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Selwyn Times: June 14, 2016

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26 Tuesday June 14 2016 Matariki – Weaving Stars Craft Thursday and Friday To celebrate the Maori New Year Selwyn Libraries are hosting a flax weaving sessions throughout the month. Learn how to flax weave stars with artist Tracey Te Karu at Darfield Library on TIME and at Leeston Library on Friday from 3.30-4.30pm. Darfield Library, 1 South Tce and Leeston Library, 19 Messines St. Free entry. People, Places and Painted Objects Wednesday - Sunday, 10-4pm Down By the Liffey Gallery has a new display opening this week. Work from Oliver Ryan, David Penman and Maria Lee will be on exhibition. Paintings Running Groups The running groups aim to get like minded members of the community fit and engaged with one other. All groups have a handicapped start to cater for your ability. Lincoln Road Runners: Tuesday registration from 5.30pm, starts at 6pm. 3km or 6km. Starts at Lincoln University. Gold coin donations. Malvern Road Runners: Tuesday registration from 6.10pm, starts at 6.30pm. 3km or 6km. Starts from Malvern Netball Centre. Ellesmere Road Runners: Wednesday registration from 5.45 starts at 6pm. 3km or 6km walk or run. Starts from Leeston Physiotherapy. Community Events Email of prominent people, places of meaning and re-created found objects are the focus from all artists. The Liffey Gallery. Free entry The Working Artist - Key Tools for Success Saturday, 9.30-3.30pm The Selwyn Arts Trust and district council is hosting this event for artists who would like to turn a hobby into a career, and for artists who currently sell works but would like to learn some tips on how to boost their earnings through better marketing, pricing and promotion of their works. Lincoln Event Centre. Free entry Neck Health and Maintenance Saturday, 2-4pm Selwyn Time Bank is hosting an event for people of all ages to hear about the health of their necks. Find out more about how to look after your neck and get some tips on what to do and what not to do with a sore neck. This event is strictly for Selwyn Time Bank but it is free to become a member. Go to http://www. selwyntimebank.net.nz/ to sign up. caitlin.miles@starmedia.kiwi by 5pm each Wednesday Lincoln and Districts Community Care Centre, 16 Lyttelton St, Lincoln. Free entry The Sheffield Book Exchange Sunday, noon-3pm Take the books you have already read and exchange them for something different at the Sheffield Hall. This event is held once a month for book lovers to discover new reads, there will be all kinds of genres on offer to exchange your books with. Leave the ones you have enjoyed for someone else to pick up when you swap it for a novel you have never read. Sheffield Hall, 11 Wrights Rd. Free entry Cloak making Monday-Friday, 3pm onwards As part of Matariki celebrations Selwyn Libraries are encouraging people of the community to help make a traditional Maori cloak. Take yourself to any Selwyn library after 3pm to look at templates and materials to help create it. Once the cloak is finished it will be on display in the libraries to show the community. Visit www.selwynlibraries.co.nz for locations. SELWYN TIMES EXHIBITION: Selwyn Gallery is hosting its latest exhibition titled, Flow and Thinking in Print. The art on display is work from Rangi Ruru Girls’ School students and teachers and Lyttelton-based artist Jane McCulla. Jane McCulla works with clay to make ceramics of what she sees around her. Rangi Ruru Girls’ School will present its exhibition Thinking in Print. This will show work from a mix students and staff of print work. Gallery is open Tuesday - Sunday 10-4pm. Selwyn Gallery, 17 South Tce, Darfield. Free entry. ​ Markets The local markets have a lot on offer, from fresh produce to hand-made crafts. Darfield Market: Saturday, 10am-2 pm. Next to Farmlands on South Tce, Darfield. Leeston Market: Saturday, 9.30-12.30pm. Co-Operating Church Grounds, High St, Leeston. Edendale Car Boot Sale: Sunday, 10am-3pm. Edendale Cafe, 888 Sandy Knolls Rd, West Melton. MONDAY 27 JUNE 8PM THE LABORATORY, LINCOLN $20 BOOK: WWW.EVENTFINDA.CO.NZ or at THE LABORATORY The Laboratory are pleased to announce their next Arts On Tour NZ (AOTNZ) event will be on Monday 27 June presenting a thrilling piece of original theatre and comedy magic from David Ladderman and Lizzie Tollemanch. Lincoln is in for a treat - come along to meet THE most notorious couple in Colonial showbiz! Mr and Mrs Alexander: Sideshows and Psychics. It is 1888 in Lyttleon NZ. Mr Alexander makes objects disappear. Mrs Alexander reads minds. Be prepared to experience the fear of something going terribly wrong - not suitable for children under the age of 10. The Laboratory is opening especially on a Monday (when normally closed) so the whole venue will be given over to this fantastic show. Doors open at 6.30pm and the show starts at 8pm (90 mins including interval). The bar will be open with a delicious menu available on the night but seats are limited, so do book a table by calling 325 3006 if you have purchased a ticket and want to ensure you get a great seat to dine while you enjoy the show. Tickets are $20 and available over the bar or online from eventfinda.co.nz Look forward to more great performances at ticketed events at The Laboratory throughout 2016. Check out our website for these and other great community events at The Laboratory - www.thelaboratory. co.nz “…A wildly watchable bag of tricks… combine awe-inspiring illusionism with some twisty narrative surprises” - Winnipeg Free Press

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