Weekend Planner: April 21-22, 2018

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SATURDAYCraftAlive Newcastle 9.30am to 4pm, Saturday and Sunday, Newcastle Racecourse. Learn, create, shop and be inspired. Also, workshop areas featuring card making, new patchwork techniques and more.

Serving Country–Poppy Workshop 10am to noon,War Memorial Cultural Centre, Laman Street, Newcastle.Create unique knitted or crocheted poppies to form a Serving Country community tributeto Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander WWI servicemen and women.The completed poppies will be used to create wreaths for the Newcastle Cultural Centre War Memorial and be forwarded to the Australian War Memorial for use in the 5000 Poppies projects.Bring a 3.5mm crochet hook or 3.75mm knitting needles and some red, yellow and black eight-ply yarn, or use materials supplied.

Pink Ribbon Surf Women’s Day 9am to noon, Nobbys Beach, Newcastle.Surfest Surf School is holding a women-only surfing day to raise money for breast cancer research. Suitable for ages 12 and above.

How To Make An ANZAC Wreath 10am to 1.30pm,Ulinga Park Community Hall, 1a Lodwick Lane, Cardiff South.Learn how to make a wreath from recycled materials and local foliage, using a minimum of purchased items – and then use plants from your own garden to make your own wreath. Register atsustainableneighbourhoods.org.au/make-an-anzac-wreath

Record Store Day Pop in to your local participating record store for limited edition releases and special offers.

Pop-Up Retro Video Game Arcade 10am to 6pm, Saturday and Sunday, The Place, Charlestown Community Centre. A selectionof original videogame consoles released between the late 1970s and the 1990s. There isa knock-out competition each day on the weekend.Children under eight years old must be supervised by someone over 13. Cost: $10 per person per hour; family discounts available.

Elermore Vale Mini Carnival 10.30am to 1.30pm, Elermore Vale Community Hall,122 Cardiff Road, Elermore Vale. Children’s games; family activities; free sausage sizzle lunch.

Aussie Street Food Festival 3pm to 10pm, Saturday and Sunday, Maitland Showground. Food trucks;rides; entertainment and more.

Willy Wonka High Tea 2pm to 4pm, Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley,430 Wine Country Drive, Lovedale. Includes face painting, games and crafts.

Lake Macquarie Family History Group10am to 4pm, Marmong Point Community Hall, 31B George Street,Marmong Point. Research assistance available from 10am. Guest speaker at 2pm is Erica Henley. All welcome.

Sandy Hollow Charity Horse Ride All-day ride through the beautiful scenic hills of the the Upper Hunter with a break for lunch and a charity auction and entertainment at the end.A fundraiser forthe Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service. No beginner riders, green horses or stallions allowed and riders under 18 must wear a helmet.

SUNDAYHunter Arts Network Art Bazaar10am to 3pm, Speers Point Park. Works by Hunter artists and designers; food and market stalls; live entertainment. Grab a unique Mothers Day gift.

Autumn Orchid Spectacular 10am to 3pm, Adamstown Bowling Club,504 Glebe Road, Adamstown.

My Culture, My Story–Open Day10am to 2.30pm,Sketchley Pioneer Cottage, 1 Sketchley Street, Raymond Terrace. Part of the Australian Heritage Festival season. Learn about the Moxey family who settled in the area, also the history and demonstration of soap making. Old-fashioned games for all ages, along with some props for vintage photography. Entry by donation.

Hunter Valley African Violet Society1.30pm, Cardiff Senior Citizens Centre. A mini show of best plants, a raffle and afternoon tea. Free advice. Plants for sale. Visitors welcome.

St Mary-on-Allyn Harvest Festival 10.30am to 2.30pm, St Mary-on-Allyn church hall, Allynbrook (near Gresford). Each year a Harvest Festival is held to celebrate the bounty of the earth.

Chinchen Street Garage Sale 10am, Hamilton. Hundreds of preloved, vintage and handmade clothes. The exact location of the sale will be posted the night before, but it is a very short walk from Beaumont Street. Bring your own bag.

Wallsend History Meander10am, meet at the Fire Station Hotel, corner Nelson and Devon streets, Wallsend. Your guides are Renata Daniel and Ed Tonks. Cost: $30 per person.

Super Sunday Walk 8am, meet at Merewether Surf Lifesaving Club, walk to Newcastle Anzac Memorial Walk.

SAVE THE DATENewcastle Grammar School continues to celebrates its centenary year with Concert in the Park on May 5,3pm to 7pm, at King Edward Park, Newcastle.The free concert stars Justine Clarke,John Morrison’s Swing City featuringJacki Cooper, and the school’s music ensembles.

MARKETSWarners Bay Markets Saturday, 8am to 2pm, Warners Bay Foreshore.

Hunt & Gather Markets Saturday, 9am to 2pm, Foreshore Park, Newcastle East.

Feast Fest Twilight Food Market Saturday, 4pm to 9pm, Ungala Street, Blacksmiths.

Handmade in the Hunter MarketsSaturday, 9am to 3pm, Kevin Sobels Wines, Pokolbin.

Hamilton Clocktower MarketsSaturday, 9am to 2pm, James Street Plaza, BeaumontStreet, Hamilton.

Hunter Wine Country MarketsSaturday, 9am to 3pm, De Bortoli Wines, 532 Wine Country Drive, Pokolbin.

Newcastle Flower MarketsSaturday, 9.30am to noon, 1 Rural Drive, Sandgate.

Hunter Street MarketsSaturday, 9am to 3pm, Hunter Street Mall, Newcastle.

Tomaree Markets Sunday, 8am to 1pm, Tomaree Sports Fields,Nelson Bay.

Adamstown LionsMarketsSunday, 7am to 12.30pm, corner Brunker and Glebe roads, Adamstown.

Newcastle City Farmers MarketSunday, 7am to 1pm, Newcastle Showground, Broadmeadow.

ARTSWollombi Cultural Centre’s The Fireshed GalleryStitches In Time, by 4 Directions. Until May 6.

Cessnock Regional Art GalleryNights Watch Parliament, byTherese Gabriel Wilkins. Until May 6.

Lake Macquarie City Art GalleryFirst Class: First Decade. Until May 20.

The University GalleryFrom The Studio, byImants Tillers.

The Lock UpjusticeINjustice, by Corinne Brittain, Rob Cleworth, Blak Douglas, John A Douglas, Leah Emery, Lezlie Tilley and Richard Lewer. Until May 20.

Art Systems WickhamContinuum, Hunter Women Artist Group. Ends Sunday.

Watt Space GalleryReign of Context, byKelly Malone. Ends Sunday.

Maitland Regional Art GalleryThe Enlightening Journey of Mr Hugo Ball, by Andrew Finnie; A Whisker of Light, by Gracia Haby and Louise Jennison; Lamentation, by Karike Ashworth.Until April 29. Sonant Bodies, by James Hazel and Victoria Pham. Until May 13.Maitland International Salon of Photography; The Doug Moran National Portrait Prize 2017.Until May 20. Luminous Maitland; Stuart Scott. Until August 12.

Cooks Hill GalleriesWaterline, by Phil Stallard. Until April 30.

Port Stephens Community Arts CentreNelson Bay Quilters Exhibition. Until May 22.

Newcastle Art GalleryElisabeth Cummings: Interior Landscapes. Until April 29. IN-FORM: Sculpture from the collection. Until May 13.

Newcastle Studio Potters & Back To Back Galleries In Pursuit of Meaning, byHeather Campbell and Naomi Wild. Until May 6.

Timeless TextilesForever Now, byBarbara Schey. Until May 6.

Gallery 139What Remains, by Jo Shand, Niomi Sands, Clare Hodgins, Gina McDonald, Peter Read, Shelagh Lummis, Dino Consalvo.Until April 29.

Newcastle MuseumSpiders; Transformations: Art of the Scott Sisters. Until April 29.

THEATREBottom’s Up: The Wireless ChroniclesAn eveningof music, stories and crime fiction set in the 1930s Great Depression, when radio was king.The Royal Exchange, Newcastle. Saturday, at 4pm.

Church StreetDramasShort plays by Frank Oakes based on real events in houses in thetitle Maitland street, with audiences meeting in the street’s Brough House and then moving toeach house. Presented by The Friends of Grossmann House and Maitland Repertory Theatre.Shows at 4.30pm on Saturdayand Sunday.

Disney’s Aladdin JrBright adaptation for young performers of the Alan Menkin andHoward Ashman musical. Hunter Drama, at the Civic Playhouse.Saturdayat 7pm (final show).

Disney’s Alice in Wonderland JrLively musical for young performers from LewisCarroll’s novel that has a young girl finding herself among colourful creatures when she fallsinto a rabbit hole. Young People’s Theatre, at its Hamilton theatre.Saturday at 2pm and 7pm.

The OneFive very different young people search for perfection in this music-filled story asthey move about under the stars. Tantrum Youth Arts, in association with University ofNewcastle Community Strings, at King Edward Park Rotunda, Newcastle. Saturday andSunday, at 6pm.

Perfect WeddingA bridegroom wakes in a hotel room on his wedding morning to find avery attractive girl in bed beside him, with his fiancee and her mother due to arrive in a fewminutes; lively comedy by Robin Hawdon. Theatre on Brunker, at St, Stephen’s Church Hall,Adamstown. Saturday; dinner and show at 7pm, show only at 8pm;show-only matinee on Sunday at 2pm.

MUSIC5 SawyersSaturday, DJ Z4KLND.Sunday, Marissa +1.

Adamstown Uniting ChurchSaturday, Looseleaf IV, Milky Thred, Jacob, Just Breathe, Surf Trash. Sunday, The Wireless Chronicles #2 Bottoms Up.

Anna Bay TavernSaturday, The Way.Sunday, Darren Rolling Keys.

Australia Hotel CessnockSaturday, Kyle Cartner.

Bar PetiteSaturday, Ty.

Battlesticks BarSaturday, Nicko,Nano.

Bay HotelSaturday, The V Dubs.

Beach HotelSunday, Mark Wells.

Belmont 16sSaturday, Loko,Daniel Arvidson.Sunday, Klassic Blak.

Belmont HotelSaturday, Mardmax.

Belmore HotelSaturday, Jade Holland Band.

Beresfield Bowling ClubSaturday, Big Night Out.

Blackbutt HotelSaturday, Boltman.

The BradfordSaturday, Ash Mountain.

Burwood InnSaturday, Ngariki.

Cambridge HotelSaturday,CRAZE ft. Ian Munro, Sippy, Syren, Delicious. Sunday, Good Riddance (US) (main room),Blue Velvet, Mild Manic, Wavevom, Yev Kassem (side bar).

Cardiff RSL ClubSaturday, Code Red.

Catho PubSaturday, Gary Wallace, Rebecca Johnson Band.Sunday, The Search Party.

Caves Beachside Hotel Saturday, Paparazzi.

Central Charlestown Leagues Club Saturday, Matt Gaudry.

Central HotelStroudSaturday, Andy Abra.

Cessnock Leagues ClubSaturday, The Faves.

Club CatalinaSunday, Paul Watters.

Club KotaraSaturday, Blackjack AC/DC tribute band.

Club LemonTree Saturday, Karen O’Shea.

Commercial Hotel MorpethSaturday, Zac and Ben.

Criterion Hotel CarringtonSaturday, Joel Oakhill. Sunday, Mick Jones.

Crown & Anchor HotelSaturday, DJ Alessandro.Saturday, Matty G, Matt Shepherd.

Customs HouseSaturday, Matt Shepherd. Sunday, Anyerin.

Cypress LakesSaturday, Matt Semmens.

D’Albora MarinaSunday, Todd Schmoo.

Denman HotelSunday, Scully.

Duke Of WellingtonSaturday, Zane Penn.

East Cessnock Bowling ClubSaturday, Beatle Magic.

East Maitland Bowling ClubSaturday,Easy Daze.Sunday,Anthony Lee.

Edgeworth Bowling ClubSunday, Boney Rivers.

Edgeworth TavernSaturday, Maryanne Rex Duo.

FinnegansSaturday, Holly-J & Lionette, Benny B, Oh Webber, JKB, Monument, OOOO Levon.

Gallipoli Legion ClubSunday,Misbehave.

Gateshead TavernSunday, Gasoline.

George TavernSaturday, Dan Runchel Band.

Grand Junction HotelSaturday, Pony Face. Sunday, James Thomson & The High Andies.

Gunyah HotelSaturday, 24 Hours.

​Hamilton Station HotelSaturday,Clove, Speakeasy, Underachiever, Audie. Sunday,The Emerald Ruby, Jono Smith, Lachlan X.Morris.

Harrigan’s PokolbinSaturday, Tim Pringle, Dos Eager. Sunday, Brendan Murphy.

Hexham Bowling ClubSaturday, Pete Gelzinnis.

Honeysuckle HotelSaturday, Uptown.Sunday, CrocQ,Bobby C.

Hotel DelanySaturday, Loose Bazooka.

Imperial Hotel SingletonSaturday, Outlaw Avenue.

Jewells TavernSaturday, All Access 80s.

Kent HotelSaturday, Alias. Sunday, Rubber Bullet Blues Explosion.

King Street HotelSaturday, Scndl.

Lake Macquarie Yacht ClubSunday, Bernie.

Lass O’GowrieSaturday,Friday Night Zoo,Down The Middle,Luna Umbra.Sunday,L.A Tooze.

Lizotte’sSunday, Stars, Kevin Bennett.

Lucky HotelSaturday, Howie & Alex. Sunday, The Gleesons.

Mark HotelSaturday, Layth Gunn.

Mary EllenSaturday, Love That Hat. Sunday, Glen Harrison.

Maryland TavernSaturday, Phonic Duo.

Mavericks On The BaySaturday, Arley Black. Sunday, Jason Bone.

Mavericks On DarbySaturday, The Remedy.

Mayfield Ex-ServicesSaturday, The Years.

Metropolitan HotelSaturday, Magic Carpet. Sunday, Melbourne Street.

Mezz Bar at Wallsend DiggersSaturday,The Urge.Sunday,Tyler John.

Middle Rock Resort One Mile BeachSunday, Cathy Cannon.

Morisset Country ClubSunday, Brett O’Malley.

Murray’s BrewerySunday, Nano.

Nag’s Head HotelSaturday, Mick Jones.

Neath HotelSaturday, The Tantrums.

Nelson Bay Bowling ClubSaturday, Dirty Deeds – AC/DCShow.

Nelson Bay DiggersSaturday,Kim & Mik. Sunday,Sunday,Daniel Arvidson.

Nelson Bay Golf ClubSaturday, Hayden Johns.

Newcastle Cruising Yacht ClubFriday, Jason Bone.Sunday, Love That Hat.

Northern Star HotelSaturday, John Larder,Dean Kyrwood.

Pedens CessnockSaturday, Mojo Bandits.

Pelican RSL ClubSaturday, Shooting Molly. Sunday, Craig Thomo.

Pippis At The PointSaturday, Gasolene. Sunday, Matty G.

Potters BrewerySaturday, Jon Matthews.

Premier HotelSaturday, Evergreen.Sunday, Hornet.

Prince of Wales HotelSaturday, Gerda + 1.

Queens Wharf HotelSaturday,Jake Folbigg,Counterpart.Sunday, Loko,Wharf Life.

Raymond Terrace Bowling ClubSunday, Max Jackson.

River Royal Inn MorpethSunday, Kaylah Anne.

Royal Federal HotelBranxtonSaturday, Sundays Record.

Royal Hotel SingletonSunday, Cover Girls.

Royal Motor Yacht Club TorontoSunday, Gary Wallace.

Rutherford HotelSaturday, Michael Hawke.

Seabreeze HotelSunday, Kylie Jane.

Shenanigans at the ImperialSaturday, City Beats.

Shoal Bay Country ClubSaturday, Shaka,DV8.Sunday,Prestige Inc,Aaron Hipwell.

Shortland HotelSaturday, Reg Sinclair.

Singleton DiggersSaturday, Purple Hearts.

Small BallroomSunday,Rival Fire, Bad Moon Born.

South Newcastle Leagues ClubSaturday, Brendan Murphy.

Stag and Hunter HotelSaturday,Diplaza, Weather the Lizard and India. Sunday,Andrew Swift, Ben Leece.

Star HotelSaturday, Echo.

Stockton Bowling ClubSaturday, DJ Symon. Sunday, Jim Overend.

Stockton RSLClubSaturday, Jumpin’ Jukebox.

Swansea HotelSaturday, Chad Shuttleworth.

Swansea RSLClubSaturday, Outerphase.

Swansea Workers ClubSaturday, Solid Gold Dance Party.

Tilligerry RSLSaturday, James Naldo.

Toronto HotelSunday, Chris Saxby.

Toronto WorkersSaturday, Overload.

Town Hall HotelSaturday, Nano.

Victoria Hotel HintonSunday, Zane Penn.

Wangi HotelSunday, Angie.

Warners At The BaySaturday, The DuoTones.

Warners Bay HotelSaturday, Gen-X.

Westfield KotaraSaturday, Ryan Daley.

Wests CardiffSaturday, The Newcastle Flyers.

Wests New LambtonSaturday,Cruzers.Sunday, The Crystals.

Wickham Park HotelSaturday,Grant Walmsley & Friends Unplugged, Bad Dad Orchestra.Sunday, Greg Bryce,Annie O’Dee & The Hotshots.

Windsor Castle HotelSaturday, Emily Smith.

MOVIESAll Saints(PG)When a group of Burmese refugees join the congregation, the pastor of a failing Anglican church attempts to aid them by planting crops. (Regal)

A Quiet Place(PG) A family of four must navigate their lives in silence after mysterious creatures that hunt by sound threaten their survival.

A Wrinkle In Time(PG)Through one girl’sjourney led by three celestial guides, we discover that strength comes fromindividuality.

Blockers(MA)Three parents try to stop their daughters from having sex on prom night.

Breathe(PG)The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. (Regal)

Early Man(PG) Dug and Hognob unite theirtribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home.

Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool(M)A romance sparks between a young actor and a Hollywood leading lady. (Lake Cinema)

I Feel Pretty(M) Renee desperately wants to be one of the “pretty” girls. After a freak accident during spin class, her dream comes true when she wakes up to a completely new reflection, believing she is now the most beautiful woman in the world.

Isle Of Dogs(PG)When all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump called Trash Island, Atari sets off alonein search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots.

Lady Bird(M)In 2002, an artistically inclined 17-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California. (Regal)

Love, Simon(M) No-one knows Simon isgay and he doesn’t know who the anonymous classmate is that he’s fallen for online.

Molly’s Game(MA)The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target. (Lake Cinema)

Mr Church(PG)The story of a unique friendship that develops when a little girl and her dying mother retain the services of a talented cook. (Regal)

Peter Rabbit(PG) A rebellious rabbit tries to sneak into a farmer’sgarden.

Rampage(M)Based on the1980s video game featuring apes and monsters destroying cities.

Ready Player One(M)When the creator of an MMO called the Oasis dies, he releases a video where he challenges users to find his Easter Egg.

Sherlock Gnomes(G)When Gnomeo and Juliet first arrive in the city, their biggest concern is getting their new garden ready for spring.

Super Troopers 2(MA) When an international border dispute arises between the USand Canada, the Super Troopers are called in to set up a new highway patrol station in the disputed area. (Event, Glendale)

Sweet Country(MA)Australian western set on the Northern Territory frontier in the 1920s. (Lake Cinema)

The Death Of Stalin(M)Follows the Soviet dictator’s last days and depicts the chaos of the regime after his death. (Tower)

The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society(M)A writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island in the aftermath of World War II when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri(MA)A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter’s murder when they fail to catch the culprit.

Truth Or Dare(M)Agame of Truth or Dare among friends turns deadly when someone –or something –begins to punish those wholie or refuse the dare.

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