What's on in Gisborne

Saturday, September 23

St Andrew’s Car Boot Sale, 9am–noon in car park behind church, access off Childers Rd, $5 per car (paid on arrival, set-up from 8am). Ph Val 868 8226. Realistically-priced goods.

Gisborne Artists and Potters Group Exhibition, to September 24, 10am–4pm, Tairawhiti Museum. Free for locals, visitors $5.

100 Days Project — Solo Exhibition; Jo Tito @wonderingearth, Tairawhiti Museum, Mon—Sat 10am–4pm, Sun 1.30–4pm. Locals free, visitors $5. Ph 867 3832.

Gisborne Orphans Club, best of best concert, 7–11.30pm, Senior Citizens Hall, $5 members, $10 non-members, supper provided, refreshments available. Email pjshn@xtra.co.nz or ph 868 9849.

Gisborne Caledonian Society, 7.30–11pm, St Mark's Church Hall, 776 Childers Rd, $10. Semi-formal dress, theme “Masks”, live band and dancing. All welcome.

Rhythm and Soul Gisborne, 2.30–5pm, 20 Loisel St, Riverdale — Non-stop drum-a-thon. Tickets $40, u/18s $20, group of four $100 at connectcreatechange@gmail.com or text Shirley 021 27 30800.

Sunday, September 24

Memory Walk — around the rivers/boardwalks to Waikanae Surf Club. Meet at Murray Ball’s Wal and Dog statue, Lawson Field Rose Garden, 10am, free. All ages/abilities, raising awareness of dementia in our community. Register at www.alzheimers.org.nz, or turn up on day wearing purple. Free refreshments at the end.

Tolaga Bay Inn Car Boot Sale, 11am. Under garden bar roof if wet. Buyers and sellers welcome. $5 per stall.

Gisborne Artists and Potters Group Exhibition, 1.30pm–4pm, Tairawhiti Museum. Free for locals, visitors $5.

Monday, September 25

Eastland Toastmasters — for confidence in public speaking, 5.45–7.15pm, Arohaina Centre, 396 Aberdeen Rd (opposite Botanical Gardens).

Fun Dancing Gisborne — Beginner classes, 7–8pm (review of dances 8–10pm, supper provided), St Mark's Hall, 776 Childers Rd, $5. Ph Kev/Isabel 867 0074.

Eastland Social Morning Club, 9.30–11.30am, Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd, $4 session, ph Leslie 867 2584.

Badminton Centre (final of winter season), 134 Roebuck Rd, $5 session — Kiwi Badminton (3–7 years), 4.30–5.30pm, ph Scott 027 350 9482 — Junior Badminton (8–11 years), 6–7pm, ph Gabe 027 248 2729 or kim.gabe@xtra.co.nz

Gisborne Badminton (final of winter season), 7–9pm, Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd. Ph Kevin 867 1416.

Tuesday, September 26

Campion College Arts Night, also Wednesday 27 — A variety concert showcasing Campion's best arts acts, 6pm, Campion College Gym. Tickets $10 from the college music room or on the door, U/5s free. Ph Cameron 022 371 4739.

Wednesday, September 27

Toddler Time — Stories and Songs for little ones, 10–10.30am, HB Williams Memorial Library, 53 Awapuni Road, free.

Conservation Volunteer Experience, Waihirere Domain carpark, 10am–2pm, free — Have a go at cleaning up pest plants along the stream and checking pest traps. Bring covered footwear and lunch. Tools provided.

Community Tennis Night, 5.30–7.30pm, Gisborne Tennis Club, 418 Childers Rd, for beginners/experienced players, individuals/groups of friends welcome. Racquets and balls provided. First two sessions free.

Campion College Arts Night, 6pm, see Tuesday listing.

Thursday, September 28

Volunteer Rights and Responsibilities, 9.30–11am, Waikato Institute of Education Seminar Room, 74 Grey St. Free workshop for volunteers/community organisations. Register; Gisborne Volunteer Centre info@gisbornevolunteercentre.org.nz or ph 868 4522.

Bushmere Arms “Art in the Garden”, 10am-4pm, Bushmere Arms Garden, 673 Matawai Rd, $10, children free — 50th anniversary of Gisborne East Coast Floral Art Society, refreshments available.

Friday, September 29

HP48hours — Gisborne City Final, 6.30–9.30pm, Dome Cinema, Poverty Bay Club, 38 Childers Rd, $10 0800 BUY TIX (289 849). View the best Gisborne short films in this years competition.

Gisborne Ukulele Underground, 7.30pm, Gisborne Bowling Club, Wainui Road, $5, uke not essential.

Saturday, September 30

Matawhero Dog Trials, register at 8am on the day, Jolly Stockman paddock, 3 Saleyards Rd, $5 per dog entry. Spectators welcome, free. Ph Bing Lincoln for information 027 408 9166.

The Original Gypsy Fair, 9am–5pm, The Rectory Field GBHS, Stanley Rd. An interesting range of handcrafts (beads, jewellery, hats, glass blown/wooden crafts and walking sticks) and fun for the kids (rides/bouncy castle).

100 Days Project — Solo Exhibition; Jo Tito, Tairawhiti Museum, Mon—Sat 10am–4pm, Sun 1.30–4pm. See Saturday listing.

Oktoberfest, 2pm start, Jolly Stockman, 3 Saleyards Rd, $70, tickets from the Jolly Stockman. No door sales.

TRAAMPS, 2–4pm, the Band Room, Childers Rd, $2 in the jar. Folk and a variety of other genres. Ph John 868 9658 or newsham@xtra.co.nz

Sunday, October 1

The Original Gypsy Fair, 9am–5pm, The Rectory Field GBHS. See Saturday listing.

Jolly Lifestyle Market, 11am–2pm, Jolly Stockman Carpark, 3 Saleyards Rd. Stall holder enquiries email monica@jollystockman.co.nz — Live music, parking in the paddock.

The Gisborne Country Music Club, 1–4pm, Blind Foundation rooms, 37 Grey St, afternoon tea supplied. Singers, musicians welcome to join in. Members $2, non-members $3. Contact Flo 867 7637 or flo.ross@xtra.co.nz

Kids Holiday Program (7–13 years) starts Monday, Oct 2 (9am–12pm), free, Tamarau Community Church, Cnr Matthew & Steele Rds. Contact Margaret 868 4735 or 27 319 8061, Effie 867 4814 or 021 077 5435.

Saturday, September 23

St Andrew’s Car Boot Sale, 9am–noon in car park behind church, access off Childers Rd, $5 per car (paid on arrival, set-up from 8am). Ph Val 868 8226. Realistically-priced goods.

Gisborne Artists and Potters Group Exhibition, to September 24, 10am–4pm, Tairawhiti Museum. Free for locals, visitors $5.

100 Days Project — Solo Exhibition; Jo Tito @wonderingearth, Tairawhiti Museum, Mon—Sat 10am–4pm, Sun 1.30–4pm. Locals free, visitors $5. Ph 867 3832.

Gisborne Orphans Club, best of best concert, 7–11.30pm, Senior Citizens Hall, $5 members, $10 non-members, supper provided, refreshments available. Email pjshn@xtra.co.nz or ph 868 9849.

Gisborne Caledonian Society, 7.30–11pm, St Mark's Church Hall, 776 Childers Rd, $10. Semi-formal dress, theme “Masks”, live band and dancing. All welcome.

Rhythm and Soul Gisborne, 2.30–5pm, 20 Loisel St, Riverdale — Non-stop drum-a-thon. Tickets $40, u/18s $20, group of four $100 at connectcreatechange@gmail.com or text Shirley 021 27 30800.

Sunday, September 24

Memory Walk — around the rivers/boardwalks to Waikanae Surf Club. Meet at Murray Ball’s Wal and Dog statue, Lawson Field Rose Garden, 10am, free. All ages/abilities, raising awareness of dementia in our community. Register at www.alzheimers.org.nz, or turn up on day wearing purple. Free refreshments at the end.

Tolaga Bay Inn Car Boot Sale, 11am. Under garden bar roof if wet. Buyers and sellers welcome. $5 per stall.

Gisborne Artists and Potters Group Exhibition, 1.30pm–4pm, Tairawhiti Museum. Free for locals, visitors $5.

Monday, September 25

Eastland Toastmasters — for confidence in public speaking, 5.45–7.15pm, Arohaina Centre, 396 Aberdeen Rd (opposite Botanical Gardens).

Fun Dancing Gisborne — Beginner classes, 7–8pm (review of dances 8–10pm, supper provided), St Mark's Hall, 776 Childers Rd, $5. Ph Kev/Isabel 867 0074.

Eastland Social Morning Club, 9.30–11.30am, Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd, $4 session, ph Leslie 867 2584.

Badminton Centre (final of winter season), 134 Roebuck Rd, $5 session — Kiwi Badminton (3–7 years), 4.30–5.30pm, ph Scott 027 350 9482 — Junior Badminton (8–11 years), 6–7pm, ph Gabe 027 248 2729 or kim.gabe@xtra.co.nz

Gisborne Badminton (final of winter season), 7–9pm, Badminton Centre, 134 Roebuck Rd. Ph Kevin 867 1416.

Tuesday, September 26

Campion College Arts Night, also Wednesday 27 — A variety concert showcasing Campion's best arts acts, 6pm, Campion College Gym. Tickets $10 from the college music room or on the door, U/5s free. Ph Cameron 022 371 4739.

Wednesday, September 27

Toddler Time — Stories and Songs for little ones, 10–10.30am, HB Williams Memorial Library, 53 Awapuni Road, free.

Conservation Volunteer Experience, Waihirere Domain carpark, 10am–2pm, free — Have a go at cleaning up pest plants along the stream and checking pest traps. Bring covered footwear and lunch. Tools provided.

Community Tennis Night, 5.30–7.30pm, Gisborne Tennis Club, 418 Childers Rd, for beginners/experienced players, individuals/groups of friends welcome. Racquets and balls provided. First two sessions free.

Campion College Arts Night, 6pm, see Tuesday listing.

Thursday, September 28

Volunteer Rights and Responsibilities, 9.30–11am, Waikato Institute of Education Seminar Room, 74 Grey St. Free workshop for volunteers/community organisations. Register; Gisborne Volunteer Centre info@gisbornevolunteercentre.org.nz or ph 868 4522.

Bushmere Arms “Art in the Garden”, 10am-4pm, Bushmere Arms Garden, 673 Matawai Rd, $10, children free — 50th anniversary of Gisborne East Coast Floral Art Society, refreshments available.

Friday, September 29

HP48hours — Gisborne City Final, 6.30–9.30pm, Dome Cinema, Poverty Bay Club, 38 Childers Rd, $10 0800 BUY TIX (289 849). View the best Gisborne short films in this years competition.

Gisborne Ukulele Underground, 7.30pm, Gisborne Bowling Club, Wainui Road, $5, uke not essential.

Saturday, September 30

Matawhero Dog Trials, register at 8am on the day, Jolly Stockman paddock, 3 Saleyards Rd, $5 per dog entry. Spectators welcome, free. Ph Bing Lincoln for information 027 408 9166.

The Original Gypsy Fair, 9am–5pm, The Rectory Field GBHS, Stanley Rd. An interesting range of handcrafts (beads, jewellery, hats, glass blown/wooden crafts and walking sticks) and fun for the kids (rides/bouncy castle).

100 Days Project — Solo Exhibition; Jo Tito, Tairawhiti Museum, Mon—Sat 10am–4pm, Sun 1.30–4pm. See Saturday listing.

Oktoberfest, 2pm start, Jolly Stockman, 3 Saleyards Rd, $70, tickets from the Jolly Stockman. No door sales.

TRAAMPS, 2–4pm, the Band Room, Childers Rd, $2 in the jar. Folk and a variety of other genres. Ph John 868 9658 or newsham@xtra.co.nz

Sunday, October 1

The Original Gypsy Fair, 9am–5pm, The Rectory Field GBHS. See Saturday listing.

Jolly Lifestyle Market, 11am–2pm, Jolly Stockman Carpark, 3 Saleyards Rd. Stall holder enquiries email monica@jollystockman.co.nz — Live music, parking in the paddock.

The Gisborne Country Music Club, 1–4pm, Blind Foundation rooms, 37 Grey St, afternoon tea supplied. Singers, musicians welcome to join in. Members $2, non-members $3. Contact Flo 867 7637 or flo.ross@xtra.co.nz

Kids Holiday Program (7–13 years) starts Monday, Oct 2 (9am–12pm), free, Tamarau Community Church, Cnr Matthew & Steele Rds. Contact Margaret 868 4735 or 27 319 8061, Effie 867 4814 or 021 077 5435.

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