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18 Tuesday April 10 2018 Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi SOUTHERN VIEW Don’t Miss... Northwest Christchurch’s 13th Annual Rotary Bookarama 3 DAY SALE 20th - 22nd April, 2018 Friday 10am-7pm Saturday 10am-6pm; Sunday 10am-4pm NEW LOCATION YMCA at Bishopdale Mall 50,000 books on sale PLUS Jigsaws, Games, CDs, DVDs, Vinyl Records Books priced from $1.00 to $3.00 EFTPOS AVAILABLE All books are donated - fresh stock every year. Books are clean and tidy, something for everyone sorted into 20 categories. All proceeds to Rotary Community Services Club of Bishopdale Burnside $500,000 has been channelled into community services by Rotary WE HAVE BEEN SUPPORTING OUR COMMUNITY FOR 40 YEARS — SERVICE ABOVE SELF Follow us on Facebook, type in BOOKARAMA Event www.bishopdale-burnside-rotary.com • Community Service • Friendship • Business Networking • Personal Development • Fun Doing It

SOUTHERN VIEW Latest Christchurch news at www.star.kiwi Tuesday April 10 2018 19 Email emily.oconnell@starmedia.kiwi by 5pm each Wednesday Toddlerock St Martins Wednesday, 9.30-11am Music, dance, food and fun for pre-schoolers and their caregivers. Cost is $2 per family. Hillview Christian School gym, 150 Wilsons Rd Kint ‘n’ Yarn Wednesday, 10.30am-1pm Go along to Linwood Library for our friendly Craft Corner sessions. Take your knitting, crochet or other portable craft project and enjoy time with other crafters. Free, beginners welcome. Linwood Library, Eastgate Shopping Centre Mid-Week Laughter Club Wednesday, 6-7pm The focus of the club is to get over the stress of the first part of the week and have a positive outlook for the rest. The event aims to release endorphins and help you relax and lower stress levels. There is no comedy, stand-up or jokes at this session. Instead, you are encouraged to make yourself laugh at nothing at all for the purpose of relaxing. St Marks Methodist Church, cnr Barrington and Somerfield Sts. Entry $2 Creative Writing Wednesday, 4-5.45pm Group leader Jennifer works with group members to craft, create and develop their own work. Bring some pens or pencils (even a laptop), paper, and any of your wonderful ideas, stories, or art. Talk to any of the friendly Linwood Library team for more information. Suitable for adults and teens. No charge. Linwood Library, Eastgate Shopping Centre South Library Book Discussion Group Wednesday, 10-11pm For those who love reading and want to share in discussion with other friendly book lovers. Subscribes to the Book Discussion Scheme so there is a cost involved. Places are limited so phone or email to inquire about availability and cost. South Library, 66 Colombo St Pubs of the past: The archaeology of Victorian Christchurch hotels Wednesday, 9am-7pm Come on down to the South Library in Beckenham until April 29 to see the artefacts used by guests and proprietors alike in a 19th century hotel. South Library, 66 Colombo St Murder in the Library takes place on Wednesday from 6.30-8pm. The Ngaio Marsh Awards, in association with the New Zealand Book Council and city libraries, invite book lovers to an event featuring four talented Canterbury authors. Crime writing has evolved from the puzzle-like mysteries of Agatha Christie and Christchurch’s own Dame Ngaio Marsh to modern novels that delve into people, places, and psychology. This is a free event but bookings are required and spaces are limited. RSVP to LibraryEvents@ccc.govt.nz. Sydenham Room, South Library, 66 Colombo St. Rummikub Club Thursday, 10am-noon Go and join in a game of rummikub, a tile-based game for two to four players, combines elements of the card game rummy and mahjong. No charge. Linwood Library, Eastgate Shopping Centre Game Zone @ Linwood Library Thursday, 3.30-4.30pm Play great favourites like minecraft, charades, connect four, pictionary and more. Learn and develop strategies in new games such as dutch blitz, heads up, hand and foot, and group games. Bring your friends or meet some new ones; all children aged eight to 13 welcome. No booking or payment required. During term time only. Linwood Library, Eastgate Shopping Centre Beckenham Exercise Class Friday, 9.30-10.30am Designed for people living with long-term health conditions. Classes generally occur weekly other than on public holidays. Phone 0800 663 463 to register. St Marks Methodist Church, cnr Barrington and Somerfield Sts Scrabble Club Friday, 10.30am-noon Go along to the Scrabble Club every Friday. No obligation, just go along when you can and join the friendly group. Linwood Library, Eastgate Shopping Centre Spreydon Social Games Club Saturday, 10am-noon Join a friendly game or two of upwords, scrabble, cards, chess, mahjong and more. Spreydon Library, 266 Barrington St Opawa Farmers’ Market Sunday, 9am-noon Go along to the Opawa Farmers’ Market for organic and delicious produce from local growers. From artisan bread and French pastries to fresh berries and local cheeses, there will be something for everyone. 275 Fifield Tce, Opawa EXHIBITORS BOOK NOW Breaking news, delivered to your pocket. Visit www.star.kiwi anytime, anywhere! June 29 - July 1 vanessa.fleming@starmedia.kiwi 021 914 565 Fire rages, homes at risk •news •CTV •sport •districts •schools •lifestyle •opinion •what’s on www.star.kiwi