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The week ahead…


Monster Booksale

Friday 7, June 7-8pm // Saturday 8 June 9-1pm
The Scout Den, North Belt Lincoln

Books, books, books thousands to choose from, and all proceeds go towards helping Lincoln Scouts get to the National Scout Jamboree in Fielding, held December 2013There will be books, a sausage sizzle and hot pumpkin soup for purchase. Open for a premier viewing on Friday 7th June from 7-8pm, all books $4. Saturday 8th June open from 9 am-1pm, books all $2. Contact Phone: 03 325 2625


World Knitting Day

Friday 7 June, 2–4pm // Saturday 8 June, 10-1pm
Akaroa Library

Bring knitting, spinning, embroidery, crochet or any other crafts and enjoy a yarn in a warm spot. Best coffee and baking right next door or take in one of the latest Arthouse movies at our own boutique cinema.

Saturday 8 June, 10-12pm
Central Peterborough Library

Come and join Knit World and Central Library Peterborough as we knit with hundreds of other knitters around the world on the same day! Bring you knitting or crochet and be ready for a great time. Tea , coffee, finger food, and games with prizes. To find out more about World Wide Knit Day in Public visit wwkipday.com

Saturday 8 June, 11-12pm
Lyttelton Library

Bring your knitting – crochet – small craft project


Africa Day 50th Anniversary

Saturday, 8 June // 2:30-7:30pm
Manning Intermediate School, 50 Hoon Hay Road, ChCh

The African community in Canterbury are inviting you to the Africa Day Jubilee Celebrations (Africa Unity has hit 50 years). Come and experience a taste of African Culture, dance and food. Check website for more details.


Tiddlers Multisport – Running & Obstacle Race

Sunday, 9 June // 10:30am
Hagley Park South

Young children (ages: 2-8 years) get to run under a parachute, over hay bales, under army tarps or up, down or threw large inflatables…all in the name of fun!! Tiddlers Multisport is an award winning multisport event designed specifically for young children of all levels. Not to forget certificates, medals and spot prizes to be won. A fantastic day for the entire family and a great day out. Come join Pirate Pete and the Tiddlers Multisport Crew! Official Website: www.tiddlersmultisport.co.nz. Pricing: 2-3 years $8.00 & 4-8 yrs $12.00. Contact Phone: 021 712052


Free Family Movie Night

Sunday, 9 June // 3:30-5:30pm // Beckenham Primary School, Sandwich Rd

Join The Well Church for an afternoon of family fun! Come watch Finding Nemo. The best part? It is completely free! We will show the movie on a big screen and we’ll provide the snacks. Come along as a family and enjoy the movie together, eat some free popcorn, and the adults can even grab a free coffee. We want to see you there!


Matariki Storytimes

Variety of dates/times
A variety of Libraries

Join us and share stories, rhymes, and songs themed around Matariki,with a focus on pūrākau and pakiwaitara. Kōrero pukapuka, pūoru, korikori. Suitable for tamariki aged 2-4 years. Sessions are 30 minutes. Check library website for more details.


Ready, Steady, Tap

Monday, 10 June // 1-2pm
South Library

For pre-schoolers and their parents. Register for our Ready Steady Tap programme, a fun technology bsed four week programme for parents and children between 4 and 5 years of age.

Selwyn School of Dance Sleeping Beauty

Saturday, 15 June // Shows at 2pm & 6:30pm
Aurora Centre Auditorium

The Tea House Cafe & Restaurant  and Selwyn School of Dance present the classical fairytale ballet “Sleeping Beauty” at  Burnside High Schools Aurora Centre on the 15th June 2013. With 120 students from Selwyn School of Dance and 100’s of hours sewing beautiful costumes, Sleeping Beauty promises to be a stunning show. Please be seated 15 minutes prior to shows starting. Limited free parking is available. Pricing: Adults $22.30 children $11.80. Contact Phone: 033187191.