What's On Southland & South Otago?

What's On Southland & South Otago?

What's On Southland & South Otago?

EVENTS AND COMMUNITY NOTICES:

 

SOUTHLAND: 

 

  • St Peter's College Ball walk through is on Friday 4 December, at the School Hall. Doors open at 5.30 pm. The parade starts at 6 pm. Entry fee, Adults $5.00, Students $2.00. A fundraiser for St Peter's College Netball.

 

  • A call out to the communities of Waitara, Urenui, and Lepperton. We will have volunteers walking the street on behalf of the Waitara Foodbank, collecting donations of Food to go towards this year's annual food drive.

    A great opportunity to see the community spirit in action, please leave your non-perishable donations outside your letterbox on SUNDAY 6th December 2020, from 2.30 pm onwards. Keep an ear out for car horns and Christmas carols, that will be our collectors. Let's make this a great Christmas for families in our community this holiday season.

    Contact [email protected] or contact us via our Facebook page
    https://www.facebook.com/FoodbankWaitara

 

  • The West Otago Theatrical Society presents Variety Concert 2020, showcasing the best talent West Otago/ Tapanui has to offer!

    Tickets are available from Ideal Print in Tapanui, you can either go in or give them a call to secure your ticket, which is $10 for adults and $5 for Children.

    It will be held at the West Otago Community Centre on the 14th of November. The Matinee is at 2 pm, the event itself is at 7 pm.



  • The Waikaka Arts and Craft Exhibition's Opening night is Friday the 13th of November starting at 7:30 pm with Guest Artist Jackie Ranken

    Then they will open daily from 1 to 5 pm until Thursday the 19th with admission for the days being only $5

    Admission for the opening night however will be $15, including a glass of wine and supper.

    Don't forget there is another special late night on Wednesday the 18th from 1 to 8:30 pm.

    All this will be at the Waikaka Centennial Hall on Main St, Waikaka. 



  • Riversdale Community Centre
    Are you concerned about the future of farming and small rural communities - Freshwater regulations, sowing deadlines, resource consent requirements for farming activities such as sowing on a 10-degree paddock, significant natural areas property confiscation, stock exclusion, and more.
    Find out where these new laws are coming from and why? How you can fight against these new measures that will cripple farming.

    If your business relies on our farming community come along, show your support and help build rural community resilience together.

    Join Bryce McKenzie - Groundswell NZ; Rob Wilson, Fred Roberts, and Heather Meri Pennicook WAG (Agricultural Action Group) for a robust discussion and strategising about how to best move forward. It will be Monday 23 November at 7 pm.

    Bring a Gold Coin for hall hire. 


  • Come and Ride the Northern Southland’s Cycle and Celebrate on Sunday 29th November 2020!

    This 15km family-based bike ride starts on the Around The Mountains Cycle Trail at Five Rivers (on the Five Rivers-Mossburn Highway approx 1km from the Five Rivers' Cafe corner) and finishes in Lumsden. This is a fantastic off-road track that is perfect for the whole family.

    Register online to take advantage of the Early Bird Prices and go in the draw for some fantastic prizes from our amazing sponsors!

    Adult (16 years and over) - $15
    Child (Under 16 Years of Age)- $5
    Family (At least 1 adult must accompany all children under the age 13, Includes max 2 adults & 3 children) - $25

    Not a cyclist? Come along for our fun-filled community Festival being held at the finish line in Lumsden from 11 am to 3 pm - Market Stalls, Food, Free Games and Entertainment

    Head to our Facebook Page for more information on the 2020 Cycle & Celebrate - https://www.facebook.com/cycleandcelebrate

    Register Online for the Bike Ride - https://endurancecui.active.com/new/events/71333654/select-race?fbclid=IwAR256tVV65CK_s8Jqo8B_XxJt-vVFSH2nX362XR6D9Gf_IH5glrJMJqS6LI&_p=34766422734396896


  • The Wyndham Fireworks Extravaganza is on Friday the 20th of November at the Wyndham Racecourse. 

    Gates open at 7 pm, displays start around 10 pm for a low cost of $5 with preschoolers going for free!

    Get along for a family night of fun, food, and local entertainment culminating in a fireworks extravaganza, at the Wyndham Racecourse. Proceeds go toward the Wyndham Community Pool. Cash only (no Eftpos). As this is a family event no alcohol is permitted on the premises.

  • The Southland plant event is all go for January 23rd, 10 am - 2 pm!

    Indoor and outdoor plants, accessories (macrame, crystals, pots, planters), and plant-related items. Going to be a lot bigger than the one at the POD!

    $10 for a 2m x 2m for a spot, contact Caitlin Harvey on 021 120 1980 to secure one!

     
  • The Balfour Lions Annual fireworks display is coming up on the 10th of November at 6:30 pm. 

    It will be a great family night out with 
    Food Stalls, Coffee Cart, Live Music, Children’s Entertainment and Glowsticks for Sale. Tickets are $5, but under 5's go free! 

    There is no Postponement Date, Bring a torch!

 

  • Gore Justice of the Peace Service Desk is back at the  Gore Library from 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm every Wednesday evening.

    If you have any documents that you need a JP  to certify, witness or sign, come along.

    No appointment is necessary.

 

  •  RSA Mataura is proud to invite members, affiliated members and their invited guest to join them for Afternoon Indoor Bowls.

    This will be at the Mataura RSA Club Rooms, 1:30 pm every Thursday afternoon. Tea and Coffee available for a gold coin donation, and thats it! No other cost is needed!

    Phone Murray or Glenda Newton: 03 444 9618 for any further inquiries 

  •  The Gore Gymnastics Club currently have limited spaces available on Wednesday’s 3.30-4.30pm and 4.30-5.30pm and Friday’s 3.30-4.30pm. 
    If you have a child who is 5yrs and over who could be interested or you would like more information or your child is under 5yrs but you would like for them to go on our waiting list - email me at [email protected]

    Thanks, Adele on behalf on the Gore Gymnastics Club

 

  • The Monthly Hokonui Community Market is starting again this Saturday 11th July.

    Back Bigger and Better at St Andrews Church Hall,  Devon St, Gore from 10 am - 2 pm

 

  • Badminton has started again at the Gore High School Gym

    Tuesdays 6.30 pm $5 per person

    Find them on Facebook - Gore Badminton
  • The Gore Loss and Grief Centre drop-in service is back on Monday mornings 9 am-1 pm at the Southern Reap Building, Fairfield Street in Gore

    For more info on the Loss and Grief center, visit their website: https://www.lossandgriefcentre.com/ 

 

WEST OTAGO:

 

  • The West Otago Theatrical Society presents Variety Concert 2020, showcasing the best talent West Otago/ Tapanui has to offer!

    Tickets are available from Ideal Print in Tapanui, you can either go in or give them a call to secure your ticket, which is $10 for adults and $5 for Children.

    It will be held at the West Otago Community Centre on the 14th of November. The Matinee is at 2 pm, the event itself is at 7 pm

 

  • Quiz nights are returning to Tapanui starting this Monday! This week, proceeds go to the Stepsisters Leisure Marching team. They will be at the West Otago Town & Country Club at 7:30 pm Monday 28th. Raffle donations appreciated

 

SOUTH OTAGO:

 

  • The South Otago Theatrical Society presents "Snip" by April Phillips.

    Show starts at 7.30 pm on the following dates in November: 
    Thursday 19
    Friday 20
    Thursday 26
    Saturday 28 

    George St Theatre, Balclutha Tickets: $25 adult $20 concessions Available only from www.iticket.co.nz Pre-ordered supper platters available

 

  • 2020 Connecting Coaches conference; ‘Adapting our coaching in a changing world: Connect, create and communicate.’ This is an online conference, with provisions made for local gatherings to enhance networking opportunities. 27 & 28 November, 10am-4.15pm each day.

    We have a fabulous line up of speakers.  Each of them looking to share a couple of gold nuggets which us coaches can consider and apply to our craft.  As participants we will be able to ask the presenters questions, making this a truly interactive conference. 

    The conference web site is live
    Please see https://conference.oas.org.nz/

 

  • The Clutha Community Hub is holding a fundraising event “The Last Dance” in the Balclutha & District War Memorial Town Hall on Saturday 14 November 2020 @ 8 pm.

    Tickets are $50.00 pp which includes Supper.  A cash bar will be operating and auctions and raffles will be held on the night.

    Tickets can be purchased from the Balclutha I-site or by contacting Alison Ludemann on Phone: 0274-365220 or Email: [email protected].

     
  • Are you passionate about Equestrian Show Classes & keen to volunteer in your community? The South Otago A&P Society is seeking an Assistant Equestrian Convener to help with preparations & assist on Show day with Equestrian Section.

    Our Show is always last Saturday of November & this year will be 28th November at Balclutha Showgrounds.

    Inquiries to our Society Secretary Heather Dudfield Tel: 4181693 or [email protected]

     

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