Monday July 16

What: Story Time

When: 9:30am – 10:30am

Where: Upper Riccarton Library

Info: Programmes include stories, music, movement and rhymes. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/StoryTimes/

 

What: Baby Time

When: 10:30am – 11:00am

Where: Central Library Peterborough

Info: During each session we will share a variety of stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and other book related activities. The programmes are especially suitable for under 2 year olds. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/BabyTime/

 

What: Baby times

When: 11:00am – 11:30am

Where: South Library

Info: During each session we will share a variety of stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and other book related activities. The programmes are especially suitable for under 2 year olds. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/BabyTime/

 

Tuesday, July 17

What: Baby Time

When: 9:30am – 10:00am

Where: Upper Riccarton Library

Info: During each session we will share a variety of stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and other book related activities. The programmes are especially suitable for under 2 year olds. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/BabyTime/

 

What: Story Time

When: 10:30am – 11:00am

Where: Shirley Library

Info: Programmes include stories, music, movement and rhymes. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/StoryTimes/ Event information provided by ChristchurchCityLibraries.

 

What: Story Time

When: 10:30am – 11:00am

Where: New Brighton Library

Info: Programmes include stories, music, movement and rhymes. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/StoryTimes/

 

What: Story time

When: 10:30am – 11:00am

Where: Fendalton Library

Info: Programmes include stories, music, movement and rhymes. Event information provided by ChristchurchCityLibraries.

 

What: Story Time

When: 11:00am – 11:30am

Where:  Lyttelton Library

Info: Programmes include stories, music, movement and rhymes. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/StoryTimes/

 

What: Baby Time

When: 11:00am – 11:30am

Where: South Library

Info: During each session we will share a variety of stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and other book related activities. The programmes are especially suitable for under 2 year olds. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/BabyTime/

 

Wednesday, July 18

What: Story Time

When: 10:15am – 10:45am

Where: Hornby Library

Info: Programmes include stories, music, movement and rhymes. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/StoryTimes/

 

What: Baby Time

When: 10:30am – 11:00am

Where: Spreydon Library

Info: During each session we will share a variety of stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and other book related activities. The programmes are especially suitable for under 2 year olds. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/BabyTime/

 

What: Baby time

When: 10:30am – 11:00am

Where: Sumner School

Info: During each session we will share a variety of stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and other book related activities. The programmes are especially suitable for under 2 year olds. Temporary location due to Sumner Library’s unavailability. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/

 

What: Baby time

When: 10:30am – 11:00am

Where: New Brighton Library

Info: During each session we will share a variety of stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and other book related activities. The programmes are especially suitable for under 2 year olds.

 

What: Story time

When: 10:30am – 11:00am

Where: Redwood Library

Info: Programmes include stories, music, movement and rhymes. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/StoryTimes/ Event information provided by ChristchurchCityLibraries.

 

What: Baby Time

When: 11:00am – 11:30am

Where: Papanui Library

Info: During each session we will share a variety of stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and other book related activities. The programmes are especially suitable for under 2 year olds. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/BabyTime/

 

Thursday, July 19

What: Linwood Community Arts Centre Thursday Monthly Market

When: 9:30am – 12:00pm

Where: Outside 468 Worcester St (Cnr Stanmore Rd & Worcester St)

Info: The Linwood Community Arts Centre Monthly market is held on the third Thursday morning of each month. Stalls include plants, clothing, bric-a-brac, cards, sausage sizzle and more. Community Groups welcome. The market will be cancelled if wet. Stall sites cost just $4 – for stall enquiries please contact Hotorene, Shirley or Chris on tel. 381 1665.

 

What: Story Time

When: 10:00am – 10:30am

Where: South Christchurch Library

Info: Programmes include stories, music, movement and rhymes. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/StoryTimes/

 

What: Storytimes

When: 10:00am – 10:30am

Where: Linwood Community Resource Centre

Info: Programmes include stories, music, movement and rhymes. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/StoryTimes/

 

What: Story Time

When: 10:30am – 11:00am

Where: Parklands Library

Info: Programmes include stories, music, movement and rhymes. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/StoryTimes/

 

What: Baby Time

When: 10:30am – 11:00am

Where: Shirley Library

Info: During each session we will share a variety of stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and other book related activities. The programmes are especially suitable for under 2 year olds. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/BabyTime/

 

What: Storytime

When: 10:30am – 11:00am

Where: Central Library Peterborough

Info: http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/StoryTimes/

 

What: Baby time

When: 10:30am – 11:00am

Where: Fendalton Library

Info: During each session we will share a variety of stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and other book related activities. The programmes are especially suitable for under 2 year olds. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/BabyTime/

 

What: Story Time

When: 11:00am – 11:30am

Where: Papanui Library

Info: Programmes include stories, music, movement and rhymes. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/StoryTimes/

 

Friday, July 20

What: Babytimes

When: 10:15am – 10:45am

Where: Hornby Library

Info: During each session we will share a variety of stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and other book related activities. The programmes are especially suitable for under 2 year olds. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/BabyTime/

 

What: Baby Time

When: 10:30am – 11:00am

Where: Lyttelton Library

Info: During each session we will share a variety of stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and other book related activities. The programmes are especially suitable for under 2 year olds. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/BabyTime/

 

What: Story Time

When: 10:30am – 11:00am

Where: Spreydon Library

Info: Programmes include stories, music, movement and rhymes. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/StoryTimes/

 

What: Baby Time

When: 10:30am – 11:00am

Where: Parklands Library

Info: During each session we will share a variety of stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and other book related activities. The programmes are especially suitable for under 2 year olds. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/BabyTime/

 

What: Story time

When: 11:00am – 11:30am

Where: Halswell Library

Info: Programmes include stories, music, movement and rhymes. http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Events/StoryTimes/

 

What: Music Centre of Christchurch – Outstanding Young Musicians

When: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Where: St Augustine Anglican Church, 5 Cracroft Tce, Christchurch City

Info: All Ages; Ticket Information: General admission: $5.00; Door Sales Only; Website: www.musiccentre.org.nz

 

Saturday, July 21

What: Christchurch Farmer’s Market

When: 9:00am – 12:00pm

Where: Riccarton House, 16 Kahu Road, Riccarton

Official Website: www.christchurchfarmersmarket.co.nz

Info: Set in the stunning park like grounds of Riccarton House, the Christchurch Farmers’ Market is now the city’s largest authentic farmers’ market which runs each Saturday morning from 9am till 12 noon. With the best of Canterbury’s produce the CFM is the perfect opportunity to meet the growers, bakers, wine makers, brewers, butchers and farmers, sample their products, ask them questions – become informed about what you are buying and support your community. Combine this with Hummingbird coffee, live music and monthly festivals, the market is a must-do every Saturday.

 

What: Lyttleton Farmer’s Market

When: 10:00am – 1:00pm

Where: Lyttelton Main School – 24 Oxford Street, Lyttelton

Info: Saturday wouldn’t be Saturday without a visit to the Lyttelton Farmers Market. Open EVERY Saturday from 10am to 1pm. Combining fresh food, live local music and spectacular scenery the Lyttelton Farmers Market is quite possibly the best little Farmers Market around! www.lytteltonfarmersmarket.co.nz; Contact Phone: 021 224 6637

 

What: NATIONAL BEAR AND DOLL SHOW

When: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Where: Canterbury Horticultural Society Centre

Info: At the annual National Bear & Doll Show there will be competition bears and dolls on display as well as sales tables and raffles. The event supports different charities each year; the charities we are supporting this year are Breast Cancer Research and St Johns Christchurch.

Pricing: Adults $5, Children under 12 $3, Children under 5 Free, Family (2A&2C) $13

Contact Phone: 03 942 6894

 

Sunday, July 22

What: Opawa Farmer’s Market

When: 9:00am – 12:00pm

Where: 275 Fifield Terrace (between Flo Cafe and Rudolf Steiner School)

Info: The Opawa Farmers’ Market prides itself on a having a strong contingent of local growers supplying an abundance of fresh local produce – predominantly organic/spray free. Local artisan producers offer free range eggs, freshly baked breads, cheeses, mouth-watering ready to eat foods and much more. Come and experience the relaxing and friendly atmosphere at this popular Sunday market.

This month the Opawa Farmers’ Market is celebrating its awesome array of mushrooms on offer. Their selection ranges from the classic white button and Portobello varieties to the more exotic Oyster and Shiitake mushrooms – all grown here in Canterbury. Stallholders will also be preparing some delicious mushy concoctions to tempt your tastebuds.

 

What: Car Boot Sale Market

When: 9:00am – 1:30pm

Where: New Brighton Club, 202 Marine Parade, Christchurch City

Info: In the New Brighton Workingmen’s Club car park. Every Sunday (weather permitting). Sites available to casual sellers, just turn up and you will be directed to a site. Sell those surplus items from around home, clean out the kid’s room, garage, cupboards and have a fun time doing it. Got pot plants you don’t want, or surplus bedding plants and veggie plants? Bring them along and sell them too. Stalls selling good used and new clothes both children’s and adults, jewellery new and antique, collectable china and ornaments, games, books, toys, small household appliances, cycles, surplus home grown fruit and veges when available. Retro, modern and every era in between, something for everyone. Pop in and have a look at one of the friendliest markets around.

 

What: Sunday Artisan Market

When: 10:00am – 2:00pm

Where: Riccarton House, 16 Kahu Road

Info: With a great selection of local arts and crafts, yummy food stalls, fresh produce, live music, delicious Hummingbird Coffee and the new Sunday Roast from the Riccarton house Bistro the market is a must do every Sunday. A great day out for all the family, all located in the stunning grounds of Riccarton House and Bush If you are interested in becoming a stall holder please contact Taste Events on 03 348 6190 or info@tasteevents.co.nz

 

What: NATIONAL BEAR AND DOLL SHOW

When: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Where: Canterbury Horticultural Society Centre

Info: At the annual National Bear & Doll Show there will be competition bears and dolls on display as well as sales tables and raffles. The event supports differen charities each year; the charities we are supporting this year are Breast Cancer Research and St Johns Christchurch.

Pricing: Adults $5, Children under 12 $3, Children under 5 Free, Family (2A&2C) $13

Contact Phone: 03 942 6894

 

What: Kids Entertainment with Shad Rutherford or The Magical Fairy at The Watershed

When: 10:30am – 12:30pm

Where: Watershed Bar & Restaurant

Official Website: www.thewatershed.co.nz

Info: Every Sunday from 10.30am – 12.30pm, kids can have fun while the grownups relax at The Watershed Bar and Restaurant, with either magician Shad Rutherford, or the Magical Fairy! Shad Rutherford entertains with funny juggling, marvellous magic & fantastic balloon twisting. Magical Fairy sparks childrens’ imagination & does great face painting. Come along for the fun! This is a free even. Contact Phone: 384 1326

 

What: Laughter Yoga

When: 11:00am – 12:45pm

Where: Scottish Society Hall, cnr Edgeware and Caledonian Roads, St Albans

Info: Come and laugh every Sunday morning. Laughter Yoga employs no humour, jokes or comedy and participants are invited to laugh for no reason at all. Anyone can do it. Laughter is a form of exercise. The group makes eye contact while taking part in a series of laughter exercises, including breathing and gentle stretching. After a short while the laughter becomes infectious and genuine. Whether fake or genuine, laughter has measurable psychological and physiological benefits. Try it, experience it and love it! Official Website: www.thegiggles.co.nz Pricing: $2 Contact Phone: 021 998 109