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The week ahead…


Tots and Toddlers Market

Saturday 6 July // 9am-12:30pm
Oaklands School, 37 Cunningham Place, Halswell

A great range of new and 2nd hand tots’, toddlers’ & school aged children clothing, toys and gear! Cake stall, children’s games, raffle, sausage sizzle & coffee cart! Don’t forget your stash of cash – cash sales only! All the proceeds go back to Halswell Playcentre. Adult: $2.00. Door Sales Only.


Lincoln’s Christmas Winter Festival

Saturday 6th July // 10am-1pm
On Green beside Hillyers Cafe, Gerald St. Lincoln

Come let us warm you with our wholesome festive cheer. Fantastic family friendly fun – Decorated stalls, Mulled drinks, Xmas Stollens, Candles and of course lots of Winter Woollies. Great opportunity to start your Christmas shopping early with a wide selection of genuine locally made gifts. Lots of seasonal veg/fruit, delicious baking and sweet treats, confectionery, food stalls and C4 coffee. LIVE MUSIC – Christmas themed singsong at 11.30. WINTER TREASURE HUNT – For the kids. Its all here at this popular community focussed market! Full details on www.facebook.com/lincolnmarket


Family Movie Matinee

Sunday 7th July // 3:30pm-5:30pm
Beckenham Primary School, Sandwich Rd, Beckenham

Showing the movie ‘Gnomeo and Juliet’! Come for a fun afternoon movie. 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. Join The Well Church for an afternoon of family fun! For more info, you can check our website: thewellnz.org.


Drive-In-Movie Night

Sunday 7th July // 5:45pm-11:30pm
Clyde Road Car Park, University of Canterbury

We’ve got a giant inflatable screen so it’s time for a Drive In Movie! We kick off at 6pm with the family friendly Ice Age 4 and then crank out Anchorman at 9pm. There’ll even be a selection of delicious food and drink stalls. So grab your tickets now! You can even buy tickets to both and get prime viewing position. This event is open to UC Students and the public. NOTE: One ticket required per car. Please arrive at least 15mins beforehand to be allocated parking. Further info: UCSA Website and Buy Tickets


Arts Centre – Open Day

Sunday 7th July // 1pm-3pm
The Arts Centre – Corner of Montreal Street and Worcester Boulevard

The first fully restored building at the Arts Centre – the Registry – is now complete. Members of the public are invited to attend the Registry open day. Located on the corner of Montreal Street and Worcester Boulevard, the Registry building was built in 1916, with an extension added in 1926. The building underwent strengthening and a major refurbishment in 2004, but was damaged and subsequently closed following the Canterbury earthquakes. The rebuild process has thoroughly strengthened and restored the Registry, while adding modern services to improve access and use of the building. Official Website: www.christchurchartscentre.tumblr.com


Natural Magic

Thursday 11th July // 11am – noon
Shirley Library

Truly Magic; Puppeteers and Musicians. Call library for more information.


TV2 KidsFest 2013

13th – 27th July // City Wide

TV2 KidsFest is back again for the winter school holidays and it’s bigger and better than ever! Over 200 events during two weeks of full on fun will keep you busy and entertained whatever you’re into; music, adventure, sports or discovery there’s something for everyone. Grab a TV2 KidsFest booklet or visit kidsfest.co.nz and start planning your school holidays now! Hurry don’t miss out! TV2 KidsFest is gonna be great!! Let us know what your favourite event is in the comments below!


The Big Chill @ Linwood Park

13th July // 12-3pm
Linwood Park

Time again for Linwood’s annual Big Chill! Join the Skate Skool Team and learn to skate, free gear hire will be available as well as a best trick competition! Join in some Touch Rugby or a game of Bball and win prizes in a shoot out comp! Free BBQ and even a bouncy castle for the little ones. This will be a great day out for the kids! Official Website: www.skateskool.co.nz


The Christchurch Toy Fair

13th – 14th July // Sat 10am – 5pm, Sun 10am – 4pm
Pioneer Recreation and Sports Centre

The Rotary Club of Christchurch Sunrise has a fantastic event for people of all ages – from little kids to serious toy collectors. An opportunity to view, buy and sell toys of all types, ranging from bears, dolls, trains, wooden toys to Meccano, Lego, vehicles, electronic games and many more like you have never seen before. Official Website: thechristchurchtoyfair.org.nz Pricing: Adults $7, children under 10 FREE


KidsFest 2013 – Open Streets

14th July // 10am – 4pm
Central City

Hop on your bikes and scooters or put on your walking shoes and come celebrate the reduction of the Central City cordon. Join in for food, markets and entertainment throughout the day. Children free. Caregiver optional free. Official Website: www.kidsfest.co.nz/Events/OpenStreets.aspx


Super Heroes for Plunket (Baby Loves Disco)

14th July // 12:30 – 3:30pm
The Running Bull

Baby Loves Disco is super proud to be bringing you the Super Heroes Tour for Plunket! Come dressed as your favourite Super Hero and know that you are a ‘Super Hero’ too for donating to an amazing cause! The Super Heroes Tour in Christchurch is also part of the TV2 Kids Fest – www.kidsfest.co.nz – Winter School Holidays. For every single ticket bought, we will be giving $5 to Plunket! Official Website: www.babylovesdisco.co.nz. Ticket Info: iticket.co.nz. Pricing: Adults $12, Child $12, Crawler (non Walking) free, Group 10+ $10.00. Contact Phone: 0274 393039