What’s On January 30

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Home again . . . Pianist Modi Deng (22, left) and violinist Annabel Drummond (25) have returned to Dunedin for the summer and will celebrate with a homecoming concert this Sunday at Marama Hall. PHOTO: ODT FILES

CONCERTS
Feb 2: Jazz on the Lawn 2020 Summer Series, featuring Feel Goo Friday Trio, 4pm to 6pm, at Olveston, 42 Royal Tce. Bookings essential, phone 477-3320 or visit www.olveston.co.nz
Feb 1: Homecoming Concert by violinist Annabel Drummond and pianist Modi Deng, 7.30pm at Marama Hall on campus.

GIGS AND COMEDY
Jan 31: Stormdrain, Ajax and the Washin’ Up, with guest Mz Verona Vega, 9pm, Crown Hotel.
Jan 31: Catch the Feel Good Fridays, Annemarie Nelson, Nathan Berg, and Robbie Craigie, 8pm, Carousel Bar, upstairs at 141 Stuart St.
Feb 1: Koputai People’s Party (KPP) play live, 8pm at Bark (Dog With Two Tails), Moray Pl.

THEATRE AND DANCE
Jan 30 and Feb 6: South Dunedin Dance Club meets for dancing every Thursday, 7.30pm, South Dunedin Community hall. Coaching from 6pm to 7pm. New dancers welcome. Inquiries, phone Graeme on (021) 057-6792.
Feb 12: Ageing Gracefully Dance, community dance classes for over 50s, every Wednesday from 5.45pm to 7pm, Room 208, King Edward Court, Stuart St. Inquiries, email kaolcott@gmail.com, or phone (027) 522-8311.

FILM EXHIBITIONS
Jan 29-Feb 29: Hohua Thompson, Te kete rokiroki, 16 Dowling St, Dunedin Central.
Until Jan 31: ‘‘1869: The Year That Was’’, Special Collections exhibition, De Beer Gallery, Otago University Central Library.
Until Feb 8: ‘‘Love, Buy, Take’’ Otago Art Society affordable art exhibition, Dunedin Railway Station.
Until Feb 9: ‘‘James Cameron — Challenging the Deep’’, ocean exploration exhibition, Otago Museum Special Exhibition Gallery.
Until Feb 11: Recent works by mixed media artist Emmelle Rose, at Koru NZ Art, 2 Castle St. Opening on Saturday,
Feb 2, at 2pm.
Until Feb 23: ‘‘Opavivavra!’’, International Visiting Artist Project, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
Until Feb 23: ‘‘The Circle’’, collection show, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
Until Feb 29: Tribal warrior exhibition, life-sized warriors of the 1800s sculpted by Frank Varsanyi, 23 Princes St (beside Subway). Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 11am-7pm.
Until Mar 8: ‘‘Civic Pride’’, curated by Milly Mitchell-Anyon, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.

MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS
Jan 30 and Feb 6: Taieri Age Connect 500 cards group, 1.30pm, Mosgiel Senior Citizens Hall, 5A Hartstrong Ave.
Jan 31 and Feb 14:
Taieri Age Connect community singing group, 9.30am every second Friday at Mosgiel Senior Citizens Hall, 5A Hartstonge Ave. All welcome, very relaxed and informal.
Feb 4: Life Matters suicide bereavement support group, 5.30pm to 7pm, Hope Centre, 3 Albion Pl. Inquiries, phone (021) 293-0094 or email contact@lifematters.org.nz
Feb 4: Celebration of Interfaith Harmony Dinner, hosted by Dunedin Interfaith Council, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, recreational hall, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 14 Fenton Cres, St Clair. Please bring a vegetarian meal or dessert to share.
Feb 4 and 11: Seniors’ Tuesday Club, meet from 10.30am, Caversham Presbyterian Church, Thorn St. Morning tea provided, new members welcome. Inquiries, phone Audrey on 455-2628.
Feb 5: Taieri Spinners & Weavers/Creative Fibre meeting, 9.30am to 2pm, Mosgiel Presbyterian Church, Church St. With a talk by Frances Harrington on craft collective ‘‘Variety Craft’’. New members welcome, inquiries phone Sarah on 489-4876.
Feb 5 and 12: Taieri Age Connect, information and social hub, open 10am to 1pm every Wednesday, Mosgiel Senior Citizens Hall.
Feb 5: Dunedin 60+ Club meets at Burns Hall, corner Moray Pl and Burlington St, at 2pm. Speaker is Daniel Judd, his topic is ‘‘Active Ageing and Acupuncture’’.
Feb 5, and 19: Dunedin Creative Fibre social spin events, 10am to 2pm, Dunedin Gaswork Museum, Braemer St, South Dunedin.

GARDEN EVENTS
Feb 2: Heritage Roses Otago summer proning demonstration, Wylde Willow Garden, 2pm-4pm. Devonshire tea provided. Gold coin raffle. All interested welcome.
Feb 4: Otago Bonsai Society meeting, 7.30pm, Mercy Hall, 42 Macandrew Rd. Demonstration on creating saikei, trees of the month: Formal Upright, tree/rock, slab planting, and non-schedule. Inquiries, phone Joy on 488-4592.
Feb 14: Outram Garden Club Flower Show, 2pm to 6pm, Outram Church hall, Holyhead St.

GENERAL EVENTS
Feb 8: Summer Market at Caversham Presbyterian Church, 61 Thorn St, 9am-11am. Stall inquiries to 487-7177 or 487-6367.
Feb 1, 2, 15, 16, and 29: Community market, 10am to 2pm, 22a Bridgman St, Kensington.
Ongoing: ‘‘First Flight’’ tropical forest demonstration, 11am weekdays, 11am and 1.30pm weekends/holidays at Otago Museum. Included with Tuhura science centre admission.
Ongoing: SPACE for you and your baby, delivered by Playcentre. Mosgiel/Outram and Mornington info and registration: southern.programmes@playcentre.org.nz
Ongoing: Former ice skaters are invited to share their stories: www.nzskatinghistory.weebly.com
Ongoing: Taieri Historical Museum and Park, Outram, open Sunday, 2-4pm, October to May. Turn off SH87 at Outram Bridge. Otago Vintage Machinery Club is on site, open Sunday and Wednesday, 2-4pm.