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The Star: September 06, 2018

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38 Thursday September 6 2018 Latest Christchurch news at The Star

The Star Latest Christchurch news at Thursday September 6 2018 39 What’s on SUNDAY, 10.30AM-2.30PM Go along to Addington Raceway this Sunday for the Christchurch Car Show. The show brings together some of New Zealand’s best cars and is supporting The Cancer Society and part of the profits will be donated to the charity. Register your car to be on display online at Eventfinda. Door sales only. 75 Jack Hinton Drive. DAILY 9AM-5PM WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR EXHIBITION Developed and produced by the Natural History Museum in London, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will be displayed at Canterbury Museum. Showcasing images which celebrate the diversity of the natural world, it will feature intimate animal portraits to astonishing wild landscapes. Among the displayed images is the 2017 winning photo, Memorial to a species by South African photojournalist Brent Stirton. The exhibition runs daily until November 18. Rolleston Ave. DAILY 9.30AM-5PM WOODCRAFT GALLERY The WoodCraft Gallery showcases and sells the artworks of about 46 wood artists and other crafters sourced both locally and from throughout New Zealand. Admission is free. WoodCraft Gallery, 33 Worcester Boulevard DAILY, 10-5PM, LATE NIGHT UNTIL 9PM US V THEM: TONY DE LAUTOUR Go along to Tony de Lautours free exhibition. His early works drew from wideranging sources including seedy underground street culture, tattoos, post-punk music and comic books as well as fine English porcelain and antiques. This exhibition will bring together a selection of his paintings produced over the past 30 years. Christchurch Art Gallery, Montreal St DAILY, 10-5PM LET ME BE MYSELF – THE LIFE STORY OF ANNE FRANK Developed by the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, and viewed by more than 10 million people in 80 countries, this exhibition explores what life was life for Anne Frank and her family. Runs until September 21. Air Force Museum of New Zealand, 45 Harvard Ave, Wigram THURSDAY, 1PM-2.30PM TE REO FOR BEGINNERS There will be two sessions each covering some basic Te Reo, local knowledge and marae protocol, in preparation for a visit to Rehua Marae in Springfield Rd. The visit will include a formal powhiri, explanations of the significance of the marae and whare tipuna (meeting house) and afternoon tea. New participants are welcome. $28. 59 Gloucester St THURSDAY, 3.30PM- 4.30PM CULTURE EXCHANGE Shirley Library’s Culture Exchange is a friendly, relaxed group where you can make new friends, practice English and learn about New Zealand and Christchurch. Free weekly meetings. All welcome. Shirley library, 36 Marshland Rd SATURDAY, 8PM-10PM FRIDAY, 10.30PM SCARED SCRIPTLESS Late every Friday and Saturday night, the lights go out at The Court Theatre and The Court Jesters take over for Scared Scriptless. It is an improvised show where the wit of standup, the exhilaration of theatre and the danger of not knowing what’s happening all collide in a glorious, theatrical mess. Court Theatre, Bernard St, Addington Let us know about your event Email SATURDAY, 1-3PM RUBBISH AND CAKE A recently formed student-led organisation called SustainPlus run weekly clean-ups in Christchurch and hope to get more volunteers along to help clean the city. Rubbish bags and gloves are provided. After the clean up cake is provided by a member of the crew. Cathedral Square SATURDAY, 7PM-9PM 2018 HOMELAND OF CHINESE FESTIVAL The Homeland is a multimedia multi-cultural performance show featuring Chinese and Russian performers to the stage performance consists of dancing, sing, fashion shows, documentary presentations on their cultural diversity, and stage lighting effects. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at Eventfinda. Aurora Centre for the Performing Arts, cnr Greers Rd and Memorial Ave MONDAY, 10AM- 12.30PM WASTE FREE PARENTING WORKSHOP WITH KATE MEADS Markets & Fairs CHCH FARMERS’ MARKET Saturday, 9am-1pm, 16 Kahu Rd, Riccarton FRIDAY STREET FOOD MARKET Friday, 11am-8pm, Cathedral Square OPAWA FARMERS’ MARKET Sunday, 9am-noon, 275 Fifield Tce NEW BRIGHTON SEASIDE MARKET Saturday, 10am-2pm, New Brighton Pedestrian Mall LYTTELTON FARMERS’ MARKET Saturday, 10am-1pm, London St This is a humorous and inspirational event full of tips and ideas around ways you can minimise waste in your home especially with young children in the house. You will get a free pack bursting with waste minimisation products with each ticket, which can be purchased from Eventfinda. Fendalton Community Centre, 170 Clyde Rd TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, 7.30PM-9.30PM KIDS FOR KIDS: KIWI AS This all ages event is back for 2018. The show is jam-packed with 100 per cent Kiwi-loved songs, fronted by Kiwi entertainer Jackie Clarke and musician Nathan King. New Zealanders have a proud history of raising their voices for important issues on the global stage and this year’s Kids for Kids is all about celebrating this ‘Kiwi As’ spirit! The Kids for Kids concert series is celebrating its 23rd year and through the power of music and community has brought more than 280,000 children together. 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