What's on in Gisborne?

Graffiti Workshop: For ages 13/over. Tulaga Aiolupotea; a local pastor, hip-hop and graffiti artist works with rangatahi on murals. Sunday July 21. File picture

Saturday, July 20

Gisborne parkrun. Wear a colourful tutu on your run/walk. Meet: Waikanae Beach Playground, Grey St, 7.45am. Kid, dog and pram-friendly. See http://www.parkrun.co.nz/gisborne/

Tairawhiti Coffin Club. Design your own personalised coffin; constructed by a joiner, fitted out and decorated by you. BCR Joinery, 522 Gladstone Rd, 9am-midday.

Tairawhiti Menzshed. Pop in for a cuppa, or work in a fully equipped workspace with woodwork/carpentry tools on community or personal projects. Tairawhiti Menzshed, Cnr Parkinson & Innes St, 9am-midday. Details: See Facebook, or ph/txt James 022 465 0396.

Whaia Titirangi present Matariki Hunga Nui. Activities for all ages, night walk, wananga with guest speakers; Ian Ruru on tuna/water health, bug-man and pest control trapper. Te Poho O Rawiri, Cnr Queens Dr & Ranfurly St, 1pm, free. See Facebook, click on the "Going" button to help with catering, or bring along a shared plate. Details; email whaiatitirangi@gmail.com

Ko Ahau: This is Me Exhibition (to Sept 15). Walter Dewes has painted for over 30 years: abstract faces/masks representing feelings, tipuna and whanau. Tairawhiti Museum, 10 Stout St, Mon-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 1.30-4pm, locals free, visitors $5, ph 867 3832.

TRAMPS. For all singers, musicians and poetry readers to come along and perform. The Band Room, 200 Childers Rd, 1.30-3.30pm, $3, ph John 868 9658.

Tennis for players of all skill levels. Ormond Tennis Club, Hill Rd, Ormond, 2-4pm, ph 862 5741 or 862 5856.

Vista Foundation 48Hours Gisborne Final. Watch the 10 best five-minute films made during 48hours, with awards aplenty. Dome Room, PBC, 38 Childers Rd, 7-10pm. Tickets: $20+Bfee at eventfinda.co.nz

Mamma Mia! Non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers of a young woman's search for her birth father. War Memorial Theatre, 159 Bright St, 7.30-9.30pm. Tickets: $48A, $44Snr/Stu with ID, $29u/15 from SJ Photography, or ticketdirect.co.nz

Gisborne Caledonian Society Dance. Modern, sequence and social dancing with raffle and supper. St Mark's Church Hall, 776 Childers Rd, 7.30-11pm, $8. Theme: Birthday Dance. Dress: Scottish/Semiformal.

Julie Lamb Outfit Winter Tour. Eight-piece band with funky pop-rock originals. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 8.30–11pm, $10 pre-sales at eventfinda.co.nz or $16 door sales.

Sunday, July 21

Gisborne Runners and Walkers Club. 1.5-hour walk/run and a cuppa. 8am start. For meeting place: See Facebook or email gisbornerunnersandwalkers@gmail.com

Gizzy Trail Run: Longbush. Run or walk 2-14km. Dress in green to support those affected by strokes. Bring cash for baked goods and donation for Gisborne Stroke Support. Longbush Ecosanctuary, Riverside Rd, register on the day at 9.30am, starts 10am, $15A, $5u/14, free for Run Gisborne members. Details: Michelle ph 021 271 5171.

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

Lions Express Train Rides. Take the kids for a train ride around the playground and lake. Start: near Gisborne Wainui Lions Junior Cycle Park, Centennial Marine Dr, 11am-3pm, $2.

Whaia Titirangi present Matariki Hunga Nui, midday. See July 20.

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

Graffiti Workshop: For ages 13/over. Tulaga Aiolupotea; a local pastor, hip-hop and graffiti artist works with rangatahi on murals. Join Tulaga for a BBQ lunch and workshop: Alfred Cox Skate Park, 204 Grey St, lunch; 12-1pm, workshop; 1.30-4.30pm. Limited spaces, to register ph Renee 022 303 9789.

Monday, July 22

Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd. New players welcome and rackets available. Social Morning, 9-11.30am, $4, ph 867 2584. Kiwi Badminton for Year 3-7 players, 4.30-5.30pm, $5, ph 027 350 9482. Gisborne Badminton Club, 7-9pm, $10, ph 867 1416.

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

Mahjong Club. Enjoy a friendly fellowship. Gisborne Town & Country Women’s Club, 42 Emily St, 1pm, ph 281 0187.

Eastland Toastmasters. For confidence in public speaking. A friendly club which welcomes all visitors. Arohaina, 396 Aberdeen Rd (opposite Botanical Gardens), 5.30-7pm.

Hibernian Club Indoor Bowls. A roll-up for new or seasoned bowlers. Gisborne Intermediate Hall, 7pm, ph 867 6383.

Fun Dancing Gisborne. Beginners class and reviews for modern, sequence and social ballroom dancing. St Andrew’s Church Hall, 176 Cobden St, 7-10pm, $5, ph 867 0074.

Tuesday, July 23

Tairawhiti Menzshed, 9am-midday. See July 20 listing

Baby Time: for 0-2, parents or caregivers. Interactive play and rhymes. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10am, free.

Community Workshop and Mentoring. Budgeting, cooking, sewing and gardening advice. SuperGrans Tairawhiti, 185 Childers Rd, 10am-1pm, free. Bookings: ph 868 3571 or supergrans.tairawhiti@xtra.co.nz

Over 50s Men’s Vets Golf. For any skill level. Poverty Bay Golf Club, cnr Awapuni & Lytton Rds, 11am. Details: ph Dave 867 4402 (opt 1), email Glenn at glennb355@gmail.com

Teen Anime Club: for ages 14-18. Discuss anime and take part in a themed activity. HB Williams Memorial Library, Mahutonga Room, 34 Bright St, 3.30-5pm, free.

Trees That Count Community Hui. Regional adviser Stephanie Gardner will provide information on available funding and the application process. Kariaka Marae, Cnr Waiomatatini & Te Araroa Rd, 5pm. Register: stephanie.gardner@projectcrimson.org.nz or ph 027 630 7818.

Matching Energy Demand with Energy Intake. Learn about the risks of relative energy deficiency in sport with Joe McQuillan. Gisborne Harrier Club, 91 Innes St, 5.30-6.30pm, $20 cash door sales for non-members, free for Run Gisborne members.

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

Wednesday, July 24

Mainly Music. A fun music group for pre-schoolers. St Andrew’s Community Centre, 176 Cobden St, 9.45am, $4/Fam. Details: Trish ph 867 2789 or 868 5513.

Smashers Badminton. For Year 7-13 students. Fitness, social games and fun for all ability levels. Rackets available, please wear sports shoes. Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd, 3.30-4.30pm, $5. Details: eastland.association@gmail.com or ph Kahu 021 033 9617.

SOLD OUT: Beeswax Wraps Workshop. Make your own plastic-free wraps. Tairawhiti Environment Centre, 386 Palmerston Rd, 6.30-8pm, $10. Bring: old wraps to be refreshed.

Winter Wellness for the Whanau. Leave your kids at home and join Kaz Jones for wellness remedies, natural health with essential oils and non-toxic home cleaning. House of Wonder, 19 Pitt St, 7-8pm, free.

Thursday, July 25

Bridge and Rummikub Club. Enjoy fellowship of a friendly club. Gisborne Town & Country Women’s Club, 42 Emily St, 9am, ph Liz 281 0187.

Tairawhiti Menzshed, 9am-midday. See July 20 listing

Mahjong Club, 1pm. See July 22.

Sign Language for Beginners Course. Come along for an eight-week course with tutor Fezz Patterson and learn how to sign. EIT Tairawhiti, 290 Palmerston Rd, 6-8pm, free. Register: Sue Matthews ph 869 3111, smatthews@eit.ac.nz

FreeDance. A movement and dance meditation practice with a variety of sound and rhythm. St Andrew’s Hall, 176 Cobden St, 7-8.30pm, $7 each. See Facebook.

Gisborne Caledonian Society Practice Night. Modern, sequence and social dancing. St Mark's Church Hall, 776 Childers Rd, 7.30-9.30pm, $4.

Friday, July 26

Toddler Time: for ages 2-5. Songs and stories. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10-10.30am, free.

Fearless Fridays Improv Comedy Club: ages 15 and over. A fun and fearless foray into improv comedy. Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli St, 6.30pm, $5 cash-only door sales.

Good Vibes. Reggae festival, including Katchafire, Tomorrow People and 1814, with many international artists. Showgrounds Park Event Centre, 20 Main Rd, Makaraka, 7pm, R18. Tickets: $109 http://www.goodvibesfestival.co.nz

Deathtrap: Ira Levin (to Aug 10). When once-successful playwright Sidney sees his latest Broadway effort bomb on opening night, he tumbles into despair until he receives a package from a former student. Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli St, 7.30pm, $34A, $29Snr, $24 17/u, R13, https://www.evolutiontheatre.org.nz/deathtrap

Build-a-Band. Let’s jam. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 8-11pm, free entry, R18.

Saturday, July 27

Gisborne parkrun, 7.45am. See July 20 listing.

St Andrew’s Car Boot Sale. Plenty of bargains. In the carpark behind St Andrew’s church (access off Childers Rd), 8am-midday, $5/vehicle.

Tairawhiti Coffin Club, 9am-midday. See July 20.

Tairawhiti Menzshed, 9am-midday. See July 20.

Masters Badminton Inter-Association Ties. Come along and watch teams from Bay of Plenty, Waikato, Hutt Valley and Horowhenua-Kapiti. Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd, 9am. Eastland play approx 9am and 2.30pm.

Whakawhetai: Melanie Tangaere Baldwin Exhibition (to Sept 1). A mixture of disciplines and mediums; from painting, large light boxes to film, sound and soft sculpture. Tairawhiti Museum, 10 Stout St, Mon-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 1.30-4pm, locals free, visitors $5, ph 867 3832.

Nabba East Coast Bodybuilding Championships. Various mixed divisions to qualify for October Nationals. War Memorial Theatre, 159 Bright St. Tickets: SJ Photography, judging rounds: midday-2.30pm, $15A & $10Stu, show: 5pm, $25A & $15Stu or at ticketdirect.co.nz

Ormond Tennis Club, 2-4pm. See July 20.

Gisborne Concert Band: Trivia Night Fundraiser. Come along for an enjoyable night of general knowledge, bottle auction and food. The Band Room, 200 Childers Rd, 6pm, teams of 6: $10 each. Bookings/details: ph 021 222 0603.

Dave Upfold Show. Comedy, stage, hypnotist: an energetic and engaging family show. Gisborne RSA, cnr Bright St & Childers Rd, 7.30pm. Tickets: $20 from RSA during office hours; Wed-Fri 11am-2.30pm, ph 867 7455, or text Dave ph 021 453 202.​

Deathtrap: Ira Levin, 7.30pm. See July 26.

Fun Dancing Gisborne. Modern, sequence and social ballroom. St Mark’s Church Hall, 776 Childers Rd, 7.30-11pm, $7 door sales, incl supper, ph Kev/Isabel 867 0074. Theme: Retro Bollywood.

Sunday, July 28

Gisborne Runners and Walkers Club, 8am start. See July 21.

Gisborne Canoe and Tramping Club walk, Table Cape/Mahia/Kinikini Scenic Reserve, departs 8.30am, $25. 2.5-hour coastal walk near the Whangawehi River mouth to White Rock (may see seals at Table Cape), followed by a 3.5km loop bush walk in Kinikini SR. Register: Gillian ph 867 4591, grass.hopper@xtra.co.nz

Gizzy Coffee Run: Patutahi Orchard. Run or walk 2-14km. Register on the day at 8.30am, 9am start, $15A, $5u/14, free for Harrier Club members. Location details: Michelle ph 021 271 5171.

Junior Badminton Tournament. For ages; u/11, u/13, u/15 and u/19. Players can enter in one age group only: age at Dec 31, 2019. Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd, 9am-late afternoon. Fees incl singles and doubles event: u/11 & u/13; $15, u/15 & u/19; $20. Entries close: July 25 email Linda at whiterere1@gmail.com

Universal Energy Healing. Try a relaxing universal healing experience. Blind Foundation Rooms, 39 Grey St, 10am-2.30pm, $8A, $5Ch. Details: ph Rose 027 777 0782.

Lions Express Train Rides, 11am-3pm. See July 21.

Deathtrap: Ira Levin, 2pm. See July 26.

Ending of Ministry Service for Revered Stephen Donald. A service to celebrate over 30 years of lay and ordained ministry and a chance for the Holy Trinity congregation, Eastland parishes and the wider community to say farewell to Stephen before he retires. Gisborne Anglican Parish, 70 Derby St, 5.30-6.30pm, bring a plate of food for a shared meal in the hall following the service.

Saturday, July 20

Gisborne parkrun. Wear a colourful tutu on your run/walk. Meet: Waikanae Beach Playground, Grey St, 7.45am. Kid, dog and pram-friendly. See http://www.parkrun.co.nz/gisborne/

Tairawhiti Coffin Club. Design your own personalised coffin; constructed by a joiner, fitted out and decorated by you. BCR Joinery, 522 Gladstone Rd, 9am-midday.

Tairawhiti Menzshed. Pop in for a cuppa, or work in a fully equipped workspace with woodwork/carpentry tools on community or personal projects. Tairawhiti Menzshed, Cnr Parkinson & Innes St, 9am-midday. Details: See Facebook, or ph/txt James 022 465 0396.

Whaia Titirangi present Matariki Hunga Nui. Activities for all ages, night walk, wananga with guest speakers; Ian Ruru on tuna/water health, bug-man and pest control trapper. Te Poho O Rawiri, Cnr Queens Dr & Ranfurly St, 1pm, free. See Facebook, click on the "Going" button to help with catering, or bring along a shared plate. Details; email whaiatitirangi@gmail.com

Ko Ahau: This is Me Exhibition (to Sept 15). Walter Dewes has painted for over 30 years: abstract faces/masks representing feelings, tipuna and whanau. Tairawhiti Museum, 10 Stout St, Mon-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 1.30-4pm, locals free, visitors $5, ph 867 3832.

TRAMPS. For all singers, musicians and poetry readers to come along and perform. The Band Room, 200 Childers Rd, 1.30-3.30pm, $3, ph John 868 9658.

Tennis for players of all skill levels. Ormond Tennis Club, Hill Rd, Ormond, 2-4pm, ph 862 5741 or 862 5856.

Vista Foundation 48Hours Gisborne Final. Watch the 10 best five-minute films made during 48hours, with awards aplenty. Dome Room, PBC, 38 Childers Rd, 7-10pm. Tickets: $20+Bfee at eventfinda.co.nz

Mamma Mia! Non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers of a young woman's search for her birth father. War Memorial Theatre, 159 Bright St, 7.30-9.30pm. Tickets: $48A, $44Snr/Stu with ID, $29u/15 from SJ Photography, or ticketdirect.co.nz

Gisborne Caledonian Society Dance. Modern, sequence and social dancing with raffle and supper. St Mark's Church Hall, 776 Childers Rd, 7.30-11pm, $8. Theme: Birthday Dance. Dress: Scottish/Semiformal.

Julie Lamb Outfit Winter Tour. Eight-piece band with funky pop-rock originals. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 8.30–11pm, $10 pre-sales at eventfinda.co.nz or $16 door sales.

Sunday, July 21

Gisborne Runners and Walkers Club. 1.5-hour walk/run and a cuppa. 8am start. For meeting place: See Facebook or email gisbornerunnersandwalkers@gmail.com

Gizzy Trail Run: Longbush. Run or walk 2-14km. Dress in green to support those affected by strokes. Bring cash for baked goods and donation for Gisborne Stroke Support. Longbush Ecosanctuary, Riverside Rd, register on the day at 9.30am, starts 10am, $15A, $5u/14, free for Run Gisborne members. Details: Michelle ph 021 271 5171.

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

Lions Express Train Rides. Take the kids for a train ride around the playground and lake. Start: near Gisborne Wainui Lions Junior Cycle Park, Centennial Marine Dr, 11am-3pm, $2.

Whaia Titirangi present Matariki Hunga Nui, midday. See July 20.

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

Graffiti Workshop: For ages 13/over. Tulaga Aiolupotea; a local pastor, hip-hop and graffiti artist works with rangatahi on murals. Join Tulaga for a BBQ lunch and workshop: Alfred Cox Skate Park, 204 Grey St, lunch; 12-1pm, workshop; 1.30-4.30pm. Limited spaces, to register ph Renee 022 303 9789.

Monday, July 22

Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd. New players welcome and rackets available. Social Morning, 9-11.30am, $4, ph 867 2584. Kiwi Badminton for Year 3-7 players, 4.30-5.30pm, $5, ph 027 350 9482. Gisborne Badminton Club, 7-9pm, $10, ph 867 1416.

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

Mahjong Club. Enjoy a friendly fellowship. Gisborne Town & Country Women’s Club, 42 Emily St, 1pm, ph 281 0187.

Eastland Toastmasters. For confidence in public speaking. A friendly club which welcomes all visitors. Arohaina, 396 Aberdeen Rd (opposite Botanical Gardens), 5.30-7pm.

Hibernian Club Indoor Bowls. A roll-up for new or seasoned bowlers. Gisborne Intermediate Hall, 7pm, ph 867 6383.

Fun Dancing Gisborne. Beginners class and reviews for modern, sequence and social ballroom dancing. St Andrew’s Church Hall, 176 Cobden St, 7-10pm, $5, ph 867 0074.

Tuesday, July 23

Tairawhiti Menzshed, 9am-midday. See July 20 listing

Baby Time: for 0-2, parents or caregivers. Interactive play and rhymes. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10am, free.

Community Workshop and Mentoring. Budgeting, cooking, sewing and gardening advice. SuperGrans Tairawhiti, 185 Childers Rd, 10am-1pm, free. Bookings: ph 868 3571 or supergrans.tairawhiti@xtra.co.nz

Over 50s Men’s Vets Golf. For any skill level. Poverty Bay Golf Club, cnr Awapuni & Lytton Rds, 11am. Details: ph Dave 867 4402 (opt 1), email Glenn at glennb355@gmail.com

Teen Anime Club: for ages 14-18. Discuss anime and take part in a themed activity. HB Williams Memorial Library, Mahutonga Room, 34 Bright St, 3.30-5pm, free.

Trees That Count Community Hui. Regional adviser Stephanie Gardner will provide information on available funding and the application process. Kariaka Marae, Cnr Waiomatatini & Te Araroa Rd, 5pm. Register: stephanie.gardner@projectcrimson.org.nz or ph 027 630 7818.

Matching Energy Demand with Energy Intake. Learn about the risks of relative energy deficiency in sport with Joe McQuillan. Gisborne Harrier Club, 91 Innes St, 5.30-6.30pm, $20 cash door sales for non-members, free for Run Gisborne members.

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

Wednesday, July 24

Mainly Music. A fun music group for pre-schoolers. St Andrew’s Community Centre, 176 Cobden St, 9.45am, $4/Fam. Details: Trish ph 867 2789 or 868 5513.

Smashers Badminton. For Year 7-13 students. Fitness, social games and fun for all ability levels. Rackets available, please wear sports shoes. Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd, 3.30-4.30pm, $5. Details: eastland.association@gmail.com or ph Kahu 021 033 9617.

SOLD OUT: Beeswax Wraps Workshop. Make your own plastic-free wraps. Tairawhiti Environment Centre, 386 Palmerston Rd, 6.30-8pm, $10. Bring: old wraps to be refreshed.

Winter Wellness for the Whanau. Leave your kids at home and join Kaz Jones for wellness remedies, natural health with essential oils and non-toxic home cleaning. House of Wonder, 19 Pitt St, 7-8pm, free.

Thursday, July 25

Bridge and Rummikub Club. Enjoy fellowship of a friendly club. Gisborne Town & Country Women’s Club, 42 Emily St, 9am, ph Liz 281 0187.

Tairawhiti Menzshed, 9am-midday. See July 20 listing

Mahjong Club, 1pm. See July 22.

Sign Language for Beginners Course. Come along for an eight-week course with tutor Fezz Patterson and learn how to sign. EIT Tairawhiti, 290 Palmerston Rd, 6-8pm, free. Register: Sue Matthews ph 869 3111, smatthews@eit.ac.nz

FreeDance. A movement and dance meditation practice with a variety of sound and rhythm. St Andrew’s Hall, 176 Cobden St, 7-8.30pm, $7 each. See Facebook.

Gisborne Caledonian Society Practice Night. Modern, sequence and social dancing. St Mark's Church Hall, 776 Childers Rd, 7.30-9.30pm, $4.

Friday, July 26

Toddler Time: for ages 2-5. Songs and stories. HB Williams Memorial Library, 34 Bright St, 10-10.30am, free.

Fearless Fridays Improv Comedy Club: ages 15 and over. A fun and fearless foray into improv comedy. Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli St, 6.30pm, $5 cash-only door sales.

Good Vibes. Reggae festival, including Katchafire, Tomorrow People and 1814, with many international artists. Showgrounds Park Event Centre, 20 Main Rd, Makaraka, 7pm, R18. Tickets: $109 http://www.goodvibesfestival.co.nz

Deathtrap: Ira Levin (to Aug 10). When once-successful playwright Sidney sees his latest Broadway effort bomb on opening night, he tumbles into despair until he receives a package from a former student. Evolution Theatre Company, 75 Disraeli St, 7.30pm, $34A, $29Snr, $24 17/u, R13, https://www.evolutiontheatre.org.nz/deathtrap

Build-a-Band. Let’s jam. Smash Palace Bar, 24 Banks St, 8-11pm, free entry, R18.

Saturday, July 27

Gisborne parkrun, 7.45am. See July 20 listing.

St Andrew’s Car Boot Sale. Plenty of bargains. In the carpark behind St Andrew’s church (access off Childers Rd), 8am-midday, $5/vehicle.

Tairawhiti Coffin Club, 9am-midday. See July 20.

Tairawhiti Menzshed, 9am-midday. See July 20.

Masters Badminton Inter-Association Ties. Come along and watch teams from Bay of Plenty, Waikato, Hutt Valley and Horowhenua-Kapiti. Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd, 9am. Eastland play approx 9am and 2.30pm.

Whakawhetai: Melanie Tangaere Baldwin Exhibition (to Sept 1). A mixture of disciplines and mediums; from painting, large light boxes to film, sound and soft sculpture. Tairawhiti Museum, 10 Stout St, Mon-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 1.30-4pm, locals free, visitors $5, ph 867 3832.

Nabba East Coast Bodybuilding Championships. Various mixed divisions to qualify for October Nationals. War Memorial Theatre, 159 Bright St. Tickets: SJ Photography, judging rounds: midday-2.30pm, $15A & $10Stu, show: 5pm, $25A & $15Stu or at ticketdirect.co.nz

Ormond Tennis Club, 2-4pm. See July 20.

Gisborne Concert Band: Trivia Night Fundraiser. Come along for an enjoyable night of general knowledge, bottle auction and food. The Band Room, 200 Childers Rd, 6pm, teams of 6: $10 each. Bookings/details: ph 021 222 0603.

Dave Upfold Show. Comedy, stage, hypnotist: an energetic and engaging family show. Gisborne RSA, cnr Bright St & Childers Rd, 7.30pm. Tickets: $20 from RSA during office hours; Wed-Fri 11am-2.30pm, ph 867 7455, or text Dave ph 021 453 202.​

Deathtrap: Ira Levin, 7.30pm. See July 26.

Fun Dancing Gisborne. Modern, sequence and social ballroom. St Mark’s Church Hall, 776 Childers Rd, 7.30-11pm, $7 door sales, incl supper, ph Kev/Isabel 867 0074. Theme: Retro Bollywood.

Sunday, July 28

Gisborne Runners and Walkers Club, 8am start. See July 21.

Gisborne Canoe and Tramping Club walk, Table Cape/Mahia/Kinikini Scenic Reserve, departs 8.30am, $25. 2.5-hour coastal walk near the Whangawehi River mouth to White Rock (may see seals at Table Cape), followed by a 3.5km loop bush walk in Kinikini SR. Register: Gillian ph 867 4591, grass.hopper@xtra.co.nz

Gizzy Coffee Run: Patutahi Orchard. Run or walk 2-14km. Register on the day at 8.30am, 9am start, $15A, $5u/14, free for Harrier Club members. Location details: Michelle ph 021 271 5171.

Junior Badminton Tournament. For ages; u/11, u/13, u/15 and u/19. Players can enter in one age group only: age at Dec 31, 2019. Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd, 9am-late afternoon. Fees incl singles and doubles event: u/11 & u/13; $15, u/15 & u/19; $20. Entries close: July 25 email Linda at whiterere1@gmail.com

Universal Energy Healing. Try a relaxing universal healing experience. Blind Foundation Rooms, 39 Grey St, 10am-2.30pm, $8A, $5Ch. Details: ph Rose 027 777 0782.

Lions Express Train Rides, 11am-3pm. See July 21.

Deathtrap: Ira Levin, 2pm. See July 26.

Ending of Ministry Service for Revered Stephen Donald. A service to celebrate over 30 years of lay and ordained ministry and a chance for the Holy Trinity congregation, Eastland parishes and the wider community to say farewell to Stephen before he retires. Gisborne Anglican Parish, 70 Derby St, 5.30-6.30pm, bring a plate of food for a shared meal in the hall following the service.

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