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Selwyn Times: August 29, 2017

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28 Tuesday August 29 2017 Latest Christchurch news at SELWYN TIMES Email by 5pm each Wednesday Babytimes/Wā Pēpi Tuesday, 11–11.30am Encourage learning through multiple languages. Babytimes is an interactive programme including rhymes, songs, stories and play. This is a free session. Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd 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 in your own electric instruments and plug into the session mixer. 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 Storytimes/Wā Kōrerō Thursday, 11am– 11.30am Encourage learning through a love for stories. Storytimes is an interactive programme including stories, songs, rhymes and play. This is a free session. Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd Minecraft Club Thursday, 3.30–4.30pm Get creative, start crafting! Build imaginative worlds and battle nocturnal creatures at the learning centres’ Minecraft club. Novice or expert, join the club and play with your friends in our very own world. A tutor will be in attendance to supervise and assist if necessary. Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd Maker Space Saturday, 1pm– 2.30pm Join in for fun activities every week in the Maker Space. There will be a variety of activities and fun to be had for all. Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd Bookbuddies Saturday, 10.30 – 11.30am Do you enjoy reading? Do you fancy trying something new? Would you like to share YARNING: 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 take your library card to borrow from a fabulous range of craft books. The session will be held Saturday 1-3pm at the Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd ​ your thoughts about books? Do you want to read more? Are you unsure what to read next? Bookbuddies is a book group for eight to 11-year-olds. Each week’s session is themed with different activities and books. Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Rd Vote Selwyn Sunday, September 3, 2pm An opportunity to ask questions and hear about the policies of those standing for election in Selwyn. The moderator is Mayor Sam Broughton. Lincoln Baptist Church, 530 Birchs Rd, Lincoln Down by the Liffey Gallery Fridays to Sundays, 10am-4pm until September 10 Go along to a new exhibition by Southern Felters of felt clothing and artwork, subtle and brilliant colours. The exhibition is called Ewe Beauty and it promises to be colourful and amazing to see. For more information go to the Down by the Liffey Gallery Facebook page. Down by the Liffey Gallery, 1 James St, Lincoln 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. Prebbleton Market: Sunday noon to 3pm, Prebbleton Community Cottage Leeston Market: Saturday, 9.30am-12.30pm, Co-Operating Church grounds on High St Edendale Car Boot Sale: Sunday, noon-3pm, Edendale Cafe, 888 Sandy Knolls Rd, West Melton 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. Mixed Two Emma milburn & JacquElinE morrEn Little River Gallery will be presenting works by two artists, Emma Milburn and Jacqueline Morren in their new exhibition ‘Mixed Two’ from this Saturday September 2nd. They are bringing together different geographical cultures, using different media and materials, both with a strong environmental focus from the manmade and natural world. Their work is fabricated by using old traditional techniques yet with a contemporary edge. Emma Milburn’s paintings depict elements that are influenced by the natural environment of remote and isolated South Island wilderness areas and her interaction within this. As a Wilderness Search Dog handler and Visual Tracker, Emma is acutely tuned in to analyse detail along with the ‘big picture’. Colour, shape, shine, shadow, contours,movement and texture influence Emma’s abstract painting style. ”The juxtaposition between my experiences of wilderness, and an urban environment of playing and writing music also bring an awareness of the interaction between space, time and repetition.” ‘Monowai’ original painting by Emma Milburn from the exhibition ‘Mixed Two’ at Little River Gallery from September 2nd For Jacqueline Morren this body of work is a new direction. She sets herself a big challenge to sculpt without training or access to technical tools. At times this has resulted in her having to create her own implements, to aid the stretching & curving of the silver out of one piece, without the use of soldering. Jacqueline Morren’s fine silver and Pounamu jug ‘Punctuated Equilibrium’ from the exhibition ‘Mixed Two’ at Little River Gallery from September 2nd “Maker’s marks are left intentionally; I have no inclination towards smooth perfection. I love discovering the magical combination of metals & Jade until it feels right, usually after a long process. This enables the wonderful greenstone to come to life, to its fullest potential.” The artwork is layered with era’s bygone, present and anticipated future innovation. The exhibition is running from 2nd until 27th September. For more information, please visit Saturday and Sunday Breakfast from 9am Live music Sat 9th September 9.30pm till late 2 - 27 September 2017 Emma Milburn & Jacqueline Morren Mixed Two Main Rd, Little River | 03 325 1944 Open 7 days Coffee/Lunch/Dinner Open 11.30am Mon-Fri | Ph 03 421 6481 West Melton Village, Weedons Ross Road Courtesy Van available

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