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What's on this weekend

Hawke's Bay has a number of events and activities on this weekend for people of all ages to enjoy. Here's our guide to what’s on in Hawke’s Bay this weekend. 

Midwinter Maker's Market

When: Friday, July 8: 5pm–7pm
Where: Creative Arts Napier, Community Arts Centre, 16 Byron Street, Napier
What: The popular CAN Mid-Winter Makers Market returns and presents a unique opportunity to browse locally made, beautifully handcrafted products made by talented Hawke’s Bay artists. Light refreshments will be served.

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The Bowie Show and Killer Queens

When: Friday, July 8: 8pm
Where: Paisley Stage, 17 Carlyle Street, Napier
What: Two great bands. One unforgettable show. The Killer Queens combine with the Bowie show to bring you an evening of fun, nostalgia, sing-a-longs and arm-waving anthems.
The Killer Queens are not a tribute band - there are no cheap wigs and fake moustaches here. They pay homage to the music, influence and electricity of one of the biggest selling bands in the world.
The night will span the entirety of Queen’s career with songs from the early years and includes songs Freddie never got to perform live with the band before he passed away in 1991.
The annual long-awaited return of The Bowie Show, a yearly pilgrimage, the right of passage for the fans of the Diamond Dog, the Thin White Duke, Ziggy Stardust.
David Bowie is a true rock legend, a chameleon of character and weaver of sonic textures. The Bowie Show band's first show was way back in 2015. 

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Build a better world for women

When: Saturday, July 9: 2.30pm
Where: Goldlands, State Highway 51, Mangateretere 4180
What: Want to learn more about the Zonta Club of Hawke's Bay? Come along to their information afternoon tea. 

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Friends of Hastings District Libraries Book Sale

When: Saturday, July 9: 10am–3.30pm
Where: Hastings War Memorial Library, Civic Square, Warren Street, Hastings
What: This is a Friends of Hastings District Libraries fundraising event. Come along and bag a bargain! Or 12... Big books, small books -take your pick, but don't forget to pay, lol. 
Books 50cents and Magazines 10cents unless marked otherwise. Cash sales only and please bring a bag.

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Not enough horror stuff!

When: Friday, July 8- Sunday, July 10 from 10am
Where: Creative Art Napier, 16 Byron Street, Napier
What: Julie McAndrew has an interest in custom vehicles, particularly cars and motorbikes. She was drawn to the incredible airbrush art she saw on some of these vehicles so she undertook a beginners course nine years ago. This exhibition has a focus on classic horror movie monsters and creatures. All artwork is airbrushed onto aluminium composite panels using Iwata airbrushes and either Createx, House of Kolor and/or DNA custom paints. 

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When: Sunday, July 10: 2pm - 4pm. 
Where: Taradale Library
What: Have you always wanted to create a script for film? These ongoing fortnightly sessions allow you to hear others ideas and develop your own in a guided approach.
Eastern Screen Alliance and Kate Powis have been delivering screenwriting sessions for interested writers. Kate is a trained screenwriter from the New York Film Academy and she will support you, work with you and give you a chance to hear your script using local performers.
Every fortnight the screenwriting group comes together at either Hastings Library or Taradale Library to share pages, discuss ideas and develop the work to a final state.
Kate is willing to help and give guidance where she can. If you wish to attend one of the sessions you must contact Kate k.powis@hotmail.com, so she can give you further information about expectations and how the sessions run.