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WHAT’S ON IN August 2017

Wednesday 9th

  • Waikato Environment Centre – Sustainable Food Choices Workshop, Cambridge Library, Big Committee Room, 23 Wilson St, Cambridge, 6.15pm-7.45pm.  The workshop looks at how to make more sustainable food choices that consider people and planet, not just taste and price.  Free.

Thursday 10th

  • Greyhound Racing, Cambridge Raceway, Taylor Street, Cambridge.  First race 12pm.

Saturday 12th

  • Cambridge Farmers Market, Victoria Square, Cambridge, 8am-12pm.
  • Cambridge vs Tauranga Old Blues (WAIBOP Premiership Football), John Kerkhof Park, Vogel St, Cambridge, 2.45pm-4.35pm.  Regional football at its best.  Free entry.

Sunday 13th

  • Lion’s Trash’n’Treasure Market, Victoria Street, Cambridge, from 8.30am-1pm.  Something for everyone!  Hundreds of stalls.

Thursday 17th

  • Greyhound Racing, Cambridge Raceway, Taylor Street, Cambridge.  First race 12pm.
  • Harness Racing, Cambridge Raceway, Taylor Street, Cambridge.  First race 5.30pm.

Friday 18th

  • Waipa Networks 2017 Business Awards, Mystery Creek Events Centre, 6.30pm.  Nick Rado, comedian, head writer for TV3’s 7 Days Show and four-time winner of the NZ Comedy Guild Best MC Award, is Master of Ceremonies.  The gala evening is an opportunity to recognise, reward and celebrate business excellence.  It includes a three-course meal and live entertainment from Antenna.  Tickets on sale from www.waipabusinessawards.co.nz.

Saturday 19th

  • Cambridge Farmers Market, Victoria Square, Cambridge, 8am-12pm.
  • Tamahere Country Market, St Stephen’s Church, Airport Rd, Tamahere, 8.30am-1pm.
  • Tamahere Antique and Collectors Fair, Tamahere Community Hall, 21 Devine Rd, Tamahere, 8.30am-1.30pm.  Showcasing a wide variety of antiques, curios, collectables and bric-a-brac.
  • NZ Waterski Racing, Mighty River Domain, Lake Karapiro, Maungatautari Rd.
  • MAKE Mobile Workshop, Cambridge Library, Big Committee Room, 23 Wilson St, Cambridge, 10.30am-12pm.  A demonstration to show you how to MAKE your own household cleaning products, moisturizer and lip balm.  Hosted by Di Mallow, aka The Dairy Farmer’s Daughter.  Numbers are limited to 50 people.  Please RSVP to hannah.may@waipadc.govt.nz or 07 823 3838.
  • “Battle of the Bridge”, Leamington Rugby Club, Carlyle St, Leamington.  The tournament sees Cambridge’s two major sports clubs, Hautapu and Leamington, go head to head in a game of rugby played by their senior reserve teams, known as the “Leamington Loonies” and “Hautapu Hopefools”.  All players are over the age of 35 and some are 50, so it is sure to be entertaining.  Another highlight is the game of netball between the two clubs played by senior teams of ladies who dress in full theme.  Entry is a gold coin donation.  Plenty of hot food and drinks available followed by a prizegiving and after party.

Wednesday 23rd

“boyd meets girl” Album Release Tour 2017, St Andrew’s Church, 85 Hamilton Rd, Cambridge, 7.30pm.  Rupert Boyd on guitar and Laura Metcalf on the cello.  Tickets: $25, $15 scholars (cash only) available at the door or RSVP 07 8277926/0122380214.  BoydMeetsGirlDuo.com.