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Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks Tribute: Landslide (Friday 5th-Saturday 6th March 2021)

Friday 5th March and Saturday 6th March
 Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks Tribute: Landslide
$34pp, Dinner from 6pm, Show starts at 8pm, $35 2 course gourmet buffet

Landslide Show present an amazing night of the Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks. These guys are a full live band of New Zealand's best musicians bringing all the best from one of the longest enduring bands in history.

Seating is limited to 50 diners only with standing room for General Admission customers to insure a large dance floor to get down on!

Pre-sale tickets go on sale November 1st so why not get someone a great treat for Christmas!  

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Wild Basket Making Workshop- SORRY WORKSHOP FULL, see future dates (Saturday 6th-Sunday 7th March 2021)

Wild Basket Making two day workshop - Contemporary - Sculptural - Traditional tutored by Anita Peters commencing with the fundamentals of basic basket construction before exploring the exciting challenges of incorporating ‘found and foraged' materials gathered from the local environment to create sculpted baskets of every shape and form. Cane and willow are available to make a traditional basket if preferred.

This workshop is held at the glorious location of the Historic Fairholme Gallery and homestead in East Takaka, Golden Bay. Options of onsite accommodation.

The option of attending just Day Two is available for those with prior basket making experience, email for further information.

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Pretty Smart Sale (Saturday 6th March-Sunday 21st November 2021)

The Pretty Smart Sale operates 4 quality second hand sales per year and for the first time in 2021 we will be holding the event over two days so you can shop on the Saturday and the Sunday!

You will find a huge array of quality pre-loved clothing for the whole family from babies to adults, as well as accessories, footwear, baby equipment, toys/books and a small selection of home wares.

There are 1000's of items to choose from... come and see for yourself and reduce, reuse & recycle plus generally save money and resources!

Now at our new venue Hope Recreation Hall, 184 Main Road Hope, be sure to tell your friends!

Cash sales only (no eftpos).

See you there!

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NZ Antique & Classic Boat Show (Saturday 6th-Sunday 7th March 2021)

Kiwis running short of ‘staycation’ ideas should check out Nelson-Marlborough’s NZ Antique & Classic Boat Show. Held annually since 1999 at Lake Rotoiti in the Nelson Lakes National Park, the show delivers the quirky – just as you’d expect from a boating event 640m above sea level.
Boaties tow their prized originals, restorations and rebuilds from right around New Zealand, each boat with its own story to tell.
It’s worth staying a night or two in St Arnaud, an alpine village set among the glaciated ranges of the national park. As well as two days of Glorious Hydromatic Relaxation you can check out the dawn chorus from the successful ‘mainland island’ nature restoration project and tackle the walking tracks of the park.

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Higgins Heritage Park - Steam-Up & Open Day (Sunday 7th March 2021)

A Family Friendly Day Out - A great place to go and spend the day.

Action & displays of heritage vehicles & machinery. Steam-up with traction engine trailer rides, rides in a vintage school bus, bush rail jigger, honey barrel train also G & HO model railways operating, displays of Rover & Jowett marque vehicles, small engines & tractors. An ideal place for a picnic along with enjoying an appreciation of yesteryear transport, forestry, farming machinery, equipment & rural life.

Working museums of heritage and living history activities of our forefathers:
- 2 model railways
-Bush railway jigger rides around the park perimeter
-Vintage small engines, machinery & tractors
-The Rural Life Museum
-Historic Transport Museum vintage trucks & associated vehicles
-Pigeon Valley Steam Machinery Museum of steam engines & steam machinery
-Rover Car Club with its headquarters in an old garage with vintage petrol pumps.
-Army Group Centre with living history displays & equipment
-The Ray Win Collection of Jowett vehicles & speedway bikes
-The Harry Holmwood Memorial Museum
-A Working sawmill, Vintage Chainsaw & early logging collection & the Golden Downs Forestry Hut

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Richmond Library: Photobook Computer Class (Monday 8th March 2021)

Learn how to create a photobook online in this accessible free workshop.

In this workshop you will learn how to:

>Create a photobook using Visitaprint

>Get your photobook ready for printing

Bring a USB stick with stored photos to use during the class.

Bookings are essential. Contact Richmond Library to book your spot, phone 03 543 8500.

Great for birthday and anniversary gifts!

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Richmond Library: Law for Lunch – Trusts (Tuesday 9th March 2021)

Get some law with your lunch!

Kaye Lawrence of Nelson Bays Community Law will talk about Trusts in this informative lunchtime session.

If you are a trustee, or are thinking of setting up a Trust, this talk is essential as it covers recent changes to the Trusts Act that affect all trustees and trust holders.

Free. All welcome.

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Eddyline 5k Series (Wednesday 10th March 2021)

Based at Eddyline Brewery & Pizzeria in Richmond.

A series of 5k events for runners and walkers.
Wednesday evenings, starts 4th Nov thru 23rd Dec, then restarts 10th Feb thru 31st March.

Event registration from 5:30pm and safety briefing 6:20pm next to the big tree and picnic table on the reserve outside Eddyline carpark, north end of Champion Rd, on the way into the swimming pool.

Walkers will go at 6:30pm and all Runners 6:40pm.
A different course each week, on footpaths and trails, with some road crossings.

$3 entry (free for school kids and youth students)

Spot prizes every week & 2 series major prizes.

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Tea & Talk in the Park (Wednesday 10th March 2021)

Please join us for Tea & Talk in the Park which is part of an annual Summer Activities Series organised by Age Conern Nelson Tasman with support from the TDC and NCC. It provides an opportunity for older people to try new activities in the regions parks and reserves.
No registration is required. Simply turn up on the day and enjoy!

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Skate park Girls takeover (Friday 12th March 2021)

For girls of all ages on all kinds of wheels.
We will have
♥ yummy kai and BBQ
♥ Music
♥ Coaching and sharing tips/beginner help
♥ Spray painting
♥ Demos by advanced skate girls
♥ Photo opportunity to get some snaps of you learning/tricks!

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Pop-Up Library at Skatepark Girls’ Takeover (Friday 12th March 2021)

Visit Tasman District Libraries’ new and nifty Pop-Up Library!

The Pop-Up Library visits events and places around the Tasman District. From the Pop-Up Library you can sign up and renew memberships, borrow books from the stand, learn about the library e-Resources, events and activities taking place and all the other wonderful free services our libraries have to offer.

The Pop-Up Library will be visiting the Skatepark Girls’ Takeover, with a handpicked selection of books just for the occasion.

It’s free and everyone is welcome to come and check it out.

Note: The Pop-Up Library is only out and about while we are at Level 1.

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Mini Hoop Embroidery Workshops (Saturday 13th March 2021)

You will learn a number of stitches that you can then use to stitch your brooch or necklace. The design consists of a background image and design that is printed on fabric for you to follow. We will mount the mini embroidery in the mini hoop with a necklace or brooch fastening.

You will learn stem stitch, daisy stitch, fly stitch, french knot and bullion knots. We will also consider where embroidery designs can come from by looking at the origin of the designs I have used for this workshop.

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Unconventional Textiles - Two Day Workshops (Saturday 13th-Sunday 14th March 2021)

Contemporary jewellery, small sculptures or art works for your wall workshop using Unconventional and Unusual Materials – pre used and recycled to create textile art objects with an emphasis on learning techniques that can be also applied to creating light shades, baskets, sculptures, cushions and more, the choices are huge with your outcomes being totally unexpected and surprising.

Whether you are a complete beginner or bring experience with you Maggy will gently guide you through her processes to manage repurposed materials to create innovative fibre and art textile works that are meaningful to you.

Two day weekend workshop

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Small Loom Weaving Workshop (Saturday 13th March 2021)

During this one day workshop, you will learn to weave small pieces using two different handheld looms. These frame looms have been specially designed by tutor Karuna and have been manufactured in New Zealand. There will be a range vibrant and luxurious yarns available for you to use including commercial and hand-dyed New Zealand merino, alpaca and wool/silk.

Taking inspiration from our vibrant local area and surroundings, you will first weave ‘magic squares’ to make a ‘tapa-style' flower brooch. Then, use a circle loom to weave small bowl shape items which can be used either as a tiny trinket/ear-ring bowl or made into another brooch.

No previous experience required. All materials will be supplied and are included in the cost of the workshop. Students can take the looms home so they can keep weaving.

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Music Day (Sunday 14th March 2021)

Music Day
Fun Day out for all the family
Live Bands and Music - Cafe Food all day
Two stages lots of local talent
with Special Guest Paul Ubana Jones
Zambuko Marimba
Klezoum
Mandeng Empire - African Drumming
Tibetan Singing Bowls
Harp Meditation
Inachord Choir Singing
Greg Douch Sitar Player
and more ....
For the Children
Faerie Lou Fairy - Mr Shapes storyteller - Bouncy Castle - Icecreams - Facepainting
Cafe Food all Day - Lunch - Coffee Cakes
This is Chandrakirti Meditation Centres Annual Music Open Day
Everyone welcome!
Dance, Relax, Enjoy, Take a Tour.

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Healthy Natural Life Expo - Nelson (Sunday 14th March 2021)

At the Healthy Natural Life Expo there will be yummy g/f, d/f, vegetarian and vegan food options to choose from. Fantastic talks and Food Demos.
Try out a range of natural health modalities and much more from a range of other fantastic exhibitors.
Goody Bag & Ticket $10
Ticket only $5
For more info follow our page on Facebook - @healthynaturallifeexpo
If you are interested in being part of the Expo or having a trade site contact: healthynaturallifeexpo@outlook.com

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Takaka Library: Local History Talks (Tuesday 16th-Tuesday 23rd March 2021)

In collaboration with Golden Bay Museum, two local identities recall their adventures in and around Golden Bay.

16 March – Geoff Rennison will talk on his “Hippie years at Totaranui - How a small team of staff created a revolution in Green management. A classic rise and fall situation.”

23 March – Warwick Briggs will present a slideshow and talk on his 40 years discovering and exploring “The Dragon’s Teeth” - a journey of a lifetime in the horror country between Boulder Lake, Adelaide Tarn and Lonely Lake.

Free. All welcome.

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Richmond Library: Facebook Computer Class (Tuesday 16th March 2021)

Are your family and friends always mentioning Facebook? Wondering what all the fuss is about and how to set up your own account? We can help in this free workshop.

Learn about:

>Creating a Facebook account

>Posting to your wall

>Accepting and sending friend requests

>Sending private messages

>Privacy

To complete this class you must have a current email account – don't forget to bring your email address, email password and cellphone (to access your email account).

Bookings are essential. Free.

Contact Richmond Library to book your spot.

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Eddyline 5k Series (Wednesday 17th March 2021)

Based at Eddyline Brewery & Pizzeria in Richmond.

A series of 5k events for runners and walkers.
Wednesday evenings, starts 4th Nov thru 23rd Dec, then restarts 10th Feb thru 31st March.

Event registration from 5:30pm and safety briefing 6:20pm next to the big tree and picnic table on the reserve outside Eddyline carpark, north end of Champion Rd, on the way into the swimming pool.

Walkers will go at 6:30pm and all Runners 6:40pm.
A different course each week, on footpaths and trails, with some road crossings.

$3 entry (free for school kids and youth students)

Spot prizes every week & 2 series major prizes.

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