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Your high five events for Thursday 20 September

Walking, tai chi, ace ladies, French shorts and synaesthesia. It must be spring.

Today’s Tinytown Buggy Walk (every third Thursday of the month), explores Oriental Bay Parade. Park your car or catch the bus to where Evans Bay Parade Road meets Oriental Parade at 9:45am, then stroll along the Parade, a flat and buggy friendly walk with stunning harbour and CBD views. Enjoy the company of other parents and join a free coffee and muffin courtesy of Porse. There is no need to book, just turn up on the day! For more information call 04 387 1491.

Regular practice of Tai Chi has many benefits including improved balance and flexibility, improved circulation and heart health and improved muscle strength. On Mondays and Thursdays during term time at Churton Park Community Centre, 75 Lakewood Ave, Churton Park, a contribution of $2:00 wil you 90 minutes of Tai Chi with Janet from 10.30 am to noon. All ages and abilities welcome. For more information, Contact Mai on 04 830 4802 or email [email protected].

For the last few months the Ace Lady Network has been running its Help A Sister Out night in Wellington, but for September it’s Lower Hutt’s turn – at The Dowse Art Museum, 45 Laings Road from 6:00pm. Bring a problem, issue or question for the group (professional, personal… anything is okay) and through a bit of guided facilitation and lots of laughter, get to connect with other Ace Ladies and help each other out. There are still some $5:00 tickets left, secure your place here, all womxn welcome. Past questions include: Does anyone know a natural deodorant that works? How do I forgive someone? How do I reverse parallel park?

Celebrate the cinema of France from 7:00pm with Show Me Shorts, a diverse selection of animation, drama, trains and swimming pools, presented by Alliance Française Wellington and Alliance Française French Film Festival. Seven short films by top French filmmakers will feature at this informal and fun event in the upstairs function room at The Third Eye, 30 Arthur Street, Te Aro. No allocated seating, so first in with their $15:00 tickets get the best paces. The bar will be open with food and drink available for purchase.


Wellington Museum extends to After Hours with Synaesthesia Returns, delighting and deceiving your sensory perceptions as TV Disko returns to the Museum on 3 Jervois Quay armed with lush sounds, tantalising tastes, and mysterious scents to plunge you into the unknown. Doors open 7:30pm for an R18 show, with $10:00 entry and a cash bar, all running to 10:30pm.