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Southern View: February 07, 2017

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12 Tuesday February 7 2017 PLAY FOOTBALL SOUTHERN VIEW The Green Lady Exhibition Today until February 17. Times vary The Eastside Gallery presents “The Green Lady”. This exhibition will be other artists interpretation of the Green Lady, by Vladimir Tretchikoff, in all types of mediums. Look through another artists’ eyes to see what they do to create the pieces of art work. Linwood Community Arts Centre/ Eastside Gallery. Free entry Knit and Yarn Wednesday, 11am-1pm Join in the friendly craft corner sessions at Linwood Library. Take your knitting, crochet or other craft project and be social with other like-minded crafty people. Learn some new skills, help others and find some creative ideas for a new project. Beginners are welcome at the craft group. Pick up some books for your next craft project while you’re there. Linwood Library, Eastgate Mall. Free entry Lunar New Year Storytimes Wednesday, 10-10.30am Continue the new year celebrations with bilingual stories and rhymes in English and Mandarin. Learn more about Chinese culture. A craft activity will follow after the stories and rhymes. This event is aimed at pre-school aged children. Linwood Library, Eastgate Mall. Free entry Creative writing on Wednesdays Wednesday, 4-5.45pm If your imagination runs wild and you want to learn how to put those ideas on paper in a way that makes sense, head along to the creative writing classes. Whether you’re new to creative writing or just want to hone your skills pick up some tips and learn from other aspiring writers. Find some fictional books while you’re in the library or some books on creative writing tips. Linwood Library, Eastgate Mall. Free entry Email by 5pm each Wednesday Zonta Annual Garage Sale Saturday, 8.30am Zonta Club of Christchurch South is hosting its annual community garage sale to raise money for charities. The club has been spending several months collecting many different goods and items for the day. There is something for everyone available, from clothes to preserves. Village Green, Dyers Pass Rd, Cashmere. Free entry Inner City East Multi-cultural Festival Saturday, 11am-3pm The Eastside Gallery is hosting a multicultural festival to celebrate the diversity in the neighbourhood. Food, craft and ethnic stalls will feature along with a main stage hosting a variety of cultural entertainment. There is something for everyone with children’s entertainment, have a go at stone carving and raranga. Linwood Community Arts Centre, Eastside Gallery. Free entry Opawa Farmers’ Market Sunday, 9am-noon It’s a new year and the market is back. Find some organic and delicious produce from local growers. Enjoy sipping on a coffee while wandering around the market and seeing all of the food on offer. From artisan bread and French pastries to fresh berries and local cheeses. 275 Fifield Tce. Free entry Science Snippets at the Library Monday, 3.30-4.30pm Science Alive! presents a free after school science programme. There are many fun science activities and new interesting topics each week. Qualified educators lead children through interactive activities to stimulate interest in science. This event runs during term time only and is aimed at children aged between five and 10. South Library, 66 Colombo St. Free entry Play Football with Nomads 2017! Registration Day, 2pm - 4pm 19th February 2017 at Tulett Park! Nomads United AFC members share a genuine love of football! We provide players with a quality, affordable club football experience within a fun, friendly environment. We encourage participation and support all players’ regardless of age, ability and gender. We have fantastic clubroom facilities and grounds (with a new sand pitch currently being installed at Tulett Park in Harewood. Nomads has a large membership with a strong junior following and numerous successful teams across all grades and divisions. Our club’s player support and community atmosphere is as big as our membership! Nomads has a full time Football Development Officer to assist players and coaches with ongoing support and specialist training. We run NZF Skills Centre programmes, Girls only Training Hubs, One-on-One Coaching opportunities and much more. With a great pathway to the top of Canterbury football (our First Team is in the MPL league) and beyond, Nomads offer everything you want in a club and more! Please contact us on admin@nomadsafc. org or 027 202 1574 for further information or come and see us to our Registration Day, 2pm - 4pm 19th February 2017 at Tulett Park! You can also register on line for the 2017 season at Western AFC Football Club Western AFC is a Football club based in the St Albans, Mairehau area. We cater for all ages and abilities from the 4 year old attending first kicks for an hour or so on a Saturday morning through to the 70 year old playing masters football on a Saturday afternoon and the ladies playing on Sunday mornings. The club committee is committed to building up the numbers in the junior section as this is where our future stars come from. play football with nomads 2017! Offering you a quality, fun, friendly, affordable football experience! We also need volunteers to assist with coaching or managing teams so even if you do not have a child involved with the club but want to put something back to a game you may have played in the past and feel as though you could offer something then we would be pleased to hear from you it is very rewarding watching the young ones improve. Please email Kali at westernafc@ with any questions. 2017 Junior rEGiStrAtion inFo All registrations must be completed online. Players who registered last season should have received an e-mail with details about 2017 registration process. 2017 SubScriptionS First Kicks (4 to 6 year olds) $50 7th grade to 13th grade $120 Please note these subs include a club bag. New players to the club will need to contact Kali by e-mail to obtain registration details CELEBRATE: With the Chinese New Year comes many festivities. Head along to the Linwood Library to take part in craft activities focused on the new year. Learn more about your zodiac sign, make your own zodiac mask and have fun with lantern stencils to celebrate the lunar new year. This event runs throughout the week and is free. While you’re at the library pick up some books and find out more about the Chinese New Year. The library is open 9am-6pm. ​ Registration Day: Who: Junior, Youth & Senior players When: Sunday 19th February 2017 Time: 2pm – 4pm Where: Tulett Park, Claridges Road, Harewood Or register online via our website For any enquiries please contact us on or 027 202 1574 Parklands United sPorts ClUb Football Info Dates 2017 Saturday Feb 11th 10am to 12.30pm Sunday Feb 12th 11am to 1.30pm Football for all ages First Kicks (4-6 yr olds) Fun Football (7 & 8 yr olds) All junior mixed grades Senior Football from Div 8 to CCL Reserves & CCL Masters and Over 45’s Football for Females including 10th, 11th, 13th & 15th Grades, Women’s PDL and Women’s Premier League Contact for more info: All registrations are now done online at

SOUTHERN VIEW Tuesday February 7 2017 13 PLAY FOOTBALL Mainland Football Make 2017 the year you GET IN to football. Make new friends, learn new skills, or even begin your pathway to becoming the next All White or Football Fern. Christchurch has over 20 football clubs catering for every level of football, for boys, girls, and mixed teams, for the serious or social player. And our clubs are registering players now for the upcoming winter season. Coaching and referring also offer great pathways. You may just want to give back to the sport or aspire to be a professional coach or referee, with the right support and education you can realise your potential. Whatever your ability or your passion football has something for you. Futsal - our 5-a-side indoor variation of the game - continues to grow and the Mainland Federation is developing players all the way from primary school to the national teams. Visit to find your local club or competition, and GET IN to football. Welcome to the 2017 football season Hornby Women’s AFC Hornby Womens AFC is a women’s only club and has been in Christchurch for over 25 years. We are a family orientated club with many children on the side lines each Sunday. We train at Prebbleton domain Wednesday nights 6-7.30 with games on Sunday mornings. We are a small, close knit club that focuses on playing to win and having a great time. We welcome new players who are willing to give football a go or the seasoned veteran looking to get back Burwood AFC Burwood AFC is a progressive club with Junior and Senior teams. We expect to have 3 Senior teams, with our Senior A team in the Canterbury Championship League. Burwood supports the Whole of Football framework initiated by NZ Football and run by Mainland Football. This concept works for our First Kicks (4-6 years) and the 7-8 year olds (Fun Football). Both these grades are run In-house with the help of Mainland Football and other clubs. Registration is now online, for more information see our website We train at Prebbleton domain Wednesday nights 6-7.30 with games on Sunday mornings. into the game, our players vary in age from 20 to 50 so everyone is invited to play for Hornby Womens AFC. Subs are $200 with fundraising participant encouraged as we all reap the benefits. Be part of the Christchurch United dream Christchurch United FC is the most successful football club in Canterbury and is making great strides to once again become the most famous football brand in the country. Since its formation in 1970 Christchurch United captains have lifted six National League trophies (1973, 1975, 1978, 1987, 1988, 1991) and six Chatham Cups (1972, 1975, 1976, 1989 and 1991). Christchurch United has recently joined forces with the acclaimed Christchurch Football Academy programme and the merged entity will be mainly based at the world-class Christchurch Football Centre on Yaldhurst Road, as well as the historic home at Spreydon Domain. The state-of-the art artificial pitches, top quality natural pitches, fit-for-purpose floodlights, 500-seat grandstand will soon be flanked by new offices, changing rooms and a café that will create the best football environment for players, parents and supporters, all seasons and all weather, 12 months a year. Christchurch United FC is proud to be one of the few clubs in the country with three internationallylicenced elite coaches with extensive pedigree in youth development. They will provide a huge variety of programmes, from intensive elite Academy in Spreydon, from First Kicks to Masters Our professional coaches will personally deliver the curriculum but also run a the skills and qualifications of the club’s Christchurch United FC has set itself world-class football experience, both on and off the pitch, from our elite players, our toddlers to the grey-haired weekend for the 2017 season or come to visit our facility to see what is development, programme, to equivalent community to programmes the FTC grades. coaching education programme to enhance volunteer coaches. extremely high standards to deliver a warriors battling. Don’t Christchurch hesitate United and Football register Club for on possible for young, and older, footballers, right here in Christchurch. Where it all started for All White Aaron Clapham and Football Fern Meikayla Moore REGISTRATION DAYS At the clubrooms, Clare Park, Burwood Road Sunday 12th February 10.00am - 12.00pm Monday 13th February 6.30pm - 8.00pm New Junior players, we need to sight proof of age (birth certificate, passport or Plunket book) For more details on registration and subscriptions see our website JUNIOR COACHES REQUIRED Please fontact the Secretary Mark Tolchard - 385 0098 Would you like to promote your Business? For local features please contact Bev Stanger 03 364 7407 Registration Day: 19th Feb Sunday 1pm at Warren Park, Hornby We train on Wed night 6-7.30pm with games on Sundays, 10.30am Kick off. $200 for subs. Enquiries to Kelly 027 224 1926 Fiona 027 934 4196 or email