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Selwyn Times: May 16, 2017

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26 Tuesday May 16 2017 Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi SELWYN TIMES One step closer to your dream lifestyle JUNE 30 - JULY 2 HORNCASTLE ARENA 10AM - 5PM Adults $8 - Under 12’s free Star Media is proud to be sponsoring Canterbury’s first ever Playhouse Challenge Live Auction Saturday July 1 at 4pm Proceeds to charity - Birthright Canterbury and Tenants Protection Association starhomeshow.kiwi Star Media Event

SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi Tuesday May 16 2017 27 Email tom.doudney@starmedia.kiwi by 5pm each Wednesday Musical Instrument Practice Slots Tuesday 3.30-7pm Book a time to go solo or have a silent practice with up to four band-mates. There will be electronic drums, a digital piano, a Roland session mixer, mics and headphones available for budding musicians. You can also take your own electric instruments and plug into the mixer. Te Hapua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd Babytimes/Wā Pēpi Wednesday 11– 11.30am Encourage learning through language. Babytimes is an interactive programme including rhymes, songs, stories and play. This is a free session. Te Hāpua Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd Treaty of Waitangi Workshop Wednesday, 6.30-8.30pm Go along to the library for a free, interactive and informative workshop on the Treaty of Waitangi. The sessions are relevant to everyone whether you have been here for generations or are new to the land. The workshop will be presented by Treaty Education in partnership with the Selwyn District Libraries. There will be three sessions with the first covering the origins of New Zealand ancestors, Maori industry, Declaration of Independence and Te Tiriti O Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi (texts, signing process). Darfield Library and Service Centre, 1 South Tce Southbridge Playcentre Housie Fundraiser Friday, May 19, 7.30pm Go along and enjoy an evening out supporting Southbridge Playcentre. There are some great prizes to be won along with a raffle. $5 per card/$5 per MEGA card. Supper provided. Southbridge Hall, High St Astronomy Public Open Nights Friday, 7.30pm–9pm Grab the opportunity to become “skyentists” for the evening, as you and your family enjoy the wonders of the southern night sky with local amateur astronomers. See planets such as Jupiter or Saturn or perhaps take a closer look at the Moon. Learn about constellations, closest stars, the galactic core and nebulae in the amazing universe. Tickets cost $10 for children and $15 for adults. For more information go to www.cas.org.nz 218 Bells Rd, Canterbury Astronomical Society DANCEY: Go along to the Prebbleton Hall for a night of Argentine tango music, a nice floor to dance on, a friendly environment and some refreshments. No partner required. It is a great way enjoy a dance night and make more friends. There is a beginner class from 7-8pm and milonga event from 8pm to 11.30pm. If you or your friends would like to have a taste of tango, go along. For more information, phone 021 139 7572. Tickets cost $10. The evening will be held at 7pm-11.30pm at the Prebbleton Hall on 617 Springs Rd. ​ Knit ’n’ Yarn Saturday, 1–3pm Go along to the sitting room in the library for a relaxing crafternoon. Take along your knitting, crochet, stitching or any other handcraft and enjoy the company of others. Share skills and be inspired in a friendly, relaxing environment. Don’t forget to bring your library card to borrow from a fabulous range of craft books. Te Hāpua Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd Markets: West Melton Market: Saturday, 9am-noon. St Paul’s Church. Lincoln Farmers’ and Craft Market: Saturday, 10am-1pm. Gerald St, Lincoln. Darfield Market: Saturday, 9am-1pm, opposite Challenge Darfield, South Tce. Leeston Market: Saturday 9.30am-12.30pm, Ellesmere Cooperating Parish, High St. Running Groups The running groups aim to get like-minded members of the community fit and engaged with each other. All running groups have a handicapped start to cater for different abilities. 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 5.40pm starts at 6pm. 3km or 6km. Starts from Malvern Netball Centre. Ellesmere Road Runners: Wednesday registration from 5.45pm starts at 6pm. 3km or 6km walk or run. Starts from Leeston Physiotherapy. The authority on NZ rugby since 1970 – From local grassroots rugby through to the Rugby World Cup – On sale every two months SPECIAL OFFER FOR OUR READERS FOR JUST $49.50 RECEIVE 5 ISSUES OF RUGBY NEWS PLUS LIONS TOUR SPECIAL EDITION * (Special Edition RRP $15) To Redeem: email scott@rugbynews.co.nz with ‘Lions 17’ in the subject line 148-PAGe RGBY dND SPeCIAL edITIoN eVeRY GAme, eVeRY VeNUe Learn all about our past, present and future heroes. Plan your tour in front of the TV and on the road. Phil Gifford on the game’s greats Justin marshall calls it how he sees it INSIde: Rugby’s most trusted voices ON SALE NOW at all good bookstores and supermarkets Ron Palenski remembers the classics Lynn mcConnell on the challenge ahead Terms & conditions: Valid for one-year subscriptions and NZ addresses only. Recipients will receive Lions special edition plus 5 Rugby News editions. Valid for orders placed through scott@rugbynews.co.nz from 1 May 2017 to 31 May 2017 only.