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Selwyn Times: June 06, 2017

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18 Tuesday June 6 2017 Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi SELWYN TIMES Email georgia.oconnor@starmedia.kiwi by 5pm each Wednesday Babytimes/Wā Pēpi Tuesday, 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 Book Discussion Group Tuesday, 6-7pm For those who love reading and want to share in discussion with other friendly book lovers. The group subscribes to the Book Discussion Scheme so there is a cost involved. Te Hāpua Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd Scrabble Club Wednesday, 1.30-3.30pm Go along to the Scrabble Club. No obligation, just go along when you can and join the friendly group. Some boards provided, but feel free to bring your own. No fee. Te Hāpua Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd Beginners Tribal Style Belly Dance Thursdays, 10.30-11.30am Go and try this magical, earthy, powerful, modern belly dance style. Learn to move, get in touch with your body and find your mojo. A wonderful work-out to amazing music. Suitable for a wide age range. Tribal style uses a leader follower format of learned moves and cues. Presented by: Soul Star Tribe Tribal Belly Dance Collective. More interest is available at www.soulstartribe. kiwi To register your interest phone 027 652 5993 or email soulstartribe@outlook.com Prebbleton Community Hall, 617 Springs Rd Bookbuddies Saturday, 10.30-11.30am Do you enjoy reading? Do you fancy trying something new? Would you like to share your thoughts about books? Do you want to read more? Bookbuddies is a group for 8-11-year-olds which runs every Saturday until July 1. Each week has a different theme, chosen by participants. The group is ideal for those who want to read more, are unsure what to read next and who enjoy talking about books. All abilities are welcome, just bring your enthusiasm. No need to book. Te Hāpua Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd GROWING SUCCESS: Go along to a free workshop hosted by Lincoln Envirotown Trust to learn pruning techniques and ask questions. For more information, call community garden co-ordinator Ruth Wood on 325 2193 or email ruth.wood@xtra.co.nz. Gold coin donation appreciated. The session will be held on Saturday, 10.30-11.30am, at the Lincoln Envirotown Community Gardens, James St, at the rear of the Lincoln Maternity Hospital. ​ Love your Life – Snack Attack Thursday, 7-8pm A free workshop with Siobhan O’Brien from Lincoln University recreation centre called Snack attack. Healthy, quick and tasty snack ideas for busy people. Includes a demonstration, tasting and recipe sheets. Bookings are required, Visit www. selwynlibraries.co.nz for more information Lincoln Library, 22 Gerald St Jubilate Singers in Concert Saturday, 7.30pm Join the Jubilate Singers for an evening of music and songs. Concert and light supper will be included. Tickets cost $25 and can be booked at www.nutpoint. org Nut Point Centre, 703 Old West Coast 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, Co-Operating Church grounds, High St. Prebbleton Market: Sunday, noon-3pm, Prebbleton Community Cottage, cnr of Blakes and Springs Rds. Running Groups The running groups aim to get like-minded members of the community fit and engaged with each other. All running groups will 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. Major Collaborative Community Concert Preparations are well underway for a major collaborative community concert which celebrates the music from movies and musicals. Lincoln based musician June Burney has pulled together a diverse range of Selwyn based musicians and community groups of all ages to perform at the ‘A Celebration of Screen and Stage’ Concert. The concert will include a live performance by members of the popular musical theatre group the Kirwee Players (formed in 1977) the group has delighted audiences with their yearly musical productions this year’s musical treats being The Little Mermaid and the forthcoming The Full Monty. The Selwyn Community Choir, run by Belinda Cullen-Reid & Linley Thomas and comprising almost 50 enthusiastic members, will get you rocking with their lively performance of hits from Grease and local band Algal Bloom will provide their own interpretation of some Blues Brothers classics. The Selwyn Youth Choir will serenade the audience with a selection from The Sound of Music whilst an energetic Hairspray number by student led Lincoln High School Musical Theatre Group will be sure to get your feet tapping. The Ellesmere Pipe Band will even be on hand to provide a haunting version of the Outlander theme tune amongst others. Jamm Hostetler will be tickling the ivories with a touch of Gershwin, whilst mother and daughter duo June & Amy Burney will perform a number of songs including a poignant number from Mamma Mia. Other acts not to miss are talented songstress Nicole Taylor with a beautiful rendition of a song from Moana and consummate performers sister duo Sophie & Emma Moore will delight you with items from the animated movie Sing and TV show Nashville. Just a sample of what is in store! Thanks to support from Selwyn Creative Communities the concert will be held on Sat 22nd July 7 p.m. in the Lincoln High School Hall. Tickets which cost only $15 are on sale at Lincoln and Rolleston Hammer Hardware Stores, from the Lincoln Market and via www. eventfinder.co.nz. Further details available on www.facebook.com/singoutselwyn.

SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi Tuesday June 6 2017 19 CELEBRATE IN SELWYN SATURDAY 8 – SATURDAY 22 JULY 2017 Saturday 9 – Saturday 23 July 2016 Rogaine Rampage Monday 10 July, 10am–12pm and 1–3pm Rolleston Community Centre A cross country navigation sport like orienteering using a GPS unit, map and selection of clues. Ages: 8–13 years. Bookings essential www.kidsfest.co.nz. Explore: Write! With the School for Young Writers Monday 10 July, 10am–12pm (Year 5–7) Darfield Library Monday 10 July, 1–3pm (Year 8–10) Darfield Library Monday 17 July, 10am–12pm (Year 5–7) Rolleston Community Centre Lounge Monday 17 July, 1–3pm (Year 8–10) Rolleston Community Centre Lounge With James Norcliffe, award-winning writer for young readers. Email young.writers@xtra.co.nz to book. Cost $20 per person. Inflatable Extravaganza Monday 10 July, 1–3pm Selwyn Aquatic Centre Ages: 8+ large inflatables, 6+ small inflatables. No booking required, normal admission prices. Explore: K’’NEX ® Tuesday 11 July, 10–11.30am Rolleston Community Centre, Community room Tuesday 11 July, 1.30–3pm Darfield Library Wednesday 12 July, 10–11.30am Leeston Library Wednesday 12 July, 1.30–3pm Lincoln Library Explore and become an engineer for a day with 90 minutes of K’NEX ® fun with Science Alive. Ages: 8–16 years. Bookings essential www.selwynlibraries.co.nz. Cost $7. Aqua Volleyball and Obstacle Course Tuesday 11 July, 1–3pm. Selwyn Aquatic Centre Ages: 6+. No booking required, normal admission prices. The Star KidsFilmFest Filmmaker Masterclass Tuesday 11 July, 2–3.30pm Lincoln Event Centre 3...2...1... ACTION!! Bring your inner actor/actress, film director and producer skills to create a movie! Ages: 8–13 years. Bookings essential www.kidsfest.co.nz. Landscape Art for Children Wednesday 12 July, 10–11.30am Rolleston Community Centre An opportunity for budding artists to learn skills. Ages: 8–13 years. Bookings essential www.kidsfest.co.nz. High Ropes Challenge Wednesday 12 July, 9am–12pm and 1–4pm Rolleston Community Centre Challenge yourself physically and mentally climbing obstacles at height. Caregivers required to assist. Ages: 8–13 years. Bookings essential www.kidsfest.co.nz. Paddle Boats Wednesday 12 July, 1–3pm Selwyn Aquatic Centre Ages: 6+. No booking required, normal admission prices. Explore: Lego ® ! Thursday 13 July, 10.30–11.30am Burnham Community Hub Thursday 20 July, 2–3pm Southbridge Community Hall Create your exploration vehicle! Ages: 5–10 years. Caregiver required for children aged seven years and under. Bookings essential www.selwynlibraries.co.nz. Giant Inflatables & Games Thursday 13 July, 1–3pm Selwyn Aquatic Centre Ages: 6+. No booking required. Cost $3.20. Discomania Thursday 13 July, 6–7.30pm Lincoln Event Centre Get your wiggle on at this fun disco with groovy music, games and spot prizes. Ages: 3–13 years. No Booking Required. Cost $2. Selwyn Kids Market Friday 14 July, 10am–12pm Lincoln Event Centre Sell the toys you no longer want, or create 'Cool Stuff', and set up a market stall. Ages: 5–13 years. Bookings essential www.kidsfest.co.nz. Paddle Boats and Aqua Handball Friday 14 July, 1–3pm Selwyn Aquatic Centre Ages: 6+. No booking required, normal admission prices. Explore: Craft! Friday 14 July, 2–3pm Lincoln Library Tuesday 18 July, 10.30–11.30am Leeston Library Wednesday 19 July, 10.30–11.30am Rolleston Community Centre Lounge Friday 21 July, 10.30–11.30am Darfield Library Explore with collage – create artwork that tells a story! Ages: 5–14 years. Caregiver required for children aged seven years and under. Bookings essential. www.selwynlibraries.co.nz. Moviemania - Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (G) Sunday 16 July, 6–7.30pm Lincoln Event Centre Grab your friends and family, bring a cushion, or bean bag and settle in to watch a movie! Ages: 4–13 years (plus family). No booking required, $2. The Star KidsFilmFest Filmmaker Masterclass Tuesday 18 July, 2–3.30pm Lincoln Event Centre 3...2...1... ACTION!! Bring your inner actor/actress, film director and producer skills to create a movie! Ages: 8–13 years. Bookings essential www.kidsfest.co.nz. Discomania Thursday 20 July, 6–7.30pm The Station (Leeston New Life Centre) Get your wiggle on at this fun disco with groovy music, games and spot prizes. Ages: 3–13 years. No Booking Required, $2. Adam Allsorts Acrobatic, Comedy and Magic Show Friday 21 July, 1–1.45pm Lincoln Event Centre Enjoy a hilarious and wacky show full of crazy stunts, magic mayhem, acrobatic tricks and more. Ages: 3–13 years. No booking required, $5. Moviemania - A Bug’s Life (G) Friday 21 July, 6–7.30pm Rolleston Community Centre Grab your friends and family, bring a cushion, or bean bag and settle in to watch a movie! Ages: 4–13 years (plus family). No booking required, $2. High Ropes Challenge Saturday 22 July, 1–4pm Rolleston Community Centre Challenge yourself physically and mentally climbing obstacles at height. Caregivers required to assist. Ages: 8–13 years. Bookings essential www.kidsfest.co.nz. EVENT BOOKINGS OPEN NOW! www.kidsfest.co.nz growing strong communities together