own water bottle).

Gisborne Runners and Walkers Club, 8am start. See Sunday Sep 16 listing.

Te Arai Planting Day. Planting reeds and rushes on the edge of the Te Arai River to protect inanga/whitebait spawning habitat. This site is muddy and slippery and is not suitable for young children. Meeting point will be signposted approximately 2km up Waingake Rd, Manutuke, 9.30am-12.30pm, free.

Alzheimer’s Gisborne: Memory Walk. Join in and remember people with dementia. Meet at river-end of Bright St at 10am and walk to Waikanae Surf Life Saving Club. Donations appreciated. Light refreshments and entertainment available. Register: ph 867 0752 or http://www.alzheimers.org.nz/memorywalk

Homeschool Group presents Peter Pan, 2–4pm. See Saturday Sep 22 listing.

Volunteers Open Day BBQ. New and old volunteers welcome to come along for a BBQ and a chat and meet the new committee. Eastland Group Raceway track, 2pm.

Saturday, September 15

Gisborne Parkrun. Timed, weekly 5km run or walk, for all abilities. Meet at Waikanae Beach Playground for 8am start. Kid, dog and pram-friendly. See http://www.parkrun.co.nz/gisborne/

EV Test Drive. Test drive an Electric Vehicle, e-scooter or e-bike. Marina Carpark, Vogel St, 10am-midday.

Poverty Bay Golf Club: Ambrose Competition (to Sep 16). The most social and quickest game of mixed golf. Poverty Bay Golf Club, cnr Lytton & Awapuni Rds, $20 for two days. Register at the club or info@gisbornegolf.co.nz before 10am today, shotgun start at 11am.

Lingynoiid: Diamonds In The Rough Tour. Social media sensation with her unique twist on everyday struggles. Emerald Hotel, 13 Gladstone Rd, 12.30pm, R18. Tickets: $30+Bfee at http://www.eventbrite.com.au

Queen Bee live. Singing Dusty Springfield hits and other 60s classics. The White House, 69 Peel Street, 1-3pm, free entry. For lunch bookings ph 867 1112.

Have-A-Go Golf Croquet afternoon (to Sep 16). Try this fun and interesting game. Barry Memorial Croquet Club, 530 Aberdeen Rd, from 1pm, free. Equipment and tuition included.

Tennis for beginners to experienced players. Ormond Tennis Club, Hill Rd, Ormond, 2-4pm, ph Geoff 862 5741 or Tania 862 5856.

TRAMPS. Beginners to experienced singers, musicians and poetry readers are welcome to come along and perform. The Band Room, 200 Childers Rd, 2-4pm, $2 in the jar, ph John 868 9658.

Quiz Night. A fundraiser for Erica Ransfield’s journey to walk on the runway at San Francisco Fashion Week. RSA, Childers Rd, 3-8pm, doors open 3pm, quiz starts 4pm, $60/team of six. Bookings: Andrea at avhb13@hotmail.co.nz or ph 027 257 8780.

Musical Theatre Gisborne Quiz Night. Get your quiz hat on and have fun. MTG Clubrooms, 99 Innes St, 7-11pm. Tickets: tables of six, $10 each incl supper, at Stephen Jones Photography.

Fun Dancing Gisborne Dance. Guests welcome for modern, sequence and social ballroom dancing, raffles and spot prizes. St Mark's Church Hall, 776 Childers Rd, 7.30-11pm, $7 door-sales, incl supper. Theme: Black and White. Details ph Kev/Isabel 867 0074.

The Chills Tour. An exclusive tour coinciding with the release of Snow Bound, featuring Reb Fountain. Dome Room, PBC, 38 Childers Rd, 8.30pm, R18. Tickets: pre-sale cash-only $45 from The Aviary, or $45+Bfee at http://www.undertheradar.co.nz/tour/8473/The-Chills---Snow-Bound-Tour.utr

Sunday, September 16

Gisborne Runners and Walkers Club. Varied weekly 1.5 hour walk with a friendly cuppa and chat afterwards. 8am start. Meeting place details: gisbornerunnersandwalkers@gmail.com

Forest & Bird Walk: Motu Scenic Reserve. Informative talk by a DoC ranger about restoration work. Meet: 8.45am, Fitzherbert St, opposite council building, $10 for carpooling expenses. Register: 868 8236 or gisborne.branch@forestandbird.org.nz

Poverty Bay Golf Club: 9-hole Ambrose Competition. Have an enjoyable day of golf, a few laughs, with a longest drive and chipping competition. Poverty Bay Golf Club, cnr Lytton & Awapuni Rds, $20 per golfer or free if competing in Saturday's Ambrose game. Tee off at 10am, BBQ lunch at midday. Register at the club or info@gisbornegolf.co.nz before 9am today.

Gisborne Sceptic Group, 11am. Information on topics and venue ph 867 3715 or 867 7122.

Gisborne Country Music Club. Singers and musicians welcome. Blind Foundation Rooms, 39 Grey St, 1-4pm, members $2, non-members $3, incl afternoon tea, ph Flo 867 7637 or flo.ross@xtra.co.nz

Have-A-Go Golf Croquet afternoon, from 1pm. See Saturday Sep 15 listing.

48-Hour Play Festival Performance. Original 10-minute plays created over the weekend will be presented onstage. War Memorial Theatre, 159 Bright St, 7pm, $10 door-sales.

Monday, September 17

Titirangi Mount Everest Challenge (to Nov 4). A seven-week challenge for all ages to walk, run or cycle up Kaiti Hill 68 times, equalling the height of Mt Everest. Fundraiser for Tairawhiti bowel cancer sufferers. For details, or to register: http://www.sportgisborne.org.nz

Alzheimer’s Gisborne: Spud-in-a-Bucket competition (to judging on Dec 8). Pick your bucket of spuds up and get growing. Morris Adair Building, Gisborne Hospital, 421 Ormond Rd, during office hours: 9am-3.30pm on Mon, Wed and Fri, $10 cash or cheque only.

Gisborne Contract Bridge Club. Supervised play, new players welcome. 572 Gladstone Rd, 9.15-11.30am, $4, ph Jean 867 2383.

Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd. New players welcome/rackets available. Social Morning, 9.15-11.30am, $4, ph 867 2584.

Teen Anime and Manga Club: for ages 13 plus. If you are a fan join to watch a show and take part in a themed activity. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 3.30-5pm, free.

Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd. Kiwi Badminton for Year 3-7 players, 4.30-5.30pm, $5, ph 027 350 9482. Junior Badminton for Year 7-11 players, 6-7pm, $5, ph 027 548 1133. Gisborne Badminton, 7-9pm, $10, ph 867 1416.

Hibernian Club Indoor Bowls, Gisborne Intermediate Hall, 7pm, ph Arnold 868 5529.

Fun Dancing Gisborne. Beginners classes for modern, sequence and social ballroom dancing. St Andrew’s Church hall, 176 Cobden St, 7-8pm beginners class, 8-10pm review of dances, $5 including supper, ph Kev/Isabel 867 0074.

Tuesday, September 18

Baby Time: for ages 0-2. Parents or caregivers help your baby become an active early learner with songs, rhymes, play and stories. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10am, free.

Gisborne Wainui Lions meeting. A friendly club, who have fun while making a difference in our community. The White House, 69 Peel Street, 5.30pm.

Huringa Pai: Whanau fitness on the mountain. TStarting with fun and games at the bottom of the hill, a climb to the first carpark and finishing with a climb to the top of the mountain. Queens Drive, Kaiti Hill, 5.30pm, free.

Patutahi Badminton Club. New players welcome, rackets available. Patutahi Hall, Biggs St, 7.30pm, ph 862 7783.

Wednesday, September 19

Social Tennis. For beginners to experienced players. Gisborne Tennis Club, 418 Childers Rd, 9.30-11.30am, $5 including a cuppa, ph Dusk 863 0218.

Donner’s Bush Micro-reserve Planting Session. Help plant the micro-reserve and restore the lower Waimata riverside. Meet: 9am at DoC, 63 Carnarvon St or 9.30am at Donner’s Bush, Riverside Rd, 9.30am-12.30pm, bring drink bottle, gloves and suitable footwear, ph Charles 027 539 6692.

Ambitious Gisborne Women. Public talk by Jean Johnston on her research on the women’s suffrage movement. Tairawhiti Museum, 5.30-6.30pm, free.

Night Trail Huringa Pai: Titirangi Everest Challenge. Join in for a night trail run series and go as far as you like. Start and finish at the railway crossing, Customhouse St, 5.30pm, free.

Thursday, September 20

Leading in Communities Workshop. Explore tools and strategies to grow and challenge your leadership skills with Margy-Jean Malcolm, Inspiring Communities. HB Williams Memorial Library Mahutonga Room, 9.30am-4pm including lunch. For various costs and registration: refer to info@gisbornevolunteercentre.org.nz or ph 868 4522.

Community Planting Day. Help plant native trees in recognition of the New Zealand Defence Force. Meet at the top of the carpark, Rere Rockslide, Wharekopae Rd, midday-3pm, bring lunch, boots, jacket, hat, gloves and a spade. Cold drinks provided, for queries ph Sandy 027 204 9183.

Huringa Pai: Whanau fitness on the mountain, 5.30pm. See Tuesday listing.

Pecha Kucha: Volume 21. An intriguing night of entertainment with 20 images in 20 seconds, Dome Room, PBC, 38 Childers Rd, 5.30pm, $5 cash-only entry.

Gisborne Caledonian Society Dance. Modern, sequence and social dancing for beginners. St Mark's Church Hall, 776 Childers Rd, 7.30-9.30pm, $4. All welcome.

Gisborne Camera Club. Photography enthusiasts welcome. Blind Foundation Rooms, 39 Grey St, 7.30pm. Details: gisbornecameraclub@gmail.com

Friday, September 21

Toddler Time: for ages 2-5. Bring your children and their friends along for songs and stories. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10-10.30am, free.

Conservation Week Quiz Night. A fun family evening out to test your skills and challenge whanau or friends. East Cape Hunting and Fishing Club, 10 Pohutu Rd, Te Araroa, 6-8pm, $2 each.

Springfest of Gymnastics. Bring your family and try out some gymnastics activities, with a fundraising BBQ, spot prizes and displays by the Gisborne Gymnastics Club competitive squad and aerial silk team. Electrinet Sports Centre, cnr Aberdeen & Stanley Rds, 5.30-7.30pm, free entry.

Build-a-Band. Turn up and jam. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 8pm, free entry, R18.

Sold Out! Don McGlashan’s Free Flight Tour. Recent songs and plenty of gems from the past. Dome Room, PBC, 38 Childers Rd, 8-11pm.

Saturday, September 22

St Andrew’s Car Boot Sale. A variety of realistically-priced bargains. 8am set-up in carpark behind church (access off Childers Rd), 9am-midday, $5/car, ph 868 5513.

Gisborne Parkrun, 8am start. See Saturday Sep 15 listing.

Suffragette Walk. A rolling footpath walk in period costume, or in purple to mark women’s suffrage. From different points around town to the Margaret Sievwright Obelisk, Rose Garden, Fitzherbert St, 9.30am. For details: Jaki 027 335 5319, evansbaconco@xtra.co.nz

Conservation Week visit and working bee. Help to weed the Rene Orchiston flax collection. Meet at the new shelter along the mowed track, Sisterton’s Lagoon, MacDonald Rd, opposite Ravensdown, 10am-12pm. Cancelled if wet. Some weeding tools will be provided. Contact: Tui 027 313 5428, fostertui@gmail.com

Gisborne Country Music Club Concert. Featuring local artists and Grant Timoti-Reha from Rotorua. House of Breakthrough, cnr Lytton Rd & Ormond Rd, 1.30pm. Tickets: door-sales or from our club night on Sep 16: adult $15, seniors $10 and primary age children $5, ph Flo 867 7637 or 027 494 6979.

Ormond Tennis Club, 2-4pm. See Saturday Sep 15 listing.

Heartland Championship Rugby. East Coast vs Poverty Bay game. Whakarua Park, Ruatoria, 2.30pm.

Hear My Heart Zumba Master Class. NZs own next Rising Presenter Finalist 2018, Kelly Ann takes this class. Freedom Health and Fitness, 16 Fitzherbert St, 5.30-7pm. Pre-sales: $10 at info@freedomgisborne.co.nz or 020 4092 7662. Door-sales $15.

Homeschool Group presents Peter Pan. Live production with fun for the whole family. War Memorial Theatre, 159 Bright St, 6–8pm, $8 cash-only door-sales.

Gisborne Caledonian Society Dance. All welcome for modern, sequence and social dancing with The Sheldon's Band. St Mark's Church Hall, 776 Childers Rd, 7.30-11pm, $10 door-sales, semi-formal dress.

Gisborne Orphans Club: Best of the Best Concert. Senior Citizens Hall, 30 Grey St, 7.30-11.30pm, guests $10, members free, supper provided, ph Keith 868 9849 or Phil pjshn@xtra.co.nz

Sunday, September 23

Huringa Pai: Mountain Marathon Session. All welcome for a fun day climbing Titirangi as many times as you can. Kaiti Hill, 6am-6pm. An aid station will be at the top with shade, recovery area, toilet, food/water (bring your own water bottle).

Gisborne Runners and Walkers Club, 8am start. See Sunday Sep 16 listing.

Te Arai Planting Day. Planting reeds and rushes on the edge of the Te Arai River to protect inanga/whitebait spawning habitat. This site is muddy and slippery and is not suitable for young children. Meeting point will be signposted approximately 2km up Waingake Rd, Manutuke, 9.30am-12.30pm, free.

Alzheimer’s Gisborne: Memory Walk. Join in and remember people with dementia. Meet at river-end of Bright St at 10am and walk to Waikanae Surf Life Saving Club. Donations appreciated. Light refreshments and entertainment available. Register: ph 867 0752 or http://www.alzheimers.org.nz/memorywalk

Homeschool Group presents Peter Pan, 2–4pm. See Saturday Sep 22 listing.

Volunteers Open Day BBQ. New and old volunteers welcome to come along for a BBQ and a chat and meet the new committee. Eastland Group Raceway track, 2pm.

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