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The week ahead…


Gap Filler’s Hidden Talent Show

28th March // doors open from 5pm
Pallet Pavilion

Gap Filler is pleased to present its famous Hidden Talent Show one last time. Leading in to the Greates Hits week to signify the end of an era they wish to invite all the talented people of this city to have their go in Hidden Talent Show. Be it secret shower singing voice, or talented spoon playin, this event is for you! Registration essential: rosaria@palletpavilion.com. $5, kids/registrations free! Contact Phone: 0276353511. More info at https://www.facebook.com


Beckenham School Twilight Fair

28th March // 4:30 – 7:30pm
Beckenham School, 71 Sandwich Road, Beckenham

Live entertainment and great food. Raffle and silent auction. Home made baking and quality second hand clothes,  books and toys. Bouncy castle, water walkers and fair games for young and old! Rain or shine come down for dinner, fun and a great evening! More info on their facebook page.


Daddy and Me – Julie Wylie Musical Play

29th March // Check website for times
The Champion Centre

Join us for an interactive musical play session designed especially for dads and their children. Facilitated by Julie Wylie, James and Liz Townshend. A fundraiser for The Champion Centre— all proceeds will be gifted to the Music Department. Email Clare at juliewyliemusicalplay@gmail.com or call on 0274626488 to book your space. Check her website for age & times. Pricing: $10 per child (with Adult).


Mairehau Community Day

29th March // 11am
Mairehau Primary School

Fabulous FREE community event for the whole family. Vertical Bungy, Magic Show, Mini Jeeps, Merry-go-round, Bouncy Castle, Kids Market, live music, and lots more. Contact Kim 3556522, or 0276772472. Official Website: www.nht.org.nz


Harbour Harvest Festival

4th & 5th April // 3pm – late
Living Springs Farm Park

Project Lyttelton collaborates with Living Springs Farm Park to bring the second Harbour Harvest Festival to Whakaraupo. With a focus on education and celebration, the Harvest Festival offers a community gathering with something for everyone. The Festival takes place on the 4th and 5th of April. Friday is devoted to the children of the harbour, while the Saturday invites the wider community of Whakaraupo, Banks Peninsula and Canterbury to celebrate the harvest amongst the beauty and stunning views available at Living Springs. The wider community is invited to Living Springs on Saturday April 5th for workshops and demonstrations, kids’ activities, a twilight harvest market, music, bonfire, line dancing and headline act Barry Saunders of The Warratahs. Gates open at 3pm. Official Website: www.lyttelton.net.nz


Clarkville School Twilight Gala

4th April // 4pm – 7pm
Clarkville School, Heywards Rd, Clarkville, North Canterbury

FREE Entry to the Clarkville School Twilight Gala. 4-7pm on Friday 4th April. Food, fun & frivolity for everyone! Lots of yummy family friendly food, a refreshments tent with beer and wine for the adults plus live music, white elephant, raffles and sideshows & fun for the kids. Eft pos available on site. Have a fun, relaxed evening before daylight savings finishes! Rain date is Friday 11th April.  Follow us on facebook at www.facebook.com/ClarkvillePTA for more details.


Jellie Park Skate Jam

5th April // 12 – 3pm
Jellie Park Skate Park, Greers Rd

Join the Cheapskates Skate Skool for their last Skate Jam of the Summer!!! This event is sure to be a fun filled day out for the whole family with free gear hire and coaching from the Skate Skool team of instructors. Best Trick and Big Air Competition with awesome prizes up for grabs! This event will be happening alongside the Summerz End Youth Fest happening right next to the skate park with live music and heaps of other cool things happening on the day! Official Website: www.skateskool.co.nz


Summerz End Youth Fest

5th April // 12 – 6pm
Jellie Park Recreation and Sport Centre

Summerz End aims to bridge the gap between youth from all walks of life and our communities, by creating a sense of belonging through connecting our common cultures. In order to give everyone a sense of belonging in Christchurch, this event will allow young people to showcase and share their identity, regardless of their ethnic background. The event will allow young people to connect and expose them to clubs, groups and volunteering opportunities in Canterbury, as well as expose them to key messages for their age group especially around health. Official Website: www.summerzend.co.nz


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